The Lowlights Of Today’s Disastrous Sibelius Hearing; Facebook Wants To Follow Your Mouse; Fed Holds Steady; Fighting A New War To Protect the 5th Amendment; The Offending Obama Mask Strikes Again— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 10-30-2013

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Highlights From Wednesday’s Obamacare Disaster Hearing

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius headed to Capitol Hill Wednesday to testify before Congress about the failed rollout of the President’s signature healthcare overhaul. Sebelius spent most of the day being pummeled by lawmakers (some of whom have called for her prompt resignation) and playing dumb. Details… 

Halloween Special: The Dreaded Obama Mask Offends Again

A participant in a Halloween costume contest wearing a straitjacket and sporting the dreaded mask that gets everyone in trouble – the grotesque mask representing the likeness of President Barack Obama—recently caused a stir at a Kentucky hospital. Read More… 

Facebook Software Could Soon Track Where Your Cursor Goes On Screen

The private tech sector is playing with new marketing-driven surveillance methods that borrow from the much-reviled tactical thinking that has made the NSA an object of public outrage. If a test of Facebook’s new tracking software is successful, someone somewhere could know where your mouse is pointing anywhere on an open Facebook page. Read More… 

EFF: Forced Decryption Of Electronic Data Is Self-Incrimination And Prohibited By 5th Amendment

Encryption is one of the most important ways to safeguard data from prying eyes. But what happens when those prying belong to the government? Can they force you to break your own encryption and provide them with the information they want? Not According To The 5th Amendment…  

Federal Reserve Leaves Monetary Policy As Is

The U.S. Federal Reserve left its fiscal policy intact Wednesday despite stating that the economy was in better shape than it was a year ago. Keeps Pumping…

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