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Reuters: Flu outbreak could elicit “government intervention” that will “further stifle trade”

By Tracy R Twyman

“The spread of a possible flu pandemic could see an increase in already heightened levels of government intervention in economies and financial markets as a result of the global financial crisis.
In the short term, it might serve to give governments an easy justification to impose protectionist measures that could further stifle slumping trade… »

Dealers of illegal “Obama sneakers” busted; deemed “disrespectful” of the President

By Tracy R Twyman

“It’s frankly just disrespectful to have the President of the United States depicted on this sneaker,” Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said. “Just absolutely… »

The Government Takeover

By wermyapl

US to put conditions on TARP repayment

Strong banks will be allowed to repay bail-out funds they received from the US government but only if such a move passes a test to determine whether it is in the national economic interest, a senior administration official has told the Financial Times.

“Our general objective is going to be… »

Big Government Hates Your Pets

By wermyapl

Could your pets be outlawed?

If you own a hamster, gerbil, lizard, ferrets, exotic fish, snakes, birds or most any pet other than a dog or cat, your rights as a pet owner could be seriously affected. On April 23, Congress’ National Resource Committee will hold a hearing on The Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act, also… »

The Tyrannicam: Personal Handheld Anti-Tyranny Device

When tyranny strikes, be ready to record and expose it.

Political Pink Slip Postcards: Fire Your Representatives!