An investigative piece Monday by Cindy Rodriguez, the Urban Policy reporter for National Public Radio affiliate WNYC, brought the public’s attention to the city’s practice of paying private landlords in low-income areas more money to shelter homeless people in near-derelict apartments than the landlords can get on the free market. Guess what happens? Without the […]
Senator John “Gang of Eight” McCain (R-Ariz.) took questions from Tucson residents Tuesday at a town hall meeting during this month’s Congressional recess. Talking up immigration reform (we know where he stands on that), McCain also pledged to support “better” gun control and possible bailouts for homeowners with underwater mortgages. Overall, he sounded a lot […]
This article, published Tuesday by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), demonstrates Americans’ growing mistrust of the Federal government’s Orwellian and secretive programs that enable law enforcement agencies to spy on U.S. citizens without warrants, probable cause or informing us we’re being targeted.
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Almost nobody believes President Barack Obama’s pledge to implement a series of self-policing policies to rein in government spying will amount to much, according to the results of a Rasmussen weekend poll.
Back in June, President Barack Obama made his own bully attempt to shore up Americans’ growing skepticism of the Federal government by telling a San Jose audience “we’re going to have some problems here” if people won’t trust him, Congress and the court system to uphold the Constitution. Now Hillary Clinton is preparing to put her own spin on the President’s “trust us” message.
The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee set the wheels in motion this week for a comprehensive review of how it plans to clamp down on virtual currencies like Bitcoin.
The Administration of Barack Obama and its allies in the so-called green movement have seemingly been on the offensive this week. And the vehemence and sarcasm accompanying their message make one thing remarkably clear: Environmental progressives will not tolerate debate on the topic of climate change.
Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links.
The clown’s been banned from the Missouri State Fair for life. All clowns who succeed him will have to first go through sensitivity training. The President of the Missouri Cowboy Rodeo Association, which sponsors the State Fair rodeo, resigned under pressure (he’s still a school superintendent by day). Democratic State legislators are even urging an […]