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Rand Paul: Carter Better Than Reagan On Spending

Thou Shalt Not Criticize St. Ronnie is not something that can be violated, it seems. In a variety of campaign appearances that were captured on video, Paul repeatedly compared Reagan unfavorably to Carter on one of Paul’s top policy priorities: government spending. When Paul was a surrogate speaker for his father, then-Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), […]

April 23, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Bob Dole: Rubio, Cruz, Paul Not Ready

Former Senate Leader Bob Dole, at 90, has let his filter go. And he’s got an unfiltered message for a slate of the GOPers contemplating presidential bids: You’re not ready. The former Senate Majority Leader and 1996 Republican nominee for president tells The Wichita Eagle at least three of the potential Republican candidates in the […]

April 21, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Rand Paul: Jeb Was Inarticulate Calling Illegal Immigration An ‘Act Of Love’

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, who could well find himself debating Jeb Bush in a 2016 presidential primary, went after the former Florida governor’s statement that illegal immigration is often an “act of love.” “I think he might have been more artful, maybe, in the way he presented this,” said Paul. “But I don’t want to […]

April 13, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Liz Cheney Attacks Rand Paul

Keeping warmongering in the family, Liz Cheney says Kentucky Senator Rand Paul gets his “foreign policy talking points from Rachel Maddow. In an interview from 2009 which recently resurfaced, prior to launching his 2010 U.S. Senate campaign, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) tore into former Vice President Dick Cheney and the Bush administration’s approach to foreign […]

April 7, 2014 / More... ( comments)

David Corn of Mother Jones found what Rand Paul said in 2009. In the video, shot at Western Kentucky University, Paul argues that Cheney thought the invasion was a bad idea in the first Bush administration but changed his tune after working for Halliburton. “He’s being interviewed (in 1995), I think, by the American Enterprise […]

April 7, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Satire: ‘Goy Vey!’ GOP Shmendricks Shlep To Sheldon

It was schmaltzy shmooze fest on the Sabat as four of the most mainstream (meaning, “no chance!”) Republican presidential hopefuls for 2016 made with the old song and dance like Catskills Comedians for the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas Saturday. Although the official reason for shlepping to Sin City was to speak to the […]

March 30, 2014 / More... ( comments)

New Poll Ties Two Top GOP Presidential Contenders

Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul are tied for the top position in a WPA Opinion Research poll. …its findings Saturday, [show] Paul and Huckabee topping the field at 13 percent apiece. Following them was former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) with 11 percent, along with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) and Sen. Ted Cruz […]

March 29, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Did you miss Senator Rand Paul speak at UC Berkeley? He played up the threats to our personal privacy because of the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and didn’t mention any of his more unpopular positions, like being anti-choice on abortion.  His privacy concerns do not include women’s reproductive […]

March 21, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Rand Paul Tops List

Rand Paul Tops List

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul tops the list of Republican candidates for 2016. According to a new CNN/ORC International survey, 16% of Republicans and independents who lean toward the GOP say they would be likely to support the senator from Kentucky for the 2016 nomination. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee, […]

March 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Establishment Republicans Desperate To Find Viable Contender

Top Republicans are desperately trying to find a replacement for Chris Christie, who was the leading choice of Wall Street and the moneyed right to take the GOP presidential nomination in 2016. Christie was the early favorite. More than half a dozen billionaire investors, including hedge-fund managers Paul Singer and Daniel Loeb, had rallied around […]

March 13, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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