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Rand Paul Seeks to Undo Obama's Executive Actions on Guns
Roll Call ^ | Niels Lesniewski

Posted on 01/16/2013 8:49:12 PM PST by JohnPDuncan

Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday night announced plans to try to undo parts of President Barack Obama’s executive proposals to curb gun violence, saying the president may be developing a “king-like complex.”

“We will nullify anything the president does that smacks of legislation,” the Kentucky Republican said on Fox News in reference to 23 actions Obama unveiled earlier in the day. The executive actions range from steps to encourage states to improve information sharing on background checks to directing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct new studies related to gun violence.

“I’m very concerned about this president,” Paul said, before alluding to contentious executive actions taken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during his record-setting tenure in the White House. Roosevelt served three full terms and part of a fourth. He died in office.

“FDR had a little bit of this ‘king complex’ also. We had to limit FDR finally because he served so many terms that I think he would have ruled in perpetuity, and I’m very concerned about this president garnering so much power and arrogance that he thinks he can do whatever he wants,” Paul said.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: banglist; congress; gop; guncontrol; kentucky; obama; randpaul; secondamendment; youwillnotdisarmus

1 posted on 01/16/2013 8:49:25 PM PST by JohnPDuncan
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To: JohnPDuncan

Preach it brother!!!

I’m liking this Rand Paul guy. Very good temperment and has a spine.


2 posted on 01/16/2013 8:53:25 PM PST by Hammerhead
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To: Hammerhead

I have noticed that in Rand Paul right from the beginning. He is not your typical “get along, make deals, throw me some earmarks” politician.


3 posted on 01/16/2013 8:59:26 PM PST by entropy12 (The republic is doomed when people figure out they can get free stuff by voting democrats)
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To: JohnPDuncan

Don’t just say it. DO IT!


4 posted on 01/16/2013 9:03:53 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: JohnPDuncan

As much as it pains me to say it, W opened this door.

Until 9/11 Executive orders were almost always used to manage the administration of the Executive Office (except for FDR who really thought he was king, may he burn in Hell).

W opened up a whole new kettle of fish when he started firing them out after 9/11. Now, that was special and we had to act quickly. But he DIDN’T SHUT THE DAMN DOOR! He should have rescinded/revoked the XOs that were not immediately needed.

Instead, Pandora’s Box stayed open and more horrors keep emerging. And, ironically, the worst of those horrors was Hope and Change. Hope as we know it will never emerge until the damn box is closed.

This is a Constitutional Crisis. The arrogance of caligula obamus egotust is using his “legal” argument of “a priori tu quoque” (my term: “you did it first”).

I end with this. It used to be that BOTH SIDES lived by the adage: Never get a power you do not wish to be wielded by the opposition (someday).

Now our Republic may die by not honoring that wisdom.


5 posted on 01/16/2013 9:04:13 PM PST by freedumb2003 (lib "think": My bumper sticker didn't go into details about that!)
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To: JohnPDuncan; cherry; blam; RitaOK; All

” - - - I’m very concerned about this president garnering so much power and arrogance that he thinks he can do whatever he wants,” Paul said. - - - - “

FINALLY, someone in Congress wakes up to what Communist Tyrant B. Hussein Obama has been doing for the past 4 years!


6 posted on 01/16/2013 9:06:37 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: JohnPDuncan

Good man, Rand Paul. The more I look at what he stands for, the more I like the guy. Thank you, Kentucky!


7 posted on 01/16/2013 9:10:50 PM PST by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: Graewoulf

I think we might be looking at the next president of this country. Rand Paul is a horse of a different color and it shows. IF the TEA Party organizes before the ego-p party has a chance to craft their next loser, we can do it. Sarah will help. Huge.


8 posted on 01/16/2013 9:16:39 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: Hammerhead

Yeah, I’m beginning to think we have a leader here.


9 posted on 01/16/2013 9:20:43 PM PST by Argus
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To: Graewoulf

Rand follows in the senate on the heels of Steve Stockman in the HOR. Nice. .)


11 posted on 01/16/2013 9:28:30 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: freedumb2003
"As much as it pains me to say it, W opened this door.... Until 9/11 Executive orders were almost always used to manage the administration of the Executive Office..."

Were you comatose during the Clinton Administration? You don't remember Paul Begala's famous quote, ""Stroke of the pen, law of the land. Kind of Cool."?

12 posted on 01/16/2013 9:32:33 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: JohnPDuncan

I happened to see his appearance on Hannity.

He doesn’t anticipate many votes. Cowardly Republicans and antagonistic democrats.


13 posted on 01/16/2013 9:42:50 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: MestaMachine; RitaOK; All

Add Allan West to “balance” the ticket to lead us out of the VALLEY OF DEBT AND DESPAIR.


14 posted on 01/16/2013 9:56:05 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Graewoulf

YES!


15 posted on 01/16/2013 9:59:20 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: RitaOK

And Trey Radel of Florida.


16 posted on 01/16/2013 10:05:02 PM PST by firebrand
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To: onyx

IF Rand Paul called for a rally on the Second Amendment in DC the same way Michelle Bachmann did for obamacare, I think he would get an overwhelming response.


17 posted on 01/16/2013 10:05:38 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: JohnPDuncan

I’ve liked Rand Paul ever since I read his budget plan, but unless he can get 50 other Senators to go along with him, this is just big talk.


18 posted on 01/16/2013 10:10:39 PM PST by bigbob
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To: JohnPDuncan
Bless him for doing what most of the other GOPer's won't do. Whether or not this goes anywhere, at least he's speaking out against the tyranny. The other RINO's sit in the corner cowering...saying nothing. They should be racing to be first in line to back this guy up.

Bravo, Sen. Paul!

19 posted on 01/16/2013 10:12:27 PM PST by Jane Long (Philippians 2:11)
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To: JohnPDuncan

TREASON - in real-time, pre-meditated, in-your-face, unquestioned, abetted, unchecked, continuous, ongoing...


20 posted on 01/16/2013 10:17:32 PM PST by PGalt
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To: MestaMachine; All

B. Hussein Obama IS the Anti-Christ for America.

The minds and emotions of Obama’s voting enablers have been frozen into oblivious support for whatever Obama wants to do.

Nicoleae Carpathia in the fiction book “Left Behind” is what Obama is in real life.

Those who see, and those who hear are ignored or otherwise marginalized by the Obama enablers.

As America struggles to awake from its “White Guilt” first Election (2008), the dawning reality of its first Bolshevik Communist Election (2012) has yet to reach the fear level of action that is the hallmark of American response to mortal danger, for example the Pearl Harbor response in 1941.

To put it in an historical context, the 2008 Election of B. Hussein Obama was analogous to the Japanese Fleet leaving Tokyo Bay for Pearl Harbor.

The Passage and Court approval of Obama’care’ was equivalent to the bombing of The Arizona on 12-7-41.

We are finished as a Republic as long as we continue to hire RINOs to be doormats for Communist Obama’s enablers.

The blame goes not to the Communists, as they are just doing what Communists do best.

The blame goes to the loyal supporters of our Republic who are in very short supply in the US Congress.

The end of our Republic will not end well if the current RINO domination of the US Congress continues - - - .


21 posted on 01/16/2013 10:22:30 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Hammerhead

He’s the only one who has stood up for the constitutional rights of Americans. He’s even gotten into Jan the man’s face about abuse of Americans at the airports and abuse of power in other instances in the name of “terrorism.”

I like him. He’s not as mindlessly radical as his dad was and he’s learned to keep the radical Paulites (libertarians) at arm’s length. The more radical ones are mad at him and that is a good thing.


22 posted on 01/16/2013 10:31:47 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson

After W created the DHS, I CURSED HIM.

In the wrong hands it is dangerous.


23 posted on 01/16/2013 10:46:54 PM PST by bicyclerepair ( >-> Zombies eat brains. >-> 50% of FL is safe.)
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To: Graewoulf

Not only for America. Look how he has enabled the caliphate in the ME AND Africa. He is bad for the whole world.


24 posted on 01/16/2013 10:47:04 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: JohnPDuncan

Meanwhile, peasants continue to suffer at the hand of the King’s men-—
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFALonjLay0&feature=youtube_gdata_player

This should never happen in America. Period.


25 posted on 01/16/2013 10:53:25 PM PST by Mobilemitter (We must learn to fin >-)> for ourselves.........)
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To: Mobilemitter
This should never happen in America. Period.

That video left me infuriated. Our Republic is no more. It is rapidly being transformed into a all powerful State.

I pray the day will come where ALL the humans that organized every last one of the raids is hunted down and properly "dealt" with with absolutely no mercy.

People do not realize that the Federal government is adding Sadistic people on the payrolls daily. They take great pleasure abusing other humans.

There hearts are no less evil than those of the Nazis.

26 posted on 01/16/2013 11:17:54 PM PST by sand88
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To: MestaMachine

I would sure hope and pray for his success.


27 posted on 01/16/2013 11:39:30 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: MestaMachine

Karl Rove and his cohorts are busy finding the next loser for us to nominate so we MUST out-do them and organize early. Rand is definitely running, you can tell from his statements.

Check out his facebook: ‘RandPaul2010’


28 posted on 01/17/2013 3:10:04 AM PST by JohnPDuncan
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To: Joe 6-pack

Paul Begala..................I hate that guy like poison.


29 posted on 01/17/2013 4:12:10 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: JohnPDuncan

He also just made a personal trip to Israel. I think Rand Paul is the real deal. Gives me some hope for the future. I also think he will not allow himself to be trapped by the ego-p. And the TEA Party loves him. All good. Sarah Palin would campaign her heart out for him.


30 posted on 01/17/2013 5:16:28 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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