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  • Michigan Miscellany (Rand Paul Polling First In Michigan)

    04/09/2014 1:17:09 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 30 replies
    Public Policy Polling ^ | 04-09-2014 | Tom Jensen
    It looks like Michigan will remain solidly in the blue column if Hillary Clinton runs for President in 2016. She leads her potential Republican opponents in the state by anywhere from 9 to 12 points: it's 46/37 over Chris Christie, 48/39 over Rand Paul, 49/38 over Jeb Bush, and 50/38 over Mike Huckabee. Republicans are split a lot of different ways when it comes to who they'd like as their nominee in 2016. 16% want Rand Paul, 15% each support Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee, 11% are for Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush is at 9%, Paul Ryan and Scott Walker...
  • 2009 Rand Paul Speech: Cheney Manipulated US Into Iraq War for Profit

    04/08/2014 9:46:10 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    NewsMax ^ | April 7, 2014 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Sen. Rand Paul claimed in 2009 that former Vice President Dick Cheney exploited the 9/11 attacks in order to lead the United States into war in Iraq to benefit military contractor Halliburton, where Cheney had been CEO before heading to Washington, a video unveiled by blog Mother Jones' writer David Corn shows. In the video unearthed of a speech given at Western Kentucky University, Paul argues that Cheney opposed the first Bush administration's plans but changed his mind over Halliburton, Corn reports. "He's being interviewed (in 1995), I think, by the American Enterprise Institute, and he says it would be...
  • Why the GOP needs Rand Paul: Don't freeze him out because of unconventional foreign policy views

    04/03/2014 9:09:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    New York daily News ^ | 04/03/2014 | S.E. Cupp
    After a horde of Republican Presidential contenders from Gov. Chris Christie to Sen. Ted Cruz descended on Las Vegas to speak in front of the Republican Jewish Coalition — and kiss the ring of PAC billionaire benefactor Sheldon Adelson — one contender’s absence was noted. Sen. Rand Paul was nowhere to be found. His positions on Israel, foreign aid, drone warfare and intervention make him unpalatable to this particular crowd. GOP donors there were vocal in their opposition to Paul’s candidacy. According to Time magazine’s Zeke Miller, “Five donors huddled with a reporter pledged to reach into their deep pockets...
  • The GOP Battle: Paul vs. Cruz

    04/02/2014 6:50:30 PM PDT · by PingPongChampion · 90 replies
    Poletical ^ | April 1st, 2014 | T. Carter
    There is a fierce battle brewing between three sects of a divided Republican Party. The Rand Paul libertarians and the Ted Cruz social conservatives are drumming up support for what could be a bloody competition to rule the roost of 2016. In the safe middle is the establishmentarian moderates and the elites of the Republican Party, like Chris Christie and Marco Rubio. The most watched and most important battle, however, will be the battle between the GOP's two rights – the battle between Paul and Cruz. In an interview with Vocativ, Rand Paul spoke of a Republican Party that requires...
  • Rand Paul: GOP Must Get the ‘Door Ajar’ for Minorities, Not be ‘Party of Deportation’

    04/02/2014 8:05:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 60 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 04/02/2014 | RODRIGO SERMEŃO
    WASHINGTON – Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said the future of the Republican Party depends on what the Republicans do to expand its appeal among Hispanic voters and show them that the GOP is not “just the party of deportation.” “I’ve been saying over and over that the Republican Party cannot win until it’s more diverse, until it looks like the rest of America,” he said. During a Tuesday symposium hosted by the Media Research Center (MRC) and the American Principles Project (APP), the Kentucky Republican and potential 2016 presidential candidate said that if the GOP wants to appeal to minority...
  • Rand Paul blames America- Partly To Blame For Pearl Harbor, World War II

    03/31/2014 11:04:32 AM PDT · by gwgn02 · 134 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 2012 | Jennifer Rubin
    At the Washington Post, Jennifer Rubin this weekend highlighted a video of Rand Paul speaking in 2012 about sanctions on Iran. In it, Paul disparages the notion of use of force, and for some reason claims the United States was partly to blame for World War II! “There are times when sanctions have made it worse. I mean, there are times .. leading up to World War II we cut off trade with Japan. That probably caused Japan to react angrily. We also had a blockade on Germany after World War I, which may have encouraged them … some of...
  • Why Rand Paul is Wrong to Blame the US for Pearl Harbor

    04/01/2014 8:08:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 04/01/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    The views in the video aren’t surprising. CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO They’re the views of Ron and Rand Paul and their intellectual milieu which believes that most wars are set up by banks. According to them, the US need not have gotten involved in WW2. “There are times when sanctions have made it worse. I mean, there are times .. leading up to World War II we cut off trade with Japan. That probably caused Japan to react angrily. We also had a blockade on Germany after World War I, which may have encouraged them … some...
  • Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul Says GOP Must Appeal To Hispanics, Get ‘Beyond Deportation’

    04/01/2014 2:43:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 123 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | April 1, 2014 | Joseph Weber
    Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul told fellow Republicans on Tuesday that the future of their party depends on them connecting with Hispanics in a more empathetic way and on getting in front of immigration reform – a message that further signals his flirtation with a 2016 presidential run. “If we are to change people’s attitudes toward … the Republican Party, we have to show up and we have to have something to say,” Paul told a small group of conservatives gathered at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. “I hope to be part of that dialogue.” This certainly was not the...
  • Rand Paul says Republicans cannot be ‘party of deportation’

    04/01/2014 11:26:03 AM PDT · by kingattax · 93 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4-1-14 | Alex Pappas
    WASHINGTON — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Tuesday that Republicans need to show Hispanic voters that they are not “just the party of deportation.” During a symposium at the Newseum on conservative engagement with Hispanic media outlets, Paul also said Republicans have plenty of ideas that appeal to Latinos, but acknowledged, “We got to get beyond deportation to get to the rest of the issues.” “The bottom line is that the Hispanic community, the Latino community, is not going to hear us until we get beyond that issue. They’re not going to care whether we go to the same church...
  • Rand Paul builds 50-state network, courts mainstream support for presidential bid

    03/27/2014 7:01:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 70 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 03/27/2014 | Robert Costa
    Sen. Rand Paul has become the first Republican to assemble a network in all 50 states as a precursor to a 2016 presidential run, the latest sign that he is looking to build a more mainstream coalition than the largely ad hoc one that backed his father’s unsuccessful campaigns. Paul’s move, which comes nearly two years before the 2016 primaries, also signals an effort to win the confidence of skeptical members of the Republican establishment, many of whom doubt that his appeal will translate beyond the libertarian base that was attracted to Ron Paul, the former Texas congressman. Rand Paul’s...
  • BEWARE: No-Knock SWAT Attacks

    03/24/2014 7:43:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 125 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 24, 2014 | Katie Kieffer
    Gun owners beware. Squirt gun owners, that includes you. If a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team SUSPECTS you of crime, you may receive a late-night visit from an armed SWAT team. That’s right, an armed and militant SWAT team could trot right through your front door as you slumber this summer. No-knock warrants are increasingly used by military-style police units, like SWAT teams for drug raids. Unfortunately, SWAT teams can obtain these warrants too easily from judges and consequently do not always perform sufficient due diligence. As a result, tens of thousands of decent, law-abiding American citizens are surprised...
  • GOP Contenders Better Take Note of Rand Paul' s Strategery

    03/20/2014 4:51:43 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 110 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 03-20-2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Rand Paul went to Berkeley yesterday, last night. Rand Paul got a standing O from the students at the University of California-Berkeley. Do you know the issue that he hit on that they just jumped out of their seats and applauded him on was the government spying on the citizens? He came out firmly against it, highly critical of it, and they couldn't be quiet. They were just cheering him like Republicans don't get cheered on college campi. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Rand Paul "delivered a scathing rebuke to the US intelligence community Wednesday, calling it 'drunk...
  • Ron, Rand, and the Mises Institute

    03/13/2014 11:07:21 AM PDT · by Randall_S · 1 replies
    New York Young Republican Club ^ | August 21, 2013 | New York Young Republican Club
    The “Ron Paul Revolution,” as it is sometimes called, is a self-described Libertarian movement that preaches individual liberty, limited government, and – above all else – personal freedoms. Such freedoms include, apparently, racial segregation at private institutions (they call this property rights) and recreational narcotics usage. Ron Paul is proud of his friendship with the late Murray Rothbard, an economist of the “Austrian” school (which dates back to Carl Menger, and was developed fully by Ludwig von Mises, both Austrian). Paul and Rothbard shared an affinity for sound money (i.e., gold) and a disdain for the Federal Reserve System, which...
  • Exclusive–Rand Paul: Stop Warping Reagan's Foreign Policy

    03/10/2014 10:09:36 AM PDT · by jpsb · 30 replies
    breitbart ^ | March 9, 2014 | Rand Paul
    Every Republican likes to think he or she is the next Ronald Reagan. Some who say this do so for lack of their own ideas and agenda. Reagan was a great leader and President. But too often people make him into something he wasn’t in order to serve their own political purposes.
  • CPAC Audience: Legalize It!

    03/08/2014 6:12:42 AM PST · by PaulCruz2016 · 123 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03-07-2014 | John Sexton
    There are things you expect to see at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and there are things you don't. One of the things you probably don't is an audience cheering and applauding arguments for legalizing pot and bemoaning the war on drugs. A panel titled "Rocky Mountain High" held Thursday afternoon started out as a debate between Mary Katherine Ham of Fox and Hot Air and Christopher Beach a staffer for former Drug Czar William Bennett's radio show. But as the debate wore on it became clear the real disagreement was between Beach and the overwhelming majority of the...
  • BREAKING: Moderate GOP PAC Bankrolled by Labor Unions

    12/30/2013 6:13:39 PM PST · by Mortrey · 30 replies
    LibertyNEWS.com ^ | December 30, 2013 | Eric Odom
    BREAKING: Moderate GOP PAC That Promised to Beat Back Tea Party Challengers Bankrolled by Labor Unions liberal Republicans can’t beat conservatives without labor union support?
  • The Real Reason Libertarians Aren't Settling For Conservatism

    11/11/2013 10:35:15 AM PST · by Kaslin · 333 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 11, 2013 | Rachel Burger
    Yesterday, Derek Hunter declared that libertarianism has entirely lost its meaning, that the party has devolved into a catch-all for people who want to criticize the government without doing anything about it. He also assumed that any Republican candidate would be better than a Democrat for classical liberals. Hunter could not be more wrong. The Libertarian Party is still the face of “individual responsibility, small government, and free markets,” but how the LP arranges those priorities is changing. The Party needs to represent its constituency, appeal to young voters who largely have experience with Ron Paul, and has to emphasize...
  • Official Arizona GOP Body Passes Formal Rebuke of John McCain

    09/12/2013 6:06:57 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 38 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 9/12/13 | Matthew Boyle
    The Legislative District 26 Republican Party in Arizona has passed a formal rebuke of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) for abdicating GOP principles in helping Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) secure votes to approve several of President Barack Obama’s controversial nominees. “Senator John McCain unilaterally negotiated with the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to secure Republican votes necessary to pass a number of controversial Presidential nominees,” the resolution, which passed the official GOP body in the state by a 24-13 vote with four abstentions on Tuesday evening, reads. The resolution notes that President Obama nominated “Gina McCarthy for head...
  • Sen. Rand Paul: Why I’m Voting ‘No’ on Syria

    09/04/2013 7:16:19 PM PDT · by grundle · 51 replies
    Time ^ | September 4, 2013 | Rand Paul
    War should occur only when America is attacked, when it is threatened or when American interests are attacked or threatened. I don’t think the situation in Syria passes that test. Even the State Department argues that “there’s no military solution here that’s good for the Syrian people, and that the best path forward is a political solution.” The United States should not fight a war to save face. I will not vote to send young men and women to sacrifice life and limb for stalemate. I will not vote to send our nation’s best and brightest to fight for anything...
  • The Best of Lindsey Graham in 60 Seconds

    09/02/2013 3:03:53 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 25 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaHSfy32LPI
  • How the West could smash Assad's arsenal: UK and US military chiefs drawing up a list of targets...

    08/25/2013 8:43:46 PM PDT · by Errant · 65 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | 25 August, 2013 | Ian Drury
    UK and US military chiefs are drawing up a list of targets for precision-guided bombs and missiles to strike at the heart of Bashar Al-Assad’s regime. Defence correspondent Ian Drury looks at the options. WHAT TARGETS WOULD THE COALITION HIT? The favoured option among top brass is for limited Western action using ‘stand-off’ weapons from long distance to disrupt Assad’s ability to carry out chemical attacks and damage his military machine. Intelligence on targets would come from pilotless drones patrolling the skies above Syria and special forces on the ground.
  • Challengers to South Carolina Senator Are Lining Up on the Right

    08/26/2013 8:59:15 AM PDT · by Resettozero · 39 replies
    The New York Times ^ | August 25, 2013 | Kim Severson
    LAKE WYLIE, S.C. — Some of the early shots in the Republican primary battle against Senator Lindsey Graham have been fired from this tiny community on the northern border of the state where the Civil War began. Mr. Graham's challengers so far in the Republican primary campaign include Nancy Mace, the first woman to graduate from the Citadel. A small group called Carolina Conservatives United, one of dozens organized loosely under the flag of limited government, low taxes and strict adherence to the Constitution, sent out images last week of a milk carton bearing Mr. Graham’s face and asked Gov....
  • McConnell Campaign Unresponsive to Allegations Top Aide Knew of Pay-for-Endorsement

    08/13/2013 9:35:15 AM PDT · by bkepley · 6 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 8/13/2013 | MICHAEL WARREN
    The chairman of Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign is refusing to answer questions about allegations the campaign paid for endorsements before the Iowa caucuses last year. Jesse Benton, a longtime Paul aide who is now campaign manager for Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, has not replied to requests for comment after an audio recording surfaced whereby an Iowa state senator, Kent Sorenson, admitted he had received a $30,000 check from high-level Paul campaign official, accepting the money in exchange for switching his support from Michele Bachmann to Ron Paul. Sorenson also said that Benton was aware of the transaction
  • New York's Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand builds bridges with GOP, raises profile in Washington

    08/10/2013 8:21:12 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 47 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | AUGUST 10, 2013 | DAN FRIEDMAN
    The junior senator has the support of Republican colleagues Rand Paul and Sen. Ted Cruz on a measure to overhaul how the military handles sexual assault allegations. Her work has garnered praise from GOP members as a Democrat they’d like to work with and is helping her own set of issues in Washington.,/i> WASHINGTON — It was a head-turning sight on Capitol Hill. There was Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, standing with firebrand Republican Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to showcase their support of her measure to overhaul how the military handles sexual assault allegations....
  • Ted Koppel Writes the Dumbest Op-Ed About Terrorism You Can Imagine

    08/10/2013 9:31:27 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 37 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 8-10-2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    Ted Koppel Writes the Dumbest Op-Ed About Terrorism You Can Imagine August 10, 2013 By Daniel Greenfield When you saw the name “Ted Koppel”, your first reaction was probably to wonder if he was still alive. The answer is, yes. He is.Your second reaction was probably to wonder if he was still the same smug boring media personality reciting liberal truisms at the speed of a snail.The answer also yes.And for some reason the Wall Street Journal gave Ted Koppel editorial space to write one of those “The only real danger from terrorism is if we hit terrorists too hard”...
  • 23 Ways of Poking Fun at Libertarians

    08/03/2013 6:35:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 511 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 3, 2013 | Daniel J. Mitchell
    The very first bit of anti-libertarian humor I ever posted was this clever video about the anarcho-capitalist paradise of Somalia.I then shared two cartoons, one on libertarian ice fishing and the other showinglibertarian lifeguards.That was followed by a very funny list of the 24 types of libertarians.But I haven’t shared anything making fun of people like me since this “think I do” montage last year.Thanks to Buzzfeed, however, we now have something new for our collection. They came up with “23 Libertarian Problems” and here are two of my favorites from the list.
  • Rand Paul Takes Shot at Neoconservatives (Video)

    07/25/2013 5:32:38 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 44 replies
    CBN ^ | July 24, 2013 | David Brody
    In a veiled shot at influential neoconservatives within the Republican Party, Sen. Rand Paul tells The Brody File the following: “There are people who will do or say anything who are your enemies,” Paul said. “Those who believe in perpetual war are some of the most dangerous to our country, and I think they will do everything they can to try and vilify people who are trying to find a more reasoned approach where war is the last resort not the first resort.” While he didn’t mention any names, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Paul...
  • Rand Paul: American taxpayers funding war on Christianity

    06/16/2013 1:19:14 PM PDT · by kronos77 · 6 replies
    Russia Today ^ | June 14, 2013
    American taxpayers are funding a war against Christianity, Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) said Thursday during an address made at a popular Washington, DC conservative conference. Appealing to a crowd at this week’s Faith and Freedom Conference in the nation’s capital, Sen. Paul said changes need to be made with regards to the expansive foreign aid being spent by the United States to fund countries he claims are critical of the most popular religion in the US. "There is a war on Christianity," Paul said. "Not just from liberal elites here at home, but worldwide. And your government, or more correctly,...
  • Russia Today Accuses Israel of Using 'Hitler Methods

    02/04/2013 2:41:51 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 16 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/2/13 | Rachel Hirshfeld
    Russia Today correspondent Abby Martin accused Israel on Saturday of using “Hitler’s methods” against the Palestinian population in order to maintain a “Jewish majority” in the country. Martin, a vehemently anti-Israel correspondent for the Russian state-funded channel, alleged that "Israel is the only country in the world that was paved for a specific group of people that experienced such horrific discrimination and genocide, and for that same group of people to now use Hitler's methods against another minority to maintain a Jewish majority, is insane." The Israeli government's "word just doesn't cut it," she said, asserting the part that "irks"...
  • Russian network host boasts of 'money bomb' for Ron Paul

    08/18/2011 5:13:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | August 17, 2011 | F. Michael Maloof
    WASHINGTON – A commentator on the Russian government-funded television news network RT boasted of a $1 million "money bomb" on behalf of U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. The donation raises legal questions, because while the commentator happens to be an American, allowing him to donate to Paul's presidential campaign, foreign entities such as RT are prohibited. "I'd like to end tonight on a note of some good news," said Adam Kokesh, a former U.S. Marine who has a segment on RT called "Adam vs. The Man." "We have some good news from the...
  • The Smoking Gun: Adam Kokesh Works for Obama (July 4th DC march with guns)

    05/25/2013 7:19:10 PM PDT · by blueyon · 38 replies
    Lady Patriots ^ | May 22, 2013 | Dr. Sharon Schuetz
    It used to be said a picture what worth a thousand words. That’s not entirely true anymore, not with Photoshop. Now a picture is only worth a few words. Mostly, “Is that real?” This is one of the challenges facing us when we get something sent to us that we can’t verify. It is safer not to use it than to destroy our credibility by using phony evidence. We received such a picture when I wrote my first article exposing Adam Kokesh, the person who plans to lead an armed march on Washington DC on July 4th. Someone pasted a...
  • Adam Kokesh, Paid Russian Agent

    06/05/2011 4:58:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies
    Gulag Bound ^ | 6/5/11 | Trevor Loudon
    Cliff Kincaid of USA Survival News confronts anti-war activist Adam Kokesh over his paid position with Moscow’s propaganda channel Russia Today.
  • Why is Moscow-funded RT supporting Ron Paul?

    08/15/2011 8:10:50 PM PDT · by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard · 16 replies
    USA Survival News ^ | unknown | unknown
    SEE IT HERE: Adam Kokesh, admitted Russian agent and Russian Television employee, is contributing money to Ron Paul’s 2012 Presidential Campaign and using his TV show on Russia Today to raise money for Paul. This is from his June 6, 2011, broadcast. “We raised over $1 million for the Ron Paul campaign,” he says. “…I urge you to support none other than Congressman Ron Paul.” NOTE: Kokesh’s employer, Russia Today television, is registered as a foreign corporation in the U.S. Foreign corporations are prohibited from “contributing, donating or spending funds in connection with any federal, state, or local election in...
  • Zotted Poster and Tea Party founder (ha ha) (Karl Denninger) backs Occupy Wall Street

    10/14/2011 3:17:45 PM PDT · by Beckett08 · 114 replies
    Karl Denninger was one of the founders of the Tea Party back just a few years ago when some concerned conservatives wanted to fire back at the government for what they said was unjust practices. Today, similar sentiments are being echoed by the Occupy Wall Street movement. Is it right to make comparisons between the two groups? Denninger says that, yes, to some degree the comparisons are indeed accurate. The Occupy movement, however, can learn from some of the mistakes that he says the Tea Party succumbed to. “The problem with protests and the political process is that it is...
  • Ventura dangles idea of 2016 presidential bid (ROFL)

    05/31/2013 5:23:16 PM PDT · by markomalley · 53 replies
    AP ^ | 5/31/2013 | BRIAN BAKST
    ust back from his part-time home in Mexico, former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura dangled the idea Friday that he could run for the U.S. presidency in 2016. Ventura eagerly volunteered the possibility while at Minnesota's Capitol - and pushed back against skepticism that he would re-enter the political fray after being out of office since 2003. It's hardly the first time the publicity savvy Ventura has broached the idea he would run for the White House or Senate, only to pass on a campaign. He said the next race is "an opportune time" for an independent like him to run...
  • Irony: Couple Cuffed For Engaging In Free Speech In Front Of Independence Hall

    05/31/2013 5:44:08 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 21 replies
    freedom outpost ^ | 5-31-13 | tim brown
    A video that runs approximately 13:00 minutes records an ironic incident that took place on Saturday May 18 documents the incident of Mark and Barb, a couple who were engaged in handing out flyers and talking about ending the Federal Reserve system in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They were detained and hand-cuffed for passing out flyers and engaging in free speech.
  • Rand Paul's presence-and-jobs amnesty -- WITHOUT E-Verify [Rand Paul's views on illegal immigration]

    05/25/2013 11:11:41 AM PDT · by bimboeruption · 32 replies
    NumbersUSA ^ | 5-19-2013 | Roy Beck
    Whether or not you admire the bold individualistic leadership of Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on other issues, I know you will be disappointed and maybe even shocked by the immigration platform he outlined this morning before the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. KEY POINTS OF THE RAND PAUL AMNESTY The 11-19 million illegal aliens would get to live permanently in the United States. One year after passing the amnesty, illegal aliens can start getting work permits to compete directly in the legal job market with Americans. New illegal aliens who are enticed by the amnesty will continue to have a relatively open...
  • Rand Paul announces 2016 campaign

    05/25/2013 10:11:56 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 94 replies
    8 minutes ago Rand Paul announces 2016 campaign Posted by CNN Political Unit (CNN) - He's running. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced Friday he will be on ballots in November 2016, but he told voters in his home state that they might be the only ones with a chance to vote for him. The freshman Republican senator was returning to Kentucky from visits to a trio of states that hold sway in the presidential nominating process, visits which further stoked the speculation about his presidential interests. He indicated his intention to be on the ballot for re-election that year, but...
  • Ron Paul Agrees With Obama: The Debate Over Benghazi Is A ‘Sideshow’

    05/17/2013 1:49:03 PM PDT · by mnehring · 49 replies
    Could President Obama have read this op-ed by Ron Paul before his joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron this morning? The president’s assessment of the Benghazi scandal was remarkably similar to that of the former congressman. Both men called the controversy a “sideshow.” While Obama primarily went after Republicans for trying to politicize his administration’s response to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya last September, Paul chose a more equal opportunity approach in his article, published this morning on the website of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. “Congressional hearings, White House...
  • Ron Paul’s Board Includes Obama-Lover and Terrorist Supporter Who Compared Tea Party to Nazis

    04/25/2013 1:02:46 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 19 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 4/25/'13 | Daniel Greenfield
    I would add 9/11 Truther, but there’s only so much room in the headline to list all his many virtues. Let’s start with the obvious one. Here is how Eric Margolis, a member of the Academic Board of Ron Paul’s new Institute for Peace and Prosperity, greeted the election of Barack Obama. Americans did not `liberate’ Iraq, but they certainly liberated their own nation last week by sweeping the Republican Party from power. One prays America’s long nightmare of foreign aggressions, fear, religious extremism, and flirting with neo-fascism is finally at an end…A forward-looking Democratic Party that represents America’s increasingly...
  • Senate Gang of Eight: Immigration Is "Ours To Lose"

    04/18/2013 4:40:39 PM PDT · by AuntB · 45 replies
    ABC ^ | April 18, 2013 | Jordan Fabian
    The Senate's bipartisan "Gang of Eight" oozed confidence on Thursday that they could deliver on their promise to pass the most significant immigration bill in a generation. Organizers gathered over 20 leaders from business, labor, religious and civil rights groups in order to display broad support for their plan. In an unlikely pairing, renowned anti-tax activist Grover Norquist stood alongside AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, the leader of the nation's largest labor coalition. Senators from both parties yukked it up with jokes throughout the hour-long affair. "We'll oppose only those amendments that are intended to prevent a comprehensive solution from passing,"...
  • That’ll leave a mark: Glenn Beck calls Ron Paul ‘newest member of the Westboro Baptist Church’

    02/05/2013 1:13:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Twitchy ^ | February 5, 2013 | Staff
    Glenn Beckâś” @glennbeck Newest member of the Westboro Baptist Church: Ron Paul. I am with Marcus Latrell & grieving family members. Will respond tomorrow. SHAMEFUL. 1:30 AM - 05 Feb 13 289 Retweets 96 favorites Tell us what you really think, Glenn. Glenn Beck wasnÂ’t the only one making that comparison after Ron Paul launched a repulsive Twitter attack on murdered American hero Chris Kyle. Derek Ryan @longhornderek Ron Paul is now no better than the Westboro Church protesters. (Let's hear it, Ronulans. Lets hear you defend your dear leader.) 6:28 PM - 04 Feb 13(continued)
  • Ron Paul tweets about SEAL sniper’s death: ‘He who lives by the sword dies by the sword’

    02/04/2013 11:30:44 AM PST · by GVnana · 63 replies
    Former congressman and libertarian icon Ron Paul tweeted a startling reaction to the death of SEAL sniper Chris Kyle on Monday: 'Chris Kyle's death seems to confirm that "he who lives by the sword dies by the sword." Treating PTSD at a firing range doesn't make sense'
  • The Coming Debt Limit Drama: Government Wins, We Lose (Ron Paul)

    01/21/2013 12:46:47 PM PST · by listenhillary · 4 replies
    Free foundation ^ | January 21, 2013 | Ron Paul
    Last week President Obama bluntly warned Congress that he will not negotiate when it comes to raising the statutory debt limit. If Republicans attempt to use a debt ceiling vote to win concessions on spending from the White House, Mr. Obama threatens simply to raise the limit by executive order or other unilateral action. This is business as usual in Washington. Democrats literally do not believe we have a deficit and debt problem, and reliably propose greater borrowing and spending. Republicans talk a good game when it comes to government debt, but have no credibility to argue against deficits or...
  • 50 Shades of Bush Blame

    12/31/2012 8:41:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 31, 2012 | Shawn Mitchell
    Our topic today is how George Bush destroyed America. Or, more precisely, how the Left says he did. Naturally, their solution is for America to join the ranks of European social democracies. It’s the only way to not to repeat “the mistakes that got us here in the first place.” The Left and their Old Media amplifiers tell a simple story: George Bush inherited from Bill Clinton a strong economy and a balanced budget. He proceeded to commit national arson by deregulating Wall Street, cutting taxes for the rich, and fighting two needless wars. The long fuse of Bush’s fiscal...
  • Conscience of a Majority (Lessons from Barry Goldwater on renewing the energy of the GOP)

    11/25/2012 9:34:51 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 34 replies
    Conscience of a Majority - Barry Goldwater, 1971 While liberal columnists and commentators were busily reciting the death rites for the GOP and lamenting the possible end of a two-party system in the United States, interested political investigators began to notice that historic and significant changes had been wrought in the Republican Party as a result of my candidacy. These observers took a hard look at the GOP, past and present. They saw that after decades of winning prior to 1930, and years of losing after 1930, the Republican Party had simply dried up at the roots. They found that...
  • Welcome to the Rand Paul evolution

    11/13/2012 3:30:47 PM PST · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 47 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/13/12 | MANU RAJU
    In an interview with POLITICO, Paul said he’ll return to Congress this week pushing measures long avoided by his party. He wants to work with liberal Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy and Republicans to eliminate mandatory minimum sentences for pot possession. He wants to carve a compromise immigration plan with an “eventual path” to citizenship for illegal immigrants, a proposal he believes could be palatable to conservatives. And he believes his ideas — along with pushing for less U.S. military intervention in conflicts overseas — could help the GOP broaden its tent and appeal to crucial voting blocs that handed Democrats...
  • Outsiders can’t inflict changes in regime

    11/09/2012 7:57:46 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 6 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Friday, November 9, 2012 | G. Parthasarathy
    The Bashar al-Assad rule in Syria has come under heavy fire from people who believe that the regime must quit over its atrocities. But any attempt by the US-led West to impose a replacement will backfire soon India’s oil-rich western neighbourhood, extending from the Arabian Sea to the Bosporus, is engulfed in conflicts arising from sectarian and civilisational rivalries, aggravated by the meddling of external powers. With an arsenal of over 100 nuclear weapons, Pakistan is today witnessing a period of internal strife, largely arising from the pernicious role of its military establishment and tensions across its disputed borders with...
  • Gary Johnson: Obama will win. (GREAT, Vote for Gary = Obama +1)

    11/05/2012 6:47:06 PM PST · by carlo3b · 80 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 11/5/12 | ELIZABETH TITUS
    Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson said Monday he thinks President Barack Obama will defeat Mitt Romney to win a second term. “I think Obama’s going to win, that’s what I think,” Johnson told POLITICO in an interview. “[My vote is] really spread out, meaning I don’t think there’s any state that I’m going to do better than another.” Johnson, who’s on the ballot in 48 states and the District of Columbia, hovers in single digits in the polls. The former two-term New Mexico governor declined to single out any state where he expected to do particularly well but said...
  • Ron Paul Won't Endorse Romney, Cites More of Same

    10/12/2012 1:31:28 PM PDT · by Innovative · 59 replies
    CNBC ^ | Oct 11, 2012 | Javier David
    Texas Republican congressman Ron Paul pointedly refused to endorse his party's presidential contender, Mitt Romney, arguing that neither he nor President Barack Obama would make necessary cuts to public spending that would avert a fiscal catastrophe. "No," the iconoclastic Libertarian bluntly told CNBC’s "Futures Now," when asked about whether he was prepared to endorse Romney. He accused both the former Massachusetts governor and the president of being captive to similar interests.