posted on Oct, 15 2011 @ 09:58 AM
There are quite a few problems with Ron Paul winning. One, he does not have the support of Republicans due to certain initiatives Paul supports that
the Republican Party does not....such as auditing the Fed. Two, he does not have the support of any Democrats. Unlike Cain, with a National Sales
Tax proposal, and Romney, with his healthcare overhaul. So, if Ron Paul wins, and keeps his promise of repealing Executive Order powers, what will he
actually accomplish? From what I can tell, outside of a few common interests such as bringing jobs back to the US that have been outsourced to
countries like India, I can't imagine he is going to rally Congressional support on the majority of his plan....such as ending the wars in the Middle
A President with great ideas but no power to actually accomplish any of them doesn't do us much good. Although, given what the current President and
past President has accomplished, maybe no action is better at this point, but it would maintain the status quo which the majority of Americans are not
in support of either.
Lastly, with the current MSM blackout of Paul, that shows no signs of letting up, there is no way to reach the majority of Americans. While ATS
members realize the purpose of MSM is simply to lead people in the direction of the agenda, the majority do not. We live in a fishbowl on ATS and
need to realize that we are the minority.
If you really want Paul to win, I would suggest flooding Twitter, Facebook with eons of Paul ideas, commentary, video etc. While we may, as a
community, scoff at such trivial, self-centered communication vehicles, you have to go where the voters are and, like it or not, that's where they
I believe twenty-something's would support Paul if they better understood his message. One of the problems is that a lot of that age group really
doesn't understand the Fed Reserve and therefore see no value in auditing it. Paul, in my opinion, doesn't fit the mold of either party and could
garner widespread support for that fact alone. However, until someone can figure out how to explain his plan to those under thirty-five in terms they
can understand, and find a way to by-pass the MSM blackout, there's no way he is going to get on the ballot.
Keep in mind, the upcoming generations, X and Y, are largely "me" generations. Get them to understand what Paul wants and how it directly benefits
them, and you have a movement. As seen in the Arab Spring, the OWS protests, and London protests, the people protesting tend to be under thirty-five
or so and are looking to buck the system, looking for major changes, looking for something different. Paul may be the answer to that....the fringe
candidate if you will.....if only they knew it. Once you got their support, I believe it would be a whole new race in my opinion.