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Tonight on the docket freedom and human dignity.
Why the TSA gives you need there about how you can take it for yourself.
Like this program popular Kentucky Republican senator Rand Paul has long been critical of the Transportation Security Administration.
Gary is back in June grilling TSA chief John pistol for submitting sixteen year old girls too invasive pat down searches at America's airports.
-- -- I think I feel less safe because you're doing these invasive exams -- the -- showed -- makes me think you're clueless.
You know that you think she's had -- back our country.
And that you're not doing your research on the people who would attack our country I think got to get rid of the random pat -- the American public is unhappy -- them.
-- Republicans -- weather and it seemed only a matter of time before the senator himself what have a run in with the TSA.
As you know this week senator Paul was detained at an airport in Tennessee due to what was described as an anomaly.
In his knee.
He offered to be -- scandal was told it would have to submit to an invasive physical pat down instead causing him to miss -- flight unbelievably.
Obama administration claims it was not detained take a listen let's.
How should be clear the passenger was not detain.
The passenger triggered an alarm during routine airport screening but refused to complete the screening process in order to resolve the issue.
Auditor resolve issues through march said senator Paul on later that same day there is what he had to say in response.
They -- wasn't detained but they don't that couldn't leave the cubicle when I -- believe I was ushered back into the cubicle so I kind of felt like -- was being detained.
Otherwise being -- of course it was detained he was prevented from leaving -- was prevented from boarding his flight that is the very definition.
-- being detained.
But this is the kind of story that happens to Americans every single day at every airport in the country.
The only reason the mainstream media mentioned that this week is because that happened to you and actually United States senator.
When you get the same kind of attention when this happens to you.
Here to discuss the ongoing violation of our civil liberties by the TSA.
As well as the only candidate in the Republican primary it was willing to stand up to them and get ready but.
Doug -- senior advisor to the Ron Paul campaign -- it's a pleasure welcome.
Here thank you judge your hero to me like -- agree with you you very kind thanks for joining us Doug.
Tell me why it is that the TSA has this kind of authority and why we.
Let them do this -- Because we're afraid and because it.
And because were innocent I had someone in line I overheard a conversation a lady who was saying this is disgusting and she was strictly upset by it.
The guy next -- said.
Why -- what does it matter if you're innocent.
This is a very nine -- concept Jesus was innocent Gandhi was in the -- that's -- -- -- thing you know.
The cardinal ritual do hundreds of years ago -- has a very famous quote.
Cardinal Richard Hughes says give me five lines written by any man and I can have him -- is a criminal.
He's making the point.
That when the government focuses on someone and it has just enough evidence.
It couldn't prosecute them whether either innocent or guilty and that's what the US constitution is all about that's what the bill of rights is all about just because you're innocent -- and making it that you could end up in a -- blog somewhere it happens all the time well and you have to have rights -- those rights have to be vigilant -- protected.
Or of this whole society we've built a collapses.
Used to be that.
Conservative Republicans where defenders of the constitution and defenders of individual liberty and fearful of -- government of course as we know was under the administration.
A president George W.
Bush that things like.
Department of Homeland Security.
The Patriot Act all these warrantless.
Searches all these unlawful detentions came about.
How have we begun.
To accept this as a normal part of America.
Or will the push back by candidate Ron Paul and senator Rand Paul.
And the type of discussions that we are now having and that many people watching us and no doubt agreeing with -- is that likely to have an effect on this.
Ya it's it it it it's an ongoing debate and there's no real answer to that question yet.
Your show is one of the few places where it's even discussed we're seeing our constitution disappear without even a discussion.
Except on freedom watch and it's not a Democrat or a Republican thing or -- left or right thing you'll remember a number of years ago.
That Ted Kennedy's name was on a terror -- live music Democrat.
So Rand Paul -- that it's heartbreaking when use it if the United States senator is treated like this.
It's very discouraging for the rest of us we voted for him he's are represented -- we chose him we didn't vote for the TSA -- and to see him helpless.
In their hands is very discouraging switching gears -- and I want to talk to your capacity is a senior advisor to congressman Ron poll.
To see on a path to the nomination and if he does.
Explain it to us.
Well it's delegates there are more than 2000 delegates to the Republican National Convention.
Less than fifty of them have been chosen.
And and tell that it's mathematically certain yes he has a path.
It's a very complicated therefore can't hates now and it normally it doesn't happen -- there -- no brokered convention and -- her case.
Because the delegates are not it's bound to -- candidates as they were in the past and they tend to stampede.
When one gets in the lead.
But we now are going very deep into this contest.
Without a clear winner so Ron Paul will be a player and he will have influence and there is no path.
To the nomination or the presidency without Ron Paul.
Without these young people without the independence he brings.
Without the Hispanics I don't know if you saw this last poll judgments pretty remarkable 50%.
Of the Hispanics in Florida in the Republican Party support Ron Paul so he's bringing new people freedom loving people into the Republican Party there's no path to the White House without him for sure.
Doug -- it's a pleasure thank you very much for joining us banks to.