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Regulatory budget a good way to start rolling back the regulatory state

When most people think of the costs government imposes on the economy, they usually think of taxation. However, a greater burden on the economy may be imposed by federal regulations. Unfortunately, Congress has made no attempt to measure the [...]

Ron Paul Classic: War on Opioids and Doctors or War on Patients?

Shortly after the U.S. Senate passed legislation authorizing the creation of "best-practices" for pain management, the Center for Disease Control unveiled new "guidelines" for the use of pain medicines. While the guidelines are non-binding, [...]

This week in Congress: The Good, the Bad, and the Bison

The Senate resumes session today at 3pm and continues work on amendments to the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. Two amendments up this week of interest to Campaign for Liberty members are an amendment by Washington Senator Patty Murray that [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Protect FBI Whistleblowers

Campaign for Liberty has joined a broad-based coalition in supporting the FBI Whistleblower Protection Act (S. 2390). As the title suggests, this legislation strengthens protections for FBI whistleblowers. The reason this legislation is necessary [...]

Should the IRS Have Total Power?

Happy Tax Theft Day! Since April 15 was the day that DC celebrated "Emancipation Day"-- which commemorates the signing of the "Compensated Emancipation Act," that freed 3,000 slaves in the District of Columbia-- the IRS delayed tax [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Let us know the full truth about the military budget

Campaign for Liberty recently cosigned a coalition letter to the Chairman and Ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee asking that they add a provision to the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act requiring the Department of [...]

Campaign for Liberty Supports Lowering Tariffs

As mentioned in this week's Congress update, Campaign for Liberty is supporting  the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (H.R. 4923). This legislation updates the procedures for approving Miscellaneous Tariff Bills (MTBs). MTBs [...]

How Do You Tell If A Politician Is Lying?

Their lips are moving... Research into how often humans lie has confirmed what a lot of us (especially those of use who spend a lot of time at the federal or state capitols) have always suspected. While everyone lies, politicians lie more than [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Raising Minimum Wage hurts the poor

California and New York are the latest states to raise the minimum wage. As the election season progresses, look for more states to raise the minimum wage. Look also for increasing number of House, Senate, and Presidential candidates to promise [...]

This Week in Congress: Protect Taxpayers From the IRS

The House of Representatives is in session Monday through Thursday this week. On Monday and Tuesday, the House will consider "suspensions."  Since this is tax week, the House will focus on legislation dealing with the Internal Revenue [...]