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Progressives Should Defend Gun Rights

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute April 9, 2018   Progressives Should Defend Gun Rights   Last week’s shooting at YouTube’s California headquarters is certain to add momentum to the push for more gun control. Even before the shooting, YouTube was working to undermine gun rights by banning videos promoting firearms, including videos teaching safe gun […]

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Economic Storm Clouds Gather, but Ending the Fed Provides Hope

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute April 3, 2018   Economic Storm Clouds Gather, but Ending the Fed Provides Hope   The Federal Reserve recently increased interest rates to 1.75 percent. This is the highest interest rates have been since 2008, but it still leaves rates at historic lows. While the Fed says economic growth justifies […]


Tariffs Are Not the Answer

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 13, 2018   Tariffs Are Not the Answer   President Trump’s planned 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports may provide a temporary boost for those industries, but the tariffs will do tremendous long-term damage to the American and global economies. Tariffs raise […]

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Is the (Tea) Party Over?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 27, 2018   Is the (Tea) Party Over?   The recently-passed big-spending budget deal’s failure to generate significant opposition from the “tea party” has led some to pen obituaries for this once-powerful movement. These commentators may have a point. However, few of them understand the true causes of the […]


What the FBI/FISA Memo Really Tells Us About Our Government

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 5, 2018   What the FBI/FISA Memo Really Tells Us About Our Government   The release of the House Intelligence Committee’s memo on the FBI’s abuse of the FISA process set off a partisan firestorm. The Democrats warned us beforehand that declassifying the memo would be the end the […]

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The Last Fed Chairman?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 30, 2018   The Last Fed Chairman?   Last week the Senate confirmed Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve Chairman by a vote of 84-13. This is in contrast to the contentious debates and closer votes over Janet Yellen’s confirmation in 2014 and Ben Bernanke’s confirmation for a second term […]


What to Really Expect From the Government Shutdown

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 22, 2018   What to Really Expect From the Government Shutdown   It’s deja-vu all over again, as baseball legend Yogi Berra might have said. The politicians and media are telling us the world is coming to an end because a “compromise” could not be made at the 11th […]

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Earmarks Are Not the Problem

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 17, 2018   Earmarks Are Not the Problem   Last week President Trump urged Congress to reassert its constitutional authority to direct how federal agencies spend taxpayer dollars. Ironically, many constitutional conservatives and libertarians disagree with the president. The reason is, President Trump wants Congress to reassert its authority […]


Ron Paul: ‘When Our Financial System Crashes…The Elites…Will Suffer The Least’

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com January 10, 2018   Ron Paul: ‘When Our Financial System Crashes…The Elites…Will Suffer The Least’     When the housing bubble popped in 2007, the Federal Reserve went to work to re-inflate the bubble by printing more money – quantitative easing. But the policy has made matters much worse, as now everything is […]

Ron Paul: ‘When Our Financial System Crashes…The Elites…Will Suffer The Least’

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Just Say No to Jeff Sessions

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 9, 2018   Just Say No to Jeff Sessions   Attorney General Jeff Sessions kicked off the New Year by reversing the Obama-era guidance for federal prosecutors to limit their enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use. In what is […]


Ron Paul: The War on Drugs is a War on Liberty, Choice, and Responsibility

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute January 7, 2018   Ron Paul: The War on Drugs is a War on Liberty, Choice, and Responsibility   Libertarian communicator Ron Paul strongly criticized the United States government’s war on drugs in a Saturday interview with host Michael Smerconish at CNN. The interview concerned the Thursday memorandum from US […]

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Despite Setbacks, Liberty Will Prevail in 2018

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 1, 2018   Despite Setbacks, Liberty Will Prevail in 2018   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 […]