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    by Published on 07-22-2016 11:58 AM

    The state department's release of Hillary emails may be over, but that of Wikileaks is just starting.

    Moments ago, Julian Assange's whistleblower organization released over 19,000 emails and more than 8,000 attachments from the Democratic National Committee. This is part one of their new Hillary Leaks series, Wikileaks said in press release. To wit:

    Today, Friday 22 July 2016 at 10:30am EDT, WikiLeaks releases 19,252 emails and 8,034 attachments from the top of the US Democratic National Committee -- part one of our new Hillary Leaks series. The leaks come from the accounts of seven key figures in the DNC: Communications Director Luis Miranda (10770 emails), National Finance Director Jordon Kaplan (3797 emails), Finance Chief of Staff Scott Comer (3095 emails), ...
    by Published on 07-21-2016 05:00 PM

    The 28 Pages - Finally Revealed


    After some 14 years the classified 28 pages of the Senate report on 9/11 have finally been released, albeit in redacted form. Founder of 28pages.org Brian McGlinchey joins the Liberty Report to explain how public pressure led to the release...and what the pages mean.
    by Published on 07-20-2016 09:18 PM

    The GOP Is a Dying Party. That’s Why I’m Running Against Trump.

    My Libertarian Party running mate, Bill Weld, is also a vastly better choice than Mike Pence.

    By Gary Johnson


    As a former Republican, I’m shocked that the party of Abraham Lincoln is nominating a man with a vision of America that doesn’t even resemble that of the party I once knew. And his vice presidential pick, Mike Pence, who as governor of Indiana has left a record of division in his state, only makes matters worse.

    Despite the calls at the GOP convention in Cleveland for national unity, Donald Trump sees our country as a land of exclusion. He wants Americans to act as powerless serfs bullied by someone who says he will protect them. Throughout world
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    by Published on 07-20-2016 09:00 PM

    https://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/20...w-ar-15-sales/

    BREAKING: Massachusetts Attorney General Bans Sales of All New “Assault Weapons” As of Today

    After the usual “assault rifles” are “weapon of war” used by “mass murderers” anti-AR agitprop, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey dropped this bombshell at The Boston Globe.


    The Massachusetts assault weapons ban mirrors the federal ban Congress allowed to expire in 2004. It prohibits the sale of specific weapons like the Colt AR-15 and AK-47 and explicitly bans “copies or duplicates” of those weapons. But gun manufacturers have taken it upon themselves to define what a “copy” or “duplicate” weapon is. They market “state compliant” copycat versions of their assault weapons to Massachusetts buyers. They sell guns without a flash suppressor or folding or telescoping stock, for example, small tweaks that do nothing to limit the lethalness of the weapon.
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    by Published on 07-16-2016 07:52 PM

    The Fourth Amendment Gets Its Own House Caucus to Demand Its Respect
    Coalition of 25 bipartisan lawmakers organizes against unwarranted surveillance and data collection.

    Scott Shackford
    Jul. 14, 2016 3:30 pm

    Does Congress actually need a special caucus to advocate on behalf of a civil liberty that is spelled out in the Constitution's Bill of Rights?

    For 25 lawmakers in the House of Representatives, when it comes to the Fourth Amendment, the answer is increasingly "yes." On Wednesday, the Hill saw the formal launch of the Fourth Amendment Caucus, a bipartisan coalition (nearly evenly divided between the two parties) of those who are concerned about the degradation of the right of Americans to protect their communications and personal information from unwarranted government searches.

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    Two of the House members who were vocal about stopping that Patriot Act expansion, Reps. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), are members of this new Fourth Amendment Caucus. The caucus was the brainchild of Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) a strong supporter of requiring better citizen privacy protections and for the NSA and feds to respect the restrictions the Fourth Amendment puts in place when investigating crime and terrorism. Poe asked Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) to help chair the caucus. Lofgren recently worked with Massie to attempt to pass legislation to try to force the feds to get warrants to access collected data on American citizens. Their efforts failed. The two are also strong voices in trying to protect tech companies from federal efforts to force them to make "back doors" in their software or otherwise weaken their encryption to assist authorities in investigations.

    Other members of Congress known for speaking out on the Fourth Amendment are also on the caucus. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.), who has been trying to change federal law to require warrants to access old emails, is on the caucus. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), who blatantly once told a district attorney with a dim view of encryption to "follow the damn Constitution," is in the caucus. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), himself once a target of federal surveillance during the civil rights movement, is in the caucus.

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    http://reason.com/blog/2016/07/14/th...-its-own-house
    by Published on 07-16-2016 06:40 PM


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wr2Qkug0_Q8


    Special guest Daniel Hannan, a Member of the European Parliament and Euroskeptic explains what last month's historic Brexit vote means for the UK and the EU. Is this a turning point for localism over globalism?
    by Published on 07-16-2016 02:56 PM

    By Ron Paul
    7/11/2016

    Government thrives on the threat of violence and/or the initiation of violence. Naturally such an institution will attract individuals and groups that will want to steer that violence in their favor and in the favor of friends.

    This setup creates resentment amongst the victims of government violence. People themselves resort to using aggressive force against others. After all, if the government can do it, why can't they? An unfair justice system only adds fuel to the fire.

    Then you have to consider the perpetual war that the U.S. government has subjected us to. Add to that an FCC-licensed media that sensationalizes and glorifies war. Ultimately, you end up with an entire culture of violence.

    Professional demagogues are provided with a population ready for to hear that they are victims. Responsibility for ones own-self and actions are replaced with the temptation of identifying with a group or collective. Instead of using your mind to shape your own world, the siren song of the demagogue, and the abundance that is promised, become too hard to resist.

    Only the adoption of a different set of ideas has the ability to turn around a culture of violence and victimization. If you and I are not allowed to rob our neighbor, the government should not be allowed to do it either. If you and I are not allowed to use aggressive force against our fellow man, neither should the government be granted immunity either.

    The more that people decide to live by the non-aggression principle, the faster society would heal. Transactions, exchanges, trades and contracts should all be done voluntarily. Government violence should never be introduced to tilt the tables one way or another.

    ​Once again, if government violence is introduced, resentment creeps in and a cycle of fighting to get in control of government force takes over.

    The answers exist, and they're found in the ideas of liberty.

    http://www.ronpaullibertyreport.com/...re-of-violence
    by Published on 07-16-2016 12:26 PM


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0OQmnmIRB8


    According to a recent poll, when Americans were given information about the extent of US military spending, a solid majority favored a reduction. Why do we think the propaganda machine wants to keep Americans from hearing the facts?
    by Published on 07-14-2016 09:30 PM

    28 pages on alleged Saudi ties to 9/11 to be released as soon as Friday

    By Jim Sciutto and Deirdre Walsh, CNN
    Thu July 14, 2016

    (CNN) The long-classified pages detailing alleged ties of the Saudi Arabian government to the 9/11 hijackers will be released by Congress as early as Friday, sources told CNN Thursday.

    Known as the "28 pages," the secret document was part of a 2002 congressional investigation of the Sept. 11 attacks and has been classified since the report's completion. It turns out there are actually 29 pages, sources said.

    Sources said there are still some procedural steps that need to be taken before the release, which members of both parties in Congress and family members of victims have been seeking for years.

    "This is great news," said Jerry Goldman, a lawyer who represents families of victims in a class-action suit, seeking to sue Saudi Arabia. "The families are happy just as the American people should be happy that information that has been kept hidden for well over a decade is finally coming to light."

    Former Senator Bob Graham, who chaired the committee that carried out the investigation and has been pushing the White House to release the pages, said Thursday he was "very pleased" by the news.

    "It is going to increase the questioning of the Saudis' role supporting the hijackers," Graham told CNN. "I think of this almost as the 28 pages are sort of the cork in the wine bottle. And once it's out, hopefully the rest of the wine itself will start to pour out."

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    http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/14/politi...sed/index.html
    by Published on 07-14-2016 11:57 AM



    Published on Jul 13, 2016
    Ron Paul, Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, talks about buildup of gold in China and other Asian countries and gold standard's effect on world peace.

    Trump's fools may want to skip this video. Ron Paul talks about how free marketeers are actually for globalism. Just voluntary globalism. They also reject building walls and fencing yourself in. Talk about honest money, friendship and free trade is the content, and also explains why Ron Paul rejects Donald Trump. Ron even speaks to what he sees happening after this next election, despite who wins.


    For those with common sense, please enjoy.
    by Published on 07-14-2016 11:32 AM

    With at least one and possibly three or four judges being named by the next president, to get confirmed by the senate, is the SCOTUS an issue that you care much about? Will you vote based on the SCOTUS?
    by Published on 07-13-2016 11:45 AM

    Sen. Feinstein Will Not Be Giving Up the Drug War Anytime Soon
    Despite legalization successes in other states, senator declares opposition to marijuana initiative in California.
    Scott Shackford | Jul. 13, 2016

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) will absolutely not stand around and just let Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) snatch away her title of "The Absolute Worst." Feinstein announced Tuesday afternoon that she will oppose California's ballot initiative legalizing recreational use of marijuana.

    Feinstein is a well-worn drug warrior, and last year was the only Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee to vote no on legislation to stop the feds from interfering with states that have legalized medical marijuana use.

    She opposed
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    by Published on 07-12-2016 11:25 AM

    Gold ETF Shares Provide Exposure to the Price of Gold But Not Gold Ownership.

    Insured Vaulted Gold vs. Gold ETF Shares.

    If you are buying gold for insurance against bad outcomes exchange traded funds (ETFs) have three major issues:

    https://smaulgld.com/physical-gold-o...ld-etf-shares/
    by Published on 07-10-2016 02:10 PM

    Governor Abbott Unveils Texas Plan, Offers Constitutional Amendments To Restore The Rule Of Law

    Governor Greg Abbott today delivered the keynote address at the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Annual Policy Orientation where he unveiled his Texas Plan to restore the Rule of Law and return the Constitution to its intended purpose. In his plan, Governor Abbott offers nine constitutional amendments to rein in the federal government and restore the balance of power between the States and the United States. The Governor proposes achieving the constitutional amendments through a Convention Of States.

    “The increasingly frequent departures from Constitutional principles are destroying the Rule of Law foundation on which this country was built,” said Governor Abbott. “We ...

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