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FUNNY. Nothing like watching unwitting supporters of taxes collide with those who have a different idea of what constitutes theft. "There's nothing fair about taxation. That's like saying some theft is fair."

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Frontline(Video)

On June 5, 1989, one day after the Chinese army's deadly crushing of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protest in Beijing, a single, unarmed young man stood his ground before a column of tanks on the Avenue of Eternal Peace.

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Reuters

The three-member panel at a Marine command center in Kansas City recommended that 25-year-old Marine Cpl. Adam Kokesh be given a general discharge -- one step below an "honorable discharge" and a reflection of "significant negative

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Washington Times

Citizen-driven antiwar campaigns have intensified recently, timing their efforts so lawmakers returning home this week during a congressional recess will feel pressured by an increasingly restless electorate wanting to change course in Iraq.

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Reuters

It has been a tough couple of weeks for the U.S. anti-war movement, but Ohio military mom Rosemary Palmer believes she already can see the beginning of the end of the Iraq war. "People are frustrated with setbacks, I see that ... But I think it*

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AP

Tom Wayne has amassed thousands of books in a warehouse during the 10 years he has run his used book store, Prospero's Books. Wayne began burning his books in protest of what he sees as society's diminishing support for the printed word.

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AP

A former Democratic Party activist who left dog feces on the doorstep of U.S. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave's Greeley office during last year's 4th Congressional District campaign was found not guilty of criminal use of a noxious substance. A jury de

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LA Times

How much does free speech cost? Exactly $17,674.06, according to Latino activist Armando Navarro, who received a bill from the city of San Bernardino. The tab stems from a March 17 pro-immigrant rally that attracted about 1,000 people.

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AP

Prosecutors said they would not pursue charges against two men who planted electronic devices around the city as part of a botched advertising campaign after the pair apologized for causing a bomb scare.

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AP

"The events of yesterday, with all (the training) that we do, should not have occurred," [the police chief] said at a tense news conference. "We should not be engaged in attacks on the media." [But apparently Hispanics are fair ga

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DownSizeDC

The House may vote at any minute to regulate grassroots citizens' organizations like DownsizeDC.org. We defeated these "citizen silencing" regulations in the Senate, but the forces of darkness are still hoping to snatch victory from the

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Detroit Free Press

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit against Ferndale, challenging the constitutionality of its police department's policy of ticketing antiwar protesters who hold signs encouraging motorists to honk.

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Reuters

Iraq war protester Cindy Sheehan urged President Bush to "end this madness" in Iraq in a march toward Bush's ranch. Sheehan, a vocal protester of the war since her soldier son, Casey, was killed in Iraq in 2004, also expressed disappoin

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Trevor Osgood

The priests were arrested on November 19, 2006 at Ft. Huachuca, in Sierra Vista Arizona after they knelt to pray on the road approaching the gate to the fort. The DOD described the protest as a “credible threat” to national security. Counter-proteste

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Seattle Times

The city of Seattle will pay $1 million to WTO protesters who were arrested in Westlake Park seven years ago and will clear their records, in a settlement announced today. The money will cover the plaintiffs' legal fees, with the rest divided amo

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AntiWar (photos)

Here are some photos from the March 19 "Defund the War" rally at Speaker Pelosi’s office (taken by and thanks to Malcolm Garris). The audio of the rally is available here.

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The Hill

Members of the anti-war group CODEPINK were arrested outside the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) following an announcement they would take over the office. They planned to hold a “Pin the war on the Donkey” demonstration.

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AP

Grand Rapids police say they arrested four people for noise and hindering officers. Another rally in Kalamazoo's Bronson Park attracted anti-war protesters and counter-protesters. One person told Newschannel 3, "It's going to come dow

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