The peculiar notion that politicians should know what they are voting before it explodes across the landscape with devastating consequences for everyone is still regarded as unfashionable ere’s one proposal from Senator Rand Paul for what would become the “Read the Bills Act.”
Calvin Freiburger had a great post the other day about Rand Paul’s Civil Rights Act troubles.
Calvin nailed it:
More importantly, the affair crystallizes a key difference between conservatism and libertarianism. Both ostensibly stem from the same presuppositions—individuals have certain inalienable rights and government must be strictly limited so it’s power and scope extend no further than protecting those [...]
I suppose the phrase “the pot calling the kettle black” is somehow racist now, but since I’m called one incessantly just for being a Conservative anyway, I’ll say it regardless. Meghan McCain epitomizes that phrase and she proves it yet again with her latest inane rambling of her alleged thoughts on Rand Paul.
I admit that [...]
Ron & Rand Paul will be the first to tell you how much they revere George Washington, how they’re the Last Politicians In America ™ who are faithfully carrying out his ideas. But there’s one lesson the Father of our Country took to heart growing up that the Pauls somehow missed:
Associate yourself with Men of [...]
Is Rand Paul Israel’s Ally? Calvin Freiburger asked this yesterday in light of a recently published statement sent to AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) by Dr. Rand Paul. Paul is currently seeking the Republican Party’s nomination for the Kentucky Senate Seat and is campaigning under suspicion of sharing his father, Congressman Ron Paul’s, Anti-Semitic [...]
Frank Gaffney Needs Our Support In an Important Task: Getting the Right Back on Track in the Battle with Islamofascism
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, we have a problem. Let’s review the evidence:
Exhibit A: Conservative icon Sarah Palin endorses Rand Paul for one of Kentucky’s Senate seats. The son of notorious non-interventionist Congressman Ron Paul is on record as describing his foreign policy views as “very, very similar” to his father’s.
Exhibit B: Ron Paul [...]
March 2, 2010, couldn’t have been one of Congressman Ron Paul’s better days. Debra Medina, the candidate he introduced to voters after she managed part of his Presidential Campaign in 2008, lost her own bid for the Republican Texas Gubernatorial Nomination to conservative Rick Perry, and not-so-conservative, Kay Bailey Hutchison by 80% of the vote.