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Interning at C4L: A Dream Come True

 
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Interning at C4L: A Dream Come True

By: Michael Clayton As an intern at Campaign for Liberty, I have gained the tools and connections I need to jump start a career in the liberty movement. To say that working for Dr. Ron Paul is a dream come true would be an understatement. Working for Dr. Paul has exceeded all of my expectations […]


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The Fed at 100: It Isn’t Working

By: Michael Clayton Yesterday afternoon I attended a panel discussion at the Heritage Foundation titled, “The Federal Reserve at 100: How Well Has It Done?” The discussion was very interesting, led by 3 scholars who have extensive experience with the subject, including one former Fed employee. The panel started with an introduction from former Senator […]


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Why Unemployment Insurance Stifles Economic Growth

By: Michael Clayton Unemployment insurance for 1.3 million long-term unemployed Americans expired on December 31st as Congress was unable to reach a deal to extend the benefit that pays out around $300 per week. This has Democrats up in arms complaining about the heartless nature of any person who would oppose such an extension. Many […]


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Yellen Nomination Hearing

By: Michael Clayton Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending my first Congressional committee hearing.  Janet Yellen, the nominee to be the next Fed chair, appeared in front of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. I was very excited to see how the committee hearing process works and to get to […]


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Return of the Church Committee?

By: Matt McBride In 1974, it was revealed that the CIA was involved in illegal intelligence operations against thousands of American citizens. The following year, a special committee, chaired by Idaho Senator Frank Church, was tasked with conducting an investigation into the agency. While there was no dramatic overhaul of the federal programs, the Church […]


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