City Using Eminent Domain To Seize Farmer’s Irrigation Water : “A city is trying to use eminent domain to take a farmer’s water supply and give it to a clutch factory. The city of Laurinburg, North Carolina, wants to pay farmer Brian Maynor and his partner $12,000 for three parcels of land that he says could produce crops worth $200,000 a year.”
Is This Glenn Beck’s Most Alarming Prediction Yet? : “China and Russia are beginning to work together, and both China and Russia are beginning to trade outside of the U.S. dollar, which is something entirely new and very, very dangerous because once they get off the dollar … the world will get off of the dollar.”
Fears Guinea Ebola outbreak has spread to Sierra Leone : “West Africa was on high alert Tuesday after Sierra Leone warned an Ebola outbreak ravaging Guinea may have crossed its borders and five deaths in Liberia were being tested for the killer virus.”
Police Use “StingRay” Device to Monitor Cellphones : Using a device called StingRay, police across America are able to intercept calls and texts from cell phones — often without a warrant. The StingRay simulates a cell tower, prompting cellphones within its range to identify themselves and transmit their signals to the police instead of the nearest mobile network operator’s tower.
Amid Wave of Pro-Gun Legislation, Georgia Proposes Sweeping Law : “Pro- and anti-gun forces do not agree on much, but they do agree on the breathtaking sweep of the Georgia legislation allowing guns in bars, schools, restaurants, churches and airports that is now awaiting the signature of Gov. Nathan Deal.”
Colorado House Passes Forced Vaccination Bill: One of 18 States Pushing Corporate Drugs : “Parents who intended to claim the ‘opt out’ available in a current rendition of Colorado’s current law, due to religious or personal beliefs, will find it much more difficult to do so.”
Taxed into poverty – A List Of 97 Taxes Americans Pay Every Year : “If you are like most Americans, paying taxes is one of your pet peeves. The deadline to file your federal taxes is coming up, and this year Americans will spend more than 7 billion hours preparing their taxes and will hand over more than four trillion dollars to federal, state and local governments. Americans will fork over nearly 30 percent of what they earn to pay their income taxes, but that is only a small part of the story. As you will see below, there are dozens of other taxes that Americans pay every year.”
30 Cases of Extreme Police Brutality and Blatant Misconduct : “Despite the fact that many incidents of police brutality are caught on video, not all officers involved are charged with excessive force. There are still plenty of cops who cross the thin blue line and are never charged with a crime, and keep their jobs or even get promoted.”