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The Right to Possess Iced Tea, Bug Spray, and Razor Blades


In August of 2018, John Miska was arrested in Charlottesville, Virginia for engaging in civil disobedience. In particular, Miska had bought bug spray, a razor blade, and cans of iced tea in defiance of the city government’s imposing of restrictions on possessing such common items. The purported reason for the restrictions was that a year earlier there was violence between protesting groups in the city.
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CIA Coup? US IC's Fingerprints All Over Trump Impeachment Op & JFK Assassination – RPI Director


Executive Director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, Daniel McAdams, believes that the handling of the whistleblower's complaint appears to be fishy. He presumes that the intelligence community and deep state's interests are at play.

Sputnik: What's your take on Dr Paul's assumption of a possible "CIA coup" against Donald Trump? How did it happen that the US Intelligence Community (IC) decided to go after the elected president of the US?

Daniel McAdams: It’s not that unusual for the US intelligence community – an integral part of the “deep state” – to “go after” an elected president. In fact there is plenty of evidence that the CIA had its fingers deep into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. If you look at all of the figures around the early stages of “Russiagate” and the larger attempt to deny Donald Trump the office to which he was elected, you will find current and “former” members of the US intelligence apparatus at every turn. Former CIA Director John Brennan has been extremely active both above and below ground trying to undermine the legitimacy of the US president, falsely accusing him of being a traitor for meeting with Russian president Putin. Other members of the US intelligence community like former acting director Mike Morell and former FBI Director Comey have also been active in trying to undermine and remove President Trump.
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A Case of Police Brutality: Will Justice Be Served?


On August 14, 2017 St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officer Adam Feaman used excessive deadly physical force against Jamal White as White emerged from his apartment to determine why the police were towing his car. White was eventually arrested for peace disturbance and resisting arrest-both misdemeanors.
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Libertarian Party Chairman Admits He Is Not a Libertarian

United States Libertarian Party Chairman Nicholas Sarwark, as part of an effort to put in a good light the election results of the 2016 Libertarian presidential ticket, declared in a September 10 The Soho Forum debate that libertarians in America are exclusively the people registered as affiliated with the Libertarian Party.
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Jacob Hornberger’s New Podcast

Jacob Hornberger released on Tuesday the first episode of his new podcast LibertyView. The show promises to be interesting and informative given Hornberger’s long history as an effective communicator of libertarian ideas.
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600,000 Libertarians in America?


In a September 10 The Soho Forum debate, United States Libertarian Party Chairman Nicholas Sarwark declared the number of libertarians in America is “roughly 600,000” because that many people are registered as affiliated with the Libertarian Party in America. Sarwark then used this declaration of the number of libertarians in America as the basis for concluding that the party’s 2016 presidential ticket received several times the number of votes as there are libertarians in America.
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Andrew Napolitano Warns of Privacy Threat from Government Cameras and Facial Recognition

In a Wednesday Fox News video commentary, former New Jersey state Judge Andrew Napolitano describes the great privacy invasion capability of government entities in Great Britain using many cameras along with facial recognition software and databases of personal information. Further, notes Napolitano, the use of facial recognition by police for surveillance has already been approved in court in Britain. “The people in Great Britain have lost their right to be left alone,” asserts Napolitano.
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Lawrence Wilkerson ‘I’d Bet on’ President Trump Choosing Douglas Macgregor as National Security Advisor after a Job Interview

Lawrence Wilkerson, a retired Army colonel and the chief of staff for Secretary of State Colin Powell in President George W. Bush’s administration, places good odds on President Donald Trump choosing Douglas Macgregor, also a former Army colonel, for the national security advisor position recently held by John Bolton.
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Walter Block: Vaping Products Bans are Fascist Paternalistic Idiocy

Loyola University Economics Professor Walter Block did not hold back in responding to the Trump administration’s plan to ban flavored e-cigarettes, as well as efforts by local and state governments to impose various types of vaping-related bans. Interviewed Wednesday at RT by host Rick Sanchez, Block derided banning vaping products as “fascist,” as well as “idiocy,” “moronical behavior,” and “utter nonsense.” Like other prohibitions of adults engaging in nonviolent activities, Block categorizes prohibitions on vaping as improper paternalist actions by government.
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Marijuana Industry Associations: We Want the US Government to Regulate Marijuana


Last month the executive director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), who many people would expect to support the United States government butting out of marijuana matters, was urging the US government to tightly regulate the marijuana market. On Wednesday, two major marijuana industry associations joined in, urging the US government to impose regulations on marijuana businesses.
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