In the battle over how much access law enforcement should have to your smartphone, don’t expect the government to be outsmarted without a fight. FBI Director James Comey said as much Thursday in a speech at the Brookings Institution in Washington, suggesting the agency might ask congress to force companies to provide what amounts to …

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from Ben Crystal, Personal Liberty Before you break your keyboard while angrily pounding out a complaint email to Mr. Livingston, hear me out. There is no way a rational human being can observe nearly six years of President Barack Obama’s executive efforts and derive any other conclusion. If the Republican Party wanted to bring an …

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spent more than $39 million on obese lesbians, origami condoms, texting drunks, and dozens of other projects that could have been scrapped in favor of developing an Ebola vaccine. “Frankly, if we had not gone through our 10-year slide in research support, we probably would have had a …

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The photo below shows an application for a pistol permit as used by the Watervliet, New York police department. It comes to us from “Mazz,” a member of the nyfirearms.com forum [registration required]. As you can see the app asks applicants for their “Facebook & Password.” Considering the document’s homemade look and the absurdity of the request, I called …

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A new San Francisco smartphone app promises to promptly deliver cannabis right to your door. It’s the latest in a new crop of apps aimed at making access to pot easier. Dubbed “Meadow,” the app is available for Android devices through the Google Play store, and its creators claim it delivers medical marijuana to patients …

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An Ohio resident has reportedly revealed new details to the grand jury currently weighing a case against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The unidentified witness claims to have seen the Brown shooting from start to finish. In an interview with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the eyewitness recalled …

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President Obama spoke Thursday evening on the Ebola crisis, and said his administration is considering the possibility of an Ebola czar, someone to oversee the government’s response to this virus. He referenced the two nurses who are being treated for Ebola and emphasized the importance of monitoring anyone who came in contact with the one nurse …

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President Barack Obama authorized the use of American military reservists on Thursday to support humanitarian aid efforts against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. In a letter to leaders of the US Congress, Obama said an unspecified number of reservists will be used to help activate duty personnel in support of the Ebola mission in …

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Residents of a Florida city covered their neighborhood with hundreds of American flags Monday in support of a local hardware store told to remove six American flags from its property, The News-Press reported. The display was put up by Family Hardware employee Jeff Verzi, who was honoring six family members serving in the military, according …

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Irresponsible ‘Education’ by Thomas Sowell Goddard College’s recent decision to have its students addressed from prison by a convicted cop killer is just one of many unbelievably irresponsible self-indulgences by “educators” in our schools and colleges. Such “educators” teach minorities born with an incredibly valuable windfall gain — American citizenship — that they are victims …

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  Phoenix Air released a statement explaining why the  ‘clipboard guy’ was the only dude not wearing protective gear while right next to the Dallas Ebola patient Amber Vinson. This man wasn’t protected so he could help people in the protective suits see. From ABC News via The Federalist Papers: The airline confirmed to ABC News that the …

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In an interview with Bloomberg Politics’ Mark Halperin that aired on the new With All Due Respect show Thursday tonight, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) expressed his criticism of the way President Barack Obama’s administration has handled the Ebola issue over the last few weeks. Paul accused the White House of not “being completely forthright” with the American …

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When they aren’t yelling F@#$ The Police, they are discussing “white Privilege”. They are referring to the “great white flight” whereas the “white” people moved out of North St.louis County starting in the 70’s. The reason for the move would most likely be based upon crime rather than something of racism. Umar Lee is a …

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Back when I was young, naive and not yet wise to the ways of the world, about two weeks ago, I was fantasizing about being elected Benevolent Dictator of the Universe. You know, just like President Nine Iron. Since I view the whole gun issue as a great barometer for individual liberty and personal accountability, …

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“Our own research shows that Ebola Zaire enters human lung cells from the airway side.” While Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization officials continue to insist Ebola cannot be transmitted by air from one person to another, an Army manual clearly warns the virus could be an airborne threat in certain circumstances. These …

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So claims Charles Gallagher, a sociologist at La Salle University.  From CNN: “Whites walking down Main Street with an AK-47 are defenders of American values; a black man doing the same thing is Public Enemy No. 1,” says Gallagher, a professor at La Salle University in Pennsylvania. Fortunately, we know that Charles Gallagher is wrong. …

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On October 15 2014 CNN ran a segment on Newsroom in which they claimed Americans are ignorant on Ebola because of the National Rifle Association. CNN joined a long line of mainstream voices–MSBNC and the Los Angeles Times among them–who have blamed the NRA for the Ebola crisis. In fact, a guest on the October …

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