National Blog - page 178
In a must-read op-ed published yesterday at The Daily Caller, Congressman Paul Broun, the lead sponsor of the Audit the Fed legislation in the House, calls on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to schedule a Senate vote on Audit the Fed before [...]
The other day, I blogged about how many in the GOP are abandoning tax cuts in favor of tax "reform," which rearranges, but doses not reduce, the tax burden imposed on the American people. I pointed out that the reason for this new position in [...]
An excellent article by Steve Chapman in Reason yesterday reminds readers that the United States' latest war is not free, but rather has real financial and human costs. Chapman notes how this war, unlike previous ones, has less of a direct impact [...]
"The only reason God put Republicans on this earth is to cut taxes"--Robert Novak According to Politico, Republicans may be disregarding the late Mr. Novak's theology as few Republican candidates for Senate are discussing tax cuts. Instead, [...]
LPAC 2014 speaker Jim Antle has a piece on Rare reiterating both the reason why the Founders entrusted Congress with "the question of war" and why the argument that the rest of the government can do what it wants - and rely on the judiciary to [...]
Watch Campaign for Liberty Vice President of Policy Norm Singleton address the Sacred Fire of Liberty Gala in Cambridge, Maryland, September 5, 2014.
Courtesy of Thomas Carlson's wonderful blog "Analysis of the Marketplace Fairness Act by a Former Federal Agent" comes this essay comparing the battle over the National Internet Sales Tax Mandate to the Boston Tea Party. Campaign for Liberty is [...]
As the debate over the Export-Import Bank's future continues (C4L supports allowing it to expire), Washington Examiner Senior Political Columnist (and LPAC 2014 speaker) Tim Carney debunks another of the doom-and-gloom pronouncements, [...]
Even though it ultimately failed at the ballot box, the recent campaign for Scottish independence should cheer supporters of the numerous secession movements springing up around the globe. In the weeks leading up to the referendum, it appeared [...]
The Telegraph reports that Argentina is using drones to catch "wealthy tax evaders." I wonder how long it is before tax-hungry local governments start asking the Feds for drones to more “efficiently” assess and collect property taxes?