Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links.
Authorities aren’t ruling out aliens in the mutilation of several cows in the rural Missouri countryside. The attacks, which have killed cows – all female – dating back to late 2011, all bear the same forensic markers: their reproductive organs are removed; their tongues cut out; their ears severed. It wasn’t until the third and […]
Add this to the list of reasons Detroit is in shambles. On June 6, Fox 2 News reported that an FBI agent almost shot a Detroit cop at a gas station while filling up. The situation occurred after officers decided it would be a good idea to simulate a purse snatching and invite a TV […]
This post, written by surveillance, free speech, and government transparency expert Trevor Timm, was originally published on July 31, 2013 by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. We wrote yesterday about the dangerous “hacker madness” strategy used by the prosecution in the Bradley Manning trial, a tried-and-true tactic that attempts to scare judges into sustaining convictions based […]
“Take your jobs plan and shove it, Mr. President: Your policies have harmed Chattanooga enough.” That was the headline that ran above a scathing editorial in Tuesday’s Chattanooga Times Free Press greeting President Barack Obama, who arrived hours later to deliver his “grand bargain” jobs proposal that would offer tax cuts to corporations and shell […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
On May 17, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner saying that Treasury was set to begin implementing a “standard set of extraordinary measures” to allow borrowing and spending even after the Nation reached its legal debt limit.
The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has written to President Barack Obama urging him to consider Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) as the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, replacing Janet Napolitano, who left the position to accept an offer to lead the State university system in California.
In 2009, the Social Security Administration put together a study intended to gauge the character traits, behaviors and tendencies of people who were receiving Federal disability checks. Although the study was a matter of public record, it wasn’t intended to communicate its findings to the public — only to academics and policymakers.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is sounding an alarm over President Barack Obama’s real intentions in delaying the tiered implementation of his signature first-term accomplishment – the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In a Breitbart interview, Cruz cautions that Obamacare will soon be inextricably rooted in America’s bureaucratic structure – if the President continues to stagger […]