The FBI and the Secret Service showed their willingness today to utilize the expanded definitions of “counterfeit currency” and “domestic terrorism” brought about by the recent conviction of Bernard von NotHaus of the alternative currency outlet “Liberty Dollar” when the agencies initiated a surprise raid on an unsuspecting Chuck E. Cheese establishment in Des Moines, Iowa.
Chuck E Cheese is charged with violations of 18 U.S.C. § 514, which… Continue
Wen Jiabao, China's premier. Photographer: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg
China’s first quarterly trade deficit in seven years may ease pressure on the world’s biggest exporter to allow faster appreciation of the yuan.
Asia’s largest economy had a deficit of $1.02 billion in the first three months of the…
A local California newspaper has broken stride with the corporate media and had the sense to post a radiation alert warning people to stay indoors while a concentrated plume of Japan nuclear radiation blows over the US west coast.
Finally a corporate newspaper that has the courage to stray from the official government mantra that radiation is “safe”.
The editor of the local Healdsburg, California newspaper has issued an alert on the Healdsburg Patch to…
If you can’t let a day go by without accessing your personal data and files, you’d better think twice about crossing the border back into the U.S. with your computer. That’s because digital devices such as a laptop computer can be seized at the border without a warrant and sent to a secondary site for forensic inspection.
That ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit last week is the second in less than a…
By Reuters- A Texas jury on Friday acquitted an 83-year-old anti-Castro Cuban exile and former CIA operative, considered an archfoe by Havana, of charges he lied to U.S. authorities about his role in bomb attacks against tourist areas in Cuba in 1997.
Attorneys said the federal jury deliberated for three hours after a… Continue
Added by truth on April 8, 2011 at 7:11pm —
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives voted on Friday to reject Internet "neutrality" rules that were adopted last year to keep big Internet service providers from blocking certain traffic
House Republicans, in a 240-179 vote, pushed through a measure disapproving the…
Most Americans are unaware (although readers of my website, AtlasShrugs.com, are well aware) of the atrocity that is taking place at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. The New York Times reported last Sunday that “a dispute” is taking place over the remains of 9/11 victims, “between some of the victims’ families and the officials planning the National September 11 Memorial and Museum underneath where the twin towers stood.”
The dispute has arisen, says the Times, because “officials plan… Continue