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We're from the government and we're here to screw up your health care

Obamacare is not the only way the Congress authorizes federal bureaucrats to drive up the cost of health care. Congress also passes feel good laws authorizing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to impose regulations on doctors. For example, [...]

Former Ron Paul Monetary Staffer on new Fed Bill: its defects are severe

Paul-Martin Foss, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's aide for Monetary Policy from 2007-2012,  is now the founder and President of the Carl Menger Center for the study of Money and Banking. The Menger Center's mission  is "...to preserve [...]

House GOP Transportation bill: More Wimpy Budgeting

Today, the House passed legislation (HR 5021) to fund the Highway Trust Fund for one year. Authority for the fund, which provides federal money for transportation projects--defined as including not just highways but mass transit projects, bike [...]

Your taxdollars at work: geting Mothers and daughters to dance

That's right, the National Institute for Health spent almost $5,000 on a study on how to get mothers and daughters to dance together. The study was done in the name of fighting obesity. Encouraging mothers and daughters to dance together so [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Obama: No more unconstitutional war in Iraq

Campaign for Liberty has joined with 31 other organizations from across the political spectrum urging members of Congress to sign a bipartisan letter to President Obama. The letter reminds the former Constitutional Law Professor that the [...]

Central planning in the USA

The Twentieth Century should have taught us the folly of central planning, yet one country still maintains a government board  to control the amount of "tart" cherries on the market in order to ensure that supply meets demand. What country is [...]

House to vote on gun rights today--UPDATE GUN RIGHTS WON

UPDATE REPRESENTATIVE MASSIE'S PRO-GUN RIGHTS AMENDMENT PASSED BY A VOTE OF 241-181. Roll-call vote here. Today, the House will consider the  Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act (HR 5016).   Among the items [...]

Good News! Government "mistakenly" giving away less of your money!

Here's some good news from DC: In 2013, the Federal Government made $100 billion in payments to those who did not legally qualify for them. This figure includes items like unemployment benefits sent to people with jobs and payments for [...]

Obama's Independence Day surprise: More Regulations

Last Thursday, as most Americans where getting ready to celebrate Independence Day, the Department of Health and Human Services was busy releasing 1,296 pages of new regulations regarding Medicare reimbursement rates for physicians and hospitals. [...]

Want to end Corruption? End Cronyism

Several employees of the Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) where recently suspended for accepting bribes from recipients of Eximbank funding.  Supporters of Eximbank will say that the action of these "bad actors" does not discredit the program. But [...]