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Politico: Rand Paul introduces legislation to stop Egypt aid

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Thursday introduced legislation that would cut off foreign aid to Egypt following last week’s military ousting of President Mohamed Morsi.

Paul has made several comments throughout the week insisting that the events in Egypt constitute a military coup and has criticized the Obama administration for its commitment to continue providing foreign aid to the country.

The United States is forbidden by law to give aid to countries where a military overthrow of a democratically elected government has occurred. The administration has maintained, however, that the events in Egypt do not constitute a coup.

“By the President’s refusal to call the situation in Egypt a ‘coup’ and continuing the flow of foreign assistance to Egypt, he is forthrightly saying ‘I am ignoring the rule of law,’” Paul said in a statement.


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Lol! This comment cracks me

Lol! This comment cracks me up! He calls Rand an idiot for calling it a coup and defines what a coup is...only to describe exactly what happened as a coup. Haha! Some people.
I wonder if he can define idiot.

Aonewhoknows • 19 hours ago −
Rand is an Idiot! Do you know what a coup is?
definition:A coup d'état (/ˌkuːdeɪˈtɑː/; plural: coups d'état), also known as a coup, a putsch, or an overthrow, is the sudden deposition of a government,[1][2][3][4]
usually by a small group of the existing state establishment—typically
the military—to depose the extant government and replace it with another
body, civil or military.
This was by the people, not the government or military..Keep playing these stupid game and soon there will be one in this country..Americans are about sick of the BS going on here in Congress!

Isn't it the job of Congress

Isn't it the job of Congress to call it a "coup"? What does it matter what the president says on this matter?

Thats what I thought.

Who the hell cares what Obama says. Congress is the one that decides what money to spend where.

If ignorance is bliss, Washington DC must be heaven.


Obama will then comply by cutting off all "aid". He'll just send "money" instead. If he can redefine "coup", he can redefine any other inconvenient words that make there way into laws he doesn't like. Everyone does it. That's why the Constitution has become a such a worthless document

Maybe the tack to take now is

Maybe the tack to take now is to call our representatives and demand they pass new laws declaring the Constitution, Bill of Rights and Declaration of Independence null and void, thus codifying their already illegal activities. That should arouse sleepy-eyed Americans into marching on Washington, pitchforks in hand!

Re-register as Democrats and demand this of your "representatives".


Thank you, Rand.


Nice move.

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