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This Week in Congress Part Two
On Wednesday, the House voted on a bill keeping the government open until December 18, thus giving them more time to agree on an omnibus spending bill and a COVID “relief” spending bill. The bill passed by a vote of 343-67. You can see [...]
The Crack-Up is Coming
Some Federal Reserve officials are calling for tougher banking regulations in order to prevent the Fed’s low interest rate policy from leading investors to take “excessive” risks that will create asset bubbles. The Fed is understandably [...]
Walter Williams RIP
Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul issued the following statement regarding the passing of noted libertarian economist Walter Williams: “With the passing of Walter Williams, the liberty movement has lost one of its [...]
Trump Pardons Flynn…It’s a Good Start!
Last week President Trump granted a “full pardon” to Gen. Michael Flynn, his first National Security Advisor. In a White House statement announcing the pardon, the Administration pointed out that the relentless pursuit of Flynn was a partisan [...]
On Coronavirus, We Must Not Allow Politics to Dictate Science
In these past couple of weeks, two important studies have been published that could dramatically increase our understanding of the Covid-19 disease. Adding to the science of how we understand and treat this disease is something that should be [...]
This week in Congress
The U.S. House and Senate are in session for as long as it takes to wrap up business for the year. As of this writing, there is still not a deal on a Fiscal Year 2021 Omnibus Appropriations bill, but the two sides are said to be close to an [...]
Ron Paul: Campaign for Liberty supports Massie-Gabbard legislation protecting freedom of the press
Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul issued the following statement in support of H.Res. 1175, legislation upholding the First Amendment by calling for an end to the prosecution of Julian Assange: “As I wrote in a recent column regarding [...]
This Week in Congress
The U.S. House is in session Tuesday through next week. Majority Leader Steny Hoyer has advised representatives to expect votes over the weekend and early next week. Congress “needs” to pass either an Omnibus spending bill or a continuing [...]
Where is your Freedom Pass?
As Americans prepare for what is likely the most unusual Thanksgiving of our lifetimes, many governors are calling for stricter lockdowns and curfews, telling families they can’t gather for the holidays, and even encouraging people to report [...]
Act NOW to Stop Medical IDs!
The U.S. House and Senate will begin negotiating the omnibus spending bill this week. And the results of these negotiations will have major implications for your medical privacy! You see, the House version of the Labor, Health and Human [...]