Drone Pilots Can’t Always See Targets; Tea Party Is Here To Stay; Government Policies Hurt Low Earners; Opposition To Egypt Aid Grows; Afghan War Is America’s Longest, Least Popular — Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 12-30-2013


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Former Air Force Analyst: Drone Pilots Can’t Tell The Difference Between A Shovel And A Weapon

When you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail. And when you’re piloting a lethal drone, everyone looks like a dangerous militant. That is, according to a former employee of the U.S. drone program. Read More…


Grudging Harvard Prof: Tea Party Is Here To Stay

Despite all the mainstream media punditry that’s ready to shovel dirt over the casket of grass-roots conservatism and truly liberal (as opposed to radical progressive) thought, at least one Harvard professor thinks the Tea Party isn’t going away anytime soon. Progressives Fret… 


Ron Paul Straight Talk: Government Policies Hurt Low-Wage Workers

Raising minimum wages by government decree appeals to those who do not understand economics. This appeal is especially strong during times of stagnant wages and increased economic inequality. But raising the minimum wage actually harms those at the bottom of the income ladder. Ron Paul Explains…


Poll: 49 Percent Oppose Further U.S. Aid To Egypt

Nearly half of U.S. voters say they’re opposed to more financial aid for longtime U.S. ally Egypt, a Rasmussen poll released Monday indicates. Read More…


Support For War In Afghanistan Dips Below 20 Percent

Support for the war in Afghanistan is less than 20 percent, making the longest U.S. military conflict the least popular. Read More…

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