Naughty Librarians to Face 1 Year in Prison (And Other Absurd News of the Week)

Naughty Librarians to Face 1 Year in Prison (And Other Absurd News of the Week) By Simon Black, Sovereign Man Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, your finances, and your prosperity. Which specific body parts can women expose before being sex offenders? After installing fiberglass insulation, Tilli Buchanan and her husband stripped off their shirts in the garage for safety reasons. They didn’t want to track any of the debris…

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State Forces Citizens to Pay for “Stargazing Permit” to View Night Sky in Public Parks—Yes, Really

State Forces Citizens to Pay for “Stargazing Permit” to View Night Sky in Public Parks—Yes, Really By Matt Agorist New York — In the Land of the Free, if you do not pay the State in the form of a permit before you attempt to sell a product or service to a willing customer, you can and will be extorted, kidnapped and caged, with extreme prejudice. While many folks stand behind permits for selling, one permit in New York that has nothing to do with commerce, has garnered the scrutiny of…

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Hemp Farmers Worried Newly Proposed Changes to Federal Regulations Could Put Them Out Of Business

Hemp Farmers Worried Newly Proposed Changes to Federal Regulations Could Put Them Out Of Business By Sean Walton Hemp growers and entrepreneurs who were joyous a year ago after U.S. lawmakers reclassified the plant as a legal agricultural crop now are worried their businesses could be crippled if federal policymakers move ahead with draft regulations. Licenses for hemp cultivation topped a half-million acres last year, more than 450% above 2018 levels, so there’s intense interest in the rules the U.S. government is creating. Critical comments on the draft have poured…

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Which is Worse: The NSA or The FDA?

Which is Worse: The NSA or The FDA? By Jon Rappoport A message to WikiLeaks, Cryptome, Public Intelligence, and other sites that expose secrets. Does 2.25 million deaths in America, per decade, at the hands of the medical system, rate as a significant leak? As my readers know, I’ve reported on a number of scandals concerning the toxicity of medical drugs, including shocking death numbers in the US. These scandals are leaks from inside the National Security State. If you visit WikiLeaks, Cryptome, Public Intelligence, and other similar sites, how…

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City Tells Church it Will Lose Religious Designation Because it Shelters Homeless People

City Tells Church it Will Lose Religious Designation Because it Shelters Homeless People By John Vibes Earlier this week, on Christmas Eve, an order from the city of Cleveland was posted on the door of the Denison Avenue United Church of Christ, demanding that they kick out the homeless people that they had been allowing to sleep on their property or face losing their status with the city as a religious organization. The order came from the Cleveland Division of Fire, citing code violations that they claim are dangerous for…

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Churches Are Breaking the Law on Purpose to Shelter the Homeless in Dallas This Winter

Churches Are Breaking the Law on Purpose to Shelter the Homeless in Dallas This Winter By Emma Fiala When the air temperature plunges below freezing in generally warmer climates, people are often caught off guard. And no one feels it more than those experiencing homelessness who call the streets their home, especially in cities that are largely unprepared for these dangerous temperatures. In 2018, two Dallas residents froze to death when the temperature reached 13 degrees on an especially brutal January night that happened to be the coldest of the…

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Candles In The Dark with Larken Rose

Candles In The Dark with Larken Rose By Outer Limits Radio The belief in “authority,” which includes all belief in “government,” is irrational and self-contradictory; it is contrary to civilization and morality, and constitutes the most dangerous, destructive superstition that has ever existed. Rather than being a force for order and justice, the belief in “authority” is the arch-enemy of humanity. Candles In The Dark with Larken Rose The author of several books—including The Most Dangerous Superstition and the novel, The Iron Web— Larken Rose has been an outspoken advocate…

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State Fines Company $10,000 for Not Having a Permit to Help the Blind and Elderly Get Ubers

State Fines Company $10,000 for Not Having a Permit to Help the Blind and Elderly Get Ubers By Matt Agorist In the Land of the Free, if you do not pay the State before you attempt to sell a product or service to a willing customer, you can and will be extorted, kidnapped and caged, with extreme prejudice. As the following case illustrates, even if this service helps those who cannot help themselves, you can still be subject to the State’s wrath. Uber and Lyft are two paradigm-shifting companies whose…

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Six Graphs Showing Just How Much the Government Has Grown

Six Graphs Showing Just How Much the Government Has Grown By Ryan McMaken Federal spending and federal taxation in the United States set new records in 2019. And the federal budget deficit swelled to more than a trillion dollars. Europe is in the middle of an enormous spending binge. But apparently hard-core laissez-faire libertarian purists have taken over the world’s governments. At least, that’s the case in the minds of many leftists and conservatives who have convinced themselves that “market fundamentalists” have conquered the world’s institutions, and have enacted a…

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City Shuts Downs Preschoolers’ Farm Stand Citing Zoning Violations

City Shuts Downs Preschoolers’ Farm Stand Citing Zoning Violations By Kerry McDonald It’s like something out of The Onion: city manager shuts down preschool farm stand out of fear that, if allowed, “we could end up with one on every corner.” Farm Stand Shut Down Alas, this is not satire. It’s the current predicament facing the Little Ones Learning Center in Forest Park, Georgia, just outside of Atlanta. In an area where access to fresh fruits and vegetables can be limited, this preschool has stepped up to prioritize growing and…

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