This week in Congress

The House of Representatives is out of session this week. Unfortunately for our liberties, the Senate is in session this week. First on the Senate's agenda is finishing up work on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (S. 524), which I [...]

Protest a politician, go to jail?

In 2012 Congress passed the  Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act (HR 347). This legislation made it a federal crime to "...willfully or knowingly" enter a "restricted area' or "....impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of [...]

Classic Ron Paul: The Political Importance of Murray Rothbard

In honor of Murray Rothbard's 90th birthday, here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's essay on "The Political Importance of Murray Rothbard" delivered at Murray's 60th birthday party and subsequently published in the Mises Institute's [...]

RON PAUL: First They Came For The iPhones...

The FBI tells us that its demand for a back door into the iPhone is all about fighting terrorism, and that it is essential to break in just this one time to find out more about the San Bernardino attack last December. But the truth is they had [...]

A model for all government employees

Building supervisor Joaquín García should have been pleased when the municipal water company he worked for gave him an award for his 20 years of hard work on behalf of the people of Cádiz, Spain. However, Mr. Gricia did not even know that [...]

RON PAUL: Do We Need To 'Rebuild The Military'?

The Republican presidential debates have become so heated and filled with insults, it almost seems we are watching a pro wrestling match. There is no civility, and I wonder whether the candidates are about to come to blows. But despite what [...]

Should Congress be in jail?

for violating Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley? Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act subjects CEOs to potential criminal liability if their company cannot pass a financial audit. Well guess who failed their latest audit (hat/tip: The Hill): The [...]

If you pay for it, you should be able to see it....

That seems like a reasonable and fair principle, therefore it is not surprising that the federal government has a hard time following it. For example, even though the Congressional Research Service (CRS) receives $100 million dollars of taxpayer [...]

This week in Congress

The US Senate is in session today. The main item on the Senate's agenda is the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (S. 524). As the title suggests, this bill uses the "opoid crisis" as an excuse to to expand federal power. S. 524 [...]

Campaign for Liberty to CA Attorney General: LEAVE OUR MEMBERS ALONE

Campaign for Liberty has joined with 63 organizations in sending a letter to the California Attorney General's office opposing a proposed regulation requiring non-profit organizations to disclose the names of their donors to the state. This [...]