Federal Student Loans Drag Young People Down

By: Julian Hassan

The architects of Sallie Mae and the financial crisis are trying to convince young people that there is such a thing as good debt: student loans.

Yet federal student loans are making young people more broke. They pull us down, not up. We graduate with few professional skills and are not productive enough to pay back the loans in a reasonable amount of time. And it is increasingly taking longer. (more…)

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The Campaign for Liberty Foundation was founded to provide financial assistance to the next generation of leaders in the Liberty Movement. We do this through two programs: The Ron Paul Scholarships and the M. Louise Tate Internship Grants.

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WATCH: Glenn Jacobs at LPAC 2014

Glenn Jacobs, also known as the WWE Superstar “Kane,” addressed the 2014 Liberty Political Action Conference on Thursday, September 18th, at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center on the topic of free market economics.

Watch as he lays the smackdown on Keynesian economics and the broken window fallacy. (more…)

IRS seizes property because taxpayers followed the law

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By: Norm Singleton

No, that is not a misprint. Sunday’s New York Times reports on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)’s practice of seizing people’s bank accounts because they obeyed federal money laundering laws. You see, the Bank Secrecy Act (with should be called the elimination of Banking Privacy Act), requires banks to file a “Suspicious Activity Report” whenever one of their customers makes a cash deposit over $10,000. (more…)

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Once-Peaceful Canada Turns Militaristic; Blowback Follows

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By: Ron Paul

In 1968 the government of Canada decided to openly admit Americans seeking to avoid being drafted into the US war on Vietnam. Before, would-be immigrants were technically required to prove that they had been discharged from US military service. This move made it easier for Americans to escape President Johnson’s war machine by heading north. (more…)

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WATCH: Justin Amash at LPAC 2014

Watch liberty champion, Congressman Justin Amash, address attendees at the 2014 Liberty Political Action Conference in September: (more…)

Be a True Austrian Whiz Kid

By: Julian Hassan

Here are some average Americans who became millionaires by planning for their retirement. Anyone can have a fulfilling life working behind the scenes while saving through thrift and a grasp of sound economics. Thrift is the virtue of being prudent and economical about money, which was a social asset in the era of the American founding, unlike the social disapproval that thrift-stores or a discount lifestyle often attract today. What do all these millionaires have in common? (more…)

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WATCH: Thomas Massie at LPAC

There is no stronger advocate for liberty in D.C. than Kentucky Congressman Thomas Massie. Check out his speech from LPAC 2014 here:

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Containing the Minimum Wage

By: Julian Hassan

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Kip Tindell, CEO of the Container Store, pays his employees $50,000 a year, that’s twice the national average. In a few months, he is expected to become chairman of the National Retail Federation, an industry group. In this position, he hopes to moderate industry views, so that more companies accept a higher minimum wage. However, what enables Tindell to pay his customers higher wages is his focus on growth and productivity in his particular company. These are the exact characteristics that a forced, blanket minimum wage discourages and works against.

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WATCH: Dr. Ron Paul’s Speech at LPAC 2014

Campaign for Liberty Chairman, Dr. Ron Paul, gave a great speech last month at LPAC 2014. You can view the entire thing here: (more…)