Obama Vacation No. 2 For 2013, Banning Lewd Photoshopping, More Gun Control And Celebrity TSA: Thursday Morning News Roundup 2-14-2013


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.

  • There are questions about the direction of the Republican Party’s future. The difference between Senator Marco Rubio’s response to the President’s State of the Union address and Senator Rand Paul’s response is a good example of the divide.
  • Secretary of State John Kerry called all the foreign ministers of countries that deal with North Korea following Monday’s nuclear test, but Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov won’t return his call.
  • A State lawmaker in Georgia is so perturbed that someone used Photoshop to put his head on a porn star’s body that he now wants any kind of lewd Photoshopping to be banned.
  • Taxpayers will send President Barack Obama on his second vacation of the year Friday aboard Air Force One for a Presidents Day weekend excursion to West Palm Beach, Fla.

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Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.