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Preserve the Filibuster

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Campaign for Liberty today called on the Senate to reject Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s calls to weaken the Senate Filibuster to rush approval on presidential nominations: “Senate rules are specifically designed to allow all Senators to make their voices heard,” said Campaign for Liberty President John Tate. “Rather than listen to legitimate […]


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Kill the Death Tax

A particularly pernicious “temporary” tax was forced upon the American people in 1916 to help fund the American intervention into the first World War. This was the fourth time Congress had passed an “estate tax” for “defense purposes.” Each time before it had been repealed shortly after hostilities ended, but by 1918, it was clear Congress […]


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C4L Thanks Congressman Massie for Leading the Charge Against the Internet Sales Tax

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Campaign for Liberty President John Tate thanked Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) for leading the fight against the assault on small businesses, entrepreneurs, and state sovereignty in the so-called “Marketplace Fairness Act.” Congressman Massie has penned a letter urging House leadership not to take up the legislation, which passed the Senate last month. “It is […]


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John Tate Statement on Internet Tax Mandate Passing Senate

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Today, Campaign for Liberty President John Tate released the following statement after Senate Passage of the Internet Tax Mandate: “When Campaign for Liberty began this fight, there were only two Senators who publicly opposed this job-destroying legislation, and some very powerful special interests lined up behind the bill. Even with Harry Reid’s efforts to fast-track […]


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John Tate Slams Internet Tax Mandate

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Today, Campaign for Liberty President John Tate released the following statement concerning S.743, the “Marketplace Fairness Act”: “Proponents of the Internet Tax Mandate want us to believe this legislation is all about ‘fairness.’ But there is nothing fair about corporate lobbyists using the strong arm of government to put their smaller competitors out […]


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