by Jeff Deist [Excerpt from the opening speech given at the Mises Institute’s 35th Anniversary gala in New York City, October 6, 2017.] Thank you Asheton. Thank you all so much for making the time to be with us here on this fantastic fall weekend in New York. We hear a lot about young people […]
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By Ron Paul Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently ordered the Justice Department to increase the use of civil asset forfeiture, thus once again endorsing an unconstitutional, authoritarian, and increasingly unpopular policy. Civil asset forfeiture, which should be called civil asset theft, is the practice of seizing property believed to be involved in a crime. The […]
Dr. Ron Paul joins Jeff Deist to talk about his decades as a congressman fighting the Fed, his efforts to legalize the use of gold and silver as untaxed currency, and his involvement with sound money initiatives in states like Arizona and Wyoming. Plus, Dr. Paul shares some great anecdotes about Reagan’s Gold Commission, Alan […]
By Ron Paul On Friday the House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018. President Trump’s request already included a huge fifty or so billion dollar spending increase, but the Republican-led House found even that to be far too small. They added another […]
A day before his historic meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump had strong words for Russia in his speech in Warsaw. Is it bluster? Or will he seek to put Putin in his place? And what of the voters attracted to his “let’s get along with Russia” slogan?
by Ron Paul As Independence Day comes around again we should spend a few moments between barbecue and fireworks to think about the meaning of independence. The colonists who rebelled against the British Crown were, among other things, unhappy about taxation. Yet, as economist Gary North points out, the total burden of British imperial taxation […]
Legendary filmmaker Oliver Stone joins the Liberty Report from his hotel room in Paris to discuss the controversy around his latest film, The Putin Interviews, a four hour look into what makes Russian president Vladimir Putin tick. What’s behind the Russia hysteria in the US and what are its dangers? Also, we discuss how Stone […]
Trump’s White House released a bizarre statement last night that it believed Syrian president Assad was preparing “another” gas attack against his civilians. The White House warned that a US attack on Assad would ensue. The State Department, Pentagon, CENTCOM, etc., apparently have no idea what Trump’s talking about. Is Trump’s fake news about to […]
Ron Paul gives an important talk on enemies both foreign and domestic.
By Ron Paul This week the Senate Republican leadership unveiled its Obamacare replacement plan. Like its House counterpart, the misnamed Senate plan retains most of Obamacare’s core features. Both the House and Senate plans allow states to obtain waivers providing relief from some Obamacare mandates, although the waivers in both bills are too restrictive to […]