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ANOTHER new low? Markos Moulitsas says Republicans ‘getting what they want’

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Whenever you think "don't be that guy," Markos is that guy https://t.co/j4COx6h0fW — Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) June 14, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js A tweet last year from Sen. Rand Paul (quoting Judge Napolitano) caught the eye of Daily Kos founder and Vox Media co-founder Markos Moulitsas: [email protected]: Why do we have a Second Amendment? It's not to […]

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Rand Hit Bush-Clinton On Dynasty, But Once Said His Famous Dad Made His Run For Office Possible

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“So it has opened doors, it hopefully will open doors in fundraising. But to be embarrassed by that no, I’m absolutely ecstatic that I’m able to participate in this process and that I can help be a leader in the freedom movement.” w.soundcloud.com Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a potential contender for the presidency […]

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Donald Trump saddened by free fall of ‘The View’

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When Donald Trump isn’t speaking atone of his huge campaign rallies, it seems he’s 1) live-tweeting someone else’s rally, 2) calling into a TV show, or 3) criticizing something as “very sad.” This afternoon, Trump tweeted his review of long, long-running talk show “The View,” which he actually referred to as “great” (once upon a […]

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Obama: Danger is low; Rand Paul: ‘We’ve gone from ignorant to obscene’

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http://twitter.com/#!/AmbassadorPower/status/522542907476422656 Twitchy reported earlier that the CDC cleared nurse Amber Vinson to fly despite having tended to Ebola patient Thomas Duncan and reporting that she had a fever.  ‘Wait. What?!?’: CDC cleared second Ebola infected nurse to fly despite fever. We’re not sure that exactly qualifies as “aggressive.” @AmbassadorPower @WhiteHouse bang up job so far — […]

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Ron Paul: Black Caucus Only Against War Because They Want That Money For Food Stamps

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“They are really against war because they want all of that money to go to food stamps for people here.” w.soundcloud.com Former Republican Rep. Ron Paul, the father of potential presidential candidate Rand Paul and a former presidential candidate himself, said the Congressional Black Caucus does not support war because they want that money for […]

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Democrats try to salvage failed gotcha attempt against Rand Paul

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http://twitter.com/#!/mrchambersblog/status/498915503931658240 Good question. Democrats are probably too busy to answer it though. They’re all jammed up concocting flowery euphemisms for people whose parents knowingly put them in the position of being illegal aliens. http://twitter.com/#!/TheDemocrats/status/498915039206977538 What’s really going on here is that Rand Paul spotted the set-up gotcha interview and left before giving the illegal alien “interviewers” […]

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Ron Paul Blames Psychotropic Drugs For “American Sniper” Murder And Other Mass Shootings

“…almost always these massive shootings whether they are military or not, occur with the doctors involved giving psychotropic drugs to people who are depressed.” Video available at: http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2015/02/26/Untitled-612×344.mp4. buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com Former Congressman Ron Paul, the father of potential presidential candidate Rand Paul, said Wednesday that “American Sniper” Chris Kyle would be alive today if his killer […]

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Reporter deletes snark wondering when “Rand Paul became a doctor”

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http://twitter.com/#!/jetx86/status/522900540804849664 Twitchy has reported on Senator Rand Paul (who is a medical doctor) being pretty critical of how the federal government is reacting to the Ebola situation. Obama: Ebola danger ‘extraordinarily low’; Rand Paul: ‘We’ve gone from ignorant to obscene’ US Sen. Rand Paul says Ebola "incredibly contagious," contradicts world health authorities, @kronayne reports. http://t.co/KFFJmGdNF9 — AP Politics (@AP_Politics) […]

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Rand Paul, Rick Perry join #EndItMovement against human trafficking

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http://twitter.com/#!/SenRandPaul/status/439191764910764033 http://twitter.com/#!/enditmovement/status/439193037168975872 The “End It Movement” is a coalition of several non-profits working together to raise awareness about modern-day slavery around the world. The group asked people to help “shine a light on slavery” on Feb. 27 by wearing red or drawing a red “X” on their hands. http://twitter.com/#!/carrieunderwood/status/438874698739232768 http://twitter.com/#!/hollytmusic/status/439192320387203072 http://twitter.com/#!/joelmchale/status/439090370946039808 http://twitter.com/#!/VictoriaOsteen/status/439042842741440512 http://twitter.com/#!/AnthonyBass45/status/439198039753125889 The End It Movement estimates […]

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Aww! Claire McCaskill upset Repubs made her stay up too late doing her job

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Debate over a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling continued into last night, and Missouri Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill thinks a couple of her Republican colleagues have harmed their chances of being elected to higher office: Because so many Americans choose a president based on how long that person made a politician from the […]

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Democrats, Republicans Will Try To Reduce Mandatory-Minimum Sentences

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The Smarter Sentencing Act is being reintroduced by a bipartisan coalition of conservative and liberal senators. Update: A White House official said the Obama administration “applauds” the effort. View this image › Getty Images Andrew Burton WASHINGTON — The White House and prominent Democratic senators have once again joined forces with the most prominent names […]

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Sen. Ted Cruz edges out Ben Carson in #RLC2014 straw poll

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http://twitter.com/#!/erikrush/status/473534345761030145 The 2014 Republican Leadership Conference wrapped up this weekend in New Orleans, and Sen. Ted Cruz emerged as the winner of the event’s presidential straw poll, barely edging out Dr. Ben Carson. http://twitter.com/#!/edshow/status/473579669137424386 Rounding out the top five were Sen. Rand Paul, Gov. Mike Huckabee and Gov. Rick Perry. Gov. Chris Christie came in last with only […]

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‘DJ’ Rand Paul hosts Twitter ‘jam sesh’

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http://twitter.com/#!/beateasy/status/455488963328086016 Last night’s “Saturday Night Live” parody mocking the Republican Party portrayed Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., as a DJ. In response, Paul began a #DJRandPaul hashtag this afternoon and took requests for songs on Twitter. Here are the hits that made the cut: http://twitter.com/#!/SenRandPaul/status/455378646984036352 http://twitter.com/#!/SenRandPaul/status/455386005865263104 http://twitter.com/#!/SenRandPaul/status/455391293804666882 http://twitter.com/#!/SenRandPaul/status/455400377647919104 It looked like the jam session was complete, but several hours later Paul came back for more: http://twitter.com/#!/SenRandPaul/status/455490283367837697 […]

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Sen. Rand Paul’s camp fires back at Gov. Rick Perry after op-ed piece

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@PeterHambyCNN @allahpundit This is beneath Sen. Paul. Gov. Perry is trying to give public a picture of enormity of crisis. — Diane Kelly (@DianeCva) July 12, 2014 Senator Rand Paul’s team has taken a swipe at Texas Gov. Rick Perry following Perry’s op-ed piece criticizing Paul’s isolationist policies. In the Washington Post Friday, Perry wrote […]

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Rand Paul reportedly defends Obama’s ‘ISIL is not Islamic’ comments

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Rand Paul is defending Obama's "ISIL is not Islamic" comments. "I think he has a point." Come on! — Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) September 11, 2014 President Obama said tonight that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is not Islamic. According to several Twitter users, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told Fox News host Sean Hannity he agrees. […]

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