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Why You Should Stop Supporting Ron Paul, Even Though It's Hard: An Appeal to the Internet

Faiz Siddiqui | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Faiz Siddiqui

As a jaded university student, a disenchanted Obama supporter and an outspoken critic of the merciless slaughtering of innocents, I've found myself in an electoral dilemma as of late. That is, I want to like Ron Paul, I really do.

Michael McAuliff

Ron Paul Collects Contributions From White Supremacists, Disavows Their Views | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presidential hopeful Ron Paul has disavowed white supremacists and their views, but a review of federal campaign filings shows he accept...

Not Racist Ron Paul, But Opportunist Ron Paul

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Paul didn't greenlight the racist stuff in the newsletters because he is a racist, or in the purity of literary license. He approved the digs because they were a quick and dirty way to make a fast buck.

Associates Contradict Paul Newsletter Claims

The Washington Post | Jerry Markon and Alice Crites | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

Ron Paul, well known as a physician, congressman and libertarian, has also been a businessman who pursued a marketing strategy that included publishin...

Why I Don't Support Ron Paul

James Kotecki | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics
James Kotecki

I've personally liked and respected Ron Paul ever since I interviewed him in my college dorm room. But I don't support his political movement. It reminds me too much of the evangelical Christianity I once embraced.

Jason Linkins

How To Deal With Super PACs: A Primer For The Media | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.11.2012 | Media

Chances are, if you've been following Stephen Colbert's high-concept satiric attack on super PACs you may be somewhat versed in the controversy these organizations have caused and the potential distorting effect they have on the political discourse.

Another Tongue-Tied Moment... or Just Plain Old Racism?

John W. Boyd Jr. | Posted 03.06.2012 | Black Voices
John W. Boyd Jr.

Whether Republican candidates are sending subtle or coded messages to white voters, or simply displaying commonplace racist attitudes, these candidates clearly appear afflicted with the age-old American condition of racism. The pattern is not hard to see.

Laura Bassett

Ron Paul Rages After Being Accused of 9/11 Conspiracy Theories | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), who is expected to do very well in the Iowa caucuses this week, aggressively fended off acc...

Forgiving Ron Paul (and All Other White People)

Aaron Freeman | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics
Aaron Freeman

Why be mad at somebody today when you know that in a few years they'll probably be your comrade in celebrating the next leap forward for civil rights?

Jason Cherkis

More Ron Paul Writings, Speeches Reveal Wacky Conspiracy Theories Concerning Slaves, Christmas, and Diet Supplements | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Rep. Ron Paul's old newsletters continue to dog the Republican presidential contender, even though he's disavowed the racist and h...

Elise Foley

Ron Paul Supporters: What Newsletters? | Elise Foley | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

PERRY, Iowa -- Ron Paul is still catching heat for the newsletters published under his name in the 1980s and '90s, which had harsh words for wide swat...

Dear Washington Post: Ron Paul Is Not a Champion of Civil Liberty

Darren Hutchinson | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics
Darren Hutchinson

Washington Post "factchecker" Josh Hicks gives Ron Paul high marks for consistency. Hicks claims that Paul's proposals and voting record are 100 percent consistent with his political rhetoric. This conclusion, however, is woefully incorrect.

Ron Paul's Southern Cast of Mind

John Stoehr | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics
John Stoehr

Tribalism like Paul's thrives underground. Paul can stop the game when he doesn't like how it's going. Under scrutiny, though, he won't be able to walk away. It would a very small step toward a kind of truth and reconciliation that this country has never had.

CNN Under Fire After Uncut Version Of Ron Paul Interview Surfaces

Posted 12.27.2011 | Media

An uncut version of Ron Paul's seemingly testy interview with CNN surfaced on Sunday, and has raised questions about whether or not the network may ha...

Ron Paul: Live by the Internet, Die by the Internet

Colin Delany | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Colin Delany

The Internet gives old, old documents a new shot at prominence, including those newsletters apparently aimed at winning at least a few of the white supremacist crowd over to the Libertarian creed.

Christina Wilkie

Ron Paul's Pro-Life Credentials Questioned By Personhood USA | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The intensity of Rep. Ron Paul's (R-Texas) pro-life beliefs was questioned by fellow conservatives Monday evening, when the group Person...

Ron Paul Reportedly Refused To Use Gay Man's Bathroom

Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

As more evidence surfaces that Ron Paul knew about the racist and homophobic messages of the 1980s and 90s newsletters he published, a former senior a...

Sam Stein

Ron Paul, In 1996, 'Did Not Deny' Controversial Statement In Newsletter | Sam Stein | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK CITY -- For the second time in as many runs for the Republican Party's presidential nomination, controversial newsletters Rep. Ron Paul (R-Te...

WATCH: Ron Paul Took Credit For Controversial Newsletters In 1995 Interview

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics

Ron Paul may now be backing away from controversial newsletters published in the 80s and 90s, but he took a different tone in a 1995 interview. Buz...

Paul Flunks the R (Racism) Test for Good Reason

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

A slash and burn assault on government, even when its race tinged, doesn't hurt Ron Paul one bit. It gets media and public attention, draws denunciations from his defenders as hitting below the belt, and quiet cheers from the multitudes that happen to agree with him.

Michael Calderone

How Ron Paul's Newsletters Got Back In The News | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.23.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Thursday night Reuters reported on a solicitation for Ron Paul's political and investment newsletters from the 1980's and 90's; the dir...

Jason Linkins

Ron Paul Touted His Controversial Newsletters In 1995 C-SPAN Interview | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, presidential hopeful Ron Paul had an exchange with CNN's Gloria Borger (I believe the go-to descriptor we're using these days is "testy") i...

GOP Hopeful Faces Scrutiny Over Curious Newsletters

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul is defending himself, saying he did not write a series of newsletters in the 1990s that featured slurs agains...

Jason Linkins

Ron Paul's Controversial 'Newsletters' Edge Back Into The News Cycle | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

This week, as Ron Paul has surged in the Iowa polls, the Texas congressman's bid received a surprise endorsement from the Daily Beast's Andrew Sulliva...