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  • The Fed's Money Monopoly (Ron Paul)

    12/14/2009 4:27:18 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 14 replies · 910+ views
    Last week, in the name of protecting the little guy from Wall Street, the House passed HR 4173 to increase the little guy’s false sense of security in the financial system. This mammoth piece of legislation would massively increase government regulation and oversight in the banking industry under the misguided reasoning that more government could have stopped faulty lending practices, when in actuality it caused them. This bill would also greatly increase the powers of the Federal Reserve, which too many in Congress still see as savior rather than perpetrator in this mess. One silver lining is that the amendment...
  • Did Ron Paul win the Virgin Island caucus? [ Paul takes the Bermuda Triangle Caucus ]

    03/12/2012 3:52:27 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 16 replies · 1+ views
    the state column.com ^ | March 12 2012 | The State Column
    Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul reportedly won the U.S. Virgin Island caucuses Saturday, although it was reported rival Mitt Romney secured the victory. According to the U.S. Virgin Islands’ Republican Party results, Mr. Paul won with 29 percent of the votes, followed by Mr. Romney at 26 percent. Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum placed in third with six percent, followed by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at three percent of the votes. In contrast, The Associated Press and several other major media outlets reported Mr. Romney as the winner of the Virgin Island caucuses, because he actually comes away from...
  • A Vote For Ron Paul Is A Vote For The Left

    08/27/2011 9:13:22 AM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 121 replies
    Townhall ^ | 8/27/11 | Alan Levy
    Some of my regular readers will wonder why I'm wasting my time with Ron Paul. After all, ol' RuPaul is nothing but a piker, and our eyes should be on the prize--- the White House in 2012. This would be a fair assessment----if one only looks at the small picture. I am fighting for the soul of the Conservative Movement. I'm heading off RuPaul and his cyberstormtroopers at the pass before they irrevocably damage the Movement. If the Conservative Movement is destroyed, all hope is lost. The Republic will not survive. It's that simple. It's that cut and dried.
  • GOP, Gutless Opposition Party!

    03/12/2012 8:26:59 AM PDT · by old school · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | March 12, 2012 | A.J. Cameron
    Just as those in union leadership cavalierly and ruthlessly use their rank and file members as tools for their own empowerment and enrichment, the GOP elite prey upon their base for power and wealth at the expense of the American taxpaying citizen. Congress has become an elite society of male and female Willie Sutton (prolific U. S. bank robber) imitators, because that is where the money and power in American Politics is. The Mafia must be jealous of how those in Congress have co-opted and corrupted the legislative branch of our Federal government into their own syndicate.
  • Super Tuesday Cheeseburgers: It's NOT the Economy Stupid (PJTV)

    03/12/2012 9:43:16 AM PDT · by parksstp · 4 replies
    PJ TV ^ | 03-12-2012 | Alfonzo Rachel
    Can you be fiscally conservative if you support free birth control, free marijuana, and free abortions? Find out as AlfonZo Rachel looks at Sandra Fluke, the entitlement state, and the attack on sensible budgeting principles. (May require login to watch Video)
  • Let Syria Be (We should stop enmeshing ourselves ever deeper in the Muslim morass)

    03/11/2012 5:53:03 AM PDT · by Notary Sojac · 40 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 10 March 2012 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    "We will hold sacred the beliefs held sacred by others.” That’s the concluding rally cry of the U.S. Department of Defense’s newly issued guidance on the “Proper Handling and Disposal of Islamic Religious Materials — Service Members/Civilian Training.” Here’s how it works: Mainstream Muslims throughout the Middle East believe, based on the Koran and other “Islamic Religious Materials,” that if an infidel force invades a Muslim territory, its members must be killed until the force has been driven out. They further believe that if non-Muslims commit some act — even an inadvertent one — that Muslims perceive as insulting to...
  • Paul’s Georgia partisans grab Gingrich turf

    03/10/2012 5:21:09 PM PST · by VinL · 20 replies
    <p>Ron Paul's Georgia supporters succeeded in taking over a delegate-selection convention in a populous county on Saturday and nearly succeeded in another densely populated urban-suburban county.</p> <p>The Texas congressman's forces took over the DeKalb County delegate-selection convention in eastern metropolitan Atlanta. The mostly young, well-educated and well off Paul partisans nearly did so in Cobb County in northern metropolitan Atlanta, Republican convention participants in the state told The Washington Times.</p>
  • Ron Paul To Ben Bernanke: "People Lose Trust In The Government Because You Lie To Them About...

    02/29/2012 8:55:52 AM PST · by Aquamarine · 19 replies
    zerohedge.com ^ | 2/29/12 | Tyler Durden
    Anytime Ron Paul sits across from Ben Bernanke you know sparks will fly. Sure enough, they did: starting 50 seconds into the clip below, Ron Paul, guns blazing, asks the Chairman if he does his own shopping, if he is aware of what true inflation is, and if he knows that Americans don't trust the government because they are being lied to about inflation. And it only gets better, once Paul starts brandishing a silver coin. The punchline: "The Fed will self-destruct anyway when the money is gone" - amen. And ironically letting the Fed keep on doing what it...
  • Flashback to 2001: Bush apologizes for Muslim being removed from WH

    02/26/2012 8:40:11 AM PST · by jeltz25 · 16 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush, described as very upset about a Muslim leader being ordered out of the White House, issued an apology Friday for the incident. ``The president is very concerned that an action was taken that was wrong, inappropriate and the president apologizes for it on behalf of the White House,'' press secretary Ari Fleischer said. A group of Muslim leaders walked out of a White House meeting Thursday, angered when a uniformed Secret Service officer ordered one of them - Abdullah Alarian, a congressional intern - out of the building. Secret Service spokesman Jim Mackin later said...
  • Rand Paul: My father is misunderstood on Israel

    01/03/2012 8:24:32 PM PST · by SmithL · 49 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 1/4/12 | HILARY LEIILA KRIEGER
    DES MOINES, Iowa – Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul’s views on Israel and Iran have been greatly misunderstood, his son Senator Rand Paul said in a conversation with The Jerusalem Post just hours before Iowans voted in the first caucuses for the GOP nomination Tuesday night. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, who like his father espouses libertarian views, said his father’s positions on the threat of a nuclear Iran are in line with those of Mossad head Tamir Pardo and other prominent Israeli figures, who he suggested has questioned the wisdom of using a military option against Iran. Pardo was quoted...
  • Second suspect arrested in synagogue attacks (Ron Paul Campaigner)

    03/10/2012 7:25:04 AM PST · by mnehring · 19 replies
    With the arrest of a second Lodi resident, the Bergen County Prosecutors Office (BCPO) says that it has resolved all the executed and planned attacks on area synagogues that took place in December and January.Nineteen-year-old Aakash Dalal was arraigned on Monday as co-conspirator in the most dangerous attacks, in which firebombs were thrown into the rabbi’s residence at Congregation Beth El in Rutherford. According to Prosecutor John Molinelli, who announced the arrest at an afternoon press conference on Friday, March 2, Dalal has been friends since middle school with Anthony M. Graziano, who was arrested in January and charged with...
  • It’s Time for Ron Paul to Drop Out

    03/07/2012 9:56:30 AM PST · by jmstein7 · 52 replies · 1+ views
    It is time for Ron Paul to pack up his bags and go back to Texas. To the best of my knowledge, nobody in the media or blogosphere (which is technically part of the media) has called for Paul to exit the race. So, let me be the first. Get out! At various times, the media – in print and on air – and GOP establishment have called for the exit of Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry, and John Huntsman. Oddly, nobody has asked the same of Paul. Paul has already admitted that he probably won’t win any states or pick...
  • Ron Paul Panders to Anti-Semitism in Michigan

    02/29/2012 5:30:07 PM PST · by mnehring · 10 replies · 6+ views
    Ron Paul, who has consistently engaged in anti-Semitic nonsense over the course of the past few decades, has largely attempted to hide his anti-Semitism throughout his campaign. No longer. Ron Paul has issued this Arabic-language flyer outside the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan:The flyer actually has two sides. The English side promotes Paul’s “Plan to Restore America” and touts his deficit cutting prowess and dislike of the Federal Reserve. The Arabic side, however – the side shown above – is far less subtle. It says that Paul will cut foreign aid, and specifically mentions only foreign aid to...
  • Ron Paul Flyer Written In Arabic Outside Michigan Mosque Touts His Desire To Cut Aid To Israel…

    02/29/2012 6:18:59 PM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    weasel zippers ^ | 2/29/12 | zip
    In typical sleazebag fashion the English side of the flyer makes no mention of Israel. Via Big Peace: Ron Paul, who has consistently engaged in anti-Semitic nonsense over the course of the past few decades, has largely attempted to hide his anti-Semitism throughout his campaign. No longer. Ron Paul has issued this Arabic-language flyer outside the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan [seen above].
  • Rand Paul says ‘it would be an honor to be considered’ as Romney’s veep (this explains a lot)

    02/26/2012 4:33:19 PM PST · by xzins · 34 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 22 Feb | Matt Lewis
    On Wednesday, Chuck Todd, NBC News’ political director and host of MSNBC’s “Daily Rundown,” rhetorically asked: “Just what has Romney promised Ron Paul.”Nobody knows if some sort of bargain has been made, but it is interesting that Rep. Ron Paul has never really attacked Mitt Romney, yet he has frequently attacked more conservative candidates at just the moment they were beginning to pose a threat to Romney. (For example, consider his latest ad, attacking Rick Santorum.)The timing has been noticeable.Now, a Kentucky media outlet, WFPL News, might be offering us a clue: Kentucky’s junior senator says it would be...
  • S.F. billionaire quietly funds Ron Paul super PAC

    02/26/2012 12:39:38 PM PST · by SmithL · 48 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/26/12 | Richard S. Dunham, Carla Marinucci
    Ron Paul revels in the fact that he is the presidential candidate of America's small donors, receiving more contributions under $200 than any other Republican seeking the White House in 2012.But, like every other GOP presidential contender, he also has a mega-millionaire "sugar daddy" helping to fund a super PAC that is promoting Paul's candidacy.Yet while Newt Gingrich underwriter Sheldon Adelson and Rick Santorum super-supporter Foster Friess have shared the campaign stage - and the national political spotlight - with their candidates, Paul's benefactor, San Francisco entrepreneur Peter Thiel, has never met the Texas congressman he's aiding.Who is this mystery...
  • Super PAC supporting Ron Paul is operated by a 9/11 'truther'

    02/09/2012 10:04:02 AM PST · by SJackson · 16 replies
    MSNBC ^ | msnbc.com | Bill Dedman
    As Libertarian Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul looks for a state he can win, some of his supporters have turned to a new theme: voting fraud. A Super PAC supporting Paul has pledged to monitor the vote in all the remaining states, using an army of exit pollsters to fight what it calls results that are "outrageous, unacceptable and patently un-American." The group, called Revolution PAC, has spent half a million dollars supporting Paul with videos, webcasts, online ads, direct mail, billboards and radio ads in primary and caucus states. We first noticed Revolution PAC last week, when it told...
  • 'US to announce aerial blockade on Syria'

    02/26/2012 2:39:46 PM PST · by traumer · 70 replies · 1+ views
    US readies for possibility of intervention without UN resolution, Asharq Al-Awsat reports, citing US military official; plan to include humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees on Turkey's border The Pentagon is readying for the possibility of intervention in Syria, aiming to halt Syrian President Bashsar Assad's violent crackdown on protesters, the newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat reported Saturday, citing a US military offical. According to the official, the intervention scenario calls for the establishment of a buffer zone on the Turkish border, in order to receive Syrian refugees. The Red Cross would then provide the civilians humanitarian aid, before NATO crews would arrive...
  • COLLUSION ADMITTED – Ron Paul Fingered, Attacking Gingrich & Santorum for Romney

    02/25/2012 8:28:26 AM PST · by unspun · 112 replies · 1+ views
    Gulag Bound ^ | February 25, 2012 | Arlen Williams
    Weekly calls between the Paul and Romney campaigns This entire stream, uploaded this Thursday from Mark Levin, is very important, but be sure to catch what he plays at the 7:04 mark. It is from a recent "Morning Joe," telecast. at YouTube, "Mark Levin Helps the American People more than Ron Paul could ever hope for" "There is a de facto alliance between Ron Paul and Mitt Romney; there's no question about it. At this point, it's an open partnership, I mean Jesse Benton, Ron Paul's campaign manager, has talked about the extent to which they're cooperating with the Romney...
  • Maher pledges $1 million to Obama support group

    02/24/2012 3:11:00 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 24, 2012 | STEPHEN BRAUN
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Faux news host Stephen Colbert isn't the only comedian with a super PAC connection. Political satirist Bill Maher got into the act Thursday night, pledging $1 million to a political committee supporting President Barack Obama.
  • Paul praises Romney ‘management style’

    02/21/2012 9:13:19 PM PST · by mnehring · 68 replies · 1+ views
    Presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) said on Sunday that opponent Mitt Romney has the best “management style” out of all of his remaining Republican contest rivals.... ...“I think he certainly would have a more acceptable management style when you consider what I have seen and experienced from the other two candidates. I don’t think they qualify there...
  • A Ron Paul Finance Scandal?

    02/21/2012 8:31:47 PM PST · by mnehring · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Roll Call's Jonathan Strong reports that Ron Paul's office has a history of billing both US taxpayers and outside groups for the same flights -- and that he's been confronted about it: In March 2005, David James called Rep. Ron Paul's (R-Texas) Congressional office for some documentation. James's nonprofit group, the Liberty Committee, had paid for one of Paul's flights, and James needed a receipt or boarding pass to document the expense. He'd been pushing Paul for the paperwork and now, on the phone, he was "putting his foot down.... ....David James wants Liberty Committee's money back, and is really...
  • Ron Paul on Social Conservatism: 'I Think It's a Losing Position'

    02/20/2012 11:56:59 AM PST · by mnehring · 139 replies · 1+ views
    (CNSNews.com) - Rep. Ron Paul (R.-Texas.), who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, told Candy Crowley on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday that social conservatism is "a losing position" for the Republican Party. "Do you--are you uncomfortable--certainly Rick Santorum is the one who has been in the forefront of some of this talk on social issues, but there have been others in the race," Crowley asked Paul. "Are you uncomfortable with this talk about social issues? Do you consider it a winning area for Republicans in November?" "No," said Paul. "I think it's a losing position. "I mean,...
  • GOP Scrambles under Allegations of Voter Fraud in Maine Caucuses

    02/19/2012 7:20:19 PM PST · by Spartan79 · 37 replies · 2+ views
    Minnesotans for Global Warming ^ | February 15, 2012 | Minnesotans for Global Warming
    I haven't seen this posted earlier here; if not, this is certainly something that Freepers will probably be interested in. (I stumbled upon it surfing by a web site that primarily focuses on AGW issues, but has the occasional OT post). Moderator: if this has already been aired out here, please delete.
  • Impeach Them All

    02/15/2012 3:46:18 AM PST · by radioone · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2-15-12 | Monty Pelerin
    The US Government continues actions that will result in its own demise. That might seem fitting, except that its failure will seriously harm the citizenry. Government decisions and actions have assured an economic collapse that will result in another depression. Federal debts and promises are too large to be honored, a conclusion based not on economics but on simple arithmetic. The government collapse will likely trigger the economic collapse, although the order could be reversed. Arguably, we are already in a depression which has been disguised by juicing GDP via excessive government spending. This spending has been funded increased government...
  • 10 Things That Every American Should Know About The Federal Reserve

    02/14/2012 8:33:55 PM PST · by Iam1ru1-2 · 13 replies
    worldviewweekend.com ^ | Michael Synder
    What would happen if the Federal Reserve was shut down permanently? That is a question that CNBC asked recently, but unfortunately most Americans don't really think about the Fed much. Most Americans are content with believing that the Federal Reserve is just another stuffy government agency that sets our interest rates and that is watching out for the best interests of the American people. But that is not the case at all. The truth is that the Federal Reserve is a private banking cartel that has been designed to systematically destroy the value of our currency, drain the wealth of...
  • Bill Ayers: ‘I find some unity with Ron Paul’

    02/07/2012 3:55:39 PM PST · by SJackson · 15 replies
    The State Column ^ | February 07, 2012
    Former Weather Underground leader Bill Ayers told The Daily Caller Sunday that he agrees with some of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul’s policies. “I find some unity with Ron Paul,” Mr. Ayers said at a dinner attended by The Daily Caller’s editor-in-chief Tucker Carlson and others. Mr. Carlson won a $2500 dinner for five at the home of Weather Underground leaders Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn. The dinner was part of an online auction to help the Illinois Humanities Council. TBD.com’s Ryan Kearney called Mr. Carlson’s dinner with Mr. Ayers a “stunt.” Despite Mr. Ayers’ appreciation for Mr. Paul’s policies,...
  • Anonymous Hacks White Supremacist Site, Finds Direct Links to Ron Paul

    02/02/2012 1:44:04 PM PST · by wolfcreek · 95 replies · 7+ views
    LGF ^ | 2.2.2012 | C. Johnson
    The “anti-fascist” wing of the “Anonymous” hacker group has broken into a website run by the white supremacist American Third Position (A3P), and released a document dump consisting of private forum messages, emails, organizational notes, and other personal information. The documents show numerous connections between Republican candidate Ron Paul and these racist Neanderthals; they’re heavily involved in campaigning for Paul, and according to the messages, have held regular meetings with Ron Paul himself:
  • Ron Paul: Traitor had direct line to President Reagan

    11/09/2007 11:45:07 AM PST · by LSUfan · 38 replies · 925+ views
    The Ron Paul Political Report | July 15, 1992 | Ron Paul
    Ron Paul Political Report July 15 1992 Volume VI Number 7 Page 5 Armand Hammer: Traitor The Soviet archives have been a real source of amusement since they have been opened. Armand Hamner, the wealthy, pro-Communist businessnan who earned a fortune off the Soviet government, was one of the few Americans permitted to do business with the Soviet Union at the height of its Leninist and Stalinist terror. He was even permitted to own an apartment in Moscow and a Russian art collection. Now the archives show he personally transported funds from the Soviet Union to fund the new U.S....
  • What is so appealing about Ron Paul to young voters?

    01/31/2012 12:00:06 PM PST · by presidio9 · 245 replies
    FOX News ^ | 1/31/12 | Karin Agness
    The first primaries of 2012 are complete, but the fight over the proper role of government continues. The question before GOP primary voters is who best reflects their own answer to that question, and then, who is best suited to make that case to the American people? A clear winner has yet to emerge, but there is little question about who has captured the loyalty of young Republican voters on this issue. Although finishing fourth overall, Ron Paul once again won the youth vote in South Carolina, winning 31% of ages 18-29, compared to Newt Gingrich who won 28%. Paul’s...
  • Ron Paul: US sanctions against Iran are 'terrible'

    02/07/2012 3:51:55 PM PST · by SJackson · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/07/12 | Geneva Sands-Sadowitz
    Republican presidential contender Rep. Ron Paul (Texas) said Monday that the sanctions put in place against Iran are "terrible" for the United States and its allies. "I voted against them and I think they're terrible and I think it's going to hurt the people who are trying to overthrow [President Mahmoud] Ahmadinejad. People, when they're attacked from the outside and made to hurt, become more nationalistic," Paul said on Fox News's "On the Record" Monday night. President Obama issued an executive order Monday calling for new sanctions against Iran and its central bank, which were included in the defense authorization...
  • Army Colonel exposes 'truth and lies about Afghanistan'

    02/07/2012 4:37:51 AM PST · by 1010RD · 81 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/7/12 | Jill Reilly
    A US army officer has accused the American military of painting a misleading picture of progress in the war in Afghanistan. Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Davis turned whistleblower and broke ranks with the official portrayal of the Afghan war after he 'witnessed the absence of success on virtually every level.' 'How many more men must die in support of a mission that is not succeeding?' Colonel Davis asked in an article titled 'Truth, Lies and Afghanistan: How Military Leaders Have Let Us Down.' 'No one expects our leaders to always have a successful plan,' he said in the article. 'But we...
  • Is it just me or does it look like Newt just mortally wounded himself tonight?

    01/26/2012 6:13:05 PM PST · by publius321 · 148 replies · 1+ views
    There is NO WAY I will vote for Romney here in Florida. You can check my record here and you will see that I have been emphatically supporting him. But as I watch this debate tonight, it seems as though he has said and done virtually everything wrong. Is Santorum the last hope here? God help us; I wish Ron Paul was not a nut on foreign policy. I guess we need to focus on the Senate.
  • Mark Levin's Ameritopia is getting slammed by the Paultards on Amazon - Vanity

    01/17/2012 7:41:55 PM PST · by WayneM · 32 replies · 3+ views
    Amazon ^ | Self | Self
    The Paultards are in in full force and are slamming Mark's new book which cam out today. Not for what it contains, but because he has spoken out strongly agains Ron Paul's own brand of craziness.
  • Tom Davis To Endorse Ron Paul (South Carolina Senator)

    01/15/2012 5:28:09 PM PST · by traviskicks · 34 replies · 2+ views
    FITSNews ^ | 1/15/12 | staff
    S.C. Sen. Tom Davis – the leading fiscal conservative in South Carolina state government and one of the most coveted endorsements of the 2012 “First in the South” presidential primary – will announce his support for U.S. Rep. Ron Paul on Sunday. Davis will endorse Paul’s candidacy at a campaign event Sunday evening in Myrtle Beach, S.C. – confirming a report published earlier this week on Buzzfeed. Paul’s campaign has described Davis’ forthcoming endorsement as “consequential” and “game-changing.” Why? Click here. A first-term State Senator, Davis wields a disproportionate impact given his stellar fiscal voting record and his advocacy on...
  • "Only Ron Paul.....Only Ron Paul......"

    01/14/2012 7:27:09 PM PST · by Absolutely Nobama · 109 replies · 1+ views
    My borderline personality disorder | 1/14/12 | Alan Levy
    When one chooses to waste his valuable time on God's green (and not to mention cooling) earth by speaking to a Paultard, without fail, the following words will be spoken or typed: "Only Ron Paul....." "Ron Paul is the only....." The above lines are usually followed with an absurd claim, like "Only Ron Paul understands the Constitution!" or "Ron Paul is the only Republican candidate who can break Wayne Gretzky's scoring records while teaching Gordon Ramsay how to cook!". (Some of the more hardcore cultists would never take their political savior's name in vain and only refer to the old...
  • Ron Paul:Israel's actions are atrocious, we need to stop supporting them!(video, not ghostwriter)

    01/13/2012 3:39:08 PM PST · by mnehring · 56 replies
    (Video at source) Transcript of Ron Paul on the Imus show: "Israel actions are horrible, atrocious" "They are starving people and keeping them in concentration camps"
  • Sen. DeMint urges Republicans to listen to Ron Paul

    01/11/2012 5:28:57 PM PST · by traviskicks · 113 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/11/12 | Alicia M. Cohn
    Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) said Wednesday the Republican presidential candidates need to listen to Ron Paul and would benefit from integrating some of his libertarian ideas into their platform. "One of the things that's hurt the so-called conservative alternative is saying negative things about Ron Paul," DeMint told conservative radio host Laura Ingraham. "I'd like to see a Republican Party that embraces a lot of the libertarian ideas." Paul's views on foreign policy have taken plenty of heat from his rivals for the GOP nomination, who have slammed his views on the topic as outside of the mainstream of Republican...
  • Mitt Romney wins New Hampshire GOP primary

    Mitt Romney rolled to an easy victory Tuesday in the New Hampshire primary, taking a broad stride toward capturing the GOP presidential nomination as the contest heads south for a pair of potentially make-or-break contests.
  • RON PAUL IS INSANE(press conference)

    01/10/2012 6:19:15 PM PST · by Rome2000 · 324 replies
    New Hampshire and the NE can go get blanked
  • Jon Huntsman staff creates a hit piece about Huntsman & claims Ron Paul did it!

    01/07/2012 10:26:34 AM PST · by Leader_Of_The _Conservatives · 72 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | Angel Clark
    Story at link
  • Meditators Back Paul for Peace

    01/03/2012 11:11:35 AM PST · by throwback · 7 replies
    WSJ ^ | JANUARY 3, 2012 | NEIL KING JR.
    FAIRFIELD, Iowa—Seekers of peace and personal fulfillment have streamed over the past three decades to this epicenter of transcendental meditation known for its ties to the Beatles' onetime spiritual leader. Though the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi is dead now, the college he founded here, with its Golden Domes of Pure Knowledge, remains. So do the lofty ideals of his meditation enthusiasts, many of whom have found the presidential candidate who they believe best embodies their aims: Texas Rep. Ron Paul. Thanks to its uncommon history, Fairfield and surrounding Jefferson County boast a large group of transcendental meditators—forming also what is perhaps...
  • Santorum takes on Ron Paul over gun rights, abortion

    01/03/2012 1:12:25 PM PST · by Qbert · 33 replies · 2+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 1/3/2012 | Jennifer Rubin
    Rick Santorum is on the eve of a game-changing election. He’s about to go from an also-ran, and largely ignored, candidate to the Cinderella candidate. He’ll be the featured player in the “But the real winner tonight is..." news stories. He’s already become the target of his opponents’ ire. The Post reported that he told a group of Fox News reporters, “Ron Paul is disgusting.” Did he mean, you know, in general? I talked with his senior advisor Hogan Gidley, who explained that Santorum was reacting to Paul’s attacks on him, which are unmoored to any facts. On the Second...
  • Ron Paul Projected to Come in Third in Iowa

    01/03/2012 8:12:04 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 22 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/3/12 | Aurelius
    With 87.5% of precincts reporting, Pundit Press is projecting that Ron Paul will come in third place in the Iowa caucus. At 10:51pm, the vote percentages stand at: Rick Santorum- 24.6% Mitt Romney- 24.5% Ron Paul- 21.1% Newt Gingrich- 13.2% Rick Perry- 10.3% Michele Bachmann- 5.1% Jon Huntsman- .6% Ron Paul would have to heavily win the 12.5% of the remaining precincts to get out of third place and it is very unlikely that he will do so. Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney, however, are much too close in votes to call either way.
  • Voting for Ron Paul -- and Against the GOP Establishment

    01/03/2012 2:53:26 PM PST · by stillafreemind · 99 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Jan. 3rd, 2012 | Sherry Tomfeld
    Maybe it's time for a GOP rebellion. Why should voters listen to the GOP or Rove when they helped us into this soup? Does anyone think Romney has the guts to cut a trillion dollars in spending? Would he or Gingrich demand a declaration of war before putting troops in harms way? Are either of them going to get back to the Constitution, or just give it timely lip service?
  • Soldier in Uniform Campaigns on National TV for GOP Presidential Candidate Rep. Ron Paul

    01/03/2012 8:40:52 PM PST · by kristinn · 80 replies
    Tuesday, January 3, 2012 | Kristinn
    A serviceman identified as U.S. Army Corporal Jesse Thorsen campaigned in uniform tonight for Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) at Paul's Iowa presidential campaign headquarters.Thorsen was called on stage by Paul to address the crowd during Paul's speech marking his third place finish in the Iowa caucuses. Thorsen endorsed Paul on stage while in uniform.Earlier in the evening, Thorsen did a live interview in uniform with CNN's Dana Bash. The interview was cut short as the feed froze. However, in the brief time on air, Thorsen spoke of his support for Paul and gave his opinion on U.S. military policy and...
  • Ron Paul Won All Age Brackets Under 40 in Iowa Caucuses, Says Entrance Poll

    01/04/2012 10:52:57 AM PST · by Zakeet · 35 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | January 4, 2012 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Had voting in the Iowa Republican caucuses been restricted to voters under the age of 40, Rep. Ron Paul of Texas would have won easily, according to an entrance poll published by CNN. By contrast, according to the poll, former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania won among voters between 40 and 64, while former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won among voters 65 or older. Voters at the caucuses tended to be older citizens, according to the poll, with fully 60 percent of them being at least 50 years of age. Only 25 percent of the caucus-goers were under 40, and...
  • Rand Paul Calls Rick Santorum A War-Mongering Moderate

    01/02/2012 5:09:29 PM PST · by fightinJAG · 62 replies
    TPM ^ | Jan. 2, 2012 | Evan McMorris-Santoro-
    DES MOINES, IOWA — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is in town today to be a walking Daisy ad on behalf of his father, Ron. His main target: the surging Rick Santorum. On Iowa talk radio this morning, Rand took after Santorum with a line of attack reminiscent of that infamous Lyndon Johnson dig at Barry Goldwater. In short, Rand asked, is Santorum the kind of guy you want with his finger on the button? The line came in response to a question about Ron Paul’s foreign policy, which has given many in the pro-Israel right pause. They worry that Paul...
  • Ron Paul: Well, You Know, the Money IS Pink, so I Was Totally Validated On That One

    01/02/2012 10:15:33 AM PST · by mnehring · 25 replies
    I am pretty sure Ron Paul just admitted that at least some of the insane conspiracy theory material in his newsletter was his. Dave Weigel notes that Paul was on Jan Mikkelson’s show today, and a caller asked Paul about the newsletters. Paul offered what is now at least his third or fourth different explanation for the content of the newsletters, which is that he wrote some of the content, but not all, and certainly not the racist parts. The caller then went on to make the eminently reasonable point that in addition to the racist stuff, the newsletters contained...
  • Blue Republicans (This is Ron Paul's base and it is Soros-sponsored)

    01/02/2012 10:00:46 AM PST · by LSUfan · 21 replies · 1+ views
    Blue Republicans ^ | 2 January 2012 | Unattributed
    We are people who have never before thought of joining the Republican party, but are going to do so for one year to ensure that Ron Paul wins the Republican nomination for President in 2012. Most of us identify as Democrats or Independents and/or supported Obama in 2008. We believe that on issues that matter most – war vs. peace (Iraq, Yemen etc.), civil liberties (Patriot Act etc.), and crony corporatism (bailouts etc.) – Obama has pursued a course similar to George Bush. Our reasoning is laid out in this article by Robin Koerner on the Huffington Post that “went...