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Ron Paul Has Better Chance This Time Around
Brian Koenig ^ | 4/27/11 | Brian Koenig

Posted on 04/27/2011 5:34:00 AM PDT by Freemarkets101

In an effort to tap the tea party voter base, Ron Paul announced Tuesday that he will be forming a presidential exploratory committee, offering up a second chance at the Republican presidential bid.

Congressman Paul formed a sort of "cult" following during the 2008 election, raising more than $35 million but falling short of wooing any caucasus or primaries.

But Paul claims the country has changed since 2008, with "literally millions of more people now concerned about things I talked about four years ago." This may be true, and so far Paul's views on high government spending and the Federal Reserve's irresponsible rate changes are, arguably, more critical than any other Republican candidate.

Maybe things will be different for Paul this time around. After all, his ideology follows the tea party initiative to a T, and back in 2008, this grassroots movement had yet to sprout.

Read Brian Koenig's blogs and columns at www.brianekoenig.com


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Politics
KEYWORDS: antimilitary; moonbat; morethorazineplease; paulkucinich12; pothead; rino; ronpaul; spotthelooney
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1 posted on 04/27/2011 5:34:02 AM PDT by Freemarkets101
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2 posted on 04/27/2011 5:36:58 AM PDT by CMailBag
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To: Freemarkets101

Ron Paul’s chances have doubled.

From 1% to 2%.


3 posted on 04/27/2011 5:39:31 AM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: Freemarkets101

The Paulbots are like followers of Scientology.


4 posted on 04/27/2011 5:45:37 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Freemarkets101

Ohhh.... good grief!!!!!


5 posted on 04/27/2011 5:46:43 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Freemarkets101
Not This Shit Again
6 posted on 04/27/2011 5:47:28 AM PDT by gwilhelm56 (islam ... church of the Perpetually Offended!)
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To: Freemarkets101

BWAHAAAAAAHAAAAAAA! Paul has a better chance this time around. The man who’s a Truther, blames America for the 9/11 attacks, and believes we shouldn’t defend ourselves militarily, has a better chance this election. Yeah, right. The man’s a kook. He’s also well into his 70’s. Give it up.


7 posted on 04/27/2011 5:49:36 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: Freemarkets101
Well, the country is significantly more psychotic than ever. So, hey, why not Wrong Paul?

Psychos for a Psychotic America!

Paul/Ventura 2012!!!


8 posted on 04/27/2011 5:53:51 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Imagine.... a world without islam.)
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To: paulycy
Hitler once said, ... "It is a great thing for elected officials that the average voter is stupid!"

Ron Paul has no chance. The average voter is stupid!

9 posted on 04/27/2011 5:58:02 AM PDT by Why So Serious
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To: Freemarkets101
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10 posted on 04/27/2011 6:07:44 AM PDT by Mase (Save me from the people who would save me from myself!)
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To: Freemarkets101

Better chance of what ? Going to Shady Pines ? He’ll be 77 in 2012.


11 posted on 04/27/2011 6:24:36 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Freemarkets101

What is it that the pervert Paul thinks he has a better chance at? Dividing the votes of the right-wing in order to help Obama and the democrats?

I talked to two Paulbots at my work yesterday and they both are excited to support Paul. Then I asked them if they were worried that Paul would divide the vote and help Obama and they both admitted that worried them.

If Paul really care about the direction of the country then he would drop out and support a real conservative for the republican nomination.

He does not stand even a remote chance of being elected with anti-American rhetoric that blames America and appeases our enemies.


12 posted on 04/27/2011 6:25:49 AM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: paulycy

Surely this time Paultard strikes a paper match at the bottom of the ocean it will light right up.

How many times can that fail...


13 posted on 04/27/2011 6:29:52 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Red_Devil 232
LMAO! That's perfect!
14 posted on 04/27/2011 6:30:42 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: paulycy
From a snowball's chance in Hell to a snoball’s chance in Purgatory! ;-)
15 posted on 04/27/2011 6:51:52 AM PDT by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: paulycy
From a snowball's chance in Hell to a snowball’s chance in Purgatory! ;-)
16 posted on 04/27/2011 6:52:05 AM PDT by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: Red_Devil 232
The Paulbots are like followers of Scientology.

Minus the common sense and charm.

17 posted on 04/27/2011 7:10:34 AM PDT by Niteranger68 (Jared Lee Loughner - Disciple of Michael Moore)
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To: Niteranger68
Minus the common sense and charm.

And movie stars.

18 posted on 04/27/2011 7:18:06 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Freemarkets101

Let’s get serious. He is going to be 76 in August. If McLame got the label of being someone’s grandfather, Paul is ancient!


19 posted on 04/27/2011 7:25:25 AM PDT by golf lover
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To: Red_Devil 232
The Paulbots are like followers of Scientology.

They really are. I remember four years ago they were all wetting themselves and saying that Ron Paul was going to surprise everybody and win the GOP nomination.

Here they go with that same silliness again...

Gotta admit, though...the Paulbots can be quite entertaining. To a point.

Then they just get obnoxious.

20 posted on 04/27/2011 10:21:16 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: sevika; Allegra; fieldmarshaldj; wagglebee; 50mm; Old Sarge; darkwing104; Darksheare

What, you joined FReeREpublic today just to denigrate me? HA! I won’t even say welcome. Take your 77 year old wimp of a Truther and shove it, Paulbot. Your time around here will be short. But I’m betting on you being a truther retread.


22 posted on 05/02/2011 3:52:19 AM PDT by bcsco
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But I’m betting on you being a truther retread.

{Sniff! Sniff!}

Yep...smells like a retread Paultard troll.

23 posted on 05/02/2011 3:59:09 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: sevika

Answer this: DID Ron Paul appear on Alex Jones ‘show’ or not?


24 posted on 05/02/2011 4:15:22 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: CMailBag

RP...as much as I like him...is the political equivalent at the Presidential level, of a fart in the wind....


25 posted on 05/02/2011 4:20:40 AM PDT by mo ("If you understand, no explanation is needed; if you do not, no explanation is possible")
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To: sevika
"He’s been right, about everything that is happening in this country, for 35 years."

Wrong.

26 posted on 05/02/2011 4:44:00 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: sevika; fieldmarshaldj; Allegra

Oops! What happened, sevika, someone deleted your post. Oh, oh.


27 posted on 05/02/2011 5:27:03 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Allegra; Old Sarge; 50mm; darkwing104; Darksheare

Whoa. This was an IBTZ that was short lived. sevika apparently is no more. I did a user search and came up with nothing, nada, zip. Kittens didn’t even have time to play...


28 posted on 05/02/2011 5:30:04 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: bcsco; fieldmarshaldj; Allegra; Old Sarge; 50mm; darkwing104; k5kor

There’s still k5kor.


29 posted on 05/02/2011 5:35:31 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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Oops! What happened, sevika, someone deleted your post. Oh, oh.

I think you called it right off the bat.

Retread troll.

30 posted on 05/02/2011 5:38:15 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Darksheare
There’s still k5kor.

Who dat?

31 posted on 05/02/2011 5:39:47 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: Allegra; bcsco; sevika

Him got broke-ded.


32 posted on 05/02/2011 5:40:50 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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I think you called it right off the bat.

Yeah, I must have. Never had a chance to say bye bye, either. Of course, I probably wouldn't have anyway...

33 posted on 05/02/2011 5:42:08 AM PDT by bcsco
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K5kor posted last night praising Obama on his getting osama.
He sounded extremely trollish in his caracaturish posting style and then posted a thread saying to "bomb pakistan now!"
Thread got pulled after 8 replies.
34 posted on 05/02/2011 5:45:21 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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"There’s still k5kor."

Who dat?

I just checked its posts.

Apparently, there's an Obazombie among us.

It is thanking and prasing Bambi for bin Laden's demise.

No praise for Bush or Petraeus, but lots for Obie.

35 posted on 05/02/2011 5:47:18 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: bcsco

I dunno about you, but these folks that claim to have gotten divine inspiration from having mind-melded with Ron Paul’s pecker give me the creeps.


36 posted on 05/02/2011 5:47:18 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Allegra
"prasing" = "praising"

D'oh!

37 posted on 05/02/2011 5:48:23 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Allegra

4 words for Emperor Zero:

Show.
Me.
The.
Body.

I don’t believe anything that comes out of his mouth.


38 posted on 05/02/2011 5:49:30 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Darksheare; Allegra; k5kor
K5kor posted last night praising Obama on his getting osama.

Yep, I just found some of his tripe myself. Pinged you on my response to him on a different thread. A troll for sure, and a little runt to boot the way he cusses. We don't need his type here.

39 posted on 05/02/2011 5:50:13 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: Allegra
No praise for Bush or Petraeus, but lots for Obie.

You have to go to Aljazzer to hear Bush and Petraus mentioned....go figure! They reported Bushes statements and various other venues about Bush which were favorable .

40 posted on 05/02/2011 5:51:53 AM PDT by caww
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Yeah.
I was at work reading along and saw k5’s thread get vaped.
I like how he curses and then ‘praises God’, that’s a nice touch.
His handler at DU must have taught him that one.


41 posted on 05/02/2011 5:51:53 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Yeah, they’re a funny lot for sure. Awful sure of themselves with little to back it up beyond blind allegiance. And, I’m being kind...


42 posted on 05/02/2011 5:52:19 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Allegra
I don’t believe anything that comes out of his mouth.

My wife and I said the same thing this morning. We want to see the body. Already, we've had fake photos aired. Supposedly the body has been dumped at sea. What's going on? Some of this just doesn't feel right. I want independent proof. I admit I haven't read all the threads, but color me skeptical for now.

43 posted on 05/02/2011 5:55:42 AM PDT by bcsco
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I don’t believe anything that comes out of his mouth.

Neither do I.

And just FYI - we heard about it first thing this morning our time. (Between 7 and 8 a.m.)

The initial reaction was elation.

Then, people started hearing about his hasty sea burial and the compound burning and troops here were expressing skepticism before FR came alive with it.

One young Army Captain said "Oh, if it turns out this was faked, Obama is finished."

So, at least from my perspective, there's a lot of questioning of what's being reported going on among the ranks.

44 posted on 05/02/2011 5:59:53 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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Osama supposedly ate it last Monday morning, if so Obama’s statements last night about “This morning” would have to be pre-recorded.
And many of the press releases would also have to have been pre-written.
Not that the press hasn’t prewritten releases before.
We’ve spotted them posting articles with future dates and ‘future’ news on them before.
Usually to be flushed down the memory hole until it is convenient to rerelease.
As for disposition of the corpse, I don’t buy it either.
Too convenient.
Especially since it takes awhile to do a DNA test, and they had to have waited for confirmation of the results before stating they got him.
Which points to him having bought it last Monday.


45 posted on 05/02/2011 6:01:19 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: bcsco

Yeah, we need a Che Guevera moment where the corpse is publicly displayed and confirmed as “the real deal.”


46 posted on 05/02/2011 6:04:08 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Allegra; fieldmarshaldj; Darksheare

Too many questions, IMO, to blindly accept what we’re being told. Until the timeline can be worked out, and DNA can be confirmed, I’m not going to celebrate. I just don’t trust this administration. Period.


47 posted on 05/02/2011 6:19:44 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: bcsco; Allegra; fieldmarshaldj

Agreed, I don’t trust zero further than I can bicycle joust him.
And since that is an impossibility, that means I don’t trust him at all -for those readers from mid Californistan.


48 posted on 05/02/2011 6:27:25 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Darksheare; Allegra

Been out golfing since the am. Boy, am I pooped. And don’t ask about the score... :)

Any more scoop since I’ve been gone? I saw on another thread I was called to that that k5 fella may have been zotted. Is that true? That would be great.


49 posted on 05/02/2011 3:18:33 PM PDT by bcsco
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True.
As for scoops, there's pics of Zero sitting in on live video of the raid.
Obviously taken after General P bullied him into signing the nondisclosure agreement.
Zero looks sullen and small.
50 posted on 05/02/2011 3:23:49 PM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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