The Real Lesson of Thanksgiving: Be Thankful for Freedom

Tomorrow, Americans will gather around the table to eat turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and no doubt argue about politics and football with their relatives. Most Americans believe they are carrying on a tradition began by the Pilgrims who had [...]

Education System Broken: Let’s Try ‘Ed-Exit’

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently signed an executive order forbidding Maryland public schools from beginning classes before Labor Day. Governor Hogan’s executive order benefits businesses in Maryland’s coastal areas that lose [...]

Thomas Massie: Lame-Duck is Dangerous

Pro-liberty Congressman Thomas Massie recently took to the pages of Cincinnati Inquirer to warn about the dangers of the lame duck. You can read read all of Rep. Massie's op-ed here, with experts below: The main business of the lame-duck [...]

This week in Congress

Congress returns for the lame duck this week. While they work behind the scenes on spending bill and other issues, the House will consider normal floor activity. The House will consider two rules bills this week. One, HR 5982, allows Congress [...]

Liberty at the movies: Deepwater Horizons and Scully

Deepwater Horizons and Scully are two "based on a true story" films that raise interesting questions about goverment regulations and corporate accountability. Deepwater Horizons deals with the biggest oil explosion in American history: the [...]

Campaign for Liberty Supports Putting Congress on Record in Committees

Much of the most important work of Congress occurs in Committees. It is in Committees where legislation is first drafted, debated, and voted on. Committees usually function under an open amendment process, allowing representatives to offer [...]

Liberty at the Movies: Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge is one of the most inspiring and one of the most disturbing films I have seen in awhile. The film tells the story of Desmond Doss, the first conscientious objector to win a Congressional Medal of Honor. Doss's story of how he [...]

What to expect in the Lame Duck: EximBank

Supporters of Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) failed to attach language changing the bank's quorum requirements, and thus get around Senate Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby's block on appointing new members to the Eximbank board, thus [...]

Memo to the Next Administration: Defense Spending Must Be For Actual Defense

In a disturbing indication of how difficult it would be to bring military spending in line with actual threats overseas, House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry (R – TX) told President Obama last week that his war funding request of [...]

Election aftermath: Don't get mad or sad. Get to work!

Whatever your thoughts on the results of yesterday's election, and the challenges and opportunities it presents us, there are good reasons to be optimistic. Having been involved with the liberty movement since the early nineties, and having [...]