National Blog - page 159
Ron Paul Classic: Right to Work is part of economic liberty
In addition to Audit the Fed and legislation reigning in civil asset theft, Senator Rand Paul has also introduced the National Right to Work Act (S. 391). This simple bill repeals the sections of federal law which authorize compulsory [...]
GOP upset over Fed's (selective) transparency
For an institution that is so opposed to transparency, the Fed is remarkably unconcerned about leaks from whistle blowers. Members of the House Committee on Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hernsarling send a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet [...]
(Un) Happy Aniversery ObamaCare!
This week marks five years since President Obama singed the "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" (ObamaCare) into law. Five years of crashed websites, corporate bailouts, new taxes, lose of medical privacy, and, of course, people who [...]
Last night the House of Representatives passed the version of the Republican budget containing the highest level of "defense" spending. The roll-call vote is here. I also have to correct an error in my blog post on the budget form yesterday. [...]
God save the Queen (of the Hill)?
Today, the House of Representatives will vote on the Fiscal Year 2016 budget. As is custom, there will be a series of votes on various substitute budgets, including substitutes offered by the Congressional Black Caucus, the Progressive Caucus, [...]
President Obama: I just read this great book called 'The Revolution'
Today, while speaking to local school children about the importance of reading and education, President Obama, stated that one of his favorite books he recently finished is none other than The Revolution: A Manifesto by Dr. Ron [...]
Repeal, Don’t Reform the IMF!
A responsible financial institution would not extend a new loan of between 17 and 40 billion dollars to a borrower already struggling to pay back an existing multi-billion dollar loan. Yet that is just what the International Monetary Fund (IMF) [...]
Did Congress declare war on Russia?
No, but they are escalating the saber-rattling... Monday the House of Representatives passed a resolution calling on President Obama to supply "lethal"' aide to the Ukraine government. While it has no legal effect, these resolutions are often [...]
WATCH: Norm Singleton at Patriot Act Briefing
On Tuesday, C4L VP of Policy Norm Singleton spoke at a policy briefing on the Hill on the Patriot Act, NSA spying, and the surveillance state. Watch here:
Ron Paul Tells House Judiciary Committee to Reject Online Gambling Ban!
C4L Chairman Ron Paul submitted testimony before the House Judiciary Committee today on H.R. 707, "The Restoration of America's Wire Act" which would overturn laws in a number of states by banning online gambling on the federal level. You can [...]