Carrying On the Legacy of Ron Paul

The application period for the 2015 Ron Paul Scholarships is in full swing. Applications are available here, and the deadline to apply is March 23rd.

These scholarships are awarded once a year to at least 3 undergraduate liberty-minded students who meet the selected criteria. Our goal is to help offset the rising cost of a college education so that you can focus on your real dream, fighting for liberty.

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, we were able to award a fourth scholarship 2014. Check out the 2014 award winners:  (more…)

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‘Two Percent Inflation’ and The Fed’s Current Mandate

By: Ron Paul

Over the last 100 years the Fed has had many mandates and policy changes in its pursuit of becoming the chief central economic planner for the United States. Not only has it pursued this utopian dream of planning the US economy and financing every boondoggle conceivable in the welfare/warfare state, it has become the manipulator of the premier world reserve currency.

As Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke explained to me, the once profoundly successful world currency – gold – was no longer money. (more…)

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Breaking News: Student Loan Debt is Depressing

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As student loan debt in the United States continues to spiral out of control, a recent study examined the health effects that this type of debt can have on individuals. And I bet you can already tell me what they found. (more…)

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Calling All Unpaid Interns… Get PAID!

For any liberty-minded young person looking to get involved in the political process, landing an internship in our nation’s capital can be the difference between continuing to chase that dream and choosing a new career path.

But landing the internship is only the first step towards a successful semester in Washington D.C. (more…)

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Education is Too Important Not to Leave to the Marketplace

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By: Ron Paul

This week, events around the country will highlight the importance of parental control of education as part of National School Choice Week. This year’s events should attract more attention than prior years because of the growing rebellion against centralized education sparked by the federal Common Core curriculum. (more…)

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Do you have what it takes to be a Ron Paul Scholar?

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I constantly hear Dr. Paul speak about the passion and enthusiasm that young people bring to the liberty movement. At the Campaign for Liberty Foundation our hope is to help these inspirational young men and women get the affordable education they need to carry on that passion and enthusiasm for generations to come. (more…)

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Student Loan Forgiveness Plans Cost Taxpayers Billions

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Recently, President Obama has been touting his various student loan repayment plans, which provide repayment relief to recent graduates who are saddled with mountains of debt.

For those who qualify, these plans cap student loan payments at 10% of their monthly income, and provide forgiveness after at least 10 years of timely payments.

But what does “forgiveness” really mean? Does the debt just disappear? (more…)

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SOTU Preview: The President’s Tax Plan Will Make the Poor Poorer

By: Ron Paul

In tonight’s State of the Union message, the President will tell the American people that the rich should be taxed more to help the middle class. To do this, President Obama will raise inheritance and capital gains taxes. But in a free market, this is where investment money comes from. His tax plan will destroy capital – the life-blood of a free market. By reducing capital savings, the President’s move will place additional pressure on the Fed to create “capital” out of thin air. (more…)

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Internship Grant Applications Now Available for Summer 2015!

The application period for the Summer 2015 M. Louise Tate Internship Grants is now officially open. Don’t miss out on our chance to get paid for your unpaid internship!

These grants are designed as a one-time $1,000 “stipend” to help offset the cost of living in the Washington D.C. area during your internship. To qualify you must be working for a liberty-friendly congressman or organization in the D.C.-area, although we will consider applicants from outside of our nation’s capital as well. (more…)

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If the Fed Has Nothing to Hide, It Has Nothing to Fear

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By: Ron Paul

Since the creation of the Federal Reserve in 1913, the dollar has lost over 97 percent of its purchasing power, the US economy has been subjected to a series of painful Federal Reserve-created recessions and depressions, and government has grown to dangerous levels thanks to the Fed’s policy of monetizing the debt. Yet the Federal Reserve still operates under a congressionally-created shroud of secrecy. (more…)

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