Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
The partner of a California man is suing the Kern County sheriff’s department after a May incident in which she alleges sheriff’s deputies attacked him while he slept in someone’s front yard and beat him to death, without his having had a chance to demonstrate that he was a potential threat to their safety.
According to Libertarian Party officials, American distaste for the Nation’s mainstream political parties is beginning to show in a way that has the potential to change American politics over the next several years. At a Libertarian National Committee meeting last weekend, the Party announced that the number of people requesting information about running for political office as Libertarians in upcoming elections has doubled.
The American Civil Liberties Union released a report Wednesday indicating that American law enforcement largely considers simply traveling in an automobile reason enough to track American citizens and log their movements.
If you like the police state feel of post-9/11 New York City, you’re going to love this: President Barack Obama and Democratic New York Senator Chuck Schumer have been touting NYPD Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly as the man to take the reins at the Department of Homeland Security following news of Janet Napolitano’s leaving office. […]
President Barack Obama told Univision this week that he “probably” wouldn’t resort to granting amnesty on a grand scale to the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the U.S. “Probably not. I think that it is very important for us to recognize that the way to solve this problem has to be legislative. I […]
In February, Vice President Joe Biden said that Americans don’t need high-powered weapons for protection, because a shotgun will do just fine. In fact, Biden told his wife to fire a shotgun in the air if she was ever in danger at home. “If you want to protect yourself, get a double-barreled shot gun,” Biden […]
House Judiciary Committee lawmakers grilled top Obama Administration officials Wednesday over National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden’s revelations that the agency collects American communications data in bulk. Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole testified before a bipartisan group of lawmakers, reasserting the Administration’s claim that the NSA’s tactics “achieve the right balance” between protecting American […]
If Russia lets NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden stay in the country on a grant of political asylum, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) wants President Barack Obama to boycott next year’s winter Olympics in the resort city of Sochi. On Tuesday, Snowden requested temporary asylum in Russia – agreeing to a condition set by President Vladimir Putin […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning.