Pollsters offered the following query with the option to “agree,” “disagree,” remain neutral or refuse to answer: “In the next few years, an armed revolution might be necessary in order to protect our liberties.” They found that an overall 29 percent of Americans were in agreement with the statement.
American leaders’ perennial fantasy that bringing a taste of consumer culture to Mideast countries ripe for occupation will somehow open a floodgate of populist enthusiasm for Beyoncé and constitutional rule isn’t reflected in a new survey that reveals the predominant views of common people in the Muslim world.
If you’re a U.S. soldier who’s a Christian, Jew, Muslim or something else, would you want to entrust your fate to a military hierarchy steered, from the top, with the guidance of a man who founded an organization expressly designed to eradicate any form of individual religious expression from the ranks of fighting men and women?
A liberal University of Wyoming student who routinely berates conservatives on her blog and college radio show has been charged for allegedly staging an anonymous rape threat against herself and attributing it to a fictitious conservative Facebook poster. Meg Lanker-Simons, whose cognitive dissonance blog last year even garnered her an honor from liberal spigots Mother Jones and […]
Responding to questions about allegations that the Federal government is preventing whistle-blowers from coming forward with new information concerning the terror attack in Benghazi, Libya, in September, White House Press spokesman Jay Carney suggested that the controversy was dated. “Let’s be clear,” said Carney. “Benghazi happened a long time ago. We are unaware of any […]
It almost smells like sabotage. Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, has announced he plans to introduce an amendment to a sweeping immigration reform bill that would allow gay U.S. citizens to sponsor their foreign-born partners in order to obtain green cards. That’s something heterosexual couples already are able […]
At this point it probably no longer qualifies as news, but for what it’s worth: Federal Reserve officials decided during the central bank’s Federal Open Markets Committee meeting this week to continue keeping interest rates low and making monthly $85 billion bond purchases. Notable of the most recent FOMC meeting, however, is that, unlike at […]
The controversy over the September attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, is ongoing. The U.S. government has reportedly identified the mastermind behind the attack, who is said to be walking free in Libya. The FBI has released the following posters bearing the images of individuals who were at the compound prior to the […]
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.
President Barack Obama did something on Tuesday that he rarely does: Benefiting from the fact that Congress is out of town, making it difficult for legislators scattered about the country to retort, the President spoke with reporters.