When presented with the multifaceted consequences that arise from one immigration plan or another, the American public as a whole is a bit fickle on the issue.
China and Australia have entered into an agreement that will allow for the direct converting of the Australian dollar to the Chinese Yuan, in the process cutting the U.S. Dollar’s present status as a reserve currency out of the conversion process. The move makes Australia, already a major consumer of Chinese goods, the first non-BRICS […]
The Associated Press, on Monday, reported that Mexican drug cartels are dispatching top agents into cities deep within the United States in order to further embolden their illicit drug trafficking enterprises. From the AP report: If left unchecked, authorities say, the cartels’ move into the American interior could render the syndicates harder than ever to […]
U.S. defense officials say they have shifted a guided missile destroyer in the Pacific to waters off the coast of the Korean peninsula to counter threatening language coming from the North Korean government. Most analysis note that there is no evidence that North Korea is prepared to strike out at its neighbors to the south […]
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.
New rules proposed by the Administration of Barack Obama would implement tighter restrictions on sulfur in gasoline in a bid to curb motor vehicle emissions pollution. Fuel industry experts, however, are warning that the rules may also have an impact on the price of fuel and, by extension, the economy as a whole.
Last week, the government took steps to avoid harassment of wounded military veterans by agents of the Transportation Security Administration. The move came two weeks after an active duty Marine who had lost both legs to an improvised explosive device was humiliated at a TSA checkpoint.
Since the 1950s, public schools in the United States have seen their administrative rosters swell more than sevenfold, while their success at educating students has proportionately declined.
The Federal Aviation Administration recently announced that it would close 149 air traffic control towers to reduce its spending by $600 million due to across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration. Officials in Texas opted to implement a plan to keep 13 towers slated for closure in operation in the State.
The FBI has used sophisticated cellphone tracking equipment to pinpoint callers’ locations and listen in to private conversations without warrant for at least the past five years, an Arizona Federal court learned last week. The FBI was forced to reveal how it uses a surveillance device called “Stingray” to intercept cellphone information by mimicking a […]