ACLU: Federal surveillance rises sharply under Obama

  ACLU records show 64 percent growth in electronic spying since president took office UPDATED 22:21 PM EDT, September 27, 2012 | PETE YOST, Associated Press Why It Matters:  Records obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the American Civil Liberties Union shows electronic monitoring and surveillance has risen sharply under the Obama administration.   WASHINGTON (AP) — The […]

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Judge orders ‘Innocence of Muslims’ filmmaker to jail

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the filmmaker behind the controversial movie “Innocence of Muslims” that has sparked days of rioting across the Muslim world, was ordered detained Thursday by a federal judge for allegedly violating terms of his probation. The judge cited a “lengthy pattern of deception,” including making false statements to probation officials. “The court has a lack of trust in […]

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The Jack Blood Show – September 27 2012

Sept 27th show – Robbie Martin (hour 1) www.mediaroots.org / Shepard Ambelles (hour 2) www.theintelreport.com

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Geithner under attack for ‘protecting’ Citi (Rockefellers) in 08 crisis

  FT Tim Geithner, the US Treasury secretary, acted to shield Citigroup’s bondholders and management from accountability at the height of the financial crisis while taxpayers were left on the hook, a former US bank regulator has alleged. Sheila Bair, who served as chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp during the crisis and its aftermath, leveled fresh attacks at […]

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World Health Organization mulling global cigarette tax

  FreeBeacon.com The World Health Organization (WHO) is considering a global excise tax of up to 70 percent on cigarettes at an upcoming November conference, raising concerns among free market tax policy analysts about fiscal sovereignty and bureaucratic mission creep. In draft guidelines published this September, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control indicated it may put a cigarette tax […]

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