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Originally posted by DimensionalDetective
reply to post by tamerlane
Tamerlane--Would you say you're opinion of him being a nutcase was influenced by the media's portrayal of him? I think it's awesome that you have flipped a 180, and are now listening. Very cool.
Originally posted by Hallberg Rassy
It seems ironic that " communist" China is enjoying the fruits of a well managed economy and banking system, while the United States is on verge of not only collapsing but placing at risk Europe thru corruption and systemic fraud at the highest levels of Government and Banking.
I would suggest that you look into China more. It is a society where they have learned that it is absolutely necessary to lie and deceive just to make it, and to be brutal to get ahead. They are growing now, sure. The head honchos figured out that it was in their best interest to be rich. But it will not last long, it is only temporary and cannot last. The people have no freedom or justice. We have some, residuals from our former Constitutional government. They have none. It is a human trait to desire freedom, and theirs is acomin. When their inevitable revolution comes, it will disrupt the Chinese supply of widgets that we have grown to depend on. We will have to make them again. Post WWII we were the manuf for the entire planet. Now, we are the brains; marketing, management, sales, invention, creation. We are taking in 10x as much as we are spending abroad, contrary to the trade-deficit lie.It is brain work, and much of the brains have to be migrated in, as we are not training our own kids. Why? Government! How do we fix it? Public education is already costing us the most of any country, but we need to start shoveling more money to them! More money is the answer, don't mess with the wonderful Communists running our schools!
Originally posted by tmbandt
Ron Paul is far from irrelevant. The man has sparked a revolution. He's made folks wake up from all walks of life. His message is timeless and will not be forgotten. He is the wake up call we all needed. At least those of us who would listen. I am a richer man to have lived during his era. The history books will erase him just as the MSM have done. However, to a group of hard core patriots, he will live forever.
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[edit on 17-10-2008 by tmbandt]