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Rand Paul reintroduces Audit the Fed. Can we get majority support?

Rand reintroduced Audit the Fed yesterday (2/4) as S. 209.

The bill already has 18 cosponsors.

There are 17 others who cosponsored the bill in the last Congress.

There are 6 others (including 4 Democrats) who voted for HR 459 in the House last year and are now in the Senate.

There are 8 other Republican Senators (many who support an audit but never cosponsored) and would more than likely vote for it if it came to a vote.

That alone is 50 Senators without including many Democrats who would support it because they are facing re-election in red states.

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President Rand Paul

I like the sound of it.

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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

and this?

Rand Paul: Every Government Worker in Uniform is a Hero

Your Point?

Calling our servicemen and women heroes is probably the least offensive mainstream rhetoric he can take on. What do you want? Do you want Rand to call them murderers for participating in illegal wars?

We always knew that he adopted a more mainstream rhetoric in order to build wider coalitions. The only thing I need to watch with Rand to determine if his intent is still pure is his voting record.

the govt

can now legally kill you by someone in uniform.

i would have preferred him to stay out of it, and not act like he was embarrassed by his father's truthful tweet.

Has a nice ring to

Has a nice ring to it...doesn't it?


Here is a good article on Rand exposing 'Benghazigate' from Justin Raimondo:

LL on Twitter:
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Heres a thought

How about if some of those hackers that make up "Anonymous" just goes ahead and pulls an audit on the FED right now whether they like it or not? lol

That would be kick ass! To be honest, I'm still not 100% convinced that "Anonymous" isn't a cointel pro psyop. My gut tells me they are genuine but I regularly come across articles that indicate otherwise so I always take those messages with a grain of salt.

FYI, Ron Pauls END THE FED in audiobook format can be downloaded for free here:

After download completes, I had to rename the file to .mp3 to get it to play but it was an excellent listen when I took a road trip to Orlando a couple years ago.

There are other awesome audiobooks on that site for free too.

Gosh he is a smart dude!

Gosh he is a smart dude! Audit the Fed was gaining a lot of ground. Then it went silent. And just when Rand is getting all sorts of attention...he introduces Audit again! He is running a serious campaign here! Good for him!

I called my senators(Lamar

I called my senators(Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker...both republican)and raised a fuss about how they werent cosponsoring this bill...I got a letter back from Alexander saying how he didnt beleive the FED should be needed to maintain independance and gave money back to the treasury, etc etc. In other words I am sure he is on the Fed's payroll..those are two Republican senators right there who will vote against it...I voted against Corker this last election and after that letter from Alexander I will vote against him this coming one.

I agree that they very well may

vote against it but who would have thought that 238 out of 239 House Republicans would vote for it?

There undoubtedly are many GOPs in the House who are on the Fed payroll but when push came to shove, they voted with the GOP to save embarrassment.

If it ever gets to vote...

If it ever gets to vote...

The goal is to build support

so when there is a vote, it will have a good chance of passing.

Ron didn't stop introducing his bill because he never thought it would get a vote. He kept introducing it to build support and to educate people.

Anyone still saying

that Rand is paid op?

His dad talks about Chris Kyle "dying by the sword" and then Rand does "damage control."

I call that strategy.

Lima-1, out.

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.

if you like truth deniers

he is surely your man..



"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

These are the 4 Dem Senators

who voted for Audit the Fed in the House.

Let's get these Senators to cosponsor the bill they voted for in the House to build Democratic support.

Baldwin, Tammy [WI]
Donnelly, Joe [IN]
Heinrich, Martin [NM]
Murphy, Chris [CT]

Wasn't the problem last year

Wasn't the problem last year that Reid wouldn't allow a vote on it? Why would we think that would be different this time around?

That is still a problem

The goal is to get Senators on the record to build public support and for future purposes.

The House voted on the bill even though it was going nowhere in the Senate. That doeasn't mean we gained nothing. It gave us a record of who voted for it and didn't vote for it. There are now 4 Dems in the Senate on the record of voting for it in the House that they can not back away from anymore.

Dem Senators up for reelection in red states

These Senators need to be pressured!

Max Baucus (Montana)
Kay Hagan (North Carolina)
Tim Johnson (South Dakota)
Mary Landrieu (Louisiana)
Mark Pryor (Arkansas)

Kay Hagan is one of mine. She

Kay Hagan is one of mine. She is infatuated with Bernanke. I remember contacting her about last years bill and she referred to the GAO audits being sufficient.

You'd be surprised what a tough

re-election fight will make politicians do.

Many of the Democrats in the House who lost reelection voted for Audit the Fed in trying to win support from Independents and Republicans.

Also four Democratic House members who were running for Senate voted for HR 459, presumably to boost their election chances.

If people in North Carolina can make this an issue, she will feel the pressure.

"Audit The FED, Then Kill It" ~ Ron Paul

Thanks Rand...Maybe One day you will be ready to work in the House of Reprehensibles like your dad..




yes please


"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

GRRRRand Bump!

Call them and hound them!

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

RAND 2016!

Where is Rubio on this? Absent.


A Co-Sponsor

I'm not a Rubio fan, but I believe he is a co-sponsor. Credit where credit is due.

Screw Rubio! What has he ever

Screw Rubio! What has he ever done? Why do people like this guy? Because he's Hispanic and might get he Hispanic vote? Sad.

Glad he is bringing it up again

I want to hear more about ending the Fed again. That seems to have fallen by the wayside of late.



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