California Dreaming of New Taxes

Last year, Campaign for Liberty members helped kill an attempt to add a new carried interest tax to the GOP tax reform plan. Carried interest is a form of long-term capital gains taxes. But in American politics, bad statist ideas never die... [...]

Breaking News: Congress Considers New AUMF

Yesterday, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker released a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF). The authorization gives the President blanket authority to “use all necessary and appropriate force against [...]

This Week in Congress

The Senate will consider S. 140, which exempts Native American businesses from the National Labor Relations Act. This frees these business from complying with federal mandates and recognizes the sovereignty of tribal governments. The Senate [...]

Knife Control?

For years, second amendment activists have pointed out that the same “logic” supporting gun control also applies to knives so why is no one calling for knife control? Of  course this was new rhetoric flourish to make a point. No one would [...]

This Week in Congress

Congress returns from its two week spring “district work period.” The Senate will be voting on nominations. The major event of the week takes place in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee which will hold a hearing and vote on CIA Director [...]

This Week in Congress

The House is in session from Tuesday through Friday. On Wednesday the House Committee on Agriculture will mark-up the farm bill. The vote is expected to be contentious as Democrats object to changes in the SNAP or “food stamps" program. Fiscal [...]

Classic Ron Paul on Taxes

Since this week is tax week it seems appropriate to look back at Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's column asking if the GOP’s tax reform would increase liberty. I think the answer is the tax plan marginally increases liberty by lowering [...]

Liberty at the Movies: Roman J Israel, Esq.

Roman J Israel is another great performance by Denzel Washington in a story about tarnished idealism, temptations to betray principals, and the problems with our criminal justice system. The title character is a partner in a small public [...]

Ron Paul: Why Are We Staying in Syria?

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently penned an op-ed for USA Today asking that question. You can read Dr Paul’s op-ed here and below: I was disappointed to hear President Trump so quickly reverse his position on removing U.S. [...]

Death by Regulation

Longtime Libertarian writer and activist Dr Mary Ruwart has a must -read book: Death by Regulation. This book draws on her years as a medical researcher for Upjohn pharmaceuticals, her knowledge of libertarian philosophy, and her passion for [...]