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Liberty at the Movies: Detroit

Another great movie to watch in Black History Month is Detroit, which focuses on the Aliers Hotel incident that took place during the riots of 1967. The riots started after Detroit police raided an unlicensed, after hours club on the office of a local civil rights...

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This Week in Congress

The Senate will be considering immigration reform. Senate Majority Leader McConnell filed cloture on the Immigration bill last Friday immediately after passage of the budget. McConnell is using a House-passed bill (H.R. 2579) as a shell and members will offer...

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E-Verify Threatens Us All

In addition to funding for a border wall and other border security measures, immigration hardliners are sure to push to include mandatory E-Verify in any immigration legislation considered by Congress. E-Verify is a (currently) voluntary program where businesses check...

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Congress Update: Worst Deal Ever?

The Senate has reached a bipartisan budget deal and like most things bipartisan it is bad. In fact it may be the worst deal ever. Here are the details: Lifts the budget caps and increases “defense” spending by $80 billion in Fiscal Year 2018 and $85 billion in Fiscal...

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Spending Bill Update

The Senate failed to get cloture on the spending bill and now leadership is trying to get an agreement on moving forward. There is still time to call your Senators and Representatives  and tell them to oppose the big spending bill. The Democrats opposed the bill...

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This Week in Congress Update

Yesterday the House passed a bill combining the approximately $658.2 defense appropriations bill with a continuing resolution keeping the government open till March 23. The bill now heads to the Senate where it should be voted on Wednesday or Thursday. However, the...

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Liberty at the Movies: Marshall

Looking for a good movie to commemorate African-American history month? Try Marshall. Marshall is a story from the life of Thurgood Marshall, before he became a national figure as the lead attorney in Brown v Board of Education and the first African-American Supreme...

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Ron Paul on State of the Union

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul issued the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s State of the Union address: “President Trump began his speech by celebrating the benefits of lower taxes. Sadly this was the only pro-liberty part of the speech. The...

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Reflections on Bettina Bien Greaves

I wanted to follow up on Dr. Paul’s comments with my own memories of Bettina Bien Greaves. I met Mrs. Greaves in 1988 at the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) seminar. Mrs. Greaves gave one of the opening lectures and I was fascinated by her overview of the...

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