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 [...]

Ron Paul Supports Keeping Massie-Lofgren Amendment

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul released the following statement after reports that House Leadership plans to remove the popular Massie-Lofgren NDAA amendment that reformed NSA spying programs from the Omnibus [...]

Lame Ducks raise taxes on Duck Hunters

Last week, the Lame Duck Congress voice voted a $119 million tax hike on... duck hunters. The House did this by passing the "Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014" (H.R. 5069), which raised the "fee" hunters must pay to obtain a permit to hunt on [...]

Ron Paul statement on Phil Crane

Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's statement on the death of former Representative Phil Crane: I am saddened to learn of the passing of my friend and former colleague Phil Crane. Phil had a distinguished career, both in and out [...]

C4L To Harry Reid: Pass Audit the Fed Now

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Campaign for Liberty called on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to hold a vote on S.209, “Audit the Fed,” during Congress’ lame-duck session. “Audit the Fed is a tremendously popular bipartisan piece of [...]

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 [...]

Who Wants to be Defense Secretary?

It seems nobody wants to be Secretary of Defense in the Obama administration. The president’s first two Defense Secretaries, Robert Gates and Leon Panetta, both complained bitterly this month about their time in the administration. The [...]

Defeat of USA FREEDOM Act is a Victory for Freedom

It will not shock readers to hear that quite often legislation on Capitol Hill is not as advertised. When Congress wants to do something particularly objectionable, they tend give it a fine-sounding name. The PATRIOT Act is perhaps the best-known [...]

What The Mid-Term Elections Really Mean For Peace and Liberty

Did the election last week really mean that much? I took to my Twitter account on Tuesday to point out that the change in control of the Senate from Democrat to Republican actually means very little, despite efforts by politicians and the [...]

Fed Chair notices income inequality but pretends she is not responsible for it

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently caused a stir when she gave a speech bemoaning the rise of income inequality. Yellen called for government to address this problem through government policies designed to improve education [...]