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Chris Christie: Rand Paul ‘dangerous’
Politico ^ | 26 Jul 2013 | HADAS GOLD

Posted on 07/26/2013 7:11:18 AM PDT by mandaladon

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is ripping libertarians — including Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) — for challenging government surveillance programs and failing to understand the dangers of terrorism. “This strain of libertarianism that’s going through parties right now and making big headlines I think is a very dangerous thought,” the New Jersey GOP governor said on Thursday at a Republican governors forum in Aspen, Colo. “You can name any number of people and (Paul is) one of them.”

Christie, a potential 2016 candidate who appeared on the panel with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, said lawmakers who are questioning government surveillance programs should hear from the families affected by the Sept. 11 attacks.

“These esoteric, intellectual debates — I want them to come to New Jersey and sit across from the widows and the orphans and have that conversation. And they won’t, because that’s a much tougher conversation to have,” Christie said. “The next attack that comes, that kills thousands of Americans as a result, people are going to be looking back on the people having this intellectual debate and wondering whether they put …” Christie said before trailing off. Paul’s office shot back on Friday, saying Christie may need a “new dictionary.”

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KEYWORDS: anncoulture; chrischristie; coulture; elections; fatass; randpaul
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“President Obama has done nothing to change the policies of the Bush administration in the war on terrorism. And I mean practically nothing,” he said. “And you know why? Cause they work.”..............Obama hasn't done anything that works
1 posted on 07/26/2013 7:11:18 AM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

Lord. Can’t we at least wait for the primaries to start bashing each other.


2 posted on 07/26/2013 7:13:43 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: mandaladon

So a few mutts in Boston who no doubt spent a good amount of time talking and texting and the NSA was probably intercepting Anthony Weiner’s texts instead. I’m sorry beltway paycheck Republicans the establishment in this country is a joke, wannabe Stalinists mated with Monty Python.


3 posted on 07/26/2013 7:13:59 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: mandaladon

Can Christie explain Ft. Hood or the Boston terrorist attack...I doubt it.


4 posted on 07/26/2013 7:14:56 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: mandaladon
The guv needs to explain how spying on Americans stopped the Boston bombing... oh... it didn't.

/johnny

5 posted on 07/26/2013 7:15:00 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: mandaladon

So’s BO, but you gave him to us, so, zip it, Christie


6 posted on 07/26/2013 7:15:40 AM PDT by stanne
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To: mandaladon

That’s what the average chair thinks of that Rino pig fata$$ retard Chris Christie. His back end is dangerous because it has that fat hulk and enormously fat head attached.

Just go be a Democrat Christie. Uh wait, you already are!


7 posted on 07/26/2013 7:15:51 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (NO MORE IRS!)
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To: mandaladon

Obama’s buddy say Paul is dangerous? Who gives a crap?


8 posted on 07/26/2013 7:15:52 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: mandaladon
Translation: Anyone that thinks differently than me is a dangerous person with dangerous thoughts. The laws will be If you don't speak PC, live PC and think PC then you are an enemy of the state.
9 posted on 07/26/2013 7:15:54 AM PDT by BipolarBob (Democrats will give you the shirt off somebody elses back for a vote.)
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To: mandaladon

This is what Christie should say:

If I’m elected President I will do nothing to change the policies of the Obama administration because I’m just a RINO, who loves Obama.


10 posted on 07/26/2013 7:16:15 AM PDT by mandaladon (The truth about Benghazi is all I want)
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To: mandaladon

Funny, I’ve never heard Rand Paul telling us anyone is dangerous.

“They” always tell us who they fear.


11 posted on 07/26/2013 7:16:21 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: mandaladon

Christi is the one who is dangerous. He is a leftist who believes in fiscal responsibility. Just because you can raise taxes to pay for something doesn’t mean it should be bought.

I don’t think Rand Paul has said anything about throwing old people and widows to the wolves.

Rand Paul is a breath of fresh air.


12 posted on 07/26/2013 7:17:10 AM PDT by JAKraig (Surely my religion is at least as good as yours)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Chris Christie - now THAT’S what I call a “pant load”....


13 posted on 07/26/2013 7:17:26 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: mandaladon

There’s such a thing as going too far to make ourselves secuure. I don’t know exactly where to draw the line but I think our administration’s concept of adequate security takes away too mch of our freedom and privacy.

There actually are things worse than having a building or two blown up.


14 posted on 07/26/2013 7:18:09 AM PDT by cymbeline
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To: mandaladon
Chris Christie: Rand Paul ‘dangerous’

Cristie Kreme takes his lips off 0bama's a$$ long enough to spout the dem party line that we can expect to hear on a regular basis through 2016.

15 posted on 07/26/2013 7:18:17 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (A Quiet Rage is Building All Across America!)
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To: mandaladon


The governor speaks...
16 posted on 07/26/2013 7:18:45 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: mandaladon
Chris Christie: Rand Paul ‘dangerous’

Too a fat, Obama's butt kissing, pseudo-conservative like yourself? Yes, he is dangerous, Christie.

17 posted on 07/26/2013 7:18:49 AM PDT by Washi
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To: mandaladon

I’d rather Rand Paul step on my foot.


18 posted on 07/26/2013 7:19:12 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Washi
Too a fat,

I need a "post recall" function...

I meant "To a fat..."

19 posted on 07/26/2013 7:21:19 AM PDT by Washi
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To: JRandomFreeper

Exactly! For all the money they spend on domestic spying, they could spend almost nothing by securing the border and fixing or at least implementing the VISA and E-Verify programs.

If they fixed the border and spied on our enemies, we could STOP listening in on my phone calls to my doctor!


20 posted on 07/26/2013 7:21:48 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: mandaladon

Media picking our choices for us. It’s worked before, McCain, Romney, etc.


21 posted on 07/26/2013 7:22:19 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: BipolarBob

The “dangerous” label will be the new narrative the Rinos will be using frequently against Paul,Cruz and anyone not in agreement with them.


22 posted on 07/26/2013 7:22:52 AM PDT by mandaladon (The truth about Benghazi is all I want)
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To: mandaladon

You know what’s dangerous, Fatso? Eating like a pig and ballooning up to 350 pounds, didn’t you learn anything from James Gandolfini?


23 posted on 07/26/2013 7:23:49 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: mandaladon

RINO’s are dangerous...especially the Christie type. This just moved Rand up several levels, in my book.


24 posted on 07/26/2013 7:24:18 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: mandaladon
At one level, they are correct. I AM dangerous to their continued feeding at the government trough. I aim to send 'em back home, to brood over how their careers were cut short.

/johnny

25 posted on 07/26/2013 7:25:01 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: mandaladon

Christie needs to just shut up and go away


26 posted on 07/26/2013 7:25:13 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: mandaladon

Yeah, Ronald Reagan was dangerous too!! John McCain and Mitt Romney, not so much. That’s why they were backed.


27 posted on 07/26/2013 7:25:13 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: RginTN
Authoritarians are available in several colors.
28 posted on 07/26/2013 7:29:25 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: mandaladon

I’m not a libertarian but I’m not in any way comfortable with surveillance that violates the constitution in any way. We are a smart people and can figure out ways to monitor bad guys and those who consort with them.


29 posted on 07/26/2013 7:30:31 AM PDT by Frapster (Clear the mechanism)
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To: mandaladon
“The next attack that comes, that kills thousands of Americans as a result"

So he's admitting that all the surveillance won't stop the next attack. He's defeating his own argument. A complete bombastic idiot.

30 posted on 07/26/2013 7:32:04 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: mandaladon
Chris Christie: Rand Paul ‘dangerous’

I think that way of thinking all depends on which side of the fight for America's future you find yourself on Chrissie boy.

31 posted on 07/26/2013 7:32:32 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Amnesty. The DemocRATS' payback for the 2010 elections.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Authoritarians are available in several colors.
*******
...and sizes.


32 posted on 07/26/2013 7:32:37 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: mandaladon

33 posted on 07/26/2013 7:32:43 AM PDT by PLD (-)
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To: mandaladon

Christie is a petty tyrant and an Obama synchophant. He has no respect for the Constitution as shown by his constant railing against the 2nd Amendment. It is now apparent that he has the same disdain for the 4th Amendment.

Those who supported this clown are the same useful fools that Chris’s older brother Joe loved so much...


34 posted on 07/26/2013 7:33:30 AM PDT by antidisestablishment (Mahound delenda est)
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To: mandaladon

The title alone is good enough to make me send Rand Paul a donation.


35 posted on 07/26/2013 7:34:22 AM PDT by GBA (Our obamanation: Romans 1:18-32)
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To: mandaladon
“President Obama has done nothing to change the policies of the Bush administration in the war on terrorism."

That is an incorrect statement. There is plenty of information in the public domain to support the contention that different assupmtions are being made as to who and what constitutes a terrorist threat.

36 posted on 07/26/2013 7:35:13 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: mandaladon

Probably an accurate prediction. “Dangerous” will be the new label for those bold enough to stray outside of the Republicrat domain.


37 posted on 07/26/2013 7:36:35 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: mandaladon

Give me a break. Everyone knows by now that regular consumption from a tub of lard will likely prove fatal. This guy needs to be retired from politics - maybe come back as the Michelin man if he needs to stay in the public eye.

Christy needs to just plain shut-up.


38 posted on 07/26/2013 7:37:02 AM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (You hear it here first.)
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To: GBA

Yep, a man is known by his enemies, and Rand has the right enemies.


39 posted on 07/26/2013 7:37:03 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: WorkingClassFilth
This guy needs to be retired from politics - maybe come back as the Michelin man

I was thinking more along the lines of the "Stay Puft Marshmallow Man."


40 posted on 07/26/2013 7:38:12 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: mandaladon
"We're from the government! Trust us!"

Obama is all the reason anyone needs to possess a profound distrust of government.

41 posted on 07/26/2013 7:38:27 AM PDT by gogeo (I didn't leave the Republcan Party, it left me.)
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To: mandaladon

It isn’t a matter of not understanding terrorism Governor Christie, it’s a matter of government not understanding constitutional protections.


42 posted on 07/26/2013 7:38:59 AM PDT by SCHROLL
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To: dfwgator

That’d work but it’s a tad too sweet and cute for that lickspittle jackanape.


43 posted on 07/26/2013 7:40:38 AM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (You hear it here first.)
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To: mandaladon
Rand is targeted because he will not compromise his constitutional stand on every issue for the "progressive abdication" mentality of the RINOs.

Seems no one is willing to accept the corrective pain that it will take to avoid the eventual death of our great county.

44 posted on 07/26/2013 7:41:25 AM PDT by Cannoneer (The purpose of power is to maintain power.)
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To: Frapster

Now is not the time to trust any RINO nor is 2016. It might be worth plugging your nose and being near-Libertarian in the short run. It’s catching steam everywhere. Cruz is very near-Libertarian but conservative enough to win freepers but I would caution to avoid those trying to draw lines between Cruz and Rand. At this point the mess needs cleaned up (if that’s possible) and you can’t tell me Rand would not be preferable to any existing police-state defending RINO.


45 posted on 07/26/2013 7:43:05 AM PDT by techworker
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To: Frapster
With the recent announcement about blimps being used for constant surveillance in large cities, we're moving closer to the Fringe alternate universe.

What could go wrong?


46 posted on 07/26/2013 7:45:09 AM PDT by Bratch
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To: cymbeline

It’s a false dichotomy. There is no reason to believe that more buildings must be blown up to ensure our liberty.
That argument presupposes that there are no alternative solutions to the security question. It also presupposes that monitoring my text messages and phone calls enhances national security in any way. It doesn’t.
I’d be willing to try a different approach: Since the Islamists have openly stated that we are their enemy, and that they want to kill us; let’s take them at their word. Stop the PC nonsense and name our enemy. I’ll wager that if 10% of the money spent on wiretapping Americans unconstitutionally had been spent on actually destroying the ememies ability to attack us, or securing our own borders, we wouldn’t need to have a conversation on liberty vs. security at all.


47 posted on 07/26/2013 7:47:40 AM PDT by Hugh the Scot
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To: isthisnickcool

Crispy Kreme is the product of a RINO mating with a creme filled donut. His chances of winning the 2016 GOP nomination are slim to none. Slim just road out of town. He is seethig with envy that Rand Paul is currently running numero uno in the polls for the GOP nod.


48 posted on 07/26/2013 7:48:14 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Jim from C-Town
"Exactly! For all the money they spend on domestic spying, they could spend almost nothing by securing the border and fixing or at least implementing the VISA and E-Verify programs.

If they fixed the border and spied on our enemies, we could STOP listening in on my phone calls to my doctor!

Agree.

You should be president.

49 posted on 07/26/2013 7:50:45 AM PDT by hummingbird (THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS by Mark Levin. He has a great plan!)
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To: techworker

Do you think Rand has a good chance of pulling his dad’s base in ‘16? I’m sure hoping so.


50 posted on 07/26/2013 7:52:18 AM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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