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Government propaganda: Coming soon to a TV near you

Good news. Starting this week, the American people will at last be able to see programs produced by the federally-funded Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). You see, for years the BBG, which operates outlets such as the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, and the Middle East Broadcasting Network was forbidden to broadcast within […]


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Government Debt: US’s leading export?

According to new figures from the Treasury Department, foreign holdings of US debt now exceed $6 trillion dollars. China is the leading holder of US debt, holding  $1,268,400,000,000 at the end of June. In comparison, the Federal Reserve held  $2,396,972,000,000 in Treasury Securities during the same period. Other leading foreign holders of US debt include […]


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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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Good News! Government “mistakenly” giving away less of your money!

Here’s some good news from DC: In 2013, the Federal Government made $100 billion in payments to those who did not legally qualify for them. This figure includes items like unemployment benefits sent to people with jobs and payments for unnecessary treatments and procedures. You may be wondering why this is good news… because the […]


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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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