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'Rand Paul v. Barack Obama' lawsuit hits federal court with 386,000 plaintiffs, as U.S. Senator sues White House

'Rand Paul v. Barack Obama' lawsuit hits federal court with 350,000 plaintiffs, as U.S. Senator sues White House and intelligence chiefs over NSA surveillance

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Kentucky senator wants to end broad, non-targeted surveillance of Americans' communications, including so-called 'metadata'

He calls the NSA programs uncovered by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden 'precisely the kind of overreach we fought a revolution over'

'Rand Paul v. Barack Obama' filed in federal court Wednesday morning

Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who lost a gubernatorial bid in November, is lead counsel for the plaintiffs – all 350,000 of them

In addition to the president, Sen. Paul is suing the leaders of the NSA and FBI, and the White House's director of national intelligence

He's also raising money from his class-action participants for his next political campaign, likely a presidential run in 2016

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Rand Paul is Correct

Don't forget the addition of
"those similarly situated"

meaning the majority of Americans.

Why is this being done to Americans.

Why are we stuck with this Traitor in our White House.
He must be arrested, tried, and executed for his acts of treason against Americans.

more plagiarism charges

Looks like Bruce Fein wrote the lawsuit, but Rand took his name off and added Cuccinelli.

See here:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-milbank-rand-pau...

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

I think this was already

I think this was already debunked. Saw a link on another thread.

Edit: here it is.

http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/rand-paul-didnt-plagiarize-his-ns...

Quit spreading lies.

ok, good to know

thanks

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

THE GUY WHO BACKED ROMNEY!

Is Rand the Guy you back after he didn't even back his father in a national election?What are you people THINKING???

Oh yeah, stand up for LIBERTY!!!

NOW

kind people rock

LET'S GO!!!!!!

MY DUDE, RAND PAUL.

As mentioned below

Good politics!

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“Give a man a gun, he can rob a bank. Give a man a central bank, and he can rob a country and the world.”
www.dailypaul.com/donate

Absolutely Brilliiant political move

on Rand's part. This will definitely bring independents and some democrats into Rand's sphere. Also, takes another issue away from Hillary in 2016.

Rand may not be the purist his father is but he is a very skilled politician...one of the best I've seen.

It's not to late to sign up

Thanks

for the link

done.

I'm already on their list so I like to go big when I can.

Rand is getting some extended press coverage today

on Fox. Krauthammer said between the filibuster on drones, the Clinton affair, and this lawsuit Rand is placing himself as the leading contender for 2016. Stoddard said this is an important issue to young dems & repubs. Both agreed Rand is shrewd. Steve Hayes said this lawsuit may likely succeed.

Rich!

let's sue ourselves for a million a piece and all be rich! We will make the FED buy the debt and then bankrupt them.

Um, it's not about money...

..it's about stopping the spying programs.

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

it's about building a mailing list

for his presidential run

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

Anyone who has seen my posts...

Knows I've been critical of Rand, but accusing him of using this lawsuit for money or gaining people to put on his mailing is asinine. If anything I'd say it's an attempt to gain notoriety and trust among those who hate Obama.

sign me up

Seems like the kind of thing that unites us. Those who want to hold the politicians accountable and those who like handouts! brilliant. Where will we find a jury if everyone is a plaintiff?

This was filed in federal district court.

After hearings, appeals, etc. the district court judges rule. It will most likely go to the Supreme Court. Rand could show ongoing harm to move the case faster.

gee!

Where are all the other supposed democrat hating gop senators, congressman who like to run their mouths about their opposition to obama? hmmmmm nowhere? thought so.

I will vote Rand or Hillary - thats it!
If the gop doesnt run him as their candidate, i vote DEM!

Jackson County Georgia

War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Thomas Jefferson

I've thought about this, too.

If the GOP won't nominate Rand Paul, we might as well let the Democrats take the heat for our problems until we can get a Republican who will bring a better, libertarian reputation to the party. Most people aren't investigating things as closely as this community does. They see politics as two parties more than individuals.
It's also a little bit of a threat to Republicans who care so much in the primary, but will vote for any nominee in the general election. Vote for Rand, or we get Hillary.

we've tried

building something else(Libertarian party president) and due to election laws put in place by the gop, we arent allowed to.

So, we have no choice but to fix the gop.
fastest way to do that?? Get the gop's attention
How?
vote Dem until the gop is decimated and burned to the ground
THEN we step in and say . . . NOW! you'd like to have open dialogue and an exchange of ideas?

I thought obama winning again might do it, but NOPE!
Maybe a dem controlled white house for 3 consecutive elections will do it.

you died-in-the-wool gopers on here railing against hillary.

What past actions and evidence do you have about any gop candidate other than Rand/Ron would being better for us than her?

Jackson County Georgia

War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Thomas Jefferson

They will win the election

They will win the election but I want no part in helping them. I'd like a clean conscience when the world goes to hell.

For the love of everything

For the love of everything good...at least write someone in. Anyone but Hillary. Write in Mickey Mouse for all I care. Better yet...write in Ron Paul.

writing someone in throws away your vote

cause we cant get enough to do it and frankly, they'd probably nullify it if we did elect ron paul outside of him officially running as the gop candidate.

Jackson County Georgia

War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Thomas Jefferson

At least you can feel good

At least you can feel good about your vote. Hillary??? C'mon!

voting against a

voting against a contractually guaranteed, surgically placed puppet, with a vote trashing machine like Bush or Obama is a wasted vote.

The ReBloodlicans and the DemoCripps had a deal to turn over the White house for eight years each.

“Give a man a gun, he can rob a bank. Give a man a central bank, and he can rob a country and the world.”
www.dailypaul.com/donate

I will write in...

..the same name I wrote in the last 2 elections.

I guess I'm not alone

Me Too

I'm getting pretty good at spelling it by now. :)