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New Year, New Laws

New Year, New Laws

Are you ready to greet 2014 with more government? Not surprisingly, the government is. From municipalities to States to the whole Nation, plenty of new laws and policy tweaks will be in effect by the time you read this. Will any of them affect you?

Global Warming Gets Stuck In Ice; Obamacare Challenged In The Show-Me State; Former Chief Wants New NSA To Look Like Old NSA; MSNBC Sorry For Racist Skewering Of Romney & Grandchild; The Science Of Faith – Tuesday Morning News Roundup 12-31-2013

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

Catholic Organization Warns Of Common Core Creep Into Private Schools

Catholic Organization Warns Of Common Core Creep Into Private Schools

The Cardinal Newman Society, a Catholic organization that promotes and defends traditional Catholic education, issued a statement in which it proffered secular and spiritual concerns about Common Core standards and urged Catholic educators to consider some of the curriculum’s most egregious affronts to the faith-based community.

2013: The Year Of Too Many Cops Doing Too Many Bad Things

2013: The Year Of Too Many Cops Doing Too Many Bad Things

We’ve reported this year on plenty of outrageous crimes for which cops have received little or no punishment. Such was the case of Milwaukee officer Michael Vagnini, who was sentenced to 26 months in prison earlier this year for conducting a series of illegal strip searches over the course of at least two years.

The NSA Intercepts Computers, Plants Bugs

The NSA Intercepts Computers, Plants Bugs

If you got a shiny new computer for Christmas, you may want to check it for bugs. A report from the German magazine Der Spiegel details how the NSA sometimes intercepts computer deliveries in order to plant spyware to monitor user activity and gain backdoor access to the electronics.

Drone Pilots Can’t Always See Targets; Tea Party Is Here To Stay; Government Policies Hurt Low Earners; Opposition To Egypt Aid Grows; Afghan War Is America’s Longest, Least Popular — Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 12-30-2013

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

Grudging Harvard Prof: Tea Party Is Here To Stay

Despite all the mainstream media punditry that’s ready to shovel dirt over the casket of grass-roots conservatism and truly liberal (as opposed to radical progressive) thought, at least one Harvard professor thinks the Tea Party isn’t going away anytime soon. Harvard sociology professor Theda Skocpol actually believes Americans are more fed up today with the […]

Former Air Force Analyst: Drone Pilots Can’t Tell The Difference Between A Shovel And A Weapon

When you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail. And when you’re piloting a lethal drone, everyone looks like a dangerous militant. That is, according to a former employee of the U.S. drone program. In a commentary published in Sunday’s The Guardian, former U.S. Air Force imagery analyst Heather Linebaugh offers a firs-hand account […]

Ron Paul Straight Talk: Government Policies Hurt Low-Wage Workers

Fast-food workers across the county have recently held a number of high profile protests to agitate for higher wages. These protests have been accompanied by efforts to increase the wages mandated by state and local minimum wage laws, as well as a renewed push in some States and localities to pass “living wage” laws. President […]

Obamacare Lags; The Tea Party’s Staying Power; NYT’s Benghazi Blinders; Terror In Russia; Ted Cruz On Track To Renounce His Canadian Citizenship – Monday Morning News Roundup 12-30-2013

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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