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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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Clinton and Sanders Back Saudi-9/11 Bill, But Who Has Read ‘Missing 28 Pages’? 2

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams April 19, 2016   Clinton and Sanders Back Saudi-9/11 Bill, But Who Has Read ‘Missing 28 Pages’? In supporting Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, both Democratic candidates are breaking with President Barack Obama     Ahead of the New York presidential primary, both Democratic candidates are breaking with the Obama […]

Clinton and Sanders Back Saudi-9/11 Bill, But Who Has Read 'Missing 28 Pages'?

Comcast, AT&T Lobbyists Help Kill Community Broadband Expansion In Tennessee

Comcast, AT&T Lobbyists Help Kill Community Broadband Expansion In Tennessee

By Chris Morran Consumerist March 16, 2016   Comcast, AT&T Lobbyists Help Kill Community Broadband Expansion In Tennessee     When cable and telecom companies go through the effort of writing anti-consumer legislation for states, they can later be counted on to lobby to keep those laws in place when challenged. Case in point: Lobbyists […]


Daylight Saving Time: A Government Annoyance

By James Alexander Webb Mises.org March 11, 2016   Daylight Saving Time: A Government Annoyance   On March 13 Americans will, in their tolerant nature, acquiesce once again to a government initiated (and hardly popular) loss of one hour, and the setting of clocks out of sync with our planet’s celestial rhythm. After an earlier (unpopular) […]

Daylight Saving Time: A Government Annoyance

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Senate Passes Bill Making Internet Tax Ban Permanent

By Chris Morran Consumerist February 11, 2016   Senate Passes Bill Making Internet Tax Ban Permanent     Nearly two decades ago, Congress passed the first Internet Tax Freedom Act, establishing that — with a handful of grandfathered exceptions — local, state, and federal governments couldn’t impose taxes on Internet access. Problem is, that law […]


Congress is Writing the President a Blank Check for War

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 25, 2016     Congress is Writing the President a Blank Check for War   While the Washington snowstorm dominated news coverage this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was operating behind the scenes to rush through the Senate what may be the most massive transfer of power […]

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Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Curtail Surprise Medical Bills

By Ashlee Kieler Consumerist October 21, 2015   Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Curtail Surprise Medical Bills   frankieleon   There are good surprise and there are bad surprise. Falling into the latter category are unexpected medical bills, which affect nearly 30% of privately insured Americans. This week, lawmakers took steps to shield consumers from these […]

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Who Exactly Is Government Helping?

By Doug Bandow Foundation for Economic Education October 12, 2015   Who Exactly Is Government Helping? The State Is a Quagmire at Every Level     Almost everyone believes that government is an essential institution, necessary to protect us from those threats we cannot counter on our own. But even if we accept that justification, it […]


Politics Is Not the Path to Pro-Life Victory

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute August 3, 2015     Politics Is Not the Path to Pro-Life Victory   During my time in Congress, I regularly introduced legislation forbidding organizations that perform abortions from receiving federal funding. The US Government should not force taxpayers to subsidize an activity they believe is murder. Thus, while […]

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