Open Skies Opponents Resort to Name Calling

Opponents of the Open Skies agreements have resorted to calling the effort to preserve limits free-market in air travel a plot of “Never Trumpers.” This is because of some unfortunate writings and statements by some involved in the effort [...]

What to Really Expect From the Government Shutdown

It’s deja-vu all over again, as baseball legend Yogi Berra might have said. The politicians and media are telling us the world is coming to an end because a “compromise” could not be made at the 11th hour to keep the Federal government in [...]

This Week in Congress: Part Three

Today the House will vote on a stop-gap funding bill keeping the government open until February 16. As mentioned yesterday, the CR contains a two year suspension of Obamacare’s medical device and “Cadillac” tax, and a one year suspension of [...]

This Week in Congress

The big event of the week is the Senate vote on S.140, the legation extending Section 702 of the FISA Act. Senator Rand Paul is filibustering the act and Campaign for Liberty urges all members to call their Senators and tell them to Stand with [...]

This Week in Congress Update

The House Rules Committee made the Amash USA Rights amendment in order, so it will be voted on on Thursday when the House considers renewal of Section 702 of the FISA Act. Campaign for Liberty members should call their Representatives and tell [...]

Ron Paul: The Cruel Medical Device Tax Must Stop

In case you had not heard, the government shutdown ended yesterday as Democrats relented in their opposition to the Continuing Resolution. The Democrats struck a deal with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring an immigration reform [...]

What the FBI Has Against Martin Luther King

Since Monday was Martin Luther King day and since the Senate is on the verge of renewing Section 702 of the FISA Act, this is a good week to read Dan Thompson's article on how J Edgar Hoover used his leverage on President John Kennedy and [...]

This Week in Congress: FISA and Spending

Here is the roll-call vote on the motion to proceed with Section 702 of the FISA Act. The vote means that Senator Rand Paul will be forced to end his filibuster and will not be able to offer the USA Rights Act as an amendment to the [...]

This Week in Congress: 702 Update

Today the House votes on legislation reauthorizing Section 702 of the FISA Act, so please call your Representative and tell them to oppose reauthorizing this unconstitutional program. Before the final vote, the House will vote on the amendment [...]

This Week in Congress

The House is in session Monday through Friday. The main item on their agenda is S. 139, legislation reauthorizing Section 702 of the FISA Act, otherwise known as the “crown jewel” of the surveillance state. While S. 139 makes some [...]