Mr. Paul said he and other senators have had only a few days to read the 868-page legislation and called for a three-week hiatus so lawmakers have time to review it. – The Washington Times Paul pulls plug on education bill markup – The Washington Times TSA Slammed at Senate Hearing – Politico Federal Reserve […]
A very disturbing story reported by Mark Hyman that should bother anyone who cares about property rights. 10/06/11 Government IntrusionThe battle of one Idaho family represents just how out-of-control government has gotten. And activist judges who ignore the Constitution make matters worse. Chantell & Michael Sackett bought less than an acre for $23,000 near Priest Lake, Idaho […]
Senator Paul is blocking the "No Child Left Behind" reauthorization, using procedural rules, and forcing a discussion on the floor. This is great, namely because NCLB is an abomination to limited government principles – a creature of George W. Bush and the late-Ted Kennedy – that doubled the size of the Department of Education. Yesterday, […]
On Oct. 4, as I described previously in my own review of the Domestic Monetary Policy Subcommittee hearing on Audit the Fed [VIDEO], Chairman Bernanke told Senator Mike Lee that his (and C4L's) concern about the "general veil of secrecy under which the Federal Reserve typically operates," was nothing more than an "urban legend." In a […]
During a subcommittee hearing today, Senator Paul was able to question Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on the "wisdom" of central bankers determining interest rates instead of market forces. He asked Geithner what he thought caused the housing bubble, and not-so-subtly-hinted that the NYFed and the FOMC played a role. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqLfwyCTIyc As an aside, here's an article […]
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