RON PAUL: Drafting Women Means Equality in Slavery

Last week the House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act requiring women to register with Selective Service. This means that if Congress ever brings back the draft, women will be forcibly sent [...]

Ron Paul Classic: War on Opioids and Doctors or War on Patients?

Shortly after the U.S. Senate passed legislation authorizing the creation of "best-practices" for pain management, the Center for Disease Control unveiled new "guidelines" for the use of pain medicines. While the guidelines are non-binding, [...]

Ron Paul: Yes, Prince Faisal, We Need to "Recalibrate" Our Relationship

For decades the US and Saudi Arabia have shared a peculiar relationship: the Saudis sell relatively cheap oil to the United States for which they accept our fiat currency. They then recycle those paper dollars into the US military-industrial [...]

How Do You Tell If A Politician Is Lying?

Their lips are moving... Research into how often humans lie has confirmed what a lot of us (especially those of use who spend a lot of time at the federal or state capitols) have always suspected. While everyone lies, politicians lie more than [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Protect FBI Whistleblowers

Campaign for Liberty has joined a broad-based coalition in supporting the FBI Whistleblower Protection Act (S. 2390). As the title suggests, this legislation strengthens protections for FBI whistleblowers. The reason this legislation is necessary [...]

Federal Reserve Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged

Yesterday, the Federal Reserve left its target federal funds rate unchanged. Paul-Martin Foss at the Carl Menger Center for the Study of Money and Banking explains: Another rate hike is expected at the earliest at the June FOMC meeting, with the [...]

Campaign for Liberty Supports Lowering Tariffs

As mentioned in this week's Congress update, Campaign for Liberty is supporting  the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (H.R. 4923). This legislation updates the procedures for approving Miscellaneous Tariff Bills (MTBs). MTBs [...]

This week in Congress: The Good, the Bad, and the Bison

The Senate resumes session today at 3pm and continues work on amendments to the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. Two amendments up this week of interest to Campaign for Liberty members are an amendment by Washington Senator Patty Murray that [...]

I Don't Care Who Is On the $20, Just Stop Printing More of Them.

Yesterday, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that former slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman would replace President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. As The New York Times reports: Tubman, an African-American and a Union spy during the [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Raising Minimum Wage hurts the poor

California and New York are the latest states to raise the minimum wage. As the election season progresses, look for more states to raise the minimum wage. Look also for increasing number of House, Senate, and Presidential candidates to promise [...]