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Ron Paul

Congressman Ron Paul of Texas enjoys a national reputation as the premier advocate for liberty in politics today. Dr. Paul is the leading spokesman in Washington for limited constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to sound monetary policies based on commodity-backed currency. He is known among both his colleagues in Congress and his constituents for his consistent voting record in the House of Representatives: Dr. Paul never votes for legislation unless the proposed measure is expressly authorized by the Constitution. In the words of former Treasury Secretary William Simon, Dr. Paul is the “one exception to the Gang of 535″ on Capitol Hill.

Ron Paul was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Gettysburg College and the Duke University School of Medicine, before proudly serving as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force during the 1960s. He and his wife Carol moved to Texas in 1968, where he began his medical practice in Brazoria County. As a specialist in obstetrics/gynecology, Dr. Paul has delivered more than 4,000 babies! He and Carol, who reside in Lake Jackson, Texas, are the proud parents of five children and have seventeen grandchildren.

While serving in Congress during the late 1970s and early 1980s, Dr. Paul’s limited-government ideals were not popular in Washington. He served on the House Banking committee, where he was a strong advocate for sound monetary policy and an outspoken critic of the Federal Reserve’s inflationary measures. He also was a key member of the Gold Commission, advocating a return to a gold standard for our currency. He was an unwavering advocate of pro-life and pro-family values. Dr. Paul consistently voted to lower or abolish federal taxes, spending, and regulation, and used his House seat to actively promote the return of government to its proper constitutional levels. In 1984, he voluntarily relinquished his House seat and returned to his medical practice.

Dr. Paul returned to Congress in 1997 to represent the 14th Congressional district of Texas. He serves on the House Financial Services Committee, the International Relations committee, and the Joint Economic Committee. On the Financial Services Committee, Rep. Paul serves as the vice-chairman of the Oversight and Investigations subcommittee. He continues to advocate a dramatic reduction in the size of the federal government and a return to constitutional principles.

Dr. Paul is the author of several books, including Challenge to Liberty; The Case for Gold; and A Republic, If You Can Keep It. He has been a distinguished counselor to the Ludwig von Mises Institute, and is widely quoted by scholars and writers in the fields of monetary policy, banking, and political economy. He has received many awards and honors during his career in Congress, from organizations such as the National Taxpayers Union, Citizens Against Government Waste, the Council for a Competitive Economy, Young Americans for Freedom, and countless others.

Dr. Paul’s consistent voting record prompted one Congressman to comment that “Ron Paul personifies the Founding Fathers’ ideal of the citizen-statesman. He makes it clear that his principles will never be compromised, and they never are.” Another Congresswoman added that “There are few people in public life who, through thick and thin, rain or shine, stick to their principles. Ron Paul is one of those few.”

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21 May 2011
John says:

Ron Paul is the only one I trust that can’t be co-opted into the old crooks club.

4 Jun 2011
Henry Todd says:

You have what we need as our leadser ,and you are a Veteran..You will have my vote and all that I can muster. Henry

14 Jun 2011
Bobby says:

Ron Paul is the last true conservative republican. He is the only one that the American people can really trust to act in a professional manner and to follow through with his word. Romney and the others are political puppets to bankers and big business. It is in the best interest of the people and in the best interest of the Republican Party to endorse Ron Paul for president.

16 Jun 2011
J Anderson says:

Ron Paul is the only person running, announced or otherwise, that is a true patriot. He is the defender of Liberty and champion of the Constitution.

17 Jun 2011
sandy says:

I support Ron Paul because he is different from the rest. He appears to have a track record that is uncomparable to the rest of the candidates. He is will never violate the Constitution and supports the middle-class!

18 Jun 2011
jerry says:

Ron Paul is the only one, Republican or Democrat, with the intellectual capacity to realize that prosperity doesn’t come from the Oval Office, but only from the people. He has the Constitutional fidelity to restrain government over-reach and free the people.

18 Jun 2011
Michael Edwards says:

Ron,
You’re the man to save us and our contry. We’re here for you!

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