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TSA’s Thanksgiving Turkey

Just in time for the busiest travel week of the year, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced plans for more “comprehensive patdowns” which according to the Denver airport will invoke “more intimate contact” with [...]

Adelson’s AstroTurf Lobbyists Working to Restrict Your Freedom

Mathew Boyer of the Washington Examiner explores Sheldon Adelson’s efforts to ban online gaming, with an emphasis on the recent legalization of online gaming in Pennsylvania: Internet gambling regulations are one of the many issue areas [...]

This Week in Congress Tax Reform Update

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and Representative Mark Walker (NC-06), Chairman of the Republican Study Committee, are planning to introduce amendments to the tax bill replacing Obamacare’s individual mandate. The House is voting on the tax bill [...]

Will Senate Stay Strong Against Taxing Carried Interest?

Andrew Quinlan, writing in Town Hall, explains why taxing “carried interest” will harm the economy: Historically, capital investment has been taxed at a lower rate than wage income. There is good reason for this. Savings and investment [...]

Classic Ron Paul: Education Scholarship Tax Credits Pro-liberty Education Reform

Campaign for Liberty is supporting efforts to add education scholarship tax credits to the Senate tax reform bill. As the name suggests, these credits go to people who make donations to organizations that give K-12 scholarships to children whose [...]

Unhappy Anniversary

November 7, 2017 marked the 100 year anniversary of one of the most tragic events in human history: the Russian Revolution that brought the totalitarian Bolsheviks (communists), led by Vladimir Lenin, to power, creating the Union of Soviet [...]

House Financial Services Committee Rearranges Deck Chairs

Yesterday the House Committee on Financial Services marked-up three bills dealing with the Federal Reserve. Not only are none of them adequate substitutes for Audit the Fed, but they are the monetary policy equivalent of rearranging deck chairs [...]

This Week in Congress

The House is in session Monday through Thursday. The big event this week is the vote on tax reform which is expected to happen on Thursday. The tax reform bill is generally good, but it still retains Chained CPI, which will eliminate many of he [...]

Liberty at the Movies: Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island, the latest cinematic incarnation of the legendary big ape King Kong, is not just a thrilling monster movie, but an anthology of the follies of military intervention. Set in the early seventies, the movie takes place in the [...]

This Week in Congress Update: Markups on 702 and Online Speech

Today the House Judiciary Committee is marking up the U.S. Liberty Act, the phony 702 “reform” bill. During the mark-up, Texas Representative Ted Poe and California Representative Zoe Lofgren plan to shut the “backside loophole.” This is [...]