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 [...]

Just say NO to the Lame Duck

I have examined some of the dangers of the planned "lame duck" sessions of Congress here.  Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) share my concerns. They have written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, pledging to object to [...]

LPAC brings people together

Another LPAC speaker I am really excited about is Jack Hunter, editor of RARE Liberty. As I am sure many know, Jack was the official blogger for Ron Paul 2012. Jack is not only a top-notch writer and editor, but he is also a great speaker and a [...]

Is the GOP planning a sell-out on the Internet Sales Tax?

The House is delaying voting on the Continuing Resolution (CR) until next week because they are still considering whether or not to add President Obama's request for authority to arm the Syrian rebels fighting ISIS (because arming Mid-Eastern [...]

Justina's law: No experimentation on Children

A while ago I blogged about Representative Steve Stockman's legislation restricting federal funds from going to entities that give children potentially dangerous psychotropic drugs without parental consent. Representative Michelle Bachmann has [...]

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 [...]

Justin Amash's questions for the President

Representative Justin Amash made the following statement in response to President Barrack Obama's plans to launch military action in Iraq and Syria: When our government orders our young men and women into harm's way, our leaders have a duty to [...]

Ron Paul's statement on the 9/11 attacks

On this Day of Remembrance of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman and then-Congressman Ron Paul's official statement on the attacks: Yesterday, Americans were awakened to find ourselves [...]

Don't Miss Free Speech Champion Lee Goodman at LPAC

One of the speakers I am really looking forward to hearing at LPAC is Federal Election Commission (FEC) Chairman Lee Goodman. Now you may be wondering: why is Campaign for Liberty having the head of any federal agency at LPAC--much less one that [...]

Did GOP throw in the towel on Ex-Im?

Maybe.....tonight the House GOP released the text of their Continuing Resolution(CR), which funds the government until the December "lame-duck" session. The CR contains a provision extending the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) until June of [...]