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Michigan Minimum Wage Increased

By: Colin Combs Last Tuesday, Republican Gov. Rick Snyder signed a new bill into law that will increase the state’s hourly minimum wage from its current $7.40 until it reaches to $9.25 in 2018. The House voted 76-34 and the Senate voted 24-12, so it passed with an overwhelming majority support. It is truly disheartening […]


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Government Jobs and Broken Windows

By: Colin Combs Rep. Joe Garcia (D – Fla.) has recently come under fire for his comment that “we’ve proved that Communism works.” The relevant quote from the video is here: “So the… safest city in America is El Paso, Texas. It happens to be across the border from the most dangerous city in the […]


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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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