Congress reopens government, suspends debt ceiling, fails to address fiscal reality

Late last night Congress congratulated itself for temporarily reopening the government for 90 days and suspending the debt ceiling until February, with exactly zero plans to address the nation's addiction to spending. The measure overwhelmingly [...]

Malala Yousafzai confronts President Obama on drone strikes

Last week, Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old shot in the head by the Taliban for speaking out in favor of women's education in Pakistan, met with President Obama at the White House. At the meeting she offered some sharp criticism of The United [...]

Rand Paul: Audit the Fed

Today in Time, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky) writes how Janet Yellen's nomination for Federal Reserve Chair represents an excellent opportunity to shine some light on the Federal Reserve System: The Federal Reserve is structurally flawed.  The [...]

'Shutdown' Theater at Yellowstone

As the federal government 'shutdown' (if you can even call keeping 83 percent of the government open a shutdown) continues, more examples of the federal government's desire to make the shutdown as painful as possible emerge. The latest example is [...]

John Boehner Fights for Health Subsidies for Congress

Despite public statements calling for Members of Congress and their staff to enroll in the Obamacare exchanges, Speaker Boehner has been engaging in private negotiations with the White House and Harry Reid to exempt members of Congress and their [...]

Campaign for Liberty Slams Latest GOP Sellout

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia – Campaign for Liberty President John Tate released the following statement after reports that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have reached a deal to suspend the debt ceiling [...]

John Tate: Our nation has been in default for a long time

Campaign for Liberty President John Tate writes in The Daily Caller about how the current debate in Washington over raising the debt ceiling ignores the basic fact that the US is broke and can no longer pay its bills. I can give you nearly 17 [...]

Ron Paul Statement on Yellen Nomination

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia – Campaign for Liberty issued the following statement from Chairman Dr. Ron Paul on the nomination of Janet Yellen to be the next Chair of the Federal Reserve: “Many will make a big deal about the nomination of Janet [...]

43 Percent of Government 'Non-essential' According to Government

Recently, there has been a lot of talk about 'essential' vs. 'non-essential' government employees. With the federal government shutdown, all 'non-essential' employees have been placed on furlough. But, why do we have 'non-essential' government [...]

Senate Republicans Enable Harry Reid to Fund ObamaCare

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia – Today, twenty-five Senate Republicans voted to allow Harry Reid to fund ObamaCare despite daily reports of the law’s destruction to the nation’s health care system and overall economy. Campaign for Liberty favors [...]