Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.
A helpful video produced by Flex Your Rights, an educational nonprofit that seeks to inform Americans about their Constitutional protections against state infringement, offers some invaluable advice on how to handle an encounter with a police officer who has more on his mind than protecting and serving.
The video enacts 10 different dramatic scenarios portraying encounters with aggressive, mean and just plain crooked cops that illustrate — frighteningly, at times — how innocent people have very little wiggle room when a bad cop with a sense of entitlement throws them off their guard. Aside from the immediate danger a cop with evil intent presents, victims face an equal danger in defending their actions, in the aftermath, when they have to explain their side of the story in court.
A continuing movement against genetically modified food by consumer advocacy, environmental and business groups gained some legislative steam this week with bills introduced in both chambers of Congress that would require manufacturers to clearly label genetically altered food.
In recent years it appears the Southern Poverty Law Center has fallen behind changing times and compensated by crying “hate” in the direction of any group out of line with its left-leaning philosophy. The case of domestic terrorist Floyd Corkins II is exemplary of the danger stemming from SPLC’s hatred for conservatism.
One of the Nation’s largest consumer finance companies will no longer provide consumer credit service to gun shops, citing “tragic events” and a changing financial services industry.
That’s right: Congressional kleptocrats are meeting in secret to sort out a legal way they can exempt themselves from having to join the very same insurance exchange groups they created when they voted for President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010.
This photo from The Associated Press and its accompanying caption are sure to give many conservatives a chuckle: AP captioned the photo: President Barack Obama shares a laugh with former first lady Barbara Bush at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Thursday, April […]
President Barack Obama is undoubtedly a fan of big government. But remarks from the President on Wednesday illustrate just how much he adores burgeoning bureaucracy — and why he thinks American citizens do, too. In discussing how Americans express “compassion and concern and fellow feeling” with donors attending a Democratic National Committee fundraising event at […]
Analysts cited in a CNBC story Wednesday believe the mainstream economy in the U.S. would look a lot worse, if not for a burgeoning off-the-grid network of transactions that has kept many Americans afloat as traditional employment has suffered. Experts believe the underground economy may account for as much as $2 trillion per year in […]
Many people have noted that prominent leftist mainstream media pundits and a number of other left-leaning American blowhards have gone to great lengths to downplay the link between the Boston Marathon bombers and the Islamic faith. But Zubeidat Tsarnaeva, mother of terror suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is making it difficult for apologists with remarks […]