Liberty at the Movies: Best of 2017

Here is my list of the top ten movies of the year: Get Out— Horror comedy that pays homage to the classic movies like The Stepford Wives and Rosemary’s Baby while  making  a statement about race relations in America. The bad guys are [...]

Congress Update

Late last week Congress hurried out of town after passing a Continuing Resolution funding the government until January 19. The resolution extends Sec 702 of the FISA Act until January 19. This is a small victory for Campaign for Liberty members [...]

Gambling Away Federalism & an Update on This Week in Congress

It looks like Congress will pass an extension of government funding until mid-January. The joint resolution will provide a temporary extension of Sec 702 of the FISA Act. This is a victory for Campaign for Liberty members as there was a serious [...]

This Week in Congress Part Two: Raising Spending

In addition to cutting taxes, Congress will consider an end-of-year spending bill. As of this writing little is known about what it will include. It is likely to blast “defense” spending and may also include an $81 billion disaster aide [...]

Who to Believe on Washington’s Korea Policy, Tillerson or Trump?

President Trump has often said that his foreign policy objective was to keep his enemies guessing. If that’s the goal, you could say that he’s doing a good job. The problem is who does he think his enemies are, because the American people are [...]

Should We Give In to Big Government?

Leading paleoconservative scholar (and personal friend and a major influences on my thinking) Paul Gottfried has an article at The American Conservative arguing that conservatives should throw in the towel on federal spending: About 10 years [...]

Political Immorality and Personal Immorality

Many Americans have been shocked by recent revelations of the extent of sexual harassment in Congress. However, no one should be too surprised that those who spend their lives defending and expanding the welfare-warfare state engage in immoral [...]

Take action on FISA vote now

The House of Representatives has suspended the rule requiring legislation be publicly available for at least three days before a vote is held. This means the House leadership can put any bill on the House floor and vote on it before members [...]

This Week in Congress Part One: Raising Taxes

Congress is in session Monday through whenever they pass the end-of-Year spending bill. Today the House is voting on the tax bill, which the Senate is expected to pass tomorrow. While far from perfect, the bill does represent a good step forward [...]

Liberty at the Movies: Spider-Man Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming is the latest, and best, Spider-Man movie. It is also provides a case study in crony capitalism that illustrates why so many Americans are rejecting the big government status quo. Homecoming is not just a reference to the [...]