National Blog - page 191
Don't Miss Free Speech Champion Lee Goodman at LPAC
One of the speakers I am really looking forward to hearing at LPAC is Federal Election Commission (FEC) Chairman Lee Goodman. Now you may be wondering: why is Campaign for Liberty having the head of any federal agency at LPAC--much less one that [...]
Did GOP throw in the towel on Ex-Im?
Maybe.....tonight the House GOP released the text of their Continuing Resolution(CR), which funds the government until the December "lame-duck" session. The CR contains a provision extending the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) until June of [...]
Are Republicans Going Soft on Obamacare?
Peter Sudman from Reason amasses the evidence: In March of last year, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) stood on stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference and declared that "Obamacare should be repealed root and [...]
The Government is spending how much on art at a Customs facility?
This is why we are broke. The federal government is planning to spend $500,000 on art for a US Customs and Border Facility in San Diego, according to The Weekly Standard: The "busiest land port of entry in the Western Hemisphere" is getting [...]
Are the government's nutrition standards making us fat and unhealthy?
As I wrote back in May in my review of the documentary Fed Up, the federal government's nutrition standards are often driven by lobbyists and corporations, rather than actual nutrition. The results can lead to the government subsidizing the very [...]
Justina's law: No experimentation on Children
A while ago I blogged about Representative Steve Stockman's legislation restricting federal funds from going to entities that give children potentially dangerous psychotropic drugs without parental consent. Representative Michelle Bachmann has [...]
Mom begs state for daughter's life....
Next time someone tries to tell you that government health care is compassionate tell them this story: State bureaucrats in Maine have given a child a do not resuscitate order. The child was placed in state custody after her father allegedly [...]
Private Briefing with Justin Amash at LPAC!
We are excited to announce Congressman Justin Amash will be hosting a private briefing at LPAC! The briefing will be held on September 18th at 7:30 PM and will give a limited number of attendees a chance to speak to Congressman Amash one-on-one [...]
Forty years ago many Americans celebrated the demise of the imperial presidency with the resignation of Richard Nixon. Today it is clear they celebrated too soon. Nixon’s view of presidential powers, summed up in his infamous statement that, [...]
Government propaganda: Coming soon to a TV near you
Good news. Starting this week, the American people will at last be able to see programs produced by the federally-funded Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). You see, for years the BBG, which operates outlets such as the Voice of America, Radio [...]