National Blog - page 244
Raising the Debt Ceiling is a "Political Choice"
In July 2011, Austrian economist Robert Murphy spoke with Campaign for Liberty about why apocalyptic warnings about what will have to happen if the federal government does not raise the debt ceiling simply don't hold water. Though some of the [...]
43 Percent of Government 'Non-essential' According to Government
Recently, there has been a lot of talk about 'essential' vs. 'non-essential' government employees. With the federal government shutdown, all 'non-essential' employees have been placed on furlough. But, why do we have 'non-essential' government [...]
What happens if the government shuts down?
With a government shutdown looming, our 24/7 media has been quick to throw around terms like "catastrophic" and "devastating," so what would a government shutdown actually mean? No matter what, every federal office in D.C. won't be padlocked [...]
Senate Republicans Enable Harry Reid to Fund ObamaCare
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia – Today, twenty-five Senate Republicans voted to allow Harry Reid to fund ObamaCare despite daily reports of the law’s destruction to the nation’s health care system and overall economy. Campaign for Liberty favors [...]
The Federal Reserve: Massive Government’s Best Friend
By Michael Clayton We are slowly learning that this shutdown is anything but a catastrophe, but many Americans are still asking themselves, “How did we get in this position?” They are learning this week that the shutdown of a part of [...]
John Boehner Fights for Health Subsidies for Congress
Despite public statements calling for Members of Congress and their staff to enroll in the Obamacare exchanges, Speaker Boehner has been engaging in private negotiations with the White House and Harry Reid to exempt members of Congress and their [...]
A Grand Bargain for Liberty?
Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk on the impending government "shutdown," the battle over defunding ObamaCare, and the refusal of politicians in both parties to cut spending on the military-industrial complex. [...]
Insider Trading at The Federal Reserve and Investment Giants?
It certainly seems that way. A new report from Reuters shows that the Pacific Investment Management Co. (Pimco) made a killing off mortgage-backed securities at the same time the firm was under contract with the Federal Reserve to implement and [...]