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Democrats Pledge To Live A Week On Minimum Wage

Democrats Pledge To Live A Week On Minimum Wage

This week, a gaggle of Democratic Representatives is putting itself through the minimum wage austerity experience, attempting to get by on $77 for a week — a budget that’s supposed to reflect the discretionary spending power that comes from earning a minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.

Report: Department Of Justice, Homeland Security Must Go On Offensive Against Growing Right-Wing Threat

Report: Department Of Justice, Homeland Security Must Go On Offensive Against Growing Right-Wing Threat

The protesters and militia members who showed up to support rancher Cliven Bundy this spring when the Federal government confiscated his livestock because of unpaid grazing fees and desert tortoises belong to a “much larger and more dangerous” network of “radical right-wing extremists,” according to a report.

States Debate Millionaires’ Taxes

States Debate Millionaires’ Taxes

About a dozen States have raised taxes on their highest income tax brackets since 2009, believing that raising income taxes on their wealthiest residents would yield enough additional revenues to outweigh any negative side effects.

Common procedure may be linked to prostate cancer

Common procedure may be linked to prostate cancer

A new study conducted by Harvard University suggests that there may be a link between a common procedure and prostate cancer, the second leading cause of death among American men.

Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 7-22-2014: Obama’s Taxpayer Funded Fundraising; Beretta Moves To A Gun-Friendly State; New Problems For Obamacare; Unlockable Tracking Device On Thousands Of Websites

Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links.

Obama’s Fundraising Trip Will Spend Public Funds; Features Only One Job-Related Stop

The last President did it; this President does it, and the next President will likely do it, too: flying around on Air Force One for political cheerleading and fundraising, with a nominal job-related stop along the way to justify using public funds to pay the expense of the entire trip. President Barack Obama’s schedule for […]

Beretta Moving From Gun-Strict Maryland To Gun-Friendly Tennessee

Beretta USA Corp. announced today it will move its current firearms manufacturing operation in Maryland to Tennessee, citing the threat of more gun control laws in Maryland that, if passed, would make it illegal for the company to sell its product in the very State where it’s produced. In a press release on Beretta’s website […]

ProPublica: Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

This story, written by Julia Angwin, was originally co-published by ProPublica and  Mashable. Update: After this article was published, YouPorn contacted us to say it had removed AddThis technology from its website, saying that the website was “completely unaware that AddThis contained a tracking software that had the potential to jeopardize the privacy of our […]

2 Appellate Courts Differ On Key Tax Plank In Healthcare Law

WASHINGTON (MCT) — Two appeals courts on Tuesday split over the Affordable Care Act, reaching different conclusions about whether tax credits can help consumers buy coverage in the 36 States that use the Federal health insurance marketplace. The conflicting and nearly simultaneous rulings potentially tee up for the Supreme Court its next landmark healthcare case […]

Stories We’re Watching: Tuesday News Links 7-22-2014

Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds today. Click the links for the full stories.


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