The True Meaning of Thanksgiving

Give thanks for capitalism. One of the many things children are not taught in government schools is that the first Thanksgiving   celebrates the Pilgrim’s saving themselves from starvation by abandoning a system of communal property for a [...]

Pentagon Fails First Audit, Neocons Demand More Spending

The Pentagon has finally completed its first ever audit and the results are as many of us expected. After spending nearly a billion dollars to find out what has happened to trillions in unaccounted-for spending, the long look through the books [...]

This Week in Congress Wrap Up

Senator Rand Paul’s bill to deny arm sales to Bahrain was tabled by a vote of 77-21. You can see the vote here. Senator Paul delivered a must-watch speech on his bill here. I heard from a friend on Capitol Hill that House leadership was [...]

URGENT UPDATE: VOTE on Yemen Today

Today, November 14, the U.S. House will consider H.Res. 1142, the “rule” bill allowing for debate on HR 6784, which removes the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act. The House Rules Committee inserted a provision declaring that “the [...]

President Trump’s Iran Policy-Is It ‘Normal’?

It’s not often that US Government officials are honest when they talk about our foreign policy. The unprovoked 2003 attack on Iraq was called a “liberation.” The 2011 US-led destruction of Libya was a “humanitarian intervention.” And so [...]

Ron Paul Flashback: Why Can’t We Sue the TSA for Harassment?

As this is one of the busiest travel weeks of the year, with millions of Americans boarding airplanes -- and thus subjecting themselves to the TSA’s “screening” -- this seems like a good time to revisit Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron [...]

Ron Paul and Norman Singleton on Lindsey Graham becoming Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul and President Norman Singleton issued the following statement regarding news that South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham will likely be Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee: Ron Paul: "Lindsey [...]

This Week in Congress Update

Here is the roll-call vote on the rule for H.R. 6785, which also removed the passage from the resolution ending US involvement in Yemen. The rule passed by a vote of 291-187. The following Republicans voted No: Justin Amash [...]

This Week in Congress

The parties will also begin appointing committee and subcommittee chairs. I’ll have a full analysis of the House and Senate leadership committee chairs when they are finalized. The Senate will be considering the Coast Guard Reauthorization [...]

Russell Kirk at 100

October 19 marked the centennial birthday of one the most consequential scholars and writers of the 20th century: Russell Kirk. Kirk’s The Conservative Mind: from Burke to Eliot was, along with FA Hayek’s Road to Serfdom,  Ludwig Von [...]