Rand Paul’s CPAC Celebrity; Left Takes A Swipe At CPAC’s Non-Issues; Scenes From The CPAC Floor; Lerner IRS Emails Incoming; Friday Funnies — Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 3-7-2014

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Rand Paul’s CPAC Speech Excites Libertarians, Provides A Blueprint For GOP Victory

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) delivered an impassioned, libertarian-flavored speech to a standing-room-only crowd of Conservative Political Action Conference attendees Friday, leaving no doubt about which CPAC speaker appeals to the broadest swath of American conservatives. Read More…

 

Gay Conservatism A Non-Issue At CPAC 2014, But Progressives Take Shots Anyway

Whether to cast the canopy of the conservative Big Tent wide enough to welcome homosexuals into the fold has largely been a non-issue at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, thanks in no small part to the controversial dis-invite of another marginal group: conservative atheists. But the progressive left has to have something to write about. Today, the knives came out. Read More…

 

Scenes From CPAC – Pictures From Day Two

Here’s another unrefined pastiche of imagery captured from the second day of CPAC’s silliness and seriousness. Whether scheduled speaker or DIY activist, it seems that nearly everyone at CPAC has a message to share. Photos…

 

IRS Agrees To Hand Over Lerner Emails To House Committee

The Internal Revenue Service agreed to turn over emails and other material from Lois Lerner, the central figure in the agency’s targeting controversy, a U.S. House panel said Friday. It only took a year of pleading. Read More…

 

Friday Fun: A Roundup Of This Week’s Political Cartoons

All eyes are on Barack Obama as the situation in Ukraine intensifies. And for some reason, Jimmy Carter’s name keeps coming up. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal apologized for saying Carter was the worst President in his lifetime, saying “President Obama has proven me wrong.” Friday Funnies…

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