Those Americans who toil to achieve the picket-fence American dream vote and get politicians in office, yet they matter very little to most politicians once the ballots have been counted. The lowly middle-class voters, along with their needs and dreams, are then discarded in favor of more lucrative constituents.
Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links. Bachmann: We Need NSA Spying To Win War On Terror Outgoing Representative and failed Presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann (R-Minn.) said that she supports National Security Agency spying and that she would vote “no” on efforts to curtail it at the Heritage Foundation’s […]
Outgoing Representative and failed Presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann (R-Minn.) said that she supports National Security Agency spying and that she would vote “no” on efforts to curtail it at the Heritage Foundation’s monthly “Conversation with Conservatives” event. Getting into a verbal dispute with Representative Justin Amash (R-Mich.) over his proposed amendment aimed at cutting funding […]
In the throes of the largest municipal economic crisis in American history, the Detroit city council found an opportunity at its Tuesday meeting to ask the Federal government to investigate a guy acquitted for a self-defense killing that took place more than a year ago in Florida. The council passed a resolution calling on the […]
Former Auburn, Ala., police officer Justin Hanners became disturbed when a new chief at his department ordered officers to hassle, ticket and arrest specific numbers of residents per shift if they valued their jobs. “When I first heard about the quotas I was appalled,” he said. “I got into law enforcement to serve and […]
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama delivered a speech in Galesburg, Ill., decrying political conflicts that aren’t focused on improving the economy, heralding his Administration’s economic efforts and promising to do more work on the economy. Obama said that over the past 40 months, American businesses have created 7.2 million new jobs. But, as pointed out […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Public approval for a scandal-embattled President Barack Obama, as well as a gridlocked, ineffectual Congress, has reached near-historic lows, according to a new poll. The President is facing his worst slide in popularity among a cross section of Americans since his all-time low of 39 percent in September 2011.
Hobby Lobby won a temporary victory over the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last week after a court issued a preliminary injunction permitting the company to omit birth control from the Christian-owned arts and crafts retail chain’s employee health plan.
On Tuesday, Senate Democrats introduced a proposal which would allocate $12.07 billion in funding for the agency from the Financial Services subcommittee bill , which would increase the IRS operating budget by $276.5 million.