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  • Harry Reid Thanks Rand Paul for Eye Injury Advice

    03/18/2015 2:01:02 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 18 replies
    youtube ^ | 3-18-15 | Roll Call
    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid thanked Sen. Rand Paul Wednesday for his medical advice about his ongoing recovery from the New Year’s Day accident that caused serious eye damage. The public expression of gratitude from Reid came on the Senate floor, while the Kentucky Republican and prospective presidential candidate was presiding over the chamber. The Nevada Democrat recalled for those watching the well-documented exercise accident that led to the significant facial and eye injuries that have forced Reid to don sunglasses often in the aftermath.
  • Ron Paul stands up for Julian Assange

    12/03/2010 1:30:26 PM PST · by lormand · 101 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 12/3/10 12:56 PM EST | ANDY BARR
    Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) is taking a stand as one of Julian Assange’s few defenders in Washington, arguing that the WikiLeaks founder should get the same protections as the media. Attorney General Eric Holder said this week that the Justice Department is examining whether Assange can be charged with a crime for posting hundreds of thousands of leaked government intelligence documents and diplomatic cables. Many Republicans have gone even further in their attacks on Assange, especially former Arkansas GOP Gov. Mike Huckabee, who said this week that the source who leaked to the WikiLeaks founder should be tried for treason...
  • NIA Backs Sarah Palin In Inflation Dispute

    11/16/2010 11:15:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Personal Liberty ^ | November 17, 2010
    The National Inflation Association (NIA) has backed former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin in her opposition to the proposed Federal Reserve stimulus measure. After the Fed announced last week that it would buy up to $900 billion in Treasury bonds in an effort to stimulate the economy, Palin urged Chairman Ben Bernanke to "cease and desist," and expressed her opinion that the Federal government "shouldn't be playing around with inflation." The former vice presidential candidate subsequently came under fire for her comments. The Wall Street Journal staff reporter Sudeep Reddy penned an article about food inflation, which suggested that the consumer...
  • The Biggest Lies About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    01/09/2009 7:42:26 PM PST · by tobyhill · 5 replies · 571+ views
    townhall ^ | 1/9/2008 | Rachel Marsden
    The latest chapter in the conflict between the governments of Israel and Palestine is generating loads of media ink – and huge, whopping lies. Here’s a roundup of the top myths related to this war: 1) Israel launched a preemptive war. Congressman and former GOP Presidential candidate, Ron Paul, suggested to Press TV – the official propaganda arm of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad – that Israel’s actions were “preemptive”. His logic: Israel has nukes and Hamas doesn’t, so it’s unfair. Look, a war isn’t automatically “preemptive” just because one party was dumb enough to pick a fight it can’t win....
  • Ron Paul on Glenn Beck's TV Show for 1 full hour!

    12/18/2007 8:12:22 PM PST · by DTogo · 22 replies · 110+ views
    Glenn has been asking Ron to come on his show for the whole hour for weeks now. Well, heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeere's Ronny!
  • DeLay energizes GOP faithful

    10/26/2007 9:25:09 AM PDT · by LonesomeHawk · 37 replies · 70+ views
    tribune-review ^ | justin vellucci
    DeLay energizes GOP faithful By Justin Vellucci TRIBUNE-REVIEW Friday, October 26, 2007 Former Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay stood in front of some of Allegheny County's top GOP donors Thursday night and delivered a blunt message appropriate for a man dubbed "The Hammer." "There still is a Republican Party in this country," DeLay said. "And we've got to get our act together and move forward."
  • War Without Consequence? Absurd.

    05/22/2007 12:49:35 PM PDT · by Jeremydmccann · 14 replies · 768+ views
    Ludwig Von Mises Institute ^ | 5/22/2007 | Doug Bandow
    Who said the following? There are a lot of things that are different now [after the invasion of Iraq], and one that has gone by almost unnoticed — but it's huge — is that by complete mutual agreement between the US and the Saudi government we can now remove almost all of our forces from Saudi Arabia. Their presence there over the last 12 years has been a source of enormous difficulty for a friendly government. It's been a huge recruiting device for al-Qaeda. In fact if you look at bin Laden, one of his principle grievances was the presence...