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Ron Paul: Wikileaks Leaker Manning Is a 'Hero'
spectator.org ^ | 12/21/2011 | JEFFREY LORD

Posted on 12/21/2011 6:57:33 AM PST by TBBT

Well.

So Ron Paul is picking up steam in Iowa. May even be a frontrunner.

And here he is (beginning at 4:06 in the video) saying of Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier who leaked thousands of pages of classified U.S. government documents to Wikileaks, that Manning is a "true patriot" and a "political hero."

I kid you not.

Here’s the link to the video. Wait 'til Newt, Mitt, Rick, Rick, Michele, and Jon hear about this.

(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Iowa; US: Kentucky; US: Texas; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: apaulling; apaulogists; bradleymanning; espionage; paul; paultardation; randsconcerntrolls; treason; waronterror; wikileaks
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As a retired veteran who not long worked in the intelligence community - I find this particularly offensive.

My comment to this blog post:

I just want to ask - Where in the hell is the media coverage on this? If one of the other "legitimate" front-runners had said this it would be wall to wall coverage. Where are the other blogs ? National Review? HotAir? etc... Why is this Lunatic being given a pass?

What a disservice to the voters...

Folks here at Amspec Blog should be commended for bringing this to light...

The author comments:

...Ron Paul is unfit to be President. My next article demolishing Ron Paul will be based on this video that uses Paul's own words against him, to devastating effect: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igQlbesF0zA

Good. I'll be looking forward to reading that article. The more light shed on this maggot the better.

1 posted on 12/21/2011 6:57:34 AM PST by TBBT
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To: TBBT
The world has gone mad if this idiot gets any real traction
2 posted on 12/21/2011 7:01:11 AM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: TBBT

Please Dr. Paul, keep expounding on your views of foreign policy. My hope is that it will be enlightening to Iowa caucus goers.

Lets keep in mind that many Ron Paul supporters from 2008 turned around and voted for Obama. That’s all we need to know about his supporters and their libertarian/free market “beliefs”...


3 posted on 12/21/2011 7:02:11 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: TBBT

The official shark jumping, well for me anyway..


4 posted on 12/21/2011 7:03:12 AM PST by cardinal4 (Bolton/Arpaio 2012 "Kick the UN across the border!")
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To: TBBT
JimRob has already said all that needs to be said about Ron Paul:

“Ron Paul and his flaming antiwar spam monkeys can Kiss my Ass!!” — Jim Robinson, 09/30/07

So it is written so it shall be done!
5 posted on 12/21/2011 7:03:58 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: TBBT

OK Paulbots... explain THIS one away.


6 posted on 12/21/2011 7:04:20 AM PST by ScottinVA (I miss America.)
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To: TBBT

I keep waiting for the hits which the other candidates have gotten when they reached the top tier. crickets chirping. Even the other candidates are not attacking him. It’s like they’re afraid of him. Very scary.


7 posted on 12/21/2011 7:04:20 AM PST by Mercat
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To: 50cal Smokepole; Allegra; AZ .44 MAG; Blood of Tyrants; Clint N. Suhks; Cyber Liberty; ...

For those interested.


8 posted on 12/21/2011 7:05:53 AM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: Mercat

Tell me when you pass a wild eye homeless man on the street who is standing there having a indepth conversation with a telephone pole do you stop and ask him who he is talking to?


9 posted on 12/21/2011 7:07:49 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: TBBT

Everytime Ron Paul goes up in the polls, he says something like this.

It is almost like he is only there to attack Republicans and disrupt our nominating process.


10 posted on 12/21/2011 7:09:37 AM PST by Erik Latranyi
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To: TBBT

As a military wife, I find it equally offensive.

If I were not a military wife, I would STILL find it equally offensive.

WAKE up you people in Iowa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


11 posted on 12/21/2011 7:09:41 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: TBBT
As a retired veteran who not long worked in the intelligence community - I find this particularly offensive.

Only Ron Paul could think an insane, gender-confused, homosexual traitor is a patriot.

Thank you for your service, TBBT!

12 posted on 12/21/2011 7:11:12 AM PST by Erik Latranyi
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To: ScottinVA
OK Paulbots... explain THIS one away.

Here's how it will go:

But, but, but, the active duty military have given more donations to Ron Paul than any other cAAAAAANidate...

13 posted on 12/21/2011 7:11:34 AM PST by MarkLevinFan (Some are wise and some are otherwise)
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To: TBBT

Ron Paul is unfit to be president,for this and many other reasons.


14 posted on 12/21/2011 7:15:56 AM PST by nolib1776
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To: TBBT

What I find most disturbing is that there are quite a few paulbots right here on FR. How can anyone defend Paul’s kookiness, his association with truthers, his defending this Manning traitor, his suggestion that the US government was thrilled by 9-11 because it meant we could attack Iraq, etc.

Paul does not belong in the Republican party. He is not a conservative, and I think it is high time conservatives stop giving passes to Paul and his cult followers. Paul gets away with this stuff because few are willing to call him out - mostly because they know he can’t actually win the nomination and don’t want to offend his minions.


15 posted on 12/21/2011 7:16:30 AM PST by Longbow1969
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To: Longbow1969

The admins are too busy obsessing against Romney.


16 posted on 12/21/2011 7:19:02 AM PST by Mercat
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To: TBBT
Understandably Ron is his dad, but what does Rand think about all this?

If Rand won't repudiate it, it certainly calls into questions his creds as well.

17 posted on 12/21/2011 7:24:26 AM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: TBBT
Was anyone able to actually view the Youtube video mentioned?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soF2uIe8GPkk

This is the link provided in the article, it is giving me a 500 Internal Server Error. Anyone else getting this?
18 posted on 12/21/2011 7:24:37 AM PST by Gennie
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To: TBBT
I think Rand Paul should get a DNA test and prove that he's not from this feeble idiots loin.
19 posted on 12/21/2011 7:26:42 AM PST by THE_RAIDER (Somewhere in Kenya a village is missing it's idiot.)
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To: TBBT
The author comments:
...Ron Paul is unfit to be President. My next article demolishing Ron Paul will be based on this video that uses Paul's own words against him, to devastating effect: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igQlbesF0zA
Good. I'll be looking forward to reading that article. The more light shed on this maggot the better.


Uh...did you check out the link this person claiming to be the author referenced? It's a spoof link called "bad lip reading" where someone dubs their own voice over the video, it's not legit.
20 posted on 12/21/2011 7:28:18 AM PST by Gennie
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To: Mercat

“Even the other candidates are not attacking him. It’s like they’re afraid of him.”

I believe it is because in life you ignore crazies. When they are spewing nonsense on the streetcorner, you walk across the street to avoid them.


21 posted on 12/21/2011 7:32:28 AM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: TBBT

Ron Paul has a vocabulary misunderstanding. He uses “hero” when he should say “blithering idiot.”

I think Ron Paul is a hero.


22 posted on 12/21/2011 7:32:51 AM PST by GAB-1955 (I write books, serve my country, love my wife and daughter, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: Gennie
Here's a link that works for me in case anyone else needs it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soF2uIe8GPk
23 posted on 12/21/2011 7:32:58 AM PST by Gennie
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To: Mercat

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2821104/posts?page=112#112


24 posted on 12/21/2011 7:33:08 AM PST by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front.)
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To: TBBT

Just a Few Examples of Ron Paul's Record

Foreign Policy

Ron Paul Says We Just Need A Few Submarines to Defend America

Ron Paul Goes Full Metal Truther
"And it’s… just think of what happened after 9/11. Immediately, before there was any assessment, there was glee in the administration because now we can invade Iraq. So the war drums beat…" - Ron Paul

Ron Paul Slams America: We’re “Building War Propaganda Again Iran,” They Are “Acting In A Rational Manner” When They Threaten To Nuke Us…
Calls Wiki Leak Traitor a Hero

Associations

The Ron Paul Campaign and it's Neo-Nazi Supporters

Just a few examples from the article...

Paul campaign Solicitation on Neo-Nazi Hate Site

Domestic Policy

Ron Paul loves Pork Spending

REP. PAUL: I vote against it, so I don't endorse the system.
MR. RUSSERT: But when it passes overwhelmingly, you take the money back home.
REP. PAUL: I don't take it. That's the system.

25 posted on 12/21/2011 7:34:07 AM PST by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: Longbow1969
The only way that Ron Paul can look credible, is to constantly repeat the montra...."Republicans are for endless wars and boots in every country". I have yet to find anyone who actually thinks this way, but Wrong Paul and his creep drones constantly repeat it.

The Ron Paul drone has one main skill, "cut and paste".

26 posted on 12/21/2011 7:38:48 AM PST by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: TBBT

I’ve said it before and I will say it again. Ron Paul is a senile old fart who is particularly insulting to our brave men and women in uniform. Go away Dr. Paul. Go far, far away.


27 posted on 12/21/2011 7:39:26 AM PST by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on behalf of animals would do so on behalf of the unborn.)
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To: Longbow1969; stockpirate

What I find most disturbing is that there are quite a few paulbots right here on FR.

 

"Manning did a GREAT service to freedom in America. Yes, some toes got stepped on, but what we learned was worth the pain.

2 posted on Sunday, December 18, 2011 11:19:16 PM by stockpirate (Newt and Romney are both Big Government socialists.) "
 
 
 

28 posted on 12/21/2011 7:41:25 AM PST by wolficatZ (:"TV is king, you're my everything..")
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To: Erik Latranyi

You may be more correct than you might realize.


29 posted on 12/21/2011 7:42:42 AM PST by Jukeman
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To: lormand
That last part, re: pork is displaying that kook's hypocrisy. “REP. PAUL: I don't take it. That's the system.”

That's like looting a store after a riot. He didn't riot and break the windows but he will help himself to the store's merchandise because others are.

30 posted on 12/21/2011 7:42:52 AM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: TBBT

Pure and simple Ron Paul is a nut job!!! Anyone voting for him should have their heads examined.


31 posted on 12/21/2011 7:42:59 AM PST by kenmcg (How)
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To: TBBT
Ron Paul: Wikileaks Leaker Manning Is a 'Hero'

and Arrowhead1952 says Ron Paul is an IDIOT Libertarian. If he had run with an (L) behind his name, he would never have been elected in the first place.

32 posted on 12/21/2011 7:45:21 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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To: Erik Latranyi
It is almost like he is only there to attack Republicans and disrupt our nominating process.

He never attacks Democrats.

He votes with them sometimes, though.

33 posted on 12/21/2011 7:46:21 AM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: TBBT

The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.

- Patrick Henry, American colonial revolutionary


34 posted on 12/21/2011 7:47:36 AM PST by anchorclankor (From the main part of Missouri)
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To: ejonesie22

If Paul wins in Iowa, it will be a referendum on the lack of intelligent reasoning by the caucus voters there. Polls are one thing but voting for a looney like Paul is just plain dumb.


35 posted on 12/21/2011 7:48:08 AM PST by Jukeman
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To: wolficatZ

Whether you are against US foreign or military policy or not, leaking classified documents to a group like Wikileaks is treason.

There needs to be laws and standards or it is the law of the jungle. Saying Manning is a hero shows Paul supports anarchy over the rule of law more than anything.

It’s no different than some muslim serviceman giving classified documents to a hostile country. Or even someone giving documents to a friend like Britain or Canada! Treason is treason regardless of the intentions or will behind it.

Wikileaks is a shady, disgusting organization that for every bit of good they’ve done has done two times worse. I remember they’ve published the names of Iraqi Jews at some point and allowed them to be targetted by muslim fanatics. Manning should face the full extent of the law.

Is Paul going to stand up and declare people can pass classified information to foreign bodies simply because their conscience tells them to? Paul is a dangerous lunatic, and I think his cult followers know what he’s REALLY about.


36 posted on 12/21/2011 7:50:14 AM PST by bigdirty
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To: ScottinVA

It’s simple: Ron Paul is opposed to our long-held foreign interventionist policies. They are a waste of our blood and treasure. Further, he is opposed to the violation of our own laws in the prosecution of these interventions.

Like it or not (and clearly most here do not) Assange exposed a lot of our mis-deeds. While I’m no expert on the full content of what was exposed, what has been reported in the media has simply exposed the chicanery of our State Department and embarrassed them. Viewed in that light, his comments make perfect sense.

In particular, Paul’s allusion to al-Walaki is spot on. Al-Walaki was an American citizen and should have been accorded his rights. While we may all be happy that that traitor is no longer walking among the living, his was a political assassination of an American citizen for which there should be outrage. Which of us is next? It gets easier and easier to abuse our natural and Constitutional rights all the time.


37 posted on 12/21/2011 7:50:37 AM PST by rashley (Rashley)
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To: anchorclankor

And “loose lips sink ships”. Ron Paul would sink the entire US ship.


38 posted on 12/21/2011 7:50:42 AM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: TBBT

The sooner Paul implodes and Bachmann, Santorum, and Perry drop out, the sooner Gingrich can wrap this up and put Romney out to pasture.


39 posted on 12/21/2011 7:55:47 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Newt Gingrich 2012!)
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To: Gennie

Apparently the Paul IT guys have hacked it.


40 posted on 12/21/2011 7:57:53 AM PST by marty60
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To: GAB-1955

ARE YOU JOKING OR HAVE YOU LOST YOUR MIND.

His dementia racked brain has spouted enough BS to get him officially committed.


41 posted on 12/21/2011 8:00:15 AM PST by marty60
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To: GAB-1955

ARE YOU JOKING OR HAVE YOU LOST YOUR MIND.

His dementia racked brain has spouted enough BS to get him officially committed.


42 posted on 12/21/2011 8:00:18 AM PST by marty60
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To: Kartographer

That sounds almost Biblical.


43 posted on 12/21/2011 8:02:26 AM PST by jim_trent
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To: Longbow1969

He’s the new Lyndon Larouche.


44 posted on 12/21/2011 8:04:59 AM PST by SargeK
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To: TBBT

http://www.bradleymanning.org/ourwork/supporters

Here is a list of Manning supporters..NOW YOU CAN ADD RON PAUL TO THE LIST.

It’s time for all of the other candidates to join in one big attack ad against this anti- american,israel, blacks, military, crazy a-hole.


45 posted on 12/21/2011 8:06:07 AM PST by marty60
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To: Allegra

In a nut shell, all one needs to know about the loon.


46 posted on 12/21/2011 8:06:11 AM PST by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: anchorclankor

So by your’s and Paul’s definition Benedict Arnold was really an America hero, I mean the plans for West Point should have been available to anyone, right?


47 posted on 12/21/2011 8:08:29 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: TBBT
As a retired veteran who not long worked in the intelligence community - I find this particularly offensive.

That makes two of us; every word is the same for me.

48 posted on 12/21/2011 8:08:35 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: TBBT

Representative Paul has only one thing useful about him, re: the Feds. His current office is perfect, any other ambition is way over his heads.

As for his one-issue supporters, if you want to be viewed as too simple to understand a complex system, suit yourselves.


49 posted on 12/21/2011 8:10:47 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: rashley

“Ron Paul and his flaming antiwar spam monkeys can Kiss my Ass!!” — Jim Robinson, 09/30/07


50 posted on 12/21/2011 8:13:54 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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