For some time, millions of Federal dollars and decommissioned military equipment have been falling into the hands of local police departments through grant deals which serve two purposes: Giving local cops cool toys like tanks and riot gear to test out on small time criminals and putting local law enforcement agencies in the back pocket of Federal agencies.
The House of Representatives is considering a bill that would cut the budget of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by more than one-third in 2014, only a year after attempting to pass a more modest 17 percent budget cut.
Many veterans are returning from Mideast front lines with the notion that the U.S. government has not been the solution in bringing peace to the world’s most dangerous locales, but the direct or indirect cause of many of the most deadly military conflicts in recent years as it meddles in Mideast affairs.
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A lot of conservatives have seized upon President Barack Obama’s recent decision to delay a key component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to revisit the flaws inherent in the legislation, as well as to castigate the law as a monument to the encroachment of the Executive Branch well beyond its Constitutionally-designated role. […]
Sometimes it’s best to step back and let someone with something good to say have as wide an audience as possible. That’s why we’re pointing you to a guest column at the Huffington Post, in which “Weeds” actor Romany Malco, who is black, breaks rank with race-baiting black “leaders” who’ve co-opted the Martin/Zimmerman case and, […]
Editor’s Note: This article by former Congressman Ron Paul first appeared at the-free-foundation.org, the temporary home for his weekly column until his personal web page is up and running. We are publishing it on Personal Liberty because of the impact Paul’s relentless criticism of Fed policy throughout his Congressional career had in bringing the Nation’s […]
Last week, Detroit became the largest city in American history to declare bankruptcy after struggling for decades to remain financially solvent. Much of Detroit’s economic trouble came from big–government policy initiatives championed by the Democratic politicians who have controlled the city since the 60’s. As representatives from the Heritage Foundation contend, ““For decades, Detroit sustained […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
You know Obamacare’s a mess when the same supporters who voted for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its components, back in 2009 and 2010, are now voting to put off actually enacting the thing.