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This Chart Breaks Down Year-By-Year Congressional Settlements. It’s Stunning.

This Chart Breaks Down Year-By-Year Congressional Settlements. It’s Stunning.

By Against Crony Capitalism November 20, 2017   This Chart Breaks Down Year-By-Year Congressional Settlements. It’s Stunning.   And remember not only are the claims happening, but it is you and me, the federal taxpayer, who pays for these settlements, not the offenders in Congress. Not ALL of these are sexual harassment settlements it must be […]


Reps. Duncan, Massie, and Jones Challenge the US Government’s War in Afghanistan

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute November 18, 2017   Reps. Duncan, Massie, and Jones Challenge the US Government’s War in Afghanistan     Three members of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity’s Advisory Board are member of the United States Congress — Reps. John Duncan, Thomas Massie, and Walter Jones. It was a […]

Reps. Duncan, Massie, and Jones Challenge the US Government’s War in Afghanistan

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Education Scholarship Tax Credits Help Children and Advance Liberty

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 14, 2017   Education Scholarship Tax Credits Help Children and Advance Liberty     Shutting down the Department of Education and returning control of the education dollar to the American people is the key to improving education. The best way to put the people in charge of education is […]


Rand Paul challenges Rex Tillerson and James Mattis to end “open-ended war”

By Against Crony Capitalism October 31, 2017   Rand Paul challenges Rex Tillerson and James Mattis to end “open-ended war”     Some people in Washington DC are way too ready to go to war. Anywhere, anytime, right? To make the world “safe for democracy” right? Or to fight terrorism – that’s why we need to […]

Rand Paul challenges Rex Tillerson and James Mattis to end “open-ended war”

RPI’s Daniel McAdams: ‘The American Public Has Been Weaponized by Propaganda Since 9/11’

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute October 17, 2017   RPI’s Daniel McAdams: ‘The American Public Has Been Weaponized by Propaganda Since 9/11’     President Trump’s “de-certification” of Iranian compliance with the nuclear deal. CIA torture sites in Afghanistan. PATRIOT Act. FISA Amendments. Saudi Arabia. Israel. Syria. Mass surveillance. How does Rex Tillerson drag […]

RPI's Daniel McAdams: 'The American Public Has Been Weaponized by Propaganda Since 9/11'

House Members Make the Case for Ending US Participation in the War on Yemen

House Members Make the Case for Ending US Participation in the War on Yemen

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute October 12, 2017   House Members Make the Case for Ending US Participation in the War on Yemen     Three members of the United States House of Representatives wrote in a Tuesday editorial at the New York Times about their legislation (H.Con.Res. 81) that would use the authority of […]


Will Tax Reform Increase or Limit Liberty?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 9, 2017   Will Tax Reform Increase or Limit Liberty?   President Trump and the congressional Republican leadership recently unveiled a tax reform “framework.” The framework has a number of provisions that will lower taxes on middle-class Americans. For example, the framework doubles the standard deduction and increases the […]

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Don't Fall for Tax Reform

Don’t Fall for Tax Reform

By Jeff Deist Mises Institute September 30, 2017   Don’t Fall for Tax Reform   Please don’t fall for tax reform. It’s a con, and a shell game. It’s a promise every presidential candidate makes, including Trump. But we ought to be suspicious of grandiose talk about Congress reforming anything. Tax reform proposals always evade and obscure […]


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Rand Paul’s Senate Vote Rolls Back the Warfare State

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute September 19, 2017   Rand Paul’s Senate Vote Rolls Back the Warfare State   Last week, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) reminded Congress that in matters of war, they have the authority and the responsibility to speak for the American people. Most Senators were not too happy about the reminder, which […]


We’re All to Blame

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com September 13, 2017   We’re All to Blame     The largest threat to our prosperity is government spending that far exceeds the authority enumerated in Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution. Federal spending in 2017 will top $4 trillion. Social Security, at $1 trillion, will take up most […]

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What We Lost on September 11th

What We Lost on September 11th

By Jeff Deist Mises Institute September 13, 2017   What We Lost on September 11th   The cliché is true: September 11, 2001, represents a defining American moment. Generation X and Millennials suddenly had their own day of infamy, just as their parents and grandparents had Pearl Harbor and the Kennedy assassination. 9/11 marked the end […]


Congress Exploits Hurricane to Raise Debt Ceiling

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute September 11, 2017   Congress Exploits Hurricane to Raise Debt Ceiling   Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel famously counseled politicians to never let a crisis go to waste. Sadly, this week President Trump and congressional leaders of both parties showed that they have taken this advice to […]

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