On Saturday, February 20, 2010, Congressman Ron Paul squared off against three opponents in the Republican primary for Texas Congressional District 14 during an hour-long debate as part of an afternoon-long "candidate forum" sponsored by the Katy Tea Party Patriots in the Performing Arts Center of Taylor High School in Katy, Texas, a suburban community on the western edge of the Houston metro area. Over 500 interested citizens attended.
Dick Cheney, Ann Coulter, and Glenn Beck all received enthusiastic applause at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington that ended over the weekend, but Ron Paul was the landslide winner of the presidential preference straw poll.
When Goldman Sachs was implicated in helping Greece deceive the European Union and its own citizens about the extent of its debt and deficits, it was another stone in the growing pile of evidence illustrating the incestuous relationship between governments and central banks.
Former Congressman J.D. Hayworth of Arizona is taking aim at the Senate seat now held by former presidential candidate John McCain. Hayworth has gotten attention for pointing out that McCain “campaigns claiming to be a conservative — but legislates as a liberal.”