National Blog - page 314
Liberty NewsWire - October 28, 2011
But arguably, the more visible impact is the growth of a cottage industry of lawyers, compliance experts and other consultants, which does not score the kind of political points for Obama that new jobs for unemployed autoworkers would. - [...]
Liberty NewsWire: October 27, 2011
The United States should take a cue from the Commonwealth of Virginia — or the Cayman Islands, for that matter — and simply do away with limits on campaign contributions, former Federal Election Commission Chairman Michael Toner says. [...]
"The Writing on the Wall"
Touching on the same problems that plague our own nation, Daniel Hannan uses "The Simpsons" and Jonathan Swift to describe the current policies of the EU. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBmF3oFIW1U
"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 [...]
Liberty NewsWire - October 25, 2011
N.Y. Fed President: Do More - Wall Street JournalA 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 JournalCoalition [...]
"What's so Patriotic About the 'Patriot' Act?"
Judge Napolitano asked (& answered) that question last night during his segment, "The Plain Truth." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvRWjFLvXZI
Chaffetz Presses Napolitano on "Fast & Furious"
During a hearing earlier this morning, Rep. Jason Chaffetz pressed DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano for details regarding the "Fast & Furious" program operated by the BATF. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Iv76RrcSjM
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 CallHouse Republicans [...]
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 [...]
Finally Leaving Iraq
It's been more than seven years, but the Iraq war appears to finally be over. At least America's role in it.Barring a last minute reversal, which always is possible--the Pentagon desperately wants to preserve a military [...]