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|4/14/2016 - Most Americans can understand why the FBI, CIA, DHS and the government's various law enforcement agencies are all armed – and some heavily – but they question why seemingly benign agencies like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – which falls under the Commerce...|
|3/31/2016 - When Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., dropped out of the presidential race in recent weeks, that left every other viable candidate supporting at least a state's right to legalize marijuana if its voters chose to do so. And while recreational pot use remains against federal law – something that Congress...|
|2/27/2016 - On January 26, the Virginia House of Delegates unanimously voted to pass a bill that would allow its citizens to grow and process hemp products. Similarly to Oregon, South Carolina, Colorado, Maine, Vermont and other states, Virginia sought to give people the legal grounds to oppose the current unconstitutional...|
|1/29/2016 - To all Natural News readers: I normally wouldn't be posting this article on Natural News, as we've switched all politics and liberty coverage over to NaturalNews.com. But with all the rumors and speculation now circulating about Pete Santilli, I thought it important to chime in and issue our TalkNetwork.com...|
|1/25/2016 - One of the goals of the federal government's Affordable Care Act is to universally implement the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR). What this means is that federal health authorities have begun a push toward converting all Americans' health data and medical histories into a digital format which...|
|1/20/2016 - The Obama administration has declared a federal state of emergency in Flint, Michigan, due to pervasive contamination of the city's water supply that has harmed tens of thousands of residents – including afflicting the city's children with irreversible lead poisoning.
The crisis began in April...|
|1/9/2016 - Frustrated with the massive accumulation of power in Washington, D.C., liberty-minded Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has become the latest high-profile politician to call for an Article V convention of the states in order to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution, amendments he and others say would return...|
|1/8/2016 - Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a rare champion of freedom and liberty, has announced a bold plan to add nine new amendments to the U.S. Constitution. These amendments would protect states' rights and individual liberties while halting the malicious encroachment upon those liberties by a federal government...|
|1/4/2016 - The number of conservative and patriot voices calling for the armed Oregon activists to stand down is rapidly growing today, with Ted Cruz now asking the protesters to "stand down peaceably."
Oath Keepers has also publicly stated that the Hammond family "does not want an armed standoff and nobody...|
|1/4/2016 - Thousands of Natural News visitors watched live footage of TalkNetwork.com hosts Pete Santilli and Deb Jordan as they streamed coverage of a Jan. 2 rally in Burns, Oregon, in support of ranchers Dwight Hammond, 73, and Steven Hammond, 46.
For those who are unfamiliar with their case, the Hammonds...|
|1/3/2016 - A group of armed Americans led by Ammon Bundy, 40, son of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, have taken over a building on a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, vowing to remain "for as long as it takes" to effect changes in land use policy and to draw attention to the government's heavy-handed prosecutorial...|
|1/3/2016 - If the founding fathers were to return to their progeny somehow, they would find an unrecognizable country.
Some of the changes implemented since they fought a successful rebellion against the world's preeminent military power of the day would likely be applauded by them: Women's suffrage and legal...|
|1/2/2016 - TalkNetwork.com's Pete Santilli is streaming LIVE right now from Oregon, covering the Hammond family constitutional crisis situation as it unfolds.
Click here for the live stream.
The Hammond family is being wildly victimized by the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM), threatened with five...|
|1/2/2016 - Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, whose standoff with federal officials of the Bureau of Land Management made national headlines thanks in large part to the alternative media, has intervened in an Oregon case involving a father-and-son ranching team scheduled to report to federal prison in a few days.
|12/15/2015 - Several groups have delivered a "Redress of Grievance" document to local officials in Oregon in an attempt to have them intervene on behalf of a local rancher and his son who are set to return to prison on federal charges of "terrorist" arson.
As Natural News reported exclusively, Dwight Hammond,...|
|12/7/2015 - The 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law gave the Federal Reserve central bank the power to loan out large sums of money (hundred of billions of dollars) to individual companies that had failed in the marketplace and had become insolvent. The Dodd-Frank law allowed the Federal Reserve to be a puppet...|
|12/3/2015 - Mainstream media clamor for mandatory vaccines, ignoring official statistics that show the drug is more dangerous than the disease. Should government force parents to vaccinate their children?
The deaths of more than 100 children have been officially linked to receiving a measles vaccine during the...|
|11/25/2015 - Is the U.S. Supreme Court set to give prosecutors authority to strip defendants of their own means of self-defense? It's possible, depending upon what the high court decides in a very important case that could determine your ability to maintain enough resources to hire a defense lawyer.
In Luis v....|
|11/12/2015 - For the past several years, the Obama administration has been fighting against transparency calls in a bid to hide details about the government's use of so-called "stingray" surveillance technology from the general public.
The devices, which we have reported on here and here, are designed to conduct...|
|11/6/2015 - According to a 2015 Consumer Reports survey, 80 percent of Americans like to buy products that are made in the USA before they consider products made cheaply in other countries.
Walmart's Investing in American Jobs Program promised to spend $250 billion sourcing American-made products by 2013. Not...|
|10/12/2015 - President Obama has been a frequent critic of local police, especially following racially charged incidents in which he seems to reflexively defend minorities – even if they are later found by courts and juries to be guilty as charged.
As such, the Obama White House has been working covertly...|
|10/8/2015 5:23:20 PM - In an era where the national debt has soared to record levels and government inefficiency is at an all-time high, should we be rewarding federal employees with pay rates that are substantially higher than those of comparable jobs in the private sector?
A recent study conducted by the Cato Institute...|
|10/8/2015 - In collaboration with Big Business and special interests, the Obama administration's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is plotting a new program to track Americans' vaccination records, wage a massive propaganda campaign to "encourage" more inoculations, and foist more controversial vaccines...|
|10/5/2015 6:32:28 PM - Leave it up to prison inmates to get a legal debate over illegal immigrants correct.
As reported by The Wall Street Journal, a debate team from Harvard, one of the top Ivy League schools in the country, was beaten by a team of Bard Prison Initiative students in a debate on whether or not illegal...|
|9/25/2015 7:04:47 PM - Defenders of the Common Core education standards, including GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush and most of the Democratic candidates, are quick to point out that rather than a centralized sneak attack on states' rights, the standards were themselves the product of states.
Born of an initiative stemming...|
|9/14/2015 5:19:16 PM - In a rare demonstration of justice, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against a recent decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to approve a new neonicotinoid pesticide known as "sulfoxaflor," because its manufacturer, Dow Chemical, failed to submit the proper...|
|9/9/2015 - In a ruling that many holistic healers and homeopathic physicians are likely to find hypocritical, a federal court has handed Big Pharma an unprecedented victory by giving a drug company preliminary approval to market a drug for a condition for which it has yet to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
|8/23/2015 - In what has been hailed a victory for civil and animal rights activists, a federal court has ruled that an Idaho "Ag-Gag" law is unconstitutional and violates the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
Ag-Gag laws, which are on the books in seven states, are designed to prevent...|
|8/8/2015 - Many Americans are aware of certain aspects of the ongoing assault on our rights to privacy. We know, for instance, that the NSA collects metadata regarding our phone calls and that law enforcement agencies are using sophisticated technology to track our movements and listen in on phone calls (whether...|
|7/28/2015 - For the record, I have never been one who has believed in the concept of states' nullification of federal law. That concept, touted mostly by libertarians and some conservatives, essentially means federal laws that violate states' rights or are perceived to be in violation of the Tenth Amendment, which...|
|7/26/2015 - A federal judge has blocked a local Hawaiian ordinance banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms, making the law essentially unenforceable, at least for the time being.
Chief U.S. District Judge Susan Oki Mollway, who was appointed to the federal bench by President Bill Clinton in...|
|7/22/2015 - Despite recent blowback from the American people over so-called "sanctuary city" policies, in which local officials conspire against federal immigration authorities to ensure that illegal immigrants are not rounded up and deported, other cities are working to implement similar policies, all while the...|
|7/16/2015 - The federal government once more dramatically increased its land holdings at the expense of states in recent days, as noted by a White House announcement that said President Obama has used the century-old Antiquities Act again to designate three new national monuments totaling 1 million acres.
|7/15/2015 - The U.S. Supreme Court has either been a bane on the Constitution or a champion of civil rights with rulings handed down in recent days, but one issue in particular that appears to win approval of a large majority of Americans garnered far fewer headlines and attention.
On June 22, in one effort,...|
|7/10/2015 - According to the "Vaccinate All Children Act of 2015" (H.R. 2232), the United States federal government wants to take away all religious and philosophical exemptions or, in order words, require every school age child to get vaccinated – whether you like it or not. Simply put, if this legislation...|
|7/9/2015 - Throughout history, big industries have lobbied and infiltrated the federal government, steering and influencing policymaker decisions. The federal government is routinely used as a vehicle of force to stifle out competition and prop one industry over another. This crony capitalism corrupts the free...|
|6/5/2015 12:17:56 PM - Low-fat diets sound like a good way to lose weight and get healthy, but when it comes down to nutrition, a low-fat diet actually does more harm than good, depriving cells of key components. Strangely, the federal government's 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Committee (DGAC) came out in support...|
|5/19/2015 - As Congress debates whether to "reform" or end the controversial USA Patriot Act by making it harder for presidents to use it to spy on all Americans, a federal appeals court has weighed in, ruling in recent days that the broad surveillance authority the law supposedly conveys is unconstitutional.
|5/16/2015 - The designer of a 3D-printed firearm is in trouble with Uncle Sam, but he's not rolling over. He's fighting back.
Cody Wilson, founder of Defense Distributed, was inspired to make this huge advance in the digital revolution and dropped out of law school in order to pursue it, as reported by Fox News....|
|5/1/2015 - To be an honest person and also hold a high position within the government is a paradox, especially at the federal level. And if its the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) you're working for from a position of integrity, don't plan on keeping your job for long, as the agency has an extensive history...|
|4/29/2015 - Things are heating up on Capitol Hill in the realm of sensible cannabis policy, with a new bipartisan bill that seeks to further relegate federal prohibition of marijuana to the dustbin of embarrassing and unjust history.
The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States (CARERS) Act,...|
|4/27/2015 - It is a fundamental and non-debatable scientific truth that all vaccines have inherent health risks. The spectrum of harm varies widely, from small skin rashes to full-blown neurological damage and lifelong debilitation. Some children have even been killed by vaccines, and the National Vaccine Injury...|
|4/15/2015 - The personal decision to accept or reject medical treatment is at the bedrock of health freedom. But this freedom is under aggressive attack in the U.S. today, where both federal and state governments are colluding with private industry in an attempt to force you and your family to be vaccinated, without...|
|4/14/2015 - The lawless entity posing as the federal government has issued a new guideline pertaining to the distribution of funding for disaster and emergency preparedness that crystallizes the man-made climate change myth. States that refuse to acknowledge and assess the "long-term vulnerability" caused by global...|
|4/9/2015 - In American politics, money equals speech, so it stands to reason that a lot of money equals a lot of speech. The U.S. Supreme Court, in its 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case, ruled as much - and it has led to "unprecedented amounts of outside spending" in elections since, according...|
|4/7/2015 4:28:33 PM - U.S. intelligence agencies have kept secret records of international phone calls made by Americans for nearly a decade prior to the Sept. 11 attacks, new information shows, proving once again that so-called "conspiracy theorists" who warned of such surveillance were correct.
According to USA Today,...|
|4/7/2015 - In yet another astonishing example of the expanding insanity of the judicial activism sweeping across America, a federal bankruptcy judge in the Southern District of Texas has ordered an individual to commit his own identity theft on Facebook and violate the Facebook terms of service he has agreed to,...|
|4/1/2015 11:20:14 AM - President Barack Obama is perhaps the greatest revolutionary ever to set foot in the White House, and that's not a compliment. The man who promised you could keep your doctor and your health care plan, and that your rates and deductibles would fall as well, once also promised the most transparent administration...|
|4/1/2015 - Some House Democrats have introduced legislation that would make it illegal for civilians to protect themselves from being shot.
Rep. Michael Honda, D-California, introduced a measure last summer that would prohibit the purchase, ownership or possession of enhanced body armor by civilians. The bill...|
|3/30/2015 - A former Iowa State University scientist who was indicted for faking the results of vaccine trials has pleaded guilty to misconduct, according to new reports. Dr. Dong Pyou Han admitted in a resignation letter that he is "very ashamed" of himself for lying about the effectiveness of an experimental...|
|3/29/2015 - Should President Obama be permitted to ignore federal court rulings if he wants? A surprisingly large number of Americans -- over one in four -- think so.
As federal courts examine the merits of some of President Obama's most important legislative and Executive actions -- his national healthcare...|
|3/22/2015 - The corporate media won't report such cases because their bottom line is more important than being honest with their readers, but vaccine damages do occur, even if the big newspapers don't want to risk their pharmaceutical industry ad purchases to tell you about them.
But not all media is corrupted...|
|3/19/2015 - Fed up with the far-reaching expansion of federal powers under the current administration, more states are fighting back with legislation designed to limit Washington's influence at the state level.
According to TheHill.com, more than 200 bills have been introduced in state legislatures throughout...|
|3/7/2015 - Unable to obscure the fact that "quantitative easing" is really just counterfeit money printing that will inevitably lead to monetary debasement and a rejection of the dollar as the global reserve currency, the Federal Reserve has announced a bold new monetary policy initiative with a brand new name:...|
|3/3/2015 - Everyone's least favorite agency, the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) -- the one responsible for making passing through an airport as miserable and demeaning an experience as possible -- has apparently made a policy of over-extending its internal administrative powers as well.
According to a...|
|2/28/2015 - The Obama Administration could not build a functional health insurance exchange website despite spending a mind-boggling $2.1 billion of taxpayer money, but now feels it is capable of essentially managing the entire Internet.
On February 26, a small group of unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats --...|
|2/23/2015 4:54:25 PM - The Obama Administration is using the excuse of "racial" and "ethnic disparities" to push a plan whose goal is "improving adult immunization" rates by forcing more vaccines on the American public.
According to an announcement in the Federal Register, the National Vaccine Program Office, which is...|
|2/22/2015 - A federal judge has ordered the Obama Administration to end its policy of refusing to deport men and women in the country illegally, a sort of "executive amnesty" that had angered congressional conservatives and rankled constitutional scholars.
In his ruling, U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen said...|
|2/21/2015 - The one area where Americans share a truly bipartisan opinion is how they view their government, which is to say, not very favorably.
According to MarketWatch, Americans' dissatisfaction -- hatred, even -- of the federal government is the highest it has ever been, as measured by the American Customer...|
|2/20/2015 2:37:51 PM - In recent years, we have seen states beginning to question federal laws and regulations regarding a range of subjects. States voting in favor of marijuana decriminalization in defiance of federal laws is possibly the most high-profile example in the news these days, but there has been an anti-fed backlash...|
|1/20/2015 - Jonathan Emord joins RSB to rekindle the sacred fire of liberty with breaking news on a major court decision that could cripple Obamacare. (Originally aired on October 5, 2014 on the TheRobertScottBellShow)
Robert Scott Bell: What? It's so exciting! The FDA Dragon Slayer joins the family of The Robert...|
|1/9/2015 - A federal judge has once again blocked Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio from ordering raids of employers with the aim of detaining undocumented immigrants who have used stolen identities to work, under the provisions of two state identity theft laws.
U.S. District Judge David Campbell...|
|12/27/2014 - An impending showdown between Utah and the federal government may set a precedent affecting future disputes regarding state vs. federal land ownership.
In 2012, Governor Gary Herbert formally challenged the feds over the right to control 31.2 million acres of Utah land when he signed the "Transfer...|
|12/26/2014 - (Story by Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton , republished from TruthStreamMedia.com) We have finally reached the moment where Orwell's nightmare in 1984 meets the movie Minority Report. We're living there right now.
And, astoundingly, we still hear people saying "Well, I haven't done anything wrong,...|
|12/21/2014 8:41:46 PM - The Justice Department no longer has the funds to raid medical marijuana establishments.
Not long ago, it seemed the movement to legalize marijuana was never going to gain traction. The federal government was eager to override any state law that legalized its use, for any reason. It seemed the only...|
|12/18/2014 - The federal government issued a statement that the Justice Department's DEA would not be going after federally sanctioned reservations if they wanted to grow and sell their own marijuana.
This decision was based on Oregon U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall's expressed concern from tribal members about...|
|12/9/2014 - (By David Stockman, from DavidStockmansContraCorner.com) In the great fiscal scheme of things, October 22, 1981 seems like only yesterday. That's the day the US public debt crossed the $1 trillion mark for the first time. It had taken the nation 74,984 days to get there (205 years). What prompts this...|
|12/1/2014 - More and more agencies of the federal government are turning to the use of undercover operatives in expanded operations in recent years, with some 40 agencies now using officers who pose as welfare recipients, businessmen and women, doctors, political protesters and even ministers, in attempts to expose...|
|11/26/2014 - The Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) division has put out an invitation for bids (IFB) for a variety of underwear for young boys and girls as well as adult men and women. The invitation, which is listed on FBO.gov, a site that houses a range of federal business...|
|11/26/2014 - On November 4, the citizens of Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C., voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use. But unless Congress acts to reform or repeal War on Drugs-era federal tax laws, businesses that wish to sell marijuana may find it nearly impossible to survive.
As marijuana vendors...|
|11/19/2014 - In August, The Washington Free Beacon, an investigative news website that focuses primarily on exposing government abuses of power, reported that the Obama Administration was committing $1 million in tax money to the creation of an online database that was to track "misinformation" and so-called "hate...|
|11/18/2014 - Ever since the Republic of Texas agreed to become a part of a growing United States, there has remained an independence streak a country-mile-wide in what was, until the admission of Alaska, the biggest enclave in the Union.
"Independence-minded Texan," in fact, is a bit of a redundancy. So it comes...|
|11/10/2014 - The practice did not begin with the Obama Administration, but it has certainly quickened during his tenure: The federal government increasingly seeks to violate basic constitutional privacy protections under the guise of "saving us" from criminal activity.
As reported recently by Bloomberg News,...|
|10/27/2014 - Some believe that Americans are taxed too much, regulated too much, over-fined and over-licensed, and now, the U.S. Forest Service is feeding into those concerns with a proposed new rule that would impose further media coverage restrictions on large swaths of lands owned by the public.
|9/16/2014 - If you aren't saving off articles, downloading important MP3 audio files and printing off vital information that might save your life in a pandemic outbreak, you may soon find yourself completely cut off from all holistic or alternative information on the web. Under an executive order signed by President...|
|9/14/2014 - There is an old expression that goes something like this: "You can always tell when a politician is lying: his/her lips are moving." Well, as we stare down yet another approaching political cycle, most of us expect to be lied to -- a lot -- in the coming weeks.
And just so you know, while you can't...|
|9/4/2014 - Residents of nine states who attempt to use their driver's license to enter some government agency offices will be denied, because their legislatures have not agreed to accept a federal law called REAL ID. In fact, according to The Boston Globe, if those states do not accept the law, residents will...|
|8/30/2014 - Last Nov., Kauai County, which consists of three Hawaiian islands, passed Kauai County Ordinance 960, which required large-scale agricultural operations to disclose the presence of pesticides and genetically modified (GM) crops, as reported by Hawaii's KHON 2 News.
Despite Mayor Bernard Carvalho...|
|8/28/2014 - A new deadly designer drug has hit the streets of America, and other countries across the globe, that experts say is five to 15 stronger than heroin, according to a new study in the Annals of Emergency Medicine. The drug is particularly worrisome because of its inability to be detected. In fact, it...|
|8/26/2014 - A new lawsuit filed in federal court claims that Bank of America falsely certified its home modification loans as compliant with federal rules, in a bid to reap in excess of $907 million in government incentive payments.
As reported by Courthouse News Service, in his suit filed under the False Claims...|
|8/23/2014 - The relationship between Big Coal and government continues to trump the safety of both people and the environment. What some call "strip mining on steroids," is arguably one of the most environmentally destructive processes in operation.
Using explosives to blow the tops off of mountains is extremely...|
|8/10/2014 - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' "Healthy People 2020" initiative states a goal of vaccinating 90% of the nation's healthcare workers with the influenza vaccine annually by 2020, a goal well underway. A separate DHHS goal aims to vaccinate 80% of all U.S. employees annually with...|
|7/24/2014 - A three-judge panel for the federal court of appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the court that hears and decides cases pertaining to rules and regulations issued by federal agencies, has ruled that some health insurance subsidies provided under Obamacare are illegal.
Meanwhile, a separate three-judge...|
|7/22/2014 - The "affordability delusion" of Obamacare is set to be obliterated following the decision of a federal judicial panel which declared that most of the subsidies currently being paid toward individual health insurance policies are illegal. This decision has been characterized as a "devastating blow" by...|
|7/1/2014 - Shortly after voters in Colorado and Washington approved ballot measures decriminalizing the possession and recreational use of small amounts of marijuana, Natural News editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, wrote a piece in which he made a prediction about the federal government's reaction:
|7/1/2014 - Shortly after voters in Colorado and Washington approved ballot measures decriminalizing the possession and recreational use of small amounts of marijuana, Natural News editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, wrote a piece in which he made a prediction about the federal government's reaction:
|6/27/2014 - One by one, many of the provisions of the USA Patriot Act and other legislation written in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks more a dozen years ago are being deemed anathema to the U.S. Constitution and especially the Bill of Rights.
One of the latest provisions to be ruled unconstitutional...|
|6/20/2014 - In America, you're free to speak and think as you please, so long as you're not harming someone else in the process. The concept of free speech, expression and thought was so important to our founding fathers that they enshrined it in the very first amendment to the Constitution.
Another very important...|
|6/20/2014 - A federal appeals court has ruled that police need to obtain a search warrant in order to track the cellular telephones of criminal suspects, a ruling that could help finally resolve a key privacy issue in the technological age that has split courts and judges around the country.
A three-judge panel...|
|6/18/2014 - Today the U.S. patent and trademark office cancelled the trademark registrations of the Washington Redskins football franchise, suddenly claiming the trademarks are "offensive to Native Americans," reports the Chicago Tribune. (1)
"Trademarks that disparage or belittle other groups are not permitted...|
|5/15/2014 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is joining the militarization trend that's spreading like wildfire across federal agencies. Both the EPA and IRS currently have armed federal agents, and recent events involving the BLM in Nevada showed that even the Bureau of Land Management possesses a small army...|
|5/9/2014 - The Bureau of Land Management, created in 1946 under the federal government's department of the interior, now owns a whopping 247.3 million acres, or one-eighth of American lands. Most BLM land is out West. In 1994, policy makers enacted stricter land regulations requiring that ranchers pay double what...|
|4/15/2014 - In the aftermath of round one of the Bundy Ranch armed siege by the U.S. government, I have decided to offer the federal government an intelligent analysis of the new rules of engagement. People like Daniel P. Love, Special Agent in Charge of BLM Region 3, desperately need to review and learn these...|
|4/10/2014 - It's tax season again, and much of the U.S. population is busy filling out tax forms to send their hard-earned money to Washington. The crazy thing about this bizarre ritual is that it's based on a myth: the U.S. government doesn't need your tax dollars to fund its operations at all!
In this latest...|
|3/15/2014 - Updated every five years, federal dietary guidelines were made into law after Congress passed the 1990 National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act. The 2015 committee is already being assembled to amend the current federal eating guidelines. The new committee members include many climatologists...|
|3/2/2014 - Leaded gasoline for vehicles and lead-based paint for homes used to be the norm, as the dangers of lead went unnoticed. While the public has become aware of lead's health dangers, there remains concern for high levels of lead persisting in children's toys. These toys, typically imported from China,...|
|2/17/2014 - Whether it is being blocked by governments or whether tech companies are attempting to limit access to it, attempts to control your access to the Internet have been ongoing practically since its commercialization.
Until now, however, outside of governments (Syria and China come immediately to mind),...|
|2/4/2014 - Champions of states' rights may have even more to get excited about as the federal government announces plans to back off and allow cannabis businesses in Colorado and Washington to access and use banking institutions. Politico.com reports that the Obama administration will soon unveil updated federal...|
|1/15/2014 - Unfortunately, because the federal government takes in so much of our money and is so large, it is not uncommon to hear about cases of waste, fraud and abuse. Hell, duplication of services alone costs taxpayers at least $100 billion annually.
Now, according to Politico, Uncle Sam has wasted $38 billion...|
|1/14/2014 - The federal government continues to struggle with implementing its new forced insurance law. Incapable of getting a website to function, federal intervention proves once again to be wasting people's time and money. Not only are countless reports surfacing of rising insurance costs under the "affordable...|
|11/16/2013 - While all the focus remains centered on the continued failure of the Healthcare.gov website to function properly, few have taken notice of a key federal statute that was quietly stripped away from the provisions of Obamacare, opening it up to widespread fraud. During a recent interview on Fox News,...|
|11/16/2013 - Americans, by and large, are compassionate and charitable, but when others begin to take advantage of that compassion, Americans understandably tend to resent it.
Which is what makes so many of our government entitlement programs increasingly hard to accept, let alone feel good about.
|11/2/2013 - The federal food stamp program known as the "Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program" (SNAP) has now been cut by a small amount -- just $36 / month for a family of four. But even this tiny reduction in a national entitlement program is causing shockwaves across the nation as food banks scramble...|
|10/30/2013 - Supporters of Obamacare, including the president himself, say that once the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the law's individual mandate wasn't a mandate at all, but a tax, and therefore lawful under the Constitution, that was the end of it.
The Affordable Care Act indeed survived its legal challenge,...|
|10/27/2013 - The federal government is working on a plan that would mandate black box tracking devices be installed in every vehicle, with real-time uploading of vehicle location, speed and mileage to government authorities. This Orwellian technology is already technically feasible and will be promoted as a way...|
|10/25/2013 - In the past week, there has been a smattering of reports that some Americans - finally - have managed to actually sign up for healthcare insurance using the government's Obamacare exchange (Healthcare.gov). But what is equally clear by now is that the Obama administration, for some reason, has been...|
|10/20/2013 - Most Americans work in the private sector, and many find the pay and benefits lavished upon federal government employees as unfair and inappropriate, especially since they know that government pay and benefits are supplied, by and large, by taxpayers.
So it's not likely they will be happy with a...|
|10/14/2013 - When the federal EBT food stamp system suffered a critical failure on Saturday, local retailers were disconnected from the federal food stamp database that keeps track of how much credit is left on each individual EBT card. Seizing the opportunity provided by the glitch, EBT card holders in Louisiana...|
|10/13/2013 - I've often said that 72 hours after EBT cards stop working, every U.S. city will collapse into chaos. In case you're not familiar with the term, EBT cards are "digital food stamps." Nearly 50 million Americans are right now using EBT cards which are automatically refilled each month with welfare money...|
|10/11/2013 - More than 80,000 chemicals in the United States have never even been tested for their toxic effects on human health and the environment. Federal regulations, designed to protect public health and the environment from toxic chemicals, have done the opposite. The federal Toxic Substances Control Act,...|
|10/9/2013 - The punitive nature of the Obama regime's actions in closing down taxpayer-funded monuments and parks continues to get out of hand, as this report demonstrates.
Some of the nation's "Greatest Generation" were already humiliated and abused by federal Park Rangers at the World War II Monument in Washington,...|
|10/9/2013 - As President Obama and his Bureaucratic State grow ever more frustrated with their political opponents, they are taking more of their frustrations out on American citizens with punitive, hateful tactics aimed at making life miserable for as many people as possible.
Arbitrary and capricious closures...|
|9/20/2013 - There is a new political cartoon floating around the Internet that shows a beleaguered President Obama sitting at his desk with Russian President Vladimir Putin sticking his head in Obama's office as his secretary asks, "President Putin wants to know if you need help with Obamacare too."
|9/19/2013 - A complete shutdown of the federal government is looming -- to many Americans, this is actually a good thing -- and Congress is scrambling to pass a so-called "Continuing Resolution" (CR) that will ensure our traitorous overlords have enough fiat cash on hand to continue with business as usual. But...|
|9/19/2013 - There is a biblical adage that deals with the concept of self-reliance which goes something like this: "If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a single day; if you teach him to fish, you feed him for a lifetime."
Unfortunately, the American welfare system isn't based on this concept. In fact,...|
|9/17/2013 - The very nature of the Obama administration is an exercise in Orwellian theory.
The president claims that his administration will be the "most transparent" in U.S. history but covers up everything.
He claims to want to "help working class families," but he directs his bureaucracy to unleash a...|
|9/13/2013 - In what is another example of gross regulatory abuse, a squad of Alaska enviro-agents wearing POLICE-emblazoned body armor and dressed in paramilitary garb recently "raided" a small community for the purpose of - wait for it - checking the quality of water.
According to the Alaska Dispatch newspaper,...|
|8/25/2013 - The April 2010 British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was one of the worst environmental accidents in U.S. history, but what is perhaps equally damaging are the legal machinations which have since occurred behind the scenes.
Enter Ron Johnson, the owner of Ericam Environmental, LLC. Three...|
|8/24/2013 - According to Eric Holder, the attorney general for the United States, the U.S. Constitution doesn't mean what it says it means and does not enumerate the rights it very clearly does enumerate.
Holder, in a letter to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback dated April 26 of this year, said a new law in that state...|
|8/12/2013 - Opponents of Obamacare have not given up trying to derail the law despite a June 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling which upheld much of it, including the so-called "individual mandate" to purchase health insurance. In fact one of those opponents is seriously considering taking the government back to court.
|7/29/2013 - In name, it appears as though it would enshrine the fundamental and inalienable authority of parents over their children into the basic framework of American law. But the so-called Parental Rights Amendment (PRA) is hardly the pro-freedom amendment to the U.S. Constitution that its creators claim it...|
|7/28/2013 - These days, it's difficult to find examples of government doing anything that makes sense. That's all the more reason why a program embraced by New York City is newsworthy. Dubbed the "Fruit and Vegetables Prescription Program," it allows doctors to "prescribe" fresh fruit and vegetables to overweight...|
|7/18/2013 - As the Affordable Care Act gains speed on its way to full implementation, millions of Americans are resisting this one-size-fits-all mandated approach to healthcare. The Obama administration has reacted and delayed the employer mandate for another year, until 2015.
Essentially, the survival of the...|
|7/17/2013 - It's an all too familiar scene: children, some as young as nine, spending an exorbitant amount of time on cell phones. What may not be as familiar, and therefore go unnoticed, is the sight of children who are suffering and sick from cancer, specifically brain cancer. Australia has noticed and is very...|
|7/16/2013 - President Obama likes to promote freedom and democracy around the world, but time and again he has proven he doesn't believe these same principles should apply to Americans.
The evidence is clear in policy after policy, decision after decision, action after action that this president has either made...|
|7/12/2013 - If you're one of the nation's dwindling number of taxpayers, you're probably not going to care much for this story. But you need to read it anyway, because hopefully it will spur you to jump head-first into the political process (if you're not involved already) and demand some answers (and, more importantly,...|
|7/3/2013 - Based on the types of stories we routinely cover here at Natural News concerning the aggressive nature of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) against raw milk farmers and backyard gardeners, it may seem as though this federal agency keeps a very close eye on every aspect of the American food...|
|6/13/2013 - In an effort to "save the planet" the federal government is now aiming to make microwave ovens more efficient. The Department of Energy is finalizing new standards for microwaves, which will "prevent 38 million metric tons of carbon emissions," according to Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president...|
|5/29/2013 - Pediatrician and pro-vaccine advocate Dr. Paul Offit has spoken out repeatedly against vaccine religious exemptions. For example, in one speech (http://www.vaccinationcouncil.org ), he implies that since the Old and New Testaments and the Qur'an predate vaccines, these religions can't be opposed to...|
|5/23/2013 - There is a constitutional fight brewing between Kansas, whose current governor is a former federal legislator, and the Obama Administration over the passage of a state law banning federal agents from enforcing national gun control mandates and regulations when all firearms business is conducted between...|
|5/12/2013 - The state of Texas continues to fight back hard against federal intrusions, especially in the area of gun control as President Obama and some Washington lawmakers push for new laws infringing upon the Second Amendment's right of Americans to keep and bear arms.
In a vote of 100-47, the Texas House...|
|5/12/2013 - The governor of the state of Kansas has made it clear to the U.S. Justice Department and Attorney General Eric Holder he is not intimidated by the former's threats over the state's new law barring federal agents from enforcing unconstitutional gun laws.
On April 26 Holder sent a letter to Gov. Sam...|
|5/1/2013 - A lawsuit originally filed by a former employee-turned-whistleblower of pharmaceutical giant Novartis is gaining new momentum following the announcement that the federal government has now joined on as a plaintiff. According to the suit, Novartis has committed numerous crimes over the years, including...|
|4/27/2013 - The state of Kansas has enacted legislation that essentially cancels out any future federal attempt to regulate guns or impose new gun control measures and restrictions in a move seen by supporters as protecting the integrity of the Second Amendment and Kansans' right to bear arms without government...|
|4/27/2013 - Documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) reveal the Obama administration is actively marketing the federal food stamp program (SNAP) to illegal immigrants. A Spanish-language flyer obtainer by Judicial Watch says, "You need not divulge information regarding your immigration status...|
|4/23/2013 - The federal government's ongoing looting spree of Americans' hard-earned wealth is picking up speed in the retirement savings department, as new reports have emerged outlining a plan by the Obama Administration to regulate the amount of money Americans can receive from their own retirement savings accounts....|
|4/19/2013 - While tens of millions of Americans believe President Obama may be the most divisive president since Abraham Lincoln, at least one U.S. senator thinks he may be the most abusive in terms of wielding power.
Granted, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is a political opponent, to be sure, so some may be prone...|
|4/16/2013 - I've been working as a reporter for 30 years, and during that time, I've spoken with numerous mainstream reporters and editors, off the record, who've confirmed that:
They are absolutely not permitted to take down a major government institution for any reason. No matter how many horrendous crimes...|
|3/25/2013 - There is a food revolution taking hold all over America, whether it is in the form of demanding labeling of GM foods, the right to produce and sell raw milk and other commodities, or - in the case of Sedgwick, Maine - declaring all local food transactions of any kind free and legal.
|3/19/2013 - First it was millions of servings of long-term storable food. Then it was billions of rounds of high-powered ammunition and thousands of tank-like armored vehicles. Now the occupying powers of the U.S. federal government are stockpiling millions of doses of smallpox medication in alleged preparation...|
|3/19/2013 - In the wake of legislation passed by voters in Colorado and Washington State which legalized marijuana in defiance of federal drug laws, President Obama told Barbara Walters that he had instructed his Justice Department not to prosecute anyone smoking pot in these states.
"We've got bigger fish to...|
|2/19/2013 - More than a year after the Obama administration quietly murdered three American nationalists abroad using unmanned aerial drones, a federal judge has finally ruled that keeping the details of the killings a secret, as well as the motivation behind them, is not necessarily illegal. In her 75-page ruling,...|
|2/18/2013 - If you are reading this, you are guilty of felony possession of a Schedule I controlled substance.
This is not a joke.
You, like everyone else who is alive and breathing, can be arrested right now by the U.S. federal government, charged with felony possession, then proven "guilty" of that possession...|
|2/6/2013 - In response to current efforts by federal occupying powers to scrap the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and eliminate the freedom of Americans to own firearms, the state of Wyoming has introduced new legislation to nullify any and all attempts at a nationwide gun grab. Known as House Bill...|
|1/18/2013 - The state of Texas has a reputation for being fiercely independent, a trait that has been on display again recently as the Obama administration and some members of Congress consider sweeping new gun control legislation.
In response to legislative measures already proposed, as well as others said...|
|1/17/2013 - During America's Civil War, the state of Kentucky remained a "border state," one geographically situated between the North and South and which remained officially neutral in the conflict. Now; however, a Kentucky sheriff is choosing sides over the Second Amendment, stating plainly that he has no intention...|
|1/16/2013 - Many prosecutors and, in the case of Headline News' Nancy Grace, former prosecutors, are of the mindset that if a suspect commits suicide they do so because they are guilty. Grace said as much following the suicide of one of her guests, Melinda Duckett, after the sensationalist host all but accused...|
|1/14/2013 - A cascade of reports emanating from the White House since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December make it clear that President Obama, despite a pledge in 2008 not to come after firearms, plans to make gun control one of his second-term cornerstones.
A report in the Washington Post Jan....|
|1/3/2013 - A representative from the Ireland-based biopharmaceutical company Jazz Pharmaceuticals who was previously convicted of illegally marketing prescription drugs for off-label uses has been vindicated after a federal appeals court ruled the illicit marketing to be nothing more than simple "free speech."...|
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|12/12/2012 - Even while manufacturers of nutritional supplements remain effectively gagged when it comes to promoting the truthful health benefits of their own products, a recent federal appeals court decision appears to give a free pass to pharmaceutical representatives peddling prescription drugs for "off-label"...|
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