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  Paul, Ron
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NameRon Paul
Address220 Blackstock Lane
Lake Jackson, Texas 77566, United States
Website [Link]
Born August 20, 1935 (82 years)
Last Modifedjameswrjobe53
May 09, 2017 07:07pm
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InfoCongressman Ron Paul of Texas enjoys a national reputation as the premier advocate for liberty in politics today. First elected to Congress in 1976, Dr. Paul is the leading spokesman in Washington for limited constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to sound monetary policies based on commodity-backed currency. He is known among both his colleagues in Congress and his constituents for his consistent voting record in the House of Representatives: Dr. Paul never votes for legislation unless the proposed measure is expressly authorized by the Constitution. In the words of former Treasury Secretary William Simon, Dr. Paul is the "one exception to the Gang of 535" on Capitol Hill.

Ron Paul was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Gettysburg College and the Duke University School of Medicine, before proudly serving as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force during the 1960s. He and his wife Carol moved to Texas in 1968, where he began his medical practice in Brazoria County. As a specialist in obstetrics/gynecology, Dr. Paul has delivered more than 4,000 babies! He and Carol, who reside in Surfside Beach, Texas, are the proud parents of five children and have sixteen grandchildren.

While serving in Congress during the late 1970s and early 1980s, Dr. Paul's limited-government ideals were not popular in Washington. He served on the House Banking committee, where he was a strong advocate for sound monetary policy and an outspoken critic of the Federal Reserve's inflationary measures. He also was a key member of the Gold Commission, advocating a return to a gold standard for our currency. He was an unwavering advocate of pro-life and pro-family values. Dr. Paul consistently voted to lower or abolish federal taxes, spending, and regulation, and used his House seat to actively promote the return of government to its proper constitutional levels. In 1984, he voluntarily relinquished his House seat and returned to his medical practice.

In 1988, Dr. Paul re-entered politics when he successfully won the nomination of the Libertarian Party for the U.S. Presidency. He spent much of the year campaigning across the country, promoting the ideals of limited government, low taxes, and personal liberty.

Dr. Paul returned to Congress in 1996 after successfully winning a House seat representing the 14th Congressional district of Texas. He was re-elected in 1998. He serves on the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, and the International Relations committee. On the Financial Services Committee, Rep. Paul serves as the vice-chairman of the Oversight and Investigations subcommittee. He continues to advocate a dramatic reduction in the size of the federal government and a return to constitutional principles.

Dr. Paul is the author of several books, including Challenge to Liberty; The Case for Gold; and A Republic, If You Can Keep It. He has been a distinguished counselor to the Ludwig von Mises Institute, and is widely quoted by scholars and writers in the fields of monetary policy, banking, and political economy. He has received many awards and honors during his career in Congress, from organizations such as the National Taxpayers Union, Citizens Against Government Waste, the Council for a Competitive Economy, Young Americans for Freedom, and countless others.

Dr. Paul's consistent voting record prompted one Congressman to comment that "Ron Paul personifies the Founding Fathers' ideal of the citizen-statesman. He makes it clear that his principles will never be compromised, and they never are." Another Congresswoman added that "There are few people in public life who, through thick and thin, rain or shine, stick to their principles. Ron Paul is one of those few."


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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 03, 2016 02:25pm Statement Ron Paul: Jill Stein is more libertarian than Gary Johnson  Article RP 
Feb 09, 2013 03:25pm Blog Entry Ron Paul Wants RonPaul.com So Badly That He’s Asking The UN For Help  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 14, 2012 01:00pm Speech Ron Paul's Farewell Address to Congress  Article Craverguy 
Nov 08, 2012 12:00pm Commentary Who Killed Rudy Giuliani?  Article Craverguy 
Jul 08, 2012 02:00am Announcement Ron Paul to supporters: I will not join you at Paul festival  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Apr 08, 2012 04:05pm Commentary Ron Paul's baby boom  Article Craverguy 
Apr 05, 2012 04:00pm News Focused on presidential bid, Ron Paul has missed 92 percent of votes in 2012  Article Jason 
Mar 16, 2012 11:40am Blog Entry Confirmed: Ron Paul Is A Hobbit, Will Throw Power Ring Into Fire Mountain  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Feb 25, 2012 06:00pm Blog Entry Mitt Romney's secret weapon: Ron Paul  Article Picimpalious 
Feb 19, 2012 03:00am Hyperbole Paul: U.S. "slipping into a fascist system"  Article Picimpalious 
Jan 06, 2012 04:00pm Commentary What's behind the liberal lust for Ron Paul?  Article RP 
Nov 30, 2011 10:35am Advertisement An Exclusive Look Inside the Ron Paul Cookbook   Article RP 
Oct 16, 2011 11:00pm Analysis Ron Paul Media Blackout Confirmed  Article Miro 
Oct 13, 2011 01:15pm Blog Entry The Mystery of Ron Paul’s Collapsing Eyebrow  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Sep 14, 2011 11:30am General Brilliant Strategist Behind Ron Paul’s Online Tactics Died Broke And Uninsured, Friends Couldn’t Raise Enough Donations  Article RP 
Jul 12, 2011 02:25pm Idiocy Paultards Race To Discover Secret Meaning of Ron Paul Retirement  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jul 12, 2011 10:35am Announcement Ron Paul won't seek congressional term in 2012  Article Miro 
May 15, 2011 09:50am General Ron Paul: Osama raid should have been different  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Apr 29, 2011 01:45pm Video Fox Hosts First 2012 Debate Between Real Ron Paul and Fake Obama  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Apr 28, 2011 10:00pm Opinion Ron Paul: More Progressive Than Obama?  Article Craverguy 
Feb 15, 2011 10:50pm General Ron Paul fanatics similar to Justin Bieber fanatics says Ann Coulter   Article COSDem 
Dec 04, 2010 06:00pm Statement Rep. Ron Paul: Wikileaks should not be stopped  Article Jason 
Nov 12, 2010 12:45pm General Bernanke's worst nightmare: Ron Paul  Article particleman 
Sep 02, 2010 10:00am General Ron Paul questions whether there's gold at Fort Knox, NY Fed  Article Brandonius Maximus 
May 28, 2010 11:40am Statement Ron Paul: Constituents changed my mind on 'don't ask, don't tell'  Article Craverguy 
Apr 18, 2010 04:00pm Opinion Run Ron, Run!  Article Hikikomori Blitzkrieg! 
Apr 14, 2010 02:00pm Poll Election 2012: Barack Obama 42%, Ron Paul 41%  Article Silver Dime 
Oct 10, 2009 12:00pm Video Ron Paul: Obama is a Danger for World Peace  Article Craverguy 
Sep 14, 2009 07:00am General Ron Paul's Money Machine Churns for Others  Article Jason 
Mar 01, 2009 03:00pm General A voice in the wilderness no more: At CPAC, Ron Paul's critique of the monetary system and the Republican party is surprisingly more popular than ever  Article kal 
Feb 19, 2009 12:00pm Video Ron Paul: What if the People Wake Up?  Not Available Craverguy 
Jan 22, 2009 03:00pm Video Paul: The Poor and Middle Class Are Suffering While the Elites Are Being Bailed Out  Not Available Craverguy 
Jan 14, 2009 03:00pm Video Paul: How the Financial Bubble Was Created  Not Available Craverguy 
Jan 09, 2009 02:00am Video Paul: Israel Created Hamas  Not Available Craverguy 
Dec 11, 2008 02:00am Video Paul: What Creates These Economic Bubbles? The Federal Reserve Bank!  Not Available Craverguy 
Dec 10, 2008 02:00am Video Paul: How Much Is This Really Costing?  Not Available Craverguy 
Sep 10, 2008 01:00pm Statement Paul says he turned down appeal to endorse McCain   Article RP 
Jun 13, 2008 10:00am News Phase 2 for Ron Paul  Article ArmyDem 
Jun 11, 2008 05:00pm Event Paul Plans Rival G.O.P. Event  Article RP 
May 03, 2008 11:00am Blog Entry Paul: Not ready to endorse McCain, likes Obama's foreign policy  Article The Sunset Provision 
Apr 27, 2008 01:25pm News Ron Paul weighs use of leftover money  Article Servo 
Apr 21, 2008 04:00am Advertisement Ron Paul Supporters For John McCain?  Article RP 
Mar 08, 2008 07:00pm News Ron Paul will end presidential run  Article Gerald Farinas 
Feb 12, 2008 04:50pm General Ron Paul Vows To Fight On, Calls for March on Washington  Article Thomas Walker 
Feb 12, 2008 04:00pm News Paul won't back McCain, even if he's nominated  Article Thomas Walker 
Jan 11, 2008 02:00pm General Angry White Man: The bigoted past of Ron Paul  Article DFWDem 
Dec 29, 2007 05:00pm Statement Paul: Fox News is 'scared of me'  Article particleman 
Dec 24, 2007 05:00am General Surprising Ron Paul Sparks A Movement  Article kal 
Dec 23, 2007 10:00pm Profile Ron Paul: You always know where he stands  Article Gerald Farinas 
Dec 10, 2007 04:00pm News Ron Paul: I'd Dismantle Half the Cabinet  Article Gerald Farinas 
Dec 05, 2007 05:00pm Blog Entry SF Straw Poll Canceled - too many Ron Paul supporters (w/ video)  Article Servo 
Nov 27, 2007 10:50am News Ron Paul supporter hopes lightning will strike twice  Article ArmyDem 
Nov 26, 2007 01:35pm Endorsement Ron Paul endorsed by Nevada brothel owner  Article RP 
Nov 06, 2007 06:20pm News Ron Paul's money draws fresh attention  Article Forwardista 
Nov 05, 2007 09:00pm News Paul raises more than $3.5M in one day  Article Forwardista 
Nov 01, 2007 01:00pm Blog Entry Robots for Ron Paul  Article Ralphie 
Oct 26, 2007 12:00pm Blog Entry Neo-cons and Neo-libs and Our Changing Political Spectrum  Not Available Swift 
Oct 04, 2007 07:00pm Blog Entry Paul Campaign: “We’ll buy Manitoba with all our money if we don’t win”  Article DFWDem 
Aug 11, 2007 08:00pm News Ron Paul's wife hospitalized in Iowa  Article ev 
Aug 05, 2007 06:00pm General GOP's Ron Paul keeps building support despite naysayers  Article kal 
Jul 16, 2007 02:00pm Blog Entry Military Favors Ron Paul Over McCain  Article Servo 
May 16, 2007 11:05am News Michigan GOP leader wants [Ron] Paul barred from future debates  Article Servo 
Jul 13, 2006 10:00pm General Rep. Congressman: Bush and Congress Violated The US Constitution  Article kal 
Mar 03, 2006 06:00pm Interview Republican Congressman Predicts Bush Impeachment - Says US close to dictatorship  Article RP 
Dec 04, 2004 09:00am News It Can't Happen Here  Article Servo 
Jul 14, 2003 12:00am Statement Ron Paul's Speech to the House: "Neo-conned"  Article FreedomDemocrat 

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