Skip to comments.Ron Paul expelled from advisory board of Young Americans for Freedom
Posted on 02/14/2011 12:23:44 PM PST by FredJake
Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) was booted off the Advisory Board of the conservative group Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) over what the group calls his "delusional and disturbing alliance with the fringe Anti-War movement."
According to a post at the organization's web site:
It is a sad day in American history when a one-time conservative-libertarian stalwart has fallen more out of touch with Americas needs for national security than the current feeble and appeasing administration, said YAFs Senior National Director Jordan Marks.
Paul has served on the Advisory Board for the conservative organization for more than two decades, and was once honored with the "Guardian of Freedom" award, YAF's highest honor.
The group's founding document, The Sharon Statement, clearly states:
THAT we will be free only so long as the national sovereignty of the United States is secure; that history shows periods of freedom are rare, and can exist only when free citizens concertedly defend their rights against all enemies
At the time the document was written, international Communism was the main threat America faced, but today the biggest threat facing the nation is radical Islam, and those who have demonstrated their willingness to die in order to promote that ideology.
Americans got a taste of that threat on September 11, 2001.
But the organization believes that Paul has violated this principle with his recent positions on national defense.
Freedom and prosperity cannot peacefully exist alongside radical Islam. It is unfortunate that Ron Paul--a member of the U.S. Congress-- does not understand this. Surely, our enemies do.
Chris Bedford of The Daily Caller writes:
The United States, the West and those who love liberty around the planet are under siege by an enemy as dangerous as they are driven. Radical Islamism has declared war on everything -
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That's all well and good, but is the Mothership in Earth orbit and when do we get the new tennis shoes?
I couldn’t agree more. Paul’s gone off the deep-end on this one.
YAF and CPAC have been infiltrated
That is the reason for the slew of stories ALL WEEK LONG so far about GOProud and Ron Paul
Well, he’s not exactly young