Personal Liberty Digest P.M. Edition 4-30-2014: Senator Wants Feds To Troll Internet For ‘Hate Speech’; Obama White House Benghazi Lies Get More Ridiculous; Spacey’s Frank Underwood Not Far From Washington Reality; Americans Want U.S. Out Of Other Nations’ Business; Former Treasury Official Says U.S. Economy Is House Of Cards

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Senator’s Proposal Would Put Government In Charge Of Defining, Finding And Prosecuting ‘Hate Speech’

Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) is behind a piece of legislation designed to hand government the power to codify, seek out and prosecute “hate speech” on TV, radio and online, proposing a bill he said last week would make “crystal clear that any recommendations must be consistent with the First Amendment’s free speech protections.” Read More… 

Watch: Obama’s White House’s Benghazi Lies Are Shamelessly Transparent

During a presser on Wednesday, White House spokesman Jay Carney attempted to explain away recently-released emails revealing the White House’s direct involvement in the blame-the-video response to the 2012 terror attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Video… 

Congressman: Spacey’s Frank Underwood Not Far From Washington Reality

Fictitious Congressman Frank Underwood is manipulative, vindictive, ruthless and captivating in the Netflix breakout hit, “House of Cards.” Adding a final variable to the mix, Kansas U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo says Kevin Spacey’s character isn’t entirely inaccurate. Watchdog…

Poll: Americans Want Less Involvement Abroad

Americans want to step back from the world stage, disapprove of the president’s foreign policy and believe the country in general is headed in the wrong direction. Read More… 

Paul Craig Roberts: U.S. Economy Is A House Of Cards

Capitalism has been transformed by powerful private interests whose control over governments, courts, and regulatory agencies has turned capitalism into a looting mechanism. Wall Street no longer performs any positive function. Read More… 

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