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Rand Paul

CPAC speech

7 Mar, 2014

Paul speaks to the first standing-room-only crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference; he calls the crowd the next generation of liberty-lovers and asks them to stand and be heard. He focuses largely on the Fourth Amendment and rights he alleges are being usurped by the Obama administration He also discusses what he perceives as President Obama’s failures, particularly at the National Security Agency:

As our voices rise in protest, the NSA monitors your every phone call. If you have a cell phone, you are under surveillance. I believe what you do on your cell phone is none of their damn business.

‚ÄúStand With Rand” gear is far more prevalent than the Ted Cruz stickers and Ben Carson buttons adorning attendees’ lapels.