National Blog - page 168
Campaign for Liberty to Congress: No Gas Tax
Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition of over 50 organizations in a letter to Congress opposing an increase in the federal gas tax. Despite the clear anti-tax message sent by the voters last November, some Republicans are actually [...]
Will Audit the Fed Really "Politicize" the Fed?
Critics of Audit the Fed are out in full force in the op-ed pages, newspaper columns, and on cable news shows since Senator Paul introduced S. 264 with 30 bipartisan cosponsors. In some sense, that's actually a good thing, as their cases for [...]
"Independent" Federal Reserve Chair holds private meetings with Senate Democrats
Just one day after Senator Rand Paul introduced legislation requiring a full audit of the Federal Reserve, Federal Reserve Chair, Janet Yellen, was on the Hill meeting with Democratic Senators. From The Hill: Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet [...]
CBO Director: Ron Paul (and C4L) are right
Well, he didn't really say exactly that, but Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf's recent congressional testimony on the national debt does confirm what Dr. Paul has been saying for years (h/t Breitbart): “Although the [...]
15 Additional Audit the Fed Cosponsors!
Rep. Thomas Massie's H.R. 24 continues to gain momentum as an additional 15 representatives signed on as cosponsors this week. That brings the current total to 118, a great show of support this early in the session! The new cosponsors [...]
Why Audit the Federal Reserve? Don’t We Already Do That?
By Zac Nickerson Why Audit the Federal Reserve? Don’t We Already Do That? The quick answer to that is "Yes." But it isn’t audited entirely. The Federal Reserve was created in 1913 after the Federal Reserve Act became law. In the [...]
The Failed 'Yemen Model'
Last September President Obama cited his drone program in Yemen as a successful model of US anti-terrorism strategy. He said that he would employ the Yemen model in his effort to “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS in Iraq and Syria. But [...]
Campaign for Liberty opposes "Operation Choke Point"
Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition letter (text below and linked here) to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley asking the Judiciary Committee to question Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch about "Operation Choke [...]
Isakson, Perdue Cosponsor ‘Audit the Fed’ legislation
Georgia Senators Johnny Isakson and David Purdue are Audit the Fed cosponsors! Check out their joint press release below: WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., today co-sponsored S.264, the Federal [...]
Matching Grant Challenge!
I've got a MAJOR announcement. A very generous donor called C4L Director of Membership, Matt Burrow, earlier about our plans to pass Audit the Fed. He’s very excited about Campaign for Liberty's three-part grassroots program to force [...]