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Rand Paul: “Look where ISIS gets its weapons from”

Obama Pentagon arming ISIS

Presidential candidate Rand Paul has urged voters to look to where ISIS is getting it’s weapons from to understand the monumental problem the US is facilitating in Syria and beyond. Speaking with Ed Berliner of Newsmax, paul stated “Most of these people do not have the sophistication to make arms …

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Rand Paul calls for release of hidden 9/11 documents

Rand Paul Families of 9:11 Victims and Survivors Transparency Act

Today, presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), U.S. Representatives Walter Jones (R-N.C.), Stephen F. Lynch (D-Mass.), and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) and former U.S. Senator Bob Graham (D-Fl.) stood today with family members of victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to announce new bipartisan legislation, S.1471, known …

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Rand Paul launches campaign to end the TSA

TSA fly with dignity

Senator Rand Paul has issued a press release in which he vows to lead the charge to “end the TSA” and put a stop to the needless and humiliating groping of toddlers and grandmothers. Earlier this year, Paul was detained by the TSA after refusing to submit to an invasive pat down …

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Rand Paul filibusters Patriot (tyranny) Act renewal

Rand Paul filibuster Patriot Act

United States Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) vows to filibuster any attempt in Congress to extend the eavesdropping powers provided to the government through the US Patriot Act before they expire at the end of the month. Sen. Paul began speaking out against government surveillance on the floor of the Senate …

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Rand Paul filibuster shockwaves continue

Rand Paul filibuster drones

Dear Mr. President: In response to partial release of the Department of Justice memos describing the underlying legal justifications for the targeted killings of American citizens and others in the course of counterterrorism operations, we are writing to emphasize Congress’ vital oversight role in these matters.  Every American has the …

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Rand Paul: Audit the Fed or I will hold up nominees

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United States Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) says he plans to hold the appointment of three new likely members of the US Federal Reserve unless colleagues in Congress hold a vote on auditing the Fed. A long-time opponent of the central bank, Paul wrote Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) informing him of …

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Rand Paul pushes for legalization of industrialized hemp in new farm bill

Hemp Rand Paul

As the nation’s lawmakers continue to bore through the details of the upcoming federal farm bill revision, a number of forward-thinking members of Congress are simultaneously pushing for the antiquated and indefensible prohibition on hemp farming to be lifted as part of its new provisions. And included among these proponents …

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Senators introduce bill to block US arming Syria militants (al-Qaeda)

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Republican US Senator Rand Paul Four bipartisan US senators have introduced a bill aimed at prohibiting the administration of President Barack Obama from providing military assistance to militants in Syria. The legislation was introduced on June 20 by Democrats Tom Udall and Chris Murphy and Republicans Mike Lee and Rand …

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The Pauls’ new crusade: “Internet Freedom”

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Defending the Internet from government regulation is the new “End the Fed,” Paul advisors say. A new Paul manifesto: “This is our revolution.” Ron and Rand Paul are set today to shift the central focus of their family’s long libertarian crusade to a new cause: Internet Freedom. Kentucky senator Rand …

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Ron Paul to host daily radio program and podcast

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Just because he’s retired from politics doesn’t mean Ron Paul is slowing down: the former congressman from Texas and three-time presidential hopeful will soon have his own spot on national radio. Dr. Paul, who retired from Congress earlier this year after a failed bid at the Republican Party’s nomination for …

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Ron Paul wants to encourage an ‘epidemic of truth-telling’

Ron Paul Voices of Liberty

Former Rep. Ron Paul hopes his new online community will not only force policymakers to hear from the public, but promote more government whistleblowers. “Something that we can encourage and that is to get more whistleblowers,” the former Texas Republican congressman and three-time presidential candidate said. “Think of Edward Snowden, …

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Ron Paul fears US might assassinate NSA leaker Snowden

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The United States government hasn’t revealed just yet how it will handle the case of Edward Snowden, but former congressman Ron Paul says he fears the Obama administration will resort to taking down the NSA leaker with a drone strike. Speaking to Fox Business News on Tuesday, the former Republican …

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