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Senator Rand Paul Comes of Age

vietnamvet Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 11:04 AM
Back during the past election, and the one before that, I was struck by the message from Ron Paul supporters. They were rabid in their assertion that Ron Paul was the only man in America who could 'fix what was wrong'. Tell them that Paul couldn't be elected and they voted for him, anywa, both times, even when they had to write him in on the ballot. My question was always ... Why do you think he can fix everything now when he hasn't accomplished anything in his decades in Congress? Well ... his boy Rand HAS accomplished something, already, and it was memorable.
Dr_Zinj Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 11:45 AM
If you're stuck in the bottom of a brick well, you can yell for help and beat against the walls forever and never get out.
But if you boost somebody onto your shoulders so they can reach the top, they might just be able to help pull you out too.
Methinks that's what's happening with Ron and Rand Paul.
fiddlerMO Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 11:45 AM
"Tell them that Paul couldn't be elected and they voted for him, anywa, both times, even when they had to write him in on the ballot."
That's right. I voted my convictions and belief in what's right, not just who was popular on TV, or who I thought would win, anyway.
We aren't voting for class president. We're voting for President of the United States.

WASHINGTON -- When Senator Rand Paul took to the floor of the United States Senate the morning of March 6 he really -- as they say -- may have made a difference. It is a difference in our awareness of the issues facing the country. It is a difference in our perception of the man who is leading the country, President Barack Obama. It might even have been a difference in the direction the country will go. Will it continue on its melancholy path toward statism or will it follow the course of freedom as laid out by the Founding Fathers?

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