Do licensing laws help or hurt?

One of the earliest examples of government interference in health care is the laws requiring  individuals to obtain a state license before they are legally allowed to practice medicine.  Even many who oppose every other government interference [...]

End federal grants to revive federalism

One of the most disturbing (and least discussed) trends in the United States is the way federal grants for programs ranging from health care to education to housing to transposition have turned the states into administrative units of the federal [...]

Let's make the malls more like the airports

  New York State lawmaker Tony Aella is introducing legislation to put metal detectors and other types of "enhanced security" in Malls and other places. Bonnie Krsitian at RARE Liberty explains why this is such a bad idea: But even [...]

Campaign for Liberty to FCC: leave our phone records alone!

Campaign for Liberty has joined a collation of organizations from across the political spectrum on a  letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Th letter requests that the agency repeal its regulation that forces telephone [...]

Classic Ron Paul: Cut Taxes on Tips!

During his years in Congress, Campaign for Liberty Chair Ron Paul worked to reduce taxes on working Americans. One of Dr. Paul's most notable initiatives in this area was his legislation to reduce taxes on tips. I was reminded of this when I [...]

Ron Paul: Are we a Nation of Wimps?

Earlier this year, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul wrote a very important essay, "Are We a Nation of Wimps."  As the title suggests, the essay examines the way the people demand that the government provide them with economic and personal [...]

We're Number Twenty!

The CATO Institute, the Fraser Institute of Canada, and the Liberales Institute of Switzerland  recently put out a ranking of the world's freest countries. Of course,the United States was number one, after all we are constantly told by our [...]

Ron Paul Classic: No mandatory mental health screening

A popular trick of politicians who wish to placate both sides of the gun debate is to introduce legislation aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of those with "mental health" problems. For example, Texas Senator John Cornyn has introduced [...]

TSA standard operating proecure, sexual asusalt, or both?

British pop star Morrisey is suing the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for sexual assault. The alleged assault occurred when Morrisey was going through security checks before a flight to London. Morrisey claims that two British [...]

Central Banking is the Health of the (Warfare) State

My old colleague, Paul-Martin Foss, founder and President of the Carl Menger Center for the Study of Money and Banking, has a review of Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's important new antiwar manifesto, Swords into Plowshares.  [...]