This Week in Congress Update: Rescissions and NDAA

Today, the House will vote on H.R. 3, legislation implementing President Trump’s proposed rescissions. Rescissions are where Congress reduces spending by adopting the President’s request for taking back unspent money from federal agencies and [...]

This Week In Congress

The Senate is voting on nominations. The House is in Tuesday through Friday. Among the bills on the agenda is H.R. 3249, which creates block grants for “project safe neighborhoods". These grants are to enhance cooperation between federal state [...]

Liberty at the Movies: The Last Jedi

Since Solo, the latest entry in the Star Wars franchise, currently sits at number one in the box office (though underperforming expectations both at the box office and critically), this seems a good time to look back on last year’s Star Wars [...]

Open Skies Update

Some good news: The Trump Administration has decided against ending or limiting “open skies” agreements with the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Instead, the UAE countries must submit to several conditions, such as preforming an annual audit that [...]

America’s Incredible Shrinking Influence

Just two weeks after President Trump pulled the US from the Iran nuclear agreement, his Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, issued 12 demands to Iran that could never be satisfied. Pompeo knew his demands would be impossible to meet. They were [...]

Classic Ron Paul: End the Raid on Social Security

Social Security will have to draw from its reserve funds for the first time since 1982 to pay for benefits. The Government will also have to draw from the Medicare trust fund. According to the Social Security trustees, the Social Security trust [...]

Homeschooling Protects Children from Violence and Marxism

The February mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida prompted many parents to consider homeschooling. This is hardly surprising, as the misnamed federal “Gun-Free Schools” law leaves schoolchildren defenseless against mass [...]

Ron Paul: What Has QE Wrought?

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul gave a special message on the effects of the Federal Reserve’s “Quantitative Easing” (spoiler alert it is not good). While the piece is now several months old, it remains a must-read and/or [...]

NDAA Update

The House and Senate are out of session this week for the Memorial Day recess. Before leaving town last week, The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act by a vote of 351-66. 59 Democrats and 7 Republicans voted no. The seven [...]

Good News: Twin 33 Trucking Update Moves Through Transportation Committee!

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee passed an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2019 THUD appropriations bill that moves forward with updating a 35-year old federal regulation that would allow Twin 33 trailers to be used by freight shipping [...]