Hillary wanted some self-serving quotes publicized, and CNN's "journalist" -- the same one who just got suspended for her liberal angst about concerns about Syrian refugees -- duly complied. She also hit Rand Paul for not attending all the hearings...
[Content Note: Islamophobia; terrorism.]The Republican presidential candidates are just a bunch of shameless liars:Rand Paul said on Friday that the Boston bombers came to America as refugees and were "coddled" and given "free stuff,"...Show More Summary
Rand Paul blasted the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program Friday, telling radio host Jeff Kuhner the Boston bombers were "coddled" and given "free stuff" as refugees, but still "decided to attack us."
The most interesting question asked so far in the four Republican debates did not come from any of the moderators. Rather, it was posed by Rand Paul during the fourth debate following an explanation by Marco Rubio of his policies regarding tax credits and military spending. Show More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he does not think the U.S. should specifically target Muslim Americans with surveillance programs in the wake of the deadly Paris terror attacks. "Yes we should follow people who are a risk," the Republican...Show More Summary
Paul’s bill would strip local D.C. gun laws, similar to a previous bill from colleague Marco Rubio.
On Face the Nation, Rand Paul this morning blasted Donald Trump for his recent comments about a Muslim database and surveilling mosques, saying that's "disqualifying" for him to be president.
Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) tough proposals aimed at limiting the admission of refugees in the wake of the Paris terror attacks are disappointing libertarian opinion leaders, days after a presidential debate performance in which he appeared to return to his independent roots. Show More Summary
Rand Paul says ramping up surveillance on Americans after the Paris attacks is “bullshit.” Paul’s comments came following calls from many of his 2016 presidential competitors to expand the NSA’s surveillance program, The Hill reports. “So when they stand up on television and say the tragedy in Paris means you have to give up your [...]
The ISIS rampage through Paris was barbaric, but the penalty for it ought not be paid by refugees. Unlike indifferent Rand Paul libertarians or Donald Trump isolationists, an adequate response must be more than crudely xenophobic. Since...Show More Summary
IF IT SAVES JUST ONE LIFE, IT’S WORTH IT: Rand Paul Wants Guns In DC. “Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday he would introduce a bill that would give District of Columbia residents the ability to get gun permits and visitors from around the U.S. the right to carry concealed weapons while in the nation’s capital.”
When media outlets from the National Journal to Rolling Stone cover the bipartisan push for criminal justice reform — an effort that includes everyone from Rand Paul to Cory Booker, the Koch brothers to even the ACLU — their go-to phrase to characterize the movement is "unlikely coalition." Actually,...
“We ought to look where income inequality seems to be the worst. It seems to be worst in cities run by Democrats, governors of states run by Democrats and countries currently run by Democrats. So the thing is, let’s look for root causes.” — Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Republican debate on Fox Business News, Nov. […]
Senator Lindsey Graham called out his Republican rivals––chiefly Ted Cruz and Rand Paul––for "yelling" about refugees instead of focusing on the more pressing issue of beating ISIS.
Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) speech at George Washington University started with a familiar pitch. The crowd, around 150 undergrads invited by "Students for Rand," were invited to join the "leave us the hell alone coalition," and told that liberty retracted whenever government expanded. Suddenly, Paul addressed the elephant in the room. "There is a danger, in this […]
A new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows Donald Trump leading the GOP field with 37%, followed by Ben Carson at 14%, Marco Rubio at 11%, Ted Cruz at 8%, Jeb Bush at 6% and Rand Paul at 5%.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Republicans have always enjoyed railing against the political media and its perceived biases, and the party's presidential candidates often jeer reporters in their stump speeches in order to energize their base of supporters who feel the same way about the mainstream press. Show More Summary
Preying on irrational fear over refugees, Rand Paul wants to cut off their "welfare"