The Government Accountability Office released a report Monday that reveals major carmakers are collecting information about where motorists travel, and that they retain that info indefinitely — without any legal obligation to dispose of it.
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When he’s on duty, Pennsylvania State Trooper Michael L. Keyes is packing heat. When he’s off duty, he isn’t. That would be a crime. PennLive reports: When on duty, he can carry a gun. Yet while off duty, he is barred by law from possessing any firearms, because seven years ago he suffered from deep […]
On Monday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told CBS News’ Major Garrett that the demographic mix of Obamacare enrollees was a crucial determinant of the health care law’s long-term viability. He’d kind of been backed into a corner, because Garrett was after him about the Obama Administration’s deafening silence on just how far short […]
Walmart is a perpetual target of liberal activists and unions who contend that the mega retail chain mistreats its employees by paying unfairly low wages and providing substandard healthcare coverage to workers. But the retailer’s detractors may be surprised to learn about the findings of a recent analysis which demonstrates that the healthcare plans Walmart […]
This post, written by Legislative Analyst Mark M. Jaycox and Senior Staff Attorney Lee Tien, was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Jan. 7. Last week, press reports revealed more about the National Security Agency’s (NSA) elite hacking unit, the Office of Tailored Access Operations (TAO). The press also helped the public grasp […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
On Friday, just three days into the new year, President Barack Obama signaled a renewed Administrative push for stronger gun control legislation as he announced two new executive actions designed to make it easier to clarify Americans as mentally ill for the purpose of revoking 2nd Amendment rights.
A mother and father in coastal North Carolina called the police to help get control of their teenage son, who suffered from depression and schizophrenia. He allegedly was experiencing a psychotic episode and had grabbed a small screwdriver.
In a recent political advertisement, Republican Senate candidate Ben Sasse of Nebraska suggested that establishment politicians and the special interests they’re beholden to have so corrupted the Nation’s capital that America’s best bet for prosperity could be moving the Capitol out of Washington.