James Clapper, director of the National Intelligence Program, apologized this week for lying to Congress in testimony he gave in March at a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. He justified the willed omission (i.e., lie) by saying he “simply didn’t think of Section 215 of the Patriot Act.”
A market research outfit examined the attitudes of GOP voters who’ve had enough and identified a number of reasons why they decided to check out. Chief among those was the fatigue of having to choose from between the “two evils” of traditional two-party politics.
In May, the former director of the Internal Revenue Service’s division responsible for quelling Tea Party groups while fast-tracking liberal nonprofits during President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign refused to testify about it. Now, she’s changed her mind.
President Barack Obama’s rapport with the American people continues to slip. A poll released this week by Investors Business Daily (IBD) shows more than half the country now disapproves of the President’s second-term performance.
Many conservatives have lost faith in Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). That’s the message coming from the Tea Party-affiliated Senate Conservatives Fund, an organization that fears he may lack the support to win the upcoming election.
Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links. Have A Happy Fourth Of July! Personal Liberty Digest ™ will not publish a P.M. Edition for July 4, 2013. Read More… Toy Gun March On Washington Draws 2nd Amendment Supporters While there’s no sign that remnant supporters of the dubious, now-cancelled […]
A North Carolina woman was hit by a ricocheting bullet meant for her dog, after Winston-Salem police chief in-waiting Barry Rountree got scared of the dog last week and tried to shoot it. The woman, Tamara Whitt, was shot by Rountree as he was responding to a 911 call alleging a man with a gun […]
While there’s no sign that remnant supporters of the dubious, now-cancelled July 4th armed march on Washington, D.C. are coalescing near the capitol with loaded weapons, 2nd Amendment supporters did turn out Wednesday to stage a legal demonstration – using toy guns. From the “Toy Gun March on DC” Facebook page, the event’s mission is […]
Amid reports of the National Security Agency’s sweeping surveillance efforts centered on collecting electronic communications data, many Americans have expressed concern about their privacy on the technological front. A new report indicates that the government is spying on snail mail too.
Food Network star Paula Deen has been attacked for a racial slur that she admitted to using 30 years ago. She has been rebuked by the media and lost $12.5 million in sponsorship deals. But still, MSNBC pundits appearing recently on Weekends with Alex Witt believe that she should suffer further for admitting to using […]