July 30, 2014



GAO: Pentagon Overpays For Nearly Everything

July 29, 2014
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By Charles Kenny Britain’s Farnborough Air Show wrapped up last week after seven ear-splitting days. To impress the excited kids and jaded dealers in attendance, the U.S. sent an F-8, an F-15, and a pair of F-16s. But the much anticipated F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter was a no-show. After a runway fire grounded […]

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Pregnant Woman Apparently Put In Chokehold By NYPD Cop During Dispute Over Illegal Grilling

July 29, 2014
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Police are investigating whether a cop put a seven-months-pregnant woman in a chokehold while busting her for illegal grilling in Brooklyn — an incident caught on film. Photos released Monday by an East New York advocacy group show Rosan Miller, 27, struggling with a cop who appears to have his arm around her neck. The […]

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Mass Incarceration: 21 Amazing Facts About America’s Obsession With Prison

July 29, 2014
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Nobody in the world loves locking people behind bars as much as Americans do.  We have more people in prison than any other nation on the planet.  We also have a higher percentage of our population locked up than anyone else does by a very large margin.  But has all of this imprisonment actually made […]

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Ben Carson On Running For President: ‘It Is A Step Closer’

July 29, 2014
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By Bill Hoffmann “But I also have to see what happens in November. Is our nation going to indicate that they in fact are waking up and that they are ready to move forward again? “Or are we going to continue this long, downward slide into a fundamental change? Depending on what they indicate, it […]

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Ron Paul: “Too Early To Tell” If Views On Russia Will Affect Son’s Candidacy

July 29, 2014
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By Rosie Gray WASHINGTON — Former congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul said on Friday that it’s too early to tell if his views on the Ukraine conflict and other foreign policy issues could hurt his son’s potential presidential candidacy. “I don’t think so, it’s too early to tell,” Paul said when asked if his […]

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Police Chief Recognizes Carry Reciprocity in D.C.

July 29, 2014
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By Dean Weingarten DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier just told force not to arrest a person who can legally carry a gun in DC or any state. As of 6:24 p.m. on July 27, 2014, this is a welcome development. Many have said that the D.C. political establishment will ignore the judges order. This shows […]

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Ron Paul’s Texas Straight Talk 7/28/14: End Torture, Shut Down the CIA!

July 28, 2014
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From the YouTube description: Remember back in April, 2007, when then-CIA director George Tenet appeared on 60 Minutes, angrily telling the program host, “we don’t torture people”? Remember a few months later, in October, President George W. Bush saying, “this government does not torture people”? We knew then it was not true because we had […]

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Bitcoin Embraced by New Hampshire Candidates

July 28, 2014
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Bitcoin, the increasingly popular peer-to-peer, stateless cryptocurrency, has been embraced by New Hampshire political candidates.  In May, the Federal Election Commission made Bitcoin a legal form of currency for campaign contributions. Since then, New Hampshire liberty candidates have wasted  no time adopting its use in their fundraising. According to a recent article on SYS-CON, about […]

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Mom Shoots At Burglar Trying To Steal Her Car

July 28, 2014
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By Tyrone McCoy COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM.) A Columbus woman catches a man trying to steal her car and fires back literally. The car theft gone wrong happened late Friday evening. News Leader Nine’s Tyrone McCoy caught up with the victim. He has an exclusive interview with the single mother who says she was just protecting […]

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Florida Voters Back Medical Marijuana 9 To 1, Poll Finds

July 28, 2014
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By Niraj Chokshi If the latest poll is right, it’s a safe bet that Florida will legalize medical marijuana this November. A new Quinnipiac University poll finds that 88 percent of voters support the legal use of marijuana for medical purposes, while 10 percent do not. Those attitudes were unchanged from May, but support was […]

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