End the War on Raw Milk

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote as early as today to take a major step to end the federal government’s war on raw milk. Since the vote could come at any time between now and when the House adjourns tomorrow, it is vital you [...]

This Week in Congress

The Senate will be considering nominations. The House will be in Tuesday through Friday. The big item this week is the farm bill. Several amendments have been submitted that would reduce the bill's costs and make other changes to the farm [...]

Liberty at the Movies: Black Panther

As promised, here is my review of Black Panther. Black Panther is not just a movie but a phenomenon, and the best first outing for a new MCU character at least since Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014 and maybe since Iron Man kicked-off the MCU in [...]

ICYMI: Dr. Rand Paul: “Congress Moves to Give the President Unlimited War Powers”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an op-ed for The American Conservative today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed his opposition to Senator Corker and Senator Kaine’s proposed Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF), which would see [...]

The NSA Continues to Abuse Americans by Intercepting Their Telephone Calls

One of the few positive things in the ill-named USA FREEDOM Act, enacted in 2015 after the Snowden revelations on NSA domestic spying, is that it required the Director of National Intelligence to regularly report on its domestic surveillance [...]

How Congress Can Modernize U.S. Infrastructure Without Spending a Penny

The rise of e-commerce has increased demand for timely and efficient shipping methods at a time when our nation’s infrastructure is more crowded than ever. Unfortunately, an outdated 1982 regulation is hindering the development of new, [...]

Trump’s Plan for Iran: Put Terrorists in Charge

Back in the 2008 presidential race, I explained to then-candidate Rudy Giuliani the concept of “blowback.” Years of US meddling and military occupation of parts of the Middle East motivated a group of terrorists to carry out attacks against [...]

The Red-Hot Chili Peppers and Tax Policy

What do the Red-Hot Chili Peppers have to do with tax policy? Plenty… One of the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ biggest hits is Californication, which is about how the whole country -- and even the world -- is becoming a carbon copy of [...]

This Week in Congress

The Senate will be doing nominations this week. The House is in session Monday through Thursday. Among the legislation the House will consider is S.J. Res. 57 which overturns a federal regulation dealing with auto lending and the equal credit [...]

Open skies worth keeping

Jazz Shaw of Hot Air gives an excellent overview of the benefits of Open Skies policies and how these policies will benefit the American people. The article also exposes the arguments against these agreements as nothing more than an attempt by [...]