Hugo Chavez just died and many of us said "Good riddance" to the tyrant who took advantage of his people, intimidated his political opposition, and left his country in disarray. Rand Paul seemed to be reminding us, "Why would we want a tyrant in America too?" That was the point of Senator Rand Paul’s nearly 13-hour filibuster on the U.S. Senate floor on Wednesday.
Yes Obama is cool, and hip and a man of the people. But with each hour Rand Paul kept up his filibuster, you could feel Obama’s popularity melting away. Rand seemed to be saying, "Does it really matter if he’s hip, if he wants to kill you- an American citizen, on American soil? Does it matter if he’s cool, and the kind of guy you’d like to have a beer with, if he wants you dead without a trial?" [more...]
Wayne Allyn Root - the 2008 Libertarian vice presidential nominee, Wayne is an entrepreneur, CEO, best-selling business author and speaker, small business defender, and crusader for smaller government, lower taxes and fewer regulations. Wayne is a nationally known TV and radio commentator on the topics of business, economics, entrepreneurship, and politics. He is also President Obama’s college classmate from Columbia University (class of ’83). His latest book is out April 15th: The Ultimate Obama Survival Guide.