The Seamless Webb Of Liberty

By Former Congressman Ron Paul, M.D. (R-Texas)
Many people think the Internal Revenue Service was violating civil liberties when it harassed tea party groups. After all, the groups were targeted because they wanted to exercise their civil liberty to challenge government policies. However, the specific issue in the IRS case was the groups’ application for tax-exempt [...]

USA FREEDOM Act: Just Aother Word For Lost Liberty

By former Congressman Ron Paul, M.D. (R-TX)
Apologists for the National Security Agency (NSA) point to the arrest of David Coleman Headley as an example of how warrantless mass surveillance is necessary to catch terrorists. Headley played a major role in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack that killed 166 people.
While few would argue that [...]

The Real War On The Middle Class

By Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, M.D.
One of the great ironies of American politics is that most politicians who talk about helping the middle class support policies that, by expanding the welfare-warfare state, are harmful to middle-class Americans. Eliminating the welfare-warfare state would benefit middle-class Americans by freeing them from exorbitant federal taxes, including [...]

Department of Homeland Security: What’s It Good For?

By former Congessman Ron Paul, M.D. (R-TX)
Late Friday night, Congress passed legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security for one week. This vote followed weeks of debate over efforts to attach a prohibition on funding President Obama’s executive order granting amnesty to certain illegal immigrants to the Homeland Security funding bill.
Despite [...]

Vaccine Controversy Shows Why We Need Markets, Not Mandates

By former Congressman Ron Paul, M.D. (R-Texas)
If I were still a practicing ob-gyn and one of my patients said she was not going to vaccinate her child, I might try to persuade her to change her mind. But, if I were unsuccessful, I would respect her decision. I certainly would not lobby the [...]

Defeat Of USA FREEDOM Act Is A Victory For Freedom

By Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, M.D. (R-TX)
It will not shock readers to hear that quite often legislation on Capitol Hill is not as advertised. When Congress wants to do something particularly objectionable, they tend give it a fine-sounding name. The PATRIOT Act is perhaps the best-known example. The legislation had been drafted [...]

National Service Is Anti-Liberty And Un-American

By Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, M.D. (R-Texas)
Former Clinton Administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich recently called on the government to force young people to spend two years either “serving” in the military or performing some other type of government-directed “community service.” Neoconservative Senator John McCain has introduced legislation creating a mandatory national service program very [...]

Mental Health Screening A Good Way To Decrease Liberty

..Poor Way to Increase Security
By Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, M.D. (R-TX)
Last week Americans were shocked and saddened by another mass killing, this one near a college campus in California. We all feel deep sympathy for the families of the victims.
As usual, many people responded to this shooting by calling for [...]

Will No Once Challenge Obama’s Executive Orders?

By Former Congressman Ron Paul, M.D. (R-TX)
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 [...]

After 100 Years Of Failure, It’s Time To End The Fed!

By Former Congressman Ron Paul, M.D. (R-Texas)
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. [...]


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