Government Shutdown May Not Be That Bad; Capitol Hill Flips Out Over Shutdown For Theatrics; Ron Paul Advises Small Government Conservatives, Anti-War Liberals To Join Forces; Two-Thirds Of Uninsured Americans Will Buy Insurance To Avoid Fines, Poll Says; Could You Defeat The NSA With This $100 Gadget?— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 9-30-2013


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Will The Federal Government ‘Shut Down’ At Midnight? And If It Does, Will It Affect You?

The answer to the first question is looking more and more like a “yes” with each hour that passes. President Barack Obama said nothing new (and took no questions) at a press conference today, reiterating the harm a shutdown would do to the U.S. economy and to “our neighbors” who work for the Federal government – the Nation’s largest employer – who’d be furloughed. Learn More… 

As Shutdown Looms, Capitol Hill Freaks Out

As the government shutdown fiasco continued Monday, Capitol Hill Democrats and some Republicans embraced increasingly harsh language to describe the tactics used by GOP conservatives attempting to defund Obamacare in return for passage of a government funding bill. Read More… 

Is A Small, Cheap Gadget To Thwart Government Spies In The Works? It Is If John McAfee Delivers

Tech entrepreneur John McAfee, on the heels of a few months of turbulent personal problems, announced Saturday that he is working to produce an inexpensive, pocket-sized gadget that would give average people the ability to shield themselves from the National Security Agency’s spying. His Plan… 

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Uninsured To Get Health Coverage By Deadline

Overall, nearly two-thirds of uninsured Americans say they will get health insurance by the January 1 deadline to avoid paying a mandated fine, Gallup said in a poll released Monday. Read More…

Ron Paul Straight Talk: Small Government Conservatives, Anti-War Liberals Should Join Forces To Combat Warfare And Welfare Spending

Instead of grand bargains of increased spending and taxes, those of us who support limited government and free markets should form a coalition with antiwar liberals to reduce spending on both the military industrial complex and domestic welfare programs. Here’s Why… 

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