A new story published by Reason dismantles the assertion by the Administration of President Barack Obama that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has created lasting jobs and shown economic dividends that outlive the lifespan of the short-term projects it helped fund.
It looks as if Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is getting serious about a bid for the Presidency in 2016. If the context clues weren’t enough, the Tea Party darling has clearly stated that he’s considering running for President in the next election.
Not so fast, gun grabbers. The U.S. Senate voted 54-46 late Wednesday against a critical addition to a Democrat-supported gun-control bill, one that the bill’s supporters sorely needed in order to keep the entire piece of legislation alive. The amendment, sponsored by Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), would have added a requirement […]
A couple weeks ago, we previewed a forthcoming Congressional rush job to mark up the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) behind closed doors. Described by opponents and privacy protection advocates as a “backdoor wiretap” measure that gives the Federal government even greater warrantless surveillance powers over private electronic communications, CISPA is one of […]
Several mainstream media outlets are reporting that the FBI and Secret Service have intercepted a suspicious package, or envelope, intended for President Barack Obama. MSNBC is reporting that the package has initially tested positive for ricin, an organically derived protein that can be fatal if inhaled, even in miniscule quantities. The parcel was intercepted at […]
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. Though the United States is home to a massive national security spy network, the FBI is stumped with regard to the events leading up to the […]
He wasn’t even the reason the cops went to the house where he was sleeping on the night of Feb. 11, 2012 to make an arrest. He didn’t own the house; in fact, he was only renting out a bedroom. Before police showed up that night, they didn’t even know Dustin Theoharris existed. But that didn’t stop the cops from filling him with holes.
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 […]