Personal Liberty Digest is your source for breaking news and political commentary. Our coverage of conservative politics has made us the #1 news website among Libertarians.
Presidential debates are inherently flawed. Any single-party debate is going to lack a certain honesty, because each candidate wants to exemplify the party’s ideals. In this case, it was a race to see who was the most Republican Republican.
On Wednesday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), along with Federal, State and local agencies, conducted a scheduled security exercise designed to increase security in the Kentucky-Ohio-West Virginia area.
Police officers across the United States are testing the boundaries of the Fourth Amendment, routinely conducting warrantless searches of arrestees’ cell phones. Despite public outcry against it, many State courts are upholding the practice.
The world economy is in a very fragile state, despite the fact that world gross domestic product is growing at a rate of about 4.3 percent this year. Most of the growth comes from emerging markets like China, Brazil and India. What differentiates these nations from the West is they typically have much lower levels of debt.
Representatives Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Walter Jones (R-N.C.) led a bipartisan group of 10 Congressional lawmakers filing a suit in Federal court against President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, challenging the commitment of the United States to war in Libya without the Constitutionally required approval of Congress.
When the White House announced President Barack Obama’s trip to Puerto Rico, it mistakenly claimed he would be the first President to visit the territory since John F. Kennedy. In fact, two Presidents had visited Puerto Rico since JFK — President Lyndon B. Johnson and President Gerald Ford, respectively. The error, which could have easily been corrected by a White House staffer, was reported by the mainstream media as fact.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) warned President Barack Obama that he might end up being in violation of the Constitution for the military actions in Libya.
Texas Governor Rick Perry, a Republican, recently criticized the Barack Obama Administration for its stance on abortion and stem cell research.
On June 14, 1777, Congress passed a resolution that read: “Resolved, that the flag of the thirteen United States shall be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the Union be thirteen stars, white on a blue field, representing a new constellation.”
Lawmakers in New York say they are close to legalizing gay marriage. Such a law would make New York the largest state to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples.