Usually, when a mob of people acts as one, the results are ugly. But Wednesday’s game between the Boston Bruins and the Buffalo Sabres was preceded by a rendition of the national anthem that, for a moment, united thousands of people at Boston’s TD Bank Garden in a pretty uplifting way. Still galvanized by Monday’s […]
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. One MSNBC host believes the National Rifle Association is “in the business of helping bombers get away with their crimes” because the organization has fought to […]
How many bad guys do you think try to buy guns from licensed dealers, the retailers whom Congress wants to slap with further restrictions on instant verifications for gun sales? One-fourth? Ten percent? Five? Try less than 1 percent. In fact, it’s less than half of 1 percent.
An organization calling itself Moms Demand Action is one of the latest nonsensical formations conceived from the highly emotive national debate over gun control. A study of some of the group’s recent efforts to influence public perception reveals a strategy that packs a one-two punch that is equal parts “do it for the kids” and utter fallacy.
A new story published by Reason dismantles the assertion by the Administration of President Barack Obama that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has created lasting jobs and shown economic dividends that outlive the lifespan of the short-term projects it helped fund.
It looks as if Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is getting serious about a bid for the Presidency in 2016. If the context clues weren’t enough, the Tea Party darling has clearly stated that he’s considering running for President in the next election.
Not so fast, gun grabbers. The U.S. Senate voted 54-46 late Wednesday against a critical addition to a Democrat-supported gun-control bill, one that the bill’s supporters sorely needed in order to keep the entire piece of legislation alive. The amendment, sponsored by Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), would have added a requirement […]
A couple weeks ago, we previewed a forthcoming Congressional rush job to mark up the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) behind closed doors. Described by opponents and privacy protection advocates as a “backdoor wiretap” measure that gives the Federal government even greater warrantless surveillance powers over private electronic communications, CISPA is one of […]
Several mainstream media outlets are reporting that the FBI and Secret Service have intercepted a suspicious package, or envelope, intended for President Barack Obama. MSNBC is reporting that the package has initially tested positive for ricin, an organically derived protein that can be fatal if inhaled, even in miniscule quantities. The parcel was intercepted at […]
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. Though the United States is home to a massive national security spy network, the FBI is stumped with regard to the events leading up to the […]