The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is developing an alternative for global positioning systems the military hopes to use as a means of weaning soldiers from any need […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — Former President Bill Clinton has joined Twitter with the handle @billclinton and already has more than 200,000 followers. Clinton, who made his first Twitter post on Comedy […]
DALLAS, (UPI) — The mother of a past U.S. president and wife of another said Thursday in Dallas she doesn’t want to be the mother of a second president. Barbara […]
DETROIT, (UPI) — East Coast hip-hop artist Rev. Run of the group Run-D.M.C. says it’s critical for Americans to be screened for diabetes because knowledge is power. “If you don’t […]
BOSTON, (UPI) — Neil Diamond says he will donate the royalties from this week’s soaring sales of his song “Sweet Caroline” to a Boston Marathon bombing victims fund. “Donating these […]
PITTSBURGH, (UPI) — A lawsuit filed by four Pittsburgh firefighters alleges they suffered permanent hearing loss due to the volume of truck sirens. Ralph Bilski, Jeremiah Dengler and Roger Maher […]
ALEXANDRIA, Va., (UPI) — Online store Amazon.com said Alexandria, Va., topped its annual list of the Most Well-Read Cities in America. The website said its third annual list, compiled using […]
DALLAS, (UPI) — Five current and past U.S. presidents spoke at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library that Bush dedicated with faith in the country’s future. “The […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — U.S. Justice Department employees will not face furloughs this fiscal year, escaping the fate of other government employees, Attorney General Eric Holder said. About 116,000 Justice Department […]
BOSTON, (UPI) — Only one gun — a semiautomatic handgun — has been recovered from the two men suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings, police told ABC News. […]
WEST, Texas, (UPI) — The death toll has risen to 15 and the estimate of damage from a Texas fertilizer plant explosion blast has risen to $100 million, authorities said. […]
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.
A CNS News report reveals the number of Saudi students living in the United States has increased fivefold since Sept. 11, 2001. According to the report, there were 5,579 Saudi nationals enrolled in U.S. colleges at the time of the Sept. 11 attacks. Last year, there were 34,139.
Lawmakers in Washington State have devised a way to bail State government out of massive new costs related to funding Obamacare mandates, by rearranging part-time public worker classifications so that more employees become eligible for coverage under a Federal exchange program.
It is no secret that in this age of Internet-everything identity theft is a growing problem. And new research shows that online credit card thieves are among the most well-organized criminals in cyberspace.
There were more self-made millionaires created during the Great Depression than in any other period in history. Crisis, decline and collapse often create great opportunity for those with vision, courage and a unique understanding of the situation. Here’s how you can capitalize on this same scenario today.
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. — Amendment 4 to the U.S. Constitution
For years, the 4th Amendment has been whittled away. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and subsequent amendments to it — including the FISA Amendment Acts of 2008; the USA Patriot Act; National Security Agency spying; the National Defense Authorization Act; and new technology that allows government snoops to peer inside your homes, cars and beneath your clothes — have all chipped away at its very foundation.
If Stephen King, Dean Koontz and William Peter Blatty were locked in a room with a laptop, the collected works of Edgar Allen Poe and a truckload of Bogota, Colombia’s finest nose candy, I’m not sure they could come up with something quite as horrifying as a regular business day at the abortion clinic and house of horrors run by accused murderer Kermit Gosnell.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has been taking heat from his libertarian-leaning supporters after making comments on Monday about domestic drone use that were either resultant of parapraxis or representative of a flip-flop from the positions he held just more than a month ago.
Apparently, no corner of American society is safe from liberal gun bashing — not even fashion. Sleaze mongers TMZ ripped into model Karolina Kurkova over the weekend for daring to […]
The White House and several officials continue to moan and groan and cry “wolf” over sequester cuts, but here’s yet another story to illustrate why bureaucrats reap what they sow. […]
What do door-to-door salesmen, lumberjacks, soldiers, meter readers, mail carriers and roofers have in common? They all have better jobs than reporters. A survey by Careercast.com has found, to no […]
Citing rapid behavioral changes that occurred in his 20s, some people have posited that Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev could have been more easily radicalized to the point of carrying […]