This week in Congress

The US Senate is currently working on a "continuing resolution" that would extend government spending until December 9. The resolution is expected to pass the Senate and the House by the end of the week. Assuming the CR passes, the House and [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Senate: Say No to WARDA

Tomorrow. the Senate votes on the S. 2848, the Water Resources Development Act (WARDA) of 2016. This bill, which reauthorizes the Corps of Engineers projects, is full of wasteful spending and projects funded based on the political influence of [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Leave MMA Alone

Americans can take comfort in the fact that Congress is not letting intensification issues like the skyrocketing national debt, the lack of economic growth, or the numerous international crisis caused by our hyper-interventionist foreign policy [...]

Ron Paul Statement on Phyllis Schlafly R.I.P.

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul issued the following statement regarding the passing of Phyllis Schlafly: “My wife Carol and I join Phyllis Schlafly’s many friends and admirers in mourning her passing and sending our deepest [...]

The Burrito Index: More accurate than the CPI

For years, Federal bureaucrats have manipulated the Consumer Price Index in order to hide the true rate of inflation. Fortunately, for those looking for a measure of inflation that cannot be manipulated, Charles Hugh Smith of the Of Two Minds [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: No Lame Duck

While most of America's attention is focused on the upcoming election, Congressional leadership has already begun planning for the post-election "lame duck" session. The House and Senate are currently engaged in negotiations over passing a [...]

This week in Congress

The House is in Monday though Thursday this week. Withoiut a doubt, the best legislation the is HR 3590  that raises the amount of health care expenses that individuals can deduct from their taxes. The House will also consider HR 5620, [...]

Jobs or Taxes?

I'll take jobs... Apple CEO Tom Cook became my new hero when, in response to the European Commission's ruling that Apple "owes" Ireland almost $15 billion in  taxes, he said: You can have taxes or you can have jobs, but Apple is in no mood [...]

Be Afraid...Be Very Afraid...Congress is Back

Congress is back... The House of Representatives comes back from its long August recess  district work period on Tuesday. Among the legislation the House will consider is the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act (HR 5083). This act stops the [...]

Unhappy Anniversary

This month represents 45 years since President Richard Nixon closed the "gold window" thus severing the last link between the US Dollar and gold. The results have been 45 years of economic instability, declining living standards for the lower [...]