Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 6-16-2014: Not Even Liberals Believe Lerner Emails Are Lost; Poll Predicts Incumbent Ousters In Midterms; SCOTUS Upholds Federal Gun Provision; Army Names General For Bergdahl Investigation; Ron Paul On Iraq Crisis


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White House On Missing Lerner Emails: Haven’t You Ever Heard Of A Computer Crash?

After the Internal Revenue Service claimed last week that it conveniently “lost” two years of former employee Lois Lerner’s emails— some of which were likely directly related to the agency’s targeting of conservatives— everyone from conservative members of Congress to liberal political pundits cried foul. Now, the White House is labeling anyone who doesn’t buy its “computer crash” story as a conspiracy theorist. Read More…

Poll: Incumbents, Democrats Are Likely To Lose Big This Fall

If you were happy to see establishment Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor booted from his seat by underdog conservative David Brat, you’re going to love the predictions made in new polling data out from Gallup. Read More… 

Supreme Court Upholds Key Element In Federal Gun Laws

Speaking for the dissenters, Justice Antonin Scalia said it was not clear that the plain language of the gun laws prohibited a legal buyer from purchasing a weapon for another legal buyer. Read More… 

Army Names General To Investigate Bergdahl’s Disappearance

The Army said Monday it had named a two-star general to investigate the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe R. Bergdahl in Afghanistan, a possible step toward a formal finding that he left his base without authorization. Read More… 

Straight Talk: Haven’t We Already Done Enough Damage in Iraq?

Because of the government’s foolish policy of foreign interventionism, the U.S. is faced with two equally stupid choices: either pour in resources to prop up an Iraqi government that is a close ally with Iran, or throw our support in with al-Qaida in Iraq. Ron Paul Explains… 

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