National Blog - page 102
A Better Solution Than Trump’s Border Wall
Just one week in office, President Trump is already following through on his pledge to address illegal immigration. His January 25th executive order called for the construction of a wall along the entire length of the US-Mexico border. While [...]
Ron Paul Classic: Education is too Important Not to Leave to the Marketplace
Since this is National School Choice Week, it seems appropriate to revisit Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's column "Education is too Important Not to Leave to the Marketplace," written to commemorate School Choice week in [...]
This week in Congress
The US Senate came into session yesterday to debate and confirm surveillance state supported Robert Pompeo as CIA director. The Senate will likely spend most of the week on nominations. The House is in session Monday through Tuesday due to the [...]
How Many Celebrities Performed at Washington's Inaugural?
Today I am especially glad that Campaign for Liberty does not have offices in Washington, D.C. since it enables me to avoid the large crowds celebrating or protesting Donald Trump's inaugural. More importantly, I can avoid all the security [...]
Obama listens to Ron Paul
Yesterday, President Obama announced he was granting clemency to whistle-blower Chelsea Manning. Last week, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul joined former Congressman Dennis Kucinich requesting that President Obama grant Manning [...]
Liberty at the Movies Elvis and Nixon
Looking for a way to commemorate the January birthdays of former President Richard Nixon and "the King of Rock-n-Roll" Elvis Presley? Then check out Elvis and Nixon, available for download on Amazon.com (and free with an Amazon Prime [...]
Campaign for Liberty to New Administration: No Midnight Litigation
On Friday, new White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus issued a memo freezing work on all new regulations. This is the first step toward withdrawing the Obama administration's "midnight regulations." These are the regulations proposed between [...]
Trump’s Foreign Policy: An Unwise Inconsistency?
Throughout the presidential campaign, Donald Trump’s foreign policy positions have been anything but consistent. One day we heard that NATO was obsolete and the US needs to pursue better relations with Russia. But the next time he spoke, these [...]
Want to end the wars? Then End the Fed
Last September, the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity held an important conference on the warfare state. My favorite speech of the day (second to Ron Paul's) was Paul-Martin Foss' talk on the relationship between central banking and [...]
Campaign for Liberty to New Administration: Don't ban online gambling!
While the U.S. House is not in session, the Senate will be in session today until Friday. Cabinet nominations are the main items of business before the Senate. Last week, there were a number of nomination hearings, including one for Attorney [...]