Libyan Rebel Commander Assassinated

The head of Libya’s rebel forces was shot and killed Thursday just before being brought for questioning by rebel authorities, the head if the rebel political leadership said in a tersely worded statement, the Associated Press reports. Adding to the intrigue, rebel sources had revealed they had already detained the commander, Abdul-Fatah Younis, on suspicion […]

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Wall Street Journal Exposes Federal Overcriminalization

Aspiring inventor Krister Evertson received a two-year sentence for allegedly abandoning materials that he had stored in sealed, stainless-steel containers and thus doing no harm to the environment.  Indianapolis 500 champion Bobby Unser was prosecuted and convicted because federal prosecutors estimated that he and his snowmobiling companion wandered into a national wilderness area when they […]

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U.S.A: Not #1!

    And, sources for those of you interested: Life expectancy: Study: U.S. Slipping Down Life Expectancy Rankings, Life Expectancy Wiki Democracy index Freedom of the Press index as reported by Reporters Sans Frontières Internet Speed: US ranks 28th in Internet connection speed and World Results by Speedtest.net Prison Population Corruption Perception Index, Also reported by Transparency International Quality / efficiency of […]

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Quote of the Year, Who Said This?

“The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies. … […]

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