(Government) Spending is Theft

Imagine being robbed every time you receive a paycheck, but once a year getting some of the stolen money back because the thieves took more than they intended. Would you be happy about it? If you are like most Americans the answer is yes, since [...]

Norm Singleton: Trump Has Been Neo-conned

Campaign for Liberty President Norm Singleton issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s veto of S.J.Res. 7, which directed him to end US involvement in the Yemen Civil War: “As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised [...]

Freedom Under Assault...

Last week’s arrest of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange by the British government on a US extradition order is an attack on all of us. It is an attack on the US Constitution. It is an attack on the free press. It is an attack on free speech. [...]

Why the Statists Win

Ryan McMaken of the Mises Institute has a must-read essay on “One Reason the Left Wins.” McMaken’s reason for leftist success is that they never lose sight of their long-term goal, whether nationalized health care, gun control, or a green [...]

This Week in Congress

The House is in session Monday through Wednesday.  This is a short week because the Democrats have their retreat this week. The retreat is usually earlier but was delayed because of the government shutdown. The most significant bill the House [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Lying is not Patriotic

With the arrest of Julian Assange, this seems like a good time to revisit Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s official speech on wikileaks publication of the Private Manning leaks.   You can read the speech here and [...]

Did Ecuador Make a Deal?

Last Monday the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released the first part of a $4.2 billion three-peat loan to Ecuador. The loan is to help Ecuador’s economic modernization program. The US Government supposedly pressured its fellow members of [...]

When They Came for Julian Assange

You probably heard Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, was arrested by British authorities yesterday. Mr. Assange has been living in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012. Assange is expected to be extradited to the United States, where [...]

This Week in Congress Update

Congressional leadership has pulled their spending plan because of objections from both the progressives and moderates. The moderates object to the higher spending levels without offsets while the progressives object that it increases [...]

Obamacare’s Unhappy Anniversary

Last month marked nine years since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (popularly known as Obamacare) became law. Obamacare’s proponents promised that the law would reduce costs, expand access, and allow us to keep our doctors if we [...]