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Is Obama joining Campaign for Liberty?

 
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Is Obama joining Campaign for Liberty?

This line from his speech today at the Clinton Global Initiative, unveiling new programs to promote “civil society,” suggests he might: We’ll increase our legal assistance and technical support to those pushing back against onerous laws and regulations. Pushing back against  “onerous laws and regulations” is what Campaign for Liberty has been doing since our […]


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GOP House leadership floats idea to silence dissent

According to the National Journal, some GOP Representatives are circulating a proposal to strip any member who votes against the party’s nominee for Speaker of the House of all Committee assignments. The goal of this is to avoid a repeat of the beginning of last Congress, when 40 members voted against Speaker John Boehner. Such […]


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How much does corporate welfare cost you?

According to a new study by the Open Books Institute, the federal government spent more than $1.2 trillion on direct payments to big corporations between 2000 and 2012. (Hat Tip: The Advocates for Self-Government). Stephen Moore of National Review provides more details: ……But corporate welfare has strong claimants: deep-pocketed business interests that rely on federal […]


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Just say NO to the Lame Duck

I have examined some of the dangers of the planned “lame duck” sessions of Congress here.  Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) share my concerns. They have written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, pledging to object to “any non-emergency, substantial and controversial legislation, nominations, or treaties.” More details on the letter […]


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Justin Amash’s questions for the President

Representative Justin Amash made the following statement in response to President Barrack Obama’s plans to launch military action in Iraq and Syria: When our government orders our young men and women into harm’s way, our leaders have a duty to define the mission, set a plausible strategy, and explain why the risk of our children’s […]


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