How Liberty Dies

By S. Chris Anders In Star Wars, Episode III, Senator Padme Amidala utters “so this is how liberty dies, with thunderous applause,” as the intergalactic senate votes unlimited powers to the chief executive and it turns out really, really [...]

Death of the Tea Party

Yesterday, the Senate passed H.R. 3877, the budget deal, by a vote of 67-28. 24 Republicans and 4 Democrats – Sherrod Brown (OH), Tammy Baldwin (WI), Chris Murphy (CT), and Debbie Stabenow (MI) — voted no. Here is the vote. Before voting [...]

Ron Paul: The Fed Should Stay Out of New Real-Time Payments

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently penned an op-ed for Fox Business calling on the Federal Reserve to abandon plans to enter into “real-time payments.” You can read Dr. Paul’s op-ed here and below and please help Campaign  [...]

True Budget Hawks are Foreign Policy Doves

During my presidential campaigns, well-meaning supporters would sometimes suggest I stop emphasizing opposition to overseas intervention and focus on fiscal issues. I disregarded the advice, not only because adopting a noninterventionist foreign [...]

This Week in Congress

This week, the Senate may consider the SECURE Act. This legislation passed the House in May. The act makes changes to rules governing tax-free retirement accounts like IRAs and 401 (K)s. The bill originally contained a provision allowing [...]

Congress Spending Surge is National Suicide

With a national debt approaching $23 trillion and a trillion dollar deficit for this year alone, Congress last week decided to double down on suicidal spending, passing a two year budget that has the United States careening toward catastrophe. [...]

Ron Paul on Fed Interest Rate Cut

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul issued the following statement regarding the Federal Reserve’s announcement that it will be reducing interest rates for the first time in a decade: “The Federal Reserve’s reduction of its benchmark [...]

This Week in Congress Plus Wrap-Up of Last Week

The House has adjourned for the August recess, but the Senate remains in session. The Senate will be working on the budget deal. Campaign for Liberty is supporting Senator Rand Paul’s amendment to pair a short-term extension of the debt [...]

Campaign for Liberty stands with Rand against budget deal

Campaign for Liberty is supporting Kentucky Senator Rand Paul’s efforts to amend the budget deal. Senator Paul’s amendment would replace the two-year suspension of the debt ceiling with a short-term extension that would be tied to [...]

Will Persian Gulf 'Tanker War' Become a Shooting War?

The UK got a taste of its own medicine this week as Iran seized a British tanker, the Stena Impero, just two weeks after UK Royal Marines seized a tanker near Gibraltar carrying two million barrels of Iranian oil. As could be predicted, the US [...]