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"Incandescent Light Bulb Ban Ushered in With New Year"
by Andra Billups, Newsmax, Dec 31 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/energy-ban-government-rights/2013/12/31/id/544637
Issues: Regulation & Overregulaton
"Israel will give out free abortions to women aged 20-33 starting in 2014"
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, Dec 31 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/31/israel-will-give-out-free-abortions-to-women-aged-20-33-starting-in-2014
Issues: Abortion, Subsidation, Women & Woman Rights
"Shipping companies largely silent on NSA intercepting packages"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Dec 31 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/31/shipping-companies-largely-silent-on-nsa-intercepting-packages
Issues: National Security Agency, Seizure, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"Drones: Coming to a public university near you"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Dec 30 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/30/drones-coming-to-a-public-university-near-you/
Issues: Aviation, Education, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"NSA can hack WiFi networks from miles away"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Dec 30 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/30/nsa-can-hack-wifi-networks-from-miles-away
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"Scientists Predict Colder Winters"
by Larry Bell, Newsmax, Dec 30 2013
newsmax.com/LarryBell/climate-scientists-global-warming/2013/12/30/id/544314
Issues: Climate
"IT firms lose billions after NSA scandal exposed by whistleblower Edward Snowden"
by Mikkel Stern-Peltz, Jim Armitage, Independent, Dec 29 2013
independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/it-firms-lose-billions-after-nsa-scandal-exposed-by-whistleblower-edward-snowden-9028599.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Edward Snowden, Surveillance
"Ted Cruz says he’s hired lawyers to renounce Canadian citizenship"
by Todd J Gillman, Dallas News, Dec 28 2013
dallasnews.com/news/politics/headlines/20131228-ted-cruz-says-hes-hired-lawyers-to-renounce-canadian-citizenship.ece
Issues: Citizenship, Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz
"No drugs necessary: Driver arrested for having empty compartment"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Dec 23 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/30/driver-arrested-for-having-empty-compartment-that-could-store-drugs
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Drivers & Driver Rights, Drug Paraphernalia, Secrecy, Travelers & Traveler Rights
"Fast & Furious Bombshell: FBI Implicated in Death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry"
by Kyle Becker, Independent Journal Review, Dec 28 2013
ijreview.com/2013/12/104502-fast-furious-bombshell-fbi-involved-death-border-patrol-agent-brian-terry
Issues: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, John Dodson, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Firearms, Government Whistleblowers, Brian Terry, US Drug Enforcement Administration
Related Book: The Unarmed Truth: My Fight to Blow the Whistle and Expose Fast and Furious by John Dodson, 2013
"Medicare Paying out Billions for Improper Hospice Care"
by Lisa Barron, Newsmax, Dec 27 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/hospice-medicare-investigation-/2013/12/27/id/544021
Issues: Government Budget, Government Corruption, Government Subsidation & Entitlements, US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
"NY judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal"
by Mark Sherman, Associated Press, Dec 27 2013
washingtonpost.com/national/ny-judge-rules-nsa-phone-surveillance-is-legal/2013/12/27/ff8275ae-6f14-11e3-a5d0-6f31cd74f760_story.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Hiding the Hacking at HealthCare.gov"
by John Fund, National Review Online, Dec 23 2013
nationalreview.com/article/366964/hiding-hacking-healthcaregov-john-fund
Issues: Confidentiality, Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Identity Theft, US Department of Health and Human Services
"Libertarian students sue UMich for political discrimination"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Dec 23 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/23/libertarian-students-sue-umich-for-political-discrimination
Issue: Students & Student Rights, University of Michigan, Young Americans for Liberty at University of Michigan
Related Article: "College's 'neutral' policy stiffs libertarian students, funds their opponents" by Robby Soave, Dec 24 2013
"Spectrum Policy: Provisions in the 2012 Spectrum Act"
by Linda K Moore, Congressional Research Service, Dec 23 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43256.pdf
Issues: Broadcasting, Federal Communications Commission
"TheDC’s Dirty Dozen: 12 SHOCKING police abuse stories of 2013"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Dec 23 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/26/thedcs-dirty-dozen-12-shocking-police-abuse-stories-of-2013/
Issues: Detention & Detainee Rights, Justice, Police & Law Enforcement, Victims & Victim Rights
"US bank group threatens lawsuit over Volcker rule"
by (uncredited), Reuters, Dec 23 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/23/us-bank-group-threatens-lawsuit-over-volcker-rule
Issues: American Bankers Association, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Reserve System Financial Regulation, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
"Rep. Mike Rogers: NSA Vindicated by Presidential Report"
by Audrey Hudson, Amy Woods, Newsmax, Dec 22 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/roger-nsa-vindicated/2013/12/22/id/543259
Issues: National Security Agency, Michael J Rogers
"NSA paid security company $10 million for secret access to users' software"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Dec 21 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/21/nsa-paid-security-company-10-million-for-secret-access-to-users-software
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"BATFE Implicated in more rogue operations"
by National Rifle Association ILA, Daily Caller, Dec 20 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/20/batfe-implicated-in-more-rogue-operations
Issues: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Firearms
"Bitcoin: Questions, Answers, and Analysis of Legal Issues"
by Craig K Elwell, M Maureen Murphy, Michael V Seitzinger, Congressional Research Service, Dec 20 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43339.pdf
Issues: Financial Regulation, Monetary
"Environmental Laws: Summaries of Major Statutes Administered by the Environmental Protection Agency"
by David M Bearden, Claudia Copeland, Linda Luther, James E McCarthy, Mary Tiemann, Robert Esworthy, Jerry H Yen, Congressional Research Service, Dec 20 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL30798.pdf
Issues: Environment Regulation, United States Environmental Protection Agency
"How Regulations: Can Be Renewable Energy's Worst Enemy"
by Sean Hackbarth, United States Chamber of Commerce FreeEnterprise.com, Dec 20 2013
freeenterprise.com/regulations/how-regulations-can-be-renewable-energy-s-worst-enemy
Issues: Environment Regualtion, Regulation & Overregulation
"NSA official: 'I have some reforms for the First Amendment' "
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Dec 20 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/15971-nsa-official-i-have-some-reforms-for-the-first-amendment
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Press Liberty, Surveillance
"NSA targeted Israeli prime minister, European Union, African charities"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Dec 20 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/20/nsa-targeted-israeli-prime-minister-european-union-african-charities/
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Tax Deductions for Individuals: A Summary"
by John F Sargent Jr, Congressional Research Service, Dec 20 2013
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42872.pdf
Issue: Tax Credits, Deductions & Exemptions
"The top seven global warming alarmist setbacks in 2013"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Dec 20 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/20/the-top-seven-global-warming-alarmist-setbacks-in-2013
Issue: Climate
"NLRB Expected to Clarify 'Micro Union' Decision"
by Bill McMorris, Washington Free Beacon, Dec 19 2013
freebeacon.com/nlrb-expected-to-clarify-micro-union-decision
Issue: Employee Organizations & Unions, National Labor Relations Board
"New Mexico Supreme Court legalizes gay marriage"
by Aaron Blake, Washington Post, Dec 19 2013
washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/12/19/new-mexico-supreme-court-legalizes-gay-marriage
Issues: Chronology: Dec 19 2013, Same Gender Marriage, Same Gender Marriage Chronology
"White House report suggests NSA may be manipulating bank accounts"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Dec 19 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/19/white-house-report-suggests-nsa-may-be-manipulating-bank-accounts
Issues: Government Corruption, Monetary, National Security Agency
"Critics say Fed's stimulus program has widened income gap"
by Breanna Deutsch, Daily Caller, Dec 18 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/18/critics-say-feds-stimulus-program-has-widened-income-gap
Issues: Mark A Calabria, Cato Institute, Economics, Federal Reserve System, Monetary
"Fraud! EPA finds 33.5 million more fake biodiesel credits"
by Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller, Dec 18 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/18/fraud-epa-finds-33-5-million-more-fake-ethanol-credits
Issues: Government Corruption, Subsidation, US Environmental Protection Agency
" 'MASSIVE SEIZURE OF POWER': Climate scientists, economists challenge EPA"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Dec 18 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/18/massive-seizure-of-power-climate-scientists-economists-challenge-epa
Issues: Environment Regulation, Pollution, US Environmental Protection Agency
"10 Countries With The Most Imprisoned Journalists"
by Miriam Berger, BuzzFeed, Dec 18 2013
buzzfeed.com/miriamberger/10-countries-with-the-most-imprisoned-journalists
Issues: Press Liberty
"Memorandum Opinion"
by Ellen Segal Huvelle, Center for Effective Government v US Department of State, et al, Dec 17 2013
fas.org/sgp/jud/ceg-ppd/memop.pdf
Issues: Center for Effective Government, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, US Department of State
"The National Nanotechnology Initiative: Overview, Reauthorization, and Appropriations Issues"
by John F Sargent Jr, Congressional Research Service, Aug 9 2013, Dec 17 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL34401.pdf
Issue: Technology
"Child Support: An Overview of Census Bureau Data on Recipients"
by Carmen Solomon-Fears, Congressional Research Service, Dec 16 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RS22499.pdf
Issue: Custody, Support & Visitation
"Climate change expert's fraud was 'crime of massive proportion,' say feds"
by Michael Isakoff, NBC News, Dec 16 2013
investigations.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/12/16/21911592-climate-change-experts-fraud-was-crime-of-massive-proportion-say-feds
Issues: John C Beale, Climate, Government Corruption, US Environmental Protection Agency
"Esa's Cryosat sees Arctic sea-ice volume bounce back"
by Jonathan Amos, BBC News, Dec 16 2013
bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25383373
Issues: Climate
Related Article: "Global warming? Satellite data shows Arctic sea ice coverage up 50 percent!" by Michael Bastasch, Dec 16 2013
"Federal Pollution Control Laws: How Are They Enforced?"
by Robert Esworthy, Congressional Research Service, Dec 16 2013
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL34384.pdf
Issues: Environment Regulation, Pollution, US Environmental Protection Agency
"Judge: NSA’s collecting of phone records is probably unconstitutional"
by Ellen Nakashima, Ann E Marimow, Washington Post, Dec 16 2013
washingtonpost.com/national/judge-nsas-collecting-of-phone-records-is-likely-unconstitutional/2013/12/16/6e098eda-6688-11e3-a0b9-249bbb34602c_story.html
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Electronic Communication Privacy, National Security Agency, Search, Surveillance
"Nanotechnology: A Policy Primer"
by John F Sargent Jr, Congressional Research Service, Dec 16 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL34511.pdf
Issue: Technology
"Samantar v. Yousef: The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) and Foreign Officials"
by Jennifer K Elsea, Congressional Research Service, Dec 16 2013
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41379.pdf
Issues: Government Relations
"Federal Judge Strikes Down Ban On Religious Cohabitation In Utah Polygamy Law"
by Chris Geidner, BuzzFeed, Dec 14 2013
buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/federal-judge-strikes-down-ban-on-religious-cohabitation-in
Issues: Cohabitation, Polygamy
"The New Politics of Pot: The 2014 Candidates Who Want to Legalize It"
by David Freedlander, Daily Beast, Dec 14 2013
thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/12/14/the-new-politics-of-pot-the-2014-candidates-who-want-to-legalize-it.html
Issues: Candidates, Cannabis
"Minimum Wage Debate Extends Obamacare Economics to Burgers"
by Michael Carr, Moneynews, Dec 13 2013
http://www.moneynews.com/MichaelCarr/15-hour-wage-economy/2013/12/13/id/541639
Issues: Employee Compensation, Price Reguation
"Why we’ll see a minimum wage increase, whether we need it or not"
by Tom Knighton, United Liberty, Dec 13 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/15908-why-well-see-a-minimum-wage-increase-whether-we-need-it-or-not
Issues: Employee Compensation, Price Regulation
"Study: Earth was warmer in Roman, Medieval times"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Dec 13 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/13/study-earth-was-warmer-in-roman-medieval-times
Issue: Climate
"Stunning Photos Capture Rare Snowfall Blanketing Cairo"
by Sheera Frenkel, BuzzFeed, Dec 13 2013
buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/its-snowing-in-cairo-for-the-first-time-in-112-years
Issues: Climate
"CBO Report: Top 40 Percent of Wage Earners Pay 106 Percent of Taxes"
by Dan Weil, Moneynews, Dec 12 2013
http://www.moneynews.com/Economy/CBO-wage-earners-taxes/2013/12/12/id/541430
Issues: Congressional Budget Office, Income Tax
"Campaign Contribution Limits Selected Questions About McCutcheon and Policy Issues for Congress"
by R Sam Garrett, Congressional Research Service, Dec 12 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43334.pdf
Issue: Campaign Finance
"Liberty and Security in a Changing World"
by President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies: Richard A Clarke, Michael J Morell, Geoffrey R Stone, Cass R Sunstein, Peter Swire, Dec 12 2013
whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2013-12-12_rg_final_report.pdf, fas.org/irp/offdocs/ict-review.pdf
Issues: Electronic Communication Privacy, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence, National Security Agency, Search, Surveillance, US Intelligence Community
"Volcker Rule Arrives With the Hidden Jewel in Dodd-Frank"
by Peter Morici, Moneynews, Dec 12 2013
moneynews.com/Peter-Morici/Volcker-Rule-Dodd-Frank-Regulation/2013/12/12/id/541472
Issues: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Financial Regulation, Investment & Investors
"EPA Rules Force Closure of Last Ammo Maker"
by Cheryl K Chumley, Newsmax, Dec 11 2013
newsmax.com/US/smelter-plant-ammo-costs/2013/12/11/id/541317
Issues: Environment Regulation, Firearms, Pollution, US Environmental Protection Agency
"Global warming skeptic buries Sierra Club director under avalanche of facts"
by Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller, Dec 11 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/11/global-warming-skeptic-buries-sierra-club-director-under-avalanche-of-facts-video
Issues: Climate, Climate Depot, Sierra Club
"India Supreme Court Upholds Sodomy Law"
by J Lester Feder, BuzzFeed, Dec 11 2013
buzzfeed.com/lesterfeder/india-supreme-court-upholds-sodomy-law
Issues: Gays & Gay Rights, Sodomy
"Interim Agreement on Iran’s Nuclear Program"
by Kenneth Katzman, Paul K Kerr, Congressional Research Service, Dec 11 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R43333.pdf
Issues: Arms Control & Disarmament, Nuclear Weapons
"Obamacare marketplace violates federal security law"
by Charles C Johnson, Daily Caller, Dec 11 2013
http://dailycaller.com/2013/12/11/obamacare-marketplace-violates-federal-security-law/
Issues: Confidentiality, Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services
"Sexual harassment charge for six-year-old who kissed his GF’s hand"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Dec 11 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/11/sexual-harassment-charge-for-six-year-old-who-kissed-his-gfs-hand
Issues: Government Education, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
Related Article: "A win for common sense? School drops sexual harassment charge against boy" by Robby Soave, Dec 12 2013
"Antarctica records coldest temperature ever on Earth"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Dec 10 2013
usatoday.com/story/weather/2013/12/10/antarctica-cold-record/3950019
Issues: Climate
"Forbes: De Blasio's New Tax Could Drive Wealthy From New York"
by Dan Weil, Moneynews, Dec 10 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Forbes-De-Blasio-wealth-tax/2013/12/09/id/540897
Issues: Bill de Blasio, Income Tax
"NSA uses Google cookies to pinpoint targets for hacking"
by Barton Gellman, Ashkan Soltani, Andrea Peterson, Washington Post, Dec 10 2013
washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/12/10/nsa-uses-google-cookies-to-pinpoint-targets-for-hacking
Issues: Electronic Communication Privacy, Google, National Security Agency, Search
"New documents show how the NSA infers relationships based on mobile location data"
by Barton Gellman, Ashkan Soltani, Washington Post, Dec 10 2013
washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/12/10/new-documents-show-how-the-nsa-infers-relationships-based-on-mobile-location-data
Issues: Electronic Communication Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"New York Court Won’t Order Fox Reporter to Testify, Shoring Up State Shield Law"
by Leslie Kaufman, New York Times, Dec 10 2013
nytimes.com/2013/12/11/business/media/new-york-court-wont-order-fox-reporter-to-testify-shoring-up-state-shield-law.html
Issues: Extradition, Press Liberty, Witnesses
"Northeast states press EPA to crack down on Rust Belt, South"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Dec 10 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/10/northeast-states-press-epa-to-crack-down-on-rust-belt-south/
Issues: Environment Regulation, Pollution, US Environmental Protection Agency
"Taxpayers Lose $10 Billion as US Unloads Last of GM Stake"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Dec 10 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Taxpayers-General-Motors-GM-Government-Stake/2013/12/09/id/540878
Issues: Government Budgets, Subsidation
"Kremlin 'Liquidates' Leading News Agency As Press Crackdown Grows"
by Miriam Elder, BuzzFeed, Dec 9 2013
buzzfeed.com/miriamelder/kremlin-liquidates-leading-news-agency-as-press-crackdown-gr
Issues: Censorship, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Press Liberty
"No, we shouldn’t raise the minimum wage"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Dec 9 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/15831-no-we-shouldnt-raise-the-minimum-wage
Issues: Employee Compensation, Price Regulation
"On Health Exchanges, Premiums May Be Low, but Other Costs Can Be High"
by Robert Pear, New York Times, Dec 9 2013
nytimes.com/2013/12/09/us/on-health-exchanges-premiums-may-be-low-but-other-costs-can-be-high.html
Issues: Consumers & Consumer Rights, Insurance Freedom, Insurance Regulation
"Proposals to Eliminate Public Financing of Presidential Campaigns"
by Lennard G Kruger, Congressional Research Service, Dec 9 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41604.pdf
Issue: Campaign Financing
"The IRS stonewall"
by Tom Fitton, Daily Caller, Dec 9 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/09/the-irs-stonewall
Issues: Government Information, Internal Revenue Service, Judicial Watch, Tax Credits, Deductions & Exemptions
"FBI Can Hijack Your Webcam – And Much More"
by Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax, Dec 8 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/fbi-webcam-hijacking-washington/2013/12/08/id/540671
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Surveillance
"Little boy makes pretend arrow-shooting gesture, could be expelled"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Dec 8 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/08/little-boy-makes-pretend-arrow-shooting-gesture-could-be-expelled
Issues: Government Education, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Marijuana Does Not Cause Schizophrenia, Harvard Study Finds"
by (uncredited), Leaf Science, Dec 8 2013
leafscience.com/2013/12/08/marijuana-cause-schizophrenia-harvard-study-finds
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Brain, Cannabis Research: Neurological Disorders
"ATF uses rogue tactics in storefront stings across nation"
by John Diedrich, Raquel Rutledge, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec 7 2013
m.jsonline.com/more/news/watchdog/watchdogreports/atf-uses-rogue-tactics-in-storefront-stings-across-the-nation-b99146765z1-234916641.html
Issues: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Disability & Disabled Rights, Firearms
"Judge Orders Colo. Cake Maker to Serve Gay Couples"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Dec 6 2013
newsmax.com/US/Wedding-Cake-Discrimination/2013/12/06/id/540532
Issues: Gay Rights, Same Gender Marriage
"New York City confiscating rifles and shotguns"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, Dec 6 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/06/new-york-city-confiscating-rifles-and-shotguns
Issue: Firearms
"Why the Welfare State is Increasing Burdens on the U.S. Workforce in This Simple Chart"
by Kyle Becker, Independent Journal Review, Dec 6 2013
ijreview.com/2013/12/99744-welfare-state-increasing-burdens-u-s-workforce-simple-chart
Issues: Employment, Subsidation & Entitlements
"9 Charts That Prove Barack Obama's War on Income Inequality is Futile and Destructive"
by Kyle Becker, Independent Journal Review, Dec 6 2013
ijreview.com/2013/12/99757-9-charts-prove-barack-obamas-war-income-inequality-futile-destructive
Issues: Economic Liberty, Economics
"Glimmers of Hope in Guatemala"
by Stephen Kinzer, New York Review of Books, Dec 5 2013
nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/dec/05/glimmers-hope-guatemala
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Chronology: June 27 1954, Human Rights, Police & Law Enforcement
Related Book: From Silence to Memory: Revelations of the Archivo Historico de la Policía Nacional foreword by Carlos Aguirre, preface by Kate Doyle, 2013
"Internet Domain Names: Background and Policy Issues"
by Lennard G Kruger, Congressional Research Service, Dec 5 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/97-868.pdf
Issues: Electronic Communications Liberty, Pornography
"Report: Scientists predict a century of global cooling"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Dec 5 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/05/report-scientists-predict-a-century-of-global-cooling
Issue: Climate
"The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions"
by Amy F. Woolf, Congressional Research Service, July 12 2013, Dec 5 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R41219.pdf
Issues: Arms Control & Disarmament, Nuclear Weapons
"US Bankers Balk at Bitcoin as Real-World Obstacles Mount"
by (uncredited), Bloomberg News, Dec 5 2013
moneynews.com/Markets/US-Bankers-Balk-Bitcoin/2013/12/05/id/540299
Issues: Bitcoin, Financial Regulation, Investment & Investors, Monetary
"Federal Official Refuses To Say Whether Office Is Protecting Trans Workers"
by Chris Geidner, BuzzFeed, Dec 4 2013
buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/feds-refuses-to-say-whether-office-is-protecting-trans
Issues: Government Employment, Employment, Transgenders & Transgender Rights
US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
"Leading Russian Gay Activists Fined Under Country’s Federal Anti-LGBT 'Propaganda Law' "
by Tony Merevick, BuzzFeed, Dec 4 2013
buzzfeed.com/tonymerevick/leading-russian-gay-activists-fined-under-federal-propaganda
Issues: Gays & Gay Rights, Moscow Gay Pride Movement, Speech Liberty
"NSA tracking cellphone locations worldwide, Snowden documents show"
by Barton Gellman, Ashkan Soltani, Washington Post, Dec 4 2013
washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/nsa-tracking-cellphone-locations-worldwide-snowden-documents-show/2013/12/04/5492873a-5cf2-11e3-bc56-c6ca94801fac_story.html
Issues: Electronic Communication Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Bank lobbyists want to raise taxes on 96 million Americans"
by Credit Union National Association, Daily Caller, Dec 3 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/03/bank-lobbyists-want-to-raise-taxes-on-96-million-americans
Issues: Financial Regualtion, Monetary, Tax Credits, Deductions & Exemptions
"Cops arrest high school basketball players for waiting for school bus while black"
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, Dec 3 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/03/cops-arrest-high-school-basketball-players-for-waiting-for-school-bus-while-black
Issues: Africans & Black Rights, Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Pedestrians & Pedestrian Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Expiring Jobless Benefits to Lower Unemployment Rate"
by (uncredited), Reuters, Dec 3 2013
moneynews.com/Economy/Jobless-Benefits-Unemployment-Rate/2013/12/03/id/539743
Issue: Employment
"Floridians Are Losing Their Minds On Synthetic Cannabis"
by Chrisitian Crider, Vice, Dec 3 2013
http://www.vice.com/read/floridians-are-losing-their-minds-on-synthetic-cannabis
Issue: Cannabis
"House reauthorizes ban on undetectable, plastic guns"
by Alexis Levinson, Daily Caller, Dec 3 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/03/house-reauthorizes-ban-on-undetectable-plastic-guns
Issue: Firearms
"Is The Fed Increasingly Monetizing Government Debt?"
by Axel Merk, Moneynews, Dec 3 2013
http://www.moneynews.com/MerkAnalysis/Fed-monetizing-gold-currency/2013/12/03/id/539727
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Government Budgets, Monetary
"Motorist Stops for Breath, Blood Samples Spur Anger, Apology"
by Cheryl K Chumley, Newsmax, Dec 3 2013
newsmax.com/US/federal-driving-impaired-pull-overs/2013/12/03/id/539786
Issues: Drivers & Driver Rights, Identification, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Search, Seizure
Related Articles:
"Roadside Survey of Impaired Driving Causes Outcry" by Michael Rubinkam, Feb 20 2014
"Fort Worth police chief apologizes for officers’ participation in highway safety survey" by Bill Miller, Nov 21 2013
"Primer: Minimum Wage and Combating Poverty"
by Ben Gitis, American Action Forum, Dec 3 2013
americanactionforum.org/research/primer-minimum-wage-and-combating-poverty
Issues: Employee Compensation, Price Regulation
"State Department Buys Million Dollar Granite Sculpture from Irish-Born Artist"
by Jeryl Bier, Weekly Standard, Dec 3 2013
weeklystandard.com/blogs/state-department-buys-million-dollar-granite-sculpture-irish-artist_769513.html
Issues: Government Budgets, Subsidation, US Department of State
"The Guardian newspaper could face terrorism charges"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Dec 3 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/03/the-guardian-newspaper-could-face-terrorism-charges
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Whistleblowers, The Guardian, Press Liberty
"The 23 Most Corrupt Countries In The World"
by Sheera Frenkel, BuzzFeed, Dec 3 2013
buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/the-23-most-corrupt-countries-in-the-world
Issue: Government Corruption
" 'Volcker Rule' Finally Comes Up for Vote Dec. 10"
by (uncredited), Reuters, Dec 3 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Volcker-Rule-finally-Vote/2013/12/03/id/539795
Issues: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Reserve System, Financial Regulation, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, US Department of the Treasury Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, US Securities Exchange Commission
"Who Owns the Moon?"
by Derek Mead, Vice, Dec 3 2013
motherboard.vice.com/blog/chinas-moon-run-is-raising-an-age-old-question
Issue: Property
"Did One of the Silk Road's Successors Just Commit the Perfect Bitcoin Scam?"
by D J Pangburn, Vice, Dec 2 2013
motherboard.vice.com/blog/did-one-of-the-silk-roads-successors-just-commit-the-perfect-bitcoin-scam
Issues: Bitcoin, Black Market, Black Market Reloaded, EBOOK101, Monetary, Sheep Marketplace
Related Article: Silk Road Competitor Shuts Down And Another Plans To Go Offline After Claimed $6 Million Theft" by Andy Greenberg, Dec 1 2013
"Fed's QE policy imposes $360 billion tax on savers"
by Neil Munro, Daily Caller, Dec 2 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/27/exclusive-a-look-at-the-atm-for-the-countrys-most-conservative-groups
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Investment & Investors, Monetary
"Hundreds of counterfeit websites shut down amid Cyber Monday madness"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Dec 2 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/12/02/hundreds-of-counterfeit-websites-shut-down-amid-cyber-monday-madness
Issues: Intellectual Property, National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center, Seizure, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement
"Skousen: Finally We Get GO – and a Better Economic Picture"
by Dan Weil, Moneynews, Dec 2 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Skousen-GO-economic-picture/2013/12/02/id/539544
Issue: Economics, Mark Skousen
"Gay-rights battle: Right to divorce"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Dec 1 2013
politico.com/story/2013/12/gay-rights-battle-divorce-100496.html
Issues: Gay Rights, Marriage, Same Gender Marriage
"How An HIV-Positive Man Was Sent To Prison For Having Sex – With A Condom"
by Sergio Hernandez, BuzzFeed, Dec 1 2013
buzzfeed.com/cerealcommas/how-an-hiv-positive-man-was-sent-to-prison-for-having-sex-wi
Issues: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Sentencing
"Silk Road Competitor Shuts Down And Another Plans To Go Offline After Claimed $6 Million Theft"
by Andy Greenberg, Forbes, Dec 1 2013
forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/12/01/silk-road-competitor-shuts-down-and-another-plans-to-go-offline-after-6-million-theft
Issues: Bitcoin, Black Market, Black Market Reloaded, EBOOK101, Monetary, Sheep Marketplace
Related Article: "Did One of the Silk Road's Successors Just Commit the Perfect Bitcoin Scam?" by D J Pangburn, Dec 2 2013
"Child taken from womb by social services"
by Colin Freeman, Telegraph, Nov 30 2013
telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/10486452/Child-taken-from-womb-by-social-services.html
Issues: Custody, Support & Visitation, Parents & Parent Rights, Reproduction
"Beyond Bitcoin: A Guide to the Most Promising Cryptocurrencies"
by Derek Mead, Vice, Nov 29 2013
motherboard.vice.com/blog/beyond-bitcoin-a-guide-to-the-most-promising-cryptocurrencies
Issues: Bitcoin, Litecoin, Monetary, Namecoin, Peercoin, Primecoin, Ripple
"Young Black Man Jailed for Three Nights Over Mistaken Identity"
by Michael Allen, Opposing Views, Nov 28 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/young-black-man-jailed-three-nights-over-mistaken-identity-video
Issues: Detainees, Identification, Innocence
"A look at the ATM for the country’s most conservative groups"
by Alex Pappas, Daily Caller, Nov 27 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/27/exclusive-a-look-at-the-atm-for-the-countrys-most-conservative-groups
Issues: Center to Protect Patient Rights, Consumers, Insurance, Insurance Regulation
"Bitcoin Shows Buffett Was Right About Seashells and Dollars"
by Michael Carr, Moneynews, Nov 27 2013
moneynews.com/newswidget/bitcoin-warren-buffett-currency-investment/2013/11/27/id/538915
Issues: Bitcoin, Monetary
"EPA preparing to unleash a deluge of new regulations"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Nov 27 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/27/epa-preparing-to-unleash-a-deluge-of-new-regulations
Issues: Environment, Environment Regulation, Property, US Environmental Protection Agency
"Egypt's New Protest Law Inspires Protests"
by Sheera Frenkel, BuzzFeed, Nov 26 2013
buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/egypts-new-protest-law-inspires-protests
Issues: Censorship, Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Speech
"Fed Move Could Force Banks to Charge Consumers for Deposits"
by John Morgan, Moneynews, Nov 26 2013
moneynews.com/Personal-Finance/banks-federal-reserve-charge-customers/2013/11/26/id/538756
Issues: Consumers, Federal Reserve System, Financial Regulation, Monetary
"Federal government books $41.3 billion in profits on student loans"
by David Jesse, Detroit Free Press, Nov 26 2013
freep.com/article/20131125/NEWS05/311250021/Federal-government-profits-on-student-loans
Issues: Education, Government Budgets, Government Education, Students, US Department of Education
"New Report Shows Pentagon Has Lost Track Of Over $8.5 Trillion In Taxpayer Money Since 1996"
by Jonathan Wolfe, Opposing Views, Nov 26 2013
opposingviews.com/i/politics/new-report-shows-pentagon-has-lost-track-over-85-trillion-taxpayer-money-1996
Issues: Government Budgets, US Department of Defense
Related Articles:
"The Pentagon is cooking its books by the billions" by Brian Bordelon, Nov 19 2013
"Behind the Pentagon's doctored ledgers, a running tally of epic waste" by Scot J Paltrow, Nov 18 2013
"The Pentagon's doctored ledgers conceal epic waste" by Scot J Paltrow, Reuters, Nov 18 2013
"Obama's IRS Moves to Close Down Political Speech of Nonprofits"
by Todd Beamon, Newsmax, Nov 26 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/US-IRS-Political-Groups/2013/11/26/id/538880
Issues: Campaign Finance, Candidates, Internal Revenue Service, Tax Credits, Deductions & Exemptions
"The New Left’s war on private civic engagement"
by Nick Dranias, Daily Caller, Nov 26 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/26/the-new-lefts-war-on-private-civic-engagement
Issue: Confidentiality
"Top-Secret Document Reveals NSA Spied On Porn Habits As Part Of Plan To Discredit 'Radicalizers' "
by Glenn Greenwald, Ryan Gallagher, Ryan Grim, Adriana Usero, Ryan J Reilly, Huffington Post Politics, Nov 26, 2013
huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/26/nsa-porn-muslims_n_4346128.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, National Security Agency, Pornography, Surveillance
"Chinese buying bankrupt Fisker at taxpayer loss, gov says it could have been worse"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Nov 25 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/25/chinese-buying-bankrupt-fisker-at-taxpayer-loss-gov-says-it-could-have-been-worse
Issues: Government Budgets, Subsidation
"New Mexico Woman Files Lawsuit Against Officer Who Sprayed Mace On Her Genitals"
by Allison Geller, Opposing Views, Nov 25 2013
opposingviews.com/i/health/womens-health/new-mexico-woman-files-lawsuit-against-officer-who-sprayed-mace-her-genitals
Issues: Detention & Detainee Rights, Human Rights, Police & Law Enforcement, Search
"Spies worry over 'doomsday' cache stashed by ex-NSA contractor Snowden"
by Mark Hosenball, Reuters, Nov 25 2013
reuters.com/article/2013/11/25/us-usa-security-doomsday-idUSBRE9AO0Y120131125
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence, National Security Agency, Edward Snowden
Related Article: "Could Edward Snowden play out the plot of Skyfall?" by Giuseppe Macri, Nov 26 2013
"TSA Spent $900 Million on Behavior Detection Officers Who Detected 0 Terrorists"
by Michael W Chapman, Cybercast News Service, Nov 25 2013
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/michael-w-chapman/tsa-spent-900-million-behavior-detection-officers-who-detected-0
Issues: Aviation, Government Budgets, Transportation Security Administration
"Virginia’s Sentencing Laws Gave Six Life Terms to 15-Year-Old For Armed Robbery"
by Allison Geller, Opposing Views, Nov 25 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/virginia-s-sentencing-laws-gave-six-life-terms-15-year-old-armed-robbery
Issues: Sentencing, Youth & Youth Rights
"Race hustlers heckle libertarian event, lie to kids about affirmative action"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Nov 24 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/24/race-hustlers-heckle-libertarian-event-lie-to-kids-about-affirmative-action
Issues: Academic Freedom, Education Liberty, Ethnic & Race, Government Education, Libertarians, Speech Liberty
"Boston Hospital Takes Custody of 15-Year-Old Against Parents’ Will"
by Nina Kate, Opposing Views, Nov 22 2013
opposingviews.com/i/health/boston-hospital-takes-custody-15-year-old-against-parents-will
Issues: Children & Children Rights, Custody, Parents & Parent Rights
"Hulbert: Increase in Insider Selling May Be Warning Sign for Stocks"
by Michael Kling, Moneynews, Nov 22 2013
moneynews.com/InvestingAnalysis/Hulbert-insider-selling-stocks/2013/11/22/id/538089
Issues: Financial Regulation, Investment & Investors
"New Dashcam Video Released Of C.J. Grisham Arrest For 'Rudely Displaying' Rifle"
by Khier Casino, Opposing Views, Nov 21 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/new-dashcam-video-released-cj-grisham-arrest-rudely-displaying-rifle
Issue: Firearms
"Obama administration looks to scrub security clearance list"
by Josh Gerstein, Politico, Nov 21, 2013
politico.com/story/2013/11/government-security-clearance-list-100195.html
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence, Office of the National Director of Intelligence, United States Intelligence Community
"Ohio Man Faces Felony Drug Charges for Empty 'Hidden Compartment,' Even Though He Had No Drugs"
by Nina Kate, Opposing Views, Nov 21 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/ohio-man-faces-felony-drug-charges-empty-hidden-compartment-even-though-he-had-no
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Drivers & Driver Rights, Drug Paraphernalia, Secrecy, Travelers & Traveler Rights
"Read the Personal Story About How Obamacare Forced a Mother Onto Medicaid Against Her Will"
by Matt Vespa, Independent Journal Review, Nov 21 2013
ijreview.com/2013/11/96467-obamacare-forced-mother-mediciaid
Issues: Insurance Freedom, Insurance Regulation, Subsidation & Entitlements
"This state has ZERO Obamacare enrollments"
by Sarah Hurtubise, Daily Caller, Nov 21 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/21/this-state-has-zero-obamacare-enrollments
Issues: Government Budgets, Insurance Regulation, Subsidation & Entitlements
"US to Sell Rest of GM Shares by Year-End, May Lose $10 Billion"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Nov 21 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/General-Motors-Government-Stock-GM/2013/11/21/id/537877
Issues: Government Budgets, Government Property, Privatization
"Unleashing America's Energy & Economic Potential On Federal Lands"
by Richard Norman "Doc" Hastings, Breitbart Big Government, Nov 20 2013
breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/11/21/Doc-Hastings-Unleashing-Americas-Energy-Economic-Potential-on-Federal-Lands
Issues: Government Property
"California’s Plan To Drive Down Its Prison Population"
by Hunter Schwarz, BuzzFeed, Nov 20 2013
buzzfeed.com/hunterschwarz/californias-plan-to-drive-down-its-prison-population
Issue: Prisons & Prisoners, Sentencing
"Gambling Lobby Turns To Attorneys General For Protection From Internet Competition"
by James Arkin, BuzzFeed, Nov 20 2013
buzzfeed.com/jamesarkin/gambling-lobby-turns-to-attorneys-general-for-protection-fro
Issues: Economic Competition, Electronic Communication Liberty, Gaming
"Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 113th Congress"
by Andorra Bruno, Michael John Garcia, William A. Kandel, Margaret Mikyung Lee, Marc R. Rosenblum, Alison Siskin, Ruth Ellen Wasem, Congressional Research Service, Nov 20 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R43320.pdf
Issue: Immigration
"UN climate talks fall apart as 132 countries storm out"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Nov 20 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/20/epic-fail-un-climate-talks-fall-apart-as-132-countries-storm-out
Issue: Climate
"Cancellation of Nongroup Health Insurance Policies"
by Bernadette Fernandez, Annie L Mach, Congressional Research Service, Nov 19 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43314.pdf
Issues: Insurance, Insurance Regulation
"Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines: Process and Timing of FERC Permit Application Review"
by Paul W Parfomak, Congressional Research Service, Nov 19 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43138.pdf
Issues: Takings, Utility Regulation
"JPMorgan reaches record $13 billion settlement with Obama admin"
by Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller, Nov 19 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/19/jpmorgan-reaches-record-13-billion-settlement-with-obama-admin
Issues: Financial Regulation, Investment & Investors
"Surveillance court blasts NSA in newly-released documents"
by Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller, Nov 19 2013
http://dailycaller.com/2013/11/19/surveillance-court-blasts-nsa-in-newly-released-documents/
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"2012 Election Employment 'Boost' Thanks to Faked Census?"
by Allison Geller, Opposing Views, Nov 19 2013
opposingviews.com/i/politics/2012-election-employment-boost-thanks-faked-census
Issues: Elections, Employment, Government Corruption, US Census Bureau, US Department of Commerce
"Americans renouncing citizenship reaches a record high, tax laws blamed"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Nov 18 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/15641-americans-renouncing-citizenship-reaches-a-record-high-tax-laws-blamed
Issues: Citizenship, Taxpayers & Taxpayer Rights
"Behind the Pentagon's doctored ledgers, a running tally of epic waste"
by Scot J Paltrow, Reuters, Nov 18 2013
http://www.reuters.com/investigates/pentagon/#article/part2
Issues: Government Budgets, US Department of Defense
Related Articles:
"New Report Shows Pentagon Has Lost Track Of Over $8.5 Trillion In Taxpayer Money Since 1996" by Jonathan Wolfe, Nov 26 2013
"The Pentagon is cooking its books by the billions" by Brian Bordelon, Nov 19 2013
"The Pentagon's doctored ledgers conceal epic waste" by Scot J Paltrow, Reuters, Nov 18 2013
"Child Labor in America: History, Policy, and Legislative Issues"
by Gerald Mayer, Congressional Research Service, Nov 18 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL31501.pdf
Issues: Employment, Youth & Youth Rights
"Food Stamp Costs Swelled by States Spending $1 on Heating Aid"
by (uncredited), Bloomberg News, Nov 18 2013
moneynews.com/Economy/heating-aid-food-stamps/2013/11/18/id/537213
Issues: Subsidation & Entitlements
"Mexico’s Oil and Gas Sector: Background, Reform Efforts, and Implications for the United States"
by Clare Ribando Seelke, Michael Ratner, M Angeles Villarreal, Curry L Hagerty, Congressional Research Service, Nov 18 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43313.pdf
Issues: Government Property, Trade
"The Federal Communications Commission: Current Structure and Its Role in the Changing Telecommunications Landscape"
by Patricia Moloney Figliola, Congressional Research Service, Nov 18 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL32589.pdf
Broadcasting, Electronic Communications, Federal Communications Commission, Utility Regulation
"The Pentagon's doctored ledgers conceal epic waste"
by Scot J Paltrow, Reuters, Nov 18 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/18/us-usa-pentagon-waste-specialreport-idUSBRE9AH0LQ20131118
Issues: Government Budgets, US Department of Defense
Related Articles:
"New Report Shows Pentagon Has Lost Track Of Over $8.5 Trillion In Taxpayer Money Since 1996" by Jonathan Wolfe, Nov 26 2013
"The Pentagon is cooking its books by the billions" by Brian Bordelon, Nov 19 2013
"Behind the Pentagon's doctored ledgers, a running tally of epic waste" by Scot J Paltrow, Nov 18 2013
"Playing the race card on American gun owners"
by Deborah S Ayer, Daily Caller, Nov 17 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/17/playing-the-race-card-on-american-gun-owners
Issues: Firearms, Ethnic & Race
"Sheldon Adelson, top 2012 donor and casino magnate, readies to fight Internet gambling"
by Peter Wallsten, Tom Hamburger, Washington Post, Nov 17 2013
buzzfeed.com/jamesarkin/gambling-lobby-turns-to-attorneys-general-for-protection-fro
Issues: Economic Competition, Electronic Communication Liberty, Gaming
"Thousands of Doctors Dropped by Insurer After Obamacare Funding Cuts"
by (uncredited), Newsmax Wires, Nov 16 2013
http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/doctors-dropped-medicare-unitedhealth/2013/11/16/id/537000
Issues: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Insurance Regulation, Subsidation & Entitlements, US Department of Health and Human Services
"EPA Does Not Adequately Follow National Security Information Classification Standards"
by Office of Inspector General, US Environmental Protection Agency, Nov 15 2013
http://www.fas.org/sgp/othergov/epa-roca.pdf
Issues: Environment, Environment Regulation, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"C.I.A. Collects Global Data on Transfers of Money"
by Charlie Savage, Mark Mazzetti, New York Times, Nov 14 2013
nytimes.com/2013/11/15/us/cia-collecting-data-on-international-money-transfers-officials-say.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Electronic Communications Privacy, Financial Regulation, Monetary, Surveillance
Related Article: "CIA Collecting Data on International Money Transfers" by Reuters, Nov 15 2013
"Government requests for user information double over three years"
by Richard Salgado, Google, Nov 14 2013
googleblog.blogspot.com/2013/11/government-requests-for-user.html
Issue: Electronic Communications Privacy, Surveillance
"UN carbon emissions reduction system awash in cash as it claims to face hard times"
by George Russell, FOX News Network, Nov 14 2013
foxnews.com/world/2013/11/14/un-carbon-emissions-reduction-system-awash-in-cash-as-it-claims-to-face-hard
Issues: Climate, United Nations
"Central Banks Risk Asset Bubbles in Battle With Deflation Danger"
by (uncredited), Bloomberg News, Nov 13 2013
moneynews.com/Economy/Central-Banks-Bubbles-Deflation-Economy/2013/11/13/id/536327
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Monetary
" 'Citizens United' ruling helped unions win state elections"
by Alan Suderman, Center for Public Integrity, Nov 13 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/fired-cop-patrick-tuter-indicted-killing-michael-allen-firing-41-shots-unarmed
Issues: Campaign Finance, Employee Organizations & Unions
"Fired Cop Patrick Tuter Indicted For Killing Michael Allen, Firing 41 Shots At Unarmed Suspect"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Nov 13 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/fired-cop-patrick-tuter-indicted-killing-michael-allen-firing-41-shots-unarmed
Issue: Police & Law Enforcement
"Homeland Security must disclose 'Internet Kill Switch,' court rules"
by C J Ciaramella, Wasington Times, Nov 13 2013
washingtontimes.com/news/2013/nov/13/homeland-security-must-disclose-internet-kill-swit
Issues: Electronic Communications, Electronic Privacy Information Center, US Department of Homeland Security
"Internet Governance and the Domain Name System: Issues for Congress"
by Lennard G Kruger, Congressional Research Service, Jan 2 2013, Nov 13 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42351.pdf
Issues: Electronic Communications Liberty
"Multiple lines of evidence suggest global cooling"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Nov 13 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/13/multiple-lines-of-evidence-suggest-global-cooling
Issue: Climate
"New Fed Rules May Hamper Mortgage Lending"
by Michael Kling, Moneynews, Nov 13 2013
moneynews.com/Economy/Fed-Rules-Mortgage-Lending/2013/11/13/id/536526
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Financial Regulation, Monetary
"Referendum On A Robbery"
by Gordon Campbell, werewolf, Nov 13 2013
werewolf.co.nz/2013/11/referendum-on-a-robbery
Issue: Privatization
"Ryan Ferguson Freed After Almost 10 Years In Prison For Murder Of Sports Editor He Did Not Commit"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Nov 13 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/ryan-ferguson-freed-after-almost-10-years-prison-murder-sports-editor-he-did-not
Issues: Innocence
"Secret TPP treaty: Advanced Intellectual Property chapter for all 12 nations with negotiating positions"
by Trans-Pacific Partnership, WikiLeaks, Nov 13 2013
wikileaks.org/tpp/static/pdf/Wikileaks-secret-TPP-treaty-IP-chapter.pdf
Issues: Intellectual Property, International & Multinational Governments & Treaty Organizations
"Senators challenge head of Dodd-Frank agency on financial snooping"
by Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller, Nov 13 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/13/senators-challenge-head-of-dodd-frank-agency-on-financial-snooping/
Issues: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Consumers & Consumer Rights, Electronic Communications Privacy, Financial Regulation, Surveillance
"Feds expand hunt for offshore tax evaders"
by Kevin McCoy, USA Today, Nov 12 2013
usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/11/12/john-doe-summonses/3509311
Issues: Income Tax, Internal Revenue Service
"Former Fed Official: QE Is 'Backdoor Wall Street Bailout' "
by Dan Weil, Moneynews, Nov 12 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Huszar-Fed-QE-policy/2013/11/12/id/536284
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Monetary, Subsidation
"Public Health Service Agencies: Overview and Funding"
by Amalia K Corby-Edwards, C Stephen Redhead, Congressional Research Service, Nov 12 2013
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43304.pdf
Issues: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Food and Drug Administration, US Public Health Service
"Nanny State FDA bans trans fats"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Nov 11 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/15575-nanny-state-fda-bans-trans-fats
Issues: Regulation & Overregulation, US Food and Drug Administration
"Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Gives Inmates Bread and Water for Lack of Patriotism"
by Allison Geller, Opposing Views, Nov 11 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/arizona-sheriff-joe-arpaio-gives-inmates-bread-and-water-lack-patriotism
Issues: Detainee Rights, Prisoner Rights
"Coming Pension Meltdown: The 10 Most Troubled City Systems"
by Jennifer G Hickey, Newsmax, Nov 11 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/city-pension-shortfall-underfunded/2013/11/11/id/536027
Issues: Employee Compensation, Employment, Entitlements, Government Employment
"The Truth about Navigators"
by John Fund, National Review, Nov 11 2013
nationalreview.com/article/363699/truth-about-navigators-john-fund
Issues: Government Corruption, James E O'Keefe III, US Health and Human Services
"Saving ozone may slow warming rate"
by Tim Radford, Climate News Network, Nov 10 2013
climatenewsnetwork.net/2013/11/saving-ozone-may-slow-warming-rate/
Issues: Climate
"Third person reports being anally violated by police"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Nov 10 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/10/stop-the-madness-third-person-reports-being-anally-violated-by-police
Issues: Detainee Rights, Privacy, Search
"Prosecutor Ken Anderson to Serve Jail Time For Wrongfully Convicting Michael Morton"
by Andy Kossak, Opposing Views, Nov 9 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/prosecutor-ken-anderson-serve-jail-time-wrongfully-convicting-michael-morton
Issues: Innocence, Prosecution & Prosecutors
"Police Scuffled With Gilberto Powell, Who Has Down Syndrome, Over Bulge That Was 22-Year-Old’s Colostomy Bag"
by Andy Kossak, Opposing Views, Nov 8 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/police-scuffled-gilberto-powell-who-has-down-syndrome-over-bulge-waste-band-was-22
Issues: Disability & Disableds, Police & Law Enforcement, Search
"Conservatism and Freedom"
by Carson Holloway, Witherspoon Institute, Nov 8 2013
thepublicdiscourse.com/2013/11/11167
Issues: Conservatism, Freedom, Libertarianism
"IRS Watchdog: Tax Refund ID Theft Is 'Epidemic' "
by (uncredited), Reuters, Nov 7 2013
moneynews.com/Personal-Finance/IRS-Tax-ID-Theft/2013/11/07/id/535502
Issues: Identification, Identity Theft Victims, Internal Revenue Service
"Money Manager Baker: Fed Policy Helps the Wealthy at Expense of 'Main Street' "
by Dan Weil, Moneynews, Nov 7 2013
moneynews.com/Personal-Finance/Baker-Fed-policy-Main-Street/2013/11/07/id/535409
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Investment & Investors, Monetary
"New Silk Road drug bazaar opens a month after FBI bust"
by Noel Randewich, Reuters, Nov 7 2013
reuters.com/article/2013/11/07/us-crime-silkroad-idUSBRE9A608I20131107
Issues: Bitcoin, Black Market, Monetary, Silk Road
"Teenager spends 3 years in jail and charges dropped"
by Sarah Wallace, WABC-TV, Nov 7 2013
abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news%2Finvestigators&id=9317078
Issues: Defendent Rights, Detainee Rights, Innocence
Related Article" "Teen Kalief Browder, Victim of Justice System Gone Crazy, Freed After 3 Years In Rikers Without A Trial" by Jonathan Vankin, Nov 14 2013
"The War on Fun: Missouri State wants to ban nerf guns"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Nov 7 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/07/the-war-on-fun-missouri-state-want-to-ban-nerf-guns/
Issues: Education, Firearms, Students & Student Rights
"Good News, Drug Users – Silk Road Is Back!"
by Joseph Cox, Vice, Nov 6 2013
vice.com/read/good-news-drug-users--silk-road-is-back
Issues: Black Market, Silk Road
"Timothy Young, Subject To Forced Anal Probe By New Mexico Cops, Is Second Victim To Come Forward"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Nov 6 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/timothy-young-subject-forced-anal-probe-new-mexico-cops-2nd-victim-come-forward
Issues: Detainee Rights, Privacy, Search
"Colorado Voters Pass Tax On Recreational Marijuana"
by Hunter Schwarz, BuzzFeed, Nov 5 2013
buzzfeed.com/hunterschwarz/colorado-voters-pass-tax-on-recreational-marijuana
Issues: Cannabis, Taxation
"Georgia Mom Tanya Mount Banned From School After Facebook Post"
by Allison Geller, Opposing Views, Nov 5 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/georgia-mom-tanya-mount-banned-school-after-facebook-post
Issues: Education, Firearms
"New Mexico Man David Eckert Subjected To Repeated Anal Probes After Routine Traffic Stop, Lawsuit Alleges"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Nov 5 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/new-mexico-man-david-eckert-subjected-repeated-anal-probes-after-routine-traffic
Issues: Detainee Rights, Privacy, Search
"Sen. Graham: Obama Told Me to 'Take a Hike' on Benghazi"
by Bill Hoffmann, Newsmax, Nov 5 2013
newsmax.com/NewsmaxTv/Lindsey-Graham-Barack-Obama-hike-Benghazi/2013/11/05/id/534947
Issues: Lindsey O Graham, Barack Hussein Obama, US Department of State
"Student Loan Debt Owed to Federal Government Up 463% Under Obama"
by Ali Meyer, Cybercast News Service, Nov 5 2013
cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/student-loan-debt-owed-federal-government-463-under-obama
Issues: Education, Subsidation & Entitlements, Students
"Expert: At least 129 million will 'not be able to keep' health care plan if Obamacare fully implemented"
by Jamie Weinstein, Daily Caller, Nov 4 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/04/expert-at-least-129-million-will-not-be-able-to-keep-health-care-plan-if-obamacare-fully-implemented
Issues: Insurance Freedom, Insurance Regulation
"Obama admin repeatedly modified 'grandfathering' rules to benefit big business, not individuals"
by Charles C Johnson, Daily Caller, Nov 4 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/04/obama-admin-repeatedly-modified-grandfathering-rules-to-benefit-big-business-not-individuals
Issues: Insurance Freedom, Insurance Regulation
"No Morsel Too Minuscule for All-Consuming N.S.A."
by Erick Eckoholm, New York Times, Nov 2 2013
nytimes.com/2013/11/03/world/no-morsel-too-minuscule-for-all-consuming-nsa.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
United Nations
"California high school that banned 'violent' NRA t-shirt backs down after legal challenge"
by National Rifle Association ILA, Daily Caller, Nov 1 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/01/california-high-school-that-banned-violent-nra-t-shirt-backs-down-after-legal-challenge
Issues: Firearms, Press Liberty, Speech Liberty, School Clothing, Students, Youth
"Cuba: U.S. Restrictions on Travel and Remittances"
by Mark P Sullivan, Congressional Research Service, Nov 1 2013
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL31139.pdf
Issues: Aviation, Financial Regulations, Government Relations, Traveler Rights & Travel Freedom
"Fines and Penalties Ensure Next Crisis Will Sink Economy"
by Michael Carr, Moneynews, Nov 1 2013
moneynews.com/MichaelCarr/bank-fines-penalties-regulators/2013/11/01/id/534269
Issues: Financial Regulation, Investment & Investors
"Israel: Background and U.S. Relations"
by Jim Zanotti, Congressional Research Service, Nov 1 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/RL33476.pdf
Issues: Government Relations, Nuclear Weapons, Weapons
"T-shirt seller clashes with DHS, NSA"
by Sarah Hurtubise, Daily Caller, Nov 1 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/11/01/t-shirt-seller-clashes-with-dhs-nsa
Issues: National Security Agency, Press Liberty, Public Citizen, Speech Liberty, US Department of Homeland Security
"The Battle of the NSA Surveillance Bills"
by Dana Liebelson, Mother Jones, Nov 1 2013
motherjones.com/mojo/2013/10/senate-intelligence-committee-passes-nsa-spying-bill
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Intelligence, National Security Agency, Surveillance, United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Related Articles:
"FISA Improvements Act of 2013" by Dianne Feinstein, Oct 31 2013
"USA Freedom Act" by James Sensenbrenner, Patrick Leahy, Oct 29 2013
"The FY2014 Government Shutdown: Economic Effects"
by Marc Labonte, Congressional Research Service, Nov 1 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43292.pdf
Issues: Economics, Government Budgets, Government Employment, Regulation, Subsidation & Entitlements
"Belgium considering unprecedented law to grant euthanasia for children, dementia"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Oct 31 2013
washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/belgium-considering-unprecedented-law-to-grant-euthanasia-for-children-dementia-patients/2013/10/31/67fd55be-4200-11e3-b028-de922d7a3f47_story.html
Issues: Euthanasia, Life
"EU Spying Backlash Threatens Billions in US Trade"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Oct 31 2013
moneynews.com/GlobalTalk/us-trade-spying-backlash/2013/10/31/id/533995
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Relations, Intelligence, Surveillance, Trade
"IRS provided conservative groups' confidential tax information to FEC"
by Caroline May, Daily Caller, Oct 31 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/31/report-irs-provided-conservative-groups-confidential-tax-information-to-fec
Issues: Confidentiality, Federal Election Commission, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Internal Revenue Service, Lois Lerner, Taxpayers & Taxpayer Rights
"O'Care: The Truth Was Evident"
by Marc Siegel, National Review, Oct 31 2013
nationalreview.com/article/362687/ocare-truth-was-evident-marc-siegel
Issues: Entitlements, Insurance Freedom, Insurance Regulation
"FISA Improvements Act of 2013"
by Dianne Feinstein, Oct 31 2013
intelligence.senate.gov/pdfs113th/113fisa_improvements.pdf
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Intelligence, National Security Agency, Surveillance, United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Related Articles:
"The Battle of the NSA Surveillance Bills" by Dana Liebelson, Nov 1 2013
"USA Freedom Act" by James Sensenbrenner, Patrick Leahy, Oct 29 2013
"Election Integrity Activists: Obamacare 'Biggest Voter Registration Fraud Scheme in History' "
by Matthew Boyle, Breitbart Big Government, Oct 30 2013
breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/10/30/Election-Integrity-Activists-Obamacare-Biggest-Voter-Registration-Fraud-Scheme-in-History
Issues: Election Fraud, Elections, Catherine Engelbrect, Insurance Regulation, True to Vote, Voters & Voter Rights, Voters Trust
"NSA infiltrates links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide, Snowden documents say"
by Barton Gellman, Ashkan Soltani, Washington Post, Oct 30 2013
washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/nsa-infiltrates-links-to-yahoo-google-data-centers-worldwide-snowden-documents-say/2013/10/30/e51d661e-4166-11e3-8b74-d89d714ca4dd_story.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Oil and Natural Gas Industry Tax Issues in the FY2014 Budget Proposal"
by Robert Pirog, Congressional Research Service, Oct 30 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42374.pdf
Issues: Excise TaxTax Credits & Deductions, Utility Tax
"Troubled company acquires $100 million of stimulus-funded infrastructure for $8 million"
by Greg Campbell, Daily Caller, Oct 30 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/30/troubled-company-acquires-100-million-of-stimulus-funded-infrastructure-for-8-million/
Issues: Economic Competition, Government Budgets, Subsidation
"What to do after a defensive shooting"
by Dan Meadows, Daily Caller, Oct 30 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/30/the-most-important-article-you-will-read-what-to-do-after-a-defensive-shooting
Issues: Firearms, Self Defense
"White House told insurance execs to keep quiet on Obamacare"
by Drew Griffin, Chris Frates, Cable Network News, Oct 30 2013
cnn.com/2013/10/30/politics/obamacare-white-house-pressure
Issue: Insurance Regulation
"FBI to Lavabit founder: 'Do you really think users trust you over us?' "
by Geoffrey McLatchey, Daily Caller, Oct 29 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/29/fbi-to-lavabit-founder-do-you-really-think-users-trust-you-over-us
Issues: , Electronic Communications Privacy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Seizure, Edward Snowden
"Man buys $27 of bitcoin, forgets about them, finds they're now worth $886k"
by Samuel Gibbs, Guardian, Oct 29 2013
theguardian.com/technology/2013/oct/29/bitcoin-forgotten-currency-norway-oslo-home
Issues: Bitcoin, Investment & Investors, Monetary
"USA Freedom Act"
by James Sensenbrenner, Patrick Leahy, Oct 29 2013
scribd.com/doc/179950096/USA-Freedom-Act
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Intelligence, National Security Agency, Surveillance
Related Articles:
"The Battle of the NSA Surveillance Bills" by Dana Liebelson, Nov 1 2013
"FISA Improvements Act of 2013" by Dianne Feinstein, Oct 31 2013
"West Coast governors agree to impose carbon taxes"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Oct 29 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/29/west-coast-governors-agree-to-impose-carbon-taxes
Issues: Edmund G Brown Jr, Carbon Tax, Climate, Environment Regulation, Utility Tax
"Automatic Continuing Resolutions: Background and Overview of Recent Proposals"
by Jessica Tollestrup, Congressional Research Service, Oct 28 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41948.pdf
Issue: Government Budgets
"Federal judge blocks key parts of Tex. antiabortion law Monday"
by Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post, Oct 28 2013
washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/10/28/federal-judge-blocks-key-parts-of-tex-antiabortion-law-monday
Issue: Abortion
"Kansas Sperm Donor Child Support Case Is Really About Gay Parents, Attorney Argues"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Oct 28 2013
http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/kansas-sperm-donor-child-support-case-really-about-gay-parents-attorney-argue
Issues: Custody, Support & Visitation, Fertility, Gays & Gay Rights
"Obama administration knew millions could not keep their health insurance"
by Lisa Myers, Hannah Rappleye, NBC News, Oct 28 2013
investigations.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/10/29/21222195-obama-administration-knew-millions-could-not-keep-their-health-insurance
Issues: Insurance Regulation, Barack Hussein Obama
"Real risk of a Maunder minimum 'Little Ice Age' says leading scientist"
by Paul Hudson, BBC, Oct 28 2013
bbc.co.uk/blogs/paulhudson/posts/Real-risk-of-a-Maunder-minimum-Little-Ice-Age-says-leading-scientist
Issues: Climate, Climate Research: Cooling, Climate Research: Solar
Related Article: "Global cooling: Are we headed into a 'little ice age?' " by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Oct 29 2013
"Sovereign Debt in Advanced Economies: Overview and Issues for Congress"
by Rebecca M Nelson, Congressional Research Service, Oct 28 2013
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41838.pdf
Issue: Government Budgets
"The 'Pay Ratio Provision' in the Dodd-Frank Act: Legislation to Repeal It in the 113th Congress"
by Gary Shorter, Congressional Research Service, Oct 28 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43262.pdf
Issue: Financial Regulation
"Preschool Bans Lunches From Home, Will Only Allow With Doctor's Note"
by Michael Allen, Opposing Views, Oct 26 2013
opposingviews.com/i/health/food-and-nutrition/dieting/preschool-bans-lunches-home-will-only-allow-doctors-note
Issues: Education, Government Education, Regulation & Overregulation, Students & Student Rights, Subsidation
"Touching Pregnant Ladies’ Bellies Is Now Illegal in Pennsylvania"
by Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht, Opposing Views, Oct 26 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/touching-pregnant-ladies-bellies-now-illegal-penn
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization
"Armed agents seize records of reporter, Washington Times prepares legal action"
by Guy Taylor, Washington Times, Oct 25 2013
m.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/oct/25/armed-agents-seize-records-reporter-washington-tim
Issues: Confidentiality, Federal Air Marshal Service, Government Whistleblowers, Audrey Hudson, Press Liberty, Search, Seizure, Transportation Security Administration
"Feds confiscate investigative reporter's confidential files during raid"
by Alex Pappas, Daily Caller, Oct 25 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/25/exclusive-feds-confiscate-investigative-reporters-confidential-files-during-raid
Issues: Confidentiality, Federal Air Marshal Service, Press Liberty, Search, Seizure, Transportation Security Administration
"Bullied Lesbian Couple Says They Can’t Work, Take Thousands in Welfare, Demand New House"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Oct 24 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/gay-issues/bullied-lesbian-couple-says-they-can-t-work-take-thousands-welfare-demand-new
Issues: Subsidation & Entitlements, Gays
"Despite Billions in Aid, Afghans Can't Find Work"
by Kathy Gannon, Associated Press, Oct 24 2013
hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_AFGHANISTAN_DOLLAR_A_DAY
Issues: Employment, Government Relations, Subsidation
"Merkel: US Spying Has Shattered Allies' Trust"
by John-Thor Dahlburg, Geir Moulson, Associated Press, Oct 24 2013
hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_GERMANY_US_SPYING
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Relations, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"NSA monitored calls of 35 world leaders after US official handed over contacts"
by James Ball, Guardian, Oct 24 2013
theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/24/nsa-surveillance-world-leaders-calls
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Big Wind’s Dirty Little Secret: Toxic Lakes and Radioactive Waste"
by Travis Fisher, Alex Fitzsimmons, Institute for Energy Research, Oct 23 2013
instituteforenergyresearch.org/2013/10/23/big-winds-dirty-little-secret-rare-earth-minerals
Issue: Pollution
"Case Explores Rights of Fetus Versus Mother"
by Erick Eckoholm, New York Times, Oct 23 2013
nytimes.com/2013/10/24/us/case-explores-rights-of-fetus-versus-mother.htm
Issues: Detention & Detainees, Fetus Rights, Opiates, Parents & Parent Rights, Pharmaceuticals, Reproduction
Related Article: "Pregnant Woman Alicia Beltran Fights Wisconsin's 'Fetal Protection' Law " by Courtney Nunes, Opposing Views, Oct 27 2013
"D.C. businessman faces two years in jail for unregistered ammunition, brass casing"
by Emily Miller, Washington Times, Oct 23 2013
washingtontimes.com/news/2013/oct/23/miller-dc-businessman-faces-two-years-jail-unregis
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Firearms, Search
"Justice delayed is justice denied – Appeal for decision on D.C.'s gun carry-rights ban"
by Emily Miller, Washington Times, Oct 23 2013
washingtontimes.com/news/2013/oct/23/miller-justice-delayed-justice-denied-appeal-decis
Issues: Constitution of the United States 2nd Amendment, Firearms
"Texas Dad Not Happy After He Says School Slapped His Son With In-School Suspension For Wearing This 'Intolerable' T-Shirt"
by Liz Klimas, The Blaze, Oct 23 2013
theblaze.com/stories/2013/10/23/father-claims-god-guns-country-t-shirt-landed-his-son-in-school-suspension
Issues: Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Americans Blaze to New High on Marijuana"
by Steven Nelson, US News & World Report, Oct 22 2013
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/10/22/marijuana-poll-americans-blaze-to-new-high
Issue: Cannabis
"Buffett: JPMorgan Chief Had to 'Bare Throat' to Watchdog"
by (uncredited), Bloomberg News, Oct 22 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Buffett-JPMorgan-Dimon-Watchdog/2013/10/22/id/532505
Issues: Financial Regulation, Investment & Investors
"City tells 103-year-old: We’re buying your parking lot, like it or not"
by John Hopperstad, Q13 FOX, Oct 22 2013
q13fox.com/2013/10/22/103-year-old-ordered-to-sell-parking-lot
Issue: Property Takings
Related Article: "Seattle City Council Uses Eminent Domain To Turn Private Parking Lot Into Government-Run Parking Lot" by Will Hagle, Opposing Views, Oct 24 2013
"Federal Financial Reporting: An Overview"
by Garrett Hatch, Congressional Research Service, Oct 22 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42975.pdf
Issues: Financial Regulation, Government Budgets
"Jason Pickel And Darren Blackbear Legally Marry In Oklahoma Even Though Gay Marriage Is Illegal There"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Oct 22 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/gay-issues/jason-pickel-and-darren-blackbear-legally-marry-oklahoma-even-though-gay
Issues: Gays & Gay Rights, Native Americans, Same Gender Marriage
"Mandatory Minimum Sentencing: Federal Aggravated Identity Theft"
by Charles Doyle, Congressional Research Service, Oct 22 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42100.pdf
Issues: Identification, Identity Theft Victims, Sentencing
"90,609,000: Americans Not in Labor Force Climbs to Another Record"
by Terence P Jeffrey, Cybercast News Service, Oct 22 2013
cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/90609000-americans-not-labor-force-climbs-another-record
Issue: Employment
"Post Office $5.6 Billion Default Raises Urgency of Reforms"
by Jennifer G Hickey, Newsmax, Oct 22 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/post-office-5-billion-default/2013/10/22/id/532408
Issues: Subsidation, United States Postal Service
"Promoting Global Internet Freedom: Policy and Technology"
by Patricia Moloney Figliola, Congressional Research Service, Oct 22 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41837.pdf
Issue: Electronic Communications Liberty
"Support Pours In For Saudi Women Poised To Break Driving Ban"
by Sheera Frenkel, BuzzFeed, Oct 22 2013
buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/support-pours-in-for-saudi-women-poised-to-break-driving-ban
Issues: Drivers & Driver Rights, Traveler Rights & Travel Freedom, Women & Women Rights
"U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues"
by Garrett Hatch, Congressional Research Service, Oct 22 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/RL33640.pdf
Issue: Nuclear Weapons
"Carbon Capture: A Technology Assessment"
by Peter Folger, Congressional Research Service, Oct 21 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41325.pdf
Issue: Climate
"Dimon's Error Was Trusting Government on Bear Stearns, Mayo Says"
by (uncredited), Bloomberg News, Oct 21 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Dimon-Mayo-government-fine/2013/10/21/id/532150
Issues: Financial Regulation, Regulation & Overregulation
"Federal Mandatory Minimum Sentencing: The 18 U.S.C. 924(c) Tack-On in Cases Involving Drugs or Violence"
by Charles Doyle, Congressional Research Service, Oct 21 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41412.pdf
Issue: Sentencing
" 'RACIAL SLUR': Government blocks Asian-American band from trademarking 'The Slants' "
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Oct 21 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/21/racial-slur-government-blocks-asian-american-band-from-trademarking-the-slants
Issues: Asians & Asian Rights, Intellectual Property
"Social Security: What Would Happen If the Trust Funds Ran Out?"
by Christine Scott, Congressional Research Service, Oct 21 2013
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33514.pdf
Issues: Entitlements, Government Budgets, US Social Security Administration
"Washington, D.C. – Do police continue selective enforcement to promote gun control?"
by National Rifle Association ILA, Daily Caller, Oct 21 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/21/washington-d-c-do-police-continue-selective-enforcement-to-promote-gun-control
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Firearms
"Chinese investors again benefit from U.S. green energy loans"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Oct 20 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/20/chinese-investors-again-benefit-from-u-s-green-energy-loans
Issues: Environment, Government Budgets, Subsidation
"Los Angeles Times Bans Climate Skeptics From Letters Page"
by Elliot Jager, Newsmax, Oct 20 2013
newsmax.com/US/los-angeles-times-letters/2013/10/20/id/531976
Issues: Censorship, Climate, Press Liberty
"US 'Robbed' JPMorgan, Payback for Criticism of Obama"
by (uncredited), Newsmax, Oct 20 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/jpmorgan-dimon-obama-settlement/2013/10/20/id/532044
Issues: Financial Regulation, Regulation & Overregulation
"Washington National Cathedral used to attack NRA, destroy illegal guns"
by Emily Miller, Washington Times, Oct 20 2013
washingtontimes.com/news/2013/oct/18/miller-dc-police-help-get-firearms-national-cathed
Issues: Firearms, National Rifle Association
"D.C. police help get firearms to National Cathedral for event to promote gun control"
by Emily Miller, Washington Times, Oct 18 2013
washingtontimes.com/news/2013/oct/18/miller-dc-police-help-get-firearms-national-cathed
Issues: Firearms
"Small Legal Victory For Military Veteran Arrested After 'Rudely Displaying' Rifle On Hike With His Son"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Oct 18 2013
theblaze.com/stories/2013/10/18/small-legal-victory-for-military-veteran-arrested-after-rudely-displaying-rifle-on-hike-with-his-son
Issue: Firearms
Related Article: "Decorated Vet C.J. Grisham Arrested for 'Rudely Displaying' AR-15" by Heather Manes, Apr 16 2013
"Student Bullying: Overview of Research, Federal Initiatives, and Legal Issues"
by Gail McCallion, Jody Feder, Congressional Research Service, Oct 18 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43254.pdf
Issues: Child Abuse Victims, Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"More Americans fall victim to ObamaCare sticker shock"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Oct 17 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/15325-more-americans-fall-victim-to-obamacare-sticker-shock
Issue: Insurance Regulation
"Ohio Libertarians Sure Feel Like They're Being Shoved Off The Ballot"
by Becket Adams, The Blaze, Oct 17 2013
theblaze.com/stories/2013/10/17/ohio-libertarians-sure-feel-like-theyre-being-shoved-off-the-ballot
Issues: Ballot Access, Libertarian Party of Ohio, Libertarians
"Budget deal BLOWS THROUGH the mandated sequester spending caps"
by Alex Pappas, Daily Caller, Oct 16 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/16/budget-deal-blows-through-the-mandated-sequester-spending-caps
Issue: Government Budgets
"Government default? It’s already happened, twice"
by Tim Cavanaugh, Daily Caller, Oct 16 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/16/government-default-its-already-happened-twice
Issue: Government Budgets
"The International Monetary Fund Lays The Groundwork For Global Wealth Confiscation"
by Bill Frezza, Forbes, Oct 16 2013
forbes.com/sites/billfrezza/2013/10/15/the-international-monetary-fund-lays-the-groundwork-for-global-wealth-confiscation
Issues: International Monetary Fund, Taxpayers & Taxpayers Rights
"Wayne County school angers parents with impromptu gun lesson"
by (uncredited), WTVD, Oct 16 2013
abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/local&id=9288402
Issues: Firearms, Students, Youth
"Yellen to the Rescue?"
by Axel Merk, Moneynews, Oct 16 2013
moneynews.com/MerkAnalysis/employment-Fed-independent-stability/2013/10/16/id/531404
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Monetary, Janet Yellen
"Middle School Student Suspended For Drawing Cartoon Picture Of A Bomb"
by Will Hagle, Opposing Views, Oct 15 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/middle-school-student-suspended-drawing-cartoon-picture-bomb
Issues: Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"President's Pot Comments Prompt Call for Policy"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Oct 15 2013
newsmax.com/US/Obama-pot-laws-enforcement/2012/12/15/id/467901
Issues: Cannabis, Barack Hussein Obama
"The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases"
by Andrew Austin, Mindy R Levit, Congressional Research Service, Oct 15 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL31967.pdf
Issue: Government Budgets
"Clinton, Reid, DNC took campaign contributions from deathbed identity thief"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, Oct 14 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/14/clinton-reid-dnc-took-campaign-contributions-from-deathbed-identity-thief
Issues: Campaign Finance, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Democratic National Committee, Identity Theft, Harry Reid
"Home defense shotgun: Myths and reality"
by Jacob Herman, Daily Caller, Oct 14 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/14/home-defense-shotgun-myths-and-reality
Issues: Firearms, Self Defense
"Sanford police to use cameras, letters to fight prostitution"
by (uncredited), WKMG, Oct 14 2013
clickorlando.com/news/police-to-use-cameras-to-record-license-information-of-prostitution-cases/-/1637132/22437388/-/g1yngnz/-/index.html
Issues: Prostitution, Surveillance
"Donald Miller, Jr. Still Dead, Judge Says, Even Though Man Stands Right In Front Of Him"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Oct 9 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/donald-miller-jr-still-dead-judge-says-even-though-man-stands-right-front-him
Issues: Entitlements, Life
"Report: U.S. government keeps data of innocent Americans for up to 75 years"
by Josh Peterson, Daily Caller, Oct 9 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/09/report-u-s-government-keeps-data-of-innocent-americans-for-up-to-75-years
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Electronic Communications Privacy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Counterterrorism Center, National Security Agency, US Department of Homeland Security, US Department of the Treasury
Related Book: What The Government Does With American's Data by Rachel Levinson-Waldman, 2013
"Smoking gun exposed- D.C. police chief covers up giving Feinstein illegal 'assault weapons' "
by Emily Miller, Washington Times, Oct 9 2013
washingtontimes.com/news/2013/oct/9/miller-how-a-senator-got-her-guns-for-a-dc-show-an
Issues: Dianne Feinstein, Firearms
"White House, IRS exchanged confidential taxpayer info"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, Oct 9 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/09/white-house-irs-exchanged-confidential-taxpayer-info
Issues: Confidentiality, Sarah Hall Ingram, Internal Revenue Service, Jeanne Lambrew, Lois Lerner, Ellen Montz, Taxation, US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
"California Bill Allows Undocumented Immigrants To Practice Law"
by Khier Casino, Opposing Views, Oct 8 2013
opposingviews.com/i/politics/immigration/california-bill-allows-undocumented-immigrants-practice-law
Issues: Citizenship, Immigration, Occupation Regulation
"Congressional Notification for Authorized Public Disclosure of Intelligence Information"
by Ashton Carter, US Department of Defense, Oct 8 2013
fas.org/irp/doddir/dod/dtm-13-009.pdf
Issues: Government Information, DIssemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence
"Obamacare May Endanger Personal Data Security"
by Cathy Burke, Newsmax, Oct 8 2013
newsmax.com/US/obamacare-security-data-danger/2013/10/08/id/530001
Issues: Confidentiality ↦ Secrecy, Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Insurance Regulation, Privacy
"Report: NSA's New Data Center Has Suffered 10 Meltdowns In 13 Months"
by Liz Klimas, The Blaze, Oct 8 2013
theblaze.com/stories/2013/10/08/report-nsas-new-data-center-has-suffered-10-meltdowns-in-13-months
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
Editor's note: Although The Blaze may have no reason to pass disinformation about NSA, this story is an example of possible disinformation to give electronic communication users at least a temporary false sense of security and privacy.
"The Elkhart Four And More: Felony Murder Statute Leads To Conviction Of Innocent Teens"
by Will Hagle, Opposing Views, Oct 8 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/elkhart-four-and-more-states-felony-murder-statute-leads-conviction-innocent-teens
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Sentencing, Youth
Related Website: freetheelkhart4.com
Related Article: "The Elkhart Four and the Unjust Application of the Felony Murder Rule on Teens" by Steve Drizin
"Senate Democrats Plan Maneuver to Allow Obama to Raise Debt Ceiling"
by (uncredited), Newsmax Wires, Oct 7 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/democrats-debt-ceiling-legislation/2013/10/07/id/529693
Issue: Government Budgets
"USAF Seized Stealth Advantage, Literally"
by Zsolt Rumy, Aviation Week & Space Technology, Oct 7 2013
aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/AW_10_07_2013_p58-622788.xml
Issues: Aviation, Military, Intellectual Property, Secrecy, Takings, US Air Force, US Department of Defense, Weapons
"Attacking Tor: how the NSA targets users' online anonymity"
by Bruce Schneier, Guardian, Oct 4 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/04/tor-attacks-nsa-users-online-anonymity
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"HHS Proposes Rule to Amend NOTA, Nullify Flynn v. Holder"
by Meyer Michelle, Harvard Law School, Oct 4 2013
blogs.law.harvard.edu/billofhealth/2013/10/04/hhs-proposes-rule-to-amend-nota-nullify-flynn-v-holder
Issue: Organ Procurement, US Department of Health and Human Services
"Kaitlyn Hunt, The Florida Teen Arrested For Same-Sex Relationship with Underage Girlfriend, Accepts New Plea Deal"
by Dominic Kelly, Opposing Views, Oct 3 2013
opposingviews.com/i/religion/islam/arifa-bibi-stoned-death-pakistan-possessing-cell-phone
Issues: Gays & Lesbians, Pedophilia, Women, Young Adults, Youth
"Student Haley Bullwinkle Ordered By School To Change Out Of NRA Shirt"
by Jonathan Wolfe, Opposing Views, Oct 3 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/education/student-haley-bullwinkle-ordered-school-change-out-nra-shirt
Issues: Fireams, School Clothing, Students, Youth
"DOJ asks FISA Court to reject tech firm push for surveillance data"
by Josh Peterson, Daily Caller, Oct 2 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/02/doj-asks-fisa-court-to-reject-tech-firm-push-for-surveillance-data
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Surveillance, United States Department of Justice
"Drugs are winning the war on drugs"
by Katie Howland, Daily Caller, Oct 2 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/02/drugs-are-winning-the-war-on-drugs/
Issues: Drug War, Drugs
"Drugs, murder, blackmail, sex abuse and extortion in 'Wild and Wonderful' West Virginia"
by Grae Stafford, Daily Caller, Oct 2 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/02/drugs-murder-blackmail-sex-abuse-and-extortion-in-wild-and-wonderful-west-virginia
Issues: Government Corruption
"FBI shuts alleged online drug marketplace, Silk Road"
by Emily Flitter, Reuters, Oct 2 2013
reuters.com/article/2013/10/02/us-crime-silkroad-raid-idUSBRE9910TR20131002
Issues: Bitcoin, Black Market, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Monetary, Silk Road
"Felony weapons charge for student who brought fishing supplies to school"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Oct 2 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/10/02/felony-weapons-charge-for-student-who-brought-fishing-supplies-to-school
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Government Shutdown May Have Great Impact On Beer Industry"
by Khier Casino, Opposing Views, Oct 2 2013
opposingviews.com/i/politics/government-shutdown-may-have-great-impact-beer-industry
Issue: Regulation
"Is Wall Street Really the Heart of Capitalism? Blaming the Wrong People for 2008"
by Douglas French, Laissez Faire Books, Oct 2 2013
lfb.org/today/is-wall-street-really-the-heart-of-capitalism-blaming-the-wrong-people-for-2008
Issues: Capitalism, Financial Regulation, Investment & Investors, The Flaw
"Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches New Maximum Extent"
by Jesse Allen, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Earth Observatory, Oct 1 2013
earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=82160
Issue: Climate
Related Articles:
"NASA Confirms Record Sea Ice Levels in Antartic" by reportingclimatescience.com, Oct 23 2013
"Antarctic sea ice hit 35-year record high Saturday" by Jason Samenow, Washington Post, Sept 23 2013
"Arifa Bibi Stoned To Death in Pakistan for Possessing a Cell Phone"
by Dominic Kelly, Opposing Views, Sept 30 2013
opposingviews.com/i/religion/islam/arifa-bibi-stoned-death-pakistan-possessing-cell-phone
Issues: Death Penalty, Human Rights, Islamic Theocracy, Women & Women Rights
"Congress' 10 Worst Infringements on Personal Liberty"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Sept 30 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/15108-congress-10-worst-infringements-on-personal-liberty
Issue: Criminalization & Overcriminalization
"Connecticut: Law requiring 'Ammunition Certificate' to purchase ammunition and magazines takes effect October 1"
by National Rifle Association ILA, Daily Caller, Sept 30 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/30/connecticut-law-requiring-ammunition-certificate-to-purchase-ammunition-and-magazines-takes-effect-october-1
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Firearms
"Kelcey Nicholas and Lataura Jarrett Busted For Sex Though Both Are Consenting Adults And Not Genetically Related"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Sept 30 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/kelcey-nicholas-and-lataura-jarrett-busted-sex-though-both-are-consenting-adults-and-not
Issues: Incest, Sexuality
"NSA stores metadata of millions of web users for up to a year, secret files show"
by James Ball, Guardian, Sept 30 2013
theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/30/nsa-americans-metadata-year-documents
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Treasury: Money Managers May Pose 'Herding' Threat"
by (uncredited), Bloomberg News, Sept 30 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Treasury-Money-Managers-herding/2013/09/30/id/528478
Issues: Financial Regulation, Investment & Investors, US Department of the Treasury
"Updating the Statutory Framework for Communications for the Digital Age: Issues for Congress"
by Charles B Goldfarb, Congressional Research Service, Sept 30 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43248.pdf
Issues: Electronic Communication Liberty, Intellectual Property, Utility Regulation
"Video Shows David Castellani Attacked, Bitten By Police Dog in Atlantic City, Family To File Lawsuit"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Sept 30 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/video-shows-david-castellani-attacked-bitten-police-dog-atlantic-city-family-file
Issue: Police & Law Enforcement
"Government Spending Spree Comes in Wake of Impending Shutdown"
by Audrey Hudson, Newsmax, Sept 29 2013
newsmax.com/US/congress-spending-spree-fiscal/2013/09/29/id/528225
Issues: Government Budgets
"Top MIT scientist: Newest UN climate report is 'hilariously' flawed"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Sept 29 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/29/top-mit-scientist-un-climate-report-is-hilariously-flawed
Issue: Climate
"N.S.A. Gathers Data on Social Connections of U.S. Citizens"
by James Risen, New York Times, Sept 28 2013
nytimes.com/2013/09/29/us/nsa-examines-social-networks-of-us-citizens.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"7th-grader suspended for having gun keychain"
by Tony Gugliotta, WJAR, Sept 27 2013
turnto10.com/story/23551467/7th-grader-suspended-for-having-gun-keychain
Issues: Firearms, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"3 Unlearned Lessons From the Financial Crisis"
by Simon Johnson, Moneynews, Sept 27 2013
moneynews.com/Simon-Johnson/Lehman-crisis-FDIC-too-big-to-fail/2013/09/27/id/528042
Issues: Financial Regulation, Investment
"2013 tornado count now 44.4% below average-to-date"
by Geoff Cornish, 13abc.com, Sept 27 2013
13abc.com/story/23546284/2013-tornado-count-now-444-below-average-to-date
Issue: Climate
"UN climate report glosses over 15 years without global warming"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Sept 27 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/27/u-n-climate-report-glosses-over-15-years-without-global-warming
Issue: Climate
"Congresswoman: Obamacare creating health insurance monopolies"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, Sept 26 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/26/congresswoman-obamacare-creating-health-insurance-monopolies
Issues: Competition, Renee Jacisin Ellmers, Insurance Regulation
"Current Debates over Exchange Rates: Overview and Issues for Congress"
by Rebecca M Nelson, Congressional Research Service, Sept 26 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43242.pdf
Issues: Monetary, Trade
"Awful: School expels kids who played with airsoft gun on private property"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Sept 25 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/25/awful-school-expels-kids-who-played-with-airsoft-gun-on-private-property
Issues: Firearms, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Can government really seize $35,000 with little warning? Grocery owner sues IRS"
by Eric D Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, Sept 25 2013
freep.com/article/20130925/NEWS04/309250158/Fraser-IRS-lawsuit-forfeiture
Issues: Financial Regulation, Forfeiture, Internal Revenue Service, Monetary, Seizures
"Druckenmiller: Fed Is Making Rich Richer"
by Michelle Smith, Moneynews, Sept 25 2013
moneynews.com/FinanceNews/Druckenmiller-Fed-rich-middle-class/2013/09/25/id/527560
Issues: Stanley Drunkenmiller, Federal Reserve System, Investment & Investors, Monetary
"500,000 kids could lose health coverage because of ObamaCare"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Sept 25 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/15066-500000-kids-could-lose-health-coverage-because-of-obamacare
Issues: Insurance Regulation, Subsidation & Entitlements
"IRS failed to account for $67 million in 'indirect' Obamacare implementation costs"
by Caroline May, Daily Caller, Sept 25 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/25/irs-failed-to-account-for-67-million-in-indirect-obamacare-implementation-costs
Issues: Government Budgets, Government Corruption, Internal Revenue Service
"NSA chief begs public to support massive spying apparatus"
by Katie McHugh, Daily Caller, Sept 25 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/25/nsa-chief-begs-public-to-support-massive-spying-apparatus
Issues: Keith B Alexander, Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Seven Millisecond Mystery: How Did Fed's Bond News Reach Gold Traders Faster Than Speed Of Light?"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Sept 25 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/seven-millisecond-mystery-how-did-feds-bond-news-reach-gold-traders-faster-speed-light
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Financial Regulation, Investment & Investors
"Justin Amash details how the Intelligence Committee kept important documents from House members"
by Alice Salles, United Liberty, Sept 24 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/15058-justin-amash-details-how-the-intelligence-committee-kept-important-documents-from-hou
Issues: Justin A Amash, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence, US House Committee on Intelligence
"Louisiana Man Ladd Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Half Ounce Of Marijuana"
by Jonathan Wolfe, Opposing Views, Sept 24 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/drug-law/louisiana-man-ladd-sentenced-20-years-prison-half-ounce-marijuana
Issues: Cannabis, Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Sentencing
"Antarctic sea ice hit 35-year record high Saturday"
by Jason Samenow, Washington Post, Sept 23 2013
washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2013/09/23/antarctic-sea-ice-hit-35-year-record-high-saturday/
Issue: Climate
Related Articles:
"Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches New Maximum Extent" by Jesse Allen, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Earth Observatory, Oct 1 2013
"NASA Confirms Record Sea Ice Levels in Antartic" by reportingclimatescience.com, Oct 23 2013
"Boy, Two Friends Suspended by School For Playing with Toy Guns in His Yard (Video)"
by Michael Allen, Opposing Views, Sept 23 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/education/boy-two-friends-suspended-school-playing-toy-guns-his-yard-video
Issues: Firearms, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Close ties between White House, NSA spying review"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Sept 23 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/23/close-ties-between-white-house-nsa-spying-review/
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Surveillance
"Federalism, State Sovereignty, and the Constitution: Basis and Limits of Congressional Power"
by Kenneth R Thomas, Congressional Research Service, Sept 23 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL30315.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 8, 10th Amendment, 11th Amendment, 14th Amendment
"Funding and Financing Highways and Public Transportation"
by Robert S Kirk, William J Mallett, Congressional Research Service, Dec 26 2012, Sept 23 2013
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42877.pdf
Issues: Excise Tax, Government Roads, Government Transportation, Roads, Utility Tax
"California Gives Expanded Rights to Noncitizens"
by Jennifer Medina, New York Times, Sept 20 2013
nytimes.com/2013/09/21/us/california-leads-in-expanding-noncitizens-rights.html
Issues: Citizenship, Immigration & Immigrant Rights, Juries & Jury Rights
"Climategate II: leaked emails show struggle to deal with warming lull"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Sept 20 2013
foxnews.com/science/2013/09/20/warming-lull-since-18-haunts-climate-change-authors
Issue: Climate
"Government Attorneys Appealing Judges Order For Government To Return $1 Million To Woman"
by Jonathan Wolfe, Opposing Views, Sept 20 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/government-attorneys-appealing-judges-order-government-return-1-million-woman
Issues: Forfeiture, Seizure
"Senate Revises Media Shield Law for the Better, But It’s Still Imperfect"
by David Greene, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Sept 20 2013
eff.org/deeplinks/2013/09/senate-revises-media-shield-law-better-its-still-imperfect
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Press Liberty
"The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress"
by R Sam Garrett, Congressional Research Service, Sept 20 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41542.pdf
Issue: Campaign Finance
"CIA suspends employee who refused to sign Benghazi non-disclosure agreement"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Sept 19 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/15006-cia-suspends-employee-who-refused-to-sign-benghazi-non-disclosure-agreement
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence
"Campus cop stops student from handing out Constitutions … ON CONSTITUTION DAY"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Sept 19 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/19/campus-cop-stops-student-from-handing-out-constitutions-on-constitution-day
Issues: Press Liberty, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights
"How Europe's Economy Is Being Devastated by Global Warming Orthodoxy"
by James Powell, Sept 19 2013
cato.org/publications/commentary/how-europes-economy-being-devastated-global-warming-orthodoxy
Issues: Climate, Utilities Regulation
"MD School Officials Reject Request To Clear Record Of Student Accused Of Using Gun Hand Gesture"
by Evan Bleier, Opposing Views, Sept 19 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/france-bans-beauty-pageants-kids-under-16-combat-hyper-sexualization-children
Issues: Firearms, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Michael Giles, Airman Denied 'Stand Your Ground' Defense In Fla. Nightclub Shooting, Now Subject Of Petition For Release"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Sept 19 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/michael-giles-airman-denied-stand-your-ground-defense-fla-nightclub-shooting-now
Issues: Firearms, Self Defense, Sentencing
"France Bans Beauty Pageants For Kids Under 16 To Combat 'Hyper-Sexualization' Of Children"
by Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht, Opposing Views, Sept 18 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/france-bans-beauty-pageants-kids-under-16-combat-hyper-sexualization-children
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Women & Women Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"IRS list reveals concerns over Tea Party 'propaganda' "
by Gregory Korte, USA Today, Sept 18 2013
usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/09/17/irs-tea-party-target-list-propaganda/2825003
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Taxpayers
"Linda Ronstadt Explores Alternative Treatments For Parkinson’s Disease: Is Marijuana An Effective Treatment?"
by (uncredited), Sept 18 2013
unewser.blogspot.com/2013/09/linda-ronstadt-explores-alternative.html, aidesante.net/english/linda-ronstadt-explores-alternative-treatments-for-parkinsons-disease-is-marijuana-an-effective-treatment
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Parkinson's, Linda Ronstadt
"Police arrest man for peacefully protesting red light cameras"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Sept 18 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/18/police-arrest-man-for-peacefully-protesting-red-light-cameras
Issues: Press Liberty, Speech Liberty
"The National Voter Registration Act of 1993: History, Implementation, and Effects"
by Royce Crocker, Congressional Research Service, Sept 18 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R40609.pdf
Issues: Election Fraud, Voters & Voter Rights
" 'Am I Being Detained?' - Gun-Rights Advocate Videos: Antagonization or Information?"
by Joshua M Patton, Opposing Views, Sept 17 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/am-i-being-detained-gun-rights-advocate-videos-antagonization-or-information
Issues: Firearms
"CBO: Govt Spending on Healthcare, Retirement Will Eventually Cripple Nation"
by Associated Press, Sept 17 2013
moneynews.com/Economy/Budget-Warning-Debt-Problem-Congressional-Budget-Office/2013/09/17/id/526123
Issues: Congressional Budget Officer, Government Budgets, Subsidation & Entitlements
"Firefighter's Widow Nicki Araguz Denied Marriage License In Texas Because She Used To Be A Man"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Sept 17 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/firefighters-widow-nicki-araguz-denied-marriage-license-texas-because-she-used-be-man
Issues: Same Gender Marriage, Transgenders & Transgender Rights
"Unemployment Insurance: Programs and Benefits"
by Julie M Whittaker, Katelin P Isaacs, Congressional Research Service, Sept 17 2013
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33362.pdf
Issues: Insurance Regulation, Subsidation & Entitlements
"Climate Change Legislation in the 113th Congress"
by Jonathan L Ramseur, Congressional Research Service, Sept 16 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43230.pdf
Issues: Climate, Environment Regulation
"Illinois Supreme Court declares state's ban on carrying firearms unconstitutional"
by National Rifle Association, Daily Caller, Sept 14 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/14/illinois-supreme-court-declares-states-ban-on-carrying-firearms-unconstitutional/
Issues: Constitution of the United States 2nd Amendment, Firearms
"Rethinking mandatory sentencing"
by Dan Stewart, The Week, Sept 14 2013
theweek.com/article/index/249578/rethinking-
Issues: Drugs, Sentencing
"Chemical Weapons: A Summary Report of Characteristics and Effects"
by Dana A Shea, Congressional Research Service, Sept 13 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R42862.pdf
Issue: Chemical Weapons
"Federal Climate Change Funding from FY2008 to FY2014"
by Jane A Leggett, Richard K Lattanzio, Emily Bruner, Congressional Research Service, Sept 13 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43227.pdf
Issues: Climate, Government Budgets
"Unwarranted: Backdoor border search rule raises concerns"
by Brendon Boredlon, Daily Caller, Sept 13 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/13/unwarranted-backdoor-border-search-rule-raises-concerns
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Search, Seizure, Travel Freedom
"An Explanation of American Exceptionalism for Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama"
by Rush Hudson Limbaugh III, Sept 12 2013
http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2013/09/12/an_explanation_of_american_exceptionalism_for_vladimir_putin_and_barack_obama
Issue: Exceptionalism
Editor's note: Limbaugh's definition of American exceptionalism: "American exceptionalism has nothing to do with anything but freedom and liberty." Hmmm.
"British government to privatize Royal Mail within weeks"
by Neil Maidment, Reuters, Sept 12 2013
theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-business/european-business/british-government-to-float-royal-mail-within-weeks/article14270324
Issues: Privatization
"Putin and Obama Agree on Something"
by Ross Kaminsky, American Spectator, Sept 12 2013
spectator.org/blog/2013/09/12/putin-and-obama-agree-on-somet
Issues: Exceptionalism, Barack Hussein Obama, Vladimir V Putin
"New York City Overwhelmed by Scourge of Illegal Underground Dinner Parties"
by Scott Shackford, Reason, Sept 11 2013
reason.com/blog/2013/09/11/new-york-city-overwhelmed-by-scourge-of
Issue: Government Regulation & Overreregulation
" '2 Million Bikers' Rally Converges on DC for 9/11 Parade"
by Alexandra Ward, Melanie Batley, Newsmax, Sept 11 2013
newsmax.com/US/2-million-bikers-dc-denied/2013/09/11/id/525000
Issues: Motorcyclists, 2 Million Bikers
"Pot and Pregnancy: It’s Harmless, So Why Are Moms Still Prosecuted?"
by M J Dylan, Opposing Views, Sept 10 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/drug-law/pot-and-pregnancy-it-s-harmless-so-why-are-moms-still-prosecuted-video
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Pregnancy, Melanie C Dreher, Fetus, Parents
"Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information"
by Jennifer K Elsea, Congressional Research Service, Sept 9 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/secrecy/R41404.pdf
Issue: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"Federal Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Statutes"
by Charles Doyle, Congressional Research Service, Sept 9 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL32040.pdf
Issue: Sentencing
"Lowest Five Year Count Of US Hurricanes On Record"
by Steven Goddard, Sept 9 2013
stevengoddard.wordpress.com/2013/09/09/lowest-five-year-count-of-us-hurricanes-on-record
Issue: Climate
"Police Forced To Meet Traffic Ticket Quotas To Fill City Budget Coffers Across USA"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Sept 9 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/police-forced-meet-traffic-ticket-quotas-fill-city-budget-coffers-across-usa
Issues: Drivers & Driver Rights, Government Budgets, Police & Law Enforcement, Travel
"The Potential Federal Tax Implications of United States v. Windsor (Striking Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)): Selected Issues"
by Margot L Crandall-Hollick, Molly F Sherlock, Carol A Pettit, Congressional Research Service, Sept 9 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43157.pdf
Issues: Estate Tax, Income Tax, Same Gender Marriage
"Atlanta Cops Detain Man for Recording TSA Checkpoint"
by Carlos Miller, Photography is Not a Crime, Sept 8 2013
photographyisnotacrime.com/2013/09/08/atlanta-cops-detain-man-recording-tsa-checkpoint
Issues: Transportation Security Administration, Witnesses & Witness Rights
"How D.C. Residents Lose Their Homes Over Tiny Property Taxes"
by Michael Allen, Opposing Views, Sept 8 2013
opposingviews.com/i/money/personal-finance/investing/how-dc-residents-lose-their-homes-over-tiny-property-taxes
Issue: Property Tax
"Iowa grants permits for blind residents to carry guns in public"
by Jason Clayworth, Des Moines Register, Sept 8 2013
desmoinesregister.com/article/20130908/NEWS/309080061
Issues: Disability & Disabled Rights, Firearms
"And now it's global COOLING! Record return of Arctic ice cap as it grows by 60% in a year"
by David Rose, Daily Mail, Sept 8 2013
dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2415191/Global-cooling-Arctic-ice-caps-grows-60-global-warming-predictions.html
Issue: Climate
"Alaskans may get chance to 'just say yes' on marijuana ballot measure"
by Richard Mauer, Anchorage Daily News, Sept 7 2013
adn.com/2013/09/07/3063575/alaskans-may-get-chance-to-just.html
Issue: Cannabis
"22 States join the NRA in Supreme Court fight for the Second Amendment rights of young adults"
by National Rifle Association, Daily Caller, Sept 7 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/07/22-states-join-the-nra-in-supreme-court-fight-for-the-second-amendment-rights-of-young-adults
Issues: Constitution of the United States 2nd Amendment, Firearms, Young Adults
"Little Rock school district will now make teachers wear underwear"
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, Sept 6 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/06/little-rock-school-district-will-now-make-teachers-wear-underwear
Issues: Government Education, School Clothing Liberty & Dress Codes
"Senators who voted for Syria strike got more defense contractor dough"
by Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller, Sept 6 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/06/senators-who-voted-for-syria-strike-got-more-defense-contractor-dough
Issues: Campaign Finance, John Sidney McCain III, Military
"Surprise, surprise: Topless feminist group actually run by a bro who loves hot women"
by Sarah Hofmann, Daily Caller, Sept 6 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/06/surprise-surprise-topless-feminist-group-actually-run-by-a-bro-who-loves-hot-women
Issues: Activism, Clothing, Femen, Women & Women Rights
"Watch: McCain Says 'Maybe We Should Legalize' Marijuana, Cites Economics and Mexican Cartels"
by Steven Nelson, US News & World Report, Sept 6 2013
usnews.com/news/blogs/washington-whispers/2013/09/06/watch-mccain-says-maybe-we-should-legalize-marijuana-cites-economics-and-mexican-cartels
Issues: Black Market, Cannabis, John Sidney McCain III
"California high court to decide if illegal immigrant can practice law"
by Laila Kearney, Reuters, Sept 5 2013
reuters.com/article/2013/09/05/us-usa-immigrants-california-idUSBRE98407U20130905
Issues: Citizenship, Immigration, Occupation Regulation
"Dollar Counterfeiting: Peru Now No. 1 Source of Fake US Currency"
by Newsmax Wires, Moneynews, Sept 5 2013
moneynews.com/TheWire/dollar-counterfeiting-peru-source/2013/09/05/id/524022
Issue: Monetary
"Intelligence Spending and Appropriations: Issues for Congress"
by Marshall C. Erwin, Amy Belasco, Congressional Research Service, Sept 5 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/R42061.pdf
Issues: Government Budgets, Government Intelligence, US Intelligence Community
"Al Gore's Incredible Shrinking Climate Change Footprint"
by Evan McMorris-Santoro, Ruby Cramer, BuzzFeed, Sept 3 2013
buzzfeed.com/evanmcsan/al-gores-incredible-shrinking-climate-change-footprint
Issues: Climate, Climate Reality Project, Albert Arnold Gore Jr
"Banning the Use of Racial Preferences: in Higher Education: A Legal Analysis of Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action"
by Jody Feder, Congressional Research Service, Sept 3 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43205.pdf
Issues: Education, Ethnic Freedom
"Swiss Banks Apologize for Assisting Tax Cheats"
by Reuters, Moneynews, Sept 3 2013
moneynews.com/FinanceNews/Swiss-Banks-Tax-Cheats/2013/09/03/id/523479
Issues: Confidentiality & Secrecy, Financial Regulation, Money, Taxation, Taxpayers
"Drug Agents Using Vast AT&T Database of Phone Records"
by Associated Press, Sept 2 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/AT-T-Call-Records-DEA/2013/09/02/id/523413
Issues: Drugs, Electronic Communications Privacy, Search, Seizure, US Drug Enforcement Administration, US Office of Nationa Drug Control Policy
"Gun Control Does Not Prevent Violent Crimes According to Harvard Study"
by Doris Quintanilla, Opposing Views, Sept 2 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/gun-control-does-not-prevent-violent-crimes-according-harvard-study-1
Issue: Firearms
"Tennessee to roll out 'No Refusal' blood-draw DUI checkpoints for Labor Day"
by PSUSA, Police State USA, Aug 31 2013
policestateusa.com/2013/tennessee-roll-refusal-blood-draw-dui-checkpoints-labor-day
Issues: Roadblocks, Search, Seizure
"Texas: Key Pro-Second Amendment law changes to take effect September 1"
by National Rifle Association, Daily Caller, Aug 30 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/07/22-states-join-the-nra-in-supreme-court-fight-for-the-second-amendment-rights-of-young-adults
Issues: Constitution of the United States 2nd Amendment, Firearms
"Global Warming Slowdown Data Sought in UN Climate Report"
by Alex Morales, Bloomberg News, Aug 29 2013
bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-29/global-warming-slowdown-data-sought-in-un-climate-report.html
Issue: Climate
"How The Old Guard Shut Down An Experiment In Education"
by Matthew Zeitlin, Ben Smith, BuzzFeed, Aug 29 2013
buzzfeed.com/matthewzeitlin/how-the-old-guard-shut-down-an-experiment-in-education
Issues: Economic Competition, Education, Regulation & Overregulation
"IRS to treat same-sex marriages equally for tax purposes"
by Josh Hicks, Washington Post, Aug 29 2013
washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2013/08/29/irs-to-treat-same-sex-marriages-equally-for-tax-purposes
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Same Gender Marriage, Taxpayers
"NSA paying U.S. companies for access to communications networks"
by Craig Timberg, Barton Gellman, Washington Post, Aug 29 2013
washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/nsa-paying-us-companies-for-access-to-communications-networks/2013/08/29/5641a4b6-10c2-11e3-bdf6-e4fc677d94a1_story.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Intelligence Program, National Security Agency, Edward Snowden
"Obama administration will not block state marijuana laws, if distribution is regulated"
by Brandy Dennis, Washington Post, Aug 29 2013
washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/obama-administration-will-not-preempt-state-marijuana-laws--for-now/2013/08/29/b725bfd8-10bd-11e3-8cdd-bcdc09410972_story.html
Issue: Cannabis
"Obama Offers New Gun Control Steps"
by Josh Lederman, Associated Press, Aug 29 2013
bigstory.ap.org/article/ap-exclusive-obama-offers-new-gun-control-steps
Issue: Firearms, Military Weapons
"Snowden impersonated NSA officials, sources say"
by Richard Esposito, Matthew Cole, Robert Windrem, NBC News, Aug 29 2013
investigations.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/08/28/20234171-snowden-impersonated-nsa-officials-sources-say
Issues: Confidentilaity & Secrecy, Electronic Communications Privacy, Identification, National Security Agency, Privacy, Edward Snowden
"U.S. spy network's successes, failures and objectives detailed in 'black budget' summary"
by Barton Gellman, Greg Miller, Washington Post, Aug 29 2013
washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/black-budget-summary-details-us-spy-networks-successes-failures-and-objectives/2013/08/29/7e57bb78-10ab-11e3-8cdd-bcdc09410972_story.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Budgets, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence, National Intelligence Program, National Security Agency, Edward Snowden, US Intelligence Community
"Climate Change and Existing Law: A Survey of Legal Issues Past, Present, and Future"
by Robert Meltz, Congressional Research Service, July 2 2012, revised Aug 28 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42613.pdf
Issue: Climate
"Swiss Government Ready to Sign Tax-Evader Deal With United States"
by Reuters, Moneynews, Aug 28 2013
moneynews.com/FinanceNews/Swiss-Tax-Deal-America-Tax-Evasion/2013/08/28/id/522623
Issues: Government Relations, Taxation
"Facebook: Governments demanded data on 38K users"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Aug 27 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/08/27/facebook-governments-demanded-data-on-38k-users
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy
"Obama And Biden Have Said Military Action Without Congressional Approval Is Unconstitutional"
by Andrew Kaczynski, BuzzFeed, Aug 27 2013
buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/obama-and-biden-have-said-military-action-without-congressio
Issues: Joseph Biden, Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 8, Barack Hussein Obama
"The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases"
by Mindy R Levit, Congressional Research Service, Aug 27 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL31967.pdf
Issue: Government Budgets
"The National Defense Authorization Act for FY2012 and Beyond: Detainee Matters"
by Jennifer K Elsea, Michael John Garcia, Congressional Research Service, Aug 27 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R42143.pdf
Issue: Detention & Detainee Rights
"Atheist Barry Hazle Must Be Paid For Jailing Over Refusal Of Faith-Based Rehab, Court Rules"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Aug 26 2013
opposingviews.com/i/religion/athesit-barry-hazle-must-be-paid-jailing-over-refusal-faith-based-rehab-court-rules
Issues: Nontheism, Religion Freedom, Sentencing
"Defense Department training docs: Individual liberty is an 'extremist' view"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Aug 26 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/14720-defense-department-training-docs-individual-liberty-is-an-extremist-view
Issues: Conservatives, Economic Liberty, Libertarians, Liberty, US Department of Defense
"Dodd-Frank's Costs Will Be Paid For By Low-Income Bank Customers"
by Abby McCloskey, Forbes, Sept 26 2013
forbes.com/sites/realspin/2013/09/26/dodd-franks-costs-will-be-paid-for-by-low-income-bank-customers
Issue: Financial Regulation
"GOP Lawmakers: Government 'Intimidating' Online Lenders"
by Alan Zibel, "Washington Wire", Wall Street Journal, Aug 26 2013
blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/08/26/gop-lawmakers-government-intimidating-online-lenders
Issue: Financial Regulation
"New bill in congress seeks to tax gun sales at 20% and ammo sales at 50%"
by Dan Cannon, Daily Caller, Aug 26 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/08/26/new-bill-in-congress-seeks-to-tax-gun-sales-at-20-and-ammo-sales-at-50
Issues: Firearms, Sales Tax
"New Mexico Judge Orders Marriage Licenses For Same-Sex Couples"
by Chris Geidner, BuzzFeed, Aug 26 2013
buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/new-mexico-judge-orders-marriage-licenses-for-same-sex-coupl
Issue: Same Gender Marriage
"Snowden didn’t need to 'hack' the NSA to get files"
by Josh Peterson, Daily Caller, Aug 26 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/08/26/report-snowden-didnt-need-to-hack-the-nsa-to-get-files
Issues: Confidentiality & Secrecy, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, National Security Agency, Edward Snowden
"NSA employees spied on their lovers using eavesdropping programme"
by Harriet Alexander, The Telegraph, Aug 24 2013
telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10263880/NSA-employees-spied-on-their-lovers-using-eavesdropping-programme.html
Issues: National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Ecuador Seeks To Criminalize Publishing Classified Documents"
by Rosie Gray, BuzzFeed, Aug 22 2013
buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/ecuador-seeks-to-criminalize-publishing-classified-documents
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Press Liberty, Secrecy
"NSA gathered thousands of Americans' e-mails before court ordered it to revise its tactics"
by Ellen Nakashima, Washington Post, Aug 21 2013
washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/nsa-gathered-thousands-of-americans-e-mails-before-court-struck-down-program/2013/08/21/146ba4b6-0a90-11e3-b87c-476db8ac34cd_story.html
Issues: Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Privacy, Search, Surveillance
"Lawmakers pledge hearing, oversight after NSA broke privacy rules"
by Ed Payne, Dan Merica, Cable Network News, Aug 16 2013
cnn.com/2013/08/16/politics/nsa-privacy-rules
Issues: Confidentiality & Secrecy, Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, National Security Agency, Privacy, Search, Surveillance
"Sen. Feinstein Threatens Press Freedom"
by Luca Gattoni-Celli, American Spectator, Aug 16 2013
spectator.org/archives/2013/08/16/sen-feinstein-threatens-press
Issues: Dianne Feinstein, Press Liberty
"Financing Natural Catastrophe Exposure: Issues and Options for Improving Risk Transfer Markets"
by Rawle O King, Congressional Research Service, Aug 15 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43182.pdf
Issue: Insurance Regulation
"NSA broke privacy rules thousands of times per year, audit finds"
by Barton Gellman, Washington Post, Aug 15 2013
washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/nsa-broke-privacy-rules-thousands-of-times-per-year-audit-finds/2013/08/15/3310e554-05ca-11e3-a07f-49ddc7417125_story.html
Issues: Confidentiality & Secrecy, National Security Agency, Privacy, Search, Surveillance
" 'We can do this without Congress': Obama working to unilaterally impose tax on cell phones"
by Katie McHugh, Daily Caller, Aug 15 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/08/15/obama-working-to-unilaterally-impose-cell-phonetax
Issues: Utility Tax
"No Restroom for the Virtuous"
by Larry Thornberry, American Spectator, Aug 14 2013
spectator.org/archives/2013/08/14/no-restroom-for-the-virtuous
Issues: Gender, Identification, Students & Student Rights, Transgenders & Transgender Rights
"Obama to sign UN Arms Treaty this month while congress is in recess"
by Dan Cannon, Daily Caller, Aug 14 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/08/14/obama-to-sign-un-arms-treaty-this-month-while-congress-is-in-recess
Issues: Firearms, Barack Hussein Obama, Treaty Organizations, United Nations
"Police Mistake Tomato Plants for Marijuana, Destroy Farm"
by Michael Allen, Opposing Views, Aug 14 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/drug-law/police-destroy-farm-mistake-tomato-plants-marijuana-video
Issues: Cannabis, Drug War, Police & Law Enforcement, Seizure
"Sidewalk chalk could land four protestors in jail for a year"
by Francis McCabe, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Aug 14 2013
reviewjournal.com/news/crime-courts/sidewalk-chalk-could-land-four-protestors-jail-year
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Speech Liberty
"Telecommunications and Media Convergence: Selected Issues for Consideration"
by Angele A Gilroy, Congressional Research Service, Aug 14 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43178.pdf
Issues: Broadcasting, Electronic Communications, Federal Communications Commission
"Before Death, Michael Hastings Was Investigating CIA Director John Brennan"
by Michael Allen, Opposing Views, Aug 13 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/media/death-michael-hastings-was-investigating-cia-director-john-brennan
Issues: John Owen Brennan, Central Intelligence Agency, Michael Hastings, Press Liberty
"Colorado Recall Election Update: Libertarians Strike Back"
by Ross G Kaminsky, American Spectator, Aug 13 2013
spectator.org/blog/2013/08/13/colorado-recall-election-updat
Issues: Ballot Access, Elections, Libertarian Party of Colorado
"International Drug Control Policy: Background and U.S. Responses"
by Liana Sun Wyler, Congressional Research Service, Aug 13 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL34543.pdf
Issue: Drug War, Drugs
Editor's note: This article's claim that "In 2011, some 102,000 to 247,000 deaths worldwide were reported to have occurred as a result of drug use." is unsubstantiated and most likely grossly overestimated. US deaths from illegal drug use is approximately 6,000 annually. See "US Annual Drug Caused Deaths".
"Whistleblower Attorney: Benghazi Attack Was About 400 SAM Missiles Stolen by Some 'Very Ugly People' "
by Washington Free Beacon staff, Aug 13 2013
freebeacon.com/whistleblower-attorney-benghazi-attack-was-about-400-sam-missiles-stolen-by-some-very-ugly-people
Issue: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Whistleblowers, Mark I Thompson
"Veteran Brandon Raub Forcibly Detained by Virginia Police for Facebook Posts"
by Sarah Siskind, Opposing Views, Aug 13 2013
opposingviews.com/i/politics/foreign-policy/war-terror/veteran-brandon-raub-forcibly-detained-virginia-police-facebook
Issues: Detention & Detainee Rights
"Why Did The Government Spy On Justin Raimondo?"
by Rosie Gray, BuzzFeed, Aug 13 2013
buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/why-did-the-government-spy-on-justin-raimondo
Issues: Antiwar.com, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Eric Garris, Justin Raimondo, Surveillance
"California Lawsuit: Children Were Taken By State, Detained For A Year Over Medical Marijuana Prescription"
by Jonathan Wolfe, Opposing Views, Aug 12 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/drug-law/california-lawsuit-children-were-taken-state-detained-year-over-medical-marijuana
Issues: Cannabis, Custody, Parents & Parent Rights
"Changing the Federal Reserve's Mandate: An Economic Analysis"
by Marc Labonte, Congressional Research Service, Aug 12 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41656.pdf
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Monetary
"Shotgun Shells, Legal Technicality Land Tennessee Man Young In Prison For 15 Years"
by Jonathan Wolfe, Opposing Views, Aug 12 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/shotgun-shells-legal-technicality-land-tennessee-man-young-prison-15-years
Issues: Firearms, Criminalization & Overcriminalization Sentencing
"NSA and DOJ mum on investigation into al-Qaida conference call leak"
by Josh Peterson, Daily Caller, Aug 11 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/08/11/nsa-and-doj-mum-on-investigation-into-al-qaida-conference-call-leak/
Issues: Confidentiality & Secrecy, Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, National Security Agency, US Department of Justice
"Release of DEA Agent Kiki Camarena's 'Murderer' Is Game Changer for CIA"
by William Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, Aug 10 2013
narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/bill-conroy/2013/08/release-dea-agent-kiki-camarena-s-murderer-game-changer-cia
Issues: Assassinations, Black Market, Enrique "Kiki" Camarena, Rafael Caro Quintero, Central Intelligence Agency, Drugs, US Drug Enforcement Administration
"Lavabit email service abruptly shut down citing government interference"
by Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian, Aug 9 2013
theguardian.com/technology/2013/aug/08/lavabit-email-shut-down-edward-snowden
Issues: Confidentiality, Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Privacy, Search, Edward Snowden, Surveillance
"76 Countries Where Anti-Gay Laws Are As Bad As Or Worse Than Russia's"
by Saeed Jones, BuzzFeed, Aug 9 2013
buzzfeed.com/saeedjones/76-countries-where-anti-gay-laws-are-as-bad-as-or-worse-than
Issues: Gay Laws, Gays & Gay Rights, Sodomy, Sodomy Laws
"DeKalb County Police Enter Georgia Home, Threaten To 'Cane' Family (GRAPHIC VIDEO)"
by Sebastian Murdock, Huffington Post Crime, Aug 8 2013
huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/08/dekalb-county-cane_n_3727241.html
Issues: Detention & Detainee Rights, Police & Law Enforcement, Privacy, Search
"Drone-hunting permits on hold – Colorado town to let voters decide in November"
by Ben Wolfgang, Washington Times, Aug 7 2013
washingtontimes.com/news/2013/aug/7/drone-hunting-permits-hold-colorado-town-let-voter
Issues: Aircraft, Firearms, Remote Control Weapons, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"IRS manual detailed DEA's use of hidden intel evidence"
by John Shiffman, David Ingram, Reuters, Aug 7 2013
uk.reuters.com/article/2013/08/07/uk-dea-irs-idUKBRE9761B620130807
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Internal Revenue Service, Parallel Construction, Privacy, Search, Secrecy, Special Operations Division, Surveillance, United States Drug Enforcement Adminstration
"Staffer who arranged White House meetings for IRS officials now works for liberal billionaire"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, Aug 6 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/08/06/staffer-who-arranged-white-house-meetings-for-irs-officials-now-works-for-liberal-billionaire
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Colleen Kelley, Ted Leonsis, National Treasury Employees Union, Douglas H Shulman, Margaret Weiss, Jeffrey Zients
"Desperation in the Benghazi Coverup"
by Jed Babbin, American Spectator, Aug 5 2013
spectator.org/archives/2013/08/05/desperation-in-the-benghazi-co
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Secrecy
"Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms: Economic, Program, and Policy Issues"
by J F Hornbeck, Congressional Research Service, Aug 5 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RS20210.pdf
Issues: Subsidation, Trade
"Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Its Role in U.S. Trade Policy"
by J F Hornbeck, Congressional Research Service, Aug 5 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41922.pdf
Issues: Subsidation, Trade
"U.S. directs agents to cover up program used to investigate Americans"
edited by Blake Morrison, Reuters, Aug 5 2013
reuters.com/article/2013/08/05/us-dea-sod-idUSBRE97409R20130805
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Parallel Construction, Privacy, Search, Secrecy, Special Operations Division, Surveillance, United States Drug Enforcement Adminstration
"Council on Foreign Relations pushes executive gun controls"
by (uncredited), National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, Aug 3 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/08/03/council-on-foreign-relations-pushes-executive-gun-controls
Issues: Council on Foreign Relations, Firearms
"John Kerry Confirms Same-Sex Couples Now Eligible for Visas"
by Sunnyivie Brydum, Advocate, Aug 3 2013
advocate.com/politics/marriage-equality/2013/08/03/john-kerry-confirms-same-sex-couples-now-eligible-visas
Issues: Immigration, Same Gender Marriage, Travel Freedom & Traveler Rights
"Repeated Body Cavity Searches by Texas Troopers Indicate Illegal Acts Are Department Policy?"
by Jonathan Vankin, Opposing Views, Aug 3 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/repeated-body-cavity-searches-texas-troopers-indicate-illegal-acts-are-department
Issues: Cannabis, Police & Law Enforcement, Search
"Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy"
by J F Hornbeck, William H Cooper, Congressional Research Service, Aug 2 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33743.pdf
Issue: Trade
"Dozens of CIA operatives on the ground during Benghazi attack"
by Drew Griffin, Kathleen Johnston, Cable Network News, Aug 1 2013
thelead.blogs.cnn.com/2013/08/01/exclusive-dozens-of-cia-operatives-on-the-ground-during-benghazi-attack
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Employee Polygraph Testing, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Secrecy
"Google 'Pressure Cookers' and 'Backpacks,' Get a Visit from the Cops"
by Philip Bump, The Atlantic, Aug 1 2013
theatlanticwire.com/national/2013/08/government-knocking-doors-because-google-searches/67864
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Privacy, Search, Surveillance
"The MF Global Bankruptcy, Missing Customer Funds, and Proposals for Reform"
by Rena S Miller, Congressional Research Service, Aug 1 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42091.pdf
Issues: Financial Regulation, Investment & Investor Rights
" 'Classification inflation' at Pentagon under investigation: GAO"
by Shaun Waterman, Washington Times, July 31 2013
washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jul/31/gao-review-classification-inflation-pentagon
Issues: Duncan L Hunter, US Government Accountability Office, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"House Republicans urge senators to resist SEC email power grab"
by Josh Peterson, Daily Caller, July 31 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/31/house-republicans-urge-senators-to-resist-sec-email-power-grab
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Privacy, Search, Surveillance, US Securities Exchange Commission
"Judge Rules Cops Can Temporarily Confiscate Firearms for 'Officer Safety' "
by Dabney Baily, Opposing Views, July 31 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/az-judge-rules-cops-can-temporarily-confiscate-firearms-officer-safety
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Firearms, Seizure, Terry v Ohio
"Pennsylvania Judge Mark Ciavarella Jr. Still Set to Serve 28 Years for Selling Kids to Juvenile Corrections"
by Sarah Siskind, Opposing Views, July 31 2013
opposingviews.com/i/politics/pennsylvania-judge-mark-ciavarella-jr-convicted-selling-kids-juvenile-corrections
Issues: Detention & Detainee Rights, Government Corruption, Prisons & Prisoner Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"U.S. judge rejects Fed cap on debit card swipe fees"
by Emily Stephenson, Reuters, July 31 2013
chicagotribune.com/business/sns-rt-us-financial-regulation-swipe-fees-20130731,0,6475437.story
Issues: Financial Regulation, Price Regulation
"US Unemployment Rate Is Really 14.3 Percent"
by Michael Kling, Moneynews, July 31 2013
moneynews.com/Economy/unemployment-rate-U-6-jobs/2013/07/31/id/517936
Issue: Employment
"XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet' "
by Glenn Greenwald, Guaridan, July 31 2013
theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/31/nsa-top-secret-program-online-data
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Privacy, Search, Surveillance
"XKeyscore presentation from 2008 – read in full"
by Glenn Greenwald, Guaridan, July 31 2013
theguardian.com/world/interactive/2013/jul/31/nsa-xkeyscore-program-full-presentation
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Privacy, Search, Surveillance
"Howard Dean: Obamacare's Rate-Setting Mechanism Won't Work"
by Greg Richter, Newsmax, July 28 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/howard-dean-obamacare-rate/2013/07/28/id/517433
Issues: Howard Dean, Independent Payment Advisory Board, Insurance Regulation, Insurance Regulators, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Price Regulation, Price Regulators
"Few See Adequate Limits on NSA Surveillance Program"
by Pew Research Center, July 26 2013
people-press.org/2013/07/26/few-see-adequate-limits-on-nsa-surveillance-program
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"IRS Workers Want Out of Obamacare"
by Todd Beamon, Newsmax, July 26 2013
newsmax.com/Headline/irs-obamacare-federal-unions/2013/07/26/id/517306
Issues: Employment, Insurance Freedom, Insurance Regulation, Internal Revenue Service, National Treasury Employees Union, US Department of the Treasury
"Insider trading enriches and informs us, and could prevent scandals. Legalize it."
by Dylan Matthews, Washington Post, July 26 2013
washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/07/26/insider-trading-makes-us-richer-better-informed-and-could-prevent-corporate-scandals-legalize-it
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Financial Regulation, Investment & Investor Rights
"Internet Sources: Government Agencies Demanding Passwords"
by Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax, July 26 2013
newsmax.com/US/government-sources-demanding-passwords/2013/07/26/id/517276
Issues: Electronic Communication Privacy, Surveillance
"Retaining and Preserving Federal Records in a Digital Environment: Background and Issues for Congress"
by Wendy Ginsberg, Congressional Research Service, July 26 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43165.pdf
Issue: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"Detention of U.S. Persons as Enemy Belligerents"
by Jennifer K Elsea, Congressional Research Service, Feb 1 2012, revised July 25 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R42337.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States Article 1, Section 9, Defendants, Detention & Detainee Rights, Human Rights, Justice, US Case Law: Habeas Corpus
"Killing police animal will be felony under NY law"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, July 25 2013
Issues: Animal Rights, Criminalization & Overcriminalization
"Missouri Police Seek Murder Charge for Man Who Shot at 15-Member Mob that Was Beating Him"
by Dabney Baily, Opposing Views, July 25 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/mo-police-seek-murder-charge-man-who-shot-15-member-mob-was-beating-him
Issues: Firearms, Self Defense
"9 Ways Voting In North Carolina Is About To Get Harder"
by Ellie Hall, BuzzFeed, July 25 2013
buzzfeed.com/ellievhall/9-ways-voting-is-about-to-be-more-difficult-in-north-carolin
Issues: Elections, Voters
"Poor Lighting, Incompetence Led to Police Officer Shooting 72-Year-Old Jerry Waller"
by Dabney Baily, Opposing Views, July 25 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/poor-lighting-incompetence-lead-cops-shooting-72-year-old
Issues: Firearms, Self Defense, Police & Law Enforcement
"Snowden's NSA Domestic Surveillance Revelations Are Old News"
by William J Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, July 25 2013
narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/bill-conroy/2013/07/snowdens-nsa-domestic-surveillance-revelations-are-old-news
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, National Security Agency, Edward Snowden
"State Marijuana Legalization Initiatives: Implications for Federal Law Enforcement"
by Kristin Finklea, Lisa N Sacco, Congressional Research Service, July 25 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43164.pdf
Issues: Cannabis, US Drug Enforcement Administration
"House Roll Call: Challenge to NSA collection of phone records fails"
by Associated Press, July 24 2013
washingtonpost.com/national/house-roll-call-challenge-to-nsa-collection-of-phone-records-fails/2013/07/24/59c7e9a2-f4bf-11e2-81fa-8e83b3864c36_story.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"How to Make Government Behave"
by Richard Rahn, Moneynews, July 24 2013
moneynews.com/Rahn/government-IRS-taxes-property/2013/07/24/id/516749
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Identification
"NYC regulations threaten private transportation business"
by Elizabeth Dorton, Daily Caller, July 24 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/24/nyc-regulations-threaten-private-transportation-business/
Issues: Commercial Vehicles, Economic Competition, Regulation, Travel
"Public school teachers go ballistic over teacher dress code in West Va., threaten to sue"
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, July 24 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/09/06/little-rock-school-district-will-now-make-teachers-wear-underwear
Issues: Government Education, School Clothing Liberty & Dress Codes
"Dodd-Frank Wall Street law still criticized three years later"
by Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller, July 23 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/24/public-school-teachers-go-ballistic-over-teacher-dress-code-in-west-va-threaten-to-sue
Issues: Economic Competition, Financial Regulation
"International Illegal Trade in Wildlife: Threats and U.S. Policy"
by Liana Sun Wyler, Pervaze A Sheikh, Congressional Research Service, July 23 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL34395.pdf
Issues: Animal Liberty, Black Market, Trade
"Report: NSA unable to search own emails"
by Josh Peterson, Daily Caller, July 23 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/23/report-nsa-unable-to-search-own-emails
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, National Security Agency
"China's Currency Policy: An Analysis of the Economic Issues"
by Wayne M Morrison, Marc Labonte, Congressional Research Service, July 22 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RS21625.pdf
Issue: Monetary
"Embattled IRS chief counsel met with Obama 2 days before agency changed targeting criteria"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, July 22 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/22/embattled-irs-chief-counsel-met-with-obama-2-days-before-writing-new-targeting-criteria
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Douglas H Shulman, William Wilkins, Jeffrey Zients
"Jeffrey Zients is out of the country"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, July 22 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/22/jeffrey-zients-is-out-of-the-country
Issues: Jonathan Davis, Internal Revenue Service, Frank Keith, Douglas H Shulman, US Office of Management and Budget, Daniel Werfel, William Wilkins, Jeffrey Zients
"Mayors Abandon Bloomberg's Gun Control Group"
by Jacob Fischler, BuzzFeed, July 22 2013
buzzfeed.com/jacobfischler/dozens-of-mayors-are-quietly-dropping-out-of-bloombergs-gun
Issues: Michael Bloomberg, Firearms, Mayors Against Illegal Guns
"The internet and pornography: Prime Minister calls for action"
by David Cameron, July 22 2013
gov.uk/government/speeches/the-internet-and-pornography-prime-minister-calls-for-action
Issues: Censorship, Electronic Communications Liberty, Erotic Art, Pornography
"Potential for Abuse 'Enormous' With Massive Obamacare Database"
by Greg Richter, Newsmax, July 21 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/Abuse-Massive-Obamacare-Database/2013/07/21/id/516187
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Identification, Identity Theft Victims, Surveillance
"Secret Court Renews NSA's Phone Records Collection"
by Todd Bleamon, Newsmax, July 19 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/surveillance-verizon-cellphone-renewal/2013/07/19/id/516082
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, National Security Agency, Surveillance
" 'What Is That Box?' – When The NSA Shows Up At Your Internet Company"
by Justine Sharrock, BuzzFeed, July 19 2013
buzzfeed.com/justinesharrock/what-is-that-box-when-the-nsa-shows-up-at-your-internet-comp
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Secrecy, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"An Economy Ruled By Corruption Cannot Survive"
by Neal Asbury, Moneynews, July 18 2013
moneynews.com/NealAsbury/US-transparency-corruption-payoffs/2013/07/18/id/515722
Issue: Government Corruption
"Bernanke: Tougher Bank Rules Fair Price for Damage Done"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, July 18 2013
moneynews.com/FinanceNews/Bernanke-bank-rules-damage/2013/07/18/id/515890
Issues: Ben Shalom Bernanke, Financial Regulation
"IRS official testifies that political appointee's office involved in Tea Party screening"
by (uncredited), FOX News Network, July 18 2013
foxnews.com/politics/2013/07/18/irs-lawyer-testifies-that-political-appointee-office-involved-in-tea-party
Issues: Elizabeth Hofacre, Carter Hull, Internal Revenue Service, William Wilkins
"JPMorgan may face record $1 billion fine for energy market manipulation"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, July 18 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/18/jpmorgan-may-face-record-1-billion-fine-for-energy-market-manipulation
Issues: Competition, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Financial Regulation
"Scientist tells senators: Global warming not causing extreme weather"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, July 18 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/18/scientist-tells-senators-global-warming-not-causing-extreme-weather
Issue: Climate, Roger Pielke
"Boskin: Social Security Disability Insurance Fund May Implode in 2016"
by Dan Weil, Moneynews, July 17 2013
moneynews.com/Economy/Social-Security-disability-insurance-Boskin/2013/07/17/id/515487
Issues: Government Budgets, Government Entitlements
"CDC Study: Use of Firearms For Self-Defense is 'Important Crime Deterrent' "
by Alissa Tabirian, Cybercast News Service, July 17 2013
cnsnews.com/news/article/cdc-study-use-firearms-self-defense-important-crime-deterrent
Issues: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Firearms, Self Defense
"CIA Backs $630,000 Scientific Study on Controlling Global Climate"
by Dana Liebelson, Chris Mooney, Mother Jones, July 17 2013
motherjones.com/politics/2013/07/cia-geoengineering-control-climate-change
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Climate, National Academy of Sciences, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
"Does Florida Stand-Your-Ground Law Benefit Blacks More Than Whites?"
by Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht, Opposing Views, July 17 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/does-florida-stand-your-ground-benefit-blacks-more-whites
Issues: Ethnic Freedom, Firearms, Self Defense
"FDA: Gay Men Still Banned From Donating Blood"
by Anai Rhoads, Huffington Post Gay Voices, July 17 2013
huffingtonpost.com/anai-rhoads/gay-men-donating-blood_b_3598533.html
Issues: Gays & Gay Rights, US Food and Drug Administration
"Internet sales taxes are no way to court younger voters"
by John Tate, Daily Caller, July 17 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/17/internet-sales-taxes-are-no-way-to-court-younger-voters/
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Internet Tax, Sales Tax, Voters, Young Adults
"Microsoft to feds: Let us explain our dealings with the NSA"
by Tim Greene, Network World, July 17 2013
networkworld.com/news/2013/071713-microsoft-nsa-271901.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, National Security Agency, Secrecy
"U.S. reviewing 27 death penalty convictions for FBI forensic testimony errors"
by Spencer S Hsu, Washington Post, July 17 2013
washingtonpost.com/local/crime/us-reviewing-27-death-penalty-convictions-for-fbi-forensic-testimony-errors/2013/07/17/6c75a0a4-bd9b-11e2-89c9-3be8095fe767_story.html
Issues: Death Penalty, Innocence
"Appeals court refuses to rehear Aereo case, service can keep streaming"
by Jeff John Roberts, GigaOM, July 16 2013
gigaom.com/2013/07/16/appeals-court-refuses-to-rehear-aereo-case-service-will-keep-streaming
Issues: Broadcasting, Intellectual Property
Related Article: "The genie is out of the bottle: Aereo’s court victory and what it means for the TV business", Apr 1 2013
"Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS): A Primer"
by Peter Folger, Congressional Research Service, July 16 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42532.pdf
Issue: Climate
"FISA court asks government to declassify secret order in Yahoo case"
by John Ribeiro, Network World, July 16 2013
networkworld.com/news/2013/071613-fisa-court-asks-government-to-271827.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, National Security Agency, Secrecy, Yahoo
"FOIA Oversight and Implementation Act of 2013 Report 113-155"
by Darrell E Issa, US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, July 16 2013
fas.org/irp/congress/2013_rpt/foia_oversight.pdf
Issue: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"Police launch investigations after arrest of photographer"
by Jim Schaefer, Gina Damron, Detroit Free Press, July 16 2013
freep.com/article/20130716/NEWS01/307160018/photographer-free-press-mandi-wright-video-arrested
Issues: Censorship, Police & Law Enforcement, Press Liberty, Witnesses & Witness Rights
" 'Stand Your Ground' Overwhelmingly Favors Not Guilty Verdicts for White-on-Black Shootings"
by Dabney Bailey, Opposing Views, July 16 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/does-florida-stand-your-ground-benefit-blacks-more-whites
Issues: Ethnic Freedom, Firearms, Self Defense
"Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements"
by Amy F Woolf, Paul K Kerr, Mary Beth D Nikitin, Congressional Research Service, July 15 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/RL33865.pdf
Issue: Arms Control & Disarmament, Mass Destruction Weapons, Military Weapons, Nuclear Weapons, Treaty Organizations
"Hague Convention Treaty on Recovery of International Child Support and H.R. 1896"
by Carmen Solomon-Fears, Alison M Smith, Congressional Research Service, July 15 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43109.pdf
Issues: Custody, Support & Visitation, Treaty Organizations
"Let Market Forces Solve Organ Transplant Crisis"
by Ronald Ernest Paul, Foundation for Rational Economics and Education, July 15 2013
the-free-foundation.org/tst7-15-2013.html
Issue: Organ Procurement
"Mexico captures kingpin of dreaded Los Zetas crime gang"
by Tim Johnson, McClatchey, July 15 2013
mcclatchydc.com/2013/07/15/196770/mexico-reportedly-captures-kingpin.html
Issues: Assassinations, Black Market, Zetas aka Los Zetas
"Trafficking in Persons in Latin America and the Caribbean"
by Clare Ribando Seelke, Congressional Research Service, July 15 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL33200.pdf
Issues: Black Market, Immigration, Prostitution, Slavery
"Florida Mom Marissa Alexander To Serve 20 Years for Firing Warning Shot While George Zimmerman Goes Free"
by Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht, Opposing Views, July 14 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/florida-mom-marissa-alexander-serve-20-years-firing-warning-shot-while-george-zimmerman
Issues: Firearms, Self Defense, Sentencing
"Study: Marijuana Smokers Are Thinner And Healthier Than Non-Users"
by Evan Bleier, Opposing Views, July 13 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/study-marijuana-smokers-are-thinner-and-healthier-non-users
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Diabetes, Weight
Related Article: "The Impact of Marijuana Use on Glucose, Insulin, and Insulin Resistance among US Adults"
"Government to Limit Ability to Seize Journalist Records"
by (uncredited), Reuters, July 12 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/Justice-Dept-News-Media/2013/07/12/id/514852
Issues: Confidentiality, Press Liberty, Seizures, US Department of Justice
"Obama's $62 billion unconstitutional maneuver"
by Betsy McCaughey, Daily Caller, July 12 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/12/obamas-62-billion-unconstitutional-maneuver
Issues: Government Budgets, Insurance Regulation, Subsidation & Entitlements
"Report on Review of News Media Policies"
by US Department of Justice, July 12 2013
fas.org/sgp/othergov/doj-media.pdf
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Whistleblowers, Press Liberty
"Criminal charge against 8th grade student arrested after NRA T-shirt confrontation dropped"
by Charlo Greene, WOWK-TV, June 27 2013, updated July 11 2013
wowktv.com/story/22709537/criminal-charge-against-8th-grade-student-arrested-after-nra-t-shirt-confrontation-dropped
Issues: Censorship, Firearms, Press Liberty, School Clothing Liberty, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights, Youth
Related Article:
Eighth-grader arrested over NRA shirt returns to school in same shirt" by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, May 23 2013
"Student Charged After Refusing to Remove NRA T-Shirt" by Jason Pye, Apr 22 2013
"GAO: $100 Billion Wasted on Bogus Federal Payouts Annually"
by Melanie Batley, Newsmax, July 11 2013
newsmax.com/newswidget/gao-bogus-payments-federal/2013/07/11/id/514595
Issues: Government Budgets, Government Corruption
"Missing Homeland Security PPDs – why not online?"
by Christian Beckner, Homeland Security Watch, July 11 2013
hlswatch.com/2013/07/11/missing-homeland-security-ppds-why-not-online
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, National Security Council Secrecy
"The Most Corrupt Countries in the World"
by Alexander EM Hess, Michael Sauter, 24/7 Wall St LLC, July 11 2013
247wallst.com/special-report/2013/07/11/the-most-corrupt-countries-in-the-world
Issues: Government Corruption, Transparency International
"Maine Enacts Pioneering Law Prohibiting Warrantless Cellphone Tracking"
by Ryan Gallagher, Slate, July 10 2013
slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2013/07/10/new_maine_law_prohibits_warantless_cellphone_tracking.html
Issue: Electronic Communications Privacy
"Army vet can’t own gun over minor pot arrest 42 years ago"
by Dan Schiller, Narco Confidential, Houston Chronicle, July 10 2013
blog.chron.com/narcoconfidential/2013/07/army-vet-cant-own-gun-over-minor-pot-arrest-42-years-ago
Issues: Cannabis, Firearms
"Foreign Surveillance and the Future of Standing to Sue Post-Clapper"
by Andrew Nolan, Congressional Research Service, July 10 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/R43107.pdf
Issues: Clapper v Amnesty International USA, Constitution of the United States Article 3 Section 2, Electronic Communications Privacy, Surveillance, United States Case Law's Supreme Court Jurisdiction
"How Hot Women Help You De-Stress"
by Markham Heid, Men's Health, July 10 2013
news.menshealth.com/how-hot-women-help-you-de-stress/2013/07/10
Issues: Erotic Art, Men, Pornography
"Cluster Munitions: Background and Issues for Congress"
by Andrew Feickert, Congressional Research Service, July 9 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/RS22907.pdf
Issues: Arms Control & Disarmament, Military Weapons
"Former Judge Admits Flaws in Secret Court"
by Associated Press, July 9 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/NSA-Surveillance-Oversight-Board/2013/07/09/id/514118
Issues: Electronic Communication Privacy, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Government Intelligence, James Robertson, Secrecy, Secretive Organizations, Surveillance
"Florida Accidentally Banned All Computers, Smart Phones In The State Through Internet Cafe Ban: Lawsuit"
by (uncredited), Huffington Post Miami, July 8 2013
huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/08/florida-banned-computers_n_3561701.html
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Electronic Communications Liberty, Gaming,
"Former CIA Analyst: Oswald Linked to Cuban Intelligence Before JFK Assassination"
by (uncredited), Reuters, July 8 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/castro-oswald-kennedy-book/2013/07/08/id/513859
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency, John Fitzgerlad Kennedy
"IRS released thousands of Social Security numbers"
by Richard Thompson, Daily Caller, July 8 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/08/irs-released-thousands-of-social-security-numbers/
Issues: Confidentiality, Income Tax, Identification, Internal Revenue Service, Taxation
"Kristin Davis, Ex-Madam, Running For NYC Comptroller Against Eliot Spitzer"
by (uncredited), Huffington Post New York, July 8 2013
huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/08/kristin-davis_n_3560659.html
Issues: Kristin M Davis, Eliot Spitzer, Prostitution
"Nevada Cops Arrest Man for Criticizing their Parking before Seizing Cameras from Witnesses"
by Carlos Miller, Photography is Not a Crime, July 8 2013
photographyisnotacrime.com/2013/07/08/nevada-cops-arrest-man-for-criticizing-their-parking-before-seizing-cameras-from-witnesses
Issues: Police & Law Enforcement, Seizure, Witnesses & Witness Rights
"101M Get Food Aid from Federal Gov't; Outnumber Full-Time Private Sector Workers"
by Elizabeth Harrington, Cybercast News Service, July 8 2013
cnsnews.com/news/article/101m-get-food-aid-federal-gov-t-outnumber-full-time-private-sector-workers
Issues: Government Budgets, Subsidation & Entitlements, US Department of Agriculture
"One-Third of US Population Gets Food Subsidies"
by Melanie Batley, Newsmax, July 8 2013
newsmax.com/US/food-stamps-assistance-program/2013/07/08/id/513860
Issues: Government Budgets, Subsidation & Entitlements, US Department of Agriculture
"Why the House GOP is wrong on student loans"
by Patrick Hedger, Daily Caller, July 8 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/11/why-the-house-gop-is-wrong-on-student-loans
Issues: Education, Government Education, Price Regulation, Students, Subsidation
"One grower's grapes of wrath"
by David A Fahrenthold, Washington Post, July 7 2013
washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/one-growers-grapes-of-wrath/2013/07/07/ebebcfd8-e380-11e2-80eb-3145e2994a55_print.html
Issues: Constitution of the United States 5th Amendment, Regulation & Overregulation, Takings
"Joshua Garcia, 8, Saves Dad After Car Crash, Taken From Family by State"
by Michael Allen, Opposing Views, July 5 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/transportation/cars/joshua-garcia-8-saves-dad-after-car-crash-taken-family-state-video
Issue: Custody
"Delays in Aurora theater case worse than 'being chased with an electric chainsaw' for reporter"
by Greg Campbell, Daily Caller, July 4 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/04/delays-in-aurora-theater-case-worse-than-being-chased-with-an-electric-chainsaw-for-reporter
Issues: Confidentiality, Press Liberty
"Liberal nonprofit that pressed Shulman to target conservatives houses his wife's group"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, July 4 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/04/liberal-nonprofit-that-pressed-shulman-to-target-conservatives-houses-his-wifes-group
Issues: Cato Institute, Common Cause, Internal Revenue Service, Charles de Ganahl Koch, David Hamilton Koch, Lois Lerner, Douglas Shulman, Taxation
"Homeland Security watchdog faces fresh allegations"
by Brendon Bordelon, Daily Caller, July 3 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/07/03/homeland-security-watchdog-faces-fresh-allegations
Issues: Charles Edwards, Government Corruption, US Department of Homeland Security
"Secret NSA Deals Cast Doubt on All US Stocks"
by Patrick Watson, Moneynews, July 3 2013
moneynews.com/PatrickWatson/NSA-US-Twitter-facts/2013/07/03/id/513179
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Financial Regulation, Investment, National Security Agency
"Think Your Mail's Private? Not to the Government"
by Greg Richter, Newsmax, July 3 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/postal-service-mail-private/2013/07/03/id/513340
Issues: Surveillance, United States Postal Service
"Girl, 15, Faces Child Porn Rap For iPhone Pic"
by (uncredited), Smoking Gun, July 2 2013
thesmokinggun.com/documents/teen-girl-arrested-for-child-porn-675432
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Pornography, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"NSA Surveillance Leaks: Background and Issues for Congress"
by Marshall Curtis Erwin, Edward C Liu, Congressional Research Service, July 2 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/R43134.pdf
Review: rstreet.org/2013/07/10/5-items-in-the-prism-report-you-need-to-read
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"US mom settles suit over poppy seed drug test"
by Associated Press, July 2 2013
chron.com/news/us/article/US-mom-settles-suit-over-poppy-seed-drug-test-4642604.php
Issues: Custody, Drug Testing, Opiates, Parents & Parent Rights
"Constitutional Analysis of Suspicionless Drug Testing Requirements for the Receipt of Governmental Benefits"
by David H Carpenter, Congressional Research Service, July 1 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42326.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Drug Testing, Subsidation & Entitlements
"Fake drug checkpoint in Mayfield Heights is legal, experts say"
by Mark Gillispie, The Plain Dealer, June 28 2013
cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2013/06/fake_drug_checkpoint_in_mayfie.html
Issues: Drugs, Police & Law Enforcement, Roadblocks, Search, Surveillance
"Bottled-water purchase leads to night in jail for UVa student"
by K Burnell Evans, The Daily Progress, June 27 2013
dailyprogress.com/news/bottled-water-purchase-leads-to-night-in-jail-for-uva/article_b5ab5f62-df9b-11e2-81c4-0019bb30f31a.html
Issues: Innocence, Police, Young Adults
"Farm Bill Is a Fraud"
by Neal Asbury, Moneynews, June 27 2013
moneynews.com/NealAsbury/farm-bill-subsidies-agriculture/2013/06/27/id/512188
Issues: Price Regulation, Regulation, Subsidation, Trade
"NSA collected US email records in bulk for more than two years under Obama"
by Glenn Greenwald, Spencer Ackerman, Guaridan, June 27 2013
guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/27/nsa-data-mining-authorised-obama
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Privacy, Search, Seizure, Surveillance
Related Article: "ST09-0002 Working Draft" by Office of the Inspector General, National Security Agency, Mar 24 2009
"Texas teen makes violent joke during video game, is jailed for months"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, June 27 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/06/27/texas-teen-makes-violent-joke-during-video-game-is-jailed-for-months
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Detainees & Detainee Rights, Speech Liberty
"And, Why Are Keynesians Clueless?"
by Gary Jakacky, Moneynews, June 26 2013
moneynews.com/Gary-Jakacky/Keynesian-spending-government-buy/2013/06/26/id/511926
Issues: Economics, Subsidation
"Bloomberg to urge Cuomo to veto bill to allow sparkler sales outside of NYC over terror target fears"
by Carl Campanile, New York Post, June 26 2013
nypost.com/p/news/local/sparklers_spark_mike_terror_fear_vh0gULGU2WDdldOjWt1uxO
Issues: Michael Bloomberg, Fireworks
"Consumer Financial Protection Bureau compared to NSA"
by Brendon Bordelon, Daily Caller, June 26 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/06/26/consumer-financial-protection-bureau-compared-to-nsa
Issues: Confidentiality, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Consumers & Consumer Rights, Electronic Communications Privacy, Financial Regulation, Seizure, Surveillance
"Minutes After Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, Immigration Judge Stops Deportation Of Married Gay Man"
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, Think Progress, June 26 2013
thinkprogress.org/immigration/2013/06/26/2220411/doma-immigration-judge-stops-deportation/
Issues: Gays & Gay Rights, Immigration, Same Gender Marriage
"Jeff Olson Faces 13 Years in Jail for Writing Anti-Bank Messages in Chalk"
by Michael Allen, Opposing Views, June 26 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/jeff-olson-faces-13-years-jail-writing-anti-bank-messages-chalk
Issues: Constitution of the United States 1st Amendment, Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Speech Liberty
"Polygamists Celebrate Supreme Court’s Marriage Rulings"
by McKay Coppins, BuzzFeed, June 26 2013
buzzfeed.com/mckaycoppins/polygamists-celebrate-supreme-courts-marriage-rulings
Issue: Polygamy
"Real World Economics: Don't look to markets for rational behaviors"
by Edward Lotterman, June 26 2013
twincities.com/business/ci_23547473/real-world-economics-dont-look-markets-rational-behaviors
Issues: Economics
"School Resource Officers: Law Enforcement Officers in Schools"
by Nathan James, Gail McCallion, Congressional Research Service, June 26 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43126.pdf
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Education, Government Education, Police & Law Enforcement, Students & Student Rights
"Twelve different IRS units nationwide targeted conservatives"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, June 25 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/06/25/twelve-different-irs-units-nationwide-targeted-conservatives
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Taxation
"Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information"
by Jennifer K Elsea, Congressional Research Service, June 24 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/secrecy/R41404.pdf
Issues: Censorship, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Press Liberty
"The Commodity Futures Trading Commission: Background and Current Issues"
by Rena S Miller, Congressional Research Service, June 24 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43117.pdf
Issues: Financial Regulation, Trade, US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
"An Inquiry into the Dynamics of Government Secrecy"
by Steven Aftergood, Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Summer 2013
fas.org/sgp/eprint/dynamics.pdf
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Secrecy
"IRS Sent $46,378,040 in Refunds to 23,994 'Unauthorized' Aliens at 1 Atlanta Address"
by Terence P Jeffrey, Cybercast News Service, June 21 2013
cnsnews.com/news/article/irs-sent-46378040-refunds-23994-unauthorized-aliens-1-atlanta-address
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Income Tax
"Mayors Against Illegal Guns Website Is Hosted On NYC Government Servers"
by Jacob Fischler, BuzzFeed, June 21 2013
buzzfeed.com/jacobfischler/mayors-against-illegal-guns-website-is-hosted-on-nyc-governm
Issues: Michael Bloomberg, Firearms, Mayors Against Illegal Guns
"New law in Texas requires warrants to search e-mails"
by Arrianne Talma, Red Alert Politics, June 21 2013
redalertpolitics.com/2013/06/21/new-law-in-texas-requires-warrants-to-search-e-mails
Issue: Electronic Communications Privacy
"FBI has received aviation clearance for at least four domestic drone operations"
by Craig Whitlock, Washington Post, June 20 2013
washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/fbi-has-received-aviation-clearance-for-at-least-four-domestic-drone-operations/2013/06/20/a040edb6-d9df-11e2-8ed8-7adf8eba6e9a_story.html
Issues: Aviation, Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"Federal Laws Relating to Cybersecurity: Overview and Discussion of Proposed Revisions"
by Eric A Fischer, Congressional Research Service, June 20 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R42114.pdf
Issues: Electronic Communications Liberty, Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Identification, Privacy
"Obama's crackdown views leaks as aiding enemies of U.S."
by Danny Dougherty, McClatchy, June 20 2013
mcclatchydc.com/2013/06/20/194513/obamas-crackdown-views-leaks-as.html
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Whistleblowers
"Pot is back in Alaska politics"
by Scott Christiansen, Anchorage Press, June 20 2013
anchoragepress.com/news/pot-is-back-in-alaska-politics/article_b062859e-d9d3-11e2-a6dc-001a4bcf887a.html
Issue: Cannabis
"Russ Tice, Bush-Era Whistleblower, Claims NSA Ordered Wiretap Of Barack Obama In 2004"
by Nick Wing, Huffington Post, June 20 2013
huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/20/russ-tice-nsa-obama_n_3473538.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Whistleblowers, National Security Administration, Barack Hussein Obama, Privacy, Surveillance, Russell D Tice
"Firefox Web browser to move ahead plan to block tracking"
by Craig Timberg, Washington Post, June 19 2013
washingtonpost.com/business/technology/firefox-browser-to-move-ahead-with-do-not-track/2013/06/19/b0ad618c-d8f6-11e2-a9f2-42ee3912ae0e_story.html
Issues: Confidentiality & Secrecy, Electronic Communications Privacy, Privacy, Privacy Technology, Surveillance
"IRS draws new criticism over $70M in employee bonuses, says it’s bound by union contract"
by Jacquelyn Martin, Associated Press, June 19 2013
washingtonpost.com/business/sen-grassley-says-irs-to-pay-70-million-in-employee-bonuses-despite-order-to-cut-benefits/2013/06/19/3d50155c-d8b7-11e2-b418-9dfa095e125d_story.html
Issues: Government Budgets, Internal Revenue Service
"Systemically Important or 'Too Big to Fail' Financial Institutions"
by Marc Labonte, Congressional Research Service, June 19 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42150.pdf
Issues: Financial Regulation
"Failed G-8 Leaders Blame Tax Havens"
by Richard W Rahn, Moneynews, June 18 2013
moneynews.com/Rahn/G-8-Tax-Havens-governments/2013/06/18/id/510588
Issues: G8, Income Tax, Taxation
"Google challenges U.S. gag order, citing First Amendment"
by Craig Timberg, Cecilia Kang, Washington Post, June 18 2013
washingtonpost.com/business/technology/google-challenges-us-gag-order-citing-first-amendment/2013/06/18/96835c72-d832-11e2-a9f2-42ee3912ae0e_story.html
Issues: Constitution of the United States 1st Amendment, Electronic Communications Privacy, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Privacy, Secrecy, Speech Liberty, Surveillance
"G20 summit: NSA targeted Russian president Medvedev in London"
by Ewen MacAskill, Nick Davies, Nick Hopkins, Julian Borger, James Ball, Guardian, June 17 2013
guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/16/nsa-dmitry-medvedev-g20-summit
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, G20, Government Intelligence, National Security Agency, Edward Snowden, Surveillance
"NY Law Would Ban Cop-Killing Handguns"
by Dabney Baily, Opposing Views, June 17 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/ny-law-would-ban-cop-killing-handguns
Issue: Firearms
"Supreme Court: Arizona law requiring citizenship proof for voters is illegal"
by Associated Press, June 17 2013
foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/17/supreme-court-arizona-citizenship-proof-law-illegal
Issues: Arizona v Inter Tribal Council of Arizona Inc, Citizenship, Constitution of the United States Article 6, Identification, United States Case Law: Supremacy Clause, Voters & Voter Rights
"Supreme Court Tells FTC And Drug Industry To Go To War"
by Matthew Herper, Forbes, June 17 2013
forbes.com/sites/matthewherper/2013/06/17/the-supreme-court-tells-ftcs-and-drug-industry-to-go-to-war
Issues: Economic Competition, FTC v Actavis, Intellectual Property
"U.S. Supreme Court Decides Alleyne v. United States: Only Jury Can Find Facts that Trigger Mandatory Minimums"
by Monica Pratt Raffanel, Families Against Mandatory Minimums, June 17 2013
famm.org/newsandinformation/PressReleases/AlleynevUnitedStatesSupremeCourtDecision.aspx
Issues: Alleyne v United States, Constitution of the United States 6th Amendment, Sentencing, United States Case Law: Right to Trial
"State photo-ID databases become troves for police"
by Craig Timberg, Ellen Nakashima, Washington Post, June 16 2013
washingtonpost.com/business/technology/state-photo-id-databases-become-troves-for-police/2013/06/16/6f014bd4-ced5-11e2-8845-d970ccb04497_story.html
Issue: Identification, Surveillance
"Ecuador Passes Restrictive Media Law Championed By President Rafael Correa"
by Associated Press, June 15 2013
latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2013/06/15/ecuador-passes-restrictive-media-law-championed-by-president-rafael-correa
Issues: Censorship, Press Liberty
"Fears of National ID With Immigration Bill"
by Eric Lipton, New York Times, June 15 2013
nytimes.com/2013/06/16/us/politics/as-immigration-bill-moves-forward-fear-of-an-id-system.html
Issues: Identification, Immigration
"Abortion: Judicial History and Legislative Response"
by Jon O Shimabukuro, Congressional Research Service, June 14 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33467.pdf
Issues: Abortion, Insurance Regulation, Subsidation & Entitlements Roe v Wade, United States Case Law: Unenumerated Rights
"IMF Urges Repeal of 'Ill-Designed' US Fiscal Cuts"
by Reuters, Moneynews, June 14 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/imf-united-states-fiscal-cuts/2013/06/14/id/509988
Issues: Government Budgets, International Monetary Fund, Monetary
"US Investigates Virtual Currencies for Tax Evasion"
by Michael Kling, Moneynews, June 14 2013
moneynews.com/FinanceNews/virtual-currency-Bitcoin-Liberty-Reserve/2013/06/14/id/509928
Issues: Income Tax, Internal Revenue Service, Monetary
"FOIA: 201 IRS employees work full-time on union business"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, June 13 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/06/13/foia-201-irs-employees-work-full-time-on-union-business
Issue: Employment, Employee Organizations & Unions, Government Employment
"Supreme Court rules human genes may not be patented"
by Robert Barnes, Washington Post, June 13 2013
washingtonpost.com/politics/supreme-court-rules-human-genes-may-not-be-patented/2013/06/13/9e5c55d2-d43d-11e2-a73e-826d299ff459_story.html
Issues: Association for Molecular Pathology v Myriad Genetics Inc, Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 8, Intellectual Property, United States Case Law: Exclusive Right of Inventors
"Slaton police arrest woman after request to see warrant"
by Bailey Miller, My FOX Lubbock, June 12 2013
myfoxlubbock.com/news/local/story/slaton-police-lubbock-wrongful-arrest-warrant/0vJ1Rr-6OkqWHtfsUtvqGg.cspx
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Detainees, Police & Law Enforcement
"Police Agencies Are Assembling Records of DNA"
by Joseph Goldstein, New York Times, June 12 2013
nytimes.com/2013/06/13/us/police-agencies-are-assembling-records-of-dna.html
Issues: Identification, Seizure
"Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Research, Development, and Demonstration at the U.S. Department of Energy"
by Peter Folger, Congressional Research Service, June 10 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42496.pdf
Issues: Climate, US Department of Energy
"Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments"
by Jonathan Medalia, Congressional Research Service, June 10 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/RL33548.pdf
Issues: Nuclear Weapons, International & Multinational Governments & Treaty Organizations
"Feds tell NY judge they'll comply with order letting girls of any age buy morning-after pill"
by Associated Press, June 10 2013
washingtonpost.com/business/feds-tell-ny-judge-theyll-comply-with-order-letting-girls-of-any-age-buy-morning-after-pill/2013/06/10/79a9ad7c-d229-11e2-9577-df9f1c3348f5_story.html
Issues: Contraception, Plan B, Youth & Youth Rights
"New Jersey Bill Would Let Cops Search Cell Phones After Car Crashes"
by Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht, Opposing Views, June 10 2013
opposingviews.com/i/politics/new-jersey-bill-would-let-cops-search-cell-phones-after-car-crashes
Issues: Drivers & Driver Rights, Electronic Communications Privacy, Search
"Off-duty cops collect DNA samples at Alabama roadblocks"
by Caroline May, Daily Caller, June 10 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/06/10/off-duty-cops-collect-dna-samples-at-alabama-roadblocks
Issues: Drivers & Driver Rights, Identification, Roadblocks
"Senator Obama vs. President Obama on Government Surveillance"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, June 10 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/13951-senator-obama-vs-president-obama-on-government-surveillance
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Barack Hussein Obama, Surveillance
"State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations"
by CBS News, June 10 2013
cbsnews.com/8301-505263_162-57588456/state-department-memo-reveals-possible-cover-ups-halted-investigations
Issues: Government Corruption, US Department of State
"Arlington Heights man, police in dispute over confiscating his guns"
by Melissa Silverberg, Daily Herald, June 9 2013
dailyherald.com/article/20130609/news/706099896
Issues: Firearms, Seizure
"Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind revelations of NSA surveillance"
by Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill, Laura Poitras, Guardian, June 9 2013
guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/09/edward-snowden-nsa-whistleblower-surveillance
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Whistleblowers, National Security Agency, Edward Snowden, Surveillance
"Houston Nonprofit Giving Away Free Shotguns to Single Residents of High Crime Areas"
by Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht, Opposing Views, June 9 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/houston-nonprofit-giving-away-free-shotguns-single-residents-high-crime-areas
Issue: Firearms, Self Defense
"NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: 'I do not expect to see home again' "
by Ewen MacAskill, Guardian, June 9 2013
guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/09/edward-snowden-nsa-whistleblower-surveillance
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Whistleblowers, National Security Agency, Edward Snowden, Surveillance
"Federal Student Loans Made Under the Federal Family Education Loan Program and the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program: Terms and Conditions for Borrowers"
by David P Smole, Congressional Research Service, June 7 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R40122.pdf
Issues: Education, Subsidation & Entitlements, Students
"Gun Control Proposals in the 113th Congress: Universal Background Checks, Gun Trafficking, and Military Style Firearms"
by William J Krouse, Congressional Research Service, Mar 1 2013, revised June 7 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42987.pdf
Issue: Firearms
"NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others"
by Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill, Guardian, June 7 2013
guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/06/us-tech-giants-nsa-data
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Social Security Reform: Legal Analysis of Social Security Benefit Entitlement Issues"
by Kathleen S Swendiman, Thomas J Nicola, Congressional Research Service, June 7 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL32822.pdf
Issues: Subsidation & Entitlements, US Social Security Administration
"UK gathering secret intelligence via covert NSA operation"
by Nick Hopkins, Guardian, June 7 2013
guardian.co.uk/technology/2013/jun/07/uk-gathering-secret-intelligence-nsa-prism
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"U.S., British intelligence mining data from nine U.S. Internet companies in broad secret program"
by Barton Gellman, Laura Poitras, Washington Post, June 7 2013
washingtonpost.com/investigations/us-intelligence-mining-data-from-nine-us-internet-companies-in-broad-secret-program/2013/06/06/3a0c0da8-cebf-11e2-8845-d970ccb04497_story.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Unapproved Genetically Modified Wheat Discovered in Oregon: Status and Implications"
by Tadlock Cowan, Congressional Research Service, June 7 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43100.pdf
Issues: Biotechnology, US Department of Agriculture
"Why Democrats Love To Spy On Americans"
by Michael Hastings, BuzzFeed, June 7 2013
buzzfeed.com/mhastings/why-democrats-love-to-spy-on-americans
Issues: Democratic Party, Electronic Communications Privacy, Surveillance
"Government Phone Surveillance for Dummies"
by Megan Garber, The Atlantic, June 6 2013
theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/06/government-phone-surveillance-for-dummies/276629
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance, Verizon
"NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily"
by Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, June 6 2013
guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/06/nsa-phone-records-verizon-court-order
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"NSA slides explain the PRISM data-collection program"
by (uncredited), Washington Post, June 6 2013
washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/prism-collection-documents
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Verizon forced to hand over telephone data – full court ruling"
by (uncredited), Guardian, June 6 2013
theguardian.com/world/interactive/2013/jun/06/verizon-telephone-data-court-order
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Surveillance
"Verizon's Internal Memo On The NSA Surveillance Snafu"
by Matthew Lynley, BuzzFeed, June 6 2013
buzzfeed.com/mattlynley/verizons-internal-memo-to-employees-on-the-nsa-surveillance
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"...and then they came for the trans* people"
by Mhairi McAlpine, June 5 2013
2ndcouncilhouse.co.uk/blog/2013/06/05/and-then-they-came-for-the-trans-people
Issues: Detention & Detainee Rights, Gays & Gay Rights, Immigration & Immigrant Rights, Prostitution, Transgenders & Transgender Rights, Travel Freedom & Traveler Rights
"Bill would make annoying a cop a crime"
by (uncredited), WIVB, June 5 2013
wivb.com/dpp/news/new_york/bill-would-make-annoying-a-cop-a-crime
Issue: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Police & Law Enforement
"CIA didn't always know who it was killing in drone strikes, classified documents show"
by Richard Engel, Robert Windrem, NBC News, June 5 2013
openchannel.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/06/05/18781930-exclusive-cia-didnt-always-know-who-it-was-killing-in-drone-strikes-classified-documents-show
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency, Remote Control Weapons
"Court of Appeals Rules Pardoned Felon Has Right to Bear Arms"
by Dabney Bailey, Opposing Views, June 5 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/court-appeals-rules-pardoned-felon-has-right-bear-arms
Issue: Firearms
"Former Ohio resident charged with DUI despite documents showing blood alcohol content of 0.000"
by Christopher Sign, WCPO, June 5 2013
wcpo.com/dpp/news/Former-Ohio-resident-charged-with-DUI-despite-documents-showing-blood-alcohol-content-of-0000
Issues: Africans, African & Black Rights, Alcohol, Drivers & Driver Rights, Police & Law Enforcement
"From Captive Nations to Free Markets"
by Richard W Rahn, Moneynews, June 4 2013
moneynews.com/Rahn/Eastern-Europe-Free-Markets/2013/06/04/id/508034
Issue: Economic Liberty
"Nebraska School Says Deaf Boy's Name Sign Is Too Similar to 'Gun' "
by Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht, Opposing Views, June 4 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/education/nebraska-school-says-deaf-boys-name-sign-too-similar-gun
Issues: Disability, Firearms, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Social Security: The Trust Fund"
by Dawn Nuschler, Gary Sidor, Congressional Research Service, June 4 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33028.pdf
Issues: Subsidation & Entitlements, US Social Security Administration
"11-Yr-Old Suspended From School For Merely TALKING About Guns"
by Martin Di Caro, WMAL.com, June 3 2013
pro.wmal-af.tritonflex.com/common/page.php?pt=WMAL+EXCLUSIVE%3A+11-Yr-Old+Suspended+From+School+For+Merely+TALKING+About+Guns
Issues: Academic Freedom, Censorship, Firearms, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights
"Kerry Says US Will Sign UN Arms Treaty, Ignores Congressional Opposition"
by Lisa Barron, Newsmax, June 3 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/kerry-arms-treaty/2013/06/03/id/507825
Issues: Firearms, John Forbes Kerry, United Nations
"Oregon Legislature passes ban on smoking in car with kids present"
by Christian Gaston, Oregonian, June 3 2013
oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/06/oregon_legislature_passes_ban.html
Issue: Drivers & Driver Rights, Passengers, Smoking, Tobacco
"Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Collection Of DNA"
by Mark Memmott, National Public Radio, June 3 2013
npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/06/03/188291914/supreme-court-upholds-warrantless-collection-of-dna
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Identification, Maryland v King, Search, Seizure, US Case Law: Search Incident to Arrest, Warrantless Search & Seizure
"The War on Marijuana in Black and White: Report"
by (uncredited), American Civil Liberties Union, June 3 2013
aclu.org/criminal-law-reform/war-marijuana-black-and-white-report
Issues: Africans, African & Black Rights, Cannabis
"Central-Bank Group: Markets 'Under the Spell of Monetary Easing' "
by (uncredited), Associated Press, June 2 2013
moneynews.com/Markets/Central-Bank-Markets-Spell-Easing/2013/06/02/id/507579
Issues: Bank for International Settlements, Monetary
"Monona police can now cite parents for a child's bullying"
by Doug Erickson, Wisconsin State Journal, June 2 2013
host.madison.com/news/local/crime_and_courts/monona-police-can-now-cite-parents-for-a-child-s/article_1e85dcbd-419a-502b-8ada-952c393dc2e1.html
Issues: Children, Parents
"Treasury report finds $50 million spent on IRS conferences"
by Associated Press, June 2 2013
dailymail.com/News/NationandWorld/201306020006
Issues: Government Budgets, Internal Revenue Service, Taxation
"Disabled Woman Megan Graham Calls 911 While Being Beat, Arrested by Police"
by Michael Allen, Opposing Views, June 1 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/disabled-woman-megan-graham-calls-911-while-being-arrested-police
Issues: Disability, Police & Law Enforcement
"FBI Director Candidate Comey Complicit in 'Dark Chapter' in US History"
by William J Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, June 1 2013
narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/bill-conroy/2013/06/fbi-director-candidate-comey-complicit-dark-chapter-us-history
Issues: James Comey, Federal Bureau of Invesigation,
"Social Security Now Faces $23.1 Trillion in Unfunded Liabilities"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, June 1 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/13867-social-security-now-faces-231-trillion-in-unfunded-liabilities
Issues: Government Subsidation & Entitlements, US Social Security Administration
"Blakeman: IRS Targeted Freedom's Watch and its Donors"
by Paul Scicchitano, Newsmax, May 31 2013
newsmax.com/Headline/blakeman-freadoms-watch-donors/2013/05/31/id/507458
Issues: Freedom's Watch, Internal Revenue Service, Taxation
"Military Parents and Child Custody: State and Federal Issues"
by David F Burrelli, Michael A Miller, Congressional Research Service, May 31 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43091.pdf
Issues: Custody, Military Support
"Shulman’s wife works for liberal group fighting open campaign spending"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, May 31 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/05/31/former-irs-commissioner-shulmans-wife-works-for-liberal-group-fighting-open-campaign-spending
Issues: Susan L Anderson, Campaign Finance, Internal Revenue Service, Public Campaign, Douglas H Shulman, Taxation
"Syria’s Chemical Weapons: Issues for Congress"
by David H Bradley, Congressional Research Service, May 31 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R42848.pdf
Issue: Chemical Weapons
"Canadian Boy, 14, Charged With Child Porn After Making Sex Tape With 15-Year-Old"
by Evan Bleier, Opposing Views, May 30 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/canadian-boy-14-charged-child-porn-after-making-sex-tape-15-year-old
Issue: Pornography, Youth
"Cosmic-Ray-Driver Reaction and Greenhouse Effect of Halogenated Molecules: Culprits for Atmospheric Ozone Depletion and Global Climate Change"
by Quin-Bin Lu, International Journal of Modern Physics, May 30 2013
worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S0217979213500732
Issue: Climate
Related Article:
"Global warming caused by CFCs, not carbon dioxide, study says" by Nick Manning, May 30 2013
"Cowboy-style cap gun gets 5-year-old suspended from school in Calvert County"
by Donna Saint George, Washington Post, May 30 2013
washingtonpost.com/local/education/cowboy-style-cap-gun-gets-5-year-old-ousted-from-school-in-calvert-county/2013/05/30/a3a8a178-c93c-11e2-9245-773c0123c027_story.html
Issues: Firearms, Students & Student Rights, Youth
"Florida Schools Scan Student Irises Without Parent Permission"
by Emily Smith, Opposing Views, May 30 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/education/florida-schools-scan-student-irises-without-parent-permission
Issues: Identification, Students, Youth
"Global warming caused by CFCs, not carbon dioxide, study says"
by Nick Manning, University of Waterloo, May 30 2013
uwaterloo.ca/news/news/global-warming-caused-cfcs-not-carbon-dioxide-study-says
Issue: Climate
Related Article:
"Cosmic-Ray-Driver Reaction and Greenhouse Effect of Halogenated Molecules: Culprits for Atmospheric Ozone Depletion and Global Climate Change" by Quin-Bin Lu, May 30 2013
"Oregon Man Facing Charges for Firing Warning Shot with AR15 During Break-In"
by Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht, Opposing Views, May 30 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/oregon-man-facing-charges-firing-warning-shot-ar15-during-break
Issues: Firearms, Property, Self Defense
"Senator Rand Paul Talks Tech, Civil Liberties, and Keeping the Government Out of Your Email"
interview of Randal Howard Paul by Spencer Ackerman, Wired, May 30 2013
wired.com/dangerroom/2013/05/rand-paul-interview/
"The Federal Minimum Wage: In Brief"
by David H Bradley, Congressional Research Service, May 30 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43089.pdf
Issues: Employee Compensation, Employment, Price Regulation & Deregulation
"Miami-Dade Police Choke Black Teenager Because He Was Giving Them 'Dehumanizing Stares' "
by Kyle Munzenrieder, Miami New Times, May 29 2013
blogs.miaminewtimes.com/riptide/2013/05/miami-dade_police_choke_black.php
Issues: Africans, African & Black Rights, Police & Law Enforcement, Youth
"Move to Declassify FISA Court Rulings Yields No Results"
by Steven Aftergood, Federation of American Scientists, May 29 2013
blogs.fas.org/secrecy/2012/05/fisa_null
Issues: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence
"Online Currency Exchange Accused of Laundering $6 Billion"
by Marc Santora, William K Rashbaum, New York Times, May 28 2013
nytimes.com/2013/05/29/nyregion/liberty-reserve-operators-accused-of-money-laundering.html
Issues: Arthur Budovsky, Financial Regulation, Investment, Liberty Reserve, Monetary
"Who Regulates Whom and How? An Overview of U.S. Financial Regulatory Policy for Banking and Securities Markets"
by Edward V Murphy, Congressional Research Service, May 28 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43087.pdf
Issues: Financial Regulation, Monetary
"Florida teacher instigated FBI’s two-year investigation of 'Louie Louie' "
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, May 27 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/05/27/florida-teacher-instigated-fbis-two-year-investigation-of-louie-louie
Issue: Censored Songs, Censorship, Federal Bureau of Investigation
"Kindergartener given detention for bringing this tiny LEGO figure gun on school bus"
by (uncredited), Daily Mail, May 27 2013
dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2332273/Kindergartener-given-detention-bringing-TINY-Lego-figure-gun-school-bus.html
Issues: Firearms, Students & Student Rights, Youth
"David McAlvany to Moneynews: US in a 'Race to the Bottom' With Rest of Global Currencies"
by Glenn J Kalinoski, John Bachman, Moneynews, May 24 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/David-McAlvany-asia-united-states-currency/2013/05/24/id/506269
Issues: David McAlvany, Monetary
"Justice asked judge to keep Fox reporter in the dark over tracked email"
by Jordy Yager, Hill, May 24 2013
thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/301927-justice-asked-judge-to-keep-fox-reporter-in-the-dark-over-tracked-email
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Press Liberty, James Rosen, Secrecy, Surveillance, US Department of Justice
"Eighth-grader arrested over NRA shirt returns to school in same shirt"
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, May 23 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/04/23/eighth-grader-arrested-over-nra-shirt-returns-to-school-in-same-shirt
Issues: Censorship, Firearms, Press Liberty, School Clothing Liberty, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights, Youth
Related Article:
"Criminal charge against 8th grade student arrested after NRA T-shirt confrontation dropped" by Charlo Greene, July 11 2013
"Student Charged After Refusing to Remove NRA T-Shirt" by Jason Pye, Apr 22 2013
"OAS to White House and Hemisphere: It’s High Time to Consider Legalizing Pot"
by Tim Padgett, Time, May 22 2013
world.time.com/2013/05/22/key-regional-organization-pushes-white-house-to-debate-legalizing-pot
Issues: Cannabis, Drug War, International & Multinational Governments & Treaty Organizations, Organization of American States
"Why the IRS Cannot Be Reformed"
by Richard W Rahn, Moneynews, May 22 2013
moneynews.com/Rahn/IRS-reform-income-tax/2013/05/22/id/505826
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Taxation
"Financial Stability Oversight Council: A Framework to Mitigate Systemic Risk"
by Edward V Murphy, Congressional Research Service, May 21 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42083.pdf
Issues: Financial Regulation, Financial Stability Oversight Council
"The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Lessons Learned and Issues for Policymakers"
by Jonathan L Ramseur, Congressional Research Service, May 21 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41836.pdf
Issue: Climate
"Airline Passenger Rights: The Federal Role in Aviation Consumer Protection"
by Rachel Tang, Congressional Research Service, May 20 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43078.pdf
Issues: Aviation, Consumers & Consumer Rights, Passengers
"Obama and the IRS: The Smoking Gun?"
by Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator, May 20 2013
spectator.org/archives/2013/05/20/obama-and-the-irs-the-smoking
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Colleen Kelley, National Treasury Employees Union, Barack Hussein Obama, Taxation
"A rare peek into a Justice Department leak probe"
by Ann E Marimow, Washington Post, May 19 2013
washingtonpost.com/local/a-rare-peek-into-a-justice-department-leak-probe/2013/05/19/0bc473de-be5e-11e2-97d4-a479289a31f9_story.html
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Press Liberty
"Department of Defense's Use of Contractors to Support Military Operations: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress"
by Moshe Schwartz, Jennifer Church, Congressional Research Service, May 17 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R43074.pdf
Issues: Private Military, US Department of Defense
"Federal Judge: No Warrant Needed to Track Your Cell Phone Data"
by Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht, Opposing Views, May 17 2013
opposingviews.com/i/technology/federal-judge-no-warrant-needed-track-your-cell-phone-data
Issue: Electronic Communications Privacy
"501(c)(4)s and Campaign Activity: Analysis Under Tax and Campaign Finance Laws"
by Erika K Lunder, L Paige Whitaker, Congressional Research Service, May 17 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R40183.pdf
Issues: Campaign Finance, Internal Revenue Service, Taxation, Taxpayers & Taxpayer Rights
"The IRS Is Seeing Everything You Do Online"
by Michael Kling, Moneynews, May 17 2013
moneynews.com/FinanceNews/IRS-online-email-warrant/2013/05/17/id/505059
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Internal Revenue Service, Taxpayers & Taxpayer Rights
"Feds to Students: You Can't Say That"
by Gregory C Lukianoff, Wall Street Journal, May 16 2013
online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323582904578485041304763554.html
Issues: Academic Freedom, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights
"The Impact of Marijuana Use on Glucose, Insulin, and Insulin Resistance among US Adults"
by Elizabeth A Penner, Hannah Buettner, Murray A Mittleman, American Journal of Medicine, May 16 2013, vol 126 no 7, pgs 583-589
amjmed.com/article/S0002-9343(13)00200-3/fulltext
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Diabetes, Weight
Related Article: "Study: Marijuana Smokers Are Thinner And Healthier Than Non-Users"
"Currencies Race to the Bottom"
by Ashish Advani, Moneynews, May 15 2013
moneynews.com/Advani/dollar-currency-war-Fed-currency/2013/05/15/id/504561
Issue: Monetary
"IRS faces class action lawsuit over theft of 60 million medical records"
by Erin McCann, Healthcare IT News, May 15 2013
healthcareitnews.com/news/irs-face-lawsuit-over-theft-60-million-patient-health-records
Issues: Confidentiality, Internal Revenue Service
"A Brief History of IRS Political Targeting"
by James Bovard, Wall Street Journal, May 14 2013
online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324715704578482823301630836.html
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Taxpayers & Taxpayer Rights
"Bitcoins Crash, Gold And Silver Plunge, What Is Next?"
by Panos Mourdoukoutas, Forbes, May 14 2013
forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/2013/04/14/bitcoins-crash-gold-and-silver-plunge-what-is-next
Issue: Monetary
"CBO: Obamacare costs double to $1.8 trillion in first decade"
by Philip Klein, Washington Examiner, May 14 2013
washingtonexaminer.com/article/2529655
Issues: Government Budgets, Government Subsidation & Entitlements
"EPA waives fee requests for friendly groups, denies conservative groups"
by Michal Conger, Washington Examiner, May 14 2013
washingtonexaminer.com/article/2529609
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, US Environmental Protection Agency
"IG report: 'Inappropriate criteria' stalled IRS approvals of conservative groups"
by Juliet Eilperin, Zachery A Goldfarb, Washington Post, May 14 2013
washingtonpost.com/business/economy/holder-orders-fbi-justice-probe-of-irs/2013/05/14/7891fde6-bcc0-11e2-9b09-1638acc3942e_story.html
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Taxation
"IRS official Lerner speedily approved exemption for Obama brother’s 'charity' "
by Charles C Johnson, Daily Caller, May 14 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/05/14/irs-official-lerner-approved-exemption-for-obama-brothers-charity
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Taxation
"Inappropriate Criteria Were Used to Identify Tax-Exempt Applications for Review"
by Inspector General for Tax Administration, Gregory D Kutz, Russell P Martin, US Department of the Treasury, May 14 2013
treasury.gov/tigta/auditreports/2013reports/201310053fr.pdf
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Taxation, Taxpayers & Taxpayer Rights
"Insurers predict 100%-400% Obamacare rate explosion"
by Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner, May 14 2013
washingtonexaminer.com/insurers-predict-100-400-obamacare-rate-explosion/article/2529523
Issue: Insurance Regulation
"Relax. It's Not Global Warming 'End Times' "
by Marc Morano, Human Events, May 14 2013
humanevents.com/2013/05/14/global-warming
Issue: Climate
"Video: Ohio Man Illegally Arrested for Open Carry Sparks $3M Lawsuit"
by Dabney Bailey, Opposing Views, May 14 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/video-ohio-man-illegally-arrested-open-carry-sparks-3m-lawsuit
Issue: Firearms
"Your Next IRS Political Audit"
by (uncredited), Wall Street Journal, May 14 2013
online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324715704578481461934680982.html
Issues: Insurance Regulation, Internal Revenue Service, Taxpayers & Taxpayer Rights
"First major hemp crop in 60 years is planted in southeast Colorado"
by Steve Raabe, Denver Post, May 13 2013, update May 14 2013
denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_23232417/first-major-hemp-crop-60-years-is-planted
Issue: Cannabis Hemp
"Govt obtains wide AP phone records in probe"
by (Uncredited), Associated Press, May 13 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/05/13/govt-obtains-wide-ap-phone-records-in-probe
Issues: Confidentiality, Electronic Communications Privacy, Press Liberty, US Department of Justice
"Man Arrested in New York for Having Two Bullets More Than Allowed By Law"
by Lauren Schiff, Opposing Views, May 13 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/man-arrested-new-york-having-two-bullets-more-allowed-law
Issue: Firearms
"Dallas School District Planning on Banning Tucked-in Shirts, Thinks Students Look Healthier without Them"
by Ashley Davis, Opposing Views, May 12 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/dallas-school-district-planning-banning-tucked-shirts-students-look-healthier-without-them
Issues: School Clothing Liberty, Students & Student Rights, Youth
"Afghanistan Watchdog Claims Obama Administration 'Bureaucrats' are Trying to Silence Him"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, May 10 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/13634-afghanistan-watchdog-claims-obama-administration-bureaucrats-are-trying-to-silence-hi
Issues: Government Whistleblowers, John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan REconstruction
"Attorney to Malzberg: Benghazi Whistleblower Reassigned, Demoted"
by Todd Beamon, Newsmax, May 10 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/benghazi-whistleblower-reassigned/2013/05/10/id/503941
Issues: US Department of State, Whistleblowers
"Benghazi Talking Points Underwent 12 Revisions, Scrubbed of Terror Reference"
by Jonathan Karl, ABC News, May 10 2013
abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/05/exclusive-benghazi-talking-points-underwent-12-revisions-scrubbed-of-terror-references
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, US Department of State
"Heat-Trapping Gas Passes Milestone, Raising Fears"
by Justin Gillis, New York Times, May 10 2013
nytimes.com/2013/05/11/science/earth/carbon-dioxide-level-passes-long-feared-milestone.html
Issue: Climate
"IMF: Monetary Easing Could Drive Asset Bubble"
by (Uncredited), Associated Press, May 10 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Japan-IMF-bubbles-easing/2013/05/10/id/503814
Issues: International Monetary Fund, Monetary
"IRS admits targeting conservatives for tax scrutiny in 2012 election"
by Zachary A Goldfarb, Karen Tumulty, Washington Post, May 10 2013
washingtonpost.com/business/economy/irs-admits-targeting-conservatives-for-tax-scrutiny-in-2012-election/2013/05/10/3b6a0ada-b987-11e2-92f3-f291801936b8_story.html
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Taxpayers
"If the Price Is Going Up, It Can't Be a Bubble"
by Robert Wiedemer, Moneynews, May 10 2013
moneynews.com/RobertWiedemer/bubble-Wall-Street-economy-recovery/2013/05/10/id/503799
Issue: Monetary
"Pirate Bay Takes Over Distribution of Censored 3D Printable Gun"
by Ernesto, TorrentFreak, May 10 2013
torrentfreak.com/pirate-bay-takes-over-distribution-of-censored-3d-printable-gun-130510
Issues: Censorship, Electronic Communications Liberty, Firearms
"Are Massachusetts Police Illegally Seizing and Selling Privately-Owned Guns for Profit?"
by Dabney Bailey, Opposing Views, May 9 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/are-massachusetts-police-illegally-seizing-and-selling-privately-owned-guns-profit
Issues: Firearms, Government Corruption, Police & Law Enforcement
"Barack Obama is Losing Young Voters"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, May 9 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/13623-barack-obama-is-losing-young-voters
Issues: Voters, Young Adults
"Fed Officials Spar Over Easing's Effect on Jobs Market: Helpful or Dubious?"
by (uncredited), Reuters, May 9 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/fed-plosser-easing-jobs/2013/05/09/id/503696
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Monetary
"IRS, Australia and United Kingdom Engaged in Cooperative Effort to Combat Offshore Tax Evasion"
by Internal Revenue Service, May 9 2013
irs.gov/uac/Newsroom/IRS,-Australia-and-United-Kingdom-Engaged-in-Cooperative-Effort-to-Combat-Offshore-Tax-Evasion
Issue: Taxpayers
"Regulation of Fertilizers: Ammonium Nitrate and Anhydrous Ammonia"
by Dana A Shea, Linda-Jo Schierow, Scott Szymendera, Congressional Research Service, May 9 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R43070.pdf
Issue: Regualtion
"The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2014 and Beyond"
by Mindy R Levit, Congressional Research Service, May 9 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43068.pdf
Issue: Government Budgets
"President Obama Plans to Wiretap All Your Online Communications?"
by Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht, Opposing Views, May 8 2013
opposingviews.com/i/politics/president-obama-plans-wiretap-all-your-online-communications
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Surveillance
"Reserve Currency (US Dollar) Demise — Circa 2013?"
by Ashish Advani, Moneynews, May 8 2013
moneynews.com/Advani/dollar-jobs-yuan-reserve/2013/05/08/id/503357
Issues: Employment, Monetary
"Drug company that supported Obamacare now says rebate plan could be 'catastrophic' "
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, May 7 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/05/07/drug-company-that-supported-obamacare-now-says-rebate-plan-could-be-catastrophic
Issues: Insurance Regulation, Pharmaceuticals, Regulation
"Missing Adults: Background, Federal Programs, and Issues for Congress"
by Adrienne L Fernandes-Alcantara, Congressional Research Service, May 7 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL34616.pdf
Issue: Missing Persons
"Reports Show Gun Homicides Down Since 1990s"
by Associated Press, May 7 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/US-Gun-Violence/2013/05/07/id/503237
Issues: Firearms
"7-Year-Old Christopher Marshall Suspended For Pretending Pencil Is Gun"
by Evan Bleier, Opposing Views, May 7 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/7-year-old-christopher-marshall-suspended-pretending-pencil-gun
Issues: Firearms, Students, Youth
"Benghazi Whistleblowers' Allegations Reveal Details of Cover-Up"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, May 6 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/13575-benghazi-whistleblowers-allegations-reveal-details-of-cover-up
Issues: Government Whistleblowers
"Former FBI Agent Says All Phone Calls in U.S. are Recorded by Government"
by Ashley Davis, Opposing Views, May 6 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/former-fbi-agent-says-all-phone-calls-us-are-recorded-government
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Rapper Xstrav Arrested for Drinking Iced Tea in Parking Lot"
by Michael Allen, Opposing Views, May 3 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/rapper-xstrav-arrested-drinking-iced-tea-parking-lot-video
Issues: Africans, African & Black Rights, Police & Law Enforcement
"Dodd-Frank a total failure, bipartisan panel agrees"
by Tim Cavanaugh, Daily Caller, May 2 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/05/02/dodd-frank-a-total-failure-bipartisan-panel-agrees
Issues: Economics, Financial Regulation, Investment, Monetary, Regulation
"Capitalism and community"
by John Hayward, RedState, May 1 2013
redstate.com/2013/05/01/capitalism-and-community
Issues: Capitalism, Conservatism, Michael Shumway Lee
"Expediting the Return to Work: Approaches in the Unemployment Compensation Program"
by Julie M Whittaker, Congressional Research Service, May 1 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43044.pdf
Issues: Employee Compensation, Employment, Government Subsidation & Entitlements
"James Eades Arrested After Refusing to Roll Down Window Completely"
by Michael Allen, Opposing Views, May 1 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/transportation/cars/james-eades-arrested-after-refusing-roll-down-window-completely-video
Issues: Drivers & Driver Rights, Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Police & Law Enforcement Roadblocks
"New York Film Industry Wants Exemption From The State's New Gun Laws"
by Jonathan Wolfe, Opposing Views, May 1 2013
opposingviews.com/i/entertainment/movies/new-york-film-industry-wants-exemption-states-new-gun-laws
Issues: Firearms
"Terrorist Watch List Screening and Background Checks for Firearms"
by William J Krouse, Congressional Research Service, May 1 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/R42336.pdf
Issues: Firearms, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"Train Wreck Ahead"
by John Stossel, Human Events, May 1 2013
humanevents.com/2013/05/01/train-wreck-ahead
Issues: Insurance Regulation, Occupational Regulation, Regulation
"Democrats: Global warming means more hookers"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Apr 30 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/04/30/democrats-global-warming-means-more-hookers
Issues: Climate, Barbara J Lee, Prostitution
"Despite Army Protests, Congress Spends $436 Million On Tanks"
by Evan Bleier, Opposing Views, Apr 29 2013
opposingviews.com/i/politics/despite-army-protests-congress-spends-436-million-tanks
Issues: Government Budgets, Subsidation
"Obama administration officials threatened whistle-blowers on Benghazi, lawyer says"
by James Rosen, Daily Caller, Apr 29 2013
foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/29/obama-administration-officials-have-threatened-whistle-blowers-on-benghazi
Issue: Government Whistleblowers
"With Bags of Cash, C.I.A. Seeks Influence in Afghanistan"
by Matthew Rosenberg, New York Times, Apr 28 2013
nytimes.com/2013/04/29/world/asia/cia-delivers-cash-to-afghan-leaders-office.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Corruption, Government Intelligence, Hamid Karzai
Editor's note: Both Hamid Karzai and the Central Intelligence Agency have been linked to drug smuggling. Perhaps the tens of millions in CIA cash delivered directly to Karzai may be Karzai's cut of drug profits.
"Guy who discovered global warming thought rising temperatures were good"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Apr 27 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/04/27/guy-who-discovered-global-warming-thought-rising-temperatures-were-good
Issue: Climate
"Climate scientists come to terms with the lack of global warming"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Apr 26 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/04/26/climate-scientists-come-to-terms-with-the-lack-of-global-warming
Issue: Climate
"Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud"
by Eric Shawn, FOX News Network, Apr 26 2013
foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/26/officials-found-guilty-in-obama-clinton-ballot-petition-fraud
Issues: Election Fraud, Government Corruption
"Report: Legal pot will contribute 'little or nothing' to Colorado's bottom line"
by Greg Campbell, Daily Caller, Apr 26 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/04/26/report-legal-pot-will-contribute-little-or-nothing-to-colorados-bottom-line
Issues: Cannabis, Excise Tax, Government Budgets, Taxation
"Senate’s email surveillance legislation would make Big Brother get a warrant"
by Josh Peterson, Daily Caller, Apr 25 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/04/25/senates-email-surveillance-legislation-would-make-big-brother-get-a-warrant
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Internal Revenue Service, Surveillance
"Bulletproof School Uniforms Suggest Gloomy Future For Gun Violence on Campus"
by Emily Smith, Opposing Views, Apr 24 2013
opposingviews.com/i/debates/bulletproof-school-uniforms-suggest-gloomy-future-gun-violence-campus
Issues: Body Armor, School Clothing Liberty, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Inflation-Indexing Elements in Federal Entitlement Programs"
by Dawn Nuschler, Congressional Research Service, Apr 24 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42000.pdf
Issue: Government Subsidation & Entitlements
"Terrorism, Miranda, and Related Matters"
by Charles Doyle, Congressional Research Service, Apr 24 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/R41252.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States 5th Amendment, Defendents & Defendent Rights
"The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Terrorism Investigations"
by Jerome P Bjelopera, Congressional Research Service, Apr 24 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/R41780.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Electronic Communications Privacy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Search, Surveillance
"Intelligence Issues for Congress"
by Marshall Curtis Erwin, Congressional Research Service, Apr 23 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/RL33539.pdf
Issues: Government Information, Government Intelligence, Surveillance
"Justices say marijuana possession not a deportable offense"
by Lawrence Hurley, Reuters, Apr 23 2013
news.yahoo.com/justices-marijuana-possession-not-deportable-offense-152112580.html
Issues" Cannabis, Immigration
"Obamanomics: Spending $2.5 million per job created, losing half a million on each car sold"
by John Hayward, RedState, Apr 23 2013
redstate.com/2013/04/23/obamanomics-spending-2-5-million-per-job-created-losing-half-a-million-on-each-car-sold
Issues: Government Subsidation & Entitlements
"Support for Gun Control Legislation Drops from 90 to 45 Percent"
by Dabney Bailey, Opposing Views, Apr 23 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/support-gun-control-legislation-drops-90-45
Issue: Firearms
"Drought in the United States: Causes and Issues for Congress"
by Peter Folger, Congressional Research Service, Apr 22 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL34580.pdf
Issues: Climate
"Student Charged After Refusing to Remove NRA T-Shirt"
by Jason Pye, Apr 22 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/13404-student-charged-after-refusing-to-remove-nra-t-shirt
Issues: Censorship, Clothing, Firearms, Press Liberty, School Clothing Liberty, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights, Youth
Related Articles:
"Criminal charge against 8th grade student arrested after NRA T-shirt confrontation dropped" by Charlo Greene, July 11 2013
"Eighth-grader arrested over NRA shirt returns to school in same shirt" by Eric Owens, May 23 2013
"Survey of Federal Whistleblower and Anti-Retaliation Laws"
by Jon O Shimabukuro, Congressional Research Service, Apr 22 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43045.pdf
Issues: Government Whistleblowers, Whistleblowers
"State Taxation of Internet Transactions"
by Steven Maguire, Congressional Research Service, updated Apr 19 2013, June 7 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41853.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 8, Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 10, Internet Tax, Sales Tax
"Leaders of anti-immigration groups aren’t exactly conservative"
by Soren Dayton, Daily Caller, Apr 18 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/04/18/leaders-anti-immigration-groups-arent-conservative
Issues: Immigration, , Populists
"The STOCK Act, Insider Trading, and Public Financial Reporting by Federal Officials"
by Jack Maskell, Congressional Research Service, Apr 18 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42495.pdf
Issue: Financial Regulation
"Boston Marathon Attack Sheds Light on Government Cellular and Internet Kill Switch"
by Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht, Opposing Views, Apr 17 2013
opposingviews.com/i/politics/boston-attack-sheds-light-government-cellular-and-internet-kill-switch
Issues: Electronic Communications
"Decorated Vet C.J. Grisham Arrested for 'Rudely Displaying' AR-15"
by Heather Manes, Opposing Views, Apr 16 2013
opposingviews.com/i/money/jobs-and-careers/decorated-vet-cj-grisham-arrested-rudely-displaying-ar-15
Issue: Firearms
Related Article: "Small Legal Victory For Military Veteran Arrested After 'Rudely Displaying' Rifle On Hike With His Son" by Associated Press, Oct 18 2013
"Government secrecy orders on patents keep lid on inventions"
by G W Schulz, Center for Investigative Reporting, Apr 16 2013
cironline.org/reports/government-secrecy-orders-patents-keep-lid-inventions-4349
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Intellectual Property, Secrecy
"Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Acquisition: Issues for Congress"
by Marshall Curtis Erwin, Congressional Research Service, Apr 16 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/R41284.pdf
Issues: Government Intelligence, Surveillance
"When Will Republicans Understand Free Market Healthcare?"
by Daniel Horowitz, RedState, Apr 16 2013
redstate.com/dhorowitz3/2013/04/18/when-will-republicans-understand-free-market-healthcare
Issues: Economic Liberty, Occupational Regulation
"Climate Change Didn’t Cause the Big Drought"
by Christopher F Schuetze, New York Times, Apr 15 2013
nytimes.com/2013/06/16/us/politics/as-immigration-bill-moves-forward-fear-of-an-id-system.html
Issue: Climate
"International Climate Change Financing: The Green Climate Fund (GCF)"
by Richard K Lattanzio, Congressional Research Service, Apr 15 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41889.pdf
Issues: Climate, Government Budgets, Government Relations, Government Subsidation
"International Trade and Finance: Key Policy Issues for the 113th Congress"
by J F Hornbeck, Mary A Irace, Congressional Research Service, Apr 15 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41553.pdf
Issues: Government Relations, Treaty Organizations, Trade
"Mexico’s Drug Trafficking Organizations: Source and Scope of the Rising Violence"
by June S Beittel, Congressional Research Service, updated Apr 15 2013, updated June 8 2012, Jan 7 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41576.pdf
Issues: Black Market, Drug War, Drugs
Editor's note: Author June S Beittel's claim that "Violence is an inherent feature of the trade in illicit drugs" is untrue. Almost all prohibited drug transactions occur without any violence, and much of the violence that does occur would not occur if prohibited drugs were legal. Beittel does correctly identify one source of potential conflict: disruption of black market organizations by government law enforcement and other competing black market organzations
"Submission of Mental Health Records to NICS and the HIPAA Privacy Rule"
by Edward C Liu, Erin Bagalman, Vivian S Chu, C Stephen Redhead, Congressional Research Service, Apr 15 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43040.pdf
Issues: Confidentiality, Firearms, Privacy
"Former FDIC Chairman Isaac to Moneynews: Dodd-Frank Is 'Worst Financial Legislation I've Ever Seen' "
by Michael Kling, Moneynews, Apr 14 2013
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Isaac-Dodd-Frank-legislation-financial/2013/04/14/id/499350
Issue: Financial Regulation
"Missouri highway patrol gave feds list of concealed gun permit holders"
by Associated Press, Apr 12 2013
foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/12/missouri-highway-patrol-gave-feds-list-concealed-gun-holders
Issue: Firearms
"Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)"
by Margaret Mikyung Lee, Congressional Research Service, Apr 11 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43041.pdf
Issue: Financial Regulation
"Free Speech Aboard the Leaky Ship of State: Calibrating First Amendment Protections for Leakers of Classified Information"
by Heidi Kitrosser, Journal of National Security Law and Policy, Apr 11 2013
jnslp.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Free-Speech-Aboard-the-Leaky-Ship-of-State.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States 1st Amendment, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Press Liberty
"Train Wreck: The U.S. Violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention"
by David Koplow, Journal of National Security Law and Policy, Apr 11 2013
jnslp.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/nsj00113000319.pdf
Issues: Arms Control & Disarmament Article, Chemical Weapons, Military Weapons
"Will the Bitcoin Have Byte?"
by Repair Man Jack, RedState, Apr 11 2013
redstate.com/2013/04/11/will-the-bitcoin-have-byte
Issues: Bitcoin, Monetary
"New Documents Suggest IRS Reads Emails Without a Warrant"
by Nathan Freed Wessler, American Civil Liberties Union, Apr 10 2013
aclu.org/blog/technology-and-liberty-national-security/new-documents-suggest-irs-reads-emails-without-warrant
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Seizure, Surveillance
"Obama's drone war kills 'others,' not just al Qaida leaders"
by Jonathan S Landay, McClatchy Newspapers, Apr 9 2013
mcclatchydc.com/2013/04/09/188062/obamas-drone-war-kills-others.html
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency, Remote Control Weapons
"Reauthorization of the FISA Amendments Act"
by Edward C Liu, Congressional Research Service, Sept 12 2012, Jan 2 2013, Apr 8 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42351.pdf
Issues: Electronic Communications Liberty, Electronic Communications Privacy, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Government Intelligence, Surveillance
"The Slow Death of the American Author"
by Scott Turow, New York Times, Apr 8 2013
nytimes.com/2013/04/08/opinion/the-slow-death-of-the-american-author.html
Issues: Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 8, Grey Market, Intellectual Property
"Badass Mohawk gets kindergartener suspended from school"
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, Apr 7 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/04/07/badass-mohawk-gets-kindergartener-suspended-from-school
Issues: School Dress Codes & Clothing Liberty, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Big tobacco stubs out e-cigarette competitors"
by Matthew Bandyk, Daily Caller, Apr 6 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/04/06/big-tobacco-stubs-out-e-cigarette-competitors
Issues: Economic Competition, Regulation & Overregulation, Smoking, Smoking Accessories, Tobacco
"Taping of Farm Cruelty Is Becoming the Crime"
by Richard A Oppel Jr, New York Times, Apr 6 2013
nytimes.com/2013/04/07/us/taping-of-farm-cruelty-is-becoming-the-crime.html
Issues: Animal Rights, CensorshipCriminalization & Overcriminalization, Whistleblowers & Whistleblower Rights, Witnesses & Witness Rights
"Congressional Authority to Regulate Firearms"
by Vivian S Chu, Congressional Research Service, Apr 5 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43033.pdf
Issue: Firearms
"State Legalization of Recreational Marijuana: Selected Legal Issues"
by Todd Garvey, Brian T Yeh, Congressional Research Service, Apr 5 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43034.pdf
Issues: Cannabis, Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 8, Constitution of the United States Article 6
"Get Ready for Obamacare Premium Defaults"
by Betsy McCaughey, American Spectator, Apr 4 2013
spectator.org/archives/2013/04/04/get-ready-for-obamacare-premiu
Issues: Insurance Freedom, Insurance Regulation
"Integration of Drones into Domestic Airspace: Selected Legal Issues"
by Alissa M Dolan, Richard M Thompson II, Congressional Research Service, Apr 4 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R42940.pdf
Issues: Aviation, Federal Aviation Administration, Surveillance Technology
"Super PACs in Federal Elections: Overview and Issues for Congress"
by R Sam Garrett, Congressional Research Service, Apr 4 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42042.pdf
Issue: Campaign Finance
" 'Amazon' Laws and Taxation of Internet Sales: Constitutional Analysis"
by Erika K Lunder, Carol A Pettit, Congressional Research Service, Apr 3 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42629.pdf
Issues: Internet Tax, Sales Tax
"Drones in Domestic Surveillance Operations: Fourth Amendment Implications and Legislative Responses"
by Richard M Thompson II, Congressional Research Service, Apr 3 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R42701.pdf
Issues: Aviation, Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Search, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"Einstein Was Right: It’s All Relative"
by Patrick Watson, Moneynews, Apr 3 2013
moneynews.com/PatrickWatson/alternatives-buy-sell-assets/2013/04/03/id/497558
Issues: Economics, Investment, Trade
"Meat labels will include where animal was born and slaughtered, irking Canada and Mexico"
by James Warren, New York Daily News, Apr 3 2013
nydailynews.com/news/national/meat-labels-showing-origins-product-irk-canada-mexico-article-1.1307228
Issue: Regulation & Overregulation, Trade, US Department of Agriculture
"The IMF's Outlandish Claims About Energy Subsidies"
by Robert Murphy, Institute for Energy Research, Apr 3 2013
instituteforenergyresearch.org/2013/04/03/the-imfs-outlandish-claims-about-energy-subsidies
Issues: Income Tax, International Monetary Fund, Subsidation, Utility Taxes
"Congressional Redistricting and the Voting Rights Act: A Legal Overview"
by L Paige Whitaker, Congressional Research Service, Jan 31 2013, Apr 2 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42482.pdf
Issues: Elections, Voters
"Nelson, Georgia, Passes Law Requiring Gun Ownership"
by Evan Bleier, Opposing Views, Apr 2 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/nelson-georgia-passes-law-requiring-gun-ownership
Issues: Progressive protesters assail Schumer for taking cash from private-prison interests"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, Apr 2 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/04/02/progressive-protesters-assail-schumer-for-taking-cash-from-private-prison-interests
Issues: Immigration, Prisons, Privatization, Charles Ellis Schumer
"The genie is out of the bottle: Aereo's court victory and what it means for the TV business"
by Jeff John Roberts, GigaOM, Apr 1 2013
gigaom.com/2013/04/01/the-genie-is-out-of-the-bottle-aereos-court-victory-and-what-it-means-for-the-tv-business
Issues: Broadcasting, Intellectual Property
Related Article: "Appeals court refuses to rehear Aereo case, service can keep streaming", July 16 2013
"A sensitive matter"
by (uncredited), The Economist, Mar 30 2013
economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21574461-climate-may-be-heating-up-less-response-greenhouse-gas-emissions
Issue: Climate
"Apocalypse perhaps a little later"
by (uncredited), The Economist, Mar 30 2013
economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21574461-climate-may-be-heating-up-less-response-greenhouse-gas-emissions
Issue: Climate
"New York Taxpayers to Subsidize Minimum Wage"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Mar 28 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/13183-new-york-taxpayers-to-subsidize-minimum-wage
Issues: Price Regulation, Subsidation
"DOJ Emails Show Feds Were Less Than 'Explicit' With Judges On Cell Phone Tracking Tool"
by Linda Lye, American Civil Liberties Union, Mar 27 2013
cnn.com/2013/03/26/us/north-dakota-abortion-law/index.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Surveillance
"FBI Pursuing Real-Time Gmail Spying Powers as 'Top Priority' for 2013"
by Ryan Gallagher, Slate, Mar 26 2013
slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2013/03/26/andrew_weissmann_fbi_wants_real_time_gmail_dropbox_spying_power.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Surveillance
"North Dakota governor signs law banning most abortions"
by Chelsea J Carter, Carma Hassan, Cable Network News, Mar 26 2013
cnn.com/2013/03/26/us/north-dakota-abortion-law/index.html
Issues: Abortion, Fetus Rights
"Last-Minute Cyprus Deal to Close Bank, Force Losses"
by (uncredited), Reuters, Mar 25 2013
moneynews.com/FinanceNews/cyprus-bailout-bank-eurozone/2013/03/25/id/496107
Issues: Monetary, Property Seizure, Property Takings
"NYC Mayor Bloomberg: Government has right to 'infringe on your freedom' "
by Cheryl K Chumley, Washington Times, Mar 25 2013
washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/25/nyc-mayor-bloomberg-government-has-right-infringe-
Issue: Michael Bloomberg
"26 Republicans Vote for Internet Sales Tax"
by Daniel Horowitz, RedState, Mar 24 2013
redstate.com/2013/03/24/26-republicans-vote-for-internet-sales-tax
Issues: Internet Tax, Sales Tax
"Beshear vetoes Kentucky religious freedom bill"
by Beth Musgrave, Kentucky.com, Mar 22 2013
kentucky.com/2013/03/22/2569508/beshear-will-veto-religious-freedom.html
Issues: Religion Freedom
"Experts to Congress: US law should require logs of billions of private text messages, emails"
by Parker Bunch, Daily Caller, Mar 22 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/03/22/experts-to-congress-us-law-should-require-logs-of-billions-of-private-text-messages-emails
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Surveillance
"New Orleans judge rules statute forbidding felons from having firearms unconstitutional after 'fundamental right' amendment"
by Claire Galofaro, The Times-Picayune, Mar 21 2013
nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2013/03/new_orleans_judge_rules_statut.html
Issue: Firearms, Louisiana Constitution
"Administrative Agencies and Claims of Unreasonable Delay: Analysis of Court Treatment"
by Daniel T Shedd, Congressional Research Service, Mar 21 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43013.pdf
Issue: Regulation
"The Marketplace Fairness Act is More Unfair Than Status Quo"
by Daniel Horowitz, RedState, Mar 18 2013
redstate.com/2013/03/18/the-marketplace-fairness-act-is-more-unfair-than-status-quo
Issues: Internet Tax, Sales Tax
"Secret Sessions of the House and Senate: Authority, Confidentiality, and Frequency"
by Christopher M Davis, Congressional Research Service, Mar 15 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/secrecy/R42106.pdf
Issues: Confidentiality & Secrecy, Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 5, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"Sen. Graham claims Benghazi survivors 'told to be quiet' by administration"
by Bret Baier, Catherine Herridge, FOX News Network, Mar 15 2013
foxnews.com/politics/2013/03/15/sen-graham-claims-benghazi-survivors-told-to-be-quiet-by-administration
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Lindsay O Graham, Secrecy
"The Amending Process in the Senate"
by Christopher M Davis, Congressional Research Service, Mar 15 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/98-853.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 5, United States Senate
"Democrats’ budget plan seeks $1.5 trillion tax hike, plus 10-year spending boost"
by Neil Munro, Daily Caller, Mar 14 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/03/14/democrats-budget-plan-seeks-1-5-trillion-tax-hike-plus-10-year-spending-boost
Issue: Government Budgets
"U.S. to let spy agencies scour Americans' finances"
by Emily Flitter, Stella Dawson, Mark Hosenball, Reuters, Mar 14 2013
in.reuters.com/article/2013/03/13/usa-banks-spying-idINDEE92C0EH20130313
Issues: Government Intelligence, Surveillance
"Maine town votes against guns in every home"
by Tom Bell, Portland Press Herald, Mar 13 2013
pressherald.com/news/Maine-town-says-no-to-guns-in-every-home.html
Issue: Firearms
" 'Oz' film costs Michigan taxpayers $40 million"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Mar 13 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/03/13/oz-film-costs-michigan-taxpayers-40-million
Issue: Government Subsidation
"What to cut next"
by Chris Edwards, Daily Caller, Mar 13 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/03/13/what-to-cut-next
Issue: Government Budgets
"Guns, Excise Taxes, and Wildlife Restoration"
by M Lynne Corn, Jane G Gravelle, Congressional Research Service, Mar 12 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42992.pdf
Issues: Animal Liberty, Firearms, Habitat, Excise Tax
"Obama Stockpiled $463M in Smallpox Drug in Case of Bio-terror"
by Paul Scicchitano, Newsmax, Mar 12 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/obama-smallpox-drug-stockpiles/2013/03/12/id/494395
Issues: Government Budgets, Vaccination
"The Leaky Leviathan: Why the Government Condemns and Condones Unlawful Disclosures of Information"
by David E Pozen, preliminary draft Mar 12 2013
papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2223703
Issue: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"Alternate New York Times Headline: ‘Global Warming Saves Civilization’ "
by Steve Maley, RedState, Mar 10 2013
redstate.com/2013/03/10/alternate-new-york-times-headline-global-warming-saves-civilization
Issue: Climate
"Arizona Couple Sues Walmart After Store Mistakes Kids' Bath Time Photos For Child Porn"
by Heather Manes, Opposing Views, Mar 10 2013
opposingviews.com/i/money/jobs-and-careers/arizona-couple-sues-walmart-after-mistaking-kids-bath-time-photos-child
Issues: Nude Art, Pornography
"Global temperatures warmest in 4,000 years"
by Anne Hobson, Daily Caller, Mar 8 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/03/08/new-research-shows-global-temperatures-are-highest-in-4000-years
Issue: Climate
"Malkin: The Feds' Invasive Student Tracking Database"
by Michelle Malkin, Human Events, Mar 8 2013
humanevents.com/2013/03/05/obama-admin-wants-to-deport-christian-homeschoolers
Issues: Education, Privacy, Students & Student Rights, Surveillance
"It's Time to Give the Public Access to CRS Reports"
by Matthew Rumsey, Mar 7 2013
sunlightfoundation.com/blog/2013/03/07/its-time-to-give-the-public-access-to-crs-reports/
Issues: Congressional Research Service, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"Google: FBI spying on thousands of users"
by Parker Bunch, Daily Caller, Mar 6 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/03/06/google-fbi-spying-on-thousands-of-users
Issues: Electronic Communication Privacy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Surveillance
"Obama Admin Wants to Deport Christian Homeschoolers"
by Todd Starnes, Human Events, Mar 5 2013
humanevents.com/2013/03/05/obama-admin-wants-to-deport-christian-homeschoolers/
Issues: Education Liberty, Immigration, Parents & Parent Rights
"Surrogate offered $10,000 to abort baby"
by Elizabeth Cohen, Cable Network News, Mar 5 2013
edition.cnn.com/2013/03/04/health/surrogacy-kelley-legal-battle/index.html
Issues: Abortion, Fertility, Parents & Parent Rights
"Gay marriage fight brewing inside GOP"
by W James Antle III, Daily Caller, Mar 4 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/03/04/gay-marriage-fight-brewing-inside-gop
Issues: Republican Party, Same Gender Marriage
"Report: State Pension Plans Underfunded by $834 Billion"
by (uncredited), Reuters, Mar 3 2013
newsmax.com/US/state-pension-plans-underfunded/2013/03/03/id/492872
Issue: Government Budgets
"Republicans and Their Faulty Moral Arithmetic"
by Arthur C Brooks, Wall Street Journal, Mar 3 2013
online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324338604578326350052940798.html
Issues: Republican Party, Voters
"Connecticut Teen Wins The Right To Wear Anti-Gay Shirt To School"
by Ryan Broderick, BuzzFeed, Mar 1 2013
buzzfeed.com/ryanhatesthis/connecticut-teen-wins-the-right-to-wear-anti-gay-shirt-to-sc
Issues: School Clothing, Gays, Press Liberty, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Cypress HS student suspended for disarming gunman?"
by Matt Grant, FOX 4 News, Mar 1 2013
fox4now.com/news/local/194396721.html
Issues: Firearms, Students
"Dallas Fed's Fisher: Fed Should End its 'Monetary Ritalin' "
by Michael Kling, Moneynews, Mar 1 2013
moneynews.com/Economy/Fisher-Fed-Ritalin-monetary-policy/2013/03/01/id/492715
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Monetary
"Gun Control Proposals in the 113th Congress: Universal Background Checks, Gun Trafficking, and Military Style Firearms"
by William J Krouse, Congressional Research Service, Mar 1 2013, revised June 7 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42987.pdf
Issue: Firearms
"Public Access to Data from Federally Funded Research: Provisions in OMB Circular A-110"
by Eric A Fischer, Congressional Research Service, Mar 1 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/secrecy/R42983.pdf
Issue: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"Employees: Obama donor in process of buying up and 'destroying' America’s top pro-gun media outlets"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, Feb 28 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/02/28/obama-donor-in-process-of-buying-up-and-destroying-americas-top-pro-gun-media-outlets
Issue: Firearms
"The Proposed Equal Rights Amendment: Contemporary Ratification Issues"
by Thomas H Neale, Congressional Research Service, Feb 28 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42979.pdf
Issue: Constitution of the United States Article 5
"Inflation and the Real Minimum Wage: A Fact Sheet"
by Craig K Elwell, Linda Levine, Congressional Research Service, Feb 26 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42973.pdf
Issues: Employee Compensation, Employment, Price Regulation & Deregulation
"Less Spending and More Government: the Conflicting Views of Voters Under 40"
by Ed Gillespie, Jan van Lohuizen, Feb 26 2013
s3.amazonaws.com/resurgentrepublic.com/resurgentrepublic/production/assets/985/original/rr-focus-group-memo-voters-under-40.pdf
Issues: Government Budgets, Voters
"GOProud or Go Home"
by Daniel Foster, National Review Online, Feb 25 2013
nationalreview.com/articles/341420/goproud-or-go-home-daniel-foster
Issues: Conservative Political Action Conference, GOProud, Gays & Gay Rights
"Nuclear Weapons R&D Organizations in Nine Nations"
by Jonathan Medalia, Derek E Mix, Paul Belkin, Mary Beth Nikitin, Shirley A Kan, Jim Zanotti, Paul K Kerr, Congressional Research Service, Feb 22 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R40439.pdf
Issues: Military Weapons, Nuclear Weapons
"Bond v. United States: Validity and Construction of the Federal Chemical Weapons Statute"
by Charles Doyle, Congressional Research Service, Feb 21 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R42968.pdf
Issues: Chemical Weapons, Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 8, Constitution of the United States Article 2 Section 2, Constitution of the United States 10th Amendment
"NAFTA at 20: Overview and Trade Effects"
by M Angeles Villarreal, Ian F Fergusson, Congressional Research Service, Feb 21 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42965.pdf
Issues" North American Free Trade Agreement, Trade, Treaty Organizations
"Pa. Supreme Court justice convicted of corruption"
by Joe Mandak, Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb 21 2013
philly.com/philly/news/politics/state/20130221_ap_guiltyonallbut1countforjusticemelvin.html
Issues: Election Fraud, Government Corruption, Joan Orie Melvin
"Arms Control and Nonproliferation: A Catalog of Treaties and Agreements"
by Amy F Woolf, Mary Beth Nikitin, Paul K Kerr, Congressional Research Service, Feb 20 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/RL33865.pdf
Issues: Arms Control & Disarmament, Military Weapons
"Same-Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court: United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry"
by Jody Feder, Alissa M Dolan, Congressional Research Service, Feb 19 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42976.pdf
Issue: Same Gender Marriage
"Federal Reserve: Unconventional Monetary Policy Options"
by Marc Labonte, Congressional Research Service, Feb 19 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42962.pdf
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Monetary
"Carrie Cordero on FISA Court Lessons for a 'Drone Court' "
by Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare, Feb 18 2013
lawfareblog.com/2013/02/carrie-cordero-on-fisa-court-lessons-for-a-drone-court
Issues: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Human Rights, Remote Control Weapons, Surveillance Technology
"Exemptions for Firearms in Bankruptcy"
by Carol A Pettit, Vastine D Platte, Congressional Research Service, Feb 15 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41799.pdf
Issue: Firearms
"Judges shouldn’t decide about drone strikes"
by James Robertson, Washington Post, Feb 15 2013
washingtonpost.com/opinions/judges-shouldnt-decide-about-drone-strikes/2013/02/15/8dcd1c46-778c-11e2-aa12-e6cf1d31106b_story.html
Issues: Human Rights, Remote Control Weapons
"Pharmaceutical Patent Settlements: Issues in Innovation and Competitiveness"
by John R Thomas, Congressional Research Service, Feb 15 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42960.pdf
Issues: Competition, Intellectual Property
"Cars, Trucks, and Climate: EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases from Mobile Sources"
by James E McCarthy, Brent D Yacobucci, Congressional Research Service, Feb 14 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R40506.pdf
Issues: Automobiles, Climate, Pollution
"Federal Assault Weapons Ban: Legal Issues"
by Vivian S Chu, Congressional Research Service, Feb 14 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42957.pdf
Issue: Firearms
"ObamaCare is a bad deal for young Americans"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Feb 13 2013
unitedliberty.org/articles/12670-obamacare-is-a-bad-deal-for-young-americans
Issues: Insurance Regulation, Price Regulation, Young Adults
"Unauthorized Aliens: Policy Options for Providing Targeted Immigration Relief"
by Andorra Bruno, Congressional Research Service, Feb 13 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R42958.pdf
Issue: Immigration
"Congress Approves 30,000 Spy Drones Over America As US Police State Tightens"
by Tim Watts, Intel Hub, Feb 9 2013
theintelhub.com/2012/02/09/congress-approves-30000-spy-drones-over-america-as-us-police-state-tightens
Issues: Aviation, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"Death in Little Rock"
by Lexington, Economist, Feb 9 2013
economist.com/news/united-states/21571428-politicians-national-ambitions-are-suddenly-willing-challenge-death
Issue: Death Penalty
"Argentina’s Defaulted Sovereign Debt: Dealing with the 'Holdouts' "
by J F Hornbeck, Congressional Research Service, Feb 6 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41029.pdf
Issue: Government Budgets
"Lawmakers propose liability insurance for U.S. gun owners"
by Ian Simpson, Reuters, Feb 6 2013
reuters.com/article/2013/02/06/us-usa-guns-insurance-idUSBRE91516920130206
Issues: Firearms, Insurance Regulation
"Obama 'kill list' paper leaked, includes criteria for assassinating US citizens"
by Josh Peterson, Daily Caller, Feb 5 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/02/05/obama-kill-list-paper-leaked-includes-criteria-for-assassinating-us-citizens
Issues: Assassinations, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Human Rights, United States Executive Office of the President, White House
"Sin Taxes: Size, Growth, and Creation of the Sindustry"
by Michael D Thomas, Adam J Hoffer, William F Shughart II, Feb 5 2013
mercatus.org/sites/default/files/Shughart_SinTaxes_v2.pdf
Issues: Excise Taxes, Taxation, Tobacco Tax
"The Corporation for Public Broadcasting: Federal Funding and Issues"
by Glenn J McLoughlin, Mark Gurevitz, Congressional Research Service, Feb 5 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RS22168.pdf
Issues: Broadcasting, Government Budgets, Subsidation
"FCC wants free WiFi for all"
by Josh Peterson, Daily Caller, Feb 4 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/02/04/fcc-wants-free-wifi-for-all
Issues: Broadcasting, Economic Competition, Electronic Communications, Federal Communications Commission, Subsidation
"Freshman Suspended Over Gun Photo On School-Issued Computer"
by Nathan Francis, The Inqisitr, Feb 2 2013
inquisitr.com/506350/freshman-suspended-over-gun-photo-on-school-issued-computer
Issues: Firearms, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Is the Russia Prison System Working Pussy Riot Member to Death?"
by Steven Hsieh, AlterNet, Feb 1 2013
alternet.org/world/russia-prison-system-working-pussy-riot-member-death
Issue: Prison & Prisoner Rights
"Report shows UN admitting Solar activity may play significant role in global warming"
by Maxim Lott, Charles Couger, FOX News Network, Feb 1 2013
foxnews.com/science/2013/02/01/report-show-un-admitting-solar-activity-may-play-significant-role-in-global
Issues: Climate
"Congressional Redistricting and the Voting Rights Act: A Legal Overview"
by L Paige Whitaker, Congressional Research Service, Jan 31 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42482.pdf
Issues: Elections, Voters & Voter Rights
"Sovereign Debt in Advanced Economies: Overview and Issues for Congress"
by Rebecca M Nelson, Congressional Research Service, Jan 31 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41838.pdf
Issue: Government Budgets
"Stealing Trade Secrets and Economic Espionage: An Overview of 18 U.S.C. 1831 and 1832"
by Charles Doyle, Congressional Research Service, Jan 28 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/secrecy/R42681.pdf
Issues: Intellectual Property, Secrecy
"Flag-stomping South Carolina teacher appeals his firing"
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, Jan 27 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/28/surprise-its-now-illegal-to-jailbreak-smartphones-switch-carriers
Issues: Academic Freedom, Flag Liberty
"The Most Ridiculous Law of 2013 (So Far): It Is Now a Crime to Unlock Your Smartphone"
by Derek Khanna, The Atlantic, Jan 27 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/28/surprise-its-now-illegal-to-jailbreak-smartphones-switch-carriers
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Intellectual Property
"State regulators crack down on grocery chain for selling cheap milk"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Jan 26 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/26/state-regulators-crack-down-on-grocery-chain-for-selling-cheap-milk
Issue: Price Regulation
"After criticism, Obama officials quietly craft new polygraph policy"
by Marisa Taylor, McClatchy Newspapers, Jan 24 2013
mcclatchydc.com/2013/01/24/180966/after-criticism-obama-officials.html
Issue: Employee Testing
"Andre Barbosa Squats Legally in $2.5 Million Florida Estate"
by Ashley Davis, Opposing Views, Jan 24 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/andre-barbosa-squats-legally-25-million-florida-estate
Issues: Property, Property Seizure, Property Takings
"Feinstein calls for banning more than 150 types of firearms during dramatic press conference"
by Alex Pappas, Daily Caller, Jan 24 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/24/feinstein-calls-for-banning-more-than-150-firearms-during-dramatic-press-conference
Issues: Diane Feinstein, Firearms
"UN to Obama: Drop drones? World body to investigate U.S. use of unmanned death planes"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Jan 24 2013
nydailynews.com/news/world/u-n-probe-u-s-drone-article-1.1246828
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency, Remote Control Weapons
"At least 50 African children paralyzed after receiving Bill Gates-backed meningitis vaccine"
by Ethan A Huff, Jan 23 2013
naturalnews.com/038796_meningitis_vaccine_children_paralyzed.html
Issue: Vaccinations, Youth
"In graduate thesis, John Brennan argued for government censorship: ‘Too much freedom is possible' "
by Charles C Johnson, Daily Caller, Jan 23 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/23/in-graduate-thesis-john-brennan-argued-for-government-censorship-too-much-freedom-is-possible
Issues: John Owen Brennan, Censorship, Central Intelligence Agency, Speech
"Student wants to form gay-straight alliance amid bullying; School says no"
by (uncredited), WFTV, Jan 23 2013
wftv.com/news/news/local/lake-co-student-says-school-wont-let-her-form-gay-/nT5cX
Issues: Academic Freedom Gay Straight Alliance, Gays & Gay Rights, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights
"Tancredo vows to smoke pot, in promo for film about Colorado's successful legalization effort"
by (uncredited), FOX News Network, Jan 23 2013
foxnews.com/politics/2013/01/23/tancredo-vows-to-smoke-pot-in-promo-for-film-about-colorado-successful
Issues: Cannabis, Thomas Gerald Tancredo
"Tax Havens: International Tax Avoidance and Evasion"
by Nathan James, Congressional Research Service, Jan 23 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R40623.pdf
Issues: Income Tax, Taxation, Taxpayers & Taxpayer Right
"Court rejects San Antonio student's First Amendment appeal over forced tracking chips"
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, Jan 22 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/22/court-rejects-san-antonio-students-first-amendment-appeal-over-forced-tracking-chips
Issues: Constitution of the United States 1st Amendment, Identification, Religion Freedom, Students & Student Rights
"The Federal Prison Population Buildup: Overview, Policy Changes, Issues, and Options"
by Nathan James, Congressional Research Service, Jan 22 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42937.pdf
Issue: Prisoners
"Anonymous Releases Message to Obama, Compares Him to Hitler"
by Ashley Davis, Jan 21 2013
opposingviews.com/i/society/guns/anonymous-releases-message-obama-compares-him-hitler
Issues: Anonymous, Firearms, Barack Hussein Obama
"Climate Change Curbs May Cost $700 Billion a Year, Report Shows"
by (uncredited), Bloomberg News, Jan 21 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/BNALL-BNCOPY-BNSTAFF-BNTEAMS/2013/01/21/id/472269
Issues: Climate
"Hawaiian lawmaker introduces pot-legalization bill"
by Greg Campbell, Daily Caller, Jan 21 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/21/hawaiian-lawmaker-introduces-pot-legalization-bill
Issue: Cannabis
"Cuomo's new gun law does not exempt New York cops, could prevent police from responding to school shootings"
by Will Rahn, Daily Caller, Jan 17 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/17/cuomos-new-gun-law-does-not-exempt-new-york-cops-could-prevent-police-from-responding-to-school-shootings/
Issues: Firearms, Police & Law Enforcement
"Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Enforcement: Legal Issues"
by Kate M Manuel, Todd Garvey, Congressional Research Service, Jan 17 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42924.pdf
Issues: Immigration & Immigrant Rights, Prosecution & Prosecutors
"UK fines Playboy $160,000 for ‘reckless’ online exposure to children"
by Agence France-Presse, Jan 16 2013
rawstory.com/rs/2013/01/16/uk-fines-playboy-160000-for-reckless-online-exposure-to-children/
Issues: Electronic Communication Liberty, Erotic Art, Nude Art, Playboy
"First Shots Are Fired in Global 'Currency War' "
by Jeff Cox, CNBC, Jan 14 2013
cnbc.com/id/100377532
Issue: Monetary
"RFK Jr: JFK Probe 'Shoddy,' Doesn't Believe Lone Gunman Theory"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Jan 12 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/JFK-assassination-Warren-shoddy/2013/01/12/id/471084
Issues: Assassinations, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Robert Francis Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Jr
"Can Contractionary Fiscal Policy Be Expansionary?"
by Jane G Gravelle, Thomas L Hungerford, Congressional Research Service, Jan 11 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41849.pdf
Issues: Economics, Government Budgets
"Declarations of War and Authorizations for the Use of Military Force: Historical Background and Legal Implications"
by Jennifer K Elsea, Matthew C Weed, Congressional Research Service, Jan 11 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/RL31133.pdf
Issue: Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 8
"Former Rep. Patrick Kennedy kicks off anti-marijuana effort in Colorado"
by Greg Campbell, Daily Caller, Jan 11 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/11/former-rep-patrick-kennedy-kicks-off-anti-marijuana-effort-in-colorado/
Issues: Cannabis, Patrick Joseph Kennedy, Smart Approaches to Marijuana
"NBC's Gregory won't be charged for showing ammo magazine"
by Michael Winter, USA Today, Jan 11 2013
usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/01/11/nbc-david-gregory-no-charge-displaying-ammunition-clip/1827673
Issue: Firearms
"The Protection of Classified Information: The Legal Framework"
by Jennifer K Elsea, Congressional Research Service, Jan 10 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/secrecy/RS21900.pdf
Issue: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"New data show 1 in 4 children on food stamps in FY 2011"
by Caroline May, Daily Caller, Jan 9 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/09/new-data-show-1-in-4-children-on-food-stamps-in-fy-2011
Issue: Subsidation & Entitlements
"Texas school can force teenagers to wear locator chip: judge"
by Jim Forsyth, Jan 9 2013
news.yahoo.com/texas-school-force-teenager-wear-locator-chip-judge-021126100.html
Issues: Government Education, Identification, Surveillance, Students & Student Rights, Youth
"The Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Claims of Property Rights 'Takings' "
by Robert Meltz, Congressional Research Service, Jan 7 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL31796.pdf
Issues: Animal Rights, Constitution of the United States 5th Amendment, Propoertyowners & Propertyowner Rights, Takings
"Ten states raise minimum wages in 2013, but impact on low-skilled and teen workers is unknown"
by Betsi Fores, Daily Caller, Jan 6 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/06/ten-states-raise-minimum-wages-in-2013-but-impact-on-low-skilled-and-teen-workers-is-unknown
Issue: Price Regualtion
"Summary of Select Firearm Violence Prevention Strategies"
by Greg Ridgeway, National Institute of Justice, Jan 4 2013
static.infowars.com/2013/02/i/general/nij-gun-policy-memo.pdf
Issue: Firearms
"Internet Domain Names: Background and Policy Issues"
by Lennard G Kruger, Congressional Research Service, Jan 3 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/97-868.pdf
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Intellectual Property
""Judge Slaps Down EPA Bid to Regulate Water as a Pollutant"
by David A Patten, Newsmax, Jan 3 2013
newsmax.com/Newsfront/cuccinelli-epa-lawsuit-virginia/2013/01/03/id/469999
Issues: Pollution, United States Environmental Protection Agency
"Maryland school suspends six-year-old boy for making gun gesture, saying 'pow' "
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, Jan 3 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/03/maryland-school-suspends-six-year-old-boy-for-making-gun-gesture-saying-pow
Issues: Firearms, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Defense Acquisitions: How DOD Acquires Weapon Systems and Recent Efforts to Reform the Process"
by Moshe Schwartz, Congressional Research Service, Jan 2 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/RL34026.pdf
Issues: Government Budgets, Military Weapons, US Department of Defense
"Kansas gov't tries to make sperm donor pay child support"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Jan 2 2013
dailycaller.com/2013/01/02/kansas-govt-tries-to-make-sperm-donor-pay-child-support
Issues: Custody, Support & Visitation, Fertility

 
2012

"Distributional Effects of Taxes on Corporate Profits, Investment Income, and Estates"
by Jane G Gravelle, Sean Lowry, Congressional Research Service, Dec 27 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42872.pdf
Issues: Estate Tax, Income Tax, Investment & Investors, Taxation
"Report: $91 million spent on secret NSA tests probing domestic computer systems"
by Josh Peterson, Daily Caller, Dec 27 2012
dailycaller.com/2012/12/27/report-91-million-spent-on-secret-nsa-tests-probing-domestic-computer-systems
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Budgets, National Security Agency
"St. Paul shop caught with smoking gum"
by Paul Walsh, StarTribune, Dec 27 2012
startribune.com/local/stpaul/184828741.html
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Smoking, Tobacco
"NY Newspaper Draws Flak for Putting Gun Owners on Map"
by Michael Mullins, Newsmax, Dec 26 2012
newsmax.com/TheWire/newspaper-gun-owners-map/2012/12/26/id/469039
Issues: Firearms, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Press Liberty
"NRA Video Games Support NRA Claim That Video Games Are Bad"
by Betsy Isaacson, Huffington Post, Dec 21 2012
huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/21/nra-video-game-supports-nra-claim-that-video-games-are-bad_n_2348088.html
Issues: Firearms, Gaming, Wayne R LaPierre, National Rifle Association
"Sex with Animals, a Constitutional Right? Carlos Romero Challenges Arrest for Donkey-Sex"
by Denise A Justin, Dec 20 2012
opposingviews.com/i/society/animal-rights/sex-animals-constitutional-right-carlos-romero-challenges-arrest-donkey-sex
Issues: Animal Liberty, Zoophilia
"Tax Deductions for Individuals: A Summary"
by Sean Lowry, Congressional Research Service, Dec 20 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42872.pdf
Issue: Tax Credits, Deductions & Exemptions
"The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act: An Overview of Limiting Tort Liability of Gun Manufacturers"
by Vivian S Chu, Congressional Research Service, Dec 20 2012
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42871.pdf
Issues: Firearms, Legal Reform
"The Swiss Difference: A Gun Culture That Works"
by Helena Bachmann, Time, Dec 20 2012
world.time.com/2012/12/20/the-swiss-difference-a-gun-culture-that-works
Issue: Firearms
"Corruption Runs DEEP in BATF"
by Juan Doe (pseudonym), Dec 19 2012
narcotrafficker.blogspot.mx/2012/12/corruption-runs-deep-in-batf.html
Issues: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Firearms, George Gillett, Government Corruption
"Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons"
by Amy F Woolf, Congressional Research Service, Dec 19 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/RL32572.pdf
Issue: Nuclear Weapons
"Sales of Bulletproof Backpacks for Kids Soar after Connecticut School Massacre"
by Michael Allen, Dec 19 2012
opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/sales-bulletproof-backpacks-kids-soar-after-connecticut-school-massacre
Issues: Body Armor, Students & Student Rights, Youth
"The Federal Communications Commission: Current Structure and Its Role in the Changing Telecommunications Landscape"
by Patricia Moloney Figliola, Congressional Research Service, Dec 18 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/RL32589.pdf
Issue: Federal Communications Commission
"Crimes Reports and the Leak Referral Process"
by Steven Aftergood, Secrecy News, Dec 17 2012
fas.org/blog/secrecy/2012/12/crimes_reports.html
Issue: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"Permanent Legal Immigration to the United States: Policy Overview"
by Ruth Ellen Wasem, Congressional Research Service, Dec 17 2012
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R42866.pdf
Issue: Immigration
"The Protection of Classified Information: The Legal Framework"
by Jennifer K Elsea, Congressional Research Service, Dec 17 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/secrecy/RS21900.pdf
Issue: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"Rasmussen: Highest-ever Support for Reduced Government Spending"
by Martin Gould, Newsmax, Dec 15 2012
newsmax.com/Newsfront/Rasmussen-spending-lower-federal/2012/12/15/id/467889
Issues: Government Budgets, Rasmussen Reports
"Bobby Jindal's Small Government Case for Over-The-Counter Birth Control"
by Josh Voorhees, Slate, Dec 14 2012
slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2012/12/14/bobby_jindal_birth_control_lousiana_governor_makes_case_for_over_the_counter.html
Issues: Contraception, Piyush "Bobby" Jindal, Pharmaceuticals
"Prosecutor: SEIU organizer committed voter fraud in 2011 Wisconsin Supreme Court election"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, Dec 14 2012
dailycaller.com/2012/12/14/prosecutor-seiu-organizer-committed-voter-fraud-in-2011-wisconsin-supreme-court-election
Issues: Election Fraud, Clarence S Haynes, Service Employees International Union
"Social Security Adds To The Deficit And The Debt"
by Mark LaRochelle, Human Events, Dec 14 2012
humanevents.com/2012/12/14/debunker-social-security-adds-to-the-deficit-and-the-debt
Issues: Government Budgets, Subsidation & Entitlements, US Social Security Administration
"Chemical Weapons: A Summary Report of Characteristics and Effects"
by Dana A Shea, Congressional Research Service, Dec 13 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R42862.pdf
Issue: Chemical Weapons
"Personal freedom wins in Michigan"
by Richard B Berman, Daily Caller, Dec 13 2012
dailycaller.com/2012/12/13/personal-freedom-wins-in-michigan
Issue: Employment Liberty
"Report finds harsh CIA interrogations ineffective"
by Greg Miller, Washington Post, Dec 13 2012
washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/report-finds-harsh-cia-interrogations-ineffective/2012/12/13/a9da510a-455b-11e2-9648-a2c323a991d6_story.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Human Rights
"Technology and Freedom in a Post-DeMint Congress"
by John Hayward, Human Events, Dec 13 2012
humanevents.com/2012/12/13/technology-and-freedom-in-a-post-demint-congress
Issues: Jim W DeMint, Electronic Communications Privacy, Federal Communications Commission, Technology
"7,800 Veterans sue CIA/DOD/Army for experimentation including 'septal implants' to control will and human behavior"
by hatrick penry, Dec 12 2012
hatrickpenry.wordpress.com/2012/12/12/7800-veterans-sue-ciadodarmy-for-experimentation-including-septal-implants-to-control-will-and-human-behavior
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, US Army, US Department of Defense, Veterans
"U.S. Should Consider Automatic Voter Registration: Holder"
by Phil Mattingly, Bloomberg News, Dec 11 2012
bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-11/u-s-should-consider-automatic-voter-registration-holder.html
Issue: Election Reform, Eric Holder, Voters & Voter Rights
"DNA Testing in Criminal Justice: Background, Current Law, Grants, and Issues"
by Nathan James, Congressional Research Service, Dec 6 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41800.pdf
Issue: Identification
"The Horrors of FEMA Disaster 'Relief'; The Glory Of Private Efforts"
by Chuck Norris, Human Events, Dec 2 2012
humanevents.com/2012/11/20/chuck-norris-the-horrors-of-fema-disaster-relief-the-glory-of-private-efforts
Issue: Federal Emergency Management Agency
"World Bank climate report focuses on creating 'ideal world for subsistence farmers' "
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Nov 21 2012
dailycaller.com/2012/11/21/world-bank-climate-report-focuses-on-creating-ideal-world-for-subsistence-farmers
Issues: Climate, World Bank Group
"Student Andrea Hernandez Expelled for Refusing to Wear Location Tracking RFID Badge"
by Michael Allen, Nov 20 2012
opposingviews.com/i/technology/gadgets/student-andrea-hernandez-expelled-refusing-wear-location-tracking-rfid-badge
Issues: Government School Uniforms, Identification, Students & Student Rights, Youth
"Businesses taxed in states where they have no property"
by Betsi Fores, Nov 19 2012
dailycaller.com/2012/11/19/businesses-taxed-in-states-where-they-have-no-property
Issues: Coalition for Interstate Tax Fairness and Job Growth, Income Tax
"6,125 Proposed Regulations and Notifications Posted in Last 90 Days--Average 68 per Day"
by Penny Starr, Cybercast News Service, Nov 9 2012
cnsnews.com/news/article/6125-proposed-regulations-and-notifications-posted-last-90-days-average-68-day
Issues: Regulation & Overregulation
"Chemical Facility Security: Issues and Options for the 112th Congress"
by Dana A Shea, Congressional Research Service, Oct 2 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R41642.pdf
Issues: Chemical Weapons, Chemical Technology
"Obama waives sanctions on countries that use child soldiers"
by Josh Rogin, Foreign Policy, Oct 1 2012
thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/10/01/obama_waives_sanctions_on_countries_that_use_child_soldiers
Issue: Child Soldiers, Youth
"A Review of Intelligence Oversight Failure: NSA Programs that Affected Americans"
by Dave Owen, Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin, Oct-Dec 2012, pgs 33-39
fas.org/irp/agency/army/mipb/2012_04-owen.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Intelligence, National Security Agency, Search, Surveillance
"Presidential Memorandum – Presidential Determination with respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008"
by Barack Hussein Obama, Sept 28 2012
whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/09/28/presidential-memorandum-presidential-determination-respect-child-soldier
Issue: Child Soldiers
"Why California shouldn’t force porn stars to wear condoms"
by Alexandre Padilla, Daily Caller, Sept 28 2012
dailycaller.com/2012/09/28/why-california-shouldnt-force-porn-stars-to-wear-condoms
Issues: Contraception, Erotic Art
"ACLU Appeals Judge's Decision To Deny Name Change"
by Ryan Kiesel, Sept 27 2012
acluok.org/2012/09/aclu-appeals-judges-decision-to-deny-name-change
Issue: Transgender Rights
"California passes groundbreaking open textbook legislation"
by Timothy Vollmer, Sept 27 2012
creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/34288
Issues: Education, Intellectual Property
"Why Eric Posner is wrong about free speech"
by Robert Shibley, Daily Caller, Sept 26 2012
dailycaller.com/2012/09/26/eric-posner-is-wrong-about-free-speech
Issue: Speech
"Iran’s Nuclear Program: Tehran’s Compliance with International Obligations"
by Paul K Kerr, Congressional Research Service, Sept 18 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R40094.pdf
Issues: Nuclear Weapons
"Making an Exception for Electoral Integrity"
by Ray Hartwell, American Spectator, Sept 17 2012
spectator.org/archives/2012/09/17/making-an-exception-for-electo
Issue: Election Fraud
"Whistleblower Protections Under Federal Law: An Overview"
by Jon O Shimabukuro, Congressional Research Service, Sept 13 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42727.pdf
Issues: Government Whistleblowers, Whistleblowers
"Project QUANTUM LEAP After Action Report"
by US Special Operations Command National Capitol Region, Sept 12 2012
fas.org/irp/eprint/quantum.pdf
Issues: Government Intelligence, Search, Surveillance
"Pilotless Drones: Background and Considerations for Congress Regarding Unmanned Aircraft Operations in the National Airspace System"
by Bart Elias, Congressional Research Service, Sept 10 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R42718.pdf
Issues: Aviation, Remote Control Weapons, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"Telephone tapping: Governments no longer hold a monopoly"
by (uncredited), Intelligence Online, Sept 9 2012
intelligenceonline.com/report/Telephone_tapping_governments_no_longer_hold_monopoly
Issues: Electronic Communication Privacy, Surveillance
"Immigration Detainers: Legal Issues"
by Kate M Manuel, Congressional Research Service, Aug 31 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R42690.pdf
Issues: Detainees & Detention, Immigration
"From Executive Order to Judicial Approval: Tracing the History of Surveillance of U.S. Persons Abroad in Light of Recent Terrorism Investigations"
by Jonathan W Gannon, Journal of National Security Law and Policy, Aug 29 2012
jnslp.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/03_Gannon_Master-1.pdf
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Surveillance
"Torture and the War on Terror: The Need for Consistent Definitions and Legal Remedies"
by Linda Carter, Journal of National Security Law and Policy, Aug 29 2012
jnslp.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/09_Carter-Master-07-03-12-JCSedits2.pdf
Issue: Human Rights
"The Program"
by Laura Poitras, New York Times, Aug 22 2012
nytimes.com/2012/08/23/opinion/the-national-security-agencys-domestic-spying-program.html
Issues: William Binney, Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Whistleblowers, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"How Volcker Created a Gold Standard Without Gold"
by William L Silber, Aug 21 2012
bloomberg.com/news/2012-08-21/how-volcker-created-a-gold-standard-without-gold.html
Issues: Monetary, Paul Adolph Volcker
"US, Mexican Officials Brokering Deals, with Drug 'Cartels,' WikiLeaks Documents Show"
by William J Conroy, Narco News, Aug 20 2012
Issues: Black Market, Drug War, Drugs, Government Corruption, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Strategic Forcasting Inc, WikiLeaks
"Anonymous wages war on TrapWire 'big brother' surveillance system"
by Josh Peterson, Daily Caller, Aug 14 2012
dailycaller.com/2012/08/14/anonymous-wages-war-on-trapwire-big-brother-surveillance-system
Issues: Anonymous, Strategic Forcasting aka StratFor, Surveillance
"Wikileaks uncovers TrapWire surveillance: FAQ"
by Zack Whittaker, ZDNet, Aug 14 2012
zdnet.com/wikileaks-uncovers-trapwire-surveillance-faq-7000002513
Issues: Strategic Forcasting aka StratFor, Surveillance, WikiLeaks
"CIA and the Rule of Law"
by Stephen W Preston, Journal of National Security Law and Policy, Aug 13 2012
jnslp.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/01__Preston_Master_6-26-12.pdf
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Intelligence
"Unravelling TrapWire: The CIA-Connected Global Suspicious Activity Surveillance System"
by Elv Studio, Public Intelligence, Aug 11 2012
publicintelligence.net/unravelling-trapwire
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Strategic Forcasting aka StratFor, Surveillance, TrapWire Inc, WikiLeaks
"Mexican Diplomat Traded Secrets with Private Intel Firm Stratfor, WikiLeaks Documents Reveal"
by William J Conroy, Narco News, Aug 9 2012
Issues: Black Market, Drug War, Drugs, Strategic Forcasting Inc, WikiLeaks
"Researchers uncover reason for false-positive marijuana tests in babies"
by Mark Derewicz, University Gazette, Aug 7 2012
gazette.unc.edu/2012/08/07/researchers-uncover-reason-for-false-positive-marijuana-tests-in-babies/
Issues: Cannabis, Drug Testing
"The Fed's War on ... Buckyballs!"
by Michelle Malkin, Human Events, Aug 1 2012
humanevents.com/2012/08/01/the-feds-war-on-buckyballs/
Issues: Consumers & Consumer Rights
"Moving to a Territorial Income Tax: Options and Challenges"
by Jane G Gravelle, Congressional Research Service, July 25 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42624.pdf
Issues: Income Tax, Taxation
"A Brief Overview of Actions Taken by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in Its First Year"
by Sean M Hoskins, Congressional Research Service, July 18 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42615.pdf
Issues: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Consumers & Consumer Rights
"Bone Marrow Donor Compensation Verdict Upheld"
by Sunita Sohrabji, India-West, July 13 2012
indiawest.com/news/5487-bone-marrow-donor-compensation-verdict-upheld.html
Issue: Organ Procurement
"Casino Capitalists Playing With Fire"
by Patrick J Buchanan, Human Events, July 10 2012
humanevents.com/2012/07/10/casino-capitalists-playing-with-fire
Issue: Capitalism
"Climate Change and Existing Law: A Survey of Legal Issues Past, Present, and Future"
by Robert Meltz, Congressional Research Service, July 2 2012, revised Aug 28 2013
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42613.pdf
Issue: Climate
"The Negative Effects of Minimum Wage Laws"
by Mark Wilson, Cato Institute, June 21 2012
cato.org/joining-the-minimum-wage-debate
Issue: Employee Compensation, Price Regulation
"The Role of Autonomy in DoD Systems"
by United States Department of Defense Defense Science Board, July 2012
fas.org/irp/agency/dod/dsb/autonomy.pdf
Issue: Remote Control Weapons
"Cluster Munitions: Background and Issues for Congress"
by Andrew Feickert, Congressional Research Service, June 27 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/RS22907.pdf
Issue: Military Weapons
"Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information"
by Jennifer L Elsea, Congressional Research Service, Sept 10 2010, revised Sept 8 2011, revised June 26 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/secrecy/R41404.pdf
Issues: Censorship, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Press Liberty
"Taxing Power Gives Government Total Control"
by Maureen Martin, June 29 2012
news.heartland.org/editorial/2012/06/29/taxing-power-gives-government-total-control
Issues: Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 8, Taxation
"If You've Ever Sold a Used iPod, You May Have Violated Copyright Law"
by Marvin Ammori, The Atlantic, June 8 2012
theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/06/if-youve-ever-sold-a-used-ipod-you-may-have-violated-copyright-law/258276
Issue: Intellectual Property
"The 'leak' wars"
by Josh Gerstein, Politico, June 8 2012
politico.com/news/stories/0612/77194.html
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Whistleblowers
"When Congressional Legislation Interferes with Existing Contracts: Legal Issues"
by Robert Meltz, Congressional Research Service, May 31 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42635.pdf
Issue: Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 10
"Diane Tran and America's overcriminalization problem"
by Andrew Glidden, May 27 2012
dailycaller.com/2012/05/27/diane-tran-and-americas-overcriminalization-problem
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Education
""SEC Climate Change Disclosure Guidance: An Overview and Congressional Concerns"
by Gary Shorter, Congressional Research Service, May 24 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42544.pdf
Issue: Climate
"Facebook co-founder renounces U.S. citizenship"
by David Goldman, Cable Network News Money, May 11 2012
money.cnn.com/2012/05/11/technology/eduardo-saverin-facebook-citizenship
Issue: Citizenship
"Why Atheists Have Become a Kick-Ass Movement You Want on Your Side"
by Greta Christina, AlterNet, May 10 2012
alternet.org/belief/155370
Issue: Nontheists
"Congress’s Contempt Power and the Enforcement of Congressional Subpoenas: Law, History, Practice, and Procedure"
by Todd Garvey, Alissa M Dolan, Congressional Research Service, May 8 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL34097.pdf
Issue: Constitution of the United States Article Section 1, US Case Law: Legislative Power
"Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations"
by United States Air Force, Apr 26 2012
fas.org/irp/doddir/usaf/afi11-502v3.pdf
Issues: Aviation, Remote Control Weapons, Surveillance
"Libertarianism, Conservatism, and Egalitarianism"
by Carson Holloway, Witherspoon Institute, Apr 24 2012
thepublicdiscourse.com/2012/04/5211
Issues: Conservatism, Libertarianism
"Inside the secret world of America's top eavesdropping spies"
by D B Grady, The Week, Apr 12 2012
theweek.com/bullpen/column/226723/inside-the-secret-world-of-americas-super-sophisticated-eavesdropping-spies
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Administration, Special Collection Service, Surveillance
"The drug legalization dilemma"
by George Frederick Will, Human Events, Apr 4 2012
humanevents.com/article.php?id=50619
Issues: Black Market, Drugs
"Cybersecurity: Selected Legal Issues"
by Edward C Liu, Gina Stevens, Kathleen Anne Ruane, Aliisa M Dolan, Richard M Thompson II, Congressional Research Service, Mar 14 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42409.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Electronic Communications Privacy, Surveillance
"Chicago man, 27, charged in cyber attack"
by Todd Lighty, Wailin Wong, Chicago Tribune, Mar 6 2012
articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-03-06/business/chi-chicago-raid-linked-to-hacking-arrests-20120306_1_cyber-attack-lulzsec-antisec
Issues: Anonymous, Jeremy Hammond, Strategic Forcasting aka STRATFOR; WikiLeaks
"Report on Sensitive Compartmented Information Leaks in the Department of Defense"
by Patricia A Brannin, Deputy Inspector General for Intelligence and Special Program Assessments, United States Department of Defense, Feb 27 2012
fas.org/sgp/othergov/dod/ig-leaks.pdf
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Press
"The Depreciating Dollar: Economic Effects and Policy Response"
by Craig K Elwell, Congressional Research Service, Feb 23 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL34582.pdf
Issue: Monetary
"Documents show Obama’s FCC used regulatory muscle to destroy LightSquared’s competition"
by Matthew Boyle, Daily Caller, Feb 22 2012
dailycaller.com/2012/02/22/documents-show-obamas-fcc-used-regulatory-muscle-to-destroy-lightsquareds-competition
Issue: Broadcasting, Federal Communications Commission
"Pay for your censorship yourself"
by Robert L Shibley, Daily Caller, Feb 17 2012
dailycaller.com/2012/02/17/pay-for-your-censorship-yourself
Issue: Academic Freedom
"War Powers Litigation Initiated by Members of Congress Since the Enactment of the War Powers Resolution"
by Michael John Garcia, Congressional Research Service, Feb 17 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/RL30352.pdf
Issues: Military, Peace & Military Warfare
"Obama's War on Pot"
by Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone, Feb 16 2012
rollingstone.com/politics/news/obamas-war-on-pot-20120216
Issues: Cannabis, Barack Hussein Obama
"The CIA’s Covert Operation Against Declassification Review and Obama's Open Government"
by Nate Jones, Feb 10 2012
nsarchive.wordpress.com/2012/02/10/the-cias-covert-operation-against-declassification-review-and-obamas-open-government
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence
"Congressional earmarks sometimes used to fund projects near lawmakers' properties"
by David S Fallis, Scott Higham, Kimberly Kindy, Washington Post, Feb 7 2012
washingtonpost.com/investigations/2012/01/12/gIQA97HGvQ_story.html
Issue: Government Corruption
"Tough Targets: When Criminals Face Armed Resistance from Citizens"
by Clayton E Cramer, David Burnett, Cato Institute, Feb 2 2012
cato.org/publications/white-paper/tough-targets-when-criminals-face-armed-resistance-citizens, object.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/pubs/pdf/WP-Tough-Targets.pdf
Issues: Firearms, Self Defense
"A Historical Perspective on 'Hollow Forces' "
by Andrew Feickert, Stephen Daggett, Congressional Research Service, Jan 31 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R42334.pdf
Issue: Military
"Evaluating the Current Stance of Monetary Policy Using a Taylor Rule"
by Marc Labonte, Congressional Research Service, Jan 30 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RS21821.pdf
Issue: Monetary
"Army Foresees Expanded Use of Drones in U.S. Airspace"
by Steven Aftergood, Jan 19 2012
fas.org/blog/secrecy/2012/01/army_drones.html
Issues: Aviation, Remote Control Weapons, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"Association Between Marijuana Exposure and Pulmonary Function Over 20 Years"
by Mark J Pletcher, Eric Vittinghoff, Ravi Kalhan, Joshua Richman, Monika Safford, Stephen Sidney, Feng Lin, Stefan Kertesz, Journal of the American Medical Association, vol 307 no 2, Jan 11 2012, pgs 173-181
jama.ama-assn.org/content/307/2/173.abstract?sid=a88fa2a1-6358-4a9a-9dee-11b3fd23a1d4, webmd.com/lung/news/20120103/marijuana-smoking-not-linked_to-chronic-breathing-problems
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Lung
"The National Defense Authorization Act for FY2012: Detainee Matters"
by Jennifer K Elsea, Michael John Garcia, Jan 11 2012
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R42143.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 9, Defendants, Human Rights, Justice, US Case Law: Habeas Corpus

 
2011

"Secrecy defines Obama's drone war"
by Karen DeYoung, Washington Post, Dec 19 2011
washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/secrecy-defines-obamas-drone-war/2011/10/28/gIQAPKNR5O_story.html
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Remote Control Weapons, Secrecy
"U.S. Arms Sales: Agreements with and Deliveries to Major Clients, 2003-2010"
by Richard E Grimmett, Congressional Research Service, Dec 16 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/R42121.pdf
Issue: Military Weapons
""Protecting Privacy from Aerial Surveillance: Recommendations for Government Use of Drone Aircraft"
by Jay Stanley, Catherine Crump, Dec 15 2011
aclu.org/files/assets/protectingprivacyfromaerialsurveillance.pdf
Issues: Privacy, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement"
by Ian F Fergusson, Bruce Vaughn, Congressional Research Service, Dec 12 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R40502.pdf
Issues: International & Multinational Governments & Treaty Organizations, Trans-Pacific Partnership
"Feds Falsely Censor Popular Blog For Over A Year, Deny All Due Process, Hide All Details"
by Mike Masnick, Techdirt, Dec 8 2011
techdirt.com/articles/20111208/08225217010/breaking-news-feds-falsely-censor-popular-blog-over-year-deny-all-due-process-hide-all-details.shtml
Issues: Censorship, Electronic Communications Liberty, Intellectual Property, Property Seizures
"Pay ban on donor organs doesn't include bone marrow, court says"
by Carol J Williams, Los Angeles Times, Dec 2 2011
articles.latimes.com/2011/dec/02/local/la-me-bone-marrow-20111202
Issues: Institute for Justice, Organ Procurement
"Governmental Tracking of Cell Phones and Vehicles: The Confluence of Privacy, Technology, and Law"
by Richard M Thompson, Congressional Research Service, Dec 1 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/R42109.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Electronic Communications Privacy, Surveillance
"Congressional Lawmaking: A Perspective On Secrecy and Transparency"
by Walter J Oleszek, Congressional Research Service, Nov 30 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/secrecy/R42108.pdf
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Secrecy
"Court throws out Janet Jackson 'wardrobe malfunction' fine"
by Betsi Fores, Daily Caller, Nov 11 2011
dailycaller.com/2011/11/02/court-throws-out-janet-jackson-wardrobe-malfunction-fine/
Issues: Broadcasting, Federal Communications Commission
"Lawfulness of a Lethal Operation Directed Against a U.S. Citizen Who Is a Senior Operational Leader of Al-Qa'ida or An Associated Force"
by United States Department of Justice, Nov 8 2011
fas.org/irp/eprint/doj-lethal.pdf
Issues: Al-Qaeda, Assassinations, Human Rights
"The Intelligence Appropriations Process: Issues for Congress"
by Richard A Best Jr, Congressional Research Service, Oct 27 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/R42061.pdf
Issues: Government Intelligence, United States Intelligence Community
"Justice Dept. proposes lying, hiding existence of records under new FOIA rule"
by Carl "CJ" Ciaramella Jr, Daily Caller, Oct 24 2011
dailycaller.com/2011/10/24/justice-dept-proposes-lying-hiding-existence-of-records-under-new-foia-rule
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"WikiLeaks: Banking Blockade and Donations Campaign"
by WikiLeaks, Oct 24 2011
wikileaks.org/IMG/pdf/WikiLeaks-Banking-Blockade-Information-Pack.pdf
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Whistleblowers
"ATF priorities: Smuggle guns to drug cartels, arrest cigarette smugglers"
by C J Ciaramella, Daily Caller, Oct 19 2011
dailycaller.com/2011/10/19/atf-priorities-smuggle-guns-to-drug-cartels-arrest-cigarette-smugglers
Issues: Black Market, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Firearms, Tobacco
"The media ignores government’s infringements on property rights"
by Jack Hunter, Daily Caller, Oct 16 2011
dailycaller.com/2011/10/16/the-media-ignores-governments-infringements-on-property-rights
Issues: Government Regulation, Habitat, Property, US Environmental Protection Agency
"Bill introduced to strip citizenship of Americans supporting terror abroad"
by C J Ciaramella, Daily Caller, Oct 13 2011
dailycaller.com/2011/10/13/bill-introduced-to-strip-citizenship-of-americans-supporting-terror-abroad
Issue: Citizenship
"Dairy processors fight milk price controls with anti-government campaign"
by Michael Watson, Daily Caller, Oct 7 2011
dailycaller.com/2011/10/07/dairy-processors-fight-milk-price-controls-anti-government-campaign/
Issues: International Dairy Foods Association, Price Regulation Reform & Deregulation
"US Prosecutors Confirm Classified Information Colors Zambada Niebla’s Case"
by William J Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, Oct 4 2011
narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/bill-conroy/2011/10/us-prosecutors-confirm-classified-information-colors-zambada-niebla-s-c
Issue: Black Market, Drug War, Guzman Organization
"Trends and Implications of Climate Change for National and International Security"
by Defense Science Board, Oct 2011
fas.org/irp/agency/dod/dsb/climate.pdf
Issues: Climate
"Two U.S.-Born Terrorists Killed in CIA-Led Drone Strike"
by Jennifer Griffin, Justin Fishel, Sept 30 2011
foxnews.com/politics/2011/09/30/us-born-terror-boss-anwar-al-awlaki-killed/
Issues: al-Qaeda, Central Intelligence Agency, Remote Control Weapons
"Al Gore doctored a video that’s supposed to prove his global warming theories"
by Anthony Watts, Sept 29 2011
dailycaller.com/2011/09/29/al-gore-doctored-a-video-thats-supposed-to-prove-his-global-warming-theories
Issues: Climate, Albert Arnold Gore Jr
"DOJ says Mexican cartels operating in over 1,000 U.S. cities"
by Nicholas Ballasy, Daily Caller, Sept 29 2011
dailycaller.com/2011/09/29/doj-says-mexican-cartels-operating-in-over-1000-u-s-cities
Issues: Black Market, Drug War, National Drug Intelligence Center, United States Department of Justice
"The Feds Criminalize Ordinary Life"
by Quinn Hillyer, Sept 28 2011
cfif.org/v/index.php/commentary/54-state-of-affairs/1156-the-feds-criminalize-ordinary-life
Issue: Criminalization & Overcriminalization
"At CIA, Climate Change is a Secret"
by Steven Aftergood, Sept 22 2011
fas.org/blog/secrecy/2011/09/cia_climate.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Climate
"Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 2003-2010"
by Richard F Grimmett, Congressional Research Service, Sept 22 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/R42017.pdf
Issue: Weapons
"Intelligence Community Contractors: Are We Striking The Right Balance"
published by US Government Printing Office, transcript of Hearing before the Oversight of Government Management, The Federal Workforce, and The District of Columbia Subcommittee, Sept 20 2011
fas.org/irp/congress/2011_hr/contractors.pdf, fas.org/irp/congress/2011_hr/contractors.html
Issues: Government Intelligence, United States Intelligence Community
"Court Pleadings Point to CIA Role in Alleged 'Cartel' Immunity Deal"
by William J Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, Sept 11 2011
narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/bill-conroy/2011/10/us-prosecutors-confirm-classified-information-colors-zambada-niebla-s-c
Issues: Black Market, Central Intelligence Agency, Drug War, Guzman Organization
"Evidence Suggests Cover-Up in ATF Scandal, as More Guns Appear at Crime Scenes"
by William La Jeunesse, Laura Prabucki, FOX News Network, Sept 2 2011
foxnews.com/politics/2011/09/02/demand-for-more-answers-in-fast-and-furious-scandal
Issues: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Firearms
"Files Note Close C.I.A. Ties to Qaddafi Spy Unit"
by Rod Nordland, New York Times, Sept 2 2011
nytimes.com/2011/09/03/world/africa/03libya.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Intelligence
"Court limits defense options for medical marijuana"
by Todd A Heywood, Michigan Messenger, American Independent News Network, Aug 31 2011
michiganmessenger.com/52146/court-limits-defense-options-for-medical-marijuana
Issue: Medicinal Cannabis
"Climate Change: Conceptual Approaches and Policy Tools"
by Jane A Leggett, Congressional Research Service, Aug 29 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41973.pdf
Issue: Climate
"US-Trained Assassin Teams Now Deployed in Drug War"
by William J Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, Aug 28 2011
narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/bill-conroy/2011/10/us-prosecutors-confirm-classified-information-colors-zambada-niebla-s-c
Issues: Assassinations, Black Market, Central Intelligence Agency, Drug War
"Have cigarette tax increases fallen out of fashion?"
by Caroline May, Daily Caller, Aug 17 2011
dailycaller.com/2011/08/17/have-cigarette-tax-increases-fallen-out-of-fashion/
Issues: Tobacco, Tobacco Tax
"When secrecy gets out of hand"
by J William Leonard, Los Angeles Times, Aug 10 2011
latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-leonard-classified-information-20110810,0,5688807.story
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Secrecy
"American Nones: The Profile of the No Religion Population"
by Barry A Kosmin, Ariela Keysar, Ryan Cragun, Juhem Navarro-Rivera, Aug 2011
commons.trincoll.edu/aris/files/2011/08/NONES_08.pdf
Issue: Nontheists
"Peirce, Pragmatism, and The Right Way of Thinking"
by Philip L Campbell, Aug 2011
fas.org/sgp/eprint/peirce.pdf
Issues: C S Peirce, Pragmatism
"Mississippi NAACP leader sent to prison for 10 counts of voter fraud"
by Matthew Vadum, Daily Caller, July 29 2011
dailycaller.com/2011/07/29/mississippi-naacp-leader-sent-to-prison-for-10-counts-of-voter-fraud
Issue: Election Fraud
"The Obama Administration's Cybersecurity Proposal: Criminal Provisions"
by Gina Stevens, Jonathan Miller, Congressional Research Service, July 29 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41941.pdf
Issues: Computer Telecommunications, Computer Telecommunications Privacy
"ATF agent denies 'walking' guns into Mexico"
by Matthew Boyle, Daily Caller, July 27 2011
dailycaller.com/2011/07/27/atf-agent-denies-%E2%80%98walking%E2%80%99-guns-into-mexico
Issues: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Firearms
"New NASA Data Blow Gaping Hole In Global Warming Alarmism"
by James M Taylor, Forbes, July 27 2011
forbes.com/sites/jamestaylor/2011/07/27/new-nasa-data-blow-gaping-hold-in-global-warming-alarmism
Issue: Climate
based on article "On the Misdiagnosis of Surface Temperature Feedbacks from Variations in Earth’s Radiant Energy Balance" by Roy W Spencer, William D Braswell
"Senior ATF, Justice officials ignored Mexico-based agents’ complaints, bragged about Fast and Furious successes"
by Matthew Boyle, Daily Caller, July 26 2011
dailycaller.com/2011/07/26/new-details-about-operation-fast-and-furious-effects-in-mexico-surface-before-hearing
Issues: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Firearms
"A gunrunning sting gone fatally wrong"
by Sari Horwitz, New York Times, July 25 2011
washingtonpost.com/investigations/us-anti-gunrunning-effort-turns-fatally-wrong/2011/07/14/gIQAH5d6YI_story.html
Issues: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Firearms
"On the Misdiagnosis of Surface Temperature Feedbacks from Variations in Earth’s Radiant Energy Balance"
by Roy W Spencer, William D Braswell, Remote Sensing, July 25 2011
mdpi.com/2072-4292/3/8/1603
Issue: Climate
basis of article "New NASA Data Blow Gaping Hole In Global Warming Alarmism" by James M Taylor
"Mail and Wire Fraud: A Brief Overview of Federal Criminal Law"
by Charles Doyle, Congressional Research Service, July 21 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41930.pdf
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Government Corruption
"Afghanistan's anti-corruption efforts thwarted at every turn"
by Lianne Gutcher, Guardian, July 19 2011
guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jul/19/afghanistan-anti-corruption-efforts-thwarted
Issue: Government Corruption
"The Interplay of Borders, Turf, Cyberspace, and Jurisdiction: Issues Confronting U.S. Law Enforcement"
by Kristin M Finklea, Congressional Research Service, July 19 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41927.pdf
Issue: Black Market
"Top 10 Most Egregious Government Regulations"
by (uncredited), Human Events, July 16 2011
humanevents.com/2011/07/16/top-10-most-egregious-government-regulations
Issue: Regulation & Overregulation
"The Marriage Vow: A Declaration of Dependence Upon Marriage and FAMiLY"
by Bob Vander Plaats, Family Leader, July 7 2011
scribd.com/doc/59611653/Family-Leader-Pledge
Signers: Michele Marie Bachmann, Richard John Santorum
Issues: Marriage, Same Gender Marriage
" 'Dirty Bombs': Background in Brief"
by Jonathan Medalia, Congressional Research Service, June 24 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R41891.pdf
Issue: Weapons
" 'Dirty Bombs': Technical Background, Attack Prevention and Response, Issues for Congress"
by Jonathan Medalia, Congressional Research Service, June 24 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R41890.pdf
Issue: Weapons
"Brief History of the Gold Standard in the United States"
by Craig K Elwell, Congressional Research Service, June 23 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41887.pdf
Issue: Monetary
"Warrantless, Police-Triggered Exigent Searches: Kentucky v. King in the Supreme Court"
by Charles Doyle, Congressional Research Service, June 17 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41871.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Search
"Legislative History Research: A Basic Guide"
by Julia Taylor, Congressional Research Service, June 15 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41865.pdf
Issue: United States Legislation
"Mandatory Spending Since 1962"
by D Andrwe Austin, Mindy R Levit, Congressional Research Service, June 15 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33074.pdf
Issue: Government Budgets
"Gun Control Legislation"
by William J Krouse, Congressional Research Service, June 9 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL32842.pdf
Issue: Firearms
"The case against 'American exceptionalism'"
by Michael Lind, Salon, June 7 2011
salon.com/books/history/index.html?story=/politics/war_room/2011/06/07/lind_american_exceptionalism
Issues: American exceptionalism, Herman Cain
"A case that could be overkill against a whistleblower"
by Washington Post Editorial Board, June 5 2011
Issues: Thomas Andrews Drake, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Whistleblowers, Malicious Prosecution, National Security Agency, Whistleblowers
"Reconciling anthropogenic climate change with observed temperature 1998–2008"
by Robert K Kaufmann, Heikki Kauppi, Michael L Mann, James H Stock, June 2 2011
wattsupwiththat.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/pnas-201102467.pdf
Issue: Climate
"Authorized Classification and Control Markings Register"
by Office of the Director of National Intelligence, version 4.2, May 31 2011
fas.org/sgp/othergov/intel/capco_reg.pdf
"Implementation Manual" fas.org/sgp/othergov/intel/capco_imp.pdf
Issues: Government Information, Government Intelligence
"Climategate Documents Confirm Wegman’s Hypothesis"
by Steve McIntyre, Climate Audit, May 23 2011
climateaudit.org/2011/05/23/climategate-documents-confirm-wegmans-hypothesis
Issue: Climate
"The Secret Sharer"
by Jane Mayer, New Yorker, May 23 2011
newyorker.com/reporting/2011/05/23/110523fa_fact_mayer
Issues: Thomas A Drake, Government Whistleblowers, National Security Agency
"Application of Religious Law in U.S. Courts: Selected Legal Issues"
by Cynthia Brougher, Congressional Research Service, May 18 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41824.pdf
Issues: Government Religion, Theocracy
"Leahy's Protect IP bill even worse than COICA"
by Larry Downes, CNET News, May 12 2011
news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-20062419-38.html
Issues: Intellectual Property, Patrick J Leahy
"Watchdog group is prepared to sue for photos of bin Laden"
by Kevin Bogardus, The Hill, May 5 2011
thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/159503-watchdog-group-prepared-to-sue-for-bin-laden-photos
Issues: Osama bin Laden, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Judicial Watch
"France Burqa Ban Misses the Point"
by Christina Abraham, Apr 25 2011
cairchicago.org/2011/04/25/france-burqa-ban-misses-the-point/
Issues: Clothing, Veils
""Frank Sturgis: 'I was a CIA Assassin' "
by Don Fulsom, Crime Magazine, Apr 11 2011
crimemagazine.com/frank-sturgis-%E2%80%9Ci-was-cia-assassin%E2%80%9D
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency, Frank Sturgis
"Over the Horizon: American Exceptionalism and Global Responsibilities"
by Robert Farley, World Politics Review, Apr 6 2011
worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/print/8430
Issue: Exceptionalism
"Dr. Dre Wins Court Ruling In Michigan Lawsuit"
by C Vernon Coleman II, Hip Hop Wired, Mar 21 2011
hiphopwired.com/2011/03/21/dr-dre-wins-court-ruling-in-michigan-lawsuit
Issue: Government Information, Police & Law Enforcement, Press Liberty, Privacy
"Two Michigan Democrats indicted in fake Tea Party scandal"
by Stephanie Condon, CBS News, Mar 18 2011
cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20044674-503544.html
Issue: Election Fraud
"Review of USAID/Afghanistan's Bank Supervision Assistance Activities and the Kabul Bank Crisis"
by Tim Cox, Mar 16 2011
fas.org/sgp/eprint/usaid-kabul.pdf
Issues: Government Corruption, Kabul Bank
"U.S. advisers saw early signs of trouble at Afghan Bank"
by Ernesto Londono, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Washington Post, Mar 15 2011
washingtonpost.com/world/us-advisers-saw-early-signs-of-trouble-at-afghan-bank/2011/03/14/ABQUvoW_story.html
Issues: Afghanistan Central Bank, Government Corruption, Kabul Bank
"Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2010"
by Richard F Grimmett, Congressional Research Service, Mar 10 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R41677.pdf
Issue: Military, Wars
"Wireless Evolution"
by D Keith Bryars, Emerging Technologies Research bulletin, vol 8 no 1, Mar 2011
fas.org/irp/eprint/wireless.pdf
Issue: Computer Telecommunications Privacy
"Law Enforcement Use of Global Positioning (GPS) Devices to Monitor Motor Vehicles: Fourth Amendment Considerations"
by Alison M Smith, Congressional Research Service, Feb 28 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41663.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Searches, Surveillance
"Mandatory Vaccinations: Precedent and Current Laws"
by Kathleen S Swendiman, Congressional Research Service, Feb 24 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RS21414.pdf
Issue: Vaccinations
"Mexican Army corrupted and now largest Drug Cartel in Mexico"
by Michael Louis Webster, Feb 22 2011
usborderfirereport.com/mexican_army_corrupted_and_now_l.htm
Issues: Black Market, Government Corruption
"The Department of Defense’s Use of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan and Iraq: Background, Analysis, and Options for Congress"
by Moshe Schwartz, Congressional Research Service, Feb 21 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R40835.pdf
Issues: Military, Private Military
"School Choice, Charter Schools, and Trends In Educational Privatization"
by Lisa Snell, Leonard Gilroy, Feb 15 2011
reason.org/news/show/1012784.html
Issue: Education Liberty
"CIA Officials Involved in Abuse and Wrongful Detention Rarely Reprimanded, Sometimes Promoted"
by Marian Wang, ProPublica, The Washington Current, Feb 9 2011
thewashingtoncurrent.com/2011/02/cia-officials-involved-in-abuse-and.html
Issue: Central Intelligence Agency
"12 Politicians and Execs Blocking Progress on Global Warming"
by Jeff Goodell, Rolling Stone, Feb 3 2011
rollingstone.com/politics/lists/whos-to-blame-12-politicians-and-execs-blocking-progress-on-global-warming-20110119
Issue: Climate
"Intelligence Identities Protection Act"
by Jennifer K Elsea, Congressional Research Service, Jan 28 2011
fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/RS21636.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States 1st Amendment, Government Information, Government Intelligence, Press, Speech
"Marijuana & Money"
by CNBC, 2011
cnbc.com/id/36022433
Issue: Cannabis
"2010 Data Mining Report"
by Office of the Director of National Intelligence, 2011
fas.org/irp/dni/datamining10.pdf
Issue: Government Intelligence, Surveillance

 
2010

"Cables Portray Expanded Reach of Drug Agency"
by Ginger Thompson, Scott Shane, New York Times, Dec 25 2010
nytimes.com/2010/12/26/world/26wikidrugs.html?_r=2
Issues: United States Drug Enforcement Administration, Government Intelligence
"85 per cent of all drugs produced in Afghanistan are shipped out by US aircraft"
by PC, PRESS Core, Dec 22 2010
presscore.ca/2011/?p=753
Issue: Drugs, Opiates
"Bong Hit Gives Miley Cyrus the Giggles"
by Alison Schwartz, People, Dec 10 2010
people.com/people/article/0,,20448642,00.html
Issues: Miley Cyrus, Salvia
"More Than 1000 International Scientists Dissent Over Man-Made Global Warming Claims - Challenge UN IPCC & Gore"
by Marc Morano, Dec 8 2010
climatedepot.com/a/9035/SPECIAL-REPORT-More-Than-1000-International-Scientists-Dissent-Over-ManMade-Global-Warming-Claims--Challenge-UN-IPCC--Gore
Issue: Climate
"The Independent Payment Advisory Board"
by David Newman, Christopher M Davis, Congressional Research Service, Nov 30 2010
assets.opencrs.com/rpts/R41511_20101130.pdf
Issues: Independent Payment Advisory Board, Insurance Regulation, Insurance Regulators, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Price Regulation, Price Regulators
"Do Out of State Speeding Tickets Follow You To Your State?"
by Jonathan Ramsey, AOL Autos, Nov 28 2010
autos.aol.com/article/out-of-state-speeding-ticket/
Issues: Drivers & Driver Rights, Travel Freedom & Traveler Rights
"IP Killing Objectivism"
by Norman Stephan Kinsella, Nov 24 2010
stephankinsella.com/2010/11/ip-killing-objectivism
Issues: Intellectual Property, Objectivism
""Four Conceptions of Freedom"
by Horacio Spector, Political Theory, vol 38 no 6, Nov 23 2010, pgs 780-808
ptx.sagepub.com/content/38/6/780.full.pdf
Issues: Freedom, Freedomism
"Objectivism: Leonard Peikoff vs. the World"
by Norman Stephan Kinsella, Nov 14 2010
stephankinsella.com/2010/11/objectivism-leonard-peikoff-vs-the-world
Issues: Objectivism, Leonard S Peikoff
"LimeWire to shut down on court order"
by Aaron Smith, Cable Network News Money, Oct 27 2010
money.cnn.com/2010/10/27/technology/limewire_court/index.htm?iid=MPM
Issue: Intellectual Property
"Invention Secrecy Still Going Strong"
by Steven Aftergood, Oct 21 2010
fas.org/blog/secrecy/2010/10/invention_secrecy_2010.html
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Intellectual Property
"CIA sues ex-agent for book's breach of 'secrecy' "
by Bill Gertz, Washington Times, Oct 18 2010
Issue: Central Intelligence Agency
Related Book: The Human Factor: Inside the CIA's Dysfunctional Intelligence Culture by Ishmael Jones (pen name)
"The Drug Czar Office's Misleading Claim on Teenage Marijuana Use"
by Erin Rosa, Oct 15 2010
narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/erin-rosa/2010/10/drug-czar-offices-misleading-claim-teenage-marijuana-use
Issues: Cannabis, Office of National Drug Control Policy
"What happened in Europe's secret CIA prisons?"
by Steve Swann, Oct 6 2010
bbc.co.uk/news/world-11469369
Issue: Central Intelligence Agency
"Behind the Censorship of Operation Dark Heart"
by Steven Aftergood, Federation of American Scientists, Sept 29 2010
blogs.fas.org/secrecy/2010/09/behind_the_censor
Issues: Censored Books, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Press Liberty
Related Book: Operation Dark Heart by Anthony Shaffer, 2010
"U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey"
by Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, Sept 28 2010
pewforum.org/Other-Beliefs-and-Practices/U-S-Religious-Knowledge-Survey.aspx
Issue: Nontheists
"Overcriminalization"
by Marc A Levin, "Legislators' Guide to the Issues" article series, Sept 13 2010
texaspolicy.com/pdf/2011-Overcriminalization-CEJ-ml.pdf
Issue: Criminalization & Overcriminalization
"A Bibliography for Researching Original Understanding"
by Robert G Natelson, Sept 12 2010
constitution.i2i.org/files/2010/09/Originalist-Bibliography-8-26-12.pdf
Issue: Constitution of the United States
"Zionist Lobby Paid Off U.S. Journalists To Sell Israeli Foreign Policy"
by Paul Joseph Watson, Aug 20 2010
prisonplanet.com/zionist-lobby-paid-off-u-s-journalists-to-sell-israeli-foreign-policy.html
Issues: Jeffrey Goldberg, Zionism
"The Story of Obama: All in The Company"
by Wayne Madsen, Aug 18 2010
infowars.com/bombshell-barack-obama-conclusively-outed-as-cia-creation
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Barack Hussein Obama
"Mexico Ex-President Fox Calls for Drug Legalization"
by Jonathan J Levin and Jens Erik Gould, Aug 9 2010
bloomberg.com/news/2010-08-09/mexico-ex-president-fox-calls-for-drug-legalization-as-way-to-end-violence.html, worldwideliberty.blogspot.com/2010/08/fmr-conservative-president-of-mexico.html
Issues: Drug Liberty, Vicente Fox Quesada
"14th Amendment & American Indians"
by Ojibwa, Aug 4 2010
dailykos.com/story/2010/8/4/890249/-14th-AmendmentAmerican-Indians
Issues" Constitution of the United States 14th Amendment, Native American Rights
"WWII & American Indians: The Draft"
by Ojibwa, Aug 3 2010
dailykos.com/story/2010/8/3/889950/-WWIIAmerican-Indians:-The-Draft-
Issues: Military Conscription, Native American Rights
"WWI & American Indians"
by Ojibwa, July 27 2010
dailykos.com/story/2010/7/27/888110/-World-War-IAmerican-Indians-
Issues: Military Conscription, Native American Rights
"Tea Party on the ballot? Some say it's a trick"
by Dawson Bell, Detroit Free Press, July 23 2010
freep.com/article/20100715/NEWS06/7150463/Tea-Party-on-the-ballot?-Some-say-it%5C-s-a-trick
Issue: The Tea Party
"CIA's 'Great Pretense' Exposed in State-Secrets Fraud Case"
by William J Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, July 21 2010
narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/bill-conroy/2010/07/doj-drops-dime-cia-state-department-wrongdoing
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Corruption, Richard A Horn, George Tenet, United States Drug Enforcement Administration
"Congressional committee investigating alleged State Department corruption"
by William J Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, July 21 2010
narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/bill-conroy/2010/07/congressional-committee-investigating-alleged-state-department-corrupti
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Corruption, Richard A Horn, United States Drug Enforcement Administration
"DOJ drops the dime on CIA, State Department wrongdoing"
by William J Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, July 21 2010
narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/bill-conroy/2010/07/doj-drops-dime-cia-state-department-wrongdoing
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Corruption, Richard A Horn, United States Drug Enforcement Administration
"U.S. officials say Karzai aides are derailing corruption cases involving elite"
by Greg Miller, Ernesto Londoño, Washington Post, June 28 2010
nytimes.com/2008/07/24/world/asia/24iht-27afghant.14742535.html
Issues: Afghanistan Government, Government Corruption, Hamid Karzai
"CIA chief defends Blackwater contract"
by Agence France-Presse, June 27 2010
news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100627/pl_afp/ussecurityblackwaterxeintelligence_20100627200843
Issues: Academi formerly Blackwater Worldwide, Xe Services LLC, Central Intelligence Agency, Private Military
"CIA defends Blackwater contract worth $100m"
by BBC News, June 27 2010
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/us_and_canada/10429981.stm
Issues: Academi formerly Blackwater Worldwide, Xe Services LLC, Central Intelligence Agency, Private Military
"Of Gen. Stanley McChrystal and Blackwater"
by Jeremy Scahill, The Nation, June 24 2010
thenation.com/blog/36599/gen-stanley-mcchrystal-and-blackwater-updated
Issues: Academi formerly Blackwater Worldwide, Xe Services LLC, Erik D Prince, Private Military
"The CIA/Likud Sinking of Jimmy Carter"
by Robert Parry, June 24 2010
consortiumnews.com/2010/062410.html, mycatbirdseat.com/2010/06/the-cialikud-sinking-of-jimmy-carter/
Issues: James Earl Carter Jr, William Casey, Central Intelligence Agency, Iran Contra, Likud, Ronald Wilson Reagan
"Israeli Exceptionalism: The Destabilizing Logic of Zionism"
by Stephen J Sniegoski. June 23 2010
twf.org/News/Y2010/0623-Review.html
review of book Israeli Exceptionalism: The Destabilizing Logic of Zionism by M Shahid Alam
Issues: Israeli Exceptionalism, Zionism
"Obama Administration Keeping Blackwater Armed and Dangerous in Afghanistan"
by Jeremy Scahill, The Nation, June 19 2010
thenation.com/blog/36444/obama-administration-keeping-blackwater-armed-and-dangerous-afghanistan
Issues: Academi formerly Blackwater Worldwide, Xe Services LLC, Erik D Prince, Private Military
"Is Blackwater's Erik Prince Moving to the United Arab Emirates?"
by Jeremy Scahill, The Nation, June 15 2010
thenation.com/blog/blackwaters-erik-prince-moving-united-arab-emirates
Issues: Academi formerly Blackwater Worldwide, Xe Services LLC, Erik D Prince, Private Military
"Cancun mayor arrested on drug, organized crime charges"
by Associated Press, May 26 2010
usatoday.com/news/world/2010-05-26-cancun-mayor-arrested_N.htm
Issue: Government Corruption
"Size of the U.S. Nuclear Stockpile and Annual Dismantlements"
by Andrew P Weston-Dawkes, United States Department of Energy, May 6 2010
fas.org/sgp/othergov/doe/decl/annual.pdf
Issue: Nuclear Weapons
"Secret Erik Prince Tape Exposed"
by Jeremy Scahill, The Nation, May 3 2010
thenation.com/blog/secret-erik-prince-tape-exposed
Issues: Academi formerly Blackwater Worldwide, Xe Services LLC, Erik D Prince
"Oklahoma Passes Bill Outlawing Militia Recruitment"
by Kurt Nimmo, Infowars.com, Apr 28 2010
infowars.com/oklahoma-passes-bill-outlawing-militia-recruitment
Issue: Militias
"Is the CIA behind Mexico’s Bloody Drug War?"
by Mike Whitney, Eurasia Review, Apr 27 2010
eurasiareview.com/27042010-is-the-cia-behind-mexicos-bloody-drug-war-oped
Issue: Central Intelligence Agency, Drug War
"Draft of Secretive International Copyright Treaty Leaked – Confirms Fears About Internet Freedom"
by Michael Geist, Apr 21 2010
informationliberation.com/?id=30014
Issues: Computer Telecommunications Liberty, Intellectual Property
"Karzai seeks to allay US concerns over anti-West speech"
by BBC News, Apr 3 2010
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8601373.stm
Issues: Election Fraud, Government Corruption, Hamid Karzai
"Legalizing Marijuana in Michigan?"
by Michigan Review, Apr 3 2010
michiganreview.com/legalizing-marijuana-in-michigan-1.1293690
Issue: Cannabis Liberty
"The HIGH TIMES Interview with Rob Kampia"
by David Bienenstock, Richard Cusick, with Robert D Kampia, Mar 29 2010
hightimes.com/legal/ht_admin/6322
Issue: Marijuana Policy Project
"Genuine American exceptionalism on due process"
by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Mar 2 2010
salon.com/news/opinion/glenn_greenwald/2010/03/02/due_process/index.html
Issue: Exceptionalism
"Israel In Firestorm as Fingers Point to Mossad In Dubai Murder"
by Luis Ramirez, Feb 19 2010
voanews.com/english/news/middle-east/Israel-In-Firestorm-as-Fingers-Point-to-Mossad-In-Dubai-Murder-84770057.html
Issues: Assassinations, Mossad, Mahmoud al-Mabhouh
"The danger of exceptionalist thinking"
by Mano Singham, Feb 18 2010
blog.case.edu/singham/2010/02/18/the_danger_of_exceptionalist_thinking
Issues: Exceptionalism, William Kristol
"Report to the Legislature and Governor of the State of California"
by Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research, Feb 11 2010
cmcr.ucsd.edu/CMCR_REPORT_FEB17.pdf
Issue: Medicinal Cannabis
" 'The Breast Massage Will Happen': Inside the Culture of Sexual Harassment at the Marijuana Policy Project"
by Amanda Hess, Jan 27 2010
washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/sexist/2010/01/27/the-breast-massage-will-happen-inside-the-culture-of-sexual-harassment-at-the-marijuana-policy-project
Issues: Robert D Kampia, Marijuana Policy Project
"Marijuana Policy Project's Rob Kampia takes therapy leave after sexual misconduct"
by Reliable Source, Washington Post, Jan 19 2010
voices.washingtonpost.com/reliable-source/2010/01/mpps_rob_kampia_taking_three-m.html?wprss=reliable-source
Issues: Robert D Kampia, Marijuana Policy Project
"UN Afghanistan survey points to huge scale of bribery"
by BBC News, Jan 19 2010
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8466915.stm
Issue: Government Corruption
"Scott Horton Interviews Nathaniel Raymond"
by Scott Horton, Jan 17 2010
antiwar.com/radio/2010/01/17/nathaniel-raymond
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Human Rights, Physicians for Human Rights
"Marijuana compounds may help fight brain cancer"
by ANI, Jan 16 2010
thaindian.com/newsportal/health/marijuana-compounds-may-help-fight-brain-cancer_100304699.html
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Brain, Cancer medicine, Cannabidiol, Tetra-Hydro-Cannabinol
"Head Start Impact Study: Final Report"
by Michael Puma, Stephen Bell, Ronna Cook, Camilla Heid, USHHS Administration for Children and Families' Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Jan 15 2010
acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/opre/hs_impact_study_final.pdf
Issues: Education, United States Department of Education
Related Articles:
"Head Start study shows no lasting gains"
"Head Start Impact Study: First Year Findings"
"Head Start study shows no lasting gains"
by Joanne Jacobs, Jan 15 2010
joannejacobs.com/2010/01/head-start-study-shows-no-lasting-gains
Issues: Education, United States Department of Education
Related Articles:
"Head Start Impact Study: Final Report"
"Head Start Impact Study: First Year Findings"
"Judge Orders F.D.A. to Stop Blocking Imports of E-Cigarettes From China"
by Duff Wilson, New York Times, Jan 14 2010
nytimes.com/2010/01/15/business/15smoke.html
Issues: Drug Paraphernalia, Smoking, Smoking Accessories, Tobacco, United States Food and Drug Administration
"Scandal at the Marijuana Policy Project"
by David Bienenstock, Richard Cusick, High Times, Jan 14 2010
hightimes.com/news/bean/6133
Issues: Robert D Kampia, Marijuana Policy Project
"The CIA is proud to be on the front lines against al-Qaeda"
by Leon Panetta, Washington Post, Jan 10 2010
washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/08/AR2010010803588.html?hpid=opinionsbox1
Issues: Al-Qaeda, Central Intelligence Agency
"Nude Beaches"
by Gary Hanauer, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Jan 4 2010
sfbg.com/nudebeaches
Issue: Naturism & Clothing Liberation
Aka: retitled annually, now titled "Nude Beaches 2012" despite 2010 date
"Executive Order: International Police Granted Full Immunity in US and Not Subject to FOIA Requests"
by Larry O'Connor, Jan 1 2010
breitbart.com/Big-Government/2010/01/01/Executive-Order--International-Police-Granted-Full-Immunity-in-US-and-Not-Subject-to-FOIA-Requests
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, InterPol, Police, United States National Central Bureau
"The Effects of Market-based Anticorruption Reform"
by Changsoo Heo, Social Science Research Network, 2010
papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1643530
Issue: Goverment Corruption
"The Impact of Climate Change to 2030"
by National Intelligence Council, 2010
dni.gov/nic/special_climate2030.html
Issue: Climate
"2009 Data Mining Report"
by Office of the Director of National Intelligence, 2010
fas.org/irp/dni/datamining10.pdf
Issue: Government Intelligence, Surveillance

 
2009

"Cuffing Digital Detectives"
by Shane Harris, National Journal, Dec 19 2009
nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/id_20091219_3389.php
Issues: Confidentiality, Search, Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment
"Drug money saved banks in global crisis, claims UN advisor"
by Rajeev Syal, Observer, Dec 13 2009
guardian.co.uk/global/2009/dec/13/drug-money-banks-saved-un-cfief-claims
Issues: Antonio Maria Costa, Drugs, Monetary
"Preparing for cannabis, a growth industry"
by Jennifer Chambers, Detroit News, Dec 5 2009
detnews.com/article/20091205/METRO02/912050331/Preparing-for-cannabis--a-growth-industry
Issue: Cannabis
"California Medical Association Says Pot Prohibition Is A 'Failed Public Health Policy' "
by (uncredited), National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, Nov 19 2009
norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=8023, lacmanet.org/downloads/lacma_2009_cma-hod_resolutions_final.pdf
Issues: Cannabis Liberty, Cannabis Research: Medical Associations: CMA
"Special Ops Reports Suggests Assassination Program Aimed at 'Enemies of the State' "
by Kurt Nimmo, Nov 4 2009
infowars.com/special-ops-report-suggests-assassination-program-aimed-at-enemies-of-the-state
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency
Related Article: "U.S. Needs Hit Squads, 'Manhunting Agency': Spec Ops Report" by Noah Shachtman
"U.S. Needs Hit Squads, 'Manhunting Agency': Spec Ops Report"
by Noah Shachtman, Nov 3 2009
wired.com/dangerroom/2009/11/us-needs-hit-squads-manhunting-agency-spec-ops-report
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency
Related Article: "Special Ops Reports Suggests Assassination Program Aimed at 'Enemies of the State' " by Kurt Nimmo
"America's Drug Crisis: Brought to You by the CIA"
by Dave Lindorff, Oct 28 2009
counterpunch.org/lindorff10282009.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency
"Brother of Afghan Leader Is Said to Be on C.I.A. Payroll"
by Dexter Filkins, Mark Mazzetti, James Risen, New York Times, Oct 27 2009
nytimes.com/2009/10/28/world/asia/28intel.html?_r=1&hp
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Wali Khan Karzai
"How an Insurance Mandate Could Leave Many Worse Off"
by Tyler Cowen, New York Times, Oct 24 2009
nytimes.com/2009/10/25/health/policy/25view.html
Issues: Government Entitlements, Insurance Regulation
"US AF serving Afghani drug dealers"
by Arkady Dubnov, Vremya Novostei, Oct 18 2009
enews.ferghana.ru/article.php?id=2246
Issues: Drug Research, Government Corruption, United States Air Force
"Is Freedom From Want the Greatest Freedom?"
by Joe Carter, Oct 14 2009
firstthings.com/blogs/firstthoughts/2009/10/14/is-freedom-from-want-the-greatest-freedom
Issue: Liberationism
Related Article: "The Left Should Reclaim 'Freedom' " by Thomas Frank
"Biggest news you've never heard: Earth isn't warming"
by Patrik Jonsson, Christian Science Monitor, Oct 10 2009
csmonitor.com/Science/Discoveries/2009/1010/biggest-news-youve-never-heard-earth-isnt-warming
Issue: Climate
"Liberal Jews and the Legacy of Neoconservatism"
by Lawrence R Greenfield, American Thinker, Sept 27 2009
americanthinker.com/2009/09/liberal_jews_and_the_legacy_of.html
Issue: Neoconservatism
"Confessions of a drug smuggling CIA hit man"
by Daniel Hopsicker, Sept 24 2009
madcowprod.com/09242009.htm
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Stephen Louis Ruth
"How Goldman Backed Moore's 'Capitalism' Movie"
by Ira E Stoll, FutureOfCapitalism, Sept 23 2009
futureofcapitalism.com/2009/09/how-goldman-backed-moores-capitalism-movie
Issues: Capitalism, Economic Liberty, Investment & Investors, Michael Moore
Related Documentary: Capitalism: A Love Story
"The Left Should Reclaim 'Freedom' "
by Thomas Frank, Sept 16 2009
online.wsj.com/public/article/SB10001424052970203917304574415232884495424.html
Issue: Freedom
Related Article: "Is Freedom From Want the Greatest Freedom?" by Joe Carter
"Is war on drugs worth it? Maybe not, new FBI data suggest"
by Patrik Jonsson, Christian Science Monitor, Sept 15 2009
csmonitor.com/2009/0916/p02s01-usgn.html
Issues: Drug War, Drugs
"UN Says New Currency Is Needed to Fix Broken 'Confidence Game' "
by Jonathan Tirone, Bloomberg News, Sept 7 2009
bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=aSp9VoPeHquI
Issues: Monetary, United Nations
"C.I.A. Sought Blackwater's Help to Kill Jihadists"
by Mark Mazzetti, New York Times, Aug 19 2009
nytimes.com/2009/08/20/us/20intel.html?_r=1
Issues: Academi formerly Blackwater Worldwide, Xe Services LLC, Al-Qaeda, Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency, Private Military
"Cigarette Wars"
by Krista Kapralos, High Country News, Aug 17 2009
Issues: Native American Rights, Tobacco, Tobacco Tax
"Former U.S. Ambassador Roger Noriega hired to push Honduran putsch agenda"
by William J Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, Aug 1 2009
narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/bill-conroy/2009/08/former-us-ambassador-roger-noriega-hired-push-honduran-putsch-agenda
Issues: Lanny Davis, Roger Francisco Noriega, Otto Juan Reich
"Former DEA agent's lawsuit exposes CIA fraud"
by William J Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, July 26 2009
narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/bill-conroy/2009/07/former-dea-agents-lawsuit-exposes-cia-fraud
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Richard A Horn, Leon Panetta, George John Tenet, United States Drug Enforcement Administration
"Neuroimaging in cannabis use: a systematic review of the literature"
by R Martin-Santos, A B Fagundo, J A Crippa, Z Atakan, S Bhattacharyya, P Allen, P Fusar-Poli, S Borgwardt, M Seal, G F Busatto, P McGuire, Psychological Medicine, July 23 2009, pgs 1-17
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19627647
Issue: Cannabis Research: Brain
"Zach Wamp caught up in national controversy"
by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press, July 15 2009
timesfreepress.com/news/2009/jul/15/zach-wamp-caught-national-controversy
Issues: John Eric Ensign, Fellowship, Zachary Paul Wamp
"And the Rand Played On"
by Amy Benfer, Mother Jones, July/Aug 2009
motherjones.com/media/2009/07/and-rand-played
Issues: Objectivism, Ayn Rand
"Did Deregulation Cause the Financial Crisis?"
by Mark A Calabria, Cato Policy Report, July/Aug 2009
cato.org/pubs/policy_report/v31n4/cpr31n4-1.pdf
Issue: Deregulation
"ACLU Sues TSA For Airport Search Of Man Flying With $4,700"
by Frank James, June 29 2009
npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2009/06/aclu_sues_tsa_for_airport_sear.html?ft=1&f=103943429
Issues: American Civil Liberties Union, Steve Bierfeldt, Transportation Security Administration
Related Articles:
"ACLU Sues DHS Over Unlawful TSA Searches And Detention"
"Campaign for Liberty Staffer and Airport Security" by Patrick Krey
"The Modern Militia Movement" by Missouri Information Analysis Center
"Where is Van Godsey – one of the GOP's favorites – in all of the MIAC coverage?" by Sherman Potter
"Reducing Government Secrecy: Finding What Works"
by Steven Aftergood, June 29 2009
fas.org/blog/secrecy/2009/06/reducing_secrecy.html
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Secrecy
"ACLU Sues DHS Over Unlawful TSA Searches And Detention"
by (uncredited), June 18 2009
aclu.org/safefree/general/39926prs20090618.html?s_src=RSS
Issues: American Civil Liberties Union, Steve Bierfeldt, Transportation Security Administration
Related Articles:
"ACLU Sues TSA For Airport Search Of Man Flying With $4,700" by Frank James
"Campaign for Liberty Staffer and Airport Security" by Patrick Krey
"The Modern Militia Movement" by Missouri Information Analysis Center
"Where is Van Godsey – one of the GOP's favorites – in all of the MIAC coverage?" by Sherman Potter
"Incoming FCC Chairman: No Censorship"
by Brian Jennings, June 17 2009
bighollywood.breitbart.com/bjennings/2009/06/17/fcc-chairman-to-be-no-censorship/#more-163386
Issues: Broadcasting Liberty, Censorship Liberation, Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski
"Former Mexican president calls for legalizing marijuana"
by Arthur Brice, Cable Network News, May 13 2009
cnn.com/2009/WORLD/americas/05/13/mexico.fox.marijuana/index.html, norml.com/index.cfm?Group_ID=7875
Issues: Cannabis LibertyVicente Fox Quesada
"Monetarism Defiant"
by Guy Sorman, Forbes, Apr 26 2009
forbes.com/2009/04/26/milton-friedman-anna-schwartz-financial-crisis-opinions-contributors-sorman.html, manhattan-institute.org/html/miarticle.htm?id=4492, city-journal.org/2009/19_2_economist-anna-schwartz.html
Issues: Monetary, Anna Jacobson Schwartz
"Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment"
by (uncredited), Office of Intelligence and Analysis, US Department of Homeland Security, Apr 7 2009
fas.org/irp/eprint/rightwing.pdf
Militias, Revolutionists, Veterans
"Tax-Haven Blacklist Stirs Nations"
by Anthony Faiola, Mary Jordan, Washington Post, Apr 4 2009, pg A7
articles.washingtonpost.com/2009-04-04/business/36784562_1_evasion-and-international-cooperation-tax-havens-tax-justice-network
Issues: Income Tax, Taxation, Taxpayers & Taxpayer Rights
"Inside the CIA's (Sort of) Secret Document Stash"
by Bruce Falconer, Mother Jones, Apr 3 2009
motherjones.com/politics/2009/04/cias-open-secrets
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence, Secrecy
"Domestic Extremism Lexicon"
by (uncredited), Office of Intelligence and Analysis, US Department of Homeland Security, Mar 26 2009
fas.org/irp/eprint/lexicon.pdf
Issue: Revolutionists
"Where is Van Godsey – one of the GOP's favorites – in all of the MIAC coverage?"
by Sherman Potter, Fired Up! Missouri, Mar 26 2009
firedupmissouri.com/content/where-van-godsey-one-gops-favorites-all-miac-coverage, firedupmissouri.com/category/topics/van-godsey
Issues: Van Godsey, Missouri Information Analysis Center
Related Articles:
"ACLU Sues DHS Over Unlawful TSA Searches And Detention"
"ACLU Sues TSA For Airport Search Of Man Flying With $4,700" by Frank James
"Campaign for Liberty Staffer and Airport Security" by Patrick Krey
"The Modern Militia Movement" by Missouri Information Analysis Center
"ST09-0002 Working Draft"
by Office of the Inspector General, National Security Agency, Mar 24 2009
guardian.co.uk/world/interactive/2013/jun/27/nsa-inspector-general-report-document-data-collection
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Privacy, Search, Seizure, Surveillance
Related Article: "NSA collected US email records in bulk for more than two years under Obama" by Glenn Greenwald, Guaridan, June 27 2013
"Up In Smoke"
by John P Walters, Daily Standard, Mar 17 2009
hudson.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=publication_details&id=6095
Issue: Medicinal Cannabis
"Secret State Police Report: Ron Paul, Bob Barr, Chuck Baldwin, Libertarians are Terrorists"
by Kurt Nimmo, Mar 11 2009
infowars.com/secret-state-police-report-ron-paul-bob-barr-chuck-baldwin-libertarians-are-terrorists, jonesreport.com/article/03_09/12rp_terrorists.html, blacklistednews.com/?news_id=3601
Issues: Charles O Baldwin, Robert L Barr Jr, Campaign for Liberty, Constitution Party, Fascists, Fetus Rights, Government Intelligence Organizations, Libertarians, Militias, Ronald Ernest Paul
Related Article: "The Modern Militia Movement" by Missouri Information Analysis Center
"The Modern Militia Movement"
by Missouri Information Analysis Center, Feb 20 2009
documents.scribd.com/docs/1xduds3zv8npsq67kt0c.pdf
Issues: Charles O Baldwin, Robert L Barr Jr, Campaign for Liberty, Constitution Party, Fascists, Fetus Rights, Government Intelligence Organizations, Libertarians, Militias, Ronald Ernest Paul, White Rights
Related Articles:
"ACLU Sues DHS Over Unlawful TSA Searches And Detention"
"ACLU Sues TSA For Airport Search Of Man Flying With $4,700" by Frank James
"Campaign for Liberty Staffer and Airport Security" by Patrick Kre
"Secret State Police Report: Ron Paul, Bob Barr, Chuck Baldwin, Libertarians are Terrorists" by Kurt Nimmo, Mar 11 2009y
"Where is Van Godsey – one of the GOP's favorites – in all of the MIAC coverage?" by Sherman Potter
scribd.com/doc/13232178/MIAC-Strategic-Report-The-Modern-Militia-Movement (2013)
"Stanford Fraud Linked to CIA Drug Money Laundering"
by Wayne Madsen, Feb 19 2009
conspiracyplanet.com/channel.cfm?channelid=35&contentid=5805
Issue: Central Intelligence Agency
"Not Blackwater, but Xe, as in Xena Warrior Princess"
by Raelynn J Hillhouse, Feb 13 2009
thespywhobilledme.com/the_spy_who_billed_me/2009/02/not-blackwater-but-xe-as-in-xena-warrior-princess.html
Issues: Academi formerly Blackwater Worldwide, Xe Services LLC, Private Military
"Sulfur dioxide initiates global climate change in four ways"
by Peter L Ward, Feb 11 2009
tetontectonics.org/Climate/SO2InitiatesClimateChange.pdf
Issue: Climate
"Association of Marijuana Use and the Incidence of Testicular Germ Cell Tumors"
by Janet R Daling, Stephen M Schwartz, David R Doody, Xiaofei Sun, Britton L Trabert, Noel S Weiss, Chu Chen, Mary L Biggs, Jacqueline R Starr, Sudhansu K Dey, Cancer, Feb 9 2009
interscience.wiley.com/journal/121685776/abstract
Related articles: "Marijuana Use Linked to Increased Risk of Testicular Cancer", "Marijuana Linked to Aggressive Testicular Cancer"
"Marijuana Linked to Aggressive Testicular Cancer"
by Alan Mozes, HealthDay News, Feb 9 2009
nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_75550.html, medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=97529
Issue: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Cancer Safety
Related articles: "Association of Marijuana Use and the Incidence of Testicular Germ Cell Tumors", "Marijuana Linked to Aggressive Testicular Cancer"
"Marijuana Use Linked to Increased Risk of Testicular Cancer"
by Kristen Woodward, Feb 9 2009
fhcrc.org/about/ne/news/2009/02/09/marijuana.html
Issue: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Cancer Safety
Related articles: "Association of Marijuana Use and the Incidence of Testicular Germ Cell Tumors", "Marijuana Linked to Aggressive Testicular Cancer"
"Reducing Government Secrecy: Finding What Works"
by Steven Aftergood, Yale Law and Policy Review, 2009, vol 27, pgs 399-416
fas.org/sgp/eprint/aftergood.pdf
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Secrecy

 
2008

"Change? Obama Inner Circle Filled With Bilderbergers"
by Victor Thorn, American Free Press #51, Dec 22 2008
americanfreepress.net/html/obama_bilderbergers_160.html
Issues: Bilderberg, Barack Hussein Obama
"The Fed Who Blew the Whistle"
by Michael Isikoff, Newsweek, Dec 12 2008
thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2008/12/12/the-fed-who-blew-the-whistle.html
Issues: Government Whistleblowers, Surveillance
"Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling"
by Michael D LaFaive, Patrick Fleenor, Todd Nesbit, Mackinac Center for Public Policy, Dec 2 2008
mackinac.org/10005
Issues: Black Market, Tobacco, Tobacco Taxes
"CIA, Heroin Still Rule Day in Afghanistan"
by Victor Thorn, Nov 24 2008
americanfreepress.net/html/cia_and_heroin_158.html, rawa.org/temp/runews/2008/11/24/cia-heroin-still-rule-day-in-afghanistan.html, conspiracyplanet.com/channel.cfm?channelid=35&contentid=5666
Issue: Central Intelligence Agency, Opiates
"U.S. Pledges Top $7.7 Trillion to Ease Frozen Credit"
by Mark Pittman, Bob Ivry, Bloomberg, Nov 24 2008
bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=a5PxZ0NcDI4o
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Monetary
"Tlatelolco - the 40th anniversary"
by Ernesto Paramo, Oct 2 2008
elenemigocomun.net/1608, machetera.wordpress.com/2008/10/02/tlatelolco-the-40th-anniversary
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Tlatelolco Massacre, Oct 2 1968
"Is Afghanistan a narco-state?"
by Thomas Schweich, New York Times, July 24 2008
nytimes.com/2008/07/24/world/asia/24iht-27afghant.14742535.html
Issue: Afghanistan Government, Government Corruption
"CNN reporter criticizes TSA, finds self on terror watch list"
by David Edwards, Nick Juliano, Raw Story, July 16 2008
rawstory.com/news/2008/CNN_reporter_wants_off_terror_watch_0716.html
Issues: Aviation, Transportation Security Administration, Traveler Rights & Travel Freedom
"ABC News Shielding Cheney after DC Madam Hanging?"
by Gustav Wynn, May 5 2008
opednews.com/articles/opedne_gustav_w_080506_abc_news_shielding_c.htm
Issues: Richard Bruce Cheney, Deborah Jeane Palfrey
"Air marshals grounded in list mix-ups"
by Audrey Hudson, Washington Times, Apr 30 2008
washingtontimes.com/news/2008/apr/30/air-marshals-grounded-in-list-mix-ups
Issues: Aviation, Federal Air Marshal Service, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence, Identification, Transportation Security Administration
"Do we want a truly liberal society?"
by Russell Blackford, Apr 14 2008
ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/2390
Issue: Liberalism
"Organ Sales and Moral Travails: Lessons from the Living Kidney Vendor Program in Iran"
by Benjamin E Hippen, Cato Institute, Mar 20 2008
cato.org/publications/policy-analysis/organ-sales-moral-travails-lessons-living-kidney-vendor-program-iran, cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/pubs/pdf/pa-614.pdf
Issue: Organ Procurement
"Jet Case Colored with Shades of Iran/Contra and 'House of Death' "
by William J Conroy, Jan 12 2008
narconews.com/Issue49/article2964.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, United States Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
"Kurt Lash's Majoritarian Difficulty: A Response to a Textual-Historical Theory of the Ninth Amendment"
by Randy E Barnett, Jan 2008
scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1843&context=facpub
Issue: Constitution of the United States 9th Amendment
"The Golden Mean Between Kurt & Dan: A Moderate Reading of the Ninth Amendment"
by Randy E Barnett, Jan 2008
scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1842&context=facpub
Issue: Constitution of the United States 9th Amendment

 
2007

"Estulin: Elitists Consider Assassinating Ron Paul"
by Paul Joseph Watson, Dec 14 2007
prisonplanet.com/articles/december2007/121407_assassinating_paul.htm
Issues: Assassinations, Daniel Estulin, Ronald Ernest Paul
"What's Wrong With Libertarianism"
by Ari Armstrong, Nov 21 2007
ariarmstrong.com/2007/11/whats-wrong-with-libertarianism.html
Issue: Libertarianism
"Income Mobility in the U.S. from 1996 to 2005"
by (uncredited), United States Department of the Treasury, Nov 13 2007
treasury.gov/resource-center/tax-policy/Documents/incomemobilitystudy03-08revise.pdf
Issue: Economics, Employee Compensation
"The Myth of American Exceptionalism And the Tragedy of Neoconservative Foreign Policy"
by Marc D Froese, Nov 9 2007
papers.ssrn.com/sol3/Delivery.cfm/SSRN_ID1028658_code887299.pdf?abstractid=1028658
Issue: Exceptionalism, Neoconservatism
"Legalize Organ Sales"
by Donald J Boudreaux, Nov 13 2007
cafehayek.typepad.com/hayek/2007/11/legalize-organ-.html
Issue: Organ Procurement
"Ex-Worker at AT&T Fights Immunity Bill"
by James Risen, Eric Lichtblau, New York Times, Nov 7 2007
nytimes.com/2007/11/07/us/07nsa.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Whistleblowers, Mark Klein, National Security Agency, Surveillance, Whistleblowers
"Positive and Negative Liberty"
by Ian Carter, Feb 27 2003, revised Oct 8 2007
plato.stanford.edu/entries/liberty-positive-negative
Issues: Freedom, Freedomism, Liberty
"Our Man in Panama"
nytimes.com/2007/09/09/opinion/09briggs.html
by Everett Ellis Briggs, New York Times, Sept 9 2007
Issues: Manuel Antonio Noriega, Vernon A Walters (deceased)
"A Home for Ibogaine in Barcelona"
by Mary Clare Ditton, Huffington Post, July 17 2007
huffingtonpost.com/mary-clare-ditton/a-home-for-ibogaine-in-ba_b_56563.html
Issue: Drug Liberation, Ibogaine
"The Life and Legacy of Russell Kirk"
by George H Nash, July 10 2007
heritage.org/Research/Thought/hl1035.cfm
Issues: Conservatives, Russell Kirk
"Family Jewels"
by Central Intelligence Agency, written and classified 1977, declassified and released June 26 2007
Full Report gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/family_jewels_full_ocr.pdf (24 MB)
Part 1 gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/family_jewels_pt1_ocr.pdf (5 MB)
Part 2 gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/family_jewels_pt2_ocr.pdf (6 MB)
Part 3 gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/family_jewels_pt3_ocr.pdf (6 MB)
Part 4 gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/family_jewels_pt4_ocr.pdf (3 MB)
Part 5 gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/family_jewels_pt5_ocr.pdf (3 MB)
Issues: Electronic Communication Privacy, Government Intelligence, Press, Surveillance
Related Article: "The CIA's Family Jewels"
"The General's Report"
by Seymour M Hersh, New Yorker, June 25 2007
newyorker.com/reporting/2007/06/25/070625fa_fact_hersh
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency, Joint Special Operations Command
"The Assassination: Did the Mob Kill J.F.K.?"
by (uncredited), Time, June 21 2007
time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,956397-6,00.html
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency, John Fitzgerald Kennedy
"The CIA's Family Jewels"
by Thomas Blanton, June 21 2007, updated June 26 2007
gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Electronic Communication Privacy, Government Intelligence, Press, Surveillance
"A History of British Freemasonry 1425-2000"
by Andrew Prescott, Feb 20 2007
freemasons-freemasonry.com/prescott16.html
Issue: Freemasonry
"Fighting Corruption in Afghanistan: A Roadmap for Strategy and Action"
by United Nations agencies with others, Feb 16 2007
unodc.org/pdf/afg/anti_corruption_roadmap.pdf
Issue: Government Corruption

 
2006

"Joyriding with Blackwater Aviation"
by Raelynn J Hillhouse, Dec 2006
thespywhobilledme.com/the_spy_who_billed_me/2006/12/blackwaters_leg.html
Issues: Academi formerly Blackwater Worldwide, Xe Services LLC, Private Military
"The God Experiments"
by John Horgan, Discover, Dec 2006
discovermagazine.com/2006/dec/god-experiments
Issue: God
"Twilight of the Assassins"
by Ann Louis Bardach, The Atlantic, Nov 2006
theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2006/11/twilight-of-the-assassins/5291
Issues: Assassinations, Orlando Bosch, Central Intelligence Agency, Coordination of United Revolutionary Organizations, Luis Clemente Faustino Posada Carriles
"9/11 Archives for those seeking the truth"
edited by Devvy Kidd, Oct 22 2006
devvy.com/911_Archives.html
Issue: 9/11
"LITEMPO: The CIA's Eyes on Tlatelolco"
National Security Archive, Oct 18 2006
gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB204/index.htm
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Tlatelolco Massacre Oct 2 1968
"A Molecular Link between the Active Component of Marijuana and Alzheimer's Disease Pathology"
by Lisa M Eubanks, Claude J Rogers, Albert E Beuscher IV, George F Koob, Arthur J Olson, Tobin J Dickerson, Kim D Janda, Molecular Pharmaceutics, Aug 9 2006
pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/mpohbp/asap/html/mp060066m.html
Issue: Cannabis Research: Alzheimer's
"Temporary Committee on the alleged use of European countries by the CIA for the transport and illegal detention of prisoners"
by European Parliament, June 1 2006
europarl.europa.eu/meetdocs/2004_2009/documents/dt/617/617722/617722en.pdf, statewatch.org/cia/documents/working-doc-no-8-nov-06.pdf
Issues: Academi formerly Blackwater Worldwide, Xe Services LLC, Central Intelligence Agency, Private Military
"Afghanistan: Drug Addiction Lucrative for Neolib Banksters, CIA"
by Kurt Nimmo, May 21 2006
globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=2488
Issue: Central Intelligence Agency
"A Biographic Appreciation of Wavy Gravy"
by Edward Sanders, Woodstock Journal, May 15 2006
woodstockjournal.com/pdf/Wavy Gravy.pdf
Issue: biography of Hugh Romney aka Wavy Gravy
"NSA Whistleblower To Expose More Unlawful Activity: 'People...Are Going To Be Shocked' "
by Faiz Shakir, Think Progress, May 12 2006
thinkprogress.org/security/2006/05/12/5319/more-unlawful-activity
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Whistleblowers, National Security Administration, Surveillance, Russell D Tice
"The Threats to Liberty in the 21st Century"
by Vaclav Klaus, May 6 2006
fee.org/nff/the-threats-to-liberty-in-the-21st-centur/
Issue: Liberty
"Houston Police Chief Wants Surveillance Cameras In Private Homes"
by Paul Joseph Watson, Information Liberation, Feb 16 2006
informationliberation.com/?id=6506
Issues: Surveillance
"Prophets of the New World: Noam Chomsky, Murray Bookchin, and Fredy Perlman"
by John Moore, Social Anarchism, Feb 8 2006
socialanarchism.org/mod/magazine/display/23/index.php, primitivism.com/prophets.htm
Issues: Anarchism, Murray Bookchin, Avram Noam Chomsky, Fredy Perlman
"China: Suspected Acquisition of U.S. Nuclear Weapon Secrets"
by Shirley A Kan, Congressional Research Service, Feb 1 2006
fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/RL30143.pdf
Issues: Government Intelligence, Nuclear Weapons
"Marijuana Is Addictive - So What?"
by Stanton Peele, Jan 18 2006
peele.net/lib/addictive.html
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Addiction
"Neither Left Nor Right"
by Leonard E Read, Freeman, Jan/Feb 2006, pgs 28-29
fee.org/pdf/the-freeman/0601Read.pdf
Issues: Leftists & Rightists, Libertarianism
fee.org/vnews.php?nid=603 (2012)
"Who's Afraid of Unenumerated Rights?"
by Randy E Barnett, Jan 2006
scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1852&context=facpub
Issue: Constitution of the United States 9th Amendment
"Lies, Damned Lies, and Drug War Statistics"
by Matthew Barnett Robinson, Renee G Scherlen, 2006
pscj.appstate.edu/drugwar/figuresandtables.pdf
Issues: Drug War, Office of National Drug Control Policy
"U.S. Ignores WTO Order To 'Lighten Up' On I-Net Gamers"
by AnteUp, 2006
gamblinglinks.com/article6_2006.html
Issues: Gaming, World Trade Organization

 
2005

"AT&T's Implementation of NSA Spying on American Citizens"
by Mark Klein, Wired, Dec 31 2005
web.archive.org/web/20060603014844/http://blog.wired.com/27BStroke6/att_klein_wired.pdf
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Whistleblowers, National Security Agency, Surveillance, Whistleblowers
"Former NSA Intelligence Analyst and Action Officer Urges to be Heard by Congress Regarding Unlawful Conduct by NSA"
by Sibel E Edmonds, Michael D Ostrolenk, Dec 22 2005
nswbc.org/Press%20Releases/NSA-RussTice.htm
Issues: Electronic Communication Privacy, Government Intelligence, Government Whistleblowers, National Security Agency, Surveillance, Russell D Tice
"F.B.I. Watched Activist Groups, New Files Show"
by Eric Lichtblau, Dec 20 2005
select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F20B11F63C540C738EDDAB0994DD404482
Issues: Electronic Communication Privacy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Government Intelligence, Surveillance
"Statement on Bush's Unauthorized Domestic Spying"
by Gary D Bass, OMB Watch, Dec 20 2005
ombwatch.org/node/1449
Issues: George Walker Bush, Electronic Communication Privacy, Government Intelligence, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Bush says he signed NSA wiretap order"
by Kelli Arena, Cable Network News, Dec 18 2005
edition.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/12/17/bush.nsa
Issues: George Walker Bush, Electronic Communication Privacy, Government Intelligence, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"CIA and FBI Plan to Assassinate Hugo Chavez"
by Kurt Nimmo, Nov 20 2005
globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=viewArticle&code=NIM20051120&articleId=1296
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency, Hugo Chavez Fritas
"Does Coke Make It Real?"
by Peter Gorman, High Times, Nov 16 2005
hightimes.com/news/pgorman/2702
Issues: Coca-Cola Company, Coca Liberty
"Non Human Animals and the Law: A Bibliography of Animal Law Resources at the Stanford Law Library"
by Rita K Lomio, J Paul Lomio, Oct 2005
law.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/biblio/1002/145839/doc/slspublic/lomio_rp6.pdf
Issue: Animal Rights
"Recognizing Iran as a Strategic Threat: An Intelligence Challenge for the United States"
by Frederick Fleitz for US House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Subcommittee on Intelligence Policy, Aug 23 2005
intelligence.house.gov/Media/PDFS/IranReport082206v2.pdf, globalsecurity.org/intell/library/congress/2006_rpt/iran-report_060822v2.htm
Issue: Government Intelligence
"American Exceptionalism and Neoconservativism"
by Dan Nexon, July 16 2005
duckofminerva.blogspot.com/2005/07/american-exceptionalism-and.html
Issues: Exceptionalism, Neoconservatism
"Liberals Are the Real Extremists"
by David Limbaugh, July 8 2005
newsmax.com/archives/articles/2005/7/7/204945.shtml
Issue: Liberalism
"Military Working Dogs"
by United States Army, July 6 2005
fas.org/irp/doddir/army/fm3-19-17.pdf
Field Manual 3-19.17
Issues: Animal Liberty, Military
"The Straight Dope on Cannabis-Inspired Meds"
by Jill Davis, Popular Science, July 6 2005
popsci.com/scitech/article/2005-07/straight-dope-cannabis-inspired-meds
Issue: Medicinal Cannabis
"Head Start Impact Study: First Year Findings"
by Michael Puma, Stephen Bell, Ronna Cook, Camilla Heid, Michael Lopez, USHHS Administration for Children and Families' Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, June 15 2005
acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/opre/first_yr_finds.pdf
Issues: Education, United States Department of Education
Related Articles:
"Head Start study shows no lasting gains"
"Head Start Impact Study: Final Report"
"A Report: War Crimes Committed Against U.S. Military Personnel, June 8 1967"
by USS Liberty Veterans Association Inc, June 8 2005
gtr5.com/evidence/warcrimes.pdf
Issues: Six Day War, June 8 1967
"Zetas Burn Media's Script in War on Drugs"
by William J Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, May 28 2005
narconews.com/Issue37/article1305.html
Issues: Drug War, Mercenaries, Private Military, Zetas
"Twilight of Conservatism"
by John L Derbyshire, National Review, May 10 2005
nationalreview.com/derbyshire/derbyshire200505100802.asp
Issue: Conservatism
"Cuban Exile Could Test U.S. Definition of Terrorist"
by Tim Weiner, New York Times, May 9 2005
nytimes.com/2005/05/09/national/09exile.html
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency, Human Rights
"More Libertarians Against Liberty"
by Ari Armstrong, May 2005
freecolorado.com/2005/05/morelal.html
Issue: Libertarians
"Terrorist Network Operating Openly In The United States"
by Jane Franklin, Apr 30 2005
andromeda.rutgers.edu/~hbf/TerroristNetwork.html Issues: Assassinations, Orlando Bosch, Central Intelligence Agency, Coordination of United Revolutionary Organizations, Luis Clemente Faustino Posada Carriles
"Marijuana may block Alzheimer's"
by (uncredited), BBC News, Feb 22 2005
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4286435.stm
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Alzheimer's
"U.S. Hemp Industry Wins Battle with DEA"
by Ron Chepesiuk, Feb 16 2005
newstandardnews.net/content/index.cfm/items/1485, thehempire.com/index.php/cannabis/news/us_hemp_industry_wins_battle_with_dea1
Issues: Cannabis Hemp, US Drug Enforcement Administration
"Outsourcing Torture"
by Jane Mayer, New Yorker, Feb 14 2005
newyorker.com/archive/2005/02/14/050214fa_fact6
Issue: Central Intelligence Agency
"Eminent Domain, Private Property and Redevelopment: An Economic Development Analysis"
by Samuel R Staley, John P Blair, Feb 3 2005
reason.org/news/show/127494.html
Issue: Property Takings
inpolicy.org/Vol16No2.pdf (2009)
"Stoned drivers are safe drivers"
by Dana Larsen, Cannabis Culture, Jan 11 2005
cannabisculture.com/articles/4131.html
Issue: Cannabis Research: Accidents

 
2004

"Marijuana use does not accelerate HIV infection"
by PakTribune, 420 Magazine, Dec 27 2004
420magazine.com/forums/international-cannabis-news/34497-pakistan-marijuana-use-does-not-accelerate-hiv-infection.html
Issues: AIDS; Cannabis, Cannabis Research: AIDS safety
"U.S. air marshals dodge 'suit Nazis' "
by Audrey Hudson, Washington Times, Dec 23 2004
washingtontimes.com/news/2004/dec/23/20041223-104021-4191r
Issues: Aviation, Federal Air Marshal Service, Government Clothing, Transportation Security Administration
"Let the Afghan Poppies Bloom: How the drug war is undermining the war on terrorism"
by Christopher Eric Hitchens (deceased), Slate, Dec 13 2004
slate.com/id/2110987
Issues: Drug War, Drugs, Opiates
"Keeping the Faith in My Doubt"
by John Horgan, New York Times, Dec 12 2004
Issue: Nontheists
"The Austrian School in Brief: The World in Four Pictures"
by Sean Corrigan, The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, Nov 10 2004
new.gloomboomdoom.com/gbdreport/download/GBD0411.pdf
Issues: Economic Liberty, Economics
"Most Indians Say Name of Washington 'Redskins' Is Acceptable While 9 Percent Call It Offensive, Annenberg Data Show"
by Adam Clymer, Kathleen Hall, Ken Winneg, Annenberg Public Policy Center, Sept 24 2004
annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/downloads/political_communication/naes/2004_03_redskins_09-24_pr.pdf
Issues: Intellectual Property, Native Americans & Native American Rights
"DEA Agent's Whistleblower Case Exposes the 'War on Drugs' as a 'War of Pretense' "
by William J Conroy, Narco News Bulletin, Sept 7 2004
narconews.com/Issue34/article1063.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Corruption, Richard A Horn, United States Drug Enforcement Administration
"Kennedy has company on airline watch list"
by Ted Barrett, CNN, Aug 20 2004
cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/08/20/lewis.watchlist
Issues: Aviation, Edward Moore Kennedy, John Robert Lewis, Transportation Security Administration, Traveler Rights & Travel Freedom
"Airline captain, lawyer, child on terror 'watch list' "
by Drew Griffin, Kathleen Johnston, CNN, Aug 19 2004
cnn.com/2008/US/08/19/tsa.watch.list
Issues: Aviation, Transportation Security Administration, Traveler Rights & Travel Freedom
"Unlocking a Cure for Cancer – With Pot"
by Paul Armentano, Aug 17 2004
lewrockwell.com/orig5/armentano-p1.html
Issues: Cannabis Research: Cancer Medicine; Medicinal Cannabis
"Psychoactive substance use and the risk of motor vehicle accidents"
by KL Movig, MP Mathijssen, PH Nagel, T van Egmond, JJ de Gier, HG Leufkens, AC Egberts
PubMed, National Library of Medicine, July 2004
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=15094417
Issue: Cannabis Research: Accidents
"Banned From Flying"
by Francis A Ney Jr, Libertarian Enterprise, Feb 29 2004
ncc-1776.org/tle2004/tle261-20040229-03.html
Issues: Aviation, Transportation Security Administration, Passengers & Passenger Rights, Traveler Rights & Travel Freedom
"Experimental Economics, Indeed"
by Joseph R Stromberg, Jan 7 2004
mises.org/daily/1409
Issue: Privatization
"The Moral Foundations of Modern Libertarianism"
by Randy E Barnett, 2004
scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1860&context=facpub
Issues: Friedrich August von Hayek, Libertarianism, Ayn Rand, Murray Newton Rothbard

 
2003

"Inside Dope"
by Quentin Hardy, Forbes, Nov 10 2003, pgs 146-154
forbes.com/forbes/2003/1110/146.html, forbes.com/maserati/146.html, bostonhempfest.com/Forbes_2003/FORBES_Inside_Dope.htm, cannabis.net/articles/canada.html, freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1007551/posts, cannabisuk.com/cannabis_net/articles/canada.html
Issue: Cannabis
"Richard Nixon's Greatest Cover-Up: His Ties to the Assassination of President Kennedy"
by Don Fulsom, Crime Magazine, Oct 15 2003
crimemagazine.com/richard-nixons-greatest-cover-his-ties-assassination-president-kennedy
Issues: Assassinations, John Fitzgerlad Kennedy, Richard Millhous Nixon
"Russell Kirk"
by Edwin Meese III, Sept 1 2003
heritage.org/research/commentary/2003/09/russell-kirk
Issue: Conservatives
"Short-Term Effects of Cannabinoids in Patients with HIV-1 Infection"
by Donald I Abrams, J F Hilton, R J Leiser, et al, Annals of Internal Medicine, Aug 2003, vol 139, pgs 258-266
annals.org/cgi/reprint/139/4/258.pdf
Issues: AIDS, Cannabis Research: AIDS safety
"Cannabis as a Substitute for Alcohol"
by Tod Hiro Mikuriya, O'Shaughnessy's Journal of the California Cannabis Research Medical Group, Summer 2003
also Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics (defunct), vol 4 no 1, 2004
mikuriya.com/cw_alcsub.pdf, ccrmg.org/journal/03sum/substitutealcohol.html
Issue: Cannabis Research: Addiction, Alcoholism
"Marijuana Smoking Doesn't Lead to Higher Death Rate"
by (uncredited), O'Shaughnessy's Journal of the California Cannabis Research Medical Group, Summer 2003
ccrmg.org/journal/03sum/kaiser.html
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: AIDS safety
"Which Conditions are Californians Actually Treating With Cannabis?"
by Frederick H Gardner, O'Shaughnessy's Journal of the California Cannabis Research Medical Group, Summer 2003
ccrmg.org/journal/03sum/whichconditions.html
Issue: Cannabis Research: Addiction
"Rumsfeld's Bilderberg Buddies sold nukes to Korea"
by (uncredited), Houston Independent Media Center, Apr 2003
houston.indymedia.org/news/2003/04/11292.php
Issues: Bilderberg
"Jesus Plus Nothing"
by Jeffrey Sharlet, Harper's Magazine, Mar 2003
harpers.org/JesusPlusNothing.html?pg=1
Issue: Fellowship
"Positive and Negative Liberty"
by Ian Carter, Feb 27 2003, revised Oct 8 2007
plato.stanford.edu/entries/liberty-positive-negative
Freedom, Freedomism, Liberty
"The Original Meaning of the Necessary and Proper Clause"
by Randy E Barnett, Jan 2003
scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1042&context=facpub
Issue: Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 8
"Popular Mobilization and Progressive Policy Making: Lessons from World War II Price Control Struggles in the United States"
by Martin Hart-Landsberg, Science and Society, vol 67 no 4, 2003
lclark.edu/~marty/price control.htm
Issue: Price Regulation
"The Drugs-and-Terror Ad Campaign"
by Paul Armentano, 2003
antiwar.com/orig2/armentano1.html
Issues: Drugs
"The Meaning of Freedom"
by Louis James, 2003
isil.org/resources/fnn/2003spring/meaning-of-freedom.html
Issues: Freedom, Freedomism, Liberalism, Liberationism, Progressivism
"The Return of Fusionism"
by Ryan W McMaken, 2003
lewrockwell.com/mcmaken/mcmaken84.html
Issues" Conservatism, Neoconservatism

 
2002

"Coca in the Cola: The soft drink of Atlanta and the coca leaf of the Andes"
by Luis A Gomez, Narco News Bulletin, Dec 20 2002
narconews.com/Issue26/article569.html
Issues: Coca-Cola Company, Coca Liberty
"What Russia Teaches Us Now: How Weak States Threaten Freedom"
by Stephen Holmes, American Prospect, Nov 30 2002
prospect.org/cs/articles?article=what_russia_teaches_us_now
"Henry Simons is Not a Supporter of Free Enterprise"
by Walter E Block, Journal of Libertarian Studies, vol 16 no 4, Fall 2002, pgs 3-36
mises.org/journals/jls/16_4/16_4_2.pdf
Issue: Henry Calvert Simons
"Cannabis: Our Position for a Canadian Public Policy"
Report of the Senate Special Committee on Illegal Drugs, vol 1, chap 8, Sept 2002
parl.gc.ca/37/1/parlbus/commbus/senate/com-e/ille-e/rep-e/repfinalvol1part4-e.htm
Issue: Cannabis Research: Accidents
"Liberty and Justice for Us"
by Jack Hitt, Mother Jones, Mar/Apr 2002
"Zionism: Compulsory Suicide for Jews"
by Henry Makow, Jan 9 2002
savethemales.ca/091202.html
Issue: Zionism
"A Comparative Chronology of Money"
by Glyn Davies, Roy Davies, 1996, 2002
projects.exeter.ac.uk/RDavies/arian/amser/chrono.html
Issue: Monetary
based on A History of Money from Ancient Times to the Present Day by Glyn Davies
"Why Freedoms Do Not Exist by Degrees"
by Matthew Henry Kramer, Political Studies, pgs 230-243, 2002
politicalstudies.org/pdf/edsfavourites/kramer.pdf
Issues: Freedom

 
2001

"A Third Concept of Liberty"
law.uvic.ca/demcon/victoria_colloquium/documents/SkinnerAThirdConceptofLiberty.pdf
by Quentin Skinner, Proceedings of the British Academy, no 117, 2002, pgs 237-268
presented before British Academy, Nov 21 2001
Issues: Liberty
"Backyard terrorism"
by George Monbiot, The Guardian, Oct 30 2001
guardian.co.uk/world/2001/oct/30/afghanistan.terrorism19, fatdawg.com/terrortraining.html
Issues: Assassinations, Human Rights, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation formerly School of the Americas
"Abuses of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms"
by Francis A Ney Jr, revised Aug 26 1996, Oct 28 2001
elfie.org/~croaker/batfabus.html, mega.nu/batf/croaker/batfabus.html
Issue: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
hamnet.net/~n4zhg/batfabus.html (2009)
"Cannabis Substitution: An Adjunctive Therapeutic Tool in the Treatment of Alcoholism"
by Tod Hiro Mikuriya, Jerry Mandel, Oct 2001
medscape.com/medline/abstract/5422576
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Addiction
"The Dangerous Myth of American Exceptionalism"
by Joseph E Fallon, Oct 2001
vdare.com/fallon/exceptionalism.htm
Issues: Exceptionalism
"The truth about gun 'control'"
by Jon E Dougherty, July 31 2001
worldnetdaily.com/index.php?pageId=10231
"How the US Government Created the 'Drug Problem' in the USA"
by Michael E Kreca, LewRockwell.com, Apr 19 2001
lewrockwell.com/2001/04/michael-e-kreca/how-the-us-government-created-the-drug-problem-in-the-usa, sianews.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=3247, worldtraining.net/CIAdrugwar.htm
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Drugs, Hallucinogens
"Escape from Leviathan"
by Rafe Champion, Apr 9 2001
mises.org/story/648
Issue: Escape from Leviathan book review
"Against Intellectual Property"
by Norman Stephan Kinsella, Journal of Libertarian Studies, vol 15 no 2, Spring 2001, pgs 1-53
mises.org/journals/jls/15_2/15_2_1.pdf
Issue: Intellectual Property
"Ideas are Free: The Case Against Intellectual Property: or, How Libertarians Went Wrong"
by Norman Stephan Kinsella, Journal of Libertarian Studies, vol 15 no 2, Spring 2001, pgs 1-53
mises.org/journals/jls/15_2/15_2_1.pdf
Issue: Intellectual Property
"Freedom vs. Liberty"
by Joseph R Stromberg, 2001
lewrockwell.com/stromberg/stromberg14.html
"On the Unavoidability of Actions: Quentin Skinner, Thomas Hobbes, and the Modern Doctrine of Negative Liberty"
by Matthew Henry Kramer, Inquiry, vol 44 no 3, 2001, pgs 315-330
tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/002017401316922435, philpapers.org/rec/KRAOTU
Issues: Thomas Hobbes, Liberty, Quentin Skinner

 
2000

"Overview: The CIA, the Drug Traffic, and Oswald in Mexico"
by Peter Dale Scott, Dec 2000
history-matters.com/pds/DP3_Overview.htm
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency, Federal Security Directorate, Miguel Nazar Haro, Lee Harvey Oswald, Jack Leon Ruby
"The Secret CIA History of the Iran Coup, 1953"
edited by Michael Byrne, updated Nov 29 2000
gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB28
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Aug 19 1953
Related Article:
"Overthrow of Premier Mossadeq of Iran, November 1952-August 1953" by Donald Wilber, Mar 1954
"Moscow Says U. S. Aided Shah's Coup", Aug 20 1963
"Cannabis May Make You A Safer Driver"
by Jonathan Carr-Brown, Times United Kingdom, Aug 13 2000
mapinc.org/newscc/v00/n1161/a02.html
Issue: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Accidents
the-times.co.uk/news/pages/sti/2000/08/13/stinwenws03043.html (2005)
"Rand v. Rothbard"
by Joseph R Stromberg, July 28 2000
lewrockwell.com/orig/stromberg4.html
Issues: Objectivism, Ayn Rand, Murray Rothbard
"Marijuana does not appear to alter viral loads of hiv patients taking protease inhibitors"
by Donald I Abrams, July 13 2000
ucsf.edu/pressrel/2000/07/071302.html, cannabismd.org/reports/abrams1.php, marijuananews.com/news.php3?sid=253
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: AIDS medicine, AIDS safety
"The perplexities of liberalism"
by David Limbaugh, Jewish World Review, July 10 2000
jewishworldreview.com/david/limbaugh071000.asp, archive.newsmax.com/commentmax/get.pl?a=2000/7/7/211142
Issue: Liberalism
"Neither Left nor Right"
by Mark Skousen, Freeman, vol 50 no 7, July 2000
thefreemanonline.org/columns/neither-left-nor-right-3
Issues: Leftists & Rightists, Libertarianism
(2012)
"The Soul of Classical Liberalism"
by James M Buchanan Jr, Independent Review, vol V no 1, Summer 2000
independent.org/pdf/tir/tir_05_1_buchanan.pdf
"Washington and the politics of drugs"
by Peter Dale Scott, Variant, Vol 2 No 11, Summer 2000, pgs 2-5
variant.org.uk/pdfs/issue11/Variant11.pdf
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Iran Contra
"Farmers and Parasites"
by Arthur Kling, June 5 2000
arnoldkling.com/~arnoldsk/aimst3/aimst315.html
Issue: United States Social Security Administration
"In the Absence of Guns"
by Mark Steyn, American Spectator, June 2000
spectator.org/archives/2013/01/11/in-the-absence-of-guns
Issues: Firearms, Self Defense
"The C.I.A. in Iran"
by James Risen, New York Times, Apr 16 2000, June 18 2000
nytimes.com/library/world/mideast/041600iran-cia-index.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Aug 19 1953
Related Article:
"Overthrow of Premier Mossadeq of Iran, November 1952-August 1953" by Donald Wilber, Mar 1954
"Moscow Says U. S. Aided Shah's Coup", Aug 20 1963
"My problem with the war on drugs"
by Patrick Jake O'Rourke, Rolling Stone, Jan 20 2000, pgs 36-40
umich.edu/~umisl/articles/dw2.htm
Issue: Drug War

 
1990s

"The Origins of the Federal Reserve"
by Murray Newton Rothbard, The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, vol 2 no 3, Fall 1999
deepblacklies.co.uk/rothbard.pdf
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Monetary
"Liberty - It's Communicable"
by Jeffrey L Head, Sept 19 1999, republished Apr 22 2005
jeffhead.com/liberty/CatchLib.htm
myplanet.net/jeffhead/dadmisc/CatchLib.htm (2009)
"Clinton's Mexican narco-pals"
by Al Giordano, Boston Phoenix, May 13-20 1999
bostonphoenix.com/archive/features/99/05/13/NARCO.html
Issues: William Jefferson Blythe Clinton IV, Jeffrey Davidow, Roberto Hernández Ramírez, Ernesto Zedillo
"Bogus Freedom"
by James P Bovard, Freeman, May 1999, vol 49, no 5
thefreemanonline.org/featured/bogus-freedom
Issues: Freedom, Freedomism, Liberationism
"Redskins Are Denied Trademarks"
by Brooke A Masters, Washington Post, Apr 3 1999
washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/sports/redskins/daily/april99/03/patents3.htm
Issues: Intellectual Property, Native Americans & Native American Rights
"A Conference Summary on Pulmonary Pathophysiologic and Immune Consequences of Smoked Substance Abuse"
by anonymous US government official, 1999
nida.nih.gov/MeetSum/FASEB99/FASEB99.html
summary of 1999 FASEB Summer Research Conference organized by Michael D Roth, Donald P Tashkin, Pushpa V Thadani
"A Designer Universe?"
by Steven Weinberg, 1999
physlink.com/Education/essay_weinberg.cfm
Issues: God, Nontheism
"Cannabis and driving"
Canberra Times, Oct 21 1998
ukcia.org/research/driving4.html
Issues: Cannabis; Cannabis Research: Accidents, Driving
"CIA's Drug Confession"
by Robert Parry, Oct 11 1998
consortiumnews.com/1990s/consor29.html, flag.blackened.net/revolt/mexico/usa/cia_drugs.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Iran-Contra
"C.I.A., Breaking Promises, Puts Off Release of Cold War Files"
by Tim Weiner, New York Times, July 15 1998
nytimes.com/1998/07/15/us/cia-breaking-promises-puts-off-release-of-cold-war-files.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence
"History of Usury Prohibition"
by Wayne A M Visser, Alastair McIntosh, July 1998
alastairmcintosh.com/articles/1998_usury.htm
Issues: Financial Regulation, Investment, Price Regulation
"Immigration Into A Free Society"
by Tibor R Machan, Journal of Libertarian Studies, Summer 1998, pgs 199-204
mises.org/journals/jls/13_2/13_2_6.pdf
Issue: Immigration
"I Was There"
by James Gordon (Bo) Gritz, May 21 1998
jeffhead.com/liberty/gritz.htm
Issue: Ruby Ridge
"A Tangled Web: A History of CIA Complicity in Drug International Trafficking"
by Institute for Policy Studies, May 7 1998
fas.org/irp/congress/1998_cr/980507-l.htm
Issue: Central Intelligence Agency
"A secret pact between the Dept. of Justice and the CIA"
by Martha Honey, May 1998
ciadrugs.homestead.com/files/cia-doj-agreement.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, United States Department of Justice
"Behind the Clinton cocaine smear"
by Murray Waas, Salon, Mar 26 1998
salon.com/news/1998/03/26news.html
Issues: William Jefferson Blythe Clinton IV, Mena Arkansas, Richard Mellon Scaife
"A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace"
by John Perry Barlow, Feb 8 1996
projects.eff.org/~barlow/Declaration-Final.html
Issues: Electronic Communication Liberty
"Atheists Can Be Moral, Too"
by Wendy Kaminer, Dec 11 1997
speakout.com/activism/opinions/4991-1.html
Issue: Nontheism
"Marijuana and Cocaine Impair Alveolar Macrophage Function and Cytokine Production"
by Michael D Roth, Donald P Tashkin, et al, American Journal Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, vol 156 no 5, Nov 1997, pgs 1606-1613
ajrccm.atsjournals.org/cgi/content/full/156/5/1606
Issue: Cannabis Research
"Mexican Drug Cartels & The Enterprise at the Venice Airport"
by Daniel Hopsicker, June 30 1997 ?
lagunajournal.com/mexican_drug_cartels__the_enter.htm
Issues: Black Market, Joe Duncan, Enterprise (defunct?), Maximo Haddad, Carlos Hank Gonzalez, Stephen Louis Ruth, Carlos Salinas de Gortari, Mario Villanueva
"Marijuana Is the Wrong Medicine"
by George Hyman, William M Manger, Gabriel G Nahas, Kenneth Sutin, Wall Street Journal, Mar 11 1997
marijuanalibrary.org/031197.html
Issue: Cannabis
"Dope Use Improves Lives of Patients: Research"
by (uncredited), Canberra Times, Jan 15 1997
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: AIDS medicine
"Snow Job: The Establishment's Papers Do Damage Control for the CIA"
by Norman Solomon, Jan/Feb 1997
fair.org/index.php?page=1374
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Iran Contra, Gary Webb (deceased)
"Cannabis: a health perspective and research agenda"
by (uncredtied), Programme on Substance Abuse, Division of Mental Health and Prevention of Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, 1997
whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/1997/WHO_MSA_PSA_97.4.pdf, who.int/inf-pr-1998/en/pr98-26.html
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research
also see: "A Comparative Appraisal of the Health and Psychological Consequences of Alcohol, Cannabis, Nicotine and Opiate Use"
"The Last Taboo: Why America Needs Atheism"
by Wendy Kaminer, New Rebublic, Oct 14 1996
positiveatheism.org/writ/kaminer.htm
Issue: Nontheism
"The Concept of Freedom"
by Ian Carter, Humane Studies Review, Fall 1996, Winter 1996-1997
mason.gmu.edu/~ihs/hsrfall96.html#freedom, mason.gmu.edu/~ihs/hsr/w96hsr.html#freedom
"Free Market Fantasies: Capitalism in the Real World"
by Avram Noam Chomsky, Apr 13 1996
chomsky.info/talks/19960413.htm
Issue: Economic Liberty
"Oswald and the CIA"
by Richard Brevard Russell Jr (deceased), High Times, Mar 1996, pgs 44-49
Issues: Assassinations, Central Intelligence Agency, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald
"Fatal Heroin 'Overdose': A Review."
by Shane Darke, Deborah Zador, Addiction, 1996, 91(12), pgs 1765-1772
drugpolicy.org/library/darke2.cfm
Issues: Cannabis Research: US Annual Drug Caused Deaths, Drugs, Opiates
"A Comparative Appraisal of the Health and Psychological Consequences of Alcohol, Cannabis, Nicotine and Opiate Use"
by Wayne Hall, Robin Room, Susan Bondy, Project on Health Implications of Cannabis Use, World Health Organization, Aug 28 1995
druglibrary.org/schaffer/hemp/general/who-index.htm, who.int/inf-pr-1998/en/pr98-26.html
Issue: Cannabis Research: Accidents, Amotivation, Comparative safety
basis for "Cannabis: a health perspective and research agenda"
"Abolition of Work and Other Myths"
by Neala Schleuning, Kick It Over, no 35, Summer 1995
flag.blackened.net/daver/anarchism/aow.html
Issues: Bob Black, Employment Liberation & Retirement
"My Enemy's Friends: In Guatemala, The DEA Fights the CIA"
by Frank Smyth, New Republic, June 5 1995
franksmyth.com/the-new-republic/my-enemys-friends/
Issues: Black Market, Randy Capister, Celerino Castillo III, Central Intelligence Agency, Michael DeVine, Drug War, Carlos Ochoa Ruiz, Ochoa Ruiz Organization, Julio Roberto Alpírez, William 0 Studeman, US Drug Enforcement Administration
"How Pot Has Grown"
by Michael Pollan, New York Times Magazine, Feb 19 1995, pgs 30-35, 44, 50, 56-57
michaelpollan.com/articles-archive/how-pot-has-grown, nytimes.com/1995/02/19/magazine/how-pot-has-grown.html
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Cup
"Protecting Private Property Rights from Regulatory Takings"
by Patrick Jake O'Rourke, testimony before the Subcommittee on Constitution, Committee on Judiciary, United States House of Representatives, Feb 10 1995
cato.org/testimony/ct-pi210.html
"$28 Billion Spying Budget is Made Public by Mistake"
by Tim Weiner, New York Times, Nov 5 1994
nytimes.com/1994/11/05/us/737585.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Government Budgets, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence, National Intelligence Program, National Security Agency, US Intelligence Community
"North Didn't Relay Drug Tips: DEA Says It Finds No Evidence Reagan Aide Talked to Agency"
by Lorraine Adams, Washington Post, Oct 22 1994, pg A1
whatreallyhappened.com/RANCHO/POLITICS/MENA/dea_contradicts_north.html
Issues: Iran Contra, Oliver Laurence North
"The Economy of Ideas"
by John Perry Barlow, Wired, Mar 1994
wired.com/wired/archive/2.03/economy.ideas.html
Issues: Electronic Communication Liberty, Intellectual Property
"Libertarianism: The Perversion of Liberty: A Restricted Critique"
by Kevin McFarlane, Philosophical Notes, no 31, 1994
libertarian.co.uk/lapubs/philn/philn031.pdf
Issue: Libertarianism
Related Article:
"Libertarianism: The Perversion of Liberty" by Peter Schwartz
"Marijuana and Actual Driving Performance"
by Hindrik W J Robbe, J F O'Hanlon
published by US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT HS 808 078, Nov 1993
erowid.org/plants/cannabis/cannabis_driving4.shtml, nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/research/COMPEND2.HTM
Issue: Cannabis Research: Accidents
(DOT HS 808 078 is no longer available on US NHTSA's website, only a very brief summary)
"The Economics of Minimum Wage Legislation Revisited"
by Richard V Burkhauser, T Aldrich Finegan, Cato Journal, vol 13 no 1, Spring/Summer 1993
cato.org/joining-the-minimum-wage-debate
Issue: Employee Compensation, Price Regulation
"The BCCI Affair: A Report to the Committee on Foreign Relations United States Senate"
by US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Dec 1992
fas.org/irp/congress/1992_rpt/bcci
Issue: Bank of Credit and Commerce International (defunct)
"Hemp Seed: The Most Nutritionally Complete Food Source in the World"
by Lynn Osburn, Hemp-Line Journal, July-Aug 1992, vol 1 no 1, pgs 14-15
ratical.org/renewables/hempseed1.html, coolhemp.com/en_abouthemp_nutrition.htm, tibetanfoundation.org/blog/?p=69
Issue: Cannabis Hemp
"Operation Courier and the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103"
by Richard F Stratton, High Times, June 1992, pgs 34-37, 54-55, 58-59
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Pan Am Flight 103, United States Drug Enforcement Administration
"Chapter in the Recent History of Arkansas"
by Alexander Claud Cockburn, The Nation, Feb 24 1992
serendipity.li/cia/cockb1.html
Issues: Barry Seal, William Jefferson Blythe Clinton IV, Central Intelligence Agency, Mena Arkansas, Oliver Laurence North, Terry Reed, Felix Rodriguez, US Drug Enforcement Administration, Buddy Young
"The Use of Presidential Directives to Make and Implement U.S. Policy"
by (uncredited), United States Government Accountability Office, Jan 1992
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, United States Executive Office of the President, White House
"Hempseed: Nature's Perfect Food"
by Lynn Osburn, High Times, 1992
marijuanalibrary.org/HT_Hempseed_0492.html
Issue: Cannabis Hemp
"The First Minimum Wage Laws"
by Clifford F Thies, Cato Journal, vol 10 no 3, Winter 1991
object.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/serials/files/cato-journal/1991/1/cj10n3-7.pdf
Issue: Employee Compensation, Price Regulation
"Al Hubbard: The Original Captain Trips"
by Todd Brendan Fahey, High Times, Nov 1991
http://www.fargonebooks.com/high.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Hallucinogens, Alfred M Hubbard, MK-ULTRA
"CIA Assets and the Rise of the Guadalajara Connection"
by Jonathan Marshall, Crime, Law and Social Change, vol 16 no 1, July 1991, pgs 85-96
springerlink.com/content/h16022814558n623, ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=130351
Issue: Central Intelligence Agency
"Opium, Cocaine and Marijuana in American History"
by David F Musto, Scientific American, July 1991
drugtext.org/Various-general/opium-cocaine-and-marijuana-in-american-history.html
Issues: Cannabis, Coca, Drugs, Opiates
"Relative Addictiveness of Various Substances"
by John Hastings, In Health, Nov/Dec 1990
whyquit.com/whyquit/A_RelativeAddictiveness.html
Issue: Drugs
"Domestic Surveillance: The History of Operation CHAOS"
by Verne Lyon, Covert Action Information Bulletin, Summer 1990
serendipity.li/cia/lyon.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Electronic Communication Privacy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Government Intelligence, Interagency Committee on Intelligence, Surveillance
"Test Negative"
by John Horgan, Scientific American, Mar 1990, vol 262, pgs 18, 22
marijuanalibrary.org/test.html
Issue: Drug Testing, Drugs, Employee Testing
"Legalize the Lesser to Minimize the Greater: Modern Applications of Ancient Wisdom"
by Michael R Aldrich, Journal of Drug Issues, vol 20, pgs S43-53, 1990
Issues: Drugs
"Why Not Try Decriminalization?"
by Richard Cohen, The Crisis in Drug Prohibition, 1990
Issue: Drug Liberty

 
1980s

"No evidence for a Role of Alcohol or Other Psychoactive Drugs in Accelerating Immunodeficiency in HIV-1 Positive Individuals"
by R A Kaslow, W C Blackwelder, DG Ostrow, D Yerg, J Palenicek, A H Coulson, R O Valdiserri, Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study, Journal of the American Medical Association, June 16 1989
jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/261/23/3424, ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2524608?dopt=Citation
Issues: AIDS; Cannabis Research: AIDS medicine, AIDS safety
"Fact and Value"
by Leonard Peikoff, The Intellectual Activist, vol V no 1, May 18 1989
peikoff.com/essays_and_articles/fact-and-value, aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=objectivism_fv
Issue: Objectivism
"On Moral Sanctions"
by Leonard Peikoff, The Intellectual Activist, vol V no 1, May 18 1989
aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=objectivism_sanctions, home.netcom.com/~cbell58/sanction.htm
Issues: Libertarianism, Objectivism
"Senate Committee Report on Drugs, Law Enforcement and Foreign Policy"
chaired by John F Kerry, Apr 13 1989
pinknoiz.com/covert/contracoke.html
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Iran Contra
"The Neoconservatives: An Endangered Species"
by Russell Kirk, Dec 15 1988
heritage.org/research/lecture/the-neoconservatives-an-endangered-species
Issue: Neoconservatism
"The Great Drug War"
by Arnold Shepherd Trebach, High Times, Dec 1988, pgs 33-36, 67
Issues: Fred Collins, Drug War, Drugs, Straight Inc
"Reasons To Oppose Legalizing Illegal Drugs"
by Peggy Mann, Drug Awareness Information Newsletter (defunct?), Sept 1988
Issue: Drugs
"The Decline of Drugged Nations"
by Gabriel G Nahas, Wall Street Journal, July 11 1988
Issue: Drugs
"Nazis, the Vatican and CIA"
by (uncredited), Covert Action Information Bulletin renamed CovertAction Quarterly, No 25, Winter 1986, pgs 27-38
mosquitonet.com/~prewett/caqsmom25.1.html
Issue: Central Intelligence Agency, National Socialist Party of Germany, Orders of Saint John aka Knights of Malta, Vatican
"Marijuana Legalization Flouts U.N. Treaty"
by Gabriel G Nahas, Wall Street Journal, Oct 17 1986
Issue: Cannabis
"The Meanings of Freedom"
thefreemanonline.org/columns/the-meanings-of-freedom
by John J Hospers, The Freeman, Sept 1984, vol 34, no 9
Issue: Freedom
libertyhaven.com/theoreticalorphilosophicalissues/libertarianism/meanfreedom.html (2010)
"A Simulator Study of the Combined Effects of Alcohol and Marijuana on Driving Behavior–Phase II"
by A C Stein, R W Allen, M L Cook, R L Karl, Feb 1983
ntl.bts.gov/lib/25000/25600/25682/DOT-HS-806-405_002.pdf
Publisher: US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT HS 806 405)
Issue: Cannabis Research: Accidents
"Report to the Senate of the Select Committee on Intelligence"
by US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Sept 23 1981
intelligence.senate.gov/pdfs/98193.pdf
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence
"Berlin and the Division of Liberty"
by Gary Frank Reed, Political Theory, vol 8 no 3, Aug 1980, pgs 365-380
jstor.org/pss/190919
Issues: Isaiah Mendelevich Berlin (deceased), Liberty
"The Conservative Movement Then and Now"
by Russell Kirk, Jan 1 1980
heritage.org/research/lecture/the-conservative-movement-then-and-now
Issue: Conservatism

 
1970s

"Tantric cannabis use in India"
by Michael R Aldrich, Journal of Psychedelic Drugs, vol 9 no 3, July-Sept 1977, pgs 227-233
books.google.com.mx/books?id=ui_KnlcnAHwC&pg=PA304&lpg=PA304&dq=Tantric+cannabis+use+in+India, erowid.org/references/refs_view.php?ID=7199
Issue: Cannabis
"Family Jewels"
by Central Intelligence Agency, written and classified 1977, declassified and released June 26 2007
Full Report gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/family_jewels_full_ocr.pdf (24 MB)
Part 1 gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/family_jewels_pt1_ocr.pdf (5 MB)
Part 2 gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/family_jewels_pt2_ocr.pdf (6 MB)
Part 3 gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/family_jewels_pt3_ocr.pdf (6 MB)
Part 4 gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/family_jewels_pt4_ocr.pdf (3 MB)
Part 5 gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB222/family_jewels_pt5_ocr.pdf (3 MB)
Issues: Electronic Communication Privacy, Government Intelligence, Press, Surveillance
Related Article: "The CIA's Family Jewels"
"Annual Report to the Senate of the Select Committee on Intelligence"
by US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, May 18 1977
intelligence.senate.gov/pdfs/95217.pdf
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Government Intelligence
"Two Concepts of Liberty"
by John B Kizer, The Freeman, Sept 1 1976
thefreemanonline.org/columns/two-concepts-of-liberty
Issue: Liberty
"Berlin's Division of Liberty"
by Crawford Brough Macpherson, from book Democratic Theory: Essays in Retrieval, 1973, pgs 95-119
Issues: Isaiah Mendelevich Berlin (deceased), Liberty
"President Nixon Imposes Wage and Price Controls"
by (uncredited), The Econ Review, Aug 15 1971
econreview.com/events/wageprice1971b.htm
Issue: Price Regulation
"Big Business and the Rise of American Statism"
by Roy A Childs, Jr (deceased), Reason, Feb 1971, pgs 12-18
praxeology.net/RC-BRS.htm
"Cannabis Substitution: Harm Reduction Treatment for Alcoholism and Drug Dependence"
by Tod Hiro Mikuriya, Medical Times, vol 98 no 4, Apr 1970, pgs 187-191
medscape.com/medline/abstract/5422576
Issue: Cannabis Research: Addiction

 
1960s

"Objectivism and The State: An Open Letter to Ayn Rand"
by Roy Alan Childs, Jr (deceased), Individualist, 1969
lewrockwell.com/orig4/childs1.html, web.archive.org/web/20121012155223/http://www.isil.org/ayn-rand/childs-open-letter.html
Issues: Objectivism, Ayn Rand
"Negative and Positive Freedom"
by Gerald C MacCallum, Jr, The Philosophical Review, vol 76 no 3, July 1967, pgs 312-224
mcv.planc.ee/misc/doc/filosoofia/artiklid/Gerald%20MacCallum%20-%20Negative%20and%20Positive%20Freedom.pdf
Issues: Freedom, Freedomism
"Frank Chodorov, R.I.P."
by Murray Newton Rothbard, Left & Right: A Journal of Libertarian Thought, 1967
lewrockwell.com/rothbard/rothbard141.html, mises.org/pdf/whois/chodorov.pdf
Issue: Frank Chodorov (deceased)
"Gold and Economic Freedom"
by Alan Greenspan, The Objectivist, 1966
321gold.com/fed/greenspan/1966.html
Issue: Monetary
"The Fusionists on Liberalism and Tradition"
by Ralph Raico, New Individualist Review, vol 3 no 3, Autumn 1964
oll.libertyfund.org/?option=com_staticxt&staticfile=show.php%3Ftitle=2136&chapter=195395&layout=html&Itemid=27
Issues: Classical Liberalism, Conservatism, Medford Stanton Evans, Libertarianism, Frank S Meyer
"The Objectivist Ethics"
by Ayn Rand, chapter from The Virtue of Selfishness, 1961
aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=ari_ayn_rand_the_objectivist_ethics
Issue: Objectivism
"A Conservative Case for Freedom"
by Medford Stanton Evans, Modern Age, Fall 1960
mmisi.org/ma/04_04/evans.pdf, acuf.org/principles/p_freedom.asp
Issues: Classical Liberalism, Conservativism, Libertarianism
Aka: "The Case for Freedom"

 
1950s

"Two Concepts of Liberty"
by Isaiah Mendelevich Berlin, 1959
questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=77888213
Issue: Liberty
"I, Pencil"
by Leonard E Read, Freeman, Dec 1958
fee.org/the_freeman/detail/i-pencil, lewrockwell.com/orig3/read3.1.1.html
Issues: Economic Liberty, Technology
"The Meaning of Freedom"
by Frank Chodorov, The Freeman, Jan 1956
lewrockwell.com/chodorov/chodorov6.html
Issues: Freedom
Aka: originally published "As Frank Chodorov Sees It"
"Overthrow of Premier Mossadeq of Iran, November 1952-August 1953"
by Donald Wilber, Mar 1954
gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB28/#documents
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Aug 19 1953
Related Articles:
"Moscow Says U. S. Aided Shah's Coup"
"The Secret CIA History of the Iran Coup, 1953" edited by Michael Byrne, Nov 29 2000
"The C.I.A. in Iran" by James Risen, Apr 16 2000, June 18 2000
"Moscow Says U. S. Aided Shah's Coup"
by (uncredited), New York Times, Aug 20 1953
nytimes.com/library/world/mideast/082053iran-moscow.html
Issue: Aug 19 1953
Related Articles:
"Overthrow of Premier Mossadeq of Iran, November 1952-August 1953" by Donald Wilber, Mar 1954
"The Secret CIA History of the Iran Coup, 1953" edited by Michael Byrne, Nov 29 2000
"The C.I.A. in Iran" by James Risen, Apr 16 2000, June 18 2000
"The Stability Of Beliefs"
by Michael Polanyi, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, vol 3 no 11, Nov 1952, pgs 217-232
compilerpress.atfreeweb.com/Anno Polanyi The Stability of Beliefs BJPS 1952.htm

 
1940s

"Criminal Liability for Newspaper Publication of Naval Secrets"
by Office of Legal Counsel, US Department of Justice, June 16 1942
fas.org/irp/agency/doj/olc/newspub.pdf
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Secrecy

 
1930s

"New Billion-Dollar Crop"
by (uncredited), Popular Mechanics, Feb 1938
jackherer.com/popmech.html, druglibrary.org/schaffer/hemp/popmech1.htm, digitalhemp.com/eecdrom/TEXT/page1.htm, sky.org/data/kuituhamppu/billdoll.html
Issues: Cannabis Hemp, Cannabis Research: Hemp
"Marijuana: Assassin of Youth"
by Harry Jacob Anslinger, Courtney Ryley Cooper, American Magazine, vol 124 no 1, July 1937
redhousebooks.com/galleries/assassin.htm, cannabis.net/assassin-of-youth.html, cannabinoid.com/boards/msg3x3122.shtml
Issue: Cannabis
"Liberalism, Properly So Called"
by Albert Jay Nock, 1933
lewrockwell.com/nock/nock8.html
Issue: Liberalism
"In Praise of Idleness"
by Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 1932
zpub.com/notes/idle.html
Issue: Employment Liberation

 
1910s

"War is the Health of the State"
by Randolph Bourne (deceased), 1918
bopsecrets.org/CF/bourne.htm, bigeye.com/warstate.htm

 
1800s

"The Pledge of Allegiance"
by Francis Bellamy, Sept 8 1892, revised 1923, revised June 14 1954
freedom.org/documents/pledge.html, images.sodahead.com/profiles/0/0/2/5/0/9/1/4/7/Pledge-of-Allegiance---First-Printing-45556522454.jpeg, rexcurry.net
"Emancipation Proclamation"
by Abraham Lincoln, Sept 22 1862, revised Jan 1 1863
nps.gov/ncro/anti/emancipation.html
Issue: Slavery
"On the Preparations of the Indian Hemp, or Gunjah"
by William B O'Shaughnessy, Transactions of the Medical and Physical Society of Bengal, 1838-1840, pgs 421-461
ccrmg.org/wbos/pdf/11_paper.pdf

 
1700s

"Constitution of the United States"
by 39 signatories from 55 delegates, adopted Sept 17 1787, effective Mar 4 1789
freedomactivist.net/usconstitution.html, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Constitution
"Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom"
by Thomas Jefferson (deceased), Jan 16 1786
leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+57-1, firstfreedom.org/PDF/Freedom_Statute.pdf, virginiamemory.com/docs/ReligiousFree.pdf, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Statute_for_Religious_Freedom
Issue: Government Religion
"An Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery"
enacted by Pennsylvania, Mar 5 1780
avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/pennst01.asp
Issue: Slavery
"Draft for Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom"
by Thomas Jefferson, 1779
infinet.com/~eplurib/jeffreli.htm
Issue: Religion Freedom
"Articles of Confederation"
avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/artconf.asp
agreed by US Congress Nov 15 1777, ratified Mar 1 1781, certified July 9 1781
"Declaration of Independence"
by Thomas Jefferson, adopted July 4 1776
avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/declare.asp
"Virginia Declaration of Rights"
by George Mason IV (deceased), May 26 1776, adopted June 12 1776
avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/virginia.asp, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Declaration_of_Rights
"A Declaration ... Setting Forth the Causes and Necessity of Their Taking Up Arms"
by Thomas Jefferson, John Dickinson, July 6 1775
avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/arms.asp
Aka: full title "A Declaration by the Representatives of the United Colonies of North-America, Now Met in Congress at Philadelphia, Setting Forth the Causes and Necessity of Their Taking Up Arms"
"The Charlotte Town Resolves"
adopted by Charlotte Town, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, May 31 1775
avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/charlott.asp
"Give me Liberty or Give me Death"
by Patrick Henry (deceased), Mar 23 1775
avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/patrick.asp
"Disposition of the North Carolina Biennal Act"
by ?, 1737
odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1726-1750/northcarolina/ba_rep.htm
"Governor Gabriel Johnston's Request to Repeal the North Carolina Biennal Act"
by Gabriel Johnston, Oct 18 1736
odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1726-1750/northcarolina/ba_req.htm

 
1600s

"Petition of Right"
by Sir Edward Coke (deceased), approved by England House of Commons and House of Lords, May 27 1628 amended 1955, 1968
constitution.org/eng/petright.htm, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petition_of_Right, amended statutelaw.gov.uk/content.aspx?activeTextDocId=1518333
"An Ordinance and Constitution of the Treasurer, Council, and Company in England, for a Council of State and General Assembly"
July 24-Aug 3 1621
avalon.law.yale.edu/17th_century/va04.asp

 
1200s

"Magna Carta"
proposed by England Barons and agreed to by King John I, June 19 1215
constitution.org/eng/magnacar.htm, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magna_Carta, infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0831146.html
aka Great Charter, Magna Carta Libertatum, Great Charter of Freedoms

 
Undated Articles/Article Date Undetermined

"A review of Alfred McCoy's The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia"
by James Quigley
air-america.org/About/quigley_review_mccoy.pdf
Issues: Air America, Central Intelligence Agency, Alfred William McCoy
"Addiction Treatment Strives for Legitimacy"
by Brian Vastag
mindvox.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/mindvox.woa/wa/staticpage?pagename=Media/JAMA.html
Issue: Drug Liberation, Ibogaine
"Against Mass Society"
by Chris Wilson
primitivism.com/mass-society.htm
"Anarchism and Other Impediments to Anarchy"
by Bob Black
primitivism.com/impediments.htm
Issue: Anarchism
"Anarchy Against Capitalism and Socialism"
by Chris Wilson
primitivism.com/capitalism.htm
Issue: Anarchism
"Arkansas Sudden Death Syndrome"
by (uncredited), Progressive Review
prorev.com/wwdeath.htm
Issues: William Jefferson Clinton, Mena
"Barack O'Bilderberg: Picking the President"
by Andrew Gavin Marshall
Issues: Bilderberg, Barack Hussein Obama
"Blackwater Chief Accused of Murder, Gun-Running"
by Justin Rood
abcnews.go.com/Blotter/blackwater-chief-accused-murder-gun-running/story?id=8258915, abcnews.go.com/images/Blotter/johndoe.pdf, abcnews.go.com/images/Blotter/johndoe2.pdf
Issue: Academi formerly Blackwater Worldwide, Xe Services LLC
"CIA Drug Trafficking"
by David Guyatt
deepblacklies.co.uk/cia_drug_trafficking.htm
Issues: Celerino Castillo III, Central Intelligence Agency
"CIA Wages War on America"
by Tony Gosling
Issue: Central Intelligence Agency
"Campaign for Liberty Staffer and Airport Security"
by Patrick Krey, New American, Apr 6 2009
thenewamerican.com/usnews/election/969
Issues: Steve Bierfeldt, Missouri Information Analysis Center, Transportation Security Administration
Related Articles:
"ACLU Sues DHS Over Unlawful TSA Searches And Detention"
"ACLU Sues TSA For Airport Search Of Man Flying With $4,700" by Frank James
"The Modern Militia Movement" by Missouri Information Analysis Center
"Where is Van Godsey – one of the GOP's favorites – in all of the MIAC coverage?" by Sherman Potter
"Cannabinoids in the brain"
Los Angeles Cannabis Resource Center (defunct)
lacbc.org/brain.html (2005)
"Cannabis and driving: a review of the literature and commentary (No 12)"
by Department of Transport, United Kingdom
dft.gov.uk/pgr/roadsafety/research/rsrr/theme3/cannabisanddrivingareviewoft4764
Issue: Cannabis Research: Accidents
"Cannabis for Migraine Treatment: The Once and Future Prescription?"
by Ethan B Russo
medmjscience.org/Pages/history/russo.bhtml
Issue: Cannabis Research: Headache
"Change Yes, Ron Paul No"
by Joel S Hirschhorn
ezinearticles.com/?Change-Yes,-Ron-Paul-No&id=911211
Issue: Ronald Ernest Paul
"Claim #12: Marijuana is a Major Cause of Highway Accidents"
by Lynn Zimmer, John P Morgan, part of "Exposing Marijuana Myths: A Review of the Scientific Evidence"
druglibrary.org/schaffer/hemp/general/mjmyth/Exposing_12_1095.html, erowid.org/plants/cannabis/cannabis_myth12.shtml
Issue: Cannabis Research: Accidents
"Comprehensive Listing of Notable Libertarians"
edited by Aaron J Biterman
chelm.freeyellow.com/famous_index.html
Issue: Libertarians, Persons Research
"Critiques of Libertarianism"
by Mike Huben
world.std.com/~mhuben/libindex.html
Issue: Libertarianism
"Current Travel Alerts"
by United States Department of State
travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/pa/pa_1766.html, travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html
Issue: Traveler Rights & Travel Freedom
"Delayed Notice Search Warrants"
by William E Moschella
lifeandliberty.gov/docs/patriotact213report.pdf
Issue: Search
"Differential effects of medical marijuana based on strain and route of administration"
by Valerie Leveroni Corral
marijuana-research.org
Issue: Cannabis Research
"Dirty Secret: Drug Czar Walters and the Iran-Contra Connection"
by Uri Dowbenko
conspiracydigest.com/dirtysecrets.html
Issues: Elliot L Abrams, Corruption Research, Iran-Contra, Manuel Antonio Noriega, Oliver Laurence North, John P Walters
"Double-Crossed: Black Ops, Beltway Bandits and the US Shadow Government"
by Uri Dowbenko
conspiracydigest.com/doublecrossed.html
Issues: Corruption Research, Shadow Government
"Drug Legalization, Harm Reduction, and Drug Policy"
by Robert L du Pont, Eric A Voth
"Drugs of abuse and the elicitation of human aggressive behavior"
by Peter N S Hoakena, Sherry H Stewart, Addictive Behaviors, vol 28, pgs 1533-1554
ssc.uwo.ca/psychology/faculty/hoakenpdfs/Hoaken & Stewart 2003 - PDF.pdf
"Economic Freedom as a Human Right"
by Kim R Holmes
heritage.org/Research/WorldwideFreedom/hl1094.cfm
Issue: Economic Liberty
"Electronic Civil Disobedience - Critical Art Ensemble"
black.cat.org.au/hot-stuff/Electronic_Civil_Disobedience_-_Critical_Art_Ensemble.html
Issue: Disobedience
"Ex-PATRIOT Act"
by Wikipedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ex-PATRIOT_Act
Issue: Citizenship
"Exposing Marijuana Myths: A Review of the Scientific Evidence"
by Lynn Zimmer, John P Morgan
druglibrary.org/schaffer/hemp/general/mjmyth/exposing_index_1095.html, erowid.org/plants/cannabis/cannabis_myth.shtml,