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Raising the Debt Ceiling is a “Political Choice”

 
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Raising the Debt Ceiling is a “Political Choice”

In July 2011, Austrian economist Robert Murphy spoke with Campaign for Liberty about why apocalyptic warnings about what will have to happen if the federal government does not raise the debt ceiling simply don’t hold water. Though some of the numbers have changed, the principles Dr. Murphy describes are just as sound as they were […]


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What happens if the government shuts down?

With a government shutdown looming, our 24/7 media has been quick to throw around terms like “catastrophic” and “devastating,” so what would a government shutdown actually mean? No matter what, every federal office in D.C. won’t be padlocked tomorrow. The Heritage Foundation takes a look at what will occur: If President Barack Obama “shuts down” […]


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Time for a “School Revolution”

Dr. Ron Paul’s new book, The School Revolution, is out today! From the book’s introduction: More often than not, we do things a certain way in America strictly because they’ve already been done that way.  Of course, we tinker with policies and institutions here and there, but generally speaking, we don’t want to rock the […]


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Support for Syria Attack Quickly Eroding in Congress

So reports USA Today: WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s efforts to sway Congress to support military airstrikes against Syria suffered further setbacks Monday, raising serious doubts that the president will be able to muster the necessary support in either the House or Senate. Three additional senators, Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Heidi Heitkamp, […]


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Iowa Leaders Oppose Attack on Syria

As Congress continues to debate authorizing the President to attack Syria (though the administration may still unconstitutionally act even if Congress rejects the move), grassroots leaders in Iowa have added their voices to those of millions of other Americans opposing action. Below is the Republican Party of Iowa’s press release containing their letter to Senator […]


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