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Ron Paul tells Cheney to back off Obama
thehill.com ^ | Jan. 5, 2010 | Eric Zimmermann

Posted on 01/05/2010 10:10:32 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY

Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) took a shot at Dick Cheney last night, saying the former Vice President wasn't in any position to be criticizing President Obama.

"Well, I think he had his eight years and he's caused a lot of trouble for our country and he perpetuated a war in Iraq that was unnecessary and wrong-headed," Paul said of Cheney on CNN's Larry King Live. "So I would say that it would be best he not be so critical right now."

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To: Free ThinkerNY

Ron Paul is in nitwit. He can take his Chamberlainian foreign policy and shove it up his keester.


151 posted on 01/05/2010 4:11:45 PM PST by big'ol_freeper ("Anyone pushing Romney must love socialism...Piss on Romney and his enablers!!" ~ Jim Robinson)
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To: padre35

Fascinated by Ron Paul’s idealism?

You mean the idealism about taking campaign contributions from Neo-nazis?


152 posted on 01/05/2010 4:39:07 PM PST by DugwayDuke
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To: DugwayDuke

NeoNazis or Wall Street Banksters, which is worse?

Goldman Sachs robbed taxpayers of tens of billions, ditto GE, NeoNazis are chuckleheads but they do have the right to political speech and they certainly cannot buy legislation ala Goldman Sachs.


153 posted on 01/05/2010 4:48:26 PM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: padre35

“NeoNazis or Wall Street Banksters, which is worse?”

I see you did not deny that Ron Paul accepted political contributions from neo-nazi’s.


154 posted on 01/05/2010 5:05:45 PM PST by DugwayDuke
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To: DugwayDuke

Nah, I recall the story but was unsure whether the donations were returned or not and frankly did not care enough to scroogle it to find out as even “if” he accepted them, I have little problem with Paul doing so.

Imvho, if Republicans are to be consistent they cannot simultaneously complain about “Campaign Finance Reform limiting free speech” while at the same time refusing the equivalent of Speech, which is money, at least that was the law until “Campaign Finance Reform” took effect.


155 posted on 01/05/2010 5:11:12 PM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: DugwayDuke

And I see you did not answer my question, which is worse, NeoNazis who make up a tiny fraction of the electorate, or Wall Street con men who robbed tens of billions from the taxpayers.

Which is it?


156 posted on 01/05/2010 5:12:33 PM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: bcsco
At most. Had his number the other day. Surprised he hasn't been zotted yet.
157 posted on 01/05/2010 5:59:40 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: MaxCUA
Ron Paul can go to Hell!

if we don't have patriots willing to stand up to these tyrannical bastards, then we deserve what we get.

I am so damned tired of these cowards.

158 posted on 01/05/2010 6:08:41 PM PST by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Am I the only one to notice the left-winged lamestream media giving Ron Paul much more air time than he deserves, much like they did John McCain back in 2006 and forward?

Are we once again getting set up by the left to fall for who they say is our spokesperson over one we would prefer?

Paul’s whiny little leftist anti-war voice is all of a sudden being heard and written about in several places, even claims of he has new found respect and influence in the GOP.

As I recall, the media did the same thing to us with John McCain.

The media must recognize that Paul is a looney as are his adherents.

So, why, all of a sudden, is Paul becoming the darling of leftist media programs?


159 posted on 01/05/2010 7:39:34 PM PST by DakotaRed (What happened to the country I fought for?)
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To: Matchett-PI
I'd bet 100 clams that if I walked down the street and asked the first 100 people I meet in the neighborhood who "Ron Paul" is, where he's from and what he does for a living, not a single person would know the answers.

However, the media will build him up henceforth. Any enemy of Cheney, no matter how sick in the head, becomes an instant darling of the media.

Leni

160 posted on 01/05/2010 8:18:51 PM PST by MinuteGal (Bill O'Reilly: 9/8/09: "Communism is not a threat to us anymore"-10/20/09: "Obama is not a Marxist")
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To: ohioWfan; Lakeshark; STARWISE
Thanks for the ping, oWf.
There are people who have all his speeches and comments sourced...

Yes, but it was a lot easier when we could go to the WH web site instead of searching archives.

The Enemedia did not swoon every time President Bush opened his mouth, and in fact rarely covered much of what he said. If they did his remarks were taken out of context and/or editorialized to the point of being unrecognizable. The sheeple would then parrot the Enemedia talking points, wrong as they were. The so-called republicans in CONgre$$ did much the same, instead of supporting the President.

There were those of us, aka Bushbots, that would actually go to the WH web site and READ what he had said and are quite aware of how he defended his policies and decisions.

Here is what I have at this time. Will look for more in the morning.

National Security Archive
Contains links to all comments, speeches, pressers and Fact Sheets issued on national security topics, including Iraq.

Renewal in Iraq Archive

National Strategy for Victory in Iraq

Iraq Strategy Review

161 posted on 01/05/2010 10:40:51 PM PST by Just A Nobody ( (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA))
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To: Kells

Hmmm, rather I support Americanism of Islamic countries...all deserve to enjoys God’s gift of freedom and dignity.


162 posted on 01/05/2010 10:59:38 PM PST by Wpin (I do not regret my admiration for W)
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To: MinuteGal
"I'd bet 100 clams that if I walked down the street and asked the first 100 people I meet in the neighborhood who "Ron Paul" is, where he's from and what he does for a living, not a single person would know the answers. However, the media will build him up henceforth. Any enemy of Cheney, no matter how sick in the head, becomes an instant darling of the media."

Exactly.

163 posted on 01/06/2010 6:56:05 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("Some strands of conservatism (Ayn Rand) are intellectually bizarre and frankly destructive" Gagdad)
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To: mkjessup

bttt


164 posted on 01/06/2010 6:57:24 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("Some strands of conservatism (Ayn Rand) are intellectually bizarre and frankly destructive" Gagdad)
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To: Matchett-PI

I think Ron Paul is monopolar (whatever that is?). Maybe he could be understood if we listen to every third word he utters.


165 posted on 01/06/2010 6:57:59 AM PST by hal ogen
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To: Matchett-PI

Thank you, could I perhaps use you as a reference the next time some ignorant POS right here on FR accuses me of being a Ron Paul supporter?

Yes, it actually happened and I’ve been trashing Ron Paul since he reared his ancient dinosaur-like head last election cycle.


166 posted on 01/06/2010 7:30:12 AM PST by mkjessup (The Dear Comrade B'rack Hussein Mugabe says U.S. Intelligence "screwed up".)
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To: roses of sharon

He was first elected in a 1975 special election. Lost the seat in Nov 1976. Won it back in 1978. Stayed until 1984 when he ran for the Senate and lost the primary. Returned to Congress in the 1996 election.


167 posted on 01/06/2010 7:30:12 AM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN | NO "INDIVIDUAL MANDATE"!!!!!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) took a shot at Dick Cheney last night, saying the former Vice President wasn't in any position to be criticizing President Obama.

Just when I begin to think maybe Ron is OK, he flips out and says something mindless like this.

Cheney was goaded into speaking out by Obama's constant whining about his "inheritance." But Ron didn't notice because he himself is an accomplished whiner. Unlike Obama, he even has a whining voice to go with the rhetoric. When listening to Ron, I always get the expectation that the next sentence is going to be "Mommy, the big boys aren't playing fair."

168 posted on 01/06/2010 7:31:43 AM PST by cookcounty (Let us not speak of the honor of men. Rather, let us bind them with the Constitution. --Jefferson)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I have never understood Ron Paul’s following.

I think the little man is just jealous of Cheney.

I love it when Cheney speaks, and I hope we see his daughter in public office.


169 posted on 01/06/2010 7:33:42 AM PST by CheneyChick (01/20/2013)
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To: hinckley buzzard
"Surprised he hasn't been zotted yet."
170 posted on 01/06/2010 8:10:10 AM PST by astyanax (Liberalism: Logic's retarded cousin.)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan; CourtneyLeigh; Just Kimberly; Knuckrider; MBohman; republicanbob1; jcwky; ...
..like father, like son? ...or just a kooky dad....
we need clarity, Rand.

A Kentucky Ping.
Rand Paul: http://www.randpaul2010.com/
Trey Grayson: http://www.jointreygrayson.com/
Bill Johnson: http://kentuckybill.com

171 posted on 01/06/2010 9:49:40 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (Zer0 to the voter: "Welcome to 'MY' DeathCARE ® Plan"...Sucker! ...now just die. :^)
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To: astyanax
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is the military code-word for “Dick Cheney's basement”.
172 posted on 01/06/2010 9:57:59 AM PST by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He had convinced me to vote for him too....pity. He and Newt Gingrich can forget my support..


173 posted on 01/06/2010 10:04:31 AM PST by Dscott_FR (Right Wing Extremist and proud of it!!)
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To: Just A Nobody
Thank you SO much, Just A Nobody.

How unfortunate it is to have to search so hard for speeches and comments that should have been reported on in the first place.

174 posted on 01/06/2010 10:09:38 AM PST by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: astyanax

love Cheney


175 posted on 01/06/2010 10:25:30 AM PST by MaxCUA
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To: Free ThinkerNY

All former VPs and Presidents just need to STFU about current administrations—this includes Cheney, Carter, Clinton, LBJ’s ghost, et al.

The majority of this country knows Obama is a frickin’ disaster already.


176 posted on 01/06/2010 10:38:05 AM PST by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: WKUHilltopper
"All former VPs and Presidents just need to STFU..."
Let's see... Carter, Clinton and Gore vs...
Cheney.
Not even a fair fight.
My money is on Cheney.
177 posted on 01/06/2010 10:43:22 AM PST by astyanax (Liberalism: Logic's retarded cousin.)
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To: padre35

There was quite a bit of discussion concerning Paul accepting funds solicited through a neo-nazi website. His campaign manager refused to return the funds.

This isn’t a matter of consistency. It is one thing for a republican, or anyone else, to protest laws prohibiting campaign donations. It is altogether another thing to accept funds from neo-nazis.

Integrity is the property of having your outside actions reflect faithfully your inner values. If, as many say, Paul is a man of integrity, then his outside actions of accepting funds from neo-nazis does not reflect well on his inner values does it?


178 posted on 01/06/2010 2:45:43 PM PST by DugwayDuke
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"Ron Paul tells Cheney to back off Obama"

And then put it DRIVE again..........

179 posted on 01/06/2010 2:49:22 PM PST by moehoward
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To: padre35

To answer your question, which is worse, wall street or neo-nazis: I’m really shocked that you would ask the question. How can you even consider that a group that advocates the wholesale genocide of entire races as being in any way comparable to mere, to use your term, ‘conmen’?


180 posted on 01/06/2010 2:49:28 PM PST by DugwayDuke
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To: DugwayDuke

please, a fraction of a fraction of a percent of the electorate vs the theft of tens of billions in the name of “saving wall street”?

Kooks vs Thieves, one has their own ideas, the other steals from generations of Americans.


181 posted on 01/06/2010 5:38:52 PM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: DugwayDuke

It is a matter of consistency, and possibly what is wrong with the Republican Party.

When those same conmen can purchase custom made legislation, the so called “Bankrputcy Reform Act” while Republicans handed the legislating pen over to private interests, it is pretty clear that whom pays the bills, writes the laws.


182 posted on 01/06/2010 5:41:25 PM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: astyanax

Cheney tells Ron Paul “Let’s go bird hunting.”


183 posted on 01/06/2010 7:56:22 PM PST by Clinging Bitterly (MMM MMM MM!)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...

Thanks Free ThinkerNY.


184 posted on 01/06/2010 7:59:31 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Happy New Year! Freedom is Priceless.)
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To: padre35

So you’re claiming that “a group that advocates the wholesale genocide of entire races” are just “kooks” who have “their own ideas”...
Okaaaay.
Exactly when did you decide to abandon common sense and common decency in favor of moral relativism?


185 posted on 01/06/2010 10:26:24 PM PST by astyanax (Liberalism: Logic's retarded cousin.)
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To: astyanax

How funny, one claims moral relativism, yet the very essence of the complaint about Campaign Finance Reform was “free speech” yet that apparently is “free speech...for those that I agree with”.

Can’t have it both ways astyanax.


186 posted on 01/07/2010 3:53:52 AM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: padre35

You’re either missing the point or ignoring it.
It has nothing to do with campaign finance reform or free speech.
“Both ways”?!
Pretty black and white, I’d say.
Do you honestly believe it is appropriate for a campaign to accept money from neo-nazi groups?
Yes or no?


187 posted on 01/07/2010 7:33:34 AM PST by astyanax (Liberalism: Logic's retarded cousin.)
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To: padre35

Paul is an idealist like I’m Vince Lombardi. He’s been playing the Washington insider game since most people on this board were spring chickens, and as for leadership we’re talking about aguy who (if we believe him) couldn’t even run a newsletter.

If you take Newt Gingrich, remove the futurist/technocrat module and replace it with a blame America first module, you get Ron Paul, another silly DC insider who is forever running to the front of the movement to declare himself its leader. No sale.


188 posted on 01/07/2010 10:48:36 AM PST by Mr. Silverback (We're right, we're free, we'll fight and you'll see!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hey you little twirp, lets go hunting
189 posted on 01/07/2010 10:54:40 AM PST by MaxMax (Lets get a sense)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Ron Paul, a legend in his own mind.


190 posted on 01/07/2010 10:55:59 AM PST by moodyskeptic (the counterculture votes R)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Note: this topic was posted 1/5/2010. And this is a re-ping. Thanks again Free ThinkerNY. Here's a link to an unusable Getty image showing Cheney giving Zero the well-deserved evil eye after Zero's stumbling bumbling performance on his affirmative action inaugural -- (January 20, 2009 - Source: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images North America)

191 posted on 04/08/2014 5:44:34 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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