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Military-Industrial Complex Hit Hard By Government Shutdown

According to reports, the government shutdown is slated to begin affecting the “industrial” side of the military-industrial complex as early as Monday, with a number of big-name defense contractors announcing that they will begin the process of furloughing thousands of workers at the beginning of the week. Via The Hill: Lockheed Martin said Friday that […]

Polls: Americans Losing Faith In Congress, The Economy

As the government shutdown and fierce rhetorical battles continue in Washington, the American public is growing increasingly tired of Congress’s antics. A Rasmussen poll released Friday reveals that just nine present of likely voters feel that Congress is doing its job. Meanwhile, 70 percent say that their elected representatives in Washington is doing a poor […]

Do You Know What Party The President Belongs To? Some Don’t

Comedian and media analyst Mark Dice asks people on the street what political party President Barack Obama is affiliated with. Be prepared to feel bad about America.

Worse Than The Great Depression?!; Voters Trust GOP More Than Obama On Budgets; Barry The Divider; Stepping Up Security To Shut Out WWII Vets; Biden’s Proud Of NPS Worker Who Blocked Texas Veteran; Sanity Prevails In Gun T-Shirt Case – TGIF Friday Morning News Roundup 10-4-2013

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

Intelligence Director: Furloughed Federal Workers Could Become Spies, America Not Safe

Intelligence Director: Furloughed Federal Workers Could Become Spies, America Not Safe

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper did a little government shutdown fearmongering this week, telling the Senate Judiciary Committee that furloughs could give foreign governments the opportunity to recruit Federal employees as spies.

Obamascare: Insurance Exchange Accidentally Sends 2,400 Social Security Numbers To Minnesota Man

Obamascare: Insurance Exchange Accidentally Sends 2,400 Social Security Numbers To Minnesota Man

Critics of the Affordable Care Act have long contended that Obamacare asks too many personal questions of would-be enrollees and is rife with the potential for fraud, abuse and privacy breaches. Now those criticisms have been proven correct.

Who’s The Criminal? Illinois Police Strip DUI Suspect, Leave Her Naked In Cell

Who’s The Criminal? Illinois Police Strip DUI Suspect, Leave Her Naked In Cell

A Chicago woman busted on suspicion of DUI in LaSalle County, Ill., is suing the sheriff’s office for an incident recorded by a surveillance camera: Four cops forcibly stripped her, threw her to the ground and then tossed her into a padded cell, where they left her naked.

Buy Obamacare, Get An Obamaphone; Weaponized Fishing Tackle Seized By Cops; The End Of The Silk Road; Reporter Sheds Light On How The Feds Spied On Him; Shutdown Roundup: Day Three— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 10/3/2013

Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links.

Socialist Two For One: Obamacare, Obamaphone

Tennessee’s healthcare co-op set up for Obamacare, the Community Health Alliance, is trying to sweeten the deal to get residents to sign up for government healthcare: enroll and get a free smartphone. According to the Nashville Business Journal, the organization is providing the phones as a part of a program called the Community Health Connection. […]

Shutdown Roundup – Day 3

President Barack Obama waited ‘til the third day of the government “shutdown” to play the senior citizen card, telling a Maryland audience that, if the partisan standoff over a continuing resolution to fund the government escalates into a stalemate over the debt limit, people won’t get their Social Security checks. “In a government shutdown, Social […]

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