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TIME Publishes Rand Paul's Response to President Putin, America IS Exceptional

I for one am very proud of America's next president.

A recent op-ed by Russian President Vladimir Putin has prompted me to respond. While his position that the Syrian conflict can and should be settled through a political and diplomatic solution is correct, virtually everything else in his writing should be taken to task. So I shall.

I begin with Mr. Putin’s disagreement regarding the exceptionalism of the United States of America. I could not more strongly disagree with him. While he is correct that God created every human being as an equal in His eyes, clearly the results of each of our efforts on this earth, individually and collectively, are not equal.

America’s exceptionalism is rooted in our founding documents and values. From the rights granted by our creator, but guaranteed by our Constitution. We should not shy away from saying so, especially when our actions are in keeping with this exceptional founding, as they were this week in our debate over going to war in Syria. Our constitutional checks and balances were on full display, largely resulting in the at least temporary halting of a rush to war.

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Why are you here? Are you

Why are you here? Are you part of the effort to tie the Paul's to racists?


Your hateful comments are the only ones that I see tying anyone to anything. Apparently, you hate me because I am White. Why do you hate White people?

Why do you hate "non-white"

Why do you hate "non-white" people?

Also, you need to explain what "white" means... Aryans?

I don't "hate" anyone.

I don't "hate" anyone.
Stop trying to tie your hateful agenda of antiWhitism to my love for my own people and way of life.

Rand Paul's Response to Putin is Compelling

He appeals to American exceptionalism, framing it with the founding documents and values of the nation, and Constitutional government, which ARE exceptional.

He appeals to the "flag wavers" by appearing to stand up to the leader of Russia. 'Merica! Hell yah!

And then, he places the burden of being exceptional back on the American people, who, we all know, aren't nearly as exceptional as the readers and commenters on the Daily Paul, but really, can we hold that against them?

I say, "Well done!"

We should be educating the flag waivers,

rather than stooping to their level to win their support.

"All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind." - Khalil Gibran
"The Perfect Man has no self; the Holy Man has no merit; the Sage has no fame." - Chuang Tzu

I really doubt flag wavers

I really doubt flag wavers read time magazine.

I only saw Rand Paul's Response to President Putin here.

Really! Who does read TIME?

I only saw Rand Paul's Response to President Putin here,
because it was linked all over the internet and ended up,
re-posted on the Daily Paul.

Explain all your "white race"

Explain all your "white race" superiority crap on your profile page, Adolph.

I think, with your hate-laced

I think, with your hate-laced comment,
that you've explained it well enough for me.

I hate any line of thinking

I hate any line of thinking that supports ethnic superiority theories. Racism may be practiced by persons of any skin color and racism is collectivism. You don't belong here...unless you are looking for reasons to escape your self-created paranoid delusions about human beings.

You are full of hatred.

Your entire rationale is collectivist. Who has said anything about any racistsuperioritycollectivistparanoia, except you?
Everything that I have said, in response to your attacks on me, has been truthful and verifiable.
If you want diversity, why don't you want to include White people?

Debbie's picture

I agree!! Good points! Bob Wenzel's agenda seems to be working

here on the DP: attack Rand and get everyone to pile on.


I was a republican delegate

I was a republican delegate for 8 years for Ron Paul. Rand lost me on his own! Individual rights over state/fed sadly, rand has it ass backwards!

Ron Paul 2016

To overcome a closed system,

To overcome a closed system,
we must work within the system.
If you learned anything from Ron Paul,
you should have, at least, learned that.

How is your buddy, David

How is your buddy, David Duke?

I wouldn't know.

He is not my buddy. I do not know him personally.
Hopefully, he is fine and able to continue his work for TRUE human diversity and freedom.

Who sent you? Hillary

Who sent you? Hillary Clinton? The DNC? Obviously you mean to undermine Rand's run for president by sowing a series of supportive comments for him, while maintaining a clear connection to a White Power ideology.

Go away.

In fact, I encourage Mike Nystrom to carefully evaluate your participation here.

Why should I leave?

Why should I leave?

You don't want liberty.

You attacked me for my personal statement of support for normal White people, on my personal account, which is posted on another page.

That had nothing to do with you and nothing to do with any prior comment that I made on this thread. I am only responding to your hatred and antiWhitism.

Do you tolerate injustices, inflicted on your people?

I will continue to respond to your hatred, with a proWhite message of love for my people for as long as that is legal. Thanks for making my point that you don't want normal White people around.

If you espouse racist beliefs, you violate this site's rules

All content below taken from your Account Profile:

"Personal Statement
I am a pro-White advocate for the preservation of my race, the White race, and our cultural heritage. I advocate for the White race because race is real and the White race is my race. I love and revere my race, for the beauty of our people, our children, our history, our rich cultural heritage, and our many positive and worthwhile contributions to humanity.

To blend a racial, ethnic, or religious group out of existence, governments do not need to force racial interbreeding. They only need to force conditions that will lead to interbreeding and subsequent assimilation of targeted groups (i.e.: Aboriginal Australians, Indigenous Tibetans).

The 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, defines genocide as "...acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group...Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;"

To ignore a crime, is not, to make a crime non-existent.

I am actively opposed to the criminal, government-mandated policies, of MASSIVE immigration and FORCED assimilation, intended to destroy the White race, geNOcide, and to "create a blended humanity" only in countries founded by White people.

I am actively opposed to this on-going White geNOcide, promoted by the criminal actions of misguided White leaders, who hate their own race and cultural heritage and believe that the White race does not deserve to exist in their own countries, founded by White people.

The socialist universalism, called "multiculturalism", is NOT universally applied.

Nobody is inviting millions of non-Asian immigrants to blend out Asians in Asian countries.
Nobody is inviting millions of non-Black immigrants to blend out Blacks in Black countries.

Non-White leaders in Asia and Africa are not forcing massive immigration and assimilation,
on their peoples, "to create a blended humanity", in their nations.

This is ONLY happening in White countries.
ONLY White leaders are supporting this.
ONLY White children are affected by this.
This is a crime against humanity, geNOcide.

The White race, MY RACE, is being targeted for geNOcide.
I oppose geNOcide.

"Multiculturalism" is a code word for White geNOcide.

While members of non-White racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to openly campaign for the benefit of their own groups, whenever White people appear to be pro-White or speak out against White geNOcide, our freedom of speech is attacked and we are called "racistnaziswhowanttokillsixmillionJews".

That is why we say,
"Anti-racist is a code word for anti-White."

Stop White geNOcide."

Race is real.

What exactly is it, about me loving my own people and culture, that you find so offensive?

You attacked me for my personal beliefs and statement on my own account,
which you had to go snooping around on my profile page to read.

I did not post it on any discussion, as you now have.

You don't like what I have to say,
so you attacked me for it.

You could have ignored me. You could block me.
But, instead, you attack me with hateful, venomous antiWhitism.
And, now you want to attack my freedom of speech because you don't like what I had to say in response to being attacked by you.

ANTIRACIST is a code word for ANTIWHITE.

Who are "your people"? Where

Who are "your people"? Where are they? I don't see anyone here rushing to your defense.

Freedom of speech and freedom to be a repellent person are not the issue here, your violation of the terms of use and violation of the purpose and intent of this site is the issue.

You offend me.

I don't need anyone to defend me. I have Truth.

Are you also calling for the expulsion of the supporters of Zionism on this forum?

Birthright, Israeli Government Demand DNA Tests to Prove Jewishness

Or do your accusations only refer to those who support Whiteness?
oh wait...
Antiracist is a code word for antiWhite.

I hope Mike Nystrom sees this

I hope Mike Nystrom sees this and expels you like a bacterial infection.

Your hypocrisy is amusing.

You antiWhites like to hate White nationalism because White people
are constantly demonized in popular media.

But I'd bet dollars to donuts that you live in a White ghetto
and take advantage of social programs enacted by White leaders
of a White nation.

You're not very appreciative of what has been provided for you.

Oh Rand, I sure hope you are

Oh Rand, I sure hope you are just pandering. However, you're completely off on just about each one of your points:

1) Yes, America's founders and the documents that they produced were, in fact, exceptional in that they paved the way toward one of the greatest experiments in freedom that had ever been tried up to that point. However, to get back even a semblance of a once constitutional republic, the government would have to be cut, probably by about a factor of ten...and although separation of powers did play a role in the recent debate over Syria, this was only because the people decide to finally stand up to the war-hungry kleptocrats in Washington...I don't remember separation of powers working so well in the lead up to the Vietnam or Iraq war...Afghanistan was a complete blunder b/c even though the Soviets (perhaps) had no business invading that country, it was the US led missions there involving the radicalization of Islam that has now created the world-wide Al-CIAda problem. Then invading and decimating the country for 12 straight years in order to go after a single criminal organization that now looks like will take over after the US withdraws anyway is not something I would brag about.

2) Rand should get his facts straight. The US has done nothing but train, provide material and logistical aid, and is now on-record providing military aid to the "rebels" -- against international law. Putin's weapons contracts with the Syrian government have been in place since Soviet times and are totally in accordance with international law -- regardless, the calibre of weapon systems Russia is providing are meant to give Syria protection from a potential incursion by another superpower, not to fight the rebels.

3)I don't believe using economic sanctions against a civilian population in Iran gets to count as a diplomatic approach to solving the "ongoing situation with Iran".

4) The US has yet to show the evidence it has used to implicate Assad in the recent chemical weapons attack, which in all logical likelihood looks to have been conducted by the "rebels".

Rand if you couldn't appreciate Putin's letter for what it was, a plea for peace and perhaps some inward soul-searching, it would probably have been best just to remain silent.

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Oh boy. Sounds like a pissing match over who's side God is on

Reminds me of a song.

Oh my name it is nothin'
My age it means less
The country I come from
Is called the Midwest
I's taught and brought up there
The laws to abide
And the land that I live in
Has God on its side.

Oh the history books tell it
They tell it so well
The cavalries charged
The Indians fell
The cavalries charged
The Indians died
Oh the country was young
With God on its side.

The Spanish-American
War had its day
And the Civil War too
Was soon laid away
And the names of the heroes
I's made to memorize
With guns on their hands
And God on their side.

The First World War, boys
It came and it went
The reason for fighting
I never did get
But I learned to accept it
Accept it with pride
For you don't count the dead
When God's on your side.

When the Second World War
Came to an end
We forgave the Germans
And then we were friends
Though they murdered six million
In the ovens they fried
The Germans now too
Have God on their side.

I've learned to hate Russians
All through my whole life
If another war comes
It's them we must fight
To hate them and fear them
To run and to hide
And accept it all bravely
With God on my side.

But now we got weapons
Of the chemical dust
If fire them we're forced to
Then fire them we must
One push of the button
And a shot the world wide
And you never ask questions
When God's on your side.

In a many dark hour
I've been thinkin' about this
That Jesus Christ
Was betrayed by a kiss
But I can't think for you
You'll have to decide
Whether Judas Iscariot
Had God on his side.

So now as I'm leavin'
I'm weary as Hell
The confusion I'm feelin'
Ain't no tongue can tell
The words fill my head
And fall to the floor
If God's on our side
He'll stop the next war.

Mike, please examine the

Mike, please examine the profile page of Anonymous2012.

Holy Cow!

It's D Duke! lol.

Unconstitutional War - "The story you are about to hear is true; the names and places are being changed to protect the guilty."

And it's an obvious attempt

And it's an obvious attempt to paint Paul supporters as supporting racists. If this poster isn't denounced and banned from further posts, there will be a "paper trail" of racist supporters tied to Rand Paul.

I recommend a mod who is paying attention to delete their account and every post they've made.