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2014

"Chanute elementary student suspended for spent shell casing"
by Joshua Vail, Chanute Tribune, Dec 10 2014
chanute.com/news/article_be4861c0-80c5-11e4-9433-0b2d9486f3e8.html
Issues: Firearms, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Newt Gingrich: House Benghazi Report Has Been 'Co-Opted By The CIA' [VIDEO]"
by Alex Griswold, Daily Caller, Nov 24 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/11/24/newt-gingrich-house-benghazi-report-has-been-co-opted-by-the-cia-video
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Newton Leroy Gingrich, Michael J Rogers
"White House Quietly Releases Plans For 3,415 Regulations Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Nov 24 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/11/24/white-house-quietly-releases-plans-for-3415-regulations-ahead-of-thanksgiving-holiday
Issues: Regulation & Overregulation
"Lindsey Graham: House Benghazi Report Is 'Full Of Crap' [VIDEO]"
by Alex Griswold, Daily Caller, Nov 23 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/11/23/lindsey-graham-house-benghazi-report-is-full-of-crap-video
Issue: Lindsay O Graham
"Obamacare, Year One: 78 Percent Premium Hikes"
by Sarah Hurtubise, Daily Caller, Oct 29 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/10/29/obamacare-year-one-78-percent-premium-hikes
Issues: Insurance, Insurance Regulation
"Central Bankers Demand Insurers Assess Climate Risks Despite Lull In Extreme Weather"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Oct 28 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/10/28/central-bankers-demand-insurers-assess-climate-risks-despite-lull-in-extreme-weather
Issue: Climate
"Man Ordered To Pay $30K For Kid That’s Not His, Or Else [VIDEO]"
by Chuck Ross, Daily Caller, Oct 28 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/10/28/man-ordered-to-pay-30k-for-kid-thats-not-his-or-else-video
Issues: Custody, Men & Men Rights, Parents & Parents Rights
"Maryland, Illinois Voting Machines May be Rigged for Democrats"
by Melanie Batley, Newsmax, Oct 28 2014
newsmax.com/Politics/maryland-illinois-voter-fraud/2014/10/28/id/603564
Issue: Election Fraud
"Obama Administration Allows Fertility Clinics To Sell US Citizenship"
by Neil Munro, Daily Caller, Oct 28 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/10/28/obama-administration-allows-fertility-clinics-to-sell-us-citizenship
Issues: Citienship, Fertility, Immigration
"Adam Smith Opposes Regulation Of Taxi Industry"
by Peter Fricke, Daily Caller, Oct 27 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/10/27/adam-smith-opposes-regulation-of-taxi-industry
Issues: Commercial Vehicles, Occupational Regulation, Regulation
"Report Reveals Wider Tracking of Mail in U.S."
by Ron Nixon, New York Times, Oct 27 2014
nytimes.com/2014/10/28/us/us-secretly-monitoring-mail-of-thousands.html
Issues: Surveillance, United States Postal Service
"IRS Seizing Bank Accounts of Innocent Americans"
by John Blosser, Newsmax, Oct 26 2014
newsmax.com/newswidget/crime-money-irs-seizure/2014/10/25/id/603098
Issues: Forefeiture, Internal Revenue Service, Seizure
"Report: Non-Citizens' Votes Could Affect Senate Race"
by Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax, Oct 24 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/non-citizen-votes-senate-races/2014/10/24/id/603030
Issues: Citizenship, Election Fraud
"Romance In Obamaland: The EPA And The NRDC’s Beyond-Cozy Conspiracy"
by David Vitter, Daily Caller, Oct 17 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/10/17/romance-in-obamaland-the-epa-and-the-nrdcs-beyond-cozy-conspiracy
Issues: Climate, Environment Regulation, Environmental Protection Agency, Natural Resources Defense Council, Pollution
"FBI Director: If Apple and Google Won't Decrypt Phones, We'll Force Them To"
by Jason Koebler, Motherboard, Vice, Oct 16 2014
motherboard.vice.com/read/fbi-director-if-apple-and-google-wont-decrypt-phones-well-force-them-to
Issues: James Brien Comey, Jr, Confidentiality & Secrecy, Electronic Communication Privacy, Federal Bureau of Investigation
"For Some 'Affirmative Consent' Supporters, Injustice Is A Feature, Not A Bug"
by Robert Shibley, Daily Caller, Oct 16 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/10/16/for-some-affirmative-consent-supporters-injustice-is-a-feature-not-a-bug
Issues: Consent, Students & Student Rights
"The Fed’s 2% Inflation Target: The Ultimate Keynesian Con Job"
by David A Stockman, Contra Corner, Oct 12 2014
davidstockmanscontracorner.com/the-feds-2-inflation-target-the-ultimate-keynesian-con-job
Issues: Federal Reserve System, Financial Regulation, Monetary, Price Regulation
"Costly Internet Tax Could Be On The Horizon"
by Rachel Stoltzfoos, Daily Caller, Oct 9 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/10/09/costly-internet-tax-could-be-on-the-horizon
Issues: Internet Tax, Sales Tax
"NASA Scientists Puzzled by Global Cooling on Land and Sea"
by (uncredited), American Free Press, Newsmax, Oct 6 2014
newsmax.com/newswidget/science-us-climate-oceans/2014/10/06/id/598864
Issue: Climate
"Happy Constitution Day! Ninth Circuit Affirms That It’s Illegal To Wear American Flag Shirts On Cinco De Mayo"
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, Sept 18 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/09/18/ninth-circuit-affirms-that-its-illegal-to-wear-american-flag-shirts-on-cinco-de-mayo
Issues: Academic Freedom, Dariano v Morgan Hill Unified School District, Flag Liberty, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights
"Cruz Bill: Become a Terrorist, Lose your Citizenship"
by (uncredited), Newsmax, Sept 6 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/cruz-bill-citizenship-terrorism/2014/09/06/id/593014
Issues: Citizenship, Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz
"Oklahoma Execution Review Finds Lack Of Training, “Antiquated” Processes"
by Chris Geidner, BuzzFeed, Sept 3 2014
buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/oklahoma-execution-review-finds-lack-of-training-antiquated
Issues: Death Penalty, Sentencing
"Cash for Clunkers Shows How Government Hurts the Poor 5 Years Later"
by Michael Carr, Moneynews, Sept 3 2014
moneynews.com/MichaelCarr/Cash-for-Clunkers-incentive-car-program/2014/09/03/id/592268
Issues: Competition, Subsidation
"Louisiana Marriage Ban Is Constitutional, Federal Judge Rules"
by Chris Geidner, BuzzFeed, Sept 3 2014
buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/louisiana-marriage-ban-is-constitutional-federal-judge-rules
Issue: Same Gender Marriage
"Once Again, The Goreacle Missed The Mark Entirely"
by Andy Patrizio, Daily Caller, Sept 3 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/09/03/once-again-the-goreacle-missed-the-mark-entirely
Issues: Climate, Albert Gore Jr
"Anti-Uber Efforts Mostly Fizzling"
by Peter Fricke, Daily Caller, Sept 2 2014
http://dailycaller.com/2014/09/02/anti-uber-efforts-mostly-fizzling/
Issues: Competition, Drivers & Driver Rights, Passengers & Passenger Rights, Regulation
"Atlantic City's Revel Proves There's No Sure Bet in Gambling Industry"
by (uncredited), Bloomberg News, Sept 2 2014
newsmax.com/Finance/revel-casino-atlantic-city-economy/2014/09/02/id/592018
Issues: Competition, Gaming, Investment & Investors
"Libertarian Students Are Leading The Fight For Free Speech On Campus"
by Elliot Engstrom, Daily Caller, Sept 3 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/09/02/libertarian-students-are-leading-the-fight-for-free-speech-on-campus
Issues: Academic Freedom, Libertarians, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights
" 'Local Choice' Broadcast Reform Proposal Is A Big Win For Consumers"
by Andrew Langer, Daily Caller, Sept 2 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/09/02/local-choice-broadcast-reform-proposal-is-big-win-for-consumers
Issues: Broadcasting, Competition, Consumers & Consumer Rights, Electronic Communication Liberty
"Study: The Lower Troposphere Has Not Warmed In The Last 26 Years"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Sept 2 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/09/02/study-the-lower-troposphere-has-not-warmed-in-the-last-26-years
Issues: Climate
"Why Does President Obama Think Aiding Repressive African Regimes Is A Good Thing?"
by David Williams, Daily Caller, Sept 2 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/09/02/why-does-president-obama-think-aiding-repressive-african-regimes-is-a-good-thing
Issues: Export-Import Bank of the United States, Subsidation
"How Conservative, Tough-On-Crime Utah Reined In Police Militarization"
by Evan McMorris-Santoro, BuzzFeed, Sept 1 2014
buzzfeed.com/evanmcsan/how-conservative-tough-on-crime-utah-reined-in-police-milita
Issue: Police & Law Enforcement
"US Hikes Fee to Renounce Citizenship by 422 Percent to $2,350"
by (uncredited), Newsmax Wires, Aug 31 2014
newsmax.com/Finance/citizenship-renounce-passport-united-states/2014/08/31/id/591891
Issue: Citizenship, US Department of State
"Bitcoin Can Open Doors of the Global Economy for 2.5 Billion People"
by Ed Moy, Moneynews, Aug 29 2014
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/bitcoin-bank-account-pay/2014/08/29/id/591581
Issues: Bitcoin, Monetary
"DOJ To Give Money From Bank Of America Settlement To Liberal Activist Groups"
by Aaron Bandler, Daily Caller, Aug 28 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/08/28/doj-to-give-money-from-bank-of-america-settlement-to-liberal-activist-groups
Issues: Financial Regulation, Subsidation, US Department of Justice
"Does Pot Fight Alzheimer's?"
by Nick Tate, Newsmax Health, Aug 28 2014
newsmaxhealth.com/Brain-Health/marijuana-alzheimer-dementia-pot/2014/08/28/id/591472
Issue: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Alzheimer's
"How One Union Is Playing For Both Sides In The Battle Between Uber And Taxis"
by Jacob Fischler, BuzzFeed, Aug 28 2014
buzzfeed.com/jacobfischler/how-one-union-is-playing-for-both-sides-in-the-battle-betwee
Issues: Employee Orgs & Unions, Drivers & Driver Rights, Transportation Technology
"If Ferguson Had What Denver Police Are Asking For, We Wouldn’t Even Be Talking About It"
by Kyle Becker, Independent Journal Review, Aug 28 2014
ijreview.com/2014/08/172290-ferguson-denver-police-asking-wouldnt-even-talking
Issue: Police & Law Enforcement
"American Police Departments Are Losing Tons Of Military Grade Weaponry"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Aug 27 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/08/27/american-police-departments-are-losing-tons-of-military-grade-weaponry
Issues: Military Weapons, Police & Law Enforcement
"Report: Ineffective Oversight Enables Unnecessary Regulations"
by Peter Fricke, Daily Caller, Aug 26 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/08/26/report-ineffective-oversight-enables-unnecessary-regulations
Issues: Regulation & Overregulation
"Report: Global Warming 'Pause' Could Last Another 10 Years"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Aug 22 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/08/22/report-global-warming-pause-could-last-another-10-years
Issues: Climate
"The Obama Bank Shakedown"
by Larry Kudlow, Daily Caller, Aug 22 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/08/22/the-obama-bank-shakedown
Issues: Financial Regulation, Monetary
"NSA Whistle-Blower: Obama’s Authority To Label 'Terrorists' Is The Same Rule The Nazis Issued In 1933"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Aug 21 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/08/21/nsa-whistleblower-obamas-authority-to-label-terrorists-is-the-same-rule-the-nazis-issued-in-1933
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Privatize Water!"
by Mart Van Der Leer, International Society for Individual Liberty, Aug 18 2014
isil.org/privatize-water
Issue: Privatization
"Judge Demands Answers After IRS Contradicts Sworn Testimony on Lerner's Scratched Hard Drive"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, Aug 15 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/08/15/judge-demands-anwers-after-irs-contradicts-sworn-testimony-on-lerners-scratched-hard-drive
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Internal Revenue Service, Lois Lerner
"War Zone In Ferguson: How Billions In Military Weapons Ended Up In The Hands Of Local Police"
by Jim Dairymple II, BuzzFeed, Aug 14 2014
buzzfeed.com/jimdalrympleii/war-zone-in-ferguson-how-billions-in-military-weapons-ended
Issues: Drug War, Military Weapons, Police & Law Enforcement
"Proposed Regulation Puts US Financial Industry at Risk"
by Denis Kleinfeld, Moneynews, Aug 11 2014
moneynews.com/DenisKleinfeld/FinCEN-regulation-US-financial/2014/08/11/id/587964
Issues: Confidentiality & Secrecy, Financial Regulation, Monetary, Surveillance, United States Department of the Treasury
"You Know We're Too PC When a Kid Brings a Nerf Gun to 'Show & Tell' and Gets Suspended for 3 Days"
by Justen Charters, Independent Journal Review, Aug 8 2014
ijreview.com/2014/08/165754-4th-grader-told-bring-favorite-toys-show-tell-gets-suspended-obeying
Issues: Firearms, Government Education, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Anti-Inversion Measures as Fiscal Policy"
by Gordon Gray, American Action Forum, Aug 6 2014
americanactionforum.org/insights/anti-inversion-measures-as-fiscal-policy
Issues: Capitalism, Economic Liberty, Emigration & Immigration, Financial Regulation, Government Budgets, Taxpayers & Taxpayer Rights
"NSA Popping the Technology Bubble"
by Patrick Watson, Moneynews, Aug 6 2014
moneynews.com/PatrickWatson/NSA-US-data-revenue/2014/08/06/id/587145
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"Store Owner Says Bank Accounts Closed Because He Sells Guns"
by Chuck Ross, Daily Caller, Aug 6 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/08/06/store-owner-says-bank-accounts-closed-because-he-sells-guns
Issues: Financial Regulation, Firearms, Monetary, Operation Choke Point, United States Department of Justice
"Virginia Lifts Ban On Ridesharing Companies Uber And Lyft"
by Peter Fricke, Daily Caller, Aug 6 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/08/06/virginia-lifts-ban-on-ridesharing-companies-uber-and-lyft
Issues: Commercial Vehicles, Insurance Regulation, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Passengers, Regulation & Overregulation, Traveler Rights & Travel Freedom
"White House To West: Climate Change Is Making Wildfires More Frequent And Worse"
by Evan McMorris-Santoro, BuzzFeed, Aug 5 2014
buzzfeed.com/evanmcsan/white-house-to-west-climate-change-is-making-wild-fires-more
Issue: Climate
"FDIC Backpedals On Operation Choke Point As Victims Fight Back"
by (uncredited), National Rifle Association ILA, Daily Caller, Aug 4 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/08/04/fdic-backpedals-on-operation-choke-point-as-victims-fight-back
Issues: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Financial Regulation, Firearms
"The Death Penalty Is Too Broken To Be Fixed"
by Ray Krone, Daily Caller, Aug 4 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/08/04/the-death-penalty-is-too-broken-to-be-fixed
Issue: Death Penalty
"2016 contenders are lining up behind sentencing reform – except this one Tea Partier"
by Betsy Woodruff, Washington Examiner, Aug 1 2014
washingtonexaminer.com/2016-contenders-are-lining-up-behind-sentencing-reform-except-this-one-tea-partier/article/2551545
Issues: Republican Party, Sentencing
"CIA Admits To Infiltrating Senate Computers, Apologizes"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, July 31 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/31/cia-admits-to-infiltrating-senate-computers-apologizes
Issues: Central Intelligence Agency, Electronic Communications Privacy, Government Intelligence, United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
"The Export-Import Bank and Its Victims: Which Industries Bear the Brunt"
by Daniel J Ikenson, Cato Institute, July 31 2014
cato.org/blog/export-import-bank-its-victims-which-industries-bear-brunt
Issues: Export-Import Bank of the United States, Monetary, Subsidation
"Why the Death Penalty Needs to Die"
by Nick Gillespie, Daily Beast, July 31 2014
thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/07/31/why-the-death-penalty-needs-to-die.html
Issue: Death Penalty
"Bank of America Ordered to Pay $1.27 Billion for Countrywide Fraud"
by (uncredited), Reuters, Moneynews, July 30 2014
moneynews.com/Companies/fraud-Bank-of-America-Countrywide-Fannie-Mae/2014/07/30/id/585838
Issues: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Federal National Mortgage Association, Financial Regulation, Insurance, Insurance Regulation, Investment
"HealthCare.gov Already Cost $840 Million – And It’s Not Even Finished"
by Sarah Hurtubise, Daily Caller, July 30 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/30/healthcare-gov-already-cost-840-million-and-its-not-even-finished
Issues: Government Budgets Insurance Regulation
"Knock, Knock. Who's There? Heavily Armed Agents Here to Seize Your Car. Who Are You With? The EPA."
by Kyle Becker, Independent Journal Review, July 30 2014
ijreview.com/2014/07/163047-knock-knock-whos-heavily-armed-agents-seize-car-epa
Issues: Environment Regulation, Police & Law Enforcement, Seizure, United States Environmental Protection Agency
"Microsoft Exposes The Government's Crafty New Method Of Accessing Your Email"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, July 30 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/30/microsoft-exposes-the-governments-crafty-new-method-of-accessing-your-email
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Search, Surveillance
"Nonmarital Births: An Overview"
by Carmen Solomon-Fears, Congressional Research Service, July 30 2014
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43667.pdf
Issues: Children & Children Rights, Cohabitation, Marriage, Parents & Parent Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Obama Administration Spent Thousands On Strippers, Boxing Tickets In Failed Sting On Border Patrol Agent"
by John Stanton, BuzzFeed, July 30 2014
buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/obama-administration-spent-federal-money-on-strippers-fight
Issues: Defendants & Defendant Rights, Government Corruption, Innocence, Prosecution & Prosecutors, United States Customs and Border Protection
"Border Patrol Agent Charged In $60,000 Money-Laundering Scheme"
by John Stanton, BuzzFeed, July 29 2014
buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/border-patrol-agent-charged-in-60000-money-laundering-scheme
Issues: Government Corruption, United States Customs and Border Protection
"New Climate Change Strategy Has Changed Some Republican Minds, Says White House"
by Evan McMorris-Santoro, BuzzFeed, July 29 2014
buzzfeed.com/evanmcsan/cer-climate-change-report
Issues: Climate, Environment Regulation
"Real Unemployment Rate Is at Least 18 Percent"
by Peter Morici, Moneynews, July 29 2014
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/unemployment-rate-jobs-labor/2014/07/29/id/585430
Issues: John Cochrane, Employment, United States Department of Labor
"What a TSA Agent Says to This Passenger is a Facepalm-Inducing Display of Government Incompetence"
by Juan, Independent Journal Review, July 29 2014
ijreview.com/2014/07/162427-tsa-agents-shocking-reply-passenger-hands-id-shows-us-travel-frustrating
Issues: Aviation, Passengers & Passenger Rights, Transportation Security Administration
"FAA Rules On Drones Vs. Model Aircraft Protested"
by David F Carr, InformationWeek, July 28 2014
informationweek.com/government/mobile-and-wireless/faa-rules-on-drones-vs-model-aircraft-protested-/d/d-id/1297572
Issues: Aviation, Federal Aviation Administration, Overregulation
"How A One-Time Pig Peddler Helped The U.S. Flood War Zones With Guns"
by Aram Roston, BuzzFeed, July 28 2014
buzzfeed.com/aramroston/how-a-one-time-pig-peddler-helped-the-us-flood-war-zones-wit
Issues: Arms Control & Disarmament, Firearms, Military Weapons
"Insecure Communications Costly For Hospitals"
by Alison Diana, InformationWeek, July 28 2014
informationweek.com/healthcare/security-and-privacy/insecure-communications-costly-for-hospitals/d/d-id/1297602
Issues: Confidentiality, Electronic Communications Privacy, Overregulation, Privacy Technology
"Updated list of 29 excuses for the 18 year 'pause' in global warming"
by (uncredited), Hockey Schtick, July 28 2014
hockeyschtick.blogspot.com/2014/07/updated-list-of-29-excuses-for-18-year.html
Issue: Climate
"Repeal Prohibition, Again"
by New York Times Editorial Board, July 27 2014
nytimes.com/interactive/2014/07/27/opinion/sunday/high-time-marijuana-legalization.html
Issue: Cannabis
"Turns Out, The Percentage of Americans Who Agree On the Immigration Crisis is Surprisingly Massive"
by Michael Hausam, Independent Journal Review, July 27 2014
ijreview.com/2014/07/162029-81-americans-agree-done-immigration-crisis
Issue: Immigration
"Court Approves Warrantless Use Of Police Anti-Terror Phone-Tracking Tech"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, July 25 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/25/court-approves-warrantless-use-of-police-anti-terror-phone-tracking-tech
Issues: Defendants, Electronic Communications Privacy, Search, Surveillance
"Study: Climate Models Overestimated Global Warming For The Last 55 Years"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, July 25 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/25/study-climate-models-overestimated-global-warming-for-the-last-55-years
Issue: Climate
"NOAA Global Report: Hottest June on Record"
by Brittany Boyer, WNEP, July 22 2014
wnep.com/2014/07/22/noaa-global-report-hottest-june-on-record
Issues: Climate, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States Department of Commerce
"Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years in prison"
by Mark Berman, Washington Post, July 9 2014
washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2014/07/09/former-new-orleans-mayor-ray-nagin-sentenced-to-10-years-in-prison
Issues: Government Corruption
"Sen. Johnson: Obama's $3.7 Billion for Border Crisis Doesn't Add Up"
by Courtney Coren, Newsmax, July 9 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/Ron-Johnson-border-crisis-President-Obama/2014/07/09/id/581651
Issues: Government Budgets, Immigration
"America’s Judicial Monopoly: Why Is The Supreme Court Ruling On Local Sign Policy?"
by Mike Maharrey, Daily Caller, July 7 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/07/americas-judicial-monopoly-why-is-the-supreme-court-ruling-on-local-sign-policy
Issues: Constitution of the United States 1st, 10th, 14th Amendments
"The Top 10 Failures of FCC Title II Utility Regulation"
by Scott Cleland, Daily Caller, July 7 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/07/the-top-10-failures-of-fcc-title-ii-utility-regulation
Issues: Federal Communications Commission, Utility Regulation
"The Obamas Have Spent Over $44,351,777.12 In Taxpayer Cash On Travel"
by Ariel Cohen, Daily Caller, July 6 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/05/the-obamas-have-spent-over-44351777-12-in-taxpayer-cash-on-travel
Issues: Government Budgets, Barack Hussein Obama
"The 2016 Candidate Republicans Agree With Most on Foreign Policy Is The Last Person You'd Guess"
by Emily Hulsey, Independent Journal Review, July 6 2014
ijreview.com/2014/07/154267-2016-candidate-americans-agree-foreign-policy-last-person-youd-guess
Issues: Randal Howard Paul
"This List of Gov't Bureaucrats Earning More Than $180K Makes The VA Scandal Even More Alarming"
by Michael Hausam, Independent Journal Review, July 6 2014
ijreview.com/2014/07/154306-something-seem-fishy-list-govt-agency-workers-earning234
Issues: Government Budgets, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans
"In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are"
by Barton Gellman, Ashkan Soltani, Julie Tate, Washington Post, July 5 2014
washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/in-nsa-intercepted-data-those-not-targeted-far-outnumber-the-foreigners-who-are/2014/07/05/8139adf8-045a-11e4-8572-4b1b969b6322_story.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Privacy, Surveillance
"The NSA Thinks You Are an Extremist If You Care About Privacy"
by Fahmida Y Rashid, PC Magazine, July 4 2014
securitywatch.pcmag.com/privacy/325273-the-nsa-thinks-you-are-an-extremist-if-you-care-about-privacy
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Privacy, Surveillance
"Gov't Scientists: Antarctic Sea Ice Is Growing – Because Of Global Warming"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, July 3 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/03/govt-scientists-antarctic-sea-ice-is-growing-because-of-global-warming
Issue: Climate
"Climate Change 'Experts' Didn’t See This Coming: Rising Water Levels In The Great Lakes"
by Hannah Bleau, Daily Caller, July 2 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/02/climate-change-experts-didnt-see-this-coming-rising-water-levels-in-the-great-lakes
Issue: Climate
"Death In A Can: Australia's Euthanasia Loophole"
by (uncredited), Vice Staff, July 2 2014
vice.com/vice-special/death-in-a-can-australias-euthanasia-loophole
Issues: Euthanasia, Suicide & Life Liberation
"Microsoft Is Changing Its Snooping Ways"
by Kate Patrick, Daily Caller, July 2 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/02/microsoft-is-changing-its-snooping-ways
Issue: Electronic Communications Privacy
"Study Finds Private Prisons Offer Massive Cost Savings"
by Peter Fricke, Daily Caller, July 2 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/02/study-finds-private-prisons-offer-massive-cost-savings
Issues: Government Budgets, Prisons, Privatization
"Want A Search Engine That Doesn’t Track You? Try DuckDuckGo"
by Kate Patrick, Daily Caller, July 2 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/02/want-a-search-engine-that-doesnt-track-you-try-duckduckgo
Issues: DuckDuckGo, Electronic Communications Privacy
"Lois Lerner Targeted Chuck Grassley After He Blocked Obama's DOJ Tax Nominee"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, July 1 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/07/01/lois-lerner-targeted-chuck-grassley-after-he-blocked-obamas-doj-tax-nominee
Issues: Charles E Grassley, Internal Revenue Service, Lois Lerner, Taxpayers & Taxpayer Rights
"Obama's EPA Eyes New Rules That Would Ban Firework Displays & Celebrations"
by Eric Odom, Liberty News, July 1 2014
libertynews.com/2014/07/obamas-epa-eyes-new-rules-that-would-ban-firework-displays-celebrations
Issues: Environment Regulation, Fireworks, US Environmental Protection Agency
"House Republicans should pass bill allowing over-the-counter birth control sales"
by Philip Klein, Washington Examiner, June 30 2014
washingtonexaminer.com/article/2550347
Issues: Contraception, Pharmaceuticals, Republican Party
"NOAA Reinstates July 1936 As The Hottest Month On Record"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, June 30 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/30/noaa-quietly-reinstates-july-1936-as-the-hottest-month-on-record
Issue: Climate
"The Speed of Hypocrisy: How America Got Hooked on Legal Meth"
by Alexander Zaitchik, Motherboard, Vice, June 30 2014
motherboard.vice.com/read/the-speed-of-hypocrisy-how-america-got-hooked-on-legal-meth
Issues: Pharmaceuticals, Stimulants
"Tour guides win appeals court ruling against city"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, CNBC, June 27 2014
cnbc.com/id/101796495
Issues: Occupational Regulation, Speech Liberty
"Congressman Accuses Ex-NSA Head Of Trading Secrets 'For Profit' "
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, June 26 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/26/congressman-accuses-ex-nsa-head-of-trading-secrets-for-profit
Issues: Keith B Alexander, Government Corruption, Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Alan Mark Grayson, National Security Agency
"Andy Harris's Reefer Madness: Amendment To Block DC Decrim Could Do The Opposite"
by Aaron Houston, Daily Caller, June 25 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/25/andy-harriss-reefer-madness-amendment-to-block-dc-decrim-could-do-the-opposite
Issues: Cannabis, Andrew P Harris
"On climate change, who are the real 'deniers'?"
by Cal Thomas, Washington Examiner, June 25 2014
washingtonexaminer.com/on-climate-change-who-are-the-real-deniers/article/2550196
Issues: Climate
"Supreme Court: Warrants needed for cellphone searches after arrests"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Washington Post, June 25 2014
washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2014/06/25/supreme-court-warrants-needed-for-cellphone-searches-after-arrests
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Electronic Communication Privacy, Evidence, Privacy, Riley v California, Search, Seizures, United States Constitutional Case Law Search and Seizure Incident to Arrest, Warrant Search and Seizure
"Web Of Deceit? School District’s Internet Filter Chooses Sides In Gun 'Debate' "
by (uncredited), National Rifle Association ILA, Daily Caller, June 24 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/24/web-of-deceit-school-districts-internet-filter-chooses-sides-in-gun-debate
Issues: Academic Freedom, Censorship, Electronic Communications Liberty, Firearms
"Sheldon Adelson And Rick Perry's Fair-Weather Federalism"
by Jerry Rogers, Daily Caller, June 24 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/24/sheldon-adelson-and-rick-perrys-fair-weather-federalism
Issues: Sheldon Adelson, Constitution of the United States 10th Amendment, Gaming, Richard Perry
"Move Over E-Cigarettes, E-Joints Are Here!"
by Aldana Fourcade, Daily Caller, June 23 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/23/move-over-e-cigarettes-e-joints-are-here
Issues: Cannabis, Smoking
"IRS CANCELLED Contract with Email-Storage Firm Weeks After Lerner’s Computer Crash"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, June 22 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/22/irs-cancelled-contract-with-email-storage-firm-weeks-after-lerners-computer-crash
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Internal Revenue Service
"Report: Obamacare Subsidies Likely To Cost Billions More Than Expected"
by Sarah Hurtubise, Daily Caller, June 18 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/18/obamacare-subsidies-to-cost-billions-more-than-expected
Issues: Government Budgets, Insurance Regulation
"The Town That Privatized Everything"
by Joe Kent, International Society for Individual Liberty, June 18 2014
isil.org/the-town-that-privatized-everything
Issue: Privatization
"Washington Redskins Stripped Of Trademarks, Patent Office Says Name Is 'Disparaging' To Native Americans"
by Tony Merevick, BuzzFeed, June 18 2014
buzzfeed.com/justincarissimo/us-patent-office-strips-washington-redskins-of-trademarks-sa
Issues: Intellectual Property, Native Americans & Native American Rights
"Florida legalizes medical marijuana"
by Kevin Daley, Washington Examiner, June 17 2014
washingtonexaminer.com/florida-legalizes-medical-marijuana/article/2549842
Issues: Sheldon Adelson, Chronology: June 16 2014, Medicinal Cannabis
"Unraveling Benghazi: Is Mike Rogers Part Of The Problem?"
by Micah Morrison, Daily Caller, June 17 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/17/unraveling-benghazi-is-mike-rogers-part-of-the-problem
Issue: Michael J Rogers
"Mom Of Seven DIED In This Prison After Judge Jailed Her For Her Kids’ Excessive Truancy"
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, June 14 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/14/mom-of-seven-died-in-this-prison-after-judge-jailed-her-for-her-kids-excessive-truancy
Issues: Government Education, Parents & Parent Rights, Students & Student Rights
"Boy Admonished For Playing This Popular Childhood Game"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, June 13 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/13/boy-admonished-for-playing-this-popular-childhood-game
Issues: Government Education, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"IRS: So... Our Computer Crashed And Erased All Of Lois Lerner's Emails"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, June 13 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/13/irs-so-our-computer-crashed-and-erased-all-of-lois-lerners-emails
Issues: Government Information, Internal Revenue Service
"New AAF GOP Primary Voter Survey Finds Strong Support For House Immigration Reform Efforts"
by Whit Ayres, Jon McHenry, Dan Judy, American Action Forum, June 12 2014
americanactionforum.org/survey/new-aaf-gop-primary-voter-survey-finds-strong-support-for-house-immigration
Issues: Immigration, Republican Party
"Oil and Coal Must Be Phased Out Entirely by 2050 to Stop Catastrophic Warming"
by Stephen Leahy, Motherboard, Vice, June 12 2014
motherboard.vice.com/read/oil-and-coal-must-be-phased-out-entirely-by-2050-to-stop-catastrophic-warming
Issues: Climate, Environment Regulation
"Charges Filed In 'One Of The Largest' Food Stamp Frauds EVER"
by Chuck Ross, Daily Caller, June 11 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/11/charges-filed-in-one-of-the-largest-food-stamp-frauds-ever
Issues: Government Corruption, US Department of Agriculture
"Study: West Antarctic Glacier Melt Due To Volcanoes, Not Global Warming"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, June 11 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/11/study-west-antarctic-glacier-melt-due-to-volcanoes-not-global-warming
Issue: Climate
"Take Back The High Ground In The Minimum Wage Debate"
by Rick Berman, Daily Caller, June 11 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/06/11/take-back-the-high-ground-in-the-minimum-wage-debate
Issue: Employee Compensation, Price Regulation
"The Government Can No Longer Track Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant"
by Jason Koebler, Vice, June 11 2014
motherboard.vice.com/read/the-government-can-no-longer-track-your-cell-phone-without-a-warrant
Issues: Defendants & Defendant Rights, Electronic Communications Privacy, Surveillance
Editor's note: ruling only applies to the US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit federal jurisdiction
"Too Big To Comply? NSA Says It’s Too Large, Complex to Comply With Court Order"
by Patrick C Toomey, American Civil Liberties Union, June 10 2014
aclu.org/blog/national-security/too-big-comply-nsa-says-its-too-large-complex-comply-court-order
Issue: National Security Agency
"Texas Republicans Endorse Discredited Gay Conversion Therapy In Party Platform"
by Tony Merevick, BuzzFeed, June 8 2014
buzzfeed.com/tonymerevick/texas-republicans-endorse-discredited-gay-conversion-therapy
Issues: Gays & Gay Rights, Heterosexuality & Gay Conversion, Republican Party of Texas
"CA Bill Demands Verbal or Written Consent for Sex on College Campuses"
by Daniel Nussbaum, Breitbart California, June 4 2014
breitbart.com/Breitbart-California/2014/06/04/College-Students-May-Need-Verbal-or-Written-Consent-to-Have-Sex-on-Campus
Issues: Consent, Sexual Abuse Victims, Sexuality, Students & Student Rights, Young Adults & Young Adult Rights
"N.S.A. Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images"
by James Risen, Laura Poitras, New York Times, May 31 2014
nytimes.com/2014/06/01/us/nsa-collecting-millions-of-faces-from-web-images.html
Issues: National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Rising drug prices trigger civil war"
by Ferdous Al-Faruque, The Hill, May 31 2014
thehill.com/policy/healthcare/207803-rising-drug-prices-trigger-civil-war-between-healthcare-lobbies
Issues: America’s Health Insurance Plans, Insurance, Insurance Regulation, Pharmaceutical Researchers and Manufacturers of America, Pharmaceuticals
"Thursday's House Vote Is A Tipping Point On Medical Marijuana"
by Aaron Ray Houston, Daily Caller, May 31 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/05/31/thursdays-house-vote-is-a-tipping-point-on-medical-marijuana
Issue: Cannabis
"U of Chicago Economist Challenges Fed Thinking on Inflation"
by (uncredited), Reuters, Moneynews, May 29 2014
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Economist-Challenge-Fed-Inflation/2014/05/29/id/574103
Issues: John Cochrane, Economics, Federal Reserve System, Price Regulation
"Forbes's Vardi: Poof! Marijuana Stock Bubble Goes Up in Smoke"
by John Morgan, Moneynews, May 28 2014
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Vardi-marijuana-stock-SEC/2014/05/28/id/573737
Issues: Cannabis, Financial Regulation, Investment & Investors, US Securities and Exchange Commission
"A Fox News Journalist Won’t Go To Jail For Protecting Her Sources"
by Jim Dalrymple II, BuzzFeed, May 27 2014
buzzfeed.com/jimdalrympleii/fox-news-journalist-wont-go-to-jail-for-protecting-sources
Issues: Constitution of the United States 1st Amendment, Press Liberty, Witnesses
"Supreme Court strikes Florida law on intellectually disabled death row inmates"
by Robert Barnes, Washington Post, May 27 2014
washingtonpost.com/politics/supreme-court-strikes-florida-law-on-intellectually-disabled-death-row-inmates/2014/05/27/45cda4f4-e5ab-11e3-8f90-73e071f3d637_story.html
Issues: Death Penalty, Sentencing
"GOP leaders, whistle-blower join in calls to privatize veterans' care"
by (uncredited), , FOX News, May 25 2014
foxnews.com/politics/2014/05/25/gop-leaders-whistleblower-join-in-calls-to-privitize-veterans-care
Issues: Privatization, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans
"I.R.S. Bars Employers From Dumping Workers Into Health Exchanges"
by Robert Pear, New York Times, May 25 2014
nytimes.com/2014/05/26/us/irs-bars-employers-from-dumping-workers-into-health-exchanges.html
Issues: Employee Compensation, Employment, Insurance Freedom, Insurance Regulation, Internal Revenue Service, Tax Credits, Deductions & Exemptions
"Military Fighting to Protect Trademarks – By Suing Veterans"
by Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax, May 25 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/pentagon-trademarks-veterans-cease/2014/05/25/id/573280
Issues: Intellectual Property, United States Department of Defense, Veterans
"Young Republicans Split With The GOP On Gay Marriage, Marijuana"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Huffington Post, May 25 2014
huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/25/young-republicans-gop_n_5389749.html
Issues: Cannabis, Republican Party, Same Gender Marriage, Young Republican National Federation
"Final Word on U.S. Law Isn't: Supreme Court Keeps Editing"
by Adam Liptak, New York Times, May 24 2014
nytimes.com/2014/05/25/us/final-word-on-us-law-isnt-supreme-court-keeps-editing.html
Issues: Constitution of the United States, Supreme Court of the United States
Related Article: "The (Non)Finality of Supreme Court Opinions" by Richard Lazarus, May 21 2014
"Apple, Google Agree to $324.5 Million Hiring Antitrust Deal"
by (uncredited), Bloomberg News, Moneynews, May 23 2014
moneynews.com/Companies/Apple-Google-Intel-Hiring-Antitrust/2014/05/23/id/573038
Issues: Adobe Systems Inc, Apple Inc, Competition, Employee Compensation, Google Inc, Intel Corp
"Barclays Fined $44 Million Over Gold Price Fix"
by (uncredited), Reuters, Moneynews, May 23 2014
moneynews.com/Markets/barclays-gold-price-fix-fine/2014/05/23/id/573006
Issues: Financial Regulation, Price Regulation
"The Currency Revolution, Courtesy of Bitcoin"
by Ed Moy, Moneynews, May 23 2014
moneynews.com/Ed-Moy/bitcoin-currency-cryptocurrency-value/2014/05/23/id/573014
Issues: Bitcoin, Monetary
"NSA reform bill passes House, despite loss of support from privacy advocates"
by Andrea Peterson, Washington Post, May 22 2014
washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/05/22/nsa-reform-bill-passes-house-despite-loss-of-support-from-privacy-advocates
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Over-Regulation Leads to Under-Innovation"
by Neal Asbury, Moneynews, May 22 2014
moneynews.com/NealAsbury/Sweden-US-regulation-innovation/2014/05/22/id/572779
Issue: Regulation & Overregulation
"Final Word on U.S. Law Isn't: Supreme Court Keeps Editing"
by Richard Lazarus, Harvard University, May 21 2014
law.harvard.edu/faculty/rlazarus/docs/articles/LazarusRichardTheNonFinalityOfSupremeCourtOpinionsFullVersion21May14.pdf
Issues: Constitution of the United States, Supreme Court of the United States
Related Article: "Final Word on U.S. Law Isn't: Supreme Court Keeps Editing" by Adam Liptak, May 24 2014
"Domestic Human Trafficking Legislation in the 113th Congress"
by Alison Siskin, Adrienne L Fernandes-Alcantara, Kristin Finklea, Congressional Research Service, May 15 2014
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43555.pdf
Issues: Slavery
"FCC Votes To Adopt A Proposal That Could Kill Net Neutrality"
by Charlie Warzel, BuzzFeed, May 15 2014
buzzfeed.com/charliewarzel/fcc-votes-to-adopt-its-controversial-net-neutrality-proposal
Issues: Electronic Communications Liberty, Federal Communications Commission
"Investing in Students' Future Income Doesn't Pay"
by Megan McArdle, Moneynews, May 15 2014
moneynews.com/MeganMcArdle/student-loan-income-earnings/2014/05/15/id/571569
Issues: Investment & Investors, Students & Student Rights
"D.C. schools: $29,349 per pupil, 83 percent not proficient in reading"
by Terence Jeffrey, Washington Examiner, May 14 2014
washingtonexaminer.com/d.c.-schools-29349-per-pupil-83-percent-not-proficient-in-reading/article/2548418
Issues: Education, Government Budgets, Government Education, Students
"Greenspan: Taxpayers on the Hook to Rescue JPMorgan in Crisis"
by (uncredited), Bloomberg News, May 14 2014
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Greenspan-JPMorgan-Fannie-US/2014/05/14/id/571400
Issues: Financial Regulation, Alan Greenspan, Monetary, Subsidation
"Kentucky sues U.S. over hemp"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, May 14 2014
politico.com/story/2014/05/kentucky-hemp-106701.html
Issues: Cannabis Hemp, United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Justice, United States Drug Enforcement Administration
"New York's Highest Court Upholds the Right to Be Annoying"
by Jacob Sullum, Reason, May 14 2014
reason.com/blog/2014/05/14/new-yorks-highest-court-upholds-the-righ
Issue: Speech Liberty
"Phone Company Pushed Back Against N.S.A.’s Data Collection, Court Papers Show"
by Charlie Savage, New York Times, May 14 2014
nytimes.com/2014/05/15/us/politics/phone-company-pushed-back-against-nsas-data-collection-court-papers-show.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Airport Privatization: Issues and Options for Congress"
by Rachel Y Tang, Congressional Research Service, May 12 2014
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43545.pdf
Issues: Aviation, Privatization
"Ninth Circuit Holds Facebook IDs and URLS Not 'Content' under ECPA"
by Katherine Gasztonyi, InsidePrivacy, May 12 2014
insideprivacy.com/united-states/litigation/ninth-circuit-holds-facebook-ids-and-urls-not-content-under-ecpa
Issues: Electronic Communications Liberty, Intellectual Property
"Policing for Profit? Lawmakers, advocates raise alarm at growing gov't power to seize property"
by Barnini Chakraborty, FOX News, May 12 2014
foxnews.com/politics/2014/05/12/policing-for-profit-lawmakers-advocates-raise-alarm-at-growing-govt-power-to
Issues: Forfeiture, Seizure
"The Real Vote Fraud"
by Stephen Chapman, Reason, May 12 2014
reason.com/archives/2014/05/12/the-real-vote-fraud
Issues: Election Fraud, Identification
"Taxpayer Tab for 4 State Obamacare Exchanges: $474 Million and Counting"
by Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax, May 11 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/obamacare-state-exchanges-failures/2014/05/11/id/570677
Issues: Government Budgets, Insurance Regulation
"Afghanistan: Drug Trafficking and the 2014 Transition"
by Liana Rosen, Kenneth Katzman, Congressional Research Service, May 9 2014
fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43540.pdf
Issues: Drug War, Government Corruption
"High School Suspends Texas Teenager for Refusing to Stand for The Pledge of Allegiance"
by Kyle Becker, Independent Journal Review, May 9 2014
ijreview.com/2014/05/136958-texas-high-school-student-suspended-refusing-stand-pledge-allegiance
Issues: Academic Freedom, Government Education, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"No Trial? No Jury? No Witnesses? No Attorney? Student Expelled Anyway"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, May 8 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/05/08/no-trial-no-jury-no-witnesses-no-attorney-student-expelled-anyway
Issues: Defendants & Defendant Rights, Students & Student Rights
"Report: Every $1 Billion In Regulations Costs Jobs"
by Breanna Deutsch, Daily Caller, May 8 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/05/08/report-every-1-billion-in-regulations-costs-jobs
Issues: Employment, Regulation
"Are You Ready to Be Forced to Buy US Debt?"
by Ashish Advani, Moneynews, May 7 2014
moneynews.com/Advani/US-dollar-govt-banking/2014/05/07/id/569931
Issues: Financial Regulation, Monetary
"Colorado Lawmakers Approve First Marijuana Banking System"
by Michelle Broder Van Dyke, BuzzFeed, May 7 2014
buzzfeed.com/mbvd/colorado-lawmakers-approve-first-marijuana-banking-system
Issues: Cannabis, Monetary
"Feds Prosecute Medical Marijuana Users in Washington City Where Cannabusinesses Openly Operate"
by Jacob Sullum, Reason, May 7 2014
reason.com/blog/2014/05/07/feds-prosecute-medical-marijuana-users-i
Issues: Cannabis, Criminalization & Overcriminalization
"National Guard Spends Millions Sponsoring NASCAR, But Fails To Get New Recruits"
by Jim Dalrymple II, BuzzFeed, May 7 2014
buzzfeed.com/jimdalrympleii/national-guard-spends-millions-sponsoring-nascar-but-fails-t
Issues: Government Budgets, National Guard Bureau, United States Department of Defense
"CNBC survey shows millionaires want higher taxes to fix inequality"
by Robert Frank, CNBC, May 6 2014
cnbc.com/id/101634240
Issues: Employee Compensation, Income Tax, Taxation
"Gary Becker, RIP"
by Ilya Somin, Volokh Conspiracy, Washington Post, May 4 2014
washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2014/05/04/gary-becker-rip
Issues: Gary Stanley Becker, Chronology: May 3 2014
"Libertarianism Is Still About More Than Rejecting Aggression"
by Sheldon L Richman, Reason, May 4 2014
reason.com/archives/2014/04/27/economic-education-is-key-to-libertarian
Issue: Libertarianism
"Final Taxpayer Price Tag for the TARP Bailout: $40 Billion"
by John Morgan, Moneynews, May 2 2014
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/TARP-bailout-GM-loss/2014/05/01/id/568876
Issues: Government Budgets, Subsidation
"Workforce Participation at 36-Year Low Even as More Jobs Beckon"
by (uncredited), Bloomberg News, May 2 2014
moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Workforce-Participation-Jobs-Employment-Labor/2014/05/02/id/569146
Issue: Employment
"Supreme Court To Decide Limit Of IRS Summons Power"
by Mark Meckler, American Spectator, May 1 2014
spectator.org/blog/59026/supreme-court-decide-limit-irs-summons-power
Issue: Internal Revenue Service, Seizures
"The Black Hawk Helicopter Is Now a Drone"
by Meghan Neal, Vice, May 1 2014
motherboard.vice.com/read/the-black-hawk-helicopter-yeah-from-the-movie-is-now-a-drone
Issue: Remote Control Weapons
"The Pacific Ocean Has Become Acidic Enough to Dissolve Sea Snails' Shells"
by Brian Merchant, Vice, May 1 2014
motherboard.vice.com/read/our-acidic-oceans-dissolve-sea-snails-shells-as-soon-as-theyre-born
Issues: Habitat, Pollution
"A Single-Payer System Won't Make Health Care Cheap"
by Megan McArdle, Bloomberg View, Apr 30 2014
bloombergview.com/articles/2014-04-30/single-payer-would-make-health-care-worse
Issues: Economics, Government, Occupational Regulation, Price Regulation, Subsidation & Entitlements
"Report: GM Bailout Cost Taxpayers More Than Previously Reported"
by John Morgan, Moneynews, Apr 30 2014
moneynews.com/Economy/GM-bailout-UAW-taxpayers/2014/04/30/id/568657
Issue: Subsidation
"Surveillance orders declined in 2013"
by Josh Gerstein, Politico, Apr 30 2014
politico.com/blogs/under-the-radar/2014/04/surveillance-orders-declined-in-187737.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Government Intelligence, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"The Obama Administration's Gambit To Get Activists Off Its Back On Deportations"
by Adrian Carrasquillo, BuzzFeed, Apr 30 2014
buzzfeed.com/adriancarrasquillo/the-obama-administrations-gambit-to-get-activists-off-its-ba
Issue: Immigration
"Dems want NBA to have more authority"
by Mike Lillis, Mario Trujillo, The Hill, Apr 29 2014
thehill.com/homenews/house/204764-dems-want-nba-to-have-more-authority-over-team-owners
Issue: Propertyowners & Propertyowner Rights, Bennie G Thompson
"GOP: 'Smoking Gun' Benghazi Email Proves White House 'Cover-Up' "
by Greg Richter, Todd Beamon, Newsmax, Apr 29 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/Susan-Rice-Bengazhi-video-cover-up/2014/04/29/id/568523
Issues: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Disinformation, Government Information, Susan Elizabeth Rice, US Department of State
"Helping People Understand Freedom Is Key to Libertarianism"
by Sheldon L Richman, Reason, Apr 27 2014
reason.com/archives/2014/04/27/economic-education-is-key-to-libertarian
Issue: Libertarianism
"Don't Try Handing Out Copies Of The U.S. Constitution At The University Of Hawaii"
by Mike Miller, Independent Journal Review, Apr 26 2014
ijreview.com/2014/04/132878-dont-try-handing-copies-constitution-university-hawaii
Issues: Press Liberty, Speech Liberty, Students & Student Rights
"New Report: Whopping 1 in 13 Schoolchildren Now On Prescription Psych Meds"
by Emily Hulsey, Independent Journal Review, Apr 26 2014
ijreview.com/2014/04/132924-good-bad-whopping-1-13-schoolchildren-now-prescription-psych-meds
Issues: Education, Pharmaceuticals, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Outgoing Air Marshals director signed 'settlement agreement' with TSA"
by Jana Winter, FOX News, Apr 26 2014
foxnews.com/politics/2014/04/26/outgoing-air-marshals-director-signed-settlement-agreement-with-tsa
Issues: Firearms, Transportation Security Administration
"North Korea's Got A Big Crystal Meth Problem"
by Nathan Thompson, Vice, Apr 25 2014
vice.com/read/north-korea-crystal-meth-drugs-diplomats-nathan-thompson
Issue: Stimulants
"A Canadian in the French Foreign Legion"
by Joshua Rapp Learn, Vice, Apr 24 2014

Issues:
Identification, Military
"Another Roadblock to Capital for Entrepreneurs"
by Neal Asbury, Moneynews, Apr 24 2014
moneynews.com/NealAsbury/Ex-Im-program-Dodd-Frank-jobs/2014/04/24/id/567437
Issues: Financial Regulation, Investment & Investors, Monetary
"FDA proposes rules on e-cigarettes"
by Natalie Villacorta, Politico, Apr 24 2014
politico.com/story/2014/04/fda-e-cigarettes-regulations-105971.html
Issues: Drug Paraphernalia, Smoking, Smoking Accessories, Tobacco, United States Food and Drug Administration, Youth & Youth Rights
"Princeton University Economist Blinder: Credit-Rating Agency System 'Scandalous, Barely Believable' "
by Dan Weil, Moneynews, Apr 24 2014
moneynews.com/Personal-Finance/Alan-Blinder-rating-agency-credit/2014/04/23/id/567196
Issues: Economics, Financial Regulation, Investment & Investors
"There's another BLM land grab…this time in Texas"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Apr 23 2014
unitedliberty.org/articles/17388-theres-another-blm-land-grab-this-time-in-texas
Issues: Takings, United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management
"Indian Supreme Court To Reconsider Sodomy Ruling"
by J Lester Feder, BuzzFeed, Apr 22 2014
buzzfeed.com/lesterfeder/indian-supreme-court-to-reconsider-sodomy-ruling
Issues: Gays & Gay Rights, Sodomy
"Study: Global Warming Enhances Output and Health, Helps Poor"
by Matthew Vadum, Newsmax, Apr 22 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/global-warming-raise-standard/2014/04/22/id/567032
Issue: Climate
"Ex-Im Is The 'Face of Cronyism,' Says Jeb Hensarling"
by Alice Salles, United Liberty, Apr 21 2014
http://www.unitedliberty.org/articles/17350-ex-im-is-the-face-of-cronyism-says-jeb-hensarling
Issues: Capitalism, Export-Import Bank of the United States, Jeb Hensarling, Subsidation, Trade
"Powdered Alcohols No Longer Have Label Approvals"
by Candice Choi, Associated Press, Apr 21 2014
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/powdered-alcohols-dont-have-approvals
Issues: Alcohol, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
"CBO's Estimate of the President's Budget: The Five Most Important Facts"
by Gordon Gray, American Action Forum, Apr 17 2014
americanactionforum.org/insights/cbos-estimate-of-the-presidents-budget-the-five-most-important-facts
Issues: Congressional Budget Office, Government Budgets
"Creepy autonomous AI CCTV surveillance network watches all of Boston"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Apr 17 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/04/17/creepy-autonomous-surveillance-network-watches-all-of-boston
Issues: Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"Korwin: 'Prohibited person' is now 'Prohibited household' "
by Alan Korwin, Daily Caller, Apr 17 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/04/17/korwin-prohibited-person-is-now-prohibited-household
Issues: Firearms, Overcriminalization, Property
"School suspends 10th-grader for having bright yellow squirt gun"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Apr 17 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/04/17/school-suspends-10th-grader-for-having-bright-yellow-squirt-gun
Issues: Firearms, Government Education, Students & Student Rights, Youth & Youth Rights
"Using science, NCAA determines weed isn’t a 'performance enhancing' drug"
by Sarah Hofmann, Daily Caller, Apr 17 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/04/17/using-science-ncaa-determines-weed-isnt-a-performance-enhancing-drug
Issues: Cannabis, Drug Testing, Performance Drugs, Students & Student Rights
"IRS Among Agencies Using License Plate-Tracking Vendor"
by Kathleen Miller, Bloomberg News, Apr 16 2014
bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-17/irs-among-agencies-using-license-plate-tracking-vendor.html
Issues: Internal Revenue Service, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology, Travel Freedom & Traveler Rights
"Court Declares That, Yes, Bloggers Are Media"
by Mike Masnick, Techdirt, Apr 16 2014
techdirt.com/articles/20140416/06001926929/court-declares-that-yes-bloggers-are-media.shtml
Issues: Constitution of the United States 1st Amendment, Press Liberty
"Global Warming Will Cause War, Pestilence, Famine and Death, Says New IPCC Report Inevitably"
by James Delingpole, Breitbart, Mar 31 2014
breitbart.com/Breitbart-London/2014/03/31/Global-Warming-Will-Cause-War-Pestilence-Famine-and-Death-Says-New-IPCC-Report-Inevitably
Issue: Climate
"Judge strikes down Michigan's ban on gay marriage"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Mar 21 2014
washingtonpost.com/national/judge-strikes-down-michigans-ban-on-gay-marriage/2014/03/21/556fc09c-b13d-11e3-b8b3-44b1d1cd4c1f_story.html
Issues: Chronology, Same Gender Marriage, Same Gender Marriage Chronology
"TWF14: Our Steampunk Copyright Law"
posted by Mark Folse, Toulouse Street, Mar 20 2014
toulousestreet.wordpress.com/2014/03/20/twf14-our-steampunk-copyright-law/
Issues: Marie Breaux, Intellectual Property
"A School Reportedly Banned A 9-Year-Old Boy’s My Little Pony Backpack, Calling It 'A Bully Trigger' "
by Ryan Broderick, BuzzFeed, Mar 18 2014
buzzfeed.com/ryanhatesthis/a-school-reportedly-banned-a-9-year-old-boys-my-little-pony
Issues: School Clothing Liberty, Students & amp; Student Rights
"Dogecoin's First 100 Days Were Better Than Bitcoin's First 1,000"
by Daniel Stuckey, Vice, Mar 18 2014
motherboard.vice.com/read/dogecoins-first-100-days-were-better-than-bitcoins-first-1000
Issue: Monetary
"How the World's Foremost Psychedelic Researchers Finally Got Some Weed to Study"
by Thor Benson, Vice, Mar 18 2014
motherboard.vice.com/read/how-the-worlds-foremost-psychedelic-researchers-finally-got-some-weed-to-study
Issues: Cannabis, Cannabis Research: Trauma, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies Inc
"Revised Gainful Employment Proposal"
by Dan Goldbeck, , Mar 18 2014
americanactionforum.org/regulation-review/revised-gainful-employment-proposal
Issues: Education, Employment, Regulation
"Court approves first-of-its-kind data breach settlement"
by Jaikumar Vijayan, Computerworld, Mar 17 2014
computerworld.com/s/article/9247017/Court_approves_first_of_its_kind_data_breach_settlement
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Identification, Identity Theft Victims, Privacy
"Defiant Americans: A Third of Uninsured Refuse to Buy Obamacare"
by Greg Richter, Newsmax, Mar 17 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/americans-refuse-buy-obamacare/2014/03/17/id/560102
Issue: Insurance Freedom, Insurance Regulation
"Dick Morris: Democrats Conspiring to Rig Electoral College, Law Passed in 9 States So Far"
by Greg Richter, Newsmax, Mar 17 2014
newsmax.com/Morris/morris-democrats-electoral-college/2014/04/15/id/565661
Issues: Constitution of the United States Article 1 Section 10, Constitution of the United States Article 2 Section 1, Election Reform
"61% of young Republicans favor same-sex marriage"
by Jocelyn Kiley, Pew Research, Mar 10 2014
pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/03/10/61-of-young-republicans-favor-same-sex-marriage
Issues: Republican Party, Same Gender Marriage, Young Adults
"Inside The Weirdly Bipartisan, Very Optimistic World Of Prison Reform"
by Evan McMorris-Santoro , BuzzFeed, Mar 9 2014
buzzfeed.com/evanmcsan/inside-the-weirdly-bipartisan-very-optimistic-world-of-priso
Issues: Prisons & Prisoner Rights, Sentecing
"US Cites Security More To Censor, Deny Records"
by Ted Bridis, Jack Gillum, Associated Press, Mar 17 2014
hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SUNSHINE_WEEK_FOIA
Issue: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
"Charlie Shrem Speaks Out About Mt. Gox, His Arrest and the Bitcoin Bromance"
by Emily Spaven, CoinDesk, Feb 27 2014
coindesk.com/exclusive-charlie-shrem-speaks-mt-gox-arrest-bitcoin-bromance
Issues: Bitcoin, Monetary
"Greenpeace co-founder: No scientific evidence of man-made global warming"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Feb 25 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/02/25/greenpeace-co-founder-no-scientific-evidence-of-man-made-global-warming
Issues: Climate, Greenpeace, Patrick Moore
"Mt. Gox Allegedly Loses $350m in Bitcoin (744,400 BTC), Rumoured to be Insolvent"
by Pete Rizzo, CoinDesk, Feb 25 2014
coindesk.com/mt-gox-loses-340-million-bitcoin-rumoured-insolvent
Issues: Bitcoin, Monetary
"Department of Veterans Affairs employees destroyed veterans' medical records to cancel backlogged exam requests"
by Patrick Howley, Daily Caller, Feb 24 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/02/24/va-employees-destroyed-veterans-medical-records-to-cancel-backlogged-exam-requests-audio
Issues: Government Whistleblowers, Oliver Mitchell, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans
"Drug Rationing For Seniors Begins"
by David Catron, American Spectator, Feb 24 2014
spectator.org/articles/57905/drug-rationing-seniors-begins
Issues: Entitlements, Insurance Regulation, Pharmaceuticals, Seniors & Senior Rights, US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
"FCC Whistleblower Pai: News Bias Study 'Suspended,' Not 'Canceled' "
by Drew MacKenzie, Newsmax, Feb 24 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/fcc-media-bias-constitution/2014/02/24/id/554521
Issues: Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, Press Liberty
"Ugandan President Signs Anti-Homosexuality Law"
by Cate Sevilla, Miriam Elder, BuzzFeed, Feb 24 2014
buzzfeed.com/catesevilla/ugandan-president-signs-anti-homosexuality-law
Issues: Gays & Gay Rights, Sodomy
"FCC Shelves Intrusive Media Survey After Huge Backlash"
by Andrea Billups, Todd Beamon, Newsmax, Feb 21 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/FCC-shelves-newsroom-survey/2014/02/21/id/554108
Issues: Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, Press Liberty
"3 Silver Linings in Bitcoin's Current Problems"
by Ed Moy, Moneynews, Feb 21 2014
moneynews.com/Ed-Moy/MtGox-bitcoin-digital-regulator/2014/02/21/id/553926
Issues: Bitcoin, Financial Regulation, Monetary
"Cronyism Steals Taxpayer Money and International Prestige"
by Neal Asbury, Moneynews, Feb 20 2014
moneynews.com/NealAsbury/cronyism-ambassador-taxpayer-fundraiser/2014/02/20/id/553718
Issues: Cronyism, Government Budgets, Government Corruption, Subsidation
"Put the Taxi Cartel in the Rearview Mirror"
by Stephen Chapman, Reason, Feb 20 2014
reason.com/archives/2014/02/20/put-the-taxi-cartel-in-the-rearview-mirr
Issues: Commercial Vehicles, Competition, Occupational Regulation, Passengers, Regulation & Overregulation, Transportation Technology, Travel Freedom & Travelers Rights
""Roadside Survey of Impaired Driving Causes Outcry"
by Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press, Feb 20 2014
hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ROADSIDE_SURVEY
Issues: Drivers & Driver Rights, Identification, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Search, Seizure
Related Articles:
"Motorist Stops for Breath, Blood Samples Spur Anger, Apology" by Cheryl K Chumley, Dec 3 2013
"Fort Worth police chief apologizes for officers’ participation in highway safety survey" by Bill Miller, Nov 21 2013
"HHS Seeking Access to 'Full Twitter Historical Data' "
by Elizabeth Harrington, Washington Free Beacon, Feb 19 2014
freebeacon.com/hhs-seeking-access-to-full-twitter-historical-data
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Surveillance, US Department of Health and Human Services
"Supreme Court asked to decide on three gun cases"
by David Sherfinski, Washington Times, Feb 19 2014
washingtontimes.com/news/2014/feb/19/surpeme-court-asked-to-decide-on-3-gun-cases
Issues: Firearms, Supreme Court of the United States
"Washington state regulators set stricter limits on pot production"
by Jonathan Kaminsky, Reuters, Feb 19 2014
reuters.com/article/2014/02/20/us-usa-washingtonstate-marijuana-idUSBREA1J03N20140220
Issue: Cannabis, Regulation
"CBO: Minimum wage hike would cost 500,000 jobs"
by Matthew DesOrmeaux, United Liberty, Feb 18 2014
unitedliberty.org/articles/16682-cbo-minimum-wage-hike-would-cost-500000-jobs
Issues: Congressional Budget Office, Employee Compensation, Employment, Price Regulation
"Lowest Beer Taxes? WY -- Lowest Wine Taxes? LA -- Lowest Spirits Tax? WY, NH"
by Michael W Chapman, Cybercast News Service, Feb 18 2014
cnsnews.com/news/article/michael-w-chapman/lowest-beer-taxes-wy-lowest-wine-taxes-la-lowest-spirits-tax-wy-nh
Issues: Alcohol, Excise Taxes
"Homeland Security looking to build National License Plate Database"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Feb 17 2014
http://www.unitedliberty.org/articles/16644-homeland-security-looking-to-build-national-license-plate-database
Issues: Drivers & Driver Rights, Surveillance, US Department of Homeland Security
"Yet Another Strike Against Bitcoin!"
by Sean Hyman, Moneynews, Feb 17 2014
moneynews.com/SeanHyman/bitcoin-dollar-China-drop/2014/02/14/id/552885
Issues: Bitcoin, Financial Regulation, Monetary
"Judge: Va. same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Feb 13 2014
washingtonpost.com/national/judge-va-same-sex-marriage-ban-unconstitutional/2014/02/14/97385f20-953b-11e3-9e13-770265cf4962_story.html
Issue: Same Gender Marriage
"Egypt's Security Forces Once Again Using Virginity Tests On Female Detainees"
by Sheera Frenkel, BuzzFeed, Feb 12 2014
buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/egypts-security-forces-once-again-using-virginity-tests-agai
Issues: Detention & Detainee Rights, Search, Sexual Abuse Victims, Women & Women Rights
"GOP Congressman Compares Consumer Financial Protection Bureau To Nazis"
by Jacob Fischler, BuzzFeed, Feb 11 2014
buzzfeed.com/jacobfischler/gop-congressman-compares-consumer-finance-protection-bureau
Issues: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Electronic Communications Privacy, Financial Regulation, Surveillance, Daniel Webster
"The Consequences of Regulatory Accumulation and a Proposed Solution"
by Patrick McLaughlin, Richard Williams, Mercatus Center, Feb 11 2014
mercatus.org/publication/consequences-regulatory-accumulation-and-proposed-solution, full article PDF mercatus.org/sites/default/files/McLaughlin_RegulatoryAccumulation_v1.pdf
Issues: Regulation & Overregulation
"The Millennial-Industrial Complex"
by Ben Schreckinger, Politico, Feb 11 2014
politico.com/magazine/story/2014/02/the-millennial-industrial-complex-103409.html
Issues: Libertarians, Students & Student Rights, Students for Liberty, Young Adults, Young Americans for Liberty
"Latest Snowden Revelations: NSA Surveillance Key to Targeted Killings"
by Greg Richter, Newsmax, Feb 10 2014
newsmax.com/Headline/greenwald-snowden-nsa-targeted/2014/02/09/id/551768
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Remote Control Weapons, Surveillance
"Untold Thousands Flout Gun Registration Law"
by Dan Haar, The Hartford Courant, Feb 10 2014
articles.courant.com/2014-02-10/business/hc-haar-gun-registration-felons-20140210_1_assault-weapons-rifles-gun-registration-law
Issues: Criminalization & Overcriminalization, Firearms
"IRS Scandal Hearing: Conservative Non-Profit Head Fearlessly Takes on Political Suppression"
by Emily Hulsey, International Journal Review, Feb 8 2014
ijreview.com/2014/02/113701-founder-conservative-non-profit-gives-jaw-dropping-account-irs-targeting
Issues: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Conservatives, Catherine Engelbrect, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internal Revenue Service, Occupational Health and Safety Administration, Tax Credits, Deductions & Exemptions, True the Vote
"Critical Condition: Obamacare's Work Trap Will Become a Poverty Trap"
by Lawrence Kudlow, Moneynews, Feb 6 2014
moneynews.com/LarryKudlow/obama-work-trap-harold-hamm/2014/02/06/id/551357
Issues: Economics, Employee Compensation, Employment, Regulation
"Farm bill promotes hemp as legal crop"
by (uncredited), Al Jazeera, Associated Press, Feb 5 2014
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/5/industrial-hemp-cultivationtobeallowedunderfarmbill.html
Issue: Cannabis
"Rubio sees hypocrisy in CVS, pot"
by Mario Trujillo, The Hill, Feb 5 2014
reason.com/blog/2014/02/04/judge-flashing-headlights-to-warn-of-spe
Issues: Cannabis, Marco Antonio Rubio, Tobacco
"Warmists: 'How The International Drug War Is Helping To Warm The Planet' "
by Marc Morano, Climate Depot, Feb 5 2014
climatedepot.com/2014/02/05/warmists-how-the-international-drug-war-is-helping-to-warm-the-planet
Issues: Cannabis, Climate, Drug War
"Judge: Flashing Headlights To Warn of Speedtraps Is Protected by the First Amendment"
by J D Tuccille, Reason, Feb 4 2014
reason.com/blog/2014/02/04/judge-flashing-headlights-to-warn-of-spe
Issues: Constitution of the United States 1st Amendment, Drivers & Driver Rights, Speech Liberty, Speed Limits
"Federal Reserve report: Obamacare's negative impact on employment"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Feb 3 2014
unitedliberty.org/articles/16447-federal-reserve-report-obamacares-negative-impact-on-employment
Issues: Employment, Insurance Regulation
"Feds push for tracking devices in all new cars"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Feb 3 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/02/03/feds-push-for-tracking-devices-in-all-new-cars
Issues: Regulation, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology, Transportation Technology
"iPhone's new software quietly records MORE location data than EVER before"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Feb 3 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/02/03/iphones-new-software-quietly-records-more-location-data-than-ever-before
Issue: Electronic Communications Privacy, Privacy Technology, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"Guttmacher Study: Abortions Fall to 40-Year Low"
by (uncredited), Agence France-Presse, Feb 2 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/abortion-us-low-guttmacher/2014/02/02/id/550440
Issues: Abortion, Contraception, Fetus Rights, Reproduction
"IRS data: The top 1% pay 37% of all taxes, the bottom half pay 2%, a blubbering David Letterman can’t believe the facts"
by Mark J Perry, American Enterprise Institute, Feb 2 2014
aei-ideas.org/2014/02/irs-data-the-top-1-pay-37-of-all-taxes-the-bottom-half-pay-2-a-blubbering-david-letterman-cant-believe-the-facts
Issues: Income Tax
"New Android app warns you when you’re being tracked"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Jan 31 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/31/new-android-app-warns-you-when-youre-being-tracked
Issue: Electronic Communications Privacy, Privacy Technology, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"Who's Willing to Go to Jail for Bitcoin?"
by Alex Pasternack, Vice, Jan 30 2014
motherboard.vice.com/blog/whos-willing-to-go-to-jail-for-bitcoin
Issues: Bitcoin, Financial Regulation, Monetary
"Indian-owned payday lender pays $1.5M fine in New York"
by (uncredited), Indianz.Com, Jan 24 2014
indianz.com/News/2014/012334.asp
Issues: Native Americans, Price Regulation
"Report on the Telephone Records Program Conducted under Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act and on the Operations of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court"
by Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Jan 23 2014
documentcloud.org/documents/1008957-final-report.html
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveillance
"Study: Staying uninsured cheaper than Obamacare for young"
by Sarah Hurtubise, Daily Caller, Jan 22 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/22/study-staying-uninsured-cheaper-than-obamacare-for-young
Issues: Insurance Freedom, Insurance Regulation, Young Adults
Related Article: "To Buy or Not to Buy: Uninsured Young Adults and the Perverse Economic Incentives of the ACA" by Conor, Chris Holt, Jan 22 2014
"Young and Gay in Putin's Russia - Full Length"
by Milene Larsson, Vice, Jan 18 2014
vice.com/vice-news/young-and-gay-in-putins-russia-full-length-vice
Issues: Gays & Gay Rights, Violence Victims
"Court to rule on cellphone privacy"
by Lyle Denniston, SCOTUSblog, Jan 17 2014
scotusblog.com/2014/01/court-to-rule-on-cellphone-privacy
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Electronic Communications Privacy, Search
"NOAA 'state of the climate' report: Contiguous US average temperature plummeted 2.9F in 2013"
by Anthony Watts, Watts Up With That?, Jan 16 2014
wattsupwiththat.com/2014/01/16/ncdc-state-of-the-climate-report-contiguous-us-average-temperature-plummeted-2-9f-in-2013
Issues: Climate, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States Department of Commerce
"Obamacare Tax Credits Aren't As Simple As They Seem"
by Alyene Senger, The Foundry blog, Heritage Foundation, Jan 16 2014
blog.heritage.org/2014/01/16/obamacare-tax-credits-arent-simple-seem
Issues: Subsidation, Tax Credits
"U.S. Naturalization Policy"
by William A Kandel, Congressional Research Service, Jan 16 2014
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43366.pdf
Issues: Citizenship, US Department of Homeland Security US Citizenship and Immigration Services
"Deep Freeze Should Ice Global Warming Fraud"
by Ted Nugent, Newsmax, Jan 14 2014
http://www.newsmax.com/TedNugent/Global-Warming-Fraud-Gore/2014/01/14/id/546996
Issue: Climate
"Federal judge rules Oklahoma's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional"
by Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post, Jan 14 2014
washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/01/14/federal-judge-rules-oklahomas-same-sex-marriage-ban-unconstitutional
Issue: Same Gender Marriage
"Penis Pump Claims Becoming A Stiff Problem For Federal Government"
by Benny Johnson, BuzzFeed, Jan 14 2014
buzzfeed.com/bennyjohnson/penis-pump-claims-becoming-a-stiff-problem-for-federal-gover
Issues: Sexual Accessories, Subsidation & Entitlements US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Related Article: "Medicare Payments for Vacuum Erection Systems Are More Than Twice as Much as the Amounts Paid for the Same or Similar Devices by Non-Medicare Payers" by US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General
"US court lifts FCC rules for Internet service providers"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Jan 14 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/14/us-court-lifts-fcc-rules-for-internet-service-providers
Issues: Electronic Communications Liberty, Federal Communications Commission, Regulation, Utility Regulation
"Legalizing Pot Makes Police Departments Poorer"
by Lucy Steigerwald, Vice, Jan 13 2014
vice.com/read/legalizing-pot-makes-police-departments-poorer
Issues: Cannabis, Criminalization & Decriminaizaton, Police & Law Enforcement
"Banks to Face Justice Dept Action Against Money Laundering: WSJ"
by (uncredited), Reuters, Jan 10 2014
moneynews.com/Personal-Finance/Banks-Justice-Department-Money-Laundering-WSJ/2014/01/10/id/546364
Issues: Financial Regulation, Monetary, US Department of Justice
"Experts slam DOJ letter telling schools to implement race-based punishments"
by Robby Soave, Daily Caller, Jan 10 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/10/experts-slam-doj-letter-telling-schools-to-implement-race-based-punishments
Issues: Government Education, Race, Students & Student Rights, US Department of Justice
"Survey: 39% of American households own guns, up from previous year"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Jan 10 2014
unitedliberty.org/articles/16156-survey-39-of-american-households-own-guns-up-from-previous-year
Issue: Firearms
"America's New Lawmakers? Bureaucrats Pass 56 Regulations for Every Law Put on the Books"
by Caroline Schaeffer, Independent Journal Review, Jan 9 2014
ijreview.com/2014/01/107235-congress-schmongress-ill-pass-laws
Issue: Regulation & Overregulation
"Economic Shadows and Light"
by Mehmet Simsek, Project Syndicate, Jan 9 2014
project-syndicate.org/commentary/mehmet--im-ek-the-global-battle-against-the-informal-economy
Issues: Black Market, G20, Government Relations, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Taxation
Editor's note: Mehmet Simsek, Turkey's Minister of Finance, while advocating reduced and simpler taxes, reduced regulatory costs, reduced regulatory barriers to competition, and increased transparency of government procurement, considers low tax jurisdictions aka "tax havens" a threat to other nations' tax revenue.
"New camera-equipped Pocket Drones make spying easier than ever [VIDEO]"
by Giuseppe Macri, Daily Caller, Jan 9 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/09/new-camera-equipped-pocket-drones-make-spying-easier-than-ever-video
Issues: Aviation, Surveillance, Surveillance Technology
"Nixon’s lesson on income inequality"
by Joanne Butler, Daily Caller, Jan 9 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/09/nixons-lesson-on-income-inequality
Issues: Economics, Richard Millhous Nixon, Subsidation & Entitlements, US Social Security Adminstration
"Spying on Congress"
by Andrew P Napolitano, LewRockwell.com, Jan 9 2014
lewrockwell.com/2014/01/andrew-p-napolitano/mark-of-the-beast
Issues: James Robert Clapper, Jr, Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Randal Howard Paul, Bernard Sanders, Surveilance, US Congress
"Covert cronies? Obama’s attorney general appoints Obama donor to investigate Obama’s IRS"
by Neil Munro, Daily Caller, Jan 8 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/08/covert-cronies-obamas-attorney-general-appoints-obama-donor-to-investigate-obamas-irs
Issues: Eric Himpton Holder, Jr, Internal Revenue Service, Tax Exemption, Taxation
"New York to allow limited use of medical marijuana"
by Alfonso Serrano, Al Jazeera, Jan 8 2014
america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/1/8/gov-cuomo-to-allowlimiteduseofmedicalmarijuana.html
Issue: Cannabis
"Princeton's James: Central Banks Creating 'New Inequality' Among Rich and Poor Worldwide"
by John Morgan, Moneynews, Jan 8 2014
moneynews.com/Economy/James-inequality-income-government/2014/01/08/id/545860
Issues: Economics, Monetary, Subsidation
Related Article: "The New Inequality" by Harold James, Jan 7 2014
"The Top 10 Marijuana Developments in 2013"
by Robert Kampia, Huffington Post, Jan 8 2014
huffingtonpost.com/rob-kampia/the-marijuana-policy-proj_b_4550885.html
Issue: Cannabis
"3 Big Questions About The 1,360 Same-Sex Couples Married In Utah"
by Chris Geidner, BuzzFeed, Jan 8 2014
buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/3-big-questions-about-the-1360-same-sex-couples-married-in-u
Issues: Same Gender Marriage
"Why is the federal government so wasteful?"
by Chris Edwards, Daily Caller, Jan 8 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/08/why-is-the-federal-government-so-wasteful
Issue: Government Budgets
"Buttloads of Pain: Illegal Ass Enhancements May Be America's Next Health Epidemic"
by Wilbert L Cooper, Vice, Jan 7 2014
vice.com/read/buttloads-of-pain-0000190-v21n1
Issue: Body Modification
"Israel Outlaws Revenge Porn"
by Sheera Frenkel, BuzzFeed, Jan 7 2014
buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/israel-outlaws-revenge-porn
Issues: Pornography, Sexual Abuse Victims
"Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions"
by Marc Labonte, Congressional Research Service, Jan 30 2012, Jan 7 2014
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL30354.pdf
Issue: Federal Reserve System, Monetary
"Official: More than 100 NYC police and firefighters indicted in PTSD scam"
by Susan Candiotti, Cable Network News, Jan 7 2014
cnn.com/2014/01/07/justice/new-york-ptsd-9-11-scam
Issues: Government Corruption, United States Social Security Administration
"U.S. District Court strikes down Chicago’s unconstitutional ban on firearms sales"
by (uncredited), National Rifle Association ILA, Daily Caller, Jan 7 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/07/u-s-district-court-strikes-down-chicagos-unconstitutional-ban-on-firearms-sales
Issue: Firearms
"International Corporate Tax Rate Comparisons and Policy Implications"
by Jane G Gravelle, Congressional Research Service, Jan 6 2014
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41743.pdf
Issues: Income Tax
"No, the Libertarian Party isn’t behind the curve on gay rights"
by Stephen Richer, Daily Caller, Jan 6 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/06/no-the-libertarian-party-isnt-behind-the-curve-on-gay-rights
Issues: Gays & Gay Rights, Libertarian Party, Libertarians, Same Gender Marriage
"Obamacare's Medicaid Fraud"
by David Catron, American Spectator, Jan 6 2014
spectator.org/articles/57334/obamacare%E2%80%99s-medicaid-fraud
Issues: Subsidation, US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Related Book: How Medicaid Fails the Poor by Avik Roy, 2013
"Supreme Court Puts Utah Same-Sex Marriage On Hold"
by Brady McCombs, Mark Sherman, Associated Press, Jan 6 2014
bigstory.ap.org/article/supreme-court-puts-utah-same-sex-marriage-hold
Issues: Same Gender Marriage
"Tom Price: Healthcare decisions should be made by patients, not government or insurers"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Jan 6 2014
unitedliberty.org/articles/16087-tom-price-healthcare-decisions-should-be-made-by-patients-not-government-or-insurers
Issue: Insurance Freedom, Insurance Regulation Reform, Thomas E Price
"JPMorgan Chase Nears a $2 Billion Deal in a Case Tied to Madoff"
by Jessica Silver-Greenberg, Ben Protess, New York Times, Jan 5 2014
dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/01/05/jpmorgan-chase-nears-a-2-billion-deal-in-a-case-tied-to-madoff
Issue: Financial Regulation
"Cubans Aghast at Car Prices as New Law Kicks in"
by Drew MacKenzie, Newsmax, Jan 3 2014
newsmaxworld.com/TheAmericas/cuba-cars/2014/01/04/id/545160
Issues: Communism, Price Regulation, Socialism
"Detroit police chief: Legal gun owners can deter crime"
by George Hunter, Detroit News, Jan 3 2014
detroitnews.com/article/20140103/METRO01/301030038
Issues: Firearms, Self Defense
"Free Exercise of Religion by Secular Organizations and Their Owners: Implications for the Affordable Care Act (ACA)"
by Cynthia Brougher, Congressional Research Service, Jan 3 2014
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43329.pdf
Issues: Insurance Regulation, Religion
"Happy New Year! Feds list 141 new regulations in only three days"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Jan 3 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/03/happy-new-year-feds-list-141-new-regulations-in-only-3-days
Issue: Regulation & Overregulation
"Harvard Study: Obamacare Drives up ER Visits"
by Drew MacKenzie, Newsmax, Jan 3 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/Harvard-Obamacare-Medicaid-ER/2014/01/03/id/545066
Issues: Subsidation, US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
"Illegal Immigrant Allowed to Practice Law in California"
by Cynthia Fagen, Newsmax, Jan 3 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/Harvard-Obamacare-Medicaid-ER/2014/01/03/id/545066
Issues: Citizenship, Immigration, Occupational Regulation
"Kim Dotcom: The Man Behind Mega"
by Tim Pool, Donovan Leitch, Vice, Jan 3 2014
vice.com/vice-news/kim-dotcom-the-man-behind-mega
Issues: Electronic Communications Liberty, Intellectual Property, Megaupload.com, Seized Domains, Seizures
"National Security Letters in Foreign Intelligence Investigations: A Glimpse of the Legal Background and Recent Amendments"
by Charles Doyle, Congressional Research Service, Dec 27 2010, Jan 3 2014
fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/RS22406.pdf
Issues: Government Intelligence, Search, Secrecy, Surveillance
"National Security Letters in Foreign Intelligence Investigations: Legal Background"
by Charles Doyle, Congressional Research Service, Jan 3 2014
fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/RS33320.pdf
Issues: Government Intelligence, Search, Secrecy, Surveillance
"Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons"
by Amy F Woolf, Congressional Research Service, Jan 3 2014
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/RL32572.pdf
Issues: Nuclear Weapons
"The Drone Survival Guide Explains How To Down Flying Robots"
by Jake Hanrahan, Vice, Jan 3 2014
vice.com/read/drone-survival-guide-ruben-pater-interview
Issues: Remote Control Weapons, Self Defense
Related Article: "Drone Survival Guide"
Related Poster: "DRONE SURVIVAL GUIDE"
"US Spy Court: NSA to Keep Collecting Phone Records"
by (uncredited), Associated Press, Jan 3 2014
newsmax.com/Newsfront/US-NSA-Surveillance-Telephone/2014/01/03/id/545124
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, National Security Agency, Surveilance
"Apple denies aiding NSA with iPhone hack technology"
by Cheryl K Chumley, Washington Times, Jan 2 2014
washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jan/2/apple-denies-aiding-nsa-iphone-hack-technology
Issues: Electronic Communications Privacy, National Security Agency, Surveilance, Surveillance Technology
"Botched global warming expedition finally rescued from polar ice"
by Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, Jan 2 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/02/botched-global-warming-expedition-finally-rescued-from-polar-ice
Issue: Climate
"California: New anti-gun laws take effect January 1"
by (uncredited), National Rifle Association ILA, Daily Caller, Jan 2 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/02/california-new-anti-gun-laws-take-effect-january-1
Issue: Firearms
"NSA seeks to build quantum computer that could crack most types of encryption"
by Steven Rich, Barton Gellman, Washington Post, Jan 2 2014
washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/nsa-seeks-to-build-quantum-computer-that-could-crack-most-types-of-encryption/2014/01/02/8fff297e-7195-11e3-8def-a33011492df2_story.html
Issues: National Security Agency, Confidentiality & Secrecy, Privacy Technology
"Study: Concealed carry leads to fewer murders"
by Jason Pye, United Liberty, Jan 2 2014
unitedliberty.org/articles/16071-study-concealed-carry-leads-to-fewer-murders
Issue: Firearms
"Tax Rates and Economic Growth"
by Jane G Gravelle, Donald J Marples, Congressional Research Service, Jan 2 2014
fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42111.pdf
Issues: Economics, Taxation
"West Va. teachers union insists on constitutional right to wear spandex, short skirts"
by Eric Owens, Daily Caller, Jan 1 2014
dailycaller.com/2014/01/01/west-va-teachers-union-insists-on-constitutional-right-to-wear-spandex-short-skirts
Issue: Government Education, School Clothing Liberty & Dress Codes

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