[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kentucky Senator and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, fresh off his historic victory in leading the way to the expiration of the controversial, Orwellian named”Patriot Act,” which violated the Fourth Amendment of the Bill of Rights of the Constitution, fundamentally transformed by Barack Obama from being a tool to stop terrorism after the horrific 9/11/2001 terrorist attacks to being a way for the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government to spy on all Americans without a search warrant, appeared on the popular Glenn Beck radio show to discuss the aftermath.[/vc_column_text][banner300 banner=”5517620b381df”][vc_column_text]One of Rand Paul’s biggest opponents to the Fourth Amendment has been pro-Obama spying Senator John McCain, who once referred to pro-Constitutional legislators within his own party, like Paul and fellow Republican Senator Ted Cruz, as “wacko-birds.”
Moreover, RINO McCain levied sharp jabs at Paul during Sunday’s debate as the Patriot Act expiration approached, including saying to reporters, “I’ve said on many occasions that I believe that he would be the worst candidate that we could put forward, not just on the Patriot Act but on his views on national security.”
On Monday’s “The Glenn Beck Program,” Beck asked Paul, author of the new book, Taking a Stand: Moving Beyond Partisan Politics to Unite America, why so many establishment Republicans, like McCain, were so critical of Paul’s stand against Obama’s massive spy ring:
GLENN BECK: “So why are people like John McCain so dead-set against this? You know, he’s doing exactly what they did to Ted Cruz, you know, with the government shutdown. Except you are responsible for this one. Where Cruz wasn’t responsible for that.”
Paul answered that “out of touch” politicians like McCain who have been in office “too long” are an “argument for term limits:
RAND PAUL: “It’s an argument for term limits. You know, some people get there and they stay too long. People become out of touch with America. I tell people get outside the Beltway more. Go visit America. I’ve been traveling America. I’ve been out there in town halls. Fifty, 200 people, they’re coming out in large numbers saying they don’t want President Obama collecting their phone records. They don’t trust him. And the people up here defending President Obama’s collection, which has now been determined illegal by the courts, I don’t know. I think if they went home, they might hear a different story.”
Paul went on to tell Beck that government can be trusted with every citizens’ telephone records about as much as they could with “the IRS or with religious groups or Tea Party groups.[/vc_column_text][banner300 banner=”553157113d3ff”][vc_column_text]We know how that worked out.
Listen below via GlennBeck.com: