National Blog - page 147
Does Karl Rove support gun control?
Maybe not, but his answer to the question of how we stop gun violence does raise suspicions: So, we have come a long way. Now, maybe there's some magic law that will keep us from having more of these. I mean, basically, the only way to guarantee [...]
Ex-Fed Insider: Ron Paul Is Right
Well, she did't exactly say that. But this is certainly the only conclusion from Danielle DiMartino Booth, former adviser to the Dallas Fed's, first op-ed for The Liscio Report: The Great Abdication The business cycle is dead! Long live the [...]
Intern with Campaign for Liberty this Fall
Want to work for liberty? Campaign for Liberty is looking for dedicated, liberty-minded college students or recent graduates to intern for the fall semester (August 17 to December 11). The responsibilities of this paid internship include [...]
Which Republicans Haven't Cosponsored Audit the Fed?
In the 111th Congress, every Republican in the House cosponsored Audit the Fed. In the 112th and 113th Congress, every Republican but one voted for Audit the Fed. Rep. Thomas Massie's H.R. 24 currently has 200 cosponsors, but in order to [...]
House leadership again blocks debate on surveillance state reform
Today the House of Representatives is considering the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (HR 2596). The rule governing debate for the bill allows the House to vote on 16 of the 29 amendments that where submitted to the Rule [...]
Classic Ron Paul: War on Financial Privacy
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert's indictment on money laundering changes has brought some renewed public attention to the "crime" of structuring. As detailed here structuring is where an individual makes a cash withdraw or deposit (or a [...]
Will Seizure of Russian Assets Hasten Dollar Decline?
While much of the world focused last week on whether or not the Federal Reserve was going to raise interest rates, or whether the Greek debt crisis would bring Europe to a crisis, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague awarded a $50 [...]
Former NSA chief thinks phoney surveillance reform is cool
Former National Security Agency (NSA) director Michal Hyden recently commented on the passage of the USA FREEDOM Act. Since we where increasingly told by the bill's supporters that USA FREEDOM Act reigned in the NSA, Hyden was not [...]
Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Read our lips No New Internet Sales Taxes
Campaign for Liberty has cosigned a letter to the House of Representatives opposing the "Remote Transactions Parity Act "(HR 2775), the latest (and worse) attempt to impose sales taxes on internet commerce. Campaign for Liberty members should [...]
Why does Jason Chaffetz hate the Internet so much?
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Today, Campaign for Liberty responded to Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s continued assault on Internet Freedom with his introduction of the so-called Remote Transactions Parity Act. The legislation would turn federalism on its [...]