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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

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Will Seizure of Russian Assets Hasten Dollar Decline?

Will Seizure of Russian Assets Hasten Dollar Decline?

RON PAUL, RON PAUL INSTITUTE While much of the world focused last week on whether or not the Federal Reserve was going to raise interest rates, or whether the Greek debt crisis would bring Europe to a crisis, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague awarded a $50 billion judgment to shareholders of the former oil company Yukos in their [...]

Obamacare’s Best Allies: The Courts and the Republicans

Obamacare’s Best Allies: The Courts and the Republicans

RON PAUL, RON PAUL INSTITUTE By ruling for the government in the case of King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court once again tied itself into rhetorical and logical knots to defend Obamacare. In King, the court disregarded Obamacare’s clear language regarding eligibility for federal health care subsides, on the grounds that enforcing the statute as [...]

Janet Yellen is Right: She Can’t Predict the Future

Janet Yellen is Right: She Can’t Predict the Future

RON PAUL, RON PAUL INSTITUTE This week I found myself in rare agreement with Janet Yellen when she admitted that her economic predictions are likely to be wrong. Sadly, Yellen did not follow up her admission by handing in her resignation and joining efforts to end the Fed. An honest examination of the Federal Reserve’s record over the past [...]

New Military Bill Expands Empire But Forbids Debate on War

New Military Bill Expands Empire But Forbids Debate on War

RON PAUL, RON PAUL INSTITUTE On Friday the House passed a massive National Defense Authorization for 2016 that will guarantee US involvement in more wars and overseas interventions for years to come. The Republican majority resorted to trickery to evade the meager spending limitations imposed by the 2011 budget control act – limitations that [...]

NSA Spying Ruled Illegal, But …

NSA Spying Ruled Illegal, But …

Will Congress Save the Program Anyway? RON PAUL, RON PAUL INSTITUTE This week the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the NSA’s metadata collection program was not authorized in US law. The PATRIOT Act, under which the program began, was too vague, the court found. But the truth is the Act was intended to be vague so that the government [...]

After 100 Years It’s Time to End the Fed

After 100 Years It’s Time to End the Fed

RON PAUL, TEXAS STRAIGHT TALK A week from now, the Federal Reserve System will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding. Resulting from secret negotiations between bankers and politicians at Jekyll Island, the Fed’s creation established a banking cartel and a board of government overseers that has grown ever stronger through the years. [...]

Hobby Lobby Case is About Rights, Not Contraceptives

Hobby Lobby Case is About Rights, Not Contraceptives

Ron Paul RON PAUL, TEXAS STRAIGHT TALK One of the most important cases the US Supreme Court will consider this term is Hobby Lobby’s lawsuit challenging the Obamacare mandate that employer-provided health care plans must cover abortion and contraceptives. Hobby Lobby, a corporation owned and managed by a traditional Christian family, [...]

You Cannot Negotiate With Iran?

You Cannot Negotiate With Iran?

Ron Paul RON PAUL, TEXAS STRAIGHT TALK You cannot negotiate with Iran. That is what they told us for years. The Iranian leadership is too fanatical, they are not rational actors, they are “not like us.” One US official even recently said that deception is part of the Iranian DNA. But just over a week ago negotiations between the five [...]

Federal Reserve Steals from the Poor and Gives to the Rich

Federal Reserve Steals from the Poor and Gives to the Rich

Ron Paul RON PAUL, TEXAS STRAIGHT TALK Last Thursday the Senate Banking Committee held hearings on Janet Yellen's nomination as Federal Reserve Board Chairman. As expected, Ms. Yellen indicated that she would continue the Fed’s “quantitative easing” (QE) polices, despite QE’s failure to improve the economy. Coincidentally, two days [...]

Why the 2,776 NSA Violations Are No Big Deal

Why the 2,776 NSA Violations Are No Big Deal

Ron Paul RON PAUL, TEXAS STRAIGHT TALK Thanks to more documents leaked by Edward Snowden, this time to the Washington Post, we learned that a secret May 2012 internal audit by the NSA revealed 2,776 incidents of “unauthorized” collection of information on American citizens over the previous 12 months. They are routinely breaking their [...]

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