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Rep. Ron Paul, the Texas Republican who struggled to crack 10% in presidential primary polls in 2008, runs dead even with President Obama in a new Rasmussen survey out today.
The survey of 1,000 likely voters in a hypothetical Obama-Paul race gave the Democratic president 42% and the veteran congressman 41%. Paul was particularly strong -- as you would expect -- among independents. He out polled Obama 47% to 28% among voters who are not affiliated with either major party.
Originally posted by ReVoLuTiOn76
reply to post by whatwesaygoes
I saw this on the Drudge Report when I looked at it earlier. So I would say that this is legitimate. Ron Paul has been hitting home with alot of people in America, with his constitutional conservatism. His end the Fed idea has also been gaining support. So hopefully in 2012 Ron Paul is elected and becomes the new Thomas Jefferson.
Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
Even if Paul were President not much would change. Unless the government was flooded with libertarian types Paul would spend all of his time complaining about the things congress is doing and vetoing just about anything that hits his desk.
Absolutely nothing getting done in Washington would probably still be a million times better than the way it is now with those bastards just passing whatever they want and spending whatever they want on anything they want.
Originally posted by Misoir
The point being you can have a socialist state in the US and you can also have a Libertarian state in the US. This way everyone has a choice of their lifestyle without leaving the country.