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VIDEO: Paul Fires Back! Senators McCain, Graham think 'whole world is a battlefield'


By Daniel Strauss | The Hill | 03/07/13

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) blasted fellow GOP Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday, saying the two “think the whole world is a battlefield.”

Paul criticized the hawkish senators for thinking the laws of war should take precedence over the Bill of Rights. The two had criticized Paul’s statements about drone policy during the Kentucky Republican’s nearly 13-hour filibuster on Thursday.

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OBAMA & others have taken leave of their senses

and, as a result, are not "fit" to govern, and should be impeached from their office. The idea that we Americans would even have to defend ourselves against this inconsistent, specious, irrelevant, and irrational drone-like ideotic and delusional thinking & explanation that Obama, Holder, McCain, Lindsey, & those in the Obama administration defend, well, they all need to be removed from office. It doesn't get any easier than this, as this kind of "thinking" demonstrates just how illogical they all are.

And, if they know what they are doing, then, this kind of "thinking" then proves that they are truely deranged, and would still need to be removed from office.

@ 4:00 mark "only American we

@ 4:00 mark "only American we have killed with drones is Al-Awlaki"

Really? What about his 16 year old son???? Would have loved to heard Rand throw that in...

I know I'm play semantics

I know I'm play semantics here, but she did say "intentional." IIRC correctly the other two besides Awlaki were what they call "collateral damage."

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty. -Thomas Jefferson

Don't forget his son's friend

Both were American citizens. And I think his son's friend was also 16 years old as well.

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John McCain sounds like an

John McCain sounds like an old broken record from the last century. The terrorists are everywhere, under every bed OMG !!


Replace terrorists

With communists.

Jury Nullification is a power of the last resort against tyranny.

McCain is disappointing

John McCain served our country in the military and he was a P.O.W. I have to respect and be thankful to him for that. Most people in government would never do that. They wouldn't think twice about sending other people (and/or other people's kids) to war but would never do so themselves. At least McCain served.

Having said that, I find it especially disappointing that he comes off as "just another corrupt politician". You would think that, having been through that experience, that he would take his oath to protect the constitution more seriously. I keep listening to him hoping that a patriot will shine through. I have to say that I'm not optimistic it ever will.

As for Lindsay Graham, I can't imagine who would ever vote for that guy.

John McCain road on his

John McCain rode on his father coat tales through the Academy, was directly involved in the fire aboard Forestal (Wet starting his plane in violation of establish safety rules), crashed at least 1 plane in training, failed to complete a mission and was shot down and captured.

His behavior during captivity is extremely commendable as he refused early release (which was offered because he was the son of a high ranking Navy officer) until all were released.

I have some respect for him for this action, but I see junior Marines every day contributing more than John McCain.


I think McCain is out for

I think McCain is out for blood for being held hostage and tortured, and is willing to throw any and everyone under the knife to get it.

Old Guard

McCain is the old guard of the spend more Republican Party. In other words, liberal. And I think a balloon might have more intelligence than Lindsey Graham. Their time is nearly up.

Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest. - Ben Franklin

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That was a fantastic interview. Thank you so much Rand, brush

fires are burnin' . . . !


Fox "News" Hasn't Changed

Notice first off Megan's scripted pro war justification and mention of 9/11.

Then, notice how when showing footage of Paul's filibuster, they did not show anything he had to say.

Then, notice Megan mentioning and showing McCain and Graham, the language that was scripted for her to use, and the network made it a point to air what those two bought out neocons had to say; making sure thats what the public hears and what influences them. Pure brainwash, bs tactics...had to turn it off after that...the deception is too nefarious to watch.

Not to mention....the "president" sent his response to the reality show media, not to the senate. These senators and congressmen need to put him and the media in their place.

excellent points


Rand demonstrated the...

power of the individual. Check out this post, "Rand Paul: One person can make a difference"


http://www.dailypaul.com/277342 (Rand Paul: One person can make a difference)
http://www.StandUpForYourRights.me/?p=1264 (Fast and Furious hearing)

i'd love to see a poll

asking who people were more afraid of:

a) I R S
b) T S A
c) A T F
d) F D A
e) All Federal Agencies
f) "Radical" Islam

This is AWESOME!!!

The line is being drawn now between Aggressive Statetists and Peaceful Libertarians.

"We’ve moved beyond the Mises textbook. We’re running in the open market." - Erik Voorhees

The Waco Texas Siege

.... could have been done much more easily and cheaper with less man power if they had drones to use - to fire bomb the compound. They would have been able to kill everyone faster and more efficiently. I am sure Lindsey and John would agree to that.

Please enjoy, "RON PAUL And All That Jazz"
Central Pa, Lycoming County, Williamsport


They could have just arrested Koresh in the parking lot during one of his regular shopping trips to town.

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Or on one his daily morning

Or on one his daily morning runs!

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

Hero of the day, worldwide

compliments from Europe to Rand Paul. If anybody did anything important for the mankind today, it was Rand Paul.


1. On the way to work this AM, a radio news reader called him "Paul Rand." I guess any publicity is good publicity.

2. Sorry, Rand, but the Bill of Rights restrains the government from violating any human being's unalienable rights, no matter where they are or whether they are a citizen of this country. Due process is unalienable, and a basic human right (according to our Declaration of Independence, which is the law of the land).

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True. Yet I'd rather have that enforced here than nowhere.

True. Yet I'd rather have that enforced here than nowhere.

If we can get that much established it gives us a good place to stand as we work to enforce constitutional behavior on our government in the rest of the world.

= = = =
"Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job."

That means: For each job "created or saved" about five were destroyed.

Interview with politico

I was going to make a new thread, but I don't want to over do it with all the new Rand threads that have popped up so, I guess ill just add on to this one.

Here's a short clip from a interview Rand did with politico. It goes over McCain and Graham on the issue. Paul calls both of them out on how they think its okay to use lethal force on an enemy combatant, in which Rand responds that they are missing the point because the question then becomes, who gets to decide who is an enemy combatant?

I think that's the most important question for Rand to ask from here on out. How is it possible to be detained or even killed without a trial? Who gets to decide who is and isn't the enemy? I really hope Rand continues to drive this point from here on out.

this is precisely the kind of "separation" I want...

Rush Limbaugh and Karl Rove don't get to write a script for registered Republicans to follow....now it's "you're either with us, or them"....

I love it!!!

Keep taking over local Republican gatherings, they're talking Rand Paul but so are we; the caveat is WE MEAN BUSINESS!!!

This is real meat & potatoes politics!!!

Yep it was a beautiful thing

The only thing I didn't like was Rubio being involved. I don't trust Rubio at all. Maybe it's just a hunch but I think he's a Bush family puppet. But when if both Rand and Rubio run in 2016, Rubio comes off as a footnote in a momentous Rand achievement.

"Coot and Fruit" LMAO

I don't think I can ever look at those two bozos or hear their names again without thinking "Coot and Fruit". Those comments to that article are a riot!

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox

It is good to see Rand Paul

Do this. Of course, he must keep this up. Respite from further encroachment on freedom is fine, but we need a rollback on these encroachments as well.

Good for him to not take any

Good for him to not take any flak from these corrupt neocon traitors. The minds of the American people are at stake, and if he takes the garbage spewing out of people like McCain laying down then it's over. Fight back, put them in their place Rand!

Part of the New World Order agenda...

is to subvert the sovereignty of nations states thereby creating a virtual borderless global battlefield. For more info check out the post "Rand Paul: One person can make a difference"


http://www.dailypaul.com/277342 (Rand Paul: One person can make a difference)
http://www.StandUpForYourRights.me/?p=1264 (Fast and Furious hearing)