National Blog - page 81
LPAC 2014 speaker Jim Antle has a piece on Rare reiterating both the reason why the Founders entrusted Congress with "the question of war" and why the argument that the rest of the government can do what it wants - and rely on the judiciary to [...]
This month marks the six-year anniversary of the financial meltdown and the taxpayer-financed Wall Street bailouts. Fighting against the bailouts was Campaign for Liberty's first major legislative effort. I remember getting calls from other [...]
Ever wonder why it is so difficult to convince your Senators and Representatives to support abolishing the Transportation Security Agency (TSA)? After all, they fly regularly so they must understand that the TSA harasses and humiliates American [...]
Congress is set to play the roll of Scrooge yet again this year, as a showdown over Internet sales taxes is set for mid-December. As Norm Singleton wrote earlier in September, the Continuing Resolution (CR) passed by the House GOP actually [...]
According to the National Journal, some GOP Representatives are circulating a proposal to strip any member who votes against the party’s nominee for Speaker of the House of all Committee assignments. The goal of this is to avoid a repeat of the [...]
The Telegraph reports that Argentina is using drones to catch "wealthy tax evaders." I wonder how long it is before tax-hungry local governments start asking the Feds for drones to more “efficiently” assess and collect property taxes?
Check out the great photos from LPAC 2014! If you attended the private reception with Dr. Paul, you can find your picture here.
Anyone who doubts that the polices of welfare, warfare, regulations, and crony capitalism have created an elite governing and political class that prospers from the current system at the expense of the rest of the country should consider that [...]
This line from his speech today at the Clinton Global Initiative, unveiling new programs to promote "civil society," suggests he might: We’ll increase our legal assistance and technical support to those pushing back against onerous laws and [...]
Last week, the House and Senate voted to rubber stamp President Obama’s war plans for the Middle East. Both bodies, on a bipartisan basis, authorized the US to begin openly training and arming the rebels who have been fighting for three years [...]