The president has backpedaled yet again. Instead of seeing American troops return home from Syria “very soon,” as President Trump promised, his neocon advisors have made sure that it’s not going to happen.
Once again, we’re seeing that there’s really no philosophical differences between the two major parties. President Trump’s proposed budget of record spending and record trillion dollar deficits could just as easily have been put together by a Democratic administration. The national debt will ultimately be
Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar (MN) has stirred up both political parties with her comments on the Israel Lobby, has infuriated the Republicans with her aggressive line of questioning for Trump’s “regime change” expert Elliott Abrams, and has driven the Democrats mad with her criticisms of
Ron Paul Liberty Report – Published on Mar 12th, 2019 – Washington hates our freedoms. See Also: (Dr. Ron Paul) – War Drums: US Diplomats Ordered Home From Venezuela – With Special Guest Jim Jatras Secretary of State Pompeo has ordered all US diplomats to
Former Trump campaign official Paul Manafort has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for acting as an unregistered agent for Ukraine. But looking at the media coverage of the case one would never know that “taking down” Manafort was not all about Russia
As is always the case, government “help” backfires on the very people that are purportedly being “helped.” The minimum wage law is a prime example. As government outlaws jobs below a certain dollar amount, low-skilled workers suffer tremendously and are forced into unemployment. Employees of
A surprise revelation from a staffer in House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) office has everyone talking about whether the NSA has really ended its metadata collection of our phone calls and texts, which was authorized by the 2015 USA FREEDOM Act. They say they
President George W. Bush’s vice president, Dick Cheney, is widely seen as the “real” president when it came to implementing an aggressive, neocon-approved foreign policy. Bush was seen as incurious putty in Cheney’s hands. Has Trump’s National Security Advisor John Bolton taken on that role
The last enclave of ISIS is being defeated in eastern Syria, yet the US reportedly dropped white phosphorus which killed a number of civilians. Are we making it worse? See Also: (Dr. Ron Paul) – Weekly Update — Did Bolton Blow North Korea? Washington breathed
War is government at its very worst, not only in terms of destruction, but in the powers that it arbitrarily assumes as it capitalizes on widespread fear. Military conscription presumes that the government owns your body and may direct it as it pleases. Both men
The media is gloating today over the “failed” Trump/Kim summit. Was the summit really a failure? If so, who is at fault? The media and pundits as usual get it wrong. It was both a success and a failure, but not for the reasons they
Using “national emergencies” to rule by diktat is an old and unfortunate tradition among U.S. presidents. It is also unconstitutional. See Also: (Dr. Ron Paul) – US/North Korea Summit: Will Trump Win Nobel Peace Prize? The Trump/Kim summit begins tomorrow, their second round of meetings.
The weekend stand-off between the US aid trucks on the Colombian side of the border and the Venezuelan government did not go quite as planned by the US. The aid did not get through, the military did not defect, and US-selected “president” Guaido was nowhere
In a free society, every individual has a right to their life, liberty and property. No one may initiate force (i.e., invade) the life, liberty or property of anyone else. This is the ideal that must perpetually be in our sights, despite the loud voices
Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling on civil asset forfeiture – that states are bound by the Eighth Amendment – may be a step in the right direction, but it’s only a baby step. Police are still free to steal from individuals not even accused of a
In an astonishing Washington Times article this week, unnamed Trump Administration officials (who may or may not be called “John Bolton”) are claiming that Iran, which has been battling al-Qaeda in Syria for nearly four years, is actually secretly allied with al-Qaeda and therefore Iran
The Yemen vote in the House was a fitting “goodbye” to Ron Paul’s friend Walter Jones. See Also: (Dr. Ron Paul) – Whistling Past NATO’s Graveyard, With Special Guest Tom Luongo The recent Warsaw and Munich summits have proven disastrous to Trump’s foreign policy as
Sen. Rubio (R-FL) travelled down to the Colombia/Venezuela border over the weekend to threaten a US invasion of Venezuela if a US “aid” convoy is not allowed to cross the bridge. Rubio’s sudden concern for the humanitarian situation in Venezuela smacks of hypocrisy, as he
Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Institute joins News.Views.Hughes to blast the “total lie” that President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela “is blocking aid to his own people” and to discuss the clamor for regime change in Venezuela in the larger context of neocon warmongering around
Authoritarians always rely on “intellectual” justification when selling their schemes to the public. This is why you constantly hear the term “experts say” before your liberty and property are taken from you. Democratic Socialists have been latching onto “Modern Monetary Theory” in order to justify
Democratic US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) set off a firestorm on Sunday with a one-line Tweet on a third rail topic. The aftermath continues four days later. Canadian philosopher and public intellectual Marshal McLuhan famously observed that “the medium is the message.” How is messaging
While former Speaker Paul Ryan turned himself into a pretzel to prevent a War Powers challenge to Trump’s ongoing military action in Yemen, Speaker Pelosi is allowing a vote to the House Floor today. Has the House turned against the war? Or is something else
The Trump Administration is twisting arms in Europe and in the Middle East in its ongoing determination to crush Iran. It seems a singular obsession. But the push-back is coming from and EU that remains (for now) dedicated to the Iran nuclear deal and from
Published on Feb 12th, 2019 – Dr. Ron Paul – Congress furious that a war might end!
Rep. Walter Jones, Jr. turned from pro-war to an antiwar firebrand after he discovered how Administrations lie us into war. His passing yesterday is deeply mourned by all who value peace and honesty over war and deception. He was an original Board Member of the
During President Trump’s latest State of The Union speech, he stated that “America will never be a socialist country.” However, America is bankrupt precisely because of the massive Socialist policies that it already has. The president then went on to advocate a few new Socialist
The first Senate bill of the year has taken on those who seek to boycott Israel over its treatment of Palestinians. In a complicated maneuver, the Senate has voted to allow states to boycott the boycotters. Is it a free speech/First Amendment issue? Supporters of
Published on Feb 6th, 2019 – Dr. Ron Paul
US “humanitarian” aid to Venezuela is being weaponized – routed through the US-backed opposition to feed its supporters. Meanwhile, backers of the Venezuelan government will face draconian sanctions designed to starve them into accepting the US-appointed president. If it does not work, Bolton and the
Have we reached “peak Trump”? Is there no way out of the swamp? Former Reagan Administration senior official David Stockman joins today’s Liberty Report to discuss his upcoming book, Peak Trump: The Undrainable Swamp and the Fantasy of MAGA.
Why are young people being enticed by the philosophy of something for nothing? Why aren’t Republicans doing so well with them? Is it because many Republicans are closet Socialists themselves? Ron Paul discusses on today’s Liberty Report!
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman James Inhofe has warned that due to China’s activities in the South China Sea, the US should be preparing for World War III with China. Are Chinese actions in the Spratley Islands more threatening than the global US military presence?
Appearing before the Senate, US intelligence community heads undermined each of President Trump’s foreign policy positions and warned that foreign “enemies” would likely interfere in the 2020 elections. The Deep State, neocons, and the liberal #resistance all line up against peace and freedom.
Published on Jan 29th, 2019 – Dr. Ron Paul – Trump will regret listening to the neocons on Venezuela. See Also: (Dr. Ron Paul) – Bolton: We’re Taking Venezuela’s Oil Yesterday, Trump’s National Security Advisor John Bolton made the US position clear in a FoxNews
Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Liberty Report and RonPaulInstitute.org joins us today to discuss the turmoil taking place in Venezuela, where a US-backed coup is once again taking place. We discuss the roots of the current crisis, how and why Trump and the neocons
The news cycle – and Congress – remains obsessed with the “will he” or “won’t he” get funding for the wall. It’s classic obfuscation on an issue of little immediate importance beyond raw politics. Meanwhile, from Venezuela to Syria to NATO, there is little or
Is it “moral” for there to be billionaires? Well, that depends on how they acquired their wealth. If it’s done legitimately, by voluntary exchange, then of course it’s moral! However, if government force or laws are used to acquire wealth, that’s a different story. The
The Democrat-controlled House followed the Senate yesterday in passing legislation forbidding the president from withdrawing from NATO and affirming undying US support for the outdated Cold War alliance. Is NATO really about defense? Or is it a jobs program for the military industrial complex?
The decline and closure of the neocon flagship journal, The Weekly Standard, did not slow the neocons at all. They are back with a new publication funded by a left-wing billionaire, but preaching from the same neocon playbook. Why do neocons continue to change their
MLK’s family has been adamant and unanimous: James Earl Ray did not kill the civil rights leader. Many of MLK’s associates share the view. We do know how the FBI and J. Edgar Hoover harassed King for years before his death. What might the conspiracy
An apparent suicide bombing in Manbij, northern Syria, has taken the life of four US service members and several civilians. ISIS has taken credit for the attack. Neocons cite the attack as proof that we should stay. The rest of us cite the attack as
A shocker article in the Daily Caller this week blew the lid on what it’s really like among all those “public servants” working in the Federal bureaucracy: about 85 percent of them do nothing at all related to their jobs. With thousands of “workers” furloughed,
Published on Jan 15th, 2019 – Ron Paul’s latest on phony “reform.” See Also: (Dr. Ron Paul) – The Obama/New York Times Plot To Overthrow Trump Another “blockbuster” report on Trump’s “ties” to Russia has fizzled into nothingness, as the New York Times’ piece over
While touring the Middle East, including election-free Saudi Arabia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called for the Venezuelan opposition and armed forces to overthrow the current government under its president Nicolas Maduro. According to Pompeo, a coup is necessary to “restore democracy” after elections
Rick Sanchez reports on the combination of big media, political establishments, and military and corporate interests whose power exceeds that of the President. He discusses this “deep state” with former congressman Dr. Ron Paul. Then RT America correspondent Michele Greenstein joins to explain how these
The words “National Emergency” should send shivers down the spine of anyone that values their liberty. At the same time, these words are music to the ears of those who lust after power. President Trump’s threats to rule by fiat should not be taken lightly.
Members of his own cabinet continue to undermine President Trump’s stated foreign policy goals as State Sec. Mike Pompeo, national security advisor John Bolton and other pro-war neocons seem bent on furthering an agenda other than that of the President. Rick Sanchez explains what’s at
Published on Jan 10, 2019 – You asked….Ron Paul answered! Please enjoy another edition of #AskRonPaul!
Economic collapse? More social media censorship? Will we get out of Syria? Legendary trends forecaster Gerald Celente joins today’s Liberty Report to let us know what he expects for 2019!
Published on Jan 8th, 2019 – Dr. Ron Paul See Also: (Dr. Ron Paul) – Business As Usual: More Weapons To The Saudis With the killing of opposition journalist Khashoggi safely out of the headlines and with the House refusing to hold a vote on
President Trump’s National Security Advisor John Bolton (along with the Secretary of State and other neocons) are openly defying the president’s stated policy of a rapid withdrawal of US troops from Syria. The president does not seem too bothered by this open insubordination. Will he
Global debt has never been higher. It’s almost $250 Trillion. Obviously, the economic world that central banks have created are built on a house of sand. Central banks are socialistic institutions. They are monopolies created and sustained by governments. When the central banking house of
President Trump has taken credit for an early stock boom in his presidency. Will a bust threaten him more than “Russiagate”? What hot spots threaten to break into open flame? Liberty Report predictions for 2019.
President Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, stunned Washington over the weekend by stating the obvious: Julian Assange and Wikileaks are simply publishers, like the Washington Post and New York Times. If Assange is prosecuted by the US for publishing information, what’s to stop prosecution of the
Sen. Lindsey Graham claims that Trump backed down on removing troops from Syria after having lunch together. President Trump has indicated no such thing. Meanwhile polls show support for the troop withdrawal? Is this a case of neocon wishful thinking? See Also: (Dr. Ron Paul)
It’s been reported that (just) the interest payments on the U.S. government’s debt will be larger than Medicaid in less than 2 years, and larger than the military budget in 6 years. The math is finally catching up with the big government. Supply & Demand
In a free society, the government is transparent in all its actions and kept on a short leash. The citizens have a natural right to their privacy. Today, it’s the exact opposite. The government is totally secretive, ignores its Constitutional leash, and seeks to place
What does the Ron Paul Liberty Report and the Ron Paul Institute have in store for 2019? What have we accomplished in 2018? What are our plans to keep spreading the peace and prosperity message and how can you be a part of it? Tune
Wikileaks founder and chief editor Julian Assange has been in solitary confinement in the Ecuadorian embassy for more than six years. Though the original charges have been dropped against him, he remains in the Embassy for fear of being extradited to the US for prosecution.
There’s no such thing as a good central planner. No one can successfully manipulate the economy and be a good Fed Chairman. The problem with the economy is the existence of the Federal Reserve itself. Ron Paul discusses on today’s Liberty Report!
December 22nd, 2018 – MSM News
This is a meat and potatoes clip of Jake Morphonios’ analysis of the “Mad Dog Mattis” resignation with a few points by Ron Paul.
Over the last few days, President Trump has shocked just about everyone. First a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, and then a 50% reduction of troops from America’s 17 year old war in Afghanistan. This is what Americans have been voting for for
The same warmongers of liberal and neoconservative stripes who had no problem with President Obama taking us INTO war in Syria without Congressional approval are now screaming bloody murder because President Trump has decided to take us OUT. Are they acting on principles? Or pure
Published on Dec 18th, 2018 – Dr. Ron Paul – It was great to see the Senate tell the President “no more” in Yemen. See Also: (Dr. Ron Paul) – Playing The Blame Game: The Political Farce Of The Government Shutdown The talk in Washington
The Saudi government has issued a blistering condemnation of last week’s Senate vote blaming Riyadh for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. While that voice vote may have irked them, the vote before it demanding an end to US participation in the Saudi war
Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the passing of George H.W. Bush and why France’s Yellow Vest revolt is a rejection of neoliberalism. Doctor Ron Paul talks about the future of trade, NATO and his hopes for America in 2019.
The economic roller-coaster of booms and busts, that we’re all forced to ride, is a creation of the Socialistic institution called The Federal Reserve. By manipulating interest rates and by generating money out-of-thin-air, the Fed creates an artificial boom. Everything artificial must ultimately return to
Among many Christians there is a notion that support for free markets is somehow selfish and anti-Christian. What is the morality of opposing an ever-encroaching state and ever-increasing taxes? Acton Institute President Fr. Robert Sirico joins today’s Liberty Report to explain…
Another government shutdown? Don’t believe the hype! Both parties agree on one thing: spending! See Also: (Dr Ron Paul) – Foreign Policy Arrogance Undermines Our National Security Pride is one of the seven deadly sins. It is also deadly when it drives your foreign policy.
The shock arrest of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Canada, reportedly on a US request, over allegations that her company sold products to Iran in violation of US sanctions, has opened a huge Pandora’s box. If this member of the Chinese political
Whenever you put government in charge, you get a big mess. That’s exactly what we have. President Trump campaigned against a “big, fat, ugly bubble,” and then took ownership of it. Big mistake. The Fed has twisted the economy into a Gordian Knot, and has
Successful entrepreneur and Founder of Thales Academy shows us the possibilities of education outside of the government bureaucratic grip. The future of education is indeed a great one.
In a major speech yesterday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised that the Trump Administration was creating a “new liberal international order,” with the US re-asserting its “leadership.” This sounds a lot like the old “new world order” promised by recently departed President George HW
Many in Washington who are obsessing over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi are silent on the thousands of civilians killed by US drones and are seeking conflict with Iran. Is this about principles…or just politics?
Here’s some unsolicited advice to the president: Listen to the people who elected you, who are tired of the US as the world’s police force. Let Ukraine and Russia work out their own problems. Give all your “experts” a pink slip and start over with
This week President Trump threatened to cut subsidies to GM. But why single out one company? Cut ALL corporate subsides. They are very bad policy.
In a bizarre Wall Street Journal editorial yesterday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo argued that despite the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khoshoggi and Saudi Arabia’s terrible human human rights record, we must remain joined at the hip because…Iran!
The Fed is raising rates in search of an arbitrary “neutral rate” that they’ve collectively set their sights upon. Then we can all relax, right? Wrong! The damage of the Fed’s manipulation of the economy has been done, and a financial crisis is unavoidable.
We need to remember Thomas Jefferson when thinking about being forced to subsidize that to which we are deeply morally opposed.
The Russian seizure of two Ukrainian warships sailing through the Kerch Strait has flared up tensions almost to the point of war. Are special interests pushing Ukraine to provoke Russia? Is Kiev operating all on its own? Are Washington neocon fingerprints on this little operation?
Consistent failure has not deterred those who wish to rule the world militarily. With each passing decade, the foreign policy of America’s Founders is looking more and more attractive. Ron Paul has consistently advocated their policy of non-intervention and peace.
The Federal Reserve isn’t “federal” and it has no “reserves.” Is it a public institution? No…Is it private? No again…Is it Constitutional? Absolutely not!…Who owns The Fed, and does it even matter?
Did you know that the plentiful results of discarding collectivism for individual liberty ushered in Thanksgiving? Thank you, to all of our loyal viewers for sharing a part of each day with us. We are thankful that the ideas of Liberty are alive and well!
Should we punish the Saudis or not over the killing of Khashoggi? Is this really the only choice being offered? That is what the mainstream media and Washington politicos and pundits would have us believe. As usual they are wrong. In this special Liberty Report
If you think failing an audit means a penalty for the Pentagon…think again. See Also: (Dr. Ron Paul) – Liberty Report Flashback: Julian Assange Speaks Out…
The Current situation on Julian Assange. Will he be extradited back to the States… Who is really pulling the strings.
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