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Rand Paul

Contest of the Crazy

December 19, 2015 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

<i>The Republican television debates mainly illustrate one thing: Donald Trump isn't the only loony out there.</i> Will it turn into a duel between front-runners Ted Cruz and Donald Trump? That was the question during this fifth and final TV debate between the Republican candidates for the presidency at the Hotel [Read more]

Facts? Who Cares About Facts?

November 16, 2015 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

<i>Taxes in America are too high and so are wages. America's best days are gone for good: The Republican TV debates have so far been astoundingly fact-free.</i> “The Magnificent Eight” found themselves in dismal surroundings: too much regulation, the markets bogged down, the nation's capital like the Augean [Read more]

The Rand Paul Rubbish Machine

October 30, 2015 // National Post - Canada - English

Christians are not advancing the prestige of the U.S. by tying its origins to God; they are promoting their idea of God by associating it with the very successful brand that is America.

Why the US Closes Up

September 22, 2015 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

The U.S. has only admitted 1,500 Syrians. The fear of Islamic extremists is great; the debate on immigration venomous.

Trump Embarrasses the Republicans

September 8, 2015 // Les Échos - France - French

<i>Donald Trump's harmful statements are forcing the Republican candidates to become more radical to the detriment of the heads of the party.</i> For a long time, the Republicans appeared divided in the face of the war machine put in place by Hillary Clinton on the Democrats’ side. As of now, an inside enemy is [Read more]

Seventeen in One Fell Swoop

August 15, 2015 // Die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

<i>Control over the Republican Party has slipped away from the “old boys.” The sheer number of candidates, currently at 17, shows the inner disunity.</i> A new phase in the U.S. primary race has begun with the first televised debate of Republican candidates. The campaign, which has so far happened far from the [Read more]

A Small Victory

June 9, 2015 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

Though this new law will partially reduce the NSA’s ability to collect this metadata, it will not significantly hinder the vast majority of the U.S. agency's large-scale surveillance activities.

US Wrestles with Snowden Legacy

June 4, 2015 // The Irish Times - Ireland - English

The shadow of 9/11 still haunts U.S. society and there is no way that more than a few mainstream politicians are going to be willing to lower the country’s guard.
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