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Tag: DownsizeDC.org
  • Hands off the internet!

    Downsize DC, one of YAL’s partner organizations, launched a new campaign today called “Hands off the internet” to help people tell their representatives that the last thing they should be doing is regulating the web. Using their “Educate the Powerful System,” you can quickly and easily send a message to your Representative and both Senators …

  • 73 Senators Violate Their Oath to the Constitution

    Although Congressmen violating their oath to the Constitution isn’t exactly news, their most recent efforts to do so should be noted. The Food Safety Bill, S.510, includes new taxes. According the Constitution, all tax bills must originate in the House. Thus, the 73 Senators that voted for the bill violated their oath.  Follow this link …

  • Free Competition in Currency Act

    Ron Paul recently introduced the Free Competition in Currency Act which has three parts as follows. Courtesy of DownsizeDC.org: The Honest Money portion would repeal the legal tender law, which gives the Federal Reserve a monopoly over the money supply. The Competitive Currency section would repeal the words of Title 18 Section 489 of the …

  • The Enumerated Powers Act

    The Enumerated Powers Act would require that all bills introduced into Congress must state their constitutional authority. This bill has been around since 1997, however, the bill has been reintroduced by John Shadegg and now has 56 co-sponors in the House and 22 in the Senate. Read the entire bill here. This bill is gaining …

  • DownsizeDC.org sits down with Rand Paul

    DownsizeDC.org meets with Dr. Rand Paul to talk about the Read the Bills Act, the One Subject at a Time Act, and the Write the Laws Act.