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  • Fit Food: Shrimp

    06/07/2009 10:17:34 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 52 replies · 1,833+ views
    On the grill, in a salad, or just bathed in cocktail sauce, shrimp is an ultimate — and nutritious — summer food WHY YOU NEED THEM Shrimp are high in muscle-building protein, and an excellent source of betaine, a nutrient necessary for helping your body to maintain normal levels of homocysteine (a potentially harmful amino acid that promotes inflammation by irritating the lining of blood vessels). An ample supply of vitamin B12 — more than 25% of recommended daily dose per serving — further assists in keeping homocysteine in check. Your body uses the amino acid arginine in shrimp to...
  • Texas woman calls 911 over shrimp shortage in food

    04/08/2009 11:14:09 AM PDT · by freespirited · 28 replies · 1,250+ views
    Go Erie ^ | 04/07/09
    <p>HALTOM CITY, Texas -- A woman called 911 to report she didn't get as much shrimp as she wanted in her fried rice at a Texas restaurant.</p> <p>Haltom City police on Tuesday released the taped emergency call, in which the customer is heard telling the dispatcher, "to get a police officer up here, what has to happen?"</p>
  • Ron Paul: Never Turn Away an Earmark

    03/17/2009 5:05:03 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 33 replies · 974+ views ^ | 16 Mar 09 |
    Texas Congressman Ron Paul is a fiscal watchdog, but he placed more earmarks in the recently passed $410 billion spending bill than any other Republican, inserting $73 million into the measure — which he then voted against. Paul, who sought the Republican presidential nomination last year, acknowledged in an interview with Fox News that the $73 million “might be” going to his Gulf Coast district in Texas for things like the Intracoastal Waterway and the Texas City channel. “The principle of the earmark is our responsibility,” he said. “It’s like a tax credit. And I vote for all tax credits,...
  • Troll Posting "Government Wasteful Spending Eliminated By Ron Paul"

    03/16/2009 8:42:25 PM PDT · by Grizzled Bear · 42 replies · 1,115+ views
    03/16/2009 | pendexusa
    Check out the FReep Mail I just recieved. This dweeb just joined us to FReep mail Ron Paul links. Who else received this? Where are all these trolls coming from? Is there a full moon out tonight? Grizzled Bear Government Wasteful Spending Eliminated By Ron Paul From pendexusa | 03/16/2009 8:34:12 PM PDT new Hello, Ron Paul is for the people, unless you want your children to have human implant RFID chips, a National ID card and create a North American Union and see an economic collapse far worse than the great depression. Vote for Ron Paul he speaks the...
  • Earmarks Don't Add Up [Ron Paul]

    03/16/2009 5:53:21 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 29 replies · 2,067+ views
    Earmarks seem to be the hot topic this week, and as a fiscal conservative I am dismayed so many people deliberately distort the earmarking process and grandstand to make political points. It is an easy thing to do with earmarks. It takes a little more time and patience to grasp the reality of what earmarks really are. To be sure, if earmarks were the driving force behind explosive government spending as some have been led to believe, that would be a good reason for all the fuss. The misconception seems to be that members of Congress put together a bunch...
  • Ron Paul's Tax Credit Misnomer

    03/13/2009 6:25:50 AM PDT · by ToddThurman · 21 replies · 907+ views
    The Right Voice ^ | 3/12/09 | Todd Thurman
    What? Ron Paul not making any sense? Now I have heard everything. The video is from a recent appearance on Neil Cavuto’s show. The main argument of the segment was earmarks. Earmarks are indeed a problem with Members of Congress; they can’t help themselves with their pet projects.
  • Ron Paul defends earmarks, says anti-pork McCain is just grandstanding

    03/11/2009 6:56:34 PM PDT · by pissant · 119 replies · 3,103+ views
    LA TImes ^ | 3/11/09 | Andrew Malcom
    Ron Paul, the Texas congressman who is the darling of the Libertarian Right, has more earmarks in the pork-laden $410-billion spending bill than any other Republican. That's not according to the MSM, or the liberal blogosphere. That's what Fox News is reporting. In an interview Tuesday night with Fox News' Neil Cavuto, Paul not only defended his own earmarks, he argued that every penny in the federal budget should be earmarked, to improve transparency. Paul, a fiscal watchdog who said he voted against the bill because he believes federal spending is out of control, acknowledged that $73 million in the...
  • Ron Paul Comments on Meaning of “Natural Born” Qualification for President

    12/26/2008 6:33:48 PM PST · by King of Card Games · 87 replies · 4,665+ views
    Ballot Access News ^ | December 26, 2008 has a comment by a Texan who says that he or she recently talked on the phone with Congressman Ron Paul about the meaning of “natural-born” in Article II, for presidential qualification. According to the comment, Paul said, "There is no law that actually defines ‘natural born’, so the argument could go on forever with thousands of different interpretations. The consensus is that he is a U.S. citizen, and therefore eligible."
  • Economic Freedom or Socialist Intervention?[Ron Paul]

    12/15/2008 1:38:49 PM PST · by BGHater · 19 replies · 1,086+ views ^ | 15 Dec 2008 | Ron Paul
    The freedom to fail is an essential part of freedom. Government- provided financial security necessitates relinquishing the very essence of freedom. Last week, the big 3 American automakers came back to Capitol Hill with their hands out to the government. Congress spent this past week debating how much money to give them and what strings should be attached. Though the bailout plan for the auto industry has suffered what I would call a temporary setback in the Senate, other avenues for public funding are being explored through the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department. I am afraid the American auto...
  • Ron Paul to Make Major Announcement Next Week (Barr and Baldwin to step aside for Paul?)

    09/06/2008 8:49:47 PM PDT · by gondramB · 125 replies · 1,053+ views
    Economic Policy Journal ^ | September 5, 2008
    Speculation is that that Baldwin and Barr are stepping aside so that Paul can become the nominee of both the Constitution and Libertarian Parties The Montana Constitution Party has removed Chuck Baldwin from the ballot and is putting the ticket of Ron Paul for President and Michael Peroutka on the ballot for Vice-President.
  • Ron Paul on Glenn Beck Show

    07/30/2008 4:27:52 PM PDT · by rightwinghour · 244 replies · 599+ views
    I watched Ron Paul on Glenn Beck today and as usual I was amazed that he is just about the only politician in Washington talking about the real issues. Neither McCain nor Obama will talk about monetary policy. They are scared to, because they know the system we have is unconstitutional and that the only way to fix things is to go back to constitutional money. But that would hurt, so it wouldn't be prudent to bring it up...
  • Freep a Poll! (For the Paul supporters.If not Ron Paul, who will you vote for?)

    07/07/2008 3:21:08 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 43 replies · 179+ views ^ | July,2008 | Revolution Broadcasting
    If Ron Paul does not win the nomination in September who will you vote for? Barack Obama Bob Barr Chuck Baldwin John Mccain Ron Paul (WRITE IN) None of the above
  • White Trash version of Obama Girl

    06/22/2008 11:18:13 PM PDT · by streetpreacher · 4 replies · 159+ views
    YouTube ^ | March 28, 2008 | UnitedOffensiveIII
  • Ron Paul is Dr. No?

    06/09/2008 5:19:23 PM PDT · by Dog Gone · 43 replies · 214+ views
    June 9, 2009
    Ron Paul is frequently described as a strict constitutionalist who won't vote for anything not authorized in the Constitution. Some call him Dr. No. Some call him "The Taxpayer's Best Friend." It's a reputation that doesn't appear to square with the fact. Try to find the constitutional authority for the earmarks he submitted for the upcoming FY 2009 budget. Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science: • $250,000 for Galveston Economic Development Partnership, for Galveston Center for Business and Technology Development to help spin off private investment at National Lab of the University of Texas Medical Branch • $500,000 for City...
  • Ron Paul Hopes to Crash McCain's Party

    05/14/2008 8:51:18 PM PDT · by advance_copy · 366 replies · 289+ views
    ABC News ^ | 5/13/08 | Marcus Barum
    Sen. John McCain, taking a victory lap as the presumptive Republican nominee, happily poked fun at his only remaining opponent. Asked during an appearance on "The Daily Show" last week which of the two Democratic nominees he preferred to run against in the general election, McCain quipped, "Ron Paul." But Paul might get the last laugh during McCain's coronation at the party's convention in early September. McCain's nomination may be certain, but he finds himself pressured by different wings of the conservative movement -- from the libertarians and the anti-war activists, to social conservatives and evangelical voters.
  • [Ron]Paul Concedes Race, Sort Of

    02/09/2008 4:09:04 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 281 replies · 443+ views
    The New York Times ^ | February 9, 2008 | Ariel Alexovich
    In a message to supporters sent just before 11 p.m. Friday night, Representative Ron Paul, a long-shot G.O.P. candidate from Texas, basically conceded that he’s not going to win the party’s nomination. That said, he’s scaling back his campaign — but not entirely. He said: With Romney gone, the chances of a brokered convention are nearly zero. But that does not affect my determination to fight on, in every caucus and primary remaining, and at the convention for our ideas, with just as many delegates as I can get. But with so many primaries and caucuses now over, we do...
  • Romney and McCain Behaving Poorly

    01/30/2008 9:38:05 PM PST · by Antenna Wilde · 12 replies · 150+ views
    CNN Broadcasted Debates | 01/30/08 | Antenna Wilde
    Considering the GOP debate was held in the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, it was surprising to see the two leading candidates fall miserably short of his charisma. In the Florida Primary, Mike Huckabee fell behind both Romney and McCain by a whopping 20%, but you would never have guessed that listening to him tonight. Not only was he far more eloquent and grounded in presenting his arguments, he's consistently shown to be the candidate with the best sense of humor. I was embarrassed, in fact, listening to Romney and McCain's squabbling, and the applause Ron Paul received when chastising them...
  • Zogby: Ron Paul Tied For 4rd In New Hampshire

    01/08/2008 12:26:45 PM PST · by tmp02 · 121 replies · 195+ views
    donklephant ^ | 1/8/08 | Justin Gardner
    Well, one poll shows he could do just that and finish in a 3-way tie with Huckabee and Giuliani for the 3rd spot. That would be huge. The reason? Independents love him in New Hampshire. Maybe even more than they loved him in Iowa. From Zogby: McCain opens up his lead, though Romney had a good day. But the 3-day average favors McCain. He leads big among Independents, though Paul is beginning to draw some of the Indies’ support and is now polling double digits again in the North – taking votes away from McCain. Paul does very well among...
  • Caption Cindy Sheehan (Vanity)

    12/21/2007 2:23:58 PM PST · by mnehring · 65 replies · 1,533+ views be revealed later...
    Cindy Sheehan along with Stormfront Leader Jamie Kelso (in the Ron Paul t-shirt) at a Ron Paul rally in Ft. Worth.
  • Ron Paul: Not a panderer

    12/09/2007 6:29:04 PM PST · by camerakid400 · 29 replies · 145+ views
    Politico ^ | Jonathan Martin
    (At Spanish Language Debate) He just walked into the lion's den by saying we ought to both talk and trade with Castro's Cuba. Loud boos followed. He then said our policies propped up the likes of Fidel and Hugo Chavez. More boos. And then there was a third round as he finished his statement. Needless to say, the Ron Paul post-debate party won't be at the Versailles over on Calle Ocho (though the ropa vieja and plantains are superb).