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Yesterday's LollaPaulooza

Michael160 Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 12:07 PM
What Rand Paul did is make himself the front runner for 2016. If the Republicans can just put away their pro war instincts and get behind him, he will get so many anti war and civil liberty people from across the spectrum that he will cruise to victory.
Truthseeker Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 9:50 AM
Yeah, right, he is picking up the mantle from his dad - losing presidential candidate.
RightinSanFrancisco Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 12:31 PM
Paul probably has too much baggage and a bad last name, but he did certainly provide a focal point for a theme which should have broad resonance after years of Obama's thugocracy. Civil liberties and the rule of law are being broadly and rapidly eroded, and he showed a boundary - with the administration refusing to explain their legal reasoning or limitations, can they kill American citizens on American soil without due process? Unfortunately for our republic, it is a real question.

Here's what Rand Paul did with his LollaPaulooza yesterday:

He engaged the country in a serious discussion of first principles. You may not agree with him, but he did it. The Constitution was actually discussed on the Senate floor for more than a dozen hours. Incredible.

He put the president on the defensive, using the force of argument to penetrate the White House's standard operating procedure of never engaging its critics on a serious level. Eric Holder, the hapless AG, came away scorched.

Rand Paul also took an old, old device and married it to the new communications technology, instantly...