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Why I Have Hope

By Ron Paul Mises.org February 11, 2016   Why I Have Hope   [This article appears in the January-February 2016 issue of The Austrian.] I think the most exciting message for me today is that things are changing. Often, when I come to these events, people ask me, “isn’t this grueling, isn’t this very tough?” […]

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Mandatory Depression Screening is A Depressing Thought

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 8, 2016     Mandatory Depression Screening is A Depressing Thought   The United States Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended mandatory depression screening for all Americans. The task force wants to force health insurance companies to pay for the screening. Basic economics, as well as the Obamacare […]


Is Congress Declaring War on ISIS…or on You?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 1, 2016     Is Congress Declaring War on ISIS…or on You?   Passage of Senator Mitch McConnell’s authorization for war against ISIS will not only lead to perpetual US wars across the globe, it will also endanger our civil and economic liberties. The measure allows the president […]

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However You Vote, The Secret Government Always Wins

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute January 27, 2016   However You Vote, The Secret Government Always Wins   It is not a conspiracy — it is out in the open. The permanent government behind the scenes ensures that foreign policy never changes, that endless wars continue to enrich the military-industrial complex, that the population […]

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Congress is Writing the President a Blank Check for War

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 25, 2016     Congress is Writing the President a Blank Check for War   While the Washington snowstorm dominated news coverage this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was operating behind the scenes to rush through the Senate what may be the most massive transfer of power […]


Ron Paul Rewind: Real ID is National ID

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute January 14, 2016   Ron Paul Rewind: Real ID is National ID   Pursuant to the 2005 Real ID Act, the United States government is on schedule to prohibit many Americans from domestic flights unless they present US passports or other approved US government IDs in 2016. Expect the […]

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Oregon Standoff: Isolated Event or Sign of Things to Come?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 11, 2016     Oregon Standoff: Isolated Event or Sign of Things to Come?   The nation’s attention turned to Oregon this week when a group calling itself Citizens for Constitutional Freedom seized control of part of a federal wildlife refuge. The citizens were protesting the harsh sentences […]


Purism is Practical

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 4, 2016     Purism is Practical   Those who advocate ending, instead of reforming, the welfare-warfare state are often accused of being “impractical.” Some of the harshest criticisms come from libertarians who claim that advocates of “purism” forgo opportunities to make real progress toward restoring liberty. These critics […]

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What Are The Chances For Peace in 2016?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 30, 2015     What Are The Chances For Peace in 2016?   Each year more than one trillion dollars goes up in smoke. More accurately, it is stolen from the middle and working classes and shipped off to the one percent. I am talking about the massive […]


Ron Paul Warned About This: TSA Removes Opt-Out From Full Body Scanners

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute December 28, 2015   Ron Paul Warned About This: TSA Removes Opt-Out From Full Body Scanners   Never let a crisis go to waste. That is the motto of every government agency and every bureaucrat. Citing “heightened tensions over terrorism,” the Transportation Safety Administration has unilaterally decided that fliers […]

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Do We Need the Fed?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 22, 2015     Do We Need the Fed?   Stocks rose Wednesday following the Federal Reserve’s announcement of the first interest rate increase since 2006. However, stocks fell just two days later. One reason the positive reaction to the Fed’s announcement did not last long is that the Fed […]


If You Want Security, Pursue Liberty

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 14, 2015   If You Want Security, Pursue Liberty   Judging by his prime-time speech last week, the final year of Barack Obama’s presidency will be marked by increased militarism abroad and authoritarianism at home. The centerpiece of the president’s speech was his demand for a new law […]

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Prayer Request for Ron Paul’s Daughter

Very sad news out of the Ron Paul camp regarding the daughter of Ron and Carol Paul, Lori.  Please read below. By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute December 10, 2015   Prayer Request for Ron Paul’s Daughter   Lew Rockwell writes over at LRC: Lew Rockwell writes at LRC: Ron and Carol’s oldest daughter, Lori […]


Will the IRS Take Your Passport?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 7, 2015   Will the IRS Take Your Passport?   A little-noticed provision in the highway funding bill Congress passed this week threatens a right most Americans take for granted: the right to travel abroad. The provision in question gives the Internal Revenue Service the authority to revoke […]

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