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View Diary: Rand Paul's Disengenuous Fillibuster Stunt Has Some Progressives Swooning (94 comments)

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  •  If this is Rand's initial move for a '16 (2+ / 0-)
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    NedSparks, grover

    Presidential run, it will be interesting to see how quickly he submits to the GOP establishment. I predict: damn quick. Ron Paul believes his malarky, but Rand strikes me as an opportunist first and last.

    •  re: submitting to the GOP establishment: (1+ / 0-)
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      Free Jazz at High Noon

      Well, that would be something he'd have in common with his dad, dontcha know.

      Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

      by corvo on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 04:15:14 PM PST

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    •  He may decide that the time is ripe for (2+ / 0-)
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      Free Jazz at High Noon, Moravan

      libertarianism for him to give lip service that satisfies enough of the powerbrokers and neocons and to calculate a strategy to roll back our overseas footprint after he gets elected and gains power.
      I personally don't think he's as much a civil libertarian as he is a "pro-slavery" libertarian.

      You can't make this stuff up.

      by David54 on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 05:49:32 PM PST

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