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WHOA! Rand Paul ENDORSES Sen. Susan Collins, Despite A Record of Big Spending and Gov. Spying (BenSwann.Com)

WHOA! Rand Paul ENDORSES Sen. Susan Collins, Despite A Record of Big Spending and Gov. Spying (BenSwann.Com)

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Ben Swann Apr 26, 2014

Bangor, Maine- Senator Rand Paul provided the keynote address at the Maine GOP Convention this Saturday. Sen. Paul spoke before a packed house, excited to hear from the likely Republican Presidential candidate. What surprised some of the crowd and simultaneously delighted others, however was when Paul endorsed long time Maine Senator Susan Collins.

“I whole-heartedly endorse Senator Collins for re-election. I think she is doing a great job for Maine and for the country.”

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Mr. Gun control himself?

Mr. Gun control himself?

Ben Carson

is clearly anti gun.

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Not so fast!

Dr. Ben Carson Rallies Against Gun Registration, Warns Against Martial Law
March 12 2014
by Dan Cannon
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On Monday this week, Carson was a panelist at The New York meeting and the topic of guns and gun registration came up. Carson mentioned that he changed his view of registration that he held when he was younger. Carson now worries gun registration could lead to confiscation and worries what might happen in a martial law situation.

According to Breitbart News,

The Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto mentioned previous comments of Carson’s in which he gave an urban/rural distinction on gun rights. Carson had suggested that he would not want a crazy person to have a chance to get a semiautomatic rifle in high-density urban areas, while not having a problem with someone living alone in the countryside with those guns.

“Do you think the Supreme Court was wrong when it found that the Second Amendment guarantees the right to keep arms in Washington, D.C., and Chicago?” Taranto asked.

“I truly believe in Second Amendment rights,” Carson said. “I would never advocate anything to interfere with Second Amendment rights; however, I do think we have to be intelligent.”

He said his point in saying that was to address situations–like in Detroit–where people with AK-47s are mowing people down.

“We need to engage in a discussion about, ‘Is there something we can do?’” Carson said before saying that “we have to keep in mind that law-abiding American citizens absolutely should have gun rights.”

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younger? like last year

‘Conservative Hero’ Ben Carson To Beck: You Have No Right To Semi-Automatic Weapons In Large Cities
http://www.dailypaul.com/278489/conservative-hero-ben-carson...

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There is no

mother f***ing discussion about gun rights. You either have rights or you don't, thanks for proving my point. He has absolutely no idea what natural rights are.

It doesn't matter where i live I can live in downtown NYC or the middle of no where, my rights are absolute as long as i harm no one. He has made it clear time and again he is no friend of gun owners.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty."

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dancing with the devil

and he thinks he can survive. sorry rand, there are only 3 options for this country, revolution (not gonna happen), military coup (not gonna happen- but would prob be the best option if there was immediate reset to the original constitutional gov) or third: economic collapse or military defeat or near defeat (the most likely outcome imo).

There is a 4th option

There is a 4th option: Everyone ignore these political stooges, stop believing in the religion called government and grow up... there would not have to be a revolution with guns, there would not have to be a military coup, and no economic collapse... it would be an economic boom as all the governments of the world printing their fiat currencies is worse than collapse it is like an express elevator down...

But yes, dancing with the devil is right. Government is the devil... stop worshipping the devil! If everyone of your neighbors voted to take your car, would that make it right? Stop voting to control others.

Well some of us

prefer not see other people die if possible.

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Rand has been talking unity all week

As long as he doesn't endorse enemies like Lindsey Graham, John McCain and Eric Cantor, joining them on dinner trips to the White House I'm personally fine with it.

This endorsement cuts off the 'far right fringe' label that Rand and Ron were stuck with for years.

This endorsement joins the heavily divided Maine GOP back into a unified group.

This endorsement gives Rand a 'lock' on Maine in the GOP primary.

This endorsement might put Maine in play in the 2016 general.

This was a strategic endorsement, a very intelligent one. Definitely not idealistic one.

Well that does it!

Now I know who not to support.

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No one's interested, thanks

No one's interested, thanks

Are you sure?

You replied! LOL

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In other news

Sheeple still surprised when Rand Paul does what he says he's going to do.

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If you sign a contract to play on the Texas Rangers, you've better support your fellow team members. As that great philosopher Rick Santorum teaches so clearly, sometimes "you've gotta' take one for the team".

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Yes. That is exactly

why I cannot "stand with Rand"

This is a total non-issue

She has no primary challenger. So, he is basically endorsing her against the Democrat Shenna Bellows. Erick Bennett did not withdraw from the Republican primary in time so he can't run as an independent.

Total non-issue unless you want the Democrat to win.

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from my understanding

the dem candidate is more like kucinich, great dem supporter, friend and has worked with ron paul on many issues, peace for instance. this is what ron was talking about: coalitions. parties are irrelevant. the gop candidate's voting record is as scary as it gets. get over this left/right scam the govt has been playing forever.

Ron Paul never endorsed

Ron Paul never endorsed Kucinich, and you know that. He did however endorse Lamar Smith, over one of my personal heroes, Sheriff Richard Mack. Ron has endorsed other Neocon Texas scumbags for reelection. Ron Paul has always known that parties are basically irrelevant, just like you and I do. But he played the stupid game because he had bigger fish to fry.

If I was in Maine, I would not vote for the Neocon Republican or the Communist Democrat. They are both terrible in different ways. I would gladly vote for a Larry McDonald type Democrat, but Shenna Bellows ain't no Larry McDonald. And even if she was, neither Ron nor Rand would endorse her.

Ron did endorse the wonderful Chuck Baldwin for President in 2008. But that is the only endorsement outside of the Republican Party that I am aware of.

i didn't say

i didn't say he endorsed him but since you brought it up people have called endorsements on much shakier grounds
that these.
1. If elected, Paul has said he would consider Kucinich for his cabinet.
2. Ron Paul discusses Dennis Kucinch. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJcnoDfFWhM
3. Kucinch is on the board of The Ron Paul Institute For Peace and Prosperity.

Besides, both men consider the other a good friend and full of admiration for each other. heck, in the past they even considered a split ticket for prez. Being
considered a good friend is higher on the scale than endorsement is it not?

No it's not, I have good

No it's not, I have good friends who are liberals, and friends who are mainstream conservatives. I agree with everyone I meet on some things. Being a friend of mine is easy, getting my vote or endorsement is not.

I do not play political games like Rand, and Ron do. But I understand why they do, and I recognize that it is both of them. Not just Rand.

Then Kucinich is ideal

as would another liberal that was of his stripe be, but Dennis especially since they have the friendship as well. Personally I love the idea of breaking down left/right and getting on the same pages with as many issues as possible.

In comparison to the average politician, or heck, even Rand how does Ron compare? I would think his sins are fairly minor (in comparison). Do you know? Do you agree?

Exactly

The Maine delegation to the Republican convention in Tampa was strongly for Ron Paul. Rand is thinking 2016.

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The SINGLE vote in the SC delegation for RP, GOP Convention, Tampa, FL
2010 Candidate, US Congress SC-03
Past Chairman, Aiken, SC County Tea Party

Finally

Indisputable proof that Rand is a Republican working within the party.

He said he wasn't

going to work against incumbents, so what.

He probably had to

do that in order to please the Republican party, otherwise his chances at winning the Republican nomination would become zero. He chose to play politics a bit instead of staying principled all the way, so let's see how far he gets using this method. His father stole hearts and minds of so many freedom loving people, Rand is in the game to steal the hearts of those who identify themselves as Republicans. He's already got libertarians on board (at least those who understand his strategy).

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Ah yes. The super secret strategy theory...

A lot of people were disappointed when it became clear that Jessie Benton's super awesome secret clandestine maneuvers were actually just selling out.

who cares? Ron Paul endorsed

who cares? Ron Paul endorsed dozens of neocons. There is no viable alternative Maine.

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Exactly

Why not do that, when you can basically get something for nothing?

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Rand is going to win the

Rand is going to win the Maine caucus, and he will not blow it over a meaningless endorsement. Last time they stole it from Paul and that will not happen again.

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