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Rand Paul Tries to Fire & Arrest Journalist for Asking Him Questions

"Luke Rudkowski talks with Abby Martin of MediaRoots.org and RT about
U.S. Senator Rand Paul's attempt to get her arrested and stripped of
her press credentials for asking him tough questions in the Capitol
building. A week after our video with Abby Martin came out on YouTube,
the RT office, where Abby works, got an ominous phone call from the
Senate Media Relations Committee. The Committee was acting on behalf
of Rand Paul and threatened both Abby and the entire RT news
organization. The threats included ambiguous "charges" for violating
the rules of the Committee floor, Abby's possible arrest and the
termination of her and the entire office's press credentials."


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Rudkowski is a paid Israeli

Rudkowski is a paid Israeli agent, he was hired to derail the audit the Fed legislation.

Thomas Jefferson 1796, 1800, 1804; James Madison 1808, 1812; Ron Paul 1988, 2008, 2012; Rand Paul 2016.

No u are a paid Israeli... To try and say that Luke Rudowski is

No u are a paid Israeli...
To try and say that Luke Rudowski is somehow/someway not a true patriot is like saying Alex Jones is a Israeli. Derail the Fed Legislation...what a joke. Luke is a hero and has had ballz to question many new world orders scumbags right to their faces.

On a side note,

Luke is basically a fraud: http://cryptome.org/0002/luke-rudkowski.htm

“It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour of those years wherein we are set, uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to till." -J.R.R. Tolkien

You ever try clicking on the links

in your post?? They don't work. It seems the accusation is basically a fraud.

I'm disappointed but not surprised

One of the things that I am starting to notice about Rand Paul is he is acting like some little prep. His father was a Doctor which that in itself is not an instant qualifier but then we have his dad as a Congressman which could have skewed his reality just a little.

I'm sure he was babied and pampered and coddled to very large part but even going further than that, his teachers were probably accommodating to him when he was in class. If we look at Rand Paul's college years, we can see the makings of a young prep. Some of his Fraternity escapades show us an insight of his inner thinking. Now do I blame Rand for not relating to the liberty movement and by in large feeling that he is superior to many of us? No, of course not, he lived in a different world than you or me, or should I say most people.

But I do believe this story and all I can do is stop supporting Rand financially anymore. Did I send his campaign money? Yes, like an idiot, I thought Rand was going to be like his father but I am starting to see that this young Buck believes he is just a tad smarter than his old man. I don't hold it against him, hell my 5 year old thinks she is smarter than her daddy but that doesn't mean that she is.

Rand should be ashamed of himself and like many of you, I wanted him to pick up his daddies torch and carry the flame of freedom across the line, I guess I am starting to realize in my older age that if you want something done the way you want it, you better do it yourself. What I am saying is this, I don't need to rely on anyone to do anything for my freedom, I need to be busy doing it for myself.

" Do It YourSelf " =

"Individual Responsibility", yes, that is what Ron Paul has often emphasized. With I-R there are lesser disappointments, because you are not depending on others. Thanks, & +1.

I suspect there is more to

I suspect there is more to the story than what's in that video.

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"Fully half the quotations found on the internet are either mis-attributed, or outright fabrications." - Abraham Lincoln

Oh ye of little faith. I

Oh ye of little faith. I can't believe people are ready to throw Rand under the bus based on the unproven claims of two people of unknown character seeking attention to further their careers.

Let me ask you, if Ron pulled this, would you,

have faith?

These two people are not

These two people are not "unknown". Rand has given interviews to Luke many times inckluding talking to him about bilderberg etc at length, with Rand proudly proclaiming that he learned about it from alex jones. Luke worked in conunction with Jones for many years. So to claim that rand doesnt know who Abby Martin or Rodowski is is absurd.

Are you protecting Rand in the name of his father?

Come on give me a break, respect is not inherited, it is earned. Rand is showing his true colors whether you will admit it yet or not. Rand may believe he is circumventing his fathers path to shorten the road, but he ends up selling his soul to the GOP in the process. Unlike George W. I say screw me once and you're Fu(see)ked!

Kudos's to Abbey and Luke for challenging the status quo and not allowing intimidation to stand in their way. We need a boat load of reporters like them BECAUSE then things would change. We use to have that in this country, it was the norm.

Now the majority of the news is pasteurized propaganda bull dung. How else is it possible that ANYONE in their right mind would EVEN consider voting for Romney or Obama (the two USEFUL CLOWNS!?)


Well it's clear...

Rand is showing his true douchery with this stunt.

I remember watching the original clips many weeks ago and now to hear about Rand's efforts to stifle the media; I guess Luke and Abby are enemies of the State.

Another filthy taste of Rand. I'll support Rand when he stands for liberty but when he doesn't you best be sure I'll call him on his sh!t. Same goes for Ron and I absolutely love Ron with all my heart; doesn't mean Reps get a free pass. Fortunately, I've never come across a single instance where Ron went against liberty.

Like it or not, this is a big story.



Watch this dry yet astonishing Dr. Robert Beck cancer treatment lecture on Google Video - search "Suppressed Medical Discovery" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkiX0jJJozk

WOW how pathetic are those two "journalists"?

0:40 "Hey Rand uhhh.. I just wanna ask you one quick question uhhh..


Hey Rand? What were they thinking?

Live and learn kids, If you want respect you show some first.



I try to change people every day. Do You?

Yes.. today our lone senatorial host of audit the fed

stepped on the tail of a dog. I am about to wet my pants over this.

I'm not willing to give Rand a free pass if

tactics were aggressive. But I guess what we don't know (or at least I don't) is what the protocol is for those with press passes. When there is an event where the press is invited, are reporters expected to limit their whereabouts and questions to that venue? (Obviously any such event wasn't occurring in the hallway.) But forgetting the press, who among just regular citizens is, or is not, allowed into a public building? Are appointments necessary? Identification? It's our government, our building. Though I do imagine it would be difficult for representatives to function if continually crowded by journalists, or anyone, asking questions or vying for their time. It's also unclear what may have transpired prior to this incident. While there obviously wasn't enough of a case for there to be an arrest (so the intimidation would seem unwarranted), generally the term "harassment" isn't used for an isolated incident but pattern of behavior. I think it's valid news, but that there might not be enough information here for an objective opinion.

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

I support Luke and Abby

This is a bad move by Rand. Luke has questioned many notable politicians, including Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, and Michael Chertoff, and this is the first time Luke or Abby have been confronted with outrageous intimidation tactics like this from any politician.

Weak sauce Rand. Weak sauce.

Grow a pair.



Watch this dry yet astonishing Dr. Robert Beck cancer treatment lecture on Google Video - search "Suppressed Medical Discovery" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkiX0jJJozk

Why didn't Rand just answer

Why didn't Rand just answer the questions and then just say he had to leave. he is so far from his dad, who would have answered and then politely said he had to go.

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

You honestly think Ron Paul

You honestly think Ron Paul is giving his time to every Tom, Dick and Harry just because they demand it? That's not what CNN said.

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Maybe because he'd already

Maybe because he'd already answered her questioned several times.

It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. – Mark Twain

Is that a guess, or you know

Is that a guess, or you know something we should know?

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

He does know something you

He does know something you should know.... but don't for some reason. It's not a secret.

why doesn't he just take you in as adopted father?

i mean, a real one can't nag any less. or is a mother role more suitable?

Isn't there a cellar fro you

Isn't there a cellar fro you somewhere where you can practice your stand-up routine?

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...


the video had ended, or so the guy says. It does not sound like Rand Paul, but more like someone trying to make him look bad, unless some key info was left out. It has a real stench about it.

I can't understand one bit

I can't understand one bit why so many ardent libertarian activists put so much trust into a Kremlin run TV station anyway. It just goes to show that many in our movement aren't as 'awake' as they think.

Shooting the messenger

won't work.

fine line between messenger

fine line between messenger and opportunistic hay maker, I suppose.

It has nothing to do with RT...

... this is about the First Amendment, freedom of the press and the right to address our grievances with the so-called elected representatives.


"The greatest mystery of all is truth." - Me, 2009

What part of Kentucky is Abby

What part of Kentucky is Abby from again? And do you honestly think you own your elected officials? If you ask them a question, they owe you the answer as their master?


Yours is not a very libertarian attitude, if you ask me. If Obama had made an attempt to get Abby Martin arrested and stripped of her press credentials for asking tough questions, I have a feeling you would react much differently.

"I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this any more!"
- Howard Beale