Former NSA Official Says America Is Now ‘A Police State’; The Fed Makes A Move; Babara Walters Hoped Obama Would Be ‘The Next Messiah’; Guilty Until Proven Innocent In Colorado; Feinstein’s Spy Bill Takes A Hit; Caption This Obamacare Dork— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 12-18-2013

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Fed Stimulus Taper Begins

The Nation’s central bank will begin scaling back its massive bond-buying stimulus, reducing the amount of bonds it purchases to prop up the economy in monthly increments of $10 billion, the Federal Reserve announced Wednesday. Full Story… 

Cult Of Personality: Obama Was ‘The Next Messiah’, Says Barbra Walters

During an interview with Piers Morgan that aired on Tuesday, 84-year-old television personality Barbra Walters absolved President Barack Obama of any Presidential failures. The aging newswoman said that she and other liberals thought that Obama was “the next messiah,” which set expectations too high. Read More…  

New Colorado Law Will Treat Drivers Who Refuse Breathalyzer Tests As Criminals

Starting in 2014, Colorado drivers who refuse to submit to roadside sobriety tests will be treated by police as though they have a record of driving drunk – regardless of whether they actually do. Full Story… 

‘We Are Now In A Police State’: Washington’s Blog Interviews Former Top NSA Official

A 32-year NSA veteran widely regarded as a “legend” within the agency, Bill Binney was the senior technical director within the agency and managed thousands of NSA employees. Binney told Washington’s Blog that the U.S. has become a police state. Full Story… 

54 Civil Liberties And Public Interest Organizations Oppose The FISA Improvements Act

Fifty-four civil liberties and public interest groups sent a letter to Congressional leadership today opposing S. 1631, the FISA Improvements Act. The bill, promoted by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), seeks to legalize and extend National Security Agency mass surveillance programs, including the classified phone records surveillance program confirmed by documents released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden this summer. Full Story… 

Help Us Fix Another Obamacare Propaganda Effort, The Grown Child

Courtesy of Barack Obama’s official Twitter account, which is operated by Organizing for Action, here’s another opportunity for Personal Liberty readers to re-imagine a bit of the President’s ridiculous Obamacare propaganda effort. Fix It… 

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