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Dude you have not done your homework on Ron Paui. he did not pull out of the race he lost the primary and said from the beginning he would not run as an independent or 3rd party....
...On March 10, Ron Paul appeared on CNN's American Morning to explain that he has not withdrawn from the race and he will keep campaigning to keep his ideas in the arena, and to fulfill an obligation to his supporters in states that have not yet held primaries.
It's not over; it's certainly winding down, there are a lot less primaries left. Super Tuesday has passed, and McCain has the nominal number. But if you're in a campaign for only gaining power, that's one thing. If you're in a campaign to influence ideas and the future of the country, the campaign is never over.
—Ron Paul, American Morning
Originally posted by RUSSO
reply to post by wcitizen
The military members now better than anyone who is the true patriot and who is looking for the good of USA.
Good to see you again W.
edit on 22-7-2011 by RUSSO because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Zanti Misfit
reply to post by Ghost375
" Our debt is so high right now, that we have to do everything we can to fix it. This includes increasing the debt."
Talk about an Oximoron..............Geez..........THINK AGAIN Friend !...........
Our debt is so high right now, that we have to do everything we can to fix it. This includes increasing the debt ceiling, and developing a plan to reduced debt in the future.
The more I learn about this man, the more I like him.
I am very thankful that he is making his points part of the Congressional record. Future generations will look back in amazement as to how the American people, unable to resist the establishment brainwashing, rejected someone who could have led the U.S. and the World to a brighter future.
Shifting Support for Democratic Party among American Elderly
On the heels of the 2010 mid-term elections, the Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society, together with Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, conducted a comprehensive online national poll of political attitudes and behaviors.
Overall, the results of this survey indicate that the traditional base of support among older voters that Democrats have relied upon since the partisan realignment following the New Deal continues to weaken. While older voters continue to vote in high percentages, compared to younger cohorts, clear support for the Democratic Party is confined largely to African Americans. While older Hispanics generally favored the Democratic Party, they showed substantial willingness to vote for Republican Senatorial candidates in the 2010 midterm election.
Further, the traditional Democratic support among older Caucasians continues to decline, particularly among older Caucasians living in the South. If these trends continue, the 2012 presidential election will require the Democratic Party to continue to bring young, and often unreliable, voters to the polls. Further, the Democratic Party must continue to make inroads into the growing Latino/Hispanic population. If the GOP is able to maintain its grip on older voters in the South, that tend to not only vote at high rates, but are also overwhelmingly conservative, Republican and willing to support GOP candidates the Democratic presidential campaign strategy will be forced to continue building winning coalitions without the assistance of most of the southern states. With growing populations and over one-third of the Electoral College votes needed to win the Electoral College, losing support among the elderly is an important trend that scholars must continue to monitor....
The USA needs to elect Ron Paul but they won't because most Americans are too dumb to realize that he is the only candidate who has their best interests at heart. After all, you guys did elect Bush jr. not once but twice. 'nuff said.
...will you take control of your kids and at what point...
Originally posted by David9176
WHy is he asking Congress these questions when he loves to spend the money himself? Ron Paul seems to love debt.
150 million dollars for the state of Texas in EARMARKS he requested for fiscal year 2011.
Dr Paul's explanation from your own article:
I think you’re missing the whole point. I have never voted for an earmark. I voted against all appropriation bills. So, this whole thing about earmarks is totally misunderstood. Earmarks is the responsibility of the Congress. We should earmark even more. We should earmark every penny. So, that’s the principle that we have to follow and the — and the responsibility of the Congress. The whole idea that you vote against an earmark, you don’t save a penny. That just goes to the administration and they get to allocate the funds.
I realize that it makes sense to omit this if you're trying to sway minds - but your OP is slanted and unfair. Congressman Ron Paul requested earmarks to appropriately allocate funds should the funding pass, then he voted against spending that money at all. Does this make sense or should I get out the crayons and write up some graphs?