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“Those who know what’s best for us must rise and save us from ourselves.”- Neil PeartCass Sunstein recently took to the pages of the New Republic to offer a spirited defense of paternalistic government policies, asserting that our quite understandable objections to the state dictating how we should live are misguided, and that we should embrace the guiding hand of our benevolent masters as we would that of a stern but loving father.
National Equal Pay Day: President Obama's Great Distraction
President Barack Obama declared April 9 “National Equal Pay Day,” – a date chosen to supposedly mark how long into the new year women have to work to match the male median wage of the previous year. Obama has repeatedly lamented that women earn “up to 23% less on average” than men do; it’s a good talking point for a president who captured more than half of votes cast by women in 2012.
Tell Your Representatives to Support the Keystone XL Pipeline
Dear FreedomWorks member, As one of our millions of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to contact your Representative and urge him or her to support the Northern Route Approval Act, also known as H.R. 3. Introduced by Rep. Lee Terry (NE-2), this bill would allow for the completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline without any further delay or interference from the Obama administration and radical environmental special interests.
FreedomWorks Activists to Gather on Tax Day for “The New Fair Deal” Action Day at the US Capitol
WHAT: FreedomWorks activists will gather at the US capitol on Tax Day to launch The New Fair Deal, a bold legislative package that addresses four main concerns of grassroots activists across the country, including: ending corporate handouts, crafting a flatter tax code, passing real spending reform, and empowering individuals with the choice to opt out of government-run entitlement programs.
The FreedomCast - Episode 25 - Lady Margaret Thatcher; Her Legacy and Her Devotion to the Cause of Freedom
On today’s edition of The FreedomCast, Ted Bromund joins me to discuss the legacy of Lady Margaret Thatcher, her rise through her own party challenging the status quo and the battle between good and evil and the necessity to be involved in the fight.
Washington, DC- FreedomWorks President and CEO Matt Kibbe signed onto a coalition letter to the RNC this week, urging Chair Reince Priebus to reverse rules changes by the national party at last year’s convention in Tampa that shifted power from the state parties and the grassroots to the RNC.
Indirectly - Obama and The NYTimes admit Social Security is a Ponzi Fraud
Dear FreedomWorks member, As one of our millions of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to contact your Representative and urge him or her to support the Full Faith and Credit Act, H.R. 807. Introduced by Rep. Tom McClintock (CA-4), this bill would force the Treasury Department to prioritize necessary payments on the debt over all other government spending in the event that the debt ceiling is reached.