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The Ugly: The Monsanto Protection Act

May 4, 2013

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http://www.ibtimes.com/monsanto-protection-act-roll-call-how-did-your-congressperson-vote-hr-933-1158789# The Monsanto Protection Act” was a provision of the HR 933 spending bill. Section 745 of HR 933 was the section that included the Monsanto Protection act. It was evidently dropped in by an anonymous Senator. It states that Federal Court cannot stop or intervene when GMO crops are planted or sold by biotech […]

Speak Up For Internet Freedom

November 27, 2012

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If you’re like me and pretty much figure anything you write online, say on the phone, text, or email is already being harvested like a giant sucking ant eater gobbling up everything in sight, then finding out about this, before it happens, feels like a bit of sunlight on the matter.  There’s a meeting between […]

California’s Prop 37: Label GMOs

August 9, 2012

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Read Propostion 37: http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/California_Proposition_37,_Mandatory_Labeling_of_Genetically_Engineered_Food_(2012) Require labeling on raw or processed food offered for sale to consumers if the food is made from plants or animals with genetic material changed in specified ways. Prohibit labeling or advertising such food as “natural.” Exempt from this requirement foods that are “certified organic; unintentionally produced with genetically engineered material; […]

No Free Speech Zones?

May 5, 2012

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HR347 In case you didn’t hear, H.R. 347 was passed in March. This bill gives Federal Agents the authority to arrest protestors in areas around the President or other “officials” they deem have protection from protestors. These “no free speech zones” can be established by the Secret Service at their discretion. The President signed in secret […]

Obama Signed NDAA

January 3, 2012

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For an update on what has happened with the National Defense Authorization Act, allowing U.S. Citizens to be detained indefinitely and declaring all the world a war zone — here is Alex Jones’ report and some other resources. http://youtu.be/KdxXhn3We7U More Video Resources Reports that Obama administration were the ones that wanted the indefinite detention provision […]

Dec. 23 — About The Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

December 23, 2011

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December 23, 2011 Today the House agreed to the payroll tax “cut” (which is really just extending cuts that already exist). Preventing our payroll tax “fees” from going up in 2012. Included in this legislation is the Keystone pipeline. Giving the President only 60 days to access the potential damage a pipeline from Canada across […]

Myths About The Detention Bill

December 18, 2011

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Update December 18: Alex Jones Report  http://youtu.be/jM1JcSEN22I ———— Glenn Greenwald: Three Myths About the Detention Bill Friday, Dec 16 update: http://www.salon.com/2011/12/16/three_myths_about_the_detention_bill/singleton/ According to Greenwald’s article, this bill could leave the door open for indefinite detention without trial (Myth 1). It significantly expands the statutory definitions of the War on Terror and those who can be […]

Senate/House Vote Today on National Defense Authorization Act

December 15, 2011

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Today marks the 220th anniversary of when the Bill of Rights was officially added to the Constitution. Ironically, the U.S. Senate is set to effectively kill the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th amendments of that Bill of Rights later today. Connect and demand they stand up for the Bill of Rights by voting “No” on […]