Abolish Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and Replace Them With Nothing

Let the Housing Market Normalize! by Ron Paul Recently there have been some encouraging signs that Congress is finally willing to admit what should have been evident two years ago. Even after a $150 billion bailout, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are still bankrupt and should be abolished. Indeed Rep. …

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Obamacare’s Hidden Monstrosities: A Disaster Waiting to Happen

Washington’s Idea of Fiscal Restraint by Ron Paul It has been months now since the new healthcare reform bill was passed into law. As is so typical, this massive piece of legislation was passed with a sense of urgency so acute that leadership declared America could not afford to wait …

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Ron Paul: We Must Break the Vicious Circle of Violence!

We Must Break the Vicious Circle of Violence! by Ron Paul Last week the National Bureau of Economic Research published a report on the effect of civilian casualties in Afghanistan and Iraq that confirmed what critics of our foreign policy had been saying for years. The killing of civilians, although …

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More Secrets, More Surveillance, Less Security

On the Bloated Intelligence Bureaucracy by Ron Paul I have often spoken about the excessive size of government, and most recently how waste and inefficiency needs to be eliminated from our military budget. Our foreign policy is not only bankrupting us, but actively creating and antagonizing enemies of the United …

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Dangerous Allies: Big Business and Big Government

Dangerous Allies: Big Business and Big Government by Ron Paul Last week ended with some promising news on finally stopping the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Unfortunately the administration still seems to believe that shutting down working oil wells is a higher priority than effectively dealing with the …

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