Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Repeal anti-consumer, pro-crony legislation

Campaign for Liberty has joined an "open letter" to Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee Jeb Hensarling requesting repeal of the "Durbin Amendment." This amendment, named after its sponsor Illinois Senator Dick Durbin, and part of [...]

This week in Congress

The Senate will be considering nominations, starting with President Trump's nomination of Seema Verma to head the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  The Senate will also consider some more Congressional Review Act regulations [...]

Poor Sheldon Adelson

It looks like conservatives oppose his gambling bill... According to the result of the special CPAC poll, 90% of the conservatives oppose giving the federal government new powers to outlaw internet gambling. What is particularly significant [...]

Ron Paul: Paper is not money it's fraud

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul had a successful appearance before the Arizona Senate Finance Committee yesterday in support of HB 2014, legislation recognizing gold and silver as legal tender. Following Dr. Paul's appearance, the [...]

This week in Congress

The Senate will consider some of the legislation overturning President Obama's regulations. Congressional leadership has created a new website to track the progress of efforts to use the Congressional Review Act to overturn some of the [...]

The Real March Madness

Is the federal law banning sports betting? This law, passed in the 1990s, forbids state governments from legalizing betting on professional sports. Like all such laws, this bill does not stop people from betting on professional sports. Instead [...]

Why Trump’s Syria 'Surge' Will Fail

Last week President Trump significantly escalated the US military presence in Syria, sending some 400 Marines to the ISIS-controlled Raqqa, and several dozen Army Rangers to the contested area around Manbij. According to press reports he will [...]

Stop the Texas Internet Censorship Bill!

Are you ready for a communist-style takeover of the Internet in Texas? Are you ready to ask permission from a government-approved panel to view websites they deem inappropriate? A bill has been filed in the Texas House that is one of the most [...]

The good, the bad, and the ugly in the GOP's health care plan

Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee marked-up the parts of the Republican Obamacare "replacement." Here is a breakdown of the good, the bad, and the ugly of the Republican plan: The Good: 1. [...]

Arizona Challenges the Fed’s Money Monopoly

History shows that, if individuals have the freedom to choose what to use as money, they will likely opt for gold or silver. Of course, modern politicians and their Keynesian enablers despise the gold or silver standard. This is because [...]