A strange amalgam of interests, accelerated by the Administration of President Barack Obama’s constituency-expanding entitlement policies, are driving a surge in the predominant role that welfare programs continue to play in accounting for an ever-increasing chunk of the Federal budget.
So that’s what’s wrong with the country: According to a new poll from Gallup, six out of 10 Americans believe that increased redistribution of wealth would make the Nation a better place. When asked the following question, 59 percent of respondents believed more wealth redistribution was needed in the U.S., while only 33 percent said […]
Mainstream liberal newspapers spent Thursday bemoaning the Nation’s future, following the Senate’s defeat of key components of a gun control bill Wednesday that effectively killed the legislation for good. The Chicago Tribune called the defeat an indication of Congress’ “shameful disconnect” with the American people. The Los Angeles Times said the dead bill is a […]
Federal investigators have released images of two suspects in the Monday Boston bombing and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them. Here’s a video of the suspects:
In case it wasn’t already obvious that political correctness has reached the height of utter absurdity, here’s some cringe-worthy news from the real estate world: Evidently, the term “master bedroom” has fallen out of fashion — because, obviously, it conjures excruciatingly painful images of male slaveholders in the antebellum South for homebuyers. According to a […]
Usually, when a mob of people acts as one, the results are ugly. But Wednesday’s game between the Boston Bruins and the Buffalo Sabres was preceded by a rendition of the national anthem that, for a moment, united thousands of people at Boston’s TD Bank Garden in a pretty uplifting way. Still galvanized by Monday’s […]
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. One MSNBC host believes the National Rifle Association is “in the business of helping bombers get away with their crimes” because the organization has fought to […]
How many bad guys do you think try to buy guns from licensed dealers, the retailers whom Congress wants to slap with further restrictions on instant verifications for gun sales? One-fourth? Ten percent? Five? Try less than 1 percent. In fact, it’s less than half of 1 percent.
An organization calling itself Moms Demand Action is one of the latest nonsensical formations conceived from the highly emotive national debate over gun control. A study of some of the group’s recent efforts to influence public perception reveals a strategy that packs a one-two punch that is equal parts “do it for the kids” and utter fallacy.
A new story published by Reason dismantles the assertion by the Administration of President Barack Obama that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has created lasting jobs and shown economic dividends that outlive the lifespan of the short-term projects it helped fund.