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House GOP Transportation bill: More Wimpy Budgeting

 
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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 and walking trails, and “scenic overlooks”–expires at the end of September. The Highway Trust Fund is supposed to […]


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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 the Republican budget resolution would have experienced déjà vu, as the debate bore a depressing […]


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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, which he submitted to Congress in March, only a month late, was met with […]


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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 a local perspective, the […]


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“We Are Already Over the Fiscal Cliff”

Below is a statement on H.R. 8, the so-called “fiscal cliff” “deal,” from our Honorary Chairman Ron Paul: Statement on the Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments to H.R. 8 We Are Already Over the Fiscal Cliff 2 January 2013 Despite claims that the Administration and Congress saved America from the fiscal cliff with […]


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