No End in Iraq

While I'm certainly glad to hear the troops are coming home from Iraq, I questioned the President's claim about our operations being over from the moment I heard about it.And I was right to.Via The Daily Beast:But the end of the war does [...]

Repealing the Death Tax

The basic argument against the estate tax is moral.  It taxes virtue - living frugally and accumulating wealth.  It discourages saving and asset accumulation and encourages wasteful spending. -- Milton FriedmanEarlier this week, I [...]

Senator Paul Secures "No Child Left Behind" Hearing

The following release is from Senator Paul's office:WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee giving members merely 48 hours to read and discuss the 868-page No Child Left [...]

Liberty NewsWire - October 19, 2011

Mr. Paul said he and other senators have had only a few days to read the 868-page legislation and called for a three-week hiatus so lawmakers have time to review it. - The Washington TimesPaul pulls plug on education bill markup - The Washington [...]

Dr. Robert Auerbach Calls Out Chairman Bernanke's "Urban Legend"

On Oct. 4, as I described previously in my own review of the Domestic Monetary Policy Subcommittee hearing on Audit the Fed , Chairman Bernanke told Senator Mike Lee that his (and C4L's) concern about the "general veil of secrecy [...]

Liberty NewsWire - October 21, 2011

PORTLAND, Tenn. – You're probably used to seeing TSA's signature blue uniforms at the airport, but now agents are hitting the interstates to fight terrorism with Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR). - NewsChannel5.com, [...]

Why does Congress want to raise gas prices especially in the middle of a recession?

There is a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives entitled " H.R. 1905: Iran Threat Reducation Act of 2011" which continues the so far unsuccessful U.S. policy of using economic sanctions to change the Iranian government's [...]

Liberty NewsWire - October 20, 2011

Muammar Gaddafi was killed on Thursday as Libya's new leaders declared they had overrun the last bastion of his long rule, sparking wild celebrations that eight months of war may finally be over. - ReutersGaddafi killed - ReutersTSA solicits [...]

EPA v. Property Rights in Idaho

 A very disturbing story reported by Mark Hyman that should bother anyone who cares about property rights.10/06/11 Government IntrusionThe battle of one Idaho family represents just how out-of-control government has gotten.  And [...]

Senator Paul Questions Tim Geithner

During a subcommittee hearing today, Senator Paul was able to question Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on the "wisdom" of central bankers determining interest rates instead of market forces.  He asked Geithner what he thought [...]