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Flashback: Lindsey Graham: Sure, Id support censoring your mail if it was necessary
hotair.com ^ | 6/11/13

Posted on 06/07/2014 6:37:51 AM PDT by cotton1706

Let me repeat what I said last week after he clapped the NSA on the back for collecting Americans’ phone records: It’s not just the fact that he endorses ideas like this, it’s the ease with which he does it. There appears to be none of the usual angst you see from other pols about security/liberty trade-offs when he talks counterterrorism. He’s almost entirely on one side of that topic in much the same way Ron Paul is, but even if you think Paul’s naive about security risks, at least he’s on the side of personal freedom. You get the sense with Graham that if Obama convinced him that Al Qaeda could be defeated only through martial law, he’d head straight to the Senate floor to make the case.

Libertarianism has no greater asset than this guy.

“In World War II, the mentality of the public was that our whole way of life was at risk, we’re all in. We censored the mail. When you wrote a letter overseas, it got censored. When a letter was written back from the battlefield to home, they looked at what was in the letter to make sure they were not tipping off the enemy,” Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told reporters on Capitol Hill. “If I thought censoring the mail was necessary, I would suggest it, but I don’t think it is.”…

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections; US: Kentucky; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: elections; kentucky; ntsa; paultardation; southcarolina

1 posted on 06/07/2014 6:37:52 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

Hope Lee Bright is getting this word out.


2 posted on 06/07/2014 6:41:19 AM PDT by Din Maker
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To: cotton1706

FLASHBACKS, labelled as such are a GREAT idea! Thnx, R2z


3 posted on 06/07/2014 6:44:01 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Resettozero

“FLASHBACKS, labelled as such are a GREAT idea! Thnx, R2z”

Yeah, I finally got it right, haha.

If you can think of any other betrayals, let me know.


4 posted on 06/07/2014 6:46:41 AM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: cotton1706
Great idea! You need to post every one of these Flashback pieces on Lee Bright's Facebook page so that his campaign staff can pick up on them, if they already haven't.

Bright for Senate Facebook Page

5 posted on 06/07/2014 6:52:55 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler
You need to post every one of these Flashback pieces on Lee Bright's Facebook page

Post them to Graham's Facebook page, as well.

6 posted on 06/07/2014 7:05:46 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Paine in the Neck

They’re trying to retire Loveable Lindsey, but there is only so much sanity the people of SC will accept.


7 posted on 06/07/2014 7:07:30 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: cotton1706

Ya gotta wonder if those 49% that support him, from the most recent polls, were dropped on their heads as children. I wonder if they realize that it is preferable to elect smart people over stupid ones.


8 posted on 06/07/2014 7:22:17 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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All challengers and the Incumbent are scheduled to appear on SCETV main channel in HD at 7PM this evening (Saturday) and an SD playback of the hour-long presentation on SCETV third channel at 8PM this evening, June 7, 2014.


9 posted on 06/07/2014 7:24:16 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Theodore R.
They’re trying to retire Loveable Lindsey, but there is only so much sanity the people of SC will accept.

Why the slur, my North Carolina brother? Don't you have some zaniness of your own to deal with?
10 posted on 06/07/2014 7:26:56 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: RIghtwardHo
Ya gotta wonder if those 49% that support him, from the most recent polls, were dropped on their heads as children. I wonder if they realize that it is preferable to elect smart people over stupid ones.

You drove all the way from California to hit South Carolinians with THAT?

Have you considered the possibility that the people polled were stopped going to or from their Federal or State bureaucratic and politically-connected jobs? And still only 49% favored LG?

California has more than its share of loons, I hear.
11 posted on 06/07/2014 7:31:29 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: cotton1706

REGARDING PRIMARY RACE FOR REPUBLICAN NOMINATION SENIOR U.S. SENATOR FROM SOUTH CAROLINA:

All challengers and the Incumbent are scheduled to appear on SCETV main channel in HD at 7PM this evening (Saturday) and an SD playback of the hour-long presentation on SCETV third channel at 8PM this evening, June 7, 2014.

Internet streaming may be available here:

http://scetv.org/index.php/etv_learn_blog/entry/etv_election_central—series_of_televised_debates_with_streaming_video/

Potentially live but definately recorded streaming should be available here later:

http://www.scetv.org/electionblog/


12 posted on 06/07/2014 8:08:06 AM PDT by Resettozero
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13 posted on 06/07/2014 8:22:29 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Resettozero
FLASHBACKS, labelled as such are a GREAT idea! Thnx, R2z

Great idea. When I see FLASHBACKS I just move on. Idiot.

14 posted on 06/07/2014 9:08:53 AM PDT by Logical me
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Great idea. When I see FLASHBACKS I just move on. Idiot.

A sarcastic opinion, a personal statement, and an inadequately-informed judgment.

And you call THIS logical?

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15 posted on 06/07/2014 10:37:35 AM PDT by Resettozero
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