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*VID* S.O.T.U. Full Speeches: Rand Paul's Rebuttal to Obama's SOTU & Marco Rubio's 'water gaffe

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posted on Feb, 12 2013 @ 11:23 PM
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Originally posted by dc4lifeskater
lol at the water drinking.. must of had some dry mouth.. must of done something before they started rolling
he didn't seem "all there"


He was all there, you just didn't like what he said. Dry mouth syndrome, so what's the big freakin deal????? I totally agreed with his rebuttal. He was right on.
I would have been more explicit about a couple things....for instance...Climate change reference equals UN Agenda 21 sustainable developmenet and taxation program....
Next, his Executive Order is just another way to force his agenda without going through Congress. Rubio was way too kind, but still right.
Oh yah, and Universal Pre K....not that it wasn't Hillary Clinton's idea first...it is just another brick in the layer of socialist policies.

Redistribution of wealth from wealthy America to poor nations....disguised as some kind of job creation....they guy is either out of his mind or simply lying. Delusional at best....so Rubio, kind in calling it an obsession with increasing govt.

Rubio is right, it's more centralized bureaucracy and Obama has the gall to call it free enterprise.
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posted on Feb, 12 2013 @ 11:27 PM
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Originally posted by MrWendal
I watched Rubio's rebuttal, and to be honest I turned it off... however his drinking water looked beyond awkward as he tried to stare into the camera while reaching for, and drinking thew water. It was just creepy lol


Sometimes people reveal where they really are in their ideology and you just showed me where you are.



posted on Feb, 12 2013 @ 11:30 PM
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There's real value in what you just said, to be honest. I've joined in the Rubio dogpile game here, but now that I've viewed his whole speech I agree that he made some excellent points. Also, in some ways there's a refreshing change to see someone in politics who is genuinely a touch nervous about standing all alone in the national spotlight, speaking to millions live. He certainly didn't have the Rick Perry level awkwardness or even the "My teleprompter just broke" stunned awkwardness Obama displayed here:

He actually came off as being very real, God help us all if being real suddenly becomes a detriment to one's political viability.



posted on Feb, 12 2013 @ 11:40 PM
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Sure Marco Rubio sounds pretty good in theory (not to me, he is a neocon RINO), that is until he votes for the latest version of NDAA indefinite detention without due process.

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posted on Feb, 12 2013 @ 11:45 PM
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The problem with the budget is the same problem you have when you tell a toddler YES to everything...then suddenly try to renege and say NO...

no one wants to give up what they had...and I mean NO ONE...it really is as simple as that.

I keep waiting for the government and NASA to release info that we have been harvesting meteorites for the last decade and have 10x the amount of the national debt in precious rare mineral resources heading our way...

not only would that make sense of the nonsense...it would be the greatest PUNKD ever...



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posted on Feb, 13 2013 @ 04:00 AM
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It wasn't a gaffe. Speakers drink water to combat dry mouth quite often in speeches.
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posted on Feb, 13 2013 @ 04:06 AM
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Originally posted by MrWendal
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Can you expand some more on your idea of "cutting military"? That is such a broad term that can be taken any number of ways.

Let me ask you a few questions,

1. Should we pull out of Afghanistan?

2. Should we pull troops out of any one of the 148 Countries where we keep active duty military personnel?

3. Should we consider closing any one of the 900 bases overseas?

If you answered "yes" to ANY of those questions, you just agreed to cutting military spending.


You forgot retiree benefits and VA heathcare.

You know, since you're fired up about cutting spending for the military.



posted on Feb, 13 2013 @ 06:06 PM
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Rand Paul is getting a lot of attention today for his speech.

Seriously though, if you listen to it and completely remove political affiliation from the equation, he makes a lot of sense.
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posted on Feb, 14 2013 @ 09:29 AM
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Originally posted by NOTurTypical
You forgot retiree benefits and VA heathcare.

You know, since you're fired up about cutting spending for the military.


Cutting Military spending does not have to mean VA healthcare or retiree benefits! Why does it have to mean that as well?

This is why Politicians are supposed to bring a PLAN to the table for discussion prior to the passing of any legislation.

So much money is put into bases and personnel we do not need in other Countries, the savings could be contributed to more VA Healthcare.]

Budgets are not hard. We as individuals do so every single day- we just use smaller numbers. If I scale back on my cable bill by dropping HBO- that does not automatically mean I cut off the cable. It simply means I cut out a channel. Maybe the money I save by not having HBO will allow me to buy that PVP next month I really wanted to see.

Military spending is no different. You don't cut it across the board- you cut what is not needed.



posted on Feb, 15 2013 @ 12:26 PM
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Keep drinking the Kool Aid.



posted on Feb, 15 2013 @ 02:29 PM
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So a 50% cut in defense spending would have no affect on the VA or retirement benefits, which is a large percentage of the defense budget? That's like saying you could have your income cut in half and it wouldn't affect your ability to make your mortgage and car payments whatsoever.



posted on Feb, 16 2013 @ 09:44 AM
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Well could you please show me where I said to cut defense spending by 50%?

Where did that number come from exactly? You made it up, that is where it came from.

Again I say, closing bases we don't need overseas and bringing our troops home will save enough money without having to cut anything from those who already sacrificed and served. Why this idea is so hard for you to grasp is beyond me.



posted on Feb, 16 2013 @ 02:09 PM
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