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Ron Paul, Floor Speech on Syria June 19 2012

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by Ringo S., Jun 24, 2012.


  1. The Machinist

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    Very well-said. Of course, we'll get the guys who think some yet to be named country will kick our teeth in, the moment we stop intervening in the affairs of the entire globe.
     

  2. ChuteTheMall

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    If a tree falls in a forest, and nobody is there to hear it, does it make any sound?

    No applause, no boos, no heckling, no coughs, not even a hiccup or a burp from the empty chamber.

    Good job on muffling the echoes from all of the empty chairs, because the real congressmen were busy working elsewhere. Even the crickets were asleep.


    http://www.house.gov/legislative/date/2012-06-19

    House of Representatives Schedule

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012

    Hearing: Hearing entitled “Examining Bank Supervision and Risk Management in Light of JPMorgan Chase’s Trading Loss”

    9:30 AM | 2128 Rayburn HOB
    Host: Committee on Financial Services | Full Committee

    Hearing: The American Energy Initiative. The focus will be on EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulations

    9:45 AM | 2123 Rayburn HOB
    Host: Committee on Energy and Commerce | Subcommittee on Energy and Power

    Hearing: Sitting on Our Assets: The Georgetown Hearing Plant

    10:00 AM | Georgetown Heating Plant 1051 29th St., NW, Washington, DC 20007
    Host: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure | Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management

    Hearing: Chairman Herger Announces Hearing on MedPAC’s June Report to Congress

    10:00 AM
    Host: Committee on Ways and Means | Health

    Hearing: Best Practices in Transforming Research into Innovation: Creative Approaches to the Bayh-Dole Act

    10:00 AM | 2318 Rayburn HOB
    Host: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology | Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation

    Hearing: Oversight Hearing on "Taxpayer-Funded Litigation: Benefitting Lawyers and Harming Species, Jobs and Schools"

    10:00 AM | 1324 Longworth House Office Building
    Host: Committee on Natural Resources | Full Committee

    Hearing: Border Security Threats to the Homeland: DHS' Response to Innovative Tactics and Techniques

    10:00 AM | 311 Cannon HOB
    Host: Committee on Homeland Security | Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security

    Hearing: New Technologies and Innovations in the Mobile and Online space, and the Implications for Public Policy

    10:00 AM | 2141 Rayburn HOB
    Host: Committee on the Judiciary | Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet

    Hearing: The Obama Administration's Green Energy Gamble Part II: Were All the Taxpayer Subsidies Necessary?

    10:00 AM | 2154 Rayburn HOB
    Host: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform | Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight and Government Spending

    Hearing: The Federal Green Jobs Agenda.

    10:15 AM | 2322 Rayburn HOB
    Host: Committee on Energy and Commerce | Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

    Markup: Full Committee Mark Up - FY 2013 Agriculture and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Bills

    10:15 AM | 2359 Rayburn
    Host: Committee on Appropriations | Multiple Subcommittees

    Business Meeting: Business meeting to approve the Activities Report for the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

    10:30 AM | 334 Cannon HOB
    Host: Committee on Veterans' Affairs | Full Committee

    Hearing: Reclaiming the Process: Examining the VBA Claims Transformation Plan as a Means to Effectively Serve our Veterans

    10:30 AM | 334 Cannon HOB
    Host: Committee on Veterans' Affairs | Full Committee

    Markup: Activities and Summary Report of the Committee on the Budget

    11:30 AM | 210 Cannon HOB
    Host: Committee On The Budget | Full Committee

    Markup: H.R. 4959, the FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012

    1:00 PM | 2141 Rayburn HOB
    Host: Committee on the Judiciary | Full Committee

    Hearing: Is TSA's Planned Purchase of CAT-BPSS a Wise Use of Taxpayer Dollars?

    1:30 PM | 311 Cannon HOB
    Host: Committee on Homeland Security | Subcommittee on Transportation Security

    Hearing: The Science of How Hunting Assists Species Conservation and Management

    2:00 PM | 2318 Rayburn HOB
    Host: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology | Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight

    Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2706, H.R. 3472 and H.R. 4100

    2:00 PM | 1324 Longworth House Office Building
    Host: Committee on Natural Resources | Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs

    Hearing: The Economic Impact of Ending or Reducing Funding for the American Community Survey and other Government Statistics

    2:30 PM | 210 Cannon HOB
    Host: Joint Economic Committee | Full Committee

    Hearing: H.R. 4480 - Strategic Energy Production Act of 2012

    3:00 PM | H-313 Capitol
    Host: Committee on Rules | Full Committee

    Markup: H.R. 5859, H.R. 5865, H.R. 4273, H.R. 5892, H. Con. Res. 127, and Semi-Annual Committee Activity Report

    4:00 PM | 2123 Rayburn HOB
    Host: Committee on Energy and Commerce | Full Committee


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    Nice shoes, Doc!.......:animlol:
     
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  3. hogfish

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    Talking crazyness, as usual. He even criticizes the actions of BOTH republicans and democrats! He's got to pick a side: conservative or progressive. He's either with us, or against us...or with them, or against them...or, well...
    I'll listen to it again to see if I can find anything else wrong...because it makes too much sense to be right.

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  4. Ringo S.

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyX2kXeFUlo"]1936 NEWS: EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA ADDRESSES LEAGUE OF NATIONS - YouTube[/ame]
    Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia did got applause, heckling and maybe even hiccups, during his address in League of Nations, but probably, same as Ron Paul speech, nobody wanted to hear it. And we all know the rest of the story...
     
  5. ChuteTheMall

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    No comparison between the success of a leader who ruled his country as Regent and then Emperor for 58 years, from 1916 to 1974, and a career congressman who never led anything more than a couple of failed national campaigns.

    Well, except for the part about stoned Rastafarians worshipping Haile Selassie as their messiah, and Ronulans.....well, you know.

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  6. TBO

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    If a tree falls in the forest and nobody is there....... what happens to all the nuts?

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  7. fortyofforty

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    And it all comes back to those wascally neocons. :rofl: He is a parody of himself. "Peace, trade and friendship." Yep, that's the answer to all our foreign policy problems. What a dope.
     
  8. hogfish

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    I know what you mean. Things are going beautifully the way we've been dealing with things the last few decades.
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  9. The Machinist

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    Our policy of losing fights and getting Americans killed for no reason is much better than what Ron Paul suggests.
     
  10. fortyofforty

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    Yep, that’s right. We’ve never, ever tried diplomacy and sanctions to effect change in the international community. We always, immediately resort to military action without even trying another approach. Ever. :upeyes:

    And we sure did try to control Iraq’s oil, just like we controlled Kuwait’s oil after the first Gulf War. That’s what it’s all been about, control of the oil by the greedy neojews, I mean neocons. And now we own Iraq and control all of its vast oil reserves. Sure.

    Ron Paul’s ideas only sound logical if you ignore history and accept all his premises about what has been tried in the past. It works on the ignorant and naïve, but not on people with a historical perspective. Sorry to disappoint you Paulistas but you need to read more.
     
  11. Cavalry Doc

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    They scatter?
     
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    Be careful about saying the "D-word" in front of his supporters. They're touchy about that. :smoking:
     
  13. hogfish

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    History:
    9/11;
    We go to Afghanistan with a coalition to take care of those who attacked us;
    We start the War On Terror with hopes of preventing islamic terrorism;
    We go into Iraq with a 'coalition of the willing', and take our eye off the ball;
    The damage is done, and hard line conservative islamists are getting stronger.

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    Who's Ron Paul?

    Is he that liberaltarian guy who ran for president twice and was soundly rejected both times by the American voter?
     
  15. The Machinist

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    So why were we in Iraq in 2003? Why are we still in Afghanistan protecting their opium fields? How are America's interests served by bribing third-world savages and getting Americans killed in the process?
     
  16. Cavalry Doc

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    To enforce the 1991 cease fire agreement, to deny Saddam Hussein WMD (we found some, but never enough to convince the LIBs, some were allegedly removed before we got there) and to kill a BUNCH of jihad minded military aged males. To dispel the impression that unvited the 9/11 attacks, that we were a paper tiger. Those parts worked.
     
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  17. Cavalry Doc

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    Paul's neo-isolationist foreign policy is built on a fallacy, that if we leave other countries alone, they will return the favor. If you want to run a war like an accountant, we have all these nukes we've already paid for, that have a shelf life, and we have more than we need. Just use those to break an opponent, then leave it for their neighbors to pick the carcass clean.

    It would be cheaper.
     
  18. ChuteTheMall

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    More than twice; his make-believe presidential hoaxes go back at least to 1988 even if most of his childish followers don't.
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  19. Gundude

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    Good, as long as there are less than 19 jihad minded miltary aged males left in the world, we should be quite safe. And the minor side effect that the war shifted the balance of power in the region to Iran so that it could wildly accelerate its real WMD production isn't worth mentioning.