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Rand Paul's CPAC 2013 Speech - 3/14/2013 (My budget will eliminate the Dept. of Education) Yeah!!
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Posted on 03/14/2013 6:00:20 PM PDT by Signalman

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky speaks at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference hosted by the American Conservative Union on March 14, 2013.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: cpac; paul; rand

1 posted on 03/14/2013 6:00:20 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Signalman

To the headline: about damn time!


2 posted on 03/14/2013 6:01:04 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Signalman

He’s saying all the right things.


3 posted on 03/14/2013 6:04:00 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter

not about marriage for me though, he lost me and the homsoexuals love him for that


4 posted on 03/14/2013 6:06:42 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: skeeter

I’m all for him but can he ever deliver in time though?

At least he, Cruz and Rubio seem to have enough bravery to fight instead of keep whimpering.


5 posted on 03/14/2013 6:08:23 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: manc
Of course you're right. He needs to focus on reversing the size of the federal government and its pernicious and increasing influence in our individual lives.

All a president needs to do is get that right and the rest will necessarily follow.

6 posted on 03/14/2013 6:13:33 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Sequoyah101
I’m all for him but can he ever deliver in time though?

Sadly, the GOP will collaborate with the left in destroying him.

7 posted on 03/14/2013 6:15:17 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Signalman

I saw a snippet of his speech on my local news show and wanted to go “YESSSSSSS!!”

I don’t always agree with Rand Paul but, everyone so often, he says or does something that REALLY resonates!


8 posted on 03/14/2013 6:17:19 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for anti-American criminals!!)
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To: Signalman

He should start right now by calling for it to be renamed the “Department of Indoctrination”


9 posted on 03/14/2013 6:20:06 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: skeeter
He’s saying all the right things.

So his plan to give Amnesty to 2 million Illegal Aliens every year doesn't bother you, right?!
10 posted on 03/14/2013 6:40:55 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: skeeter
Sadly, the GOP will collaborate with the left in destroying him.

Only if he doesn't do it to himself by supporting Amnesty and going soft on the social issues first.
11 posted on 03/14/2013 6:41:59 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: Signalman

Paul could turn out to be the GOPe’s worst nightmare. He seems to be in tune with ‘the facebook generation’, which could be a significant factor in 2016.

During his filibuster, tens of thousands were following on Twitter and other social media. And participants in those social media tend to be liberal.


12 posted on 03/14/2013 6:44:44 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: SoConPubbie

Stop following me.


13 posted on 03/14/2013 7:17:19 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Signalman

eliminate the IRS too and Obamacare is wiped away with it.


14 posted on 03/14/2013 7:18:42 PM PDT by clashfan (know your rights)
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To: skeeter
Stop following me.

Don't flatter yourself.
15 posted on 03/14/2013 7:20:02 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: skeeter

NO so! His father, Ron Paul, made the mistake of hanging onto counterculture and permissive views on drugs, crime, illegal aliens, and new age sex.

Rand Paul in this speech mentioned his adherence to some of these.

Will Rand adjust to the morality of the Conservative? He had best soon make up his mind, as many of us are making up our minds NOW!


16 posted on 03/14/2013 7:20:46 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Graewoulf

hes losing me as time goes as he seems to be saying the same as his nut case father.

Dept of education , OK but what shall we do for education as he has not mentioned that part.
Like someone told me once last week.
Libertarians say some great stuff but in the real world it doesn;t work and it;s all about a fantasy do what ever you want world

What;s next get rid of the FBI, CIA and then the border patrol like his father?

He;s all for the illegals, he threw a present to the homosexuals about marriage recently.


17 posted on 03/14/2013 7:26:28 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Graewoulf

Rand is libertarian, one with conservative values.

Permissive views on sex, drugs and victimless crimes make sense to libertarians.

I can live with it. I want to see freedom and less government. Lot less.

There isnt anyone else who can do it. Conservatives are in disarray and could not win a cakewalk. RINOs are more of the same and everyone knows it. In this increasing police state, freedom allows everything else to follow.

With freedom you can get the conservative things you want down the road. Without freedom you are a cog in the leftist machine. Enslaved for a long time.


18 posted on 03/14/2013 7:37:03 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: manc

Dept of education , OK but what shall we do for education as he has not mentioned that part.

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Yes, he said return it to the states.

I would love to see the TSA eliminated since it seems to be Hussains new army.

Homosexual stuff is already here. I rather deal with as a free man, not as a slave.

Illegals we are getting them one way or another. Again I prefer Rand at the helm.


19 posted on 03/14/2013 7:39:51 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Chickensoup

homosexuals are here but does not mean we let them have their sick twisted feces sex agenda.
If homsoexuals get their way then the first amendment is gone for religius freedom, then people will be slaves becauseif one speaks up they will be jailed as they do in the UK and other places

illegals would be stopped if people started to stand up, I know about immigration and what it takes

TSA hell yea let it go private as well as AMTRAK

Return to states I can go for but what happens when one state is easy to get A’s and the other is tough to get A’s but then colleges will have different marks to get in.

Sorry but Paul makes some good ponts but his illegals and now homosexual agenda is losing me if not lost me


20 posted on 03/14/2013 7:43:42 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Graewoulf
Will Rand adjust to the morality of the Conservative? He had best soon make up his mind, as many of us are making up our minds NOW!

Like romney “adjusted” his morality so he could get the nomination? That is one of the reasons he lost. A true patriot and morally decent person doesn't have to change his morality, it's who they are.

21 posted on 03/14/2013 7:58:28 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: Chickensoup

“Dept of education , OK but what shall we do for education as he has not mentioned that part.”

Huh? The Department of Education doesn’t educate anyone. It never has. No child has ever been taught by the Department of Education. The Department of Education doesn’t build schools, run schools, create or supply textbooks or pay teachers.

It is a giant beaurocracy that exists for the sake of having a giant beaurocracy. It could vanish and no one would ever notice and it would save countless billions in the process.


22 posted on 03/14/2013 8:12:38 PM PDT by FerociousRabbit
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To: manc; blam; All

One has only to peruse to comments on ANY Ron Paul FR Thread in the past two years to conclude that Permissive Libertarianism is antithetic to the principled Republican, Conservative and Independent voters.

Rand did a great job of exposing the Monarchist wing of the GOP, whose mantra is: ‘My King, right or wrong.’

The twin GOP Elite Pigs, McCain and Graham proved themselves to be rock-solid Monarchists.

Rand needs to hammer at the financial reality of the US Government in order to be able to be someone responsible people will choose to lead them when the inevitable US Bond Bubble bursts.

Here’s my opinion: Obama will continue to be the party-guy, goof-off that flunks “Economics 101: ‘Always live within your means’ Course.”

No, it won’t be anything that the US Congress does, as they have reverted to the Monarch Stage where it is my King, right or wrong.

What will happen is a Bond Market Correction.

BTW, can you say “POP?”


23 posted on 03/14/2013 8:13:20 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Linda Frances; Graewoulf
Like romney “adjusted” his morality so he could get the nomination? That is one of the reasons he lost. A true patriot and morally decent person doesn't have to change his morality, it's who they are.

Then I guess using the Biblical standard we already know that Rand Paul is immoral since he is weak on Gay Marriage.
24 posted on 03/14/2013 8:40:01 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: FerociousRabbit; Chickensoup; All

” - - - The Department of Education doesn’t educate anyone. - - - “

WRONG! The Primary function of the Department of Education is to give children ‘Free” food. Hence, the “School Lunch Program.”

Children hand-fed at the local school commune dining hall, will automatically expect other ‘Free’ stuff from their communal University in the form more ‘Free’ food and ‘Free’ student loans that will never need to be paid back.

Thus, indoctrinated with the fuzzy-warm memories of Communal Coddling they, as legal adults vote in politicians who promise to give them even more ‘Free’ Stuff.


25 posted on 03/14/2013 8:46:06 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Linda Frances; All

Romney’s morality was encapsulated in his Watershed Law: Romney’care.’

Rand Paul has an opportunity to learn that Permissive Libertarianism is incompatible with the Morality of those who are determined to CONSERVE the best of what is left of America.

If Rand can learn then he might have a chance. If Rand can’t learn, then we are on to someone who can.


26 posted on 03/14/2013 8:56:39 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Signalman

That’s a good start.


27 posted on 03/14/2013 8:56:52 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Graewoulf
Pop.
(Aye)
28 posted on 03/14/2013 8:58:21 PM PDT by blam
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To: Graewoulf

Just my 2 cents — Sen. Rand Paul is a Republican with a capiol “R”, and a libertarian with a lowercase “L”.

You are assuming because he is “hanging onto counterculture and permissive views” that he isn’t a supporter of the U.S.Constitution?


29 posted on 03/15/2013 1:02:33 AM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: Chickensoup

I firmly believe ‘permissive’ isn’t the word to be used; the description ‘Constitutionalist’ would be more accurate.

The Federal government should be limited to those powers stated in the U.S.Constitution. Any powers not so stated are reserved for the States. Every State in the Union, for example, has an Education Department and an Agriculture Department. (Duplication is killing our economy!) Education of one’s children should be under local control, as should agriculture.

State governments are where social engineering belongs. The Progressives have reapeatedly, over the past 100 years, used activist judges to carve out so called “rights” that do not exist in the U.S.Constitution. That is why who we elect as President and as Governors is so important.

There is no right to murder unborn children.
There is no right to marry whoever or whatever you want.

“Permissive views on sex, drugs and victimless crimes make sense to libertarians.”

WRONG!!

Their view may state it isn’t their business to be nannies on the Federal level, and sometimes on the state level, as well. But it is not within the Federal governments power to monitor such behavior; it belongs to the States. If you live in a state that does legislate such behavior and you’re pleased with the result, good. But it isn’t the Federal government’s respnsibility - they do not have the power per the Constitution to deal with it.


30 posted on 03/15/2013 1:28:41 AM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: FerociousRabbit

“Dept of education , OK but what shall we do for education as he has not mentioned that part.”
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I agree with you, I was quoting someone else.


31 posted on 03/15/2013 5:19:47 AM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: SatinDoll

I agree with you.


32 posted on 03/15/2013 5:20:59 AM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Chickensoup

Thanks.

It has often occurred to me how much the Federal budget could be reduced by just governing per the U.S.Constitution. There is a huge amount of money wasted on duplication of efforts by the Federal and State governments.


33 posted on 03/15/2013 5:29:17 AM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: SatinDoll
You are assuming because he is “hanging onto counterculture and permissive views” that he isn’t a supporter of the U.S.Constitution?

The founders had views on morality that made today's average American look licentious (obviously) yet they managed to keep the Constitution focused on the proper & very limited role of government. If Paul can avoid getting wrapped around the MSM's axle & stay focused on the appropriate role of the federal government leaving the rest to the localities we'll have solved most of our problems.

Abolishing the Dept of Education so DC no longer can push its pro gay on the states is a good example.

34 posted on 03/15/2013 7:00:24 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: SatinDoll; All

” - - - Sen. Rand Paul is a Republican with a capiol “R”, and a libertarian with a lowercase “L”. - - - “

YES! That is the way I see Rand Paul. He, like many of us have many opinions, some of which will alienate other blocks of voters.

For example, he and Senator Cruz are the two Senators who, by word and deed, support the US Constitution the best of anyone in the US Senate.

I remain to be convinced that most Conservatives in the Republican, Democrat or Independent voter segments find much Constitutional support for the ideas of Permissive Libertarianism on drugs, border law violators, and marriage.

Hence, the conflict for Rand Paul: Strong support of the US Constitution on Governmental topics, and moderate support for Permissive expansion of the US Constitution on social matters.

IMHO, there are plenty of laws on the books for violators of border laws and drug laws. The main problem is that the US Federal Government refuses to enforce them to the limit of the respective laws.

Social issues are probably better handled at a moral level, with local laws instituted, if needed.

Those who embrace Social Issues in politics are embracing the proverbial Greek Hydra.

Ron Paul never figured it out, and lost significant support for his Constitutional ideas.

Rand Paul has the opportunity to avoid the Hydra of Social Issues by assigning Social topics to the sphere of Morality, and focus on the topics found in the US Constitution.

When asked by the Liberal Agenda Media to embrace the Social Issues Hydra, he need only reply: “ These are Social Issues that are best resolved at the Church or local level, unless mentioned in the US Constitution.”


35 posted on 03/15/2013 8:00:22 AM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Graewoulf
I remain to be convinced that most Conservatives in the Republican, Democrat or Independent voter segments find much Constitutional support for the ideas of Permissive Libertarianism on drugs

The Constitution gives the feds no authority over any drugs that don't cross state lines. And opposition to drug laws is not "permissive" but simply a recognition of the limits of government's ability to effect positive change.

36 posted on 03/15/2013 9:53:22 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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