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‘What Good Is Freedom If You Can’t Keep Your Own Property?’

‘What Good Is Freedom If You Can’t Keep Your Own Property?’

By Bob Unruh (Photo by Joe Kovacs) A state plan in Minnesota to take land from a number of farm families and spend millions of dollars to turn it all into a marsh has triggered a fight that isn’t going away any time soon. “What good is freedom, if you can’t keep your own property?” charged […]

Oregon Man Fined $500 for Challenging Timing on Red-Light Cameras

Oregon Man Fined $500 for Challenging Timing on Red-Light Cameras

By Melissa Quinn Mats Jarlstrom’s trouble all began with a red-light camera. In April 2013, Jarlstrom’s wife, Laurie, received a ticket after driving her Volkswagen through an intersection in Beaverton, Oregon, that was equipped with a traffic camera. His wife paid the fine, but the timing of the traffic lights at the intersection piqued Jarlstrom’s […]

Pursuing Happy

Pursuing Happy

By David Pu’u Originally published on November 5, 2011, but it seemed appropriate to repeat now Happiness Is One of the things that always strikes me about Bali and the Balinese is the degree of happiness which exists. Some may say that being happy is a choice. Well it is, sort of. But not the […]