Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 8-14-2014: Golfers Ticked After Being Frisked For Obama; Rand Paul, A New Kind Of Republican; Obama Says Strikes Broke ISIS Mountain Siege; Why The Kurds Are Losing Ground; NAFTA Turns 20; Important Words On Race And Responsibility


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Martha’s Vineyard Golfers Frisked Without Warning So Obama Can Play Through

Rich guys hanging out on the golf course at the Vineyard Golf Club were surprised this week when they were suddenly approached by law enforcement – members of President Barack Obama’s security detail – and frisked without warning. Read More… 

A Look Into The Islamic State’s Power – And The Powerlessness Of Its Native Enemies

While U.S. airstrikes have had some effect – it’s not known how great – on the Islamic State’s jabs into mountainous territory where fleeing Iraqi civilians have stranded themselves in flight before a murderous land grab, many outside observers have been surprised at the relative ineffectiveness of Kurdish forces in the region at beating back the jihadists. Read More… 

Analysis: With Ferguson Essay, Rand Paul Proves A Very Different Republican

Paul’s rhetoric is not just a break with others in the embryonic Republican presidential field; it challenges GOP political orthodoxy going back several decades, ever since Richard Nixon made law and order a cudgel to batter Democrats in the riot-torn 1968 campaign. Read More…

Obama: U.S. Has Broken Islamists’ Siege On Iraq Mountaintop

President Barack Obama said Thursday that U.S. forces have broken Islamic militants’ siege of Iraq’s Mt. Sinjar, and he declared the humanitarian mission to save thousands of refugees stranded on the barren mountain a success. Read More… 


Report: Crony Capitalism Alive And Well As NAFTA Turns 20

Reporter Charlie LeDuff of “The Americans” explains how the North American Free Trade Agreement has caused problems for workers in the U.S. and Mexico. While corporations have made billions shipping jobs south of the border, the poor wages they provide in Mexico and South America are driving up illegal immigration to the U.S. Watch… 

Race Baiters Destroyed In One Epic Rant

One man’s response to the current civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, where police recently shot an unarmed black teenager. Watch… 

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