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Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:26 PM

Police: Teen arrested at airport claims to be Ron Paul's grandson

Source: WisTV.com

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A teenager who says he is the son of a U.S. Senator, and grandson of a former Presidential candidate, was arrested Saturday night at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

William Hilton Paul, 19, was then transported and booked into the Mecklenburg County Jail.

Sources at the Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff's Office say he identified himself as the son of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky. Senator Paul's father is former Presidential candidate Ron Paul.

Paul was also charged with Disorderly Conduct and being Intoxicated and Disruptive.



Read more: http://www.wistv.com/story/20514389/william-hilton-paul-arrest-rand-paul-ron-paul-charlotte-airport

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Reply Police: Teen arrested at airport claims to be Ron Paul's grandson (Original post)
Pilotguy Jan 2013 OP
JI7 Jan 2013 #1
MissNostalgia Jan 2013 #11
JI7 Jan 2013 #17
butterfly77 Jan 2013 #57
UnrepentantLiberal Jan 2013 #32
Mr.Bill Jan 2013 #2
Cleita Jan 2013 #16
ReRe Jan 2013 #34
petronius Jan 2013 #3
ToxMarz Jan 2013 #4
BVictor1 Jan 2013 #5
arcane1 Jan 2013 #6
Mr.Bill Jan 2013 #7
longship Jan 2013 #9
freshwest Jan 2013 #22
longship Jan 2013 #40
Manifestor_of_Light Jan 2013 #53
muriel_volestrangler Jan 2013 #24
southerncrone Jan 2013 #45
tarheelsunc Jan 2013 #8
southernyankeebelle Jan 2013 #13
Ikonoklast Jan 2013 #21
southernyankeebelle Jan 2013 #28
csziggy Jan 2013 #48
MADem Jan 2013 #10
pacalo Jan 2013 #23
riverbendviewgal Jan 2013 #12
southernyankeebelle Jan 2013 #14
Maynar Jan 2013 #15
oldhippydude Jan 2013 #18
Lochloosa Jan 2013 #20
Populist_Prole Jan 2013 #19
Liberal_in_LA Jan 2013 #54
freemay20 Jan 2013 #25
2pooped2pop Jan 2013 #26
ReRe Jan 2013 #36
Ikonoklast Jan 2013 #38
StrictlyRockers Jan 2013 #42
LeftyMom Jan 2013 #46
olegramps Jan 2013 #47
csziggy Jan 2013 #49
Jefferson23 Jan 2013 #27
Thinkingabout Jan 2013 #29
Shrike47 Jan 2013 #30
eilen Jan 2013 #31
Diclotican Jan 2013 #35
eilen Jan 2013 #58
SunSeeker Jan 2013 #33
Adenoid_Hynkel Jan 2013 #37
Historic NY Jan 2013 #39
hedgehog Jan 2013 #51
DallasNE Jan 2013 #41
Tx4obama Jan 2013 #43
southerncrone Jan 2013 #44
ButterflyBlood Jan 2013 #50
HangOnKids Jan 2013 #55
ButterflyBlood Jan 2013 #56
KansDem Jan 2013 #52

Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:29 PM

1. the one standing behind his dad here ?

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Response to JI7 (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:46 PM

11. Wow

Thats a happy bunch :/

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Response to MissNostalgia (Reply #11)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 06:03 PM

17. they look even more happy here

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Response to JI7 (Reply #17)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 06:44 PM

57. Another bunch of nuts..

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Response to JI7 (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 07:59 PM

32. He looks like Spaulding Smails.

 

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:31 PM

2. That whole family is nuts.

Makes me wonder how stupid you can be and still make it through medical school.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 06:01 PM

16. As my doctor friend once said to me,

Ques. "What do you call the guy who was bottom of his class in Med School?"

Ans. "Doctor."

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Response to Cleita (Reply #16)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 08:16 PM

34. What do you call the guy who was bottom of his class in Med School?

... SENATOR!

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:32 PM

3. Who would claim to be that, who was not?

(Yeah, I know, movie quote games belong in the Lounge. But it just fits... )

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:33 PM

4. You can tell it's Rands kid

Has the same Tribbel on his head for hair as his dad.

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:33 PM

5. Under age drinking...

 

I remember those days.

I never got caught, but surprisingly, I do remember.

BTW... Throw his ass in the tank.

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:34 PM

6. "Paul was also charged with Disorderly Conduct and being Intoxicated and Disruptive"?

Why the word "also" in there? Was he arrested for something else too? Kind of a poorly-written article.

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Response to arcane1 (Reply #6)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:35 PM

7. Perhaps he could be speaker of the house one day.

Definitely congressional material from a red state.

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Response to arcane1 (Reply #6)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:41 PM

9. The major charge was driving while delusional.

After all, he's a third generation Ayn Rand worshiper. His freaking dad is even named after her, for Christ sakes. (Or whomever's sake)

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Response to longship (Reply #9)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 07:02 PM

22. Aw, if only the DUzy awards were still running. Perfect comment.

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Response to freshwest (Reply #22)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:24 PM

40. Whoa! Thank you.

I miss the DUzys, too.

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Response to longship (Reply #9)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 02:17 PM

53. Will Rand freak when he finds out he is named after a TYPEWRITER???

Ayn Rand got her name from her typewriter.
Remington Rand. Same people who make guns.


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Response to arcane1 (Reply #6)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 07:16 PM

24. Other reports add 'minor consumption' to the charge list

(poor bastard - 19 and you get charged for drinking! I can't imagine UK universities if you couldn't legally drink at 18 ...)

Yeah, a poorly worded article.

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Response to arcane1 (Reply #6)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 01:52 AM

45. Perhaps he had a gun.

Or a shoe bomb.
I'm joking, but....

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Response to tarheelsunc (Reply #8)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:51 PM

13. He sure isn't smiling.

 

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Response to southernyankeebelle (Reply #13)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 06:30 PM

21. Looks like he gets his hair trimmed with a WeedWhacker.

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Response to Ikonoklast (Reply #21)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 07:46 PM

28. He might feel that way once his dad gets a hold of him. LOL

 

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Response to tarheelsunc (Reply #8)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 11:03 AM

48. The charges listed on that site don't mention an airport

"DISORDERLY CONDUCT AT BUS/RR STATION OR
INTOXICATED AND DISRUPTIVE
CONSUME BEER/WINE UNDERAGE"
http://www.lookwhogotbusted.com/charlotte-nc/paul-william-hilton

Wonder where the incident actually happened?

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:43 PM

10. "Hic (burp)....dew yew know hoooooo ahhhhhh AMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM????"

Yep--ya little shit, we do know who you are!



A real loser--just like Paw and Gramps!

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Response to MADem (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 07:03 PM

23. Hahaaa!

"Ahmmmmmmm Rand Paul's son *hic* Ron Paul's grandson!!!!"

+ handcuffs = not the reaction he expected.


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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:48 PM

12. Maybe he gets his booze the same place

as the Steubenville Ohio Footballers get theirs.

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:52 PM

14. Well at least he keeps up with other pols kids who have been busted.

 

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 05:59 PM

15. I want a hamburger...

no, a cheeseburger. I want a hot dog. I want a milkshake...

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 06:16 PM

18. wow that's apauling.....n/t

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Response to oldhippydude (Reply #18)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 06:25 PM

20. Boooooooooo!

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 06:21 PM

19. "Do you know who I am??!!"

I wonder if he used that line.

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Response to Populist_Prole (Reply #19)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 02:32 PM

54. +20

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 07:17 PM

25. So what?

The young man is simply acting as many young people do. I personally do not feel it should be a crime for a person of the age to serve in our military and vote to have a drink. He was disruptive? What teenager isn't or has not been. The only reason people un DU are making this a big deal is because of who his relatives may or not be. Do you have a teenage child? Would you post about your child if he / she did the same thing? People in glass houses should not throw stones. By the way, no matter what the charge, he is innocent until proven guilty.

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Response to freemay20 (Reply #25)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 07:33 PM

26. lol too funny

There's always one.

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Response to 2pooped2pop (Reply #26)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 08:23 PM

36. Always...

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Response to freemay20 (Reply #25)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 08:45 PM

38. I raised three children by myself. Not one was ever arrested for being drunk and disorderly.

I don't live in a glass house.

My kids weren't teenage drunks, but then, they weren't raised in an atmosphere of privilege, either, like your precious little snowflake was.


Enjoy your stay.



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Response to freemay20 (Reply #25)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:16 PM

42. Thank you for the clarification!

Whatever would we do without you here to inform us?

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Response to freemay20 (Reply #25)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 02:09 AM

46. So is he adult enough to drink, or a child? Because you made both arguments. Pick one.

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Response to freemay20 (Reply #25)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 10:51 AM

47. I believe you are a bit overboard in your apology for his obnoxious behavior.

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Response to freemay20 (Reply #25)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 11:07 AM

49. Will Paul was the one who made a big deal about his grandfather

Otherwise, his arrest would not have made national news.

If he'd been smart he wouldn't have made a scene at all, or once he got that far not made claims about who his father or grandfather are. He probably thought mentioning their names would be a "Get Out of Jail Free" card.

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 07:46 PM

27. Can you blame him for drinking with that family? Leave the nutside kid, come on over. n/t

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 07:57 PM

29. Might not have been alchol. He follows his dad's foot steps closely.

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 07:57 PM

30. Billy Paul? Billy Hilly Paul?

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 07:57 PM

31. Maybe after his experience

he will become a liberal and piss off his dad. I for one, hope he is the typical college student inciting major moral arguments along philosophical methods at every encounter-- it's exhausting. My kid is 20 and I'm seriously hoping his current libertarian bent hits the proverbial dialectic. He was a socialist 2 years ago.

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Response to eilen (Reply #31)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 08:23 PM

35. eilen

eilen

He will grow - or not depend of what he become - libertarian habits is a illness hard to break - even grown ups who got hooked on this ideology have the habit on never really wake up to the reality before ages and ages have turned around.. You just have to be patient with him - as you was when he was a little kid - and just let him "make the mistakes he need to do" to understand that the world are not in any way the same as the libertarian world idea want it to be... If anything, just show him by your actions what real people is like - and let the ships fall as they may do... In most cases, kids tend to understand what really works and not - and grow up to be good persons after a while..

Diclotican

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Response to Diclotican (Reply #35)

Wed Jan 9, 2013, 11:48 AM

58. Thank you

I am certain life experience, education and his ever-evolving mind will take care of this-- he works a minimum wage job. My son is vey inquisitive. He certainly has strong views on gun control which don't jibe with the libertarian stand. He is also pro equal/civil rights. I don't know how libertarian he will be once pot is legalized. I think all college students try on different philosophies as they develop. I know I went through a short period of conservatism, at least I thought it was--more along the lines of Teddy Roosevelt though (conservation of natural resources, not hating people because they don't pray to a cross). I think I went through that because of my strong feelings about keeping my family intact as I grew up in divorced homes and believing that people often don't try hard enough to keep things together or have unrealistic expectations. But I became quickly disenamored with what came to be popular conservative thought and behavior and I didn't care for the meanness and reflexive attitudes.

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 08:14 PM

33. I'd drink too if I was in that family. nt

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 08:45 PM

37. These things wouldn't happen if he would only devote himself to Aqua Buddha


Baby Ron Paul's son would see his life turn around if he followed the one true path

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 08:55 PM

39. Do you know who I am..............

Daddy......!!!! Wonder who was serving him the booze on the flight.

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Response to Historic NY (Reply #39)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 01:36 PM

51. On a flight that short - do they even serve peanuts?

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 10:15 PM

41. Following In The Footsteps Of A Young George W. Bush

With both a famous father and grandfather. And how did that turn out?

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 01:43 AM

43. Kick! n/t

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 01:49 AM

44. He certainly looks the part.

And how dare he abuse those family values!

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 01:30 PM

50. Incredibly stupid. He did nothing wrong.

Let him go.

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Response to ButterflyBlood (Reply #50)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 03:45 PM

55. Paul was also charged with Disorderly Conduct and being Intoxicated and Disruptive.

 

Nothing wrong?

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Response to HangOnKids (Reply #55)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 05:11 PM

56. Ah OK so he did more than just consume alcohol

Than I have to retract that.

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Response to Pilotguy (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 01:46 PM

52. Maybe he needed to relieve stress?

Seems the US Senate will do that to you (and perhaps your family?)

"Crapo Says He Kept Alcohol In Apartment ‘On Occasion,’ ‘To Relieve Stress’"
http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014356792

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