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

lbs2 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 9:49 AM
We owe no debt of gratitude to the people who volunteered to go to Washington to clean up the mess and then did nothing but enrich themselves.

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...