Archive for the ‘Congress’ Category

Comments Off on Clear the Runway: The Fight Over ‘Uber for Planes’ Is Coming to Congress

REASON – Long before anyone was talking about the sharing economy, private pilots across the United States were already engaging in it. They used bulletin boards at general aviation airports to advertise planned trips to prospective passengers who might want to come along for the ride and share the costs of the flight. Pilots do […]

Comments Off on Trade Wars Lead to Shooting Wars and Depressions

FEE.ORG – The current President of the U.S. has imposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum effective March 23, 2018 and proposes tariffs on products imported from China. He has also proposed revoking U.S. participation in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) which has enabled a large expansion of trade between the U.S., Canada and […]

Comments Off on Date Set For Zuckerberg’s Appearance Before Congress

LIBERTY REVIEW – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee announced Wednesday morning that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is scheduled to testify before them April 11, at 10:00 a.m. There were several reports last week that said Zuckerberg agreed to testify, but the exact dates either varied or were absent altogether. Following a slate […]

Comments Off on Teacher Forces Students To Write To Congress For Gun Control

LIBERTY REVIEW – A Hampton Middle School teacher in Georgia told his students to write letters to Congress asking lawmakers to enact stricter gun control laws. “You are trying to persuade lawmakers to have stricter gun laws to help prevent another school shooting from taking place,” the assignment read according to Fox News. “For this assignment, you […]

Comments Off on Rand Paul Says Congress Only Votes When They Already Know The Outcome

  LIBERTY REVIEW – Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky claimed Tuesday on “Fox & Friends” that Congress will only call for votes if they already know the outcome in advance. Paul was discussing immigration reform and said Congressional leaders had promised him an “open debate,” but did everything they could to stifle his proposed […]