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Ron Paul Statement to Senate Hearing on Cyber Crime
C4L Chairman Ron Paul submitted the following statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism's hearing on "Cyber Crime: Modernizing our Legal Framework for the Information Age." Statement of Former Congressman [...]
Ron Paul's New Book Available for Pre-order
C4L Chairman Ron Paul has a new book coming out later this month entitled, "Swords into Plowshares." Those interested can pre-order the book right now here.
House vote on first step to selling goverment land tomorrow!
This week the House is voting on the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill (HR 2822). Representative Ted Poe, who is sponsoring legislation to finance the highway trust fund by selling off some of [...]
Pete Townshend channels Ron Paul
This week, rock legend Pete Townshend of The Who released Truancy, a compilation of some of his best solo work. Truancy also contains two new songs. One of the new songs, Guantanamo, deals with issues of indefinite detention: Down in [...]
Why Do We Allow Theft? You Could Be Next
By Danny Lewis There was a plaque on Ron Paul’s desk which said “Don’t steal, the Government hates competition”. The phrase might give you a chuckle, however it is a reality. Civil asset forfeiture is an issue we don’t hear much [...]
To ensure no child is left behind, government must stop all children from getting ahead*
Today the House will vote on HR 5, the Student Success Act. Later this week, the Senate will vote on S. 1177 the Every Child Achieves Act. As the titles suggest, these bills reauthorize and "reform" federal K-12 education [...]
Thomas Massie to EPA: Leave our Wooden Stoves Alone!
Representative Ted Poe is not the only representative offering a pro-liberty amendment to the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriation Bill (HR 2822). Representative Thomas Massie will be offering an amendment to forbid the [...]
RON PAUL: For Normal Relations With Cuba, End US Interventionism
Last week we saw an encouraging sign that the 50 year cold war between the US and Cuba was finally coming to an end. President Obama announced on Wednesday that the US and Cuba would restore full diplomatic relations and that embassies could be [...]
Guess who benefited from Obamacare?
According to Obamacare architect Johnathan "we passed Obamacare cause people are stupid" Gruber the big pharmaceutical companies where "major winners" from the bill. Gruber sent the following e-mail to a White House official: "Pharma is going [...]
US Government on path to becoming Greece
Jason Ruslle at The Washington Examiner looks at the projections of government debt and finds that, unless America reverses course, we could soon resemble Greece: With all the chaos unravelling in Greece, Congress would be wise to do what it [...]