Consumer Reports Pans Obamacare; Constitutional Amendment Would End Congressional Exemptions; Army Chief Frets Over Preparedness And Manpower; GOP Stones Ted Cruz; Ron Paul: Debt Ceiling Deal ‘A Defeat For The American People’—Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 10-21-2013


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Rand Paul Wants To Amend The Constitution To End Political Elitism

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has introduced a Constitutional amendment that would forbid Congress to pass any law that doesn’t apply equally to the American public, Congress, the Supreme Court and the Executive branch. Read More… 

Consumer Reports On Obamacare: ‘Stay Away’

The consumer advocate magazine is cautioning would-be volunteers who wish to enroll in overpriced government-managed health coverage to “stay away” from the bug-ridden rabbit hole at Read More… 

Army Chief: Blame Sequestration For Unprepared; Understaffed Military

According to the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, there are only two Brigades ready to answer a deployment call on short notice – a symptom, he says, of sequestration constraints that particularly affect the military. Read More… 

GOP Senators Pile Blame On Cruz For Shutdown

Republican leaders piled blame on freshman Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) over the weekend for failed tactics that forced a U.S. government shutdown, but Cruz remained defiant. Read More… 

Texas Straight Talk: How DC Won On The Debt Ceiling, And Americans Lost

Washington, DC, Wall Street, and central bankers around the world rejoiced this week as Congress came to an agreement to end the government shutdown and lift the debt ceiling. The latest spending-and-debt deal was negotiated by Congressional leaders behind closed doors, and was rushed through Congress before most members had time to read it. Read More… 

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