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Libertarians, Ron Paul Fans Angered by Boehner’s Purge

Fans of Republican Congressman Ron Paul suffered another defeat in their quest for acceptance in the GOP this week, with House Speaker John Boehner's decision to remove four libertarian-friendly Republican Congressmen from top congressional committees. 

The "purge" — which removed freshmen Reps. Justin Amash (R-MI), Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), Walter Jones (R-NC), and David Schweikert (R-AZ) from the House Budget and Banking Committees — sparked outrage among movement conservatives, who interpreted the action as a "warning" for other Republican members to fall in line with a deal that would raise taxes.

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  • Shmurphy||

    If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times: you can't trust the fucking Republicans.

  • SIV||

    How many "libertarians" want to boot guys like Amash for failing to denounce young Earth creationism, intelligent design and opposing abortion in the case of rape and incest?

    It's almost like they'd rather fight some sort of "culture war" over trying to shrink the size and scope of government.