How do you define spending beyond your means? Most people would agree that spending beyond one’s means would entail spending more money than they make. But not President Barack Obama, who had this to say in an address to the American people on Saturday concerning his unbalanced budget proposal: It’s a budget that doesn’t spend […]
Colt Competition, which makes AR-15-type rifles for Connecticut-based Colt’s Manufacturing Co., will move its operations from Oregon to Texas, parent company Bold Ideas revealed Monday. The change comes after a strong courtship effort by Texas Governor Rick Perry to roll out a friendly welcome mat to gun manufacturers frustrated by recent and drastic gun control […]
Even though People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals lacks the resources to find homes for thousands of animals it rescues and subsequently slaughters each year, the animal rights activist organization says it will purchase drones to “stalk” hunters. According to U.S. News and World Report, the group says it “soon have some impressive new […]
A Fox News television affiliate in Washington, D.C., is reporting that the Internal Revenue Service has alarmed many social media users by stalking their Facebook postings and Tweets in an attempt to make sure you’re saying all the right things about how you went about filing your tax return this year. According to Fox 5, […]
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. Wikileaks has dumped another 1.7 million documents. Most of them are diplomatic records covering the period from the beginning of 1973 to the end of 1976, […]
With the prospect of GOP politicians and pundits embracing certain “live and let live” attitudes toward some social policy issues, consternation is growing among members of a party that embraced the religious right’s morality-based legislative agenda decades ago.
The Federal Communications Commission is considering enforcement changes that would allow brief nudity and some isolated use of verbal expletives during prime-time hours, relaxing restrictions that have long been penalized by severe fines.
Political correctness fanatics at The Associated Press were busy last week as they amended the style guide used almost universally by American journalists to make the world of newswriting a kinder, gentler place for illegal aliens and non-extreme Muslims who worry about being grouped with Islamist extremist outfits like the Muslim Brotherhood.
Drawing a direct line — or any line at all — that links criminal guilt with incarceration is becoming impossible in a growing number of cities and States, as people are being put indefinitely in jail for their inability to pay medical bills, traffic fines and court costs.
In a move that inevitably will be decried, somewhere, for its intrinsic sexism, a new political action committee (PAC) has organized around the idea that candidates with beards (beards, not mustaches or wimpy soul patches) are sorely missing from American elected offices. So the Bearded Entrepreneurs for the Advancement of a Responsible Democracy (BEARD) PAC […]