National Blog - page 170
Want to Really Help Students? Make it Legal to Pay Them!
Everybody from the President, to the libertarians, to populists, Republicans, Democrats, and me, is a champion of the middle class. Anyone who has an understanding of the free market and sound money actually knows exactly what the answer is for [...]
Maybe Obama should hire Ron Paul
As a speechwriter.. Last night, as is traditional, President Obama's State of the Union told the story of several Americans who have overcome adversity or benefited from the President's policies. One of the stories he told was that of Rebekah [...]
Statism of the Union
The centerpiece of President Obama's State of the Union was something he called "middle-class" economics. Not surprisingly, Obama’s definition of a “pro-middle class” economic policy is a laundry list of new spending programs and mandates. [...]
Martin Luther King and what we have to fear from the surveillance state
Opponents of the surveillance state are often lectured by the government's defenders that we are being paranoid when we worry about the government using its surveillance powers against those who challenge the political status quo. We are told the [...]
Ron Paul's Testimony to the FEC
Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul submitted testimony to the FEC urging the organization to reduce burdensome regulations on political organizations such as Campaign for Liberty. You can read his testimony below: Official Comments of [...]
Industrial Hemp Farming Act, H.R. 525, Reintroduced!
Rep. Thomas Massie announced today that he and Jared Polis, along with 45 other bipartisan cosponsors, reintroduced a bill "to allow commercial cultivation of industrial hemp." This legislation was sponsored in the past by C4L Chairman Ron Paul, [...]
Ron Paul's State of Liberty 2015
C4L Chairman Ron Paul recorded his own State of the Union response to President Obama's speech last night. Watch the video below!
SOTU Preview: The President’s Tax Plan Will Make the Poor Poorer
In tonight’s State of the Union message, the President will tell the American people that the rich should be taxed more to help the middle class. To do this, President Obama will raise inheritance and capital gains taxes. But in a free market, [...]
John Tate's Testimony for the FEC
C4L President John Tate submitted testimony before the FEC urging the organization to reduce regulations on political organizations such as Campaign for Liberty. There will be a public hearing on February 11th on proposed regulations. Stay tuned [...]
If the Fed Has Nothing to Hide, It Has Nothing to Fear
Since the creation of the Federal Reserve in 1913, the dollar has lost over 97 percent of its purchasing power, the US economy has been subjected to a series of painful Federal Reserve-created recessions and depressions, and government has grown [...]