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WSJ Editors: "Boston bombings should Moderate Rand Paul"

From Monday’s editorial in the Journal:

The Boston bombing also ought to chasten Senators Rand Paul, Mike Lee and other libertarians who keep insisting that the U.S. homeland is not part of the terror battlefield.

“It’s different overseas than it will be here. It’s different in the battlefield than it will be here,” Mr. Paul told Fox News earlier this year. “Which gets precisely to the argument I have with some other Republicans who say, well, ‘the battlefield is everywhere, there is no limitation.’ President Obama says this. Some members of my party say the battle has no geographic limitations and the laws of war apply. It’s important to know that the law of war that they’re talking about means no due process.”

Boylston Street sure looked like a battlefield on Monday, and so did Watertown on Thursday night. The artificial distinction is Mr. Paul’s focus on geography. The vital distinction for public safety is between common criminals, who deserve due process protections, and enemy combatants at war with the U.S., wherever they are.

Read more at The Blaze.

Which notes that The New York Times argued the opposite.

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Witnessing what two misguided

Witnessing what two misguided youth criminals did to the NWO police state, Imagine what Americans with 300 million guns can do to Keystone cops with all their absurd precautions afraid of their own shadow.

Yes, surely Rand ought to be chastened...

...because the extraordinary security measures adopted since 9/11 have made us immeasurably safer, as witnessed recently in Boston...oh, wait.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

The "Boston Bombings" should warn the WSJ editors....

that NOBODY is safe if they P.O. the wrong people.

I hope that

Rand is most troubled by martial law to capture one guy. And the way the citizens were treated during the illegal search.

And I hope Rand can see that the FBI is not being candid about what they knew about these guys. The FBI asked the citizens to help identify the guys when the FBI knows exactly who they are and were even seen monitoring them.

C'mon....something stinks and I do hope Rand smells it and call it out.

"What? Me worry?" ~ Alfred E. Neuman, MAD Magazine

Alfred E. Neuman, MAD Magazine Cover Boy leaves Wall Street journal front page explained.

One day in the 1960s a letter was delivered to the MAD Magazine offices bearing no name or address. Other than a postage stamp, the envelope bore only a picture of the magazine’s cover boy, Alfred E. Neuman.

Clearly, the gap-toothed face of the idiot kid had become iconic. Alfred and MAD... Already the grinning face had shown up in unlikely places: placards of him as a candidate — “You could do worse, you always have!” — were flaunted at political conventions. His features were sculpted in ice at a Dartmouth Winter Carnival. Fred Astaire danced in an Alfred mask during a TV special. A party of climbers planted a Neuman flag atop Mount Everest...

Enough for Wall Street Journal today; tomorrow, it shall be fish wrap.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

If our home land is a battlefield for terrorist....

all the more reason that I should be armed for battle with an AR-15 and a 30-round mag.

Nuff' said.

Boston Bombings Frenzy fizzles...

That "...Boylston Street sure looked like a battlefield on Monday, and so did Watertown on Thursday night..." was due to the fact that it all was a put-on, and poorly executed, fear generating show of force. Just another try to scare people into not looking around at other things happening, like North Korea slowing down, gold falling, report showing top officials authorizing torture, etc. Such things need cover. Federal and media players try as hard as possible to generate this fear based attention. WSJ shows itself to be media, of the black dark lying variety.

The reason it looked like a

The reason it looked like a battlefield was because of the outrageously heavy handed military response to the situation.

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

Daily Paul Editor: "Boston

Daily Paul Editor: "Boston bombings should Encourage Rand Paul to Re-Double Efforts"

Without a declaration of war on the American people, the US homeland is not a battlefield. Terrorism is a tactic. You Can't win a war against a tactic.

Looks like Murdoch is finally

Looks like Murdoch is finally starting to redirect the Journal's editorial policy.

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

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

I can't tell you how infuriating it is to have

an intelligent, good-hearted father (frugal, successful biz owner, too) who is so utterly fucking brainwashed by this specific publication!

I swear. My parents even buy the WSJ fucking monthly wine package. The pops trudges off every morning--rain, shine, Hell frozen over, fireballs from space, etc.--to buy this fucking piece of shit rag!

I gave him G. Ed Griffin's "Jekyll Island" book a few years ago, and he had little to say. Then I hear fecal matter from the WSJ spouted about like it was the Goddamn gospel of M,M,L, & frickin' J.

Kills me.

(Sorry to complain; there are always better things to read on the DP than somebody bitching! ; ))

What would the Founders do?

I'm sure that nearly all of us

Here have gone through this. My dad thought he was a democrat and thankfully after going through all the things he thought that democrats were defending him with, and republicans trying to take away I explained that it doesn't matter what the vast majority of the politicians in DC wear as a color. They're all nearly the same and they use a few hot topics to pretend that they belong to the red team or the blue team. They all just want to screw us and take more and more of our paychecks. Point by point I went through topics and thankfully I convinced the apethetic democrat he thought he was to think more about politics and question things more.

But, unless someone has an open mind and you can get someone to actually listen then they're too far down the rabbit hole sometimes.

Homeland security statement: patriotism is now considered terrorism.
I love www.isidewith.com shared it with everyone I know. If anything they realize its not just a red and blue idiot running for reelection.

Nice to hear a success story.

Cheers!

What would the Founders do?

James Holmes is getting his

James Holmes is getting his day in court. So why don't the WSJ, John McCain and Lindsay Graham suggest that he is an enemy combatant?

If you wanna call being drugged up

beyond your basic ability to separate reality from some kind of hallucination in your head while sitting in a private board room (what most people think of as "courts") and obviously not having a clue of what's going on your "day in court" then I guess he's getting his day in court.

the War Street Journal pipes in

Luckily for them, Rand Paul does not need any moderating. It's Ron Paul's Peace Institute they should be worried about.

“With laws shall our land be built up, but with lawlessness laid waste.”
-Njal Thorgeirsson

Let's see

if 9/11 didn't do it, a bomber(s) who was a foreign exchange student sure won't, with the exception of hardening on allowing mass immigration into this country.

Is Barack Obama the Messiah? "

"... a light will shine through that window, a beam of light will come down upon you, you will experience an epiphany ... and you will suddenly realize that you must go to the polls and vote for Obama" - Barack Obama Lebanon, New Hampshire.
January 7, 2008

Thank you for confirming my suspicions that BO has way too high

an opinion of himself, and may actually qualify for a (the?) Anti-Messiah role.

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

and

even without appealing to gun ownership, the only two breakthroughs in the investigation came when the gestapo released the pictures to the public, and when they let people out of their houses for fresh air. the police didnt find them, the people did. Its fine the boat owner called police, but that is the greatest extent to which they should have been involved

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I'm disgusted

Boylston street only looked like battlefield because of the presence of thousands of police and military forces. The whole city was shut down by the police and the gestapo... not terrorists...

If the people of Boston were allowed to own guns, they could have easily protected themselves without the help of the police state. Let's keep in mind how ridiculous this story is. A city of roughly 4.5 million was supposedly being terrorized by two whimpy kids with some poorly constructed homemade bombs. Why exactly did they need 1000 police clogging the streets to get these kids anyway? One civilian with a pistol could have apprehended these guys. I'm not saying they didn't do it, but judging from the lack of information, the disinformation, the way the police responded, and the administration is reacting... Oh well, get ready for weaponized drones in the "homeland". The constitution is dead, CISPA passed, guns are next, there is no freedom... they could just as easily pin a false flag on me or you tomorrow if they wanted to. We need to start demanding HARD EVIDENCE.

Only in your mind

because you have never read it.

The constitution is dead

The people are the problem. Why do people keep hoping some politician is going to defend their rights?

When you repeat something like this:

The constitution is dead

...our enemies cheer with glee. This is the mission: To make you think the constitution is "dead" - fact is it has ALWAYS BEEN DEAD BECAUSE IT'S NEVER BEEN ALIVE and it can't DO ANYTHING for you if you don't KNOW what it SAYS!

Remember that the Wall Street

Remember that the Wall Street Journal editorial writers are almost all pure neocons.