Kewrnic Ward at Watchdog.org details how the farm bill not only subsidizes well-off farmers and agri-business but actually encourages over-production of unhealthy and fattening foods. So if the government really wanted to do something about the “obesity crisis” they would cut spending for these programs: “These taxpayer giveaways are all the more absurd at a […]
Virginia Governor Bob “Tax Hike” McDonnell and his wife are being investigated by the FBI regarding allegations they used the Governor’s office to promote the interests of one of the Governor’s major donors. This donor also paid for McDonnell’s daughter’s wedding and provided other gifts for the Governor and his family. Governor McDonnell’s defense is that […]
Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s latest Texas Straight Talk on Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s recent Congressional testimony: Last week Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered what may well be his last Congressional testimony before leaving the Federal Reserve in 2014. Unfortunately, his farewell performance was full of contradictory comments about the […]
Here is Campaign for Liberty President John Tate’s recent Op-Ed on why Republicans must oppose all restrictions on Internet freedom–including Internet sales taxes–if they want to attract young voters: If the GOP is to regain majority party status, it must earn the loyalty of Internet-savvy young people, especially the young activists who fueled the “Ron Paul […]
Last Thursday, the House GOP passed an “agriculture only” version of the Farm Bill that did not contain the provisions reauthorizing the food stamp programs that were in the version of the Farm Bill that failed to pass the House in June. While many fiscal conservatives had wanted to separate the food stamp and agriculture […]
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