Ron Paul gave a speech at the 2011 National Federation of Republican Assemblies in Des Moines, IA on October 29, 2011. He spoke to a crowd of 600 people and won the event’s straw poll with 82% of the vote. Dr. Paul spoke about foreign policy, monetary policy, the Federal Reserve, citizen rights, government secrecy, illegal assassinations, the Patriot Act, and his 2012 budget proposal.
Jump to different topics:
@3:16 4th Amendment, 9/11, Patriot Act
@4:00 Federal Reserve transparency, housing bubble, Fed trillion bailout, end the Fed
@6:20 monetary reform, IMF, debt crisis, gold standard, sound money, legal tender
@9:45 whistleblowers, government secrecy, Solyndra, Fast and Furious
@12:00 foreign policy blunders, Daniel Ellsberg, wikileaks, Iraq, declaration of war
@13:45 UN resolutions for war, Iraq, currency inflation
@13:35 limited government, transparency, 50,000 SWAT break-ins, warrantless searches
@16:35 Dennis Blair, Obama policy of citizen assassinations, al-Awlaki, al-Awlaki’s son, drone strikes, Pakistan, civil war, foreign aid, Karzai, noninterventionist foreign policy
@20:35 debt crisis, fiat currency, monetary policy, cut military spending, keep entitlements for now, trillion cuts elsewhere
@22:25 free society, liberty, young people, irate minority, economic distribution, poverty, natural rights
@25:00 free society vs. authoritarianism, sacrifice liberties, rule of law
Eric Andrew Posner (born December 5, 1965) is Kirkland and Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. An editor of The Journal of Legal Studies, he has also published numerous articles and books on issues in international law. He is well known as the co-author of Terror in the Balance and The Executive Unbound.
He is the son of the federal appellate judge Richard Posner.
Posner attended Yale University (B.A., M.A. in philosophy, summa cum laude) and received his law degree from Harvard Law School (J.D., magna cum laude) in 1991. He clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams of the D.C. Circuit.
A professor at the University of Chicago Law School, Posner is an editor of The Journal of Legal Studies. He has published numerous articles on subjects including international law, cost-benefit analysis, and constitutional law.
He has taught courses in international law, foreign relations law, and game theory and the law. His current research focuses on international law, foreign relations law, and international tribunals.
He has written about the trial of the deposed Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.
In June 2013 Posner and Jameel Jaffer, fellow at the Open Society Foundations, participated in the New York Times’s Room for Debate series. Posner responded to concerns about expanded National Security Agency programs that vacuum information about the private lives of American citizens. Since c. 2005 the N.S.A. has served major telecommunications companies with metadata[notes 1] For example Verizon Business Network Services, one of America’s largest telecoms providers, was required to provide “records of millions of US customers” to the NSA.[notes 2] He claimed that Americans obtain the services they want by disclosing private information to strangers such as “the market services of doctors, insurance companies, Internet service providers, employers, therapists and the rest, or the nonmarket services of the government like welfare and security.” He argued that, since 2001 there has not been an incident in which the United States government used information “obtained for security purposes with “war-on-terror-related surveillance” technologies to “target a political opponent, dissenter or critic.”
Economic Foundations of International Law (Harvard 2013) (with Alan Sykes) ISBN 0674066995
Contract Law and Theory (Aspen 2011) ISBN 1-4548-1071-8
The Executive Unbound: After the Madisonian Republic (Oxford University Press 2011) ISBN 0-19-976533-2,
Climate Change Justice (Princeton University Press, 2010) (with David Weisbach) ISBN 0-691-13775-7
Law and Happiness (University of Chicago Press, 2010) ISBN 0-226-67600-5
Perils of Global Legalism (University of Chicago Press, 2009) ISBN 0-226-67574-2
Terror in the Balance: Security, Liberty, and the Courts (Oxford University Press, 2007) (with Adrian Vermeule). ISBN 0-19-531025-X
The Limits of International Law (Oxford University Press, 2005) (with Jack Goldsmith). ISBN 0-19-516839-9
Law and Social Norms (Harvard University Press, 2000). ISBN 0-674-00814-6
“Is the International Court of Justice Biased?,” J. Legal Stud. (forthcoming) (with Miguel de Figueiredo).
“An Economic Analysis of State and Individual Responsibility Under International Law”, Amer. L. & Econ. Rev. (forthcoming; with Alan Sykes)
“International Law: A Welfarist Approach”, 73 U. Chi. L. Rev. 487 (2006)
“International Law and the Rise of China”, 7 Chi. J. Int’l L. 1 (2006; with John Yoo)
“International Law and the Disaggregated State”, 32 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 797 (2005)
“Terrorism and the Laws of War”, 5 Chi. J. Int’l L. 423 (2005)
“Optimal War and Jus ad Bellum”, 93 Georgetown L.J. 993 (2005) (with Alan Sykes)
“Judicial Independence in International Tribunals”, 93 Calif. L. Rev. 1 (2005; with John Yoo)
“Transnational Legal Process and the Supreme Court’s 2003–2004 Term: Some Skeptical Observations”, 12 Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law 23 (2004)
“A Theory of the Laws of War”, 70 U. Chi. L. Rev. 297 (2003)
“Do States Have a Moral Obligation to Comply with International Law?”, 55 Stan. L. Rev. 1901 (2003)
“Moral and Legal Rhetoric in International Relations: A Rational Choice Perspective”, 31 J. Legal Stud. S115 (2002; with Jack Goldsmith)
“Understanding the Resemblance Between Modern and Traditional Customary International Law”, 40 Va. J. Int’l Law 639 (2000; with Jack L. Goldsmith)
“A Threat That Belongs Behind Bars,” The New York Times, June 25, 2006
“Apply the Golden Rule to al Qaeda?”, The Wall Street Journal, July 15, 2006, p. A9
HSBC bank has told three Muslim organisations that they are to have their accounts closed. One of the organisations believes its stance on Gaza may have triggered the move. Another, the Finsbury Park Mosque in North London, says that the move is “islamophobic”. HSBC has not given any specific reason for its actions but says that the organisations fall “outside their risk appetite”. The BBCs’ Dominic Laurie reports.
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Warning on ‘UK Muslim ghettoes’: Nation within a nation developing says former equalities watchdog (dailymail, Apr 11, 2016)
“Astonishing” two in three British Muslims would NOT give police terror tip-offs (express, Apr 11, 2016)
UK Equalities Chief Who Popularised The Term ‘Islamophobia’ Admits: ‘I Thought Muslims Would Blend into Britain… I Should Have Known Better’ (breitbart Apr 10, 2016)
Ex-jihadi says clerics are brainwashing young Muslims to build an Islamic state in BRITAIN (express, Apr 9, 2016)
HSBC snaps ties with Islamic Relief over ‘terror’ fears (ibtimes, Jan 4, 2016)
Why did HSBC shut down bank accounts? (BBC, July 28, 2015)
HSBC closes some Muslim groups’ accounts (BBC, July 30, 2014)
Anger as Islamic charity with Bradford base has its bank account shut down (thetelegraphandargus, July 28, 2014)
Money launderers from Kingsbury and Stanmore convicted of conspiracy linked by police to funding of terrorism (getwestlondon, July 3, 2014)
Britain to issue first Islamic bonds by Western sovereign (al-arabiya, June 13, 2014)
‘Anti-Semitic’ charity under investigation (telegraph, May 24, 2014)
David Cameron orders review of Muslim Brotherhood (BBC, Apr 1, 2014)
Sharia law in UK: calls for Parliamentary inquiry (telegraph, March 23, 2014)
Islamic law is adopted by British legal chiefs (telegraph, March 22, 2014)
Tony Blair’s religious charity’s ‘links to extremism’: Advisers claimed to be tied to the Muslim Brotherhood which is being investigated by British spies (dailymail, Apr 13, 2014)
Charity that Cameron called ‘front’ for Islamic extremists gets £70,000 a year in state funding (dailymail, March 19, 2014)
Foreign aid to Somalia ‘helps Al Qaeda’: Pressure grows to divert cash back to the UK (dailymail, Feb 24, 2014)
Are Syria charities a front for Jihadists? Fears convoys in the country are being used to help militants after thousands in cash is seized (dailymail, Feb 14, 2014)
Islamic Bank to Open at Oxford (abna, Feb 9, 2014)
British student Nawal Msaad charged with aiding Syrian terrorists ‘was caught smuggling €20,000 in her knickers’ (independent, Jan 24, 2014)
Gang who laundered more than £20m using ancient Islamic system jailed (liverpoolecho, Jan 17, 2014)
London aims to ‘stand alongside Dubai’ as Islamic finance hub (al-arabiya, Oct 29, 2013)
Islamic charity loses status over alleged terrorism links (canoe, Sept 21, 2013)
‘Havoc’ as HSBC prepares to close diplomatic accounts (BBC, Aug 4, 2013)
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October 1-8, 2011: Dignity in Schools Campaign’s Annual Week of Action on School Pushout
Throughout the week of October 1-8, 2011, thousands of parents, youth, and educators took part in student-led actions and events in 28 cities to expose the school pushout crisis in our nation and advocate for the human right of every young person to a quality education and to be treated with dignity. The events and actions included street theater, public forums, rallies, restorative justice trainings, and more.
The Dignity in Schools Campaign’s National Week of Action brought together organizations and individuals from 14 states and Washington, D.C. to call for an end to zero tolerance policies, for the implementation of positive approaches to discipline, like restorative justice practices and positive behavior supports instead of relying solely on suspensions and expulsions, and for the passage of federal legislation that promotes positive school climates.
Find out more at – http://www.dignityinschools.org
The organizations that participated in the National Week of Action on School Pushout include: Access Living, ACLU of Eastern Missouri, ACLU of Pennsylvania, ACLU of Southern California, Action Communication and Education Reform, Activists With A Purpose, Advocates for Children of New York, Advocates for Children’s Services (a project of Legal Aid of North Carolina), Advocates for Justice and Education, Atlanta Community Engagement Team (ACET), Black Organizing Project, Blocks Together, Boston Parent Organizing Network (BPON), Boston Student Advisory Council, Boston-area Youth Organizing Project, Center for Community Alternatives, Children’s Defense Fund — California, Children’s Defense Fund – New York, Citizens for a Better Greenville, COFI, Community Asset Development Re-defining Education (CADRE), Community Rights Campaign of the Labor/Community Strategy Center, Concerned Citizens for a Better Tunica County, Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM), Dignity in Schools — NY, DSC-Los Angeles, Education Not Incarceration, Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC), Fannie Lou Hamer Center for Change, Freedom House, Future of Tomorrow, Generation Y, Girls for Gender Equity, Gwinnett STOPP, Interfaith Children’s Movement, Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana (JJPL), Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools, Lambda Legal’s Southern Regional Office, Make the Road New York, Mass Transit Street Theatre, Morehouse Chapter of the NAACP, MS Coalition for the Prevention of Schoolhouse to Jailhouse, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI), New Settlement Apartments Parent Action Committee, New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), Nollie Jenkins Family Center, Padres y Jovenes Unidos, Parents Organized to Win, Educate and Renew – Policy Action Council (POWER-PAC), Portland Parent Union, Power U Center for Social Change, Public Counsel, Safe Schools Healthy Students – New Orleans Recovery District, Sistas and Brothas United, SNAPPS, Sunflower County Parents and Students Organization, Teachers Unite, The Commutation Project, Urban Youth Collaborative (UYC), West Town Leadership United (WTLU), Women of God’s Design Ministry, Young Adults Striving for Success (YASS), Young People’s Project – Greater Boston, Youth Innovation Movement Solutions, Youth Justice Coalition, Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, Youth on Board, Youth on the Move, YWCA of the Greater Triangle.
Margie Butler, of Mary Ward Legal Centre, was the fourth speaker at the London Legal Aid Day of Action event organised by Justice for All on 3rd June 2011
The rally, outside the Supreme Court Parliament Square, was one of a series of national events to show support for necessary free legal advice and to support campaigners across England and Wales concerned about the impact of cuts to legal aid and advice on their communities Video Rating: / 5
While midterm coverage is largely focused on the parts of Congress that do very little, vital (and bizarre) midterm elections are going unexamined. State legislators pass a lot of bills, and some of that efficiency is thanks to a group called ALEC that writes legislation for them. It’s as shady as it sounds!
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The availability of affordable housing continues to decline for a large number of families and individuals living in Cincinnati and Hamilton County. At the Next Community Issues Forum, John Schrider, Senior Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnatireviews the findings of a just released housing report completed by Affordable Housing Advocates. This luncheon forum took place at 12:00 noon, Thursday March 8th, Christ Church Cathedral Undercroft, 318 East Fourth Street. Video Rating: / 5
I’m not sure this needs much description other than noting that the Government appears to have ignored the 5,000 responses to the consultation and gone ahead as planned, with a couple of relatively minor concessions
The Government still intends to cut whole areas of law from the scope of public funding. Approximately 600,000 people will no longer be able to access basic legal assistance based on the 2010-2011 figures
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The primary purposed of the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association is to provide quality legal services for the low-income residents, the working poor, children and disadvantaged groups with special legal needs in orange County, Florida and to assist in providing legal aid services to similarly situated residents of neighboring counties through an effective and fiscally sound program through the combines efforts of staff and pro bono attorneys. Legal Aid is a 501(c)(3) charity – needing your donations now! Video Rating: / 5
The focus of the One Campaign is to engage more attorneys in providing pro bono legal services through their local legal aid programs by taking on ONE case. Put simply, the One Campaign speaks directly to the number one issue that many attorneys cite as an obstacle to providing pro bono legal services: time. Through the One Campaign attorneys are encouraged to take One case where they can utilize their unique skills to help regular citizens navigate the law. The One Campaign will also highlight both state and local opportunities that attorneys can take advantage of to provide these pro bono services. Pro Bono Celebration Week begins on Monday, October 26th at the Florida Supreme Court with a ceremony led by Chief Justice Peggy Quince.