In a free society the state does not administer the affairs of men. It administers justice among men who conduct their own affairs

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Quote of the Day: “In a free society the state does not administer the affairs of men. It administers justice among men who conduct their own affairs.” — Walter Lippmann (1889-1974) Source: “An Inquiry into the Principles of the Good Society,” 1937 We’ve previously updated both the “Read the Bills Act” and the “One Subject…

Help make better laws by insisting Bills only cover one subject at a time

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Quote of the Day: “True, it is evil that a single man should crush the herd, but see not there the worse form of slavery, which is when the herd crushes out the man.” — Antoine De Saintexupery (1900-1944) Source: Citadelle, 1948 We spent months revising and improving our three Downsize DC Agenda bills . .…

Senator Hatch is asking for your input on his priorities

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“I’m developing my list of top ten bills for the year and I want to get your input. What would your number 1, 2 and 3 bills be? My number one priority is the Balanced Budget Amendment.” — Senator Orrin Hatch Senator Hatch is asking his constituents via Facebook for our input on what our…

S.510 Passed Thanks to Congressional Trickery

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The so-called food safety bill passed. It took corrupt procedural tricks to do it. We told you last week that the Senate made a mistake when they passed their version of the Food Safety Bill (S.510). Under the Constitution only the House can introduce revenue measures. The Senate trampled on this prerogative, and the House leadership…

7 reasons to oppose S.510

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We told you on Monday that the Senate violated Constitutional procedures when they passed S.510, the dangerous “food safety” bill. To get around this, House Democrats plan to add the text of this bill into a “catch-all” budget bill. Please tell Congress to oppose ANY bill that includes food safety legislation. You may borrow from or copy…