Tag: Sen. Rand Paul

What is Rand Paul Hiding?

As I discussed on Monday, it’s curious that Rand Paul’s neighbor is only being charged with fourth-degree assuault, a misdemeanor. Keep in mind that according to reports, this man charged across Rand Paul’s lawn and attacked him from behind. Sen.…

The Stupid War on Cory Booker

Did Cory Booker and a bunch of other Democratic senators just vote against importing prescription drugs from Canada? No. No, they didn’t. Here is what they voted against: SA 178. Ms. KLOBUCHAR (for herself and Mr. Sanders) submitted an amendment…

Fighting Clinton Won’t Save Big Coal

This is just a casual observation, but I think Sen. Rand Paul is misdiagnosing the problem in several areas: Paul, during a visit to Northern Kentucky Friday morning, said he will support whoever is the Republican nominee, even if it’s…

Robert Kagan Comes Out for Hillary

Somewhere in my archives, I say that the neoconservatives will come back to the Democratic Party they left in the early seventies if Rand Paul wins the Republican nomination. Turns out, that’s true about Donald Trump, too.

Iowa: The Republicans

Before I dive into the results from last night on the Republican side, I want to point you to an article we have up authored by Josiah Lee Auspitz. Mr. Auspitz takes a long look at how the GOP allocates…

The Donald Needs a Good Shower

I have a memory for some things, especially if they are monumentally stupid. For example, I remember when, back in March 2011, Sen. Rand Paul declared in a Senate hearing that “my toilets don’t work in my house” and “we…

Will Jeb Hold His Fire on Rubio?

When the Bush family is your friend: On the night of the 2010 midterm elections, a portly, silver-haired Jeb Bush stood on a stage in the courtyard of Miami’s luxe Biltmore Hotel, appearing to choke back tears. The beloved former…

The WSJ is Dismayed By the Tone

The Wall Street Journal is dismayed that several Republicans used the occasion of a debate that the Journal cosponsored to bash the Fed and the financial sector. And they’re not alone: “A nasty—and ignorant—anti-Wall Street climate prevails in both parties,…