What We Have Learned From Afghanistan

by Ron Paul June 23, 2013 Last week the Taliban opened an office in Doha, Qatar with the US government’s blessing. They raised the Taliban flag at the opening ceremony and referred to Afghanistan as the “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan”—the name they used when they were in charge before the US attack in 2001. The […]

The Original Foreign Policy

by Ron Paul December 19, 2006 Last week I wrote about the critical need for Congress to reassert its authority over foreign policy, and for the American people to recognize that the Constitution makes no distinction between domestic and foreign matters. Policy is policy, and it must be made by the legislature and not the executive. But […]

A Biography of Ron Paul

A leading free-market politician and political leader of the free-market movement in the United States, Congressman Ron Paul (R-Tex) is also a medical doctor and a leading exponent of Austrian free-market economics. While Dr. Ron Paul came to politics somewhat later in life, Ron has had an enormous impact on American sociopolitical culture in the past […]

Mises and Austrian Economics : A Personal View

Introduction [U]nder the predominance of interventionist ideas, a political career is open only to men who identify themselves with the interests of a pressure group. . . . Service to the short-run interests of a pressure group is not conducive to the development of those qualities which make a great statesman. Statesmanship is invariably long-run policy; pressure groups do not […]

Freedom Under Siege

Foreword Every American who cares about liberty owes a debt to Ron Paul. From his first run for Congress in 1974 through his gallant try for the Senate in 1984 to his present campaign as Presidential candidate of the Libertarian Party, Ron Paul has been an outstanding leader for freedom. I had the privilege of working as Dr. […]

Conservative Champion of Liberalism

Posted: 05/16/11 Some of the greatest champions of liberal politics have been conservatives. In 1940, Churchill, a conservative, led Britain alone against the Nazis and did more to protect liberal values than anyone else in the last century. But the best example is America’s own founding. When it was written, the Constitution was a liberal […]

What If ?

Ron Paul’s What If ?    “Madam Speaker, I have a few questions for my colleagues. What if our foreign policy of the past century is deeply flawed and has not served our national security interest? What if we wake up one day and realize that the terrorist threat is the predictable consequence of our […]