To Re-inflate the Bubble...

The Fed announced they will maintain near-zero interest rate levels until the end of 2014, the continuation of a policy implemented in 2008 to "spur economic growth."In reality, the Federal Reserve is continuing more of the same that [...]

Indiana House Passes Right to Work Law

A giant step forward for workers' rights was taken today in Indiana, as their state house passed a Right to Work law by a vote of 55-41.  Indiana is now on its way to joining twenty-two other states who have passed such a law.Final [...]

Liberty NewsWire: January 25, 2012

That school choice is valuable is beyond dispute. That's why there's a multi-billion dollar private school industry serving millions of students. And it's why there is a much larger system of school choice embedded in the American [...]

No Warrantless GPS Surveillance

The good guys won one for a change!  A unanimous Supreme Court said no to tracking people without a warrant.Reported the Huffington Post:The installation of a GPS tracking device onto a suspect's car constitutes a search -- and therefore [...]

Hurrah for Tim Thomas of the Boston Bruins!

I don't follow sports, but Tim Thomas of the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins created a bit of a stir by refusing to go to the White House for the usual presidential photo op.  He explained:I believe the Federal government has grown [...]

Liberty NewsWire: January 27, 2012

“I do not believe economic conditions are likely to warrant an exceptionally low federal funds rate for so long,” Lacker said in a statement on the Richmond Fed’s website explaining his dissent from the central bank’s [...]

Liberty NewsWire Thursday, January 26, 2012

The only way to stem piracy is to make more content more widely available at a competitive price point, and include added-value that pirates can't match. It seems so obvious, at least to those of us not invested in failing 20th century [...]

Senator Rand Paul Responds to the State of the Union

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oGsGspc72kTranscript:One thing is for certain: President Obama is in full campaign mode.In last year’s State of the Union Address, President Obama came before Congress with lofty promises to the American [...]

War Without Meaning

In the wake of the killing of four of its soldiers and the wounding of a dozen more by an Afghan soldier being trained, France has suspended all military operations in Afghanistan and is considering withdrawing its troops. Germany and Italy [...]

SCOTUS Rules Against Unwarranted GPS Tracking

In a unanimous ruling today, the Supreme Court ruled the government placing a GPS on an individuals vehicle constitutes a search and as such requires a warrant under the 4th Amendment.The case was United States v. Antoine [...]