Campaign for Liberty to Congress: No Budget Gimmicks

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition of organizations in a letter to the House conference on the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act and every member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. The letter opposes the inclusion of an [...]

Ron Paul Classic: When They Came For The "Climate Deniers"

Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has introduced a "resolution of disapproval" calling on companies that fund organizations promoting "climate-change denial" to stop supporting so-call climate-change denial. Whitehouse's resolution also [...]

This week in Congress: War on financial privacy, sanctions on Iran, and gun control?

The House of Representatives comes into session today. As of this writing there is no action scheduled on the Republicans gun control bill. However, behind-the scenes there is much work being done to advance a "compromise" on the bill and it [...]

After "Brexit," Can We Exit a Few Things Too?

Last week’s UK vote to leave the EU may have come as a shock to many, but the sentiment that led British voters to reject rule from Brussels is nothing unique. In fact it is growing sentiment worldwide. Frustration with politics as usual, with [...]

Don’t Reform the Fed, Fed-Exit!

Opponents of a central bank should take advantage of the post-Brexit vote revival of secessionist sentiments to promote a secession from central banking, or “Fed-exit.” Ending the Federal Reserve's monopoly on money is the key to restoring [...]

Fool’s Errand: NATO Pledges Four More Years of War in Afghanistan

The longest war in US history just got even longer. As NATO wrapped up its 2016 Warsaw Summit, the organization agreed to continue funding Afghan security forces through the year 2020. Of course with all that funding comes US and NATO troops, and [...]

This Week in Congress: So Much for Independence Day

The House came back from their Independence Day recess and immediately began working on taking away our liberties. The marquee item of the week was supposed to be an "anti-terrorism" bill containing the Republican version of the Democrats "no [...]

On July 4th Demand Freedom, Don’t Celebrate The State

As we gather with family and friends to celebrate the July 4th holiday we should remember that we are not celebrating the state, but rather commemorating an act of secession from an oppressive government. We are celebrating the adoption of the [...]

This Week in Congress: Lawyers, Guns, and Money

Today, the Senate votes on four gun control measures, none of which are likely to pass. In addition to gun control, the Senate will also consider amendments to the Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations bill. The House of Representatives [...]