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  • Ron Paul’s Texas Straight Talk: Toward Sensible Monetary Policy

    In this Texas Straight Talk, Dr. Paul emphatically argues for increased transparency and accountability for the Federal Reserve. As the new chairman for the Monetary Policy Subcommittee, let’s hope he holds their feet to the fire.

  • Ron Paul’s “End the Mandate”

    In this weeks edition of his column, Texas Straight Talk, Dr. Paul outlines the ills of the newly passed health care law’s mandate requiring Americans to purchase health insurance and prescribes a remedy. Last week I introduced a very important piece of legislation that I hope will gain as much or more support as my …

  • Economic Straight Talking

    In the most recent addition to his weekly column Texas Straight Talk, Congressman Ron Paul snaps Obamacare enthusiasts back to economic reality. Dr. Paul makes it known that the extensive price tag accompanying the healthcare reform bill will only hasten the disastrous ruin of the nation’s economy. True reform would come in the form of policymakers embracing …

  • International Bailout Brings Us Closer to Collapse

    In his latest weekly Texas Straight Talk, Dr. Ron Paul observes the recent a supplemental war bill. Other than perpetually funding the Iraq-Afghanistan war, this bill also sends our money far and wide elsewhere: As Americans struggle through the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, this emergency supplemental appropriations bill sends $660 million to …

  • Moving Towards Tobacco Prohibition

    Dr. Ron Paul’s latest “Texas Straight Talk” takes aim at the FDA and new regulations imposed on the tobacco industry. He writes about the insanity of moving towards tobacco prohibition, as well as the state of the current “War on Drugs.” Let’s hope this new legislation aimed at tobacco manufacturers doesn’t lead down the road …

  • When Government Plays Doctor

    In his latest “Texas Straight Talk,” Dr. Ron Paul takes on the “Swine Flu” scare, and how detrimental it can be to your health when government plays doctor. Dr. Paul writes: As a physician, I have yet to see any evidence that justifies the current level of alarm. Influenza typically kills around 36,000 people every …

  • Secession: The Ultimate States’ Right

    Ron Paul’s latest “Texas Straight Talk” is on the topic of secession. That subject has ignited a firestorm of controversy recently when Governor Rick Perry of Texas made remarks about a state’s right to secede from the Union. Dr. Paul writes: America was born from an act of secession. When King George’s rule trampled on …