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Sen. Rand Paul filibusters John Brennan nomination

Sen. Rand Paul filibusters John Brennan nomination

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul started speaking at 11:47 am EST, stating: “I will speak until I can no longer speak….’  Watch Live Who will blink first….? Senator Rand Paul, or Barack Obama? Hour 1 Full Transcript Liberal Marc Ambinder: President Obama partly to blame for Rand Paul’s filibuster. Oh, the irony! New York- Gov Emergency […]

Rebuttal of Rand Paul’s blatant lies about defense spending

Last night, in his response to President Obama’s SOTU speech, Rand Paul, as usual, directed most of his arrows not at Obama and the Democrats, but at his own party and its conservative supporters, and while so doing, he recited his standard litany of blatant lies about defense issues. He falsely claimed that defense spending […]

Rand Paul not isolationist nor neoconservative

Rand Paul: ‘Not a neoconservative, nor an isolationist’

Wednesday, Senator Rand Paul gave his long awaited foreign policy speech at the Heritage Foundation. In it, he tried to outline a foreign policy vision that is a departure from the foreign policy that has been offered for more than a decade by the GOP. Also in the speech, he tried to distance himself from […]

Sen. Paul to Hillary: I'd Fire You

Sen. Paul to Hillary: I’d Fire You

After numerous health delays Secretary of State Hillary Clinton finally appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Predictably Democrats offered praise and sympathy to the Secretary. Republicans asked more pointed questions. Senators from both parties took the opportunity to share the concerns of their electorate. Senator Rand Paul, reflecting the thoughts of many Americans, told […]

Let “progressives” Own the Fiscal Cliff

Let “progressives” Own the Fiscal Cliff

The Federal Reserve plans to keep short-term interest rate near zero until unemployment drops below 6.5 percent and inflation reaches 2.5 percent.  This means given the current equations used to calculate those numbers, Fed interest rates will remain at current lows until mid-2015 or beyond. The Fed will also continue spending $85 billion a month […]

Dear Libertarians, 2012 Is Not Your Year

Dear Libertarians, 2012 Is Not Your Year

I am a card-carrying member of the GOP, primarily because I reside in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. As a fiscal conservative, I find myself agreeing more with the Libertarian platform, but it is not in my best interests to register as one. The Keystone State is not known for being groundbreaking in anything political, as […]

Senate Dems Reject Five Budgets While Failing to Produce One

Senate Dems Reject Five Budgets While Failing to Produce One

The Democrat-controlled Senate rejected five separate budget plans including one based on President Obama’s budget plan. In a 99-0 vote the liberal Senate voted down a budget proposal based on the President’s own plan. Without being able to raise a single vote for his own budget from his own party, serious questions are being raised […]

The GOP Budget: Hope for a Fiscally Conservative Future

The federal government has few constitutional powers and responsibilities. One of those responsibilities that made the Founding Father’s very short list is that Congress shall pass a budget every year. Given how much time our elected officials spend on Capitol Hill, you would think that this responsibility would not be overwhelming. Apparently, it is. As Conservative Daily […]

Payroll Tax Cut : House GOP Call Harry Reid’s Bluff

The battle to extend the payroll tax cuts until the end of this year has reached a very welcome milestone recently. The House Republican leadership announced a clean tax cut extension bill yesterday, that does not include the added unemployment extensions nor the extension of the medicare “doc fix” that has been required since the passage […]

Payroll Tax Cut : House GOP Call Harry Reid's Bluff

The battle to extend the payroll tax cuts until the end of this year has reached a very welcome milestone recently. The House Republican leadership announced a clean tax cut extension bill yesterday, that does not include the added unemployment extensions nor the extension of the medicare “doc fix” that has been required since the passage […]

A Grope A Day Keeps Osama Away

Sen. Rand Paul (R–KY) made the news Monday when he declined to get up close and personal with TSA guards at the Nashville, TN airport. Paul entered the security line; dumped his belt, glasses, wallet, shoes, cell phone and pocket change in the attractive plastic bin and walked passively through the full–body scanner. Unfortunately while […]

Senator Rand Paul detained by TSA

Senator Rand Paul has been detained by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at the Nashville, TN airport.  Senator Paul was on his way to Washington DC to speak at a March For Life event.   Paul’s father – presidential candidate Ron Paul informed many Americans of the situation via his Facebook page by posting: “My […]

Rand Paul Discusses His Dad And Iowa

Fox News Video Kentucky Senator Rand Paul talks with Shepard Smith about his dad’s presidential bid.

Rand Paul And Newt Gingrich At Odds On Gun Rights

From The Boston Globe: As Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich campaigned in New Hampshire today, the National Association for Gun Rights sent out robo-calls in New Hampshire accusing the former House speaker of being “anti-gun.” The calls say Gingrich has not returned the organization’s survey, adding, “Maybe it’s because of his past support for gun […]

Senator Paul On The Indefinite Military Detention Of American Citizens

Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.foxbusiness.com”>video.foxbusiness.com</a> Senator Rand Paul, on Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano, dicusses why he is opposed to the indefinite detention of American citizens by the U.S. Military without due process.