Ron Paul: Why Are We In Afghanistan?

Venue: U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs Date: 10/15/2009 Transcript: Ron Paul: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. In the last months, we have had a pretense of having a debate about Afghanistan, but unfortunately, it’s not much of a debate. We’re deciding whether or not to send 40,000 or 80,000 troops …

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Ron Paul: Congress Should Read Bills Before Voting on Them

Is Congress just a decadent caricature of its former self, timidly executing the secret orders of the hidden elite? Sometimes it appears that way, especially when congressmen and women obediently vote on a bill without reading it and without having had the opportunity to do so, as it was made …

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Ron Paul: Republicans Should Oppose Perpetual War and Unsound Money

Just like Republicans now oppose economic socialism and nationalized healthcare, they should also speak out against perpetual war and unsound money, is the message of Ron Paul’s latest video update. Date: 6/29/2009 Ron Paul: Last week in the House of Representatives was not a very good time for the Republic. …

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Ben Bernanke: Federal Reserve audit would constitute “takeover” by Congress, threaten the “financial system, dollar and economy”

When asked by Rep. John Duncan on Thursday about the fact that a majority of Congress is co-sponsoring Ron Paul’s HR 1207 bill to audit the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke responded: Ben Bernanke: “My concern about the legislation is that if the GAO is auditing not only the operational aspects …

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