Obama And His Power-Mourning Globalist Friends Co-Opt Mandela Memorial; Grade School Puppy Love = Sexual Harassment; Bloomberg’s Lame-Duck Nanny Agenda; Congress Strikes Defense Deal; Government’s Chicken-And-Egg Approach To Poverty— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 12-10-2013


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Mises Daily: The State Causes The Poverty It Later Claims To Solve

If one looks at the current paper money system and its negative social and social-political effects, the question must arise: where are the protests by the supporters and protectors of social justice? Why don’t we hear calls to protest from politicians and social commentators, from the heads of social welfare agencies and leading religious leaders, who all promote the general welfare as their mission? Read More… 

Outgoing Mayor Bloomberg Pushes Mandatory Flu Vaccinations For All NYC School Kids

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who will hand the city’s leadership to Bill de Blasio in three weeks, is making a last-minute push that, if successful, will force all children who attend public schools or licensed daycares to get annual flu vaccinations – regardless of their parents’ possible objections. Read More… 

Senate-House Conferees Approve $632.8 Billion Defense Authorization Bill

A bipartisan deal on a $632.8 billion National Defense Authorization Act has been reached, top U.S. defense lawmakers in the Senate and House said. Read More… 

‘Power Mourners’: Obama, Congressmen, Global Pals Milk Mandela Memorial For Photos, Networking, Sanctimony

Narcissus couldn’t have gotten arrested at Mandela’s memorial service Tuesday in South Africa, where cheesy gladhanding and sanctimonious speechifying prevailed over decorum and dignity. Read More… 

School Accuses Six-Year-Old Of ‘Sexual Harassment’ For Kissing Crush’s Hand

In what constitutes yet another shining example of an utter lack of common sense in the hallways of America’s public schools, a 6-year-old Cañon City, Colorado, boy’s expressions of puppy love to a willing recipient have earned him a “sexual harassment” stamp on his school permanent record. Read More… 

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