I'm not trying to derail this thread (as I have already posted 'on topic') but as I have heard claimed by
other posters in this thread, Ron Paul is not a cult-ish internet phenomenon.
The reason we Ron Paul supporters are so adamant and confrontational is because we perceive a
lack of respect paid to Ron Paul by the MSM. This is exacerbated by the notion that...
"...Ron Paul is not electable."
If I had a dollar for every time I heard that sentiment, I could by a car. Or to put it another way, if
everyone who decided to change their vote to another candidate BASED solely on that
sentiment were to show some intestinal fortitude and vote their conscience, I assert that Ron Paul
would be easily outshining all the other candidates. THIS IS HIGHLY FRUSTRATING, AND SO WE
PAULITES SOMETIMES TEND TO YELL AND SCREAM.
We are at a crossraods here, but it is my opinion that all is no lost just yet. But if we fail to act now
the noose will incrementally tighten and our hands will be tied. I for one would rather fight this
battle NOW, using my intellect and powers of persuasion, than to have my children fight this battle
in the future when only blood and death can reverse the course of history.
I am a firm believer that tyranny is afoot. History repeats itself whenever awareness and precaution
against tyranny is lulled and pacified. History teaches us that fear is the motivating weapon employed
by those who seek to subjugate us. This is exemplified by the number of times you hear the word
"Terror" repeated in the media.
Even if you are non-conspiratorial and believe the official story pertaining to the events of 9/11
you must surely be aware of the excess fear-mongering that has been shoved down our throats
by the MSM for the last ten years. I assert that there remains a large segment of US society
that still believes that our presence in the middle east constitutes a revenge for the attacks
of 9/11. This has NEVER been the case, but irregardless the MSM still propagates this false zeitgeist.
And in the same fashion the MSM has marginalized Ron Paul, attempting to paint him as a racist,
or asserting that he is unelectable, or as a last resort, ignoring him in favor of ANYONE else.
A part of my support for Ron Paul stems from an understanding that he is the only true political
outsider. He is the righteous underdog. And he has my vote regardless of electability. He has my
voice, even if I am the last man on his side. He has my respect and admiration for his principle,
his conviction, his character, and his message.
And I, like he, will challenge anyone on the issues he hold forth. For me it is not a partisan question.
I realize that Ron Paul cannot accomplish all that he would wish to accomplish in his tenure
as president. and that is the reason why none should be afraid this man. He will be hindered by
congress in slashing the budget, he will be hindered by congress in dismantling government
institutions, but the marginal success he can achieve, and the VETO power of the presidential pen
give him just enough power to keep this country from falling any further. And while we may all have
to sacrifice now, I have to courage to make that sacrifice. I AM READY for TSTHTF in a marginal way
right now while I can deal with. I have the courage to take my lumps so that my children don't have to.
We all were duped by the message of change by Barrack Obama in the last election. I was as well.
But I voted for a man I knew nothing about, and still know very little about. He was and is a liar
of the first order.
But I will continue to hope. I will continue to fight for what I believe in. I will continue to fight for you
and for your children with the loudest voice I have. And I challenge you to educate yourself as much as
possible about the candidates and make your own decision on who to support. I have made my decision,
and my full support is for Ron Paul.
Damn the torpedoes...full speed ahead!!
edit on 29-1-2012 by rival because: (no reason given)