Rand’s “Paul” Problem

“I have a message from the Tea Party. A message that is loud and clear and does not mince words: We have come to take our government back.” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)

These words were echoed by newly elected Randal Howard Paul, better known as Rand, to a group of his supporters at a victory party on the back porch of a Bowling Green country club. This victory made a statement that “We the People” were serious about the direction that our Country was headed. In the 2010 election, the Tea Party emerged and endorsed what they believed to be many Conservative and Constitutional candidates. Many of those that were backed were little, or virtually unknown to the public eye.

Although they did not win them all, it continues to be believed that the Tea Party is a force to be reckoned with. Republicans seized control of the House of Representatives and America was graced with the likes of a few new faces, as in the case of Marco Rubio from Florida and Rand Paul from Kentucky. Both are believed to be major contenders for the GOP in the 2016 election.

For the most part, Rand has come out swinging. He has emerged as a voice representing those that are calling out for fiscal responsibility and representing our basic Constitutional freedoms. In fact, if you haven’t seen the video of Rand Paul’s speech during an Energy Committee Hearing, regarding the ban on the 100-watt incandescent light bulb, it is and it is definitely worth a look:


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