Congress


Let’s Limit Spending

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com February 7, 2018   Let’s Limit Spending     Some people have called for a balanced budget amendment to our Constitution as a means of reining in a big-spending Congress. That’s a misguided vision, for the simple reason that in any real economic sense, as opposed to an accounting sense, the […]

Let's Limit Spending

Andrew Napolitano: Wrong to Keep Mass Surveillance Memo Secret

Andrew Napolitano: Wrong to Keep Mass Surveillance Memo Secret

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute January 25, 2018   Andrew Napolitano: Wrong to Keep Mass Surveillance Memo Secret     What is the deal with a memorandum by Republican employees at the Intelligence Committee of the United States House of Representatives that allegedly demonstrates very disturbing use of surveillance power through the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance […]


Is FBI Lying About ‘Russiagate’?

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute January 23, 2018   Is FBI Lying About ‘Russiagate’?   Are we supposed to believe that a critical five months of text messages between two plotting (and illicitly connected) anti-Trump FBI agents have disappeared due to technical errors? Much more likely — and more commonly, as Jim Bovard points out […]

Is FBI Lying About 'Russiagate'?

Do You Live in One of These States That People are Fleeing?

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell January 22, 2018   Do You Live in One of These States That People are Fleeing?     Dropping Population Means Less Representation in Congress   The census bureau came out with estimates on which states will gain or lose congressional seats after the 2020 census. Congressional seats are apportioned by population. […]

Do You Live in One of These States That People are Fleeing?

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Earmarks Are Not the Problem

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 17, 2018   Earmarks Are Not the Problem   Last week President Trump urged Congress to reassert its constitutional authority to direct how federal agencies spend taxpayer dollars. Ironically, many constitutional conservatives and libertarians disagree with the president. The reason is, President Trump wants Congress to reassert its authority […]


THREE CHEERS FOR THE GOP TAX PLAN

Mises: THREE CHEERS FOR THE GOP TAX PLAN

By Against Crony Capitalism December 21, 2017     It isn’t perfect, but it is a move in the right direction. This is pretty much without doubt. Again, this bill likely represents a turn in the cruise liner of state toward fairer (in all senses of the word) seas. (From Mises)   Last night the Senate […]


This Chart Breaks Down Year-By-Year Congressional Settlements. It’s Stunning.

By Against Crony Capitalism November 20, 2017   This Chart Breaks Down Year-By-Year Congressional Settlements. It’s Stunning.   And remember not only are the claims happening, but it is you and me, the federal taxpayer, who pays for these settlements, not the offenders in Congress. Not ALL of these are sexual harassment settlements it must be […]

This Chart Breaks Down Year-By-Year Congressional Settlements. It’s Stunning.

Reps. Duncan, Massie, and Jones Challenge the US Government’s War in Afghanistan

Reps. Duncan, Massie, and Jones Challenge the US Government’s War in Afghanistan

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute November 18, 2017   Reps. Duncan, Massie, and Jones Challenge the US Government’s War in Afghanistan     Three members of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity’s Advisory Board are member of the United States Congress — Reps. John Duncan, Thomas Massie, and Walter Jones. It was a […]


Education Scholarship Tax Credits Help Children and Advance Liberty

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 14, 2017   Education Scholarship Tax Credits Help Children and Advance Liberty     Shutting down the Department of Education and returning control of the education dollar to the American people is the key to improving education. The best way to put the people in charge of education is […]

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Rand Paul challenges Rex Tillerson and James Mattis to end “open-ended war”

Rand Paul challenges Rex Tillerson and James Mattis to end “open-ended war”

By Against Crony Capitalism October 31, 2017   Rand Paul challenges Rex Tillerson and James Mattis to end “open-ended war”     Some people in Washington DC are way too ready to go to war. Anywhere, anytime, right? To make the world “safe for democracy” right? Or to fight terrorism – that’s why we need to […]