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Rand Paul at Howard: The History of the GOP is “Rich and Chock Full of Emancipation and Black History”

beowulfe Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 8:01 AM
Uh, the party of Reagan and Goldwater WROTE the Voting Rights Act, you monumental moron.
Steve of CA Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 12:21 PM
I was talking about Reagan himself, dummy. There were conservative and liberal factions in both parties at that time, no longer true today.

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul recently wrapped up his speech (and a Q&A session) at Howard University in Washington, D.C. wherein he discussed “the importance of outreach to younger voters, as well as minority groups.” In particular, among other things, he touched on the benefits of federalism, school choice, and de-criminalizing certain drugs laws -- the latter topic garnering him thunderous applause in an otherwise relatively subdued auditorium.

But perhaps the primary objective of his public appearance at Howard -- as evidenced by his willingness to speak at the historically black college -- was to show (a) how...