Georgians to DC: Internet Sales Tax are not Peachy

According to a new poll released today, 57% of likely Georgia voters oppose the National Internet Tax Mandate, interesting considering that Georgia Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson voted for it. Campaign for Liberty members should [...]

Libertarians know helping others is individual responsibility

Of all the lies and smears hurled at those of us in the liberty movement perhaps the most absurd is that we do not care about improving our community or helping the less well-off. In my experience, people in the liberty movement are amongst the [...]

No CIA, Captain America is the good guy

Last week, I blogged about The Intercept's exposé of the extent of the surveillance state. One of the surveillance programs exposed in the story is a CIA program to “…secretly access databases maintained by foreign countries and extract [...]

RNC just says YES to crony capitalism

Just heard from a source at the summer meeting of the Republican National Committee (RNC) that the RNC voted down a resolution in favor of shutting down the Export-Import Bank by a vote of  67-63.  While the vote was closer than it would have [...]

Obama unilaterally increases military invention and foreign aid, DC yawns

This week DC played host to the first "U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit," a three-day gathering of "leaders from across the African continent." Aside from tying up DC traffic, thus making it more difficult for federal bureaucrats, Congressional [...]

This week in Irony: Federal Transparency website missing $169 billion

Only the government could create a website devoted to increasing transparency and somehow "miss" posting $169 billion of federal funding.  Maybe the e-mails with the details on the funding got lost. (h/t USA Today): WASHINGTON — A government [...]

Foreign Aid: It's (General) Electric

Last week, I blogged about President Obama's decision to increase "security cooperation" and make "significant new investments in African peacekeeping" following the U.S.-African leaders summit.  President Obama also announced that the federal [...]

Thomas Massie: Air Strikes Require Congressional Authorization

Following President Obama's decision to resume bombing in Iraq, Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY-4) reiterated his call for President Obama to obey the Constitution and seek approval from Congress before launching new military actions in Iraq [...]

Stretch before jogging? You might be a terrorist

As part of its National Security Initiative (NIS) the Department of Homeland Security, FBI, the Department of Justice, and other federal agencies are working with state and local governments as well as private security firms to collect [...]

Who Murdered the Middle Class?

The government...specifically the Obama Administration and a Congress led by Democrats who advocate and vote for big  government and Republicans who advocate  small government while voting for...big government. That is the verdict of Wayne [...]