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Tea Party Response: Rand Paul
points blame at both parties in critique

Louisville Courier-Journal, by James R. Carroll

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Posted By:tisHimself, 2/13/2013 5:47:49 AM

Saying “the state of the economy is tenuous,” U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on Tuesday night issued a tea party critique of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address and his policies that called for smaller government, deep federal spending cuts and congressional term limits. “The path we are on is not sustainable, but few in Congress or in this administration seem to recognize that their actions are endangering the prosperity of this great nation,” Paul warned in remarks delivered minutes after the president spoke and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio offered the official Republican response.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: zoidberg, 2/13/2013 7:05:40 AM     (No. 9173595)

Rand Paul did a great job.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: doodah, 2/13/2013 7:23:01 AM     (No. 9173610)

I kinda like Rand Paul, but hope he doesn´t challenge Marco Rubio, maybe a Rubio/Paul ticket in 2016, but honestly, Rubio´s speech was the best ever. We certainly have a star in Rubio, of course, the MSM and Dems will continue to trash him and who knows if it will work like it did with Sarah Palin. We have got to take back the PR war and show the truth about our side and the Dems side.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/13/2013 7:52:36 AM     (No. 9173637)

I like Rubio and I want to like Rand Paul, but a few of his statements concern me. There´s time to sort it out.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mikkins2, 2/13/2013 8:10:17 AM     (No. 9173666)

Well done Mr. Paul. More voices are needed to point out the fact that both parties are responsible for the economic mess this country is in and the lack of desire to do any meaningful changes to fix it. Its all about the spending and the current Republican Establishment is addicted to it as their partners in crime, the democrats.

Any issue that does not involve spending cuts or national security is a mere distraction at this point.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 4freedom, 2/13/2013 8:40:51 AM     (No. 9173735)

Rand Paul was one of the few Senator´s that had the guts to vote against the NDAA, that carries allot of weight with me.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: WAN2, 2/13/2013 9:52:21 AM     (No. 9173917)

Addicts don´t give a flying f--- about cutting off their supply of drugs.

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