National Blog - page 138
Ron Paul for Speaker?
Following John Boehner’s announcement that he was stepping down as Speaker of the House, some prominent liberty movement leaders suggested Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul succeed Boehner as Speaker of the House. After all the Speaker [...]
Classic Ron Paul: Don't Trust the Fed
Thanks to Paul-Martin Foss of the indispensable Carl Menger Center for the Study of Money and Banking for finding this 1979 speech by Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul on the Federal Reserve. While this speech was delivered thirty-six [...]
C4L Joins Letter Opposing Washington Takeover of State Gaming Rules
Today, Campaign for Liberty joined a coalition of free market groups in opposition to the Restoration of America's Wire Act, legislation that would override state laws pertaining to internet gaming. C4L Vice President, Norm Singleton said, [...]
Only the goverment can lose money by making money
Senators John McCain and Mike Enzi have introduced legislation aimed at reducing "wasteful" spending. One of their proposals is to replace the paper dollar bill with a dollar coin: According to the two lawmakers, ditching the dollar bill for the [...]
Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Don't increase spending
Campaign for Liberty has joined a collation of organizations on a letter demanding that Congress adhere to the spending caps imposed by the 2011 budget deal. Of course, these caps are no where near the spending reductions needed, and in many [...]
Another Fed Official Admits: Ron Paul was right!
Dr. Stephen D. Williamson, Vice-President of the St. Louis Federal Reserve recently published a paper “Current Federal Reserve Policy under the Lens of Economic History: A Review Essay.” In this paper, Dr. Williamson makes a rather [...]
RON PAUL: Congress and the Fed Refuse to Learn From Their Mistakes
This month marks the seventh anniversary of the bursting of the housing bubble and the subsequent economic meltdown. The mood in Congress following the meltdown resembled the panicked atmosphere that followed the September 11th attacks. As was [...]
Shut Down The Government? If Only!
Watch C4L Vice President Norm Singleton on the Ron Paul Liberty Report talking about a potential government shutdown and our chances of passing Audit the Fed in the Senate:
Ron Paul Classic: Take the Fed, leave the Penny
The recent proposals to eliminate the paper dollar is not the first time Congress has examined the costs of producing currency. For many years, there has been an effort to eliminate the penny. One reason for this is that it costs more than one [...]
Ron Paul Classic: Blame the Fed for the crash
This month marks the eight-year anniversary of the bursting of the housing bubble and the resulting stock market downturn. Following this crash, Congress passed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, legislation authorizing the use of [...]