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Hear Ron Paul, Andrew Napolitano, and Tom Woods from Paul’s 80th Birthday Celebration

Were you unable to make it to Ron Paul’s 80th birthday celebration on August 15? Did you attend the party and now want to hear again the speeches Paul, Andrew Napolitano, and Tom Woods delivered that afternoon to the 675 people who had gathered together in Paul’s hometown of Lake Jackson, Texas?

If you answer “yes” to either of those questions, then you are in luck: Lew Rockwell has posted on his podcast at lewrockwell.com the audio of the speeches of all three of these renowned liberty communicators.
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Syria: Is Israel Planning To Escalate?

Yesterday four rockets or mortars fired from the Syrian side of the Golan heights landed on Israel occupied parts of the Syrian Golan without causing any damage. A recent report cited the Israeli defense expert Tzvi Yechezkieli:
He noticed that all terrorist activity directed at Israel on the Golan Heights is the work of Hezbollah and not of Jabhat al-Nusra, the Al Qaeda affiliate that is in control of the border with Israel.
If al Qaeda is in control of the Golan border how would Hizbullah fire small, short ranged missiles over it?
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Hillary Clinton Criminal Charges Coming on the Eve of the New Hampshire Primary?

The US Department of Justice may announce criminal charges against Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton around the time of the first presidential primary. The charges would arise from Clinton’s mishandling of classified information in her email correspondence during her time as secretary of state. So suggests Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst Andrew Napolitano in a new Fox News interview.
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Gullible Americans Forever

Listening to NPR news today I was reminded how throughly this once independent voice has sold out.

I was also reminded of the Mark Twain quote above. NPR reported that Syrians were lined up in Turkey waiting on passage on inflatable rafts to Greece. According to the NPR report, there are 2 million Syrian refugees in Turkey and 250,000 Syrians have been killed. NPR said nothing about the cause of this murder and displacement of vast numbers of people. It was if the plight of these people materialized out of thin air. The fact that Washington sicced ISIS, al Qaeda, Turkey, the US and NATO Air Forces, and Washington’s Middle Eastern vassals on Syria was not mentioned. The view on NPR is the same as Washington’s — that if only Assad would resign and hand Syria over to Washington, everything would be fine.
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Police Invincibility Melting Away in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

It is not just ice cream melting off cones in the 100-plus degrees heat of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The reactions of local police chiefs to two recent high profile incidents of apparent police brutality and unjustified killing in the metroplex of around seven million people give hope that police invincibility for destructive and wrongful conduct is melting away as well.
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Looking Back: Ron Paul’s Interviews with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

Though Jon Stewart on Thursday concluded his 16-year run as host of The Daily Show, Stewart’s interviews will live on — including his informative and entertaining interviews with former US House of Representatives member and presidential candidate Ron Paul.

While Stewart did not see eye to eye with Paul on every issue, Stewart’s conversations with Paul were always respectful and centered on exploring important issues underlying political debates. As with many people, Stewart’s respect for Paul stems at least in part from a recognition of Paul’s consistency.
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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Cop Handcuffing Children for Acting Up in School is Assault

The handcuffing of two children, ages 8 and 9, at a Kentucky school by Kenton County Deputy Sheriff Kevin Sumner is an assault, and not a legal means of discipline, says Judge Andrew Napolitano in a Tuesday interview with Fox News host Gretchen Carlson. Napolitano further opines that there may be an additional cause of action against Sumner for punitively inflicting pain by handcuffing children around their upper arms.
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Lew Rockwell: Ron Paul’s New Book on War and Peace is Paul’s ‘Most Important Book’

Lew Rockwell, in his Wednesday lewrockwell.com podcast interview with Ron Paul, heaps praise on Paul’s new book Swords into Plowshares: A Life in Wartime and a Future of Peace and Prosperity. Rockwell begins the interview noting that Swords into Plowshares is Paul’s “most important book” and “a fascinating piece of reading as well.” Rockwell proceeds to note that Swords into Plowshares is “so personal … almost like an autobiography in many senses” and that the book “just draws you in, and you can’t put it down.”
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Hillary's Libyan Torturers

Remember when then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was so intent on a US attack on Libya that she disregarded the US Intelligence Community, the Pentagon, and even her colleagues in the Obama Administration to force her "humanitarian intervention"? Clinton was so distrusted by the Pentagon that they opened up their own lines of communication with Libyan officials -- they knew she was feeding them and the State Department boldfaced lies. 

Even members of Hillary's own party in Congress were skeptical of her claims.

Gaddafi's son and presumed heir, Saif, told then-Rep. Dennis Kucinich (an RPI Board Member) that Hillary was using false information to justify the coming US attack on his country. (Thankfully, Mr. Kucinich understood his Constitutional obligation to act as member of an equal branch of government and did his own investigation of Administration claims.)
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