All Articles on Rand Paul

Views
Rand Paul: The Fairweather Libertarian
When it comes to single-payer healthcare systems and tort reform, the Senator from Kentucky has a funny way of sticking to his guns
Read more
Despite all his rhetoric and the applause from his libertarian base, Sen. Rand Paul is just another top-down, autocratic, big-government Republican. News
'Do As I Say, Not As I Do:' Rand 'Socialized-Medicine-Is-Slavery' Paul Headed to Canada for Some Surgery
"When a 'libertarian' goes for some socialized medicine..."
Read more
News
Proposed Law Seeks to Reform System That Jails People Just for Being Poor
'In our country,' said bill co-sponsor Sen. Kamala Harris, 'whether you stay in jail or not is wholly determined by whether you're wealthy or not – and that's wrong.'
Read more
News
Amid More Civilian Deaths, Lawmakers Push to End Saudi Arms Flow
Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) are outspoken critics of the coalition
Read more
Views
Rand Paul, Libertarian?
Sen. Rand Paul has made safeguarding civil liberties a cornerstone of his presidential campaign, and he hasn't been afraid to take on his own party in that fight. At the end of May, as key provisions of the USA Patriot Act were set to expire, Paul took to the Senate floor in a heroic 10-hour...
Read more
News
A Tangled Surveillance, Trade-Pact Mess on Capitol Hill
Sen. Rand Paul talks a bit, but fight to kill off Patriot Act extension remains and serious battle continues over Fast Track authority for trade deals
Read more
News
As Rand Paul Pledges to 'Defeat Washington Machine,' Critics Say He is No Better Than the Rest
Despite the populist rhetoric, critics say that under the Senator's own policy proposals economic inequality would only worsen
Read more
Views
Rand Paul, R–Stunning Hypocrisy
Dick Cheney does not approve of Rand Paul, which is certainly a strong recommendation. But not strong enough. The senator from Kentucky’s occasionally expressed doubts about the national security state and wars of whim and folly may offend the delicate sensibilities of the former vice president,...
Read more
Views
How Rand Paul's Policies Would Increase Inequality
So-called libertarian Rand Paul is running for president. As with Cruz, it's hard to see him being more than a sideshow. Nonetheless, he's a sideshow with a non-trivial amount of support, especially among young conservatives. For that reason, it's worth rehashing his wacky political views...
Read more
Views
Do GOP Frontrunners Have an Iran Policy Besides Sanctions and Bombs?
President Barack Obama’s negotiations with Iran to ensure that its nuclear enrichment program remains purely civilian, for generating electricity, ought to be bipartisan in spirit. Achieving that goal would benefit all Americans. The GOP presidential field in particular and the Republican Party in...
Read more

Pages