This week in Congress: Will the Government Shutdown?

Probably not but I can dream... The House and the Senate have returned to work. The major item on the agenda remains the Continuing Resolution keeping the government open until  December 9. If a continuing resolution is not signed into law [...]

This week in Congress

The US Senate is currently working on a "continuing resolution" that would extend government spending until December 9. The resolution is expected to pass the Senate and the House by the end of the week. Assuming the CR passes, the House and [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: No Lame Duck

While most of America's attention is focused on the upcoming election, Congressional leadership has already begun planning for the post-election "lame duck" session. The House and Senate are currently engaged in negotiations over passing a [...]

Unhappy Anniversary

This month represents 45 years since President Richard Nixon closed the "gold window" thus severing the last link between the US Dollar and gold. The results have been 45 years of economic instability, declining living standards for the lower [...]

Liberty At The Movies: War Dogs

"War is about economics" is the observation made in the opening montage of the movie War Dogs. As the quote suggests, despite what you may think from the title, this is not a war picture. The War Dogs of this movie are arms dealers -- [...]

This week in Congress: Ex-Im Bank in the CR?

As I mentioned in my prior post on this week in Congress, there is an effort to add language to the Continuing Resolution changing the Export-Import Bank's (Ex-Im Bank) quorum requirement in order to get around Senate Banking Committee Chairman [...]

Why Are We Sending $38 Billion to Rich and Powerful Israel?

Last week’s announcement of a record-breaking US aid package for Israel underscores how dangerously foolish and out-of-touch is our interventionist foreign policy. Over the next ten years, the US taxpayer will be forced to give Israel some $38 [...]

The Fed Plans for the Next Crisis

In her recent address at the Jackson Hole monetary policy conference, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates by the end of the year. Markets reacted favorably to Yellen’s suggested rate [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Stop the EPA's "climate change" regulations

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition letter in support of HR 3880, legislation clarifying that the Clean Air Act does not give the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) authority to regulate "greenhouse gases." The EPA's greenhouse gas [...]

Economic Growth or Economic Liberty?

Every politician, not mater their party label or ideology promises to promote economic growth. Even many constitutional conservatives and libertarians say that the reason to support tax cuts, deregulation, and repealing economically destructive [...]