August 30, 2014



Jesse Benton Resigns From McConnell Team Amid Payola Scandal In Iowa

August 30, 2014
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Paid endorsements, cover-ups, lying to investigators… Illegalities by a lowly Iowa state senator’s campaign in 2012 shake up Kentucky politics. Jesse Benton, a confidant of Sen. Rand Paul as well as campaign manager for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, resigned on Friday amid a growing scandal stemming from his time working on Rep. Ron Paul’s […]

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Are Police More Damned Trouble Than They’re Worth?

August 30, 2014
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Modern police forces have become little more than a new set of predators from which the public needs protection. In the spring, months before Michael Brown was shot and Ferguson erupted in reaction, whoever writes New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton’s blog for him posted, “In my long police career I have often drawn […]

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How Minimum Wage Increased Unemployment And Reduced Job Creation In 2013

August 30, 2014
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Widespread discussion of increasing the minimum wage has recently sparked action. In 2013, laws to raise the minimum wage were approved in five states, the District of Columbia, SeaTac (an airport zone) in Washington, and Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland. To date in 2014, Connecticut and Delaware approved laws to raise […]

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Rand Paul: Obama ‘Can’t Just Do What He Wants, He’s Not A King’

August 30, 2014
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“Not only is it an abuse of power, I think it almost leads us to a constitutional crisis of sorts,” he said. Paul said Obama “doesn’t seem to grasp the checks and balances” in this country. He said that he supports House Speaker John Boehner’s legal fight to say that “the president can’t just do […]

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Cops Claim This Woman “Vaulted Herself Off The Wall.” The Video Says Otherwise.

August 30, 2014
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Emily Evans was brought into Montgomery County Jail in Dayton, Ohio, because she was driving drunk. However, the fact that she was drunk did not justify the gross use of force once she was brought inside the jail. During Evans’ booking she was obviously intoxicated and uncooperative but did her behavior constitute having a taser […]

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Missouri Police Sued For $40 Million Over Actions In Ferguson Protests

August 30, 2014
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[336](Reuters) – A group of people caught up in unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after a white officer killed a black teenager, sued local officials on Thursday, alleging civil rights violations through arrests and police assaults with rubber bullets and tear gas. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, says […]

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Hoboken Cracking Down On Uber Car Services

August 30, 2014
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Hoboken, New Jersey (My9NJ) – The town of Hoboken, New Jersey is cracking down on Uber cars driving in and picking up passengers in the city. Uber is an app that you can use to request a car service to pick you up, but city officials say they are not licensed to operate in town. […]

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Man Arrested While Picking Up His Kids: ‘The Problem Is I’m Black’

August 30, 2014
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A controversial video documents the St. Paul resident being harassed and tased. If you’ve never experienced arbitrary harassment or brutality at the hands of a police officer, or seen law enforcement act in a way that defies credulity and common sense, it can be hard to believe people who tell stories of inexplicable persecution. As […]

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Ron Paul and Peter Schiff

August 30, 2014
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Ron Paul talks with Peter Schiff about Iraq, Rick Perry, Rand Paul, the Federal Reserve and the IRS.

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States With Legal Marijuana See 25 Percent Fewer Prescription Painkiller Deaths

August 30, 2014
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One unexpected benefit of medical marijuana legislation appears to be a decrease in painkiller overdoses, perhaps because some chronic pain patients are turning to cannabis instead of powerful opioid drugs. In states with laws legalizing medical marijuana, new research  shows there are nearly 25 percent fewer deaths from painkiller overdoses. Opioid painkiller overdoses are a growing problem […]

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