"Today in the Senate, I met with Senators Jon Kyl and Mark Kirk. The meeting is very useful because it shows that the alternative to Barack Obama is a collapse of all the programs of cooperation with Russia. Today, I had the impression that I was transported in a time machine back several decades, and in front of me sat two monsters of the Cold War, who looked at me not through pupils, but targeting sights."
In the wake of the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima power plant, many people are understandably concerned about whether the regulation and siting of nuclear power plants in this country receives enough government oversight and whether that oversight keeps us safe.
"I think there should be some self-examination from the administration on the idea that you favor a woman’s right to an abortion, but you don’t favor a woman or a man’s right to choose what kind of light bulb, what kind of dishwasher, what kind of washing machine…We have to flush the toilet 10 times before it works. I’ve been waiting for 20 years to talk about how bad these toilets are and this was a good excuse today."
Rand Paul pours on the crazy while laying into an Energy Department worker at a Senate hearing today.