Senator Randal Howard Paul is an American politician and physician. He has been serving as a junior Senator, United States from Kentucky under the Democrats since 2011.
Senator Rand Paul was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on January 7, 1963. He is the son of Ron Paul, an influential American Politician.
When he was five years old, his family moved to Texas. Paul attended Baylor University from 1981 to 1984. But, he dropped out of Baylor University without completing his baccalaureate degree. Yet, he gained admission to the Duke University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at Duke University in 1988.
After completing his residency in Ophthalmology in 1993, Paul moved to Bowling Green. There, he got his practicing license. He got a job at Downing McPeak Vision Centers for five years. He also worked at Graves Gilbert Clinic for ten years. After 15 years of practice, he created his medical practice.
Paul specializes in cornea transplants and eye defect surgeries. In 2009, he established a nonprofit eye clinic to help provide free eye exams and surgeries. Senator Rand Paul won the Melvin Jones Fellow Award for his dedication to humanitarian works.
According to the Washington Post, Rand Paul wrote to President Biden following tornadoes in Kentucky asking for disaster relief funds.
He has talked about president Obama, former governor, Purpose, Racism, foreign soldiers, Reality, and more.
You can find out more about the senator here.
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Rand Paul Quotes on Politics/Power/Government/President
I am running for president to return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government.Rand Paul
There comes a time, there comes a time in the history of nations when fear and complacency allow power to accumulate and liberty and privacy to suffer. That time is now and I will not let the Patriot Act, the most unpatriotic of acts go unchallenged.Rand Paul
I would prefer the [USA] government to be the policeman and not the businessman.Rand Paul
No president has the right to say he is judge, jury and executioner.Rand Paul
I don’t think we’re actually using the constitutional tools that we have in an appropriate fashion.Rand Paul
As president, I would promote a Fair and Flat Tax plan, known as the ‘EZ Tax.’ My tax plan would be the largest tax cut in American history, reforming individual, business, and worker taxes.Rand Paul
I don’t care if you’re a Republican or a Democrat, there is something profoundly un-American about using the brute force of government to bully someone.Rand Paul
Just because a couple people on the Supreme Court declare something to be ‘constitutional’ does not make it so.Rand Paul
Rand Paul Quotes on Equality/Racism/Economy
In a free society, we will tolerate boorish people, who have abhorrent behavior, but if we’re civilized people, we publicly criticize that, and don’t belong to those groups, or don’t associate with those people.Rand Paul
We will not cut one penny from the safety net until we’ve cut every penny from corporate welfare.Rand Paul
I don’t like the idea of telling private business owners – I abhor racism. I think it’s a bad business decision to exclude anybody from your restaurant – but, at the same time, I do believe in private ownership. But I absolutely think there should be no discrimination in anything that gets any public funding.Rand Paul
I have a question, a question for the president: Do you hate all rich people, or just rich people who don’t contribute to your campaign? Do you hate poor people or do you just hate poor people with jobs?Rand Paul
If you’re white and you’re rich in the USA, if you get busted for drugs, you get a good attorney, and you in all likelihood serve no time. But if you’re poor, black, Hispanic, or poor and white for that matter, you can get put in jail.Rand Paul
The president wants more tax money in Washington. I want more money left in the communities, particularly poor communities, particularly communities that have high unemployment.Rand Paul
Do you hate poor people or do you just hate poor people with jobs?Rand Paul
For liberty to expand, the government must shrink. For the economy to grow, the government must get out of the way.Rand Paul
Foreign aid is not something the vast majority of Americans support, but definitely not conservatives.Rand Paul
It isn’t hard to find injustice around us, but we must not let injustice smear the good deeds that do occur everyday.Rand Paul
Rand Paul Quotes on Security/Terrorism
If you are accused of being associated with terrorism, which could mean you are an Arab- American and you’ve sent e-mails to a relative in the Middle East, you should get your day in court, and I think you should get a lawyer and a trial, and I think most Americans agree to that.Rand Paul
When you couple this militarization of law enforcement with an erosion of civil liberties and due process that allows the police to become judge and jury-national security letters, no-knock searches, broad general warrants, pre-conviction forfeiture-we begin to have a very serious problem on our hands.Rand Paul
I will not vote to send my sons, or your sons, daughters, brothers, sisters or friends to fight for a stalemate.Rand Paul
I think Saudi Arabia often finances radical Islam and the teaching of hatred to the West and hatred of Americans. I think it is important that we know that. It’s important that we know that there is a threat within and a threat without. I think we can stop it with more aggressive use of actual constitutional tools.Rand Paul
After all the sacrifice in Afghanistan and Iraq, why do we find ourselves in a more dangerous world?Rand Paul
Rand Paul Quotes on Women/Rights
I think women have come a long way. Women are in positions not because they’re women, they’re in positions because they’re intelligent and they should be equal to their counterparts and treated equally.Rand Paul
I will speak until I can no longer speak. I will speak as long as it takes, until the alarm is sounded from coast to coast that our Constitution is important, that your rights to trial by jury are precious, that no American should be killed by a drone on American soil without first being charged with a crime, without first being found to be guilty by a court.Rand Paul
I grew up in a family that despised not only communism but collectivism, socialism, and any ‘ism’ that deprived the individual of his or her natural rights.Rand Paul
What gets lost is that the Republican Party has always been the party of civil rights and voting rights.Rand Paul
The government has a history of not treating people fairly, from the internment of Japanese Americans in World War II to African-Americans in the Civil Rights era.Rand Paul
Rand Paul Quotes on Health/Vaccines
I think public awareness of how good vaccines are for kids and how they are good for public health is a great idea.Rand Paul
The thing is I think vaccines are one of the greatest medical breakthroughs that we have. I’m a big fan and a great fan of the history of the development of the smallpox vaccineRand Paul
I have heard of many tragic cases of walking, talking, normal children who wound up with profound mental disorders after vaccines.Rand Paul
The Hepatitis B vaccine is now given to newborns. We sometimes give five and six vaccines all at one time.Rand Paul
Other Rand Paul Quotes
If someone has Ebola at a cocktail party, they’re contagious and you can catch it from them.Rand Paul
I don’t want to live in a nanny state where people are telling me where I can go and what I can do.Rand Paul
I do believe people ought to be left alone. I don’t care who you are or what you do at home or who your friends are or where you hang out, what kind of music you listen to, what you do in your home is your own business. That’s always been who I am. I am a leave me alone kind of guy.Rand Paul
If our freedom is taken, the American dream will wither and die.Rand Paul
We live in a world, a medieval type of world, where someone can accuse you – through gossip and hearsay, and all of a sudden you’re supposed to respond to specific charges from people you don’t know, are not aware of who these people are, and you’re supposed to respond to their specific allegations?Rand Paul
Well, I think a handshake is something that honorable men do. Before we had contracts we had handshakes that expressed that we were making an arrangement that was based on our honor. And I don’t think I can shake the hand of someone who shows and lacks honor by attacking a man’s faith.Rand Paul
Unless you really stand for something, people aren’t motivated to go out and vote for you.Rand Paul
The great and abiding lesson of American history, particularly the cold war, is that the engine of capitalism, the individual, is mightier than any collective.Rand Paul
American inventiveness and the desire to build developed because we were guaranteed the right to own our success.Rand Paul
Most police officers are good cops and good people.Rand Paul
You can’t have it both ways. You can’t tell me that you’re taxed enough already, and that you want constitutional government and then in the next breath say, ‘Bring me home some bacon.’ The pig has been picked clean.Rand Paul
If our freedom is taken, the American dream will wither and die.Rand Paul
I don’t think it’s hypothetical whether or not it’s a good idea to topple secular dictators in the Middle East and hope to get a good outcome and hope that stability comes thereafter.Rand Paul
I ran for office originally as part of this Tea Party Movement because we were upset with Republicans who’ve doubled the debt. We were upset with Republicans that bailed out the banks.Rand Paul
Should it be prohibited for private entities such as a church, bed-and-breakfast or retirement neighborhood that doesn’t want noisy children? Absolutely not. Decisions concerning private property and associations should in a free society be unhindered.Rand Paul
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