Over the weekend the very mainstream BBC published a blockbuster investigative report showing that the US was part of negotiations that allowed thousands of ISIS fighters and their families -- and tons of weapons -- to escape Raqqa in Syria. At the s
Are the foreign policy "Realists" the answer to our rampant foreign interventionism? The Koch Institute thinks so and according to a recent Washington Post report is spending several million dollars to promote "restraint" and "selective engagement."
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Today the Saudi government ordered all Saudis out of Lebanon, as "resigned" Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri is said to be under house arrest in Saudi Arabia. Simultaneously, the Saudi Crown Prince is increasing pressure against Iran, blaming the count
Is this the beginning of the big Middle East war? A huge purge among Saudi royals, accusations of Lebanon aggression, Hezbollah threats. Trump's son-in-law/advisor's several semi-secret trips to visit with the Saudi crown prince. Israeli policy linin
When the system will break no matter what the Fed tries
Dr. Ron Paul has long been a leading voice for limited constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, sound money, civil liberty, and non-interventionist foreign policies.
President Trump has begun a major tour of Asia, where he is expected to meet with the leaders of China, South Korea, and Russia. At a time when the US military has announced that the only way to rid North Korea of its nuclear program is a full ground
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Former U.S. representative and presidential candidate Ron Paul is concerned about the government's ability to monitor cryptocurrency usage.
Yesterday's tragic attack in New York where eight innocent people were killed serves as a reminder that even with the surveillance state in place we are not any safer. How much does our interventionist foreign policy, which results in many more innoc
PRIVACY and LIBERTY are both parts of the nature of every individual human being. We are all born with the LIBERTY to think in PRIVATE. Our minds are our individual kingdoms, where every thought happens in secret. POWER seeks to abolish both LIBERTY
Former presidential candidate Ron Paul recently urged legalization of all competing currencies, crypto and otherwise, during a televised phone interview. He discussed his views on prices going forward, particularly of gold versus the dollar, and warn
The White House does not want the 9/11 authorization to be "updated." They like it just the way it has been mis-interpreted for the last 16 years. Some in Congress insist we need a new authorization to clarify what, when, where, and how. Who's right?
On Tuesday, all but two Members of the US House voted in favor of the "harshest" sanctions on North Korea yet. As we know from past practice with sanctions -- in Iraq and elsewhere -- they never achieve their goals, but they do punish civilians and t
While many Americans are aware that the United States is at war in countries such as Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan because of the media attention given to those conflicts, the news that four U.S. soldiers were killed in Niger came as a surprise that le
In a dramatic statement on the Senate Floor yesterday, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) announced that he would not run for another term. He also had very sharp words for the culture and personalities surrounding him in Washington. Does he have a point? Or is
Who knew that the US had 1,000 troops in Niger? What are they doing there? The Pentagon won't tell us, but Sen. Lindsay Graham assures us they are fighting for our freedom. Will Congress bother to notice as the war expands to Africa? Or will it conti
This week President Trump revealed his final five candidates for Federal Reserve chair. Disappointingly, but not surprisingly, all five have strong ties to the financial and political establishment.
Power despises independence. Whenever a region or state tries to break away, the larger power usually attacks. That's how the U.S. was formed, by breaking away. It was subsequently attacked for daring to do so. Secession is a valuable tool for Libert
In a new interview with host Jesse Ventura at RT, former presidential candidate and House of Representatives Member Ron Paul discusses the harm imposed on the American economy by the succession of US wars over the last few decades, ...
US-trained troops in the Iraqi army are facing off against US-trained troops in the Kurdish Peshmerga militias over Kurdish separatism and control of northern Iraq. What is at stake? Oil? Self-determination? Something else?
On Friday, President Trump delivered a blistering speech on Iran that could only have been written by neocons like John Bolton. Trump laid down old charges against Iran as his reasons for refusing to certify Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal. I
President Trump has been notoriously inconsistent in his foreign policy. He campaigned on and won the presidency with promises to repair relations with Russia, pull out of no-win wars like Afghanistan, and end the failed US policy of nation-building
There shouldn't be a Federal Reserve, but it exists, and it's constantly creating a world of economic pain.?
President Trump vehemently denied an NBC report that he called for a ten-fold increase in US nuclear weapons at a meeting this summer. Calling it "fake news," the president reportedly threatened NBC's broadcast license. Is this really "fake news"? Or
The CIA has been forced to declassify nearly 300 documents about a secret torture site in Afghanistan where CIA psychologists devised some of the most cruel and inhuman ways of torturing. Some were killed. The psychologists made millions of dollars.
The White House has rolled out the President's 70 point plan to reform the immigration system. Will building a wall, hiring more officers and prosecutors, mandating E-Verify, and other enforcement measures help solve the problem? Or is there a better