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Jim Rockford: Libertarian?

 
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Jim Rockford: Libertarian?

Maybe not, but the iconic character played by the recently deceased James Garner on The Rockford Files had an anti-authoritarian streak. As A.G. Gancarsk points out in The American Conservative, Rockford, a private detective who served time in jail for a crime he did not commit, had an antagonist relationship with the police and various […]


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Ted Cruz: The Export-Import Bank is corrupt crony-capitalist fiasco.

In case you missed it, here and below is Senator Ted Cruz’s USA Today Op-Ed in support of ending the Export-Import Bank (Eximbank). Campaign for Liberty will continue to work to end Eximbank and all forms of corporate welfare. Don’t miss your chance to see Senator Cruz at LPAC 2014. The Export-Import Bank is corrupt […]


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Soda taxes not-so SWEET

Yesterday, Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced¬†the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax (SWEET) Act (HR 5279). As the title suggests, this legislation imposes a new tax on sodas. (I don’t know about you, but I don’t find new taxes to be SWEET, but then I don’t think supporting warrantless wiretapping is particularly PATRIOTic.) According to Rep. DeLauro’s office, […]


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Thomas Massie: If we are going to go to war, we must follow the Constitution

In case you missed it, here and below is Representative Thomas Massie’s excellent statement in support of H.Con.Res. 105., a resolution passed by the House of Representative on Friday forbidding the President from deploying combat troops in a “sustained” combat role in Iraq without specific authorization from Congress. Be sure to catch Representative Massie and […]


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Sunscreen on my shoulder is not the FDA’s business

On Monday, Congress passed the Sunscreen Innovation Act (HR 4250). This act is designed to reduce the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s backlog of applications for approval of new sunscreen ingredients. The bill requires the FDA to make a final decision on the existing sunscreen applications within 8 months, and imposes an 11 month deadline […]


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