Final Cloture on the Internet Tax Mandate

Earlier today, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rushed through the final cloture vote on the National Internet Tax Mandate. Cloture requires 60 votes to pass, and today's barely succeeded - with only 63 senators.  Previous cloture votes in [...]

Congress plots to opt-out of Obamacare

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Peter King pushes for expanded surveillance

by John Watts The country is still on edge and deeply perturbed by the bombings at the Boston Marathon one week  ago today. With final casualty counts yet unconfirmed and any alleged suspects remaining unidentified, already the usual [...]

Tax Freedom Day 2013

by John Watts Yesterday, April 18, 2013 was Tax Freedom Day – the day of the year when Americans start working for themselves instead of their federal, state, and local governments. As explained by the Tax Foundation: “Tax Freedom [...]

The Marketplace Fairness Act is Internet Revenge

By: David Heacock While many Americans are opposed to any new tax increases, slip them a proposal in the name of “fairness” and they’ll be quick to join your side. The so-called Marketplace Fairness Act is proving this to be the case, [...]

"Congress Exploits Our Fears to Take Our Liberty"

Yesterday, C4L Chairman Ron Paul released his latest "Texas Straight Talk" column taking on the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). As he explains, CISPA and the gun control schemes are only the most recent examples of [...]

URGENT: Senate to Vote on National Internet Tax Mandate

The Senate is expected to vote around 5pm this evening on the so-called "Marketplace Fairness Act," though it really should be called the "National Internet Tax Mandate." C4L has faxed over 250,000 petitions from our members in opposition to [...]

CISPA Vote Imminent - UPDATED

The House has just returned from a brief recess and will begin voting on a series of amendments before voting on final passage of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. This legislation endangers the privacy of [...]