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Could Ron Paul Beat Obama for President?
The New American ^ | April 20, 2010 | Mary McHugh

Posted on 04/20/2010 4:59:10 AM PDT by IbJensen

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It is largely the result of the news media bias which has kept the American People dumbed down to the ideas Dr. Paul brings to the table.

Fox News has played him down in no small part, and the fair and balanced darling Shawn Hannity ignores him, or is down right venomous toward him. If Dr. Paul was to be "show cased" in the same manner as the RINO Mit Romney, he would come to be a rock star in a matter of days.

Let's all keep this in mind and think for ourselves. None of the media outlets are our friends-including Fox News.

1 posted on 04/20/2010 4:59:10 AM PDT by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

He could have beaten him last time. McCain was the worst possible candidate.


2 posted on 04/20/2010 5:02:34 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (i)
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To: IbJensen

...cue the, “Oh jeez, not this s*** again!” poster...


3 posted on 04/20/2010 5:02:49 AM PDT by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: IbJensen

I would never vote for such an anti military freakshow.


4 posted on 04/20/2010 5:03:08 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: IbJensen

No.


5 posted on 04/20/2010 5:03:18 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: OCCASparky

LOL...fun to watch the paulistas sometimes


6 posted on 04/20/2010 5:03:39 AM PDT by rrrod
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To: IbJensen

no just no, but h*ll no.

kook paul is the useful idiot candidate.

it is shaping up to be yet another vote splitter election in 2010 and 2012


7 posted on 04/20/2010 5:05:18 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: IbJensen

Ron Paul is a lost cause as a potential national leader.

Enough already.

He leads a small slice of people who consider themselves to be conservatives. Nothing wrong with that. But he will never have borader appeal. Stop pushing him on the rest of us who have considered him and found him lacking.


8 posted on 04/20/2010 5:05:58 AM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: IbJensen
ron paul chair Pictures, Images and Photos
9 posted on 04/20/2010 5:07:10 AM PDT by chicken head
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To: IbJensen

I am no a Ron Paul fan, but I would vote for Ron Paul before I would vote for Mitt Romney.


10 posted on 04/20/2010 5:07:47 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: IbJensen

11 posted on 04/20/2010 5:08:52 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Arrogant, stupid and treasonous is no way to go through life, Barack.)
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To: IbJensen

A vote for Paul, Romney, Hucklebee, will mean total disaster, four more years of Obama and the complete end to America as we know it! I’m not even sure Palin is the right choice! A third party is a a total loser so we best not allow the media types or the Rino repubs to decide who we shold put forth for a presidential candidate!


12 posted on 04/20/2010 5:09:08 AM PDT by timetostand (Ya say ya wanna revolution -- OK!)
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To: IbJensen
My dog could beat zero ... the difference is one has the money to get exposed, the other just lifts his leg and marks his territory with a better scent and attracts MUCH hotter females.
13 posted on 04/20/2010 5:09:27 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: IbJensen

Ron Paul-Obama debate topics:

Who hates Israel more?
Who hates the Jewish capitalists more?
Who loves marijuana more?
Who loves Dennis Kucinich more?


14 posted on 04/20/2010 5:09:49 AM PDT by iowamark
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“Could Ron Paul Beat Obama for President?”

If that’s the best we have......we’re in deep doo doo!!


15 posted on 04/20/2010 5:11:45 AM PDT by kenmcg
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To: IbJensen

The Republicans have a 2012 problem, but I seriously doubt that Ron Paul is the answer. These poll results prove nothing.


16 posted on 04/20/2010 5:11:46 AM PDT by blau993 (Fight Gerbil Swarming)
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To: reagan_fanatic
Ron Paul Pictures, Images and Photos
17 posted on 04/20/2010 5:12:14 AM PDT by chicken head
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To: IbJensen
Could Ron Paul Beat Obama for President?

No.

18 posted on 04/20/2010 5:12:42 AM PDT by ScottinVA (RIP to the country I love...)
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To: reagan_fanatic

LOL!

It’s like you read my mind!

SZQ


19 posted on 04/20/2010 5:12:55 AM PDT by homegroan (Proud member of the Hoi Polloi......ILLIGITIMA NON CARBORUNDUM..... -that's 4U Dad!))
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To: screaminsunshine

I see know evidence Ron Paul could have beaten Obama....none!!!


20 posted on 04/20/2010 5:16:13 AM PDT by ontap
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To: IbJensen

Who?


21 posted on 04/20/2010 5:17:04 AM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013- The end of an error.)
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To: Venturer

Agreed.....not saying much!


22 posted on 04/20/2010 5:17:15 AM PDT by ontap
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To: ontap

ROFL ROFL ROFL

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO


23 posted on 04/20/2010 5:17:19 AM PDT by JaneNC (I)
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To: IbJensen

Bugs Bunny could beat Obama for President.


24 posted on 04/20/2010 5:18:35 AM PDT by Juan Medén
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To: ontap

know=no oops!


25 posted on 04/20/2010 5:19:05 AM PDT by ontap
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To: Venturer

Same here.


26 posted on 04/20/2010 5:19:48 AM PDT by IbJensen ((Ps 109.8): "Let his days be few; and let another take his position.")
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To: JaneNC

Saw it right after I hit the post button....need more coffee!!!


27 posted on 04/20/2010 5:20:26 AM PDT by ontap
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To: IbJensen
I don't dislike Ron Paul, at least not as much as most here do.

But there's no question in my mind that the 32% who are "not sure", after a year-long campaign run by the MSM, would BE sure - that he was the devil himself.

28 posted on 04/20/2010 5:21:42 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Let tyrants shake their iron rod, and slavery clank her galling chains)
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Could Ron Paul Beat Obama for President?

Actually Ron Paul deserves a good beating.

29 posted on 04/20/2010 5:24:38 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Republicans...the REAL civil rights party.)
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To: chicken head

The guy reminds me of Ernest T Bass from the old Andy Griffith show. Annoying little gnat that just won’t go away.


30 posted on 04/20/2010 5:26:10 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: IbJensen
It is largely the result of the news media bias which has kept the American People dumbed down to the ideas Dr. Paul brings to the table.


31 posted on 04/20/2010 5:28:09 AM PDT by McGruff (So how is that Hopey Changey thingy working out for ya America?)
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lol-- he reminds me of the guy that played magneto on X-men-- ron-paul-23 Pictures, Images and Photos
32 posted on 04/20/2010 5:32:57 AM PDT by chicken head
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To: IbJensen

Ron Paul is a joke.

He bought those votes at the SRLC.


33 posted on 04/20/2010 5:34:13 AM PDT by G Larry (DNC is comprised of REGRESSIVES!)
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To: screaminsunshine
He could have beaten him last time.

(Cue laugh track here)

34 posted on 04/20/2010 5:34:24 AM PDT by ScottinVA (RIP to the country I love...)
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To: ScottinVA

Paul would have run rings around Obama.


35 posted on 04/20/2010 5:36:41 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (i)
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To: longtermmemmory

Paul is like Perot all talk but no game. Earmarks, gold standard, fed reserve etc. etc. There are no players willing to cut social security how would he get any part of his agenda passed?


36 posted on 04/20/2010 5:37:41 AM PDT by q_an_a
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Yup. The only way social security is ending is when the checks start bouncing.


37 posted on 04/20/2010 5:38:39 AM PDT by riri
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To: IbJensen
It is largely the result of the news media bias which has kept the American People dumbed down to the ideas Dr. Paul brings to the table.

Like surrendering in Iraq and Afghanistan? Or blaming 9-11 on U.S. Mideast policy? How about accusing "neocons and those nasty "joos" for drumming up hostility against poor Iran? While some of Paul's other ideas have merit, he's off the charts on too many other issues.

38 posted on 04/20/2010 5:39:12 AM PDT by ScottinVA (RIP to the country I love...)
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Paul would have run rings around Obama.

Maybe so, but he wouldn't have won the election. C'mon -- he never broke double digits with GOPers... how, pray tell, could he appeal to the rest of the country?

39 posted on 04/20/2010 5:42:28 AM PDT by ScottinVA (RIP to the country I love...)
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To: IbJensen

Polls show Newt Gingrich tied with Obama as well. The polls simple show that Obama has a current approval of 45%, with an equal number ready to vote for “somebody else”.


40 posted on 04/20/2010 5:42:50 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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But I agree with the poster — the reason for the polling numbers are that most people don’t know Ron Paul. Instead, they know the version of Ron Paul that the media has given, which is a quite favorable view because Ron likes to attack other Republicans, which makes him popular.

If people knew his actual views, he wouldn’t be polling so well.


41 posted on 04/20/2010 5:44:47 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: IbJensen
The real question is "Can he beat Sarah for the nomination?"

Hint: The answer is "No."

42 posted on 04/20/2010 5:44:57 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (FYBO: Islam is a religion of peace, and Muslims reserve the right to kill anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: Jim Noble

Obama would just about wee-wee himself for his good fortune to be able to run to the right of his opponent on multiple issues, even after 4 years in office—and dupe the apathetic middle with his “moderation” for a second time around.


43 posted on 04/20/2010 5:50:59 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: IbJensen

No.


44 posted on 04/20/2010 5:51:42 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: screaminsunshine

McCain was indeed the WORST possible candidate and the weakest of the Pubbie herd. Foisted on the voters by a corrupt and mismanaged primary system.

Paul, though a smart man, was never ‘Presidential Timber’ himself. He has many GOOD ideas however he some some others that totally disqualify him from being the leader on the free world.


45 posted on 04/20/2010 5:52:22 AM PDT by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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The media, and crossover voters picked McCain on purpose. He was the easiest to beat matched up to zero.
Now they are trying again, only this time, since the tea-party movement can't be stopped and all attempts to discredit it have failed, they need someone they can easily demonize to attach to it. Paul's supporters can say what they will, but the FACT is that Paul has already been successfully portrayed as a nut by the media, and true or not, many people (voters) believe it. The media thinks if it can build up Paul somewhat, just like they did with McCain, they can once again pick our candidate to ensure another term for zero.
It will start out the same way, fawning puff-pieces from the usual suspects like nyt, lat, favorable polls, etc., all the while knowing full well that if they can get him on the ticket they can then turn on him with the buckets of slime they've been planning to throw all along. They then will be able to successfully attach the stigma of crazy to the tea-party movement via the proxy of Ron Paul. Is Paul as dumb as McCain to not see and realize this? Maybe, and if he is, you can count on an Obama win in 2012.
46 posted on 04/20/2010 5:52:45 AM PDT by domeika
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To: IbJensen

The media sold the current occupant in the whitehouse to the people with no qualifications, no experience, and total anti-American agenda. All hype-all the time.

All depends on who the media backs.


47 posted on 04/20/2010 5:55:20 AM PDT by SouthTexas (Congress is out of order!)
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To: chicken head

“he reminds me of the guy that played magneto on X-men”

He IS the guy that played Magneto on X-Men!


48 posted on 04/20/2010 5:55:49 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: screaminsunshine

Its funny how many so called conservatives here would cheer for Obama over Paul.

I don’t agree with everything Paul supports. But I agree with him more than I agree with Romney or McCain or Obama. And I know that regardless of what the naysayers shriek, he would not mothball the entire military his first day in office. Even presidents don’t weild that much power. Sure we would be steered in a less interventionist direction and more thought might go into our committing troops to foreign conflicts. But the neocon invade everyone mantra is what has alienated so many people in this country. Perhaps we need to temper our decisions more when putting our troops in harms way.


49 posted on 04/20/2010 5:58:37 AM PDT by FreeInWV (Have you had enough change yet?)
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To: IbJensen

“If Dr. Paul was to be “show cased” in the same manner as the RINO Mit Romney, he would come to be a rock star in a matter of days.”

I have to agree with you. Also, if the Republican party trots out yet another joke of a mainstream Republican for the next election, I will stay home for the first time since I was eligible to vote. I already held my nose and voted for McCain. I’m done with that.

I would vote for either of Palin, Paul or (dear God, please) Allen West should he decide to set his sights higher. I’m open to voting for another candidate who is not on this list and who is NOT some pathetic warmed over failure from the overwhelming majority of the Republican party but that’s about it.


50 posted on 04/20/2010 6:04:12 AM PDT by Brouhaha
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