NT Exclusive: Dr. Rand Paul; Senate Run, Big Government, Fed & Globalization
Jay Dyer - May 18, 2009
Dr. Rand Paul, son of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, has announced his run for Kentucky Senate as a Republican. I listened to him speak him last week in Paducah, Ky, on a host of key issues regarding his platform, as well as being able to ask him several questions of my own.
Paul began by discussing the central problem of the modern GOP—that it had left its base, and that his father had brought new life to the party, while Rand feels he can bring new people into the party as well, due to his ability to appeal to Kentucky independents and libertarians (20 percent).
The Ron Paul Audit the Fed Bill is growing and is up to 150 supporters, Paul noted. The “Fed works temporarily, but we put so much money into the system that over time, due to inflation, we risk destroying the dollar. We must fix the budget deficit,” he emphasized. Dr. Paul compared the current state of the U.S. to that of the Soviet Union and its rise and collapse, as the soviets would make up plans to fix their deficit, but never act on it. “Republicans introduce legislation, but it doesn’t get done,” Paul stated.
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