Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 5-12-2014: Snowden Reporter Slams Hillary; The Perks Of The Political Class; Guessing America’s Motives In Ukraine; Making Obamacare Transparent; Congress Likes Tax Breaks?


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House Bill Would Force Health Insurers To Share Rate Info With Congress, Since The White House Won’t

Virginia Congressman Morgan Griffith has introduced a bill before the House of Representatives that, if it becomes law, would mandate that health insurers share with Congress the same information they share with the White House about annual rate adjustments before they take effect. Read More… 

Journalist: Hillary Is ‘Banal, Corrupted, Drained Of Vibrancy’ And ‘A F*cking Hawk And Like A Neocon’

In a recent interview, Glenn Greenwald— the journalist instrumental in helping Edward Snowden leak classified national security documents last year— had some harsh words for Hillary Clinton and Americans likely to support her if she runs for President in 2016. Read More… 

Congress Considers Tax Breaks From Horse Racing To Stock Car Racing

Horse racing may be thought of as the sport of kings, but the National Thoroughbred Racing Association says breeders and stable owners need a tax break just like everybody else. Stock car racing has a regal status among its followers, but NASCAR has its hand out, too, as do taxpayers in seven States with no income tax who pay state sales taxes and are able to deduct them from Uncle Sam’s tax bill. Read More… 

Bill Introduced To Stop Lawmakers’ First Class Jett-Setting On Your Dime

Bipartisan legislation introduced in the House aims to keep lawmakers from wasting taxpayer dollars by traveling in luxury. Read More… 

Ron Paul: What Does The U.S. Government Want In Ukraine?

Why are people protesting in eastern Ukraine? Because they do not believe the government that came to power after the U.S.-backed uprising in February is legitimate. Straight Talk…

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