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. Fifty-nine percent of respondents in a new poll believe Congress is making the right moves investigating the Administration of President Barack Obama. The poll also finds […]
On the heels of the Associated Press hacking scandal, wherein the Justice Department revealed its utter lack of regard for the 1st and 4th Amendments and justified its actions through post-9/11 “national security” policies, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers has introduced legislation to prevent the government from engaging in secret warrantless phone hacking in the future.
A group of six self-described “Robin Hooders,” who estimate they’ve saved about 4,000 New Hampshire motorists from parking tickets by feeding their expired meters, now faces a lawsuit in the small city where they’ve been active since December.
When governments center a great portion of their focus around controlling and manipulating economic affairs, they become very nervous at the utterance of the words “alternative currency.” And in the case of Bitcoin, in seems that U.S. officials have heard enough about the currency alternative to become worried.
Just as the Obama Administration’s public reputation is at its lowest ebb over unConstitutional surveillance and discriminatory targeting of political enemies by government agencies with unfettered power comes a decision in which an appeals court ruled the President himself violated the Constitution when he made appointments to the National Labor Relations Board while the Senate was taking a break.
Two Republican Congressmen are inquiring whether the U.S. Treasury Department went after auto dealerships owned by conservatives after the Federal government, in 2009, became majority owner of General Motors as part of a $50 billion Congressional bailout. Mike Kelley (R-Pa.) and Jim Renacci (R-Ohio) released a letter they sent to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Thursday, […]
Peggy Noonan, who’s written speeches for two Republican Presidents and served as a consultant on NBC’s ‘The West Wing,’ penned a column in the Wall Street Journal Thursday that bypasses the partisan indictments of the Administration of President Barack Obama over the IRS’ political discrimination scandal, focusing instead on the issue’s threat to the fundamental […]
Earlier this week, three attackers kicked in the front door to a home in southwest Houston and proceeded to whoop up on a resident of the home before stuffing him into an upstairs closet. Lucky for him it’s where a gun was stored. According to KHOU, the man reportedly waited until it sounded quiet downstairs […]
Seeing the mayor of a California city of nearly 300,000 people don a studded warrior’s helmet and brandish a medieval-looking mace in order to make a point might have been bizarre for residents of beleaguered Stockton. But at least Mayor Anthony Silva didn’t pull out a gun, or a model of a gun, or – […]
During Congressional questioning of Steven Miller, the former Internal Revenue Service acting commissioner, Representative Kevin Brady (R-Texas) had a simple question for the taxman: Is this still America? “Is this still America?” asked Brady. “Is this government so drunk on power that it would turn its full force, full might, to harm, intimidate, and threat an […]