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Marathon: Rand Paul's Filibuster Continues Into the Night

RW6 Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 8:58 AM
George, you'll treat Rand just the way you treated his daddy... you'll applaud him when he offers an act of conscience you like, and attack him when he offers an act of conscience you dislike.
Henry VIII Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 9:06 AM
Isn't that what we should be doing? I don't disagree with Ron Paul on everything, but his foreign policy and some of his views regarding social issues I disagree with......if we don't call it as we see it, then we are nothing more than DimWits following the crowd.
Georgetwin-In-Pa Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 9:02 AM
ONLY if he is as hypocritical as his father was.

We're at seven hours and counting already, with the Kentucky Senator betraying no signs of slowing down.  His has utterly dominated Twitter all afternoon. An irritated, hapless Harry Reid stopped by to try to put an end to the soliloquy over an hour ago, but Paul objected, so on it goes.  In case you were curious, the longest filibuster in history was conducted by Sen. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina.  He spoke for 24 hours and 18 minutes straight against a civil rights bill, which eventually passed the Senate with unanimous Republican support (Democrats were split).  As Kevin...