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House conservative seeks John Boehner’s ouster, “GOP leaders were taken completely by surprise.”

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 29, 2015   House conservative seeks John Boehner’s ouster, “GOP leaders were taken completely by surprise.”     It seems natural that a conservative would want to remove a non-conservative like Boehner as Speaker of the House. (From Politico)   Reps. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), […]


Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams July 28, 2015   Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies Reps who voted against mandatory GMO labeling received three times as much money from food and agriculture lobbies     File this under unsurprising, but nefarious nonetheless. Members of U.S. Congress who vote against mandatory labeling for […]

Demonstrators against Monsanto and GMOs stage a protest in Portland, Maine in May 2014. (Photo: Corey Templeton/flickr/cc)

Andrew Napolitano: Hillary Clinton Armed Terrorists and Lied to Congress about It

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute July 4, 2015   Andrew Napolitano: Hillary Clinton Armed Terrorists and Lied to Congress about It     Judge Andrew Napolitano, in a new editorial, presents his conclusion that Hillary Clinton, as US Secretary of State, violated United States law by providing weapons to terrorists and then denying it […]

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Guess How Many ‘Moderate’ Syrian Rebels Have Been Trained With Congress-Approved $500 Million?

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute June 30, 2015   Guess How Many ‘Moderate’ Syrian Rebels Have Been Trained With Congress-Approved $500 Million?     Nope, it’s not a trick question. The number is zero. A year ago Congress granted a White House request for half a billion dollars to identify, train, and equip “moderate” […]


Rep John Duncan: ‘Permanent, Forever, Endless War in the Middle East’ is Not Conservative 1

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute June 29, 2015   Rep John Duncan: ‘Permanent, Forever, Endless War in the Middle East’ is Not Conservative   Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr., in a speech Wednesday on the House of Representatives floor, quoted several prominent conservatives to help make the case that “there has been nothing conservative […]

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