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Robert Pitas
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So that's what happened!!!
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iSpy: The CIA Campaign to Steal Apple's Secrets
Researchers working with the Central Intelligence Agency have conducted a multi-year, sustained effort to break the security of Apple’s iPhones and iPads.
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Bush had tons of people bussed to CPAC to make it sound like he had support and to help him win the straw poll. Failure on both counts! 
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No, you're not getting it. The establishment believes that CPAC is important, so on election years they pour tons of money, attendees and resources into it so that they can claim that their candidate is "severely conservative" even if they are clearly Liberal. The reason no winner of CPAC has never won is NOT because a conservative can't win. It's because the establishment throws the contest on election years.
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Rand Paul sponsoring a bill to rein in the Executive Branch's regulatory agencies: www.paul.senate.gov/files/documents/REINS114.pdf
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For fans of the second amendment this is very encouraging. It's a recording of the oral arguments of a court case in Chicago where the city of Chicago created zoning laws that would make it almost impossible to open a firing range. If you don't like listening to court jargon it might be boring to listen to, but I found it fascinating. The judges really rip into the counsel for the city and pick apart her weak arguments. If judges in anti-gun Chicago are showing this level if common sense maybe there is hope for us yet!
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The first time a policeman shoved his pistol in my face in a wholly successful effort to terrorize me I was eleven years old. Half a century latter, having disembarked from the subway at the station that served my new office in Brooklyn, I inquired of a nearby policeman which stairway was best for my destination. His response was to widen and square up his stance and place his hand on the butt of his Smith & Wesson pistol before asking me to repeat the question.

It's civics lessons like these that make me want to take everyone who advocates for "common sense gun control", a collection of policies which leave criminals and the police with a monopoly on deadly force, and have them enjoy similar civics lessons. And in the spirit of that clown at The Nation who wants concealed carry holders to be shot, I want them to stand by helplessly while their children are treated this way by the police, multiple times, and then explain to their children the necessity for everyone to obey authority if civil society is to succeed.

To be clear, I am not faulting the police. Having succeeded in aging out of the cohort where the primary threat to my health was other black men, I can't imagine how you police these same black men given that the police are under no obligation to provide safety to the neighborhoods they police, their primary concern is their own safety, a policeman is shot every other day and, based upon murder rates as opposed to arrest rates, young black men are dangerous.

If one objects to the animal husbandry approach to policing employed by the Greensboro police or the "stop & frisk" approach the NYPD used to employ then you have to find a fundamentally different approach to policing. Rather than deploying a standing army of exogenous soldiers policing has to become the responsibility of the inhabitants of these neighborhoods. And those performing this function have to be able to deploy deadly force in support of their police activities. It's not simply the race or ethnicity of the people doing the policing versus the people being policed, as witnessed by the recent murder of an NYPD policeman in East Harlem. The people performing this function have to be in and of the communities they police. In other words, they have to be a local militia, not in the sense of the National Guard which the president can dispatch to any foreign country chosen at his or her whim. It has to be a militia in the sense of "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
An examination of traffic stops and arrests in Greensboro, N.C., uncovered wide racial differences in measure after measure of police conduct.
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Our Federal Government should implement an even stricter restriction to ban ALL corporate donations to political parties.
Instead of donations.. I suggest a funding formula that takes $2 from every Canadian tax return and builds an elections account to which parties can apply for funding their campaigns based on the number of candidates they put forward and the % of popular vote they receive.
Alberta Progressive Conservative Leader Ric McIver had said last week his caucus opposed the bill because it would tilt fundraising in favour of the NDP
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So what changed in 1913?  The Federal Reserve.
Ron Paul was right all along.  They still refuse to audit it.
We all know why too.  There is nothing left to audit.
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My wife and I went apple picking here a couple of weeks ago and it was great, if a little expensive. I've never been apple picking before so I was absolutely amazed by how many apples were on the trees. It was ridiculous - I have an apple tree in my hard, but it's nothing like this - there were so many apples on the trees that some branches actually broke off from the weight! We picked Macs, Cortlands (my wife grew up in Cortland, NY so that was cool) and Macous (sp?) and all of them were delicious once we got them home. All of the apples we picked were perfect, and we really didn't have to pick and choose - they all looked perfect. The staff were very friendly and they have the typical farm-stand up at the front main building, with tons of excellent looking pumpkins (no dirty or asymmetrical ones) and the place was buzzing with activity. I docked one star for the price - a small bag (half peck?) was something like $22 which seemed really expensive. That's not that many apples, although my excellent cook of a wife was able to make an apple crisp, a pie, and still have a couple apples left over for eating.
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I've tried just about every Asian restaurant around the Taunton area, and there are only two I really go to. Fusion Kitchen is the one I eat at most often and they are great. Whether you're getting delivery or dining in, the staff are really friendly and the food is excellent. I used to work right across the street from South Station in Boston, so would go into China Town at least once per week, so I know my Chinese food, and Fusion Kitchen does a really good job with their dishes - no "Americanized Chinese" here, just really good flavorful dishes. I personally really like their General Gau's Chicken, and my wife swears by their Vegetable Lo Mein. If you're eating in the staff are very friendly and efficient, and they have a sushi chef set up right up front near the door, with camera's pointing down on his work surface so you can watch him make the sushi on a TV on the wall above. Very talented guy. I highly recommend Fusion Kitchen!
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