Rand Paul Filibuster
Cry, the beloved country.: At 3/6/2013 10:25:29 PM, Agent_Orange wrote:
: Never mind. Even when it comes to foreign countries, the Geneva Convention allows deadly force to be used to stop an imminent attack if the host country refuses to provide the target country with assistance. <em>In 1971, he waged a successful one-man filibuster for <strong>five months</strong> that forced the Nixon administration to cut a deal, <strong>effectively ending the draft in the United States.</strong> He is most prominently known for his release of the Pentagon Papers, the secret official study that revealed the lies and manipulations of successive U.S.