Latest False Fact-checks on Ron Paul Ron Paul stated on January 14, 2014 in an email blast: For "the past year, I was censored" and muzzled. Ron Paul stated on April 10, 2012 in a speech at Texas A&M University.: "Just on Jan. 1 of this year, there were 40,000 new laws put on the books in one day." Ron Paul stated on January 3, 2012 in a speech after the Iowa caucuses: Says a new national poll shows "the majority of the American people believe we should have a gold standard" for U.S. currency. Ron Paul stated on December 29, 2011 in a radio interview: Says there were only "about eight or 10" inflammatory sentences in his newsletters. Ron Paul stated on October 11, 2011 in the Republican presidential debate at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire: GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain called Ron Paul’s followers "ignorant." Ron Paul stated on August 11, 2011 in in a debate in Ames, Iowa: "The country's bankrupt." Ron Paul stated on July 18, 2011 in a television campaign ad: "In the '80s, Democrats promised spending cuts, but delivered only tax hikes." Ron Paul stated on September 17, 2007 in a statement on his campaign Web site.: "Dr. Paul never votes for legislation unless the proposed measure is expressly authorized by the Constitution."