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Liberty NewsWire: October 26, 2011

House Republicans might bring a proposed constitutional amendment to balance the budget to the floor as early as the week of Nov. 14 — even as the chamber is embroiled in yet another short-term spending battle. – Roll Call House Republicans Talk Up Balanced Budget Amendment Vote - Roll Call Obama Taps Taxpayers for Student Stimulus […]


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“Patriot” Act – 10 Years Later

We've now reached the 10th Anniversary of the passage of the so-called "Patriot" Act, a bill whose time never should have come.  Earlier this year, C4L members fought valiantly alongside Senator Rand Paul to stop the permanent extension of three controversial provisions, and as a result of our efforts, Congress was only able to extend them […]


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Stopping the HHS Database!

Another ObamaCare abomination has recently come into light.  I know, I know, you're as surprised as I was… This time, it's a rule that allows Kathleen Sebelius and the Department of Health and Human Services to create a national database by forcing insurance companies to turn over YOUR private health records.   Congressman Tim Huelskamp, in an […]


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Liberty NewsWire – October 25, 2011

N.Y. Fed President: Do More – Wall Street Journal A top Federal Reserve official suggested Monday that the central bank could take further action to try to boost economic growth, including more securities purchases. – Wall Street Journal Coalition Government in Italy Could Collapse – Financial Times Duncan: Keep Kids in School Longer – The […]


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So Much for Supporting Democracy

Successive U.S. administrations are supposedly so committed to democracy that they are willing to go to war to make men (and women!) free.  At least, that is the theory.  But what happens when tyrants sell oil?  Well, never mind.  Who needs democracy when you have a wonderful monarchy on your side! The Saudi crown prince […]


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