16 May '11, 6am

Like Son, Like Father -- Ron Paul Likes To Compare Things To Slavery, Too

Like Son, Like Father -- Ron Paul Likes To Compare Things To Slavery, Too

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul compared the right to health care to slavery, stating that if you think every person should have the right to be healthy, you're "conscripting" and "enslaving" doctors and forcing them to work on patients. If that sounds a little far fetched, at least we know where he gets it from: his dad. Texas Congressman and now presidential candidate Ron Paul also is slinging around the "slavery" word, bringing it up during a debate about whether or not Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security are constitutional. Paul says, yes, they are, according to a Supreme Court ruling. But then again, the court once ruled slavery constitutional, too . A quick note to all Pauls (yes, even you, Robert , we have our eye on you, too), just because you don't like a program doesn't mean it's unconstitutional. Just because slavery was once legal doesn't mean you get to call all...

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