This Week in Congress

The Senate will consider nominations and three tax treaties, one with Spain, one with Japan, and one with Luxembourg. Senator Rand Paul has objected to the treaties on the grounds they may threaten the confidentiality of American’s tax records. [...]

This Week in Congress: Update on Spending

President Trump has issued a veto threat to the National Defense Authorization Act because it only authorizes $733 billion instead of the President’s full amount of $750 billion. Of course, both bills spend too much, but the smaller amount is [...]

This Week in Congress

The House is in session Tuesday through Friday. They will spend most of the week on H.R. 2500, the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. The bill authorizes a total of $733 billion. This consists of $655.9 billion in base funding [...]

Frog-Marching Trump Toward War on Iran

Hypocrisy seems to have become a defining characteristic of US foreign policy, especially when it comes to Iran. After breaking the Iran deal last year and, de facto, forcing the Europeans to violate the deal in May, the US Administration is now [...]

Join the Patriot Club today, get a signed copy of the U.S. Constitution

Like most Americans, I’m sure you are looking forward to marking our nation’s founding with family and friends tomorrow, perhaps with BBQ and fireworks – or even just some rest and relaxation. The clock is ticking down till the [...]

Conservatives Against Liberty

Recently several prominent social and populist conservatives have attacked libertarianism. These conservatives, some of whom are allies in the fight against our hyper-interventionist foreign policy, blame libertarianism for a variety of social [...]

This Week in Congress Update: House Vote on Facial Recognition Technology

The House is currently working through more than 400 amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act. One of the amendments offered by Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) would forbid the Department of Justice from purchasing facial [...]

Slamming on the brakes

Last month, Texas became at least the eighth state to ban red light cameras (thanks in large part to Campaign for Liberty activists across Texas). Texas wised up to the corruption and lawlessness and wisely rejected the money grab by cities [...]

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of [...]

New FDA Commissioner Should Reverse Course, Oppose Government Overreach

As you may have heard, former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb decided to issue a last-minute, big government FDA policy on e-cigarettes and other vaporized products before he left office. This new policy states [...]