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What Will Weapons Inspectors Find in Syria…And Does it Matter?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute April 23, 2018   What Will Weapons Inspectors Find in Syria…And Does it Matter?   Inspectors from the Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have finally arrived in Douma, Syria, to assess whether a gas attack took place earlier this month. It has taken a week for the […]

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On The Ground In Syria - With Special Guest Vanessa Beeley

On The Ground In Syria – With Special Guest Vanessa Beeley  

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute April 17, 2018   On The Ground In Syria – With Special Guest Vanessa Beeley   Independent investigative reporter Vanessa Beeley is on the ground in Syria reporting in the aftermath of the US/UK/France air strikes over the weekend. What’s the real story of the purported gas attack in Douma? […]


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 […]


Neocons Are Back With a Big War Budget and Big War Plans

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 26, 2018   Neocons Are Back With a Big War Budget and Big War Plans   On Friday, President Trump signed the omnibus spending bill for 2018. The $1.3 trillion bill was so monstrous that it would have made the biggest spender in the Obama Administration blush. The image […]

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3 Reasons Trump Should Have Vetoed The $1.3 Trillion Spending Monstrosity

3 Reasons Trump Should Have Vetoed The $1.3 Trillion Spending Monstrosity

By Against Crony Capitalism March 26, 2018   3 Reasons Trump Should Have Vetoed The $1.3 Trillion Spending Monstrosity     The bill was is a monstrosity and a disgrace. Again the government gets larger. Again our representatives voted to expand the state and increase the burden on taxpayers without even looking at the legislation. Think about […]


Pompeo and Haspel are Symptoms of a Deeper Problem

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 19, 2018   Pompeo and Haspel are Symptoms of a Deeper Problem   President Trump’s recent cabinet shake-up looks to be a real boost to hard-line militarism and neo-conservatism. If his nominees to head the State Department and CIA are confirmed, we may well have moved closer to war. […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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Who’s To Blame For Wild Stock Market? Look To The Federal Reserve

Who’s To Blame For Wild Stock Market? Look To The Federal Reserve

By Against Crony Capitalism February 12, 2018   Who’s To Blame For Wild Stock Market? Look To The Federal Reserve     Yes indeed. How the central planners at the Federal Reserve manipulate the economy (and inevitably screw it up) is not understood by most politically engaged people. For instance there are still those who insist […]


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 […]