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Is expanding Medicaid a cure for state budget problems?

 
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Is expanding Medicaid a cure for state budget problems?

There are some in the Virginia state legislature who think bringing Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion to Virginia will help reduce Virginia’s $300 million dollar deficit. Veronique de Rugy explains the fallacies behind this notion: If it seems necessary, I’ve already explained already why the idea that Medicaid expansion will cost nothing to the states and could even be […]


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Ron Paul’s influence continues to grow

Because of his strict adherence to the Constitution and his fiscal conservationism, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul voted against all legislation authorizing spending taxpayer money for congressional gold medals.  He usually was the only member of Congress to do so, and when he left Congress, it seemed likely that future gold metals would be […]


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Bill Kristol: Moderation in pursuit of Neoconservatism is a virtue

William Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard, and one of the most influential neoconservatives in the country, is not happy with Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s recent message “The IRS asked for a fight. How about a revolution?” Mr. Kristol thinks that Dr. Paul, and Campaign for Liberty, are being “immoderate,” with all our […]


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NDAA mark-up should be transparent

Tomorrow the Senate Committee on Armed Services will mark-up the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). However, you might not be able to see the mark-up online or on C-SPAN. That is because Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-MI) and Ranking Member James Inhofe (R-OK) support marking the bill up in secret for “national security” reasons. […]


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Will Senate put “Helicopter” Ben’s teacher on the Fed’s Board?

In addition to voting on cloture for David Barron, this week the Senate  will vote on cloture for President Obama’s nomination of Stanley Fisher as Vice-Chairman of the Federal Reserve. Since Senator Rand Paul has placed a hold on Fisher’s nomination until Senate Majorly Leader Harry Reid holds a vote on Audit the Fed (H.R. 24/S. […]


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