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Plain Packaging coming to a convenience store near you?

Plain Packaging is the newest craze of the Nanny Statists. As the name suggests “plain packaging" is a regulatory scheme requiring products be sold in a plan box that simply identifies the type of product and the name of the manufacturer. In [...]

Protect Taxpayers, Defund the OECD!

Campaign for Liberty has joined with 19 other free-market organizations in requesting Congress stop giving taxpayer money to the Organization for Economic Corporation and Development (OECD). Instead of promoting "economic development" this [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Right to Work is part of economic liberty

In addition to Audit the Fed  and legislation reigning in civil asset theft, Senator Rand Paul has also introduced the National Right to Work Act (S. 391). This simple bill repeals the sections of federal law which authorize compulsory [...]

(Un) Happy Aniversery ObamaCare!

This week marks five years since President Obama singed the "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" (ObamaCare) into law. Five years of crashed websites, corporate bailouts, new taxes, lose of medical privacy, and, of course, people who [...]

Budget update

Last night the House of Representatives passed the version of the Republican budget containing the highest level of "defense" spending. The roll-call vote is here. I  also have to correct an error in my blog post on the budget form yesterday. [...]

DEA tracking your calls since 1992

In my recent remarks on the PATRIOT Act I remarked that a lot of the PATRIOT Act consisted of proposals the Justice Department had been seeking for years but was unable to get through Congress until the panicked atmosphere following the 9-11 [...]

Who will spy on us when we use the roads?

Last year, the Department of Homeland Security announced a plan to create a database of  license plates in order to facilitate  tracking our movements. However, following an outcry from those concerned about civil liberties, the DHS announced [...]

GOP upset over Fed's (selective) transparency

For an institution that is so opposed to transparency, the Fed is remarkably unconcerned about leaks from whistle blowers. Members of the House Committee on Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hernsarling send a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet [...]

Did Congress declare war on Russia?

No, but they are escalating the saber-rattling... Monday the House of Representatives passed a resolution calling on President Obama to supply "lethal"' aide to the Ukraine government. While it has no legal effect, these resolutions are often [...]

God save the Queen (of the Hill)?

Today, the House of Representatives will vote on the Fiscal Year 2016 budget. As is custom, there will be a series of votes on various substitute budgets, including substitutes offered by the Congressional Black Caucus, the Progressive Caucus, [...]