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A Minimum Wage Disaster

By: Julian Hassan Did you know that the average fast food business only makes 3 percent annual profit? I certainly didn’t. The Heritage Foundation tells the story in a recent report on higher fast food wages: The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the average cook in a fast-food restaurant earned $9.04 an hour in 2013. The SEIU’s […]


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Is the GOP planning a sell-out on the Internet Sales Tax?

The House is delaying voting on the Continuing Resolution (CR) until next week because they are still considering whether or not to add President Obama’s request for authority to arm the Syrian rebels fighting ISIS (because arming Mid-Eastern rebels always works out well for us). There is no indication that the House Leadership will make any […]


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Don’t Miss Free Speech Champion Lee Goodman at LPAC

One of the speakers I am really looking forward to hearing at LPAC is Federal Election Commission (FEC) Chairman Lee Goodman. Now you may be wondering: why is Campaign for Liberty having the head of any federal agency at LPAC–much less one that enforces unconstitutional and anti-free speech election laws–and why is Ron Paul’s former […]


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Justina’s law: No experimentation on Children

A while ago I blogged about Representative Steve Stockman’s legislation restricting federal funds from going to entities that give children potentially dangerous psychotropic drugs without parental consent. Representative Michelle Bachmann has introduced similar legislation, Justina’s Law (HR 4989). This bill forbids the use of federal funds to use children who have been declared “wards of […]


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Did GOP throw in the towel on Ex-Im?

Maybe…..tonight the House GOP released the text of their Continuing Resolution(CR), which funds the government until the December “lame-duck” session. The CR contains a provision extending the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) until June of next year. This lengthy extension of Ex-Im Bank suggests that the GOP leadership has no interest in fighting to shut down […]


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