Thomas Massie: End double-taxation of seniors (plus classic Ron Paul!)

Audit the Fed and legalizing raw milk are not the only issues championed by Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul. Congressman Massie has also introduced the Senior Citizens Tax Elimination Act (H.R. 589). As the name suggests, HR 589 repeals [...]

Leftists economists admit Fed causes income inequality

Economists Gerald Epstein and Juan Antonio Montecino have produced two papers for "The Institute for New Economic Thinking"-- "Have Large Scale Asset Purchases Increased Bank Profits?" and the forthcoming, " The Impact of 'Quantitative Easing' on [...]

Campaign for Liberty calls out UN on Press Freedom hypocrisy

Sunday was United Nation's "World Press Freedom Day." While calling attention to the importance of press freedom is an important and worthy activity, the United Nations presuming to lecture the rest of the world about press freedom is about as [...]

Vote on (Un)Balanced Budget today

Today, the House of Representatives will vote on the House-Senate Budget Conference Report.  The Congressional leadership claims it is a "fiscally responsible" budget that stays within the budget caps, but that is only because the budget hides [...]

USA Freedom Act: New and (Not) Improved

Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will markup a new version of the USA Freedom Act. Sadly, like last year's version, the new (and not improved) USA Freedom Act will do little or nothing to protect our freedom. If Congress was serious [...]

Food Freedom Victory in Wyoming!

This March, food freedom activists scored a major victory with the passage of the "Wyoming Food Freedom Act." This bill legalizes direct-to-consumer food sales and forbids government officials from imposing any "licensure, permitting, [...]

Stupidest gun control idea ever?

Representative Rosa DeLauro  (CT-03) has introduced HR 1745,  legislation that would provide a $2,000 tax credit for anyone who turns in an "assault weapon" to government...because getting guns out of the hands of private citizens and into the [...]

What did the USA FREEDOM Act Mark-Up have in common with WrestleMania?

The outcome of both was "pre-determined"..... Last Thursday, the House Judiciary Committee marked up the "USA Freedom Act," the phony PATRIOT Act Reform bill. While Campaign for Liberty did oppose the bill, we supported two amendments, one [...]

USA "Freedom" Act's non-reform

Writing at Just Security, Patrick Eddington of the CATO Institute explains why opponents of unconstitutional government surveillance should not support the USA Freedom Act and instead support the Surveillance State Repeal Act (HR 1466). Read the [...]

Does the Iran Nuclear Review Act violate the Constitution?

Yes and the reason will surprise you.... The week the Senate is debating HR 1191, the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act. This legislation requires the President to submit any agreement with Iran to the Senate for [...]