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How the Nanny State ruined Saturday Morning

 
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How the Nanny State ruined Saturday Morning

Readers of a certain age may remember when kids began their weekends by gathering around the television to watch Bugs Bunny, Scooby Doo, and other Saturday Morning cartoons. Today, network programming on Saturday morning looks like any other day of the week with news programs, “infomercials,” and talk shows taking the place of cartoons. What […]


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ObamaCare bailout coming in lame duck?

According to Stephen Moore, writing in Investor’s Business Daily, in September, House leadership scuttled plans to vote on legislation blocking a taxpayer-bailout for insurance companies. The legislation in question would ensure that health insurance companies that lose money participating in the ObamaCare health insurance exchanges do not receive a bailout to cover their loses. Many […]


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IRS cares about its own privacy…taxpayer’s privacy not so much

In a story that should come as no surprise to Campaign for Liberty members, the Washington Examiner reports that the IRS has failed to adequately comply with hundreds of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. In some of the FOIA requests they did respond, to, their response included “sensitive” taxpayer information, including individual’s bank records. […]


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Allan Greenspan: Ben Bernanke is wrong, Ron Paul is right

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke famously told Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul that gold is not money. Perhaps Bernanke should have a talk with his predecessor. In his “Golden Rule – Why Beijing Is Buying,” an article published in Foreign Affairs, Alan Greenspan calls gold the “ultimate form of money” and warns that […]


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More proof that government is out of control and dangerous

Next time some statist tries to tell you that our deficits are because the government is just not taxing us enough, remind them that federal tax revenues are at historic highs and are projected to increase. Despite the new revenue, government is still running enormous deficits. Former OMB Chief David Stockman points out that the […]


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