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Live Blog: Rand Paulís Filiblizzard against Drones, Brennan; Mentions NRís Kevin Williamson
nro ^ | 3/6/13 | Andrew Johnson & Nathaniel Botwinick

Posted on 03/06/2013 2:51:58 PM PST by Nachum

Senator Rand Paul (R., Ky.) took to the Senate floor today to filibuster President Obama’s nominee for CIA director, John Brennan, as well as to challenge the administration’s policy on drones. Paul began speaking at approximately 11:47 this morning, and we will keep updating this post with highlights from the senator and others.

(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: brennan; drones; livepaulfilibuster; paul; rand; randpaulfilibuster
Video at link
1 posted on 03/06/2013 2:52:08 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum
I just called my Republican Senators and encouraged them to join Rand Paul in this effort. I hope everyone will do the same.
2 posted on 03/06/2013 2:57:36 PM PST by pepperdog ( I still get a thrill up my leg when spell check doesn't recognize the name/word Obama!)
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To: Nachum
Rand Paul just passed 6 hours, getting a second wind, and moving into primetime news!!!

See also two live threads

Rand Paul....LIVE!....filibustering Brennan confirmation

LIVE THREAD: Rand Paul is filibustering John Brennan nomination

3 posted on 03/06/2013 3:01:12 PM PST by thouworm (DEMOGOGUE: leader who makes use of prejudices, false claims and promises to gain power.)
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To: pepperdog

God for you
MY Two Senators, Cruz and Cornyn have already joined him
Paul is speaking more turth to power than we have ever heard.


4 posted on 03/06/2013 3:01:12 PM PST by RWGinger
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To: pepperdog

God for you
MY Two Senators, Cruz and Cornyn have already joined him
Paul is speaking more turth to power than we have ever heard.


5 posted on 03/06/2013 3:05:38 PM PST by RWGinger
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To: All

A Republican with a pair. How refreshing to see!

Paul/Palin 2016


6 posted on 03/06/2013 3:06:51 PM PST by Rodney Dangerfield ("I can see unhinged liberal media madness from my house!")
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To: Rodney Dangerfield

Cruz/Paul


7 posted on 03/06/2013 3:13:27 PM PST by Guenevere (....)
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To: Nachum

He is getting tired, hope another senator shows up soon to ask him a really long question.


8 posted on 03/06/2013 3:15:43 PM PST by jpsb
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To: Rodney Dangerfield

You watch how the old guard deals with the young guns stealing their spotlight.

McMee, Grahamnasty,McConnell et al will roll out some sellout like Amnesty or Gun Control in the next day or two so someone (prestitutes)
will pay attention to the fossils.


9 posted on 03/06/2013 3:16:03 PM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: RWGinger

Great! I read that Rubio was there too, can anyone confirm? We need to keep tabs on who has the guts to stand up and take action.


10 posted on 03/06/2013 3:16:45 PM PST by pepperdog ( I still get a thrill up my leg when spell check doesn't recognize the name/word Obama!)
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To: pepperdog
just did the same thing for our sen burr from NC...no point in calling hagan from NC she is like the loser in the white house...but sen burr is probably already in bed...only hear anything from him every 6 years or so...sadly Americas last stand for the Constitution
11 posted on 03/06/2013 3:17:59 PM PST by ldish (Give me Freedom and Liberty or let's kick some a**!)
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To: pepperdog

Yes Rubio participated
Lee, Cruz, Rubio Cornyn and a Dem Wyden all gave him a break as they asked him really long questions

this is incredible and I couldn’t be prouder of people who are not willing to let 0dumbo shred our constitution


12 posted on 03/06/2013 3:20:54 PM PST by RWGinger
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To: RWGinger

It’s certainly refreshing to see a republican acting
like a Republican.
He moves up a notch in my estimation.


13 posted on 03/06/2013 3:24:59 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

I am so impressed with the planning he and his staff did
he has referenced many articles and a ton of real facts on this subject
he has been seaking for 4.5 hours and he is still relevant.

I hope MEM reports this fairly instread of making this seem like a stunt


14 posted on 03/06/2013 3:28:23 PM PST by RWGinger
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To: RWGinger

I imagine there will be a transcript somewhere,
should make interesting reading.

Restore the Constitution!


15 posted on 03/06/2013 3:30:10 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: RWGinger
Oh, really, Wyden.? Missed that but have been checking it every so often. A lot of good information being said.
16 posted on 03/06/2013 3:32:54 PM PST by Bronzy
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To: VRWCarea51

Right on cue guess who is having dinner meeting with
Zero tonight. It’s a Rino stampede at the White Hut!

Nothing good is gonna come out of this! Freaking McCain and Graham nasty are there! I bet it is either gun control or Open Border sellout.


17 posted on 03/06/2013 3:40:13 PM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: VRWCarea51

Someone should send em a link to Cspan feed of Sen. Rand and tell then those are the actions of Patriots. Not breaking bread with the enemy!


18 posted on 03/06/2013 3:43:41 PM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: tet68

Yes
I think we are seeing that

Now a Kansas Senator is asking a long question
Hoof for Senator Moran


19 posted on 03/06/2013 3:51:45 PM PST by RWGinger
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To: RWGinger

I mean to say Hooray
not Hoof


20 posted on 03/06/2013 3:52:45 PM PST by RWGinger
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To: ldish

Speaking of Burr...the problem with political jokes is that they keep getting elected....


21 posted on 03/06/2013 4:05:10 PM PST by johnsmom (I must be dreaming 'cause this can't be real)
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To: Nachum

Gee imagine that. Democrats support killing American Citizens on American soil without arrest or trial. You could knock me over with a feather.


22 posted on 03/06/2013 4:15:18 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: RWGinger

I’m not too familiar with the filibuster process. Can someone fill in for Paul, as in, take the floor after him to monologue, give him a couple of hours break, or is only one person allowed to filibuster?


23 posted on 03/06/2013 4:33:17 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Nachum

Cruz is speaking now, reading Twitter responses to the project. I need to see this for as long as it takes.


24 posted on 03/06/2013 4:36:41 PM PST by Seven plus One
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To: Viennacon

Good question
as I understand that he. Senator Paul, must keep the floor
he can yield to questions but he can’t yield the floor
and I am sure there is some rule on how long a silence he can have ans still be considered to have the floor


25 posted on 03/06/2013 5:14:49 PM PST by RWGinger
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To: VRWCarea51

“Nothing good is gonna come out of this! Freaking McCain and Graham nasty are there! I bet it is either gun control or Open Border sellout.”

Nope, just dinner and it will knock Paul off the front page.


26 posted on 03/06/2013 5:16:18 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Got a problem? Nothing a drone strike can't fix.)
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To: Seven plus One

Yes
and then Mike lee again
It looks like the most committed constitutionists are organized
Very proud of these Conservatives


27 posted on 03/06/2013 5:53:19 PM PST by RWGinger
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To: RWGinger
I am so disappointed in my Oklahoma Senator Coburn, he's dining with Obama while this is going on. He needs to get back to work defending the Constitution like the patriotic Senators that have been assisting in this filibuster. So very disappointed!
28 posted on 03/06/2013 5:57:41 PM PST by pepperdog ( I still get a thrill up my leg when spell check doesn't recognize the name/word Obama!)
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To: pepperdog

Do you have a list of the other dinees?


29 posted on 03/06/2013 6:21:33 PM PST by thouworm (DEMOGOGUE: leader who makes use of prejudices, false claims and promises to gain power.)
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30 posted on 03/06/2013 6:27:53 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: RWGinger

Barrasso (Wy.) just finished a good long question, which is now being expanded upon by Cruz. A good old talking filibuster centered upon Individual Liberty and Natural Rights is a beautiful thing to witness. This damn senate needs this. I am proud of the senators who are offering support, they are doing great. Ten and a half hours so far, and they’re looking good.


31 posted on 03/06/2013 7:18:04 PM PST by Seven plus One
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To: Seven plus One

Maybe if those wimps that had dinner with Nero had instead listened to what Rand had to say they would actually learn just what their role is, representing US instead of political grandstanding and selling out this Great Country!


32 posted on 03/06/2013 8:22:06 PM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: pepperdog

Coburn is a really strong conservative and even though I know you would like him there you can be sure Senator Coburn is giving 0dumbo an earful
and it won’t be compliments.

No Coburn is a great Senator for your state and maybe it is more important for him to be at the dinner to offset any RINO who watns to kiss that POS butt


33 posted on 03/07/2013 7:12:58 AM PST by RWGinger
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To: pepperdog

Coburn is a really strong conservative and even though I know you would like him there you can be sure Senator Coburn is giving 0dumbo an earful
and it won’t be compliments.

No Coburn is a great Senator for your state and maybe it is more important for him to be at the dinner to offset any RINO who watns to kiss that POS butt


34 posted on 03/07/2013 7:13:38 AM PST by RWGinger
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