A bit of an overreactions to a freefloating quote from a snippet of a story. Rand Paul is one of the very, very few Washingtonians to understand the debt problem.
Raw stop making lame excuses got this flake
If I thought a font size larger than 10 would have worked on the page, I would have used it.
WE... HAVE... NO... MONEY...
There is no worse fool than one that once had lots of money and still has a Visa mentality.
I disagree. His first target upon arrival in DC was the defense budget, which is constitutional, and absolutely necessary. But, like his colleagues, he has offered nothing serious in terms of the real budget problems, which are the unconstitutional New Deal and Great Society entitlement programs and the agencies that have grown up around them. They are what is breaking our back.
I hate to do it but I'll paraphrase James Carville: "It's the unconstitutional spending, stupid."
As far as Israel is concerned, we get more bang for our defense buck helping them than we do practically anywhere else.
No surprises here at all re Rand Paul. It's been clear all along that he's nothing more than a little slicker version of his father.