Ten New Year’s Resolutions for Congress

Since New Year’s is traditionally a time for resolutions, and since the new Congress convenes this week, I thought I would suggest some New Year’s resolutions for Congress: 1) Bring the troops home — Congress should take the first, and [...]

The Real Meaning of the 1914 Christmas Truce

One hundred years ago last week, on Christmas Eve, 1914, German and British soldiers emerged from the horrors of World War One trench warfare to greet each other, exchange food and gifts, and to wish each other a Merry Christmas. What we remember [...]

Janet Yellen's Christmas Gift to Wall Street

Last week we learned that the key to a strong economy is not increased production, lower unemployment, or a sound monetary unit. Rather, economic prosperity depends on the type of language used by the central bank in its monetary policy [...]

All I Want for Christmas is a (Real) Government Shutdown

The political class breathed a sigh of relief Saturday when the US Senate averted a government shutdown by passing the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill. This year’s omnibus resembles omnibuses of Christmas past in that it was drafted in [...]

House Chooses New Cold War With Russia

Last week the US House voted overwhelmingly in favor of an anti-Russia resolution so full of war propaganda that it rivals the rhetoric from chilliest era of the Cold War. Ironically, much of the bill condemns Russia for doing exactly what the US [...]

Audit the Fed's chances of passing are better than ever

With a new Congress being sworn in next week, Audit the Fed's chances of passing both Chambers are better than ever. Note that since the last Congress ended without Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid allowing a vote on Audit the Fed in the Senate, [...]

Ron Paul: Peace is Popular

Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk on the One Hundredth Anniversary of the World War One Christmas Truce: One hundred years ago last week, on Christmas Eve, 1914, German and British soldiers emerged from the [...]

Where were you on Dec. 16, 2007?

Dear Friend, I remember watching the ticker go up and up. And then it just kept going. Two hundred thirty-four years after the Sons of Liberty helped spark the American Revolution by dumping British tea into Boston Harbor, you and I made [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Taxpayers Should Not Pay for "Terrorism" Insurance

"There is nothing more permanent than a 'temporary' government program." Milton Friedman Today, the House of Representatives will once again prove Friedman correct when it considers S. 2244, legislation reauthorizing the federal "terrorism risk [...]

Representative Massie speaks out in defense of his amendment

Yesterday, Dr. Ron Paul commented on reports that the U.S. House Leadership will strip the popular Massie-Lofgren amendment to reform NSA spying programs from the "Omnibus" bill, saying, in part: As disconnected as Congress is from the American [...]