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Rand Paul to filibuster Barron nomination over drones

Senator Rand Paul issued a statement yesterday saying he intends to filibuster Professor David Barron’s nomination to the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals: “I’ve read David Barron’s memos concerning the legal justification for killing an American citizen overseas without a trial or legal representation, and I am not satisfied. While the President forbids me from […]


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Free the Seed!

The DEA apparently ordered the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol at Louisville International Airport to hold a 250-pound shipment of hemp seeds from Italy in contravention of industrial hemp policy included in the 2013 Farm Bill. Huffington Post reports: The Drug Enforcement Administration has seized a batch of seeds that were intended to be part […]


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Rand Paul Holds Fed Nominees, Requests Vote on Audit the Fed!

In a letter addressed to Senate Dictator Majority Leader Harry Reid, acquired by Campaign for Liberty, Senator Rand Paul notified Reid that he objects to any vote on four Fed nominees without also holding a vote on S. 209, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act. The letter notes, as we have repeatedly on this blog, that […]


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Audit the Fed Surpasses 218 Cosponsors

Today, Campaign for Liberty announced that H.R. 24, Ron Paul’s “Audit the Fed” bill, which was reintroduced this Congress by Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA), is now cosponsored by a bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives for the third Congress in a row.  Audit the Fed calls for a full audit of the Federal Reserve. “I […]


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Yellen: Print More

Speaking today in front of the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, Janet Yellen called for continued action from the Fed to prop up the struggling US economy. From Bloomberg News: “A high degree of monetary accommodation remains warranted,” Yellen said today in testimony prepared for delivery to the Joint Economic Committee of Congress. “Many Americans who want […]


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