Liberty at the movies: Allied

Allied is a World War II spy thriller with an unusual premise and interesting twist. It also shows the heartlessness of government's wartime bureaucracies. Allied tells the story of Max Vatan, a Canadian Intelligence office, and Marianne [...]

This week in Congress: Update

Last night the House GOP unveiled the short-term spending bill. The bill extends government funding through April 28. It appropriates $1.07 trillion, thus keeping the budget below the spending caps. However, it appropriates an additional $8 [...]

Trump’s Promised ‘New Foreign Policy’ Must Abandon Regime Change for Iran

President-elect Donald Trump told a Cincinnati audience this week that he intends to make some big changes in US foreign policy. During his “thank you” tour in the midwest, Trump had this to say: We will pursue a new foreign policy that [...]

Tell Congress: No More Slush Funds

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition letter opposing the increase in Overseas Contingency Operations Fund (OCO) contained in the National Defense Authorizaion Act (NDAA). Since OCO spending is considered "emergency spending," these [...]

This Week in Congress: Cold War II, Cures for Liberty, and ...

Congress comes back Tuesday this week. The real work will be done off the floor as Congressional leaders continue to work on an end-of-year spending bill. The debate is not just over spending levels and what gifts to special interests to cram [...]

Support HR 5893: No Taxation without Representation

Representative James Sensenbrenner (WI-05) has introduced HR 5893, the No Taxation Without Representation Act. This act protects consumers form being forced to pay out-of-state sales taxes when they purchase an item online or by a catalog by [...]

This week in Congress: The end?

This should be the last week of the Congressional session as Congress wraps up work on a long-term Continuing Resolution. The Resolution will also contain a supplement funding bill. In addition, the Senate will be voted on the conference [...]

Liberty at The Movies: Inferno, Dr. Strange, Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them

Inferno, Dr. Strange, and Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them are three entries in the fall/winter blockbuster sweepstakes. All three have themes of interests to libertarians, but while Dr. Strange and Fantastic Beast are also both fun fantasy [...]

Libertarian Populism

Populism gets a bad rap from many in the liberty movement. This is because they view populism as an ideology that favors unlimited mob rule, allowing numerous violations of economic and personal liberties. While some populist movements may result [...]

To Really ‘Make America Great Again,’ End the Fed!

Former Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher recently gave a speech identifying the Federal Reserve’s easy money/low interest rate policies as a source of the public anger that propelled Donald Trump into the White House. Mr. [...]