All posts tagged "ron paul"

Atlas Shrugged III: The Ayn Rand/Ron Paul rEVOLution stunt casting Hail Mary pass

I had almost forgotten that there are people who  are still working at churning out a low-budget trilogy based upon Ayn Rand's  Atlas Shrugged; the ponderous doorstop penned to fire up the imaginations of generations of fourteen year-old future sociopaths and potential men's rights activists.

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Rand Paul wins second consecutive CPAC presidential straw poll

Jim Newell, The Guardian

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The Tea Party just turned five — and it’s not going away

Some date the advent of the tea party to 2007, when then-presidential candidate Ron Paul held a “tax day tea party” fundraiser to fill his campaign coffers. But the broader movement began five years ago last week — shortly after Barack Obama was…

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Female anchor confronts Ron Paul over plan for women to quit work en masse and home school

BBC anchor Katty Kay on Thursday asked former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) if his libertarian plan to have 20 percent of children home schooled made sense because so many women would have to drop out of the work force, but the former congressman insisted that even a woman living at a shelter with two jobs could find a way to do it if she worked hard enough.

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Ron Paul to headline September 'anti-Semitic conference'

Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) is being billed as the keynote speaker at a September conference sponsored by the Fatima Center, which one civil rights organization calls "the single largest group of hard-core anti-Semites in North America."

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Maddow: Maybe it's time to ditch the Iowa caucuses

On Wednesday night's edition of "The Rachel Maddow Show," host Rachel Maddow discussed this week's revelations that former Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) bribed a delegate in the 2012 Iowa caucus to secure an endorsement. Maddow went on to say that the process in Iowa appears to be irrevocably tainted and that it's time for the U.S. to let go of some aspects of its outdated presidential primary system.

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Ron Paul's 2012 campaign allegedly bought Iowa endorsement

Ron Paul's 2012 campaign allegedly offered financial compensation to a Republican Iowa state senator in exchange for his endorsement and support.

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Will Rand and Ron Paul transform the GOP?

Republicans face two likely paths for their party's future: Ron Paul's libertarianism or a more moderate base

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Ron Paul finally defeats the Fed in new video game

For Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), 76, the 2012 Republican primaries are probably his last tango with presidential politics. But the aging libertarian will still achieve his life-long dream of crushing the nation's Federal Reserve banking system... If a Houston-based video game developer is successful, that is.

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