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Posted on Nov 2, 2010
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Rand Paul is projected the winner of Kentucky’s Senate race. He was polling way ahead going into Election Day, so it’s not a shocker, but his victory might be considered the biggest triumph—so far—for the tea party. It’s going to be a long night.

AP via The Washington Post:

Anti-tax crusader Rand Paul’s election victory Tuesday gave the tea party a flag bearer to send to the Senate and hope that more like-minded Washington outsiders would be elected to Congress.

The first-time candidate and champion of small government upended the Kentucky Senate race by trouncing the Republican establishment’s hand-picked candidate in the May primary and then winning decisively against Democratic state Attorney General Jack Conway on Tuesday.


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By yrscrewed, November 5, 2010 at 8:12 am Link to this comment

Imbeciles that believe in Government Control can never be changed.  Their beliefs are doomed to failure unless you live in Cuba.  There is a beautiful place to live and believe your are in the 1950’s. 

One exception the government’s gun’s are new.  Oh by the way go out an buy some more of China’s junk made by Apple and every other company that believes in forced prison labor. Can’t wait to see China implode.

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By Go Right Young Man, November 5, 2010 at 7:36 am Link to this comment

ITW,

LOL…you’re like a broken down 8-track tape.

Rove is the devil, Kentuckians fascist-voting imbeciles, Paul a pervert, Palin a bitch, Cheney a monster, Boehner the bogey-man.

Each person who fails to see things your way is some type of criminal or deviate or, well, just plain stupid.  Geeeeesus…you are full blown bigot. wink

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From Olbermann’s lips to your keyboard.  Do you ever hold an original thought?  LOL…...I have seen this from you REPEATEDLY.  Olbermann says it in the evening and the VERY NEXT DAY you’re here mimicking him, almost, verbatim.  ROFLMAO….. It’s been incredible to watch.

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By Inherit The Wind, November 4, 2010 at 4:32 pm Link to this comment

Ask the woman he tied up and force to bow to “Aqua-Buddha” (whatever that is).

All you have to do is review his remarks.

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By poolman, November 3, 2010 at 10:35 pm Link to this comment

Ahhhhh.  Don’tcha just love the fresh smell of fascism in the air?

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By BobZ, November 3, 2010 at 7:50 pm Link to this comment

The problem with Rand Paul’s election is that it is to the U.S. Senate where we have
to listen to his b.s. for six years before throwing him out. At least in the House we
voters can dump people after two years.

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By rico, suave, November 3, 2010 at 5:04 pm Link to this comment

ITW:

I’ve never seen you this continuously angry. Seriously, calm down.

Where do you get the pervert and racist charge from? I’m seriously asking because I haven’t followed Paul or his campaign so I haven’t heard any of the charges you refer to.

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By Inherit The Wind, November 3, 2010 at 3:25 pm Link to this comment

yrscrewed:

Is that a hole in your head in your avatar?

You are typical of the idiots who voted for Rand Paul in that you make the moronic assumption that anyone who doesn’t agree with you MUST be a communist.

I’ve got news for you: one-party rule by the “TeaParty” is exactly the same a the one-party rule in China by the communists—and the same as one-party rule in Afghanistan by the Taliban.

So, my fine-feathered friend, you are typical of the American Taliban.

Be sure to fire yer shootin’arn unner yer bed tonight—make sher ya git any commonists unner there!

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By yrscrewed, November 3, 2010 at 2:48 pm Link to this comment

Inherit The Wind, we are glad you won’t come, we don’t need any communists in Kentucky.

Why don’t you live in China with the communist’s they have a nice spot in their prison factories for you.

By the way you are the imbecile.

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By Allan Krueger, November 3, 2010 at 2:38 pm Link to this comment

I saw Paul’s victory speech last night and it nearly made me puke! I respectfully request that he go piss up a rope!

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By purplewolf, November 3, 2010 at 1:38 pm Link to this comment

Rand Paul-self appointed doctor of dentistry by none other than himself. He used the title of dr. but in actual fact he is not, he gave himself that title. So he is a fraud. He believes women should have no right to their own bodies, like his father. He believes that the mega corps should pay no taxes.

Whose side is he really on? We know it is not on the side of American women and the poor. He claims he wants smaller government and less interference, but when it comes down to that, he will have to have a larger government to monitor all those women out there who might get pregnant and not want to carry it to term.

Now that this woman hating, corrupt, lying little git is in a position to abuse the power just granted him, how long before he does just that?

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By Inherit The Wind, November 3, 2010 at 1:22 pm Link to this comment

GRYM:
Stop the lies.  Rand Paul is a misogynist racist who thinks the poor are poor because they are inferior beings who deserve nothing better.  Of course, Dr. Paul is a doctor, and the son of a doctor, so he’s never known want, poverty, hunger, deprivation.  I doubt he’s ever even owned a second-hand car.  But he thinks he’s due it all by “merit”.

I’m all in favor of merit.  But there’s more merit in Obama’s or Bill Clinton’s little finger than Rand Paul has in his whole body.  Both of them came up from nowhere, from broken homes and missing or drunken fathers.  But Rand Paul?  Dr. Daddy paid for everything.

I didn’t do anything to bring about Rand Paul. He is replacing an ignorant far-right wing ex-pitcher whose only qualification was he pitched a perfect game—-a LONG time ago.  Kentucky elected Jim Bunning 3 times though he was barely qualified to clean the Senate bathrooms, much less vote on the floor.  Now the boobs have elected this sicko.  Guys like him used to go to jail, not the Senate.

Reminds me of Mark Twain’s comment that the US doesn’t have a criminal class, except, of course, the Congress.

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By truthspitter, November 3, 2010 at 8:43 am Link to this comment

Rand,
I admire your father very much, he is courageous, honest, moral, intelligent and God fearing. I am willing to give you a chance because I believe you will make a good Senator if you follow in his footsteps. You are the embodiment of what I consider a true patriotic American should be like. Goodluck and be as unbending and truthful like your father. We have already resigned our selves to the fact that the “MSM” will never like you, this we understand clearly.

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By Go Right Young Man, November 3, 2010 at 7:51 am Link to this comment

ITW,

You haven’t learned a damn thing, have you?  It was your vile and outspoken hatred that helped cause this tsunami.  - You have misjudged the Tea Party for well over a year.  When will you learn to listen?

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Drop the hate.  You’ll see and hear more clearly!

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By lumorrone, November 2, 2010 at 10:41 pm Link to this comment

There doesn’t seem to be enough critical thinking going on in some areas of our
country. Do a google search for correct thinking, pick the first choice, and think
carefully about decisions.

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By Inherit The Wind, November 2, 2010 at 9:54 pm Link to this comment

Arizona’s now off my list of states ever to visit.  Seems like Kentucky just joined it.  I will never give one dollar to anybody or anything in Kentucky again if I can help it.  I’d rather give my money to China than to a state where the majority are fascist-voting imbeciles, who would rather have a pervert and a racist than a decent person as Senator.  Time was when a true sex pervert, like Rand Paul, went to jail, not the Senate.

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