Senate


Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend Lied to the Senate on Taxing Cash

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute September 24, 2018   Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend Lied to the Senate on Taxing Cash     The government shutdown wasn’t long enough to delay the nomination hearing for an economist who could be considered to be one of the “worst Fed nominees of all time.”While most of the headlines generated from Marvin […]

Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend Lied to the Senate on Taxing Cash

Trump and Corker Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes

Trump and Corker’s Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes

By Against Crony Capitalism October 24, 2017   Trump and Corker’s Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes     Corker just keeps whining. Corker is retiring largely because Trump won’t endorse the big government Republican for re-election. Without Trump’s OK Corker’s career ended. Now Corker’s pulling the “I’m a statesman” bit. He’s hurt and he […]


New Senate Intelligence Authorization Bill Includes Language Threatening WikiLeaks

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute August 23, 2017   New Senate Intelligence Authorization Bill Includes Language Threatening WikiLeaks     The Senate Intelligence Authorization Act (SB 1761), introduced Friday by Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) and already approved by the committee, concludes with a one sentence section — Section 623 — that appears to threaten […]

New Senate Intelligence Authorization Bill Includes Language Threatening WikiLeaks

Showdown: Senate 'Block Saudi Weapons Sale' Vote Tomorrow

Showdown: Senate ‘Block Saudi Weapons Sale’ Vote Today

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute June 13, 2017   Showdown: Senate ‘Block Saudi Weapons Sale’ Vote Today     The Senate is expected to vote as early as tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon on a measure to disapprove of President Trump’s announced deal to transfer half a billion dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia. The […]


Paul Ryan fails again? Democrats celebrate expansion of spending/cronyism in budget deal

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism May 2, 2017   Paul Ryan fails again? Democrats celebrate expansion of spending/cronyism in budget deal     Of course they don’t use the word “cronyism” or the term “crony capitalism.” But that’s what the $5 billion in additional spending is all about – cronyism. Included in the deal […]

Paul Ryan fails again? Democrats celebrate expansion of spending/cronyism in budget deal

Thanks for Nothing, John McCain

Is McCain Hijacking Trump’s Foreign Policy?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com March 18, 2017   Is McCain Hijacking Trump’s Foreign Policy?     “The senator from Kentucky,” said John McCain, speaking to his colleague Rand Paul, “is working for Vladimir Putin … and I do not say that lightly.” What did Sen. Paul do to deserve being called a hireling of […]


Senators Demand State Department Probe Into Soros Organizations

By Against Crony Capitalism March 18, 2017   Senators Demand State Department Probe Into Soros Organizations     (From Zerohedge)   “Unfortunately, we have received a credible report that, over the past few years, the U.S. Mission there has actively intervened in the party politics of Macedonia, as well as in the shaping of its […]

Senators Demand State Department Probe Into Soros Organizations

Dr. Rand Paul Introduces Tulsi Gabbard’s “Stop Arming Terrorists Act” in Senate

Dr. Rand Paul Introduces Tulsi Gabbard’s “Stop Arming Terrorists Act” in Senate

By Activist Post March 11, 2017   Dr. Rand Paul Introduces Tulsi Gabbard’s “Stop Arming Terrorists Act” in Senate     This week, U.S. Senator Rand Paul introduced the Stop Arming Terrorists Act (S. 532) to prevent American taxpayers’ money from being used to directly or indirectly support armed militants who are allied with or […]


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

Oops! CIA ‘Accidentally’ Destroyed Its Only Copy of Senate Torture Report

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute May 16, 2016   Oops! CIA ‘Accidentally’ Destroyed Its Only Copy of Senate Torture Report     The CIA was once so interested in the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture that it secretly spied on the US Senate to see what they were coming up with. These days…well, not […]

Oops! CIA 'Accidentally' Destroyed Its Only Copy of Senate Torture Report

Lawrence Wilkerson: Sen. Richard Burr is ’Ultimate Protector’ of CIA Torture Criminals

Lawrence Wilkerson: Sen. Richard Burr is ’Ultimate Protector’ of CIA Torture Criminals

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute March 4, 2016   Lawrence Wilkerson: Sen. Richard Burr is ’Ultimate Protector’ of CIA Torture Criminals     Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) is “the ultimate protector” of United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) torture criminals, writes College of William & Marry Professor Lawrence Wilkerson in a […]