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President Obama’s Syria Speech Changes Little

On the heels of hour by hour changes of the nature of the situation in Syria, President Barack Obama delivered a speech Tuesday night that reiterated his view that the allegations of Syrian chemical weapons holdings endangers American security and violates the world’s “sense of common humanity.” “If we fail to act, the Assad regime […]

TRANSCRIPT: Obama’s Syria Speech

The following is a transcript of President Barack Obama’s speech Tuesday night regarding the possibility of a U.S. military strike against Syria. PRESIDENT OBAMA: My fellow Americans, tonight I want to talk to you about Syria, why it matters and where we go from here. Over the past two years, what began as a series […]

Obama Set To Give A Speech Like No Other, Says Columnist; Why The U.S. Has No Moral Authority In Syria; White House Takes Credit For Russian Action; Americans Still Question 9/11 Narrative; And More Organizations Sue Over NSA Spying— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 9-10-2013

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

Taking Credit For Political Defeat And International Embarrassment, Obama Set To Give A Speech Like No Other

“It will be a White House address in which a president argues for an endeavor he is abandoning. It will be a president appealing for public support for an action he intends not to take. “We’ve never had a presidential speech like that!” So goes the pith of Peggy Noonan’s anticipatory online article for The […]

Truthloader Explains Why The U.S. Has No Moral Authority On Syrian Chemical Weapons

A citizen journalism YouTube channel called Truthloader has produced a video detailing some of the United States’ hypocrisy in criticizing the Syrian government’s alleged use of chemical weapons in the country’s civil war. “America have (sic) been making a lot of noise recently about the use of chemical weapons in Syria, but they’ve turned a […]

Poll: Many Americans Still Question Government Narrative Of Sept. 11 Tragedy

A poll released just ahead of the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. shows a combined 60 percent of Americans believe their own government has not been completely forthcoming about the events that caused the collapse of the World Trade Center towers, nor about the narrative […]

Organizations, Activists Lining Up To Sue Against NSA Surveillance

This post originally appeared on the Electronic Frontier Foundation website on Sept. 10. Five new groups—including civil-rights lawyers, medical-privacy advocates and Jewish social-justice activists—have joined a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) against the National Security Agency (NSA) over the unconstitutional collection of bulk telephone call records. With today’s amended complaint, EFF now […]

No Sarin In Syria; Obama Polls Plummet; Germans Scour Consulate For U.S. ‘Eyes’; Hillary’s Benghazi-Eve Honor; America The 17th-Happiest Place On Earth – Tuesday Morning News Roundup 9-10-2013

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

Strange Bedfellows: Boehner Serves Obama While Cornel West Ponders The I-Word

Strange Bedfellows: Boehner Serves Obama While Cornel West Ponders The I-Word

When you need a well-placed, influential ambassador to help sell your illegal war dreams to the puppets who can nominally make or break your scheme, where do you turn? Why, to the leader of your party opposition — where else?

Obama Administration Secretly Got NSA Restrictions Lifted in 2011

Obama Administration Secretly Got NSA Restrictions Lifted in 2011

The Washington Post reports the Administration of President Barack Obama persuaded the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in 2011 to secretly reverse George W. Bush-era limitations on warrantless National Security Agency spying. In Obama’s scandal-plagued second term, what ought to be a bombshell comes across like more white noise.


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