Early this month, the sheriff of Palm Beach County, Fla., announced a new, Orwellian “violence prevention” program designed to pit neighbors against each other by having people anonymously call the cops on anyone who doesn’t like the government or takes a picture of a bridge.
Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. update.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told a New Hampshire audience Monday that Congress shouldn’t let those responsible for perpetrating the IRS Tea Party-targeting scandal get away with a wrist-slapping from the Inspector General for Tax Administration. Rather, said Paul, the politically-motivated stymieing of conservative nonprofits under the guise of IRS enforcement demands an investigation fully independent […]
Organized labor leaders are the latest in a growing group of liberal special interests to take a pass on President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The president of a labor union representing the construction trade called on the repeal of Obamacare in its entirety last month. Now, bosses with the 1.3 million-member […]
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has been soliciting donations from private sector healthcare providers to help set up portions of Obamacare. Sounds like a potential conflict of interest, right? Well, CBS news chief Major Garrett thought so too and asked White House press secretary Jay Carney if there was potential for scandal. Carney […]
A top dog at the Internal Revenue Service office responsible for reviewing applications for nonprofit status said, via her attorney, that she will plead the 5th Amendment to avoid House lawmaker’s questions over why conservative groups were abused in the application process. Lois Lerner, the head of the exempt organizations division of the IRS, is […]
A recent poll out from Pew reveals, unsurprisingly, that Democrats throughout the Nation are reluctant to hold the Administration of Barack Obama responsible for scandals that have recently made national headlines. In reference to the Justice Department’s decision to subpoena the phone records of Associated Press journalists as part of an investigation into classified information […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day.
Risk management firm Aon, which sells insurance to companies that seek to establish an international footprint, released its global “Terrorism and Political Violence” assessment map for 2013 last week, revealing that countries in North and South America, generally, are among the Earth’s most politically stable, most terror-free and most friendly to new business.
This time each year, thousands of gleeful new college graduates gather with their classmates one final time to consummate their educational journey before being unleashed into the world. But before they toss their mortarboards in the air and head off in separate directions, many of this years’ graduates get one last healthy dose of liberalism, via commencement speeches.