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Ron Paul denies secret alliance with Romney campaign

During an appearance on CNN on Tuesday, Texas Rep. Ron Paul denied teaming up with Mitt Romney to take down Rick Santorum. “If that’s all he has to talk about, that means he doesn’t have much of a platform to talk about. I would think we’re supposed to be talking…

Author: Pro-choice Ayn Rand ‘would have hated Ron Paul’

Gary Weiss, the author of Ayn Rand Nation, said Tuesday that despite some overlap between their political philosophies, the novelist Ayn Rand would have hated Texas Rep. Ron Paul. Many conservatives, most notably Glenn Beck, have renewed interest in the novels and philosophy of Rand. The Russian-born atheist author espoused…

Ron Paul: Hemp is a good product

Texas Rep. Ron Paul praised the industrial crop hemp during a campaign stop in North Dakota on Monday. “There is no reason, in a free society, that farmers shouldn’t be allowed to raise hemp,” Paul said, according to the Associated Press. “Hemp is a good product.” Hemp, a crop related…

Troops march to the White House for Ron Paul

Hundreds of active U.S. troops marched to the White House Monday afternoon, expressing support for Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-TX) anti-war positions and promoting their belief the U.S. should end overseas combat. The march began at the Washington Monument and produced chants of “Ron Paul” from troops on their way to…

Sheriff Babeu: Government shouldn’t tell churches who can get married

Republican Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Monday that the government should not be telling churches who can and can’t get married. Babeu, an emerging Republican figure and strong border defense sheriff, resigned from his position as Arizona co-chairman of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign on Saturday afternoon…

Ron Paul warns U.S. ‘slipping into a fascist system’

During a campaign speech at Kansas City’s Union Station on Saturday, Texas Rep. Ron Paul warned that the United States was “slipping into a fascist system,” according to the Associated Press. The White House hopeful said the country had been on the wrong course ever since President Woodrow Wilson, who…

Ron Paul: Santorum is ‘pretending he’s a conservative’

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) is not a believer in new GOP presidential frontrunner Rick Santorum being a true conservative, expressing his usually frank opinion Sunday morning on CNN’s State of the Union. The Texas congressman strongly doubted Santorum could defeat President Barack Obama in the general election, saying “I don’t…

Ron Paul could still win Maine caucus as GOP announces review

The Maine Republican Party announced Thursday it was reviewing votes from the presidential caucuses, which former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won by less than 200 votes. “We have worked diligently to contact town chairmen throughout Maine to reconfirm the results of their individual caucuses,” Republican Chairman Charlie Webster said. “These…

How Ron Paul is secretly taking over the GOP

By Grace Wyler By now, it is clear that the Maine caucuses were a complete mess. Evidence is mounting that Mitt Romney’s 194-vote victory over Ron Paul was prematurely announced, if not totally wrong. Washington County canceled their caucus on Saturday on account of three inches of snow (hardly a blizzard by Maine standards),…

Ron Paul campaign implies foul play in Romney victory in Maine

In the wake of would-be Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s victory in Saturday’s Maine caucuses, the Ron Paul campaign is raising implications of foul play. According to the official tally, with 84% of the votes counted, Romney took 39% of that vote, defeating Paul by a narrow margin of 194…

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