This Week in Congress

Congress returns from its two week spring “district work period.” The Senate will be voting on nominations. The major event of the week takes place in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee which will hold a hearing and vote on CIA Director [...]

Death by Regulation

Longtime Libertarian writer and activist Dr Mary Ruwart has a must -read book: Death by Regulation. This book draws on her years as a medical researcher for Upjohn pharmaceuticals, her knowledge of libertarian philosophy, and her passion for [...]

Ron Paul: Unleash the Market to Lower Drug Prices

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Dr. Ron Paul recently penned an article for the Foundation for Economic Education explaining why legislation like the CREATES Act, which provides competition in the pharmaceutical industry, is the best way to lower [...]

Economic Storm Clouds Gather, but Ending the Fed Provides Hope

The Federal Reserve recently increased interest rates to 1.75 percent. This is the highest interest rates have been since 2008, but it still leaves rates at historic lows. While the Fed says economic growth justifies future rate increases, an [...]

Too Much Omnibus (Part Two)

As is to be excepted, the 2,220 page Omnibus spending bill that was drafted in secret and then rushed through has many outrageous spending provisions and riders. This blog will list some of the most outrageous, as well as some of the few good [...]

Progressives Should Defend Gun Rights

Last week’s shooting at YouTube’s California headquarters is certain to add momentum to the push for more gun control. Even before the shooting, YouTube was working to undermine gun rights by banning videos promoting firearms, including [...]

James Bovard: Gun Control Has Already Led to Many Abuses

James Bovard, Writing in The Hill, examines how gun control leads to civil liberties aches. Read his article here and below. Click here to help Campaign for Liberty fight the gun grabbers by joining the Patriot Club and being automatically [...]

Open Skies and Dogs

The recent story about a dog being flown to multiple cities is but the latest example of why so many people dread flying— and it’s not just TSA. It’s the high prices, being overcharged for things—like checking in luggage, to a sandwich on [...]

Liberty at the Movies: Risen

Since this is Good Friday I am going to reprint my review of Risen from last year. You can help Campaign for Liberty by downloading the movie here. Looking for a good Easter movie with a libertarian theme? Try Risen, a 2016 release that details [...]

Too Much Omnibus (Apologies to The Who)

The Omnibus spending bill that Congress passed last week was over 2,00 pages. It was introduced Wednesday night, passed the House Thursday afternoon, and passed the Senate at around one o'clock Friday morning. So how many Senators and [...]