March 13, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservatives gathered for ACU’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC 2013) in Washington, D.C. Introduced by Al Cardenas, ACU Chairman, Paul addressed a full room of attendees, many of them standing through the duration of the speech.
Senator Rand Paul:
“No one person can decide the law; no one person can determine your guilt or innocence.” He continued his remarks and asked “Mr. President, will you or won’t you defend the constitution?” Regarding the sequester Paul stated “Only in Washington can a $7 trillion dollar rise in spending can be called a cut…A sequester just slows the rate of growth.” Regarding the size of government, Paul declared “For liberty to expand, government must shrink.” He concluded “We are the party of jobs and opportunities. We are the ticket for the middle class.”
Paul’s full remarks are available via YouTube here.
Please note that the schedule is updated daily and available on our new CPAC 2013 website under “Program.”
The CPAC 2013 App, produced by The Washington Examiner, can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store and Google Play. To view the HTML5 version, please click here.
Founded in 1964, the American Conservative Union (ACU) is the oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization in the nation. For almost fifty years, ACU has served as an umbrella organization harnessing the collective strength of conservative organizations fighting for Americans who are concerned with liberty, personal responsibility, traditional values, and strong national defense. ACU defines conservatism, grows conservatism, and wins for conservatism.
Originally posted on The Weekly Standard
ACUF Chairman Carly Fiorina confronted President Obama’s top adviser, Valerie Jarrett, over the White House paying female
“For generations American presidents hoped to export US entrepreneurism to Cuba. Instead President Obama is importing Castro economics into America,” says ACU’s Schlapp
Originally published in National Review
The Republican party’s conservative base has a major problem. In assessing the
Follow Chairman Schlapp on Twitter today for great up-to-the-minute American Conservative Union information, CPAC Updates and great political commentary!
CPAC is only a month away!
Register today for our Activism Boot Camp as well as all the top conservative speakers from
Check out the complete list currently announced CPAC participants in artist Jennifer Rolfsness’ adaptation of the Avengers poster.
Before you come to see them live
Have you ever wanted to be a part of history? Now’s your chance!
The Margaret Thatcher Centre and CPAC are offering a