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Spam

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The spam am getting out of hand. Three to four thousand per day. I have therefore turned on the “Captcha” screen, which requires typing in letters and so on before a post is accepted, to weed out the got-damned bots. Regular – registered – users should not be affected. To those who are not yet…

SC Hero Shoots Man For Getting His Driver’s License

Video Released of Trooper-Involved Shooting Dash cam video of an encounter between a South Carolina state trooper and a man on September 4, 2014. (Video: SC Dept. of Public Safety) 6:14 a.m. EDT September 25, 2014 (Photo: SC Department of Public Safety) Columbia, SC (WLTX) – The video showing a shooting involving a former South…

Bad News

dancing Clover

I just pulled the following from the copblock.org site: Police accountability has been enjoying surprising strides in recent times through the efforts of online activism and social media. That success has been followed by a number of spiteful statists working to undermine those efforts. One of the largest groups, Cop Block (http://www.copblock.org/), has received particular…

Russians Have Balls

Unfortunately, not many Americans do:   An angry mob was waiting outside of Ukraine’s parliament today, and they were not playing games. When they spotted Economic Development Party member Vitaly Zhuravsky leaving the building, they grabbed him and threw his ass right into a dumpster. It’s not clear exactly what Zhuravsky did to deserve getting…

NSA Creep Doesn’t Like it When He’s the One Being Watched

The NSA sent someone bearing the nametag “Neal Z.” to the University of New Mexico’s Engineering and Science Career Fair today, in the hopes of recruiting young computer geniuses to help manage the yottabytes of data it is collecting about you. But instead of eager young applicants, Mr. Z. encountered University of New Mexico alumnus Andy Beale and student…

Old Coot Clover

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I went out for  ride today… and found myself behind a Clover. Actually, several people were caught behind this Clover. A wizened old coot in a silver Taurus held up about half a dozen cars. I was eventually able to pass the old bag: Notice that even when the road widens and becomes a two lane –…

Osama was Right

“I tell you, freedom and human rights in America are doomed. The U.S. government will lead the American people in — and the West in general — into an unbearable hell and a choking life.”—Osama bin Laden (October 2001), as reported by CNN  

Missouri Heroes Taser Boy Into Coma

A 17-year-old boy went into a coma and is in critical condition after a Missouri police officer Tasered him into compliance during a routine traffic stop. The FBI has been called on to investigate the incident, following the issuance of police statements which conflict with eyewitness testimony and video of the arrest. On Sunday afternoon,…

Government and Your Car: Tom Woods Talks to Eric Peters

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http://tomwoods.com 12th September 2014 I talked to Eric Peters of EricPetersAutos.com today, and the conversation was fantastic. An expert on cars who’s also a Rothbardian libertarian — not a common thing, I don’t imagine. Have a listen! (Here’s the audio and there’s a YouTube version below.) If you value alternatives to the mainstream media, please support…