National Blog - page 161
Spend the Summer Semester with C4L!
Want to work for liberty? Campaign for Liberty is looking for dedicated, liberty-minded college students or recent graduates to intern for the summer semester (May 25 to August 14). The responsibilities of this paid internship include [...]
Rand Paul: Lynch lacks "Compassion for Victims of Civil Asset Forfeiture"
Speaking to Breibart news, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul explained why he is joining Campaign for Liberty in opposing Loretta Lynch's nomination to be Attorney General: “I oppose her primarily because I don’t think she’s shown any compassion, [...]
Iran Fighting ISIS – Is it Really a Problem?
As Iran continues to take an active role in helping Iraq fight ISIS, many US neocons are upset that the US military is not over there on the ground doing the fighting. They believe that only another US invasion of Iraq – and of Syria as well [...]
Ron Paul: The Most Forceful Advocate of Limited Government
Roll Call magazine is celebrating 60 years with a weekly "Throwback Thursday Congressional Quiz." Yesterday, one of the questions was, “What freshman lawmaker was described as 'somewhat cocky and questioning' in 1976?" The answer? [...]
President Obama's Comments at Selma
By Zac Nickerson President Obama made a telling comment in his speech in Selma, Alabama on Saturday. While commenting on the tragic events of that day in 1965, and the commemoration of its fifty year anniversary, he said, “What greater [...]
Ted Cruz: No Senator Who Takes Oath Seriously Should Vote For Lynch
Senator Ted Cruz recently took to the pages of Politico to explain why he opposes Loretta Lynch's nomination for Attorney General: When asked how she would be different from Eric Holder—the most partisan attorney general our nation has ever [...]
Conservatives Will Regret Attacking the Filibuster
During the recent debate over Homeland Security funding, some short-sighted Representatives advocated Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell build on Harry Reid's legacy by completely getting rid of the filibuster. Michael Hammond, a long-time [...]
Yes, we can... audit the Fed!
During C4L's "Liberty Forum" at the 2009 Conservative Political Action Conference, we announced our young organization's top legislative priority - achieving an audit of the Federal Reserve. Dr. Ron Paul had then recently reintroduced the bill [...]
Do Audit the Fed Critics Know What They're Criticizing?
Much of the criticisms of our effort to Audit the Fed is not actually based in reality. Relying on Fed propaganda, critics are doing nothing more than setting up straw men and boldly knocking them back down. I'd like to point to one today in [...]
Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Don't Bust the Spending Caps
Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition of free-market groups on a letter to Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price in support of adhering to the current spending caps in all areas, including defense. Campaign for Liberty continues to work for [...]