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When lawmakers don't even know how many laws exist, how can citizens be expected to follow them?

h/t Wirecutter

Ignorance of the law, we are often told, is no excuse. “Every man is presumed to know the law,” says a long-established legal aphorism… 733 more words

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The 2 states Obama hasn't visited

He’s visited steel mills in Indiana and movie studios in California; an oil spill in in Louisiana and a landslide in Washington State; military bases from New Jersey to Texas; even Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. 46 more words

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2 US agents charged with fraud during Silk Road inquiry

Two former federal agents have been charged with stealing digital currency during their investigation into an online black market that allowed users to buy and sell drugs and other illegal items. 49 more words

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JADE HELM: PREPARATION FOR HUGE WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST?

Drill simulates invasion of Iran, Syria

The Jade Helm military exercise, set to take place in nine U.S. states this summer, has prompted concerns about preaparations for martial law in America, but could the real purpose behind the drill be centered around a mock invasion of Iran and Syria, and a huge Middle Eastern war? 6 more words

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Obama makes first trip to Kenya as President

President Barack Obama is making his first trip to his father’s native Kenya as president this summer, the White House announced Monday. Obama will travel to Kenya in July for bilateral meetings and the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, an annual conference that connects entrepreneurs with business leaders, international organizations, and governments. 8 more words

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School That Was Named After War Hero Forces Child to Shave Off Military-Style Haircut

Adam Stinnett’s high-and-tight haircut. (Fox)

Adam Stinnett looks up to his older stepbrother—a soldier in the U.S. Army. So when it came time to get a haircut, the 7-year-old told his mother he wanted a basic military-style cut. 100 more words

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