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Rand Paul: “Blow Up the Tax Code and Start All Over”

rand paul tax code On Wednesday the Wall Street Journal featured an op-ed from Presidential candidate Rand Paul (R-KY). The title of the piece was "Blow Up the Tax Code and Start Over," and in it Paul laid out a very good argument for revamping our entire tax code and starting over with a simpler "Fair and Flat Tax." Listen as […]

Rand Paul’s New Patriot Act?

150519072149-new-day-rand-paul-full-interview-00065416-large-169 Doesn't the term "patriot" sound so good?  Being called a patriot is something that every citizen of every country considers a badge of honor and distinction. So in the political battle of words and semantics, whoever can claim the "high ground" of patriotism would most likely emerge as the victor.  After the terror attacks of […]

Congressman: Fourth Amendment “Is Not Absolute”

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2013, file photo Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, listens to testimony during hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. After revelations this week that the National Security Agency (NSA) is allowed to gather U.S. phone calls and emails to sift through them for information leading to terrorist suspects, lawmakers are questioning the scope of the information gathered. “Does that data all have to be held by the government?” asked King, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, who was briefed on the program this week. “I don’t think there is evidence of abuse, but I think the program can be changed to be structured with less levels of intrusion on the privacy of Americans.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) In these trying days of political dog and pony shows with every Mitch, John and Nancy telling the American people what the Constitution says, it behooves every American to have a couple of copies of the Constitution of the united States of America and read it thoroughly, each time some politicians tells you what's in […]

Senate Blocks Patriot Act Extension!

07-rand-paul-floor.w750.h560.2x The Senate blocked reauthorization of the Patriot Act early Saturday, and left for Memorial Day recess without a clear plan to reauthorize the bill before it expires May 31. Senators rejected both a two-month extension of the bill the National Security Agency uses to justify its bulk collection of phone data, and a reform bill that would […]

Rand Paul Launches Filibuster Against Renewal of Patriot Act

senator-rand-paul Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) promised a filibuster on the renewal of the tyrannical and unconstitutional Patriot Act signed into law following the 9/11 attacks by George W. Bush. On Wednesday, Senator Paul made good on that promise. "I'm going to lead the charge in the next couple of weeks as the Patriot Act comes forward," […]

Rand Paul Extends Olive Branch to Black Detroit Voters

ft-rand-paul-black-vote Rand Paul held a rare conversation with President Obama a few weeks ago. During the phone call, the junior Republican senator from Kentucky praised the president for cutting the prison sentences of 22 drug convicts in March. The commutation of drug-related sentences was part of a drive launched by the president more than a year ago. Paul's crusade to […]

FOX News Finally Gets Around to Reporting on Jade Helm

jade helm fox news Jade Helm is capturing the imagination of many cynical and government-wary Americans. Usually, a topic like Jade Helm would stay relegated to the corner of the internet where conservative concerns about government excess reigns supreme, but for some very worrying reasons, Jade Helm is moving out into the daylight of mainstream media. In recent days, […]

Jade Helm 15 Answers Demanded by Ted Cruz & Rand Paul

o-TED-CRUZ-RAND-PAUL-DRONES-facebook Texas Senator Ted Cruz is the latest to demand answers from the Pentagon about a massive military exercise referred to as Jade Helm 15, and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is not far behind. Last week, it was reported that Texas Governor Greg Abbott had stepped up to the plate and positioned the National Guard to […]