Federal Reserve's Independence?

One of the common claims made by opponents of the Audit the Fed bill is that passing the Audit would somehow compromise the Fed's independence. The problem with that argument is that it assumes the Fed is independent. In fact, the Fed has a long [...]

Will Obama’s ‘Good War’ in Afghanistan Continue?

Last week, as the mainstream media continued to obsess over the CIA’s evidence-free claim that the Russians hacked the presidential election, President Obama quietly sent 300 US Marines back into Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. This is the [...]

Senator Rand Paul and Representive Thomas Massie on Audit the Fed

Senator Rand Paul (KY) and Representative Thomas Massie (KY-03) have both issued press statements regarding their introduction of Audit the Fed legislation (S. 16/H./R. 24). Senator Paul's statement is available here and below: WASHINGTON, [...]

This Week in Congress: Will we REIN in the goverment?

The 115th Congress is sworn in today. Following the swearing in, Congress will immediately begin legislative business. The Senate will began working on the Fiscal Year 2017 budget resolution. This resolution is largely meaningless in terms of [...]

Liberty at the Movies: Best of the Year

1. Captain America: Civil War-- A perfect combination of sharp action, great acting, and a compelling script that juggles multiple character arcs without taking focus off the main character. Plus, by making the heroes those who resist a UN [...]

This Week in Congress: Pay no attention to the spending behind the curtain

The US Senate continues work on the Fiscal Year 2017 budget resolution with a "voterama." This is where Senators offer any amendment to the budget bill. The House is expected to take up and pass the budget on Friday, after the Senate passes [...]

Government Ruins Everything

Even pro-wrestling... While not really ruining it, government regulations were the reason Vince McMahon admitted that the outcome of WWE matches are "pre-determined." As long as pro-wrestling maintained that they were traditional athletic [...]

Ron Paul Statement on Audit the Fed

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Audit the Fed bill in the Senate by Senator Rand Paul (KY) and in the House by Representatives by Thomas Massie (KY-04): I applaud my son [...]

Good News: Washington Frozen Out of Syria Peace Plan

As the US mainstream media obsessed last week about Russia's supposed “hacking” of the US elections and President Obama’s final round of Russia sanctions in response, something very important was taking place under the media radar. As a [...]

Stupidest Law of The Year

It's a tough competition but one front-runner has to be California Senate Bill 1383, SB 1383.  It's designed to combat global warming by reducing "short-term pollutants," including methane emissions from cows. No, this is not The Onion. The [...]