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Rand And Ron Disagree On ISIS

Ron Paul is sticking to his Libertarian roots, while Rand Paul is veering away from his dad’s views on ISIS. Ron Paul, the former Republican congressman from Texas, tells U.S. News he would “definitely not” vote to give President Barack Obama authority to wage war against the jihadi militants. Fighting the group, he says, “will just [...]

Former Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul believes what the government knew about 9/11 before the tragedy is being kept secret in a classified part of the 9/11 commission report. When the host of Money and Markets, Charles Goyette, recently said that it is “shocking that the American people are prohibited from knowing the whole [...]

After former Iowa state senatorKent Sorenson pleaded guilty in federal court to crimes related to accepting payment from a presidential campaign during Iowa’s 2012 presidential caucus, Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager has resigned. Jesse Benton, the campaign manager for U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, denied complicity in the scandal and blamed “inaccurate press accounts and [...]

A former Iowa state senator has pleaded guilty in federal court to crimes related to accepting payment from a presidential campaign during Iowa’s 2012 presidential caucus campaign in which he switched his support from one candidate to another. Kent Sorenson concealed payments he received from then-U.S. Rep. Ron Paul’s presidential campaign and then obstructed the [...]

Ron Paul believes the United States government isn’t leveling with us on what happened with downed Malaysian Airline Flight 17, saying it “knows a lot more.” In an Aug. 7 post to the site Voices of Liberty, Paul suggests that the U.S. may be aware of evidence that Russia is not to blame for the plane [...]

The Libertarian Moment?

Sunday’s New York Times Magazine has a feature story on the libertarian movement, suggesting it’s more popular now than ever. (h/t Political Wire) Libertarians, who long have relished their role as acerbic sideline critics of American political theater, now find themselves and their movement thrust into the middle of it. For decades their ideas have [...]

And what better vehicle than an Ayn rand one? The three-time presidential candidate will make his acting debut in “Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?,” the third installment of the films based on Ayn Rand’s novel. “Atlas Shrugged is a fantastic book, but it’s much more than a story – it’s a philosophy,” Paul told [...]

God forbid a Republican wants to get the government out of the war business. The right-wing establishment just can’t handle that. As Mr. Paul opens new doors to younger voters and others who have turned away from Republicans, few issues have proved more persuasive for the libertarian-minded senator than his wariness of centralized authority and [...]

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), [...]

Ron Paul: So What?

Ron Paul asks what difference does it make to us that Crimea is now officially part of Russia. What’s the big deal? Opponents of the Crimea vote like to point to the illegality of the referendum. But self-determination is a centerpiece of international law. Article I of the United Nations Charter points out clearly that [...]

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