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Have you called your rep. yet?

A vote on the Massie-Lofgren amendment to the FY 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Act is expected tonight, so if your representative hasn’t yet heard from you, please call and/or email them right away! The Massie-Lofgren amendment would rein in the NSA by denying funds for so-called “backdoor surveillance” and warrantless searches of Americans’ electronic […]


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Where Did Your Senators Stand?

Senator Rand Paul has made no secret of his opposition to appointing nominees to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors until Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid holds an up or down, roll call vote on Audit the Fed. On Tuesday, Senator Reid once again broke Senate rules to overcome his opposition and invoke cloture on […]


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Holding the Line on Audit the Fed

Following up on Norm’s blog post noting Tuesday’s cloture vote on three nominees (with one being a renomination) to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, here’s Senator Rand Paul’s press release reiterating his intention to keep opposing Fed nominees until Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid finally holds a vote on S. 209, the Audit the […]


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Rehabilitating Hemp’s Image

Campaign for Liberty has frequently reported on the progress of rehabilitating hemp’s image and rescuing the crop (which has deep historical roots in our country) from the stigma it’s been given since being classified as a Schedule 1 narcotic in 1970, a victim of overzealous government regulators wildly swinging their broad brush. This week, Rolling […]


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Assume the Position

So what happened to hundreds of full-body, high detail scanners after they were yanked from airports last year? According to the Chicago Tribune: Most have been shipped to jails, prisons and state and local government agencies. The TSA reported that 154 of the scanners were recently transferred to law enforcement agencies in Arkansas, New York, […]


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