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Obamacare Navs Caught Encouraging Fraud; Ted Cruz Polls As World’s Third Most Influential Man; Fed Eyes End To Stimulus; Google’s Military Bots; Global Warming Cools Down; Obama Mask Rodeo Clown Is Missouri Town’s Person Of The Year – Monday Morning News Roundup 12-16-2013

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

Senators Take Aim At Taxpayer-Funded Oil Paintings For Bureaucrats

Senators Take Aim At Taxpayer-Funded Oil Paintings For Bureaucrats

When politicians hop on the soapbox to decry wasteful spending in government, they often cite social welfare programs or corporate tax breaks as the biggest reasons that America is broke. Usually undiscussed by the political class is the amount of money gratuitously spent by the Nation’s leadership to inflate their own mammoth egos.

Another Poll Shows Americans Don’t Think Gun Control Prevents Crime

Another Poll Shows Americans Don’t Think Gun Control Prevents Crime

Despite the efforts of 2nd Amendment revisionists to link mass shootings and urban violence with Americans’ Constitutionally protected right to bear arms, public will remains on the side of the 2nd Amendment.

Gun Control Is Dead… For Now

Gun Control Is Dead… For Now

In the year since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary school renewed calls for stricter gun laws, the political back-and-forth has made stock in firearms manufacturers one of the best-performing investments on Wall Street for 2013.

Judge Forces Home-Schooled Kids Into Public School

Judge Forces Home-Schooled Kids Into Public School

A Florida judge surprised both parties in a fall custody hearing by declaring that the divorced couple’s children must cease their home-schooling regimen and begin attending public schools. Now, a prominent home-schooling advocacy group is urging the court to reconsider its position.

Obama Doubles Down On NSA Dragnet, Preserves Centralized Administrative Structure Linking Military With NSA

Despite urging from intelligence officials who sought to institute a measure of face-saving accountability before a public angry over illegal government spying, the Administration of President Barack Obama has decided to keep the one-man administrative umbrella that oversees both the National Security Agency and Cyber Command, the military’s digital intelligence arm. That decision serves as […]

Conservative Groups Hit Back At Boehner; Obama’s Outrageous Doubling Down On NSA Dragnet; U.S. Mistakenly Launches Drone Strike On Wedding; PLD Readers Fix Obama’s ‘Get Covered’ Sign; Friday Cartoons— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 12-13-2013

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

Conservative Groups To Boehner: You Want A War? You Got It.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) lashed out against “outside” conservative organizations this week for criticizing an $85 billion bipartisan budget compromise that many conservatives feel doesn’t do enough to cut spending. Now, conservative groups are ramping up their criticisms of the Speaker. The lawmaker didn’t name any specific groups during a critical press conference Thursday, […]

Best Reader Submissions For Fixing Obama’s ‘Get Covered’ Sign

We asked readers to follow Senator Ted Cruz’s lead and fix the sign President Barack Obama holds in a recent White House Tweet. The sign originally said, “#GETCOVERED Because nobody should have to go broke just because they get sick.”

Friday Fun: A Roundup Of This Week’s Political Cartoons

The world watched as 100 heads of state gathered in a stadium in Johannesburg to pay their respects to former South African President Nelson Mandela. What a circus that was — media and otherwise! This week, political cartoonists tackled the Mandela memorial service missteps and more.

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