In 1817, James Madison vetoed a federal infrastructure spending bill on the grounds that the federal government had no such power under the constitution.
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By Ron Paul It can be a challenge to follow the pronouncements of President Trump, as he often seems to change his position on any number of items from week to week, or from day to day, or even from minute to minute. Consider his speech last week at the Conservative Political Action Conference […]
By Ron Paul This week, Congress passed a budget calling for increasing federal spending and adding $1.7 trillion to the national debt over the next ten years. Most so-called “fiscal conservatives” voted for this big-spending budget because it allows Congress to repeal some parts of Obamacare via “reconciliation.” As important as it is to repeal […]
by Ron Paul In a disturbing indication of how difficult it would be to bring military spending in line with actual threats overseas, House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry (R – TX) told President Obama last week that his war funding request of $11.6 billion for the rest of the year was far too […]
Jeff and Jim discuss Jim’s recent cover article in ‘Time’ magazine, and the reaction it received from Krugman and others on the left. They also discuss comments recently made by Ben Bernanke, who argued in favor of the Fed looking into helicopter money. When did fiscal and monetary sanity become a radical position in America?
Can you believe there’s a government website in DC where people can “report” private businesses that don’t have “gender-neutral” bathrooms? Ron Paul tackles these bizarre developments. He also dispels the myth of a “Social Contract” and the claims from the left that the U.S. is solvent.