Campaign for Liberty Survey Program
Find out where your federal and state candidates stand on the issues important to you.
 

Morning Read: Does Washington Know Best?

Absolutely not, "Washington doesn't know best," argues Sen. Mike Lee in a new op-ed this morning in Politico. It’s well past time to have a spirited debate over the proper role of government, and the proper reach of government into our lives. Clearly, there are two very different visions for what this role should be. Senator […]


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Disaster Relief as Bad Policy

In light of nature's prevelance in the recent news cycle, it's worth reevaluating a poignant article from William F. Shugart II, published by the Independent Institute in their Spring 2011 issue of The Independent Review. Only 25 percent of the respondents to a survey conducted in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina identified government as their most […]


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Liberty NewsWire – August 26, 2011

"Citing "a range of tools that could be used to provide additional monetary stimulus," he said the Fed "will continue to consider those and other pertinent issues, including of course economic and financial developments, at our meeting in September, which has been scheduled for two days instead of one to allow a fuller discussion," Bernanke […]


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A federal day of service?

At his inauguration, Obama called for a day of service. Now, he has called for Patriot's Day (September 11) to be a day of service.  Only a person who has never been in the habit of service to his fellow man calls for service. Only a person who is not in the habit of giving to charity […]


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The More Things “Change”…

… the more they stay the same, especially in government. Remember when then-candidate Obama said it was "unpatriotic" that Bush added $4 trillion to the national debt? Via CBS News: The debt was $10.626 trillion on the day Mr. Obama took office. The latest calculation from Treasury shows the debt has now hit $14.639 trillion. […]


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