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Shutdown Shuts Down; Boehner Is Likely Safe From GOP Backlash; The Commander Won’t Salute The Flag, But Wounded Warrior Salutes Through The Pain; EFF Goes After DEA Spying; Couple Forced To Sell Car To Afford Baby Due To Affordable Care Act— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 10-16-2013

October 16, 2013 by  

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Shutdown Shuts Down: Dems and RINOs Win, Conservatives Lose In Congress’ Capitulation To Obama

The Senate is ending the government shutdown. By the time you read this, the Senate will likely have voted on a bill to fund the government through January 15 of next year and to raise the Federal debt limit until February 7. The only GOP “win” in the Senate bill involves new requirements that Obamacare buyers seeking government subsidies must prove their qualifications by demonstrating low income. Read More… 

Rare Hollywood Conservative James Woods Perfectly Sums Up What’s Wrong With America In Tweet Showing Wounded Soldier’s ‘Salute Heard Round The World’ Compared To A Picture Of The Commander In Chief

Cpl. Josh Hargis was badly wounded Oct. 6 when an Afghan woman detonated a suicide bomb vest and 13 other explosive devices in Panjwai in Kandahar Province. Despite his injuries, which left him fighting for consciousness, he saluted as he received the Purple Heart. See The Picture… 

Republicans Say No Mutiny Facing Boehner

Republicans said Wednesday there’s no sign U.S. House Speaker John Boehner has been damaged in the GOP caucus by the budget fight and government shutdown. Read More… 

EFF Takes On The Drug Enforcement Agency’s Secret Use Of Electronic Surveillance In Criminal Cases

Many criminal defendants are fighting to uncover what type of electronic surveillance really occurred in their criminal cases, and how information was obtained by the government. EFF has asked a Federal district court to order the government to provide more information about how it used newly revealed surveillance programs in criminal cases. Read More… 

Obamacare Increases Deductibles, Premiums; Forces One Couple To Sell Car To Afford Baby

According to this report from the Michigan-based WZZM, a pregnant couple in the State has been forced to sell their car and disconnect their cable because Obamacare is forcing them to pay an extra healthcare deductible in 2014. Watch… 

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