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The week in Congress: NDA, Zika, Catfish, and Intelligence

The House of Representatives was in session Monday and considered thirty bills under suppression of the rules, including the Kelsey Smith Act. After Campaign for Liberty and other organizations expressed concerns about this bill, it did not gain [...]

This week in Congress: NDAA

The House of Representatives is continuing to work on amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act.  The House is considering NDAA under a rule that automatically repeals the provision requiring  woman to register for selective [...]

Liberty at the movies: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War, the latest offering from Marvel Studios, is breaking box office records and winning well-deserved critical acclaim. This may be the best Marvel movie yet. It features a great script that deals with weighty [...]

How the Fed feeds big government and debt

Donald Trump recently caused controversy by commenting that the federal government would never have to default on the national debt because the Fed can just print more money. Of course, since an increase in the money supply devalues the money, [...]

This Week in Congress: It's Opioid Week!

The House is in session Tuesday through Friday this week. As the title of this blog suggests, the House will address legislation dealing with the "opioid crisis." The major opioid  legislation the House will consider this week is H.R. 4641 [...]

This week in Congress Update two: Zika and HUD

The House of Representatives is considering legislation making emergency appropriations to deal with the Zika virus.While the notion that the best way to deal with a health care crisis is to increase government power is debatable, at least the [...]

This week in Congress: NDAA

The House of Representatives is in session Monday through Thursday this week. Of course the big event for the liberty movement takes place off the floor: Tuesday's mark-up of Audit the Fed. The major legislation that will be considered on [...]

And you thought Red Light Cameras were a bad idea...

Continuous monitoring of what individuals choose to eat and drink may seem like something out of a dystopian science-fiction, but, if  some federally-funded researchers get their way it will soon be a reality. The National Science Foundation has [...]

Even phony reform too much for the Queen of Civil Asset Theft

Last year, outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder made headlines by suspending "equitable sharing programs," which allow state, local, and the federal government to equitably share the profits of civil asset theft. As is often the case with [...]

Regulatory budget a good way to start rolling back the regulatory state

When most people think of the costs government imposes on the economy, they usually think of taxation. However, a greater burden on the economy may be imposed by federal regulations. Unfortunately, Congress has made no attempt to measure the [...]