Category Archives: Dr. Ron Paul

A Balanced Budget In 15 Years?…Don’t Hold Your Breath

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

Rep. Ilhan Omar: Riding The Third Rail – With Guest Phil Giraldi

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

Bipartisan Attacks on the Second Amendment

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

Manafort To Jail – Not About Justice; Not About Russia

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

Unintended Consequences: Minimum Wage Hike Backfires at Whole Foods

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

Did The NSA Kill Its Program To Spy On Us…Or Upgrade It?

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

Is John Bolton The New Dick Cheney?

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

ISIS Defeated In Syria – So Why Drop White Phosphorus?

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

Punishing Women With A Draft Doesn’t Achieve “Equal Rights”

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

Weekly Update – Emergencies Do Not Trump The Constitution

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.

Venezuela False Flag: Who Burned The Aid Truck?

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

Individual Rights vs. Collectivist Demands

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

Half-A-Cheer For Supremes’ Civil Asset Forfeiture Ruling

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

Iraq Lies Redux: Trump Admin Claims Iran/al-Qaeda Alliance

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

Weekly Update – Walter Jones and the Vote to End US War on Yemen

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

Marco Rubio Declares War On Venezuela

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

Politics of regime change ‘dangerous & inhumane’

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

Modern Monetary Theory – Same Old Federal Reserve Nonsense

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

Medium Is The Message: Ilhan Omar, Social Media, And Making News

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

House Yemen Vote Today: What’s Pelosi’s Goal?

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

From Berlin To Baghdad, Trump Foreign Policy In Tatters

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

Walter Jones – Hero Of Peace

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

Is President Trump Protecting Us From Socialism?

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

Senate Forbids Israel Boycott – Is It Constitutional?

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

Bolton’s Plan: Starve Venezuela

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

Peak Trump. With Special Guest David Stockman

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.

Who’s Opposing The Socialists Attack on “Capitalism”?

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!

Deep State At War: Intel Chiefs Slam Trump Before Senate

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.

Weekly Update – Trump’s Venezuela Fiasco

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

Billionaires Thrive In The Fed’s Immoral “Counterfeit” System

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

Permanent War: Congress Forbids NATO Withdrawal

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?

Neocon Chameleons Return As Progressives

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

Martin Luther King’s Murder – Conspiracy Or Coincidence?

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

What A Coincidence! After Syria Attack, Will We Have To Stay?

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

Silver Lining In The Government Shutdown

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,

Weekly Update – Campaign Finance Reform Helps Special Interests

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

Pompeo At It Again: Calls For Venezuela Coup

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

Ron Paul: Deep State ‘more powerful than presidents’

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

Do The Wall And Government Shutdown Justify A National Emergency?

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.

Ron Paul: Pompeo “insubordinate,” Bolton should be fired

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

Bolton: Trump’s Wrong – We’re Not Leaving Syria!

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

DEBT: The Opium of The Fed’s Manipulated Economy

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

Giuliani Is Right! Free Assange!

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

Leaving Syria: Will Trump Hold Fast?

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)

Looking To 2019 At The Ron Paul Liberty Report

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

Flashback: Julian Assange Joins Ron Paul Institute Conference 2017

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.

Saudis Tell US Senate ‘Where To Go’ – Time To Leave?

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

RIP Bush, Yellow Vest Revolt & Ron Paul

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.

All Bubbles Must Pop … The Sooner, The Better RonPaulLibertyReport

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

Too Much Partisanship in Washington? No, Too Much Bipartisanship!

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.

Global Cops: Will US Jail Chinese Tech Exec?

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

Who Will Get The Blame For The Collapse?

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

Pompeo Promises New Liberal World Order – New Wine In Old Bottles?

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

The Fed’s Impossible Dream Of Fine-Tuning The Economy

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.

Black Sea Face Off: Is Ukraine Provoking War With Russia?

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?

NO MORE!…We Must Stop The 40-Year Old Obsession With Iran

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.

Who Owns The Fed?…Does It Even Matter?

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?

Thanksgiving 2018: Reasons To be Thankful

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!

Trump’s Saudi Statement: Missing The Real Message

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