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Happy Birthday, Dr. Paul!

Happy Birthday, Dr. Paul! Thank you for everything. Have a great birthday, and many, many more! God bless you.

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LOL. The "poke your nose in other people's business" table has turned.

Egypt said it was "closely following the escalation of protests" after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman on 9 August, reports the BBC.

Iran added its voice to the criticism, with Majid Takht-Ravanchi, the deputy foreign minister for European and American Affairs, saying the unrest was a sign of "the phenomenon of racism" in the West.

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Rand Paul’s pursuit of black voters splits GOP

Gingrich applauds, while others wonder whether its pyrrhic

By Ralph Z. Hallow | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Washington Times

Rand Paul is courting black voters unabashedly, traveling a path not taken by most Republican presidential hopefuls since Jack Kemp blitzed urban America with his message of economic hope and opportunity two decades ago.

From his speech at a historically black university to his essay decrying the militarization of local police, Mr. Paul is clearly trying to bridge a gap between the party of Abraham Lincoln and a minority voter base that has massively voted for Democrats.

But whether the senator from Kentucky can leverage his libertarian conservative views and anti-government message into a presidential electoral advantage depends on factors that may extend beyond his control.

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Standing up

Before reading on, please answer the question – How did the United States get in the shape it is today?

The answer that you provided to yourself was likely akin to – “because the People never stood against the encroachment of the government.”

I often hear people say, “I can’t _____________________ because I’m fearful of the consequences,” “I can’t stop ________________ because…,” “I must do __________________ because…,” etc. Yet those same folks yearn for change and seem perplexed why nothing ever changes.

What does it mean to stand up? Supposing you abhor ballet, would you consider caving into your significant other’s requests for a trip to a ballet as standing up? No, absolutely not. Standing up always entails potential consequences. Standing up, in that situation, would be saying something like, “No, I’m not going to the ballet. It makes me throw up a little and gives me nightmares,” despite the possibility of ending up in the doghouse.

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Ron Paul... Good ol times

Simply share your favourite Ron Paul moment weather its of the man or eating pizza locked out of a delegate meeting (in video or pictures, keep text short).

I'll kick it off with pure class...

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"I Didn’t Think I Would Have To Do It When I Was 90,” Epstein Told The Nation, As Two Officers Walked Her To A Police Van

“I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager. I didn’t think I would have to do it when I was 90,” Epstein told The Nation, as two officers walked her to a police van. “We need to stand up today so that people won’t have to do this when they’re 90.”


St. Louis Metropolitan Police officers escort Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, after arresting her for failure to disperse.

Continue reading:

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L.A. Cop: 'If You Don't Want To Get Shot,' Shut Up - Even If We're Violating Your Rights

Sunil Dutta, a 17-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and professor of homeland security at Colorado Tech University, has a suggestion for victims of police violence searching for someone to blame: Look in the mirror.

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Last Night America was Just 1 'Squeeze' Away...

It came this close... raised & pointed at civilians & journalists on a sidewalk. Captured by indy journalist RebelZ

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The Truth About Michael Brown and the Ferguson Riots | Stefan Molyneux

Published on Aug 17, 2014

Ferguson, Missouri has been engulfed in rioting and looting following the death of 18-year-old black teenager Michael Brown. Officer Darren Wilson, a white policeman, shot and killed Brown on the streets of Ferguson - a tragic incident that became the catalyst for a wave of civil unrest in the local community.

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Rick Perry to Turn Himself In Today

AUSTIN (CBS Houston/AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry will turn himself into authorities Tuesday on charges related to abuse of power, CBS News reports.

Perry on Friday became the first Texas governor since 1917 to be indicted, and is facing charges of coercion and official oppression that carry a maximum sentence of 109 years in prison for carrying out a threat to veto funding for the state’s public integrity unit last summer.

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Ron Paul's Birthday is extra special this year Au-79

I thought I let you guys know about this. Ron will be 79 this Wednesday the 20th that's AUg 20th. The atomic number for Au is 79... A special day IMHO. We should do something special!

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