• Filibustering conservative’s wish-list wreaks havoc
Nick O'Malley, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) Rand Paul | From the vantage point of Australia it could be hard to see the link between Washington DC, abortion, flood insurance and access to an increased flow of concealed handguns. But, from Kentucky, it apparently all makes sense. The common thread here is Rand Paul, the Republican son of Ron Paul, the indefatigable libertarian presidential candidate. Rand is named for Ron’s idol, Ayn Rand.