On June 20, the farm bill was defeated in the House of Representatives by a vote of 234-195. Sixty-two Republicans joined the majority of Democrats in voting against Red State Socialism. Of course, most Democrats were voting against the bill because of the “cuts” (actually, reductions in the rate of growth) to the food stamp […]
Today Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul made the following comment regarding the indictment of Edward Snowden’s indictment for espionage. The statement was posted on Dr. Paul’s Facebook page: My understanding is that espionage means giving secret or classified information to the enemy. Since Snowden shared information with the American people, his indictment for espionage […]
Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman’s Ron Paul’s latest Texas Straight Talk on what the US Government’s support for a renewed Taliban presence in Afghanistan tell us about US foreign policy (SPOILER ALERT: it is tragic waste of lives and money): Last week the Taliban opened an office in Doha, Qatar with the US government’s […]
This week, the House of Representatives takes up their version of the Farm Bill. The House bill spends $940 billion over five years, compared to the $955 billion Senate bill that passed the Senate last week. Like the Senate bill, the House bill is full of subsidies for large agribusiness and well-to-do farmers. Many of […]
Small business owner Justin Krauss explains how the National Internet Sales Tax Mandate burdens small businesses: Each of this country’s 10,000 different taxing jurisdictions has its own laws for applying sales tax to all sorts of goods — including food, prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, software, clothes and much more. Plus, within the same zip code, […]
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