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Thomas Massie at LPAC 2014: "Guns, Butter, and More Guns"
Rep. Thomas Massie (KY-4) addressed the 2014 Liberty Political Action Conference on Thursday, September 18th, at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wxrNJZE8lw
US Debt: one more reason to Audit the Fed
Listening to the political class, one would think that the federal deficit has been slashed to the bone. But the truth, as revealed in a must-read article on the Wolf Street Blog is the federal deficit is growing and will continue to grow in the [...]
How the Nanny State ruined Saturday Morning
Readers of a certain age may remember when kids began their weekends by gathering around the television to watch Bugs Bunny, Scooby Doo, and other Saturday Morning cartoons. Today, network programming on Saturday morning looks like any other day [...]
Why is the idea of auditing the Federal Reserve more popular than ever?
Check out this interview that C4L's own Matt Hawes and Norm Singleton did with Rare on our efforts to audit the Federal Reserve:
The Real Status of Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq
After 13 years of war in Afghanistan – the longest in US history – the US government has achieved no victory. Afghanistan is in chaos and would collapse completely without regular infusions of US money. The war has been a failure, but [...]
MI County Seizes Woman's Home after One Missed Tax Payment
A Michigan County is planning to seize and auction off a woman's home after she failed to pay $2,000 in property taxes. From Fox 17: A Kalamazoo County judge has sided with county officials in a dispute where a Richland woman says her home is [...]
It doesn't know when to stop.
While some find growing mistrust in government officials and institutions alarming, George Will recently countered that worry by stating on a Fox News panel, "I think we have much more to fear from excessive faith in government than from too [...]
ObamaCare bailout coming in lame duck?
According to Stephen Moore, writing in Investor's Business Daily, in September, House leadership scuttled plans to vote on legislation blocking a taxpayer-bailout for insurance companies. The legislation in question would ensure that health [...]
IRS cares about its own privacy...taxpayer’s privacy not so much
In a story that should come as no surprise to Campaign for Liberty members, the Washington Examiner reports that the IRS has failed to adequately comply with hundreds of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. In some of the FOIA requests [...]
Raul Labrador speaks at LPAC 2014
Watch Congressman Raul Labrador (R-ID) speak at LPAC 2014: