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Old 02-17-2013, 18:09   #1
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Rand Paul on Fox today.

Saw this on Chris Wallace's show today

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/vid...narrative.html

Another good interview by him I thought.
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Old 02-17-2013, 18:30   #2
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Rand is alright in my book, he's not perfect though. But I'll gladly vote for him.

I can only hope the Bible thumpers, war hawks and big government GOPers don't push Rubio or Cruz and get defeated again by Biden, Cuomo or Bloomturd.

A neoconservative will never be able to snag the Latino or Black vote.
A hispanic Republican doesn't match a Democrat promising checks every month.

The GOP needs to drop the big government, perpetual war and forced
Moralism and get back to limited government and free market economics or they'll lose again in 2016.
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Old 02-17-2013, 18:34   #3
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I saw that interview this morning. I hope he does run in 2016. He'd be a decent candidate. However I'm still pessimistic about the future of this country. Not sure it matters who runs. I still think the last election was a transition for the nation as a whole.
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Rand is alright in my book, he's not perfect though. But I'll gladly vote for him.

I can only hope the Bible thumpers, war hawks and big government GOPers don't push Rubio or Cruz and get defeated again by Biden, Cuomo or Bloomturd.
The GOP needs to drop the big government, perpetual war and forced
Moralism and get back to limited government and free market economics or they'll lose again in 2016.
Agreed. I'm worried about those GOPers too. Sadly it seems a lot if them have not learned a thing from the past two elections.
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Old 02-17-2013, 18:48   #5
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I saw that interview this morning. I hope he does run in 2016. He'd be a decent candidate. However I'm still pessimistic about the future of this country. Not sure it matters who runs. I still think the last election was a transition for the nation as a whole.
Same. I think that transition period started at 08 election though.
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I can only hope the Bible thumpers, war hawks and big government GOPers don't push Rubio or Cruz and get defeated again by Biden, Cuomo or Bloomturd.
Keep on disparaging Christians and you will get the nation you deserve...
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Old 02-17-2013, 19:18   #7
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Rand Paul and Susana Martinez might make an interesting ticket. I wonder if they would be electable?
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Keep on disparaging Christians and you will get the nation you deserve...
If it works that way then the Christians wouldn't get the nation they deserve.
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Rand Paul and Susana Martinez might make an interesting ticket. I wonder if they would be electable?
I think so.
A lot of people are starting to like Rand. I'd definitely say is one of the favourites at the moment.
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Martinez is just another GOPer...watch out for her. She's all on the universal background check bandwagon I believe she is going for the health care exchange.
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Martinez is just another GOPer...watch out for her. She's all on the universal background check bandwagon I believe she is going for the health care exchange.
Yeh. Rubio hasn't been very clear on gun control either.

I'd like a Paul/Cruz ticket or vice versa.
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Rand Paul and Susana Martinez might make an interesting ticket. I wonder if they would be electable?
Of course not, only a Jeb Bush/Chris Christie ticket will fly , just ask Swami Karl Rove he knows all about who's electable.-Jp
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I heard somewhere that Cruz was born in Canada before his parents immigrated to the U.S. Anybody know about that or did I hallucinate it?
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Rand Paul and Susana Martinez might make an interesting ticket. I wonder if they would be electable?
Indeed. Susana is my Gov and I think she's doing pretty well considering she's fighting a pack of liberal la raza career politicians at the state capitol.

She also packs heat and is easy on the eyes. Bonus points there.
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I heard somewhere that Cruz was born in Canada before his parents immigrated to the U.S. Anybody know about that or did I hallucinate it?
He was born in Canada. His father Cuban, his mother American, so he is a natural born US citizen.
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Yeh. Rubio hasn't been very clear on gun control either.

I'd like a Paul/Cruz ticket or vice versa.
Man, that's another fine ticket right there.
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THe left was able to convince a majority of the votes during the last Presidential election that Obama was a better candidate than Mitt Romney so I don't have much confidence in the voters these days.

I think we should concentrate on the 2014 mid-term election and trying to keep the House and taking back the Senate for now.
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Keep on disparaging Christians and you will get the nation you deserve...
I have no problems with Christianity, I don't go to church but I beleive in God.

What I have a problem with is people who try to make their religous codes and morals the law of the land. Thats not what God nor the founders of this nation intended.

When a GOPer gets behind a microphone and starts talking about rape being an act of God and legitimate, and picketing DC with "being gay is a sin" signs, it tends to drive voters away from the GOP.

We have bigger problems in this country now than whether or not two gay people can get married, I think the GOP needs to focus on free market economics and limited government and stop trying to turn the government into a moral enforcer.

Its not government's job to mold society and make you a better person no more than it is to rob you to pay a welfare leech.
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He was born in Canada. His father Cuban, his mother American, so he is a natural born US citizen.
Thank you.
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I have no problems with Christianity, I don't go to church but I beleive in God.

What I have a problem with is people who try to make their religous codes and morals the law of the land. Thats not what God nor the founders of this nation intended.

When a GOPer gets behind a microphone and starts talking about rape being an act of God and legitimate, and picketing DC with "being gay is a sin" signs, it tends to drive voters away from the GOP.

We have bigger problems in this country now than whether or not two gay people can get married, I think the GOP needs to focus on free market economics and limited government and stop trying to turn the government into a moral enforcer.

Its not government's job to mold society and make you a better person no more than it is to rob you to pay a welfare leech.
Are you sure about that? John Adams was a founder, and I suspect he knew exactly what he and the others had in mind when they wrote the Constitution. “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”
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