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Sen. Rand Paul Introduces Bill to require Warrants before Using Drones on American Citizens

Rand Paul introduced a bill Wednesday that would require the federal government to obtain a warrant before they can use drones to collect evidence against or do surveillance on American citizens.

Mr. Paul, a likely 2016 presidential contender, said the proposal — dubbed the Preserving Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act of 2013 — would protect citizen’s right to personal privacy and prevent any evidence collected by an unmanned aerial vehicle from being used as evidence in a criminal, civil, or regulatory action.

“The use of drone surveillance may work on the battlefields overseas, but it isn’t well-suited for unrestrained use on the streets in the United States,” Mr. Paul, Kentucky Republican, said in the press release. “Congress must be vigilant in providing oversight to the use of this technology and protection for rights of the American people. I will continue the fight to protect and uphold our Fourth Amendment.”

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Yet again, Rand Smith proves himself the most pro-Liberty

At least, that's what the alleged "concerned Ron Paul supporters" would be saying if Rand's last name didn't start with a "P." Rand "Smith" would be getting enormous kudos for this, but from Rand Paul it's not enough somehow.

If any other Senator did this, we'd be flooding his or her office with thank-you emails and donations. But if Rand Paul does it, it's not good enough because he promised to endorse the GOP nominee after it became clear that his father (who raised him and presumably knows him rather well) didn't have enough delegates to win the nomination.

Listen, I know you paid trolls and operatives aren't going to stop the Rand-bashing. My plea is to those true Ron Paul supporters out there who may read this. You're not helping the cause of Liberty by bashing the most pro-Liberty Senator we've had in 75 years, just because he hurt your feelings over an endorsement that was politically meaningless.

Get over yourself and look at the big picture, for Ron's sake.

At the end of the day, it doesn't matter if you're a "real" Ron Paul supporter or a paid operative of the NWO, if you behave exactly the same way as a paid operative of the NWO.

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