When is a spending increase a spending cut?

In the bizzaro world of Congress of course... Two weeks ago Congress considered the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (T-HUD) Act.   The bill appropriated $52 billion in discretionary [...]

Support Massie Amendment to end Warrantless Surveillance!

A bipartisan collation of members are offering an amendment to the Defense Department Appropriations Bill forbidding the use of funds to conduct warrantless surveillance of American citizens. Passing this amendment would be a major step forward [...]

Virginia: Medicaid Expansion Sneak Attack?

I wanted to give you more detail on why it’s so vital you contact your state senator and delegate immediately to stop ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion! With the surprise resignation of Senate Democrat Phil Puckett this week, the logjam [...]

Will Senate stand with Rand and the people or Reid and the Fed?

Tomorrow, Harry Reid will hold a vote on cloture for the nomination of Stanley Fisher as Vice-Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors (Fisher's nomination for a seat on the board was approved last month, but the Senate must [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Commemorating Juneteenth

Juneteenth commemorates the day in 1865 when the slaves in Galveston, Texas learned that slavery had ended.   Galveston was the last location in the United States to be informed of the Emancipation Proclamation, so Juneteenth marks the end [...]

House voting on Red-and-Nanny State Socialism

In the next few days, the House of Representatives will complete consideration of  the Fiscal Year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Act (H.R. 4800). As one would expect from the title, the bill funds federal agriculture programs, however [...]