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No national anthem? Crowd responds by singing in a cappella Central Valley Breaking News, Sports & Crime | The Fresno Bee

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California parents taking control over a school system who said no National Anthem at game

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There’s a Speeding Mass of Space Junk Orbiting Earth, Smashing Into Things The Wall Street Journal

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knocking off five pieces that narrowly missed a nearby satellite

There is no source for this claim. The ESA's report on the incident makes no mention of "five pieces knocked off that narrowly missed a nearby satellite".

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Seattle Police Begin NAZI STYLE Gun Confiscation: No Laws Broken, No Warrant, No Charges SHTF Plan

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This sets a precedent that government can now forcefully take guns away from an individual without a crime being committed or an arrest being made and without a warrant.

The law in question requires a complaint to be made, a temporary hearing, the police to serve notice to the accused to appear before a judge for a full hearing, and the judge to issue an order before their guns can be taken away for a period of one year (with the possibility of further one year extensions). The law does not allow guns to be taken away without a hearing and the order of a judge.

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Seattle Police Confiscate First Firearm Under New "Mental Health" Law Conservative Daily Post

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This overreaching new law allows for dictatorial actions to confiscate weapons from citizens that are arbitrarily deemed guilty and/or dangerous without due process.

According to the law the complainant and respondent must appear before a judge for a hearing. The order may be granted after the hearing by the judge. There is no confiscation of guns without due process under this law.

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It looks like Alabama violated federal law with its “inactive” voter scheme. Slate Magazine

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But on Tuesday, these voters were compelled to fill out a lengthy, complex form that required them to list, among other things, their county of birth.

The voter only needs to fill out half a page, mostly consisting of information that the average person would have readily available, like address, social security number. People who know the city and state of their birth but not the county can very easily look that up. The rest of the two-page for consists of instructions and fields for election officials to fill out

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