Rand Paul thuggery?

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    WTF? Is this real/true? This was just uploaded ystrdy. What say you?

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osg0RYAP2cs&feature=player_embedded]Rand Paul Tries to Have Abby Martin Fired From RT For Daring To Ask Him Questions - YouTube[/ame]​

    AFAIA, no charges have been filed against the journalist :eusa_think: What does that tell you?
     
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    More teabagger thuggery and intimation at it's finest.
     
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    Wheres paulitician??? I WANT ANSWERS!!!
     
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    Okay, let me see if I understand this correctly.

    A couple of conspiracy theorist losers with press passes manage to get close enough to Rand Paul to ask him some conspiracy theory related questions about Romney. Rand Paul choses to remain silent.

    Later, the conspiracy theorist losers claim Rand Paul initiated some legal action against them for accosting him in the Capitol.

    We only have the losers' side of the story, though.

    However, I can't help but wonder what a Liberatarian thinks of the idea of a journalist having to have government-approved credentials to approach an elected official in a government building paid for by taxpayers. And I wonder what a Liberatarian would think of an elected official using government regulations to keep those journalists out of that building forever.
     
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    Right wing thuggery... Of course.[​IMG]
     
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    The Tea Party doesn't take siding w/ an Establishment Repub as being "conspiracy theory". Were they not established to eliminate this kind of corporate cronyism?
     
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    Damn the repubs are learning, I can just imagine the outrage of another tactic being taken from democrats.
     
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    "Bilderberg puppet".

    Dead giveaway of a conspiracy theorist.
     
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    Where is the proof that the complaint came from Rand?

    As a libertarian I have no issue with the requirement for credentials. As public figures our elected officials deserve to be secure. This is necessary to perform their constitutionally mandated functions and there should be rules in place to protect them and f those rules are violated then the offender should be ejected. Let's face it there are some crazies out there. If there was some form of descrimination or if the rules weren't applied uniformly then that would be a different story.

    I am not defending Rand either. I am not sure I trust him but I don't think all the facts are in about this either.
     

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