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Texas Congressman Ron Paul has once again spoke of a potential Presidential campaign for 2012, declaring that is is very seriously considering running, given that all other potential candidates from both parties do not represent any real change.
The Congressman appeared alongside his son, Senator elect Rand Paul on CNN’s Anderson Copper 360 show.
The Congressman again described the odds of such a development as 50/50, but supporters will take great encouragement from his words:
“People ask me if I think about it a lot and I do because I get asked it all the time. But yes. I am giving it
“I would consider everyone of them a pretty big challenge because I am involved in a revolution, I want revolutionary ideas, I want to return our country to the original roots of individual liberty.”
Originally posted by Whereweheaded
If he does bring down the hammer on the Federal spending audits, it will be all over the MSM. And by this, will increase his chances and his popularity.
Originally posted by Whereweheaded
I kinda have to disagree SATURN.
I think the last time he ran, he got a little publicity, or in that previous case, his name was mentioned alot. Sometimes in a good light, but more often, a bad one. But now, things under the current administration haven't changed. And the people of this country see this. Thus the low approval ratings for Obama, ( lowest in history ).
I think Ron has as good as shot as anyone. Especially now that he is in charge of the Federal Spending oversight committee. If he does bring down the hammer on the Federal spending audits, it will be all over the MSM. And by this, will increase his chances and his popularity. Only time will tell though. He has two years to really make an impact. I think that will be the deciding factor.
“Because the young people are responding and giving the encouragement, I am really thinking very seriously about it, but at this time I cannot give an answer.” he told viewers.
Students for Liberty, an international libertarian organization drew a diverse and colorful crowd to a CPAC that was dominated by older establishment activists. Between the hordes of pudgy Dick Cheney fans, you would occasionally run into a 20-something-year-old with long hair, sometimes bearded face, wearing a t-shirt and jeans.
The Ladies of Liberty Alliance provided perhaps the most shocking clash, at least in fashion, with your typical CPAC’ers. Their members had variations of pink hair, tattoos, piercings, and other characteristics one would not normally think to find at CPAC. They even convinced me to buy a LOLA Calendar, featuring some of their members in suggestive and, in a few instances, down right risqué spreads, though each page contained a fun but serious message about the Constitution and freedom.
Ron Paul seemed to be extremely popular with most CPAC attendees.
Originally posted by SaturnFX He however has little to say about jobs beyond..wow, that sucks..moving on.
The person whom will win in 2012 will be the one whom gets the message across of how they will slap taraffs on imports, and punish cruelly via taxes any corporation in America that outsources jobs..that person will win. debt and jobs.
Now, lets see if any candidate on either side will make such a statement.
Contrary to the belief of many, the goal of the economy is not job creation. Jobs can be a sign of a healthy economy, as a high energy level can be a sign of a healthy body. But just as unhealthy substances can artificially give the addict that burst of energy that has nothing to do with health, artificially created jobs just exacerbate our problems. The goal of a healthy economy is productivity. Jobs are a positive outcome of that. A “job” could be to dig a hole one day, and fill it back up the next, or perhaps the equivalent at a desk. This does no one any good. But the value in that paycheck ultimately has to come from taxing someone productive. Some think this round-robin type of economic model is supposed to get us somewhere.
Originally posted by BigTimeCheater
Paul would beat Obama 100% of the time.
Originally posted by Juston
On paper? Most definitly.
In real world America? Unfortunatly not.