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The Unseen of Student Loan Forgiveness

By: Colin Combs On Monday, President Obama signed an executive action to cap student loan payments at 10 percent of their monthly income until December 2015. This is continuing the trend of the government attempts at lifting “the burden of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The USA Freedom Act: A Step in the Right Direction

By: Michael Clayton Seemingly lost in the fold because of all the mess regarding Obamacare, last week, lawmakers introduced legislation to curtail the National Security Agency’s overreaching phone record collection program. The USA Freedom [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Audit the Fed: The Time Has Come

By: Michael Clayton With Sen. Rand Paul announcing his intention to place a hold on the nomination of Janet Yellen to be the new Federal Reserve Chairman unless he gets a vote on his Audit the Fed bill, the moment we have been waiting for may [...]