Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) latest fundraising letter takes aim at “neocons,” “war fever,” and drone strikes against terrorists, a sign that he is working overtime to court his father’s isolationist base in the face of fading poll numbers.
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) called in a press conference on Tuesday morning for the Obama administration to declassify information related to terrorism financing in a redacted section of a report from an inquiry conducted jointly by the Senate and House intelligence committees, becoming the most high-profile politician yet to join the declassification effort.
The Ron Paul Institute published a column on Friday arguing that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “played the Holocaust card” in an effort to manipulate the U.S. government into starting a war with Iran.
BuzzFeed’s Andrew Kacyzinski notes that Ron Paul, a long-serving confidante of potential presidential candidate Rand Paul, recently stated the United States was not interested in capturing Osama bin Laden following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 because doing so would have limited the ability of the George W. Bush administration to wage unlimited war in the middle east:
The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, an isolationist think tank connected to former presidential candidate and GOP congressman Ron Paul, said in a blog post Wednesday that the terrorist attack on French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo “has many of the characteristics of a false flag operation.”
Former Rep. Ron Paul said he believes the U.S. government had prior knowledge of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and has kept this information hidden in a classified section of the 9/11 Commission report.
Former Rep. Ron Paul (R., Texas) said it was “too early to tell” whether his fervent support for the Kremlin will hurt his son Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) potential 2016 presidential candidacy, BuzzFeed reported on Friday.
Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) office deleted a “student reading list” that promoted anti-Israel books from his official Senate website this week, shortly after the Weekly Standard published an article last Friday highlighting the controversial recommendations.