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Senator Rand Paul – the GOP isn’t going to keep its promise on Obamacare repeal

by Skip July 13, 2017

I don’t agree with him all the time but on this, I do.  The GOP made a singular promise, over and over, for seven years.  Now, like the dog that finally caught the car, they don’t seem to know how to govern.  Which is to say, keep that promise, to completely repeal and replace Obamacare, […]

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Rand Paul – “Addicted to Spending” – You’re All Guilty

by Steve MacDonald October 4, 2016

Congress looks to pilfer $150 Billion from Social Security. Sen. Paul had something to say about that. They still voted to spend it, but at least he took a stand. H/T JP Marzullo – Facebook

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Breaking News – Rand Paul Suspends Campaign

by Steve MacDonald February 3, 2016
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Rand Paul’s national Campaign manager, Mike Biundo, just announced on Facebook that Rand Paul has suspended his campaign for the Republican nomination for President. Senator Paul did not fare well in Iowa, and only one poll in NH has him polling above 2%. While he will be missed my suspicion is that with his polling […]

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RLC Endorses Rand Paul for President

by Tom January 12, 2016

The Republican Liberty Caucus endorsed Dr. Rand Paul for President. The RLC is a national, “voluntary grassroots membership organization dedicated to working within the Republican Party to advance the principles of individual rights, limited government and free markets.  Founded in 1991, it is the oldest continuously-operating organization within the Liberty Republican movement.” The RLC mission is […]

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Life Imitates Grok – Clash Of The Cubans!

by Mike December 17, 2015

Last week, I opined that, as the race shook out, we’d see Ted Cruz consolidate the outsider/TEA Party/ Conservative base voters, and Marco Rubio consolidate the Establishment/moderate voters (and clearly, NeoCons). Notwithstanding Christie’s resurgence as a man of some, ahem, gravitas, the polls and the clashes on stage this Tuesday made it clear that Cruz […]

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Sen. Paul Introduces Bill To Remove Firearm Restrictions in DC

by Steve MacDonald December 3, 2015
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, U.S. Senator and Republican Presidential candidate Rand Paul introduced legislation that would remove existing restrictive firearm ownership laws in the District of Columbia, and require the District of Columbia to issue and grant reciprocity for concealed weapons permits for both residents and non-residents.

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Republican Liberty Caucus Straw Poll Results

by Steve MacDonald October 11, 2015
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Rand Paul collected 445 Votes to win the Republican Liberty Caucus Straw poll this weekend. Ted Cruz Came in second with 399. Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, and Marco Rubio rounded out the top five. (RLC) The straw poll was conducted using an alternative voting method called “approval voting,” which allows voters to approve of one […]

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Breaking – Paul, Cruz, Winners at RLC Convention

by Mike October 10, 2015

The Republican Liberty Caucus convention this weekend had the obligatory straw poll, and, as you’d expect for a libertarian leaning bunch of conservatives, Rand Paul came in first, closely followed by Ted Cruz. 445 Paul 399 Cruz Thanks to Groksters Kimberly Morin and Jane Cormier for the data.

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Some Rand Paul Supporter’s Have A Narrative And They are Sticking To it!

by Steve MacDonald September 9, 2015
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The word on the New Hampshire ‘street’ is that a core faction of Rand Paul supporters will boycott the 603 Alliance GPS Caucus on October 17th. Why? A narrative  has been worked out. Things they tell each other until convinced it is the truth, no matter how impossible or improbable. 

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Senator Rand Paul on The Clintons

by Steve MacDonald August 14, 2015
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c/o Paul Rowan Brain |  The Federalist “A lot of the people who have influence in Washington are either wealthy corporations or wealthy people and they buy their way, they buy access. You may have heard about the Clintons. They sell the access, all right, so they have become worth hundreds of millions of dollars over […]

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CNHT Picnic – Presidential campaign spokesfolks

by Skip July 19, 2015

In addition to Jim Gilmore and Carly Fiorina, some local NH folks acted as stand-ins (or “surrogates”) for other Presidential campaigns: Zack Carrier for the Ted Cruz campaign NH State Rep Victoria Sullivan for the Rand Paul campaign Taylor Baxter, also for the Rand Paul campaign Tom Mulkeen for the Jeb Bush campaign Tom Colantuono […]

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Bailout Bush!

by Steve MacDonald June 22, 2015
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America’s Liberty PAC will be running this Ad in early primary states attacking Jebush on his record regarding bailouts.  America’s Liberty is a Super PAC backing Kentucky Senator Rand Paul. H/T National Review

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GrokTALK! – David Bozell on Amnesty, The NSA, and Republicans

by Steve MacDonald June 3, 2015
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David Bozell from ForAmerica is back to discuss the recent 5th circuit ruling on Executive Amnesty. We also discuss lousy Republican leadership in Congress, and Rand Paul being all he can be in his fight against NSA spying. Listen to the entire program here Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you oniTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker,TuneIn, or Stitcher.

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Liberty Wins the Day

by Tom June 1, 2015

At midnight, the Patriot Act provision, which granted the NSA permission to bulk-collect private phone metadata of law abiding American citizens, expired. Law abiding citizens.   Presumption of guilt.  Probable cause.   Sound familiar? When was the last time you can remember Congress doing something, actively or passively, to reduce the scope, size, and power […]

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Hot Air – Senate Fails to Extend Patriot Act

by Steve MacDonald May 23, 2015
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And Thank You Senator Paul. (Hot Air) Rushing to beat a deadline, the Senate instead beat itself into paralysis over the Patriot Act. In an overnight session that ended up producing nothing but frustration, the upper chamber rejected the House’s reform bill for NSA surveillance, and then failed to move any extension for the existing […]

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Rand Paul Aide Has Tracker “Licked” – Sort of…

by Steve MacDonald May 11, 2015
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I don’t know.  This is new. (Politico) At a townhall event Monday for Rand Paul in Londonderry, New Hampshire, the Kentucky senator’s political director for the state, David Chesley, licked the camera of a tracker sent by American Bridge, a left-leaning opposition research group. H/T JP Marzullo

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The Kelley Story

by Tom April 19, 2015

Guest post by Kristin Noble of Bedford, NH. When she walked in, you could feel the energy in the house change.  Then suddenly, this angelic presence stood before me with her hand out, saying, “Hi, I’m Kelley Paul”.  It took no more than that to realize how truly warm and friendly she is. She moved about […]

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Candidate Rand Paul in Milford NH

by Tom April 11, 2015

For those who couldn’t make it, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) held his first event as a Presidential Candidate in the Milford, NH Town Hall this past Wednesday, April 8, 2015. A crowd of about 500 was on hand to listen to the Senator-candidate, who was introduced by NH Senator Andy Sanborn. Watch for yourself.  

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Data Point – Public opinion of Abortion

by Skip April 10, 2015

“A similarly tiny number, 15 to 20 percent, of Americans think abortion should be legal in the third trimester of pregnancy.” Certainly Rand Paul made this clear, that is it a small minority, when he put the Democrat Party on point with his question: “Why don’t you ask the DNC, ‘Is it OK to kill […]

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Exeter Pastor’s bizarre claim of keeping Church and state separated

by Kimberly Morin April 9, 2015

A Pastor from Exeter complained today that she is sick of getting spam emails from the Rand Paul campaign. Obviously someone sold the campaign an email list and she and other Churches happen to be on it. Her supposed complaint was in defense of keeping church and state separated; however, a quick look at her […]

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Democrat Ministry of Abortion Twits Tweet

by Steve MacDonald April 7, 2015
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The US Ministry for Abortion (Planned Parenthood) has gotten the hoses on its womb vacuums all in a knot over Senator Rand Paul announcing his run at the presidency.  But in their rush to criticize how anti-woman the Kentucky Senator is in their minds they made one of the classic blunders, the most famous of […]

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2016 Presidential Primary – Rand Paul to announce April 7th

by Skip March 24, 2015

OK, last night I had a complete case of writer’s block.  I couldn’t type a period – sad, sad.  So this is a bit of late news: Next week, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is expected to kick off his own announcement with a five-state tour. More from the Washington Times: Rand Paul will formally declare his […]

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Rand Paul at Generation Opportunity / NH: First Executive Order? Revoke the previous 8 years worth

by Skip September 12, 2014

Well, that would be a good start.  In fact, it shouldn’t even be controversial – this should be a given for pretty much the Republican President next elected in 2016 given how much Obama has pushed the boundaries of Executive Imperialship (putting both Bush II and Nixon to shame).  Roll it back should be heard […]

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Notable Quote: Peter Hitchens On The
Westminster Washington ‘Aquarium’

by Mike April 1, 2014

Going beyond the concept of the ‘Beltway Bubble’, Peter Hitchens likens the denizens of the deep politics of the capital city, to inhabitants of a murky aquarium, peering out at the real world, but totally failing to grasp it. Peter Hitchens (Who was referring to Westminster, London): If you want to know what’s going on […]

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Rand Paul Tweets As Obama Meets…The Pope

by Steve MacDonald March 27, 2014
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  . @BarackObama to @Pontifex: Forgive me father for I have spied. #NSA — Senator Rand Paul (@SenRandPaul) March 27, 2014

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GrokTALK! March 8th, 2014 – L & F Red Meat, The Republican Repair Kit, And Progressive Hate

by Steve MacDonald March 10, 2014
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Pam Tucker joins us as co-host as talk about the passion for liberty on display at CPAC, a much-needed “saleable’ version of the ‘Republican Repair Kit,’ progressive hate for individualism, the shadow BradleyCare casts over the New Hampshire advantage, Progressive government as the Democrats bag man, and more… Listen to Segment One Here Listen or […]

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Rand Paul – CPAC 2014

by Steve MacDonald March 7, 2014
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Maybe Obama Thought ‘1984’ Was A Manual?

by Mike December 21, 2013

More humor at the speed of Tweet from Twitchy.com @SenRandPaul: I guess this (photo) is possible…. @MichelSeiki: Maybe he thought it was a manual… I’d add: We know for sure that Obama thinks some animals are more equal than others, IE his cronies vs We The People!

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