Tag Archives: Ron Paul

Amid Rivalry, Friendship Blossoms on the Campaign Trail

The New York Times, By Jr., February 16, 2012 –

LAKE JACKSON, Tex. — Once there was a challenge of a softball game from the Ron Paul clan to the Mitt Romney clan. “They didn’t show up,” Mr. Paul says. “We didn’t schedule it. We really razz them about that, ‘You guys chickened out!’ ”

When Mr. Paul’s campaign jet broke down last year in Wolfeboro, N.H., Mr. Romney’s wife, Ann, offered to let Mr. Paul, an aide and one of his granddaughters stay the night at their summer home on Lake Winnipesaukee. When Mr. Romney arrived later, he offered his jet to take them home to Texas. Mr. Paul, not wanting to impose, was grateful but declined both offers.

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Ron Paul’s House record marked by bold strokes, and futility

From WashingtonPost.com, By , December 26, 2011 –
The passage of H.R. 2121, in fall 2009, unfolded without drama. It allowed for the sale of a customhouse in Galveston, Tex. The House debate took two minutes, and the vote took eight seconds. The ayes had it. But something historic was happening. On his 482nd try, Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) had authored a bill that would become law.

Paul has become a surprising force in the Republican presidential race, promising to use “the bully pulpit of the presidency” to demand deep cutbacks across government. But Paul has had only limited success using his current pulpit — a seat in Congress — to rally lawmakers behind his ideas.

Of the 620 measures that Paul has sponsored, just four have made it to a vote on the House floor. Only that one has been signed into law.

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Ron Paul, Constitutional Scholar

From RedState, by Leon H. Wolf, February 8, 2012 – 

People like to say, “Ron Paul’s got a great domestic program, it’s just his foreign policy I don’t like.” Really, people only say that because they don’t take the time to understand what Ron Paul’s domestic program is all about, or at least the more insane details thereof. One particular example of this is Ron Paul’s view on monetary policy.

Paul, who likes to present himself as some sort of Constitutional scholar, has said in his last several concession speeches that “the Constitution still says that only gold and silver can be legal tender!” This absolutely absurd reading of the Constitution is universally rejected by anyone who can read English.

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Anti-War Group Code Pink Counts Ron Paul in Their Camp on Israel Aid Opposition

May 13: Rep. Ron Paul gives a speech after announcing his plans to seek the Republican nomination for president in Exeter, N.H.

FoxNews.com, May 8,2011 – Politics makes for strange bedfellows. Add Code Pink and Republican Rep. Ron Paul to that list.

The vehemently anti-war group is organizing a slew of events this weekend in opposition to the United States’ Israel policy, to coincide with the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. Ahead of the protests, a Code Pink activist suggested the group — at least when it comes to Israel — is actually on the same page as Paul, a libertarian and one of the first candidates to enter the race for the GOP presidential nomination.

“The Ron Paul people are closer and closer to our talking points with each election,” Code Pink activist Liz Hourican told FoxNews.com. Continue reading →

Time To Be Controversial, Time to Tell The Truth About Ron Paul

From Absolutely Nobama (A Blog of Townhall.com) Posted by Alan Levy on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 8:56:38 PM 

I am going to say a few things that are controversial in this column. I am going to say things that may offend a few people. I am going to do the unthinkable. I am going to cut into a hero of some in the Conservative Movement. I am going to break Ronald Reagan’s Eleventh Commandment, “Thou shalt not speak ill of any Republican.” This brings me no pleasure whatsoever, since this was someone I once supported, and on occasion, wrote glowing things about.

In this column, I am going to tell the truth about Ron Paul. Continue reading →

Earmarks ~ good idea or bad idea?

The Ron Paul Myth –

Vanity | 9/1/11 | Alan Levy

Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2011 2:44:44 AM by Absolutely Nobama –

One of the lies Ron Paul’s more vocal supporters (his army of cyberstormtroopers) will tell you until they’re blue in the face is that the Shame of Texas has a strict constructionist view of the Constitution. They’ll hiss, scratch, and burn a cross on your blog for daring to point out the obvious. In other words, they’re like Chairman Obama’s Drones, big on fascisti passion, small on critical thinking.

Let’s take a stroll down Memory Hole Lane, shall we ? Here is the text of Ayatollah RuPaul’s interview with Neil Cavuto of FOX News back in 2009: Continue reading →

Ron Paul Takes on the TSA “We’ve had it, It’s time for the American people to stand up…”

No matter how you feel about Congressman Ron Paul, you must admire his stance on this issue.

Thank you Congressman Ron Paul, for standing up and speaking up!

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The FDA has estimated that the risk of fatal cancer from the maximum allowable dose would be 1 in 80 million per backscatter screening. And doses from a single scan are considerably lower than the maximum, Kassiday said. Continue reading →