Oprah Among White House Picks For Nation’s Highest Civilian Honor; Canadian Gunsmith Prints 3-D Rifle; Obama Used To Support Surveillance Reform; Remembering Nixon; Carney Claims NSA Doesn’t Actually Read Email— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 8-8-2013

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Obama Awards Oprah, Bill Clinton With Nation’s Highest Civilian Honor

The group of 16 people chosen by the Administration of Barack Obama to receive the Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s most prestigious civilian honor, includes television personality Oprah Winfrey and former President Bill Clinton. Read More… 

Canadian Gunsmith Prints 3-D .22 Rifle

Following in the footsteps of American 3-D printing gunsmith Cody Wilson, a Canadian man has created what he believes to be the world’s first 3-D printed rifle. Read More… 

The Surveillance Reforms Obama Supported Before He Was President

When the House of Representatives recently considered an amendment that would have dismantled the NSA’s bulk phone records collection program, the White House swiftly condemned the measure. But only five years ago, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill. was part of a group of legislators that supported substantial changes to NSA surveillance programs. Read More… 

Carney On Email: ‘It’s Not Being Read’

White House spokesman Jay Carney Thursday said the National Security Agency is not reading the email of Americans on a routine basis. Read More… 

Was He A Crook? The Anniversary Of Nixon’s Demise

This week marks the 39th anniversary of the week leading up to disgraced President Richard Nixon’s final day in office in 1974 following the drawn-out national embarrassment that was the Watergate scandal. Read More… 

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