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Ron Paul Wants To Shrink Govt and End Federal Jobs Yet Federal Employees Support Ron Paul?

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posted on Nov, 22 2011 @ 05:48 PM
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This isn't a Ron Paul thread
It's about the "paradox" of federal employees supporting someone who will end their jobs

So it's somewhat of an economical and philosophical thread mostly

Video here
www.washingtonpost.com...

Please watch the video


Ron Paul, the U.S. presidential candidate who says he'll shrink government the most, is attracting more campaign donations than any of his Republican rivals from both U.S. government workers and employees of the biggest federal contractors. Megan Hughes reports on Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line." Mark Crumpton also speaks.


Now what is your opinion on this "paradox" as they call it where federal employees are supporting Ron Paul the most on the right?

Wars, that's slightly different, troops want to come home
Also they are overseas fighting for "our freedoms" but when they come home they see their employers depleting freedoms the most

But Federal employees is a slightly different arena is it not?




posted on Nov, 22 2011 @ 05:53 PM
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I think if Ron Paul does what he intends, he will trigger a depression that will make the "great" depression look small. You can't make society rely on government, and then take it out from under them in a presidential term. You're asking for trouble, and going to make another hero president (the one that succeeds you).

If he intends to do that, he needs to focus on employing the private sector through government public works projects. Otherwise, we're going to see bad things.



posted on Nov, 22 2011 @ 05:55 PM
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I think people are starting to realize the federal cash cow isn't going to last forever for federal employees. I think more and more people are waking up to the realities that the US economy is facing and would rather try to change it on their terms, by voting in someone who puts it bluntly, and says exactly what needs to be done and who's views they agree with, rather than vote in another NWO liner and have measures forced on them they don't agree with. They see what's coming and are damned if they do and damned if they don't. better go for someone you trust.

Or possibly they just don't think it will effect them personally?



posted on Nov, 22 2011 @ 05:57 PM
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Originally posted by Evolutionsend
I think if Ron Paul does what he intends, he will trigger a depression that will make the "great" depression look small. You can't make society rely on government, and then take it out from under them in a presidential term. You're asking for trouble, and going to make another hero president (the one that succeeds you).

So as mentioned I prefer this not really being a Ron Paul thread but I did put him in the thread title for a reference point

But I completely disagree 100% with you, what is happening now will make the great depression seem small
Because right now right before your eyes this is becoming a global one, right before YOUR eyes!

But Ron Paul did say the change cannot happen abruptly, a transition period is required



posted on Nov, 22 2011 @ 06:01 PM
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You have to replace one with the other. The public has come to rely on the government for employment. They need to create jobs in the private sector if they want to fix it. You can use government to create jobs in the private sector, they did it to end the great depression last time. They need to do it again this time.

Scaling back the government jobs and not doing anything to stimulate private jobs is a very bad idea.



posted on Nov, 22 2011 @ 06:09 PM
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Originally posted by ModernAcademia
This isn't a Ron Paul thread
It's about the "paradox" of federal employees supporting someone who will end their jobs

So it's somewhat of an economical and philosophical thread mostly

Video here
www.washingtonpost.com...

Please watch the video


Ron Paul, the U.S. presidential candidate who says he'll shrink government the most, is attracting more campaign donations than any of his Republican rivals from both U.S. government workers and employees of the biggest federal contractors. Megan Hughes reports on Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line." Mark Crumpton also speaks.


Now what is your opinion on this "paradox" as they call it where federal employees are supporting Ron Paul the most on the right?

Wars, that's slightly different, troops want to come home
Also they are overseas fighting for "our freedoms" but when they come home they see their employers depleting freedoms the most

But Federal employees is a slightly different arena is it not?


This is NOT a paradox.

This will NOT bring about a great depression.

1.) Federal employees, those of Military contractors and all of the above, recognize that the system of finance is flawed if we are to continue with capitalism and governance.
This doesn't imply a paradox, rather it implies an 'awakening' of sorts. These people are realizing(if they already haven't) that the tax payers don't have to pay their salary, rather the private market should be responsible. If we want the best product, we need free markets and an escape from government influence or control.

2.) This will absolutely not bring about a great depression, in fact it will do the EXACT opposite. Ron Paul even says just about EVERY SINGLE TIME, that there will be a transition period.
+ More people to join the free market, and further the strength of the private market, by bringing more intelligent people to the table.
+ Allowing for 'bubbles' to dissolve in which the government creates as far as the reality of 'worth' in the markets, as they try to save face and bailout or pump money into the system, in which they failed in the first place
+ Reducing the possibility of corruption between government and businesses, as they will be less involved with one another.

3.) You combine this, with the elimation of favoritism in the forms of corporate subsides, you have an almost 'paradise' for business owners in which to flourish in. For the bigger companies don't have the advantage in which they once had.

Paradox? No, Great Depression? No Ron Paul? YES

'Make money, don't let the money make you'
Something these people who are donating to Ron Paul obviously understand.
edit on 22-11-2011 by MESSAGEFROMTHESTARS because: additional information



posted on Nov, 22 2011 @ 06:50 PM
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Wouldn't a lot of the jobs just move to a building with a state or community name on the front?




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