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That’ll leave a mark: Glenn Beck calls Ron Paul ‘newest member of the Westboro Baptist Church’
Twitchy ^ | February 5, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 02/05/2013 1:13:22 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Glenn Beck✔ @glennbeck

Newest member of the Westboro Baptist Church: Ron Paul. I am with Marcus Latrell & grieving family members. Will respond tomorrow. SHAMEFUL.

1:30 AM - 05 Feb 13

289 Retweets 96 favorites

Tell us what you really think, Glenn.

Glenn Beck wasn’t the only one making that comparison after Ron Paul launched a repulsive Twitter attack on murdered American hero Chris Kyle.

Derek Ryan @longhornderek

Ron Paul is now no better than the Westboro Church protesters. (Let's hear it, Ronulans. Lets hear you defend your dear leader.)

6:28 PM - 04 Feb 13(continued)

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TOPICS: Military/Veterans; Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: 911truther; chriskyle; cino; glennbeck; libertarians; lping; paulestinians; paultards; rino; ronpaul; rontards; talkradio; wbc; wrongpaul
That's the first thing I thought when I heard about it.
1 posted on 02/05/2013 1:13:37 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Beck hit the nail on the head. That was one of Paul’s most disgusting comments and he has a lot.


2 posted on 02/05/2013 1:15:58 PM PST by mnehring
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Except that RP may consider it a compliment...


3 posted on 02/05/2013 1:17:33 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL Damn.

What the hell was Ron Paul thinking....or drinking.


4 posted on 02/05/2013 1:18:17 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: mnehring

Junior appears to finish thinking before he opens his mouth. He must get that trait from his mom.


5 posted on 02/05/2013 1:22:20 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There was a time when I felt that Ron Paul was ultimately a force for good, if perhaps quite misguided.

That time certainly isn’t now. Beck nailed it.


6 posted on 02/05/2013 1:26:39 PM PST by MWS
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What Paul should have said is that no good deed goes unpunished.


7 posted on 02/05/2013 1:28:25 PM PST by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
And as soon at the whoop hit the fan he comes out with:

Hours after slamming the death of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who was shot to death at a gun range last weekend in Texas, former Texas Rep. Ron Paul issued a Facebook statement to clarify his earlier remarks. Paul had earlier tweeted, "Chris Kyle's death seems to confirm that 'he who lives by the sword dies by the sword.' Treating PTSD at a firing range doesn't make sense." In a Facebook post meant to clarify the tweet, Paul wrote, "As a veteran, I certainly recognize that this weekend's violence and killing of Chris Kyle were a tragic and sad event." "My condolences and prayers go out to Mr. Kyle’s family. Unconstitutional and unnecessary wars have endless unintended consequences," Paul wrote in his post. "A policy of non-violence, as Christ preached, would have prevented this and similar tragedies." Paul's son, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), told Breitbart News on Monday that Kyle was a "hero."

8 posted on 02/05/2013 1:35:10 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Disgusting behavior from both Ron Paul and Glenn Beck. The most hardline tea party leaders tearing each other to pieces with rude twitter comments.

Meanwhile, the leftist media gleefully smiles as a couple of the last few genuine conservatives with a voice in the country behave like clowns.

We need unity, not division. Ron Paul’s comment loses him a lot of support from the military, Glenn Beck’s comment loses him a lot of support from libertarians. This is absolutely the wrong time for this sort of infighting between pundits.


9 posted on 02/05/2013 1:39:56 PM PST by W.C.S.
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To: gov_bean_ counter

That’s a strawman. I don’t think Ron Paul supports Westboro Baptist.


10 posted on 02/05/2013 1:40:13 PM PST by W.C.S.
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To: W.C.S.

How was Glenn Beck wrong? Ron Paul is acting like a member of that so-called “church” and he called him out on it.


11 posted on 02/05/2013 1:42:28 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: W.C.S.
That’s a strawman. I don’t think Ron Paul supports Westboro Baptist.

I am sure he has no association with the Westboro creeps but he might as well be based on his horrific comment about this killing.

Shame on him and all who think his statement can be defended.

12 posted on 02/05/2013 1:48:16 PM PST by Jean S
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To: cripplecreek

Ron Paul is the addled old man who said this sheep dip.

“Rand” Paul is his son.


13 posted on 02/05/2013 1:56:54 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Westboro Baptist Church’s message is that American soldiers deserve to die, and that their deaths are the wrath of god against America. Westboro Baptist Church are utterly despicable, almost so much so that it makes me wonder sometimes if some of them aren’t left-wingers trying to make Protestant Christians look bad.

What Ron Paul was getting at was that since America has chosen to fight wars he sees as unconstitutional, that the soldiers have brought unnecessary death upon themselves. But the way he presented it was quite rude and unpatriotic. I don’t think he was picketing funerals saying “Thank God for Dead Soldiers” though.


14 posted on 02/05/2013 2:01:06 PM PST by W.C.S.
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To: W.C.S.

It kind of explained why Jon Stewart was always talking up Paul.


15 posted on 02/05/2013 2:07:37 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I used to be a Glenn Beck fan- and I have not ever really been a Ron Paul fan- BUT....

I had the exact same thought, to be honest.

I am a bit annoyed that this man did not do more to protect hismelf and keep himself safe.

Surely he must have known his enemy was going to look for an easy opportunity to kill him- AND to make it look like a kook with a gun did it.

I am not sure I believe the story- BUT, why would someone be helping someone else suffering from PTSD- at a gun range?

That is odd. I am mostly annoyed that a good American died- and I pray that the message hits home for these guys to take their lives and their safety very seriously right now.


16 posted on 02/05/2013 2:12:21 PM PST by Truth2012
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To: W.C.S.

Who’s a hardliner Tea Party person - Beck or Paul or both?
Contrary to what PaulBots think the military are not big supporters and who knows what Beck is or is not given his irrational thought process.


17 posted on 02/05/2013 2:14:12 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Never been a Beck fan, but ... he nailed this one.


18 posted on 02/05/2013 2:19:51 PM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: mnehring
Beck is talking about this now on his TV program.

Paul ✔ @RonPaul

"Chris Kyle's death seems to confirm that "he who lives by the sword dies by the sword." Treating PTSD at a firing range doesn't make sense" 5:05 PM - 04 Feb 13

Beck says that he has received a lot of hate mail from Paulites claiming that Beck must not be patriotic.

Sadly, what a bunch of sick B_stards that those Paul followers must be.

19 posted on 02/05/2013 2:22:24 PM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Vendome

20 posted on 02/05/2013 2:27:39 PM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Straight jacket is more appropriate.....


21 posted on 02/05/2013 2:31:20 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: W.C.S.

The social conservatives who are the largest group of tea partiers, won’t mind, and as leader of the conservatives in America, Palin will be OK regardless of what these two lessor figures say.

Who cares that lefty/libertarians are offended at the nutcase being insulted.


22 posted on 02/05/2013 2:31:26 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is a longtime supporter of homosexualizing the Boy Scouts (and the military).)
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To: MWS
"There was a time when I felt that Ron Paul was ultimately a force for good, if perhaps quite misguided."

I used to feel the same way, that he was a well meaning old uncle - perhaps a bit crazy and way off base on some of his politics - but that he really had a heart of gold and just wanted to help.

I won't make that mistake again.

23 posted on 02/05/2013 2:34:50 PM PST by 101stAirborneVet
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To: W.C.S.
I don’t think he was picketing funerals saying “Thank God for Dead Soldiers” though.

This was close enough for a republican congressman, that is why conservatives are outraged and disgusted at the weirdo.

24 posted on 02/05/2013 2:35:11 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is a longtime supporter of homosexualizing the Boy Scouts (and the military).)
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To: W.C.S.

He was, however, all over the talk shows in 1991 proclaiming that the use of armored bulldozers and tanks fitted with plows to clear trenchlines (instead of what? Jumping in with bayonets and trench knives? ) during the first Gulf War was tantamount to war crimes.

No forgiveness for wrong Paul, and no respect or courtesy to the idiots who support him.


25 posted on 02/05/2013 2:40:38 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: W.C.S.
Ron Paul was never a genuine conservative, he just pretended to be one.

He took Reagan's three legged stool, removed one leg and cut the other two in half.

He'a always been a hypocritical tool, this last idiotic tweet of his just followed in a long line of serial foolishness towards our military..

26 posted on 02/05/2013 2:40:51 PM PST by Lakeshark (!)
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To: Lakeshark

Ron Paul Praises Occupy Wall Street

The Weekly Standard ^ | Dec 29, 2011 | John Mccormack

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2012 5:11:36 AM by detective

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2832378/posts


27 posted on 02/05/2013 3:00:34 PM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo
Looney as a tune.

*inserting pic of Ron Paul with tin foil hat on*


28 posted on 02/05/2013 3:13:56 PM PST by Lakeshark (!)
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To: Lakeshark

Mark Levin Rips Ron Paul For “Die By The Sword” Comment

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2013/02/04/mark_levin_rips_ron_paul_for_die_by_the_sword_comment.html


29 posted on 02/05/2013 3:15:20 PM PST by KeyLargo
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To: W.C.S.
Disgusting behavior from both Ron Paul and Glenn Beck. The most hardline tea party leaders tearing each other to pieces with rude twitter comments...a couple of the last few genuine conservatives with a voice

TeaParty!...they're typical "libertarians".

30 posted on 02/05/2013 3:44:54 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATS! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Libertarians are a natural ally of the Tea Party. Not always part of the Tea Party per se, but an ally nonetheless. It’s shooting yourself in the foot to ignore this. Both groups support limited government. Much of the incompetence or even treachery of Republicans in Congress over the past two years(case in point: the NDAA), is from neo-con “RINOs” who have hijacked the Tea Party into becoming just a populist front organization for the same old corrupt Washington, DC people that the Tea Party originally opposed.


31 posted on 02/05/2013 8:14:41 PM PST by W.C.S.
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32 posted on 05/31/2013 8:36:01 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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