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Election 2016: Liberty Loses No Matter Who Wins

By Ron Paul For all the hand-wringing about the threat to liberty and constitutional government posed by the major party presidential candidates, there is little discussion of how this threat is due to the political class’s long history of supporting expanded presidential power. There is also little talk of how the imperial presidency is just […]

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Surprise! Even Alexander Hamilton Made the Case for Nullification by Non-Cooperation – YouTube

“Because of massive unconstitutional overreach, the federal government depends on state action to do almost everything. It needs state resources and state personnel to enforce its laws and implement it programs. By simply doing nothing, states have the power to stop federal actions dead in their tracks.”

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Beltway Conservative Budget Plans Are Big Spending and Anti-Liberty

By Ron Paul According to a recent poll, 73 percent of all Americans oppose increases in federal spending. Since this anti-government spending sentiment is a major reason Republicans control the House and Senate, one would expect the Republican Congress to hold the line on, or even cut, government spending. Yet, despite the Republican leadership’s rhetoric […]

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Congress is Writing the President a Blank Check for War 

by Ron Paul 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 from the Legislative to the Executive branch in our history. The senior Senator from Kentucky is scheming, along with […]

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