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Congressman wants to ban civilians from owning body armor

Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA) wants to ban civilians from owning certain types of body armor. He introduced a bill, H.R. 5344, the Responsible Body Armor Possession Act of 2014, in Congress earlier this month. Violating the ban would potentially [...]

Paul Ryan, Ex-Im, and the art of preemptive surrender

Yesterday Megan posted on the continuing battle over reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank).   Shortly after that post, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan essentially threw in the towel on Ex-Im Bank (h/t: Export-Import [...]

Ron Paul and Mark Spitznagel Talk Freedom, Farming, and the Fed

Mark Spitznagel is the founder of a multi-billion dollar investment fund and is the author of The Dao of Capital, for which C4L Chairman Ron Paul wrote the Foreword. Recently Mark Spitznagel interviewed Dr. Paul, which you can read [...]

Americans still concerned about inflation

According to a Rasmussen Survey, 75 percent of Americans are concerned about inflation and doubt the Fed has the ability to control it. Anyone who goes to the grocery store or fills up their car's gas tank knows the government's "official" [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Interviewing Ivan Eland on Reclaiming Rushmore

One of the highlights of LPAC 2014 is sure to be Ivan Eland, senior fellow and director of the Center on Peace & Liberty at the Independent Institute. Ivan's work focuses on the dangers of America's hyper-interventionist foreign policy, and [...]

Government tracking "truthiness"

In homage to late-night comedian Stephen Colbert, federal bureaucrats have named their new database "Truthy." However, unlike Colbert, there is nothing funny about this database. Researchers at Indiana University received nearly $1 million of [...]

Does GOP Leadership Want to Destroy the Liberty Movement?

Maybe...since according to several media reports new GOP whip Steve Scalise consulted with lobbyist (and former staffer for then-speaker Dennis Hastert) John Feehery to help vet potential staffers. Since Hastert's speakership represented the [...]

Burger King Leaves US over Tax Rate

Burger King, the second-largest burger chain in the United States will buy Canadian company Tim Hortons, moving its company headquarters to Canada in the process. From The Washington Post: International fast food behemoth Burger King Worldwide [...]

"Temporary" Ex-Im Extension?

As the Ex-Im Bank's authorization expires at the end of September, crony capitalists on both sides of the aisle are clamoring for its reauthorization, including President Obama. The President addressed the reauthorization of Ex-Im in his weekly [...]

Ferguson: The War Comes Home

America’s attention recently turned away from the violence in Iraq and Gaza toward the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of Michael Brown. While all the facts surrounding the shooing have yet to come to light, the shock of [...]