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You don’t mess with the Money

When creating your particular whiz-bang, social-network, made-of-awesome, Web-n+1 site, you don’t mess with the Money. As Brian McCarthy learned, it has an entire government to send after you: When the US government decides to take down a...

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Tasers Kill

The Braidwood Inquiry report is a pretty damning document for Taser International. The inquiry began after Polish Immigrant Robert Dzienkanski died on October 14, 2007, at the age of 40, after being Tasered five times by four RCMP officers in British...

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What is the value of an expungement?

A local attorney is pushing expungement in new directions. Along with what has become the standard language of an expungement order, he included provisions requiring the local newspaper and a student-run newspaper to remove articles that named his...

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Federal Government Increases Restrictions on Travel by Citizens

That’s how I’m spinning the passport rate increases.

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When in the Course of human events

For as long as I can remember, I’ve read the Declaration of Independence on July 4th. It is the closest thing to a religious text a secular humanist like myself ever embraces. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are...

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