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Remember the Death Panels?

Sarah Palin stirred up a fuss in 2010 when she tweeted a reference to ObamaCare’s “Death Panels.” While ObamaCare did not explicitly give the government the power to ration health care, Governor Palin was correct that there are several provisions in ObamaCare that could lead to “backdoor” rationing. Governor Palin’s “death panel” tweet was a […]


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Blame DC, not doctors, for rising health care costs

Writing in USA Today, Arkansas Neurologist Kathryn Chenault explains how the federal regulations increase the cost of health care and make it impossible for her to provide the best possible care to her patients. Dr. Chenault makes a point that Campaign for Liberty Chairman Dr. Ron Paul has often made: that while Obamacare “worsened the […]


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GOP leadership’s hysterical attacks on Massie Amendment

Not only did every member of the GOP leadership vote against the Massie amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill forbidding warrantless wiretapping of American citizens, they also distorted the amendment in their official summary and vote recommendation: Massie Amdt- “Prohibits funds from being used to fully exploit lawfully collected foreign intelligence information collected under Sec. […]


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When is a spending increase a spending cut?

In the bizzaro world of Congress of course… Two weeks ago Congress considered the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (T-HUD) Act.   The bill appropriated $52 billion in discretionary spending, an increase of $1.2 billion above what was appropriated last year. However, the Appropriations Committee claims they actually reduced spending because […]


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Ron Paul Classic: Commemorating Juneteenth

Juneteenth commemorates the day in 1865 when the slaves in Galveston, Texas learned that slavery had ended.   Galveston was the last location in the United States to be informed of the Emancipation Proclamation, so Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in America.  Juneteenth is thus a day that should be celebrated by all supporters of liberty. Here is […]


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