Dr. Paul correctly terms the stimilus package a “spending bill” and voices encouragement that other Republicans are standing against it.
After being berated by an angry tax-payer, Congressman Paul Kanjorski (D-PA) explains how the US and World Economies would have collapsed without fast action from Capitol Hill.
For some reason, I’m not convinced.
Ron Paul in answer to the idea that “the house is already on fire and we need to put water on it”: “You’re correct, the house is on fire- you think we’re putting water on it. I think we’re putting kerosene on it.”
Though it seems to fall on deaf ears, Dr. Paul continues to drive home the fact that central planning does not work and that it’s time to liquidate the bad debt.
Dr. Paul discusses further developments with the disbursement of the bailout funds and the resolution supporting Israel over Palestine.
Dr. Paul continues to try and educate his fellow Congressmen regarding Israel, Palestine, how Hamas came into being and why we should never have gotten involved in the first place.
Thursday evening I posted on my Facebook profile the speech that Congressman Ron Paul gave on the House floor, opposing the auto industry bailout (the so-called “bridge loan”), along with the following comment:
“This speech on the auto bailout speaks for itself. Congressman Paul really puts it all into perspective. Were that there were more in Congress like him.”
Surprised that Dr. Paul didn’t make it to the recent hearing Congress had with the automaker CEOs, Neil Cavuto questions Congressman Paul about the impending auto industry bailouts. Dr. Paul’s answer as to why he wasn’t there-
“I know all the answers they’re going to give me, and they’re not going to entertain a serious approach to what they ought to be doing.”
The election was over three weeks ago, and most of our focus was on Barack Obama and John McCain. But, I thought it would be good to take a look at the results for the House of Representatives. It was widely publicized that Congress had very low approval ratings coming into the election. According to these polls, it has been hovering between 15% and 20%.
Congressmen Bachus and Neugebauer discuss runaway spending and pending reprecussions.