Tag Archive for Ron Paul

Ron Paul Recommends Some New Year Resolutions

Ron Paul recommends some New Year resolutions, for Congress. Yeah, he nails it as usual. New Year’s Resolutions for Congress: In just a few days, Congress will solemnly swear to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against…

Is Ron Paul An Isolationist?

Sheldon Richman with a good column on the charge that Ron Paul is an “isolationist.” Opposing Imperialism Is Not Isolationism by Sheldon Richman: When pundits and rival politicians call Ron Paul an “isolationist,” they mislead the American people — and…

Glenn Greenwald On Ron Paul And Obama

This is a lengthy but fantastic column. Kudos to Mr. Greenwald for his honesty on political and leftist hypocrisy and double-standards. [also see: Obama's War Record Should Appall Progressives by Sheldon Richman ] A snippet below, but do try read the…

Gridlock and the Bill of Rights, NDAA Style

First, Jeff Jacoby comments on Congressional gridlock. A good column. ‘Dysfunctional’ government is a feature, not a bug :: Jeff Jacoby: “But our democratic republic wasn’t designed for speed or legislative efficiency. The Framers of the Constitution never expected Congress…

Has The U.S. Become An Empire?

I used to laugh at the idea that some would call the U.S. an empire, back in my more naive neco-con days. But the numbers speak for themselves. (pic via NP) According to PolitiFact the U.S. has a military presence…

Someone Please Tell Wolf That Govt. Is Not Society

Wolf Blitzer, apparently without even realizing it, exposed his own massive bias toward government. And I believe his bias is quite common. [also, check out the new Ron Paul campaign ad] Wolf clearly confuses government with society. Check out Blitzer’s…

Debt Limits and Drug Addicts …

Think of the country, or at least the federal govt., as a serious alcoholic or drug addict. Many of us who believe that a smaller federal govt. is the right way to go (morally, economically, & Constitutionally), want to see…

A Libertarian Conversion Story …

In this linked column about Ron Paul and libertarianism is a wonderful explanation of libertarianism, as well as a conversion story. Note that all laws are ultimately enforced with physical violence, at the muzzle of a gun. This is a…