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Two Important Amendments to Senate Farm Bill

Two important amendments to the Senate's omnibus Farm Bill, S. 3240, could come up for a vote as early as Tuesday evening, and I hope C4L members will take action to advance them. The first is Senate amendment (S.A.) 2220, which would exclude the definition of industrial hemp under marijuana and allow the cultivation of […]


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Restricting Drones Over America

As Cato's Gene Healy pointed out in an op-ed yesterday titled "Game of Drones," the Senate Armed Services Committee recently called for drones returning from Afghanistan to be used "freely and routinely" in U.S. airspace. This disturbing trend towards government engaging in warrantless surveillance and intelligence gathering must be stopped.  That's why in response, Senator Paul […]


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Liberty NewsWire: June 14, 2012

The board hand-picked by Mayor Michael Bloomberg that must approve his ban of selling large sugar-filled drinks at restaurants might be looking at other targets."–Myfoxny.com Individual liberty Fox New York – Health Panel Talks About Wider Food Ban Foreign Policy Townhall – Judge Andrew Napolitano: Squealing Versus Killing Sound Money Forbes – Nathan Lewis: If […]


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Liberty NewsWire: June 12, 2012

Since Californians shrank their property taxes more than three decades ago by passing Proposition 13, people around the nation have echoed their dismay over such levies, putting forth plans to even them, simplify them, cap them, slash them. In an election here on Tuesday, residents of North Dakota will consider a measure that reaches far […]


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Bernanke Testimony

Yesterday, C4L's Matt Burrow and I attended the Joint Economic Committee hearing where Ben Bernanke was testifying on the current state of the economy. Two exchanges during the hearing are worth paying attention to. The first, was Senator Jim DeMint asking Bernanke about interest rates. Bernanke appeared to scoff at the notion that saving $100 […]


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