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Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky) writes in The Boston Herald today about why he is opposing David Barron’s nomination to the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Barron is the author of a controversial memo justifying the extrajudicial killing of American citizens overseas. From The Boston Herald: There is no valid legal precedent to justify the killing […]
In an update to yesterday’s post, “Free the Seed!,” the local news in Louisville is reporting the DEA will stand down and has agreed to release the hemp seeds by the end of the week. The apparent agreement came from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture applying for an import permit that the DEA promises to […]
The DEA apparently ordered the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol at Louisville International Airport to hold a 250-pound shipment of hemp seeds from Italy in contravention of industrial hemp policy included in the 2013 Farm Bill. Huffington Post reports: The Drug Enforcement Administration has seized a batch of seeds that were intended to be part […]
In a letter addressed to Senate Dictator Majority Leader Harry Reid, acquired by Campaign for Liberty, Senator Rand Paul notified Reid that he objects to any vote on four Fed nominees without also holding a vote on S. 209, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act. The letter notes, as we have repeatedly on this blog, that […]
Last night, Rep. Thomas Massie joined “The Independents” on Fox Business to discuss his Milk Freedom Acts, H.R. 4307 & H.R. 4308. Sign your Food Freedom petition today urging your representative to cosponsor these common sense bills.