National Blog - page 115
The Path to Fed-Exit
I recently proposed that the liberty movement capitalize on Brexit with “Fed-exit”: a campaign to “secede" from the Federal Reserve. Fed-exit could be accomplished with a few simple policy changes.Passing Audit the Fed is a good first step [...]
Campaign for Liberty to HHS: Let us know how much Obamacare will cost in 2017
Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition letter to the Department of Health and Human Services requesting the HHS realize the 2017 Obamacare state premiums rates before the currently scheduled release date of November 17. Since the rates go [...]
Campaign for Liberty to Congress: No Budget Gimmicks
Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition of organizations in a letter to the House conference on the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act and every member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. The letter opposes the inclusion of an [...]
Ron Paul Classic: When They Came For The "Climate Deniers"
Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has introduced a "resolution of disapproval" calling on companies that fund organizations promoting "climate-change denial" to stop supporting so-call climate-change denial. Whitehouse's resolution also [...]
This week in Congress: War on financial privacy, sanctions on Iran, and gun control?
The House of Representatives comes into session today. As of this writing there is no action scheduled on the Republicans gun control bill. However, behind-the scenes there is much work being done to advance a "compromise" on the bill and it [...]
Should Newman Be Your Banker?
During his aborted Presidential run, Senator Bernie Sanders suggested letting the Post Office offer banking services...because combining two government-protected institutions with a reputation for providing awful customer service is a great [...]
Ron Paul: How to End Violence in America
Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul has penned a must-read essay on how applying the libertarian principle of non-aggression to government would reduce private as well as government violence. The article is reprinted below and the original, [...]
Don’t Reform the Fed, Fed-Exit!
Opponents of a central bank should take advantage of the post-Brexit vote revival of secessionist sentiments to promote a secession from central banking, or “Fed-exit.” Ending the Federal Reserve's monopoly on money is the key to restoring [...]
Fool’s Errand: NATO Pledges Four More Years of War in Afghanistan
The longest war in US history just got even longer. As NATO wrapped up its 2016 Warsaw Summit, the organization agreed to continue funding Afghan security forces through the year 2020. Of course with all that funding comes US and NATO troops, and [...]
This Week in Congress: So Much for Independence Day
The House came back from their Independence Day recess and immediately began working on taking away our liberties. The marquee item of the week was supposed to be an "anti-terrorism" bill containing the Republican version of the Democrats "no [...]