It’s official: U.S. National Debt Exceeds $20 TRILLION

Sep. 13, 2017 by

    — John McCardell —   While the country was focused on the devastating hurricanes late last week, another major storm was brewing with our economy but received little fanfare. For the first time in history, our national debt reached the $20 trillion mark after President Trump signed the legislation suspending the debt limit until December 8. In one fell swoop, the debt increased $317,645,000,000 (that’s over 317 billion for those not wanting to count

Rand Paul Classic: Cut Spending and Balance the Budget!

Sep. 1, 2017 by

— ALPAC Staff — “The fiscal crisis we face as a nation needs to be taken seriously.”  – Sen. Rand Paul As Congress gets set to take up the debt ceiling and work to fund the federal government, here’s a great video of Senator Rand Paul railing against government spending back in January: And here’s a clip from a couple days later of Senator Paul introducing his own balanced budget: America’s Liberty PAC is proud

Sen. Lamar Alexander: Votes against Obamacare Repeal, then Calls Hearing to Bailout Insurance Companies

Aug. 30, 2017 by

  — Matthew Burrow —   Before breaking for August recess, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) made quite a splash in the face of liberty lovers and conservatives across the country. First, Alexander broke prior promises to his constituents in Tennessee by voting against Senator Rand Paul’s amendment to repeal Obamacare. As America’s Liberty PAC (ALPAC) has publicized, Alexander was one of six Republicans who voted against the same repeal language they previously voted for in

Republican Train Off the Tracks?

Aug. 28, 2017 by

For years and years, the Republican party stood for something and was an outspoken critic of the direction of our country. From too many taxes to a bloated government to spending on frivolous matters and on and on. Much of the Republican battleplan was focused on the economy, but also touched on social issues and foreign policy. “No more taxes” was a rallying cry. “Our government is too big and out of control!” “Why is

The latest health care scheme fails to meet the mark

Aug. 18, 2017 by

Two different groups are floating around their proposals on health care reform. The first is the House Freedom Caucus.  They have started distributing a discharge petition to force a vote in the House on the 2015 ObamaCare repeal bill. That bill passed the House with 240 votes back in late 2015. The other proposal is coming from Senators Dean Heller (NV), Lindsey Graham (SC), and Bill Cassidy (LA). Their proposal quite simply doesn’t deserve consideration