Last Night's Speeches from the RNC08/30/12 Robert Lorei
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Welcome to Radioactivity. Iâ€™m Rob Lorei. Coming up today weâ€™ll listen to portions of the speeches from last nightâ€™s Republican National Convention. And weâ€™ll open up the phone lines to get your comments about the speeches and all the events related to the RNC.
Weâ€™ll start with excerpts from Kentucky Republican Rand Paulâ€™s speech. Paulâ€™s father Ron Paul- the leader of the Libertarian wing of the GOP was not given a speaking slot at the Convention and his backers were angry at their treatment this week at the convention- some pro-Ron Paul delegates even staged a walkout at the convention yesterday. So Senator Rand Paulâ€™s speech last night was an olive branch from the GOP leadership to the upstart Libertarians. Tape Next weâ€™ll hear former National Security Advisor Condoleeza Rice- one of the architects of the Iraq invasionâ€¦â€¦ Finally here's Paul Ryan, congressman from Wisconsin,, accepting the VP nominationâ€¦..