Rand Paul

Filibuster Sparks Continuing Civil Liberties Discussion

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HARRISBURG – U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has finally stopped talking, but the discussion on national security and civil liberties that he and several other members of the Senate began with a 12-hour filibuster on Wednesday is continuing.

The Internet is lighting up this morning with re-action to Paul's talk-a-thon.  Here's a few links worth clicking during your lunch hour.

Our very own Dustin Hurst has a write-up on the filibuster and how it united interests from the right and the left in opposition to expanding executive power (you'll notice that trend here).

Reason Magazine's Nick Gillespie gives a quick rundown of the three most important takeaways from the Rand Paul filibuster.