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GOP’s snow job

 
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GOP’s snow job

  Last Wednesday, while millions of liberty activists were Standing with Rand in opposition to President Obama’s claim of executive power to conduct drone strikes against US citizens on US soil, others in GOP leadership were working to advance Big Government. Some senators, including drone apologists John McCain and Lindsey Graham, were being wined-and-dined by […]


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Brian Doherty talks to Amash, Massie, Yoho, Bentivolio

    In case you missed it, here is Brian Doherty’s interview from the March issue of Reason with Representatives Justin Amash, Thomas Massie, Ted Yoho, and Kerry Bentivolio. The interviews focus on the members’ agendas for the 113th Congress, their philosophies, why they ran for office, and how receptive the GOP Congressional leadership, and the […]


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New Rand Paul bill makes sure Senators (and public) can read the bills before the vote

As most Americans were ringing in 2013, the Senate was voting on tax-and-spend “fiscal cliff” legislation, even though most senators did not even get a chance to read the bill before the vote. Bringing legislation to the floor before most senators and representatives had a chance to read it is an all too common practice in Washington. […]


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America’s first entrepreneur — George Washington

John Berlau, Senior Fellow for Finance and Access to Capital at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, commemorates Washington’s birthday by highlighting a little-known facet of Washington’s life: his career as an entrepreneur. Among his other achievements, Washington built one of America’s earliest and most successful whiskey distilleries. As Mr. Berlau points out, Washington’s history of entrepreneurship […]


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Is Harry Reid Speaker?

Earlier today, the House of Representatives passed legislation renewing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). VAWA is a noble-sounding bill (who could oppose stopping violence?) that involves the federal government in areas where it has no constitutional authority.  After all, the United States Constitution creates only three federal crimes: treason, piracy, and counterfeiting.  Outside of […]


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