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Ron Paul

Ron Paul

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Congressman Ron Paul of Texas enjoys a national reputation as the premier advocate for liberty in politics today. Dr. Paul is the leading spokesman in Washington for limited constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to sound monetary policies based on commodity-backed currency. He is known among both his colleagues in Congress and his constituents for his consistent voting record in the House of Representatives: Dr. Paul never votes for legislation unless the proposed measure is expressly authorized by the Constitution. In the words of former Treasury Secretary William Simon, Dr. Paul is the "one exception to the Gang of 535" on Capitol Hill.

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    Published 02 April 2012 | viewed 0 times

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  • A Fistful of Euros

    Published 26 March 2012 | viewed 0 times

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    Published 19 March 2012 | viewed 0 times

    It is ironic but perhaps sadly appropriate that Attorney General Eric Holder would choose a law school, Northwestern University, to deliver a speech earlier this…

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    Published 12 March 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Have certain parts of the Constitution become irrelevant, as a former Republican leader once told me at a Foreign Affairs Committee hearing? At the time,…

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    Published 05 March 2012 | viewed 0 times

    While the Fed has recently released an unprecedented amount of information on its activities, there is still much that remains unknown. Predictably, every push towards…

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    Published 27 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

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    Published 20 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

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    Published 13 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

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  • Trust Us; We're the Government

    Published 06 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

    While much has been made recently of the President's unconstitutional appointment of Richard Cordray to be director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), lost…

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    Published 30 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    The Federal Reserve's interest rate price-setting board, the FOMC, met last week. They will continue to set the federal funds rate at well below 1%,…

  • Stop Internet Censorship

    Published 23 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Although Congress was back in session for scarcely more than a day last week, private citizens across the country managed to cause an uproar felt…

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    Published 09 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    This week, partisan games in Washington reached a fevered pitch as Congress acted to prevent recess appointments, yet the administration made them anyway. Congress has…

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    Published 02 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Last week, as most Americans were celebrating the holidays with family and friends, the Obama Administration announced plans to seek yet another debt ceiling increase…

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    Published 27 December 2011 | viewed 0 times

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    Published 05 December 2011 | viewed 0 times

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