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California Criminalizes Teaching Trade Skills To Dropouts

California Criminalizes Teaching Trade Skills To Dropouts

“A recent California law is requiring that trade schools like Bob’s deny admission to any student who has not completed high school or a state-approved equivalent. He is joined in the suit by Esteban Narez, a ranch hand who wants to learn how to shoe horses at PCHS, but cannot be admitted because he never graduated high school.”

Florida Upholds Town’s Ban on Eating Front-Yard Vegetables

Florida Upholds Town’s Ban on Eating Front-Yard Vegetables

“Hermine and Tom had used their front-yard garden to grow vegetables and other plants for 17 years. Miami Shores told Hermine and Tom to destroy their garden or face fines of $50 per day. Unable to bear the cost of the fines, they dug up their garden. In today’s decision, the court upheld the vegetable ban, concluding that it is rational for government to ban ‘the cultivation of plants to be eaten as part of a meal, as opposed to the cultivation of plants for ornamental reasons.'”

The Secret Billion Dollar Tax You’ve Never Heard About

The Secret Billion Dollar Tax You’ve Never Heard About

“Unclaimed property is one of the fastest growing sources for state revenue, and many believe that most unclaimed property is not reported. The lucrative silence surrounding unclaimed property has shifted from business entities, prior to the enactment of unclaimed property laws, to the current lucrative silence that allows unclaimed property to become a vital source of revenue for state governments.”

There’s a New Nation in Space — and You Can Apply for Citizenship Right Now

There’s a New Nation in Space — and You Can Apply for Citizenship Right Now

“The creators lauded the launch as establishing the first nation to have all of its territory in space, though no countries have acknowledged its statehood. For now, the primary benefit of ‘citizenship’ is being able to store data on Asgardia-1 while it’s in orbit. Only those who support the constitution will have the right to upload data to the satellite. Asgardia will have taxes, though only businesses will be forced to contribute. Individual taxes will apparently be voluntary. The website explains that ‘people can decide what amount of tax they would like to pay.’ The country will also have passports, IDs, a national bank, business regulations, and a cryptocurrency called SOLAR.”

Saudi Arabia agrees to ease Yemen blockade, facing mass starvation warnings

Saudi Arabia agrees to ease Yemen blockade, facing mass starvation warnings

“Around seven million people are living on the brink of famine and four million have no access to clean water. Save the Children estimates that even before the blockade began around 130 children were dying each day and that more than 50,000 will have died by the end of 2017. The Saudi-led military coalition has also been bombing the Houthis for more than two years in support of the internationally-recognised Yemeni government, but there is no end in sight to the fighting. Both the US and UK have supported the Saudi-led coalition with logistics and intelligence, despite accusations that the coalition was guilty of war crimes for bombing civilian targets.”

MuskogeePolitico: Reps. Calvey, Cleveland, Gann Welcome Whistleblower Tips

MuskogeePolitico: Reps. Calvey, Cleveland, Gann Welcome Whistleblower Tips

Reps. Calvey, Cleveland, Gann Welcome Whistleblower TipsOKLAHOMA CITY – State Reps. Kevin Calvey, R – Oklahoma City, Bobby Cleveland, R – Slaughterville, and Tom Gann, R – Inola, today invited whistleblowers among state employee and vendors to email th…

Patrick J. Buchanan: A Disunited, Unserious Nation, Squabbling About Trivialities

Patrick J. Buchanan: A Disunited, Unserious Nation, Squabbling About Trivialities

Patrick J. Buchanan
November 20, 2017

How stands John Winthrop’s “city upon a hill” this Thanksgiving?

How stands the country that was to be “a light unto the nations”?

To those who look to cable TV for news, the…

Federal judge says St. Louis police targeted protesters for retaliation

Federal judge says St. Louis police targeted protesters for retaliation

“Police made mass arrests that swept up journalists, onlookers and even a black undercover officer, who was reportedly beaten. This also seems like one of those ‘How would we view this if it happened in another country?’ moments. A judge just found the police guilty of using chemical agents on protesters because those protesters were criticizing the police.”