Rand Paul, ... , Calls For Jailing People Who Attend ‘Radical Political Speeches’

(Blog Post) Libertarian-leaning Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) made headlines last week for single-handedly obstructing the renewal of the Patriot Act, calling the law an unconstitutional infringement on civil liberties. His demand to insert a series of amendments to weaken the law nearly allowed it to lapse and put the country at “risk,” but Paul said it was worth it to prevent the government from continuing to “blatantly ignor[e] the Constitution.” But when Paul went ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Jon Mitchell - May 31, 2011 - 8:26 PM PDT
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