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Will the Lame Duck Congress Tax the Net?

 
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Will the Lame Duck Congress Tax the Net?

Congress is set to play the roll of Scrooge yet again this year, as a showdown over Internet sales taxes is set for mid-December. As Norm Singleton wrote earlier in September, the Continuing Resolution (CR) passed by the House GOP actually greased the tracks to make it easier for the so-called “Marketplace Fairness Act,” or […]


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House Set to Vote on Audit the Fed!

Late Friday night, Campaign for Liberty received confirmation that H.R. 24, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act, or Audit the Fed as it’s better known, sponsored this Congress by Rep. Paul Broun will receive a vote as soon as this Tuesday! Now, with the bill coming up “under suspension of the rules,” it will take 2/3rds […]


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The Inaugural Food Freedom Fest!

C4L’s Matt Burrow and I are traveling down this weekend through the visually stunning Shenandoah Valley to the 2014 Food Freedom Fest in Staunton, Virginia. This year’s inaugural event, hosted by the frequent-LPAC sponsor, Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, features an array of speakers on the important topic of Food Freedom that includes Rep. Thomas Massie, […]


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Massie on Hemp

In a segment of a larger interview with cn|2′s Pure Politics with Nick Storm, Rep. Thomas Massie talks about the early progress made on legalizing the domestic cultivation of industrial hemp through pilot projects authorized by a provision in the Farm Bill, and about building support for his legislation H.R. 525, the Industrial Hemp Farming […]


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After Wednesday’s Warzone, A Night of Relative Peace for Ferguson

After the chaotic scene Wednesday night between Ferguson police and protesters (as well as members of the press), the Governor’s decision to put Missouri Highway Patrol in charge of security changed the whole situation, for now, and hopefully until we learn all the details of the initial shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Washington Post reporter […]


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