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David S. Robinson

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David S. Robinson is a freelance writer and graphic designer. He lives in Tampa, Florida with his wife and three kids.
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Rand Paul’s Giuliani Moment

In the first Republican presidential debate on Thursday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) got into a heated exchange with Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) over the NSA’s sweeping collection of all Americans’ phone records. While Sen. Paul could have sounded a bit more eloquent, and he certainly should not have talked over Christie, it was still a good moment for him, in fact, it was a great moment for him. It was reminiscent of his father former Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-TX) famous exchange with former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani. During that debate, Ron Paul explained the concept of “blowback” (the idea that our foreign policy has consequences) to Rudy Giuliani. Rand Paul’s interaction with Gov. Christie has many parallels to that of the elder Paul and Giuliani. Ron Paul always advocated a small-government foreign policy, and during the South Carolina Fox News debate in January 2008, he was criticized heavily by Rudy Giuliani who accused Ron of saying we invited the September 11th attacks. Dr. Paul gave an impassioned… Keep Reading

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