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Liberty NewsWire – August 25, 2011

 

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Liberty NewsWire – August 25, 2011

"The president is widely expected to repeat his calls for an extension of a payroll tax cut, push for patent reform and bilateral free trade deals, and suggest an infrastructure bank to upgrade the country's roads, airports and other facilities." – Reuters Contours of Obama Jobs Package Coming Into Focus – Reuters Foreclosures Make Up […]


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Liberty NewsWire – August 24, 2011

"The Associated Press has revealed that the NYPD operates far outside its borders and targets ethnic communities in ways that would run afoul of civil liberties rules if practiced by the federal government. And it does so with unprecedented help from the CIA in a partnership that has blurred the bright line between foreign and […]


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3 Myths about Capitalism

Everyone has heard these myths before, "Being pro-capitalism means being pro-big business", "Capitalism creates income inequality", and my personal favorite "Capitalism caused the financial crisis." Harvard Professor Jeffrey Miron takes a few minutes to give thoughtful rebuttals to these arguments. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGPa5Ob-5Ps


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Are You Feeling Safer?

This morning I was flying back to Virginia from Florida after speaking at the Orlando C4L conference.  In front of me in the security line was a middle aged woman who was speaking Spanish with the seated TSA officer who is supposed to match boarding cards with the information on a state issued ID card.  […]


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What John McCain Really Thought of Moammar Khadafy

You've got to hand it to John McCain, the Senator who hasn't found a war to oppose in nearly 30 years.  He was thumping the war drums in Libya and complains that President Obama wasn't nearly enthusiastic enough about killing foreigners. But what was Sen. McCain doing two years ago?  Visiting Moammar Khadafy, discussing giving […]


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