This Week in Congress

The House is in session Tuesday through Friday for a busy week. The bill of most interest to Campaign for Liberty is H.R. 987, which combines legislation designed to prop-up ObamaCare with other legislation designed to lower prescription drug [...]

Liberty at the Movies: Best of 2018

Better late than never, here are the first five of the top ten movies of 2018: 1. Avengers: Infinity War— The Godfather of comic book movies. This film features almost all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s heroes— Iron Man, Captain [...]

This Week in Congress

The House is in Tuesday through Friday.   The major bill on the agenda is H.R. 986, which would overturn President Trump’s regulation allowing states to opt-out of Obamacare mandates. Under the regulation, states could opt to give their [...]

This Week in Congress Wrap-up

Here is the roll-call vote on H.R. 9, the resolution voiding President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords. Every Democrat voted for the resolution while every Republican except three voted no. The three Republicans who voted yes [...]

This Week in Congress Part 2

Yesterday, The House Rules Committee held a hearing on Medicare for all. It is very unusual for Rules to hold a hearing on any bill that has not already passed a legislative committee and is proceeding to the floor. This may be because the [...]

Ron Paul: Losing Income Tax Privacy Is a Real Danger

Last week the New York Times published some of President Trump’s 1980s and 1990s tax returns information. The information detailed President Trump’s financial difficulties during that time. While you would not know it from reading some media [...]

This week in Congress - Part Two

Yesterday, the Senate confirmed three of President Trump’s nominees to the Export-Import Bank (EXIM). EXIM is the poster child for corporate welfare, as the vast majority of its loan guarantees benefit large, politically-connected corporations. [...]

A Nuclear War? Over Venezuela?

Is President Trump about to invade Venezuela? His advisors keep telling us in ever-stronger terms that “all options are on the table” and that US military intervention to restore Venezuela’s constitution “may be necessary.” Secretary of [...]

Sophie Scholl and the White Rose Movement

Since today is Holocaust Remembrance Day, it is fitting to reflect on the legacy of Sophie Scholl, leader of the White Rose movement. The White Rose movement was a group of German students who distributed pamphlets calling for active, albeit [...]

This Week in Congress

The House is in Monday through Thursday. The major legislation that the House will consider this week is H.R. 9. This bill nullifies President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords by forbidding the use of federal funds to withdraw [...]