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Sen. Rand Paul Speaks Out Against Senators Voting without Reading the Bills 6/29/12

I know most of us are still mad him, but at least he is trying.

Senator Rand Paul gave a scathing rebuke of Senators on Friday voting on bills that they have yet to read. As evidence of what he was saying, he held up a what looked like an entire ream of paper and declared, “For goodness sakes, a six hundred page bill and I got it this morning. Not one member of the Senate will read this bill before we vote on it.”

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ytc's picture

*RAND *is *good *at *this* !!!

He is NOT Ron, but being Rand isn't bad at all ;-)


Love this, how does the Senate get away with it... Zero accountability!

The Senate has a parlimentarian!?

Who knew?

Sen. Paul goes for the throat...where's Rubio, the presumptive VP? Lee, DeMint, et al? No where.

Brave man, Sen. Paul.

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

I agree whole-heartedly!

I agree whole-heartedly! Godspeed Rand Paul!

ytc's picture

Well, Ron still plays the ball-game with

Rand, you know. . . ;-)

It is to bad

He is speaking to a bunch of ignorant liberals.

I understand exactly why he

I understand why he does what he does.

He'll be a voice for us for a long time.

it's so irritating that some

it's so irritating that some people on here continue to act like this dude isn't on our side. Rand is easily the BEST senator in office & will be the best candidate in 2016.

Honestly Gizz

I'm still on the fence with Rand only because of his foreign Policy stance. He needs to work a little harder on that before I am totally convinced.

But I am not one to throw the baby out with the bath water.

yeah, he needs to work on it

yeah, he needs to work on it some...but he's still one hell of a senator. he's trying to cut off all foreign aid to Pakistan, so that's one step in the right direction. I trust that if he were president he'd end all wars and bring the troops home just like his father...but he wouldn't use it as his main sales pitch because he knows it'd piss off the neo-con voters that he'd need to win. he's a smart politician. i personally love Rand & think he's grown up watching his father & is Ron 2.0...learned from his dad's downfalls & he's here to save us all.

He's trying to cut off foreign aid to Pakistan..

But he'll give it all to them if they free a certain prisoner...

The slogan press on has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.

- Calvin Coolidge

Yeah, he is one of the best.

Yeah, he is one of the best. I don't LOVE him, but he has my support if he keeps speaking out like this, truth to power.

This happens because

This happens because lobbyists (like for the insurance industry for example) write this stuff and the Senators have already accepted payment for passing it. Voting it into law has become just a mere formality.

Speaking of embedding....

To make a point, if I were Rand Paul, I would see to it that something profoundly stupid was in some bill passed. like that everyone had to wear Groucho Marx style glasses, plastic nose and mustache, on the first Monday of some month - or face life imprisonment.

I would love to see this bill pass with near unanimous consent, through the Congress and Senate and hopefully signed by the President - only then to be realized as a crazy law that nobody had bothered to read - as part of some 2,700 page document.

Exactement! Then watch Sen. Conyers scramble to

round up two days and two lawyers to read the bill!

Yeah. Put away the pitchforks; Outsmarting them is so much easier and fun!

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

r3vol, baby! 3vol!


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

Hahahahhahaha! LOL LOL LOL

Hahahahhahaha! LOL LOL LOL Luv it !

RON PAUL 2012 * Restore America * Bring The Troops Home

Just what I've been posting a LOT lately---hmm

well, good...


an absolutely fabulous idea. Can you imagine the press something like that would get? I think you should send Carol Paul a private Facebook message and ask her to get the message to Rand.


he could slip in repeal the NDAA, Patriot Act, Obamacare, etc. etc.. No one would every notice.

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A few good scores for LIBERTY . . . and the senators might even start to read the bills! ;-)