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What Ron Paul Gets Wrong

SMyles Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 7:09 PM
The question for me is what prompted Blackwell to write the column at the closing of Pauls political career. I understood the Dan Doherty suck up better than this.

Congressman Ron Paul has just delivered his valedictory address in the House of Representatives. And he has told TV interviewers that the American Revolution was a wonderful example of secession. He's a much better OB/GYN, I'm sure, than he is a student of America's history. He could be cited for political malpractice.

If the Founding Fathers and the Patriots who fought and won the Revolution were seceding, why is it that none of them ever called it secession? They certainly had the word back then. They invoked the well-known right of revolution. They had read their John Locke and their Montesquieu,...