Thursday, December 17, 2009

Ron Paul: Another significant step toward a US war on Iran

Statement of Congressman Ron Paul

United States House of Representatives – Statement Opposing the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act

Information Clearing House, December 15, 2009

I rise in strongest opposition to this new round of sanctions on Iran, which is another significant step toward a US war on that country. I find it shocking that legislation this serious and consequential is brought up in such a cavalier manner. Suspending the normal rules of the House to pass legislation is a process generally reserved for “non-controversial” business such as the naming of post offices. Are we to believe that this House takes matters of war and peace as lightly as naming post offices?

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