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We must always embrace individual liberty and enforce the constitutional rights of all Americans-rich and poor, immigrant and native, black and white. ---->>>

The Stamp Act was a direct tax imposed on the colonies by King George III. This act inevitably led to the American Revolution. Just as the Stamp Act did in 1765, Obamacare should act as a wake-up call. Chief Justice Roberts provides us with a similar call to action. ---->>>

I have a message from the Tea Party, a message that is loud and clear and does not mince words. We've come to take our government back.

I have a message from the Tea Party, a message that is loud and clear and does not mince words. We've come to take our government back.

Because Republicans believe that the federal government is limited in its function-some have concluded that Republicans are somehow inherently insensitive to minority rights. Nothing could be further from the truth. ---->>>

The history of African-American repression in this country rose from government-sanctioned racism. Jim Crow laws were a product of bigoted state and local governments. ---->>>

Just because a couple people on the Supreme Court declare something to be 'constitutional' does not make it so. ---->>>

If our freedom is taken, the American dream will wither and die. ---->>>

Washington is horribly broken. We are encountering a day of reckoning and this movement, this Tea Party movement, is a message to Washington that we're unhappy and that we want things done differently. ---->>>

If you hear me out, I believe you'll discover that what motivates me more than any other issue is the defense of everyone's rights. ---->>>

You know, when Republicans were in charge, we doubled the debt. But, now, our concern is the Democrats are in charge and they're tripling the debt. So, really, our concern is that we want smaller government. ---->>>

A free society will abide unofficial, private discrimination, even when that means allowing hate-filled groups to exclude people based on the color of their skin. ---->>>

As long as I sit at Henry Clay's desk, I will remember his lifelong desire to forge agreement, but I will also keep close to my heart the principled stand of his cousin, Cassius Clay, who refused to forsake the life of any human, simply to find agreement. ---->>>

Of strong importance to me is the defense of minority rights, not just racial minorities, but ideological and religious minorities. ---->>>

The great and abiding lesson of American history, particularly the cold war, is that the engine of capitalism, the individual, is mightier than any collective.

The great and abiding lesson of American history, particularly the cold war, is that the engine of capitalism, the individual, is mightier than any collective.

I'm not in favor of any discrimination of any form. ---->>>

You can't have it both ways. You can't tell me that you're taxed enough already, and that you want constitutional government and then in the next breath say, 'Bring me home some bacon.' The pig has been picked clean. ---->>>

I have a question, a question for the president: Do you hate all rich people, or just rich people who don't contribute to your campaign? Do you hate poor people or do you just hate poor people with jobs? ---->>>

I would never belong to any club that excluded anybody for race. ---->>>

Do we fear terrorism so much that we throw out our Constitution, and are we unwilling and afraid to debate our Constitution? ---->>>

I don't want to live in a nanny state where people are telling me where I can go and what I can do. ---->>>

Let's means-test benefits - let's means-test Social Security and Medicare and make the rich pay more for these benefits. ---->>>

A Tea Party tidal wave is coming. ---->>>

You know, you look at term limits, you poll term limits, 70, 80 percent of Republicans or Democrats are for it. ---->>>

American inventiveness and the desire to build developed because we were guaranteed the right to own our success. ---->>>

I don't care if you're a Republican or a Democrat, there is something profoundly un-American about using the brute force of government to bully someone. ---->>>

Do you hate poor people or do you just hate poor people with jobs? ---->>>

What gets lost is that the Republican Party has always been the party of civil rights and voting rights. ---->>>

I don't plan on being bashful. ---->>>

Foreign aid is not something the vast majority of Americans support, but definitely not conservatives. ---->>>

I tell people I won't vote to go to war unless I'm ready to go or send my kids. ---->>>

Does the owner of the restaurant own his restaurant? Or does the government own his restaurant?

Does the owner of the restaurant own his restaurant? Or does the government own his restaurant?

I need to be very careful about going on certain networks that seem to have a bias. ---->>>

The Republican Party's history is rich and chock full of emancipation and black history. ---->>>

And when the time is right, I hope that African Americans will again look to the party of emancipation, civil liberty, and individual freedom. ---->>>

Big and oppressive government has long been the enemy of freedom, something black Americans know all too well. ---->>>

We as Republicans have taken the easy way out a lot of times. ---->>>

I think what happened during the Great Depression was that African Americans understood that Republicans championed citizenship and voting rights but they became impatient for economic emancipation. ---->>>

You campaigned against rich people and you got enough envy whipped up in the country and you're gonna get 'em. You're gonna stick it to those rich people. But guess what? You may not get anymore revenue. You may not get anymore economic growth. But you can say, 'I stuck it to the rich people.' ---->>>

Democrats in Louisville were led by Courier-Journal editor Henry Watterson and were implacably opposed to blacks voting. ---->>>

I'm not someone who's sort of still trying to figure out what I believe in. ---->>>

The power to tax and spend is restricted by the enumerated powers. ---->>>

We should not have drug laws or a court system that disproportionately punishes the black community. ---->>>

In our state, I'm really proud of the fact that the ones who overturned Jim Crow in Kentucky were Republicans fighting against an entirely unified Democrat Party. So I am proud to be Republican. I can't imagine being anything else. ---->>>

The Republican promise is for policies that create economic growth. Republicans believe lower taxes, less regulation, balanced budgets, a solvent Social Security and Medicare will stimulate economic growth. ---->>>

Using taxes to punish the rich, in reality, punishes everyone because we are all interconnected. High taxes and excessive regulation and massive debt are not working. ---->>>

What I've always said is that I'm opposed to institutional racism, and I would've, had I've been alive at the time, I think, had the courage to march with Martin Luther King to overturn institutional racism, and I see no place in our society for institutional racism. ---->>>

To understand how Republicans lost the African American vote, we must first understand how we won the African American vote. ---->>>

Just because a majority of the Supreme Court declares something to be 'constitutional' does not make it so. ---->>>

For most of our history, no one dared to tell Americans, 'you don't build that.' ---->>>

I believe we should work to end all racism in American society and staunchly defend the inherent rights of every person. ---->>>

What I say is, national defense is the most important thing we do in Washington, but there's still waste in the military budget. ---->>>

The Republican Party is an empty vessel unless we imbue it with values. ---->>>

You shouldn't have one opinion when you're running and another when you're president. ---->>>

All issues of crime are better addressed at the state level. ---->>>

I read all of Ayn Rand's novels when I was 17. ---->>>

I think we need to treat everybody with dignity. ---->>>

I don't think I'm really open to having Washington change me. ---->>>

My great-grandfather, like many, came to this country in search of the American dream. ---->>>

You don't go into politics unless you want to win. ---->>>

Every child in every neighborhood, of every color, class and background, deserves a school that will help them succeed. ---->>>

I think if you have a two-story office and you hire someone who's handicapped, it might be reasonable to let him have an office on the first floor rather than the government saying you have to have a $100,000 elevator. ---->>>

Giving someone a one-time stimulus check, or a one-time tax cut that expires doesn't allow the predictability that business needs. ---->>>

I think a lot of things could be handled locally. ---->>>

I think that most manufacturing and mining should be under the purview of state authorities. ---->>>

I would argue that the objective evidence shows that big government is not a friend to African Americans. ---->>>

I'm the third of five children. ---->>>

In America, as opposed to the old country, success was based on merit. ---->>>

No Republican questions or disputes civil rights. I have never wavered in my support for civil rights or the civil rights act. ---->>>

People don't like to vote against something that's so incredibly popular. ---->>>

Some people say I chastise the Republican Party too much. ---->>>

The main thing I say on war is that we need to obey the law and formally declare war. ---->>>

The problem is that in our country, they make it almost impossible for politicians to win anything. In England it's easier to win a libel suit. ---->>>

The Republican platform specifically says we don't believe in bailing out private business, and yet we did. ---->>>

We don't need bigger government. We need to shrink the size of government. ---->>>

You don't win as a party unless you become a bigger party. ---->>>

You need to have people within your own party that have the wherewithal to stand up to you. ---->>>

In 1997, I, along with 200 other young ophthalmologists formed the National Board of Ophthalmology to protest the American Board of Ophthalmology's decision to grandfather in the older ophthalmologists and not require them to recertify. ---->>>

The most important thing you will do is yet to be seen. For me, I found my important thing to do when I learned to do surgery on the eye, when I learned to restore a person's vision. ---->>>

Everybody is looking for an election where they can do something and participate. ---->>>

The Democrats promised equalizing outcomes through unlimited federal assistance while Republicans offered something that seemed less tangible - the promise of equalizing opportunity through free markets. ---->>>

Both sides of the aisle - Republican and Democrat - have been unwilling and afraid to address the deficit, and someone's got to. ---->>>

My grandfather would live to see his children become doctors and ministers, accounts and professors. ---->>>

I call myself a constitutional conservative. ---->>>

I would have voted 'no' on the Iraq war and 'yes' to Afghanistan. ---->>>

My first choice had always been my father. He's still my first pick. Now that the nominating process is over, tonight, I'm happy to announce that I'm going to be supporting Governor Romney. ---->>>

As a doctor, I will take it and make it my mission to heal the nation, reverse the course of Obamacare, and repeal every last bit of it. ---->>>

I think my dad has helped me tremendously. ---->>>

I think really that you shouldn't run as a conservative if you're not. ---->>>

I've been accused of wanting to allow terrorists to have weapons to attack America. ---->>>

I've had an interest in politics since I was a little kid. ---->>>

We should not have the U.S. government buying stock in American industries - the financial industry or any other industry. ---->>>

Republicans traditionally say, 'oh, we'll cut domestic spending, but we won't touch the military.' The liberals - the ones who are good - will say, 'oh, we'll cut the military, but we won't cut domestic spending.' ---->>>

If you force legislators to balance, at the end of the day, if it has to be balanced, then they step up and they become legislators and can find out where to cut. ---->>>

To defend our country we need to gather intelligence on the enemy, but when the intelligence lies to Congress, how are we to trust them? The phone records of law abiding citizens are none of their damn business. ---->>>

We could try freedom for a while. We had it for a long time. That's where you sell something, and I agree to buy it because I like it. That is how we operate in most of rest of the marketplace other than health care. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Rand Paul
Nationality: American
Born: 01-07, 1963
Birthplace:
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Occupation: Politician

Randal Howard Paul (born January 7, 1963) is an American politician and physician who, since 2011, has been serving as the junior United States Senator representing Kentucky alongside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. He is the son of former U.S. Representative Ron Paul of Texas. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Paul attended Baylor University and is a graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine (wikipedia)