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  1. (4) My Kids Do Not Believe In Santa Claus 12/26/14
  2. (3) The look on that Seal's face! 12/26/14
  3. (2) Is ISIS an imminent threat to America? 12/26/14
  4. (2) Daily Paul 2014 Year In Review 12/27/14
  5. (2) Why Sony REALLY Decided to Release "The Interview"... 12/26/14
  6. (2) China To Launch Yuan Swap Trading With Russian Rubles On Monday 12/26/14
  7. (1) N I S T Admits Freefall 12/26/14
  8. (1) What Will Be The Next (Stock Market) Bubble to Burst? The Seeds of a Rude Awakening Have Been Sowed... 12/26/14
  9. (1) The Net Is Mightier Than The Sword - James Corbett at TEDxGroningen 12/25/14
  10. (1) Voters ban red light cameras; city councils sue voters to bring them back 12/26/14
  11. (1) Let’s all screw the 1 percent: 12/26/14
  12. (1) No one should be above the law, especially those enforcing it 12/26/14
  13. (1) How does a homeless person spend $100 ? 12/23/14
  14. (1) Sense Offense: Hold Politicians Accountable 12/26/14

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The Net Is Mightier Than The Sword - James Corbett at TEDxGroningen


http://youtu.be/i05m8w7rD_4

Since the rise of the internet people have changed from mere audiences into authors and editors. With pieces of technology small enough to fit the whole world into your pocket, a revolution might be on its way. The net is now mightier than the sword. This presentation was delivered at the TEDxGroningen conference in the Netherlands on November 20, 2014.

13 votes

Voters ban red light cameras; city councils sue voters to bring them back

By Ray Preston / News 4 and Dan Greenwald / KMOV.com

(KMOV.com) – St. Peters, O’Fallon, Lake St. Louis, and a councilman from O’Fallon are filing a lawsuit in attempt to block a ban on red light cameras in St. Charles County.

Voters approved the ban November 4, with 73 percent of those who went to polls supporting the measure. However, those suing maintain the county has overstepped its legal bounds.

“Seventy-three percent of the voters pass a ban on red light cameras so what these cities are doing are suing 73 percent of the voters in St. Charles County, within their own cities. They’re suing their own residents,” said St. Charles County Councilman Joe Brazil.

21 votes

China To Launch Yuan Swap Trading With Russian Rubles On Monday

The world was slow to wake up to the new reality in which China is now the de facto IMF sovereign backstop, as Zero Hedge described two weeks ago in "China Prepares To Bailout Russia" when we noted that a PBOC swap-line was meant to reduce the role of the US dollar if China and Russia need to help each other overcome a liquidity squeeze, something we first noted over two months ago in "China, Russia Sign CNY150 Billion Local-Currency Swap As Plunging Oil Prices Sting Putin."

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My Kids Do Not Believe In Santa Claus

I've had close family members and friends claim I am a bad person because I choose to tell my kids that I buy the presents for Xmas. I tell them Santa Claus doesn't exist. I refuse to lie to my children. I am a Christian to. I don't have a tree in my house and I do not hang lights on my house. However, I have a bunch of Christian props.

Do you consider me a bad person?

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No one should be above the law, especially those enforcing it

Tweet of the day:

No one should be above the law, especially those enforcing it.

https://twitter.com/1Marchella/status/548581753695514624

20 votes

Urban Farming Guys Sustainable Communities

Merry Christmas, DP! A very inspiring urban farming community transformation project!


http://youtu.be/4_HyRP3cPew

~Peace and Love

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Sense Offense: Hold Politicians Accountable

It seems judging by the comments on some sites that people are not understanding the point I was trying to make about the cause of the increased violence involving police (links to the articles at end of this article). To further clarify my point, I will be using one of my favorite action movies that has a good philosophical plot. The movie is called Equilibrium (trailer in this article as Video 3).

If you have not seen the movie, I suggest you watch it. Also, be warned I will be referring to the movie through out this article.

The Movie
Equilibrium's setting starts out in 2072 in Libria after World War III where much of the world is destroyed. Mans emotion is to blame for violence that caused World War III. In the new society, the freedom to feel is illegal. Everybody must comply with the state and everybody is required to take a drug called "Prozium" that numbs them from feeling any emotion and encourages obedience. Libria is governed by the Tetragrammaton Council which is led by "Father" and everyone must honor Father's wishes. Having any item like a record player, a lava lamp, or a colorful ribbon is illegal and is considered a sign of emotion or a failure to take their Prozium.

John Preston is a high-ranking "Cleric". A Cleric is equivalent to a police officer or investigator. His job is to seek out sense offenders and turn them into the Tetragrammaton Council for "processing" (death). In the beginning of the movie, John Preston's partner, Errol Partridge, was caught with a book and Preston executes him himself. The last words Partridge says to Preston while confessing his guilt for serving the state and acknowledging the consequences of his emotion is that it's a "heavy cost" and "I pay it gladly". (refer to video 1)

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Medical Kidnapping? South Dakota Couple's Children Taken

A South Dakota couple – Molly Bowling and Michael Becker – is preparing for a Christmas without their three children—who are now in the state’s custody. The two took their 2-month-old son Creedance to the ER when he began crying uncontrollably and his tongue appeared to be cut – they had no idea how the injury had occurred. They were told Creedance needed to stay at the hospital overnight. Mike Becker asked for a lawyer and their other two children were taken by Child Protective Services.

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Who Was Naughty or Nice in 2014? Find Out on the Lions of Liberty Holiday Special!

In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I welcome in the Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor for our 2nd annual Holiday Special! I am joined by Brian McWilliams, John Odermatt, Howie Snowdon and the debuting Rico to hand out our Lions of Liberty Naughty or Nice Awards for 2014 over a few adult beverages. The crew discuss Rand Paul, Barack Obama, the Sony / Interview hacking, Cliven Bundy, Darren Wilson and so much, much more! Grab your egg nog and gather the whole family around for this look back at the year in liberty!