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Obama’s ‘Administrative Fix’ Speech: There’s No One Left To Shaft

President Barack Obama’s Thursday switcheroo announcement that he (not Congress, which makes laws, but he himself, alone) would unilaterally cut people a break under Obamacare into 2014 ought to vindicate Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), whom the mainstream media exiled to buffoon island after his stand against implementation of the Affordable Care Act last month. But […]

Electronic Frontier Foundation: DRM In Cars Will Drive Consumers Crazy

This article, written by Parker Higgins, was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Nov. 13. Forget extra cupholders or power windows: the new Renault Zoe comes with a “feature” that absolutely nobody wants. Instead of selling consumers a complete car that they can use, repair, and upgrade as they see fit, Renault has […]

House Lawmakers Want Eric Holder Impeached

A group of 20 House Republicans signed a proposal Thursday calling for the impeachment of Attorney General Eric Holder for “high crimes and misdemeanors” and “offenses of the Constitution.” Representative Pete Olson (Texas) is leading an effort calling for Holder to be charged with perjury, failure to comply with subpoenas and failure to discharge the duties […]

Yellen Confirmation Hearing: New Boss Looks Like Old Boss

While President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act mea culpa stole most of Thursday’s headline space, his nominee for chairman of the Federal Reserve took to Capitol Hill for her Senate confirmation hearings. Federal Reserve vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen spent much of the day defending the central bank’s easy money policies and suggesting that no big […]

Obama Tries To Salvage ‘Keep Your Plan’ Promise; The 10 Senate Dems To ‘Thank’ For Dropped Policies; More Dems Who Are Scrambling To Save Their Careers; Businesses Go Part Time; Personal Info Shared With Multiple U.S. Agencies; Boehner Holds Up Amnesty Bill – Thursday Morning News Roundup 11-14-2013

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

Participation In American Labor Force Drops To Historic Low (Again)

Participation In American Labor Force Drops To Historic Low (Again)

Not since the Presidency of Jimmy Carter has participation in the U.S. labor force been as low as it is today. The difference between the Carter Administration and that of President Barack Obama, though, is that job growth under Carter was outpacing the rate at which people were entering, or re-entering, the labor force.

Crackhead Toronto Mayor Has A Higher Approval Rating Than Barack Obama

Crackhead Toronto Mayor Has A Higher Approval Rating Than Barack Obama

Rob Ford, the scandal-plagued Toronto mayor who’s been outed on video smoking what appears to be crack cocaine and who admitted this week that he recently purchased illegal drugs, has a higher approval rating among his constituency than President Barack Obama has among Americans.

Leaked Documents Of Secret Treaty Reveals Danger To Internet Freedom, Freedom Of Speech, Consumer Protections

Leaked Documents Of Secret Treaty Reveals Danger To Internet Freedom, Freedom Of Speech, Consumer Protections

On Wednesday, WikiLeaks released details pertaining to a highly secretive, multinational trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership, warning that passage of the NAFTA-esque trade agreement could have a serious negative impact on Internet freedom, innovation, medicine, patent law and civil liberty.

Obamacare’s Terrible Enrollment Numbers; Obama’s Mid-Term Popularity On Par With Bush; Got Slutsurance?; GOP Blocks Obama Appeals Court Nominee; Government Won’t Say Who Its ‘Special Workers’ Are— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 11-13-2013

Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links. Obamacare’s Pitiful Enrollment Numbers Released On Wednesday, the White House released Obamacare enrollment numbers, proving unequivocally that initial public participation in the new healthcare exchanges is falling short of the Administration’s goal. The Numbers…  Graph: Barack Obama’s Pre-Midterm Slide In Popularity Rivals […]

Who Are The State Department’s 100 ‘Special’ Government Employees? It Won’t Say

ProPublica questions why the U.S. State Department won’t come clean about “special” employees, like Huma Abedin, who manage to hold down lucrative corporate jobs and partisan advisory positions while drawing a paycheck from the government. Originally Published Nov. 13, 2013. By Justin Elliott and Liz Day ProPublica Earlier this year, Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin drew […]


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