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Fri Aug 16, 2013, 10:15 PM

Assange Says Rand Paul Is The Only Hope For America

It's always good to know where people really stand-what their core beliefs are. Well, for those who may not have been sure about Julian Assange, he gave us a peak during a forum hosted by Campus Reform and OurSay.org. :

am a big admirer of Ron Paul and Rand Paul for their very principled positions in the U.S. Congress on a number of issues, * * * * They have been the strongest supporters of the fight against the U.S. attack on WikiLeaks and on me in the U.S. Congress. Similarly, they have been the strongest opponents of drone warfare and extrajudicial executions.

Assange concluded by saying

The only hope as far as electoral politics presently, is the Libertarian section of the Republican party.



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Well, alright then . . .

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Reply Assange Says Rand Paul Is The Only Hope For America (Original post)
ashling Aug 2013 OP
Newsjock Aug 2013 #1
BumRushDaShow Aug 2013 #3
brush Aug 2013 #29
Autumn Aug 2013 #2
Laffy Kat Aug 2013 #5
msanthrope Aug 2013 #6
Autumn Aug 2013 #8
Summer Hathaway Aug 2013 #39
ucrdem Aug 2013 #4
Dawson Leery Aug 2013 #7
Rex Aug 2013 #25
Number23 Aug 2013 #9
Thinkingabout Aug 2013 #10
freshwest Aug 2013 #18
That Guy 888 Aug 2013 #11
Tx4obama Aug 2013 #17
SidDithers Aug 2013 #12
PowerToThePeople Aug 2013 #13
Cha Aug 2013 #14
freshwest Aug 2013 #28
niyad Aug 2013 #15
TwilightGardener Aug 2013 #16
Whisp Aug 2013 #23
TwilightGardener Aug 2013 #31
Initech Aug 2013 #19
Tx4obama Aug 2013 #20
Whisp Aug 2013 #21
Tx4obama Aug 2013 #24
Tx4obama Aug 2013 #22
hrmjustin Aug 2013 #26
DinahMoeHum Aug 2013 #27
winter is coming Aug 2013 #30
Spitfire of ATJ Aug 2013 #32
Iliyah Aug 2013 #33
Spitfire of ATJ Aug 2013 #37
penndragon69 Aug 2013 #34
awoke_in_2003 Aug 2013 #35
Historic NY Aug 2013 #36
eridani Aug 2013 #38
B Calm Aug 2013 #40
randome Aug 2013 #41
BumRushDaShow Aug 2013 #42

Response to ashling (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 10:18 PM

1. And Edward Snowden was a pole dancer who dated a Russian spy

Or something like that.

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Response to Newsjock (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 10:26 PM

3. And Greenwald was the first to be interviewed on Ron Paul's brand new web Channel

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Response to Newsjock (Reply #1)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:37 AM

29. Assange just lost me

Talk about irony he of all information is so misinformed about US culture, politics, and apparently our politicians.

Rand Paul is as much a closet racist (but not really that much in the closet), and therefore not suitable, as his father, and this is who Assange thinks is the savior or the repugs?

Guess being isolated in an embassy leads to forgetfulness of such minor details as racism and sexism if someone claims to be anti-war.

Under Paul ff we were fortunate enough to get out of the wars and drone campaigns we'd still have his positions on race and civil rights laws good for the Afghans and drone victims (a good thing) but not so good for African-Americans, Latino-Americans and women.

Nah! Assange your opinion on this stinks.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 10:22 PM

2. I'm going to go wash my hands and keyboard with bleach for typing this.

But the Libertarian section of the Republican party seems to be the only partially sane part of that party. If they could take over the republican party then at least they wouldn't be all bat shit crazy. Anti war, anti spying. The rest of their shit could be countered.





Fuck Rand Paul and his little boy too.

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Response to Autumn (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 10:30 PM

5. Still very anti-woman.

Libertarian men in particular seem to overlook that little tidbit.

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Response to Autumn (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 10:30 PM

6. Anti-choice, anti-gay, anti-minority. nt

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #6)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 10:38 PM

8. Yes, but those are things our Democratic Party leaders are willing

to stand and fight for.

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Response to Autumn (Reply #8)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 03:36 AM

39. No, Autumn, they're not

No DEMOCRATIC Party Leader has ever stood up for a woman's right to choose, the LGBT community, or minorities.

How incredibly astute of you to have noticed that.




<<< for the sarcasm-impaired.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 10:29 PM

4. Thanks, and good luck trying to change any minds.

Barack Obama bad, James Blond good. That is all they know or need to know. Go figure.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 10:36 PM

7. Rand Paul has no problem using armed drones against store robbery suspects,

yet opposes the use of drones against violent terrorists.

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Response to Dawson Leery (Reply #7)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:23 AM

25. Oh and he does NOT want them peeking at him in a jacuzzi

probably afraid they will catch a peek at his GOP spandex suit.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 10:55 PM

9. LOL!!!

K&R

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 11:05 PM

10. If Assauge thinks the only hope for America is Rand Paul then we are without hope.

Assauge has shown his hand, has no trump cards there and to fold. Rand Paul would never make a good president nor would any other libertarian, thoughts are wrong thinking. Just like when Rand thought he could take on Christie and got his butt handed back quickly. TP is bad and so is the libertarians. Come on, there is many qualified people to be presidents, don't sell this country to the likes of a libertarian.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #10)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:13 AM

18. +1,000

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 11:08 PM

11. Why no link? n/t

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Response to That Guy 888 (Reply #11)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:13 AM

17. It's from the Daily Kos website - a direct link to the article below

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 11:11 PM

12. DU rec...nt

Sid

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 11:16 PM

13. Not this shit again

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 11:16 PM

14. Lol! And, what's the only hope for fucking Julian Ass-ange? So what..?

Rand Paul wins and Asshat gets to go free? What a insipid creep.

So are all his little troops in America going to GOTV for rand freakshow paul in 2016?

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Response to Cha (Reply #14)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:35 AM

28. You betcha! Elect Rand for Faith and Freedom! Theocracy and Plutocracy are cool!!!!

Let's have a theocracy! Something we can all get behind (just walk a few steps behind, gals)

Faith and Freedom Coalition


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faith_and_Freedom_Coalition

http://www.rightwingwatch.org/category/organizations/faith-and-freedom-coalition

And why, pray tell would this not bother Assange? Since when have the 1% been ruled by theocrats?

Never, they use them to control us. So, never mind, folks, it's all good! Just forget about history and what happened...

There, there... And all you little women, you can forget about your 4th amendment rights forever, as it's against Gawd's Will.

Says the guy who tries to tack a Personhood.Law on every single bill - Yup - Rand Paul! Freedumb!

And Real Wymen wear Pink!



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Response to ashling (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2013, 11:17 PM

15. kind of hard to take this seriously when the person does not know the difference between "peek"

and "peak".

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:08 AM

16. Little Curly is our only hope?

Who knew?

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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #16)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:21 AM

23. Little Curly....

 



now that you mention it, his hair looks like a new born calf's when it still wet and the mama cow licks it.

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Response to Whisp (Reply #23)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:47 AM

31. Yep..

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:14 AM

19. If that imbecile is our only hope, we're truly beyond fucked.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:15 AM

20. And the article says Assange is an admirer of Drudge too...

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:17 AM

21. We have been told that that was 'taken out of context'.

 

Apparently Assange didn't say what he said and there is another message hidden between the lines?

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Response to Whisp (Reply #21)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:22 AM

24. See Comment #22 for the VIDEO / AUDIO of the interview - in his own words. n/t

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:21 AM

22. The VIDEO of the interview below




Published on Aug 16, 2013

Campus Reform Editor-in-Chief Josiah Ryan Interviews Julian Assange about Matt Drudge and Senator Rand Paul.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:29 AM

26. That was an incredible dumb thing to say.

I guess this guy is not a progressive.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:33 AM

27. It's official: Ass-angle is a bona fide "Delta Bravo"

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 12:38 AM

30. I understand they'll be running as Prez and VP on the crazier-than-a-shithouse rat ticket. n/t

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 01:13 AM

32. Oh sure,...because Liberals are all authoritarian,....right?

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #32)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 01:20 AM

33. LOL and I've been told Liberals can't

multi-task neither!

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Response to Iliyah (Reply #33)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 02:19 AM

37. That's why most Republicans are "single issue voters".

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 01:21 AM

34. He's really hitting the BONG

heavily today.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 01:33 AM

35. Oh for fuck's sake...

he makes it very hard to support him.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 01:44 AM

36. Assange the same asshole who duped Manning & Snowden into thinking...

that giving up secrets was honorable.......Assange the king of narassistic morons. He only cares about himself.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 03:31 AM

38. He's wrong. Wyden and Udall are the only hope for America n/t

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 06:58 AM

40. K&R

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 07:27 AM

41. If this group of buffoons truly thought they could wage a Libertarian 'jihad'...

...then i wonder about their panicked frames of mind. They tried to make a martyr out of Manning then Snowden. Neither of those panned out, primarily because Obama stayed cool under pressure, even when that pressure was joined by fellow Democrats.

When the discourse at DU resembles repetitions of Joe Wilson's "You lie!", it's become clear that too many Democrats have bought into the notion that the party cannot be salvaged.

They are ripe for the plucking into some 'safe harbor' such as Rand Paul. At least I think that was the 'hopes and dreams' of Assange, Greenwald, etc.

But just as Rumsfeld figured on Iraq being a cake walk, these Libertarian assholes are finally seeing that taking over the world is not as easy as it's portrayed in a James Bond movie.

They are panicking, showing their true colors. And feeling powerless. Desperate action may follow but they have already lost.

Stop looking for heroes. BE one.

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Response to randome (Reply #41)

Sat Aug 17, 2013, 07:38 AM

42. +infinity

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