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Campaign for Liberty Strongly Opposes Internet Sales Tax Bill

 
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Campaign for Liberty Strongly Opposes Internet Sales Tax Bill

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Today, Campaign for Liberty again came out strongly against the so-called “Marketplace Fairness Act,” which the Senate is considering attaching to the “Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act,” despite wide opposition from the American people: “Proponents of the ‘Marketplace Fairness Act’ want us to believe this legislation is all about ‘fairness,’” said Campaign for […]


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Holding the Line on Audit the Fed

Following up on Norm’s blog post noting Tuesday’s cloture vote on three nominees (with one being a renomination) to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, here’s Senator Rand Paul’s press release reiterating his intention to keep opposing Fed nominees until Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid finally holds a vote on S. 209, the Audit the […]


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Will Senate stand with Rand and the people or Reid and the Fed?

Tomorrow, Harry Reid will hold a vote on cloture for the nomination of Stanley Fisher as Vice-Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors (Fisher’s nomination for a seat on the board was approved last month, but the Senate must hold a separate conformation vote on his nomination for Vice-Chair). Reid’s motion also invokes cloture […]


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Sorry, Chamber of Commerce, Fed Transparency Is More Important

Last week, like a parent admonishing their child, the Chamber of Commerce published a condescending attack on Senator Paul’s attempt to force a vote on Audit the Fed in exchange for votes on nominees to the Fed’s Board of Governors. While the author acknowledged Senator Paul’s request is in line with longstanding Senate traditions, the […]


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Burrus: Should it be against law to criticize Harry Reid?

Trevor Burrus, a research fellow at the Cato Institute, writes in the Boston Herald about Harry Reid’s attempt to limit the First Amendment: The world has never seen, and never will see, a law aimed at eliminating the praise of the lawmakers. Give them a chance to silence critics, however, and there is no end […]


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