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2015 Ron Paul Scholarship UPDATE

Due to the overwhelming number of exceptional applicants for the 2015 Ron Paul Scholarships, our review board is still in the process of reviewing applications. We hope to have our finalists locked down very soon. We apologize for the delay in the process, and we thank you for your patience.

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New Military Spending Bill Expands Empire But Forbids Debate on War

By: Ron Paul On Friday the House passed a massive National Defense Authorization for 2016 that will guarantee US involvement in more wars and overseas interventions for years to come. The Republican majority resorted to trickery to evade the meager spending limitations imposed by the 2011 budget control act – limitations that did not, as […]

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NSA Spying Ruled Illegal, But Will Congress Save the Program Anyway?

By: Ron Paul This week the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the NSA’s metadata collection program was not authorized in US law. The PATRIOT Act, under which the program began, was too vague, the court found. But the truth is the Act was intended to be vague so that the government could interpret […]

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USA FREEDOM Act: Just Another Word for Lost Liberty

By: Ron Paul 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 bringing someone like Headley […]

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The Real War on the Middle Class

By: Ron Paul 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 the Federal Reserve’s inflation […]

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The New Militarism: Who Profits?

By: Ron Paul Militarism and military spending are everywhere on the rise, as the new Cold War propaganda seems to be paying off. The new “threats” that are being hyped bring big profits to military contractors and the network of think tanks they pay to produce pro-war propaganda. Here are just a few examples:

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The IRS and Congress Both Hold Our Liberty in Contempt

By: Ron Paul This week the Justice Department announced it would not charge former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner with contempt of Congress. Some members of Congress requested that Lerner be charged with contempt after she refused to testify at a congressional hearing investigating her role in denying or delaying the applications for […]

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Repeal, Don’t Reform the IMF!

By: Ron Paul A responsible financial institution would not extend a new loan of between 17 and 40 billion dollars to a borrower already struggling to pay back an existing multi-billion dollar loan. Yet that is just what the International Monetary Fund (IMF) did last month when it extended a new loan to the government […]

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After a Twelve Year Mistake in Iraq, We Must Just March Home

By: Ron Paul Twelve years ago last week, the US launched its invasion of Iraq, an act the late General William Odom predicted would turn out to be “the greatest strategic disaster in US history.” Before the attack I was accused of exaggerating the potential costs of the war when I warned that it could […]

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Iran Fighting ISIS – Is It Really a Problem?

By: Ron Paul As Iran continues to take an active role in helping Iraq fight ISIS, many US neocons are upset that the US military is not over there on the ground doing the fighting. They want Americans to believe that only another US invasion of Iraq – and of Syria as well – can […]

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