It will not shock readers to hear that quite often legislation on Capitol Hill is not as advertised. When Congress wants to do something particularly objectionable, they tend give it a fine-sounding name. The PATRIOT Act is perhaps the best-known example. The legislation had been drafted well before 9/11 but was going nowhere. Then the […]
Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s statement on the death of former Representative Phil Crane: I am saddened to learn of the passing of my friend and former colleague Phil Crane. Phil had a distinguished career, both in and out of Congress, as a champion of limited government and free-markets. Reprinted below is […]
Did the election last week really mean that much? I took to my Twitter account on Tuesday to point out that the change in control of the Senate from Democrat to Republican actually means very little, despite efforts by politicians and the mainstream media to convince us otherwise. Yes, power shifted, I wrote. But the philosophy on […]
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Campaign for Liberty called on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to hold a vote on S.209, “Audit the Fed,” during Congress’ lame-duck session. “Audit the Fed is a tremendously popular bipartisan piece of legislation that Harry Reid has voiced support for in the past,” said Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul. “I am […]
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently caused a stir when she gave a speech bemoaning the rise of income inequality. Yellen called for government to address this problem through government policies designed to improve education and encourage entrepreneurship and small business ownership. Sadly, but not surprisingly, Yellen’s idea of improving education and encouraging entrepreneurship is more […]
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