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GAO: Pentagon overpays for nearly everything

 
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GAO: Pentagon overpays for nearly everything

According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, the Pentagon is paying way too much for nearly everything. From Business Week: Across the military, the average major Pentagon acquisition comes in at 40 percent over budget, according to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office. In spite of the Pentagon’s well-documented history of […]


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Border agent holds boy scout at gunpoint

Boy scouts from Iowa got a first hand lesson in security theater when they were trying to cross the Canadian-Alaska border. From Fox News: As their vans were moving through a checkpoint into the United States, one of the scouts snapped a photograph. Agents stopped the van and ordered all the passengers to get out. […]


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Audit the Fed Passes House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee passed Audit the Fed [H.R. 24], legislation that would require a full audit of the Federal Reserve, by voice vote. Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul released the following statement following the vote: “I’m pleased to see the House OGR Committee act on this crucial […]


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Will the Senate tax your internet?


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Campaign for Liberty Strongly Opposes Internet Sales Tax Bill

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Today, Campaign for Liberty again came out strongly against the so-called “Marketplace Fairness Act,” which the Senate is considering attaching to the “Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act,” despite wide opposition from the American people: “Proponents of the ‘Marketplace Fairness Act’ want us to believe this legislation is all about ‘fairness,’” said Campaign for […]


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