It's a Weekday, So Congress is Taking Your Liberities

The House will vote on the Massie-Lofgren Amendment on backdoor searches in a few hours, so Campaign for Liberty members should call their representative to support the amendment. Representatives Massie and Jones are also introducing an [...]

Vote on Ending Warrentless Wiretapping Possible Today!

The House Rules Committee has made the Massie-Lofgren Amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations bill. The vote is expected today or tomorrow, so Campaign for Liberty members should call their representatives today and tell them to [...]

GOP Stops Thomas Massie and Walter Jones From Cutting Spending

It's not a good idea to give the Rules Committee the power to block amendments to the appropriations bills. For example, consider last week when Representatives Thomas Massie and Walter Jones tried to offer an amendment to the legislative branch [...]

This Week in Congress: Reining in the IRS and, Maybe, the Surveillance State

The House comes into session on Monday this week. Among the legislation considered is the Defense Department Appropriations bill. Representative Thomas Massie and Zoe Lofgren are once again proposing an amendment that would forbid the use of [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Tribute to Muhammad Ali

Legendary boxer and Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Century, Muhammad Ali, passed away last Friday. Ali was that rare athlete whose impact transcended his sport, and whose popularity was worldwide. In fact, during the seventies, Ali was [...]

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged

Yesterday the Federal Reserve announced that it was not going to raise the target federal funds rate. Paul-Martin Foss at the Carl Menger Center explains the Fed's decision: This was widely expected, given the dismal jobs report that was [...]

The Gun-Grabbers Are Coming!

Gun-grabbers will never shy away from latching on to a tragedy and using it for their own purposes. Following the attack on the Orlando nightclub, Pulse, defenders of liberty should be on guard against a new wave of gun control efforts by [...]

RON PAUL: Fascism: A Bipartisan Affliction

If neoconservatives and progressives truly understood fascism, they would stop using the word as a smear term. That is because both groups, along with most political figures and commentators, embrace fascist ideas and policies. Fascism’s [...]

Paul Ryan's Latest Power Grab

When Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul was in Congress, one way he forced votes on issues (like cutting foreign aid, or stopping federal agencies from imposing regulations) was offering amendments to appropriations bills. The reason Dr. Paul [...]

The Week in Congress: Will the Senate End the Draft? Will the House Bailout Puerto Rico?

The Senate comes back into session today. The main issue on the Senate agenda is continuing consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Senator Rand Paul has introduced an amendment to the NDAA to end the draft. He also [...]