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  1. (19) forum overview 07/17/11
  2. (11) Scientists Found An Intact Colossal Squid For The Second Time Ever, And They Just Cut It Open 09/16/14
  3. (8) McCain Gaffes Going After Rand Paul: ‘Has He Met With ISIS?’ 09/16/14
  4. (5) Mod Suggestion Box 03/27/11
  5. (4) Looking Strong In 2016, Rand Paul's Record Comes Under A Microscope 09/16/14
  6. (4) Record Beheadings and Mass Arrest of Christians-Saudi Arabia 09/16/14
  7. (4) Ron Paul's Audit the Fed bill coming for a vote 09/13/14
  8. (3) Eight Amish Guys Jailed For Refusing To Attach Orange Safety Triangles To Their Buggies 09/15/11
  9. (3) An Unbearable and Choking Hell: The Loss of Our Freedoms in the Wake of 9/11 09/16/14
  10. (3) General Motors kills more Americans than Terrorists 09/16/14
  11. (2) Harvey Organ- By December Whole Thing Going to Collapse 09/10/14
  12. (2) William Taylor Reil Speaking at the Constitution Picnic Event, Mercer PA, Sept. 13, 2014 09/16/14
  13. (2) If Assad dares to defend his country from illegal American airstrikes...America will bomb him for that too! 09/16/14
  14. (2) What is your favorite quote? 09/15/14
  15. (2) Wash Post Page One Monday: Rand Paul Distancing Himself From Libertarian, Tea Party Past... Developing... 09/15/14

The Last Hour

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The Dark Road: The Worst Tax Law You've Never Heard About

It broke Ruth Freeborn’s heart to give up her U.S. citizenship that fateful day last year. Unfortunately for the Oklahoma native, though, it was either that, or her family. Ruth’s Canadian husband of 33 years, who earns all of the middle-class family’s income, “simply could not go along with this situation,” she explained. “To find myself suddenly not able to live, bank, save or to keep peace in my marriage while being American at the same time was shocking at first and deeply disturbing to me.”

22 votes

McCain Gaffes Going After Rand Paul: ‘Has He Met With ISIS?’

Jamie Weinstein
11:10 PM 09/15/2014

John McCain’s slip of the tongue won’t help him quell Internet accusations that he once met and took pictures with members of the terrorist group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Appearing on Fox News’ “Hannity” Monday night, the Arizona Republican senator went off on Rand Paul after host Sean Hannity brought up the Kentucky Republican senator’s concern that providing weapons to Syrian rebels will only end up benefiting ISIS.

18 votes

Why the 28 Pages on 9/11 Are a Looming Capitol Hill Scandal

Excerpts:

"For everyday Americans, ignorance about what lies within the 28 pages is imposed; for apparently far too many in Congress, that ignorance is willful.

You see—unlike the citizens they represent—when it comes to reading or not reading the 28 pages, legislators enjoy the luxury of a choice."

"Given legislators’ role in advocating, shaping and funding defense and foreign policy, one would think descriptions like those offered by Jones and Massie would instantly spark a long, long queue outside that soundproof room in the Capitol—if not prompted by representatives’ professional curiosity, then surely by simple human curiosity.

13 votes

37 lies Americans tell themselves to avoid confronting reality

(NaturalNews) Have you noticed the incredible detachment from reality exhibited by the masses these days? The continued operation of modern society, it seems, depends on people making sure they don't acknowledge reality (or try to deal with it). "Denial" is what keeps every sector of civilization humming along: medicine, finance, government, agriculture and more.

The trouble with the denial approach is that eventually the lies collide with reality. Until that day comes, however, happy-go-lucky Americans are merrily enjoying their courtship with self delusion, repeating the following 37 lies to themselves as if they were true:

Lie #1) All FDA-approved medications are safe to consume in any combination, because the FDA protects the public.

Lie #2) Food prices keep going up because inflation is a natural force that can't be halted.

14 votes

Larry Kudlow Craps The Bed...

I try to listen (or at least I did) to Larry Kudlow's weekly radio show.

Kudlow usually espouses the principles of free market capitalism.

But this past weekend he completely crapped the bed on his show.

All he could talk about was how we should send in our military over there to fight the ISIS threat which he claims "will be coming here next."

He sounded like a posterboy for the GOP war-mongers.

The 2nd thing he said which pissed me off was that he slammed gold and goldbugs (like us I suppose).

23 votes

Dotcom, Greenwald, Assange and Snowden target New Zealand

Summary: Glenn Greenwald says he has spent the last few months working on a story that will reveal the role of the Five Eyes network's smallest partner.

By Rob O’Neill | September 14, 2014 -- 07:33 GMT (00:33 PDT)

New Zealand's role in the Five Eyes surveillance alliance has been a sideshow to debates that have erupted in the USA, UK and Europe since former NSA contractor Edwards Snowden began releasing his trove of classified documents.

But that may change tomorrow night NZ time at the Auckland Town Hall.

10 votes

Wash Post Page One Monday: Rand Paul Distancing Himself From Libertarian, Tea Party Past... Developing...

On the front page of Drudge now.

By David A. Fahrenthold | September 14, 2014

Sen. Rand Paul wanted to eliminate aid to Israel. Now he doesn’t. He wanted to scrap the Medicare system. Now he’s not sure.

He didn’t like the idea of a border fence — it was expensive, and it reminded him of the Berlin Wall. Now he wants two fences, one behind the other.

And what about same-sex marriage? Paul’s position — such marriages are morally wrong, but Republicans should stop obsessing about them — seems so muddled that an Iowa pastor recently confronted him in frustration.

14 votes

Politico: Rand Paul ahead in New Hampshire

Rand ahead in New Hampshire.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is leading the pack of potential Republican presidential contenders, but the GOP race is wide open according to a new poll.

In a CNN/ORC poll released on Monday, 15 percent of those polled said that they would most likely support Paul from a long list of contenders. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Rep. Paul Ryan (Wis.) follow with 10 percent, followed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee with support falling at 9 percent.

20 votes

Free Chelsea Manning imprisoned 1567 days now!

#FreeChelsea!

Free Chelsea Manning imprisoned 1567 days now ->why?
For telling the truth!
Exposing war crimes.

15 votes

What is your favorite quote?

Over the years on the Daily Paul I saw many cool "what is your favorite song" posts.
How about favorite educational quotes?

Today while searching for some material to post on Twitter I came across this great quote that moved me so much when I was growing up as a teen in at the time Communist Poland:

"In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
- George Orwell

So what is your favorite quote/s?

Thanks!

34 votes

Ron Paul's Audit the Fed bill coming for a vote

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/13/ron-pauls-au...

Please contact your representatives & ask them to PLEASE vote for this bill!!!

25 votes

Cenk Uygur Would ‘Lay Money on Rand Paul Being the Next President’

by Josh Feldman
September 15th, 2014


http://youtu.be/iqAFjTLDjx0

The Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur rarely has kind words for Republicans, but on Monday he said he would be willing to bet money that Rand Paul would beat Hillary Clinton and win the presidency in 2016.

Uygur credited Paul as a “voice of reason” on fighting ISIS, in contrast to Clinton’s hawkishness. He agreed that “our invasion of Iraq in the first place and all of the other bombings we’ve done in the Middle East… has in fact led to the rise of ISIS.”