Documents released as a result of a Freedom of Information Request lawsuit indicate that domestic drones may in fact be intended to spy on the American people. The Electronic Frontier Foundation submitted a Freedom of Information request in April of 2011 but received no response, prompting the organization to file a lawsuit against the Department of Transportation in January. The lawsuit resulted in the release of thousands of documents related to the use of domestic drones, which have raised further privacy concerns.

Former Marine Brandon Raub has been detained and committed to a psychiatric hospital because of Facebook posts mainly questioning the federal government.

Even as Mitt Romney and a host of other Republicans leaders were urging Rep. Todd Akin to drop out of the Missouri Senate race, the national party's platform committee approved a pro-life plank August 21 that more closely resembled Akin's position than Romney's on the controversial issue of abortion.

A video presentation produced by our partner Liberty News Network takes a hard look at the the record of the Obama administration and the positions staked out by the Romney campaign on civil liberties.

 

Thanks to the Heritage Foundation's report on Taxmageddon, taxpayers became aware of the $500 billion of new taxes the government is expected to extract from the economy starting the first of the year. What they didn’t learn is how devious and pernicious some of those taxes are because they are buried so deeply in the ObamaCare monstrosity, otherwise known perversely as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Orwellian title is exactly the opposite: Patients won’t be protected and medical care will become less affordable.

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