Wednesday, May 01, 2013

The Fascism and the Furious

Today's column over at the Daily Banter focuses on Ron Paul.

That's really all that needs to be said.

Here's an excerpt:

"Thankfully, Ron Paul has zero impact on the actual U.S. lawmaking process these days given that he left Congress in a giant poof of indignation and self-pity last November, leaving us all with one final 48-minute-long rant about fascism, fiat money, the erosion of our civil liberties, 'psychopathic authoritarians,' and, of course, liberty! But despite his official departure from the hallowed halls of the institution he claimed to despise, it should have been abundantly clear that he wasn’t simply going to stroll off into the sunset to dodder away his twilight years ranting at telephone poles about the dangers of functional government. Freed from the shackles of decorum, you just knew he was going to rip the gloves off and begin spouting whatever kind of insane horseshit popped into his brain in whichever direction he could. That’s the attitude that led to his first post-office op-ed, subtly titled 'You’re Not Free If You Can’t Secede from an Oppressive Government.' And that’s the attitude that no doubt led to the diatribe he threw together for his friend Lew Rockwell’s website, a piece published yesterday called 'Liberty Was Also Attacked in Boston.' (LIBERTY!)"

Read the Rest Here

By the way, every time I think of Ron Paul -- this comes to mind:

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