America's Looming "Stimulus Trap"

By: David Heacock Peter Schiff, Austrian economist and CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, just released an article that methodically analyzes the United States economy’s credit conundrum. He critiques the Keynesian belief that an economy cannot [...]

Time for the Federal Government to Act on Hemp

Last night, the Kentucky General Assembly passed SB 50 by a vote of 88-4 after having previously passed the Kentucky State Senate 31-6. SB 50 creates a regulatory framework for industrial hemp in Kentucky, provided the federal government moves [...]

Massie on GOP Budget: "...this plan actually increases spending"

Today the House passed the GOP budget plan. Ten Republicans opposed the plan (which increases spending by 3.5% over the next ten years). The ten Republicans who opposed it were: Justin Amash (Mich.), Paul Broun (Ga.), Rick Crawford (Ark.), Randy [...]

Learn how to explode economic fallacies

by John Watts Senator Elizabeth Warren, (D-MA), recently suggested in committee that if the federal minimum wage kept pace with production increases over the last 30-plus years, it would today be around $22 instead of the current [...]

Internet Tax Mandate Will NOT Save the States

New figures show that states that implemented Internet sales taxes raised 75-80% less than they expected to raise. For example, California was estimated to raise $457 million for online taxes but only raised $96.4 million, while New York [...]

The Congressional Budget Debate Is Just A Sideshow

      In case you missed it, below is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's recent column on why Congress' phony debates over spending are not nearly as important as the actions of the Federal Reserve: Federal [...]

GOP Turncoats Support Internet Sales Taxes

Friday's vote on Senator Enzi's (R-WY) so-called "Marketplace Fairness Act" was a gift for the liberty movement. Before Friday, it wasn't clear where the Senate stood on what really ought to be called the National Internet Tax [...]

Ron Paul Responds to the Federal Reserve

Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's statement regarding the Federal Reserve's announcement yesterday that it will continue its "easy money" policies: The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it will continue its easy credit [...]

Glenn Jacobs Slams the National Internet Tax Mandate

"Don’t be fooled by its title," writes Glenn Jacobs, "the Marketplace Fairness Act is anything but fair." The Marketplace Fairness Act is being pushed by three US senators, Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican, [...]

Vote Expected Tomorrow on Internet Sales Taxes

In case you missed the latest update on the National Internet Tax Mandate, I've copied John Tate's email in full below: Right now, big corporations are putting enormous pressure on your senators to hike your taxes and smother their smaller [...]