Category Archives: Dr. Ron Paul

Saudi Purges Explained, With Marwa Osman Live From Lebanon

What is behind the sudden purge of dozens of high-ranking Saudi princes and their incarceration at the Riyadh Ritz? Lebanese scholar and geopolitical analyst Marwa Osman joins us to give a close-up perspective as war clouds continue to gather. Follow Marwa on Twitter: @Osman_Marwa1

Why So Many Big Businesses Love Government Regulations

So-called “government regulations” are not what most people think that they are. They don’t curb “greedy corporations,” but entrench them. They don’t harm “rapacious companies” but strengthen them. They don’t “protect” consumers, but hobble them. Government should only be there to prosecute against fraud or

War on ISIS – Whose Side Are We Really On?

Over the weekend the very mainstream BBC published a blockbuster investigative report showing that the US was part of negotiations that allowed thousands of ISIS fighters and their families — and tons of weapons — to escape Raqqa in Syria. At the same time Secretary

The Government Burden Goes Way Beyond The Income Tax

Washington DC is not buzzing with activity so that taxpayers can be permitted to keep more of their earnings. Washington and the surrounding areas are some of the richest places in the entire country. While it may appear that government cuts taxes in one area,

Saudi Escalation: Lebanon And Yemen In The Crosshairs

Today the Saudi government ordered all Saudis out of Lebanon, as “resigned” Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri is said to be under house arrest in Saudi Arabia. Simultaneously, the Saudi Crown Prince is increasing pressure against Iran, blaming the country for supplying a missile to Yemen

Deconstructing ‘Russia-Gate’ with Joe Lauria

Why won’t the “Russia hacked the election” narrative go away? Who’s behind it and why? And how? Did you know that the only two sources for the claim that Russia hacked the DNC and Podesta’s emails were BOTH being paid by the DNC? Is that

The Fed Is Safe Under Trump

President Trump is great at stirring up controversies and throwing red meat to the media. He’s great at keeping the left in a permanent state of hyperventilation. He’s great at rallying his supporters. But when it comes to actual policies, the status quo has been

Tragic Horrors…From New York To Yemen

Yesterday’s tragic attack in New York where eight innocent people were killed serves as a reminder that even with the surveillance state in place we are not any safer. How much does our interventionist foreign policy, which results in many more innocents killed overseas, contribute

Special Report: Privacy Is Liberty – Liberty Is Privacy

PRIVACY and LIBERTY are both parts of the nature of every individual human being. We are all born with the LIBERTY to think in PRIVATE. Our minds are our individual kingdoms, where every thought happens in secret. POWER seeks to abolish both LIBERTY and PRIVACY.

Do We Need A New War Authorization?

The White House does not want the 9/11 authorization to be “updated.” They like it just the way it has been mis-interpreted for the last 16 years. Some in Congress insist we need a new authorization to clarify what, when, where, and how. Who’s right?

NATO Threatens Turkey…

NATO reacted sharply to Turkey’s signing an agreement with Russia to purchase advanced missile defense systems, warning Turkey that it will be responsible for the consequences of such a move. Is the US military-industrial complex getting nervous, or are there larger geopolitical questions at hand?

Trump Hypes Tax Cuts – Don’t Get Too Excited

The income tax should be 0%, just as it was for the first 137 years of American history. So tax cuts across the board are always a welcome development. However, tax cuts are just part of the big picture. What we need is a total