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From BuzzFeed:

Here’s how a line appeared in a conservative chain email dating back to 2003 about a billion dollars:

A billion seconds ago it was 1959. A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive. A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the Stone Age. A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two feet. A billion dollars ago was only 8 hours and 20 minutes.

Here’s how Paul delivered it in floor remarks on Social Security:

A billion seconds, ago I was in high school. A billion minutes ago, Jesus was alive. A billion hours ago, we were in the Stone Age. But a billion dollars ago at the rate the government spends it, was only a few minutes ago.

Way to class up the joint, Rand. Seriously, a wing-nut chain email!? Yeesh.

Andrew Kaczynski also found a new theft in Paul's book Government Bullies, stolen from a repeat victim:

Here’s Cato scholar Timothy Sandefur of the Pacific Legal Foundation in Regulation Magazine in an article on wetlands:

Congress enacts broadly worded statutes threatening devastating penalties for vaguely worded violations—and leaves administrative officials the discretion to fill in the details.

And here’s how Paul wrote it:

Congress enacts broadly worded statutes threatening devastating penalties for vaguely worded violations— and leaves administrative officials to then muddy the law through drawn-out litigation with the discretion to fill in the details.

Sad to report that @buzzfeedandrew says these will be the last two examples of Rand Paul's plagiarism that BuzzFeed intends to post. Maybe once you're in double digits, the point has been made.
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