Government Should Leave Bakers Alone

Last week the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case stems from the refusal of Masterpiece Cakeshop, a bakery, to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The bakery [...]

Classic Ron Paul: Let’s Have Free Trade in Pharmaceuticals

At his hearing of the Senate Health, Education, and Labor (HELP) Committee, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul Paul told Health and Human Services Nominee Alex Azar that he could not support his nomination unless he presented a plan to allow importation [...]

This Week in Congress

The big item this week is passage of a two week government funding bill to give Congress more time to work on a longer term funding bill. This bill is not expected to contain any policy “riders” like an extension of Section702 of the FISA [...]

This Week in Congress: Tax Reform and Tax Hikes

Thanks to a group of so-called “deficit hawks” the Senate has to delay voting on the tax reform bill. As of this writing it appears the final deal will reduce the size of the tax cut by $350 billion dollars. The problem started when the [...]

Fly the Open Skies

Open Skies refers to agreements between countries to allow airlines to set their own schedules and routes instead of relying on government bureaucrats. Open Skies benefits American air travelers as well as businesses that gain new customers from [...]

Liberty at the Movies: Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is the latest super-hero blockbuster and is one of the best "comic book" movies ever. It is certainly the best DC movie -- and, yes, I am including the Christian Bale Dark Knight trilogy and the early nineties Tim Burton-Michael [...]

Stupid and Evil

There is a saying that there is stupid party and an evil party and sometimes they team up to do something stupid and evil. That’s what came to mind when I heard the Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein had [...]

Good News: Young Americans Want a New Political Party

Do we need a third major political party? I often joke that I’d be happy if we actually had a second party, as when it comes to the big issues – war, monetary policy, civil liberties – the Republicans and Democrats are more alike than [...]

This Week in Congress Update Vote on Education Savings Account Today

Colorado Senator Cory Gardner will be offering an amendment to the tax bill to extend the use of education savings accounts to pay for private school tuition. The vote could be as early as today so Campaign for Liberty members should call their [...]

This Week in Congress: Tax Reform Update

Congress is expected to start voting on amendments to the tax reform bill as early as Thursday. Here are some amendments that Campaign for Liberty members will find of interest: 1. An amendment imposing a carried interest tax, which has the [...]