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Senator Paul is blocking the "No Child Left Behind" reauthorization, using procedural rules, and forcing a discussion on the floor. This is great, namely because NCLB is an abomination to limited government principles – a creature of George W. Bush and the late-Ted Kennedy – that doubled the size of the Department of Education. Yesterday, […]


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Dr. Robert Auerbach Calls Out Chairman Bernanke’s “Urban Legend”

On Oct. 4, as I described previously in my own review of the Domestic Monetary Policy Subcommittee hearing on Audit the Fed [VIDEO], Chairman Bernanke told Senator Mike Lee that his (and C4L's) concern about the "general veil of secrecy under which the Federal Reserve typically operates," was nothing more than an "urban legend." In a […]


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Senator Paul Questions Tim Geithner

During a subcommittee hearing today, Senator Paul was able to question Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on the "wisdom" of central bankers determining interest rates instead of market forces.  He asked Geithner what he thought caused the housing bubble, and not-so-subtly-hinted that the NYFed and the FOMC played a role. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqLfwyCTIyc As an aside, here's an article […]


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Senator Paul on CNBC

Last night, Senator Paul was on Larry Kudlow's show discussing the "Occupy Wall St." protests, the President's class warfare rhetoric, and the administration's call for a new stimulus. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZAasUtZwsg


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A New War Front in Africa

President Obama is rapidly becoming George W. Bush on steroids.  This week’s announcement that 100 military advisers would be going to Uganda to assist in operations against "The Lord’s Army" surprised even pessimists like myself who have been watching the growing militarization of the foreign policy being conducted White House.  "The Lord's Army" threatens no […]


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