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  • What if both parties are the same?

    01/10/2014 8:23:18 AM PST · by Baynative · 34 replies
    Live Leak ^ | Pre-election 2012 | Judge Napolitano
    I just saw this video from before the last election. It is Judge Napolitano talking about the unchecked growth and influence of government.
  • You Stay Classy, Ron Paul Supporters

    01/05/2012 9:14:20 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    RedState.com ^ | January 5, 2012 | Leon H. Wolf (Diary)
    So Jon Huntsman can speak Mandarin and also he adopted a little Chinese girl who was abandoned in a market. Providing us with yet more evidence that they are mostly liberal Democrats who are mad that Obama has governed too far to the right, Ron Paul supporters decided this was a good reason to produce a video putting Huntsman in a Mao hat and jacket, complete with what is I guess supposed to be a Chinese version of blackface: [video] Clearly Paul’s supporters are smarting a bit from finishing well behind a guy with no money and no campaign organization...
  • Ron Paul doesn't disappoint: Stands up for Assange

    12/05/2010 4:01:54 AM PST · by Scanian · 31 replies
    The American Thinker Blog ^ | December 04, 2010 | Rick Moran
    Well, at least he's consistent. Consistently nutty, that is: "In a free society we're supposed to know the truth," Paul said. "In a society where truth becomes treason, then we're in big trouble. And now, people who are revealing the truth are getting into trouble for it." "This whole notion that Assange, who's an Australian, that we want to prosecute him for treason. I mean, aren't they jumping to a wild conclusion?" he added. "This is media, isn't it? I mean, why don't we prosecute The New York Times or anybody that releases this?" That's the high school freshman's take...
  • Could Ron Paul Beat Obama for President?

    04/20/2010 4:59:10 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 77 replies · 1,027+ views
    The New American ^ | April 20, 2010 | Mary McHugh
    According to a recent Rasmussen poll, Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) and President Barack Obama would be virtually tied if the 2012 presidential election were held today. The poll result is perhaps surprising, considering that during Ron Paul's 2008 presidential bid for the Republican nomination the major media cast him as a dark horse with no chance of winning. But that was before the financial meltdown in the fall of 2008, the Obama Presidency, and the Tea Party movement of the past year. Rasmussen surveyed 1,000 “likely voters” by phone over April 12 and 13 to gauge the current public attitude...
  • Unlikely Activist Who Got to the Tea Party Early

    02/27/2010 10:37:59 PM PST · by AnotherUnixGeek · 18 replies · 1,023+ views
    The New York Times ^ | February 27, 2010 | KATE ZERNIKE
    Keli Carender has a pierced nose, performs improv on weekends and lives here in a neighborhood with more Mexican grocers than coffeehouses. You might mistake her for the kind of young person whose vote powered President Obama to the White House. You probably would not think of her as a Tea Party type. But leaders of the Tea Party movement credit her with being the first.
  • (The new Ron Paul?)Gary Johnson Gearing up for 2012?

    11/01/2009 9:03:50 AM PST · by Publius804 · 12 replies · 998+ views
    reason.com ^ | October 30, 2009 | Radley Balko
    Gary Johnson Gearing up for 2012? The pro-drug legalization, pro-immigration, small government budget hawk and former governor of New Mexico looks to be preparing for a run. Gary Johnson is preparing to launch his Our America PAC shortly, as soon as he gets all of his legal ducks in a row. He will be hitting the trail hard soon, traveling the country to speak in support of issues and candidates, re-immersing himself in the public policy debate. This December, Governor Johnson will also be releasing a book entitled “Seven Principles Of Good Government,” published by The Heartland Institute (a conservative-libertarian...
  • Viva the Ron Paul Revolution! (Barf Alert)

    12/01/2007 4:31:05 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies · 876+ views
    The Carpetbagger Report ^ | December 1, 2007 | Morbo
    Like noxious bugs swarming over a crumbling tenement, followers of Ron Paul have invaded the blogosphere. Their target is anyone who dares to criticize their hero. Bloggers have dealt with them in various ways. Some have tried banning them outright. Others allow readers to engage them in back-and-forth debates that can easily take a thread to several hundred responses. I used to find the Paulites annoying, but recently I had a revelation: Far from being scorned, Paul’s rabid fans should be welcomed and encouraged. We should do everything we can to make certain they keep pushing their man, sending him...
  • Ron Paul on track to be biggest fundraiser (politico)

    11/30/2007 9:07:21 AM PST · by traviskicks · 171 replies · 275+ views
    Politico ^ | 11/30/07 | Jeanne Cummings
    Ron Paul may not win his party’s primary, but he is on track to capture another big title: Top Republican fundraiser for the final quarter of the money-obsessed 2008 presidential primary. In the first two months of the quarter that began Oct. 1, Paul already has raised more than $9.75 million, putting him easily within range to best the amount rival Mitt Romney received from donors during the entire third quarter. The Texas congressman has set a goal of raising $12 million before the fourth quarter’s Dec. 31st deadline, a sum New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani couldn’t achieve in the...
  • Ron Paul? Are you kidding me? Who are you people?

    11/15/2007 2:00:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies · 583+ views
    Town Crier News ^ | November 15, 2007
    One issue voters. Confused, emotional one issue voters. And they come from all stripes of politics. Let's have a look. The Neo nazi groups/conspiracy theorists - Ron says he will end aid to Israel. They've latched on to that one. Most of them don't want the government to function, good or bad because it keeps them in check. Not quite anarchists, but close. The Leftie Anti war crowd, not really pacifists, but bohemian cowards promoting anarchy. Paul says he'll end the war and be nice to everyone no matter how they've tried to kill us. The Conservative who really would...
  • GOP candidate Paul calls for elimination of income tax, central bank

    10/09/2007 7:06:32 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 84 replies · 1,211+ views
    One News Now ^ | October 8, 2007 | Jim Brown
    Anti-war presidential candidate Ron Paul says his campaign is about "restoring the vanishing American dream." And he is criticizing what he calls "the cartel controlling the banking and monetary system" in the United States. Fresh off his third-quarter fundraising surprise of $5 million, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul says the libertarian "revolution" he has started is growing across America. Paul told conservative activists at the "Defending the American Dream Summit" in Washington, DC, that the conference would be more aptly called the "Defending the Vanishing American Dream Summit." The Texas congressman said his Republican rivals often talk about a "flat...
  • Ron Paul for President...seriously?

    10/02/2007 1:39:05 PM PDT · by mnehring · 77 replies · 381+ views
    Getting America's youth excited about presidential politics is such a daunting task that it is difficult to fault a candidate who can inspire such exuberance. However, the most charismatic candidate of this election cycle also happens to be the most pernicious. Ron Paul, the Republican Congressman from Texas and former Libertarian Party candidate, has become a dark horse media darling of late. He has inspired a good deal of support, not only from big corporations and businesses, but also from a section of the populace whose favor and affections are so fickle that his strong appeal to them is noteworthy....
  • Paul shows that Romney is not the only one with a big

    09/29/2007 12:33:35 PM PDT · by Captain Kirk · 30 replies · 174+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | September 29, 2007 | James Pindell
    Paul shows that Romney is not the only one with a big MANCHESTER, N.H. -- There are five presidential candidates in New Hampshire today, but few will be like a rally for Ron Paul. At a large downtown park in Manchester about 250 people from several states gathered to hear Paul, meet 30 members of his family, and even sing a long to the official campaign song. Mitt Romney's campaign is known for using his large family to aid in the campaingn, but Dr. Paul has five children, 18 grand-children and one great-grandchild of his own. While introducing his father,...
  • Paulnuts and Giuliani

    09/26/2007 8:16:41 AM PDT · by mnehring · 10 replies · 44+ views
    The behavior of the Paulnuts on the Mackinac ferry, noted by David, is a common consequence of pacifism and extreme libertarianism. Both think the state at war is the worst thing in the world. (Extreme libertarians think the state doing most everything else is also bad.) Most—maybe all—libertarians acknowledge a right to self defense. But in the modern world this cannot be done by militias. It requires a military industrial complex, with all the attendant consequences. Some libertarians accept this fact (while proposing modifications). Extreme libertarians do not; therefore they support self defense only in theory. In any actual situation,...
  • Ron Paul Wins Debate but Republicans Won't Gamble on Him

    09/06/2007 10:52:38 AM PDT · by freedomdefender · 394 replies · 5,051+ views
    casinogamblingweb.com ^ | Sept 6, 2007 | casinogamblingweb.com
    Ron Paul clearly won the Republican presidential debate last night held in New Hampshire. Viewers were asked to text in their thoughts on who won the debate, Ron Paul received 34%, Giuliani 17%, all others lower. Fred Thompson who did not appear at the debate was clearly the largest loser as his pro-war stance and republican hard line talking points seem to be not what the people are looking for. Sean Hannity, Fox News pundit, was clearly upset with the results and deliberately ridiculed Congressman Ron Paul. Although outpacing all other candidates by a 2-1 margin, it was clear that...
  • Chortling Contempt for Ron Paul: Her Giggling "Analysis" of Texas Straw Poll

    09/03/2007 6:18:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 102 replies · 2,070+ views
    Townhall ^ | September 2, 2007 | Mary Katharine Ham
    And, the Paulies wept. Duncan Hunter doubled the totals of the next-closest candidate, garnering 534 of approximately 1,400 votes cast. Fred Thompson came in second with 266 votes, and Paul rounded out the top three with 217 votes. Here are all the results: Duncan Hunter: 534 Fred Thompson: 266 Ron Paul: 217 Mike Huckabee: 83 Rudy Giuliani: 78 Mitt Romney: 61 Ray McKinney: 28 John Cox: 10 John McCain: 8 Sam Brownback: 6 Tom Tancredo: 6 Hugh Cort: 3 Thompson had a very good showing, especially considering the Fred Head presence was fairly modest, and there were no campaign surrogates...
  • Paul's supporters disappointed by results

    09/02/2007 3:41:26 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 220 replies · 2,989+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | September 2, 2007 | GROMER JEFFERS Jr.
    As the vote tallies were announced at the Texas Republican straw poll Saturday, at least one supporter of Rep. Ron Paul of Lake Jackson couldn't contain his frustration. "Fix!" he yelled from the back of the ballroom at the Fort Worth Convention Center. "There's no way." The congressman put a great deal of effort into the event in his home state, even paying to bus in supporters. They seemed to be the largest force in town. So it was a disappointment to those supporters when he came in third. Some were convinced that Dr. Paul won. "The results are totally...
  • Ron Paul Dominates Non-partisan Straw Poll

    08/27/2007 12:59:56 PM PDT · by rface · 262 replies · 4,278+ views
    TransWorldNews ^ | 8/27/2007 | staff
    Washington D.C. 8/27/2007 5:20 PM GMT (FINDITT - Top Story) USAElectionPolls.com has an audience of about 67,000 visitors per month according to the latest statistics by Quantcast -- making it the most visited polling website with the exception of RealClearPolitics. The web site has been having an online straw poll for three days on voters' preference for the 2008 election; both Democrats and Republicans are listed. Ron Paul is leading the group of almost 20 candidates with 51%. Even more impressive is that he currently has 1744 votes while the second place candidate Dennis Kucinich has 613 votes -- 18%....
  • Aaron Russo, Filmmaker and Libertarian Political Activist, Dies at Age 64

    08/25/2007 4:59:29 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 23 replies · 1,016+ views
    Aaron Russo, made famous by his films “Trading Places” and the Golden Globe-winning “The Rose,” died on Friday at the age of 64. Russo, who had been battling cancer for an extended period of time, was also a well known political activist who openly criticized the U.S. government’s policies on the war on drugs and medical regulations. His libertarian views brought him many supporters and admirers and in 1998 he entered the Republican primary for governor of Nevada. Despite falling short in the election Russo continued with his political aspirations and entered the 2004 Presidential race where he began his...