Press Secretary Carney Flees The Press; People Keep Dropping Out Of Labor Force; Cruz Explains Why Obamacare Website Doesn’t Work; Private Security Outdoes The Cops; A Glimpse At NSA Spy Bills Before Congress— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 10-22-2013


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The White House Pretends To Know Nothing About Obamacare Site Malfunctions         

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney really, really doesn’t want to talk about the various problems with the newly launched Obamacare insurance exchange website. The spokesman spent the bulk of a press briefing Tuesday dodging reporter questions, pleading ignorance, and referring reporters to the Department of Health and Human Services before ultimately bolting out of the White House briefing room as flummoxed reporters continued to ask questions. Read More… 

Rebound: 90 Million Eligible Workers Have Dropped Out Of Labor Force

Of 316 million Americans, approximately 245 million are eligible to work according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. By the bureau’s most recent count, there are 155,559,000 people working at some kind of job – and, as new numbers released Tuesday reveal, there are 90,609,000 more eligible workers who have elected to drop out of the labor force. Read More… 

Cruz: Obamacare Website Run By Nigerian Email Scammers

During a speech this week in Houston rebuking Obamacare, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joked that the President’s glitch-ridden healthcare exchange website seemed as if it was being run by the same people responsible for Nigerian email scams. Read More… 

Crime Falls After Houston Neighborhood Ditches Police; Hires Private Security

Sharpstown, a Houston suburb, tired of property crimes and inadequate police service in their community, so the Sharpstown Civic Association got together and entered into an agreement with private security firm SEAL Security Texas to patrol its streets. Crime has decreased. Read More… 

EFF: The Good And The Bad Of NSA Spying Bills In Congress

Many of NSA reform bills going through Congress are encouraging, but the most important priority for those who want to stop the spying is to stop the bill by the Intelligence Committees of the House and Senate. Here’s Why…

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