A Fox News television affiliate in Washington, D.C., is reporting that the Internal Revenue Service has alarmed many social media users by stalking their Facebook postings and Tweets in an attempt to make sure you’re saying all the right things about how you went about filing your tax return this year. According to Fox 5, […]
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. Wikileaks has dumped another 1.7 million documents. Most of them are diplomatic records covering the period from the beginning of 1973 to the end of 1976, […]
With the prospect of GOP politicians and pundits embracing certain “live and let live” attitudes toward some social policy issues, consternation is growing among members of a party that embraced the religious right’s morality-based legislative agenda decades ago.
The Federal Communications Commission is considering enforcement changes that would allow brief nudity and some isolated use of verbal expletives during prime-time hours, relaxing restrictions that have long been penalized by severe fines.
Political correctness fanatics at The Associated Press were busy last week as they amended the style guide used almost universally by American journalists to make the world of newswriting a kinder, gentler place for illegal aliens and non-extreme Muslims who worry about being grouped with Islamist extremist outfits like the Muslim Brotherhood.
Drawing a direct line — or any line at all — that links criminal guilt with incarceration is becoming impossible in a growing number of cities and States, as people are being put indefinitely in jail for their inability to pay medical bills, traffic fines and court costs.
In a move that inevitably will be decried, somewhere, for its intrinsic sexism, a new political action committee (PAC) has organized around the idea that candidates with beards (beards, not mustaches or wimpy soul patches) are sorely missing from American elected offices. So the Bearded Entrepreneurs for the Advancement of a Responsible Democracy (BEARD) PAC […]
There seems to be a reoccurring theme of the Presidential Administration having to remind Americans that President Barack Obama is neither a dictator nor a King. Discussing Obama’s forthcoming budget proposal on Friday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters that the budget is not what Barack Obama would do if he were king: […]
If a bill approved by the Alabama Senate last week passes this year, gun owners would be able to obtain a lifetime permit to carry pistols in their vehicles, something that now requires a concealed-carry permit. Under the bill, there would essentially be a new category of permit created, one that applies to vehicles only. […]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must end restrictions on how old a woman can be to obtain the pregnancy-halting “Plan B” morning after pill, according to a Federal judge’s ruling Friday that excoriated the Administration of President Barack Obama for politicizing the issue. Before the ruling, the morning-after pill was available only to […]