Posts Tagged ‘Rand Paul’

How Ted Cruz Is Defining Himself as the Counter to Rand Paul

September 27, 2014 1 comment

How Ted Cruz Is Defining Himself as the Counter to Rand Paul

National Journal ^ | September 26, 2014 | Rebecca NelsonPosted on 9/27/2014,

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Sen. Rand Paul argues against U.S. arming Syrian rebels on Senate Floor prepared remarks

September 18, 2014 1 comment

Sen. Rand Paul argues against U.S. arming Syrian rebels on Senate Floor prepared remarks

Office of Senator Rand Paul ^ | Sept. 18, 2014 | Sen. Rand PaulPosted on 9/18/2014, 5:08:18 PM by Plummz

Sen. Rand Paul today took to the Senate floor to offer a unanimous consent request to separate the Syria rebel funding language from the Continuing Resolution.

Senate Democrats objected to this request. Sen. Paul then delivered a foreign policy address outlining his opposition to arming the Syrian rebels.

A video and copy of Sen. Paul’s remarks as prepared for delivery can be found below……..

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Rand Paul to ‘civilized Islam’: Step up…

September 11, 2014 2 comments

Rand Paul to ‘civilized Islam’: Step upPolitico ^ | 09/10/2014 | By LUCY MCCALMONTPosted on 9/11/2014, 1:04:19 PM by Responsibility2nd

Sen. Rand Paul said President Barack Obama made “one important point ” in his remarks on Wednesday saying that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant was neither Islamic nor a state, but questioned the constitutionality of the president’s strategy.

“Ultimately, civilized Islam will have to step up. We need to do everything we can to protect ourselves, I’m all in for saying we have to combat ISIS,” Paul said on “Hannity.”


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Rand Paul stands alone against Senate’s ‘preemptive war’ resolution for Iran

September 6, 2014 2 comments

Rand Paul stands alone against Senate’s ‘preemptive war’ resolution for IranRT.Com ^ | September 22, 2012 19:52Posted on 9/6/2014, 1:46:01 PM by SoCon

Pubbies a de-facto declaration of war.The measure, which was introduced several months ago by Senators Lindsey Graham, Bob Casey and Joe Lieberman, supports continuing to pressure Iran to suspend its uranium enrichment program.

The resolution advocates using methods other than containment to stop Iran, including exerting economic and diplomatic pressure. Senate Joint Resolution 41 “rejects any United States policy that would rely on efforts to contain a nuclear weapons-capable Iran.” Senators expressed their fears regarding Iran’s nuclear capabilities.“We know that Iran would create access for terrorists – access for them – to these nuclear weapons, making the Middle East a nuclear tinbox,”

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said before the Senate. “We cannot trust this regime. We know that fact beyond any potential doubt.”The bill states that it should not be misinterpreted as an endorsement for military force or war.

But as the only senator to vote against the resolution, Paul argued that the resolution would eventually lead to war with Iran.“A vote for this resolution is a vote for the concept of preemptive war,”

Paul said before the Senate.Passage of the resolution comes at a time when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has been pressuring the US for an answer as to what would prompt a US-led military strike against Iran.



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Who is Rand Paul?……

September 2, 2014 1 comment

Who is Rand Paul? ^ | September 2, 2014 | Ralph BenkoPosted on 9/2/2014, 11:29:50 AM by KaslinFor starters, Rand is short for Randal, not an allusion to Ayn Rand, after whom Sen. Paul was not named by his libertarian not Objectivist father Ron Paul. Reportedly, growing up he was called Randy … until his wife shortened the diminutive to Rand.Washington, ordinarily, is committed to maintaining the status quo or making, at best, incremental…

ental changes.


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Police put on alert for possible threat to Obama

August 29, 2014 2 comments

Police put on alert for possible threat to ObamaFresno Bee ^ | August 29, 2014Posted on 8/29/2014, 8:14:30 PM by Oldeconomybuyer

Several news organizations have reported Friday night that the Connecticut State Police have been put on alert for a possible threat to President Barack Obama.

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Rand Paul’s Obscene Pandering on Ferguson Should Sink his Chances for 2016…

August 26, 2014 1 comment

Rand Paul‘s Obscene Pandering on Ferguson Should Sink his Chances for 2016Grasstops USA ^ | August 25, 2014 | Don FederPosted on 8/26/2014, 3:06:41 PM by Stepan12

Just as Hillary’s “What difference at this point does it make” remark about Benghazi during a Congressional hearing will come back to haunt her,

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