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New Police Drone Near Houston Could Carry Weapons

A Houston area law enforcement agency is prepared to launch an unmanned drone that could someday carry weapons, Local 2 Investigates reported Friday. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office in Conroe paid $300,000 in federal homeland security grant money and Friday it received the ShadowHawk unmanned helicopter made by Vanguard Defense Industries of Spring.

Protect IP Act Breaks the Internet

When I found out Fight for the Future needed help with their campaign against a new bill called PROTECT-IP, I had to take a little time away from Everything is a Remix Part 4 and produce the video above. PROTECT-IP is the latest piece of legislation aiming to chip away at your online rights in…

NY Times Exposes Obama’s Troop Withdrawal Myth

The Obama administration plans to bolster the American military presence in the Persian Gulf after it withdraws the remaining troops from Iraq this year, according to officials and diplomats. That repositioning could include new combat forces in Kuwait able to respond to a collapse of security in Iraq or a military confrontation with Iran.

Nashua Telegraph Editorial Board Interviews Ron Paul

This is an excellent interview where Ron is provided with plenty of time to provide answers to questions. Especially interesting is that he talks seriously about the potential coming dollar collapse, why we should not pay the federal reserve the 1.7 trillion dollars it says is owed by the American people and much more. Enjoy!

Prince Charles Offered Secret Power to Veto Legislation

Ministers have been forced to seek permission from Prince Charles to pass at least a dozen government bills, according to a Guardian investigation into a secretive constitutional loophole that gives him the right to veto legislation that might affect his private interests. Since 2005, ministers from six departments have sought the Prince of Wales' consent…

Stephen Colbert Parodies Herman Cain’s Bizarre Campaign Ad

Herman Cain released an inexplicable campaign ad on Monday featuring his chief of staff smoking a cigarette. But unlike everyone else, Stephen Colbert didn't spend much time on tonight's Report trying to analyze the ad, opting instead to parody it with the three even more extreme versions.

GAO Report: Federal Reserve Is Riddled With Corruption And Conflicts Of Interest, Stephen Friedman I

A new audit of the Federal Reserve released today detailed widespread conflicts of interest involving directors of its regional banks. “The most powerful entity in the United States is riddled with conflicts of interest,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said after reviewing the Government Accountability Office report. The study required by a Sanders Amendment to last…

Aging ‘Privacy’ Law Leaves Cloud E-Mail Open to Cops

Twenty-five years ago Friday, President Ronald Reagan signed legislation that for the first time provided Americans with sweeping digital-privacy protections. The law came at a time when e-mail was used mostly by nerdy scientists, when phones without wires hardly worked as you stepped out into the backyard, and when the World Wide Web didn’t exist.…