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. [...]

Campaign for Liberty Supports Putting Congress on Record in Committees

Much of the most important work of Congress occurs in Committees. It is in Committees where legislation is first drafted, debated, and voted on. Committees usually function under an open amendment process, allowing representatives to offer [...]

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 [...]

The Real Lesson of Thanksgiving: Be Thankful for Freedom

Tomorrow, Americans will gather around the table to eat turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and no doubt argue about politics and football with their relatives. Most Americans believe they are carrying on a tradition began by the Pilgrims who had [...]

Education System Broken: Let’s Try ‘Ed-Exit’

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently signed an executive order forbidding Maryland public schools from beginning classes before Labor Day. Governor Hogan’s executive order benefits businesses in Maryland’s coastal areas that lose [...]