Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.
- CIA Director David Patraeus, who resigned last Friday, is coming under heavy public scrutiny for his affair. The ordeal is expected to postpone a planned testimony by the former CIA director regarding the Sept. 11 attacks at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
- Meanwhile, Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has said that she will not testify on the terror attacks in Benghazi because of a scheduling conflict.
- Eurozone lawmakers will meet in Brussels today with “monster problem” Greece at the top of the agenda. Continuing financial collapse in the country is increasing the occurrence of violence — especially racially charged violence — in Greek streets.
- The Administration of Barack Obama has created an average of 68 new regulations per day over the past 90 days, totaling 6,125 regulations and notices.
- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to step down in January, but that isn’t stopping him from rewriting Fed policy in ways that almost ensure his successor will continue on the same track.
- The White House is getting bombarded with petitions for States to secede from the Union in the wake of the reelection of President Barack Obama.
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