Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 3-24-2014: Clapper Earns Government Liar Award; Indiana Ditches Common Core; Sheriffs Urge Non-Compliance With unConstitutional Gun Laws; Ron Paul On Destroying Democracy Overseas; California Minority Group Defeats Affirmative Action

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And The Award For Biggest Government Liar Goes To…

President Richard Nixon’s faithful secretary Rose Mary Woods famously claimed to have stretched to answer a phone call when she inadvertently erased 18 ½ crucial minutes of the Watergate tapes. This week, National Intelligence Director James Clapper was awarded the 9th annual National Security Archive Rosemary Award for worst open-government performance, named for the 37th President’s clumsy secretary, for a stretch of his own. Read More…

Indiana Ditches Common Core Standards

Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law a bill that dumps the State’s participation in Federal Common Core educational standards and requires instead that Indiana come up with its own set of guidelines. Read More… 

Sheriffs Urge Non-Compliance For unConstitutional Gun Laws

The head of a nationwide sheriffs coalition is calling on Vermont’s law enforcement officers to defy three controversial gun control measures passed by Burlington voters three weeks ago. Read More… 

Asian Americans Defeat Progressive California Effort To Institute Affirmative Action In College Admissions

A legislative bid to partially reinstate preferential treatment for racial minorities in the college admissions process was defeated in California earlier this month, thanks to a grassroots campaign spearheaded by Asian Americans who had no desire to watch deserving applicants cast aside by racist, progressive social policy. Read More… 

Ron Paul Straight Talk: U.S. ‘Democracy Promotion’ Destroys Overseas Democracy

It is not democracy to send in billions of dollars to push regime change overseas. It isn’t democracy to send in the NGOs to re-write laws and the constitution in places like Ukraine. It is none of our business. Straight Talk… 

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