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Paul: Country is moving toward fascism
The Hill ^ | December 23, 2007 | Klaus Marre |

Posted on 12/23/2007 6:44:53 PM PST by AmericanMade1776

White House hopeful Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) said Sunday that the U.S. is moving toward fascism, stating that corporations are increasingly “running the show” and citizens are being deprived of their liberties.

Paul clarified that he did not refer to the type of fascism that Adolf Hitler practiced in Germany. “We’re not moving toward Hitler-type fascism, but we’re moving toward a softer fascism,” Paul said on NBC’s Meet the Press. “Loss of civil liberties, corporations running the show, big government in bed with big business.”

The lawmaker said the U.S. is moving toward “corporatism.” He also lashed out at a system in which those are criticized as unpatriotic who do not support the war in Iraq or the Patriot Act.

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Ron Paul foes not belong in the Republican Party.
1 posted on 12/23/2007 6:44:53 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: AmericanMade1776

He sounds like the left wing nut roots of MoveOn or Kos...


2 posted on 12/23/2007 6:48:14 PM PST by tips up
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To: AmericanMade1776

Ron Paul doesn’t even belong in the Libertarian Party.


3 posted on 12/23/2007 6:48:36 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( "Do well, but remember to do good.")
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To: AmericanMade1776

Ayn Rand would have kicked his ass. “Corporatism,” indeed.


4 posted on 12/23/2007 6:49:07 PM PST by Larry Lucido (Hunter 2008)
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To: AmericanMade1776
This guy’s bread ain’t done. It is still soft and sticky in the middle. Geeze, what a complete and utter nut case.
5 posted on 12/23/2007 6:49:45 PM PST by RetiredArmy (Better prepare, come Nov 08, we have a Marxist Commissar President and Marxist Congress.)
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To: RetiredArmy

How do..or who...is giving this nitwit all that
money?? nobody from this site?? JK


6 posted on 12/23/2007 6:52:18 PM PST by sanjacjake
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To: AmericanMade1776
Of course, the guy who gets money from Stormfront says that the rest of us are the fascists. Here's a photo of the Paulestinians' new blimp:


7 posted on 12/23/2007 6:52:22 PM PST by inkling (exurbanleague.com)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
Neighbor of the Beast wrote: Ron Paul doesn’t even belong in the Libertarian Party.

Dang! I was hoping Ron Paul could find a party , but not with the Republicans. Wonder where we could place him.

8 posted on 12/23/2007 6:53:03 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: inkling

appreciate the pic...good one.


9 posted on 12/23/2007 6:53:47 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: RetiredArmy
What? His bread is baked to perfection.

Millions and millions and millions of crumbs!

(its fund-raising baby, money is what he craves, send him some, and he will save your ass and the world, lol)

10 posted on 12/23/2007 6:56:14 PM PST by roses of sharon
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To: AmericanMade1776

So are we moving to Mussolini’s or Franco’s Fascism then?

Big Media pressures Congress to change the laws as they see fit but that does not mean that the corporations run our foreign or domestic policy to a significant degree.


11 posted on 12/23/2007 6:57:01 PM PST by weegee (If Bill Clinton can sit in on Hillary's Cabinet Meetings then GWBush should ask to get to sit in too)
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To: AmericanMade1776

I want to know what “softer” fascism is. And no, RP does not belong in the Republican party. He and Dennie the K should get together and form their own party, maybe headquartered in Roswell, NM.


12 posted on 12/23/2007 6:57:45 PM PST by Theresawithanh (This is my tagline. FRED!!!!!!)
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To: AmericanMade1776

I’ve heard several multimulti millionaires and 2 billionaires who control billions in funds, in the last 4 months tell roundtable discussions that the Federal Reserve no longer controls the money supply. And the Fed itself has admitted so through a few white papers lately. The Fed is flying in London Chicago New York money guys to explain to the Feds senior staff the basics on newer types of credit vehicles.

Now, I don’t think this is what Paul was referring to, but man, when the government doesn’t control the money supply, and are openly admitting it, there are serious institutional problems with the form of governance.


13 posted on 12/23/2007 6:58:19 PM PST by JerseyHighlander
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To: AmericanMade1776

Is it too late to put him in the Donner Party?


14 posted on 12/23/2007 6:58:24 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( "Do well, but remember to do good.")
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To: inkling

Ooh boy are you gonna get it from the Paulies!

LOL!


15 posted on 12/23/2007 6:58:26 PM PST by KJC1
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To: AmericanMade1776

He’s half right because all the facism comes from the left via democrat allied ratbags like the ACLU, CAIR, PETA, Gore and his global warming Nazis and Clinton appointed judges. The man sounds like a loon.


16 posted on 12/23/2007 6:58:58 PM PST by generalhammond
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To: AmericanMade1776

Country: Paul should be moving toward Thorazine.


17 posted on 12/23/2007 6:59:31 PM PST by MindBender26 (Is FR worth our time anymore? All the "fun" sees to be gone.)
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To: sanjacjake
Secretly, probably some of Soro’s mob. He has to be getting it from some loony bins out there.
18 posted on 12/23/2007 6:59:31 PM PST by RetiredArmy (Better prepare, come Nov 08, we have a Marxist Commissar President and Marxist Congress.)
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To: AmericanMade1776

Poor Ron.....stuck on stupid and doesn’t recognize it -— nor do his cultists..


19 posted on 12/23/2007 6:59:41 PM PST by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: AmericanMade1776

with the Nasi’s?


20 posted on 12/23/2007 7:00:09 PM PST by Dawnsblood
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
Neighbor of the Beast wrote: Is it too late to put him in the Donner Party?

Not sure ..but what about the Blitzer Party?

21 posted on 12/23/2007 7:00:17 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: AmericanMade1776
"He also lashed out at a system in which those are criticized as unpatriotic who do not support the war in Iraq or the Patriot Act."

Can he provide one instance of the president calling people unpatriotic who oppose the war?
22 posted on 12/23/2007 7:00:18 PM PST by Steve_Seattle (|)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast; AmericanMade1776
Ron Paul foes not belong in the Republican Party.

Ron Paul doesn’t even belong in the Libertarian Party.

Does Ron Paul even belong on planet Earth...???

23 posted on 12/23/2007 7:00:25 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: river rat

After watching Ron Paul on “ Meet the Press” today, I am almost sure that Ron Paul is heading to a mental institution.


24 posted on 12/23/2007 7:01:22 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: AmericanMade1776

25 posted on 12/23/2007 7:01:34 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: AmericanMade1776
Country is moving toward fascism

Nah, he and his neonazis aren't going to win.
26 posted on 12/23/2007 7:03:12 PM PST by cripplecreek (Only one consistent conservative in this race and his name is Hunter.)
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To: okie01

Ron Paul , today bashed Three Republican Presidents, ( Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan, George Bush) , confessed to having withdrawn from the Republican Party in the eighties ,and confesses that America is moving toward Fascism.. ... Poor Ron Paul..and yet the dollars keep coming into his campaign...damn that George Soros.


27 posted on 12/23/2007 7:04:13 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: AmericanMade1776
..corporations are increasingly “running the show”..

What I what to know is who is running Ron Paul?

28 posted on 12/23/2007 7:04:36 PM PST by ILS21R
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To: AmericanMade1776

Paul is in full moonbat mode!


29 posted on 12/23/2007 7:04:55 PM PST by Always Right
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To: RetiredArmy
Exactly. The democrats just LOVE having Paul in the debates. They see him as a 'disruptor',,,which he is. It wouldn't surprise me if Soros is helping to fund him.

It's about time the Republican Party and its candidates refuse to appear on stage for any more debates if Paul is invited.

30 posted on 12/23/2007 7:05:11 PM PST by stockstrader (We need a conservative who will UNITE the Party, not a liberal who will DIVIDE it!)
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To: AmericanMade1776
Ron Paul foes not belong in the Republican Party.

You're right, especially since the Republican Party abandoned freedom & Liberty so long ago.

31 posted on 12/23/2007 7:05:35 PM PST by xrp (Ron Paul: The RIGHT way to vote for freedom.)
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To: JerseyHighlander
It's not a stretch to say that Wal=Mart has more control over inflation than the Federal Reserve.

That does not mean that the Fed no longer controls the money supply however.

32 posted on 12/23/2007 7:07:10 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: xrp

C’mon, yes the Republicans could stand more for liberty and freedom, but Ron Paul is heading toward the edge of the cliff fast.


33 posted on 12/23/2007 7:07:34 PM PST by sruleoflaw
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To: AmericanMade1776
Capitalism is where the government's role in the economy is as a judge to interpret and enforce contracts made between free people. Communism is where the government owns the means of production, think the post office or public schools. Fascism is the original third way, where government doesn't own the means of production, but where the government regulates the means of production.

With this understanding and clarification, Ron Paul is correct. Government is regulating more and more and more. Regulated industries tend to capture the bureaucracies that regulate them, ie the drug industry influences the FDA, farmers influence the agriculture department.

It's a controversial statement, but it is also a true statement.

34 posted on 12/23/2007 7:07:41 PM PST by Jabba the Nutt (Just laugh at them!)
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xrp wrote: Ron Paul foes not belong in the Republican Party. You're right, especially since the Republican Party abandoned freedom & Liberty so long ago.

How nice one of the looney tune Ron Paul supporters has shown up! Takes a lot of nerve to step forward and defend Ron Paul. Bash the Republican party.... and WOULD YOU PLEASE TAKE RON PAUL OUT OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY.... WE DON'T NEED YOU..OR HIM.

35 posted on 12/23/2007 7:09:06 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: AmericanMade1776
Dang! I was hoping Ron Paul could find a party , but not with the Republicans. Wonder where we could place him.

Be interesting if Ron Paul goes 3rd Party...

36 posted on 12/23/2007 7:09:23 PM PST by Iscool
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To: Abathar; Abcdefg; Abram; akatel; albertp; AlexandriaDuke; Alexander Rubin; Allerious; ...
“There was a time when the Republicans defended individual liberty and the Constitution and decreased spending.”



Libertarian ping! To be added or removed from my ping list freepmail me or post a message here.
37 posted on 12/23/2007 7:09:42 PM PST by traviskicks (http://www.neoperspectives.com/Ron_Paul_2008.htm)
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To: AmericanMade1776
"...corporations running the show..

I'd MUCH rather have corporations running the show rather than liberal, government bureaucrats.

38 posted on 12/23/2007 7:10:18 PM PST by stockstrader (We need a conservative who will UNITE the Party, not a liberal who will DIVIDE it!)
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Iscool wrote: Dang! I was hoping Ron Paul could find a party , but not with the Republicans. Wonder where we could place him. Be interesting if Ron Paul goes 3rd Party...

Maybe Ron Paul could find a home in the Green Party with Cynthia McKinney. Run on the same ticket. MOONBATS UNITE! Sorry Kucinich. ha.

39 posted on 12/23/2007 7:10:55 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: traviskicks

So glad you libertarians are showing up, would you please take Ron Paul, to your party?


40 posted on 12/23/2007 7:11:48 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: AmericanMade1776

Full transcript of Ron Paul on Meet the Press:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22342301/


41 posted on 12/23/2007 7:11:59 PM PST by traviskicks (http://www.neoperspectives.com/Ron_Paul_2008.htm)
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To: AmericanMade1776

I’m not a Ron Paul fan but I agree completely with his statement. We are fast turning into the United Socialist States of America Inc. if not already there.


42 posted on 12/23/2007 7:12:01 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: AmericanMade1776
Poor Ron Paul..and yet the dollars keep coming into his campaign...damn that George Soros.

A well-founded suspicion.

43 posted on 12/23/2007 7:12:27 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: okie01

It is not just a suspicion, it is fact, George Soros has contributed to Ron Paul


44 posted on 12/23/2007 7:13:13 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: AmericanMade1776

45 posted on 12/23/2007 7:14:09 PM PST by South40 (Amnesty for ILLEGALS is a slap in the face to the USBP!)
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To: AmericanMade1776

“The lawmaker said the U.S. is moving toward “corporatism.””

Anyone who follows US trade policy, as well as some domestic policies that clearly are made to protect corporations, would find this hard to disagree with.

Agree he does not belong in the GOP - the GOP is a corporation’s party too, if freepers somehow missed, for example, the amnesty/border fence issue and how the GOP, president included, behaved.


46 posted on 12/23/2007 7:14:32 PM PST by WoofDog123
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To: AmericanMade1776

WE DON’T NEED YOU..OR HIM.

This person does’nt get to say their piece...?


47 posted on 12/23/2007 7:14:57 PM PST by silentreignofheroes (I'm Southron,,,and I Vote...)
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To: weegee

“Big Media pressures Congress to change the laws as they see fit but that does not mean that the corporations run our foreign or domestic policy to a significant degree.

They certainly run trade policy - why is china in the WTO? Why are we allowing major corporations to essentially build china’s industrial base?


48 posted on 12/23/2007 7:15:39 PM PST by WoofDog123
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To: traviskicks

Thanks... loved this one... from Russert

MR. RUSSERT: When I looked at your record, you talked about big government and how opposed you are to it, but you seem to have a different attitude about your own congressional district. For example, “Congress decided to send billions of dollars to victims of Hurricane Katrina. Guess how Ron Paul voted. `Is bailing out people” that choose—”that chose to live on the coastline a proper function of the federal government?’ he asks.” And you said no. And yet, this: “Paul’s current district, which includes Galveston and reaches into” the “Brazoria County, draws a substantial amount of federal flood insurance payments.” For your own congressional district.


49 posted on 12/23/2007 7:16:34 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: AmericanMade1776

This is the Houston Chronicle: “Representative Ron Paul has long crusaded against a big central government. But he also” “represented a congressional district that’s consistently among the top in Texas in its reliance on dollars from Washington.


50 posted on 12/23/2007 7:17:59 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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