By: Ron Paul Passage of Senator Mitch McConnell’s authorization for war against ISIS will not only lead to perpetual US wars across the globe, it will also endanger our civil and economic liberties. The measure allows the president to place troops anywhere he determines ISIS is operating. Therefore, it could be used to justify using […]
By: Ron Paul Following the recent Oregon school shooting, many politicians rushed to the microphones to call for new gun control laws. President Obama even called on gun control supporters to “politicize” the shooting, while some members of Congress worked to establish a special commission on gun violence.
By: Ron Paul Last week President Obama sent Congress legislation to authorize him to use force against ISIS “and associated persons and forces” anywhere in the world for the next three years. This is a blank check for the president to start as many new wars as he wishes, and it appears Congress will go […]
That’s right, according to the President’s new budget proposal, his student loan forgiveness plans are costing American taxpayers even more than expected. Politico reported yesterday that the $21.8 billion shortfall is, “apparently the largest ever recorded for any government credit program.” Yikes. And since this a government credit program, it will be added on to […]
Recently, President Obama has been touting his various student loan repayment plans, which provide repayment relief to recent graduates who are saddled with mountains of debt. For those who qualify, these plans cap student loan payments at 10% of their monthly income, and provide forgiveness after at least 10 years of timely payments. But what […]
By: Ron Paul In tonight’s State of the Union message, the President will tell the American people that the rich should be taxed more to help the middle class. To do this, President Obama will raise inheritance and capital gains taxes. But in a free market, this is where investment money comes from. His tax […]
By: Ron Paul The Senate Intelligence Committee released its long-awaited report on CIA torture of detainees and the reaction has been strong. While some still maintain that torture is justified, the emerging details of the program have left most of the country disgusted and ashamed.