MILWAUKEE, (UPI) – A 7-year-old Wisconsin boy who suggested bullets be made from chocolate to reduce violence received a personal reply from Vice President Joe Biden. Teachers at the Downtown Montessori Elementary School in Milwaukee said the second grader, identified only as Myles, took his suggestion to reading specialist Barbara Rankin, who then recommended he […]
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., (UPI) – A Chinese student studying in the United States was warned by the FBI after crashing his radio-controlled airplane near a Connecticut power plant. Police said the man told authorities he was flying his radio-controlled airplane, which had a camera on board, at Sea Side Park in Bridgeport when he lost control […]
BEIJING, (UPI) – Two-thirds of Chinese families aren’t pleased with their health, interpersonal relationships or social security, a poll released Wednesday indicates. The China Population Welfare Foundation published the family happiness index and released it at the 20th International Family Day event, which 150 government officials, academics and journalists attended, China’s official Xinhua News Agency […]
KEENE, N.H., (UPI) – Parking enforcement officers in Keene, N.H., filed a lawsuit against the so-called Robin Hood of Keene group for allegedly harassing them, officials said. The band of merry men and women, armed with video cameras, likes to put coins in expired parking meters before officers have a chance to write tickets, the […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) – The White House must make clear if it played any role in the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups, the top Republican U.S. senator said. “What we don’t know at this point is whether it jumped the fence from the IRS to the White House,” Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on […]
PHILADELPHIA, (UPI) – Philadelphia abortion provider Dr. Kermit Gosnell will serve life in prison for the deaths of three infants, attorneys in the case said Tuesday. He agreed to waive his right to appeal in exchange for being spared the death penalty. Gosnell was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday after reaching a deal with […]
WATERLOO, Ontario, (UPI) – Netflix video streaming accounts for almost a third of peak downstream traffic in North America, a manufacturer of broadband technology says. A survey by Canadian company Sandvine found Netflix and YouTube together account for a full half of Internet traffic in North America. Netflix controlled 32.3 percent of downstream traffic during […]
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. POLITICO isn’t known for Barack Obama bashing. That’s what makes this analysis, released late Tuesday, all the more fascinating. The President’s own party kin are jumping […]
The same Internal Revenue Service office alleged to have intentionally bogged down Tea Party nonprofits and other conservative groups with needless documentation demands during the run-up to the 2012 Presidential election also shared the still-pending, confidential tax-exemption applications of nine of those groups with ProPublica.
Over the course of about a week, Americans have been slapped in the face with example upon example of government corruption seeping from the highest levels of the Barack Obama-led Federal government.