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This week, the House of Representatives will take up the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013, H.R. 4310.  Last year, the FY 2012 NDAA contained two detention provisions, Section 1021 and 1022, that allowed for the indefinite detention of American citizens and resident aliens.   Now is the time for Congress to fix […]


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Rand Paul on the Ex-Im Bank

On Thursday, Senator Rand Paul took to the Senate floor to urge his colleagues to vote against reauthorizing the Ex-Im Bank. Video and transcript below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPQyh_YZpeE The ordinary middle-class family is struggling to get a home loan. Tens of thousands of homeowners have lost their homes or are struggling to make payments on their home […]


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End the TSA!

It seems like hardly a day goes by that Americans don't hear about some new story involving abuse by the TSA.  Far too often, those stories concern rough treatment of little kids, the disabled, and the elderly. Created in the wake of 9/11 to supposedly strengthen our transportation security, the TSA has instead turned into […]


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Liberty NewsWire: May 11, 2012

Hollande’s millionaire tax announcement during this year’s election campaign triggered a 30 percent spike in searches from France for prime properties in wealthy London neighborhoods such as South Kensington and Chelsea, according to real estate agent Knight Frank LLP. “Seen from abroad, France is the last country where an entrepreneur wants to go,” Marc Simoncini, […]


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Liberty NewsWire: Thursday, May 10th, 2012

A new mobile app that enables travelers to file reports of alleged racial profiling by the Transportation Security Administration from the airport lodged 28 complaints in its first 10 days, nearly three times the number filed with the agency during the first half of 2011." – Andrea Stone for the Huffington Post.  See full article […]


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