March 29, 2012 - 5:52pm
“I just have one question before this morning’s vote, one simple question. Is this really the best we can do? Is this the best we have to offer folks who are staring at $4 a gallon gasoline? A bill that even Democrats admit won’t do anything to lower the price of gas? And a process that blocks any other idea from even coming to the floor for a vote?"
This has not been a good week for President Obama. The Supreme Court appears poised to rule his signature ObamaCare legislation unconstitutional, the House of Representatives rejected his budget proposal by a vote of 414-0, with not even a single Democrat voting for the thing, and the Senate...
September 12, 2011 - 3:41pm
Rand Paul's bait right now is a "penny plan" that would cut government spending by 1% each year for six years. His switch is the 25% mauling of government he doesn't want his supporters thinking about.
Rand Paul has been promoting the tea party's "penny plan" to reduce government spending, but he hasn't been talking much about what implementing that plan would look like. His supporters should ask themselves why.The penny plan calls for
August 1, 2011 - 6:56pm
"This plan does not solve our problem. Not even close. I cannot abide the destruction of our economy, therefore I vigorously oppose this deal and I urge my colleagues and the American people to do the same."
Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, announced today that he would not be voting in favor of the debt ceiling compromise pending in the Senate. In an “open letter,” sent to the press and posted on his web page, he characterized the proposal with a paraphrased...
July 21, 2011 - 5:43pm
The CC&B plan would cut total spending by $111 billion in FY 2012, and would also cap total federal spending at 22.5 percent of GDP next year; gradually decreasing spending levels over 10 years, until locking in at 19.9 percent of GDP in 2021 and beyond.
Following the passage of the Cut, Cap and Balance Act Tuesday evening in the House of Representatives, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) issued the following statement:
July 12, 2011 - 8:00am
Rand Paul's proposed budget for 2012 did not get nearly the attention it deserved. Here's another installment in rectifying that.
Rand Paul's 2012 budget proposal was, for the most part, received by his colleagues in Congress with a deafening silence. With good reason. But it provides a wealth of insights into Rand Paul's thought processes that shouldn't just be swept under the rug.In today's installment we...