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Liberty NewsWire Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

 

Liberty NewsWire Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

E-Verify is a federal background check system that its proponents intend to be used on every person seeking work in the United States. Once in place, E-Verify would expand to new uses, giving the federal government direct regulatory control of all Americans’ lives through control of proof of identity. It’s being fitted to operate using only databases, so I’ve been referring to it as a 'cardless national ID'"- Jim Harper for Cato @ Liberty.  See full article immediately below.

Individual Liberty

REAL ID:

Cato @ Liberty – Cardless National ID and the E-Verify Rebellion

Internet Freedom:

The Hill – Groups urge Congress to take it slow on piracy

IT World – Pentagon gets permission to wage cyberwar; still lacks the capability

Patriot Act:

The Detroit News – Michigan homeland security center expands; foes urge oversight

TSA & Travel Freedom:

Infowars.com – Senate Passes Bill Allowing Airports To Evict TSA Screeners

CNN – Montana airports gets rare TSA concession: Private screeners

Gun Control:

The Washington Post – Virginia Lawmakers Vote to Lift Handgun Purchase Limit

Recording Laws:

Huffington Post – Illinois Eavesdropping Law Under Scrutiny As NATO, G8 Summits Near

Foreign Policy

NATO:

The Telegraph – Britain had to plead with US to take part in Iran flotilla

CNN – NATO: From military alliance to talk shop?

Iran:

ABC News – Iran Calls U.S. Sanctions “Psychological War”

Afghanistan:

Armed Forces Journal – Truth, lies and Afghanistan       

ECONOMIC POLICY

Federal Reserve:

Forbes – The Federal Reserve’s Explicit Goal: Devalue the Dollar 33%

Reuters – Fed to Meet This Week on Capital One–ING Deal

International Business Times – Federal Reserve Branch Chief Warns of “Looming Disaster

Energy:

ABC News – Gas prices to spike 60 cents or more by May

CNBC News – Saudi Arabia Will Not Let Oil Go Above $100: Prince

Balanced Budget:

The Washington Times – Miller: The endangered balanced budget

CONSTITUTION

Obamacare:

Forbes – Amicus Briefs Give a Supreme Condemnation of Obamacare

The Telegraph – Roman Catholic leaders criticise Barack Obama over healthcare         


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