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

John in Gwinnett,Ga Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 1:09 AM
Kudos to Ron Paul. He never supported term limits. He never turned down a paycheck for serving his district. He gamed the system to get a ton of pork. I wonder if he will go the Jim Jones route. I am sure his followers will be with him. Ron Paul had some great ideas, but he knew the system and worked it and got some fanatical followers. His followers helped to bring down this country in 2012

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...