Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk


***Please note: This is the temporary home for my weekly column until my personal web page is up and running.***


January 7, 2013: ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Vote Shows How Washington Really Works

January 14, 2013: On Obama’s New National Security Team, Keep Your Eye on the Policy

January 21, 2013: The Coming Debt Limit Drama: Government Wins, We Lose

January 28, 2013: US Action in Mali is Another Undeclared War

February 4, 2013: Immigration ‘Reform’ Will Turn the US into a Police State

February 11, 2013: Beware The Consequences of Pre-Emptive War

February 18, 2013: The Drone Threat

February 24, 2013: When they came for the Raw Milk drinkers…

March 3, 2013: The Sequester ‘Crisis’ And What Should Be Done

March 11, 2013: Congress, Drones, and the Imperial Presidency

March 18, 2013: The Congressional Budget Debate Is Just a Sideshow

March 25, 2013: Neo-Con War Addiction Threatens Our Future

April 1, 2013: The Great Cyprus Bank Robbery

April 8, 2013: Homeschooling: The Future of Liberty

April 15, 2013: Why Can't We All Travel To Cuba?

April 22, 2013: Congress Exploits Our Fears to Take Our Liberty

April 29, 2013: Liberty Was Also Attacked in Boston

May 6, 2013: Federal Reserve Blows More Bubbles

May 13, 2013: What No One Wants to Hear About Benghazi

May 20, 2013: The IRS’s Job Is To Violate Our Liberties

May 27, 2013: ‘Common Core’ Nationalizes and Dumbs Down Public School Curriculum

June 3, 2013: Iraq Collapse Shows Bankruptcy of Interventionism

June 10, 2013: Government Spying?: Should We Be Shocked?

June 17, 2013: Obama’s Syria Policy Looks a Lot Like Bush’s Iraq Policy

June 24, 2013: What We Have Learned From Afghanistan

July 1, 2013: If You Like The Surveillance State, You’ll Love E-Verify

July 8, 2013: New Egyptian War: Americans Lose, Again

July 15, 2013: Let Market Forces Solve Organ Transplant Crisis

July 22, 2013: Bernanke’s Farewell Tour

July 29, 2013: A House Divided Over NSA Spying on Americans

August 5, 2013: Why Won’t They Tell Us the Truth About NSA Spying?

August 12, 2013: Why Are We At War In Yemen?

August 19, 2013: Why the 2,776 NSA Violations Are No Big Deal

August 26, 2013: Middle of the Road in Healthcare Leads to Socialism

September 2, 2013: Will Congress Endorse Obama's War Plans? Does It Matter?

September 9, 2013: The Homeschooling Revolution

September 16, 2013: Has The Tide Turned Against The Warmongers?

September 23, 2013: Internet Sales Tax Could Crush Small Businesses

September 30, 2013: A Grand Bargain for Liberty?

October 7, 2013: An Opening to Iran?

October 14, 2013: New Fed Boss Same as the Old Fed Boss

October 21, 2013: Debt Ceiling Deal: DC Wins, Americans Lose

October 28, 2013: A Welcome US/Saudi Reset

November 4, 2013: What Cannot Be Said About Iraq

November 11, 2013: Chained CPI Chains Taxpayers

November 18, 2013: Federal Reserve Steals From the Poor and Gives to the Rich

November 25, 2013: Can Karzai Save Us?

December 2, 2013: You Cannot Negotiate With Iran?

December 9, 2013: Hobby Lobby Case Is About Rights, Not Contraceptives

December 16, 2013: After 100 Years of Failure, It’s Time To End The Fed!

December 23, 2013: Progress Toward Peace in 2013, But Dark Clouds Remain

December 30, 2013: Government Policies Hurt Low-Wage Workers

January 6, 2014: Iraq: The 'Liberation' Neocons Would Rather Forget

January 13, 2014: Congress Defers to President on NSA Reform

January 20, 2014: Warfare, Welfare, and Wonder Woman — How Congress Spends Your Money

January 27, 2014: Every Week Should Be School Choice Week

February 3, 2014: The Continuing Al-Qaeda Threat

February 10, 2014: Will No One Challenge Obama’s Executive Orders?

February 17, 2014: At the Fed, The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

February 24, 2014: Leave Ukraine Alone!