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Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Cut ObamaCare taxes

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition of 45 free-market groups in a letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orin Hatch, calling on him to make sure the Senate's ObamaCare legislation cuts all ObamaCare taxes. The tax cuts are one of [...]

The (mostly) good, the bad, and the ugly in Trump's tax plan

Yesterday,  President Trump unveiled  a tax "reform" plan. Here is the (mostly) good, a few bad, and one ugly piece of the plan: The Good 1. Lowers taxes for millions of Americans; 2. Removes many Americans from the tax rolls; 3. [...]

As Iceland goes, so goes the world?

During the 2008 market meltdown, Iceland imposed capital controls on foreign investors in "offshore Krona funds" (Krona is Iceland's currency). Now Iceland's government has announced it is lifting the controls. So lovers of liberty should [...]

The Week in Congress: Will the Senate End the Draft? Will the House Bailout Puerto Rico?

The Senate comes back into session today. The main issue on the Senate agenda is continuing consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Senator Rand Paul has introduced an amendment to the NDAA to end the draft. He also [...]

Campaign for Liberty supports Full Expensing Act

Campaign for Liberty is pleased to support Senator Rand Paul's "Full Expensing Act  of 2015" (S. 2350). As the title suggests, this legislation  allows businesses to deduct 100% of their business expenses within a year of purchase. While [...]

This week in Congress

The House is in session Tuesday through Friday this week. Before getting into this week's agenda, I have some good news. Late last week, the House pulled HR 1215 from the Congressional schedule. As I wrote last week, this [...]

Ron Paul on Taxes

Since millions of Americas are right now wrestling with their 1040 forms on the eve of the tax filing deadline, this seems like a good time to revisit some of Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's writing on taxes. 1. Cut, Don't Reform [...]

Campaign for Liberty Renews Calls To Defund The OECD

Campaign for Liberty has joined a letter calling on Congress to defund the Organization for Economic Development (OECD). In fiscal year 2015 alone, Congress sent $75 million to OECD bureaucrats, who then used that money to advocate for higher [...]

Americans Spend More on Taxes than Food, Clothing, and Housing Combined

Shocking, but not surprising when you do the numbers. The Tax Foundation has released its annual report on what it calls "Tax Freedom Day," the day of the year when Americans have collectively earned enough money to meet their tax obligations for [...]

Is Bob Dylan a supply-sider?

Maybe not, but the legendary singer-songwriter sort of sounds like one in this interview with the AARP magazine  (hat/ tip: Rolling Stone): "The government's not going to create jobs," he said. "It doesn't have to. People have to create jobs, [...]