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Ron Paul rings the Liberty Bell at UT

February 23, 2008 by


Ron Paul rings the Liberty Bell at his University of Texas rally — February 23, 2008. Footage courtesy of CITIZINE News.

2017 is coming up soon!

February 18, 2008 by


Soldiers Against Killing Civilians

February 12, 2008 by


Interviews with American soldiers from Iraq.

Austin police chief proposes Big Brother camera system

January 31, 2008 by


By Thom White AUSTIN January 23, 2008 – On Tuesday, recently-appointed Austin police chief Art Acevedo announced to the media a proposed police surveillance camera system that would attempt to record all public activity in the Sixth Street district in order to reduce the likelihood of crime. The cameras’ recordings would be reviewed in […]

Killing of burglars in Pasadena stirs controversy

January 22, 2008 by


By Thom White On the afternoon of November 14, 2007, computer consultant Joe Horn, 61, shot and killed two men that had burglarized his neighbor’s home in Pasadena, Texas, near Houston. When Mr. Horn looked out the window at two o’clock in the afternoon and saw a couple men breaking into his neighbor’s home […]

Wal-Mart Opponents Hold Town Hall Meeting

January 15, 2008 by


By Thom White AUSTIN, Tex. January 12, 2008 — Opponents of the Wal-Mart Supercenter that is planned for Northcross Mall gathered together yesterday at St. Louis Catholic Church for a town hall meeting. Responsible Growth for Northcross (RG4N) leaders proposed their next steps after a recent court ruling effectively gave the developer, Lincoln Property […]

Gold Heist at Austin Gun Shop

November 25, 2007 by


Thieves elude police despite SWAT team action AUSTIN November 25, 2007 – It’s now been more than ten days since a bizarre SWAT team “standoff” around McBride’s Guns in central Austin ended with police searching the building only to discover the thieves had gotten away. Robbers absconded with $5,000 to $10,000 in jewelry and gold […]

Liberty Dollars Seized by FBI Agents

November 21, 2007 by


Feds grab over 50,000 collectible “Ron Paul Dollars” in raid November 21, 2007 – Last week federal agents invaded the headquarters of Norfed, manufacturer of collectible “Liberty Dollars,” and confiscated all of the company’s precious metals, computers, and documents. FBI officials in charge of an investigation have refused to publicly discuss the raid that has […]

Local Businesses Band Together to Stop Domain Subsidies

November 14, 2007 by


AUSTIN November 14, 2007 — Over a hundred Austin business owners have joined the community group, Stop Domain Subsidies, which is pushing to reverse the city of Austin’s multi-million dollar tax giveaway to Simon Property Group, current owner of the ‘mixed-use’ development, The Domain. Petitioners contend that massive tax rebates granted to Simon Properties give […]