EFF Explains The Fallacy Of Government Trust; Illegal Aliens Pay Union Dues; Judge Tosses L.A. Car Impound Policy On Illegals; It’s The Economy, Stupid — Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 8-16-2013

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Electronic Frontier Foundation: The Three Pillars of Government Trust Have Fallen

With each recent revelation about the NSA’s spying programs, government officials have tried to reassure the American people that all three branches of government—the Executive branch, the Judiciary branch, and the Congress—knowingly approved these programs and exercised rigorous oversight over them. But a story in the Washington Post makes it manifestly clear that these assurances are a total fallacy. It’s time to act. Read More… 

 

Union Boss Tells Breitbart All About Illegal Alien Union Members

Breitbart did a spot interview Thursday with a top official from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) at an immigration reform rally in Bakersfield, California. Amazingly, SEIU International Secretary-Treasurer Eliseo Medina didn’t flinch on the subject of whether illegal aliens form part of the union’s membership. Read More…

 

Judge Overturns Los Angeles Policy On Seizing And Impounding Cars Driven By Illegal Aliens

A Los Angeles judge has ruled that the city’s policy on seizing and impounding vehicles violates California State law, and is too permissive and open to aggrandizement. Superior Court Judge Terry Green ruled that the LAPD had essentially invented a method for confiscating cars that was inconsistent with both the spirit and the letter of State law, finding that the department’s policy on seizing vehicles driven by illegal aliens wasn’t reasonable in cases when a legal resident and licensed driver was also present. Read More… 

 

Poll Finds Economy, Jobs, Employment Top Issues Facing Nation

Twenty-five percent of Americans list the economy as the most important issue facing the country today, a Gallup poll released Friday indicated. Following the economy, 19 percent of Americans said the most pressing issue was unemployment and jobs, followed by dissatisfaction with government at 17 percent, results indicated. Surprised? Read More…

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