Central planning in the USA

The Twentieth Century should have taught us the folly of central planning, yet one country still maintains a government board  to control the amount of "tart" cherries on the market in order to ensure that supply meets demand. What country is [...]

Snowden: NSA sharing your nude photos

In a wide-ranging interview in The Guardian, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says that the NSA routinely passes around nude photographs that they intercept from innocent Americans: Snowden: During the course of their work, (NSA employees) [...]

Ron Paul on Yellen Testimony: Deja Vu all over again

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul released the following statement on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before the House Financial Services Committee: “Janet Yellen’s testimony before the House [...]

Germany using typewriters, classical music to thwart NSA

German officials, incensed at the NSA's ability to spy on German officials and citizens, are considering using typewriters to combat NSA spying. According to The Telegraph, government officials are also taking measure to ensure the NSA cannot [...]

C4L Joins Call to End the Ex-Im Bank!

Campaign for Liberty President John Tate recently joined with 42 other signatories in sending a letter to all Senate and House Republicans to oppose reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. The Ex-Im Bank, long a target of C4L Chairman Ron [...]

USDA wants talking shopping carts to get consumers to eat healthy

The USDA is looking at how talking shopping carts could help Americans eat healthier. Seriously. From the Free Beacon: The “MyCart grocery cart” would provide dividers for shoppers to make sure they are selecting enough items in each [...]

Former Ron Paul Monetary Staffer on new Fed Bill: its defects are severe

Paul-Martin Foss, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's aide for Monetary Policy from 2007-2012,  is now the founder and President of the Carl Menger Center for the study of Money and Banking. The Menger Center's mission  is "...to preserve [...]

House to vote on gun rights today--UPDATE GUN RIGHTS WON

UPDATE REPRESENTATIVE MASSIE'S PRO-GUN RIGHTS AMENDMENT PASSED BY A VOTE OF 241-181. Roll-call vote here. Today, the House will consider the  Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act (HR 5016).   Among the items [...]

National Internet Tax Mandate Rears its Ugly Head

We face a grave threat over the next two weeks in the Senate of Harry Reid trying to attach the National Internet Tax Mandate to a House passed bill, the Internet Tax Freedom Act, which was intended to prevent new taxes on email and Internet [...]

Bipartisan group of lawmakers urge McCarthy to hold vote on Audit the Fed

Today, a bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to House Majority Whip and House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy, urging him to take action on H.R. 24 "Audit the Fed." Congressman Paul Broun (R-Ga), the lead sponsor of H.R. 24, penned [...]