The 2014 iteration of the Conservative Political Action Conference is off and running. Personal Liberty is there, with a roundup of the themes and trends to take away from opening speakers Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal, Marco Rubio, Mike Lee and more. What will Day Two bring?
Should Senator John McCain seek another Senate term in 2016, all that matters, perhaps, is that he’s popular inside his State. But according to a new poll, McCain is now the least popular Senator in America. If he doesn’t recover, will McCain finally bow out gracefully?
While campaigning in 2008, President Barack Obama promised that Americans’ energy bills would “skyrocket” under his term. Now we know what he meant. Families, manufacturers and businesses will be out more than $2 trillion over the next 25 years.
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Two new surveys reveal something President Barack Obama and his Congressional yes-men (and women) should have known – indeed, according to some single-payer prognosticators, have known – all along: uninsured Americans, the people intended to benefit the most from Obamacare, are all but refusing to sign up for it. As The Washington Post reported today, the […]
From Chris Christie to Adam Kokesh to car modders with questionable taste, CPAC draws out self-styled conservatives of all types. Here, without embellishment, is a photo pastiche of some of the moments we captured – big and small – from Day One. All photos by Personal Liberty staff writer Sam Rolley.
Ayn Rand, an avid atheist, once told William F. Buckley, a reasonably devout Catholic, that he was far too intelligent to believe in God. Both of the aforementioned names have earned a place of prominence in the modern conservative movement. But if Rand were still with us, espousing atheism alongside Objectivism, would today’s conservatives dare […]
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), already an odd fellow amid the heady mix of conservatives and libertarians at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, knew his only reason for appearing at the event would be to pander to the few stragglers in the GOP’s anti-establishment movement gullible enough to believe whatever he had to […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) – The U.S. House Thursday rejected a resolution from Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) seeking to condemn Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) for shutting down a committee hearing without letting any Democrat speak, following former IRS employee Lois Lerner’s latest invocation of the 5th Amendment. Fudge proposed the resolution Thursday, a day […]
Researchers looking at the health of more than 9,000 people who were having blood sugar problems have discovered a simple step you can take to significantly cut your risk of heart problems.