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Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:17 AM

WTF is wrong with Rand Paul?

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Reply WTF is wrong with Rand Paul? (Original post)
milestogo Nov 11 OP
Thomas Hurt Nov 11 #1
TheBlackAdder Nov 11 #33
JDC Nov 11 #39
still_one Nov 11 #2
Jane Austin Nov 11 #11
crickets Nov 11 #23
Sancho Nov 11 #3
dhol82 Nov 11 #5
Act_of_Reparation Nov 11 #4
Wounded Bear Nov 11 #6
MineralMan Nov 11 #7
lastlib Nov 11 #17
Faux pas Nov 11 #8
PufPuf23 Nov 11 #9
mr_lebowski Nov 11 #10
Proud Liberal Dem Nov 11 #12
milestogo Nov 11 #19
old guy Nov 11 #13
CanonRay Nov 11 #14
lastlib Nov 11 #18
yonder Nov 11 #37
Kid Berwyn Nov 11 #15
brush Nov 11 #16
Retrograde Nov 11 #20
BlueMTexpat Nov 11 #21
blueinredohio Nov 11 #22
Hermit-The-Prog Nov 11 #24
Blue_Tires Nov 11 #25
demigoddess Nov 11 #26
Docreed2003 Nov 11 #27
58Sunliner Nov 11 #28
SMC22307 Nov 11 #45
58Sunliner Nov 12 #46
poli-junkie Nov 11 #29
MontanaMama Nov 11 #30
louis-t Nov 11 #31
whistler162 Nov 11 #32
GoneOffShore Nov 11 #34
VOX Nov 11 #35
Dan Nov 11 #36
dlk Nov 11 #38
BlueIdaho Nov 11 #40
NCLefty Nov 11 #41
11 Bravo Nov 11 #42
Demovictory9 Nov 11 #43
SMC22307 Nov 11 #44
TeamPooka Nov 12 #47

Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:18 AM

1. bought and paid for

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Response to Thomas Hurt (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 03:02 PM

33. Yep. He's another one of Putin's Lap Poodles.

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Response to Thomas Hurt (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 07:12 PM

39. Exactly

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:19 AM

2. Everything

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Response to still_one (Reply #2)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:38 AM

11. Yes!

You nailed it.

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Response to still_one (Reply #2)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 12:16 PM

23. +1

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:19 AM

3. He's not a convenient idiot...

so he must be a willing traitor.

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Response to Sancho (Reply #3)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:20 AM

5. That has to be the answer.

Wonder how much he got from Uncle Vlad?

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:20 AM

4. It comes from upbringing.

With all the nazis his dad hangs around with, it really shouldn't surprise us he's so comfortable being around them.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:20 AM

6. He bought into his namesake's bullshit...

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:23 AM

7. He's a freaking reactionary libertarian, that's what's wrong.

Just like his father.

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Response to MineralMan (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 11:13 AM

17. He's suffering from "drain bamage"....

Like his old man.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:23 AM

8. He didn't just

turn into an asshole, he's always been one. No mystery to me.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:23 AM

9. Environment but also congenital plus the self-entitled personality where

human decency is missing.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:37 AM

10. I feel like this is a rhetorical question (nt)

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:39 AM

12. You mean more than usual?



He's clearly part of the Trump/Russia mess IMHO.

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Response to Proud Liberal Dem (Reply #12)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 11:38 AM

19. He is all over the airwaves and he is really annoying.

If there were ever a fantastic argument against libertarianism, it's him.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:56 AM

13. Nothing.

He is the same as ever. Has a safe seat and craves the spot lite no matter how crazed he gets.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:57 AM

14. Russian money fever

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Response to CanonRay (Reply #14)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 11:14 AM

18. "Rublonic plague"? eom

He must've caught it from Moscow Mitch or Leningrad Lindsey.

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Response to lastlib (Reply #18)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 03:22 PM

37. "Rublonic plague" Good one.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 10:59 AM

15. Too much THC

Not enough TLC

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 11:06 AM

16. He's a libertarian a-hole who noticed how much media attention...

Graham gets for kissing trump's and wants to get in on it.

Another question is what's wrong with Kentucky? I know that state is red but to keep sending Moscow Mitch and Paul over and over back to the Senate is nuts.

Does any state have two worse and worser still senators?

Excuse "worser still" but I couldn't think of a better way to say it.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 11:46 AM

20. Let me count the ways...

-raised by Ron Paul
-shortened his given name to Rand in honor of his idol, Ayn
-acts like a privileged snot who always got what he wanted
-seems to despise people who aren't powerful or in a position to benefit
-never outgrew Randian libertarianism
-got where he is in politics due to his father's name
-seems proud to have won Kentucky the uncoveted "State with Worst Senators" award several years running

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 12:10 PM

21. He's Rand Paul.

Just being Rand Paul would f**k anyone up.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 12:13 PM

22. A better question WTF is right with Rand Paul?

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 01:54 PM

24. wtf is wrong with Rand Paul's voters?

Forget Rand Paul; how do we counteract those who vote for him?

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 02:06 PM

25. What's wrong with him NOW? Or what has *always* been wrong with him?

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 02:09 PM

26. congenital brain damage?

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 02:10 PM

27. Living with a marmot on your scalp will make you crazy...

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 02:17 PM

28. Compromised sociopath who will do anything for attention.

Part of the lunatic fringe. Now mainstreamed. Ugh.


Lunatic fringe
I know you're out there
You're in hiding
And you hold your meetings
I can hear you coming
I know what you're after
We're wise to you this time (wise to you this time)
We won't let you kill the laughter
Oh oh oh
Oh oh oh
Oh oh oh
Lunatic fringe
In the twilight's last gleaming
But this is open season
But you won't get too far
'Cause you've got to blame someone
For your own confusion
We're on guard this time (on guard this time)
Against your final solution
Oh no
Oh oh oh
Oh oh oh
Oh oh oh
We can hear you coming (we can hear you coming)
No, you're not going to win this time (not gonna win)
We can hear the footsteps (we can hear the footsteps)
Hey, out along the walkway (out along the walkway)
Lunatic fringe
We all know you're out there
Can you feel the resistance
Can you feel the thunder
Oh no
Hey!
Source: LyricFind
Songwriters: Thomas William Cochrane

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Response to 58Sunliner (Reply #28)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 11:17 PM

45. Wow, I haven't heard that in, hmm, let's just say ages.

Still sounds good!

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Response to SMC22307 (Reply #45)

Tue Nov 12, 2019, 10:11 AM

46. Yeah, truth retread. Sociopath covers a lot. My fallback is POS.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 02:25 PM

29. He's on the take...

just like all the other TrumPutin sycophants. You can read right through 'em. Traitors! Each and everyone of 'em!

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 02:28 PM

30. What's NOT wrong with Rand?

Dude is a mess.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 02:39 PM

31. I don't know, but I can't get the image of him being throttled

by his neighbor over grass clippings out of my mind.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 02:58 PM

32. He is Rand Paul!

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 03:03 PM

34. You didn't know that he has always been an egregious fuckwit?

I'm shocked.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 03:13 PM

35. "Rand Paul Is Trump's Perfect Russia Stooge"...

Article linked is from 2018, but still applies. Note that Paul has voted against Russia sanctions.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/08/rand-paul-donald-trump-perfect-russia-stooge/amp
Trump’s Perfect Russia Stooge
Vanity Fair
By Tina Nguyen
August 7, 2018
The unlikely, unholy alliance between Rand Paul and Donald Trump, one a libertarian iconoclast, the other the cancerous center of the Republican party, has cemented itself in golf games and frequent phone calls. “They’ll talk on the phone and Trump will go on about Bedminster and golf and whatever else is going on; and Rand will drop in his libertarian ideas,” a source close to Trump recently told Axios. “And Trump will laugh and say, ‘This guy’s crazy’ . . . They won’t even argue. He’ll let him speak his mind.” Their friendship has manifested in a number of ways, including in Paul’s periodic abandonment of his principles to vote however Trump needs him to, and Trump’s apparent willingness to take Paul’s questionable advice. But while Trump’s affinity for Paul may, on some level, have been predictable—after all, they both love to needle Mitch McConnell—their friendship has recently veered in a less likely direction, as Paul comes to Trump’s defense on all matters Russia.

On Monday, weeks after Paul made an impassioned speech on the Senate floor in support of Trump’s Helsinki summit—“The hatred for the president is so intense that partisans would rather risk war than give diplomacy a chance”—the Kentucky senator visited Moscow on a private trip to strengthen relations between Russia and the U.S., a matter he called “in­cred­ibly important,” according to The Washington Post. (The U.S. Embassy in Moscow told the Post that Paul was not on an official diplomatic trip, and was traveling privately with a group.) Paul’s Russian jaunt reportedly included a visit with former Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak, who U.S. intelligence suggests is a spy, and whose undisclosed meetings with Jeff Sessions and Michael Flynn led indirectly to Robert Mueller’s probe into the Trump campaign.
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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 03:20 PM

36. I always figured his neighbor didn't beat his ass enough.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 04:50 PM

38. Where to begin...

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 07:13 PM

40. The same thing that has always been wrong with Rand Paul...

He’s a fucking tool.

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 07:16 PM

41. His squirrel hat is too tight again? Also, his wiki page mentions his new-found love of crime:

On November 4, 2019 Rand Paul called on the media to reveal the secret identity of Trump's Ukraine Quid Pro Quo whistleblower after threatening to reveal the name himself, despite Federal law that protects the identification of whistleblowers.[175]

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

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 07:19 PM

42. That thing on top of his head done ate his brain!

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 09:01 PM

43. wasn't his dad a nut?

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 11:14 PM

44. He's always been a POS, same with Lindsey Graham. (n/t)

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Response to milestogo (Original post)

Tue Nov 12, 2019, 11:51 AM

47. The Paul's go way back with Russia/Soviet Union money. Back to the 80s

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