Always lead by example. If you were brought up to render unto Caesar that which is Caesar’s, hopefully your parents set a good example by paying their taxes. Evidently, President Barack Obama’s White House staff didn’t get that kind of upbringing. Forty of his White House aides owe a combined $333,485 in back taxes to […]
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has not been shy about using the force of government to promote his public health initiatives when it comes to banning sodas that he feels are too big, smoking, fatty foods, bottle feeding infants, guns and Styrofoam. But asked whether government should also force people to exercise, even the mayor […]
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.
Drinking too much wine has obvious negative impacts on cognition, but a new study shows that moderate wine intake could help protect against hearing and cognitive decline in the long term.
Even if gun grabbers in Congress are able to pass bills making certain semi-automatic rifles and “high capacity” ammunition magazines illegal in the United States, they cannot stop innovation.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said a lot of things Wednesday when he took the Senate floor to get his drone question answered. Over the course of 13 hours, he had to repeat himself a lot, and he filled plenty of time by tediously expounding on his vision of the importance of civil liberties in the United States.
In a Thursday opinion piece published in The Washington Post, former Democratic President Bill Clinton called on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Federal Defense of Marriage Act he signed into law 17 years ago.
It seems the headlines about educators in the United States that are terrified of children’s toys are never going to end. An elementary school principal in Caro, Mich., forced a 9-year-old boy to remove the green toy soldiers he used to decorate birthday cupcakes for his classmates because they are “insensitive” and could promote violence. […]
A Long Island town has a new law that won’t allow citizens to boo or hiss their disapproval of proceedings during council meetings. CBS 2 of New York reports the five-member Riverhead town council approved the no-booing resolution when it adopted rules of procedure at its March 5 meeting. One councilman voted against the new […]
According to a report presented by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) permitted airport employee security badges to be issued to 11 people with criminal records. In five of those cases, the airports were found to be out of compliance because they didn’t catch their mistake. The report’s executive […]