This Week in Congress

The U.S.  Senate will spend the bulk of the week on  S. 2155, legislation making changes to the Dodd-Frank financial reform act. Senator Rand Paul is trying to add the Audit the Fed legislation to the bill, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch [...]

25 Years Ago This Week: US Slaughters Children in the Name of Gun Control

With President Trump endorsing government seizure of firearms without due process it is timely to revisit the 1993 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas. The initial raid resulted in an [...]

Thomas Massie: Gun Control Won’t Keep Children Safe

If you're tired of seeing so-called gun rights advocates cut and run in the face of the relentless call for new gun control, you owe it to yourself to watch Thomas Massie defend the second amendment and his Safe Schools Act (H.R. 34) from [...]

Is the (Tea) Party Over?

The recently-passed big-spending budget deal’s failure to generate significant opposition from the “tea party” has led some to pen obituaries for this once-powerful movement. These commentators may have a point. However, few of them [...]

This Week in Congress Update

The House will vote tonight on legislation containing a Continuing Resolution with the $625 billion Defense Appropriations bill. If the bill passes the House, it is expected to go to the Senate where the increase in Defense spending is expected [...]

We Should Listen to the Iraqi Parliament

This month marks the 15th anniversary of the US war on Iraq. The “shock and awe” attack was launched based on “stove-piped” intelligence fed from the CIA and Pentagon through an uncritical and compliant US mainstream media. The US media [...]

Ron Paul and Norm Singleton of Campaign for Liberty on President Trump's Remarks on Gun Control

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul and President Norman Singleton made the following statements in response to President Trump's endorsement of various gun control measures, including giving the government power to confiscate guns without due [...]

This Week in Congress

The House is in session Monday through Thursday this week. Among the legislation the House will consider is H.R. 1865. This legislation is designed to hold internet companies accountable when they allow human traffickers to use their platform. [...]

Happy Birthday Frederick Douglas

February 14 marks the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglas. Douglas was born a slave and went on to become one of the most eloquent opponents of slavery and champions of human liberty in American history. Last year, I wrote about  why Douglas is [...]

Budget Bill Fallout

A provision hidden in the bill makes seed cotton eligible for crop subsidies, which guarantees that this farm bill will increase spending. The bill also removes caps on crop insurance for livestock producers. Senator Rand Paul’s blocking the [...]