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Rand Paul: Why I Did What I Did

Col Bat Guano Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 2:37 PM
"And for those Americans reading this and who will sleep a little bit easier tonight" Actually I won't. Holder's letter to Paul means nothing. Eric Holder is a liar and so's his boss. They will say anything. What Paul's filibuster MAY mean is Americans, such as those who elected him, are waking from a long, self-absorbed slumber and realizing freedom is fleeting. It can disappear even in this country by the stroke of a pen. When the POTUS was counseled in his formative years by a man who thought 10% of the population who didn't accept the "Revolution" would likely have to be executed... only a stump would not find that troubling.

Too many pundits in the national news media glibly stated over and over again that Kentucky Senator Rand Paul stood on the floor of the United States Senate -- for nearly thirteen straight hours last Wednesday -- to “filibuster” President Obama’s nominee for CIA Director. And sure, while this is technically true, in my view this sort of political analysis completely misses the mark. Writing in the Washington Times on Friday, the senator explained in his own words why he rose to speak that day -- namely, to defend the principles enshrined in the United States Constitution:

On Wednesday,...