The United States Food and Drug Administration is trying to implement new guidelines that will effectively kill the nation’s supplement industry. The guidelines were reviewed by the Alliance for Natural Health, and the alliance determined them to be onerous and punitive.
How long before every aspect of government has its own police force? Apparently, we are nearly there, as an 83-year-old New York woman found out on June 25. On that day, Darbe Pitofsky threw a brown bag filled with old papers in a city litter basket — a crime for which a city sanitation worker wrote a summons.
Senator Charles Grassley continues to peel back the layers of the U.S. inJustice Department’s conspiracy to send arms to Mexican drug dealers and use those gun sales as a pretext to impose stricter gun laws on the American people. Grassley has told news agencies that high-ranking Justice Department officials were briefed on Operation Fast and Furious and Operation Gunrunner as early as October 2009.
If there’s one thing President Barack Obama does well, it’s talk (as long as his teleprompter is handy). On Tuesday, Obama spouted more empty rhetoric from a manufacturing plant in Bettendorf, Iowa, when he said: “I want the cars and planes and wind turbines of the future to bear the proud stamp that says ‘Made in America.'”
The Texas Legislature blinked Monday and passed a watered-down anti-groping bill that gives Transportation Security Administration agents carte blanche to continue groping travelers at Texas airports based on reasonable suspicion.
President Barack Obama’s decision to bring home 10,000 of the 33,000 “surge” troops in Afghanistan by the end of the year and the remainder by September 2012 is obviously a political ploy. Regardless, it’s a start. The mission’s accomplished (apologies to President George W. Bush). Osama bin Laden is dead. The Taliban cut and ran to Pakistan.
The Texas anti-groping bill that died after the thugocracy that is President Barack Obama’s so-called Department of Justice threatened to make Texas a no-fly zone is up for consideration in a special legislative session.
I told you last month that changes to Personal Liberty Digest™ were in the works. Now, I want to announce our newest feature: The Liberty Store. In our all-new Liberty Store, you can buy our Bob Livingston line of books and books from our contributors.
Hackers are getting a lot of press lately for using their skills to effect change (or wreak havoc) on a global scale. High-profile cyberattacks have started a cybersecurity panic. Governments across the globe are calling for international Internet-control measures.
Talk of efforts to create a North American Union has been derided by the elite as conspiracy-theory nuttery. But a leaked United States diplomatic cable proves the leaders of the U.S., Canada and Mexico have been working to create a borderless North America since at least 2005.