Feinstein Says CIA Snooped Illegally; Ohio Libertarians Fight For Ballot Slots; UC May Get Free Pass To Discriminate; Marijuana Proves Profitable For Colorado; Obama’s Just Pandering To His Voters — Tuesday Morning News Roundup 3-11-2014
March 11, 2014 by Personal Liberty News Desk
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
- Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) accused the CIA on Tuesday of illegally searching her committee’s computers to find an internal CIA review of George W. Bush-era interrogation policies. Source: The Hill
- A Federal lawsuit has just been filed by the Libertarian Party of Ohio, challenging a new effort to deny Libertarians a vote for Governor. This latest attempt comes from Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted on Friday, as he decided to kick Libertarian Party candidate for Governor Charlie Earl off the primary ballot. Attorney General candidate Steven Linnabary, also a Libertarian, was kicked off the ballot as well. Source: Isidewith.com
- The University of California may be able to consider race, gender and national origin when selecting students for admission if a State constitutional amendment passes this November. Source: Weasel Zippers
- [Colorado] made between $2 million and $3 million in marijuana taxes, meaning that recreational tokers spent somewhere around $500,000 per day on weed in the first month of legalization. Source: Gawker
- The top five States with the highest income inequality rates all voted to re-elect President Barack Obama, though no State boasted a higher rate of inequality than Washington, D.C. Source: Breitbart