National Blog - page 121
How Do You Tell If A Politician Is Lying?
Their lips are moving... Research into how often humans lie has confirmed what a lot of us (especially those of use who spend a lot of time at the federal or state capitols) have always suspected. While everyone lies, politicians lie more than [...]
Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Protect FBI Whistleblowers
Campaign for Liberty has joined a broad-based coalition in supporting the FBI Whistleblower Protection Act (S. 2390). As the title suggests, this legislation strengthens protections for FBI whistleblowers. The reason this legislation is necessary [...]
Should the IRS Have Total Power?
Happy Tax Theft Day! Since April 15 was the day that DC celebrated "Emancipation Day"-- which commemorates the signing of the "Compensated Emancipation Act," that freed 3,000 slaves in the District of Columbia-- the IRS delayed tax [...]
RON PAUL: What Did Fed Chairman Yellen Tell Obama?
This week, President Obama and Vice President Biden held a hastily arranged secret meeting with Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen. According to the one paragraph statement released by the White House following the meeting, Yellen, Obama, and [...]
#TBT: Ron Paul on Free Trade
When C4L Chairman Ron Paul was running for President in 2008 and 2012, many of his detractors, particularly those in the mainstream media, derided him using the pejorative term "isolationist." But in 2016, when true isolationist policies have [...]
I Don't Care Who Is On the $20, Just Stop Printing More of Them.
Yesterday, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that former slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman would replace President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. As The New York Times reports: Tubman, an African-American and a Union spy during the [...]
Ron Paul Classic: Raising Minimum Wage hurts the poor
California and New York are the latest states to raise the minimum wage. As the election season progresses, look for more states to raise the minimum wage. Look also for increasing number of House, Senate, and Presidential candidates to promise [...]
This Week in Congress: Protect Taxpayers From the IRS
The House of Representatives is in session Monday through Thursday this week. On Monday and Tuesday, the House will consider "suspensions." Since this is tax week, the House will focus on legislation dealing with the Internal Revenue [...]
Liberty at the Movies: Allegiant
Allegiant, the third (and best so far) entry in the Divergent Series is currently playing in theaters. Divergent movies are based on a popular "young adult" novel featuring a female protagonist who challenges a totalitarian government... in other [...]
Norm Singleton's Remarks at NTX Press Conference
Earlier today, Campaign for Liberty president, Norm Singleton, spoke at a press conference surrounding the TTB's regulation on NTX. Norm's remarks are below: Thank you for that introduction and thank you everyone in attendance. [...]