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Classic Ron Paul on Taxes

Since this week is tax week it seems appropriate to look back at Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's column asking if the GOP’s tax reform would increase liberty. I think the answer is the tax plan marginally increases liberty by lowering taxes across the board....

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This Week in Congress

The Senate will consider S. 140, which exempts Native American businesses from the National Labor Relations Act. This frees these business from complying with federal mandates and recognizes the sovereignty of tribal governments. The Senate will also consider S.H....

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Trump’s Disastrous Syria Attack

Over the weekend, President Trump celebrated firing more than 100 missiles into Syria by Tweeting, “Mission Accomplished!” They say if you cannot learn from history you are condemned to repeat it. So I guess we are repeating it. We all remember that “Mission...

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Knife Control?

For years, second amendment activists have pointed out that the same “logic” supporting gun control also applies to knives so why is no one calling for knife control? Of  course this was new rhetoric flourish to make a point. No one would seriously consider taking our...

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Ron Paul: Why Are We Staying in Syria?

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently penned an op-ed for USA Today asking that question. You can read Dr Paul’s op-ed here and below: I was disappointed to hear President Trump so quickly reverse his position on removing U.S. troops from Syria. “We’re going...

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This Week in Congress

Congress returns from its two week spring “district work period.” The Senate will be voting on nominations. The major event of the week takes place in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee which will hold a hearing and vote on CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s nomination...

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Progressives Should Defend Gun Rights

Last week’s shooting at YouTube’s California headquarters is certain to add momentum to the push for more gun control. Even before the shooting, YouTube was working to undermine gun rights by banning videos promoting firearms, including videos teaching safe gun usage....

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Death by Regulation

Longtime Libertarian writer and activist Dr Mary Ruwart has a must -read book: Death by Regulation. This book draws on her years as a medical researcher for Upjohn pharmaceuticals, her knowledge of libertarian philosophy, and her passion for Liberty to explain how the...

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Open Skies and Dogs

The recent story about a dog being flown to multiple cities is but the latest example of why so many people dread flying— and it’s not just TSA. It’s the high prices, being overcharged for things—like checking in luggage, to a sandwich on the plane. Flying today is a...

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Liberty at the Movies: Risen

Since this is Good Friday I am going to reprint my review of Risen from last year. You can help Campaign for Liberty by downloading the movie here. Looking for a good Easter movie with a libertarian theme? Try Risen, a 2016 release that details the resurrection story...

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Too Much Omnibus (Part Two)

As is to be excepted, the 2,220 page Omnibus spending bill that was drafted in secret and then rushed through has many outrageous spending provisions and riders. This blog will list some of the most outrageous, as well as some of the few good parts. But first I want...

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Too Much Omnibus (Apologies to The Who)

The Omnibus spending bill that Congress passed last week was over 2,00 pages. It was introduced Wednesday night, passed the House Thursday afternoon, and passed the Senate at around one o'clock Friday morning. So how many Senators and Representatives actually read the...

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KS Leg Can't Be Trusted With Article V

Thanks to you and other concerned Kansans like you, the bill calling for a disastrous Article V Convention was defeated this legislative session, but we can’t let down our guard. You see, many of the legislators who voted for an Article V convention --12 in the Kansas...

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How the Nazis Used Gun Control

How the Nazis Used Gun Control

Last night the Senate passed the Omnibus spending bill which includes two gun control measures one "fixing" the dangerous and unconstitutional National Instant Check Background System (NCIS) which will lead to many Americans losing their second amendment rights...

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