What to excpect in the Lame Duck: Cures and Creates?

In addition to spending increases and the Obamacare bailout, another issue that may come up in the Lame Duck is the "Cures Act". As I wrote when the Cures Act was passed in 2015, this bill: "...deals with federal funding for medical research. [...]

Your life, liberty, and property is a little bit safer

No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.” ― Mark Twain   Of course, Twain was writing before it was common for Presidents to abuse their power with executive orders, otherwise he would [...]

Ron Paul Classic: End FDA censorship!

One of the most outrageous violations of the First Amendment committed by any part of the federal government is the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s censorship of truthful healthcare claims about foods, dietary supplements,and other [...]

When they came for the Trans fats.....

Last month our national nannies hard-working officials who have our best interest at heart, officially banned trans fat. Manufactures looking to use trans fat in their products will have to seek special permission to use trans fats. As I wrote [...]

Minimum wage hikes, soda taxes, and tiger selfies?

The start of a New Year brings a raft of New State and Federal Laws.  Many of these laws are anti-liberty and fly in the face of sound economics. For instance, 20 states and many cities are raising their minimum wage. Residents of Berkeley [...]

The World's Greatest Healthcare Plan?

Well no, but it is a good first step.. Representative Pete Sessions (TX-32) and Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) have introduced what they are calling the "world's greatest health care plan" (HR 5284/S. 2985). While the plan itself does not live [...]

It didn't start with Raw Milk

This morning the House of Representatives will vote on The Commons Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act (HR 2017), legislation making common sense changes to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s "menu labeling" rules. Campaign for Liberty supports [...]

If it's Wednesday Congress is violating the Constitution

This week, the House of Representative will vote on the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 (HR 1599). This legislation preempts state laws regarding labeling of foods containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO). Instead, the bill [...]

Hey FDA: Let us live!

National Review has a good article out today about loosening the FDA's strict, expensive, and time consuming process for approving potentially life-saving drugs. With the time it takes to bring a new drug to market now taking 12 years and costing [...]

Put the sprinkles down and move away from the Doughnut

No, that is not something Chief Wiggum will say to Homer on a future episode of The Simpsons.  It is something federal agents may soon be saying to Americans who commit the "crime" of putting "sprinkles" on their dessert. This is because the [...]