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Justin Amash Meshes Civil Libertarian Bent With His Fiscal Conservatism

Justin Amash Meshes Civil Libertarian Bent With His Fiscal Conservatism

In his effort to redefine conservative success in Congress, 31-year-old freshman Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) invites comparison with the House’s best-known libertarian — Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas).

Like Paul, Amash opposed last year’s final debt-reduction deal, along with a bloc of heavily conservative freshmen.

And like Paul, Amash voted along with a bloc of Democrats against extending three provisions of the Patriot Act, including one that permits the continued use of roving wiretaps.

Amash acknowledges that his emphasis on civil liberties — and willingness to vote contrary to party leadership at any time — is rare within his conference and among the conservative freshmen elected in 2010.

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We need more Justins

Follow the constitution no exceptions.

Government is supposed to protect our freedom, our property, our privacy, not invade it. Ron Paul 2007

Amash is one of us. I also

Amash is one of us. I also see Mike Lee being very in league. At least those two along with Rand will remain in Congress.

Edit - I just saw the news that Mike Lee just endorsed Mitt Romney. I guess I take back my statement above about him.

We have something special in

We have something special in Amash, we need to really make sure he is well supported in his re-election.

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His popularity can only gain

As he is establishing himself in the way Paul did, he is looked to for leadership and I believe is the future of this movement as a leader.

He is yet another reason to become entrenched in this party, so as his stature rises and a possible run by him becomes more prevalent, we can get one of our own in the White House in the near future, if this country survives...

"No army can stop an idea whose time has come"

Amash is very much

inline with Dr. Paul. He's very outspoken and fiesty. Follow him on FB. He has more the political maturity of a 40 something given his well-defined views and willingness to articulate them. Only 31 tho. Even more impressed now.

"If you want something you've never had before, you have to do something you've never done before." Debra Medina

Proud to call him my Rep

Justin is a fine man.

Laurelai

Thank you Michigan-

for recognizing his fine qualities and electing him ! I hope we here in TX can do the same with Ted Cruz for US Sen.

"If you want something you've never had before, you have to do something you've never done before." Debra Medina