Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

From The Wire


Pelosi: GOP Bills ‘destroy Up To Two Million Jobs’

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 (UPI) — GOP lawmakers have passed bills to “destroy up to 2 million jobs” and rejected 10 Democratic job-creation bills, U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said. Democrats believe “nothing is more critical to Americans’ economic security than good-paying jobs,” Pelosi, D-Calif., wrote in an op-ed piece in USA Today. But […]

100 Chickens Run Loose On The Interstate

ATLANTA, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Authorities in Atlanta said a section of northbound Interstate 285 was closed for 45 minutes while they rounded up about 100 chickens freed by a crash. Keith Turner, who was pulling tandem trailers filled with household products, said rain created a hazard on the road between Interstate 20 and the […]

Couple Agrees To Plead Guilty In Baby Sale

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 4 (UPI) — An Indiana couple has agreed to plead guilty to trying to purchase a baby from a homeless couple for about $300, officials said. If a judge approves the plea deal, Michael Overby, 57, would serve four years in prison, while his wife, Debbie Overby, 50, would serve two years; both […]

Dozen Donors Give Big Bucks To Super PACs

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) — A dozen donors gave more than half the money collected by the biggest political action committees trying to influence the 2012 election, an analysis indicates. The USA Today review published Thursday indicated donations collected by Republican-affiliated groups outpaced Democratic groups by more than 2-to-1. Overall, seven so-called super PACs raked […]

School Store Pulls Obama-mocking Mints

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 4 (UPI) — Officials with the University of Tennessee bookstore got rid of novelty candies mocking President Barack Obama after a state congressman found them offensive. David Kent, director of the bookstore, said the $2.99 mints, which bear the president’s image and the words, “This is change? Disappointmints,” were pulled from the […]

57 Convicted In Swedish Doping Ring

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 4 (UPI) — After a lengthy trial, 57 people were convicted for their roles in a massive doping ring, one of the largest criminal cases in Swedish history, officials said. Seventy people were originally charged in the case for manufacturing and selling illegal doping drugs, the Swedish news agency TT reported Thursday. […]

Jaywalking Mother Opts For New Trial

ATLANTA, Aug. 4 (UPI) — The Georgia mother convicted of jaywalking in an incident that left her 4-year-old son dead will ask for the case to be retried, her attorney said. Raquel Nelson, sentenced last week to a year of probation in the case that left her son A.J. dead, was convicted of secondary vehicular […]

Perry Surgery Included Stem-cell Injection

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Possible U.S. presidential hopeful Rick Perry received an experimental injection of his own stem cells when he had back surgery, his office confirmed. The spinal-fusion and nerve-decompression procedure to treat a recurring back injury of the Republican Texas governor included “the innovative use of his own adult stem cells,” […]

Court Documents Say U.S. Knew About Coke

EL PASO, Texas, Aug. 4 (UPI) — U.S. officials let the Sinaloa drug cartel smuggle tons of cocaine into the United States in exchange for intelligence about rival cartels, court documents say. The claim was made by attorneys in defense of Mexico’s Vicente Zambada-Niebla, who was extradited to the United States to face drug-trafficking charges […]

Court: Refusal To Bathe Before Sex Is Rape

ROME, Aug. 4 (UPI) — A husband’s refusal to bathe before demanding sex from his wife and his refusal to listen to her pleas to stop constitute rape, Italy’s Supreme Court ruled. Court records indicate a 51-year-old Sicilian shepherd had a habit of “returning from tending sheep in the fields and imposing sex on his […]

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.