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    December 10, 2012

    Expanding Covert Warfare Makes Us Less Safe

    Earlier this month we learned that the Obama Administration is significantly expanding the number of covert Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) agents overseas. From just a few hundred DIA agents overseas today, the administration intends to eventually deploy some 1,600 covert agents. The nature of their work will also shift, away from intelligence collection and more toward covert actions. This move signals a major change in how the administration intends to...

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    November 16, 2012

    Tribute to Ronald Hamowy

    Mr. Speaker, I rise to ask unanimous consent to enter Ronald Hamowy, R.I.P." by Stephen Cox of the Liberty Unbound into the Congressional Record. The piece pays tribute to Ronald Hamowy, one of the libertarian movement's most gifted scholars, who passed away on September 8 of this year. As a student in New York, Ronald Hamowy attended the seminar of the great Austrian economist Ludwig Von Misses.  While attending the Mises ...

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    October 10, 2012

    Congressman Ron Paul to Appear in Victoria

    Congressman Paul to ride in parade, speak at Victoria College Lake Jackson, TX – Congressman Ron Paul, along with his wife Carol, will ride in the Victoria GOP parade entry in Saturday's "Parade That Never Was" honoring all Vietnam War veterans as well as families who lost loved ones in the war. He will also be speaking after the parade at the Victoria College Student Center located at 2200 E Red River in Victoria at 1:00 pm.  The parade begins at 10:00 am this Saturday, October 13th in downtown ...

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    September 18, 2012

    Paul Subcommittee to Examine Federal Reserve Interest Rate Policy

    September 18, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Ron Paul, Chairman of the Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology Subcommittee, announced today that the subcommittee will hold a hearing to examine the effects of the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy on the American ...

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    July 31, 2012

    Paul Subcommittee to Examine Sound Money and Parallel Currencies

    Congressman Ron Paul, Chairman of the Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology Subcommittee, announced today that the subcommittee will hold a hearing to examine sound money and parallel currencies. “The American people have suffered for decades from the declining purchasing power of the dollar.  The Federal Reserve has abused its position as the monopolist issuer of currency to enrich Wall Street and impoverish Main Street,” stated Chairman Paul.  “The Fed can effectively create money out of thin air with impunity, while creators of gold and silver currencies face jail time. This is a travesty.  The only way to stabilize the economy is ...

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    July 25, 2012

    House Votes Overwhelmingly to Audit the Fed!

    WASHINGTON, July 24 – Congressman Ron Paul today applauded the passage by the House of Representatives of H.R. 459, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act.  The bill, which calls for a full audit of the Federal Reserve System-- including its lending facilities and critical monetary policy operations-- passed overwhelmingly by a bipartisan vote of ...

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    June 28, 2012

    Statement on Supreme Court Obamacare Decision

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ron Paul issued the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision to uphold most of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. "I strongly disagree with today’s decision by the Supreme Court, but I am not surprised.  The Court has a dismal record when it comes to protecting liberty against unconstitutional excesses by Congress.  ...

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    June 27, 2012

    Audit the Fed Bill Passed by Congressional Oversight Committee

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ron Paul was very pleased when this morning his signature piece of legislation passed out of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  HR 459, known as Paul's "Audit the Fed" bill, enjoys strong bipartisan support in Congress and broad popular support among the American ...

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    May 24, 2012

    Angleton student wins art competition for 14th Congressional District

    Galveston, TX - Judging for the 2012 Congressional Art Competition: An Artistic Discovery took place last week in Friendswood.  High School students from across the 10 counties encompassing the 14th Congressional district participated in the competition. The winning piece was created by Eric Pennington, an Angleton High School 11th grade student. His art work, titled "Midnight Rendezvous," portrayed a young girl embracing her horse. He used prisma color pencils to create the piece. Eric is the son of Brett and Debbie Pennington of Angleton. His art teacher is Kim Caskey. Eric's art work will be on display in the Capitol Building Tunnel ...

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