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SEN. PAUL CALLS OUT ANTI-GUN CELEBRITIES WHO SURROUND THEMSELVES WITH ARMED GUARDS

Posted by on Mar. 30, 2013 at 3:04 AM
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Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is calling out Hollywood celebrities who live their lives surrounded by armed guards yet campaign to have the guns of the citizenry at large taken away.

Paul said this double-standard represents "a certain degree of hypocrisy" that can't be ignored: 

Many rich Hollywood celebrities have armed guards with them at all times and many regular people who live in a poor neighborhood, who have a business in a poor neighborhood and a neighborhood that may have higher crime--those people have to suffer the vicissitudes of violent crime without protection sometimes because of gun control laws. So, yes, I think there is a certain amount of hypocrisy. 

Paul said this hypocrisy is also present in politicians like President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Both of whom live their lives surrounded by armed guards yet spend their political capital making it harder and harder for law-abiding citizens to get the guns they need to defend their lives and property.


http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/rand-paul-gun-control-89452.html#ixzz2OvVBC15S

by on Mar. 30, 2013 at 3:04 AM
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Lunarprancer
by Bronze Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 3:09 AM
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Yep.

SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 4:03 AM
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Yup - Agree with you.


Quoting Lunarprancer:

Yep.



Lunarprancer
by Bronze Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 4:29 AM
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I wonder if any one of those called out will have a response.

Carpy
by Platinum Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 7:36 AM
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So true.

Carpy
by Platinum Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 7:37 AM
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Don't count on it.  There lives are just worth so much more than ours.

Quoting Lunarprancer:

I wonder if any one of those called out will have a response.


SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 12:44 PM
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* Crickets *

Doubtful. Their security detail and publicists usually stop them.


Quoting Lunarprancer:

I wonder if any one of those called out will have a response.



SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 12:45 PM
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We are the dirt under their feet - in their own minds.


Quoting Carpy:

Don't count on it.  There lives are just worth so much more than ours.

Quoting Lunarprancer:

I wonder if any one of those called out will have a response.




SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 2:09 PM

BUMP!

29again
by Gold Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 6:53 PM
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I think that Rand Paul was too nice here.  It is so much more than just a "certain amount of hypocrisy."  It is blatant hypocrisy!!  '

And of course, a Hollywood B list actor/actress is so much more valuable to society than a business owner, or any other citizen...  after all, they may someday become an A list actor/actress!!


143myboys9496
by Gold Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 8:17 PM
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 AMEN to that!! Finally someone speaking up about gross hypocrisy. clapping

RAND PAUL 2016!!!!! 

I'm starting to REALLY like him...alot..

 

 

 

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