Ron Paul on Syria: “The grand deception is that we’re doing this for national security.” Austin Petersen September 5, 2013 War & Peace 1267 Share11K +116 Tweet219 Pin44 Share3 StumbleShares 12K“War is a racket!” –Major General Smedley Butler, USMC Ron Paul sat down for an interview with Alex Wagner of MSNBC to discuss the ongoing crisis in Syria. Wagner recalled an interview that Paul conducted with Wikileaks editor Julian Assange about how senior military leaders in the US were looking for an excuse to be involved in Syria. She questioned whether Paul believed Assange’s claims to which he replied affirmatively. Paul described how much the world has changed in ten years where other countries and the UN used to be part of peace-bombing campaigns but now the US finds itself acting unilaterally. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Note the extremely rude title bug for the segment “Father of the Fringe”, a clear sign of disrespect for the twelve term former congressman and Air Force flight surgeon. Isn’t MSNBC just a propaganda front for the military industrial complex anyway? Share11K +116 Tweet219 Pin44 Share3 StumbleShares 12K Prison guards beat inmate with hammer! Family demanding justice! (VIDEO)Alyssa Milano’s Syrian Sex TapeAbout The AuthorAustin PetersenFounder Austin Petersen is the founder of The Libertarian Republic, as well as the CEO of Stonegait LLC. Formerly an Associate Producer for Judge Andrew Napolitano's show "Freedom Watch", on the Fox Business Network. Austin was referred to by the Judge as "The right side of my brain". He built Judge Napolitano's social networks with over 700,000 fans and millions of clicks a month. Austin graduated from Missouri State University. He has written and produced award winning plays and videos, and previously worked for the Libertarian National Committee and the Atlas Economic Research Foundation.