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"Rand Paul opens 2016 bid, plans primary trips"

Rand Paul opens 2016 bid, plans primary trips
April 17, 2013
Paul Bedard / Washington Secrets
The Washington Examiner

Tea Party favorite and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday said he is strongly considering a 2016 bid for the Republican presidential nomination, announcing plans to travel to at least three key primary states this summer.

"We're considering it," he said at a morning newsmaker breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor.

http://washingtonexaminer.com/rand-paul-opens-2016-bid-plans...

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Awesome, i have been sending links to my precinct committemen

I have been relentless on keeping my republican county precinct committeemen informed of all of Rand's mending of bridges since he has been all over the news. I hope over the next three years they will have jumped on my wagon and give progress a chance.

You are awesome

it's totally awesome that you would send links about Rand to your committeepeople! THANK YOU! I wish there were millions more like you~

There are a million more like

There are millions more like him, they're called sheeple!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

There are no heroes left in Man.

"If these people tell this story
to their children as they sleep,
maybe someday they'll see a hero
is just a Man who KNOWS he's FREE."

-The Protomen

"The state is the great fictitious entity by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else."
-Frederic Bastiat
www.cerebralindustrialcomplex.com

Dream Ticket.

Remember Rand Paul is NOT Ron Paul. Ron is a libertarian. Rand is not. Who will be the new standard bearer now Ron Paul has retired? My dream ticket would be a Tom Woods and Alex Jones bid for the White House. WoodsJones2016 Are you listening guys? :o)

I beg to differ. Ron is a

I beg to differ. Ron is a "libertarian-leaning Republican". He is NOT a Libertarian.

I'd love to see Alex Jones as

I'd love to see Alex Jones as president if only to see his reaction once he finds out there are no aliens in roswell :-D

I will support Rand just as

I will support Rand just as much as I supported Ron. Need to start raising money NOW! What I like is many of my neocon friends also will support Rand. They are slowly coming over. especially after they see how McCain and Graham have been screwing them with gun control etc.

You need to change the title

You need to change the title because Rand has not opened his bid yet. The article says he's considering it still.

I agree.

One of the things that will determine whether I do ANYTHING for politics is whether or not I see any possible victory.
Colbert and Stewart were both Rand bashing last night, so whatever love-fest he enjoyed briefly post-filibuster is long gone. The same smears and blackout policies from the media appear to have transferred from father to son. If he is not a media darling, he will not get corporate donors. If he IS a media darling.... will he get liberty donors? I don't know. Not as many, I suspect. So, that means funding the campaign will fall on us - the squashed and bled middle class liberty lovers. How many of us that donated generously in 2007 could repeat that donation in 2016? Not me. Even if I decided Rand was IT, and wanted to max out, I don't have the "disposable income" I had in 2007. If Rand wants to stay true to liberty lovers and get us to fund him in any meaningful way, we need YEARS to prepare, not weeks. If Rand had actually opened his bid, it would have been a significant signal to me. Instead, it is just more politicking, which I try to just avoid these days. Rand might have to "play" the game, but I can choose not to watch.

This is the article that got my posting privileges revoked:
http://bklim.newsvine.com/_news/2013/05/12/18212165-dr-stan-...

it is not so much about the

it is not so much about the money. It is about becoming a delegate. That is where rubber meets the road.

That is the expensive part.

My husband and I both nearly maxed out and became delegates. Then we had to go to state and national conventions, which cost us about twice as much as donating did. That is how our government is run - if you are willing to BUY power, you may, but it is not cheap.

This is the article that got my posting privileges revoked:
http://bklim.newsvine.com/_news/2013/05/12/18212165-dr-stan-...

Been there tried that,

Been there tried that, doesn't work. They'll just shut down the state convention and put in whoever they want. Seriously, how many times do you have to get bitch slapped before you realize you are in an abusive relationship?

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

So Ira, I guess we are just

So Ira, I guess we are just supposed to sit back and take it? If RAPE is inevitable you may as well lay back and enjoy it? Fuck that. I will go down fighting. I won't be some whining little punk sitting in a corner and crying. I will do everything I can to get the man elected. If I come up short, oh well. I look at all those minds I have opened to Liberty. Many of them are now starting to come around. I do agree with you tho, Judge Napolitano is my first choice. Rand is a close second. I will be happy with either.

I don't sit back and take it.

I don't sit back and take it. I never ever said that. What I DO believe is you need to take care of YOU. YOU first, your neighbors second, and if you've got time and money to spare work on unphucking your state GOP. But working and spending money on a rigged presidential election has and always will produce exactly what we have now.

I can't stand with Rand. Don't you remember what he did at the height of the last election? He totally sucker punched us in the gut. F him. He's a fake libertarian!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

That worked well for us last

That worked well for us last time.

It will for Rand because he

It will for Rand because he is widely accepted in the GOP.

I hope he comes to CA

should be a huge turn out for him.

Stand with Rand! 2016!

Stand with Rand! 2016!

I for one will be there so I

I for one will be there so I can turn my back on him like he did all of us fighting for his father!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

Do you have someone else in mind

that is planning to run that we should put our support behind?

Time will tell. I would like

Time will tell. I would like to see the good Judge run. But seriously, voting in this country is now a joke. The machines flip votes. The media spins lies. And the people are so stooopid that it's practically impossible to have a sincere discussion about our current state of affairs.

Resistance is the only victory we'll have

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

"Time will tell". I'm glad

"Time will tell". I'm glad you've got all this time to figure out who to back but if you haven't noticed...the rest of us are running out of time. And the notion that The Judge will be running was concocted by a bunch of fans and the probability of it happening is slim my friend.

Rand on the other hand has made some big moves and if we can all band together to support him early on then just maybe we will be a step ahead of the game...or at least a foot in.

We cannot waste more time. The Libs will be putting Hillary up to bat. She's already got a huge support base. And now that the dems succeeded in putting the first "colored" man in the whitehouse...they would love more than anything to put up the first woman. A victory it would be. And any chance we would have had to turn this ship around will be gone forever.

Even Ron Paul himself said we

Even Ron Paul himself said we are already over the cliff!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

Hanging by a thread. She

Hanging by a thread. She people on here truly want this crash to happen. Do you have any idea what it will be like??? How about we work together to stop it? Or at least take the sting away.

Sadly, I agree.

Only Rothschild approved names make it to the ballot, and THEN they rig the election....
Less than 2 months after the last "election show" the media said the Congress had something like a 5% approval rating, and STILL the people think they "elected" these people fair and square.
Yeah.... 95% of us think they are tuckfards, but somehow the 5% that like them beat us.... AGAIN.... Maybe in 2016!

This is the article that got my posting privileges revoked:
http://bklim.newsvine.com/_news/2013/05/12/18212165-dr-stan-...

lol

Tuckfard

:)

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

Yes, maybe this time will be

Yes, maybe this time will be different. LOL!
http://youtu.be/SHhrZgojY1Q

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown