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

 
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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 passed both houses (81-18 in the Senate, 285-144 in the House) and President Obama immediately signed it into law. Because […]


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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 and temporarily open the government: “This so-called ‘compromise’ continues the old Washington way of thinking that we can close our […]


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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 States’ drone program, something she has experienced firsthand: In a meeting that included […]


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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 trillion reasons why our nation has been in default for a […]


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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 institution needs to be reformed to prevent Yellen, or any other future nominee, from using the enormous power of the […]


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