Upon informing your doctor of your most unbearable afflictions, it’s likely that the prescription pad will come out and you’ll find yourself on a daily regimen of the latest wonder drug. But for all of the benefits your physician may tell you about a new drug, he may be ignorant of some ghastly side effects.
A recent open-ended national poll conducted by Gallup indicates that the average American is less likely to care about issues recently mired in Congressional controversy such as gun control and immigration than the mainstream media and Beltline punditry would have you believe.
States throughout the Nation appear to be lightening up with regard to marijuana laws a faster rate than ever before on the heels of Colorado and Washington State’s decisions end prohibition against the plant late last year. In Vermont, one of the latest States to rethink harsh marijuana laws, Representatives approved a bill 98-44 on […]
Here’s your tug-at-the-heartstrings-less-than-true quote of the day from President Barack Obama. “I think we’ve got a good chance of seeing it pass if members of Congress are listening to the American people,” Obama said during a “Today Show” interview that aired on Tuesday. “The notion that Congress would defy the overwhelming instinct of the American […]
While the most Americans spent Tuesday searching for answers about the events leading up to the tragic events that occurred during the Boston Marathon earlier in the week, a handful of Democratic lawmakers seized the tragedy and fear as an opportunity to tout big-government legislative agendas. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D- Mass.) took an opportunity to […]
GOP lawmakers pushed for the passage of a set of bills that would protect State land rights by limiting Presidential authority to create national historical or natural landmarks. The authority to do so was granted via the 1906 Antiquities Act. On Tuesday, Republican lawmakers argued that Presidents from both political parties have abused the authority, […]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture won’t disclose which retailers profit most from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (aka food stamps), despite pressure from some health and media organizations to reveal where the money’s going. Unlike Medicaid and other public-spending juggernauts, which do reveal statistics on where the free money ends up, the food stamp program’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. It’s already begun: a university track coach near the scene of Monday’s Boston Marathon explosions told his local TV station he thought it was strange that […]
Findings from a study conducted by the National Taxpayer Advocate, an internal IRS office, suggest that the tax collection agency has determined small businesses to be the most likely tax scammers, raising the propensity that they will be most heavily targeted for audits.
If you see a stray wallet orphaned on the ground and pick it up, aiming to call the Department of Public Safety or simply to drop the wallet, intact, off at the local sheriff’s office, would you think twice for fear of being arrested for theft?