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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 […]

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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 […]

National Emergency: Congress Attempts To Address Lead Poisoning

Money Going to Washington

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 […]


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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 […]


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 […]

The Feds at the Airport

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

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 […]


Defense Bill Coming This Week: A Boost for War and Tyranny

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 17, 2016 Defense Bill Coming This Week: A Boost for War and Tyranny   For many of us concerned with liberty, the letters “NDAA” have come to symbolize Washington’s ongoing effort to undermine the US Constitution in the pursuit of constant war overseas. It was the National Defense […]

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Did You Know? US Special Forces Fighting in Libya and Somalia

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute May 14, 2016   Did You Know? US Special Forces Fighting in Libya and Somalia     With the ongoing larger US wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, and elsewhere, it can easily become the “new normal” that US troops are also fighting in (relatively) small numbers in places […]

Did You Know? US Special Forces Fighting in Libya and Somalia

How Congress Mysteriously Became a ‘Small Business’ to Qualify for Obamacare Subsidies

How Congress Mysteriously Became a ‘Small Business’ to Qualify for Obamacare Subsidies

By Robert Moffit The Daily Signal May 11, 2016     It seems that federal officials have worked overtime to undermine public trust. Benghazi, the IRS abuses, the “fast and furious” gun-running fiasco, the solar power boondoggles, and the seemingly endless implementation problems of the Affordable Care Act—all these scandals have common themes: arrogant and […]


FDA Defies Congress, Slips Money to Hospitals, and Stiffs Consumers

By Against Crony Capitalism May 10, 2016   FDA Defies Congress, Slips Money to Hospitals, and Stiffs Consumers     It is important for Americans to understand that the FDA is in partnership with industry. The two giants work together. What may appear to be some consumer friendly “reform” almost always ends up benefiting some […]

FDA Defies Congress, Slips Money to Hospitals, and Stiffs Consumers

Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI 'Sprawling' Hacking Powers

Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI ‘Sprawling’ Hacking Powers

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams April 30, 2016   Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI ‘Sprawling’ Hacking Powers Absent action by Congress, the rule change will go into effect in December     The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday quietly approved a rule change that would allow a federal magistrate judge to issue […]


A Superior Vision

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com April 27, 2016   A Superior Vision   Last month, I celebrated the beginning of my 81st year of life. For nearly half that time, I have been writing a nationally syndicated column on many topics generating reader responses that go from supportive to quite ugly. So I thought a […]

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