Swords Into Plowshares Playlist: Part Two

Here is part two of the Swords Into Plowshares playlist. Read Part One here. Make sure you buy your copy of Swords Into Plowshares here. Chapter Eleven: "A Unilateral Declaration of Peace" Song: "Brings the Boys Home" by Freda [...]

Ron Paul for Speaker?

Following John Boehner’s announcement that he was stepping down as Speaker of the House, some prominent liberty movement leaders suggested Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul succeed Boehner as Speaker of the House. After all the Speaker [...]

Classic Ron Paul: Don't Trust the Fed

Thanks to Paul-Martin Foss of the indispensable Carl Menger Center for the Study of Money and Banking for finding this 1979 speech by Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul on the Federal Reserve. While this speech was delivered thirty-six [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Take the Fed, leave the Penny

The recent proposals to eliminate the paper dollar is not the first time Congress has examined the costs of producing currency. For many years, there has been an effort to eliminate the penny. One reason for this is that it costs more than one [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Blame the Fed for the crash

This month marks the eight-year anniversary of the bursting of the housing bubble and the resulting stock market downturn.  Following this crash,  Congress passed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, legislation authorizing  the use of [...]

Campaign for Liberty joins coalition against increasing spending

Congress may consider the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act Conference Report as early as this week. Sadly, but not surprisingly, this year's NDAA increases spending by "hiding" $38 billion in the Overseas Contingency Operations Fund (OCO). [...]

Another Fed Official Admits: Ron Paul was right!

Dr. Stephen D. Williamson, Vice-President of the St. Louis Federal Reserve recently published a paper “Current Federal Reserve Policy under the Lens of Economic History: A Review Essay.” In this paper, Dr. Williamson makes a rather [...]

Only the goverment can lose money by making money

Senators John McCain and Mike Enzi have introduced legislation aimed at reducing "wasteful" spending. One of their proposals is to replace the paper dollar bill with a dollar coin: According to the two lawmakers, ditching the dollar bill for the [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Don't increase spending

Campaign for Liberty has joined a collation of organizations  on a letter demanding that Congress adhere to the spending caps imposed by the 2011 budget deal. Of course, these caps are no where near the spending reductions needed, and in many  [...]

Ron Paul's Swords into Plowshares playlist

One of my favorite parts of Swords into Plowshares is the quote from an anti-war song to lead off each chapter. Campaign for Liberty Director of Legislation Tim Shoemaker has put together a Swords into Plowshares playlist, which we will share [...]