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    Rand Paul accused of not giving Officer Goodman a standing ovation -- but video shows he did

    Rand Paul accused of not giving Officer Goodman a standing ovation -- but video shows he did

    Sarah K. Burris
    February 14, 2021

    Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Saturday slammed "lying scum bags" after Twitter users circulated a misleading video that appeared to show him refusing to clap for Capitol Officer Eugene Goodman during a standing ovation.

    Paul said that he supported the Capitol Police and "cheered" Goodman when the hero was honored at the Capitol for his bravery during January 6 insurrection.



    Some on Twitter had claimed that videos showed Paul sat for most of the ovation and didn't clap.

    But the video appears to be selectively edited. Other videos from the event show that Paul did stand and clap along with his fellow lawmakers:

    ...

    (Correction: A previous version of this story failed to mention that Rand Paul did stand and clap for Eugene Goodman. Raw Story regrets the error.)
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    https://www.rawstory.com/rand-paul-l...anding-police/



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    Maybe he should have cheered harder.
    It's all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work, whether it's fitness or whatever. It's about getting up, motivating yourself and just doing it.
    - Kim Kardashian

    Donald Trump / Rand Paul (Vice Pres) 2016!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheTexan View Post
    Maybe he should have cheered harder.


    Anything less is unAmerican.
    "And now that the legislators and do-gooders have so futilely inflicted so many systems upon society, may they finally end where they should have begun: May they reject all systems, and try liberty; for liberty is an acknowledgment of faith in God and His works." - Bastiat

    "It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere." - Voltaire

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheTexan View Post
    Maybe he should have cheered harder.
    You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to TheTexan again.

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptUSA View Post


    Anything less is unAmerican.
    You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to CaptUSA again.


    Frédéric Bastiat (1801-1850)

    • "When law and morality are in contradiction to each other, the citizen finds himself in the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense, or of losing his respect for the law." - The Law (p. 54)
    • "Government is that great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else." - Government (p. 99)
    • "[W]ar is always begun in the interest of the few, and at the expense of the many."
      - Economic Sophisms - Second Series (p. 312)
    • "There are two principles that can never be reconciled - Liberty and Constraint."
      - Harmonies of Political Economy - Book One (p. 447)

    · tu ne cede malis sed contra audentior ito ·
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    Reeks of the Soviet Union.



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