Joe Scarborough, Laura Ingraham and Rand Paul have found the key to these problems: political correctness run amok
In two interviews Wednesday ophthalmologist Rand Paul (R-KY) warned the Obama administration not to "underestimate the transmissibility" of the ebola virus and doubted whether the U.S. should send its planned deployment of 3,000 troops to western Africa, where the disease has already claimed thousands lives.
So I've been catching up on all the latest accumulation of Washington wisdom and totally get why no one other than Rand Paul, Ted Cruz or the reincarnated Pat Buchanan can possibly win the Republican nomination in 2016. But, what about Jeb Bush? Or Chris Christie?
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) argued that the Ebola virus “could get beyond our control” and warned against underestimating the threat of the virus on Wednesday’s broadcast of “The Laura Ingraham Show.” "It's a big mistake to underestimate the potential for problems worldwide" he said. Show More Summary
RALEIGH, North Carolina -- At a campaign stop here, at which Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) gave him his endorsement, North Carolina’s GOP Senate nominee Thom Tillis ripped President Barack Obama and incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan for security...Show More Summary
So America totally didn't need that extra $930 million we've already spent killing civilians and birthing new errrorists bombing ISIS, did we? In the wake of banning plastic bags yesterday, California Gov. Jerry Brown also signed a...Show More Summary
2 Rand Paul, Racism, and Prison The Tea Party is leading the way on criminal justice reform. Matt Welch 6 Contributors 9 Letters and Reaction Are video games art?; sociology in Fantasiaâ€¦ 10 Citings Unconstitutional job security; Obamacare...Show More Summary
COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) heaped contempt on President Barack Obama’s executive overreach in a speech to University of South Carolina students here Tuesday morning, saying that Obama is behaving like a banana republic dictator. Show More Summary
As the senator tries to distance himself from his inflammatory father, Ron Paul refuses to go quietly
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) says that he will and other senators should oppose President Barack Obama’s nominee to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder if that candidate supports the president’s planned executive amnesty or other executive overreaches as president. Show More Summary
Ryan Lizza’s lengthy profile of Rand Paul is making the rounds. McCain, of all people, had kind words for Paul: John McCain, one of Paul’s longtime critics, told me in August, “I see him evolving with experience, with travel, with hearings on the Foreign Relations Committee. I see him having a better grasp of many […]
From the long — read the whole thing — piece in The New Yorker titled "The Revenge of Rand Paul/The Senator has fought to go mainstream with the ideology that he shares with his father. How far can that strategy take him?":[During] the 2010 Senate race... Show More Summary
Ryan Lizza, Washington correspondent for The New Yorker, claimed that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is motivated in his fight against the GOP Establishment by a desire to get revenge for how members of the establishment treated his father on...Show More Summary
For the time being, he's somehow both.
The New Yorker has published an 11,753-word article on Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and his political navigations on the way to a 2016 White House run. The tepid, conclusion-averse nature of Ryan Lizza's piece—as opposed to more bold profiles...Show More Summary
From tensions with Ron Paul to his support for legalized discrimination, a new profile sheds an unflattering light
The theme of Rand Paul's Values Voters Summit speech was simple: Obama is an uppity dictator who has no respect for his white Congressional overlords. Over and over again, he cited example after example of how President Obama arrogantly...Show More Summary
The Kentucky small-l libertarian (and likely presidential candidate) talks with P.J. O’Rourke about philosophy, money, and hopelessness.
Young Rand Paul (1984): Stealing to Help the Needy: "To the editors... >...After reading Mr. Wilzrkarth's editorial (Feb. 2) condemning President Reagan's plan for a "New Federalism," every national person should contemplate the essence of the system that has created such a controversy. Show More Summary