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

ArielSharon Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 11:24 AM
Paul is a modern-day Jefferson. He was most violently opposed not by the left but by Clownhallers. This should tell you a thing or two about the sad state of modern conservatism.
Tinsldr2 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 11:28 AM
So Paul wanted to go to war with Muslims to protect Commercial interest the way Jefferson did?

Paul Wanted to massively expand the country by borrowing money the way Jefferson did?

Paul wanted to expand the military with the formation of things like West Point the way Jefferson did?

Now I agree with all those things Jefferson Did but I doubt Paul does.

I disagree with Jefferson owning slaves but maybe Paul does agree with him there!!

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...