FEDERAL RESERVEGUN RIGHTS
GRADED BY GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA
Supported the $700 billion Wall Streetbailout
, and in 2010 said “It was the rightthing to do.”Romney wrote in his book that
the $854billion ‘all Democrat’ stimulus
“will acceler-ate the timing of the start of the recovery.”
Strongly opposed the bailouts and thestimulus, voting against both.
Paul arguedthat the Wall Street bailout was immoral andunconstitutional.
Aggressively promoted policies that werecontributing to the bad assets on thebooks of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Heproclaimed in a 2004 press release "fair andaffordable housing should be a right, not aprivilege." He then
pledged roughly $350million
in subsides for high risk borrowers.
Paul accurately predicted the housingbubble in a speech before Congress in2001.
He warned that government-backedloans, such as those from
Freddie Mac,would cause a housing bubble.
His warn-ings went unheeded and were consideredfringe ideas -- experts now agree that Paul wascorrect.
Supports the Fed policy of artificiallymanipulating interest rates
that has beenimplicated in the
of 2008, andin the
crash of 1929
that commenced the
Great Depression.Paul has been the Fed’s most outspokenopponent for 30 years.
A partial audit thatPaul pushed for revealed
the Fed gave out$16 TRILLION in secret
loans to U.S. andforeign banks.
In 1994, said "I don't line up withthe NRA.”
As Governor, he signed thenation's first ban on assault weapons and
steeply increased fees on gun owners by400%.
GOA says Paul has been
one of themost consistent defenders
Received an endorsement from theNational Association for Gun Rights.
which eventually became the
blueprintfor Obamacare.Opposed Obamacare and pledged torepeal it
and end its unconstitutional mandatethat all Americans must carry onlygovernment-approved health insurance oranswer to the IRS.
Santorum referring to Romney, "Your mandateis no different than Barack Obama's mandate.It is the same mandate."
In 1994, said
“I believe abortion should besafe and legal.”
And in 2004 attended a
Planned Parenthood fundraiser.
Now claimsto oppose abortion.Consistently pro-life, Paul has repeatedly
introduced bills to overturn Roe v. Wade inCongress
. Always voted against fundingPlanned Parenthood.