Attack Venezuela? Trump Can't be Serious!

There is something unsettling about how President Trump has surrounded himself with generals. From his defense secretary to his national security advisor to his White House chief of staff, Trump looks to senior military officers to fill key [...]

Government Spending Continues to Rise, Congress' Awareness Remains the Same

As our national debt continues to climb towards $20 trillion, our government continues their spending spree. The Federal Reserve keeps printing more money with the belief this will solve the problem. Congress still cannot produce a balanced [...]

Sanctions Could Affect Free Speech Rights

Daniel McAdams examines some little-noticed provisions of the Russian sanctions legislation and discovers it could justify a crackdown on free speech. The justification? Criticism of the U.S. government's foreign policy is equal to spreading [...]

Jeff Sessions Endorses Theft

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently ordered the Justice Department to increase the use of civil asset forfeiture, thus once again endorsing an unconstitutional, authoritarian, and increasingly unpopular policy. Civil asset forfeiture, [...]

Sign the REINS Act Petition

With the Senate’s failure to repeal ObamaCare, the American people want to see Congress taking concrete actions to finally Drain the Swamp. And my son, Sen. Rand Paul’s REINS Act (S. 21/H.R. 26) could do just that! The truth [...]

President Trump: Toss Your Generals’ War Escalation Plans In the Trash

By the end of this month, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Advisor HR McMaster will deliver to President Trump their plans for military escalations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. President Trump would be wise to rip the [...]

Liberty Hall of Fame

We spend a lot of time attacking politicians who vote against liberty. Today, for a change I would like to highlight some courageous votes and other actions taken in the last month by some Representatives and one Senator. First, kudos to [...]

What to Expect When Congress Returns

Yesterday the House leadership announced that when the House comes back from August recess it will consider a "consolidated" appropriations bill. The bill will contain the 8 appropriation bills that have yet to pass the House. The idea is to [...]

Senate to Stop Death by FDA

Today at noon EST, the U.S. Senate is voting on S. 204, legislation which would enshrine the principle of right to try into federal law. Right to try, which is law in 37 states, allows terminally ill patients to use drugs and medical [...]

This Week in Congress

Members of the House of Representatives have gone home for, "fact finding missions," with some of these missions occurring overseas. Sadly, the Senate remains in session. After last week's ObamaCare debacle, the Senate continues to work behind [...]