Posts Tagged ‘ Rand Paul ’

Senate Prepares for Vote on Saudi Arms Sale

Sep 21st, 2016 | By

***Update: As of September 21, the Senate approved the sale of military equipment in a vote of 71 to 27 despite bipartisan efforts made by Rand Paul and Chris Murphy.   This week the Senate is gearing up for a vote on the joint resolution that aims to block the $1.15 billion sale of military

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60 Members of Congress Attempt to Delay Saudi Arms Deal

Aug 30th, 2016 | By

In a bipartisan effort, 60 members from both chambers of Congress signed a letter addressed to President Obama to delay his administration’s planned sale of $1.15 billion in arms and military equipment to Riyadh. In the letter, lawmakers quoted the number of civilian casualties, which continues to grow, in Yemen caused by the Saudi-led coalitions

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Rand Paul Takes A Stand Against Sale With Saudi Arabia

Aug 15th, 2016 | By

Last week, the US approved the potential sale of military arms, including over 130 tanks, hundreds of machine guns and other military gear and supplies valued at $1.5 billion, to Saudi Arabia. In that same week, Saudi Arabia resumed air strikes on Yemen for the first time in three months, which resulted in the death

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Sen. Rand Paul Discusses Saudi Role In Middle East Conflict

Dec 8th, 2015 | By
Senator Rand Paul and William J. Murray

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) appeared on Fox News yesterday morning to discuss Obama’s dismal speech to the nation on Sunday night.

We Told You So: Sen. Rand Paul Says Hillary Is Lying About Arming Our Enemies

Jul 8th, 2015 | By
Hillary Clinton at her best

Clinton testified before a Senate hearing in 2013 about Benghazi and blithely misled Senator Paul and others about her knowledge of how the CIA annex was being used to ship arms from Libya through Turkey and into Syria for the “rebels.”

BREAKING REPORT=SMOKING GUN! US Was Running Weapons Thru Benghazi To Syria

May 18th, 2015 | By

FOX News confirmed today that the US ran guns from Benghazi to Syria before the attack on the US consulate on September 11, 2012. The US Ambassador to Libya and three others were killed in the terrorist attack. The Obama administration was running weapons to Syria.

Chairman’s Report for May 7th, 2015

May 17th, 2015 | By
In January, 2015 President Barack Obama traveled to Saudi Arabia to pay homage to the new King.

FOR YEARS…..The United States…YOU and your tax dollars…have armed and propped up the Saudi royal family in spite of the fact that the radical Wahhabi form of Islam is almost completely funded by these same Saudis!

Americans ‘Should Be Boycotting Saudi Arabia,’ Says Clinton-bashing Rand Paul

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By

In an apparent continuation of his attack on Hillary Clinton for taking donations from regimes abusing women, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) called on American citizens to boycott Saudi Arabia the way the South Africa’s apartheid regime was shunned. The Republican Kentucky senator said Americans should castigate Saudi Arabia, “a regime that punishes women who are raped,” he said, referring to a controversial case of a 19-year-old woman, who was gang-raped and then sentenced by a Saudi court to lashing for violating sex segregation laws.

Religious Freedom Dying At Altar Of Political Correctness

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

Consenting adults of a religious persuasion should not have their ideas monitored. Religious beliefs cannot and should not be trumped by political correctness. No law should prevent religious people from coming together and discussing what they believe to be right and wrong. Dissent may well be the foremost of freedoms necessary to restrain despotism. Foremost among these freedoms—mentioned specifically in the amendment, and even before speech—is the free exercise of religion.

Chairman’s Report October 14, 2014

Oct 14th, 2014 | By

Senate staff said they were “surprised” by the number of cards and letters received from Americans protesting against arming “moderate” Islamists in Syria / The $500 million Congress authorized for Obama’s Sunni fighters in Syria was NOT our tax money / Saudi Arabia now paying the United States to train its mercenary army in Syria / There was a hard fought attempt to stop the funding of the so called Free Syrian Army in both the House and the Senate