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Isolationist ideologue Rand Paul
spouts off again

The Washington Post, by Jennifer Rubin

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Posted By:viola, 8/28/2014 7:09:05 PM

A short while ago, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) expounded on his views on the Middle East in the Wall Street Journal. Since that apparently didn’t convince many people, he writes a nearly identical piece in the Journal this week, although now he doesn’t come flat out and say we shouldn’t choose sides between the Iraqi government and the Islamic State. (Now he concedes, “The Islamic State represents a threat that should be taken seriously.” How Obama-esque of him!) In both pieces, he perversely argues that the United States created the Islamic State by previous interventions.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: HPmatt, 8/28/2014 7:39:55 PM     (No. 9985109)

The guy if finally weighing in on some issues of importance to me and I am not liking what I see from him re: foreign policy. Let´s see what he says between now & 2016 if we have some more terrorist attacks in the US - due to lack of common-sense enforcement recommendations from the 9/11 commission - kick out folks that overstay their visas, secure the border, and deport terrorists.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 8/28/2014 8:13:12 PM     (No. 9985140)

There she goes "the pride of UC Berkeley" masquerading as a conservative.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Objectivity, 8/29/2014 1:14:42 AM     (No. 9985383)

Am not reflexive Ron/Rand Paul person....This is a weak, if not petty attack. Typical Washington DC view.




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Reply 4 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 8/29/2014 9:40:02 AM     (No. 9985721)

I am a conservative, but more and more I do not like Rand Paul. He looks and sounds eccentric.

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