National Blog - page 278
Congressman Paul's Farewell Address
Congressman Paul is set to give at least the first part of his Farewell Address to Congress today, and the latest we've heard has the speech coming possibly as early as 1:30pm eastern. Watch live on CSPAN here: [...]
Joel Salatin at LPAC 2012
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZOjR41FGio The self-described "Christian-libertarian-environmentalist-capitalist-lunatic-farmer" and author Joel Salatin spoke to attendees at the Liberty Political Action Conference on Saturday, September 15, [...]
The latest email from C4L President John Tate: I've been in politics long enough to know making predictions is a dangerous game. But standing on the floor of the Republican National Convention this past August, I'll admit I made [...]
The "Broken Window Fallacy"
Have a friend who thinks Hurricane (Superstorm) Sandy will be good for the economy? Share this video from LearnLiberty with them... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erJEaFpS9ls Also, if you're interested in learning more about Bastiat's [...]
Legal and Moral Dilemmas of Drone Strikes in a Free Society
America is now using over 7,500 drones to strike targets in Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Drone strikes in Pakistan alone have killed up to 3,341 people so far, despite a lack of Congressional approval. But besides being [...]
Urgent: Senate to Vote on "Cybersecurity" Bill
Lame duck is in full swing, and Harry Reid has announced the Senate will force a vote before Thanksgiving on so-called "Cybersecurity" legislation. Just before midnight last night, C4L President John Tate sent out an urgent message to [...]
C4L Letter to the Hill
The following letter was recently sent to U.S. senators, urging them to oppose renewal of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008: Dear Senator, On behalf of over half a million Campaign for Liberty grassroots activists across the country, I urge you [...]
Deadline Approaching: Intern with Campaign for Liberty!
Campaign for Liberty is looking for dedicated, liberty-minded high school or college students to intern for our spring semester (January 7 – May 15). The responsibilities of this paid internship include answering phones, handling [...]
Have you contacted your senators about S. 202?
Below is the list (37!) of cosponsors, along with the date they signed on, for Senator Rand Paul's S. 202, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act (Audit the Fed). This is an historic amount of support for this legislation, but we are confident [...]
Drones in Djibouti
The drone wars are expanding. Regardless of who is President after the November election, it's clear there will be no winding down of the drone strike/targeted killing program begun under the Bush administration and drastically expanded by [...]