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When liberals try to fix the American health care system, they focus on all the wrong things. ObamaCare took the approach of covering the many uninsured, and forced all Americans to purchase health insurance they may not want or need. But the problem in America isn’t lack of health insurance, it’s the skyrocketing costs of health care.
With Ron Paul’s Federal Reserve Transparency Act overwhelmingly passing the House last week, the fight moves on to the Senate. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has introduced an identical bill, S. 202, in the Senate. According to the Library of Congress’ THOMAS website, the legislation currently has 23 (edit: now 27) cosponsors.
Thanks to Barack Obama and Democrats the Canadian government is finalizing $15.1 billion oil deal with China.
(Update at bottom)FreedomWorks for America volunteers distributed yard signs endorsing Ted Cruz for Texas Senate on public property around Rangers Ballbark July 27. Many of the signs didn't stay up long, however, as Rangers employees took them down and destroyed them. They said they were ordered by Nolan Ryan to remove the signs.
Great news: Ron Paul's Audit the Fed bill passed the House! But this is where the hard work really begins. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has introduced a bill identical to H.R. 459 in the Senate. It's S. 202, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2011. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) vows not to put Audit the Fed to a vote in the Senate.
Dear Senator, We are deeply concerned that Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) is prepared to exceed the overall spending limit set out in the Budget Control Act of 2011 (BCA). In the absence of the Senate adopting a budget for fiscal year (FY) 2013, the BCA requires the Senate Budget Committee Chairman to establish spending limit in line with the March 2012 Congressional Budget Office (CBO) baseline.
Dear FreedomWorks member, As one of our million-plus members nationwide, I urge you to contact your representative and urge him or her to vote YES on H.R. 459, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2011. Introduced by Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), the bill would eliminate the current audit restrictions placed on the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and require a full and thorough audit of the Federal Reserve.
The movement to audit the Federal Reserve has come a long way over the past couple of years. According to Business Insider, there is a good chance that audit the Fed will be part of the official party platform in August:
Dear FreedomWorks member,
Barack Obama lectured supporters on economics and entrepreneurship last night in Roanoke, Virginia. He actually said this, "If you’ve got a business -- you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen."