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Thu Jan 17, 2013, 02:14 AM

Rand Paul Sports Teabagger Shampoo, Hannity Mum.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 02:24 AM

1. What an idiot nt

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 02:34 AM

2. Are those arms attached? Are they his at all?

The look like someone is standing behind him doing the gesturing for him...like an SNL skit or something...truly weird and freakish how his hands and arms look in that.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 02:37 AM

3. what a moron...FDR seriously?

We didn't have term limits then...and FDR was duly elected everytime....he didn't just proclaim himself President you cretin

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 03:57 AM

4. Wrong on history.

Paul says the Congress limited FDR so he wouldn't serve in perpetuity. He needs to study history. Congress didn't limit presidents to two terms until after FDR was dead. The third term was controversial, sure, but it still was the result of a third election. FDR's 4th election was a no-brainer for the Democrats, not "switching horses in the middle of the stream" and such. But in fact, FDR got his lowest percentage of all in 1944 (Republicans ran a liberal internationalist that year). Even with a war going on, rational people could distinguish between politics and national security (a skill today's Republicans seem to have lost).

Roosevelt died three months into his 4th term. He wasn't going to serve in perpetuity. In fact, rumors were already in circulation in 1944 that he might resign for health reasons after the war was over. He didn't make it that long. It was only after he died that they dared try to pass term limits with the 22nd Amendment. But even then, if you read it, the wording in the 22nd specifically exempts the "current president" (written to win over Truman supporters) from the two term limit. In other words, Truman could have run again in 1952.

Actually he did put his name into some early primaries in 1952. He got clobbered, dropped out of the running, and slunk out of office with the lowest approval ratings until Dubya's con game got exposed in 2006. So there wasn't a perpetuity potential for the midcentury Democratic presidents. This isn't key to Paul's point, but I think it's worth noting that Rand Paul is willing to bullshit away about history in order to make a point. Facts don't matter to him. It's a thing to be alert to next time you see him talking.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 04:00 AM

5. What you hear coming out of Paul's mouth isn't shampoo. It's real poo.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 05:46 AM

6. It's only tyranny when a non-Republican president pushes for executive orders,

huh, Rand? Bush ll and Reagan had more executive orders in their presidencies. Where was the outrage from you hypocrites then?

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 06:25 AM

7. I love the "Krauthammer Next" teaser, as if that was something to be proud of!

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:48 AM

8. Does this idiot not know that FDR died while he was still president?

He really is stupid. Put down Ayn Rand and read some HISTORY Congressman.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 09:38 AM

9. I find it very gracious of these right wingers to use the descriptive term

"arrogance" now, in place of "uppity." We've come a long way, baby!

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Original post)

Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:00 PM

10. Teabagger Shampoo. That must be what he uses on that pubic hair transplant on his head.

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