Can we do $1-a-day insurance? Rand Paul thinks so (video)

Can we do $1-a-day insurance? Rand Paul thinks so (video)

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) blasted his congressional colleagues last Friday for trying to push through a healthcare overhaul that again sells out the American public to the interests of major insurance companies. Paul contends the mandates currently included in Obamacare are a massive part of the healthcare systems […]

California’s bogus ‘renewable energy’

California’s bogus ‘renewable energy’

By Norman Rogers / Heartland Institute California has declared that 50% of electricity in the state must come from renewable sources by 2030. California’s definition of renewable sources is bizarre and heavily influenced by the ideas of the green left. For example, most hydro electricity is not considered renewable, even though hydro uses no fuel and emits […]

U.S. trying to criminalize Free Speech – again

U.S. trying to criminalize Free Speech – again

By Judith Bergman / Gatestone Institute On April 4, 2017, the US Senate passed Senate Resolution 118, “Condemning hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence, or animus targeting a minority in the United States”. The resolution was drafted by a Muslim organization, EmgageUSA (formerly EmergeUSA) and […]

Seattle gun tax misfires

Seattle gun tax misfires

From Personal Liberty Digest A tax on guns on and ammunition in Seattle ostensibly designed to reduce the number of shootings and generate revenue for the “study of the root causes of gun violence” is misfiring. Shootings in the city are up, tax revenues are falling far short of predictions and gun and ammunition business […]

Georgia Supreme Court moves to protect Constitutional rights of its citizens

Georgia Supreme Court moves to protect Constitutional rights of its citizens

From the Goldwater Institute The Georgia Supreme Court has made clear that state officials can be sued individually to stop them from enforcing laws that violate the state constitution—but lawsuits against the state itself are not allowed. The decision affirms a lower court’s dismissal of a case, but paves the way forward for future lawsuits […]

Pennsylvania pension reform seen by some as example for other states

Pennsylvania pension reform seen by some as example for other states

From Watchdog.org A bipartisan pension reform plan signed into law Monday by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf could provide a model for other states with high pension liabilities to pull out of the fiscal sinkhole, pension experts say. Under the plan signed by the state’s Democratic governor and passed by the Republican legislature, new employees hired […]

Shooting rampage on GOP baseball team quickly gets politicized by the news media

Shooting rampage on GOP baseball team quickly gets politicized by the news media

Wall-to-wall news coverage quickly followed the shooting attack on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday. Early reports were fragmented; eyewitness accounts at a premium. Coverage expanded to cover the human-interest angle that included praise for the U.S. Capitol Police and first responders on duty that morning, plus noble calls […]

Jim DeMint joins Convention of States movement to rein in federal government

Jim DeMint joins Convention of States movement to rein in federal government

By Matthew K. Burke / The Politistick The fast-growing, grassroots Convention of States movement has been joined by former senator and head of the Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint, a constitutional conservative who has been one of the leading champions of limited government and individual liberty in America the past two decades. “The Tea Party needs a […]

Judicial Watch sues DOJ for records about forcing corporations to fund leftist groups

Judicial Watch sues DOJ for records about forcing corporations to fund leftist groups

From Judicial Watch Judicial Watch said that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice for records relating to an Obama administration policy of settling agency lawsuits against corporate defendants by requiring that the corporations make “donations” to left-wing interest groups La Raza, the Urban League and […]

The week’s news that wasn’t

The week’s news that wasn’t

By Jay Baker / Personal Liberty Digest Unmasking, debunking and confuting the wildest, weirdest and wackiest fakeries in the week’s fake news. In Reality, a real loser! A NSA operative leaving clues so obvious that Helen Keller could find them (and she’s dead) on the eve of James Comey’s testimony could be plausible, but I […]