California Passes Law That Could Make Getting Any Autographed Book or Art in the State Very Difficult

California Passes Law That Could Make Getting Any Autographed Book or Art in the State Very Difficult

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law this month Assembly Bill 1570, masquerading as some light consumer protection. It could if fully enforced squash, among other things, the practice of author book events in the state. The bill, in its own language, demands that “all autographed items” in the state sold by a dealer (defined […]

Gary Johnson gets angry

Watch Gary Johnson Get ANGRY Over Foreign Policy And Exclusion From Debates (You Will Too)!

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson has made being a nice, non-combative guy a central part of his campaign strategy. But just minutes before Monday’s debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Johnson lashed out at U.S. foreign policy failures, his exclusion by the Commission on Presidential Debates, and the media’s fixation on his Aleppo gaffe […]

Clinton Getting More Republican Endorsements, FBI Director Rejects Idea of Reopening Clinton Email Probe, Congress Overrides Obama 9/11 Veto: P.M. Links

Clinton Getting More Republican Endorsements, FBI Director Rejects Idea of Reopening Clinton Email Probe, Congress Overrides Obama 9/11 Veto: P.M. Links

Hillary Clinton is picking up more endorsements from Republicans. Michelle Obama hit the campaign trail to slam Donald Trump. Melissa Joan Hart joins the campaign of Gary Johnson as its Connecticut campaign chair. Congress has overriden President Obama’s veto of a bill permitting 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, the first veto override of his […]

Yet Another Health Insurer Scales Back Its Participation in Obamacare

Yet Another Health Insurer Scales Back Its Participation in Obamacare

At the end of last month, Tennessee Insurance Commissioner Julie McPeak—the state’s top insurance regulator—warned that the state’s Obamacare exchange was “very near collapse.” At the beginning of the summer, two of the insurance carriers operating in the state exchanges, Cigna and Humana, had filed for rate increases of 23 and 29 percent, respectively. But […]

Cop Issues Warning: 'If You Run Around in a Clown Suit, You Should Probably Expect for Citizens to Beat You'

Cop Issues Warning: 'If You Run Around in a Clown Suit, You Should Probably Expect for Citizens to Beat You'

We have reached the stage of the Great Clown Panic when real clowns have started to worry about profiling. In Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the Cumberland Times-News reports, “members of the Classic Clowns Club have been alarmed by news reports in which police have asked anyone who sees a clown to call 911. The troupe members often […]

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Think Government Surveillance Is No Big Deal? Talk to These Victims of Police Stalking.

Every so often we hear or read news reports about a municipal government official—a police officer, a DMV clerk, et cetera—using access to databases of citizen information for unauthorized and often very illegal purposes. We’ve seen them use personal information to stalk ex-lovers, track down potential romantic interests, and even to facilitate identity theft. In […]

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