Skip to comments.The Son Also Rises-Rand Paulís surprisingly successful campaign for Senate
Posted on 04/13/2010 7:18:19 AM PDT by Bratch
The Rally for the Republicans at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center isnt your standard rubber-chicken campaign event. Frank Simon, a Louisville religious-right leader known for his strong opposition to gay marriage, leads the crowd of 800 in the Pledge of Allegiance. The Rev. Jerry Stephenson, a conservative black pastor, delivers the invocation, asking Father God to help us start a revolution. Then the Grammy-nominated rock and reggae singer Aimee Allen, decked out in tattoos, patterned stockings, and high-top sneakers, performs a three-song set, culminating in an anthem helped along by the candidates sons on acoustic guitars: We dont want no war no more / Bring our boys home to our shore.
This improbable opening is topped off by the Rev. Jeff Fugate, the right-wing pastor of Clays Mill Road Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky. Unlike the previous act, Fugate doesnt sing about the PATRIOT Act or inciting a riot. Instead he gives a Falwellesque speech about restoring American values.
Nearly an hour later, the audience, which paid $25 a head, is treated to the main event: Rand Paul, a candidate for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, making his first joint appearance with his famous father, Ron Paul, the libertarian presidential candidate and 11-term GOP congressman from Texas.
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we should just revert back to british royalty.
sons, daughters, and wives are everywhere in “public service”.
Rand Paul has managed to tap into his fathers national following of libertarians and anti-war advocates without (so far) alienating traditional Republicans in the Blue Grass State.”
This is a Reagan-esque achievement. I could be persuaded....when all those on the “right” (broadly defined) unite, the left loses, and America wins.
Rand Paul is a LUNATIC that hangs out with the traitor ADAM KOKESH!!!
“I am not trying to splinter off into a smaller and smaller group. I am trying to create a force than can win an election.
THAT is a great quote from the younger Dr. Paul....
Like we have so many choices, Trey Grayson is a RINO that hung out with Bill Clinton.
You have a choice: Vote for someone who IGNORES TREASON, and OPEN treason at that, or hold your nose and vote for a RINO.
You gonna vote for TREASON???
And the difference is? One just takes a little longer to shove that dagger in your back.