National Blog - page 184
Obama names lawyer and political consultant Ebola Czar
Today President Obama named Ron Klain, Joe Biden's former chief of staff and well-known DC attorney, Ebola Czar. While having an Ebola Czar really won't do anything to solve the crisis, if we are going to have one, can it at least be someone with [...]
English, IRS. Do you speak it?
Maybe not...according to a Federal Audit of the IRS by the Treasury Department's Inspector General, not only did the IRS fail to keep a full list of all the messages it sent to taxpayers, but about half of the messages and two-thirds of the [...]
Leonard Liggio: R.I.P.
Leonard Liggio, one of the founders of the modern libertarian movement, passed away on Tuesday. A student of Ludwig Von Mises and friend and colleague of Murray Rothbard, Leonard was involved in almost every major organization in the liberty [...]
States won't reveal ObamaCare rate hikes for 2015 until after election
As ObamaCare enters its second year, many are wondering what type of rate increases Americans will experience in 2015. Enrollment on healthcare.gov doesn't begin until November 15, almost two weeks after the mid-term elections. Many are calling [...]
Apply Today for C4L's Spring Internship
Campaign for Liberty is looking for dedicated, liberty-minded college students or recent graduates to intern for the spring semester (January 5 to May 15). The responsibilities of this paid internship include answering phones, handling [...]
NIH and CDC claim they have no money to handle Ebola
House lawmakers grilled CDC and NIH representatives yesterday in a hearing on the ongoing Ebola crisis. Democrats on the committee repeated over and over that we would have been better able to handle Ebola if it weren't for budget cuts. Even [...]
Justin Amash LPAC 2014 Speech
Watch Justin Amash address 2014 LPAC attendees:
Paul Broun discusses Audit the Fed at LPAC 2014
Watch Audit the Fed sponsor, Rep. Paul Broun discuss the passage of Audit the Fed at LPAC 2014:
Would killing Export-Import Bank really harm businesses?
Not according to this statement from Boeing's most recent 10-Q filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission: “...we may fund additional commitments and/or enter into new financing arrangements with customers. Certain of our non-U.S. [...]
US Sold $486 Million Worth Of Airplanes For $32,000 In Scrap Metal
According to reports, the US Department of Defense broke down $486 million worth of G222 airplanes and sold it as scrap metal to a construction company in Afghanistan for $32,000. From The Daily Caller: That poor return on investment is [...]