Freshman Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., hasn’t been shy about laying into the Energy Department, criticizing it last month for its appliance efficiency standards. And he blasted away again Thursday, saying the department “could be gotten rid of,” The Hill reports.
“It interferes with and takes away our choices on what kind of showers we want, what kind of toilets we want, what kind of light bulbs we want.” Paul told Fox Business Network. “Most of the Department of Energy is an impediment to producing energy. Not one barrel of oil is produced by the Department of Energy. But the Department of Energy stops a lot of oil from being produced.”
Paul has voiced support for energy conservation, but says the steps taken to accomplish it should be voluntary.
http://www.newsmax.com/InsideCover/Rand … /id/392259
Ron and Rand Paul, 2012 - the only politicians worth voting for.
I sometimes wish Rand had been like every other son and not have listened to his father...lol
If you are a racist, own a coal mine, and believe in an economic ideology without any numbers in it. Yay....The Pauls
I came across this video clip of Rand confronting the DOE last month. That lady with the DOE looked like a fool. He called her a busy body to her face. It's one of the best political video clips I've seen in a while. Way to go Rand Paul!
LOL. I like the parting line from one of the other congressmen on the committee, "I'm sorry about your toilet".
Good video. Everyone should watch this one.
GET A CLUE, AMERICA. THIS IS PART OF YOUR CHANGE YOU VOTED FOR.
Electing someone to office who hates government is like appointing a vegetarian to promote beef sales.
Oly...I am shocked you can spell out CLUE without falling over dead with laughter. Watch out...if you write TRUTH or FACT, the irony might come off of the page and ask you to borrow the car.
Well, those who laugh last, laugh the hardest. I really hope it is you people, that get the last laugh.
I am just as sick and tired of all this crap as you are, but, somebody has to put a smile on your face, so it might as well be me, LOL.
Rand Paul is off the chart in right field. And he's over his head in the Senate.
by Evan G Rogers 7 years ago
Rand Paul recently tried to filibuster the passage of the continuation of completely tyrannical aspects of the Patriot Act. But both the House and the Senate were able to end it and pass the bill.http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-201 … e_facebookObama signed it into law just a few minutes...
by Doug Hughes 8 years ago
"Following a week of unsparingly critical press coverage, Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul is now seeking to limit his national exposure.A spokesperson for the Tea Party-endorsed candidate informed NBC News late Friday afternoon that an exhausted Paul was canceling his interview...
by Barefootfae 5 years ago
Despite what you may think Rand Paul was speaking out against the drone program.After having heard so much dismay and grief from the left about this program and how much they disagreed with it I can only wonder why some of the Democrats did not join him?Or is the word bipartisan just a tool to you?
by Superkev 3 years ago
Do you think Rand Paul will run for President in 2016? Would you vote for him?
by SparklingJewel 8 years ago
someone at the huffington post has vision to see the truthhttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-sc … 81296.html
by Ralph Deeds 8 years ago
With candidates like Rand Paul, Karen Angle, Ken Buck, Rubio and wrestling impresaria Linda McMahon, possibly joining Michelle Bachman in Congress, the GOP is scraping the bottom of the...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|