There will always be situations in which packing heat for personal protection isn’t practical or convenient. There are times, too, when even ardent concealed carriers simply forgot to walk out […]
The U.S. government has a $52.6 billion “black budget” to operate its massive surveillance assets, according to new documents leaked by National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The documents, which […]
FORT WORTH, Texas, (UPI) — An 11-year-old aspiring physicist and “Star Wars” fan has become the youngest student ever in the history of Texas Christian University. Carson Huey-Yu graduated in […]
PAWTUCKET, R.I., (UPI) — The newest Monopoly token, a cat, is in the copies of the game now hitting stores, U.S. toy manufacturer Hasbro announced Wednesday. The token is a […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — Two law scholars said Thursday the White House is incorrectly interpreting “war” to justify military operations reserved only for congressional approval. Saikrishna Prakash, University of Virginia law […]
SACRAMENTO, (UPI) — A bill California lawmakers passed and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown for consideration would allow non-citizen legal immigrants to sit on juries, a review indicated. The bill […]
SANFORD, Fla., (UPI) — Shellie Zimmerman, the wife of the Florida man who was acquitted in the death of Trayvon Martin, told ABC News she is not sure if she […]
When you access a Web site over an encrypted connection, you’re using a protocol called HTTPS. But not all HTTPS connections are created equal. In the first few milliseconds after a browser connects securely to a server, an important choice is made: the browser sends a list of preferences for what kind of encryption it’s willing to support, and the server replies with a verification certificate and picks a choice for encryption from the browser’s list. These different encryption choices are called “cipher suites.” Most of the time, users don’t have to worry about which suite the browsers and servers are using, but in some cases it can make a big difference.
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
The Constitution is quite clear on war power. Congress has the power to determine if the country will wage offensive war and against whom. Once that decision is made by Congress, the President is in charge of waging that war.
Outgoing Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano’s long goodbye ended Tuesday with a farewell speech in which she urged Congress to pass some form of amnesty for the 11 million or so illegal aliens now living in the United States.
Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. stood at the Lincoln Memorial and delivered his “I Have A Dream Speech.” Imagine what King might have thought if he were still around to watch the spectacle that unfolded last weekend — a spectacle that disingenuously billed itself as a National celebration of the 50th anniversary of that famous march on Washington.
Two things are happening right now under President Barack Obama that are unprecedented. First, Obama is about to go to war in Syria and risk your sons’ and daughters’ lives on behalf of our enemy, al-Qaida. Second, he is about to risk starting World War III.
Local media in Portland, Ore., took notice of a Reddit poster’s chronicle of being attacked during an unfortunate bike trip down a Northeast Portland street. But they had a little trouble providing a description of the attackers.
A study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that consuming 45 sweet Bing cherries each day resulted in lower levels of a variety of indicators for chronic inflammatory diseases such as arthritis, high blood pressure, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
In Raleigh, N.C., a nonprofit group was threatened with arrest last week if it went forward with its weekly plan to feed about 70 homeless people sausage biscuits and coffee at a downtown park.
The Rev. Hugh Hollowell of Love Wins Ministries wrote on his organization’s website that the ministry showed up at Moore Square to pass out food at 9 a.m., as it had done almost every Saturday and Sunday for the past six years. This time, officers from the Raleigh Police Department prevented it from handing out the food.
Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links.
Harvard University has released a study on whether it’s possible to discern patterns of cause and effect between gun ownership and the incidence of violent crime. Study authors Don B. […]
If President Barack Obama launches an attack on Syria without full Congressional approval, do you think Vice President Joe Biden will attempt to have him impeached? On Tuesday, we brought […]
This article by physician and former Texas Congressman Ron Paul was first published Monday at his website. Read Paul’s thoughts on why free-market health care isn’t the absurdity that liberal pundits make […]
There was a noticeable absence Wednesday from the speaker line-up at the Let Freedom Ring event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington: Tim Scott, the Nation’s only […]
DINWIDDIE, Va., (UPI) — Three people who made it through a Virginia bull run without injuries ended up with minor wounds from a flying camera drone. Brad Fillius said he […]
OXFORD, England, (UPI) — Britain’s Oxford University Press announced additions to its online dictionary include “squee,” “selfie,” “buzzworthy” and “twerk.” The university press said the latest quarterly update to its […]