Skip to comments.Rand Paul Response to State of the Union Address (text), Obama's posted (text)after Rands
Posted on 02/12/2013 8:17:11 PM PST by foundedonpurpose
I speak to you tonight from Washington, D.C. The state of our economy is tenuous but our people remain the greatest example of freedom and prosperity the world has ever known.
People say America is exceptional. I agree, but its not the complexion of our skin or the twists in our DNA that make us unique. America is exceptional because we were founded upon the notion that everyone should be free to pursue life, liberty, and happiness.
For the first time in history, men and women were guaranteed a chance to succeed based NOT on who your parents were but on your own initiative and desire to work.
We are in danger, though, of forgetting what made us great. The President seems to think the country can continue to borrow $50,000 per second. The President believes that we should just squeeze more money out of those who are working.
(Excerpt) Read more at economicpolicyjournal.com ...
Rand Paul: AMNESTY LIBERAL
Good God....are there any American Conservatives left in the GOP?
Has Ted Cruz gone for that immigration crap too?
Ted Cruz’s comments so far have been no-Amnesty, and has criticized Rubio-Obama Amnesty
Where did you get Amnesty Liberal?
Well, at least we still have one good one. :p
Read the text of RPaul’s SOTU reply.....
I had to sit through a disgusting ad for a Hollywood movie that dumped a load of excrement on my head.
We are so screwed.
So, what chance is there that there will be any cuts to entitlement programs (all of which are unconstitutional) when no one has the guts to call for cuts?
Yes, he does mention entitlements. Go and have another look. He also said he will introduce a budget that balances in 5 years. This will include “fixes” to SS and medicare.
Mr. Paul does not call for any cuts to Social Security in his speech.
Mr. Paul does not call for any cuts to Medicare in his speech.
Mr. Paul does not call for any cuts to Medicaid in his speech.
"... if the Creek don't rise!"
(Georgia history. Or maybe you already know that ...)
He said the president has taken entitlements off the table (he wants them on the table), he says Democrats need to admit that not ever dollar spent domestically is sacred and that GOP need to admit not every dollar on military is sacred. He has already proposed raising retirement age and means testing to fix SS and medicare. His budget cuts 500 billion dollars in the 1st year (go look it up) and he’s introducing it again shortly.
They used to teach grammer in school but it is no longer required.
Mr. Paul does not call for any cuts to entitlements in his speech because he is afraid that such cuts are unpopular.
Mr. Paul does not call for any cuts to Social Security in his speech because he is afraid that such cuts are unpopular.
Mr. Paul does not call for any cuts to Medicare in his speech because he is afraid that such cuts are unpopular.
Mr. Paul does not call for any cuts to Medicaid in his speech because he is afraid that such cuts are unpopular.
If Mr. Paul will not risk his cushy political position by challenging senior entitlement programs, who will? America needs a real leader.
Obama is driving us into the ground.
Read his budget. Paul was a doctor for 17 years before becoming a senator so I think he knows more about medicaid than any of us. He doesn’t want to cut people off existing entitlements.
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