“As China’s economy has modernised, the tendency towards concentration has been irresistible, especially in coastal areas. Some towns have specialised in electronics, others in the clothing industry and so on. There has also been much more migration to the coast than to other regions. It is the clusters that have coalesced naturally, especially the deltas of the Pearl and Yangzi rivers, that have the brightest prospects.”
“New legislation ‘will enhance our ability to protect the United States from new and evolving threats posed by foreign investment.'”
“The original Liberty Dollars were promoted by the issuer to be used in commercial transactions as an alternative to federal currency, including Federal Reserve notes. Liberty Dollars eventually drew the attention of federal authorities, who filed criminal counterfeiting charges against Bernard von NotHaus.”
“In a formal address to Congress, the U.S. Secret Service issued a stern warning regarding the illicit use of digital currencies that could have severe implications for possible future legislation.”
“The core of the operation was an online money-laundering business seized by agents from Homeland Security Investigations and operated as a sting for over a year. By offering cash for bitcoin, HSI agents were able to identify specific drug dealers, ultimately tracing more than $20 million in drug-linked cryptocurrency transactions.”
While almost all histories of the timeframe concentrate on the Boston Tea Party, I felt it was important to cover how other colonies responded to the Tea Act as well.
“Most of the psychedelics tested, the researchers found, promoted the growth of new dendrites from a neuron cell, which help transmit information from other neurons to the cell, as well as increased the density of small protrusions on these dendrites, known as dendritic spines. They also jumpstarted the growth of new connections, or synapses, between individual neurons.”
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 28, 2018) – On Tuesday, a California Senate committee passed a bill that would create a process to expunge or reduce the sentences of people charged under the state’s marijuana laws before recreational cannabis was legalized this year. Passage into law would take another step toward nullifying federal marijuana prohibition in effect in…
Well, primary election day contained a lot of surprises, but relatively few races were resolved. There is a glut of runoffs that will now occur on August 28th to settle the party nominees for many races.There’s a lot to process from the primary. The GO…
“The Electronic Frontier Foundation opposes the bill, calling it ‘flawed’ and ‘misguided.’ The group argues the measure would make the government and advisory group responsible for deciding what is true or false. It also points out the First Amendment prevents content-based restrictions, even if the statements of ‘admittedly false.'”
“The Pew study indicates that there is a significant cognitive problem among US people in being able to assess facts from opinions.”
While there has been mass outrage over Trump’s separation policy, there is virtually no outrage over the U.S. government’s policy of killing children as a way to achieve the political goal of regime change in foreign countries.”
“The justices said in a 5-4 opinion that state government workers who choose not to join a union cannot be compelled to pay a share of union dues for covering the cost of negotiating contracts.”
Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano weighs in on news Justice Kennedy plans to retire.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 27, 2018) – Yesterday, a second California Assembly committee passed a bill that would increase oversight and transparency of law enforcement surveillance technology. Passage of the bill would take the first step toward limiting the unchecked use of surveillance technologies that violate basic privacy rights and feed into a broader national surveillance…
The NSA uses AT&T facilities in at least eight cities to warrantlessly monitor and collect billions of emails, phone calls, and online chats passing across the United States. According to a report published by The Intercept based on documents it obtained, the NSA has direct access to network hubs that run through buildings known as “backbone” and…
The results are in and the long debated SQ 788 passes by almost 57% across the state. Now the details of implementation will be worked out in a special session.
Medical Marijuana has been approved in 29 states and DC so far and now you can add Okla…
“Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents repeatedly target U.S. citizens for deportation by mistake, making wrongful arrests based on incomplete government records, bad data and lax investigations, according to a Times review of federal lawsuits, internal ICE documents and interviews.”
Oklahoma politics makes a shift, tonight. The people went to the polls in numbers not seen in a ‘non-presidential’ year. A discontent people came to the polls in record numbers, to do what the legislature refused to. they gave doctors new t…
By passing State Question 788, Oklahoma voters just put another long-overdue nail in the coffin of this unconstitutional federal marijuana prohibition.