Ron Paul

But what if there’s a world criminal?

by Skip August 10, 2014

That’s part of a quote from someone that I no would call a true Democrat (as opposed to the hard-core Progressives that have careened the Democrat Party far to the Left) – former US Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick.  Unlike many Democrat leaders of today, she ALWAYS had the best interests of America on the forefront and […]

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For a strong military, I convinced a Ron Paul support using a similar argument

by Skip November 3, 2013

“…the near-elimination of piracy was a major accomplishment of the two centuries of British/American naval dominance…” Although it was more of a generalized one than that below, I did make the case during the Prez Primary with a very strong Ron Paul supporter that a strong Navy did have a definite role to play with […]

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“Good Paul”- “Bad ‘Paul”

by Steve MacDonald February 5, 2013

After the death of Navy Seal Chris Kyle, Ron Paul Tweeted… Chris Kyle’s death seems to confirm that ‘he who lives by the sword dies by the sword.’ Treating PTSD at a firing range doesn’t make sense.  Yesterday, Rand Paul Tweeted this… Chris Kyle was a hero like all Americans who don the uniform to […]

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We’re going down, folks.

by Tim Condon November 29, 2012

But this time there’s going to be a documentary for the historians to study; it’s aptly named The Bubble. The movie explains the coming economic crash, including “Who caused it, who called it, and what’s next.” Included in the movie are appearances by economists, commentators, historians, and investment experts; they include Thomas E. Woods, Jr.; Jim […]

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Ron Paul’s Farewell Address on the House Floor

by Steve MacDonald November 15, 2012

It’s over 48 minutes so grab a beverage and a snack.  Good speech.  Compelling questions.  (And yes,  as a matter of fact I do expect Tim to re-post this having not noticed I put it up already.  Dig!) Here’s a meat and potatoes RP quote for you to chew on… “I’ve thought a lot about […]

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Ron Paul and Ann Coulter….

by Tim Condon November 12, 2012

Ron Paul recently said “My presidential campaign proved that standing for freedom brings people together. Liberty is popular, regardless of race, religion, or creed.” On January 10, 2012 Ron Paul came in second in the New Hampshire GOP primary, garnering 23% of the vote. He never came close to that vote percentage in any subsequent primary.

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If you are a libertarian, or if you are a Free Stater, or if you just believe in limited government, individual freedom, and personal responsibility….

by Tim Condon November 3, 2012

…and you plan on voting for anyone other than Mitt Romney—or if you plan on not voting at all, on principle—then please watch this video.   —Tim Condon

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Firewall- Bill Whittle Tackles Voting For Third Party Candidates…in this Election.

by Steve MacDonald November 2, 2012

We’ve been saying this all along but it’s nice of Bill Whittle to help us out.

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A reply to a commenter on Steve’s “About All that Ron Paul business…”

by Skip September 21, 2012

which can be found here concerning the RNC, delegates, Ron Paul speaking / not speaking, nomination, and the like.  His problem was not with Ron Paul but with his supporters.  I concur (having had to deal with nastiness of some even back in 2008).  So he (and I) expected some commenters in opposition and our […]

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About Those Ron Paul People…

by Tom August 31, 2012

Yesterday, fellow-Grokster (and blogger-extraordinaire), Steve, put up a post called “About All That Ron Paul Business“, where he makes some good points.  Being a Ron Paul supporter myself, I figured I would provide my point of view.  After all, there are always two sides to an issue.  Not intending to start a volley, just to […]

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You should come to Tampa for the GOP National Convention. Here’s why:

by Tim Condon July 17, 2012

(And send this out to all your Liberty & Freedom friends too, would you? It’s especially important for the Ron Paul delegates from the various states.)

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“The Supreme Court May Have Their Opinion on ObamaCare, But Let Them Come and Enforce It!”

by Mike July 15, 2012

At the CNHT picnic in Hillsboro last weekend, we were treated to a conversation with Jason Rink, Executive Director of Foundation for a Free Society, and Producer of “Nullification, the Rightful Remedy”. The film is now out, and the latest trailer opens with a laying down of the gauntlet by Michael Boldin, founder of the […]

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Email Doodlings – Libertarians HAVE finally made a political impact – are they about to throw it away?

by Skip March 11, 2012

I’ve been in a writing funk for a while now – too many targets, no focus, trying to run for re-election in my town, a couple of other projects, and I find myself stretched too thin (yeah, self-induced again).  However, the following came over the gunwales a few minutes ago, and the fog (smog?) that […]

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I think this might prove to be troublesome to Ron Paul?

by Skip February 26, 2012

“Iran’s warriors are ready and willing to wipe Israel off the map,” That from the Iran’s Deputy Defense Minister, Ahmad Vahidi.  Now, he is saying this in context of Israel attacking Iran to stop the latter from getting the bomb – a terse warning of “don’t try it”. The real problem is, however, is the […]

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Ron Paul’s Newsletters

by Steve MacDonald January 28, 2012

In the last election cycle almost everyone on the center right used “voting for bills without reading them” as a campaign cudgel.  So I think it is safe to say that we have some expectation of accountability for what our elected officials put their name to. When talking about Presidents, we have an equal interest […]

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Libertarian View Of the Republican Party

by Steve MacDonald January 10, 2012

I find this both accurate and amusing.

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GrokTV Special Interviews at yesterday’s Ron Paul campaign event

by Skip January 9, 2012

Given that it is the day before the NH First in the Nation Primary, that the ‘Grok is NH based, and the number of my recent Ron Paul posts, most of you are probably thinking that I am going to vote for Ron Paul.  No, I am not (much to the dismay of my friends […]

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GrokTV Event: Ron Paul – Q11, Q12 & Q13: Policy on Israel, have to use a charity hospital, dealing with both parties in Congress

by Skip January 9, 2012

And the “Press Gaggle” ( aka “press availability” or it can be called “the time when reporters and MSM Press can ask silly questions to show their Editors they are actually doing something to earn their expense accounts / salaries”) – added after the jump! LAST OF THE QUESTIONS! Question 11: What is your policy […]

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GrokTV Event: Ron Paul – Q8, Q9 & Q10: Brand New Congress, Your Foreign Policy, Career in Public Service?

by Skip January 9, 2012

Questions 6 & 7 here. Question 8: If the people gave you a Congress with all new members, what could you do? Question 9: What can you say to those on the fence about your foreign policy? Question 10: Advice for a young man thinking about a career public service? Question 8: If the people […]

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GrokTV Event: Ron Paul – Q6 & Q7: Abolishing the Dept. Education and will lowering corporate taxes bring jobs back to US?

by Skip January 9, 2012

Still trying to play catch up here: Intro Ceremonies and Question 1, Questions 2 & 3, and Questions 4 & 5.  Now, Questions 6 and 7! Question 6 (which was asked by a young girl): you are going to abolish 3 Departments including the Department of Education; how are you going to replace them?  I […]

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GrokTV Event: Ron Paul – Q4 & Q5: Job numbers just came out; are we out of the woods? What will you do about Alzheimers?

by Skip January 8, 2012

Continuing more with questions – but now from the audience: Unemployment numbers just came out – are we now coming out of the woods? Alzheimers steals billions of productivity from this nation – what will you do about it?

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GrokTV Event: Ron Paul – Q2 & Q3: Why is cutting Federal spending so important? Military spending and how the Pres. Paul’s Military look?

by Skip January 8, 2012

Jim Forsythe’s next two questions at the Ron Paul Presidential Primary event in Meredith, NH this afternoon: Question 2: You have proposed cutting $1 Trillion from the Federal budget right off – why is it so important to cut Federal spending? Question 3:Military vs defense spending – and how will the military look like under […]

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GrokTV Event – 2012 Presidential Primary – Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX); intro ceremonies & Question 1

by Skip January 8, 2012

This afternoon, the 2012 Presidential Primary campaign came to Church Landing in Meredith, NH where a 500-600 strong contigent of Ron Paul supporters from all over (4 gentlemen standing next to me had come from Holland).  TMEW and I arrived about 40 minutes before the start of the event and even at that, we were […]

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Southern NH 912 Project event: Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) in Windham

by Skip January 6, 2012

Contact: Ken Eyring FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ph: 603-434-4836 Email: SENATOR RAND PAUL IN WINDHAM NH Senator Rand Paul, the son of Presidential candidate Ron Paul, is scheduled to appear on behalf of his father at a special Southern NH 9.12 event in Windham, NH. The modified Town Hall event will take place on Saturday, […]

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Wednesday Morning Coffee – Ron Paul Third in Iowa

by Steve MacDonald January 4, 2012

An “ends justifies the means” approach to a Republican primary is how ‘Republicans’ for Ron Paul justify begging Democrats to register as Republicans or independents so they can screw with the results of the GOP Primary to their candidates advantage. In Iowa, assuming it worked, this netted Congressman Paul a decent third place showing.  We are […]

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Anyone Object To A Vice President Ron Paul?

by Steve MacDonald December 28, 2011

I think everything Ron Paul stands for deserves as much oxygen as it can get (for good or bad).  But no matter what the effect of that vetting, no matter how well he does in Iowa and New Hampshire, I still don’t see a path to the nomination.  (This does not make me a neo-con, […]

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What Is In A Campaign Ad?

by Rick Olson December 22, 2011

“If you’re going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you’re going to be locked up.” —Hunter S. Thompson I am watching the television. I cannot remember which station or what show. But to be certain, it was the Discovery Channel, Learning Channel, Smithsonian, NatGeo, Military Channel or Fox News. […]

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Email Doodlings – Really? We HAVE to support Ron Paul because if we don’t, he’ll run as a 3rd Party and Obama will win

by Skip December 20, 2011

Essentially, this is the political equivalent of “don’t make me mad or I’ll kill myself!”.  Another way of putting it is “I’m Sampson (in my own mind, anyways) – if you make fun of me, I’ll bring down your house!”.  Here’s the assertion: Here is my claim: Republicans have no choice whom they support. They […]

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Email Doodlings – Assertion: “a threshold that I believe none of our recent wars has crossed”. Me: Really?

by Skip December 18, 2011

The Assertion that was made was in response what I posted here: You asked the question as to whether we need to wait until American lives are lost to respond….To me, this means that there must be imminent danger—and that is a threshold that I believe none of our recent wars has crossed—and all other […]

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Email Doodlings – 2012 Presidential Primary – Yes, it gonna be a long month…

by Skip December 14, 2011

More meanderings from on this: Despite the (still) prevailing hawkishness within the GOP, I feel that the tides are turning. Republicans are starting to understand that we are FLAT BROKE and we can’t financially sustain these wars. We are being bled dry just like the mujahedeen (al Queda) did to the Russians in Afghanistan. I […]

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