National Blog - page 192
This is What Winning Looks Like
I’ve had the honor of working alongside boots-on-the-ground activists since Campaign for Liberty started, and their amazing accomplishments are too numerous to list here. Campaign for Liberty activists are transforming the liberty landscape [...]
The Inaugural Food Freedom Fest!
C4L's Matt Burrow and I are traveling down this weekend through the visually stunning Shenandoah Valley to the 2014 Food Freedom Fest in Staunton, Virginia. This year's inaugural event, hosted by the frequent-LPAC sponsor, Farm-to-Consumer [...]
Happy Birthday Sarah Murnaghan
Sarah Murnaghan recently celebrated her twelfth birthday. For those who do not remember, Sarah is the girl who almost died last year because of federal regulations prohibiting children from receiving adult organs. Fortunately for Sarah, a federal [...]
If you have nothing to hide, you still have something to fear
Defenders of the NSA, TSA, PATRIOT Act, etc. like to say that "if you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear." Three stories show the fallacy of that statement. First, is a survey from the Pew Research Center showing that only 42% of [...]
US Government Rejects Lower Airfares for US Travelers
In June, I blogged about how US airlines were lobbying the government to deny low-cost Norwegian Air authorization to operate in the United States. Norwegian Air was seeking to bring its business, along with hundreds of jobs to the United States. [...]
Is this why they wanted our donor information?
Courtesy of The Daily Caller comes this bizarre story about the IRS collecting the names of donors for an as-yet-to-be revealed "research project:" The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) improperly obtained donor lists from nonprofit groups as part [...]
Massie on Hemp
In a segment of a larger interview with cn|2's Pure Politics with Nick Storm, Rep. Thomas Massie talks about the early progress made on legalizing the domestic cultivation of industrial hemp through pilot projects authorized by a provision in the [...]
Campaign for Liberty to Congress: No New (Internet) Taxes
Campaign for Liberty has joined a collation of over forty other organizations in a letter urging the Senate to reject efforts to attach the National Internet Tax Mandate to the Internet Access Tax Moratorium. Instead the letter urges the Senate [...]
Mark Mix Talks Right to Work on C-SPAN
On Labor Day, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation President, Mark Mix appeared on C-SPAN to discuss what Right to Work means for workers. Be sure to catch Mark at LPAC this Year!
Government Debt: US's leading export?
According to new figures from the Treasury Department, foreign holdings of US debt now exceed $6 trillion dollars. China is the leading holder of US debt, holding $1,268,400,000,000 at the end of June. In comparison, the Federal Reserve held [...]