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Rand Paul: WWII Memorial Access Blocked By Government 'Goons'

By Mollie Reilly
10/02/2013


Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) accused President Barack Obama's administration of sending "goons" to block veterans from visiting the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC on the first day of the government shutdown.

During a Tuesday appearance on Fox News' "Hannity," Paul said the closure of national parks and monuments was a Democratic "charade."

"If Harry Reid and the president want to keep the parks closed -- I mean, did you read the story today?" Paul asked Fox's Sean Hannity. "Some idiot in the government sent goons out there to set up barricades so they couldn't see the monument. People had to spend hours setting up barricades where there are never barricades, to prevent people from seeing the World War II monument, because they're trying to play a charade."

Paul continued, "They like the shutdown."

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Paul continues to impress


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Yeah, but in this case Cruz is the mule pulling the plow and Paul is sitting in the shade eating a bologna sammich.


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Doesn't D.C. have regular police that could patrol the area and stop people from defacing monuments?


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Yeah, but in this case Cruz is the mule pulling the plow and Paul is sitting in the shade eating a bologna sammich.
That is how serious POTUS nominees role.


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Yeah, but in this case Cruz is the mule pulling the plow and Paul is sitting in the shade eating a bologna sammich.


I think Ted is taking one for the team so Rand can have a better shot.


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Doesn't D.C. have regular police that could patrol the area and stop people from defacing monuments?
Why would they need them? They have park personnel to put up the barriers (barry-ers) and to arrest those who cross them.


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. @BarackObama
 sent 7 security guards to#WWIIMemorial
 this AM to keep out our vets. Sadly, that is 2 more than were present in Benghazi.
— Senator Rand Paul (@SenRandPaul)October 2, 2013


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OH SNAP


NC_Tigah
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OH SNAP
Indeed.


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. @BarackObama
sent 7 security guards to#WWIIMemorial
this AM to keep out our vets. Sadly, that is 2 more than were present in Benghazi.
— Senator Rand Paul (@SenRandPaul)October 2, 2013


Image: http://www.reactiongifs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/BURN.gif


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son of arlo
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I think Ted is taking one for the team so Rand can have a better shot.


I dunno. Cruz has to be ambitious. I haven't figured out his game plan yet. He's not following the approved path, and I wonder what's up his sleeve.


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NC_Tigah
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I think Ted is taking one for the team so Rand can have a better shot.
Very doubtful.



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quote: . @BarackObama sent 7 security guards to#WWIIMemorial this AM to keep out our vets. Sadly, that is 2 more than were present in Benghazi. — Senator Rand Paul (@SenRandPaul)October 2, 2013


Thats pretty fricking brutal


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Paul continues to impress


When you decide to shut the government down. You don't get to keep open the bits you like...just because.



It's called consequences.


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Sadly, that is 2 more than were present in Benghazi.
Going in dry.


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When you decide to shut the government down
Link to Rand please?

OTHERWISE PLEASE STFU !


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It's called consequences.


The consequences of not doing what I want.


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which is a brilliant political move by paul. he lets cruz take the bullets and he can come in like this and take clean shots at people.

if the shutdown really works then cruz gains massive points but rand is in the safer position. especially because boehner has no back bone and will cave instead of getting anything useful.


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HempHead
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You don't get to keep open the bits you like...just because.


Why do I get the feeling that more money is expended to barricade the monuments than to simply 'shut them down'.


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