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Rand Paul Responds To Obama's Speech On Reforming The NSA 1-17-14 (video)

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Why is it that congressmen

Why is it that congressmen and senators always love to punt to appointed justices when they have the constitutional power to resolve the problem in the form of impeachment? Even IF impeachment is likely to fail, the process itself has lost its power since it's rarely used. Since the impeachment process itself will tarnish the legacy and image of the coward in the Oval Office as well as the cowards in the US Congress, it rusts while the country burns. Let the cowards go on the record as aiding and abetting criminality or obeying the US Constitution and their oaths of office. Come on, cowards, introduce articles of impeachment and force the cowards in the US Senate to vote. The traitors will be glaringly visible for the whole world to see.

Creating a bulwark against tyranny

It's obvious that domestic spying by the federal government isn't going away any time soon. That's why we need a long term solution to counter the incremental subversion of our Bill of Rights.

The education systems of the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany produced great scientists and engineers, but there was no freedom for the individual. Education can be used to promote tyranny or liberty, so societies based on democratic and republican principles should frame all knowledge in the context of those principles. This means teaching the Constitution and Bill of Rights K-12.

Most of the framers of the Constitution has read John Locke's "Second Treatise on Government" and Montesquieu's "The Spirit of Laws", among others. High School graduates should be able to articulate and write about the principles expressed in the aforementioned books, Constitution, and Bill of Rights. This would create a bulwark against tyranny and produce graduates far more informed than most of the people currently holding public office. For more developed ideas on this subject click on the bottom link in the footer.

http://www.dailypaul.com/277342 (Rand Paul: One person can make a difference)
http://www.StandUpForYourRights.me/?p=1264 (Fast and Furious hearing)

Something tells me

that Rand is a helluva smarter than people, including myself have given him credit for. And I am not so sure that he has shown us all his cards. I give obomba and F and an F...but then again I am unelectable.

Everything STILL being justified by an event that is based on

LIES! How much longer will it be before the rest of the sheeple wake up and realize that Israel, the CIA, and the bush administration were behind 9/11? Arrrggghhh!

"A for effort, C for

"A for effort, C for content."

That was a brilliant response.

Hopefully all of the liberals that voted for Obama and are now second guessing themselves watched Rand on CNN.

Never be afraid to ask simple questions.

I'm a fan of Rand

I'm also following Rand on Twitter. No Rand Hate.

But Rand just mixed up likely Eric Holder with Edward Snowden @ 1:50 when he said: "Who are we gonna hire, Eric Snowden's contractor?"

Most of his appearance + conclusion remarks were brilliant.

A for effort, C for content. Ahahahahaha. Stand With Rand. :)

"If you like your Liberty, you can keep your Liberty"

That opening line by Rand was absolutely brilliant! That should be the top Drudge headline today.

Gata hand it to Rand

Didn't rise to the bait...."I like the President..". LOL

Leges sine moribus vanae

Man that Wolf Blitzer is awesome

conducting that interview with Obama's dick in his mouth.


Leges sine moribus vanae

He is just reading scripts

He is just reading scripts that producers prepare for him. I don't think he really has any clue about what's actually happening.

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Proof that Obama and Bush are the same

You don't want another 9/11 do you?!

Scare tactics

No we don't want our country to cause another terrorist attack so we can justify another war in the middle east.

"Once you become knowledgeable, you have an obligation to do something about it."- Ron Paul

The question is...

Can we raise $100,000,000 to get Rand elected as POTUS?

And that would just be seed money to get the masses to jump on board.

And we need to begin soon.
By November 2014, Rand Paul has to be the obvious choice of the 'people' for 2016.

He needs to be positioned as a contrast for everything Pinocchio says between November '14 and November '16.

It has to be a no-brainer because most have no brains.

@ 6:40 "You heard him say that"

Oh, like that's supposed to mean something?!

Aside from the fisa court contradicting what I just "heard him say", he's also said a few things in respect to closing Gitmo, bringing the troops home, and being able to keep your health insurance. Shall I go on?

Rand was excellent here.

Rand was excellent here. So perfect.

Wolf sounded like he was confused. And his insistent that Rand give the President an arbitrary grade was so ridiculous.

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so wanted him to give an F so they could dismiss it as partisan or tea party hate.

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Very clever

I wouldn't have been so disciplined in my answer...and that's why none of us are in the Senate! lol...

That was the correct political answer, C, if you want to move forward with reaching more people. Very smart.

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Did you hear Obama's speech at all.. very weird.

I heard a few minutes. Didn't really pay attention as it's just blah.. blah... blah. BUT, I did notice something very weird in the production.

Obama's voice was PRODUCED. It sounded vaguely like it was an echo from the room/venue, but if you listened carefully it was produced. You know when like Katy Perry sings and you hear her voice in harmony?
Except with Obama, it produced a kind of (for lack of a better way to explain it) a Jim Morrison (Doors) god-voice-like effect.

I seriously think this was done to tap NLP and other hypnotic brain inputs to try make his message and voice resonate and program listeners. I even caught myself once for a sec thinking "well, that sounds reasonable," when I know with 100% intellectually and with certainty that every word out of the man's word is a G*D damned lie AND that there is evidence to back up the fact it's a lie.

So, it's interesting to observe the devices TPTB use to try to get through to people. Keep an eye out for it. Tune out the words sometime, but listen to the DELIVERY and post what you think.

There have been several posts

about Obama's use of NLP going back to 2008 and I find it fascinating. When I hear him talk, I actually feel nauseous. There have only been a few other people that have given me that feeling while they talk. I think it my brain is reacting to the spinning of the facts and it makes me physically ill. Have you found any other politicians that use NLP?


I think Clinton did. Bush also did, not extremely well. I think it's the speechwriters. But this one was weird. I had never heard or perhaps never had noticed before the sound system broadcasting a "produced" voice before.

Lord of the Rings

Your comment reminds me of the passage from the book (not in the movie) where Gandalf and Theoden returns to Orthanc to confront the defeated Sarumon about his treachery and asks his help in defeating the enemy. Tolkien does a masterful job in describing how Sarumon's sweet tone and words easily sway some of the Rohan riders' opinions. This is probably my favorite and accurate fictional allegory of propaganda I have read and it is so relevant today. I believe it is at the end of The Two Towers.

"The riders stirred at first, murmuring with approval of the words of Sarumon; and they too were silent, as men spell-bound. It seemed that Gandalf had never spoken so fair or fittingly to their lord"

"The Riders gazed up at Théoden like a man startled out of a dream. Harsh as an old raven's their master's voice sounded in their ears after the music of Sarumon."

"So great was the power that Sarumon exerted that in his last effort that none that stood within hearing were unmoved. But now the spell was wholly different. They heard the gentle remonstrance of a kindly king with an erring but much-loved minister. But they were shut out, listening at a door to words not meant for them: ill mannered children or stupid servants overhearing elusive discourse of their elders, and wondering how it would effect their lot."

Just insert "Obama" instead of "Sarumon" and "Rand" instead of Theodren and "Voters" instead of "Riders" and it all makes rather good sense...

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

Rand is really steppin' up his game.

Listen towards the end of the interview:

"I like the President, I like what he says so much [...] until I realize what he just told me was all these great things about my privacy [...] between the lines, he told me he's going to continue to collect my private records."

Rand, imo, is appealing to the Moderate Democrats with these statements. He knows that a lot of the people that voted for Obama in 2012 understand he's fu**ing up badly and not keeping his promises (not news to us, obviously).

The question is, how well will Rand utilize his powers if he becomes POTUS? Will he advocate/support any/some Libertarian/Independent legislation put forth?

Will he begin the process to repeal unConstitutional legislation i.e. the Patriot Act/NDAA?

I"ve been praying for the last 5 years. Some of you have been praying for much, much longer.

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.

I actually

think a dollar collapse will happen before then, nullifying this overgrown government for us.

OK. Let's see how long it takes Snowden

to de-bunk this punk.
Actually he doesn't even need to.
Punk de-bunked his self.
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Can't deny this was good

Well done, Rand Paul! "If you like your privacy, you can keep it."

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Rand handles these questions well,....

like a good POTUS would. Thanks for posting.

"If you like your privacy you can keep it."