National Blog - page 234
One year ago today, DC was hunkered down for what was supposed to be an early March blizzard. While the storm fizzled out turning into a non-event, Senator Rand Paul made history that day as America tuned in to C-SPAN2 to watch his old-school, [...]
Vote on Flood Insurance Sell-Out Today!
Last week the House of Representatives was scheduled to consider a flood insurance "reform" bill (HR 3370) that would have repealed some of the pro-taxpayer changes made to the program in 2011. The bill was withdrawn after enough Republicans [...]
Senator Manchin calls for Bitcoin Ban
Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today called for a ban on Bitcoin. In a letter sent to Federal Regulators including Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen, Senator Manchin writes: I write today to express my concerns [...]
Stop Obama's IRS' Gag Rule!
Campaign for Liberty recently signed a letter with 60 conservative and free market groups in support of Chairman Dave Camp's H.R. 3865, the "Stop Targeting Beliefs by the IRS Act." This legislation is up for a vote in the House tomorrow. Sign [...]
Hagel's 'Defense Cuts' Are Smoke And Mirrors
Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk on how the administration's military "cuts" are not really cuts at all, just a plan to spend less on troops and more on defense contractors who comprise the "industrial" half of [...]
Campaign for Liberty Applauds House Passage of “Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014”
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Campaign for Liberty President John Tate released the following statement applauding the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 3865, the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014 earlier [...]
Congress reverses course on pro-taxpayer reforms
Despite representing a coastal area, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul opposed federal flood insurance programs throughout his congressional career. Congressman Paul’s opposition was based on the fact that the programs where [...]
Latest GOP double cross
Last year, the Librarian of Congress issued a regulation forbidding consumers from "unlocking" their cell phones. Unlocking a cell phone is the process by which consumers retrieve and transfer their stored data when they change carriers. [...]