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President Obama's Comments at Selma

By Zac Nickerson President Obama made a telling comment in his speech in Selma, Alabama on Saturday. While commenting on the tragic events of that day in 1965, and the commemoration of its fifty year anniversary, he said, “What greater [...]

FEC Public Hearing

By Zac Nickerson Last Wednesday the Federal Election Commission (FEC) held a public hearing on advance notice of proposed rulemaking following the Supreme Court decision in the McCutcheon v. FEC case. Campaign for Liberty was in attendance, [...]

Connecticut Forces Teen to Undergo Chemotherapy

By Zac Nickerson A Teen in Connecticut is being forced to undergo chemotherapy treatments against her wishes. Cassandra, a 17-year-old girl in Hartford, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in September and has been fighting it, as well as [...]

Knife Control Isn't a Joke Anymore

By Harrison Dean Here’s a great article that discusses the recent attempts to push more knife control in the UK, and its relationship to our liberty here at home: Among second amendment advocates, it’s been frequently argued that any [...]

Economic Means vs. Political Means

By Harrison Dean Many progressives in the Democratic party and the Occupy Wall Street movement spend much of their time condemning the rich. They claim that greed is one of the main causes of our country’s problems, and that wealth needs to be [...]

Last Week's Forum at Cato Institute

By Zachary Nickerson Last Wednesday, the CATO Institute held a book forum on “Renewing the Search for a Monetary Constitution: Reforming Government’s Role in the Monetary System” with one of the editors of the book, Professor Larry [...]

Why Audit the Federal Reserve? Don’t We Already Do That?

By Zac Nickerson Why Audit the Federal Reserve? Don’t We Already Do That? The quick answer to that is "Yes." But it isn’t audited entirely. The Federal Reserve was created in 1913 after the Federal Reserve Act became law. In the [...]

Internet Sales Tax in the Lame Duck Session?

We could still get a vote on Internet Sales Tax legislation in the Lame Duck Session.  Make sure to call your representatives and tell them to oppose Internet Sales Taxes: (202)-224-3121 From PC World: Backers of an Internet sales tax [...]

The Failure of the Overseas Drug War

By Harrison Dean After spending over seven billion dollars, the U.S. Government has not only failed to stop the production of opium, but its production is at record highs. According to the BBC: The special inspector general for Afghanistan [...]

The Economics of Drug Cartels

By Harrison Dean No one likes drug cartels. But does government policy play a role in creating and sustaining them?  Most people have probably never even considered the question. But when we consider the economics of prohibition, it becomes [...]