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Tomorrow, as you’re sitting down to a Thanksgiving meal and catching up with your loved ones, perhaps you’d like to awkwardly disrupt the holiday with a partisan monologue about what a blessing Obamacare is. At least that’s what Michelle Obama and an array of affiliated progressive groups want you to do. The First Lady is […]
Wall Street Journal columnist L. Gordon Crovitz wrote a misleading and error-filled column about NSA surveillance on Monday, based on documents obtained by EFF through our Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. Since we’ve been poring over the documents for the last week, we felt it was important to set the record straight about what they […]
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Personal Liberty. We hope that you and yours have a wonderful holiday. We will not publish a Personal Liberty P.M. Edition on Thursday, and we do not plan to publish one on Friday. However, we are dedicated to keeping our readers informed. Therefore, should a large story break, […]
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama warned Hollywood executives and employees to “think long and hard about the messages we send.” In a speech at DreamWorks Animation, Obama said: When it comes to issues like gun violence, we’ve got to make sure that we’re not glorifying it, because the stories you tell shape our children’s outlook […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Government officials are still working to quiet public discontent over whistle-blower Edward Snowden’s leaks, which brought to light the National Security Agency’s malfeasance over the summer. But officials in the United States and Britain say that the job of dealing with the Snowden leaks is far from over.
During the presidential campaign of 2012, an online commentator observed that President Obama had not met with his Jobs Council for six months. How could this be, the commentator asked, when jobs were foremost on the president’s agenda? The answer was not hard to discover.
Students at a Texas high school went on strike last week after one of their classmates was put into a coma by a Taser-wielding sheriff’s deputy on campus. According to reports, 17-year-old Noe de Rivera fell and hit his head on concrete after a deputy used a Taser on him as he tried to break up a fight between two of his female classmates.
According to Weather Underground co-founder and convicted terrorist Bill Ayers, the right wing tricked the left into believing Barack Obama was one of them. Last week, Ayers was in Washington, D.C., promoting his most recent book at a bookstore. A member of the audience asked: “Did you ever question, in your own mind at least, […]