10 Notorious Tax Evaders Who Didn’t Get Away with It

10. Dennis Kozlowski In May 2006, Dennis Kozlowski was ordered to repay $21.2m in owed New York sales taxes. The tax had been dodged on 12 paintings, including a Monet, a Renoir and a Bouguereau. Added to this charge were several other scandals relating to his former company, Tyco, including $81m in unauthorized bonuses. Kozlowski had reportedly liked to throw his money around; he bragged of his shower curtain costing $6,000. However, 8.5-25 years in…
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Charles Manson Breaks Silence: Discussing President Obama, Global Warming And His Followers

After twenty years of silence Charles Manson speaks … about the environment. Discussing topics such as President Obama and Wall Street, he emphasizes his concerns for global warming. Manson has gathered yet another group of followers, this time agreeing with his thoughts towards saving the environment, our ‘one world.’ ABC News reports: Manson, who was convicted 40 years ago in the gruesome murders of eight people — among them the pregnant actress Sharon Tate —…
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iSpy Conspiracy: Your iPhone Is Secretly Tracking Everywhere You’ve Been, All The Time

Sam Biddle — This is a map of everywhere I’ve been for nearly the last year. Everywhere. I didn’t carry around a special tracking device. The FBI isn’t sending goons in unmarked vans to track me. All I did was use an iPhone. And if you have an iPhone, you’re being tracked right now, too, whether you like it or not. It turns out that all our iPhones are keeping a record of everywhere you’ve…
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Renowned war filmmaker, prize-winning photojournalist killed while documenting in Libya

Tim Hetherington, Chris Hondros hit by explosion in besieged city of Misrata MISURATA, Libya — On Saturday evening, Tim Hetherington, the director of the Oscar-nominated documentary “Restrepo,” and Chris Hondros, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated photographer, hitched a ride to this besieged city on the Ionian Spirit, where they prepared sandwiches for refugees and talked about their plans back home. On Wednesday evening, the ship ferried the bodies of the two renowned journalists back to Benghazi. The…
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WikiLeaks, Twitter Records Case Heads Back To Court

On Friday, the case to bar federal prosecutors from accessing Twitter records related to users associated with WikiLeaks heads back to court. A Magistrate judge heard the users’ motions earlier this year and turned down their request to toss the order out. Now the case is going to be heard in front of a District Court judge. The case, if you recall, started back in December, when Twitter received an order from the Department of…
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Considering Career Move – Back To Europe – Prez of European Union?

Arnold Schwarzenegger considering saying “Hasta la vista, baby” to the United States? Possibly, as the Terminator star is mulling over a move back to his native Europe to run for the presidency of the European Union. His chief of staff, Terry Tamminen, insists the former California governor is “somebody who can unify Europe.” “In the next few years, the EU will be looking for a much more high-profile president,” Tamminen told Newsweek. “The French won’t…
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Fact finding mission says 846 dead and 6,467 injured in Egypt’s uprising

In this Jan. 29, 2011 file photo, Egyptians carry the body of a protester covered by Egypt’s flag who was killed during clashes with anti-riot police in Cairo. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File) CAIRO: The official fact-finding mission investigating the death toll of Egypt’s revolution released on Tuesday its final report, saying that at least 846 were killed and 6,467 injured during the popular uprising that toppled the Egyptian regime and forced president Hosni Mubarak to…
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The Billionaires’ Tea Party

Video produced by Australian filmmaker Taki Oldham His closing statement, “Be careful what you wish for… you just might get it.” One of the better made exposures I have viewed. A must-see. The Tea Party movement has taken American politics by storm. But is this truly a populist uprising or one of the greatest feats of propaganda ever seen? Australian filmmaker Taki Oldham sets out answer this question, finding that behind the movement’s rhetoric of…
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The Story Behind the Backmasking of Beatles “Revolution 9”

“Revolution 9” is a recorded composition that appeared on The Beatles’ 1968 self-titled LP release (popularly known as “The White Album“). The sound collage, credited to Lennon/McCartney, was created primarily by John Lennon with assistance from George Harrison and Yoko Ono. Lennon said he was trying to paint a picture of a revolution using sound. The composition was influenced by the avant-garde style of Ono as well as the musique concrète works of composers such…
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