Injured Rand Paul Still Suffers from Attack, and Still Champions Liberty!

The man who injured Rand Paul got only thirty days while it still hurts the Senator to breathe.

The man who injured Rand Paul claims he lost his temper over yard waste. That story has zero plausibility. But not only has Paul been brutally attacked; an insane Bernie Sanders supporter shot at him and another Leftist whackjob threatened to disembowel his children. It’s been a rough year for the Paul family!

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But here’s his message from two days ago:

The Lexington Herald Leader reports, “Rand Paul says he still has trouble breathing since attack.

Sen. Rand Paul says he still has trouble breathing since he was tackled in his yard eight months ago by a neighbor who was given a 30-day sentence — a punishment the Kentucky Republican thinks should have been harsher.

Paul told his hometown newspaper, the Bowling Green Daily News, that too often people “seem to think violence is the answer,” and one way to stop the trend is with punishments that fit the crimes.

“The signal from society needs to be that this level of violence that we’re descending to is just not acceptable,” Paul said Tuesday.

Paul suffered multiple broken ribs in the attack last November while he was doing yard work at his home.

His neighbor, Rene Boucher, pleaded guilty to assaulting a member of Congress and was sentenced last month.

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The Courier Journal reports on the recent murder threat, “Man allegedly threatens to chop up Rand Paul and his family with an ax.

A man is accused of threatening to chop up U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and his family with an ax.

The man has been arrested. He allegedly called in the threats to Paul’s Bowling Green office.


“Capitol Police have issued an arrest warrant for a man who threatened to kill me and chop up my family with an axe,” Paul said. “It’s just horrendous that we have to deal with things like this.”

Yet, according to the mainstream media, the Pauls’ horrendous year has nothing to do with a story about Leftist intolerance and violence. They’re not interested in investigating.

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Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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