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Shutting Down Parks Costing Government Big Money; Union Wants Federal Workers’ Personal Bills Waived During Shutdown; Financial Markets Hope For Long Term Solution To Debt Debacle; See Who Owns America’s $17 Trillion In Debt; And Liberals Don’t Like Obamacare Anymore— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 10-15-2013

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This Graph Illustrates Who Holds America’s $17 Trillion Debt – Including The One-Third Held By Foreign Countries

NPR may have had its reasons for putting together this grid explaining how the Nation’s $16.8 trillion is divvied up – it’s featured in a story that begins “If Congress doesn’t raise the debt ceiling soon, the U.S. government won’t be able to pay its debts” – but anyone who approaches the infographic with an […]

Shuttering National Parks Costing Federal Government More Than $76 Million A Day

In its effort to make a point over the shutdown, the Federal government has blockaded national parks and monuments throughout the United States. The gesture has been widely received by the public as an irrational and immature effort to inconvenience Americans into putting pressure on politicians to raise the Nation’s debt ceiling. A new report […]

Union Wants Obama To Waive Federal Employees’ Monthly Bills, Rent, Mortgage Payments Until Shutdown Ends

J. David Cox, president of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), is asking the White House to give Federal workers a major break during the government shutdown by declaring the Congressional impasse a National emergency. In a letter to President Barack Obama late last week, Cox asked the President to declare the shutdown an […]

A Blogger At The Liberal Daily Kos Flipped Out About Obamacare Premium Increases Last Month

Conservatives are no longer the only ones angry about Obamacare. See the post here. HT: Weasel Zippers 

House, Senate Compete For Obama-Friendly Shutdown Deals; NSA Knows Who Your Friends Are; President Promises Iran Quick End To Sanctions If Nuke Deal Reached; No Exit From Obamacare; Spying On What You Buy – Tuesday Morning News Roundup 10-15-2013

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

The Dream Of Insurance For All: Make Less Money, And Government Will Pick Up The Tab

The Dream Of Insurance For All: Make Less Money, And Government Will Pick Up The Tab

A young married couple recently told me they’re trying to figure out how to make less money so they can qualify for a subsidy in order to make the Affordable Care Act “affordable” for them. Around the same time, and half a continent away, the San Francisco Chronicle published a story that reveals many middle-class Americans are awakening to the same dilemma.

America Trends Conservative

America Trends Conservative

In the years since President Barack Obama initially rode his message of “hope” and “change” into the Oval Office, the American public has had the opportunity to see what the President’s idealistic vision of American liberalism looks like in practice. That could be why the Nation is experiencing a shift in public opinion toward conservatism in all 50 U.S. States.

Jerry Brown’s Gun Control Vetoes Don’t Go Far Enough

Jerry Brown’s Gun Control Vetoes Don’t Go Far Enough

Democratic California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a slew of draconian gun bills last week, rejecting them as an “infringement on gun owners’ rights.” But he inexplicably signed four other laws that define infringement.

Dianne Feinstein Defends NSA Spying Because… Well, She Isn’t Sure

Rolling coverage of the ongoing government shutdown has pushed news of the myriad scandals which plagued the Administration of Barack Obama just a month ago from the front page of the American news psyche. But an op-ed by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) in the Sunday edition of The Wall Street Journal  makes clear that, while […]


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