Quantcast
Home » Topics » Rand Paul

Rand Paul stokes ‘dystopian’ fears at Berkeley of intelligence agencies ‘drunk with power’

Anger over a covert U.S. surveillance program has united in common cause a libertarian Republican weighing a White House bid with students at a Californian university famed for its left-wing politics. Sen. Rand Paul, a favorite of the fiscally conservative Tea Party, told a largely welcoming, younger crowd of several…

Rand Paul: My Ukraine foreign policy is ‘drilling every possible conceivable place’

Libertarian Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said on Sunday that he would have responded to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by “drilling every possible conceivable place” in the U.S. if he were president. Following his Saturday win in the Conservative Political Action Conference presidential straw poll, Paul was asked by Fox News…

Rand Paul wins second consecutive CPAC presidential straw poll

Jim Newell, The Guardian For a second consecutive year, Senator Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference’s straw poll for 2016 presidential candidates. It wasn’t even close. Paul finished ahead of Texas Senator Ted Cruz by a 20% margin, winning 31% of the 2,459 votes cast. Retired neurosurgeon Dr…

WATCH LIVE: Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum, Rand Paul to speak at CPAC today

The second day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) will feature speeches by Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, and current Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul. A publication for “young conservatives,” Red Alert Politics, will be hosting the first ever “Youth Caucus,”…

The fault, dear Republicans, is in your stars

We are still a good full year and pocket change away from Run For The POTUS 2016, the candidates aren’t even in the starting gates yet, and already members of the party hoping at best for a photo finish against Hillary Clinton are pulling up lame. It seems like only…

‘Enough is enough’: Rand Paul suggests cutting benefits for unwed mothers with too many kids

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) suggested the possibility of cutting government benefits for unwed mothers who have multiple children. “Maybe we have to say ‘enough’s enough, you shouldn’t be having kids after a certain amount,’” said Paul, who opposes legal abortion and has criticized the federal health care law’s contraception mandate…

Rand Paul: Gov. Christie won because ‘he got a lot of federal money for his state’

Rand Paul continues assault on Christie (via NJ.com) There is a saying among Republicans – usually attributed to President Ronald Reagan but actually uttered by a campaign worker in Reagan’s first bid for governor of California- “thou shalt not speak ill of any Republican.” Well, these days, Kentucky…  …

Rand Paul caught scrubbing transcripts from website after plagiarism charges

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has been accused of plagiarising Wikipedia and other sources and the evidence has started disappearing from his official Senate website. MSNBC Rachel Maddow recently noticed that Paul had taken the exact language from several Wikipedia pages and used it in several of his speeches without proper…

Rand Paul accuses Democrats of ‘scaring people’ over debt ceiling

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) offered one suggestion toward a compromise on the federal debt ceiling with Democratic lawmakers, while accusing them and President Barack Obama of inciting fear among economic interests. “I’m all for taking default completely off the table and promising to the American people and to the markets,…

Rand Paul: ‘We haven’t had a big debate about Obamacare’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) asserted on Tuesday that shutting down the government over President Barack Obama’s health care reform law was a productive exercise “because we haven’t had a big debate about Obamacare, really, since it passed.” Speaking to CNN host Kate Bolduan, Paul declared that Republicans had attempted to…

Page 1 of 512345
Google+