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Rand Paul: We All Owe a “Debt of Gratitude to my Father, the Champion of Liberty”

anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 1:15 PM
he accomplish turning people on to liberty and the constitution. what accomplishments would you have prefered ?? more federal laws to restrict liberty?? perhaps you were hoping for even more federal beaurocrascies and agencies to be created. is it more social welfare programs you would have liked?? tell us, carlos. what exactly is it you wished that he had done?? as a real conservative, i want the federal government to "accomplish" LESS, not more.

I’m sure by now regular readers are well aware that Texas Congressman Ron Paul is serving out his 12th -- and final -- term in the House of Representatives and will soon retire from public life. Somewhat unexpectedly, however, during his humble and moving final speech on the House floor a few days ago, I was surprised to hear him speak, among other things, about his “failure” to rein in the size and scope of government during his long and distinguished political career. To some extent this is undoubtedly true -- after all, the United States is headed straight...