Skip to comments.Rush: Ron Paul is Right
Posted on 10/17/2011 6:39:36 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
Talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh stunned his audience on Monday when he said that US presidential candidate Ron Paul has the right perspective in wanting to cut US$1 trillion in government spending although the conservative talker claims he came up with the idea first.
Youre not going to believe my answer, Rush told a caller who asked how the Republicans can govern once they defeat President Obama next year. Ron Paul has a good idea.
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I’d vote for Doc Paul before Mitts.
I honestly will vote for anyone except Mitt Romney. I will not vote for a liberal and that is what he is.
Why would it stun people that Rush agrees with Ron Paul on cutting the Federal Budget?
He’s a Naz...., err, scratch that,
doesn’t seem to really work anymore...
He’s a, uhhhhhhhh, anti....uhhhhh,
anti ah Christian.
Yeah... Anti Christian
Yeah! That’s the ticket!!!!!!!
DEFUND socialist collectives, foreign and domestic.
How about 14 Trillion?
Ron Paul is right about a lot of things, and is the only constitutionalist in the running. If it weren’t for his goofy foreign policy ideas, he would be a frontrunner. He is right when he says that most of the things our government does has no constitutional basis, period! So, we should either quit pretending we follow it and abandon it, or be honest.
Only Ron Paul has got a plan to cut the debt. All the others talk about jobs and growth. They can’t guarantee jobs and growth. The only thing a President can guarantee is that he’ll veto a budget.
Okay, let’s say you are right and Mitt is a liberal. Would you rather have a full fledged Communist instead? Just askin’.
Look folks, I don’t think anyone is happy with the GOP field, but if you want to keep the country that you know, (what little of it is left), you’d better get out and vote for any of the GOP candidates if you care about our future. I don’t think we can sustain another 4 years of Skippy. No one could be worse than him.
You’re right of course, but when he is wrong it is way off the beam. But the man has plenty of good ideas.
Actually, it was more of a rhetorical question .... and I'm not wearing a hat, anyway.
The enemy within is far more dangerous than the enemy outside.
That said, it's quite possible that Romney is himself a full-fledged Communist, or at the very minimum, one of their agents, masquerading as a conservative.
And you say being president is not “within”? That doesn’t make sense. You couldn’t design a worse president than we have now. Any of the GOP folks would be an improvement, so, if Romney turns out to be the nominee, go ahead and stay home, but don’t blame anyone else. That is exactly what the liberals want. Now is not the time to have a temper tamtrum because you don’t approve of the nominee ( I don’t particularly care for Romney either), but I would vote for Charlie Manson over what we have now.
I have an even better idea. Instead of having the same bureaucracy with fewer offices and paperclips or a smaller ponzi scheme instead of a big one, how about we really change how things are done by the federal govt?
You do realize that the Republican Party has not yet selected a nominee, don't you?
Also, clearly you haven't read this.
Like the founder of this site, there is no way in hell this young'un will ever vote for that treacherous back-stabbing progressive liberal fascist POS Romney! EVER!
“If anyone can honestly tell me — aside from National Defense — what useful purpose the Federal Government serves, ... I’ll eat my hat.”
Well, let’s see. Hmmmmm, according to the constitution the feds are responsible for the following functions:
1) To lay and collect constitutionally authorized taxes, duties, imposts and excises and pay the national debts.
2) To borrow Money on the credit of the United States.
3) To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes.
4) To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States.
5) To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures.
6) To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States.
7) To establish Post Offices and post Roads.
8) To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.
9) To constitute Tribunals inferior to the supreme Court.
10) To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offences against the Law of Nations.
11) To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water.
12) To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years.
13) To provide and maintain a Navy.
14) To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces.
15) To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions.
16) To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress.
17) To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings.
18) To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.
And that’s about it. All else is left to the states and the people (including air traffic control — for whoever mentioned it).
If anything else needs to be done by the federal government and they can get the constitutionally required number of states to ratify it, then they need to amend the constitution to authorize it before taking it on.
All of the above means the federal government needs a treasury department, a state department, an immigration/naturalization department, a bankruptcy court, a mint, an office of standards and measures, a patents and copyrights office, a marshals office and federal pen and gallows to handle counterfeiters and pirates, a post office, court buildings, offices and personnel, a war department, and a few federal buildings and personnel to manage the federal district and capital buildings. And that’s about it. The war department and maintaining an army and navy would be the major expense. The rest should be able to be managed for a few billion (100 billion bucks tops) i.e, peanuts.
Everything else needs to be closed down and the functions if really needed should be handled by the states and the people as intended and authorized by the founders and ratifiers.