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Originally posted by bottleslingguy
reply to post by Dustytoad
I told a friend who claimed to be an Independent that he truly was NOT one because he would NEVER vote for RP because he was a Republican. personally I don't support party lines and the only other person I ever voted for was Ross Perot.
Originally posted by AboveBoard
reply to post by vkey08
I really appreciate your comment and you are dead-on. Ron Paul's response to a boy with autism who asked what he would do for special needs kids was "liberty is our most precious resource." He said that to reframe the child's comment that "children are our most precious resource." For parents of special needs and medically fragile kids, Ron Paul's answer is nothing short of a nightmare. How exactly, are we to pursue the magic of "liberty" and "prosperity" when we are dealing with issues like an incontinent teenager who is non-verbal and self-injurious? When you can't safely have them in the car with another child without a trained adult in between them due to their 'behaviors'? How do you get groceries? How do you PAY for groceries when the school is no longer obligated to take your child by law, and you now have them at home with you full-time until you die? Family caregivers have a much higher risk for serious, stress related illnesses - how do we pay for our own declining health and care for ourselves while managing 100% of our child's needs? What are the the real-life consequences of unrestrained program-gutting? Efficiency in government is a good thing, abandonment of the people for the sake of 'liberty' is not a good thing. And special needs kids can come into any family - especially with autism now at 1 in 88 kids. RP envisions a "transition" period where some of these programs would stay in place, and then what? Not trying to start an argument with folks here, as I respect everyone's right to their own political opinions. Just asking some questions that keep me up at night...
Here is the link to the answer RP gives:
Originally posted by gunshooter
I like the ad a lot. ya know what scares me, and this is pretty far fetched, but I think it is still within the ability of our government. They (TPTB) let Ron Paul get elected, then assassinate him within his first year to show the people that even with a decent vote we still can't have a good leader. Worst case scenario, I know it's a long shot, but I try not to leave any plausible scenario out for what could happen to this country. IMHO I think it does not matter who we vote for, the system is so rigged, and there is so much crooked money out there that it's going to be Romney weather we like it or not. Though I would prefer Paul.
Originally posted by ConspiracyBuff
Well if Ron Paul is not our next president, you can find me on my roof with my trusty Scoped M1-C and a few thousand rounds. As this, I fear, is the only way to get back our CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC.
Originally posted by openminded2011
This SO reminds me of arguing with RP supporters I decided to post it. RE if you dont support RP you are not a patriot (if you are not with RP you are against us)
edit on 5-5-2012 by openminded2011 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by hololeap
How is someone who is supposed to be for freedom of the people be against abortion? I know many of you are groaning but this is big issue. I'm supposed to believe that Ron Paul will not hurt the constitution because he promises not to, but Obama promised the same thing and lied. However Ron Paul directly states that he is Pro-Life, which, being based on RELIGIOUS beliefs, is both a blow to the separation of church and state and the liberties of women. I can't ignore this contradiction.