(RonPaul) - Officially, US debt stands at more than $17 trillion. In reality, it is many times more. The cost of the US invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq may be more than six trillion dollars. President Obama’s illegal invasion of Libya cost at least a billion dollars and left that country devastated. The costs of US regime change efforts in Syria are likely thus far enormous, both in dollars and lives. That’s still a secret. Read the rest of this entry »
(WashTimes) – Sen. Rand Paul urged the thousands that turned out for the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to imagine electing a “friend of liberty” to the White House who will defend the Constitution and push back against a federal government that is trampling over their individual rights. Read the rest of this entry »
(SteveWatson) - Former congressman Ron Paul weighed in on the Ukraine situation yesterday, warning that the hostilities are rooted in empire building and vying for geopolitical control.
Speaking with RT, which has itself become a focal point for western criticism of Russia, the former Congressman urged that it makes “no sense” for America to become entangled in the affairs of Ukraine. Read the rest of this entry »
(FreeFoundation) - Last week Ukraine saw its worst violence since the break-up of the Soviet Union over 20 years ago. Protesters occupying the main square in the capitol city, Kiev, clashed with police leaving many protesters and police dead and many more wounded. It is an ongoing tragedy and it looks like there is no end in sight. Read the rest of this entry »
“The pretext of propagating liberty can make no difference. Every nation has a right to carve out its own happiness in its own way, and it is the height of presumption in another to attempt to fashion its political creed.”
-Alex. Hamilton to George Washington, 2 May 1793.
(RonPaulInstitute) - It always seems to start with the BBC. Months ago when the Ukrainian president patiently explained that his country’s economic and energy realities — which Vladimir Putin underscored — required that it stay close to Russia and not yet enter into a closer relationship with the EU, the BBC flooded Kiev with correspondents. Read the rest of this entry »
(TexasStraightTalk) – President Obama’s state of the union pledge to “act with or without Congress” marks a milestone in presidential usurpation of Congressional authority. Most modern presidents have used executive orders to change and even create laws without Congressional approval. However President Obama is unusually brazen, in that most Presidents do not brag about their plans to rule by executive order in state of the union speeches. Read the rest of this entry »
(TexasStraightTalk) - Congress’s decline from the Founders’ vision as “first among equals” in government to an echo chamber of the unitary executive, has been a slow but steady process. In the process we have seen a steady stream of unconstitutional wars and civil liberties abuses at home. Read the rest of this entry »
(FreeFoundation) - A week from now, the Federal Reserve System will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding. Resulting from secret negotiations between bankers and politicians at Jekyll Island, the Fed’s creation established a banking cartel and a board of government overseers that has grown ever stronger through the years. Read the rest of this entry »
Former Congressman says Senator “in a much better position” than he was
(PaulWatson) - Former Congressmen Ron Paul said that his son Senator Rand Paul is “in a much better position” than he ever was to mount a successful presidential run in 2016 during an appearance on The Alex Jones Show. Read the rest of this entry »
(NNN) – The Federal Reserve became a hot-topic issue among youth during the 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns of Ron Paul. Young people flocked to the elderly statesman, as he rallied on about an organization nearly 100 years old. Read the rest of this entry »
(RPI) - You cannot negotiate with Iran. That is what they told us for years. The Iranian leadership is too fanatical, they are not rational actors, they are “not like us.” One US official even recently said that deception is part of the Iranian DNA. But just over a week ago negotiations between the five permanent UN Security Council Members plus Germany and the Iranians produced an historic agreement that may be first step toward a new era in US relations with the Middle East. Read the rest of this entry »
“The chaos that one day will ensue from our 35-year experiment with worldwide fiat money will require a return to money of real value. We will know that day is approaching when oil-producing countries demand gold, or its equivalent, for their oil rather than dollars or euros. The sooner the better.” (emphasis mine) ~ Ron Paul
(CaseyResearch) - What Ron Paul is referring to here is the petrodollar system. It’s one of the main pillars that’s been holding up the US dollar’s status as the world’s premier reserve currency since the breakdown of Bretton Woods. Read the rest of this entry »
(TheBlaze) – Former Texas congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul appeared on TheBlaze TV Tuesday to speak with Glenn Beck about his work to advance homeschooling through the Ron Paul Curriculum, in addition to the state of the country and the feasibility of a third party. Read the rest of this entry »
(CaseyResearch) – I spent the past weekend in Tucson for the Casey Research 2013 Summit, indeed a memorable and information-packed experience. It was truly a pleasure to meet with everyone who joined us.
Notably, it was extremely encouraging to meet so many intelligent people who had taken concrete steps to internationalize their savings and obtain a second passport—and thus reducing their exposure to whatever happens in their home countries. Read the rest of this entry »
(FoxBusiness) – They are not going to default, all governments like us they default by giving money with less value, they are good at that. But they are not going to not send the checks out, you think of what happened in’09 when the financial system worldwide was collapsing. Read the rest of this entry »
(CNBC) – At the end of the day, a government shutdown shouldn’t worry the American people, Paul said. “It’s a breakdown of the whole system that they ought to be concerned with.” Read the rest of this entry »
(Infowars) – As I write this, it appears that the federal government is about to shut down because the House and Senate cannot agree on whether to add language defunding or delaying Obamacare to the “Continuing Resolution”. Despite all the hand-wringing heard in DC, a short-term government shut down (which doesn’t actually shut down the government) will not cause the country to collapse. Read the rest of this entry »
(RonPaulInstitute) – Do not miss Ron Paul’s extensive interview on the Charlie Rose show. He gives the best yet definition of his personal philosophy, called “non-interventionism,” which also is the philosophical framework of his Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. He also offers important insights on Syria and his amazing new education freedom book. Read the rest of this entry »
Fed continues the destruction of the dollar with QE3
(KitDaniels) – This morning, former congressman Dr. Ron Paul explained why Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke’s unexpected decision yesterday to continue pumping $85 billion a month into the economy is bad for the American people. Read the rest of this entry »
(TheFreeFoundation) – Opposing infringement on parental control of education and promoting alternatives to government-run schools is a vital task for the liberty movement.
When government usurps a parent’s right to control their child’s education, it is inevitable that the child will be taught the values of government officials, rather than of the parents. Read the rest of this entry »
(TexasStraightTalk) – President Obama announced this weekend that he has decided to use military force against Syria and would seek authorization from Congress when it returned from its August break. Every Member ought to vote against this reckless and immoral use of the US military. But even if every single Member and Senator votes for another war, it will not make this terrible idea any better because some sort of nod is given to the Constitution along the way. Read the rest of this entry »
(StoryLeak) – During an interview on Fox Business’ Cavuto Wednesday, former Texas Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) commented on the unfolding situation in Syria, specifically calling the recent chemical attack a ‘false flag’ likely carried out by the US backed Al Qaeda filled rebels.
“I think it’s a false flag…” said Paul. “Why don’t we ask about the Al Qaeda? Why are we on the side of the Al Qaeda right now?” Read the rest of this entry »
(RonPaulInstitute) – The liberal warhawks are groping around for a pretext they can call “legal” for waging war against Syria, and have come up with the 1999 “Kosovo war”.
This is not surprising insofar as a primary purpose of that US/NATO 78-day bombing spree was always to set a precedent for more such wars. The pretext of “saving the Kosovars” from an imaginary “genocide” was as false as the “weapons of mass destruction” pretext for war against Iraq, but the fakery has been much more successful with the general public. Therefore Kosovo retains its usefulness in the propaganda arsenal. Read the rest of this entry »
(RonPaul) – The ever-expanding role of government in healthcare provides an excellent example of Ludwig Von Mises’ warning that “The Middle of the Road Leads to Socialism.” Read the rest of this entry »
(CollectiveCheckup) – This is Ron Paul’s famous Predictions speech from April 24, 2002. This is the original video compiling recent images and video to give his speech a chilling effect. Read the rest of this entry »