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This week in Congress
The big news in Congress right now is the failure of McConnellCare. As I write this, a vote on full repeal of ObamaCare has not yet been scheduled, but one is expected soon. Senator McConnell has also invoked "Rule 14" on the FDA User Fee [...]
McConnellCare: the Bad and the Ugly
Cause there's not much good... Yesterday Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled his latest ObamaCare "replacement" plan. The bill, like prior versions, maintains key features of ObamaCare. However, this bill is demonstrably worst. For [...]
Now hear this!
Stephen Moore, Distinguished Visiting Fellow for Project for Economic Growth at The Heritage Foundation, recently explained why consumers should be able to purchase a hearing aid without seeking permission from a government-licensed [...]
This week in Congress: Obamacare, NDAA, and Merle Haggard
The U.S. House and Senate are back from Independence Day "district work period" to take more of our Independence. The big news is, of course, continued attempts by the Senate to pass an ObamaCare "repeal" bill. The latest proposal floated by [...]
Ron Paul: Will Congress Liberate Hearing Aids?
Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently wrote an op-ed for Town Hall on the battle to allow Americans to obtain hearing aides without seeking permsion form a government licensed dispenser. Read the article here and below. The House [...]
Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security
On Friday the House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018. President Trump’s request already included a huge fifty or so billion dollar spending [...]
Ron Paul to President Trump and Attorney General Sessions: Don't Ban Online Gaming
Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently wrote to President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions requesting they not “interpret” the 1961 WIRE Act to give the Justice Department authority to ban online gaming. Since Dr. Paul [...]
This week in Congress UPDATE on NDAA and FDA
The FDA user Fee Reauthorizaiton Act will contain the provision allowing individuals to purchase hearing aid without obtaining permission from a government-licensed dispenser. Campaign for Liberty members should call their Representatives and [...]
Janet Yellen: False Prophet of Prosperity
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently predicted that, thanks to the regulations implemented after the 2008 market meltdown, America would not experience another economic crisis “in our lifetimes.” Yellen’s statement should send [...]
Will the budget OD on war on opioids?
Even though Congress is home for the Fourth of July "district work period," work is continuing on hammering out a deal on ObamaCare "replacement" legislation. Senator Rand Paul has suggested that all the deal making has turned the bill into [...]