Skip to comments.Ron Paul? The Choice of the Soldiers?
Posted on 03/02/2012 5:03:10 AM PST by mission9
My local conservative blogs are being over whelmed by Ron Paul Winter Soldiers. They talk like John Kerry, and claim that more soldiers support Ron Paul than any other candidate. They defend Bradley Manning as a hero.
They point to the evidence that more campaign contributions from soldiers go to Ron Paul, the Constitutionalist, than any other campaign. Wrapped up in this stew is jargon that sounds like Occupy Wall Street: Warmonger, Neocon, etc.
I looked up the campaign donor sheets. I typed in the search line US Army, and in fact there were a lot more contributions for Ron than others. But I did notice a strange pattern: $500 $500 $500 $500 ??? This to me is the hallmark of a bundler, laundering campaign cash, not the typical contribution of a soldier.
Any body got some input on this? The final truth can only be determined by going to the individual contributor, and asking about their level of support for Ron Paul. In short, I need help from pajama dectectives.
...there could not be a bigger red flag, unless it was wrapped around Obama's head like a turban
Well said, and all that needs to be said about it.
Last night I went to a dinner party and an army doctor’s parents were at my table. Their son is a colonel who also supports Ron Paul. He is dismayed by the politicization of the military, particularly the social engineering. He no longer trusts the senior brass have the best interest of soldiers or the nation uppermost in their minds. He is particularly upset over the rules of engagement.
I’ve heard some of the same things from a cousin, an Air Force pilot.
Soldiers supporting wRong Paul is like sailors drilling holes in the bottom of the boat “to let the water out” - even if they accomplish their goal they won’t achieve the goal that they were expecting.
>>...and claim that more soldiers support Ron Paul than any other candidate...<<
That’s surprising! Because, I work primarily in the mil sector and I swap joke & serious emails & facebook posts with (both active, reserve & guard) Army, Navy and Marine enlisted/officers. That includes career soldiers (20+ years) and relatively new (last 6 years) guys.
I don’t know of, nor have I heard of anyone pro Ron Paul. Seriously. I’m not saying there aren’t any at all, but I have ties to a pretty diverse group and I would think I would have run across at least *one*.
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