Ron Paul

Ron Paul

Ronald Ernest “Ron” Paul is a 10-term Congressman, medical doctor (M.D.), and a 2008 presidential candidate from the U.S. state of Texas. As a ... More »Ronald Ernest “Ron” Paul is a 10-term Congressman, medical doctor (M.D.), and a 2008 presidential candidate from the U.S. state of Texas. As a Republican, he has represented Texas's 14th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1997, and had previously served as the representative from Texas's 22nd district in 1976 and from 1979 to 1985.Congressman Ron Paul advocates the limited role of government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to monetary policies based on commodity-backed currency. He has earned the nickname "Dr. No" for voting against any bill he believes violates the Constitution. In the words of former Treasury Secretary William Simon, Dr. Paul is the "one exception to the Gang of 535" on Capitol Hill. He has never voted to raise taxes or congressional pay; He voted against the Patriot Act and the Iraq War. [ Wikipedia ]

Why right-wing isolationists are losing

Moreover, like his father Ron Paul, Rand Paul is his own worst enemy. He, for example, made the mistake of insulting Christian Zionists as “war mongers .” They didn’t trust him before and that remark as well as his opposition to the latest round of sanctions pose a significant ...

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Ron Paul proud of son Rand Paul’s vote against Ukraine aid – CNN Political Ticker

Orlando, Florida (CNN) – Former Rep. Ron Paul said Friday he was happy that his son, Sen. Rand Paul, opposed recent legislation that would send financial assistance to Ukraine. “Congress just last week, they rushed to pass this guaranteed loan of a billion dollars, which is really just ...

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Rand Paul is a tough sell

If he wants to rise about the ceiling in support his father, Ron Paul, hit he’ll have to win over a lot of evangelicals, business Republicans, hawks and moderates. The task is daunting because each of those groups will have candidates with whom they feel more at ease. Evangelicals can ...

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Cruz and Paul greeted by cheers at tea party’s 2016 warm-up

He voted for Ron Paul "about 30 years ago," but didn't in 2012. "I didn't think he could be elected. " The conference marks Lauren Rumpler's first day on the job as a field coordinator with Americans for Prosperity in New Hampshire. Rumpler, who is 25 and also runs the YouTube channel ...

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Are Ron Paul supporters ready for Rand Paul to carry the torch? – CNN Political Ticker

Ron Paul had finished delivering a nearly hour-long speech to a gathering of Florida libertarians on Friday night, and he was now signing copies of books, t-shirts, posters and even a few paintings...

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The Gun Report: April 17, 2014

Ron Paul recently announced that he was giving away an assault rifle through his lobbying group, Campaign for Liberty, because “there can be no freedom without the ability to defend it.” The drawing will take place on April 30, and the winner will receive an M4 carbine rifle, front and ...

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Senate Candidate Finds Thousands Of Dollars In A Backpack. Guess What He Does Next.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), the son of libertarian Ron Paul, has been active in his father's latest presidential campaign. He often sends e-mails on behalf of the elder Paul, a congressman from Texas, and has made appearances on the trail to stump for his dad. Former Pennsylvania ...

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Rand Paul considering expanded whistleblower laws for contractors – CNN Political Ticker

In fact, his father, former Rep. Ron Paul, praised the ex-contractor Friday night in a speech at the same Florida conference. “I think we should praise our whistleblowers,” Ron Paul said to applause, adding “people like Edward Snowden” should be rewarded. While it’s not new that ...

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Some Iowa establishment figures question why he is attending Friday’s event, because the operatives currently aligned with the Iowa Republican Party are supporters of Ron Paul, a libertarian-leaning former congressman and father of Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), the likely 2016 contender whom ...

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Dear Andrew Sullivan: 'Left-Liberal Intolerance' Did Not Bring Down Mozilla's CEO | Michelangelo Sig...

Eich only announced he was stepping down after it was revealed late Wednesday that he'd given money to Pat Buchanan's presidential campaign in 1992, and later to Ron Paul's campaign. Suddenly, in addition to defending a CEO who gave money to homophobic efforts, Mozilla would have to ...

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Ron Paul touts Rand as a presidential ‘frontrunner’

Former congressman Ron Paul (R-Tex.), in a new fundraising e-mail for his Campaign for Liberty, plays up his son's status as a "frontrunner" for president in 2016. In the course of the e-mail, Ron Paul notes the progress made by his supporters and cites members of the Senate and ...

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4 Tax Reform Proposals to Simplify the Tax Code

That is the goal behind former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-TX) position. The leader of the libertarian wing in the Republican Party feels that the income tax, in particular, is a problem: “I want to abolish the income tax, but I don’t want to replace it with anything. About 45 percent of all ...

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Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive

None of the GOP candidates have identified singularly with conservative evangelical Christians, a potent force in the Iowa GOP presidential caucuses, or with libertarian followers of former Texas Rep. Ron Paul. Paul supporters took over leadership of the state GOP party structure in ...

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