Ron Paul vs the Civil Rights Act

Reader Craig Tindale brings a very interesting bit of Ron Paul literature to light. Ron Paul takes issue with the Civil Rights Act (emphasis mine):

Mr. Speaker, I rise to explain my objection to H.Res. 676. I certainly join my colleagues in urging Americans to celebrate the progress this country has made in race relations. However, contrary to the claims of the supporters of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the sponsors of H.Res. 676, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 did not improve race relations or enhance freedom. Instead, the forced integration dictated by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 increased racial tensions while diminishing individual liberty.

As the editor notes:

Last week, Congress hailed the 40th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The heroic Ron Paul was the only member of Congress to vote No. Here is his statement. ~ Ed.

When Ron Paul and his supporters say they are for individual liberty, are they including the ability to discriminate based on group identities such as race? Would President Ron Paul work to undermine or roll back the Civil Rights Act?


Gay Bomb and Other Great Military Research

The US military put real money into researching the plausibility of a Gay Bomb.

This is a wise use of their infinite supply of American dollars (Ten Percent):

Global military spending rose 3.5 percent last year to $1.2 trillion as U.S. costs for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan mounted, a European research body said on Monday in an annual study.

But the great ideas don’t stop with the obsessive Gay Bomb.  Sources close to the pentagon confirm work on an non-Christian bomb, which would turn military targets into non-believers, thus assuring God is completely on our side.  Research halted when it was revealed our targets already were unbelievers, and in fact that was part of the motivation for our glorious war in the first place.