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Tag: Dr. Rand Paul
  • NDAA Round-Up

    As the dangerous and unconstitutional National Defense Authorization Act makes its way to the president’s desk for his signature into law, here’s a collection of some of the best reports and commentary on the implications of this bill: Jon Stewart has denounced the NDAA multiple times, making his show one of the few news outlets …

  • Rand Paul’s Busy Week

    Kentucky Senator Rand Paul had a busy couple days fighting for freedom this past week, introducing three very important pieces of legislation to the Senate: 1. A bipartisan amendment to end the War in Afghanistan earlier than is currently planned. 2.  A resolution for Congress to officially end the War in Iraq according to its …

  • BREAKING NEWS: Rand Paul & Mike Lee join Bipartisan Effort for Accelerated Handover in Afghanistan

    United States Senate Bipartisan Amendment Calls for Accelerated Handover in Afghanistan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC – Ten years after the start of the war in Afghanistan, more than one hundred thousand American troops remain in that nation, providing military and security assistance to the Afghanistan government.  A bipartisan group of senators today offered an …

  • Video: Who’s Right, Ron or Rand?

    The debt ceiling debate is over (for now), but it’s important for libertarians to examine the different approaches of two key figures in the Tea Party movement: Rep. Ron Paul, and his son, Sen. Rand Paul.

  • Why the Debt Ceiling Suddenly Matters

    I can only imagine how confusing the sudden “Debt Ceiling Crisis” must seem to everyday Americans. For the first time since almost anyone can remember, the almost yearly ritual of raising the federal government’s borrowing capacity actually seems to matter. President Obama, politicians, and so called “economists” are telling us that Congress must use a …

  • Sen. Paul and Sen. Lee on Averting a Government Shutdown

    Sen. Rand Paul discusses his bill which ensures Social Security, interest on the debt, and soldiers’ salaries are funded regardless of whether or not a debt ceiling compromise is made: Senator Lee explains that the U.S. has enough revenue to pay Social Security recipients whether or not an agreement on the debt ceiling is made:

  • Rand Paul on Choice, Light Bulbs, and Toilets

    This may be the best video of Rand Paul to date. Make sure you stick through til the end when the government drone he’s talking with is literally speechless. As for the toilets in question, here’s humorist Dave Barry on the subject: Every now and then I’ll just hit a nerve — when I wrote …

  • Rand Paul on Debt and Balancing Budget

    I wonder how much stolen money the government spent during Rand Paul’s speech on the Senate floor about our nation’s debt crisis and the need for a balanced budget…

  • The State of Liberty

    It’s been about two months since the 112th US Congress was sworn in with a new party in the majority in the House and a larger minority in the Senate, and in that short time a lot has happened legislatively that affects your liberty.  Here are some of the highlights: PATRIOT Act:  Although the reauthorization …

  • Is Ron Paul “Anti-Semitic”?

    Slander is standard in politics in politics, but ultra-loony blogger Pamela Geller goes too far this time. I’m quite sure most of you have heard of Gellar, who is best known for  actively bashing and demonizing those dirty Mooslims. I can’t blame her, though — everybody has to make some sort of a living. Anyways, …