Legislators in South Carolina, along with lawmakers in several other States, are proposing what would amount to a “sin” tax on electronic cigarettes, which are growing in popularity as traditional smokers turn to alternatives perceived as healthier. It’s still pioneering days for the E-cig industry, as the Federal Food and Drug Administration hasn’t weighed in on […]
According to Weekly Standard blogger Stephen F. Hayes, who’s perused all 94 pages of post-Benghazi internal email communications the White House finally released on Wednesday, the Barack Obama Administration’s official, public narrative immediately following the Benghazi, Libya, attacks has zilch in common with what Administration and intelligence officials were saying among themselves as they came […]
Just another example of the imperial President acting imperially: President Barack Obama called over Marines to shield himself and the Turkish prime minister from the rain during an outdoor press conference:
What a relief! It’s finally OK to publicly ridicule the Internal Revenue Service, now that the scandal-plagued agency has made a parody of itself through its discriminatory, election-season stonewalling of President Barack Obama’s political enemies. In that spirit, Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Evan Mathis posted an Instagram photo Thursday showing Mathis doing what a lot […]
Representative John Tierney (D-Mass.) recently watched the latest James Bond movie, “Skyfall,” and came up with what he thought was a great idea: handguns with “personalization technology.” “In the most recent James Bond film, Bond escapes death when his handgun, which is equipped with technology that recognizes him as its owner, becomes inoperable when it […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.
When was the last time you heard a story about police who’d gone to the trouble of ganging up at someone’s front door simply walking away when their suspicions turned out to be unfounded? Don’t add the story of this California couple to your short list.
The Administration of Barack Obama initially tried to downplay reports that the Internal Revenue Service placed undue scrutiny on conservative groups over the past several years, but a damning Treasury report on the IRS-Tea Party scandal released this week introduces Administration foot to Administration mouth.
Attorney General Eric Holder fielded questions Wednesday from a number of lawmakers on Capitol Hill seeking answers about the flurry of scandals involving the Administration of President Barack Obama that have broken over the past several days, not the least of which was the Associated Press hacking fiasco.
At 6 p.m. ET today, President Barack Obama will give a statement from the White House concerning the scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service and its politcally-motivated targeting of conservative nonprofits during his reelection campaign.