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C4L President Norman Singleton Testifies at EPA Hearing
Campaign for Liberty President Norman Singleton testified before the Environmental Protection Agency this morning regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for cellulosic biofuel, advanced biofuel, and total renewable fuel for calendar [...]
C4L President Norm Singleton to testify at EPA Hearing
Campaign for Liberty President Norm Singleton will appear at a hearing before the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 9:00 am ET regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for cellulosic biofuel, advanced [...]
This Week in Congress
The big news of the week is the vote on ObamaCare repeal. Today the Senate will vote on the motion to proceed. If the motion passes, the Senate will vote on both legislation to repeal ObamaCare, and legislation to replace it with McConnellCare. [...]
Will the Swamp Defeat ObamaCare Repeal?
By Senator Rand Paul, originally posted by thehill.com/blogs This week, the Senate will likely move to proceed on a bill to repeal and maybe repeal/replace Obamacare. That’s what we’ve been told. What bill? Good question. Remember that [...]
Murray Rothbard on ObamaCare: The Devil is in the Principle
Ok, he was not actually writing about ObamaCare but Hillarycare... Back in 1993, during the debate over "Hillarycare" (the "beta" version" of ObamaCare), most of the so-called "opposition" to the plan centered around the details. Critics said [...]
North Korea or Iran…Where Will President Trump Attack First?
President Trump seems to be impatiently racing toward at least one disastrous war. Maybe two. The big question is who will be first? North Korea or Iran? Over the past several days President Trump has sent two nuclear-capable B-1 bombers over [...]
ObamaCare Wall of Shame
On July 26 the Senate held a vote for a straight repeal of the ObamaCare legislation passed in 2010. The amendment, introduced by Senator Rand Paul, failed by a count of 55-45. Seven Republicans joined Democrats in voting down the repeal, with [...]
Fiscal Groups Support Amendments to Cut New Pentagon Slush Fund
The following open letter to Congress was sent on July 25, 2017 to members of the House Rules Committee, calling for the elimination of the National Defense Restoration Fund, which is simply a slush fun for the Pentagon. Campaign for Liberty [...]
Trump Should Veto Congress’ Foolish New Sanctions Bill
This week’s expected House vote to add more sanctions on Russia, Iran, and North Korea is a prime example of how little thought goes into US foreign policy. Sanctions have become kind of an automatic action the US government takes when it [...]
Do conservatives really want to repeal ObamaCare?
And if not, why not? John C. Goodman of the Goodman Institute, and one of the first economists to promote Health Savings Accounts (HSA), asks, and answers, that question: Probably not. Here’s why: virtually every conservative health policy [...]