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    So Rand Paul called Cheney an evil war profiteer

    This is a few months old, but wow, I've never seen a Republican tear into another Republican like this. Rand Paul goes a step further than most liberals and says that Cheney orchestrated the Iraq War so that Haliburton could reap the profits. I'm a bit out of the loop. Is Rand Paul a mainstream Republican, or is he a fringe crazy?


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    Re: So Rand Paul called Cheney an evil war profiteer

    Quote Originally Posted by Amadeus View Post
    This is a few months old, but wow, I've never seen a Republican tear into another Republican like this. Rand Paul goes a step further than most liberals and says that Cheney orchestrated the Iraq War so that Haliburton could reap the profits. I'm a bit out of the loop. Is Rand Paul a mainstream Republican, or is he a fringe crazy?

    Cheney was not so well liked in many areas.

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    Re: So Rand Paul called Cheney an evil war profiteer

    Not terribly surprised. Many Libertarians loathe the military industrial complex and foreign entanglement.

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    Re: So Rand Paul called Cheney an evil war profiteer

    Here Rand Paul says blame for Obama on Iraq is misplaced.
    Rand Paul: Ask Dick Cheney about Iraq War - Kendall Breitman - POLITICO.com
    As Paul tries to walk the fault line between iso-lates and neo-phates.

    Here Paul criticizes some fellow Republicans for being too aggressive on defense issues.
    Paul recognizes the first few primary states are Iowa and New Hampshire, so he tacks to the normal.

    Rand Paul: makes religious case for foreign restraint - POLITICO.com
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    Re: So Rand Paul called Cheney an evil war profiteer

    Rand Paul is a (mostly) libertarian that realized the only way he can ever win in a two party system is by being part of one of the two parties. He's not really a republican, he's like the more politically appealing version of his father. One of the reasons I like him is he tells things the way they are. Cheney and the others are millionaires who made even more millions off exploiting America.
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    Re: So Rand Paul called Cheney an evil war profiteer

    There's not liking Cheney and being a libertarian, and then there's levelling the charge that Cheney is an evil war profiteer -- who bled America of human and economic treasure for personal gain. That take some political cojones.


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    Re: So Rand Paul called Cheney an evil war profiteer

    I have no doubt that Rand Paul is just playing politics, but even in that dirty game, from time to time a truthful statement comes out. That is the case here.

    The personification of a war monger and war profiteer is Cheney.

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    Re: So Rand Paul called Cheney an evil war profiteer

    I think Rand Paul is talking about this video.


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    Re: So Rand Paul called Cheney an evil war profiteer

    Quote Originally Posted by Amadeus View Post
    This is a few months old, but wow, I've never seen a Republican tear into another Republican like this. Rand Paul goes a step further than most liberals and says that Cheney orchestrated the Iraq War so that Haliburton could reap the profits. I'm a bit out of the loop. Is Rand Paul a mainstream Republican, or is he a fringe crazy?

    Rand, like his dad, has good points and then he's an unhinged moron on others. This is unhinged stupidity. If his dad had his way we'd have a coast guard and some littoral support ships and that's it. Not a bright idea.
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    Re: So Rand Paul called Cheney an evil war profiteer

    Quote Originally Posted by Amadeus View Post
    This is a few months old, but wow, I've never seen a Republican tear into another Republican like this. Rand Paul goes a step further than most liberals and says that Cheney orchestrated the Iraq War so that Haliburton could reap the profits. I'm a bit out of the loop. Is Rand Paul a mainstream Republican, or is he a fringe crazy?

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