Aug 13

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‘Neither Clinton nor Trump pledging to cut government spending’ – Ron Paul:

Hillary Clinton wants to spend large amounts of money on infrastructure, but Donald Trump went further by saying he wants to about double the amount in that area, Ron Paul, former presidential candidate and host of Ron Paul Liberty Report, told RT.

Trump, the Republican nominee for the US presidency, gave a speech on Monday in Detroit in which he outlined his plans for revitalizing the working and middle class by bringing jobs back to US shores, striking a somewhat populist tone.

However, Trump’s speech followed the release of a list of 13 economic advisers that would assist him if elected. The list includes hedge fund managers and billionaires. Some say it confuses Trump’s message on the economy. Continue reading »

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Aug 02

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– Americans Are Going to be Disappointed in Election Outcome:

It is a sad commentary on the state of political life in the United States that our political conventions have become more like rock music festivals than competitions of ideas. There has been a great deal of bombast, of insults, of name-calling, and of chest-beating at both party conventions, but what is disturbingly absent is any mention of how we got to this crisis and how we can get out. From the current foreign policy mess to the looming economic collapse, all we hear is both party candidates saying they will fix it, no problem.

In her convention speech Hillary Clinton promised that she would “fight terrorism” and defeat ISIS by doing more of what we have been doing all along: bombing. In fact we have dropped more than 50,000 bombs on ISIS in Iraq and Syria over the past two years and all she can say is that she will drop more. How many more bombs will defeat ISIS? How many more years will she keep us in our longest war, Afghanistan? She doesn’t say. Continue reading »

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Jun 07

Ron Paul: “We Do Not Really Have Democracy” in America, 2016 Is a Distraction:

Former congressman Ron Paul has long been an unabashed critic of American foreign policy, central banking, and corporatism. This election season, the former presidential nominee has consistently, candidly expressed his views on the presidential race, often issuing scathing indictments of the two-party system and the authoritarian tendencies of the candidates in the running. On Monday, Ron Paul appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to discuss the presidential options Americans are left with, arguing the current campaign quibbles serve as distractions from deeper, more systemic problems. Continue reading »

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May 21

Ron Paul: “I Feel A Kinship With Bernie Sanders”:

We’re both against corporatism. We’re both against the special benefits to big business. His answer to that wouldn’t always be the same. Mine would always drift to the free markets. His would drift to ‘well we need more government to redistribute wealth,’ but we could both attack subsidies to business or the military industrial complex. In that sense, there is a kinship.”

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May 04

Watch Ron Paul Destroy the Two-Party System on Live TV:

San Diego, CA — Longtime congressman and former presidential candidate Ron Paul made it clear in a recent interview on CNN that he will vote 3rd party if the presidential race comes down to Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton.

Though Paul didn’t specify which candidate he would vote for, he did say Libertarian or Independent party candidates are a possibility. Paul also said he couldn’t support Ted Cruz, who has since dropped out of the race, because he’s a “theocrat” who wants to rule with religion. Paul didn’t comment on his specific reasons for not supporting Clinton, but one can speculate the fiercely anti-war Paul opposes her militaristic tendencies.

Then Paul went even further, saying both the Republican and Democratic parties — from Reagan to Obama — are controlled by the “Deep State” and powerful special interests. Watch the interview below:

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May 03

From the article:

“A military draft is one of — if not the — worst violations of individual rights committed by modern governments. The draft can also facilitate the growth of the warfare state by lowing the cost of militarism. All those who value peace, prosperity, and liberty must place opposition to the draft at the top of their agenda.”


Drafting Women Means Equality In Slavery:

By Ron Paul

Last week the House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act requiring women to register with Selective Service. This means that if Congress ever brings back the draft, women will be forcibly sent to war. Continue reading »

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Apr 16

“It’s A Rotten System” Ron Paul Says: US Elections Are Rigged, Voting Simply Used To Pacify The Public:

Submitted by MintPress via TheAntiMedia.org,

Dr. Ron Paul says the American electoral system is rigged to keep “independent thinkers” from succeeding.

“I see elections as so much of a charade,” the former Texas congressman said during an April 11 appearance on RT America’s “The Fishtank.” “So much deceit goes on.”

Paul is no stranger to the twisted rules of the American presidential horse race. He ran for the highest office as a Libertarian in 1988, and in 2008 and 2012 as a Republican. Continue reading »

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Mar 04

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Ron Paul: “Absolutely No Meaningful Difference Between Hillary and Trump”:

On Tuesday, Ron Paul agreed with what countless activists and independent journalists have been saying for months: Bernie Sanders is pretty much the same as Donald Trump.

Asked by CNN in an interview whether he would consider supporting Sanders’ presidential bid, Paul somewhat incredulously replied, “No. No, because he’s an authoritarian … he’s just a variant of Trump. Trump wants to be the boss.Continue reading »

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Feb 07

Ron Paul Slams Cruz And Hillary: They Are Both “Owned By Goldman”:

Now that Rand Paul is out of the race for the White House, Politico’s Eliza Collins reports that his father Ron Paul, who ran in 2008 and 2012, isn’t impressed by Ted Cruz’s attempts to pick up the “free market” libertarian banner.

“You take a guy like Cruz, people are liking the Cruz — they think he’s for the free market, and [in reality] he’s owned by Goldman Sachs. I mean, he and Hillary have more in common than we would have with either Cruz or Trump or any of them so I just don’t think there is much picking,” Paul said of the Texas senator on Fox Business’ “Varney & Company” on Friday.

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Jan 13

FYI.


Sep 12, 2015

Ron Paul speaks on the upcoming financial collapse that will be far worse than the 2008 collapse. It’s not a matter of if but when it will happen.

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Sep 18

H/t reader squodgy:

Watch the video here:

Ron Paul’s Final Warning

“My most dire prediction is about to come true. And
there’s not much time left for you to prepare.”

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Aug 31

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Ron Paul Rages “Blame The Fed, Not China” For The Stock Market Crash (The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, Aug 30, 2015):

Following Monday’s historic stock market downturn, many politicians and so-called economic experts rushed to the microphones to explain why the market crashed and to propose “solutions” to our economic woes. Not surprisingly, most of those commenting not only failed to give the right answers, they failed to ask the right questions.Many blamed the crash on China’s recent currency devaluation. It is true that the crash was caused by a flawed monetary policy. However, the fault lies not with China’s central bank but with the US Federal Reserve. The Federal Reserve’s inflationary policies distort the economy, creating bubbles, which in turn create a booming stock market and the illusion of widespread prosperity. Inevitably, the bubble bursts, the market crashes, and the economy sinks into a recession. Continue reading »

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Aug 17


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Related info:

US ex-intelligence chief on ISIS rise: It was ‘a willful Washington decision’

US Allows Ally Turkey to Bomb Only Group Effectively Fighting ISIS

British SAS Special Forces ‘Dressed Up As ISIS Rebels’ Fighting Assad in Syria Continue reading »

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Feb 15

Ron Paul: Ukraine Coup Planned By Nato And EU (ZeroHedge, Feb 14, 2015):

As Ron Paul recently exclaimed, the war propagandists are very active and are winning over the support of many unsuspecting American citizens. So we thought the followingg 90 seconds of ‘pure Paul’ would provide a refreshingly different perspective as he explains, “I’m not pro-Russia, I’m not pro-Putin, I’m pro-facts.”

“The Ukraine coup was planned by NATO and EU… The best thing we can do for Ukraine is get the foreigners out.”

As Ron Paul previously concluded:

Our government has no more credibility in telling us the truth about the facts that require us to expand our military presence in this region than Brian Williams. Continue reading »

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Jan 18

The Truth Behind The Cherlie Hebdo Solidarity Photo-Op

Now We Know The Plan: More Surveillance and a Patriot Act For Europe (SHFTplan, Jan 15, 2015):

The irony is almost worse than 9/11.

Then, President Bush responded by stating, with bravado, that they attacked us because they hate our freedoms.

This time, the attack against the publication of satirical Mohammed cartoon, was not only an act of terrorism, but an attack on the spirit of free speech.

And the government response this time? After staging a photo op of world leaders, various heads of state have proposed new waves of surveillance and repressive attempts to ban encryption and violate the freedom of speech in communication devices through new spy policies and laws.

On Sunday, as more than 3 million people flooded the streets of Paris in support of the free speech principles that Charlie Hebdo embodied, a group of 12 European ministers issued a joint statement calling for internet service providers to more swiftly report and remove online material “that aims to incite hatred and terror.”

Establishing a framework to enhance police work and intelligence sharing concerning the actions of alleged terrorists and extremists, the joint statement from 12 European ministers and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder declares the intent to: “counter violent extremism” and “fight against radicalization, notably on the Internet,” in part through the “swift reporting [and removal] of material that aims to incite hatred and terror.” Meanwhile, it aims to beef European border control, “step up the detection and screening of travel movements” and enhance law enforcement, particularly in “working to reduce the supply of illegal firearms throughout Europe.” Continue reading »

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Jan 10

Yes, and your own son is a traitor.

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Inner City Turmoil and Other Crises: My Predictions for 2015 (Ron Paul, Jan 8, 2015):

If Americans were honest with themselves they would acknowledge that the Republic is no more. We now live in a police state. If we do not recognize and resist this development, freedom and prosperity for all Americans will continue to deteriorate. All liberties in America today are under siege.

It didn’t happen overnight. It took many years of neglect for our liberties to be given away so casually for a promise of security from the politicians. The tragic part is that the more security was promised — physical and economic — the less liberty was protected.

With cradle-to-grave welfare protecting all citizens from any mistakes and a perpetual global war on terrorism, which a majority of Americans were convinced was absolutely necessary for our survival, our security and prosperity has been sacrificed.

It was all based on lies and ignorance. Many came to believe that their best interests were served by giving up a little freedom now and then to gain a better life. Continue reading »

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Dec 05

Reckless Congress ‘Declares War’ on Russia (Ron Paul Institute For Peace And Prosperity, Dec 5, 2014):

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By Ron Paul

Yesterday the US House passed what I consider to be one of the worst pieces of legislation ever. H. Res. 758 was billed as a resolution “strongly condemning the actions of the Russian Federation, under President Vladimir Putin, which has carried out a policy of aggression against neighboring countries aimed at political and economic domination.”

In fact, the bill was 16 pages of war propaganda that should have made even neocons blush, if they were capable of such a thing. Continue reading »

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Nov 09

Ron Paul: “We Don’t Have A Democracy… The US Political System Is A Monopoly” (ZeroHedge, Nov 7, 2014):

“If a third party person gets anywhere along, they are going to do everything they can to stop that from happening,” blasts Ron Paul, explaining to RT’s Erin Ade that the ‘monopoly’ system run by the leaders of the two main parties was all too evident as Americans went to the polls this week. “It’s a monopoly… and they don’t even allow a second option,” Paul concluded, lashing out that “here at home, we don’t have true Democracy.

As RT reports, Continue reading »

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Nov 07

Ron Paul Says: Watch The Petrodollar (Casey Research, Nov 5, 2014):

“The chaos that one day will ensue from our 35-year experiment with worldwide fiat money will require a return to money of real value. We will know that day is approaching when oil-producing countries demand gold, or its equivalent, for their oil rather than dollars or euros. The sooner the better.”
– Ron Paul

Dr. Paul is referring to the petrodollar system, one of the main pillars that’s been holding up the US dollar’s status as the world’s premier reserve currency since the breakdown of Bretton Woods.

Want to know when the fiat US dollar will collapse? Watch the petrodollar system and the factors affecting it. This is critically important, because once the dollar loses its coveted reserve status, the consequences will be dire for Americans. Continue reading »

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Sep 29


Published on Sep 28, 2014

On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin speaks with former Congressman and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul, discussing his views on the ramifications of expanding the war against ISIS into Syria, how US foreign policy has exacerbated the growth of Islamic extremism, the hypocritical partnership with Saudi Arabia, and the marginalization of alternative views outside of the two party system.

Continue reading »

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Sep 13

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Sep 05

Former Iowa state senator pleads guilty in Ron Paul endorsement-for-pay scheme (Washington Post, Aug 27, 2014):

A former Iowa state senator pleaded guilty Wednesday to concealing campaign expenditures and obstructing justice as part of an endorsement-for-pay scheme that roiled the Iowa Republican caucuses in 2012.

Kent Sorenson, of Milo, Iowa, admitted in federal district court that former Rep. Ron Paul’s presidential campaign secretly paid him $73,000 after he dramatically dropped his backing of Rep. Michele Bachmann in late 2011 and endorsed Paul’s White House bid, saying at the time that Bachmann was no longer a viable candidate. Continue reading »

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Sep 04

Ron Paul on 9/11: “I Believe That If We Ever Get The Full Truth, We’ll Find Out That Our Government Had It In The Records Exactly What The Plans Were, Or At Least Close To It” (Washington’s Blog, Sep 3, 2014):

Background:  Overwhelming evidence shows that 9/11 was foreseeable. Indeed, Al Qaeda crashing planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon was itself foreseeable.  And see this.

No wonder the movement to declassify 9/11 information is gaining momentum.

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Aug 18


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The White House has still not released the Congressional report detailing the CIA’s use of torture as an interrogation technique. While a full report exists and was written by the Senate specifically with the intent of it being made public, the Obama administration is hoping to instead release a redacted version approved by the CIA with key details missing, according to members of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Some who have long opposed the spy agency’s practices feel the report should be made public regardless of an almost certain negative domestic and international backlash, as former Rep. Ron Paul explains to RT’s Ameera David.

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Aug 12

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US Sanctions on Russia May Sink the Dollar (Ron Paul Institute, Aug 10, 2014):

The US government’s decision to apply more sanctions on Russia is a grave mistake and will only escalate an already tense situation, ultimately harming the US economy itself. While the effect of sanctions on the dollar may not be appreciated in the short term, in the long run these sanctions are just another step toward the dollar’s eventual demise as the world’s reserve currency. Continue reading »

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Aug 05

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Why Won’t Obama Just Leave Ukraine Alone? (The Ron Paul Institute, Aug 3, 2014):

by Ron Paul

President Obama announced last week that he was imposing yet another round of sanctions on Russia, this time targeting financial, arms, and energy sectors. The European Union, as it has done each time, quickly followed suit.

These sanctions will not produce the results Washington demands, but they will hurt the economies of the US and EU, as well as Russia. Continue reading »

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Jul 31

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JFK Wished He Could Splinter The CIA ‘Into A Thousand Pieces And Scatter It Into The Winds’ (Crooks And Liars, Jan 8, 2014)

Flashback:

Former UK ambassador: CIA sent people to Uzbekistan for extreme torture, to be ‘raped with broken bottles,’ ‘boiled alive’ and ‘having their children tortured in front of them’


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End Torture, Shut Down the CIA! (Ron Paul Insitute, July 27, 2014):

By Ron Paul

Remember back in April, 2007, when then-CIA director George Tenet appeared on 60 Minutes, angrily telling the program host, “we don’t torture people”? Remember a few months later, in October, President George W. Bush saying, “this government does not torture people”? We knew then it was not true because we had already seen the photos of Iraqis tortured at Abu Ghraib prison four years earlier.

Still the US administration denied that torture was torture, preferring to call it “enhanced interrogation” and claiming that it had disrupted so many terrorist plots. Of course, we later found out that the CIA had not only lied about the torture of large numbers of people after 9/11, but it had vastly exaggerated any valuable information that came from such practices.

However secret rendition of prisoners to other places was ongoing.

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Jul 30

Ron Paul: Stocks are in a bubble and will crash (CNBC, July 29, 2014):

Ron Paul, the former U.S. representative from Texas and perhaps America’s most popular libertarian voice, has long said that the nation’s monetary and fiscal policies would result in massive inflation. According to the common measures of inflation, this has not yet occurred. But Paul maintains that the inflation he has warned of has indeed come to fruition in asset prices, and that once it unravels, a market crash will ensue. Continue reading »

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