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Rand Paul: ‘I wouldn't question’ Israel

Paul says he'd make sure Israel’s defense was well-supplied and funded.

By Sarah Smith | 7/23/14 | Politico

Potential GOP presidential contender Rand Paul said Wednesday that no one should question Israel’s actions in a time of war.

“I wouldn’t question what they need to do to defend themselves,” the Kentucky Republican told conservative radio host Glenn Beck on “The Blaze.” “These are difficult decisions people make in war when someone attacks you. It’s not our job to second guess.”

Beck played into the buzz around a potential Paul bid for the White House in 2016. He laid out the situation in Israel and his grievances with the Obama administration’s handling of it, then asked, “What would President Paul do?”

“The first thing I do is say absolutely no money goes to Hamas, no foreign aid gets in the hands of Hamas,” Paul responded. He added that he’d make sure Israel’s defense was well-supplied and funded — and even proposed an Iron Dome equivalent for the United States.

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Just another dope duped by NLM techniques.

Israel is just another criminal government following the footsteps of Hitler, Stalin, and other national socialists crime syndicates.

Free includes debt-free!

If Ron Paul

was President, he would leave Israel alone and let them do what they want. So I can see you complaining even if Ron Paul was President.

Some times I think some of you people care more about Palestinians than your own Country.

Socialists will commit any crime.

Who cares about the victims?

Free includes debt-free!

It is

none of our business. Worry about the victims in our own Country.

You are wrong!

Ron Paul, would not tell Israel what it can and can't do and use foreign aid as a weapon with them but he surely would condemn the slaughter of the Palestinians.

He probably could broker a peace deal which his biased son could never do.

I am glad so many here are wise to Rand.

Mike Benoit

He refused to vote to condemn

He refused to vote to condemn Israel for bombing Iraq in the 80's, one of the few. Ron wants us out of there.

Ron Paul on his son Rand Paul:
"he does a lot of things similarly, but I think he does everything better. Than I have done over the years,"

Does Israel funds Hamas, as and excuse to kill civilians?


Free includes debt-free!

I am SICK of us being the

I am SICK of us being the worlds policeman, we should leave them to kill each other. Don't get me wrong, I sympathize with victims of injustice. But I don't think we should be involved at all on either side of the conflict.

Why are we all so obsessed with Palestine and Israel? It is only a minor example of the evil in this world. Why don't we care about other places? Personally, I would like nothing better than for 'someone' to topple the North Korean government, and draw and quarter the brat who runs it. And hang his head on a spike.

But it is not our Governments job, we should be neutral like Switzerland, that is the wise position.

I don't want Rand to tell Israel what to do.

Ron Paul on his son Rand Paul:
"he does a lot of things similarly, but I think he does everything better. Than I have done over the years,"

Yes, mind our own business.

Pay down the national debt.

Free includes debt-free!

Lets just

say we cut foreign aid to Israel. Israel would be doing the same thing.

Bullshit it would. It's

Bullshit it would. It's called moral hazard genius. If Israel didn't have big brother watching over them they wouldn't dare engage in these decades of wanton aggression for fear the entire region would retaliate. Israel is a rogue nation backed by the ultimate rogue nation. Left on their own Israel would have to earn its own survival by being strong but reasonable.

Israel has somewhere between

Israel has somewhere between 300 and 600 Nuclear Weapons, they are the biggest kid on the block over there.

Ron Paul on his son Rand Paul:
"he does a lot of things similarly, but I think he does everything better. Than I have done over the years,"

Ron Paul

even said it.. "Israel can handle it them selves". They don't need big brother.

No money for Hamas, but israel well funded,

and whatever else israel needs? Now, where have I heard that before? I know I've heard others say that....oh, I know...all the OTHER bought- and-paid-for stooges in DC. Like Lindsey Graham and John McCain.

Who said no money..

Here is money to hamas..

http://bit.ly/1nCjSY6 and http://bit.ly/1qAuGrD

Lastly not about money but America.

Who said it???? Did you read this post? Rand said it!!!!

And then you link to the Blaze, Liberty Council,and The Star? Are you serious? You've been programmed by the MSM.

no one need to fund and support hamas.

Rand definitely doesn't want to fund and support hamas. That is what it should be.

Agreed, but he shouldn't want

to support israel or any or country, either. No foreign aid..get it?

Experience and history

Experience and history clearly demonstrate that every human should be questioned, especially their governments. During the 2012 election when Ron Paul asked for supporters to trust him, I reacted that I never implicitly trust any human including Ron. I'll "trust" someone with one eye constantly over my shoulder if one DOES the right, i.e. constitutional thing. Israel can only be trusted to do one thing, i.e. preemptively attack some perceived enemy.

Shall I start a list?

USS Liberty

Unfortunately, Israel's existence at the expense of Palestine will NEVER stop the tit-for-tat retribution in the region.

Wouldn't that be ironic if Israel

Overplays their hand and losses all public support, and Rand Paul couldn't get elected because support for Israel was toxic.

"Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito."

It is

what you are hoping for. The media is only making Israel look bad but I know for a fact that Palestinians put children in front of them as shields.


These people with just minusing you.. No opinion and words about it.. Talk about being bought by the media.

I'm not defending Israel

Both sides are wrong but I see the Bias towards Israel.

The biased is always been.

The biased is always been towards Israel. Is always around within the box. Cant think outside the box. It would be better for people thinking outside the box.

I was thinking that also

the tide may change leaving Rand high and dry...