This thread is making me LMFAO. The Uniparty has all of the sock puppets bickering about half-wits Gore, Palin, etc. as if they would make any difference to anything. Meanwhile, Goldman-Sucks just keeps on running the country and bleeding it dry.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
A filibuster, plus friendly relationships with key Senate elders, has made Paul newly popular in Congress, where his father spent lonely decades as Dr. No. “
WASHINGTON — Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has friends all over the spectrum — from establishment conservatives to the freewheeling libertarian devotees of his father — after a nearly 13-hour filibuster of John Brennan's CIA nomination on Wednesday. He's also managed to make two of the Senate's most establishmentarian figures, John McCain and Lindsey Graham, look like outliers, and Republicans are privately grumbling about them.
He's managed, in other words, through showmanship and relationship-building, to finally mainstream his father's lonely brand of contrarianism.
"This marks [Paul's] arrival as a serious national figure in the Republican party, said Steve Schmidt, McCain's 2008 presidential campaign manager, who said Paul would be a "formidable candidate" in 2016.
Rand Paul's New Friends
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