This Week in Congress

The Senate -- defying my expectations and past tradition -- remains in session even though we are only a month away from the mid-term election. The big vote this week could occur today, as Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) is offering a privileged [...]

NAFTA 2.0: Free Trade or Central Planning?

Last week the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with a new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Sadly, instead of replacing NAFTA’s managed trade with true free trade, [...]

Here’s a Good Reason to Homeschool

Your kids won’t get bugs in their food... Yes, that is now happening in public schools. Baylen Linnekin writing at REASON magazine has the details: Earlier this month, seventh grader Madison Smith and some of her middle school peers at [...]

This Week in Congress

The House is adjourned and will not be back until after the elections. Before adjourning last week, the House passed H.R. 6, the huge bill drastically expanding government in the name of fighting opioid addiction. Only eight members voted [...]

This Week in Congress Wrap-Up

On Wednesday, the U.S. House passed H.R. 6729, the legislation giving the government new powers to see your financial records without a warrant, by a vote of 297-124. You can see the vote here. The bill now moves to the Senate, so please sign [...]

Why they hate us

Last week, I wrote about Senator Rand Paul’s efforts to stop U.S. taxpayer dollars from supporting Afghanistan military units that turn a blind eye to child sexual abuse. As I mentioned, this practice is common, but U.S. troops have been [...]

This Week in Congress wrap-up: your tax dollars still going to Afghanistan child rapists

Well by Monday we may have a new Supreme Court Justice as the Senate should vote  on the nomination of BrettKavanaughh to the court on Saturday. The Senate this week passed the FAA reauthorization bill by as vote of 93-6. The six "no" votes [...]

Classic Ron Paul: End the “Fred” (and the “Fan”)

No, that wasn’t a typo. In the fall of 2003, five years before the housing bubble burst, then-Congressman Ron Paul was a lonely voice in D.C., warning that the Federal Reserve, Congress, and the Bush Administration had created a bubble that [...]

Venezuela's Socialism...And Ours

This week we witnessed the horrible spectacle of Nikki Haley, President Trump’s Ambassador to the United Nations, joining a protest outside the UN building and calling for the people of Venezuela to overthrow their government. “We are [...]

This Week in Congress Update

Today the House voted on the three tax reform 2.0 bills. Here is a coalition letter Campaign for Liberty co-signed in support of the tax package: Dear Speaker Ryan and Chairman Brady: On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we write in [...]