Ron Paul, Chris Kyle, and Christ - Country above God?Submitted by ecard71 on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 16:41
First, anyone who knows anything at all about Paul knows that his most recent remarks are not an attempt at backpedaling on his part; Paul is nothing if not a stalwart opponent of what he routinely calls “the Warfare State.” As far as he is concerned, there really is no end to the evil that America’s incessant warring abroad promises to visit upon all affected by it — including and particularly those who engage in it.
Still, Chris Kyle chose to become a member of the United States military. He chose to become a Navy SEAL. And he chose to distinguish himself as the biggest killer in the annals of American military history.
These are not criticisms. They are facts. They are facts that neither a believer in individual liberty, like Paul, nor Kyle, the proud author of American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History — would think to deny. Paul comes dangerously close to playing the “Society made him do it” card when he shifts the focus of his tweet from Kyle to the government.
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