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Ron Paul TWEETS About SEAL Sniper's Chris Kyle's Death: 'He that lives by the sword dies by the sword'

Update: Rand Paul Responds | Update: Ron Paul clarifies his Tweet on Facebook

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Vince Coglianese | Daily Caller | 02/04/2013

Former congressman and libertarian icon Ron Paul tweeted a startling reaction to the death of SEAL sniper Chris Kyle on Monday:

Ron Paul ✔ @RonPaul

Chris Kyle's death seems to confirm that "he who lives by the sword dies by the sword." Treating PTSD at a firing range doesn't make sense.
5:05 PM - 04 Feb 13

Kyle and a friend were both killed by a veteran struggling with PTSD while working with him at a gun range on Saturday.

The former Marine, Eddie Ray Routh, turned his weapon on the other two men and shot them at close range, according to news accounts.

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thank you, R-Hal Ct

for your service in the Marine Corp.
I am going to look into getting the book you suggested by Gen. Butler to give my dad (former Marine).
My dad has always said that the biggest group of anti-war people are Veterans,
b/c vets KNOW the reality of war.
Be blessed....

Jesus is the saviour of the WHOLE WORLD, "As in Adam all die, so too in Christ ALL shall be made alive." (ICor.15:22) All means all. The pagan 'hell' of literal fire & eternal torment is a lie and is SPIRITUAL TERRORISM. http://www.hopebeyondhell.net

Let me know

How that worked for the Nazi gaurds

Nice to know you compare our

Nice to know you compare our service men and women to Nazis. Thank you.


POS from joosey calling someone else classless?
How typical!

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

I'm a piece of shit and

I'm a piece of shit and classless? Last I checked you're the one hurling insults like an insecure child.


you better check your posts.
"calling soldiers murdering scum".
"no better then westboro baptist"

You jooseys are all the same all hair no brain.

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

Those are insults? You

Those are insults? You equated our service men and women to Nazis (point #1 above), and you vocally speak out about the injustice they perpetrate so I told you to join Westboro (point #2). Looks like I'm just reiterating your points there, buddy.


To me, by Ron Paul making this comment he is talking to the soldiers who have kicked in Innocent iraqi doors and murdered their wives, children and husbands. He is standing for the thousands who have committed suicide rather then follow an unconstitutional order and has sent a SHOT heard around the world to open the ears of these DRONE operators who sit in hiding 8000 miles away while they blow up innocent civilians and have massive collateral damage- then go home and have dinners with THEIR families while they have wreaked havoc on someone elses for NO REASON..
He is talking to these people in our military who think they are above the law and the constitution.
sniper or no sniper, THOSE WHO LIVE BY THE SWORD, DIE BY IT!

and they had BETTER listen to HIM because HES RIGHT!

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016


Pretty much what I've wanted to say but couldn't put into the right wordss.

"Truth is treason in the empire of lies"

Looks like you're the one

Looks like you're the one putting words in his mouth and trying to backpedal from your Nuremberg trials you so gleefully await in the United States to try our military service men and women.

Can't do the time, don't do the crime.


Free includes debt-free!


I said "establishment"
lying putz
I await the trials for the "establishment" get your facts str8 SNOOKI.

And I began my above statement with the words "to me" or cant they read in joosey?
they wont even let the morons in joosey pump their own gas.
How could I expect them to get facts straight?

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

News flash: Chris Kyle was a

News flash: Chris Kyle was a combat veteran, not an establishment policy maker.

The more I see from you, the more I realize your reading comprehension is equivalent to that of a gnat.

I'll wait patiently for you to point out where Ron Paul (supposedly) pointed to the establishment in his (supposed) tweet.


Pray tell.
How do YOU know what the reading comprehension of a KNAT is?
are joo a KNAT?

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016


"Pray tell.
How do YOU know what the reading comprehension of a KNAT is?
are joo a KNAT?"

Sorry, had to quote it just because it's classically ironic.



Thing that bothers me is the second sentence

"treating PTSD at a firing range doesn't make sense" neither does that sentence make sense. If Dr Paul realy said this, what exactly is he saying? Another reason I doubt this tweet, never has Dr Paul said something so confusing and vague.

As a life lesson from this, I would say if you are going into politics, make a firm effort to only deliver messages in person, with your mouth, that way no one can speak for you or doubt you said it if you really did say it.

I don't necessarily disagree with the first sentence, but a two sentence tweet is not the best message medium. And I'm still confused about the second sentence.

Dr. Paul doesn't care how it

Dr. Paul doesn't care how it sounds, he is speaking his heart. Maybe he just personally has a problem with the idea of a sniper killing hundreds of "suspects". I think Jesus might too, not to compare the two, but a lot of people on this board consider themselves Christians, but some may have forgotten the Christian Just War Theory:

First, war must occur for a good and just purpose rather than for self-gain (for example, "in the nation's interest" is not just) or as an exercise of power. (NOPE, obvious reasons)
Second, just war must be waged by a properly instituted authority such as the state. (NOPE, not voted on by congress)
Third, peace must be a central motive even in the midst of violence. (NOPE, the war on terror will never end, it's moving to Africa now.)

Didn't Twitter Just Have a Security Breach

where over 250,000 accounts were compromised?

so what, Its a real tweet. From Ron Paul

Deal with it or die unhappy.

Free includes debt-free!

I was hoping he had been hacked.

This Tweet is divisive and it serves no purpose.

There are plenty of better examples of the consequences of the disaster that is our foreign policy without getting into the weeds on this man's death.

Reminding his family that it may not have been the best idea to take a PTSD sufferer shooting just rubs salt in the wound and incites anger.

Finally, it just doesn't sound like Ron Paul to me. He seems to go out of his way on the campaign trail to practice the principle if you don't have something nice to say about somebody, don't say anything at all. He wouldn't even call out his opponents by name a lot of times.
(He did call Santorum a liar to his face however, that was kind of cool.)

sorry but this is reminiscent

of the newsletters i.e. someone using Ron's name to post their own opinion. I don't believe Ron would say any such thing. And even if he privately felt that way (which I don't believe either) I'd be amazed he'd want to publish those thoughts.

I had the same thought. Not

I had the same thought. Not the thing about treating PTSD, that I know nothing about. I thought, I guess what goes around comes around. Chris Kyle glorified killing 200+ people, well more than glorified, he bragged about it like an MVP trophy..

i'd rather have him tell the truth on building 7

can't really believe he tweeted that


dr paul has no ties to bldg 7, however he has driven thousands of miles over the years through our district, with his youngest granddaughter simply to meet a returning soldier at the gate of houston intercontinental to give him his medal in front of his family when he lands.
and hes a vet.

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

This Hate on Chris Kyle I'm Hearing and reading

isn't right at all. Why are elite Operators and Firearms enthusiasts dying so quickly just when the Second Amendment is being challenged and questioned "if it is necessary in a Modern society"?

I am pretty ashamed to be a member here when there are users on here calling someone with much discipline and professionalism a murderer. I do not know what a hero is, but I do know what a Honorable man and a Warrior is. He was a Warrior. A Paladin. He carried a Shield wherever he went. He sacrificed himself both mentally and physically. Maybe it wasn't worth it. (Combat) But maybe he tried to go contribute and save as many American lives as he could Unlike the Government. Combat is situational, like the Criminal Justice System a case by case basis. Maybe he KNEW the effects of PTSD and witnessed it destroy lives and families and he made up his mind to do something about it. Maybe... we should give that man who cannot defend himself respect.

Stooping to the Establishments level by using the same tactics against someone whose actions and deeds you may find offensive and immoral and trashing their name is not the Liberty Movement I embraced. I expect more. I have standards that I expect people to meet. I will accept nothing less. I am disgusted.

You self righteous folks and morally superior human beings, Consider these words from a US Army Iraq Veteran deployed in Combat Operations for 15 months.

"Well somebody had to go and it sure as fuck wasn't going to be you"

"Freedom is Popular"

I'm also ashamed. This will

I'm also ashamed. This will be my last contribution to this forum. I'll be logging out and never logging in again unless he confirms to have not tweeted it. At that point, just leech on this site for news. No need to contribute to a forum with a majority of people with senseless disdain and no class.


youre ashamed youre from joosey, what are you talking about?

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

See facebook post below

Somewhere in the middle is the truth.
Our military is a mercenary force now. Paying people to kill and pinning medals on them for being good at it makes what begins as honor in a man and twists it to profitability. Chris took a little too much pride in his trophies, although I suspect it was his way of justifying his life to himself... He was neither hero nor villain, but a mixture of both. Like all of us.

Love or fear? Choose again with every breath.

Ahh that's a good way of

Ahh that's a good way of describing Kyle. He was merely a human like the rest of us.

I won't consider a social

I won't take a social media post as "his" confirmation. I'll believe it when he speaks it.