The Fed Plans for the Next Crisis

In her recent address at the Jackson Hole monetary policy conference, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates by the end of the year. Markets reacted favorably to Yellen’s suggested rate [...]

Jobs or Taxes?

I'll take jobs... Apple CEO Tom Cook became my new hero when, in response to the European Commission's ruling that Apple "owes" Ireland almost $15 billion in  taxes, he said: You can have taxes or you can have jobs, but Apple is in no mood [...]

Be Afraid...Be Very Afraid...Congress is Back

Congress is back... The House of Representatives comes back from its long August recess  district work period on Tuesday. Among the legislation the House will consider is the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act (HR 5083). This act stops the [...]

The Burrito Index: More accurate than the CPI

For years, Federal bureaucrats have manipulated the Consumer Price Index in order to hide the true rate of inflation. Fortunately, for those looking for a measure of inflation that cannot be manipulated, Charles Hugh Smith of the Of Two Minds [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Stop the EPA's "climate change" regulations

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition letter in support of HR 3880, legislation clarifying that the Clean Air Act does not give the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) authority to regulate "greenhouse gases." The EPA's greenhouse gas [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Leave MMA Alone

Americans can take comfort in the fact that Congress is not letting intensification issues like the skyrocketing national debt, the lack of economic growth, or the numerous international crisis caused by our hyper-interventionist foreign policy [...]

Ron Paul Statement on Phyllis Schlafly R.I.P.

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul issued the following statement regarding the passing of Phyllis Schlafly: “My wife Carol and I join Phyllis Schlafly’s many friends and admirers in mourning her passing and sending our deepest [...]

How to Solve the Illegal Immigration Problem

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s recent speech on immigration really missed the point. I understand Trump’s frustration over the US government’s inability to control the US borders and keep out those who would come to this [...]

Unhappy Anniversary

This month represents 45 years since President Richard Nixon closed the "gold window" thus severing the last link between the US Dollar and gold. The results have been 45 years of economic instability, declining living standards for the lower [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Seniors' Health Freedom

Obamacare's individual health care mandate may be the most known federal health care mandate, but it is far from the only one. For example, a little-known Clinton-era regulation reacquires senior citizens to enroll in Medicare as a condition of [...]