Does the Fed really value its secrecy?

For an institution fanatically devoted to keeping the American people in the dark about its operations, the Federal Reserve does a remarkably poor job of preventing leaks. The most recent leak occurred in June when economic [...]

Congress keeps giving new powers to IRS

Congress continues to work on a highway bill, desperately scrambling to pass something extending the highway programs before they expire on Friday. Today,the House of Representatives filed another temporary extension bill, while the Senate is [...]

Senate DRIVing away liberty

UPDATE: The Senate has removed the provision limiting the ability to those with outstanding felony warrants to receive social security, meaning none of the bill's funding is offset with spending cuts. Instead, the increased transportation funding [...]

UPDATE: Congress suspends our rights!

UPDATE: Today, the House leadership pulled the bill increasing funding for the Kennedy Center.  However, the FTO Passport Revocation Act of 2015 by voice vote. Interestingly, that first it appeared the passport bill was also being pulled from [...]

President Obama repealed the Affordable Care Act

and replaced it with Obamacare.... Writing in the Washington Examiner Michael Cannon,  Director of Health Care Policy Studies at the CATO Institute, examines how President Obama, aided and abated by the Supreme Court, has rewritten the [...]

True progressives oppose (corporate) welfare

When I worked in Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's congressional office, we worked in "transpartisan"coalitions with libertarians, conservatives, and progressives against corporate welfare. The progressive members of the coalition [...]

Pro-Wrestling US Senate?

Because pro-wrestling admits it is a performance... Today, the Senate continues debating the highway funding bill. Tonight, the Senate will vote on an amendment extending the life of  the Export-Import Bank (EximBank), which expired at the [...]

If it's Wednesday Congress is violating the Constitution

This week, the House of Representative will vote on the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 (HR 1599). This legislation preempts state laws regarding labeling of foods containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO). Instead, the bill [...]

Dr. Paul's next bestseller?

I have some exciting news to share with you. Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s new book Swords into Plowshares: A Life in Wartime and a Future of Peace and Prosperity is slated for release this Friday. But there’s no need to [...]

Ron Paul classic: Federal Medical privacy rules shred medical privacy

Shocking I know..... One  of the articles I linked t in yesterday's post on the 21st Century Cures Act refereed the "HIPPA" rule. HIPPA stand for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This law, passed in 1996, made it [...]