Rand Paul

McConnell forms uneasy but necessary alliance with Paul

McConnell forms uneasy but necessary alliance with Paul

To cover his political flank, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has forged an alliance with tea party darling Rand Paul, picked up support from other national tea party leaders and brought in a campaign manager from the upper echelons of the tea party movement. The GOP’s fiscally conservative wing has proven particularly powerful in Kentucky, […]

‘Restore the Fourth:’ An idea whose time has come?

‘Restore the Fourth:’ An idea whose time has come?

In more than 100 towns and cities across the nation on July 4th, protestors gathered not to celebrate America’s independence but instead to demand that freedom and liberty be returned to a nation where rights are under attack and disappearing. “Restore the Fourth,” had a double meaning:  Recognizing the nation’s founding and seeking restoration of […]

Reactions over NSA spying split on Capitol Hill

Reactions over NSA spying split on Capitol Hill

Revelations of widespread spying on Americans by the U.S. government is bringing denouncement from some members of Congress and support from others. Differences on whether the program is legal or constitutional cross party lines.  Even those controlled by the tea party can’t agree on whether or not the program is justified. Michigan Republican Justin Amash […]

Rand Paul claims American taxpayers fund ‘wars against Christians’

Rand Paul claims American taxpayers fund ‘wars against Christians’

In the kind of statement that keeps people shaking their heads about right-wingers, Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul Thursday claimed American taxpayers are footing the bill for a “war on Christianity” in both the United States and in other nations. Claimed Paul in a conservative conference in Washington: There is a war on Christianity, Not […]

Government of the inept, unqualified and unbelievable

Government of the inept, unqualified and unbelievable

In the American military, sexual abuse is so prevalent that even those in charge of overseeing programs to protect victims are themselves in jail for rape and assault. At the Internal Revenue Service, groups with the gall to question the many inept, unethical and probably illegal actions of President Barack Obama become targets of harassment. […]

Rand Paul busy plotting 2016 Presidential bid

Rand Paul busy plotting 2016 Presidential bid

Republican Sen. Rand Paul opened his presidential exploration tour Friday with a splashy set of speaking engagements in Iowa designed to broaden his tea party brand into something more mainstream and, perhaps, viable. The son of former Texas Rep. Ron Paul was the headliner at a marquee Republican dinner and was expected to meet with […]