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Originally posted by RUSSO
Sometimes I read things here that make me hopeless about the fate of humankind
Really? Money is the reason for the war machine. That's what WE wish to remedy.
Originally posted by tide88 He wants to stop all wars, but how many people do these wars actually contribute to employment?
Originally posted by RoguePhilosopher
reply to post by orbitbaby
So why has it taken this long for him to be in the frame for nomination? Me thinks hes just been used/played because it suits TPTB's purpose and it helps deflect the populas from thinking that the dice are loaded.
Originally posted by RedGod
Isn't he the one that likened legalizing gay marriage with legalizing slavery? Sorry, but I don't think I can vote for someone who doesn't believe in basic human rights.
In March, Paul made similar remarks during an appearance at a “Presidential Symposium” sponsored by the FAMiLY Leader— an anti-gay group working to repeal same-sex marriage in Iowa. At that event, Paul said that the Iowa Supreme Court (which overturned the state’s Defense of Marriage Act) has the constitutional right to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry.
Originally posted by fltcui
Ron Paul's impact is definitely being felt. Fox news just reported that Tim Pawlenty has dropped out of the presidential race because of his third place showing in the Iowa straw poll. Ron Paul came in secomd, significantly ahead of Pawlenty. Ron Paul is the only candidate that I'll support in 2012
Originally posted by RedGod
Isn't he the one that likened legalizing gay marriage with legalizing slavery?
Ron Paul will not sign The Family Leader’s 'Marriage Vow'
The 14 point vow originally included language that “a child born into slavery in 1860 was more likely to be raised by his mother and father in a two-parent household than was an African-American baby born after the election of the USA's first African-American President."
"Americans understandably fear that if gay marriage is legalized in one state, all other states will be forced to accept such marriages." He says that in a best case scenario, governments would enforce contracts and grant divorces but otherwise have no say in marriage. Paul has also stated he doesn't want to interfere in the free association of two individuals in a social, sexual, and religious sense. Additionally, when asked if he was supportive of gay marriage Paul responded "I am supportive of all voluntary associations and people can call it whatever they want.
Originally posted by snowspirit
I just watched him speak at the straw poll, I have fox news on.
If he loses in the US, can Canada have him?
I wonder if we have a birth requirement here
I love his ideas about a small government that doesn't interfere so much in people's lives.
It's good to see him getting air time.
Most of the other candidates are too religious, and church and state should not mix......