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Reid Exempts Staff From Obamacare; President Seriously Considered The Trillion Dollar Coin; No One Wants To Testify About Security; The Coming ‘Global Wealth’ Tax; $100 Tolls In NYC – Wednesday Morning News Roundup 12-4-2013

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

Humbug!: 11-Year-Old Told She Can’t Sell Mistletoe In Busy Park, Told To Beg Instead

Humbug!: 11-Year-Old Told She Can’t Sell Mistletoe In Busy Park, Told To Beg Instead

An 11-year-old Oregon girl hoping to help her father pay for her braces by selling mistletoe recently learned a lesson that every small-business owner in the United States understands: Entrepreneurial spirit isn’t highly appreciated by the rulers of a bureaucratic society.

Regulations Could Wipe Out Your Local Bank, Leaving Only Mega-Banks

Regulations Could Wipe Out Your Local Bank, Leaving Only Mega-Banks

A “tidal wave” of Federal regulations meant to protect American financial consumers from predatory practices of Wall Street banks is creating big problems for Main Street banks and credit unions, small bank advocates told Congress on Tuesday.

Can Age-Old Remedies Douse Inflammation And Turn Back The Clock?

Can Age-Old Remedies Douse Inflammation And Turn Back The Clock?

Researchers tested 21 plant extracts for evidence of their efficiency in fighting cancer and also in the battle against aging. Of the 21 extracts, three showed considerable potential because of their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity.

Proof That Progressives Have Finally Gone Bananas

Proof That Progressives Have Finally Gone Bananas

It’s not in the Constitution — at least not verbatim — but most of us would agree that each able-minded, law-abiding American citizen is a “cognitively complex autonomous legal person with the fundamental right not to be imprisoned.” Now a lawsuit is seeking to endow monkeys with that same freedom.

Government Knows How To Booze; Americans Lack Confidence In Obama’s Diplomacy; Arrested Kids Can’t Win For Losing; Stretching The 4th Amendment; Why Is Hemp Still Illegal?; The Precipice Of Revolt— Personal Liberty Digest P.M. Edition 12-3-2013

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

State Department Spent $140,000 On Booze For Foreign Leaders As Government Planned To Kick U.S. Vets Out Of Memorials Because Of Shutdown

As Federal officials shrieked endlessly about the dire effect the government shutdown would have on the American public, the State Department was busy racking up a massive bar tab stocking up on liquor for embassies around the word. According to an analysis conducted by The Washington Times, the State Department spent $180,000 in taxpayer money […]

Americans Believe U.S. Has Lost Respect At Home And Abroad

The second-term slide of President Barack Obama continues to mirror that of his Republican predecessor. The latest parallel between the faltering Obama Administration and the rocky second term of George W. Bush comes courtesy of a new poll conducted by the Pew Research Center. Released Tuesday, the poll finds a majority of Americans believe that, […]

Cato Representative Suggests That Obama’s Actions Could Spark Revolution

During a Congressional committee hearing Tuesday concerning Presidential powers and President Barack Obama’s failure to implement his “law of the land “Affordable Care Act as written, an expert from the Cato Institute said that the President’s flagrant disregard for the rule of law has the potential to spark an armed rebellion against the government. Michael Cannon, […]

Cops Arrest Kids For Following Coach’s Orders To Wait At Bus Stop

After police in Rochester, New York threatened to arrest three Edison Tech High School athletes who were dutifully waiting for a bus their coach had scheduled for them, the kids didn’t know where to turn. They knew the bus was coming, but they had police telling them their presence at a public bus stop was […]


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