What to excpect in the Lame Duck: Cures and Creates?

In addition to spending increases and the Obamacare bailout, another issue that may come up in the Lame Duck is the "Cures Act". As I wrote when the Cures Act was passed in 2015, this bill: "...deals with federal funding for medical research. [...]

RON PAUL: Defense Bill Coming This Week: A Boost for War and Tyranny

For many of us concerned with liberty, the letters “NDAA” have come to symbolize Washington’s ongoing effort to undermine the US Constitution in the pursuit of constant war overseas. It was the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for [...]

Senate DRIVing away liberty

UPDATE: The Senate has removed the provision limiting the ability to those with outstanding felony warrants to receive social security, meaning none of the bill's funding is offset with spending cuts. Instead, the increased transportation funding [...]

House GOP Transportation bill: More Wimpy Budgeting

Today, the House passed legislation (HR 5021) to fund the Highway Trust Fund for one year. Authority for the fund, which provides federal money for transportation projects--defined as including not just highways but mass transit projects, bike [...]

Obama budget gets 2 votes in House!

The House defeated President Obama's budget 2-413 yesterday. On the bright side for the president, this is two more votes than his budget received in either the House or the Senate in 2012. From The Washington Times: Mr. Obama’s 2015 plan, [...]

This week in Congress

The US Senate is currently working on a "continuing resolution" that would extend government spending until December 9. The resolution is expected to pass the Senate and the House by the end of the week. Assuming the CR passes, the House and [...]

US Builds $43 Million Gas Station in Afghanistan

Remember this the next time Nancy Pelosi says there is nothing left to cut. From Reason: The United States (as in, you and me), paid $43 million to build a compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Sheberghan, Afghanistan. SIGAR researched and [...]

Who Murdered the Middle Class?

The government...specifically the Obama Administration and a Congress led by Democrats who advocate and vote for big  government and Republicans who advocate  small government while voting for...big government. That is the verdict of Wayne [...]

Ron Paul: Another Phony Budget Debate

C4L Chairman Ron Paul takes on the phony budget debate in the latest edition of Texas Straight Talk.  Under Dr. Paul's leaderhsip, Campaign for Liberty will continue to work for Real Cuts, Right Now: Anyone watching last week’s debate over [...]

State Department to spend $400,000 on camel sculpture in Pakistan

From Buzzfeed: The State Department is planning to spend $400,000 in taxpayer funds to buy a sculpture for the new American embassy being built in Islamabad, Pakistan, according to contracting records. To put the sculpture’s price tag into [...]