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Ron Paul Caucus Strategy: The View From Inside Is Looking Up

Ron Paul Caucus Strategy: The View From Inside Is Looking Up

Commented Feb 14, 2012 at 02:20:03 in Politics

“There just really aren't any, are there? The answer is always, "Oh well that's bad, but I'm still voting for him." Makes you wonder how much they'll tolerate before they wake up.”

debekniss on Feb 14, 2012 at 03:14:59

“Josh Hanselman
Please check this out REX 84 / fema camps was planned by Oliver North. The excuses they were created has changed several times. Now this was during the Reagan/Bush era. Iran Contra scandel later we learned the CIA was smuggling drugs into the US while Ronnie and Nancy had the Just say no to Drugs campaign going. These funds help support a revolution and helped build these camps. I did a lot of research about Iran when this information came to light, Please check out http://paulitics.yuku.com/topic/30/Iran-to-war-or-not-to-war-that-is-the-question You will see Papa Bush has had this game plan in action for sometime and carter clinton and Obama all have been playing this game of his. Also please note this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDbnHrkT7Gg and see what americans are being told is not what it the truth .... go figure eh?
Now cxould the NDAA being signed now as a form of protection when americans find out and go after the government so they can lock up ticked off americans?”
Ron Paul Caucus Strategy: The View From Inside Is Looking Up

Ron Paul Caucus Strategy: The View From Inside Is Looking Up

Commented Feb 13, 2012 at 02:04:59 in Politics

“I'm curious...do you actually believe in the right of citizens to due process? If you do, then you might care to know that a certain candidate took a break from campaigning to introduce legislation to undo the NDAA bill Obama signed into law. If defending citizens' rights to have a trial in court (as per the constitution) represents an 'abysmal Congressional record' then I have to wonder what type of record you think is 'successful'. Or are you one of the folks who believes the more laws we write, the better off we are?”

serialcoma on Feb 13, 2012 at 08:41:35

“That you believe RP has a chance only shows that you're not paying attention... as for his policy ideas: they'd be a disaster.”
Ron Paul Caucus Strategy: The View From Inside Is Looking Up

Ron Paul Caucus Strategy: The View From Inside Is Looking Up

Commented Feb 13, 2012 at 01:59:19 in Politics

“Thank you! A voice of reason, finally.”
Ron Paul Caucus Strategy: The View From Inside Is Looking Up

Ron Paul Caucus Strategy: The View From Inside Is Looking Up

Commented Feb 13, 2012 at 01:54:41 in Politics

“I'm curious: as an Obama supporter (and I assume voter in 2008), how do you feel about his adoption of Bush's foreign policy? Maybe you could try to explain to me why the man you voted into office decided to sign away your right to due process on New Years with the NDAA. I've talked to A LOT of your compadres, and believe me, they're having a hard time playing the apologetics game. I'm anxiously awaiting what you have to say about these two issues.”

debekniss on Feb 14, 2012 at 01:54:19

“Josh Hanselman
F&F great question will look forward to hearing the excuses :)”

Justice4rAll on Feb 13, 2012 at 10:28:41

“NDAA should be repealed...This is not a policy I can support, but at the same time, it will not change my support for the President. There is not one candidate who's policies are perfect. If there is one,let me know....”
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New Hampshire Primary Results: Ron Paul Comes In Second

Commented Jan 10, 2012 at 22:56:32 in Politics

“Saying he's against taxation is not accurate at all. He has taken no such position. He's against the income tax, but not the indirect taxes that were present pre-1913. He favors the right of States to implement direct taxes, such as those on incomes.”
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Ron Paul, In 1996, 'Did Not Deny' Controversial Statement In Newsletter

Commented Dec 26, 2011 at 16:46:13 in Politics

“Here's the full quote from the newsletter. "Given the inefficiencies of what D.C. laughingly calls the criminal justice system, I think it's safe to assume that 95% of Blacks in that city are semi-criminal or entirely criminal."

Does that sound like a racist comment, or one that is trying to expose the racism inherent in the system? Do your own research before you flippantly disavow someone like that. Ron Paul understands the inherent racism of the drug laws and wants to change them. That's much more progressive than even Obama, who has completely backed down on his promises to reform our drug policies.”
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Ron Paul, In 1996, 'Did Not Deny' Controversial Statement In Newsletter

Commented Dec 26, 2011 at 16:37:28 in Politics

“HERE IS WHAT RON PAUL'S NEWSLETTER ACTUALLY SAID:

"Given the inefficiencies of what D.C. laughingly calls the 'criminal justice system', I think we can safely assume that 95% of the black males in that city are semi-criminal or entirely criminal."

He's talking about the racism of the criminal justice system and the drug laws, which, if you actually knew anything about Paul, you would have already understood. When HuffPost and other journalists take the second half of that sentence and leave out the first, you have to wonder if they're deliberately disparaging him or just too stupid to do research and read the entirety of the sentence.”

"The Lesser of Two Evils" and Why Progressives Often Lose

Commented Feb 3, 2012 at 01:01:06 in Politics

“"Wortld leaders have better understand­ing of the consequenc­e of bombing Iran than you or me."

I'm calling B.S. on this, big time.”

shothot on Feb 3, 2012 at 02:28:42

“ok, Mr. president”

shothot on Feb 3, 2012 at 02:27:46

“ok, Mr. President.”

"The Lesser of Two Evils" and Why Progressives Often Lose

Commented Feb 3, 2012 at 00:44:53 in Politics

“Oh I see. When I typed this comment, I forgot I was on Huffington Post, where people don't generally like the pro-life stance. That's why it's 'indefensible.'

Yeah, I agree. I've always been more or less pro-life from a scientific point of view, but I think it's a states issue, and I don't think the mother should ever be prosecuted. I think if a state were to make abortions illegal, they should just keep doctors from doing it. That nonsense up in Minnesota or wherever it was (don't remember) where they proposed a state law that would require criminal investigations of miscarriages is a good example of an ideology gone way way overboard.”

"The Lesser of Two Evils" and Why Progressives Often Lose

Commented Feb 2, 2012 at 18:19:15 in Politics

“Can you please expand on Paul's position on reproductive rights being 'indefensible'? I'm very familiar with Paul's positions, and I don't recall ever seeing anything that stood out. Am I missing something huge here?”

TankGirlz on Feb 2, 2012 at 18:52:04

“I agree, it's one thing to be pro-life when you have spent your life as an OB-GYN and another to be one cause your religion says it's evil.”