Congress Exploits Hurricane to Raise Debt Ceiling

Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel famously counseled politicians to never let a crisis go to waste. Sadly, this week President Trump and congressional leaders of both parties showed that they have taken this advice to heart when they [...]

Congress Update: Vote on Civil Asset Theft Tonight!

The Senate voted to table Rand Paul's amendment to offset the cost of Hurricane Harvey relief by taking money from foreign aid accounts by a vote of 87-10. Only ten Senators would even vote to move forward to debate the amendment. Following [...]

This Week in Congress Update

The Congressional leadership is really going to attach the debt ceiling increase to the Hurricane Harvey relief bill. The plan is to pass a clean relief bill tomorrow in the House and then send it to the Senate where they will attach a debt [...]

Government ‘Aid’ Makes Disasters Worse

Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey, including my family and me, appreciate the outpouring of support from across the country. President Donald Trump has even pledged to donate one million dollars to relief efforts. These private donations will [...]

Blame Congress (and Nixon) for HMO

A while ago I blogged about how both parties accept the ideas of “managed care” or “managed competition.” This is where government bureaucrats or insurance company functionaries make decisions regarding what health care one uses, and even [...]

Ron Paul on Charlie Dent’s Losing Bet

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently penned the following op-ed for Pennlive on Representative Charlie Dent's efforts to attach an online gaming bill to the appropriations bill. Even if the omnibus spending bill that the House is [...]

Ron Paul and Norman Singleton on Deal to Combine Hurricane Harvey Aid with Debt Ceiling Increase and a Continuing Resolution

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul and President Norman Singleton issued the following statements regarding the agreement to include a debt ceiling increase and a continuing resolution to fund the government for three months in the Hurricane [...]

This Week in Congress

Grab onto your wallets! Congress is back. . . The Senate convened today and will spend most of the week on the National Defense Authorization Act. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tried to ram the NDAA through on unanimous consent in July, [...]

Ron Paul and Norm Singleton on Possible Attempts to Include an Online Gaming Ban in the Hurricane Relief Bill

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul and President Norm Singleton issued the following statements regarding information Mr. Singleton received last night that legislation banning online gaming may be added to the legislation funding Hurricane [...]

Ron Paul: Don’t Tax the First Amendment

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently penned an op-ed for Time magazine explaining why limiting the tax deduction for advertising was a tax on the First Amendment. The article is available here and below: One thing is certain about [...]