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

Lepanto Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 10:18 AM
You are absolutely correct. All Obama needed to do was get SOFA approved and he failed. All blood and treasure in Iraq was wasted as they are now allied with Iran.

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...