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Liberty Spiked Mowhak!
I took a few minutes to finally do my Mowhak. I've been waiting a while to do this. I just never had the time. So here's what it looks like.

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Why the visit?

CU Law School students visit Colorado schools every year about this time in celebration of Constitution Day, which is Sept. 17.

During the visits, CU law students discuss case law and discuss a hypothetical case.

Greeley Central High School social studies teacher Alan Stearns gave a fist pump shortly after 10 a.m. Friday.

His freshman social studies class had just wrapped up a lesson on the First Amendment from guest lecturers Annie Finch and Bob Miller.

Finch, a second-year law student at University of Colorado, Boulder, had previously presented to classes at Abraham Lincoln High School in Denver and York International Academy in Thornton as part of a two-week-long celebration of Constitution Day, which is Sept. 17.

So, was Greeley Central the best?

Obviously, yes, Finch grinned, looking at Stearns.

Bam! Fist pump.

I was incredibly proud of my students, Stearns said.

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Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam certainly look like the kind of guys who could help bitcoin recover from its wild years.

They are tall and textbook fit, and as poised as Swiss bankers — Vulcan Swiss bankers. Armstrong, 31 and a former software engineer at Airbnb Inc., shaves his head. Ehrsam, 26 and a former foreign-exchange trader at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), keeps his hair short and very much in place. When they discuss bitcoin, they rarely smile. Do not try to make them laugh.

Their seriousness is understandable, Bloomberg Markets magazine will report in its November 2014 issue. Armstrong and Ehrsam are the founders of a startup called Coinbase Inc., whose mission is to convince everyone that bitcoin isnt an Internet scam or a libertarian plot against the government or a digital version of goldbuggery, as various skeptics have it. Rather, its the best thing to happen to money since the Lydians started minting coins sometime in the seventh century B.C.

Coinbase isnt a bank — technically, its a brokerage — but in important respects it behaves like one. Customers open accounts, through which they buy bitcoins for dollars. Coinbase holds the bitcoins. Customers spend them using a computer or a smartphone application. Coinbase makes money by charging a 1 percent fee for exchanging dollars and bitcoins. All other transactions are free.

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Adam Draper, founder of the accelerator program Boost VC. Draper wants to help launch 100 bitcoin-focused companies.

Coinbases aim is to take a curio currency that exists only as bits on the Internet and turn it into a coin of the realm — every realm, because part of the appeal of bitcoin is that it can cross borders as easily as e-mail.

Its a big job. Reputation is everything when it comes to currency, and bitcoins has taken some hits. In 2013, the FBI busted Silk Road, an online drug market that ran on bitcoins. In February 2014, Tokyo-based Mt. Gox, once the largest bitcoin exchange in the world, collapsed, and suddenly 850,000 bitcoins, worth $500 million at the time, were just … gone. (Two hundred thousand of the missing bitcoins later turned up.)

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The first argued case in the new Supreme Court term will be Heien v. North Carolina, a Fourth Amendment case about whether a reasonable mistake of law can create cause for a Fourth Amendment search or seizure. I think the defendant has the better argument that the answer is no. In this post, Ill explain the case and why I think the defense should prevail.

I. The Facts, and A Brief History of Brake-Light Law

The facts of the case are simple. A North Carolina police officer stopped a car for having a broken right rear brake light. The stop led to a consent search, and the search led to the discovery of drugs in the car. So far it sounds like a pretty routine Fourth Amendment traffic stop case. But heres the twist: If you look closely at thetext of North Carolinas traffic laws, its at best unclear whetheritprohibits driving with one broken brake light.

A little bit of history is helpful here. Decades ago, it was common for cars to come equipped with only one brake light. The early brake lights often had STOP written on them,and unsurprisinglythey were known as stop lamps. At the time, it was common for the traffic laws to require cars to have only one stop lamp.

Thats antiquated now, of course. But a lot of state laws still have a residual form of this. In particular, many state laws require one working stop lamp for antique cars but two such stop lampsfor more modern cars. To get a flavor of this common practice, see the laws of Florida, California, Texas, New York, Michigan, Tennessee, the District of Columbia, or Ohio.

North Carolinas traffic law is different. The key statutory provision requires that modern cars have a stop lamp but has no such requirement for pre-1956 cars.Heres the language:

No person shall sell or operate on the highways of the State any motor vehicle, motorcycle or motor-driven cycle, manufactured after December 31, 1955, unless it shall be equipped with a stop lamp on the rear of the vehicle. The stop lamp shall display a red or amber light visible from a distance of not less than 100 feet to the rear in normal sunlight, and shall be actuated upon application of the service (foot) brake. The stop lamp may be incorporated into a unit with one or more other rear lamps.

Violation of this law is a misdemeanor criminal offense, see N.C.G.S.A. 20-176.

Why require only one stop lamp for more modern cars and none for older cars? I have no idea. Its hard to know what the legislature was thinking. A few other states in the southern U.S. have traffic codes that also require only one stop lamp, perhaps just as a historical relic. See Alabamas code, for example, which dates back to 1927. Georgia, West Virginia, and South Carolina have similar language but add the additional requirement that all original equipment has to be working properly, which as a practical matter requires multiple working brake lights. See, e.g., Georgia 40-8-26; W. Va. Code Ann. 17C-15-18(a)(1); State v. Jihad, 553 S.E.2d 249 (S.C 2001) (interpreting South Carolinas brake light law). North Carolinas law appears to be somewhat unique. It has a provision that the originally-equipped tail lights have to be working (that is, the red lights that go on when the front headlights or parking lights are on), but it does not appear to apply that same standard to brake lights.

Ok, back to the case. At trial, Heien argued that the North Carolina traffic law did not prohibit driving with one broken brake light so long as the other brake light was working. After all, with one brake light out and the other working, the car did have a functioning stop lamp. The North Carolina Court of Appeals agreed with Heiens reading of North Carolinas law. Under its decision, driving with one broken brake light is perfectly legal in North Carolina.

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State Representative Bruce Williamson, R-Monroe, recently received an A rating from the National Rifle Association of America. This grade serves as an evaluation of Williamsons support of Second Amendment issues during his time in office.

As a lawmaker, I believe it is my duty to protect and preserve the Second Amendment, just as our founding fathers intended, Williamson said. I am proud that the NRA recognized my continued efforts to preserve our citizens most basic, constitutional rights.

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Sep 272014

Retirement should be your time to savor this freedom. The key is to be doing what you want and enjoy.

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Scary Story: Truth About the ILLUMINATI
SCARY STORY TIME!! I tell the truth about the illuminati how beyonce became the illuminati queen.. an early Halloween story lol.

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Blame it on “guano mania.” A craze for natural fertilizer made from bird droppings spurred the U.S. to take possession of a group of remote Pacific islands in the 19th century, and now those islands are home to the world’s largest marine reserve.

On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced an expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument to cover nearly 490,000 square miles, six times larger than its previous size. (See “U.S. Creates Largest Protected Area in the World, 3X Larger Than California.”)

The Guano Islands Act of 1856 made it possible. The United States long ago used the act to claim islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean as territory, which means that today the U.S. government has the legal authority to protect waters up to 200 miles out from each island, an area known as the exclusive economic zone.

NG STAFF. SOURCE: U.S. GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE

For the Pacific Remote Islands preserve, this includes Palmyra, an atoll of about 50 low-lying islands that were first claimed for the United States in 1859 under the Guano Islands federal statute, which remains on the books. In all, the law claimed five Pacific Remote Island Areas now in the reserve, including the triangular Kingman Reef and tiny Baker, Howland, and Jarvis Islands.

Ultimately, the islands of the newly expanded monument owe their present-day good fortune to the digestive tracts of the abundant seabirds that inhabited them a century and a half ago.

White Gold

Guano was fertilizer as good as it got at the time for fertilizing farmer’s fields to feed a growing world population, before the development of synthetic ammonia fertilizers in the early part of the 20th century.

“American farmers first learned of the powerful fertilizing properties of guano in the mid-1840′s,” wrote legal historian Christina Duffy Posna of Columbia University Law School in New York in a 2005 essay on the American “guano islands.”

Peruvians had known about it for centuries and enjoyed a monopoly over the Chincha Islands, where birds had deposited tons of what came to be known as “white gold.” Hundreds of thousands of seabirds can nest on a single island, and migrating birds overwinter on them as well. The tightly packed birds cover the small islands, which receive little rain and intense sunlight, perfect conditions for drying out guano deposits.

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Bitcoin is the buzz! Well, the latest buzz anyhow in the weird world of cyber-currencies. It seems like only yesterday that Liberty Reserve went down, see thisbut here we are again.

This article is not whether Bitcoin is going to make it or not as a cyber-currency. There are thousands of articles out that positing that Bitcoin will be different, that this time it is the real thing. Most of those articles seem to written by folks promoting Bitcoins. But there are a few well-researched articles out there that warn that Bitcoins days are numbered, see thisas just one example.

Again, this article is not about any of that. If you want to invest in something that doesnt materially exist, then Im going to be no more critical of you than I would be of anybody who invests in complex derivative contracts on the major stock markets, which are traded by the billions everyday just ask any partner, er, former partner of Lehmann Brothers about those.

No, this article doesnt go so far as to ponder the imponderables about Bitcoin. Instead, it is a lesson about how to invest, or rather not to invest, in Bitcoins, should one be so inclined.

Anytime something is new, and generates a buzz, it attracts both investors and the folks who sell them the investments, known as promoters. Inevitably, with any investments whether in Bitcoins or wheat futures or even seemingly innocuous mutual funds, some promoters are good and some promoters are bad.

Unfortunately, new things typically attract far more than their share of bad promoters. The reason is that many of the good promoters will sit on the sidelines for a while, waiting for things to shake out as they inevitably do. Thus, it is rare that the established investment firms will jump right in to something new. They wait a few years, let the market develop momentum, and then use their huge infrastructure, pools of existing clients, and seemingly endless advertising dollars to enter the movie only after they are convinced that folks are not going to walk out after the first few scenes.

Bad promoters have thus, quite predictably, settled upon Bitcoin like so many vultures. That brings us to the point of this article.

A good example is found in the recent final judgment obtained by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission against Mr. Tendon T. Shavers and his Bitcoin Savings & Trust (BTCST), by which Shavers used to defraud his suckers out of more than 700,000 Bitcoins. To give you an idea of the size of this fraud, the judgment entered by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas requires Shavers to disgorge more than $40 million in ill-gotten gains and interest, and, oh, both Shavers and BTCST are each required to pay $150,000 in civil penalties.

According to the SECs Litigation Release 23090 dated September 22, 2014:

The Commission established, and the Court found, that from February 2011 through August 2012, Shavers offered and sold investments in BTCST over the internet. Shavers solicited all investments, and paid all purported returns, in bitcoins. Operating under the internet name, pirateat40, Shavers solicited investors in online chat rooms and on the Bitcoin Forum, an online forum dedicated to Bitcoin, promising them up to 7% returns weekly based on his claimed trading of bitcoin against the U.S. dollar, including selling bitcoins to individuals who wanted to buy them off the radar. In reality, Shavers used new bitcoins received from BTCST investors to pay purported returns on outstanding BTCST investments, and diverted BTCST investors bitcoins for his personal use. The Court further found that, even as he publicly denied the Ponzi scheme on the Bitcoin Forum, Shavers knowingly and intentionally operated BTCST as a sham and a Ponzi scheme, and repeatedly made materially false and misleading representations to BTCST investors and potential investors concerning the use of their bitcoins, how he would generate the promised returns, and the safety of their investments.

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BSTREAM201 ep.2-ILLUMINATI stuff like this(part.2)
Are we in danger? An unrated part about the songs of Disney Records and theyr satanical messages! We will start this time at 22:45 because, as I said, it will be an 100% UNRATED edition!

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Adult swim joint illuminati pt 2
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RICK STEELHAMMER | Gazette

Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge biologist Patty Morrison introduces a youthful Life Under the Waves participant to a stinkpot turtle.

WILLIAMSTOWN — Visiting the lesser-known half of the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge requires dressing in appropriate attire for the occasion: scuba gear.

The refuge consists of 22 islands and four mainland tracts scattered along 362 miles of river, most of it in West Virginia, said refuge biologist Patty Morrison. Altogether, we have about 3,300 acres — half of it underwater.

To acquaint the public with the wide array of wildlife that lives beneath the surface of the Ohio, the refuge has hosted several Under the Waves programs at its visitor center near Williamstown. On Tuesday, a group of about 35 attended the most recent session, sponsored by the Friends of the Ohio River Islands Wildlife Refuge.

In addition to providing habitat for 105 species of fish ranging from tiny channel darters to 100-pound, plankton-eating paddlefish,the refuge is home to 45 species of freshwater mussels, including seven on the federal endangered species list, Morrison said. By the time the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge was formed in 1990, seven Ohio River mussel species had disappeared from the refuges section of the river but could be found elsewhere in the U.S. Four other former resident species had gone extinct globally.

Formation of the wildlife refuge saved the islands from sand and gravel dredging, a prime killer of mussels and their habitat, but failed to shield them from human-caused challenges. A 1999 chemical spill from a Marietta, Ohio, chemical plant killed an estimated 1 million mussels on a 13-mile section of the Ohio, and a 2005 barge accident at Belleville Locks jammed floodgates and caused a section of the river to go dry. We lost the pool and millions of mussels froze to death, Morrison said.

While Ohio River mussels appear to be on the road to recovery in the wake of the chemical spill and the barge mishap, they remain vulnerable to similar accidents in the future. Currently, 76 of the nearly 300 species of mussels known to exist in the U.S. are on the endangered species list.

In 2010, in an effort to boost the populations of mussels by establishing and connecting new colonies of them in their former range, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and West Virginia DNR began bringing the bivalves back to sites where they once flourished. Mussels were collected from under a bridge over the Allegheny River near East Brady, PA, that was scheduled for demolition, held in a quarantine facility, and transplanted in West Virginia waters at several locations along the Ohio, as well as sites on the Elk, Little Kanawha, Kanawha River at Kanawha Falls, and Middle Island and Dunkard creeks.

More recently, the focus has been on re-establishing rarer species, made possible by another Pennsylvania bridge over the Allegheny — this one at East Brady — being scheduled for in-stream demolition. The two most common species at the Hunter Station Bridge are federally endangered, which has spurred the work on conducting restoration with them. If we can get viable populations established, thats the first step in being able to get them off the endangered species list.

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Freedom Industries has tentatively agreed to release long-sealed budget reports showing actual past expenses and projected future costs for cleaning up the site of the January chemical leak but some budget information will likely remain hidden.

In a federal bankruptcy court hearing in Charleston Tuesday which Chief Judge Ronald Pearson called over concerns that too much of Freedoms limited assets were being spent on things other than remediating the Elk River site, which he said is the primary goal the judge asked Freedoms Chief Restructuring Officer Mark Welch whether the company is amenable to publicly releasing the documents that Pearson has been keeping under seal.

Pearson said he believes releasing them would increase public confidence in the process.

Welch, whom Freedom hired to manage its finances while it winds down operations, said he no longer objected to the documents being made public, though Freedom attorney Mark Freedlander then asked Pearson whether the court would still keep hidden budget assumptions that include narratives and other explanations of how the projected figures are calculated.

Pearson agreed, and the court and Freedoms attorneys now plan to negotiate about what will be released and when.

Welch said hes not opposed to releasing all past and future periodic budgets for the remediation of the Etowah Terminal site, where a leak of Crude MCHM and other chemicals fouled the water of hundreds of thousands of West Virginians for days.

He said he wanted the documents sealed previously for various concerns, including that there were more unanswered questions about the cost of remediation at the time and that he wanted to keep potential bidders on the cleanup work from basing their bids on projected costs.

He said his concerns are allayed now that Freedom has hired Arcadis as a new project management and remediation contractor following its June firing of Civil & Environmental Consultants shortly after there were two overflow incidents of potentially contaminated stormwater into the river in two days under its watch and hired SPSI as a direct site cleanup subcontractor.

Ive replaced operational management, Welch said. Ive replaced everybody.

The budget documents could shed more light on the ongoing costs of the remediation process at a time when the judge, Freedoms creditors and the wider public are concerned that the bankrupt companys initially limited funds are dwindling to a point that it wont be able to both adequately remediate the site and pay its obligations.

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Japan plans to lodge an official protest with Russia over the visit by a senior official to an island claimed by both nations, adding to tensions that have prevented a summit between the leaders of the two countries.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters today in Tokyo that the visit to the island, called Iturup in Russian and Etorofu in Japanese, by Sergei Ivanov, head of the Russian presidential administration, was extremely regrettable.

While Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on a phone call last week to continue talks at events such as the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Beijing in November, Putins planned visit to Japan this autumn has yet to materialize. Japans backing of Group of Seven sanctions on Russia over its Ukraine policy has hurt Abes push for closer ties.

Ivanovs visit comes six weeks after Russia held military exercises in the Kuril islands, known as the Northern Territories in Japan. The drills were absolutely unacceptable, Japans Foreign Ministry said at the time.

Russia opened a new airport on the island visited by Ivanov on Sept. 22, according to the ITAR-Tass news agency. The island is one of four near Japans northernmost main island of Hokkaido at the center of a disagreement with Russia since the Soviet Union took them over at the end of World War II.

Abe had been working to resolve the Cold War-era territorial differences and expand the supply of Russian energy to Japan. He is the first Japanese leader in a decade to make an official visit to Russia, and has met Putin five times, including a trip to the Sochi Olympics opening ceremony that was shunned by U.S. President Barack Obama.

Differences over the islands proved the stumbling block to Japan and the Soviet Union signing a permanent peace treaty after negotiations in 1956. At the time, the two sides signed a joint declaration reestablishing diplomatic relations and agreed to continue talks on the islands.

To contact the reporter on this story: Maiko Takahashi in Tokyo at mtakahashi61@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Andrew Davis at abdavis@bloomberg.net Andy Sharp

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Experience Kiwi http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnfKwNEcp0c heartland hospitality on the Nature Coast – a place to stop, relax and take your time. Chris Barbara invite you to unwind at Serendipity…

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Sept. 22, 2014, 5:26 p.m.

A professional lifeguard has waded into the controversial dogs-on-beaches debate after snapping photos of community campaigners walking their dogs in a restricted zone.

Professional lifeguard Ken Holloway was unhappy to see dogs being walked in a restricted area, right, after Sundays pro-dog rally. Picture: KIRK GILMOUR

A professional lifeguard has waded into the controversial dogs-on-beaches debate after snapping photos of community campaigners walking their dogs in a restricted zone.

Around 2000 people took to McCauleys Beach on Sunday to rally against proposed changes to Wollongong City Councils dogs on beaches and parks policy, which would strip northern Illawarra dog owners of three off-leash beach areas.

The walk aimed to show public support for keeping Sharkeys, Little Austi and McCauleys as off-leash beaches, but drew the ire of lifeguard Ken Holloway when he noticed a small number of owners walking their dogs in restricted areas.

Mr Holloway, who had been tending to an injured surfer with other Sandon Point Surf Life Saving Club members at the time, said he was unsure if it was ignorance or just total disregard that caused them to flout the dog ban.

Thousands hit McCauleys in support of dog beaches: photos

After the dog owners had their say, did their walk and got all of the publicity …a number of them chose to walk back around the rocks over the rock platform [at Sandon Point], he said.

It is not just enough to have their area where they can exercise their dogs, they want to push the envelope and go to other areas which have been set aside for good reasons.

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ILLUMINATI(NWO) TEN COMMANDMENTS TO BE FULFILL IN 2014? Georgia Guidestone
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Freedom of Speech – Why Liberty?
Having the ability to freely exchange ideas creates better governing and better communities. Catherine Sevcenko describes her time working overseas in Budapest and Moscow and understanding…

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Illuminati is a standalone card game made by Steve Jackson Games (SJG), inspired by the 1975 book, The Illuminatus! Trilogy, by Robert Anton Wilson and Robert Shea. The game has ominous secret societies competing with each other to control the world through sinister means, including legal, illegal, and even mystical. It was designed as a “tongue-in-cheek rather than serious”[1] take on conspiracy theories. It contains groups named similarly to real world organizations, such as the Society for Creative Anachronism and the Semiconscious Liberation Army.[2] It can be played by two to eight players. Depending on the number of players, a game can take between one and six hours.

In September 1981, Steve Jackson and his regular freelance cover artist Dave Martin discussed their shared admiration of the Illuminatus! Trilogy, and the latter suggested a game. Steve Jackson decided against adapting the novel because of the expense of game rights, and the difficulty of adapting a novel with such convoluted plots. He decided “a game about the secret-conspiracy idea behind Illuminatus!” was doable. After doing research on the Illuminati and conspiracy theories, and “extensive and enthusiastic playtesting” it went on the market in July 1982 in the Pocket Box format (a plastic box the size of a mass-market paperback) which was at the time the usual for SJG. Over the next few years, three expansions for the Pocket Box Illuminati game were publishedthe first two were substantially incorporated into the deluxe edition, while the third was an earlier version of what would become Illuminati: Brainwash.

Robert Shea provided a four-paragraph introduction to the rulebook for the Illuminati Expansion Set 1 (1983), in which he wrote, “Maybe the Illuminati are behind this game. They must bethey are, by definition, behind everything.”

In 1995 Wilson criticized some of these products for exploiting the Illuminatus! name without paying royalties by taking advantage of legal loopholes.[3] Later commentators have attributed both the game and the Illuminatus! Trilogy as using real conspiracies as “targets of ridicule.”[4]

The game is played with a deck of special cards, money chips (representing millions of dollars in low-denomination unmarked banknotes) and two six-sided dice. There are three types of cards:

The players take role of Illuminati societies that struggle to take over the world. The Pocket Box edition depicted six Illuminati groups: The Bavarian Illuminati, The Discordian Society, The UFOs, The Servants of Cthulhu, The Bermuda Triangle, and The Gnomes of Zrich. The deluxe edition added the Society of Assassins and The Network, and the Illuminati Y2K expansion added the Church of The SubGenius and Shangri-La.

The world is represented by group cards such as Secret Masters of Fandom, the CIA, The International Communist Conspiracy, Evil Geniuses for a Better Tomorrow, California, and many more there are over 300 official cards available. Every group and Illuminati has some Power, Resistance and Income values; most of the world groups have an Alignment. The game is written with the usual SJG humor. The game uses a multitude of conspiracy theory in-jokes, with cards such as the Boy Sprouts (where sinister youth leaders influence the world leaders of tomorrow), the Orbital Mind Control Lasers, the Mafia, two headed Anti-Nuclear Activists, or Trekkies.

Special cards represent unexpected phenomena and features, for example increasing Income or Resistance of a group.

The game is played in turns. The primary Illuminati (player) activity is taking control of groups. During an attack to take control, the attacker must overcome the Resistance of attacked groups with combined Power of his groups (affected by Alignment of attacker and attacked), money spent, and influence of special cards. The attacked group can be defended by spending money and special cards by other players (especially by the controlling Illuminati if the group is already controlled). After a successful attack to take control, the card is placed (along the special markers) next to Illuminati, or another already controlled group forming a power structure.

Each group has its own money, best marked by placing each group’s money counters on that group. Money is moved slowly, only one step at a time between groups once per turn. Money in the Illuminated group is accessible for defense of or attacks on all groups in the entire world. Money in the groups can only be used in attacks by or against that group, but gives double defense bonus when spent.

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Content Marketing, Social and SEO
You'll learn more in an hour on content marketing, social and SEO from this week's show with Brent Carnduffthan you would in attending a 3 day conference. If you want to use your time…

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