America is no stranger to catastrophe. Together, we have persisted through the Civil War, the Spanish flu, the Great Depression, two world wars, the Sept. 11 attacks, and the 2008 financial crisis, to name a few.
Last week, 115 FreedomWorks activists from across the country took time out of their busy lives to travel to Washington and let their voices be heard on the issue of President Trump’s impeachment. In his Jan. 9 Impeachment Diary column, “The Republican clown car runs out of gas” [Thursday Opinion], Dana Milbank was quick to get personal and dismissive.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- More than 100 FreedomWorks activists from across the country arrived in Washington, D.C. today to demand that Speaker Pelosi release the articles of impeachment and that the Senate acquit President Trump. Adam Brandon, FreedomWorks President, commented:
Employees in the D.C. area experienced an even worse-than-normal commute on Monday. No, the Metro wasn’t on fire again: Climate change protesters brought traffic to a virtual standstill in busy intersections around the city by physically blocking roads. Apparently they think you stop climate change by making cars sit idle in traffic for hours.
Americans are suffering under the enormous tax burden placed upon them by the various government entities they live under, but help from Washington seems unreachable. Luckily for citizens of one state, tax reform could be coming swiftly, and from a surprising place.
On January 12, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act (S. 2232) is scheduled for a vote in the Senate. Authorizing review by the Governmental Accountability Office of our nation’s monetary policy, the bill was introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). But the bill’s final vote is arguably due to the legacy of the Senator’s father, former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.), who championed the causes of sound money and central bank transparency over his 12-term career in Congress. Dr. Paul is the subject of this week’s Profiles in Liberty.