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Tag: senate
  • Many Lessons in 2010 Midterm Election

    As I was watching returns last night, I recalled a conversation I had with Jeff Frazee and another prominent beltway r3volutionary about three years ago.  The topic was the US House of Representatives and how to create a functional Constitutionalist base within that body.  We figured out that over 90% of the House votes (in …

  • Purdue Chapter Going Strong

      The Purdue University YAL chapter is persistently fighting for liberty on campus.  Their next event is one of their monthly “Freedom Forums,” this time about concealed carry on campus.  The image above is one they are distributing on campus and the area. Purdue’s YAL chapter also has other upcoming events, including a Indiana state …

  • Who Says Government Isn’t Bipartisan?

    At least the House is. And the Senate isn’t too “obstructionist” either. From the Boston Globe: House Votes to Extend PATRIOT Act With Few Changes The House voted, 315 to 97, to extend the Patriot Act, sending the bill to President Obama. Without the bill, the provisions would expire Sunday. The Senate approved the extension …

  • Peter Schiff’s Sacrifice

    It dawned on me while reading Lew Rockwell’s blog (well, randomly some period after reading it) that the reason that no one in government understands why we are in such a financial crisis, with the exception of Ron Paul, is because of the opportunity cost of being in Congress while understanding the intricacies of the …

  • READ YOUR CONTRACT BEFORE YOU SIGN IT!!!!

    Her 4th day on the job in Iraq Jamie Leigh Jones was drugged, assaulted, and gang raped by seven U.S. contractor. When she awoke with massive physical and emotional damage, instead of finding a company who would help her in her quest for justice, she was forced by armed guards into a storage container and …

  • What’s in the Senate Bill?

    We’ve written about H.R. 3200, the House version of Obamacare, a few times now. But that’s the House bill — what about the Senate bill? What new horror stories lie in that bill? I wish I could enlighten you, but I can’t — the Senate HELP committee won’t even let us read it. On July …

  • Rand Paul Officially Running for U.S. Senate

    Rand Paul, son of Congressman Ron Paul, has officially announced his intentions to seek the Kentucky Senate seat held by Jim Bunning. From the AP: A Kentucky ophthalmologist who has been eyeing a U.S. Senate campaign says he will run for the seat now held by Jim Bunning. Republican Rand Paul of Bowling Green ended …

  • Finally. Another Voice of Reason.

    Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina brings up the Federal Reserve in both a philosophical and practical legislative manner to a Senate hearing. If you haven’t already seen it, this video brings a refreshing new voice of reason to Washington D.C. with a slightly new perspective.

  • The answer isn’t government…

    …or more politics, regardless of who’s in the White House.  Brian Keeter discusses this very point on LewRockwell.com today, arguing that while Peter Schiff in the Senate would certainly be an improvement over the current selection, it might not be the best option for a man of his talents: Ludwig von Mises said, “Government is …

  • Senate Apoligizes for Slavery

    Today, the Senate approved a non-binding resolution apologizing to African-Americans for the wrongs of slavery throughout America’s history. A recent article from CNN.com reported: Some members of the African-American community have called on lawmakers to give cash payments or other financial benefits to descendants of slaves as compensation for the suffering caused by slavery. The …