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Big Business and Big Government win with Internet Sales Tax

Tim Carney provides a useful look at how the unholy alliance of Big Business and Big Government lobbyists convinced many supposedly “free-market” senators to abandon their alleged principles and vote for the National Internet Tax Mandate: When do 21 Republican senators vote for higher taxes? Answer: When the biggest businesses and local politicians hire top […]


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‘Common Core’ Nationalizes and Dumbs Down Public School Curriculum

Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s latest Texas Straight Talk on President Obama’s attempt to nationalize K-12 education via the “Common Core” initiative. As Dr. Paul points out, the Obama Administration is building on the the Bush Administration’s massive expansion of the (unconstitutional) federal education bureaucracy via  “No Child Left Behind.” As the […]


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Rand Paul: ‘Your papers, please’ must never be heard in America

In case you missed it, here is Senator Rand Paul’s column on the National ID scheme contained in the “Gang of Eight” Immigration Reform Bill: I will fight to remove the photo tool from this legislation because I think it will become a national ID. We already know the federal government is rife with false […]


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Opportunity for students to learn about liberty

Are you, or do you know, a student who wants to know more about the ideas of liberty? Then tell them to consider attending one of the Independent Institute’s “Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminars.” The Independent Institute is holding three summer seminars. The first one will be held from June 17-21 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The […]


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Another reason to oppose the National Internet Sales Tax Mandate

Thanks to John Berlau of the Competitive Enterprise Institute for spotlighting how, in addition to raising the price of everything you purchase online and strangling small Internet companies with new regulations, passage of the National Internet Sales Tax Mandate could allow tax-hungry governors to tax your 401 (K): “How? The bill [S. 743, the misnamed […]


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