Congressman Asks Europe To Help Us Not Spy On Ourselves; NSA Tries To Control Its Agenda Through Fear; Defending Veterans Against Hits From The Left; Hillary And Christie Run Neck And Neck In Early Polling; Ron Paul Takes On Obama’s Inflation Gimmick – Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 11-11-2013


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Salon Chooses Veterans Day To Publish Hit Piece On Culture Of Easy Patriotism

Veterans Day isn’t the best time to publish a screed against the sometimes-well-meaning, sometimes-facile culture of loosely-defined patriotism that permeates American media and feeds public opinion about what our enlisted men and women do, without question, on behalf of all Americans. That Didn’t Stop One Liberal… 

U.S. Lawmaker Appeals To European Parliament To Reject NSA Abuses

Representative Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) is looking outside the United States to seek an ally in the fight against unchecked government surveillance — on Monday he asked the European Parliament to help the United States find a balance between liberty and security. Read More… 

NSA’s Vast Surveillance Powers Extend Far Beyond Counterterrorism, Despite Misleading Government Claims

The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Trevor Timm explains how the NSA has everything to lose if it can’t continue to control its fear-mongering script – a script that calls for broad surveillance powers in order to keep Americans safe from the familiar horrors they’ve seen, over and over, on TV. Read More… 

Poll: Possible Clinton-Christie Match-Up A Dead Heat

U.S. voters are split in support of ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as presidential candidates, Rasmussen Reports said. Read More…

Ron Paul Straight Talk: Chained Consumer Price Index Chains Taxpayers

One of the least discussed, but potentially most significant, provisions in President Obama’s budget is the use of the “chained consumer price index” (chained CPI), to measure the effect of inflation on people’s standard of living. Ron Paul Explains… 

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