Skip to comments.Rand Paul Defends President Obama From Dick Cheney
Posted on 06/20/2014 12:02:44 PM PDT by nhwingut
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) defended President Obama from former vice president Dick Cheneys critiques of his policy in Iraq, saying that he faults Cheney and the rest of President George W. Bushs team for launching an invasion of Iraq that ultimately strengthened Iran.
Whats going on now, I dont blame on President Obama, Paul told NBCs David Gregory. But I do blame the Iraq War on the chaos that is in the Middle East. I also blame those who were for the Iraq war for emboldening Iran.
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Randy is such a card.
FURP!! Leftist surrender monkey!!
What color is the sky on his world? What a retard.
Rand Paul, yet another pizzle.
Invasion of Iraq was all about the ‘Petrodollar’
Bush and Maliki signing the Status of Forces Agreement in Dec, 2008
Rand is off my list. I had better hopes for him.
Rand Paul is a jerk just like his Dad.
wow did he lose points in my estimation
whadda idiot statement
Someone tell me again why libertarians are an alternative to dims and GOPe?
I suppose Rand has a plan for his future. I can’t quite discern it. Getting headlines like this makes it a little touch to understand his political thought process.
touch = tough
oh sure it was
at best we only ever got 4% of our oil from Iraq and less after the war than before
I guess you should worry we’ll invade Canada on behalf of the mighty petrodollar
And Rand Paul defends this fraudulent construction. Fie on him.
Something about fruit not falling far from the tree.
He is as dangerous and loony as his father.
Hate to say it, but I agree. We should never have become embroiled in Iraq.
Go in and kick the $4I7 out of them and get out. Nation building, meals on wheels...leave it to the blue helmets.
There will NEVER be peace in the middle east, that is until the day of the Lord.
Rand Paul is the (all) white Obama who will say anything to pander to what he thinks is the majority.
He is positioning himself to run, disastrously of course, as an ‘independent’-—pro-amnesty, pro-dope, pro-homo, anti-Israel, anti-defense-—or perhaps even more likely as a Democrat.
“The Republican Party left me,” he will say to the thrall of the lunatic left.
Rand Paul is wrong.
Anybody that supports OBAMA on anything is not someone any GOP should vote for
I think there is plenty enough blame to go around: for those who started it and for those who couldn’t be bothered to finish it.
These GOPe politicians want the T.E.A. Party support but stab them in the back every chance they get!!
Iraq would be a bargain at 10,000 American dead, 100,000 severely wounded, and $2 trillion in expenditure. This is why it doesn’t matter that the neo-cons said it would be a walk in the park, our soldiers would be welcomes, and that would pay for itself. Because even if they informed Congress of the true cost, we still would have done it.
Oh, the fact that the Republicans lost the Congress in 2006 and the White House in 2008, and we wound up with Obamacare and a flood of illegals, marriage equality, and a doubling of the national debt, yes, we would still invade Iraq. National bankruptcy, hyperinflation, millions of roving zombies, the CDC releasing anthrax, NSA spying on us, getting audited by the IRS, drone strikes on Americans in America, flushing the entire country down the toilet, no cost would have been too high.
Ru Paul is a DemocRat.
I have much more faith and trust in Dick Cheney than Rand Paul.
We’re supposed to be calling names. Don’t ruin our fun with unpleasant facts.
ISIS is proof we din’t go far enough. Should have taken out Syria too and put Iran on notice. Obama agrees with you and Rand, though. Rand Paul is batcrazy, but Obama can’t wait for the Islamic fascists to threaten and possibly take over the entire region and beyond, ie, Arab Spring. If so, WWIII here we come.
I expect such embarrassing reductionism and Post hoc ero propter hoc thinking from the Left, but to see it in such high supply on our side of the aisle makes me grimace.
On occasion he goes in the right direction and does or says the right thing, but on the whole he seems to go the way of his dad. They saw one and a half legs off the Reagan three legged stool and wonder why it wobbles for them.
There were forces in play to denude both our overt and covert powers in dealing with threats long before Bush 1, Bush 2, Clinton, and Obama. Obama happens to be both clueless and mendacious in treating of American principles as our founders envisioned them, but he is not the one who started it. “Walk softly and carry a big stick” seemed to work well in the past. The past decades seem to tilt the other direction.
Now we find out that the invisible WMD and the facility to build them was there all along even as we were in Country for 10 years. And we did nothing about it?? America has become lost.............
Nope, he's TWO cards, jack and ace.
Randy has never seen a camera he doesn't like. I'm sure he's pulled ahead of John McPain this year when it comes to numbers of network interviews and punditry shows....and waaay ahead of Gloria Swanson when it comes to finding a TV camera in the halls of Congress and vamping himself in front of it.
And his mouth is spouting off all the time. He leaves no issue unturned. However, I've always said that sooner or later that tiny Paul's big yap will get him in doo-doo he will never get out of. He's getting closer every day. Today just may be a pre-Waterloo moment for him. A lot of folks across the fruited plain like and respect the Cheneys, all three of them.
If the GOP manages to elect a president in 2016, Rand wouldn't even be on my list for a political appointment as our consul general in Transylvania.
- - - -"All right, Mr. DeMille. I'm ready for my close-up. I'm going to be bigger than peanut butter!"
(Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond Paul in "Sunset Boulevard", 1950)- - - -
The best mix is Big C Conservativism / Little L libertarianism that only applies the Little L ONLY to the countrys population and not to aliens.
This is the biggest issue I have with Big L libertarians is that they think they can apply an internal policy concerning individual freedom to the rest of the world that is built and raised on tyranny and has never tasted true freedom...
Keep alienating that base, senator. Surely the points you’re winning with people that hate what you claim to stand for will make up for it.
Well. Almost impossible now.
See, this is a problem. The DemonRats circle the wagons and defend MORONS and attack GOOD MEN.
Rand is demonstrating the opposite. As do the GOP leaders.
It is one reason why I say the Republicans today are like the Democrat party of the 1980s.
Wait a minute! Are you sure that is not the perfect spot for him? ...it could be a 'night-time' appointment... ;-D
Of course, he could only work nights....
BUMP....You got him pegged just right!
:-D You are without peers!
“I suppose Rand has a plan for his future. I cant quite discern it. Getting headlines like this makes it a little touch to understand his political thought process.”
That’s just it. “Headlines”. Watch his interviews. Read the transcripts. Watch or read his speeches. Never mind what the Rand Paul haters here on FR say. They have their own agenda.
Like my tag line says, I’m only interested in the truth. Headlines and sound bites deceive those who let them.
Common LIES here on FR about Rand Paul.
1. He’s just like his (crazy) father.
2. He is a Libertarian
3. He supports amnesty
4. He’s for open borders
5. He’s a closet Liberal
6. and on and on and on, All lies!