Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 5-1-2014: Carney Doesn’t Know His Numbers But He Knows Yours Are Wrong; The Al Sharpton Profanity Reel; Ex-Chicago Comptroller Picked Up In Pakistan; No Wiggle Room For Obama Administration’s Benghazi Spin; Suing The Feds For Privacy


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Jay Carney’s Lie Of The Day: We Don’t Have Numbers, But Theirs Are Wrong

Answering a question about the number of paid Obamacare premiums Thursday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters that the Obama Administration doesn’t know how many people have paid, and are therefore signed up, for Obamacare. But, the spokesman added, any numbers that make the White House look bad are wrong. Jedi Mind Tricks…

Throwback Thursday: The Reverend Al Sharpton’s Vile Hate Speech

Whenever there’s breaking news about hateful words or intolerant actions, the Rev. Al Sharpton hops up on his soapbox to moralize and to rebuke the latest bigot in the spotlight. But despite his MSNBC microphone and liberal fan base, Sharpton is a prolific purveyor of hate speech. Videos…

Rahm Emanuel’s Ex-Comptroller Gets Arrested In Pakistan With Fake Passport Ahead Of Prison Sentence In Federal Fraud Case

The man whom Chicago mayor and former Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel tapped as Chicago’s comptroller has been arrested in Pakistan after allegedly fleeing there with a fake passport to avoid Federal apprehension on settled fraud charges. Read More…

General: We Never Thought Benghazi Was Because Of A Video

Military and intelligence officials in Africa during the September 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya said they quickly ruled out that the attack had been sparked by a controversial YouTube video, a general who was in Africa at the time of the attack said Thursday. Read More…

EFF Sues Sues Justice Department Again For Secret Survelliance Court Rulings

In a continuing campaign to uncover the government’s secret interpretations of the surveillance laws underlying the National Security Agency (NSA)’s spying programs, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today filed another lawsuit against the Department of Justice, demanding that the government hand over key Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA court) opinions and orders. Read More…

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