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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-21-11 06:59 AM
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72. The post to which you are replying answered your new question.
And it's irrelevant because, as my prior post already said, saying Paul is okay aside from his domestic policies is like saying Mrs. Lincoln loved the last play she saw at the Ford Theater, aside from having her husband's brains on her outfit.

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  -Ron Paul: Flawed policies helped lead to 9/11 alp227  Nov-20-11 07:23 PM   #0 
  - He was right.  tabatha   Nov-20-11 07:26 PM   #1 
  - Agreed - and the sooner people get that, the better for all of us.  polichick   Nov-20-11 07:30 PM   #2 
  - Half right.  baldguy   Nov-20-11 07:38 PM   #5 
  - Super-duper DITTO!  SoapBox   Nov-20-11 08:39 PM   #13 
  - No, Democrats helped provoke 9-11 also.  cpwm17   Nov-20-11 10:03 PM   #18 
  - But the Clinton Admin had a counter-terrorism infrastructure in place when they left  baldguy   Nov-20-11 10:18 PM   #19 
     - I'm not sure if the US intelligence services would have done a proper job preventing 9-11 under Gore  cpwm17   Nov-20-11 10:48 PM   #21 
     - That's the Bush Regime's spin talking.  baldguy   Nov-20-11 10:56 PM   #22 
     - What the hell? Criticizing Gore's fantasy presidency a pretty obsessive thing to do.  Kablooie   Nov-20-11 11:57 PM   #24 
        - So is attributing only good things to Gore's fantasy Presidency.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:30 AM   #35 
     - So it might have been an attempt, instead of a success?  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 12:04 AM   #26 
     - Yes, 911 would have taken place if Gore had been elected.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:23 AM   #34 
     - When you know of a threat, there's a big difference between looking for it & NOT looking for it.  baldguy   Nov-21-11 06:54 AM   #71 
        - You are arguing about imaginary events that are not supported by anything that happened during  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:29 AM   #80 
     - You're changing the topic.  some guy   Nov-21-11 04:10 AM   #60 
        - Good point.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:30 AM   #68 
        - Properly assessing & responding to foreign threats isn't part of "foreign policy" ?  baldguy   Nov-21-11 07:12 AM   #76 
           - Debatable whether "homeland security" is domestic policy or foreign policy; however,  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:37 AM   #81 
           - Please indicate where Paul mentioned Israel.  baldguy   Nov-21-11 07:44 AM   #83 
           - Does counter-terrorism infrastructure  some guy   Nov-21-11 01:58 PM   #93 
           - And if we're trying to get a foreign country to arrest & extradite a terrorist?  baldguy   Nov-21-11 03:04 PM   #98 
              - Those would both  some guy   Nov-21-11 07:36 PM   #99 
                 - Then when we're discussing any counter-terrorism methods in foreign lands  baldguy   Nov-21-11 08:51 PM   #100 
           - richard clarke stated that he informed little boot's administration  newspeak   Nov-22-11 09:54 AM   #107 
  - Republican greed led to 9/11  Slit Skirt   Nov-20-11 11:06 PM   #23 
  - LOL!  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:32 AM   #36 
  - IIRC, Clinton put that fucking airbase in Saudi Arabia.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 12:01 AM   #25 
  - Don't forget Reagan  Ter   Nov-21-11 12:33 AM   #29 
  - Too true,  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 12:47 AM   #31 
  - Um, not started. Please see Reply 26.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:33 AM   #37 
     - You are correct  Ter   Nov-21-11 03:32 AM   #55 
        - You need to go further back than that - to before 1898, anyway  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-21-11 03:53 AM   #56 
        - 1803  some guy   Nov-21-11 04:15 AM   #61 
        - The thread is about Israel, though.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:36 AM   #70 
           - Thank you for restricting what we are allowed to talk about on DU  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-21-11 07:09 AM   #75 
              - How do I restrict what anyone says on DU?  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:14 AM   #77 
                 - Al Qaeda attacked us over Iraq and bases in Saudi Arabia. Not Israel. n/t  ieoeja   Nov-22-11 09:40 AM   #105 
        - I referred you to a post mentioning the 1950s, not 1912.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:34 AM   #69 
  - And Saudi Arabia donated to their Presidential libraries and probably, one way or another,  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:37 AM   #39 
  - Reminds me of a thing my last chemistry teacher used to say  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 02:26 AM   #53 
     - Yep. When one dirty hand washes another, nothing gets clean.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:39 AM   #82 
  - The fundamental policy that began this mess was the SykesPicot Accord.  LanternWaste   Nov-21-11 02:22 PM   #95 
  - Democrats are equal to blame  Ter   Nov-21-11 12:33 AM   #28 
  - No, U.S. policies.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:16 AM   #33 
  - I dislike him for his social plans but on this I agree. We were playing  jwirr   Nov-20-11 08:08 PM   #9 
     - The replies to Post #5 should answer your question, no matter which side of the coin you favor.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:35 AM   #38 
  - no one listened to what bin laden was actually saying  madrchsod   Nov-20-11 07:33 PM   #3 
  - *Raises hand and waves it frantically, while saying "ooo, ooo, ooo"*  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:39 AM   #40 
  - W Bush Nails it when he said ..."watch my drive" ....the man don't care for America...  opihimoimoi   Nov-20-11 07:34 PM   #4 
  - Just think if Bush had done the right thing  lefthandedlefty   Nov-20-11 07:46 PM   #6 
     - Hubristic assholes make up excuses for their actions  opihimoimoi   Nov-20-11 07:50 PM   #7 
  - Here was one failed policy...  SoapBox   Nov-20-11 08:05 PM   #8 
  - They weren't allowed as carry on.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 12:25 AM   #27 
  - I was allowed on international flights in the 1990s with ice axes in carry-on baggage  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-21-11 03:59 AM   #57 
  - yeah, well, I still question the boxcutter argument  newspeak   Nov-22-11 10:39 AM   #108 
  - And now we have another generation, Rand Paul, also teat sucking.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:46 AM   #41 
  - Well duh!  waronxmas   Nov-20-11 08:26 PM   #10 
  - I have to respect Paul for sticking to his convictions and being unafraid to air his beliefs  Skip Intro   Nov-20-11 08:35 PM   #11 
  - His beliefs include ending Medicare, Medicaid, & Social Security.  red dog 1   Nov-20-11 08:54 PM   #14 
  - So, put him in as the Secretary of Defense.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 12:48 AM   #32 
  - The Secretary of Defense decides those things? Who knew?  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:49 AM   #43 
     - True.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 02:09 AM   #50 
        - Maybe, but NOT Ron Paul or any other Libertarian.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:00 AM   #62 
           - Yeah, his domestic policy would take us back to the industrial revolution  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 08:09 AM   #89 
  - +1 Sing it, red dog!  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:51 AM   #45 
  - Integrity, my ass. He and his son have no trouble living off government.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:47 AM   #42 
  - A man who speaks the truth is ineligible for the Republican candidacy by default.  Little Tich   Nov-20-11 08:37 PM   #12 
  - Ron Paul is NOT a man who speaks the truth, but thanks anyway, LIttle Tich.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:53 AM   #46 
  - Exactly  freshstart   Nov-21-11 06:59 AM   #73 
  - The only Republican candidate speaking the truth is Jon Huntsman.  red dog 1   Nov-21-11 12:55 PM   #92 
  - al-Qaeda attacked New Zealand, too.  provis99   Nov-20-11 08:59 PM   #15 
  - Indonesia? London? But what was the reason for the attacks?  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:57 AM   #47 
  - Al-qaeda did not attack London  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 04:04 AM   #58 
     - I would not go that far. But how about answering the question or addressing the actual point?  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:15 AM   #65 
        - I already said above I don't know anything about an alqaeda attack on New Zealand.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 06:27 AM   #66 
        - Do you know of any Al Qaeeda attack that was unrelated to U.S. policies?  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:07 AM   #74 
           - It seems you are assigning every terror attack in the past decade to Alqaeda.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 07:18 AM   #78 
           - Bullshit. First, as you imply, the organization responsible for the Bali bombing  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:52 AM   #84 
              - Put me on ignore then.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 02:15 PM   #94 
           - The murder of Masood. We weren't supporting either side (though we should have been). n/t  ieoeja   Nov-22-11 09:45 AM   #106 
        - Can you give me any information on the Alqaeda attack on New Zealand?  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 02:28 PM   #97 
  - I must be out of it. When did Al qaeda attack New Zealand?  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 03:01 AM   #54 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-20-11 09:49 PM   #16 
  - does ANYONE seriously believe that if the U.S.did not have its military might positioned all over  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-20-11 10:02 PM   #17 
  - Oh, yeah. Ron Paul is a fucking king and Rand is a prince.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 02:03 AM   #48 
  - Interviewer Bob Schiefer looked mighty pissed off.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-20-11 10:31 PM   #20 
  - Be careful what you say Ron.....the reich wing don't want to hear that shit.  Hulk   Nov-21-11 12:43 AM   #30 
  - Yup. There were some worried comments on the Sunday shows  woo me with science   Nov-21-11 01:50 AM   #44 
  - If he starts winning, he's better practice ducking, too.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:08 AM   #64 
  - Only right wing U.S. policies favor Israel?  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 02:11 AM   #51 
  - I dislike most of what he says  loyalsister   Nov-22-11 12:31 AM   #102 
  - Just like all the other politicians, no balls  jakeXT   Nov-21-11 02:04 AM   #49 
  - Ron Paul's picture is in Bartlett's Quotations, right next to the saying,  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 02:14 AM   #52 
  - He may be a bonehead on domestic policy, but he makes perfect sense on foreign policy.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 04:07 AM   #59 
     - First, we need not look at him or any other Libertarian any further  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:04 AM   #63 
        - Why do you say his foreign policy approach makes no sense?  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 06:29 AM   #67 
        - The post to which you are replying answered your new question.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:59 AM   #72 
           - From a financial perspective, his foreign policy approach is the only thing that can save the US.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 07:21 AM   #79 
           - There are plenty of anti war people who don't have the rest of Paul's shit.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:57 AM   #86 
              - The problem is that they are not running for President. nt  woo me with science   Nov-21-11 09:14 PM   #101 
           - Why do you say his foreign policy approach makes no sense?  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 02:23 PM   #96 
        - People on DU are clear that they don't agree with Ron Paul on most issues  cpwm17   Nov-21-11 08:09 AM   #88 
           - +1000  Prometheus Bound   Nov-22-11 12:46 AM   #103 
  - Big Fucking Deal.  Zorra   Nov-21-11 07:56 AM   #85 
  - Great thread to bookmark if you like to know more about your fellow DUers.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 08:06 AM   #87 
  - That's for sure. It's the neocon influence.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-22-11 01:30 AM   #104 
  - Watching that "journalist's" head explode during the interview was entertaining.  krabigirl   Nov-21-11 11:32 AM   #90 
  - Foreign policy was at fault -- we also had an "Operation Ignore" re the intelligence ... but MIHOP..  defendandprotect   Nov-21-11 12:17 PM   #91 
  - Ron Paul would not get his way on SS and medicare, but  populist3   Nov-24-11 08:57 PM   #109 

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