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Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:15 PM

Sen. Rand Paul's 19 year-old son arrested for being drunk & disorderly at Charlotte airport

Ron Paul's grandson arrested at Charlotte Airport

January 6, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A teenager who claims to be the grandson of former presidential candidate Ron Paul was arrested Saturday night at the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.

Police say William Paul was drunk and being disruptive.

When Paul was taken in to custody, he told authorities his dad is Kentucky senator Rand Paul.

There’s no word on where he got the alcohol, or if anyone will face charges for serving the 19-year-old.

Moira Bagley, communications director for Senator Paul released the following statement on Sunday afternoon:

Sen. Paul is a national public figure and subject to scrutiny in the public arena, however, as many parents with teenagers would understand, his family should be afforded the privacy and respect they deserve in a situation such as this.

http://www.wcnc.com/news/editors-pick/Teen-claims-Ron-Paul-is-his-grandfather-during-CLT-Airport-arrest-185813772.html

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TroyD Jan 2013 OP
Angry Dragon Jan 2013 #1
aaaaaa5a Jan 2013 #2
TroyD Jan 2013 #3
longship Jan 2013 #4
Sunlei Jan 2013 #5
jdadd Jan 2013 #6
Cali_Democrat Jan 2013 #7
ashling Jan 2013 #8
Adenoid_Hynkel Jan 2013 #9
TroyD Jan 2013 #10
marlakay Jan 2013 #11
Warren DeMontague Jan 2013 #12
yortsed snacilbuper Jan 2013 #13
Paladin Jan 2013 #14
Filibuster Harry Jan 2013 #15

Response to TroyD (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:23 PM

1. Sen. Paul should be treated the same way the republicans treat President Obama

now that sounds fair

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Response to TroyD (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:24 PM

2. More GOP family values.

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Response to TroyD (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:37 PM

3. I think Sen. Paul is in Israel this weekend

Maybe the son is acting out against an absentee father?

Who knows. Perhaps I shouldn't play Dr. Freud.

The part of the story I think is relevant though is that the Paul office needs to be aware that if the Senator wants to be very conservative and make family values a part of his political career, the public has the right to ask questions at a time like this.

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Response to TroyD (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:40 PM

4. He'll be sober in the morning...

But he'll be delusional for the rest of his life. Libertarian granddad and dad. Father named after Ayn fucking Rand.

What are the chances that I am wrong here?

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Response to TroyD (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:44 PM

5. 19 years old a man.It's time his family learn to keep their 'teenager' away from the booze.

Don't push this drunk towards any kind of political career..America doesn't want this kind of politican.

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Response to Sunlei (Reply #5)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:55 PM

6. Might be in training, to replace Boehner....

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Response to TroyD (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:57 PM

7. Like father like son

Did he mention anything about aqua buddha?

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Response to TroyD (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 10:15 PM

8. To paraphrase,

A rotten apple doesn't fall far from the tree.


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Response to TroyD (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 10:25 PM

9. did he pull the "Do you know who I am?" card

sounds like the entitled little brat did just that.

How Ayn Randian of him!

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Response to TroyD (Reply #10)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 02:54 AM

11. Kind of early for drinking...nt

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Response to TroyD (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 02:55 AM

12. Oh, I hope he didn't subject the cops to a slurred, drunken, "Atlas Shrugged" monologue.

There is NOTHING worse than a drunk Objectivist. Nothing.

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Response to TroyD (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 06:13 AM

13. I wonder what's driving him to drink.

oh wait!

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Response to TroyD (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 09:00 AM

14. If Rand Paul Was My Father, I'd Be Drinking Heavily. (nt)

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Response to TroyD (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 02:25 PM

15. The family values hypocrites strike again. Next is the hash.

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