Tea Party Alive And Well Five Years Later; Spies Saw Through Your Webcam; Casting Perspective On America’s Made-Up Social ‘Wars’; Boehner Dissembles; Benching The Border Patrol— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 2-27-2014

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Five Years On, The Tea Party Isn’t Dead

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) delivered a speech Thursday to a crowd of Tea Party activists assembled in Washington to celebrate five years of the conservative government movement. His message: The Tea Party is alive and well. Read More… 

Guardian: Spy Agencies Collected Intimate Webcam Content From Innocent People

If you got full-frontal during a webcam chat on Yahoo Messenger in the latter part of the last decade (we hope you didn’t… then or ever), there’s a possibility that spies at the British GCHQ spy agency as well as some at the U.S. National Security Agency got a look at your junk. Read More…

Venezuelan Opposition Leader’s Letter To Pope Francis Puts Our Domestic ‘Problems’ In Perspective

People in Venezuela don’t have the sort of problems our elected class tried to convince us we have – they have problems that don’t have to be explained by enlightened interpreters. Read this appeal to Pope Francis, penned last week by Venezuelan opposition leader (Princeton educated) Leopoldo Mendoza, for some perspective on what a real social war looks like. The Letter… 

House Speaker Boehner Defends GOP’s ‘Go Slow’ Approach

House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Congressional Republicans will lead but go slow on immigration, tax reform and healthcare reform. Read More… 

Report Recommends Limiting Border Patrol’s Use Of Deadly Force

The U.S. Border Patrol needs stricter standards on the use of deadly force by its agents, an independent review commissioned by the agency said. Read More… 

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