Liberty NewsWire: Monday, January 30th, 2012
Two British tourists were barred from entering America after joking on Twitter that they were going to 'destroy America' and 'dig up Marilyn Monroe'.
Leigh Van Bryan, 26, was handcuffed and kept under armed guard in a cell with Mexican drug dealers for 12 hours after landing in Los Angeles with pal Emily Bunting.
The Department of Homeland Security flagged him as a potential threat when he posted an excited tweet to his pals about his forthcoming trip to Hollywood which read: 'Free this week, for quick gossip/prep before I go and destroy America'. – Daily Mail (UK)
TSA & Travel Freedom:
Los Angeles Times - TSA mistakes insulin pump for gun, causing LAX security scare
International Business Times – ACTA Protest Guide: Rally Details From Around the World
Tenth Amendment Center – NDAA: Taking You Back to the 19th Century
Chicago Tribune – Wis. School Voucher Bill Appears all but Dead
Market Watch Press Release – More Voucher Programs Serving Disadvantaged Students in Ohio than Any Other State
War on Drugs:
Huffington Post – The War Over Prescription Painkillers
University Daily Kansan – State Billy Proposes Right to Carry Concealed Weapons on Campus
War Powers Act:
Huffington Post – What Happened to the War Powers Act?
Washington Post – NATO allies grapple with shrinking defense budgets
The Wall Street Journal – Pentagon Seeks Mightier Bomb vs. Iran
Fox News – Iran offers to extend UN nuclear inspection
Chicago Tribune – Top Army general backs plan to cut 80,000 troops
The New York Times – Iraq Is Angered by U.S. Drones Patrolling Its Skies
Business Insider – Has Housing Really Bottomed?
Detroit Free Press – Susan Tompor: Tax return scheme delays early filers' IRS refunds
American Medical News – States ask Supreme Court to Stop Medicaid Expansion