The Only Progressive Alternative in 2016 points out how Democratic presidents oppress minorities. Just like FDR threw all the Japanese-Americans into internment camps, Obama is oppressing the white minority by allowing undocumented immigrants to go to school without fear their parents will be locked up when they return home from 5th grade or allowing immigrant […]
The senator’s flip-flops may contribute to the confusion about his actual position.
Hillary Clinton loyalists anticipate the 2016 presidential race will be exceedingly close and that possible Republican candidates Jeb Bush and Rand Paul could prove attractive to voters in battleground states.
Sen. Paul says immigration executive order is like Japanese internment camp order.
As we noted yesterday, the pro-Iran sanctions caucus is growing. The 11 GOP senators-elect released the following letter that comes on the heels of a letter signed by 43 GOP senators (Sens. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Rand Paul of Kentucky are the odd men out) urging the president to stop making concessions and demanding the […]
Senator Rand Paul, ever the sensitive thinker on matters of race, has compared President Obama's plan to offer citizenship to nearly five million immigrants with America's World War II-era Japanese internment camps. Watch this video and pass it around: (Via Talking Points Memo.) [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Earlier this week, the USA FREEDOM Act needed the votes of 60 senators in order for debate on the bill to proceed. The bill would have reined in aspects of massive domestic spying on innocent Americans by the National Security Agency. Show More Summary
If you've read my over 70 Huffington Post articles or my writing in other publications, seen my debate on immigration reform and my HuffPost Live discussion with Marc Lamont Hill about Ferguson, listened to my appearance on America's first LGBT sports radio show, or read my two novels, and still believe that I'm not a true liberal, then great. Show More Summary
Thursday on Newsmax TV's "MidPoint," Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said while there is not a lot that can be done to stop President Barack Obama's lawless executive action amnesty now, it will change in January when the Republican Party takes control of the U.S. Show More Summary
Senator Rand Paul continued his streak of going to places most Republicans don't by doing an interview with Salon today. And in it, the 2016 Republican candidate says there is no bigger defender of minority rights in Congress than h...
Kentucky's half-term Republican senator fancies himself the greatest "defender of minority rights in the Congress"
Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul said in an interview with Salon.com that no one in Congress has done as much for the rights of ethnic and racial minorities in the U.S. than himself. “I don’t think there has been anybody who has been a bigger defender of minority rights in the Congress than...
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), who is likely running for president in 2016, had a meeting with the Rev. Al Sharpton in Washington, D.C. Thursday morning. Both men characterized the conversation as an attempt to foster dialoque across party lines. Show More Summary
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, As Hillary Clinton starts to ponder the curtains she wants to hang in the Oval Office, there is only one person who can realistically stand in her way: Rand Paul. Readers of this site will be well aware that I spend very little time focusing on Presidential politics. Show More Summary
George H.W. Bush, John Kerry, Michele Bachmann, Wendy Davis, Rand Paul, Tom Frieden, DIck Durbin and Martin O’Malley: put these politicos around a Thanksgiving dinner table and a rousing discussion would no doubt ensue.
Team WIN THE MORNING discovers Rand Paul is a self-serving Republican Glibertarian douchebag, and finds that civil liberties groups like the ACLU are 1) mad at Rand darnit and 2) staffed by people with the common sense of a three-week old bowl of German potato salad. “He could have voted against the bill on final [Read more...]
The Keystone XL pipeline wasn’t the only piece of legislation that was killed on Tuesday. Make no mistake, it’ll unfortunately be back after the new Congress is sworn in next year, but for now it’s been blocked. The other item on Tuesday’s agenda was the USA Freedom Act, a bill designed to reform the National [...]
Politico: Rand Paul says he wants surveillance reform. Instead, he helped sink it. And now he’s under fire from the civil liberties groups who have been his strongest allies in his war on the NSA’s domestic spying program. I'm shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here. Show More Summary
GOP senator tells Salon about his potential White House bid, the GOP establishment and race in America