This Week in Congress

The parties will also begin appointing committee and subcommittee chairs. I’ll have a full analysis of the House and Senate leadership committee chairs when they are finalized. The Senate will be considering the Coast Guard Reauthorization [...]

Russell Kirk at 100

October 19 marked the centennial birthday of one the most consequential scholars and writers of the 20th century: Russell Kirk. Kirk’s The Conservative Mind: from Burke to Eliot was, along with FA Hayek’s Road to Serfdom,  Ludwig Von [...]

Dairy Lobby Using Tariffs to Milk Taxpayers

The National Milk Federation recently released a pair of studies showing that dairy farmers will lose more than $1 billion a year thanks to President Trump’s tariffs.  The study is being used to boost support for additional federal aid to [...]

Censorship and Gun Control Will Not Make Us Safe

Sadly, but not unexpectedly, the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh is being used to justify new infringements on liberty. Of course, opponents of gun rights are claiming this shooting proves America needs more gun control. [...]

President Trump Allows More Americans to Exit ObamaCare

President Trump recently signed an executive order overturning President Obama’s restrictions on Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). HRAs allow employers to provide employees tax-free reimbursement of up to $1,800 for purchasing a [...]

President Trump’s Iran Policy-Is It ‘Normal’?

It’s not often that US Government officials are honest when they talk about our foreign policy. The unprovoked 2003 attack on Iraq was called a “liberation.” The 2011 US-led destruction of Libya was a “humanitarian intervention.” And so [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Jeff Sessions Endorses Theft

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is resigning at President Trump’s request. Sessions’ announcement is hardly surprising, since Trump has openly criticized him for failing to defend him against allegations that Trump’s 2016 Presidential [...]

James Bovard: Believe Women Who Have Been Assaulted By the TSA

Libertarian journalist James Bovard is calling on Congress to put an end to sexual assault…by the TSA. In a recent column Bovard recounts some stories from females who allege they have been assaulted by the TSA. Campaign for Liberty [...]

Ron Paul: Liberty is Still Popular

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently wrote an op-ed for Reason magazine regarding a public opinion survey by Liberty Government Affairs and Gravis Marketing showing that a bipartisan majority of Americans support cutting spending, [...]

Classic Ron Paul: Only a Moral Society Will Make our Citizens and Their Guns Less Violent

This weekend’s shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue can be expected to be used to justify new gun control laws and other expansions of state power like laws criminalizing “hate speech.” These laws are guided by the mistaken belief that more [...]