Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 6-9-2014: Veterans Balk At Bergdahl; Father ‘Thanked’ Taliban In Video; Police On Steroids; A Blow To Legal Immigrants; Obama’s Two Foreign-Policy Faces


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Veterans Agree: Obama Administration Should Not Have Swapped Terrorists For Bergdahl

The Obama Administration doesn’t fare well among the general public on the question of whether the U.S. made the right call in exchanging five Taliban detainees for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s freedom. But among veterans, Obama fares even worse. Read More…

Bergdahl’s Father Now Under Scrutiny Himself

In 2011, Bob Bergdahl made a personal video for the Pakistani government that he hoped would be delivered to his boy, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. In the three-minute video, he mentioned several high-ranking Pakistani generals by name, thanking them for their sacrifices. Then he went on to thank the Taliban forces that were holding his son. Read More…

Why Do Police In New Mexico Need 42 MRAPs?

People who read websites like this one already know about the ongoing militarization of America’s local police agencies. But this infographic from the Department of Defense, which breaks down the number of Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected armored vehicles (MRAPS) currently in service in every State, looks a little out of whack. War Zone?…

Supreme Court Deals Setback To Young Relatives Of Legal Immigrants

Foreign-born grandchildren, nieces and nephews of Americans and legal immigrants will lose their place in line to obtain a visa if they reach age 21 before the process is complete, the Supreme Court ruled today. That’s a setback for thousands of foreign-born relatives of U.S. citizens and legal U.S. immigrants who have sometimes waited years to join their families. Read More…

Ron Paul: Obama’s Foreign Policy Rhetoric Does Not Match U.S. Actions

President Barack Obama’s recent foreign policy speech, delivered at this year’s West Point graduation ceremony, was a disappointment to anyone who hoped the President might be changing course. It represents a continuation of the policy of “do what we say and we will subsidize you, disobey us and we will bomb you.” That approach is a failure. Texas Straight Talk…

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