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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 […]

Lindsey Graham at Odds with Republican Party Wisdom

ft-lindsay-graham-1 For US Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), being a competent presidential candidate has little to do with being accommodating to realistic strategies. In the world of both conservative and progressive hawks, embracing a diplomatic solution is a sign of weakness. After all, Graham claims, the Obama administration's cowardliness prompted it to settle for a framework to […]

Rand Paul Has Choice Words For Lindsey Graham, John McCain

rand-paul Appearing on Fox News Tuesday morning, Kentucky Senator and 2016 Presidential candidate Rand Paul called Lindsey Graham and John McCain "lap dogs" for President Obama's foreign policy. On Monday, South Carolina Senator Graham called Paul "more wrong than right" when it comes to foreign policy. Here is the fireball Paul threw back: "This comes from […]

“Who Has the Right Vision to Lead America?”

ll The jury is out regarding a new potential Democratic nominee for President of these United States. Many questions are traveling media circuits such as, "Can a woman lead the country? Can a Saul Alinsky Democrat heavily steeped in the corruption of China Gate of the 90s, and the current failed policies of the Obama administration, […]