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Classic Ron Paul on Gun Control

Last week's tragic shootings in Virgina have reignited efforts to pass new gun control laws, including extended "background checks." Theretofore, this is a good time to revisit Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's writings on gun control [...]

Hurrah for the Nanny State

Otherwise we would be helpless to resist  phony mayonnaise and stop our children from drinking too much soda. The ever vigilant folks at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have discovered a new threat they must protect us from: organic [...]

Ron Paul: Are we a Nation of Wimps?

Earlier this year, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul wrote a very important essay, "Are We a Nation of Wimps."  As the title suggests, the essay examines the way the people demand that the government provide them with economic and personal [...]

We're Number Twenty!

The CATO Institute, the Fraser Institute of Canada, and the Liberales Institute of Switzerland  recently put out a ranking of the world's freest countries. Of course,the United States was number one, after all we are constantly told by our [...]

Ron Paul Classic: No mandatory mental health screening

A popular trick of politicians who wish to placate both sides of the gun debate is to introduce legislation aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of those with "mental health" problems. For example, Texas Senator John Cornyn has introduced [...]

Medicare's victims

Last month marked fifty years since Congress created the Medicare program.  Medicare is often pointed to as proof that yes, Virginia, government can run a health care program that provides quality care to its beneficiaries. Even many of those [...]

Do licensing laws help or hurt?

One of the earliest examples of government interference in health care is the laws requiring  individuals to obtain a state license before they are legally allowed to practice medicine.  Even many who oppose every other government interference [...]

End federal grants to revive federalism

One of the most disturbing (and least discussed) trends in the United States is the way federal grants for programs ranging from health care to education to housing to transposition have turned the states into administrative units of the federal [...]

Let's make the malls more like the airports

  New York State lawmaker Tony Aella is introducing legislation to put metal detectors and other types of "enhanced security" in Malls and other places. Bonnie Krsitian at RARE Liberty explains why this is such a bad idea: But even [...]

Campaign for Liberty to FCC: leave our phone records alone!

Campaign for Liberty has joined a collation of organizations from across the political spectrum on a  letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Th letter requests that the agency repeal its regulation that forces telephone [...]