Trivializing tragedy

Trivializing tragedy

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest Following the horrific school shooting in Florida last week, gun control supporters have begun throwing around some highly suspect numbers concerning mass shootings in the United States. Billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s anti-2nd Amendment organization Everytown for Gun Safety took to Twitter last week claiming that the Florida tragedy was […]

Nunes expands dossier probe to find out what Obama knew

Nunes expands dossier probe to find out what Obama knew

Rep. Devin Nunes is trying to determine the breadth and reach of the unverified Russia-Trump dossier inside the U.S. government, especially among senior leaders in the Barack Obama administration during the 2016 election. The chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released a letter on Tuesday that is being sent to as many […]

USA Today names Baltimore ‘the nation’s most dangerous city’

USA Today names Baltimore ‘the nation’s most dangerous city’

BALTIMORE — Baltimore’s highest-ever per capita homicide rate in 2017 also made it the deadliest big city in the country, USA Today reported Monday. Though official data from the FBI won’t be available until later in the year, USA Today reviewed the homicide rates in the nation’s 50 largest cities and Baltimore came out on […]

Poll: 90 percent of voters support work-for-welfare

Poll: 90 percent of voters support work-for-welfare

By Cole Lauterbach / Watchdog.org A government accountability group says Congress should look into work requirements for able-bodied people on food stamps. In a paper released last Thursday, the nonprofit Foundation for Government Accountability says Washington needs to put serious consideration into requiring parents receiving food stamps to either work, train or volunteer on a part-time basis. […]

Liberal Center for American Progress calls for restrictions on overseas military voting

Liberal Center for American Progress calls for restrictions on overseas military voting

DENVER – After years of accusing states of “voter suppression,” the Center for American Progress wants to make it tougher for overseas military to vote in the name of election security. The left-wing public-policy group issued Monday a report, “Election Security in All 50 States,” that called for stricter standards to prevent cyber-meddling in elections […]

Trump has a new plan to save money on food stamps

Trump has a new plan to save money on food stamps

The Trump administration unveiled a new plan to revamp how people are receiving food stamps, suggesting that the government give them boxes of nonperishable food instead. The new suggestion, written in the 2019 budget proposal, would take half of the money people get from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and instead send families a box […]

Small colleges struggle with declining enrollment

Small colleges struggle with declining enrollment

By Jane S. Shaw / Heartland Institute For the sixth straight year, overall enrollment in the nation’s colleges has declined, from a peak of 20.1 million in 2011 to 18.5 million today, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Initially, the fall in enrollment centered on for-profit colleges, which took a hit from policies imposed by […]

National concealed carry reciprocity closer than ever

National concealed carry reciprocity closer than ever

From Personal Liberty Digest A national concealed carry bill which has already successfully passed in the House is currently making its way through the Senate. Currently, concealed carry permits are handled differently in every U.S. state, creating confusion for Americans traveling with their self defense firearms. Because of the confusing legal landscape, many Americans have […]

Philadelphia’s DA office keeps secret list of suspect police

Philadelphia’s DA office keeps secret list of suspect police

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office last year secretly compiled a list of Philadelphia police officers with a history of lying, racial bias or brutality, in a move to block them from testifying in court. The confidential list of about two dozen was assembled by prosecutors on a special Police Misconduct Review Committee at […]

Conservative leaders denounce amnesty deal for ‘Dreamers’

Conservative leaders denounce amnesty deal for ‘Dreamers’

Leaders of conservative groups are calling on Congress and President Donald Trump to reject any legislation providing amnesty for illegal immigrants, saying that rewarding them “encourages more illegal behavior.” Almost 100 conservative leaders signed a memo on the debate over “Dreamers” and other illegal immigrants published Feb. 2 by Conservative Action Project, a coalition of […]

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