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    • Brainwashing in Americaby Berit Kjos Ages: 18+Brainwashing is not, as some anti-Christian educators and students contend, the Biblical process of training our children to love and follow God. The word "brainwashing" refers to a planned, step-by-step attempt to "wash" family-taught beliefs...Subjects: conspiracy, education, agenda, UN, United Nations, children, citizens, Sustainable Development, tactics, behavioral science research

    • Freedom Advocatesby Michael Shaw Ages: 18+Freedom Advocates represents a cross-section of people from all political parties and backgrounds who are united in the principles of individual liberty, equal justice and the constitutional administration of government. People are born with unalienable rights and government exists to protect those rights. Rather than bureaucrats mandating indoctrination programs, parents should direct the terms of their child's education.Subjects: smart growth, laws, agenda, public policy, rights, freedom, liberty, research, independence, sustainable growth

    • A False Sense of Insecurityby John Mueller  Ages: 18+How does the risk of terrorism measure up against everyday dangers? How can measures such as strengthening the public health system, which provide much broader benefits than those against terrorism, get the attention they deserve?Subjects: PDF, terrorist, policy, CATO, America, history, prospective, bombing, weapons, threat, government, response

    • Center for Public Integrityby Charles Lewis Ages: 18+When Department of Defense personnel travel, it's not always the federal government that picks up the bill. Over a 10-year period, defense employees have taken thousands of trips paid for by outside sources, including foreign governments ...Subjects: investigation, reporting, analysis, education, citizens, watchdog, public interest, accoutable, journalism

    • Citizens Against Government Wasteby Leslie Paige Ages: 18+CAGW's mission is to eliminate waste, mismanagement, and inefficiency in the federal government. In 1982, President Reagan directed the Grace Commission to "work like tireless bloodhounds to root out government inefficiency and waste of tax dollars."Subjects: government, waste, Grace Commisssion, taxpayers, tax dollars, spending

    • FEMA Concentration Camps: Locations and Executive Ordersby Barbara Hartwell Ages: 18+There over 800 prison camps in the United States, all fully operational and ready to receive prisoners. They are all staffed and even surrounded by full-time guards, but they are all empty. These camps are to be operated by FEMA ...Subjects: prison camps, FEMA, Rex 84, Executive Order, freedom

    • First Amendment Centerby John Seigenthaler Ages: 12+The center serves as a forum for the study and exploration of free-expression issues, including freedom of speech, of the press and of religion, and the rights to assemble and to petition the government. The center's programs provide education and information to the public and groups including First Amendment scholars and experts, educators, government policy makers, legal experts and students. The center is nonpartisan and does not lobby or litigate.Subjects: resource, speech, religion, archives, court, publications, petitions, issues, assistanceLocation: Nationwide

    • Sentencing Law and Policyby Douglas A. Berman Ages: 18+Over the past 15 years, the number of people held in U.S. prisons has increased by 49.6 percent, while private prison populations have increased by 353.7 percent. In 2010 alone, the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and the GEO Group, the two largest private prison companies, had combined revenues of $2.9 billion. According to the Justice Policy Institute (JPI), not only have private prison companies benefited from this increased incarceration, but they have helped fuel it.Subjects: blog, law, death penalty, justice, crime, incarceration, innocent, federal government, constitutional law, debate Location: Nationwide

    • Sovereignty International, Inc. Ages: 18+Private ownership of land is the aspiration that led our forefathers to brave the oceans and the great unknown. Private ownership of land is a fundamental principle of freedom, enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. Yet, private ownership of land is diminishing, and government ownership and control of land use is expanding.Subjects: global warming, United Nations, smart growth, laws, agenda, public policy, rights, freedom, liberty, independence, sustainable growth

    • The Tyranny of Copyrightby Robert S. Boynton Ages: 14+Not long ago, the Internet's ability to provide instant, inexpensive and perfect copies of text, sound and images was heralded with the phrase "information wants to be free". Yet the implications of this freedom have frightened some creators -- particularly those in the recording, publishing and movie industries -- who argue that the greater ease of copying and distribution increases the need for more stringent intellectual property laws. Subjects: article, political, Diebold, 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act, D.M.C.A., Swarthmore, copyright infringement, publishing, DVD's, copyright infringement, Motion Picture Association of America

    • The War On Personal Responsibility Ages: 18+If, as the food cops insist, the exercise of individual choice has limited bearing on what we put in our mouths, who does make these decisions? Aliens from the recently-discovered 10th planet? Sub-atomic microbots who live in fluoridated water? Perhaps it's the ghost of Milton Hershey. Actually, most nutrition zealots believe that responsibility for food choices should rest with individuals -- as long as those individuals are named Kelly Brownell and Michael Jacobson.Subjects: article, freedom, obesity, lawsuits, politics, food police, advocate, choice, Gastronomical Gestapo

    • What is a smart card? Ages: 16+A smart card resembles a credit card in size and shape, but inside it is completely different. First of all, it has an inside -- a normal credit card is a simple piece of plastic. The inside of a smart card usually contains an embedded microprocessor. Subjects: article, credit card, microprocessor, technology, computer, banking, advice, pc, Visa,

    • Government Check Cashing on Small Balancesby John Burnett Ages: 18+A customer of ours has had an account with our bank for over 50 years; this customer and spouse are both in their 70s and they refuse to have direct deposit for their social security checks. The 3rd of every month, they come in and cash their checks. Are we REQUIRED to give them their full amount (about $2,300) even though they have a $100 balance in their account? Subjects: article, customer service, banking, social security, check cashing policy

    • More Bureaucracy, More Intervention, Less Freedomby Ron Paul Ages: 18+Nationalizing standards for drivers licenses and birth certificates, and linking them together via a national database, creates a national ID system pure and simple. Proponents of the national ID understand that the public remains wary of the scheme, so they attempt to claim they're merely creating new standards for existing state IDs. Nonsense!Subjects: testimony, 9/11, national ID, surveillance, terrorists, federal, Constitution, private property, legislation, political

    • Open Secretsby The Center for Responsive Politics Ages: 18+A nonpartisan guide to money's influence on U.S. elections and public policy. Whether you're a voter, journalist, activist, student or interested citizen, use our free site to shine light on your government. Count cash and make change. Subjects: resource, political, congress, lobbying, government, news, PAC, Location: Nationwide

    • Police Encountersby Shawn and Annette Hall Ages: 18+In today's climate, drivers are more apt than not to have a police encounter. Knowing how to respond to police interrogation methods after a minor traffic stop can mean the difference between spending a night in jail and going on your merry way. This video provides some excellent examples along with the reasoning behind their proper response techniques and guess what? They actually work.Subjects: resource, police, drivers, information, video, citizen rights, traffic stop, instruction, law, rightsLocation: Nationwide

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