How would resources be allocated in a free market economy? Can you work with Bernie Sanders? How can we fix Washington? Gold standard or competing currencies? Ron Paul takes viewer questions in today's Liberty Report.
Late last week the markets were shocked by a surprisingly bad May jobs report – the worst monthly report in nearly six years. The experts expected the US economy to add 160,000 jobs in May, but it turns out only 38,000 jobs were added. And to make
Muhammad Ali's refusal to be drafted for the Vietnam War was said by some to be his greatest, self-imposed, defeat. With the passage of time -- and so many more wars -- history may tell a very different story. What was the impact of Ali's stance on t
"In this country, we do not really have democracy"
"In this country, we do not really have democracy"
Today's Jobs data was exceptionally disappointing. A mere 38,000 jobs were added when 158,000 were expected. The internal numbers were disappointing as well with far more part-time jobs being created versus full-time, and government employment being
Leave it to a bankrupt government to promise more money to the people it owes. Just yesterday, President Obama declared that "It is time we finally made Social Security more generous." Ron Paul shreds the most popular myths surrounding government's h
The bipartisan, neocon-dominated Center for a New American Security has sent Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton some "helpful suggestions" for a Clinton foreign policy: Double down on American exceptionalism and project more mili
The West is selling gold and the East is buying. What does that mean? Western "experts" are confused, but legendary investor and Austrian school analyst Jim Grant knows what is on the horizon -- and why gold is essential.
The third "battle for Fallujah" is currently raging, pitting Iraqi government forces and Iran-backed Shia militias against ISIS. The US says it wants ISIS defeated but it doesn't want the Iranians to come out with more influence. Who will win, who wi
Bernie Sanders has sold out and sided with Chris Dodd to gut Audit the Fed in the Senate. His "compromise" is what the administration and banking interests want: they'll allow the TARP and TALF to be audited, but no transparency of the FOMC, di
Three recent stories regarding three government agencies -- the IRS, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) -- show why we should oppose big government for practical, as well as philosophical,
The word "fascism" actually has a real meaning. The left misuses the word on a regular basis. They shout it as a slur against anyone they don't happen to like. But the notorious Italian fascist Benito Mussolini summed up the word's essence when he sa
Legendary bond billionaire Bill Gross has shifted from bullish to bearish on bonds, warning that the days of central bank dominance are nearly over. Is the financial day of reckoning coming faster than we think?
A major influx of Syrian refugees has begun to hit US shores. President Obama wants to radically increase the numbers coming in over the next year. Refugees must be calculated in as part of the costs of an interventionist foreign policy. But how high
The US Supreme Court this month effectively upheld what is known as the "Auer principle," a previous decision granting government agencies massive new legislative powers. With Congress asleep, the Executive Branch continues to gobble up its power and
Debates over the US government's foreign and economic policies have recently taken a backseat to the debate over what bathroom transgender individuals should use. The two sides of the debate both believe that government has the legitimate authority
Gilbert K. Chesterton said that "The golden age only comes to men when they have forgotten gold." The statement suggests two things (1) Men have a tendency to leave gold to try paper experiments, and (2) Gold, for thousands of years, has always m
From Bloomberg News to George Soros to the Houston Chronicle, suddenly gold and the gold standard is hot in the news. Have the elites finally begun to understand real money...or is something else at play?
Facebook was rocked recently by a whistleblower from within the organization who reported pressure to suppress conservative and libertarian stories from its trending news section. The scandal has snowballed, with even Congress getting involved. Now,
Congress will vote on the 2017 military spending bill this week. Despite all the talk of sequestration and the need to "rebuild the military," the military industrial complex can look forward to another huge injection of money. Does this huge budget
How prophetic that Donald Trump, who says that he "loves debt" and is "the king of debt," wants be president of a bankrupt America. Debt is an important issue, and Ron Paul goes to work on dispelling the many myths that surround it. Check out today's
Prof. Andrew Bacevich joins the Liberty Report to discuss his new book on the 30 year US war in the greater Middle East. Why are we losing and is there a better way?
For the third time in seven months a US naval warship has crossed into territory claimed by China in the South China Sea. This time the ship was buzzed by Chinese fighters. The US claims it is keeping sea lanes open, while the Chinese claim the US is
In a recent interview I was asked why Bernie Sanders, a self-described "democratic socialist" had seemingly attracted so much support among young people. In fact polls suggest Sanders is the most popular candidate among people aged 18-29, and 51
A new Pentagon report on the US attack on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan is shedding light on the complete lack of a strategy in Afghanistan even as the US begins ramping up its military presence and activities there.
Ron Paul: Third-Party Candidate 'Purely a Dream,' Kristol and the Neocons Will Vote for Hillary
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants to build a wall to keep foreigners out and Secretary of State John Kerry calls for a "borderless world." Isn't there a better option?
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The surprising success of the Bernie Sanders campaign -- particularly among the youth -- has us wondering whether that failed experiment from last century, socialism, is really making a comeback. Should we remain hopeful that the freedom movement is