Skip to comments.Ron Paul Loudly Booed After Blaming US Foreign Policy for Terrorist Attacks [Video]
Posted on 09/12/2011 10:08:48 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
Ron Paul was roundly booed at the GOP debate after very unpopular comments about US foreign policies in the Arab world.
Last debate the border fence was going to be used to keep us in, now we are building B17s. This guy has lost his sanity.
He and his followers are lunatics. Bat sh!t crazy.
I should mention that Santorum’s swat at Paul that elicited the insane comment starts about 2:50 in the video, and Paul’s reply starts about 3:50.
Ron Paul is a NUT!
Even he realized how stupid he sounded after mentioning the poor palestinians
I wonder if the morons who were applauding him seconds earlier had the decency to crawl under their chairs or out of the hall at that point, or if they were with him all the way....
Do you really want to antagonize all of the libertarians? It is going to be a close election. We need everyone we can get to vote for the Republican candidate. We even need some libertarians.
Claiming that a person that has successfully run for and been elected to congress numerous times is a complete loon is itself a completely looney statement.
Ron Paul is a libertarian. As a libertarian he is against neocon Wilsonian idealistic expansionism. What is so wrong about that?
Funny you would mention that about B-17s.We are actually doing that very thing.Both will be 75% new when all is said and done.We have years to go.Pauls’ trolly has slipped its cable.
If the only job of a president were domestic policy, Ron Paul would be a good or near great choice. However on foreign policy he somehow doesn’t grasp that devout muslims, i.e., terrorists, want us dead simply because we are not muslims. It has mobbing yo do with what we do or say, it’s who we are
Nothing wrong with that. But his reasoning behind why Al Qaeda attacked us is pure bat shit!
Frankly, I’m getting a little tired of the “he’s great on economic/domestic policy” line.
Paul is insane. He takes the word of the mass murderer bin Laden at face value. He has no credibility. None. His judgment is that of a whacked-out drug addict. He can’t be trusted with anything. Those who still think he would be an even passable president on any level are smokin’ some powerful ganja, or just don’t have a clue.
“Even he realized how stupid he sounded after mentioning the poor palestinians”
I’m not sure he did. I think he just assumed that the poor audience didn’t understand that he was merely relaying bin Laden’s claim about why he decided to slaughter innocents by the thousands, as if relying on a mass murderer’s word is somehow better than making the claim directly.
His follower’s are so emotionally invested in the guy, they will not be able to get behind anyone else to defeat BHO... scary people they are...
I am not a Ron Paulie, I am in the bag for Perry at this point.
However, Ron Paul has a point... if we quit dabbling in world politics, stated succinctly to the world that we support Israel & England (which I know Paul wants us to abandon them as well...), and the rest be condemned to the fruits of their own labor (or lack thereof), we’d spend a lot less money on the war machine. And a lot less blood of our young would be fed to that machine. We could annihilate our enemies on the battlefield of the market. Yes, we would need to maintain a powerful military force, but nothing as large as we have now, to protect our homeland. We have the most minerals on the planet when you look at the global surveys, at least in general, and in energy specifically. We don’t need to protect our interests in the Middle East, only our allies.
Imagine that back in 2001, had Bush sent in a small Seal team, quietly eliminated Bin Laden and brought his head back for DNA testing? Imagine in Iraq, had we used intensive intelligence to take out Saddam, and the next three levels of his regime down in one fell swoop? Sure, Iran would have probably stepped into Iraq’s government, but we could have shown the same intense effort at the wanna-be-the-next-Persian-empire-boys, and still never spent near the money we have at this, or the lives our men and women in the military.
Basically, I am all for isolationism in terms of foreign policy. It only gets us screwed in the end, whether we do or don’t act on a global scale. May as well spend less if all we get the same result, either road we take.
I think that is what the Founding Fathers knew as well, too bad we have departed so far from their ideals.
America has forgotten that we don’t need the world, but they do need us and the things we have to offer.
I have even been wondering lately, that if we didn’t have such a robust welfare system, would we even care about illegal immigrants at all? It’s because of our stedfast dedication to socialism, post FDR, that the illegals are able to drain our system. Otherwise, they’d be just like everyone else, since if we weren’t getting freebies, neither would they.
Most of our problems result from the denial of market power & our social nets.
I think once our system eventually falls apart (and it will at the rate we are going), the new constitution can be almost identical to previous one, with the exception that welfare safety nets should be outlawed, and the only money government can claim on individuals or businesses is export or import tariffs.
Probably oversimplified, but we are just going nuts as nation, and on both sides of the aisles.
Why is that moron still in Congress, let alone running for POTUS?
The only thing that wasn't amusing was discovering that he'd put that "blame America" garbage on his website for the tenth anniversary of 9/11.
I'm glad Rick Santorum called L. Ron out on that one.
What difference would it make? They don't vote the (R) ticket anyway.
Ron Paul and Obama agree. Think about that.