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Your tax dollars at work

The other day, I blogged about how many in the GOP are abandoning tax cuts in favor of tax "reform," which rearranges, but doses not reduce, the tax burden imposed on the American people. I pointed out that the reason for this new position in [...]

Is the GOP abandoning Tax Cuts?

"The only reason God put Republicans on this earth is to cut taxes"--Robert Novak According to Politico, Republicans may be disregarding the late Mr. Novak's theology as few Republican candidates for Senate are discussing tax cuts. Instead, [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Just say NO to Bailouts!

This month marks the six-year anniversary of the financial meltdown and the taxpayer-financed Wall Street bailouts. Fighting against the bailouts was Campaign for Liberty's first major legislative effort. I remember getting calls from other [...]

Washington, DC: Home of the true one percent

Anyone who doubts that the polices of welfare, warfare, regulations, and crony capitalism have created an elite governing and political class that prospers from the current system at the expense of the rest of the country should consider that [...]

GOP House leadership floats idea to silence dissent

According to the National Journal, some GOP Representatives are circulating a proposal to strip any member who votes against the party’s nominee for Speaker of the House of all Committee assignments. The goal of this is to avoid a repeat of the [...]

Could Internet Sales Taxes lead to another Boston Tea Party?

Courtesy of Thomas Carlson's wonderful blog "Analysis of the Marketplace Fairness Act by a Former Federal Agent" comes this essay comparing the battle over the National Internet Sales Tax Mandate to the Boston Tea Party. Campaign for Liberty is [...]

Argentina using drones to enforce tax laws; will US follow suit?

The Telegraph reports that Argentina is using drones to catch "wealthy tax evaders." I wonder how long it is before tax-hungry local governments start asking the Feds for drones to more “efficiently” assess and collect property taxes?  

Why doesn't Congress care about the TSA? Because they are exempt

Ever wonder why it is so difficult to convince your Senators and Representatives to support abolishing the Transportation Security Agency (TSA)? After all, they fly regularly so they must understand that the TSA harasses and humiliates American [...]

Is Obama joining Campaign for Liberty?

This line from his speech today at the Clinton Global Initiative, unveiling new programs to promote "civil society," suggests he might: We’ll increase our legal assistance and technical support to those pushing back against onerous laws and [...]

How much does corporate welfare cost you?

According to a new study by the Open Books Institute, the federal government spent more than $1.2 trillion on direct payments to big corporations between 2000 and 2012. (Hat Tip: The Advocates for Self-Government). Stephen Moore of National [...]