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Campaing for Liberty joins efforts to limit spending

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition of 21 other groups in an open letter to the House and Senate demanding they not use budget gimmicks, like hiding additional military funding in Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) accounts, to increase spending above the budget caps. While adhering to the caps, instead of once again resorting to […]


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When is a spending increase a spending cut?

In the bizzaro world of Congress of course… Two weeks ago Congress considered the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (T-HUD) Act.   The bill appropriated $52 billion in discretionary spending, an increase of $1.2 billion above what was appropriated last year. However, the Appropriations Committee claims they actually reduced spending because […]


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Ron Paul’s influence continues to grow

Because of his strict adherence to the Constitution and his fiscal conservationism, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul voted against all legislation authorizing spending taxpayer money for congressional gold medals.  He usually was the only member of Congress to do so, and when he left Congress, it seemed likely that future gold metals would be […]


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GOP’s electrifying vote on corporate welfare

Today, the House of Representatives will consider the Electrify Africa Act (HR 2548). This bill creates “…a comprehensive United States Government policy to assist countries in sub-Saharan Africa to develop an appropriate mix of power solutions for more broadly distributed electricity access…” In other words, it forces the American people to pay (either directly through […]


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Son of Fannie and Freddie

Campaign for Liberty Chairman John Tate cosigned a letter opposing Senate legislation that would get rid of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac….and replace them with a new federal housing agency! This legislation would also create a new “housing trust” fund. This fund  would not only further involve government in the housing market but would also […]


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