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  • Notorious Nevada Brothel Owner, Dennis Hoff Dies at 72

    10/16/2018 12:18:32 PM PDT · by ExSoldier · 85 replies
    LAS VEGAS NOW ^ | OCT 16TH 2018 | Caroline Bleakley
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof dies at 72  LAS VEGAS - Nevada brothel owner, TV show star, and candidate for the state legislature, Dennis Hof, has died, according to his campaign manager. Chuck Muth announced the death Tuesday morning. He says he passed away at his Love Ranch South brothel. Nye County officials haven't confirmed his passing yet. He was known nationwide for his role in the HBO series "Cathouse," which documented the lives of the workers in his half-a-dozen Nevada brothels. His brothel empire started with his purchase of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in 1992. He was well-known...
  • Kent Sorenson Was a Tea Party Hero. Then He Lost Everything.

    09/27/2018 10:41:21 PM PDT · by iowamark · 4 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | 9/21/2018 | Tim Alberta
    Inmate No. 15000-030 is released into the frigid January morning at 8:46, a gray custodial suit of sweatpants and long-sleeved thermal clinging to his immense frame, a bushy salt-and-pepper beard wrapping around his face, a guard escorting him with a high-powered rifle slung over his right shoulder... At the time of his political rise, the Iowa GOP was being subdivided into three sects: libertarian, evangelical, and establishment. The latter two factions had long warred for control of the state party, but it was the “liberty movement” that was muscularly ascendant in 2008 thanks to Ron Paul’s iconoclastic campaign... He believed...
  • Ron Paul: New Tax Plan Makes It Easier to 'Ed-exit'

    09/24/2018 7:16:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    This week the House of Representatives will vote on a package of bills making the temporary tax cuts contained in last year’s tax reform bill permanent and making additional tax law changes. The bills will likely pass in the House, but will almost certainly be filibustered in the Senate if the Senate leadership tries to bring them to the floor. The GOP tax plan does offset some of the damage caused by federal control of education by making it easier for parents to escape failing government schools or “edexit.” It accomplishes this by allowing money saved in a tax-free 529...
  • US allies, Al Qaeda battle rebels in Yemen

    08/10/2018 10:21:52 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug 2018 | Associated Press
    "Elements of the U.S. military are clearly aware that much of what the U.S. is doing in Yemen is aiding AQAP and there is much angst about that," said Michael Horton, a fellow at the Jamestown Foundation, a U.S. analysis group that tracks terrorism. "However, supporting the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against what the U.S. views as Iranian expansionism takes priority over battling AQAP and even stabilizing Yemen," Horton said.
  • Deep State Determined to Undermine Trump Using Mueller Indictments

    07/17/2018 8:15:56 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 23 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 17 Jul 2018 | Ron Paul
    The term “deep state” has been so over-used in the past few years that it may seem meaningless. It has become standard practice to label one’s political adversaries as representing the “deep state” as a way of avoiding the defense of one’s positions. President Trump has often blamed the “deep state” for his political troubles. Trump supporters have created big conspiracies involving the “deep state” to explain why the president places neocons in key positions or fails to fulfill his campaign promises. But the “deep state” is no vast and secret conspiracy theory. The deep state is real, it operates...
  • Ron Paul says racially offensive tweet was posted by staff member

    07/02/2018 1:28:00 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 02, 2018 04:10 PM | Brooke Conrad
    Former Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, said Monday he was not responsible for a racially inflammatory post that stirred up a storm on social media, and said it was posted by a staffer. “Earlier today a staff member inadvertently posted an offensive cartoon on my social media,” he tweeted. “I do not make my own social media posts and when I discovered the mistake it was immediately deleted. - Ron Paul.” The cartoon pictured caricatures of ethnic minorities all punching Uncle Sam under the words “CULTURAL MARXISM!” The caption on the tweet read, “Are you stunned by what has become of...
  • RON PAUL TWEETS RACIST, ANTI-SEMITIC CARTOON BEFORE SWIFTLY DELETING IT

    07/02/2018 1:02:13 PM PDT · by mikelets456 · 23 replies
    NW ^ | l7/2/2018 | NW
    Former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul tweeted out a racist and anti-Semitic cartoon Monday before swiftly deleting it amid a backlash on social media. The cartoon featured a range of minorities depicted in stereotypical terms—including a Jewish man with a hooked nose, a black man with large lips as well as portrayals of Asians and Latinos. The four men are shown punching up at an Uncle Sam figure together with a speech bubble that reads, “Cultural Marxism!” Together, with the cartoon, Paul wrote: “Are you stunned by what has become of American culture? Well, it’s not an accident. You’ve probably...
  • Libertarians and NeverTrumpers take over the Republican Party of Texas

    06/17/2018 3:17:28 PM PDT · by lone star annie · 35 replies
    Vanity
    Looks like the Libertarians who were Ron Paul Supporters and the Nevertrumpers have taken over the Republican Party of Texas. The Chairman was the leader of the "Free the Delegates" at the National Convention and tried to prevent Donald Trump getting the nomination. After he was elected by the State Republican Executive Committee, to fill out an unexpired term, he fired many of the regular conservative employees and hired only his Libertarian and NeverTrump brethren after he promised to maintain the same staff.
  • Ron Paul: Republicans, Democrats Teaming Up for Federal Gun Confiscation Bill

    05/31/2018 6:25:15 PM PDT · by bitt · 83 replies
    IWB ^ | 3/25/2018 | IWB
    In an email Tuesday night, former Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul released an ominous statement claiming that a source they have in the Senate revealed Democrats are teaming up with Republicans to push through a massive gun control bill. According to their source, as Paul explained, “Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) are teaming up with Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to ram through one of the worst nationwide gun confiscation schemes ever devised.” The gun confiscation bill, according to Paul, is designed to disarm Americans without any due process. The senators are using the recent tragic shooting in...
  • Ron Paul warns E-Verify threatens us all

    02/14/2018 4:16:47 PM PST · by EasySt · 70 replies
    The Investor’s Wire ^ | 02/13/2018 | Ron Paul
    ... Some supporters of E-Verify deny the program poses any threat to civil liberties, as it will only be used to verify citizenship or legal residency. They even claim a system forcing individuals to have their identities certified by the government is not a national ID system. These individuals are ignoring the history of government programs sold as only affecting a particular group or being used for a limited purpose being expanded beyond initial targets. For example, Americans were promised that only the wealthiest Americans would ever pay income taxes. And some of the PATRIOT Act’s worst provisions that we...
  • Has the Libertarian Party Rejected Ron Paul and Judge Napolitano?

    02/11/2018 2:56:44 AM PST · by Q-ManRN · 16 replies
    The New American ^ | Monday, 05 February 2018 | Steve Byas
    For example, while the LP no longer thinks Ron Paul lives up to its standard of someone who should speak to its national convention, it chose in 2016 to nominate as its party’s vice-presidential candidate former Massachusetts Governor William Weld, long known as a liberal Republican. During a debate in 2016 with another Libertarian presidential hopeful, Austin Petersen, Petersen offered the analogy that a Jewish baker should not be forced to bake a Nazi cake. Johnson, however, took the position that the government should compel a baker to bake wedding cakes for same-sex couples, and dodged a question as to...
  • Libertarian Party rejects Ron Paul and Napolitano

    02/01/2018 11:57:54 PM PST · by RussianBot · 11 replies
    The Columbian Post ^ | 2/1/18 | Danny Wolf
    The Libertarian Party has decided to block Ron Paul and Judge Napolitano from speaking at their convention. An organizer from the Mises Institute had lined both to speak at the LNC in July, and paid the cost to have them speak, but the LP chair, Daniel Hayes is triggered by Paul's critique of the Party for its failings. So he's responded by rejecting to have either speak at the event.
  • Despite Setbacks, Liberty Will Prevail in 2018

    01/01/2018 11:12:17 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 3 replies
    newsmax ^ | Jan 02, 2017 | Ron Paul
    Happy New Year! We always approach a new year with anticipation, hope, and also some worries. Last year was one of the strangest political years I have seen in some time. A new Republican president spent his first year pursuing more or less the same foreign policy as his Democratic predecessor and the Democratic Party spent the year looking under every rock in the U.S. for a “Russian connection” or any other reason to see him impeached over it. The neocon-dominated foreign policy establishment on both the Left and Right were so furious that candidate Trump dared suggest we could...
  • Ron Paul: Trump may be vulnerable to 2020 GOP primary challenge

    12/27/2017 11:26:56 AM PST · by deplorableindc · 60 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Dec. 27, 2017
    Former Texas Rep. Ron Paul says a yearlong economic boom under President Trump is “a bit of an illusion” and that debt, inflation, and inequality could cause turmoil that benefits a “hardcore nucleus” of libertarians. The libertarian Republican leader told the Washington Examiner that Trump could face a strong challenger in the 2020 GOP primary, especially if “things are really much worse." “The big opening for us is the fact that this system is coming apart. We’re on the verge of something like what happened in ‘89 when the Soviet system just collapsed,” he said. “I’m just hoping our system...
  • Ron Paul: Trump may be vulnerable to 2020 GOP primary challenge

    12/27/2017 7:21:22 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 47 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | December 26, 2017 | Steven Nelson
    Former Texas Rep. Ron Paul says a yearlong economic boom under President Trump is “a bit of an illusion” and that debt, inflation, and inequality could cause turmoil that benefits a “hardcore nucleus” of libertarians. The libertarian Republican leader told the Washington Examiner that Trump could face a strong challenger in the 2020 GOP primary, especially if “things are really much worse." “The big opening for us is the fact that this system is coming apart. We’re on the verge of something like what happened in ‘89 when the Soviet system just collapsed,” he said. “I’m just hoping our system...
  • Who Helped Snowden Steal State Secrets? (Read all)

    06/29/2013 8:08:28 AM PDT · by yoe · 57 replies
    WSJ ^ | June 29, 2013 | Edward Jay Epstein
    In March 2013, when Edward Snowden sought a job with Booz Allen Hamilton at a National Security Agency facility in Hawaii, he signed the requisite classified-information agreements and would have been made well aware of the law regarding communications intelligence. Section 798 of the United States Code makes it a federal crime if a person "knowingly and willfully communicates, furnishes, transmits, or otherwise makes available to an unauthorized person, or publishes, or uses in any manner prejudicial to the safety or interest of the United States" any classified information concerning communication intelligence. [snip] Before taking the job in Hawaii, Mr....
  • Radical Activist Filmmaker Laura Poitras Shared Byline on WaPo NSA Story

    06/11/2013 5:59:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 6/11/13 | Alana Goodman
    The coauthor of the Washington Post’s bombshell story on the National Security Agency’s PRISM surveillance program is a long-time activist filmmaker who has railed against U.S. counterterrorism policies put into place after the Sept. 11 attacks. Filmmaker Laura Poitras, who shared the lead byline with former Post journalist Barton Gellman on the paper’s front-page NSA story, is not on the Post’s staff and is not a print reporter. Poitras has criticized the “illegal” Guantanamo Bay detention facility, described enhanced interrogation techniques as “legalized torture,” and criticized the intelligence community’s surveillance methods in her films and public comments. While traditional media...
  • POLL: Who is right about the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare bill?

    09/21/2017 1:24:38 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 30 replies
    POLL: Who is right about the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare bill? Rand Paul: "another big government boondoggle" President Trump: "A great Bill" I'm not sure
  • Crony defense budget hands SpaceX a monopoly - why?

    09/12/2017 6:40:49 AM PDT · by 54fighting · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/12/17 | Ron Paul
    Behind the high-minded rhetoric surrounding many government programs, there often (or even usually) lies some grant of special privilege to a powerful business interest. The most well-known example, of course, is ObamaCare’s individual mandate creating a guaranteed market for insurance companies. However, the most common hiding place for corporate welfare is the Pentagon. Hawkish politicians love sticking gifts to big corporations in the yearly National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). So it is no surprise to find an example of cronyism in the Fiscal Year 2018 NDAA, which the Senate is expected to vote on this week.
  • YouTube "Economically Censors" Ron Paul, Labels Videos "Not Suitable" For All Advertisers

    08/27/2017 5:56:23 PM PDT · by ptsal · 14 replies
    One News Page ^ | August 27, 2107 | Tyler Durden
    Former US Congressman Ron Paul has joined a growing list of independent political journalists and commentators who’re being economically punished by YouTube despite producing videos that routinely receive hundreds of thousands of views. **snip** The notion that YouTube would want to economically punish a former US Congressman for sharing his views on US foreign policy – a topic that he is unequivocally qualified to speak about – is absurd. Furthermore, *the “review requested” marking on one of Paul's videos reveals that they were initially flagged by users before YouTube's moderators confirmed that the videos were unsuitable for a broad audience.*