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Liberty NewsWire: February 27, 2012

During a trip to Paducah Tuesday, Sen. Rand Paul traded his political hat for scrubs and a surgical mask and teamed with two local doctors to perform free eye surgeries.  “One thing I’ve missed since I’ve been elected is getting to practice as much as I’d like to,” Paul said. Paul joined Dr. Barbara Bowers, […]


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The Federal Reserve has Failed

A new bill being introduced, ironically named the "Sound Dollar Act," seeks to end the Fed's dual mandate of maximizing employment and maintaining stable prices by removing the employment mandate. The only problem, one that should concern any true believer in the free market system, is that the Fed would still be focused on "price […]


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Smoking Bans Violate Property Rights

In this new video from the Institute for Humane Studies, "Smoking Bans: Banning Freedom," Professor Aeon Skoble discusses how the focus of smoking bans around the country has been framed as "smokers rights vs. non-smokers rights," and he explains how such a view misses the forest for the trees. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwIUfLttd0A The real, underlying, and all-to-often overlooked issue, is […]


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Liberty NewsWire: February 24, 2012

Seven states on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the federal government requirement that religious employers offer health insurance coverage that includes contraceptives and other birth control services. – CNN ObamaCare CNN – Seven States Sue Government Over Contraceptives Mandate Washington Times – Democrats Rise Against ObamaCare Fox News – Alinky-Tied Group Awarded $56 Million Federal […]


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Senator Paul v. Over-Criminalization

Senator Paul (R-KY) has placed holds on S. 409, S. 839, and S. 605, three bills that add dozens of synthetic drugs to the list of federal Schedule I narcotics.  His hold has angered the bills’ sponsors, Sen. Schumer, Sen. Grassley, and Sen. Klobuchar.   What Senator Schumer and his colleagues fail to realize, however, is that we […]


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