Personal Liberty Digest P.M. Edition 7-11-2014: Judge Gives IRS One Week To Get Its Lerner Story Straight; Bloomberg Insults Coloradans On Gun Control; Militia To The Border; Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Mystery Bailout; Friday Funnies


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Second Judge Puts IRS On The Clock To Explain Lois Lerner’s ‘Lost’ Emails Under Oath

Another Federal judge – the second in as many days – has ordered the IRS to explain how a trove of Lois Lerner’s emails was lost to an alleged hard drive crash. But instead of giving the agency 30 days to come up with the info, as a judge in a separate case did yesterday, today U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton gave the IRS one week. Read More…

Bloomberg Gives Colorado Governor Hickenlooper’s GOP Opponent An Unintended Gift

Michael Bloomberg gave 2nd Amendment advocates, as well as Coloradans of every ideological persuasion, plenty to get cranky about when his uninformed and condescending remarks about the State were posted in a Rolling Stone interview. Even the local TV news station pounced. Watch…

Minutemen Project Begins Recruiting Volunteers To Man U.S. Border

The Minutemen Project says it’s recruiting volunteers to guard the U.S.-Mexico border from illegal immigration, claiming the government has failed to do so properly. The group says it’s also expecting at least 3,500 non-militia volunteers to participate. Read More…

Mystery Loan Lets Ex-Representative Jesse Jackson Jr., Wife Keep Both Their Homes

A year ago, former Representative Jesse Jackson Jr.’s attorneys said his family was in “significant financial peril” as he and his wife, Sandi, awaited sentencing for looting $750,000 from his campaign coffers. Jackson, who had to repay the money or lose two houses, isn’t saying where $550,000 of that amount came from. Read More…

A Roundup Of This Week’s Political Cartoons

President Barack Obama’s antics are frustrating for most Americans. But can you imagine being a Democratic candidate right now? The Democrats are probably steaming mad at Obama. With the midterm elections just four months away, it’s crunch time. And it’s par for the course for the sitting President to do whatever he can to support his party during such a crucial time. But Obama doesn’t seem to care, though – he’s already acting like a short timer. Friday Funnies…

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