Submitted by Mac Slavo via SHTFPlan.com, And at some point, all empires crumble on their own excess, stretched to the breaking point by over-extending a military industrial complex with sophisticated equipment, hundreds of bases in as many countries, and never-ending wars that wrack up mind boggling levels of debt. Show More Summary
Last night, former Texas Rep. Ron Paul gave a 51-minute speech to young libertarians in Washington. He talked about the collapse of Greece's economy, the Cold War, the military draft, the works of Frederic Bastiat, and the many faults of the Federal Reserve. He did not mention his son, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) -- even […]
In his pursuit of the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, Rand Paul has made sure to put lots of distance between himself and his father—and Dad appears to be firing back.
Tom Cruise has played many iconic roles over the course of his career - from the still-active Ethan Hunt in the Mission: Impossible films, to Frank T.J. Mackey in Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia, to Ron Kovic in Born on the Fourth of July - but ranking right up towards the top is his supporting turn as studio executive Les Grossman in Tropic Thunder. Show More Summary
I have never been bullish on Rand Paul’s chances for the presidential nomination: It has long seemed to me that his attempts to build on his father’s base were likely to backfire; that he would end up as Ron Paul minus rather than Ron Paul plus. Show More Summary
Submitted by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institue for Peace & Prosperity, Last week, Retired General Wesley Clark, who was NATO commander during the US bombing of Serbia, proposed that “disloyal Americans” be sent to internment camps for...Show More Summary
As regular readers know, I'm not a big fan of Rand Paul, Ron Paul, Ayn Rand, or libertarianism generally (I am fond of Dan Paul, a relative of Rand and...
Former Congressman Ron Paul said retired US General Wesley Clark showed his "disregard for the Constitution" when Clark called for the return of World War II-style internment camps for disloyal Americans.
By Ron Paul Last week, Retired General Wesley Clark, who was NATO commander during the U.S. bombing of Serbia, proposed that “disloyal Americans” be sent to internment camps for the “duration of the conflict.” Discussing the recent military...Show More Summary
Submitted by Robert Parry, via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, If the neoconservatives have their way again, US ground troops will reoccupy Iraq, the US military will take out Syria’s secular government (likely helping...Show More Summary
Paul Krugman: The Old Man and the CPI: I don’t watch financial news, but CNBC was on in the gym, so I was treated to a long ad from Ron Paul, who wants you to buy his video explaining the...
We all know the late Philip Seymour Hoffman was playing a very thinly veiled L. Ron Hubbard in Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master. Less known is the fact that Joaquin Phoenix, following in the fine tradition of Rodney Dangerfield’s Rover Dangerfield and Tim Allen’s The Shaggy Dog, was straight-up playing a dog. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Paul wrote earlier today about the alien crime wave in Texas. In Congress, Senators Jeff Sessions and Ron Johnson have offered legislation that begins to address the problem of violent crimes committed by illegal aliens. Show More Summary
This coming Monday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) will share a stage with a man who wanted to join him in the Senate -- and was stymied by supporters of Paul's father. The younger Paul will be the second speaker in Concerned Veterans for America's "Veterans and Military Town Hall" series, which the conservative advocacy group […]
Ron Wolf’s going into the Hall of Fame in large part for finding a future Hall of Fame quarterback for the Packers. But it was a move he didn’t make with the Raiders that enabled him to find another one. Via Jerry McDonald of the Bay Area News Group, Wolf recounted the turn of events…
Adam Zyglis / Buffalo News By Ron Paul Last week’s successfully concluded Iran agreement is one of the two most important achievements of an otherwise pretty dismal Obama presidency. Along with the ongoing process of normalizing relations with Cuba, this move shows that diplomacy can produce peaceful, positive changes. Show More Summary
“I believe Roe v. Wade should be repealed. I believe federal law should declare that life begins at conception. And I believe states should regulate the enforcement of this law, as they do other laws against violence.” – Dr Ron Paul The photo above of a preborn child was taken, according to Web MD, when...
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) “had counted on building from the grass-roots base of his father, former Rep. Ron Paul, and winning enough support from the Republican mainstream to compete for the party’s 2016 presidential nomination,” the Wall Street Journal reports. [...]
Wars, even though a major cause of today’s mess, continue. Keynesian silliness is persistently followed in Washington. Spend, spend, spend, deficits, deficits, deficits, borrow, borrow, borrow, print, print, print, but do not succumb to seeking or accepting the truth of the calamity that is being manufactured by our monetary and political leaders. Show More Summary