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Libertarianism
U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

GOP’s Libertarians Aren’t All That Libertarian

A funny thing is happening on the way to the Republican primaries: The whole notion of small government libertarianism has been hijacked by politicians who often represent the opposite.

April 17, 2015

Analysis: Paul’s Challenge Is Moving Beyond Libertarian Niche

“He’s going to get hit hard from both the left and the neocon right, and he hasn’t yet played politics at this stage.”

April 8, 2015

Rand Paul’s Fair-Weather Compassion

If you haven’t seen the video or photos yet, trust me, you will. Rand Paul in blue scrubs and hiking boots, bringing sight to the blind in an operating room in Guatemala — could there be a more perfect visual for a White House hopeful? And that’s before we even get to the metaphors about […]

August 28, 2014

Rand Paul’s Plan Would End Medicare As We Know It For All Seniors, Raise Retirement Age To 70

Paul’s plan would immediately privatize Medicare, shifting all retirees into the same plans offered to members of Congress.

August 6, 2013