Personal Liberty

Obama and Romney On Same Side of Marijuana Fight in Swing State Colorado

Marijuana legalization is on the ballot in Colorado and two other states, and leading in the polls However, candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney won’t back off their anti-legalization stance.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Personal Liberty

Festival Owner Gets 30 Months in Slammer

The owner of the Camp Zoe festival grounds is going to jail for 30 months on drug charges, simply for not stopping certain drugs to from being sold on his property.

Posted in Personal Liberty, HeadCount Community

America Refocuses on the Victimization of LGBTQ Youth

Back in 2010, America was saddened by the suicide of 18-year-old Rutgers freshman, Tyler Clementi, who jumped off a bridge after finding out that his roommate had spied on him. Now, as that roommate is being charged, the discussion around bullying is back in the spotlight.

Posted in Personal Liberty, Human Rights

What is Ron Paul Up To? The Answer Might Surprise You

Working the little-known Republican State Convention system to his advantage, Ron Paul has picked up a majority of the delegates from a number of states.

Posted in Election and Voter Registration Reform, Personal Liberty

Obama Rebukes Latin America on Call to End War on Drugs

President Obama shrugged off Latin American leaders’ calls for a new approach to drug policy

Posted in Personal Liberty, Human Rights

Would You Confuse “Chikin” with Kale?

Chick-fil-A is trying to block a Vermont t-shirt maker from trademarking “Eat more Kale,” claiming it could be confused with their slogan “Eat Mor Chikin”.

Posted in Uncategorized, Personal Liberty, Food and Farm Policy

What’s Next for Occupy?

Spring is in the air. Will Occupy reignite?

Posted in Personal Liberty, Jobs and the Economy

“Liberal Massachusetts” Reacts to Goalie Snubbing Obama

When Stanley Cup-winning goaltender Tim Thomas refused to meet the president in protest of “out of control” government, controversy ensued – even among HeadCount’s biggest hockey fans.

Posted in Personal Liberty, HeadCount Community

Can you Gamble on Elections? You Betchya

Did you know that overseas websites take “bets” on U.S. election? Mitt Romney is still the favorite to win the Republican nomination, but his odds plummeted after the South Carolina primary. The crazy thing is that the odds on the “Political Prediction Market” are more accurate than most polls.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Personal Liberty

Personal Liberty Issue Update: Freedom, the Constitution and the Candidates

Personal liberty, freedom, and the Constitution are at the core of the Republican presidential candidates’ talking points. So what exactly does freedom and liberty mean to the GOP Presidential candidates?

Posted in Politics and Elections, Personal Liberty, Issue Updates