Ron Paul Lashes Out At Labor Dept.’s Farm Chores Rule

Long-shot Presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) lashed out at the Labor Department’s new regulations preventing children from performing some duties on farms.

Long-shot Presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) lashed out at the Labor Department’s new regulations preventing children from performing some duties on farms.

“My parents were dairy farmers who required me and my brothers to help out on the farm,” Paul said in a statement. “Thanks to the Obama Administration, future generations of children will be deprived of these experiences.”

Paul added that since the regulations specifically prevent children from performing chores on farms, the Labor Department could soon stop children from making their beds or setting the table.

The stance is no surprise from the libertarian leaning candidate. Known as “Dr. No” in the House, the retiring Congressman has been an outspoken opponent a wide array of government regulations.

Justin Duckham
Justin Duckham is a Senior Washington Correspondent with the Talk Radio News Service. Justin is a proud alumnus of UC Merced, where he studied History, Philosophy and American Studies. Prior to making the jump to politics in 2008, Justin was a music journalist in California. Follow Justin on Twitter @Jduckham

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

State Department Drops 3000 Pages Of Clinton Emails

The batch released Tuesday consists of 1,925 separate emails, 3000 individual pages, all from 2009.

White House Removes Camera Ban On Tours

Ortiz Obama Selfie

The longstanding camera ban has been lifted. Guests are now allowed to take photos on the tour and are encouraged to share their experiences in the White House by using the hashtag #WhiteHouseTour.

U.S. And Cuba Reach Agreement On Embassy Openings

President Barack Obama talks with President Raúl Castro of Cuba from the Oval Office, Dec. 16, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama is expected to announce the final details on the negotiations from the White House later Wednesday morning, with expected hesitation from the GOP on lifting economic sanctions

TRNS News Notes- 7/1

Greece teeters on the brink
Obama: Greece & Europe – make a deal
US, Cuba to announce embassy openings
Iran deal deadline pushed back
DoJ report faults police in Ferguson
Seventh black church burns: Arson?

Wednesday, July 1

● Court affirms Apple e-book price-fixing decision

● Chemical warfare test subjects are entitled to Army care

● Judge dismisses suit against Catholic hospital

● Making Chad whole again

● Crop outlook: More soybeans, less corn

● Cardiac arrest survival depends on location

Interview: Trans-Awareness Group Blocks Traffic In Front Of White House

Trangender flag

“The president does not need to use the dysfunctional and costly and definitely unnecessary detention of LGBT people who we know cannot be protect by DHS,” Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez told TRNS.