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Dr. Paul May Do Harm

On 21 May 2008, “Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008” became law. Essentially, the act prohibits health insurance companies from denying coverage to someone with negative genetic makeup. This law is good legislation since it guarantees that everyone has the opportunity to enroll in or buy into health insurance to help improve or save peoples’ […]

Suing OPEC

House passes bill to sue OPEC over oil prices “The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation on Tuesday allowing the Justice Department to sue OPEC members for limiting oil supplies and working together to set crude prices, but the White House threatened to veto the measure.” […] “‘This bill guarantees that oil prices will reflect […]

Ron Paul: Compassionless Conservative?

Here’s proof that I don’t blindly agree with every word spoken or decision made by Ron Paul. Recently, the House of Representatives passed HR 1181 (“Expressing condolences and sympathy to the people of Burma for the grave loss of life and vast destruction caused by Cyclone Nargis.”) 410-1. Guess who the “1” was. That he […]

Continuing the Revolution

Okay, odds are pretty good that Obama will be president. Unlike Dean’s flash-in-the-pan campaign of 2004, Paul’s presidential campaign has a genuine political philosophy powering it. I have been amazed at how folks have turned onto his ideas when they are presented well–however, the “presented well” part is the catch, and cutting through the prejudice […]

TIA Go Away

Congress really needs to pay closer attention to what our taxes pay for. Ring bells? How about ringing some necks? Govt Computer Surveillance Rings Alarm Bells Thu May 27,12:10 AM ET By Andy Sullivan “WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nine months after Congress shut down a controversial Pentagon computer-surveillance program, the U.S. government continues to comb private […]