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Ron Paul Shock Newsletter - Anti-MLK, Pro David Duke, 9/11 was Mossad!

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posted on Jan, 8 2008 @ 01:50 PM
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Ron Paul Shock Newsletter - Anti-MLK, Pro David Duke, 9/11 was Mossad!


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controversy dating to 1996, when Charles "Lefty" Morris, a Democrat running against Paul for a House seat, released excerpts stating that "opinion polls consistently show only about 5% of blacks have sensible political opinions," that "if you have ever been robbed by a black teen-aged male, you know how unbelievably fleet-footed they can be," and that black congresswoman Barbara Jordan is "the archetypical half-educated victimologist" whose "race and sex protect her from criticism."
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posted on Jan, 8 2008 @ 01:50 PM
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Wow it goes on...what an interesting read. No doubt the timing of this is suspect though...if you believe it.

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posted on Jan, 8 2008 @ 02:00 PM
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I did a little searching around on some past DR. Paul (as they like to call him) threads. I'd like to see the following members give their thoughts on this news.

Quasar
Scientist
APC
Bennyhill
xstevenx
shortywarn
jtma508
Advisor
trueamerican
acmeartifacts
uniceft17

Thanks,

Becker



posted on Jan, 8 2008 @ 02:17 PM
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I will say this right off the bat. I am indifferent to Ron Paul. He is not my first choice, but not my last choice. He is a respected Senator and I take this link for what it is - a political attack during a BIG primary. Please do not attack me in this - if he wins the Republican nomination, he probably would get my vote. If he runs as an independent, he might not.



posted on Jan, 8 2008 @ 02:32 PM
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This is just the usual stuff that gets dragged out at every election. In this case, the author pretty much admits there's not much to connect it to Ron Paul himself and if you read the second excerpt, it's clear that the author couldn't even find the newsletter that he based his article on.



Paul's newsletters have carried different titles over the years--Ron Paul's Freedom Report, Ron Paul Political Report, The Ron Paul Survival Report--but they generally seem to have been published on a monthly basis since at least 1978. (Paul, an OB-GYN and former U.S. Army surgeon, was first elected to Congress in 1976.) During some periods, the newsletters were published by the Foundation for Rational Economics and Education, a non-profit Paul founded in 1976; at other times, they were published by Ron Paul & Associates, a now-defunct entity in which Paul owned a minority stake, according to his campaign spokesman. The Freedom Report claimed to have over 100,000 readers in 1984. At one point, Ron Paul & Associates also put out a monthly publication called The Ron Paul Investment Letter.

At the time, Paul's campaign said that Morris had quoted the newsletter out of context. Later, in 2001, Paul would claim that someone else had written the controversial passages. (Few of the newsletters contain actual bylines.) Caldwell, writing in the Times Magazine last year, said he found Paul's explanation believable, "since the style diverges widely from his own."

But, whoever actually wrote them, the newsletters I saw all had one thing in common: They were published under a banner containing Paul's name, and the articles (except for one special edition of a newsletter that contained the byline of another writer) seem designed to create the impression that they were written by him--and reflected his views. What they reveal are decades worth of obsession with conspiracies, sympathy for the right-wing militia movement, and deeply held bigotry against blacks, Jews, and gays. In short, they suggest that Ron Paul is not the plain-speaking antiwar activist his supporters believe they are backing--but rather a member in good standing of some of the oldest and ugliest traditions in American politics.




Finding the pre-1999 newsletters was no easy task, but I was able to track many of them down at the libraries of the University of Kansas and the Wisconsin Historical Society. Of course, with few bylines, it is difficult to know whether any particular article was written by Paul himself. Some of the earlier newsletters are signed by him, though the vast majority of the editions I saw contain no bylines at all. Complicating matters, many of the unbylined newsletters were written in the first-person, implying that Paul was the author.



posted on Jan, 8 2008 @ 02:37 PM
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Well the letters were found. And yes, By-liner were missing/short. But it's his and if it was incorrect, it should have been corrected a long time ago.



posted on Jan, 8 2008 @ 03:56 PM
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harddrive21 - are you running two threads on the same story? Replied thusly in the other thread:

www.lewrockwell.com...



TNR Hit Piece Removed from The Drudge Report

The Drudge Report is no longer linking to the Kirchick hit piece. I guess Matt Drudge has realized that it doesn't even meet the National Enquirer level of believability and has decided to disassociate himself from such a trashy piece. FOX News won't even link to it!



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