Skip to comments.Ron Paul- Do you support him or not
Posted on 06/19/2009 7:39:10 PM PDT by FutureRocketMan
Do you support Ron Paul?
President Congressman Governor
Nah - Paul’s getting to be a deep-ender.
RP is the only politician in America today who approximates the politics of the Founding Fathers.....
I’d support him in anything he decides to do. He has rock-solid principles and understands the issues that face the country and confronts them, whether it makes him popular with the special interests or not.
At least he believes in Constitutional government, like it or not.
Many of those who hate him don’t really care for the Constitution either. Not really, not when it comes down to it.
I didn’t see a bucket for Asylum Inmate.
Have I been remiss?
Yes on all. He would have never bailed out any company. He would have allowed the free market to freely dictate its existence.
I just want 0 out of office ASAP. Any pray John Lame McCain won’t run. He was our 08 Dole.
Easily for Governor. Thats the one place his WOT views wouldn’t matter. And unfortunately in Texas, we need a non-globalist (Trans-Texas Corridor), non-intrusive (forced vaccinations) politician. However, that being Perry’s record, I trust him a whole hell of a lot more than any Texas politician with more than 1 last name, and especially more than one who will support their gender over their ideology. We need a new Sam Houston.
You should have also asked how many are 9/11 truthers.
No, No, No, OBGYN for my wife, Maybe.. As long as pork or spam, or wild shrimp spam wasn’t involved.
If he wants to run on his personality, no. This is because he cannot win, and even if he could, he could not run the government on his own.
This is why he has to run other people in lesser office, but with his ideas.
No third party or outsider can bear to do this—to build their party momentum before they even try for the presidency. They always make the same error, which is why they always fail.
Were I to advise Ron Paul, the first piece of advice would be to name his party after his philosophy, not himself. The second piece of advice would be to strongly sponsor—throw all your weight behind—a dozen House of Representative candidates. A mid-term election is better than a presidential election.
Run them in places where both major parties are weak, and make all of them publicly swear to a “Ten Commandments” of government—that looks like the Contract With America. Simple, concise and popular 10 issues only. Make it so people in other States *wish* they could vote for a Ron Paul candidate.
With luck, he could get three or four into office. And that is not enough at first. But they must be a disciplined caucus, and work as a team on all issues. Even though they are congressmen, they are not yet national—all they do they do for the folks who elected them.
Yes, to put it bluntly, both poll driven and stubborn as mules with their core ideas. They stay away from both Democrats and Republicans, who are very skilled at corrupting novices to government. If they are approached by anyone, it is as a group, not individually.
They must be very, very disciplined to survive. But the election after that, if they have made themselves respected by their voters, they will need less support—and can give more support, hopefully to get more congressmen in those same States.
Once a critical number of party congressmen have been elected, the party has finally become national, because it is the “marginal vote” between the two major parties. From this point, it begins to win, because without its backing, neither of the two major parties has a solid majority.
The majority of issues congress deals with are petty and unimportant, so the Ron Paul congressmen can build up IOUs for supporting things they don’t care about. In exchange, they have an unfair amount of leverage to advance their issues.
Suddenly, the White House is not so far away after all.
No, no and no.
For President, definitely not. The other three are up to Texas.
When you lose a son, or a brother, or a cousin in service to this country, you have to question why our nation’s most precious assets are lost on battlefields in foreign lands that have little affect on our national security.
Of course not, he just would have written the bill, added riders to pass out all the money, then gave a symbolic vote against it while winking to the bailed out companies knowing they where getting the dough based on his actions while he symbolically opposed it.
Fourth Category: Nut.
I love Ron Paul’s domestic ideas, but on foreign policy he’s a bit too isolationist. Sometimes you have to fight for your interests and self defense half a world away.
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