This Week in Congress

The House is in session Monday through Thursday. The main legislation on the agenda this week is H.R. 7, which strengthens remedies available to “victims” of gender-based pay discrimination. For a good analysis of the flaws in this [...]

Ron Paul Classic: No War in Iraq

This month marks a day the war-hawks in both parties assured us we would never see: the sixteenth anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq.   Remember this was going to be a cakewalk and we’d be greater as liberators.   To [...]

Norman Singleton: Let Legal Business Use the Banks

Campaign for Liberty President Norm Singleton recently penned an op-ed for The American Conservative calling on the federal government to allow the legal cannabis industry to use the banking system. As Singleton points out, federal regulations [...]

This Week in Congress Round Up

Yesterday, the Senate passed legislation overturning President Trump’s declaration of an emergency at the border. The vote was 59-41. You can see the roll-call here. On Wednesday the Senate voted on S.J.Res. 7, a resolution ending US [...]

This Week in Congress: New Cold War

Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate will vote on the resolution of disapproval of President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on the border.   The resolution is expected to pass as enough [...]

The Green Bad Deal

The recently-proposed Green New Deal is proof that climate change is for progressive Democrats what terrorism is for neoconservative Republicans: a ready-made excuse to expand government and curtail liberty. This radical plan would authorize the [...]

Thomas Massie “The GOP has Extracted Their Pound of Flesh”

Thomas Massie “The GOP has Extracted Their Pound of Flesh”   Bill Kaufman witting in The American Conservative, looks at the battles anti-war, pro-liberty Republicans face within their own party by interviewing two stalwart defenders [...]

Is Trump Really About to Attack Venezuela?

Last week Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ordered the last of the US diplomats out of Venezuela, saying their presence was a “constraint” on US policy toward the country. The wording seemed intended to convey the idea that the US is about to [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Death Penalty: The Ultimate Corrupt, Big Government Program

Yesterday, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an order halting the executions of all 737 death row inmates in California. The governor did not pardon anyone, he simply reduced their sentences.   Since this action is going to rekindle [...]

This Week in Congress

But first, a look back at last week… The House of Representatives rammed through their massive First Amendment-shredding legislation, H.R. 1. The so-called “For the People Act” is really little more than a statist power grab designed to [...]