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Tuesday Morning News Roundup 7-2-2014

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

Americans’ Faith In Their Real Freedoms Declines, Even As Frustration Grows

Americans’ Faith In Their Real Freedoms Declines, Even As Frustration Grows

Americans’ faith in the power of their own liberty is eroding, while their frustration continues to mount over a perceived reduction in their freedom to live life as they choose in the United States.

Feds Stalling On 3,500 Federal Oil And Gas Drilling Permits

Feds Stalling On 3,500 Federal Oil And Gas Drilling Permits

A report from the Interior Department’s inspector general reveals that the Bureau of Land Management is holding back U.S. domestic energy production by stalling on a backlog of at least 3,500 applications to drill oil and gas wells on Federal lands.

Obama Considers Executive End Run Around Hobby Lobby Decision

Obama Considers Executive End Run Around Hobby Lobby Decision

The Administration of President Barack Obama, fresh off its 13th Supreme Court defeat for executive overreach, may not be ready to move on from Monday’s ruling in favor of the plaintiffs, who successfully argued that Obamacare’s contraception mandate unConstitutionally violates their religious beliefs.

NSA, Director Of National Intelligence Sued For Zero Day Disclosure Process

San Francisco – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the NSA and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to gain access to documents showing how intelligence agencies choose whether to disclose software security flaws known as “zero days.” A zero day is a […]

Federal Government Sues Private Company For Requiring Employees To Speak English On The Job

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed suit against a Wisconsin-based manufacturer for firing Hmong and Hispanic employees because they don’t speak English on the job. The EEOC says it’s a matter of discrimination based on an employee’s “national origin, which includes the linguistic characteristics of a national origin group.” In this case, […]

Bill Would Halt Aid To Countries Where Most Illegal Immigrants Are Coming From

As President Barack Obama vows to take unilateral action on immigration reform, Congressional Republicans are working on a plan to encourage the governments of countries from which the surge of illegal immigrants are coming to deter people from heading to the southern U.S. border. The Illegal Entry Accountability Act proposed by Representative Randy Weber (R-Texas) […]

Obamacare Advisor Predicts The Imminent Death Of Private Health Insurance

Would you be surprised to learn that Rahm Emanuel’s brother Ezekiel – one of the key architects of Obamacare – is again boasting that current government-influenced market forces will soon kill (literally) the health care industry as we know it? Ezekiel Emanuel, author of the recently-released Reinventing American Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act […]

Tuesday Morning News Roundup 7-1-2014

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

New Lows: Americans Fed Up With All Three Federal Branches

New Lows: Americans Fed Up With All Three Federal Branches

Americans are losing confidence in all three branches of the Federal government. Fewer than one in 10 citizens have faith in Congress, just 29 percent express confidence in the President and only 30 percent feel the Supreme Court is doing a good job.

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