Submitted by Ron Paul via The Misess Institute, With recent DC politicking on both the Export-Import Bank and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we revisit Ron Paul's 1981 essay "The Case for Free Trade" which explains the basics of truly...Show More Summary
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul last night helped scupper hopes that provisions of the Patriot Act would be extended beyond their June 1 expiration date. Paul, together with democrats Ron Wyden and Martin Heinrich, argued against any extensions,...Show More Summary
After an all-night session, Rand Paul [R-KY] and Ron Wyden [D-OR] tag-teamed majority leader Mitch McConnell [R-KY] and beat him to the mat -- he has abandoned the current legislative effort to extend section 215 of the Patriot Act, which authorizes mass surveillance and is set to expire on June 1. Read the rest
JPMorgan won't face investors suits over London Whale; PE exec will be released from Uruguay prison; Ron Paul says run for your friggin lives; "Family-friendly water park slammed for hosting twerking contest"; and more.
There has been a lot of talk about a U.S. currency crisis on the horizon. Much of it seems to be designed to scare people to increase ratings. In this article, we'll dispense with the hyperbole and rhetoric and separate fact from fiction. Show More Summary
I am pleased to introduce to Big Picture readers Bruce Bartlett, who worked for Congressmen Ron Paul and Jack Kemp, and in the Office of Policy Development in the Reagan White House, and at the Treasury Department for George H.W. Bush. He is now a political independent. Enjoy. ~~~~ How Fox News Changed American...Read More
Senator Rand Paul took the Senate floor more than three hours ago, and there's no sign he's going to stop anytime soon. He and Oregon Democrat senator Ron Wyden promised to filibuster any reauthorization of the Patriot Act, which is set to expire at the end of the month. And... More »
Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul began giving a speech on Wednesday to oppose any vote on legislation that would extend U.S. spy agencies’ collection of Americans’ telephone data. Under Senate rules, Paul, a 2016 presidential candidate, can stay on the Senate floor and speak without...
My enthusiasm for Ron Paul never extended to his son, Rand. While I was hoping that Senator Rand Paul might morph into a younger Ron, I never expected it. Ron enjoyed being Dr. No, a lone voice in the Congressional and establishment wilderness. Show More Summary
Seymour Hersh's report on the killing of Osama bin Laden makes Americans wonder whether their government is lying to them about other events, Ron Paul and Daniel McAdams stressed.
A 2016 military spending bill passed by the House on Friday pushes the US towards destruction of its domestic economy and bolsters Washington's interventionism overseas, Ron Paul underscored.
When he was gainfully employed, Luis Lang refused to buy private insurance and refused to sign up for Obamacare. Now he's going blind, and it's all our fault: Lang, a 49-year-old resident of Fort Mill, S.C., has bleeding in his eyes and a partially detached retina caused by diabetes. “He will lose his eyesight if he doesn’t get care. Show More Summary
I am pleased to introduce to Big Picture readers someone I have known and admired for many years: Bruce Bartlett worked for Congressmen Ron Paul and Jack Kemp, and in the Office of Policy Development in the Reagan White House, and at the Treasury Department for George H.W. Bush. He is now a political independent....Read More
YouTube Rand Paul is running a perfectly respectable conservative campaign, nothing weird about it at all. Considering the loony reputation of his father, Ron Paul, it's important for him to maintain a middle of the road image and not veer into any craziness. Oh, and here's his New Hampshire political director licking...
The founder of the Oath Keepers group suggested that U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) be “hung by the neck until dead” for treason – as the Republican president of the Arizona Senate sat beside him. Stewart Rhodes, a Ron Paul delegate at the 2008 GOP convention, accused McCain, the eventual Republican...
Submitted by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, This week the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the NSA’s metadata collection program was not authorized in US law. The PATRIOT Act, under which the program began, was too vague, the court found. Show More Summary
Now that a federal court has ruled the NSA’s metadata collection illegal, are the American people safe from domestic spying? Not likely, says former presidential Ron Paul.
LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green With Matalin interviewing Nader in a surprising love-fest, we air our 200th show. Mary & Ron Reagan ask: a) is Geller a Paul Revere or arsonist hiding behind the 1st Amendmen? b) will "ISIS is Here!" become the rallying cry of the Right? Then: Oh God, it's Huckabee! Geller & Garland. Show More Summary