Happy Constitution Day!; Not Enough Senate Votes For New Gun Control; The U.S. Budget Is In Major Trouble; Americans Want Diplomacy In Syria; And How Obama Hid Military Aid Spending— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 9-17-2013

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Happy Constitution Day! Get To Know The Document

Happy Constitution Day! September 17 marks the anniversary of the Constitutional Congress’s signing of the Constitution in 1787. In 2004, Constitution Day officially became a holiday. Read The Constitution…

Reid: Senate Doesn’t Have The Votes For More Gun Control

Following the shooting tragedy that occurred at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, top Democrats wasted no time in calling for a renewed Congressional fight for tougher gun control laws. On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said that gun control legislation doesn’t have the votes to be approved by the Senate. Read More… 

CBO Long-Term Budget Outlook: Bad, Really Bad

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued a majorly pessimistic revision to its long-term Federal budget outlook Wednesday, predicting that publicly-held Federal debt will rise to 100 percent of the National GDP within the next 30 years – instead of the already-alarming 73 percent of GDP it accounts for now. Read More… 

Poll: Americans Support Diplomatic Settlement Of Syria Weapons Issue

Americans support using diplomacy to remove Syrian chemical weapons but give President Barack Obama low marks on handling the situation, a poll found. Read More… 

ProPublica Explains How Obama Administration Halted Military Aid Transparency

The U.S. spent roughly $25 billion last year on what’s loosely known as security assistance—a term that can cover everything from training Afghan security forces to sending Egypt F-16 fighter jets to equipping Mexican port police with radiation scanners. Read More… 

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