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Liberty NewsWire: June 20, 2012

U.S. Federal Reserve officials extended through the end of the year a program meant to drive down long-term interest rates and signaled that they were "prepared to take further action" if needed amid heightened worry about the economy's performance. By continuing the program, known as "Operation Twist," the Fed will buy $267 billion in long-term […]


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Regretting Intervention

The United States is looking foolish right now as the U.S.-backed revolution in Egypt is turning into a fiasco. The Egyptian Military has recently seized control over the government amidst democratic elections in the country, and if the military does decide to relinquish power as they have promised, it appears as if the winning party […]


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Liberty NewsWire: June 19, 2012

The Obama administration in March formally released $1.3 billion in military aid for Egypt despite Cairo's failure to meet pro-democracy goals, saying U.S. national security required continued military assistance. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waived congressional conditions imposed late last year that tied U.S. aid to progress in Egypt's transition to democracy following Mubarak's […]


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Taking On the TSA!

Campaign for Liberty has been working toward our goal of abolishing the TSA ever since its obscene, indecent, and inhumane policy of groping and scanning passengers became standard operating procedure in the fall of 2010. Our fight has more momentum than ever, as a pair of new bills introduced by Senator Rand Paul take on […]


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How Low Interest Rates and the Federal Reserve Affect Our Economy

The Federal Reserve has decided to keep short term interest rates near zero, until at least the end of 2014, in hopes of encouraging Americans to borrow by making it easier to get more money to spend and invest. Obviously, our economy is still in the dumps, and unemployment still seems to be a problem, […]


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