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  • Paul says friendship best way to deal with Iran

    11/06/2011 8:53:22 PM PST · by This Just In · 92 replies · 1+ views
    SRNNews ^ | Sunday, November 06, 2011 | ANNE FLAHERTY
    Paul says friendship best way to deal with Iran AP News Sunday, November 06, 2011 GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul says "offering friendship" to Iran, not sanctions, would be a more fruitful to achieving peace with Tehran. The Texas congressman says fears about Iran's nuclear program have been "blown out of proportion." He says tough penalties are a mistake because, as he says was the case in Iraq, they only hurt the local
  • Is Mark Levin, talk show host, a RINO in drag supporting Herman Cain?

    11/05/2011 2:27:33 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 123 replies · 2+ views
    11-5-11 | JOHN W K
    What I find very alarming is our ``conservative`` radio talk show hosts are constantly referring to Herman Cain as a ``conservative``, as if there is an intentional motive by these hosts to convince listeners that Herman Cain is a ``conservative``, when in fact Herman`s 9-9-9 plan is comparable to government enforced central planning on a federal level. And let us not forget how that central planning thing worked out for the ``Union of Soviet Socialist Republics``! QUESTION: Why would Mark Levin and other “conservative” talk show hosts constantly call Herman Cain a “conservative” when the evidence of Herman’s political “conservatism”...
  • Ingrid Newkirks Morbid Mortuary Demands

    10/24/2011 9:23:01 AM PDT · by massmike · 47 replies ^ | 10/24/2011 | n/a
    Ingrid Newkirk the queen PETA moonbat best known for her morally depraved declaration that a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy may be even more disturbed than we knew. Heres what she wants done with her body after the Devil has dragged her twisted soul down to hell: a. That the meat of my body, or a portion thereof, be used for a human barbecue, to remind the world that the meat of a corpse is all flesh, regardless of whether it comes from a human being or another animal, and that flesh foods...
  • GOP Analyst: Ron Paul Could Win GOP Nomination Freedom Watch HD

    10/13/2011 9:55:41 AM PDT · by Highlander1754 · 123 replies
    Freedom Watch ^ | Oct 13, 2011 | RunPaulRun
    GOP Analyst: Ron Paul Could Win GOP Nomination
  • Herman Cain is a former Federal Reserve...... (and Poster is Zotted Paultard Retread)

    10/11/2011 5:54:18 PM PDT · by PalinCain2012 · 108 replies
    Unite And State Blog ^ | 10/11/2011 | franklin komet
    We have a problem when our supposed populist non politician front runner is a former Federal Reserve chairman. Herman Cain does have experience in the private sector, but a good portion of that private sector experience is working for the private corporation-The Federal Reserve. Herman Cain believes that individual citizens can just call up the private corporation known as The Federal Reserve and ask them how they operate? Who does he think we are? You cannot even step foot on the property of the Private Reserve. You can call the human relations department at the Federal Reserve and they will...
  • Fake conservative talk show hosts embrace Herman Cain!

    10/07/2011 3:33:58 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 143 replies
    10-7-11 | JOHN W K
    "Don't blame Wall Street, don't blame the big banks, if you don't have a job and you're not rich, blame yourself. It is not someone's fault if they succeeded, it is someone's fault if they failed,"___ Herman Cain Of course Herman Cain, former ringleader of the Federal Reserve would say something like that, especially when the Federal Reserve and its un-constitutional money monopoly is in defiance of our founding fathers expressed intentions, and is used to plunder what America‘s Businesses and labor have produced. And what did Daniel Webster have to say regarding working people: "Of all the contrivances for...
  • Ron Paul Joins George Soros In Supporting Occupy Wall Street Protests

    10/04/2011 6:37:10 PM PDT · by mnehring · 103 replies
    Texas Rep. Ron Paul (R) offered support for some of the Occupy Wall Street protests that have built up in lower Manhattan over the weekend in an interview Friday with Reason magazine, where he also denounced the militarization of our police forces. If they were demonstrating peacefully, and making a point, and arguing our case, and drawing attention to the Fed I would say, good! Paul said following a town-hall meeting in New Hampshire.Paul has long been an outspoken critic of the Federal Reserve, which he says manipulates American currency and is excessively secretive. Paul was asked by Reason...
  • Paul proving to be a force in 2012 GOP contest

    10/02/2011 2:55:51 PM PDT · by Baladas · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | October 2, 2012 | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN
    McALLEN, Texas (AP) Ron Paul, antagonist of the Federal Reserve and advocate for the gold standard, probably won't capture the Republican presidential nomination. But with his libertarian leanings energizing a small though growing group of passionate conservatives, the quirky Texas congressman is proving to be a force in the 2012 contest. Four months before the initial voting, Paul is having such a big impact on the race that some Republican operatives are convinced that he will play spoiler in important states, siphoning votes and attention from his rivals for months to come and helping determine the nominee. He's empowered...
  • "An unconstitutional killing: Obama's killing of Awlaki violates American principles" Ron Paul

    10/02/2011 2:11:40 PM PDT · by Bokababe · 154 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 10/2/11 | Ron Paul
    .....I don't trust Obama with determining what protections I should be allowed as a citizen any more than I trust him with our general defense, the economy, health care, job growth - or anything else. The usual justification for such abuse of the rule of law is that the post-9/11 period demands a different code of conduct to ensure people's safety. But politicians can always find excuses for why they should be allowed to disobey the Constitution..... Read more:
  • Ron Paul criticizes Obama for U.S. role in killing of Awlaki

    09/30/2011 3:09:34 PM PDT · by rdb3 · 104 replies · 2+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 30 SEPT 2011 | Michael Muskal
    Ron Paul, the Texas congressman who is seeking the GOP presidential nomination, on Friday criticized the Obama administrations action in killing Anwar Awlaki, the American-born cleric who advocated jihad against the United States. Paul was the strongest critic on the Republican side in condemning the attack, which was praised by other candidates including Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, a libertarian like Paul, also questioned the tactic of killing a U.S. citizen without due process.
  • Ron Paul: US-born al-Qaida cleric 'assassinated'

    09/30/2011 8:16:04 AM PDT · by mnehring · 136 replies · 3+ views
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is condemning the Obama administration for killing an American born al-Qaida operative without a trial. Paul, a Texas congressman known for libertarian views, says the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki on Yemeni soil amounts to an "assassination."....
  • Rep Ron Paul (R)(TX-22) "No evidence Iran is developing a nuclear weapon"

    09/29/2011 5:36:33 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 30 replies
    Ron Paul was on WMAL this morning and he just said there is no evidence Iran is developing a nuclear weapon. He also said that Iran needs to develop weapons because the countries around them have nuclear weapons. Then he said if they did get nuclear weapons it would not matter since Stalin had nuclear weapons and we never used them. I guess he does not understand the concept of Nash equilibrium.
  • Ron Paul Can Win

    09/22/2011 5:39:45 AM PDT · by Vintage Freeper · 57 replies
    The Daily Capitalist ^ | 9/17/2011 | Robin Koerner
    Ron Paul Can Win By Robin Koerner, on September 17th, 2011 Its hard to tell if the idea that Ron Paul cannot win in 2012 is more ignorant, in its complete lack of historical sophistication, or more arrogant, in its claim to certainty amid all the complexity of 300 million lives and the myriad issues that affect them.Sometimes, perhaps once in a few generations, a nation can undergo what a mathematician or physicist would call a phase change. The classic example of such a thing is a pile of sand. Every grain you add makes the pile slightly steeper and...
  • Ron Paul wins California Republican straw poll

    09/17/2011 8:41:32 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 94 replies
    LA Times ^ | September 17, 2011
    This weekend, the California Republican Party had its 2011 Fall Convention at the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. One presidential candidate, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, spoke at a dinner on Friday night, and Saturday morning's breakfast featured two more contenders: Michigan Rep. Thaddeus McCotter and Texas Rep. Ron Paul. Paul's fans were out in force both outside the hotel -- awaiting his arrival -- and inside the ticketed Lincoln Clubs Breakfast. He spoke last and was late, allowing McCotter to add a question-and-answer period to his prepared remarks (more on that later, check back). McCotter is also on...
  • Ahmadinejad: Zionists started both world wars

    09/14/2011 4:38:25 PM PDT · by SJackson · 31 replies · 1+ views
    YNetNews ^ | 9-14-11
    Iranian president tells Washington Post 'Zionist regime' is behind all major conflicts; 'Palestinian UN bid should be the beginning of liberation of entire Palestinian land' WASHINGTON Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accused Israel of perpetuating terror, and blamed the "Zionist regime" for starting both the first and second world wars. "The Zionist regime is always doing the same thing. They destroy peoples homes and raze them to the ground," Ahmadinejad told the Washington Post on Tuesday. "They have created a few major wars. They continue to assassinate and terrorize people; they continue their policy of coercion against other nations, including...
  • Ron Paul: Border Fence Will Be Used To 'Keep Us In'

    09/08/2011 3:21:33 PM PDT · by mnehring · 67 replies
    Rep. Ron Paul has a problem with the idea of a U.S. border fence.The people that want big fences and guns, sure, we could secure the border, the congressman noted. A barbed wire fence with machine guns, that would do the trick. I dont believe that is what America is all about. Every time you think about this toughness on the border and ID cards and REAL IDs, think its a penalty against the American people too. I think this fence business is designed and may well be used against us and keep us in. In economic turmoil, the people...
  • Seismic evidence reveals underground nuclear detonation south of Washington DC.

    09/05/2011 8:49:01 PM PDT · by Eccl 10:2 · 109 replies
    Press Core ^ | Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 | Unknown
    Seismology charts are now revealing that the 5.8 magnitude tremor that rattled the entire East Coast including Washington DC was not a natural earthquake but an earthquake that resulted from an underground nuclear detonation.
  • Paul dismisses Perry as a candidate of the week

    09/03/2011 3:23:17 AM PDT · by humblegunner · 55 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press via Houston Chronicle ^ | September 2, 2011 | Steve Peoples
    MANCHESTER, N.H. Republican presidential contender Ron Paul likened fellow Texan Rick Perry to a candidate of the week on Friday and said his Republican opponents poll numbers would fall quickly once voters get to know him better. He was the one saying, Oh yeah, Im all for secession, and that kind of talk, Paul told The Associated Press. The only thing I would advise is looking into him, looking at his record, and not just taking him at face value. Texas has had a lot of changes in these last eight years, not exactly positive either. In a 2009...
  • POLL: Should Ron Paul Ignore Obamas Attempt To Remove Him From The Upcoming Debate?

    08/31/2011 1:22:13 PM PDT · by stompk · 27 replies
    What should Ron Paul do regarding Obama's debate day joint session request? * Ignore the session request and attend the debate. (70%, 179 Votes) * Use any and all procedures to block or delay the session but attend the session if those efforts fail. (26%, 67 Votes) * Obey protocol and attend the joint session without resistance. (4%, 11 Votes)
  • The tea party's terrorist tactics

    07/29/2011 7:16:25 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 96 replies
    The tea party's terrorist tactics By: William Yeomans July 29, 2011 08:22 AM EDT It has become commonplace to call the tea party faction in the House hostage takers. But they have now become full-blown terrorists. They have joined the villains of American history who have been sufficiently craven to inflict massive harm on innocent victims to achieve their political goals. A strong America has always stood firm in the face of terrorism. That tradition is in jeopardy, as Congress and President Barack careen toward an uncertain outcome in the tea party- manufactured debt crisis. As we stumble closer to...
  • Police: Man Throwing Rocks At Women's Cars Claimed To Be 'Messiah'

    07/14/2011 4:59:42 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 18 replies
    WPXI ^ | July 14, 2011
    BANKSVILLE, Pa. -- Police said a man who was arrested in Banksville earlier this month told officers that he was the "Messiah" and that he wished to kill women. According to police, Mahmoud Aqueel was standing in the middle of Crane Avenue on July 6, throwing rocks at women's cars as they passed by. The victims said their cars were dented and scratched. After Aqueel was taken into custody, police said he requested that officers called him "T-Rex" and that "everyone would be sorry for what they had done."
  • Agenda 21 - What Is It? Apparently is is a plan to reduce the population

    06/22/2011 12:44:33 PM PDT · by TEXOKIE · 658 replies
    Vanity | Various
    Several people have become interested in a quite controversial topic called "AGENDA 21." They have requested being on a ping list for this topic. While I do not have time to do a thorough treatment of this subject, nor am I in any way an expert, I am willing at least for a time,to ping people as I run across articles which might pertain to this concern. It might be good to start with an examination of just what it is or might be. To kick this discussion and exploration off,I did a Google search (just for fun) on "Agenda...
  • Obamas ineligibility: Prepare for martial law

    06/27/2011 6:20:21 AM PDT · by Ordinary_American · 42 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | June 27, 2011 | Lawrence Sellin
    I no longer see how it can be averted. Politics has replaced the rule of law. The Founding Fathers warned us to preserve a government of laws, and not of men. Arrogant, lawless and lusting for power, government officials have abrogated their responsibility to the Constitution, the country and its citizens. (snip) It was a political coup detat of the Constitution. After the inauguration, Congress was given talking points to misinform their constituents about Obamas eligibility to be President. The conspiracy of silence continues. Unhappily for the Congressional dupes and scoundrels, Obama, by releasing his alleged Certificate of Live Birth,...
  • San Francisco considers banning the sale of all pets

    06/26/2011 9:40:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 6/26/11 | Maria L. La Ganga
    San Francisco - The first vision was simple and straightforward: To curtail puppy mills and kitten factories, the sale of cats and dogs should be banned in San Francisco, where the loving guardians of animal companions come to regular blows politically with the loving parents of children. The ban was put on hold last year after animal advocates broadened it to include anything with fur or feathers. Now it's back, with a new name and a new strategy: More is more. The Humane Pet Acquisition Proposal is on its way to the Board of Supervisors, and it hopes
  • Obamas ineligibility: Fighting back I

    06/17/2011 6:21:01 AM PDT · by Ordinary_American · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | June 17, 2011 | Lawrence Sellin
    Congress is corrupt and has chosen the path of lawlessness. Our elected officials continue to ignore the fact that Barack Hussein Obama is not a natural born citizen and, therefore, ineligible for the Presidency. They have ignored requests by citizens to investigate allegations of felonies associated with Obama. It is now the responsibility of ordinary Americans to restore the Constitution and the rule of law, which our government officials have willfully disregarded. The following are the opinions of ordinary Americans. 1. The Constitution and the Bill of Rights , as well as the Declaration of Independence clearly states that when...
  • Project 60: China Buying Idaho?

    06/05/2011 5:54:56 PM PDT · by JudgemAll · 27 replies
    Idaho To Be First Chinese State , Governor Butch Otter, in league with.(Barack) Obama, has hatched a plan to make Idaho the first Chinese owned state in America. Otter and company have named this Project 60. Sounds innocent enough, until you realize that Otter and his minions are afraid to call it what it is, globalization of America and surrender of sovereignty. If it were called that someone may want to charge Otter with sedition. Under.Obama it has become increasingly difficult to do business in America, unless you are from a foreign nation. Idaho, under the stewardship of Governor...
  • Towards A Worldwide Inflationary Depression, Collapse Of The Anglo-American Empire

    06/05/2011 8:45:52 AM PDT · by blam · 59 replies
    TMO ^ | 6-5-2011 | Bob Chapman
    Towards A Worldwide Inflationary Depression, Collapse Of The Anglo-American Empire Economics / Great Depression II Jun 05, 2011 - 06:48 AM By: Bob Chapman According to our calculations we have been in an inflationary depression since February of 2009. Everyone looks back on the deflationary depression of the 1930s as a benchmark or a reference. As far as we are concerned the 1930s depression only ended when the powers behind government arranged another war. Few talk about the recession of the early 1920s, which only lasted two years and was caused by the newly formed Fed, which financed US participation...
  • Obamas ineligibility: Picking up the pieces after political Armageddon

    06/03/2011 6:30:47 AM PDT · by Ordinary_American · 57 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | June 3, 2011 | Lawrence Sellin
    It is becoming increasingly likely that Barack Hussein Obama will be forced to resign the Presidency before the 2012 election. Vice President Biden will also be obliged to resign, as will Supreme Court Justices Sotomayor and Kagan. All Obamas appointments and all the legislation he has signed will be null and void. The crisis we now face is not a failure of the American experiment, but, as citizens, we have, for far too long, been silent and inattentive. Most of the guilt lies with a permanent political class and a grossly dysfunctional press corps, who, for reasons of complicity, negligence,...
  • Could Rand Paul and Ron Paul be Zionists?

    05/29/2011 11:37:51 AM PDT · by Christian_Capitalist · 179 replies
    The View From Masada Blog ^ | February 17, 2011 | Matityahu Ben-Yosef
    Could Rand Paul and Ron Paul be Zionists? on February 17, 2011 by Matityahu Ben-YosefWhile the Middle East has always been a volatile region, the last month has seen events unfold in the region whose global impact we still may not appreciate. From the fall of governments in Lebanon, Tunisia, and Egypt, and with other Middle East regimes to soon share their fate, the balance of power in the Middle East is changing before our eyes.However, the most significant revolution taking place in the Middle East right now may not have anything to do with whats unfolded in those countries...
  • Westboro Baptist Church "Thanks God" for Joplin Tornado Victims

    05/27/2011 8:32:29 PM PDT · by katiedidit1 · 82 replies
    San Diego Entertainer ^ | May 27, 2011 | Allie Daugherty
    The Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) has found a new group of people to rally against. The Kansas church, most infamous for its hatred of homosexuals, posted a document last Monday on its website celebrating the deaths of the Joplin, Missouri tornado victims. Thank God for 89 dead & counting in Joplin, Mo & 1 dead in Reading, KS! the document declared in capital letters. Gods whirlwind is pounding the enemies of Christ! WBC will picket your raging blasphemous stinky memorials!
  • Cynthia McKinney Blasts Obama On Libyan TV

    05/25/2011 7:52:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    News One for Black America ^ | May 24, 2011 | Casey Gane-McCalla, Lead Blogger
    LIBYA-Former Georgia congresswoman and Green Party presidential nominee, Cynthia McKinney blasted President Barack Obama for his involvement in the bombing of Libya and his economic policies on a pro-Khaddafi television station. CNN reports: I want to say categorically and very clearly that these policies of war are not what the people of the United States stand for and its not what African-Americans stand for, she told state TV. Under the economic policies of the Obama administration, those who have the least are losing the most. And those who have the most are getting even more, she said. The situation...
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Accuses Europeans of Emptying the Clouds So That Iran Would Have No Rain

    05/22/2011 1:32:07 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 41 replies
    Memri TV ^ | May 19, 2011 | IRINN TV (Iran)
    Following are excerpts from an address by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, which aired on IRINN, the Iranian news channel, on May 19, 2011. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: In Europe, there is a lot of rain an average rainfall of over 1,500 millimeters. They do not need [watering] systems because they have natural irrigation, but they used equipment at their disposal to empty the clouds As you know, clouds move from west to east. They are formed over the ocean, and then move over the Mediterranean, where the air undergoes changes. Then they pass over Iran, moving eastward. The clouds were emptied...
  • Who is Ron Paul?

    05/20/2011 5:51:19 AM PDT · by haujo01 · 11 replies
    A Hollywood Republican ^ | 5/20/11 | Frank DeMartini
    ...Perennial presidential candidate, Ron Paul is the standard bearer of the Libertarian movement in this country and a Conservative Republican Congressman from Texas. His first official run for President occurred in 1988 on the Libertarian ticket. Since then, he ran again in 2008 as a Republican and is now officially seeking the Republican nomination in 2012. Even with this assumed notoriety, at this point, Paul is still not that well known (although that may be changing) and as such, is considered a dark horse candidate. And, this is why I ask: Who is Ron Paul and really, what does he...
  • Jan Schakowsky (D, IL): SEALs are criminals!

    05/16/2011 7:34:09 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 40 replies
    Red State ^ | May 16, 2011 | Moe Lane
    Rep. Schakowsky, attempting to explain why photos of the military operation that killed Osama bin Laden would not be released, had this to say: These are pictures of a violent crime scene. This is a dead person. A dead Osama bin Laden, she said. Now, I will readily grant that normally a statement like this should be subject to Occams Razor. The simplest way to explain the problems with the first sentence* would be to simply postulate that the person who uttered it is a semi-literate buffoon who is so unthinkingly programmed to parrot outworn and exploded progressive agitprop that...
  • WSJ poll: Can Ron Paul win the GOP presidential nomination? (86.7% yes, 13.3% no)

    05/14/2011 8:43:02 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 52 replies · 1+ views
    The Texas congressman announced on "Good Morning America" that he is launching an official campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. As the founding father of a libertarian movement that paved the way for the tea party, Mr. Paul thinks his odds have improved since his last campaign in 2008. He said people are finally agreeing with much of what Ive been saying for 30 years. The time is right. What do you think? Could Ron Paul be the nominee?
  • History- Ron Paul "I want to totally disassociate myself from the policies" [ of GOP & Reagan ]

    05/13/2011 6:35:05 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 71 replies · 3+ views
    Libertarian Party News, March/April 1987 ^ | March/April 1987 | Dr Ron Paul
    Libertarian Party's Ron Paul Sends "Dear Frank" Letter from the Libertarian Party News, March/April 1987 -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Following is the text of a letter sent to Frank Fahrenkopf, chairman of the Republican National Committee, by Ron Paul, former member of Congress from Texas and now a member of the Libertarian Party. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- As a lifelong Republican, it saddens me to have to write this letter. My parents believed in the Republican Party and its free enterprise philosophy, and that's the way I was brought up. At age 21, in 1956, I cast my first vote for Ike and the entire Republican...
  • Ron Paul says killing Osama bin Laden absolutely not necessary

    05/13/2011 10:23:33 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 36 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | May 12, 2011 | Bryan Preston
    He has flirted with blame America firstism before, and even with Truthers a couple of times, but tends to leave himself enough wiggle room so that he doesnt come off as totally off his nut. Thats gone now. Asked by WHO Radios Simon Conway whether he would have given the go-ahead to kill bin Laden if it meant entering another country, Paul shot back that it absolutely was not necessary. I dont think it was necessary, no. It absolutely was not necessary, Paul said during his Tuesday comments. I think respect for the rule of law and world law and...
  • Paul declares candidacy in 2012 GOP presidential primary (Unleash the blimps of isolationism!)

    05/13/2011 8:04:10 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 13, 2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Go ahead. Act surprised: Its official: Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, will seek the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, he announced Friday on Good Morning America. At this moment I am officially announcing that I am a candidate for president in the Republican primary, Paul said. Time has come around to the point where the people are agreeing with much of what Ive been saying for 30 years, so I think the time is right. Paul, a mouthpiece for all things small-government, has made the presidential leap of faith twice before: In 1988, as the Libertarian Party nominee, and in 2008, as...
  • Ron Paul Officially Announces 2012 Presidential Bid

    05/13/2011 5:10:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/13/2011
    EXETER, N.H. -- Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, officially entered the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination Friday. He said, "At this moment I'm officially announcing I am a candidate." "The time has come around to the point where the people are agreeing with much of what I've been saying for 30 years so I think the time is right," he told ABC's "Good Morning America." Paul, 75, made the announcement ahead of a rally in Exeter, part of a two-day swing through New Hampshire following a stop in Iowa. The libertarian, who has already run twice for the presidency...
  • Ron Paul Is Like Political Cyanide

    05/12/2011 6:35:53 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 60 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 5-12-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Sorry Ron Paul supporters, I know you howl like a dog whistle factory in a tornado when he gets criticized, but this is exactly why Trump said he'll never win... Ron Paul says he would not have authorized the mission that led to the death of Osama bin Laden, and that President Barack Obama should have worked with the Pakistani government instead of authorizing a raid... Read the rest at Poltico Even if he's right, for the sake of argument, these are statements that make a person patently unelectable. Focus groups have found that this ranks right up there...
  • Ron Paul favors legalizing heroin (NOT The Onion)

    05/11/2011 12:16:52 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 120 replies · 1+ views
    San Antonio Express News ^ | 05/11/2011 |
    Before last week's South Carolina Republican debate, Ron Paul supporters complained that their candidate was not getting the first-tier attention his polling and fundraising should bring. It is true that Paul has often been overlooked and dismissed, as one might treat a slightly dotty uncle. But perhaps some first-tier scrutiny is deserved. Paul was the only candidate at the debate to make news, calling for the repeal of laws against prostitution, cocaine and heroin. The freedom to use drugs, he argued, is equivalent to the freedom of people to practice their religion and say their prayers. Liberty must be defended...
  • Ron Paul wouldn't have approved Osama bin Laden operation

    05/12/2011 6:46:07 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 88 replies
    Ron Paul wouldn't have approved Osama bin Laden operation By: Juana Summers May 12, 2011 07:27 AM EDT Ron Paul says he would not have authorized the mission that led to the death of Osama bin Laden, and that President Barack Obama should have worked with the Pakistani government instead of authorizing a raid. "I think things could have been done somewhat differently," Paul said this week. "I would suggest the way they got Khalid [Sheikh] Mohammed. We went and cooperated with Pakistan. They arrested him, actually, and turned him over to us, and he's been in prison. Why can't...
  • Ron Paul: Killing OBL absolutely was not necessary

    05/12/2011 7:31:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 77 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/12/2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Ron Paul’s supporters plan on another run for the presidency from the Texas Congressman, and some are saying that the mainstream has finally begun to embrace his ideas on economics and the Fed. On foreign policy and national defense, though, perhaps Paul is farther out than ever. In a radio interview on Tuesday, reported this morning in Politico, Paul said he would not have greenlighted the mission that killed Osama bin Laden, and would have worked with Pakistan to arrest him instead: “I think things could have been done somewhat differently,” Paul said this week. “I would suggest the way...
  • Ron Paul to launch W.H. bid Friday

    05/12/2011 8:34:49 AM PDT · by Hawk720 · 94 replies
    Politico ^ | 05/12/2011 | Andy Barr
    Ron Paul is set to officially launch his presidential campaign Friday morning, a Paul source told POLITICO. The Texas congressman will make his announcement from New Hampshire during the 7:00 a.m. hour of ABCs Good Morning America. Paul is then scheduled to speak at 10:00 a.m. in Exeter, part of a two-day swing through New Hampshire following a stop in Iowa. Paul will also be keynoting the Grafton County Republican Memorial dinner on Friday night.
  • Ron Paul: Less Lonely These Days

    05/11/2011 5:19:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 257 replies ^ | May 11, 2011 | John Stossel
    The man who likely has done more than anyone to put the libertarian philosophy of freedom and small government on the political agenda probably will make another run for the presidency: U.S. Rep. Ron Paul. Paul is always upbeat, but lately he's had more reason to be, as he sees libertarian ideas bubbling up from the grass roots. "People outside of Washington are waking up," he told me, "and they're getting the attention of a few in Washington." Paul has been in Congress more than 20 years, and much of that time he's played a lonely role, often being the...
  • CNN Poll: Ron Paul strongest vs. Obama

    05/06/2011 4:52:24 AM PDT · by quesney · 139 replies · 1+ views
    Who does best against Obama? Paul. The congressman from Texas, who also ran as a libertarian candidate for president in 1988 and who is well liked by many in the tea party movement, trails the president by only seven points (52 to 45 percent) in a hypothetical general election showdown. Huckabee trails by eight points, with Romney down 11 points to Obama.
  • What's So Hard to Understand About Ron Paul?

    05/05/2011 7:42:56 AM PDT · by Tom Mullen · 30 replies ^ | 5/4/2011 | Tom Mullen
    This time things are going to be different for Ron Pauls presidential run. After correctly predicting the collapse of the housing bubble and the resulting financial and economic crisis, Paul has become a mainstay on business talk shows, especially on the conservatively-oriented Fox News. One can almost sense the resignation in the voices of talk show hosts and reporters as they acknowledge that Paul will not be ignored by the media this time around which is ironic because it is these same people who ignored him in 2008. However, while supporters will rejoice at the increased quantity of coverage...
  • Cindy Sheehan: I am sorry, but if you believe the newest death of OBL, you're stupid.

    05/02/2011 10:36:15 PM PDT · by feralcat · 150 replies
    Facebook ^ | May 2, 2011 | Cindy Sheehan
    I am sorry, but if you believe the newest death of OBL, you're stupid. Just think to yourself--they paraded Saddam's dead sons around to prove they were dead--why do you suppose they hastily buried this version of OBL at sea? This lying, murderous Empire can only exist with your brainwashed consent--just put your flags away and THINK!
  • Ron Paul: Troops should come home now that bin Laden is dead

    05/03/2011 5:10:47 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 151 replies
    Ron Paul: Troops should come home now that bin Laden is dead By Jordan Fabian - 05/03/11 05:37 PM ET Rep. Ron Paul (Texas), a possible Republican candidate for president, said Tuesday that the U.S. should bring its troops home from Iraq and Afghanistan now that Osama bin Laden has been killed. Paul, a long-time skeptic of American interventionism, said that "like all other Americans, I'm glad he's gone," but raised multiple questions about the costs associated with the 10-year manhunt for the al Qaeda leader behind the 9/11 attacks. "If we got him, I guess it's time to come...
  • Is the Weather being used to destroy Americas economy?

    04/29/2011 5:56:42 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123 · 285 replies
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 4/29/11 | Alaphiah
    What if there never was Global warming, what if it has always been Global Weather Warfare? Recent super tornados dubbed Killer Tornadoes have cut a swath across seven southern states of the United States. Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia,East Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Virginia all have been hit by abnormally sized and super strengthened tornadoes costing nearly 300 lives and estimates of billions of dollars of property damage. (see here, here and here) But what if these recent tornadoes and hurricane Katrina in 2005 were not simply capricious acts of nature, what if these devastating destructive acts were the surgical strikes...