In Alabama, an Average Joe likely won’t face charges for standing his ground after killing an intruder this week in self-defense. But a millionaire businessman in New York City could spend three years in jail simply for pointing an unlicensed gun at a man who broke into his home in January.
Senator Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) recent old school filibuster on the Senate floor has made him more popular than ever among many American conservatives. In his speech at CPAC today, Paul focused on the message he wants the President and the Federal government to hear loud and clear: no one person gets to decide the law, […]
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), in a heated exchange with Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) during a Senate Judiciary Hearing this morning on guns, wanted one thing to be clear: She knows what it says in the Constitution that she so wishes to violate. “The question that I would pose to the senior senator from California is,” […]
The conservative conference, CPAC, is under way. For conservative Americans left feeling hopeless and listless after the last Presidential election, it could be a good indicator of where the power base is in the conservative movement and whether it is moving in a direction that will bolster electoral success. Today, conservatives energized by the idea […]
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. The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) kicks off today. Here are five political storylines to follow as the Right convenes in the hope of putting a […]
Rand Paul said what many young fiscal conservatives have been thinking for a long, long time in a Wednesday post at Policymic. In it, Paul asserted the GOP must get its hands out of the social legislation game and get back to its conservative roots on fiscal policy.
Despite the political bloviating about how bad sugar is (and despite evidence and common sense to the same effect), the Department of Agriculture is currently considering buying 400,000 tons of the sweet stuff. You see, not only does government want to tell you how much sugar to eat — it also wants to tell you how much it should cost and what kind of profits producers of the product should earn.
Recent headlines following up on some of the events tied to ex-Los Angeles cop Christopher Dorner’s revenge-murder rampage last month demonstrate the particularly disturbing willingness of the state to trample innocent citizens whenever it feels it is threatened.
The talk is out there: Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama could pair up for a run at the Democratic Presidential nomination for the 2016 election season. The scenario places Hillary in the POTUS role, with Barack’s wife pulling the veep ticket. A former Bill Clinton Administration staffer called the potential pairing a “dream ticket,” according […]
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.