Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Ron Paul

Ron Paul

US Congressman (1976, 1978-1984, 1996-present)
Medical doctor (obstetrician/gynecologist)
United States Air Force (1963-1965)

House of Representatives: http://www.house.gov/paul/
Campaign: http://www.ronpaul2008.com/
LewRockwell.com archive: http://www.lewrockwell.com/paul/paul-arch.html
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Paul

Pro-life federalist
Opposes Roe v. Wade

Foreign Policy
Strict non-interventionist
Voted against authorizing Iraq war, Kosovo war
Opposes foreign aid
Author of A Foreign Policy of Freedom: Peace, Commerce and Honest Friendship

Gun Rights
Opposes all gun control
Rated A+ by Gun Owners of America

Supports securing border
Opposes amnesty, guest worker program
Sponsored legislation to end birthright citizenship

Opposes "gay marriage"
Opposes Federal Marriage Amendment
Supports Federal Marrage Act to deny federal courts jurisdiction over marriage

Opposes all unconstitutional government regulation
Opposes McCain-Feingold "campaign finance reform" restrictions on free speech
Supports drilling for oil in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Sponsored legislation to withdraw from the United Nations
Supports withdrawing from World Trade Organization, NAFTA
Voted against CAFTA
Opposes "free trade agreements" that regulate trade
Cosponsored resolution opposed to North American Union, Trans-Texas Corridor

Opposes all unconstitutional government spending and programs
Voted against creation of Medicare prescription drug program
Voted against No Child Left Behind education spending

Supports abolition of the income tax
Supports tax cuts
Pledged not to raise taxes
Opposes existence of Federal Reserve, and inflation of money supply

Married for 45 years

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