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Rush Limbaugh: "Ron Paul puts on the Tinfoil Hat"
Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | 16 Dec 2011 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 12/16/2011 3:18:22 PM PST by seanmerc

Here is Ron Paul in the debate last night. This is Bret Baier. [SNIP] Bret Baier: "Congressman Paul, many Middle East experts now say that Iran may be less than one year away from getting a nuclear weapon. Now, judging from your past statements, even if you had solid intelligence that Iran, in fact, was going to get a nuclear weapon, President Paul would remove the US sanctions on Iran, including those added by the Obama administration. So to be clear: GOP nominee Ron Paul would be running left of President Obama on the issue of Iran?"

PAUL: You know what I really fear about what's happening here? It's another Iraq coming! It is war propaganda going on, and we're arguing... To me the greatest danger is that we will have a president that will overreact, and we will soon bomb Iran -- and -- and the sentiment is very mixed. We ought to really sit back and think and not jump the gun and believe that we are going to be attacked. That's how we got into that useless war in Iraq and lost so much in Iraq.

RUSH: Now, you may have astutely noticed that Ron Paul didn't answer the question. So Bret Baier, after the applause died down, said, "Congressman Paul, the question was based on the premise that you actually had solid intelligence as President Paul" that they got a nuke. We're not talking about being on the come. "I'm asking you about solid evidence they've got one, and yet you still at that point would pull back US sanctions -- and, again, as a GOP nominee, be running to the left of Barack Obama on this issue?"

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To: svcw
"Limbaugh never endorces [sic] in the primary."

So what if that is his policy? It's still gutless. Even the MSMers, who have subscribers to lose, still produce an endorsement. Limbaugh's too afraid. Either he'll lose listeners if he picks a milquetoast or he'll lose his cocktail party pals if he picks a conservative, so he wusses out. He's the most powerful single voice in the GOP today, bus has no pick in what might be the most important primary since Bob Taft was in the mix. Boy, he's a real brave fellow.

"What military supports Paul, paulbots say that and can show a few people that do but I can tell you that my family who is in the military (special forces, Navy, Air Force) think he is a nut case."

Right, your anecdotal evidence from your imaginary relatives trumps the facts.

Ron Paul receives more donations from people in the military than all of the Republican candidates combined (http://www.politifact.com/texas/statements/2011/jul/23/ron-paul/ron-paul-says-members-military-have-given-him-far-/).

Ron Paul received more donation money from people in the military than President Barack Obama or McCain in 2008 (see http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2007/nov/29/ron-paul/a-military-victory-for-paul/) and in

"Paul is delusional...a nut case...dangerous and delusional, anyone with a thinking brain can see that..."

Speaking for those who aren't convinced he's a nut case, delusional, or dangerous, thanks again for making your case with such obvious interest in discussing his policies instead of insulting his person. I remember how liberals like you used to call Reagan a fascist and crazy and senile. Boy, did that ever get y'all votes back in the day!

51 posted on 12/16/2011 6:11:02 PM PST by LibertarianInExile (Newt Gingrich, a great conservative? Before he was Speaker and had to walk the walk, sure.)
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To: LibertarianInExile
RP said: To declare war on 1.2 billion Muslims and say all Muslims are the same, this is dangerous talk.

No one has proposed that. It's insane to argue against a completely false straw man.

RP says: "we killed a million Iraqis."

That is wildly false. It's insane to say that.

RP says: "they want to kill us because we're bombing them."

In the entire history of the U.S. we have not so much as thrown a firecracker at Iran. His statements are utterly insane.

52 posted on 12/16/2011 6:12:07 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: rightwingextremist1776

Ron Paul doesn’t mind because he can’t do $#!# about it, and neither can you. I didn’t see you here advocating that we nuke North Korea back in the day. Were you saying that with their situation, or is it just now that it’s Iran that it makes sense?

Or don’t you advocate dropping a nuke? What is it you think we should do, exactly, to stop them? Invade Iran?


53 posted on 12/16/2011 6:20:35 PM PST by LibertarianInExile (Newt Gingrich, a great conservative? Before he was Speaker and had to walk the walk, sure.)
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To: TigersEye

It was well documented that he used them on his own people before we even went over there.


54 posted on 12/16/2011 6:23:48 PM PST by 2111USMC (Not a hard man to track. Leaves dead men wherever he goes.)
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To: 2111USMC

I know but killing a million of his own people and a bunch of Kurds is irrelevant to liberals and libertarians.


55 posted on 12/16/2011 6:28:19 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye; ColdSteelTalon

Oops!

Sorry ‘bout that TigersEye. Meant to post that response to ColdSteelTalon.


56 posted on 12/16/2011 6:31:26 PM PST by 2111USMC (Not a hard man to track. Leaves dead men wherever he goes.)
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To: LibertarianInExile

Bye bye


57 posted on 12/16/2011 6:34:50 PM PST by svcw (God's Grace - thank you!)
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To: 2111USMC

I thought you were backing me up anyway. No harm done.


58 posted on 12/16/2011 6:45:09 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye
RP said: 'To declare war on 1.2 billion Muslims and say all Muslims are the same, this is dangerous talk.' No one has proposed that. It's insane to argue against a completely false straw man.

Really? Ann Coulter has. This thread says otherwise: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2819403/posts So much for 'completely false.'

"RP says: 'we killed a million Iraqis.' That is wildly false. It's insane to say that."

Oh, please. You're pulling a single line out of context. The man was saying that we've killed a bunch of them. And we have killed, by some estimates, in the tens of thousands, but that has nothing to do with his point, which was that the war in Iraq hasn't solved the problem of Muslim extremism and war won't solve the problem in Iran. We can't solve the problem. Reagan left Beirut after realizing that.

"RP says: 'they want to kill us because we're bombing them.' In the entire history of the U.S. we have not so much as thrown a firecracker at Iran. His statements are utterly insane."

Maybe the violence we support against these people is simply too attenuated for you to catch on. We've historically funded the strongmen that have helped turn that region's uneducated masses against us. We pay off the corrupt House of Saud. We pay off the corrupt Shah. We pay off the corrupt Musharrafs and Mubaraks and Husseins, and then we have the gall to be surprised when, after we turn against or otherwise remove the propped-up dictator, their countries fall to the only organized opposition to these folks. And that is the extreme Islamists who look at everything evil these bastards did, and see it as American-induced because yes, we did pay for a lot of it, and yes, it is all too often our fault for looking the other way as graft is rampant in these one-party states.

The same is true in central America and Asia, and you could see the process in action if you went there, because the liberal elites that run most foreign educational institutions point to that corruption-for-influence game in order to spark revulsion in nativists, then promote revolution and communism in a lot of places. I saw it in Korea and I've seen it elsewhere. Heck, it works that way at home: the American people saw the corrupt Bushes as presidents and thought conservatives and the GOP were evil, and as a result we got the far worse Clinton and Obama. What's tough about this to understand? If we stay out of it, they can't blame anyone but themselves. If we prop up these regimes or their opponents via government action, what happens is what always happens--government f's up. If it were a bureaucrat going into rural West Virginia you'd see it, but since it's a Green Beret going into Bushehr you just can't accept it.

59 posted on 12/16/2011 6:46:45 PM PST by LibertarianInExile (Newt Gingrich, a great conservative? Before he was Speaker and had to walk the walk, sure.)
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To: LibertarianInExile

Paul misstated Clappers testimony last night. Clapper didn’t say Iran DIDN’T have nukes or was close to getting them.

He said he DIDN’T KNOW if they did or were.

Frankly I would trust the MOSSAD over Clapper anyday.

Obama’s intelligence chief ignorant of U.K. terror arrests?
http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/31391


60 posted on 12/16/2011 6:49:08 PM PST by marty60
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To: LibertarianInExile

Paul misstated Clappers testimony last night. Clapper didn’t say Iran DIDN’T have nukes or was close to getting them.

He said he DIDN’T KNOW if they did or were.

Frankly I would trust the MOSSAD over Clapper anyday.

Obama’s intelligence chief ignorant of U.K. terror arrests?
http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/31391


61 posted on 12/16/2011 6:49:08 PM PST by marty60
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To: LibertarianInExile

You are clearly as insane as RP.


62 posted on 12/16/2011 6:56:15 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye

Agree with that, and so does my imaginary military family.


63 posted on 12/16/2011 6:58:26 PM PST by svcw (God's Grace - thank you!)
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To: svcw

LOL Good grief! None of the muzzies ever mention our ME policies, with the exception of bin Laden who knew he was yanking the lib’s chains, as their reason for hating us. RP needs to go tell them what it is that they think.


64 posted on 12/16/2011 7:04:06 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye

“You are clearly as insane as RP.”

I anticipated you would have a response as cogent, honest, and respectful as your earlier post. Boy, was I ever right. I suppose you will just have to continue helping others to find the right candidate for them with your persuasive rhetoric. Keep up the good work!


65 posted on 12/16/2011 7:10:32 PM PST by LibertarianInExile (Newt Gingrich, a great conservative? Before he was Speaker and had to walk the walk, sure.)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

I heard the Luntz segment on Hannity but I hesitate to confuse fanaticism with organization. The crazy Paul supporters have *always* been able to engineer polls and they did so in the last campaign. I do not fear the Paulbots will turn out in any substantial amount and even if they do, like you said the Iowa caucuses are a terribly poor predictor of eventual success.


66 posted on 12/16/2011 7:15:09 PM PST by flintsilver7 (Honest reporting hasn't caught on in the United States.)
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To: LibertarianInExile

Paul is crazy. This is not an insult. I’m simply pointing out that “Dr. Paul” says things that are provably false and uses them as ammunition *against* the United States. Bachmann was correct when she said that he was dangerously naive. Paul might have reasonably coherent answers on domestic policy. The problem is that his foreign policy answers - which have ranged from naive to insane to dangerous - are an automatic disqualifier. I don’t care how well you can remodel my house if you aren’t going to luck the f***ing door.

Get this through your head. Ron Paul is *not* Presidential material.


67 posted on 12/16/2011 7:18:09 PM PST by flintsilver7 (Honest reporting hasn't caught on in the United States.)
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To: flintsilver7

Well said


68 posted on 12/16/2011 7:22:55 PM PST by svcw (God's Grace - thank you!)
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To: LibertarianInExile

Thank you. There is no reason to waste time with nutballs.


69 posted on 12/16/2011 7:24:24 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: svcw
I have had conversations with these supporters, showed them links to his own words, and they refuse to beleive he actually said what is right in front of them. So weird.

There are a BUNCH of folks like that on FR, but they have nothing in common with Ron Paul!

70 posted on 12/16/2011 7:53:53 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: TigersEye
I know but killing a million of his own people and a bunch of Kurds is irrelevant to liberals and libertarians.

Well...

...we kill a million of our own people A YEAR and we Conservatives don't seem to really care about it.

71 posted on 12/16/2011 8:00:09 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Elsie

We conservatives disagree with your opinion on that.


72 posted on 12/16/2011 8:02:37 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: LibertarianInExile

I’m not running for the job that has to deal with it....he is.


73 posted on 12/16/2011 8:03:32 PM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: LibertarianInExile

http://query.nictusa.com/pres/2011/Q2/C00495820/A_EMPLOYER_C00495820.html


74 posted on 12/16/2011 8:29:09 PM PST by svcw (God's Grace - thank you!)
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To: seanmerc

Those with tin foil definitely do...they view him like they view the original cult of personality....Obama.


75 posted on 12/16/2011 8:49:14 PM PST by Rick_Michael ( 'REAL' Conservatives who witch hunt their own, are no better than Obama.)
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To: flintsilver7

“Get this through your head. Ron Paul is *not* Presidential material.”

So he doesn’t have the right stuff to be president, but barky does? Barky is after all the President.

I find these anti-Ron Paul threads fascinating. If Ron Paul were as insane, delusional, evil, wicked, antisemitic, pacifist or naive as the bulk of the posters seem to think, there is no way he would be doing as well as he is. He’d be getting the 1-2% that John Huntsman is getting. But in actuality he’s got a fair shot at winning in Iowa. And depending on the poll he’s either number 2 or 3 in NH.

Oh, I forgot. Everybody except those who are anti-Ron Paul are insane, delusional, evil, wicked, antisemitic, pacifist or naive.


76 posted on 12/16/2011 9:19:55 PM PST by RKBA Democrat (The gop is as much a plantation for conservatives as the 'rat party is for blacks.)
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To: TigersEye

It was more of rhetorical question. Thanks for the links I will most certainly use them.


77 posted on 12/16/2011 9:48:32 PM PST by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: seanmerc

At least he is consistent with his views


78 posted on 12/16/2011 10:13:50 PM PST by I Like Turtles
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To: LibertarianInExile

There you go again trying to make sense in a world of GOP global imperialists. The elite just bring up the scare tactic of international threat and all other issues are forgotten, and the reactionaries chase the bait. Wait and see, Romney will eventually be the one with a plan that best seems to take on Iran, the knucklehead Republican voters will flock to him and he will be the nominee. Once again we will have been suckered, and Obama will get another four years.
Back in 1996 Rush was used to help take out Pat Buchanan by effectively labelling him a kook. Ever since then I have believed that when it gets down to nut crackin time Rush will always perform the role of GOP elitist shill. No matter what he says he is in bed with the elite or he has been compromised by them.


79 posted on 12/16/2011 10:57:45 PM PST by Jay Redhawk
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To: Republican Wildcat

First, Paul complains that we’re flying drones over Iran.

Second, he says we have no evidence Iran is building nuclear weapons.

To get evidence you have to collect it. Paul is so far off the rails he doesn’t even know he’s contradicting himself.


80 posted on 12/16/2011 11:37:00 PM PST by DB
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To: svcw
In Neutral Switzerland, A Rising Radicalism

Muslim immigrants want Switzerland to change national flag

WikiLeaks: Switzerland and Counter-Terrorism; A released WikiLeaks cable reveals that Switzerland believes Islamist groups could use the country as a transit point, logistics center, or haven for terrorist finances.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1993321/posts

That's just some results from a quick google search.

81 posted on 12/17/2011 2:03:01 AM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: LibertarianInExile

Ann Coulter is not a U.S. policymaker nor a participant in the debate, and Congresswoman Bachmann said nothing of the sort, who was the person he was responding to. Paul said the phrase “1 million” and that was not taken out of context - that has a very specific meaning - he said it. He also made a remark that the Islamic terrorists haven’t targeted neutral or so-called “tolerant” countries like Sweden and Switzerland, which you can find very quickly is 100% false on a simple google search for terrorist activity in those countries. We could go on and on and on with things Congressman Paul has said that have no basis in reality or common sense. You don’t find making repeated statements that have no basis in reality a disqualifier?


82 posted on 12/17/2011 2:19:45 AM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: LibertarianInExile
There was a big difference between Ross Perot and the surrender monkey. Ross Perot did not want to see our military destroyed. Nor did he blame America for every problem in the world. Ross Perot wanted America safe through strength. Cut and Run thinks if we appease our enemies enough they will leave us alone.
How did that work for England under Nevile Chamberlain?
The most important duty of a president is to keep America safe. Cut and Run thinks the best way for us to be safe is to surrender.
83 posted on 12/17/2011 3:46:27 AM PST by John D
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To: TigersEye

OWS manages to shutdown seaports; but what have we ‘conservatives’ shut down lately?

At 312,790,526 just a moment ago; a million or so is only about 0.32% of the population - nothing quite as large as the 1% that the OWS crowd is up in arms about.


84 posted on 12/17/2011 3:53:44 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: seanmerc

Ron Paul has a shot ONLY because.

you want to have ANY hope of repealing ObamaCare....shuttering Education, Energy and EPA...your ONLY shot is Ron Paul. That’s it.

Gingrich is doin’ none of that. Perry is doin’ none of that ‘cause he’s goin’ nowhere. And Romney will expand them all and try to tell us otherwise...

AND NO_I’m NOT a PaulBot..at all...just callin’ it like I see it...


85 posted on 12/17/2011 3:59:44 AM PST by mo
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To: TigersEye
A million or so a year averages out to about 2740 a day, every day.

And we are upset with Radical Islam for killing HOW many?

10 years ago?

2,996

86 posted on 12/17/2011 4:01:26 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: TigersEye
In the entire history of the U.S. we have not so much as thrown a firecracker at Iran. His statements are utterly insane.

The truth does not matter to a paulbot. They are not allowed to think. They can only follow their master. Just like the bunk that active military giving more to the surrender monkey than anybody else. The followers are taking a page out of Obama's playbook. They give a contribution and put down they are military. Obama has fallen to second in this scheme.
Anybody who has actually served knows any active serviceman does not have an extra $500 average to throw away on an anti-American fringe candidate. I admit they are good at spamming polls and fake donations, but their tactics will not turn into actual votes.
87 posted on 12/17/2011 4:03:52 AM PST by John D
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To: mo
ANY hope of repealing ObamaCare....shuttering Education, Energy and EPA...your ONLY shot is Ron Paul.

What makes you think Cut and Run would do anything. In all the time he has been in Washington he has never done a thing, except blame America for every problem in the world and collect tons of earmarks, the earmarks he SAYS he is against.
88 posted on 12/17/2011 4:12:02 AM PST by John D
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To: Republican Wildcat

So another example of Ron Paul being wrong. Thanks for the info.


89 posted on 12/17/2011 7:29:33 AM PST by svcw (God's Grace - thank you!)
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To: Elsie

There is nothing quite like an off-topic non-sequitur post.


90 posted on 12/17/2011 1:13:55 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: ColdSteelTalon

Understood.


91 posted on 12/17/2011 1:15:47 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: patriot08

I thought that was priceless. Gutfeld is my favorite on that show.


92 posted on 12/17/2011 1:23:21 PM PST by Hoosier Catholic Momma (How long till my Arkansas drawl fades into the twang of southeast Ohio?)
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To: TigersEye

There is nothing quite like an off-topic non-sequitur post.

(Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)


93 posted on 12/17/2011 8:33:29 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Elsie

Well, whoop dee doo! Another meaningless post.


94 posted on 12/17/2011 8:46:20 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: svcw

“I actually think he has support because people do not know who he really is. It’s like they are projecting who they think he is, without even listing to him or reading his words.
I have had conversations with these supporters, showed them links to his own words, and they refuse to beleive he actually said what is right in front of them. So weird.”

Well said. It’s also exactly what happened with Dear Reader during his two-year campaign.


95 posted on 12/17/2011 10:05:22 PM PST by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. (PursuingLiberty.com))
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To: TigersEye

Bump for reference


96 posted on 12/17/2011 10:06:56 PM PST by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. (PursuingLiberty.com))
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To: Hoosier Catholic Momma

:) yeah..wasn’t that funny?


97 posted on 12/17/2011 10:38:55 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: flintsilver7

“The problem is that his foreign policy answers - which have ranged from naive to insane to dangerous - are an automatic disqualifier. I don’t care how well you can remodel my house if you aren’t going to luck the f***ing door.”

As if the past umpteen residents of 1600 PA are locking the door, and the other leading GOP contenders are slamming it somehow. Gingrich and Romney are ready to amnesty in a floodgate of illegals. Meanwhile, Paul is the only candidate who is willing to redeploy troops to the borders, instead of sending them to Korea, Germany, Japan, or any number of countries that we defend with our soldiers’ lives. Those countries could perfectly well pay for their own defense and put their own kids’ necks on the blocks, but we both pay for the defense of these countries and put our grandkids’ wallets on the blocks borrowing to do it—at the same time we’re giving oodles of foreign aid and trade/import concessions to the countries we’re defending AGAINST. Oh, yeah, it’s Paul that’s crazy, all right. /sarc


98 posted on 12/21/2011 2:11:03 PM PST by LibertarianInExile (Newt Gingrich, a great conservative? Before he was Speaker and had to walk the walk, sure.)
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To: rightwingextremist1776

“I’m not running for the job that has to deal with it....he is.”

No, you just toss out the notion that his solution is bad when you have no clue how to deal with the situation yourself. It’s more likely, of course, that you do have a clue, but the logical extension of your view that Paul’s American exceptionalism is wrong is that you feel America should be like every other busybody state and intervene, either via invasion or nuke.


99 posted on 12/21/2011 7:40:07 PM PST by LibertarianInExile (Newt Gingrich, a great conservative? Before he was Speaker and had to walk the walk, sure.)
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To: Republican Wildcat
"Ann Coulter is not a U.S. policymaker nor a participant in the debate, and Congresswoman Bachmann said nothing of the sort, who was the person he was responding to. "

You said "No one has proposed that [we declare war on 1.2 billion Muslims and all Muslims are the same]'. It's insane to argue against a completely false straw man." I demonstrated that it wasn't false at all and had in fact been proposed. In the face of that refutation, you now backpedal and make the statement that, well, Bachmann never said that. I never said she did, but she sure hasn't disavowed Coulter and has made statements that sure sound like she's good with Coulter's comments. I don't necessarily disagree with Coulter, either, for that matter, but your "straw man" concept was patently absurd. Plenty of folks want the Qaaba nuked and Mecca sown with salt. I still think it's a legit response to Islamist terrorism. Paul appeals to my better nature in reminding me that perhaps we'd have the same attitude if our country had been messed with the way theirs has by the resident globaloneyists at Foggy Bottom.

"Paul said the phrase “1 million” and that was not taken out of context - that has a very specific meaning - he said it."

Right, my comment regarding his language being in the context of the debate being important is irrelevant--everything everyone says off the cuff should be taken 100% literally--yet the clear language of your statement ABOVE, that's something we should ignore. Gotcha.

"He also made a remark that the Islamic terrorists haven’t targeted neutral or so-called “tolerant” countries like Sweden and Switzerland, which you can find very quickly is 100% false on a simple google search for terrorist activity in those countries."

Oh, yeah, context is irrelevant again. His comment was that they don't target US because we're free and prosperous--"...Yeah, there are some radicals. But they don’t come here to kill us because we’re free and prosperous. Do they go to Switzerland and Sweden? That is absurd."

Imagine a Chinese warship parked off Key West, retaining the right to stop boats leaving the country. Imagine the Chinese flying drones across our borders. How would that go over? Yet we expect that Iran will just suck it up, and people like you pretend that it's silly to recognize they won't take our attitude forever, any more than we will take attitude from whatever country pushes us. The bombings at the WTC and attacks on the West are targeted at us because A) we're the biggest promoter for secularism in Islamist states, and that scares the crap out of the mullahs, and B) we keep letting our globocrats control our foreign policy and pummeling their chosen goons' enemies for them. That's how we got Khomeini, and that's how we'll end up with complete Islamist states in Egypt, Iraq, and probably Afghanistan again if we keep it up.

Switzerland, I note, wasn't mentioned in any google search as having been attacked, and the only mention of arrests for terror in Sweden don't even have names attached, only the supposition that Sweden arrested the 'terrorists' because Britain asked them to.

"We could go on and on and on with things Congressman Paul has said that have no basis in reality or common sense."

Yet somehow you haven't. Did Rush only have a couple for you to "quote" this week? (And I use "quote" because again, context is important, and I keep seeing these 'exposes' of Paul's opinions omitting the context of Paul's statements, which are usually far more indicative of constitutional conservatism than the position of the "quote"-er).

"You don’t find making repeated statements that have no basis in reality a disqualifier?"

If you're trying to convince me you can't be president, I guess I'll listen. But you haven't repeated yourself too much, so I'll give you the benefit of the doubt right now.

100 posted on 12/21/2011 8:26:57 PM PST by LibertarianInExile (Newt Gingrich, a great conservative? Before he was Speaker and had to walk the walk, sure.)
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