Defining Journalism; McRino Rebuked By His District; All You Need To Know About NSA Spy Bills; Bitcoin Campaign Donations Could Be Coming; And Putin’s ‘American Exceptionalism’ Remarks Cause A Stir— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 9-12-2013


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Bill To Define Journalist Will Get Full Senate Vote

On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed media shield legislation that is intended to protect journalists from having to cooperate in government investigations — but lawmakers made sure to limit who can be defined as a journalist in America. Read More… 

Republicans In Tempe-Mesa Legislative District Rebuke McCain On Obama Nominations

Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) has been formally rebuked by Arizona Republicans in the State’s 26th Legislative District for helping to green-light several of President Barack Obama’s controversial nominations for key leadership roles at Federal agencies. Read More… 

A Cheat Sheet To Congress’ NSA Spying Bills

The veil of secrecy around the government’s illegal and unConstitutional use of both Section 215 of the Patriot Act and Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) is being lifted. As a result, Congress has seen a flurry of legislation to try and fix the problems. Here’s what you need to know. Read More…

Putin’s Remarks About American Exceptionalism, Syria Raise Hackles

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s commentary urging caution in Syria prompted a flurry of comments, including a U.S. senator saying he wanted to vomit. Read More…

FEC Mulls Approving Bitcoin Donations To Political Campaigns

The U.S. elections watchdog is mulling if it should allow contributions to political campaigns of virtual coinage that can be used for real-life goods. Read More… 

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Sam Rolley

Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After covering community news and politics, Rolley took a position at Personal Liberty Media Group where could better hone his focus on his true passions: national politics and liberty issues. In his daily columns and reports, Rolley works to help readers understand which lies are perpetuated by the mainstream media and to stay on top of issues ignored by more conventional media outlets.

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