Archive for January, 2013
BOSTON, (UPI) – Illegal alien Onyango Obama, President Barack Obama’s uncle, agreed to a December court date in Boston as he seeks to obtain permanent U.S. resident status. A Kenyan national who was ordered deported in 1992, Onyango Obama is pinning his hopes on a federal immigration law that allows permanent U.S. residence for illegal […]
MANILA, (UPI) – The United States could face fines of about $90 per square foot of damaged coral after a minesweeping vessel became grounded in the Philippines, officials said. The USS Guardian has been stuck on the Tubbataha Reef, which is part of the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park in the Sulu Sea since Jan. 17. […]
PITTSBURGH, (UPI) – Gov. Tom Corbett Wednesday announced he plans to privatize Pennsylvania’s system of state liquor stores, using the proceeds for public schools. Corbett said selling off the licenses would bring in $1 billion, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. But his plan must pass the Legislature, which has rejected earlier privatization efforts. “The selling of […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) – Costs are rising for the so-called sandwich generation, middle-age Americans with aging parents who also are raising children, U.S. researchers said. A Pew Research Center report on social and demographic trends, issued Wednesday, said 47 percent of adults in their 40s and 50s have a parent age 65 or older and are […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) – U.S. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., about to take office as secretary of state, warned in a farewell speech in the Senate Wednesday about political gridlock. Kerry didn’t mention names or parties, but in an emotional speech suggested some lawmakers have put their own interests ahead of the national interest, The Boston Globe […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.
Gun grabbers like to ask the question: “Why do you need an ‘assault weapon?’”
As the Department of Homeland Security so aptly put it in its own request for proposal for 7,000 .223 cal. select fire weapons, they are for personal defense.
At a Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday, officials at the Federal Reserve said they would continue to pump money into the economy via an $85 billion bond-buying stimulus scheme, despite a stall in economic activity in recent months under the same policy.
The politically charged American conversation about gun violence continued yesterday with the first Congressional hearing related to the matter since the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. The anti-gun lobby pulled all the stops.
While I fully understand the desire to preserve some semblance of gender roles in an increasingly confused society, I struggle to comprehend the idea that women are somehow unable to perform properly in a firefight because they’re using different plumbing.