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Rand Paul’s question far from offensive

By   /  March 8, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet American politics can be offensive.  It’s the nature of the beast on that front.  Senator Lindsey Graham called Rand Paul’s question about whether drones would be used on Americans not engaged in combat on American soil offensive.  I’m sorry Sen. Graham, but the offensive thing is that it took so long for such a [...]

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Rand Paul’s historic stand shouldn’t have been needed

By   /  March 7, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Some called it grandstanding.  Me?  I call it almost heroic.  A lone senator stood for eight hours, blocking something that he was most likely planning on voting for (John Brennan’s appointment as CIA director), because of a deeper principle.  He made a stands based not on party, but the simple concept of right and [...]

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