Rand Paul Tweets His Own Filibuster

Senator Rand Paul filibusters vote on CIA director nominee John Brennan over the use of drones against Americans on U.S. soil. Here are the highlights. posted on

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WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is seen on a TV monitor as he participates in a filibuster on the Senate floor March 6, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Senator Paul is filibustering the Senate to oppose the nomination of John Brennan to be the next director of CIA.

Speaking on the Senate floor at length & actively filibustering Brennan’s nomination until further notice Tune into @cspan" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/cspan">@cspan now #filiblizzard" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23filiblizzard">#filiblizzard

Why don't we advise the pres. that he should come forward & say he will not condone nor believe he has the authority to kill noncombatants?

Why isn't there more moral outrage? Why isn't every Senator coming down to say let's go ahead and hold this nomination?

What happened to candidate Obama who wanted to protect your right to privacy? He now doesn't care about your right to judicial proceeding.

It worries me that they refuse to answer my questions, because by refusing to answer, I believe that they believe they have unlimited power.

I will not sit quietly and let President Obama shred the Constitution. #filiblizzard" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23filiblizzard">#filiblizzard

As we allow more and more power to gravitate to the President, we run the risk of living under an imperial presidency. #filiblizzard" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23filiblizzard">#filiblizzard

"Do we not get the opportunity to explain ourselves in a court of law before we get a hellfire missile dropped on our heads?"

Bush started this, Obama is expanding this. The irony is that Obama ran as the anti-Bush candidate.

I'm not a great fan of Jane Fonda. But I'm not so interested in putting her on a drone kill list either.

Even under George W. Bush, no one maintained that you could kill Americans at home.

They shouldn't just drop a hellfire missile on your café experience.

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