Regulatory tax harms small businesses and families while benefiting crony capitalists

The Competitive Enterprise Institute recently released the 2014 version of Ten Thousand Commandments, its yearly report examining the growth of the regulatory state, and explaining how federal regulations affect the American people's economic [...]

Free the Seed!

The DEA apparently ordered the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol at Louisville International Airport to hold a 250-pound shipment of hemp seeds from Italy in contravention of industrial hemp policy included in the 2013 Farm Bill. Huffington Post [...]

Movie Review: Fed Up

This weekend I saw the new movie Fed Up, a documentary focusing on the obesity epidemic in the United States. As expected, it implied that the federal government needs to take a greater role in regulating the food industry. But much to my [...]

Obamacare contractor pays workers to do nothing

An investigative report out of KMOV shows that Serco, which has a federal contract worth upwards of $1.2 Billion, is paying workers to do nothing. According to a current employee, "the main thing is that the Data Entry side does not have [...]

Norman Singleton on Truth Trial

I’ll be appearing on Jonathan Emord’s Truth Trial tonight at 6 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss, among other issues, Campaign for Liberty's efforts to obtain House and Senate roll-call votes on Ron Paul's Audit the Fed bill. You can get more [...]

UPDATED: Kentucky 1 - DEA 0

In an update to yesterday's post, "Free the Seed!," the local news in Louisville is reporting the DEA will stand down and has agreed to release the hemp seeds by the end of the week. The apparent agreement came from the Kentucky Department of [...]

How government makes your beer 44 percent more expensive

Bonnie Kristian has a great article over at Rare about how government regulation not only increases the cost of beer, but stifles competition in the marketplace: The last six-pack of beer I bought ran me about $11. It was a craft Altbier from [...]

Rand Paul Holds Fed Nominees, Requests Vote on Audit the Fed!

In a letter addressed to Senate Dictator Majority Leader Harry Reid, acquired by Campaign for Liberty, Senator Rand Paul notified Reid that he objects to any vote on four Fed nominees without also holding a vote on S. 209, the Federal Reserve [...]