Classic Ron Paul: Federal job training programs, of any sort, further the destructive idea that the proper role of the federal government is to provide for all the needs of its citizens.
Earlier this week, I blogged about the “SKILLS” Act, the Republicans’ proposals to make federal job training programs more efficient. This is not the first time a Republican Congress tried to reform job training programs. In 1997, the Republican Congress worked with the Clinton Administration to pass the “Employment, Training, and Literacy” Act. Campaign for […]
Today, the House considered legislation providing a one-year delay in a scheduled reduction in Medicare payments for physicians. This is the latest in delays in the reductions Congress has passed ever since 1997 when Congress changed the formula for Medicare reimbursements. The reductions, passed in 1997, were scheduled to go into effect in the early […]
One of the numerous proposals President Obama unveiled in his State of the Union address to take our freedom make our lives better was a new job-creation initiative, under the direction of Vice President Joe Biden. Instead of pointing out that the federal government has no authority to run any type of “job training” program, the Republicans […]
Today the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the “Hobby Lobby” case challenging Obamacare’s mandate that employer-provided health insurance plans cover contraception and abortion. So it seems like a good time to reread Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s Texas Straight Talk on this issue. Under Dr. Paul’s leadership, Campaign for Liberty continues to work […]
Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s latest Texas Straight Talk on how the US Government’s use of American taxpayer dollars to “promote democracy” abroad actually undermines democracy. Under Dr. Paul’s leadership, Campaign for Liberty, will work to end spending on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), “democracy promotion,” and other forms of foreign aide as part […]