Senator Paul Responds to Krueger Nomination

The latest press release from Senator Paul's office:WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, President Obama nominated Princeton labor economist Alan Krueger to become the chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Sen. Rand [...]


Libyan rebels "liberated" a prison last week.  It turns out, as many as 600 of those prisoners were "pro-Al-Qaeda militants," imprisoned by Qaddafi, but reports are that many of them may have tried, or actually did, fight [...]

Morning Read: Does Washington Know Best?

Absolutely not, "Washington doesn't know best," argues Sen. Mike Lee in a new op-ed this morning in Politico.It’s well past time to have a spirited debate over the proper role of government, and the proper reach of [...]

Liberty NewsWire - August 26, 2011

"Citing "a range of tools that could be used to provide additional monetary stimulus," he said the Fed "will continue to consider those and other pertinent issues, including of course economic and financial developments, at [...]

The More Things "Change"...

... the more they stay the same, especially in government.Remember when then-candidate Obama said it was "unpatriotic" that Bush added $4 trillion to the national debt?Via CBS News:The debt was $10.626 trillion on the day Mr. Obama took [...]

Liberty NewsWire - August 30, 2011

"A cynical, mercenary, demagogic press will in time produce a people as base as itself." - Joseph PulitzerDeadliest Month Yet for U.S. in Afghanistan - CBS NewsAfter Irene, FEMA Facing a Disaster of Its Own - Funding - Washington [...]

Silence is Deafening

"The Drone President," Pat Buchanan called President Obama this morning.It is a fitting title for a President who, without any consultation or authority granted by Congress has bombed at last count at least 4 countries (Pakistan, Yemen, [...]

Disaster Relief as Bad Policy

In light of nature's prevelance in the recent news cycle, it's worth reevaluating a poignant article from William F. Shugart II, published by the Independent Institute in their Spring 2011 issue of The Independent Review.Only 25 percent [...]

A federal day of service?

At his inauguration, Obama called for a day of service. Now, he has called for Patriot's Day (September 11) to be a day of service. Only a person who has never been in the habit of service to his fellow man calls for service. [...]

Mark Mix on Right to Work

Mark Mix, President of the National Right to Work Foundation, recently appeared on Fox Business' The Willis Report to discuss the effects of Right to Work and the Boeing situation in South [...]