Skip to comments.Ron Paul On Paris Attack: Bad Foreign Policy “Invites Retaliation”
Posted on 01/07/2015 2:26:31 PM PST by SeekAndFind
Former Republican presidential candidate and congressman Ron Paul says bad foreign policy is to blame for the Paris terrorist attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo that left at least 12 dead and 11 wounded.
Well, you know, partially what the Secretary of State said is true this is pretty obscene, when it comes to violence, and libertarians are pretty annoyed by anybody who initiates violence, said Paul on NewsMaxTVs Steve Malzberg Show Wednesday. This is pretty bad.
Paul said the context for the attack, however, was Frances involvement in the Middle East.
But in the context of things, France has been a target for many, many years, because theyve been involved in foreign affairs in Libya, and they really prodded us along in recently in Libya, but theyve been involved in Algeria, so theyve had attacks like this, you know, not infrequently. So, it does involve, you know, their foreign policy as well. When people do this, you know, the rejection of the violence has to be made, and with that I agree.
I put blame on bad policy that we dont fully understand, and we dont understand what theyre doing because the people who are objecting to the foreign policy that we pursue, they do it from a different perspective, Paul added. They see us as attacking them, and killing innocent people, so yes, they, they have this doesnt justify, so dont put those words in my mouth it doesnt justify, but it explains it.
Paul said it was the Wests overall foreign policy which invites retaliation.
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He’s a blame America firster, a loony, and a crank.
Sometimes it is better to keep quiet....
He and his son are vile.
If he wasn’t dead to me before, he’s dead to me now.
Let’s throw another Yule log on the fire.
Let’s throw Ron Paul on it too.
I got confused, and thought this was Rand. Of course Ron was dead to me a long time ago.
Good grief. This guy needs to be put in a padded cell.
Right up there with Pat Robertson on 9-11-01.
Ronnie might as well go to work for al jazeera
Wow. What a condemnation of murder. Rand would have been vexed by Hitler, put out by Stalin, and particularly upset at Mao.
The poor dear. Get the smelling salts.
LOL, reminds me of the line from Shrek, "You have the right to remain silent, what you lack is the capability."
Ron Paul has not studied Islamic history. Ask any historian from India about Islam. Muslims invaded India some 1300 years ago. So there is a lot of history there. Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat the consequences.
Foreign Policy?? I would say “DOMESTIC” Policy!!!
So are his supporters.
Whoops! Ron is the wackadoodle dad. The son fell a bit farther away from the tree.
Ron Paul (AND his son Rand Paul) = “Republican” versions of liberal Ben Affleck
ANYONE promoting Rand Paul as a Republican 2016 candidate is out of his/her mind IMHO.
Some libertarian. A true libertarian would be defending the freedom of speech at this moment.
How about they’re attacking us because we don’t worship Islam. Maybe that explain it and not because of foreign intervention
Doesn’t this old fool know why and who did this? It had nothing to do with the foreign policy of France. Idiot.