The week got off to a heated start, since Attorney General Eric Holder fanned the flames of racial discord in an interview on a Sunday news show. But tempers seemed to cool by today — perhaps because a “polar vortex” brought cooler temperatures nationwide, thus leaving us all a little less hot under the collar.
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds today. Click the links for the full stories.
A Wausau, Wis., man has sued his former employer, a major manufacturer of windows and doors, claiming it violated Wisconsin’s gun law when it fired him for having a gun in his car.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has made some ridiculous claims about the ongoing border crisis over the past week. On Tuesday, he said he is certain the U.S.-Mexico border is secure. Reid then told fellow lawmakers that illegal immigrants who entered the country as minors did, in fact, come here legally.
In Detroit, violent crimes are on track to decrease for the second consecutive year. And James Craig, the police chief who’s been on the job since last July, credits citizens who are increasingly crime-aware and well-armed with playing a significant role in that continued decline.
Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links.
Americans are expected to gather at more than 300 locations throughout the United States Friday and Saturday in what organizers are calling “the largest coordinated protest against all forms of amnesty, comprehensive immigration reform, and President Obama’s complete failure to enforce immigration laws and secure our borders.” Via a flyer announcing the event: Our Border […]
In an interview with The Guardian, National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden said that the people tasked with digging through private digital communications data routinely stumble across nude photos and share them with friends. Snowden revealed: You’ve got young enlisted guys, 18 to 22. They’ve suddenly thrust into a position of extraordinary responsibility, where they […]
WASHINGTON (MCT) — Nearly two-thirds of voters say the stock market is rigged against them and a majority say Wall Street and big banks hurt average Americans, according to poll results released Thursday by a pro-regulation group. The survey commissioned by Better Markets also found that 60 percent of voters support stricter Federal regulation of […]
(MCT) — Foreclosure activity in June dropped to its lowest level nationwide since before the housing bubble started to burst nearly eight years ago, a new report said Thursday. The number of homes facing bank auctions, default notices and scheduled auctions totaled 107,194 last month, down 16 percent from June 2013, according to RealtyTrac, a […]