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Ron Paul Classic: Close down the Export-Import Bank

The Export-Import Bank (Eximbank)’s kicks off its annual conference today in Washington, D.C.  Eximbank is up for renewal this year and the big business lobby is preparing to pull out all the stops to make sure the taxpayer subsidies keep flowing to small, struggling companies like Boeing. Then-Senator and presidential candidate Barrack Obama said that the […]


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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Who will watch the watchmen? The former Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security routinely passed information about investigations to department officials according to a Senate Report. From The Washington Post: The top watchdog for the Department of Homeland Security altered and delayed investigations at the request of senior administration officials, compromising his independent […]


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This isn’t freedom; this is fear.

“This isn’t freedom, this is fear.” That statement was uttered by an American hero and champion of the Constitution upon hearing of a plan to place drone-like devices over the earth. These devices would have the ability to preemptively take out anyone the agency deploying the drones has determined could be a threat. The person who […]


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Civil Liberties Hodgepodge

This week there’s been a number of stories worth highlighting regarding your civil liberties. On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled the administration must disclose the legal rationale behind the targeted killing program that has  resulted in the deaths of several Americans, most famously Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, a Pakistani […]


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Internet Sales Tax Supported by Amazon Hurts Amazon Sales

According to a new study at the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University found that Amazon’s sales decreased in states after they implemented an internet sales tax. Via The Daily Caller: Households in the states that have the tax reduced their overall spending on Amazon by about 10 percent compared to those in states […]


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