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Originally posted by karileigh
Originally posted by Dance4Life
Ron Paul people are brainwashed? omfg lol
Look in the mirror often?
Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by jjf3rd77
Do you think Newt truly believes and is committed to his platform? Do you think he has the integrity and guts to buck up against his own party when his platform is neutered and morphed to fit the Republican Establishment agenda instead of the common man who supported and elected him?
In my opinion, there is no evidence of integrity, guts, or commitment in Newt, and that is precisely why I don't trust him enough to vote for him. In fact, there is a lot of evidence that he lacks commitment and integrity.edit on 26-1-2012 by getreadyalready because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Grimpachi
reply to post by jjf3rd77
I gave you many stars for at least trying to have a thread that isn't overwhelmed by Paulites. It is a simple enough question that unfortanatly atracted the Trolls.
Ron Paul fans are the worst thing about his campain they do more harm than good. I was on the fence but they insisted on pushing me to the other side with there badgering
I would Vote Newt over Mitt. There are just to many things I do not like about Mitt he trys to act like one of the middle class and has even said it but the man makes 76,000 dollars a day and only pays 13.9% in tax on it to top that off he earns that just in interest. He doesn't even have to work for it. Newt has personal baggage but I just do not care. Some of our better Presidents screwed around JFK anyone. Newt isn't perfect but I like him better than Mitt.
If Mitt wins and it is him VS Obama. I can't say at this point but I will not write in anyone that would be just like not voting at all.
Obama's record of incompetence and corruption should be the focus of the debate.
Any thinking person knows that statements like "He will show 100 jobs lost for every one Bain created" are pure unadulterated bs and easily debunked.
Paul is a joke with a very limited demographic of supporters. His base has not grown over the years; it is the same group with additions from idealistic new college kids. He is still only pulling single digits in any meaningful metric. He has no chance whatsoever of becoming the nominee or the potus.
Plus, his foreign policy is the laughingstock of the nation and the globe.
I work for the government, and I talk to the public, and I hear people worship Obama everyday. I've heard people give him credit for everything from their street getting paved to their mail arriving on time. Seriously, every day, people credit Obama with a ton of stuff! His record of incompetence is not so blatant as we would assume.
Doesn't matter if it is debunked with facts, in the talking head aftermath of a debate. The general public only listens to the things that interrupt their regular shows, and the 10 second blurbs, headlines, and soundbites that get replayed over and over again. The facts don't matter, the unemployment rate, and blaming a rich guy is all that matters. Obama and the Dems will destroy Mitt on his own personal wealth, and the carnivorous nature of Bain Capital. It won't matter that he actually did some good, and streamlined the businesses, and created better business models. All of that will be lost in the mundane details. All that will matter is Obama smiling, looking smug, and declaring it as a fact.
Only the very uninformed would say anything like this. His foreign policy is the only one that makes any sense. He wants to open up more trade, break into new markets, use diplomacy instead of military, focus our dollars, and our aid, and our efforts at home to build up our nation instead of building an empire abroad. Some people mistakenly call it "isolationism," but that is the farthest from the truth. The truth is, our current foreign policy has isolated us, and also isolated many emerging markets out of our reach. Paul could and would improve our global reputation, tap into new markets, and help our economy to recover at home!! Don't take my word for it necessarily, just go listen to Paul's words. He does not stand for isolationism.
My God, did you hear him in a recent debate where he objected to the Seals killing bin Laden? He actually worried that bin Laden might have been unarmed! It is examples like this that show his - what is it - senility?