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Ron Paul, American Hero

natch Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 2:04 PM
My only resentment of the Founding Fathers is that they left a one-of-a-kind, extraordinary document to the ordinary to manage. The greedy, the socially intolerants, the authoritarians have taken our Constitution and warped, bent and squeezed it into something almost unrecognizable from its original intent. I see no way we, the ordinary, will ever bring it back.

On Wednesday, Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) delivered a 48-minute farewell address on the House floor after serving 30 years in Congress. His farewell speech is arguably the best in his career.

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Note: For ease in reading, I dispense with my normal blockquotes (indentation).

Paul Highlights

The major stumbling block to real change in Washington is the total resistance to admitting that the country is broke. This has made compromising, just...