Congress


Congressman: “Hard To Believe” Mylan Only Makes $50 Profit On Each EpiPen

By Chris Morran Consumerist September 21, 2016   Congressman: “Hard To Believe” Mylan Only Makes $50 Profit On Each EpiPen     Drugmaker Mylan has come under fire in recent months over questions about the cost of the EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which has jumped in price by around 600% since 2009. In testimony before […]

The CEO, acknowledges that the wholesale acquisition cost of an EpiPen twin-pack is $608, but says Mylan only receives $274 of that after fees and rebates.

Lawmaker wants to force Congress to use VA health care

Lawmaker wants to force Congress to use VA health care

By Against Crony Capitalism September 15, 2016   Lawmaker wants to force Congress to use VA health care     This will never happen because Congress has GOOD healthcare. They excluded themselves from Obamacare. Do you think they would ever throw themselves into the Veterans Affairs system? Not – a – chance. But it’s good […]


Election 2016: Liberty Loses No Matter Who Wins

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute August 15, 2016   Election 2016: Liberty Loses No Matter Who Wins   For all the hand-wringing about the threat to liberty and constitutional government posed by the major party presidential candidates, there is little discussion of how this threat is due to the political class’s long history of […]

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Amid More Civilian Deaths, Lawmakers Push to End Saudi Arms Flow

Amid More Civilian Deaths, Lawmakers Push to End Saudi Arms Flow

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 15, 2016   Amid More Civilian Deaths, Lawmakers Push to End Saudi Arms Flow Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) are outspoken critics of the coalition     U.S. senators are attempting to block the State Department’s deal to sell Saudi Arabia nearly $1.5 billion in weapons, […]


Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

By Mises Institute August 14, 2016   Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means   Judge Napolitano, the great constitutional scholar and legal analyst for Fox News, recently gave a dynamite talk to our Mises U students on the real meaning of the 1st Amendment. While many protections in the Bill of Rights […]

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds

Audit Reveals The Pentagon Doesn’t Know Where $6.5 Trillion Dollars Has Gone

By Jay Syrmopoulos Free Thought Project August 8, 2016   Audit Reveals The Pentagon Doesn’t Know Where $6.5 Trillion Dollars Has Gone     A new Department of Defense Inspector General’s report, released last week, has left Americans stunned at the jaw-dropping lack of accountability and oversight. The glaring report revealed the Pentagon couldn’t account […]


President Signs Law That Overturns Vermont GMO Labeling Rules, Replaces Them With Barcodes

By Chris Morran Consumerist July 29, 2016   President Signs Law That Overturns Vermont GMO Labeling Rules, Replaces Them With Barcodes     Earlier this month, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fast-tracked a controversial piece of legislation aimed at overturning and preempting state laws for labeling foods made with genetically modified ingredients. The Senate passed […]

President Signs Law That Overturns Vermont GMO Labeling Rules, Replaces Them With Barcodes

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The Path to Fed-Exit

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 25, 2016   I recently proposed that the liberty movement capitalize on Brexit with “Fed-exit”: a campaign to “secede” from the Federal Reserve. Fed-exit could be accomplished with a few simple policy changes. Passing Audit the Fed is a good first step toward Fed-exit. Contrary to the Federal Reserve’s […]


National Emergency: Congress Attempts To Address Lead Poisoning

National Emergency: Congress Attempts To Address Lead Poisoning

By Derrick Broze Activist Post July 5, 2016     In response to recent studies which show dangerous levels of lead in public drinking water, over 60 members of Congress have signed a letter calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to lower the federal standard for lead in drinking water. Members of Congress want the […]


Money Going to Washington

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com June 15, 2016   Money Going to Washington     According to a New York Post article (May 22, 2016), in just two years, Hillary Clinton — former first lady, senator from New York and secretary of state — collected over $21 million in speaking fees. These fees were paid […]

Money Going to Washington

Government Can’t Help; It Can Only Hurt

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 31, 2016 Government Can’t Help; It Can Only Hurt   Three recent stories regarding three government agencies — the IRS, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) — show why we should oppose big government for practical, as well as philosophical, reasons. In […]

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The Feds at the Airport

The Feds at the Airport

By Ron Paul Mises.org May 22, 2016   The Feds at the Airport   [Editor’s Note: In the wake of numerous accounts of TSA’s inability to provide quick and efficient security screening at airports, it’s interesting to read what (then) Congressman Ron Paul had to say about creating a new federal agency. This article originally was published on […]


Did Paul Ryan just agree to a bailout of Puerto Rico?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism May 21, 2016   Did Paul Ryan just agree to a bailout of Puerto Rico?     As we’ve said before Puerto Rico is Detroit with palm trees. Its massive patronage system, its army of “public” employees and big government generally bankrupted the island. Now the Dems want the […]

Did Paul Ryan just agree to a bailout of Puerto Rico?