Matt Kibbe is president and CEO of FreedomWorks, and author of the current #1 bestseller Give Us Liberty. He has been with the organization (previously known as Citizens for a Sound Economy) for over 12 years. An economist by training, Matt Kibbe is a well-respected national public policy expert. Before joining FreedomWorks, Mr. Kibbe


    Repeal is Real

    As its first major act, the new Republican majority in the House of Representatives voted today on a bill promising the complete repeal of Obamacare. The bill passed with a unanimous Republican vote along with the support of 3 House Democrats, proving that the demand to repeal Obamacare is a real, bipartisan fight that will lead to a serious debate in the Senate. While many | Read More »

    Overreaching Food “Safety” Modernization Act Would Destroy Family Farmers

    Yesterday, the Senate voted to take up consideration of S.510, the so-called Food Safety Modernization Act, which would grant the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) more control over our diets. The supposed intention behind the legislation is to protect consumers from food-borne illnesses. But will it really? If passed, the misnamed Food Safety and Modernization Act would authorize the FDA to tell farmers how to grow | Read More »

    Handing out pink slips: The power of spontaneous order

    From the Diaries In Sunday’s Washington Post the Tea Party movement is described as ” a disparate band of vaguely connected gatherings that do surprisingly little to engage in the political process,” with the implication that the structure is an inherent flaw in the movement. What this comes down to is disparity in the world view. The entire liberal model, whether in economics or politics, | Read More »

    The Tea Party: A Threat To Business as Usual

    A new POLITICO poll reveals once again the fundamental disconnect between the ruling establishment and those that pay their salaries. 77% of D.C. elites don’t believe that tea party candidates will be able bring change to Washington. It’s a predictable opinion considering they have a vested interest in the continued growth of the federal government. To bureaucrats, lobbyists and government contractors, we represent last call | Read More »

    Arianna Huffington: Astroturfer

    In what Freud would call projection, the Left continues to accuse the Tea Party of using tactics that they are using. The accusations flew when around one million people attended last year’s 9/12 Taxpayer March on Washington. How could that many people be that upset? Why would they come out en masse against the President that was to be America’s Savior? Surely they must have | Read More »