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Rand Paul on Education: “I Don’t Think You’d Notice If The Whole Department Was Gone Tomorrow”

April 23, 2014 1 comment

Rand Paul on Education: “I Don’t Think You’d Notice If The Whole Department Was Gone Tomorrow”

realclearpolitics.com ^ | April 23, 2014

Posted on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:28:17 PM by BarnacleCenturion

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Excerpt of the face off between Rand Paul and David Axelrod at the University of Chicago:

RAND PAUL: Education historically was a state and local subject and I think that what we’ve seen is since we’ve spent about a hundred billion dollars in the Department of Education each year and that’s been going on since 1980. I’m not so sure we’re better off than we were before. You see, the one thing –

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Don’t Ask Rand Paul Why He’s Supporting Mitch McConnell

April 17, 2014 1 comment

 

 

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Don’t Ask Rand Paul Why He’s Supporting Mitch McConnell

 

talkingpointsmemo.com ^ | 4/17/14 | Sahil Kapur

 

Posted on Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:12:01 PM by cotton1706

 

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Don’t ask Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) why he’s supporting Mitch McConnell for reelection. He doesn’t want to talk about it. At least publicly.

 

 

 

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What Would Reagan Do?….. “Ronald Reagan never wanted to be a war president, and there were no wars on Reagan’s watch. None. The Gipper was no neocon.”

April 11, 2014 1 comment

What Would Reagan Do?

Townhall.com ^ | April 11, 2014 | Pat Buchanan

Posted on Friday, April 11, 2014 12:31:58 PM by Kaslin

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President Reagan was holding a meeting in the Cabinet Room on March 25, 1985, when Press Secretary Larry Speakes came over to me, as communications director, with a concern.

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Rand Paul “concerned about who is truly in charge of our government” … “Libertarian Kentucky Senator Rand Paul warns in a speech today that he believes US spooks and shadow government agencies are ” drunk with power”, and that elected representatives are privately afraid of those operating behind the curtain.”…| EUTimes.net

March 24, 2014 1 comment

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Libertarian Kentucky Senator Rand Paul warns in a speech today that he believes US spooks and shadow government agencies are ” drunk with power”, and that elected representatives are privately afraid of those operating behind the curtain.

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Cliff Kincaid — Mother Russia, Alaska, and the Ron Paul Revolution…

March 15, 2014 1 comment

By Cliff Kincaid

March 15, 2014

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In a Breitbart column insisting that Ronald Reagan was not as assertive as commonly believed on military and foreign policy issues, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) mentions, in passing, “I met Ronald Reagan as a teenager when my father was a Reagan delegate in 1976.”

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Rand Paul: GOP Must ‘Agree to Disagree’ on Social Issues in Order to Expand Party

March 14, 2014 1 comment

Rand Paul: GOP Must ‘Agree to Disagree’ on Social Issues in Order to Expand Party

Mediaite ^ | March 14th, 2014 | by Andrew Kirell

Posted on Friday, March 14, 2014 3:08:38 PM by US Navy Vet

In an interview with Vocativ.com, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) expressed a desire for factions within the Republican Party to “agree to disagree” on hot-button social issues so that the GOP tent may expand to include more young people and alternative viewpoints.

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GOP Future Bright . . . If We Can Keep It

March 12, 2014 1 comment

GOP Future Bright . . . If We Can Keep It

Townhall.com ^ | March 12, 2014 | Bob Barr

Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 1:53:06 PM by Kaslin

When asked to relate the results of the Constitutional Convention of 1789 to a citizen as he left Independence Hall, Benjamin Franklin is reported to have replied, “A Republic, if you can keep it.” As the annual Conservative Political Action Conference ended last weekend, one might reply similarly to an observer that the future of the GOP is bright, if we can keep it.

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Barack “Don Quixote” Obama… “Obama’s comments on non-existent global warming this winter demonstrates how he is increasingly out of touch with reality. Obama talked about……”

March 9, 2014 2 comments

Barack “Don Quixote” Obama

Lawremce Journal World ^ | 03/08/14 | Reasonmclucus

Posted on Sunday, March 09, 2014 12:49:06 AM by kathsua

I had a dream last night in which Barack Obama was wearing a helmet and carrying a lance like the fictional character Don Quixote who had a reputation for attacking make believe foes. The only other clothing Obama had on was swimming trunks. He was riding a horse that had a remarkable resemblance to John Kerry

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Will Putin Destroy Rand Paul? (If Rand Paul were President)….. “The problem for Rand Paul is that his father Ron Paul didn’t quite grasp this message, simple as it is. In the World According to Ron Paul all would be well on the foreign front if we here in America would just mend our evil imperialistic ways.”

March 5, 2014 5 comments

Will Putin Destroy Rand Paul? (If Rand Paul were President)

Pajamas Media ^ | 03/05/2014 | Roger Simon

Posted on Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:06:45 PM by SeekAndFind

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Being an early frontrunner for a presidential nomination is not always a good thing and Sen.

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Rand Paul acknowledged as much the other night on Greta Van Susteren’s show. He must have channeled his inner Nostradamus because not more than a day later a man named Putin made his move on Ukraine. He could end up Paul’s worst nightmare.

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Rand Paul: McConnell is no Arlen Specter

February 26, 2014 1 comment

Rand Paul: McConnell is no Arlen Specter

Washington Post ^ | February 26 at 1:07 pm | ROBERT COSTA

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 2:21:35 PM by SoConPubbie

According to one of the tea party’s leading voices, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R), who is being challenged by conservative Matt Bevin in Kentucky’s Senate GOP primary, is not an “Arlen Specter” Republican.

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Blaze Mag Sneak Peek: They Can’t Both Be President… | TheBlaze.com

February 18, 2014 Leave a comment

 

 

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Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that Republican Sens. Ted Cruz, Texas, and Rand Paul, Ky., are in only their first terms in the upper chamber of Congress given the stature they’ve attained.

 

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It could be because enough Americans desire a return to liberty and are seeking a leader unafraid to articulate those values. It could be both are good fighters and know how to rally Americans.

 

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Judge Napolitano: Constitution Prohibits NSA Data Collection Program | Fox News Insider

February 12, 2014 3 comments

Judge Napolitano: Constitution Prohibits NSA Data Collection Program

by Fox News Insider // Feb 12 2014 // 1:00pm

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Judge Andrew Napolitano weighed in on Senator Rand Paul’s class action lawsuit against the president and NSA over the data collection program.

Wallace: Why Is Obama Admin Extending Constitutional Rights to Foreigners?

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A Justice Department spokesperson said in a statement: “We remain confident that the program is legal, as at least 15 judges have previously found.”

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U.S. Postal Service Announces Giant Ammo Purchase | EUTimes.net

February 6, 2014 1 comment
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The U.S. Postal Service is currently seeking companies that can provide “assorted small arms ammunition” in the near future.

On Jan. 31, the USPS Supplies and Services Purchasing Office posted a notice on the Federal Business Opportunities website asking contractors to register with USPS as potential ammunition suppliers for a variety of cartridges.

 

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McConnell’s Growing Ties to Rand Paul: Trouble Brewing? [12/10/2013]

January 29, 2014 5 comments

McConnell\’s Growing Ties to Rand Paul: Trouble Brewing? [12/10/2013]

Open Secrets.org ^ | December 10, 2013 5:06 PM | Russ Choma

Posted on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 12:26:50 PM by SoConPubbie

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There\’s increasingly little daylight between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his fellow Kentucky Republican, Sen. Rand Paul: Campaign expenditure reports show the top Republican has been paying another consultant closely linked to Paul.

 

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Media Covered Up Bill Clinton’s 2008 Affair During Hillary’s Presidential Run

January 27, 2014 19 comments

Media Covered Up Bill Clinton’s 2008 Affair During Hillary’s Presidential Run

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The Gateway Pundit ^ | Sunday, January, 26, 2014 | Kristinn Taylor

Posted on Monday, January 27, 2014 9:51:37 AM by kristinn

Liberal media and politicos are hitting the fainting couches today over Sen. Rand Paul’s criticism of Bill and Hillary Clinton over the former president’s predatory sexual behavior while in office.

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) called former President Clinton a sexual predator on Meet the Press.

These same reporters and politicos covered-up Bill Clinton’s ongoing affair in 2008 as Hillary competed with Barack Obama for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.

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(Judge Napolitano) ~ Mark of the Beast… “Just when you thought the NSA spying scandal couldn’t get any worse, it has.” – LewRockwell.com

January 9, 2014 2 comments

Happy New Year. Just when you thought the NSA spying scandal couldn’t get any worse, it has.

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Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., wrote to Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Administration (NSA), and asked plainly whether the NSA has been or is now spying on members of Congress or other public officials.

 

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The senator’s letter was no doubt prompted by the revelations of Edward Snowden to the effect that the federal government’s lust for personal private data about all Americans and many foreigners knows no bounds, and its respect for the constitutionally protected and statutorily enforced right to privacy is nonexistent.

 

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Rand Paul: “Goons” blocked WWII Memorial……

October 2, 2013 4 comments

Rand Paul: “Goons” blocked WWII Memorial

 

Politico ^ | October 2, 2013 | Lucy McCalmont

 

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Sen. Rand Paul blasted the federal government for trying to block World War II vets from visiting their memorial, saying “some idiot in government sent goons out there to set up barricades.” “If Harry Reid and the President want to keep the parks closed — I mean did you read the story today? S

 

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What Cruz Wrought… “He has done the bidding of the GOP fringe, in a self-aggrandizing crusade. And while he has enhanced his own position in the conservative fantasyland he seeks to rule, the practical effect of his quixotic campaign to defund Obamacare has been to elevate the president and jeopardize the…”

September 27, 2013 1 comment

What Cruz WroughtThe Weekly Standard ^ | Oct 7, 2013, | STEPHEN F. HAYESPosted on Friday, September 27, 2013 2:41:15 PM by Kenny

 

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Ted Cruz has sparked a Republican civil war.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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He has done the bidding of the GOP fringe, in a self-aggrandizing crusade. And while he has enhanced his own position in the conservative fantasyland he seeks to rule, the practical effect of his quixotic campaign to defund Obamacare has been to elevate the president and jeopardize the 2014 elections for his own party.

 

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That, at least, seems to be the consensus in Washington. We’re inclined to a somewhat different view.

 

 

 

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PAUL: Why must the American people suffer when even so many Democrats don’t want Obamacare?

September 27, 2013 1 comment

PAUL: Why must the American people suffer when even so many Democrats don’t want Obamacare?

 

The Washington Times ^ | September 27, 2013 | by Sen. Rand Paul

 

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Posted on Friday, September 27, 2013 9:11:51 AM by Oldeconomybuyer

 

Earlier this week, in an effort led by Sen. Ted Cruz, some of my Republican colleagues and I took to the Senate floor with the intent of making Washington listen. The American people have made it abundantly clear that they do not want Obamacare. In fact, a majority of elected officials, the same officials that voted to implement this health care mandate, do not want it, either.

 

 

 

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Video: McCain delivers the Democratic response to Cruz

September 25, 2013 3 comments

Video: McCain delivers the Democratic response to Cruz

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Posted on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 2:26:04 PM by chessplayer

That headline is Justin Amash’s joke, not mine, but it’s not much of an exaggeration.

 

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Exclusive: Rand Paul wants Chief Justice Roberts, all federal workers, to enroll in Obamacare

September 23, 2013 3 comments

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Exclusive: Rand Paul wants Chief Justice Roberts, all federal workers, to enroll in Obamacare

The Daily Caller ^ | 9/23/2013 | Alex Pappas

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2013 4:21:46 AM by markomalley

Arguing federal workers should not get special treatment, Rand Paul says he does not want taxpayers subsidizing the personal health care plans of any federal employee — including Chief Justice John Roberts — anymore.

With some in Congress arguing lawmakers and their staff should not get subsidies to cover their health insurance as President Obama’s health care law goes into effect, the Republican senator from Kentucky told The Daily Caller on Sunday that he’s going to start pushing a constitutional amendment that goes even further.

Paul’s proposal — outlawing any special exemptions for government employees — would mean all federal workers would have……….

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Poll: Republican voters have embraced libertarian values

September 19, 2013 5 comments

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Poll: Republican voters have embraced libertarian valuesUnited Liberty ^ | 9/12/13 | Jason PyePosted on Thursday, September 19, 2013 12:45:28 PM by shego

The libertarian philosophy is taking the Republican Party by storm, according to a poll conducted by FreedomWorks, a DC-based grassroots service center with over 6 million members.

With Sen. Rand Paul R-KY, Rep. Justin Amash R-MI and many other liberty-minded politicians gaining influence, libertarianism has generated new interest inside the Republican Party, much to the chagrin of the GOP’s political establishment….”FreedomWorks’ poll shows that 42 percent of Republicans have a favorable view of the word ‘libertarian,’ and only 10 percent don’t know the word, compared to 27 percent who don’t know nationally,” they added.

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[Rand] Paul Hosts Secret Anti-War Meeting

September 10, 2013 3 comments
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[Rand] Paul Hosts Secret Anti-War Meeting

 

National Review ^ | 9/10/2013

 

Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 9:04:52 AM by markomalley

 

 

In a secret meeting on Tuesday morning, Senator Rand Paul (R., Ky.) hosted a bipartisan group of senators and House members in the Capitol’s basement. According to several participants, the lawmakers plotted ways to stop the use of U.S. military force in Syria.

 

 

 

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▶ Mark Levin Attacks Birthers: Admits He Hasn’t Studied Issue; Declares Canadian-Born Cruz Eligible – YouTube

August 20, 2013 1 comment

 

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Mark Levin Attacks Birthers: Admits He Hasn’t Studied Issue; Declares Canadian-Born Cruz Eligible

 

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Mark, if you haven’t studied the issue, why are you shooting your mouth off about something that you don’t know. The Constitution is plain in that a candidate for POTUS must be born on US soil, and be a “natural born” citizen, born of two citizen parents at the time of the birth. Curz qualifies on neither account. He knows it. If you do your research you will also. You shame yourself.

 

 

 

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By Alan Keyes: ‘Non-birther’ Rand Paul denigrates Constitution… “Like almost everyone else who collaborates with the current two-party sham, Sen. Paul has chosen to abrogate the Constitution’s natural-born citizen………………..”

August 19, 2013 1 comment

By Alan Keyes

 

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Sen. Rand Paul just “sidestepped questions about fellow Sen. Ted Cruz‘s (R-Texas) eligibility to run for president, saying he was not a ‘birther.’” Paul’s contempt for the requirements of the Constitution comes as no surprise to me, despite the fact that his supporters frequently pretend he is a staunch “constitutionist.”

 

But a staunch constitutionist would be careful to remember Joseph Story‘s admonition that acceptable constitutional construction “can never abrogate the text; it can never fritter away its obvious sense; it can never narrow down its limitations; it can never enlarge its natural boundaries.”

 

 

 

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Rand Paul: I’m Not A Birther!(Won’t Question Cruz Eligibility)…

August 14, 2013 3 comments

Rand Paul: I’m Not A Birther!(Won’t Question Cruz Eligibility)

 

Obama Release Your Records ^ | August 14, 2013

 

Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:44:02 AM by Cold Case Posse Supporter

 

(CNN) – Republican Sen. Rand Paul welcomed praise from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who said she’s on “Team Rand” when it comes to the recent intraparty feud between the senator from Kentucky and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

 

In an interview to air on CNN’sErin Burnett OutFront,” Paul also said Tuesday he plans to stay out of the debate over whether his fellow Republican colleague Sen. Ted Cruz would be eligible to run for president. [...]

 

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On another front, his Senate colleague Ted Cruz has stoked speculation of a potential White House bid with his recent trips to early presidential primary voting states. Some, however, question whether Cruz would be eligible to run for president, given that he was born in Canada to an American-born mother and a Cuban-born father.

 

But Paul said he’s not wading into that debate.

 

 

 

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(Gunny G Response !!!!!) ~ Chris Matthews: Rand Paul Will Be Republican Presidential Nominee in 2016

August 8, 2013 2 comments
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Articles: Chris Christie Pulls an Alinsky on Rand Paul…

August 2, 2013 1 comment

 

 

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A few days prior to the 2012 presidential election, in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie gave Obama a long, drawn-out hug and silently nodded his head in agreement to every word spoken by the always-opportunistic president. Since that day, the twosome has been setting the standard for bipartisan solidarity.

 

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Effusively calling Obama’s response to the storm “wonderful,” “excellent” and “outstanding,” Christie addressed concerns over how his actions might impact the outcome of the election:

 

I have no idea, nor am I the least bit concerned or interested. I have a job to do in New Jersey that is much bigger than presidential politics. If you think right now I give a damn about presidential politics, then you don’t know me.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the time, those words were likely music to Obama’s amply-sized auricles. Since then, rapport between the two has persisted. At the Governor’s Ball Christie was even given a seat of honor and got to clink champagne glasses with the captivating Michelle Obama, who actually agreed to share dining space with a chubby New Jerseyan who looks nothing like Jon Bon Jovi.

 

Either way, it must be mutually-shared moral authority that is the primary force……..

 

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Libertarians flex their muscle in the GOP… “Way back in 1975, a Republican agitator named Ronald Reagan had this to say about an esoteric young movement that was roiling politics: “If you analyze it, I believe the very heart and soul of conservatism is libertarianism.””

August 1, 2013 2 comments
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Libertarians flex their muscle in the GOP

 

Wash. Post ^ | 07/31/2013 | By Karen Tumulty

 

Posted on Thursday, August 01, 2013 12:28:50 PM by Responsibility2nd

 

Way back in 1975, a Republican agitator named Ronald Reagan had this to say about an esoteric young movement that was roiling politics: “If you analyze it, I believe the very heart and soul of conservatism is libertarianism.”

 

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Neither the GOP old guard nor the rowdy libertarians ever quite bought that argument.

 

They both lay claim to the same conservative economic philosophy. But libertarians are more isolationist and antiwar than Republican orthodoxy allows on foreign policy and more permissive on social issues.

 

 

 

 

Still, in the nearly four decades since Reagan made those comments, the two have managed — at least most of the time — to maintain an uneasy marriage of expedience.

 

 

 

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Republican Leaders Approve America as a One-Party State | Politics

July 29, 2013 1 comment

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Republican Leaders Approve America as a One-Party State

By Ambrose Bierce’s Ghost

No longer capable of providing any effective opposition, Republican leaders and party consultants have agreed that the Democrats should assume permanent political control of the country.

At a June 25, 2013 White House meeting, originally announced as a foreign policy discussion, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) promised President Barack Obama that Republicans would offer only token resistance to all future legislation proposed by the Democrats. In return, Obama would permit the Republicans to remain a minority party in Congress, run candidates in certain Democrat-approved Congressional races and allow them to continue to raise money for losing Republican candidates through Karl Rove’s political action committees.

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Rand Paul Takes Shot at Neoconservatives (Video)

July 25, 2013 1 comment

Rand Paul Takes Shot at Neoconservatives (Video)

 

CBN ^ | July 24, 2013 | David Brody

 

Posted on Thursday, July 25, 2013 8:32:38 AM by Colonel Kangaroo

 

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In a veiled shot at influential neoconservatives within the Republican Party, Sen. Rand Paul tells The Brody File the following:

 

“There are people who will do or say anything who are your enemies,” Paul said. “Those who believe in perpetual war are some of the most dangerous to our country, and I think they will do everything they can to try and vilify people who are trying to find a more reasoned approach where war is the last resort not the first resort.”

 

While he didn’t mention any names, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Paul is pushing back against neoconservatives like Bill Kristol and others who haven’t had too many kind words for the senator from Kentucky.

 

 

 

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Rand Paul Defends ‘Embarrassed’ Aide With Neo-Confederate Past… “Paul said in an interview with the Huffington Post. “If I thought he was a white supremacist, he would be fired immediately. If I thought he would treat anybody on the color of their skin different that others, “

July 21, 2013 6 comments

Rand Paul Defends ‘Embarrassed’ Aide With Neo-Confederate Past

ABC ^ | July 11 2013 | Arlette Saenz

Posted on Saturday, July 20, 2013 6:15:29 PM by WilliamIII

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., defended a Senate aide who once espoused pro-secession and neo-Confederate views, calling him “incredibly talented” during an interview with the Huffington Post. The Washington Free Beacon Tuesday reported that Jack Hunter, who serves as social media director for Paul, once worked as a radio shock jock for two different stations in Charleston, S.C., advocating for secession and the Confederacy.

Hunter, who helped write Paul’s book “The Tea Party Goes to Washington,” called himself the “Southern Avenger” and wore a Confederate flag mask at public appearances. “People are calling him a white supremacist,” Paul said in an interview with the Huffington Post. “If I thought he was a white supremacist, he would be fired immediately. If I thought he would treat anybody on the color of their skin different that others,

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Rand Paul’s Paleo Problem… “Dishonest Abe” lincoln, etc.

July 17, 2013 6 comments

Rand Paul’s Paleo ProblemNational Review ^ | 07/17/2013 | Jonah GoldbergPosted on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 10:03:28 AM by SeekAndFind

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Rand Paul is the most interesting contender for the Republican nomination. And when I say interesting, I mean that in the broadest sense.A case in point: Last week, the Kentucky senator hit some turbulence when the Washington Free Beacon reported that Jack Hunter, Paul’s aide and the co-author of his book, The Tea Party Goes to Washington, was once the Southern Avenger.

Who’s that?

Starting in the 1990s, as a radio shock-jock, Hunter would wear a wrestling mask made from a Confederate flag, while making jokes about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and having the South re-secede.“Although Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth’s heart was in the right place, the Southern Avenger does regret that Lincoln’s murder . . . turned him into a martyr,”

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A word about Jack Hunter: Yesterday you… – Judge Andrew Napolitano | Facebook

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A word about Jack Hunter:

 

Yesterday you saw some hawks, whose ideology is dying and whose worldview is being discredited every day, launch an attack on Senator Rand Paul by attacking one of his brilliant aides, Jack Hunter.

 

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Jack’s sin in their eyes was having spoken favorably of states’ rights, and negatively of Lincoln. They can’t seem to recognize that states’ rights–even secession–does not equal racism; it constitutes a brake on the feds’ march to totalitarianism. Most modern day states’ rights advocates recognize the sovereignty of the states and their inherent ability to nullify and avoid federal violations of the Constitution in order to protect life and liberty from an overgrown, intrusive federal leviathan that literally now interferes in or spies on every facet of our lives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And most historians and legal scholars who appreciate personal liberty and limited government recognize that the history of Lincoln’s assaults on civil liberties is a topic capable of divergent views and worthy of exposure.

 

 

 

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Fox News Analyst (The Judge) Stands Up For Sen. Paul’s Secessionist Aide | TPM LiveWire

July 10, 2013 1 comment

Eric Lach 11:27 AM EDT, Wednesday July 10, 2013

 

Andrew Napolitano, a former New Jersey Superior Court judge and current senior judicial analyst at Fox News, on Wednesday spoke out in defense of Jack Hunter, the aide to Sen. Rand Paul R-KY whose pro-secessionist past came to light on Tuesday. “Yesterday you saw some hawks, whose ideology is dying and whose worldview is being discredited every day, launch an attack on Senator Rand Paul by attacking one of his brilliant aides, Jack Hunter,” Napolitano wrote on a post published on his personal website. “Jack’s sin in their eyes was having spoken favorably of states’ rights, and negatively of Lincoln.

 

They can’t seem to recognize that states’ rights–even secession–does not equal racism; it constitutes a brake on the feds’ march to totalitarianism.”According to transcripts reviewed by The Washington Free Beacon, Hunter’s radio commentaries in the 2000s included assertions that Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth’s heart was “in the right place,” that white people are subject to a “racial double standard,” and that a “non-white majority America would simply cease to be America for reasons that are as numerous as they are obvious – whether we are supposed to mention them or not.

 

 

 

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Rand Paul: American taxpayers funding war on Christianity… “There is a war on Christianity,” Paul said. “Not just from liberal elites here at home, but worldwide. And your government, or more correctly, you, the taxpayer, are funding it.”

June 16, 2013 2 comments

Rand Paul: American taxpayers funding war on Christianity

 

Russia Today ^ | June 14, 2013

 

Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2013 4:19:14 PM by kronos77

 

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American taxpayers are funding a war against Christianity, Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) said Thursday during an address made at a popular Washington, DC conservative conference.

 

Appealing to a crowd at this week’s Faith and Freedom Conference in the nation’s capital, Sen. Paul said changes need to be made with regards to the expansive foreign aid being spent by the United States to fund countries he claims are critical of the most popular religion in the US.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“There is a war on Christianity,” Paul said. “Not just from liberal elites here at home, but worldwide. And your government, or more correctly, you, the taxpayer, are funding it.”

 

 

 

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Rand Paul’s Message To Evangelicals: “There Is A War On Christianity”

June 13, 2013 2 comments
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Rand Paul‘s Message To Evangelicals: “There Is A War On Christianity

 

The Brody File ^ | June 13, 2013 | David Brody

 

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Senator Rand Paul, who is seriously considering running for President of the United States, told a conservative Christian audience today that, “There is a war on Christianity” being waged by “liberal elites‘ and “worldwide as well.

 

 

 

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Rand Paul to Introduce Fourth Amendment Restoration Act of 2013

June 7, 2013 1 comment
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Rand Paul to Introduce Fourth Amendment Restoration Act of 2013

 

Reason ^ | Jun. 6, 2013 | Mike Riggs

 

 

 

Posted on Friday, June 07, 2013 9:57:21 AM by Qbert

 

 

In the wake of reports that the NSA has collected millions of phone records from Verizon customers, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) announced today that he will introduce the Fourth Amendment Restoration Act of 2013 tomorrow, Friday, June 7. Here’s the release from Paul’s office:

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Rand Paul today announced he will introduce the Fourth Amendment Restoration Act of 2013, which ensures the Constitutional protections of the Fourth Amendment are not violated by any government entity.

 

 

 

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The Old Order is Dying… What The Young Folks Are Saying–supposedly–’Bout Old Folks, Etc. !!!!! … did I say…see reader responses? …..

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The Old Order is Dying

Townhall.com ^ | May 30, 2013 | Victor Davis Hanson

Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2013 8:07:28 AM by Kaslin

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Ideas of the 1960s have now grown reactionary in our world that is vastly different from a half-century ago.

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(GyG: Now Just Whaddaya Think The Folks Think ‘Bout THIS !!!!!) ~ Rand Paul: ‘When Republican Party looks like the rest of America, we’ll win’

June 2, 2013 2 comments
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Rand Paul is the latest Republican to tell his party to open up to a wider range of views within its ranks.

“The party can be big enough to allow people who don’t all agree on every issue,” Senator Paul told an audience in California, a state that produced three Republican presidents in the 20th century but now votes reliably Democratic.

“When the Republican Party looks like the rest of America, we’ll win again,” he said.”It’s not going to change who I am or what I talk about but I think we can be a big enough party to include people,” Paul said at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., Friday evening.In his Friday talk, Paul sought to define himself, among other things, as a Republican who cares about the environment.

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Friction between McCain, Paul underscores divide within Republican Party

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Friction between McCain, Paul underscores divide within Republican Party

 

Fox News ^ | June 2, 2013

 

Posted on Sunday, June 02, 2013 9:18:13 AM by Zakeet

 

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Arizona Sen. John McCain are once again banging heads – this time over whether to arm Syrian rebels – in the latest dispute that underscores a divide in the GOP and intensifies the fight over what the party will represent in 2016 and beyond.

 

 

 

 

Party leaders are split over how to broaden their appeal to voters .

 

 

 

Paul, a first-term senator and Tea Party favorite surging in popularity, took the latest shot by opposing aid to the rebels – a key part of McCain’s plan to end the two-year Syrian civil war in which 70,000 civilians and others have been killed.

 

 

 

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Rand Paul: ‘Terror Tuesdays in the White House’ don’t constitute due process (video)… “Paul on Obama’s drone assassination program: “You know, due process to most of us is a court of law, it’s a trial by a jury. And right now, their process is him looking at some flash cards and a power point presentation on ‘terror Tuesdays’ in the White House. For a lot of us, that’s not really due process.””

May 27, 2013 1 comment

Rand Paul: ‘Terror Tuesdays in the White House’ don’t constitute due process (video)

 

Conservative Intel ^ | 5/26/13 | David Freddoso

 

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Posted on Monday, May 27, 2013 8:21:30 AM by The Old Hoosier

 

 

Paul on Obama‘s drone assassination program: “You know, due process to most of us is a court of law, it’s a trial by a jury.

 

And right now, their process is him looking at some flash cards and a power point presentation on ‘terror Tuesdays’ in the White House.

 

 

For a lot of us, that’s not really due process.”

 

 

 

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SECOND AMENDMENT COMMITTEE ~ NEW DOCUMENTS ON MY WEB PAGE ~ The attached record of the last 13 presidents , entitled: Corrupt Practices and Misuse of Power, will prove that a deliberate plan is underway to move our people under an international authority and to eliminate our sovereignty and independence….

May 16, 2013 5 comments

SECOND AMENDMENT COMMITTEE ~ NEW DOCUMENTS ON MY WEB PAGE ~ The attached record of the last 13 presidents , entitled: Corrupt Practices and Misuse of Power, will prove that a deliberate plan is underway to move our people under an international authority and to eliminate our sovereignty and independence….

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Friends:

            We need a formal national investigation to expose the direction in which our presidents have been taking us.  Our country and our people are being forced to “change” into something which is taking them away from their rightful constitutional heritage.  Such an investigation should not be conducted by government officials.  We need respectable and trustworthy citizens to conduct it, so that we may avoid mis-management.   

If anybody has any ideas, along these lines, please reply with your suggestions on how best to go about it.  You will find attached a cavalcade of presidents showing destruction of our constitutional rights and our American heritage, are being destroyed by those who hold the president’s chair.  One thing for sure, we are going in the wrong direction if we concede to a Small Arms Treaty!

            The problem is how do we find people who are truly qualified to become members of such a panel of constitutionally guided persons, those who will not distort the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, nor deny the proper solution to our dilemma?  Rand Paul is the first person I can think of. Who else can you suggest?

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Obama’s Secret Army And Why We Should Fear It

May 15, 2013 2 comments

 

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Obama’s Secret Army And Why We Should Fear It

May 15, 2013 by John Myers
Obama’s Secret Army And Why We Should Fear It

“The people on the list might be me.” — Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.), speaking during his March 6 filibuster about the “kill list” maintained by the Administration of President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama has big plans to change the United States. Most frightening is that he can back up his Machiavellian plan with a personal army that targets any real or perceived enemies, even if it means killing American citizens without trial or arrest.

It is nothing new. Tyrants have employed personal armies for 2,000 years, beginning with Julius Caesar’s Praetorian Guard. Joseph Stalin wielded his Peoples Commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD) and Adolph Hitler had the infamous Schutzstaffel (SS). Obama commands the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC).

 

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» Rand Paul: AP Phone Spying Proves Obama is “Drunk on Power” Alex Jones’ Infowars: There’s a war on for your mind!

May 14, 2013 2 comments

Senator slams administration on Benghazi, IRS, AP phone tap scandals

 

Paul Joseph Watson

 

Infowars.com

 

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May 14, 2013

 

Senator Rand Paul responded to the barrage of scandals to hit the Obama administration, from Benghazi, to the IRS targeting conservatives, to the Justice Department spying on Associated Press reporters, by accusing President Obama of being “drunk on power.”

 

Scoffing at an upcoming House Committee on Ways & Means inquiry into how the IRS targeted those who mentioned the Constitution, the bill of rights, or even making “America a better place to live,” Kentucky Senator Paul said he would introduce a resolution today calling for the IRS agents involved to be fired for abusing their power in targeting people for their political activities.

 

“The President says he’s going to do something if they’re guilty, well it sounds like there’s already been an investigation and no one’s been fired,” Paul told Fox News’ Sean Hannity. “I’m afraid he’s going to do about as much as he did after Benghazi,” he added, noting that those involved in the botched security operation still work for the State Department.

 

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GUNNY G: COULD DR RAND PAUL TURN OUT TO BE ANOTHER DR RON PAUL ?

May 12, 2013 Leave a comment

GUNNY G: COULD DR RAND PAUL TURN OUT TO BE ANOTHER DR RON PAUL ?

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Could be that with this Dr RAND Paul has now crossed the line of departure from lesser of evils to the stature of Dr RON Paul!

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Semper Blogging/ReBlogging!

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Rand Paul: Obama is working with ‘anti-American globalists plot[ting] against our Constitution…. “”To the petty dictators and one-world socialists who control the UN, the United States of America isn’t a “shining city on a hill” — it’s an affront to their grand designs for the globe.””

May 12, 2013 2 comments
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Rand Paul: Obama is working with ‘anti-American globalists plot[ting] against our Constitution.

 

WaPo ^ | May 11, 2013 at 12:42 pm

 

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Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2013 10:38:03 PM by BenLurkin

 

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“To the petty dictators and one-world socialists who control the UN, the United States of America isn’t a “shining city on a hill” — it’s an affront to their grand designs for the globe.”

 

 

 

 

 

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Rand Paul: Benghazi Failures Show Hillary Clinton Unfit for Office

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Rand Paul: Benghazi Failures Show Hillary Clinton Unfit for Office

 

The New American ^ | 07 May 2013 | Jack Kenny

 

Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2013 7:45:58 PM by VitacoreVision

 

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s “dereliction of duty” regarding security at the U.S. diplomatic outpost at Benghazi, Libya, should preclude her from holding any office, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said.

 

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Benghazi Failures Show Clinton Unfit for Office, Paul Says

 

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Did Rand Paul Win the South Carolina Special Election?

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Did Rand Paul Win the South Carolina Special Election?

 

Yahoo News ^ | May 8, 2013 | John A. Tures

 

 

Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2013 8:41:10 AM by johnatures

 

Media coverage of the South Carolina special election focused upon the candidates, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch and the winner, Mark Sanford. Yet the real winner could turn out to be somebody who isn’t from South Carolina: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul….

 

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Will American Soldiers Fire on U.S. Citizens?… “…But three percent was enough.But the big question is this: Are there still three percent of the American population with the courage and resolve to fight against an out-of-control, tyrannical government? My short answer is: I think so.”

May 6, 2013 11 comments

Will American Soldiers Fire on U.S. Citizens?

clashdaily.com Blog ^ | 2 May 2013 | By Skip CoryellPosted on Monday, May 06, 2013 4:57:18 PM

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I was doing a radio interview this morning and the host asked me why the Department of Homeland Security needed 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition. The easy answer for me was, “They don’t.” Of course the follow-up question for him was,

“Then why are they buying it?”And that’s the billion-dollar question isn’t it. What is the federal government going to do with all that ammo? Why do they need it? Why are they buying it? It’s unprecedented. Are we on the cusp of physical domination by the United States Federal Government? And, if so, how will the American people react?

The talk show host also asked me, “If the people were to rebel, how could they ever possibly hope to prevail against a government so big, so huge, so powerful and so ruthless?”He had a good point.I mean, let’s face it: they have Predator drones, spy satellites, and sophisticated online surveillance and communication systems.

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