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Rick, Who?

This Saturday at the Virginia Republican State Convention, I noticed a number of attendees with Ron Paul shirts, hats, and buttons…but no one wearing any Romney shirts, Gingrich buttons, or Santorum swag. I have also noticed this at other political events. Maybe it is because supporters of other candidates don’t want to remind people they […]


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Massie on GOP Budget: “…this plan actually increases spending”

Today the House passed the GOP budget plan. Ten Republicans opposed the plan (which increases spending by 3.5% over the next ten years). The ten Republicans who opposed it were: Justin Amash (Mich.), Paul Broun (Ga.), Rick Crawford (Ark.), Randy Forbes (Va.), Chris Gibson (N.Y.), Phil Gingrey (Ga.), Joe Heck (Nev.), Walter Jones (N.C.), Thomas Massie […]


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Internet Tax Mandate Will NOT Save the States

New figures show that states that implemented Internet sales taxes raised 75-80% less than they expected to raise. For example, California was estimated to raise $457 million for online taxes but only raised $96.4 million, while New York expected to raise $2.5 billion from sales taxes and only collected $360 million. These figures disprove the argument […]


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Reps. Salmon and Schweikert to GOP Leadership: No More Mr. Nice Guys

Arizona Representative Matt Salmon has an op-ed in The Washington Times pledging to vote against future rules for bills that increase the deficit. Fellow Arizona Representative David Schweikert followed up Representative Salmon’s op-ed with a Dear Colleague letter asking his Republican colleagues to join with him and Representative Salmon in voting against rules to bring budget-busting […]


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Save the Family Farmer Rally in Richmond This Thursday

Campaign for Liberty members in Virginia should check out the Save the Farmer Family Rally this Thursday.  The rally will be held in support of HB 1430, the Boneta Bill, which protects the property rights of Virginia farmers to conduct business without being harassed by state or local bureaucrats.  The bill is named for Martha […]


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