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 […]
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. Asked what the IRS needs to prevent future abuse, outgoing commissioner Steve Miller said…more money. Topping off the insincerity: Jay Carney had this to say about […]
Florida may be known as a tax-friendly State, but a damning report this week reveals leaders are finding innovative and crooked ways to surreptitiously nickel-and-dime citizens in order to enrich public coffers.
Democratic apologists have had a busy few days as the Barack Obama Administration’s lack of competence has taken center stage in the American psyche with story upon story of scandal and screwup. Those who feel the need to defend the President and his wayward Administration have used a variety of tactics.
The scandals involving ideology-based discrimination and politically motivated targeting under the Administration of President Barack Obama are revealing more than a lack of oversight; they’re revealing a pervasive culture of illegal, unethical and immoral discrimination against conservatives and political opposition emanating from the executive branch.
When Eric Holder visited Capitol Hill to answer lawmakers’ questions on Wednesday, he made a few things clear: There are many things related to recent Barack Obama Administration scandals that the Attorney General claims not to know. There are also some things that he knows that no one else can know. And he thinks the executive branch of government is more powerful and, therefore, deserves respect from members of the legislative branch.
Legislators in South Carolina, along with lawmakers in several other States, are proposing what would amount to a “sin” tax on electronic cigarettes, which are growing in popularity as traditional smokers turn to alternatives perceived as healthier. It’s still pioneering days for the E-cig industry, as the Federal Food and Drug Administration hasn’t weighed in on […]
According to Weekly Standard blogger Stephen F. Hayes, who’s perused all 94 pages of post-Benghazi internal email communications the White House finally released on Wednesday, the Barack Obama Administration’s official, public narrative immediately following the Benghazi, Libya, attacks has zilch in common with what Administration and intelligence officials were saying among themselves as they came […]
Just another example of the imperial President acting imperially: President Barack Obama called over Marines to shield himself and the Turkish prime minister from the rain during an outdoor press conference: