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Holder Feeling Heat From House Democrats Over Furtive Use Of FBI National Security Letters For Domestic Spying

Holder Feeling Heat From House Democrats Over Furtive Use Of FBI National Security Letters For Domestic Spying

A pair of House Democrats is adding a bipartisan flavor to months of GOP-led protestations over the way President Barack Obama’s Department of Justice circumvents the spirit of Constitutional protections against warrantless searches and seizures.

Mises Institute: Colorado’s New Cannabis Economy

Mises Institute: Colorado’s New Cannabis Economy

What would have happened if one or two States had somehow managed to legalize alcohol during Prohibition? With the recent legalization of recreational cannabis use in both Washington State and Colorado, we’re able to see a similar experiment in action.

New Hampshire Legislator Moves To End Pass-Throughs Of Federal Military Equipment To Local Police

New Hampshire Legislator Moves To End Pass-Throughs Of Federal Military Equipment To Local Police

Under the Police Equipment and Community Engagement (PEACE) Act, no State or municipal agency in New Hampshire would be permitted to buy or acquire any “military style equipment” for a police force unless the purchase is first approved by affected citizens at a public meeting.

Attorney: Cop Shot Teen For Answering The Door With A Video Game Controller

Attorney: Cop Shot Teen For Answering The Door With A Video Game Controller

Police serving a warrant in Euharlee, Ga., shot and killed a 17-year-old boy last week when he answered the door of his home with a video game controller in hand.

Smart Guns Bill Introduced; Here’s What Will Replace Obama’s Expensive Minimum Wagers; Texas To Investigate Liberals’ Voter Registration Overreach; Obama Calls On Democrats To Get Sexy; Clinton Beats Out Republicans In Polls— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 2-20-2014

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

UPDATE: Texas May Investigate Alleged Voter Registration Overreach By Battleground Texas

Well, that didn’t take long. We told you this morning about the Project Veritas video that documents a Battleground Texas representative who gleefully appears to be breaking Texas election law by admitting that she and other Wendy Davis activists retain contact information for voters whom they’ve registered. Today, an elections administrator for Bexar County (population […]

Obama Calls On Democrats: Get ‘Sexy’ To Win Elections

President Barack Obama has called on Democrats throughout the Nation to do everything they can to make the upcoming midterm races “sexy.” “We know how to win national elections,” Obama said during a meeting with Democratic Governors and Party donors Thursday night. “But all too often it’s during these midterms where we end up getting […]

Using Obama’s Logic, Fast Food Joints Should Pay Customers For Doing Their Employees’ Menial Jobs For Them

If the trend toward automating the ordering process at McDonald’s and other fast food restaurants in France ever takes hold in the U.S., shouldn’t the customer who’s having to push the buttons on his DIY ordering kiosk get a prorated amount of Barack Obama’s proposed $10.10 minimum hourly wage? According to conservative aggregator Weasel Zippers, […]

Democrat Wants To Make Handguns Useless And Expensive With ‘Smart’ Technology

If Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has his way, all new handguns in America will be sold with so-called “smart gun” technology that would drastically increase the cost of new firearms while also possibly making them far less reliable. If passed, Markey’s bill would require all new handguns to include the technology within two years and […]

Biden: Puttering Obamacare Off To A ‘Hell Of A Start’; NSA Wants More; DHS Scraps License Plate Database; GOP Plans Anti-Reg ‘Blitz’; McCain Would ‘Love’ To Be In Charge Of Armed Services Committee – Thursday Morning News Roundup 2-20-2014

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

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