The Washington Post reports that the US Government has spent millions of taxpayer dollars paying tens of thousands of federal workers to do nothing. These workers have been charged with some type of misbehavior, and thus have been placed on “administrative leave.” The workers remain at home–collecting a pay check and accumulating sick leave and vacation […]
The Obama Administration has not been honest with the American people about the costs of either. When he was in Congress, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul ignored the ten year cost estimates (“scores”) of legislation, he was only interested in how much the bill would cost in the first year. The reason Dr. Paul had […]
Senator Ted Cruz addressed the 2014 Liberty Political Action Conference on Thursday, September 18, at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center. He spoke about the need to defend the Constitution, a “passion of every man and woman here,” as Cruz noted.
Former Clinton Administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich recently called on the government to force young people to spend two years either “serving” in the military or performing some other type of government-directed “community service.” Neoconservative Senator John McCain has introduced legislation creating a mandatory national service program very similar to Reich’s proposal. It is not […]
Reason.com editor Nick Gillespie has an article at the The Daily Beast speculating that public focus on Ebola may increase support for the “right to try” movement. This movement supports passage of laws allowing patients with terminal diseases to use “drugs, devices, and treatments” that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. […]