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Custody Battle Goes Horribly Wrong For Parents With Sick Daughter; Now “Permanently” In State Custody

Posted on March 26, 2014


A Massachusetts judge ruled Tuesday that the Connecticut teen in the middle of a contentious custody battle between her parents and the state will remain in the custody of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families. The Boston Globe reported that Suffolk County juvenile court Judge Joseph Johnston granted “permanent” custody to the state DCF. […]

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Non-Disparagement Clauses Can Reduce Citizen’s Free Speech

Posted on March 21, 2014


By signing on the dotted line, or agreeing to those endless terms of service, some customers are unwittingly giving away their right to free speech. Specifically, the right to write negative online reviews. Experts say that more companies from wedding photographers to dentists are slipping non-disparagement clauses (and other language that prevents consumers from writing […]

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Revolt Against NSA: Major Internet Companies

Written by Gary North on December 9, 2013

The National Security Agency is immune to budget cuts. It is therefore beyond reform. Congress pays it $52.6 billion a year to do whatever it wants. The only reason we know what the NSA’s budget is, is because Edward Snowden leaked it. There will be no further leaks. Eight major Internet firms, including Google, Apple, […]

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Secret Car Comparments? You Go to Jail!

Written by John Odermatt on November 22, 2013

Apparently, the Ohio Legislature has lost their minds. The busy bodies in the Ohio Legislature figured they could stay one step ahead of drug dealers if they criminalized the secret compartments in cars that aid in the clandestine operations of drug traffickers. The legislation, which passed the State Senate and House overwhelmingly in June 2012, […]

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The Messianic Character of the NSA

Written by Gary North on November 1, 2013

The modern state is messianic. While denying the existence of God, it seeks to replace God. My father-in-law, R. J. Rushdoony, used to say that the state wants to predestinate mankind, because the state wants to become the god of this society. Exactly half a century ago this month, his book appeared: The Messianic Character […]

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Revenge Rape and the First Amendment

Written by Brian Wilson on October 4, 2013

Long dead English playwright William Congreve penned the famous (paraphrased) line: “Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.” Thanks to today’s cell phone technology and wandering morals, we will see if the First Amendment’s “free speech” will withstand the latest furious onslaught from one Holly Jacobs (nee Thometz). Ms. Holly claims to be a […]

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