Representative John Lewis (D-Ga.), a 73-year-old civil rights icon on par with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., stepped away from the thinking of many of his Congressional peers in a recent interview with The Guardian, in praising whistle-blower Edward Snowden as a man appealing to “a higher law.” Via The Guardian: Asked in interview with […]
Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) raised a big stink last week when he said the Tea Party is the same “white crackers” civil rights activists overcame in the 1960s and said the House GOP is worse than Muslim terrorists. Your comments on the Rangel story revealed every fallacious permutation of Rangel’s race-baiting, fallacious liberal tactic, highlighting the difference […]
Citing a “categorical burden on the fundamental right to keep and bear arms,” the National Rifle Association is petitioning the Supreme Court to reverse decades-old regulations prohibiting the sale of handguns to people under the age of 21. The NRA’s petition to the Nation’s highest court challenges an October ruling handed down by the U.S. […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
On Monday, CNN reported that the vice chairman of the Federal Elections Commission admitted to seeing dozens of email communications between FEC staff and IRS officials, raising new questions about collusion between the two agencies to muzzle political speech.
Currently, the Treasury reports $16.74 trillion in outstanding debt. University of California-San Diego economist Professor James Hamilton says the debt that the Nation owes “off the books” is actually six times greater than the publicly reported financial burden.
You can bet Francis M. Del Vecchio, a 67-year-old Marine Corps veteran who served in Vietnam, believes President Barack Obama is running down our country. If you have any doubt, read one of the nearly 300 letters the man has sent to the White House since Obama’s November re-election.
A police officer, reportedly acting on behalf of a judge’s order to remove a child from his mother and place him in the custody of his mother’s boyfriend (and not a biological relative), hit the child in the face after the child allegedly bit him. The officer later lied about the nature of the blow.
Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links.
Media buzz, combined with her own actions in recent months, has made the prospect of a Hillary Clinton Presidential bid in 2016 seem likely. But according to the results of a recent Rasmussen poll, Democratic voters appear to have a love/hate relationship with the former Secretary of State. The poll results show that Clinton is […]