President Trump Beats War Drums for Iran

President Trump has been notoriously inconsistent in his foreign policy. He campaigned on and won the presidency with promises to repair relations with Russia, pull out of no-win wars like Afghanistan, and end the failed US policy of [...]

This week in Congress

The US Senate is currently working on a "continuing resolution" that would extend government spending until December 9. The resolution is expected to pass the Senate and the House by the end of the week. Assuming the CR passes, the House and [...]

Ron Paul: Iran Agreement Boosts Peace, Defeats Neocons

Last week’s successfully concluded Iran agreement is one of the two most important achievements of an otherwise pretty dismal Obama presidency. Along with the ongoing process of normalizing relations with Cuba, this move shows that diplomacy [...]

This week in Congress

Congress returns for the lame duck this week. While they work behind the scenes on spending bill and other issues, the House will consider normal floor activity. The House will consider two rules bills this week. One, HR 5982, allows Congress [...]

This week in Congress: War on financial privacy, sanctions on Iran, and gun control?

The House of Representatives comes into session today. As of this writing there is no action scheduled on the Republicans gun control bill. However, behind-the scenes there is much work being done to advance a "compromise" on the bill and it [...]

Does the Iran Nuclear Review Act violate the Constitution?

Yes and the reason will surprise you.... The week the Senate is debating HR 1191, the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act. This legislation requires the President to submit any agreement with Iran to the Senate for [...]