George W. Bush’s foundation solicited millions of dollars while he was president — and refused to disclose its foreign donors for years.
Rand Paul’s vow to fight the Patriot Act sets up a showdown with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and it’s an important moment for his campaign.
The nagging question about the Paul family business is how much of Ron’s millions were the fruit of his racist, anti-Semitic, gay-baiting, conspiracy-addled newsletters.
WASHINGTON — One of my favorite moments during the 2012 Republican presidential contest came when Ron Paul, fresh from his strong showing in Iowa, triumphantly told his supporters: “We’re all Austrians now!” I imagined many Americans scratching their heads and wondering: Why do we want to be Austrians? They live in a nice country with […]
Right-wing commitments to reducing the deficit and trimming the size of the government might sound practical, but translating those words into policies can have severe, and potentially disastrous, effects. Ron Paul, the libertarian hoping to snag the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, has proposed budget cuts and a government restructuring plan in his “Plan To Restore […]
Ron Paul, the former U.S. Congressman and perennial firebrand of the libertarian right, seems to think he can gain traction in the race to challenge Barack Obama by trashing the GOP flavor of the month, Rick Perry, for having been a Democrat for many years, including in 1988 when he (predictably) supported the Southern conservative […]
Whether natural or manmade, extreme events often tell us something important about human beings, revealing their priorities and reflecting their character. So it was with Hurricane Irene, which allowed certain prominent proponents of right-wing ideology to expose themselves in full. Irene happily turned out to be an event far less extreme than expected, at least […]