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StudentsMustUniteNow Donating Member (859 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-07-07 01:40 PM
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47. Yes
But that would mean bringing the Democratic Party closer to the people. A dangerous move for the corporate wing.
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  -Ron Paul - the new Nader The Count  Jun-07-07 09:33 AM   #0 
  - Please. I had the same reaction from people HERE. nt  Bluebear   Jun-07-07 09:34 AM   #1 
  - Ron Paul? On DU? I missed that. reinforces my Nader comparison though.  The Count   Jun-07-07 09:48 AM   #4 
     - yes, it`s sad but true  madrchsod   Jun-07-07 11:26 AM   #34 
  - If he runs as an Independent perhaps  Turbineguy   Jun-07-07 09:43 AM   #2 
  - Perhaps what? he is still batshit crazy. I didn't mean "Nader" as spoiler.  The Count   Jun-07-07 09:49 AM   #6 
  - Speaking of light brained hipsters ...  Everybody   Jun-07-07 10:04 AM   #13 
     - If this was meant seriously, it missed the mark. Sounds like one of those cults  The Count   Jun-07-07 11:28 AM   #36 
        - 42  TahitiNut   Jun-07-07 01:08 PM   #43 
           - yeah, I had the feeling as I was writing it I had the wrong multiplication table!  The Count   Jun-07-07 03:22 PM   #50 
  - He wouldn't be able to run as an indy in many states  tritsofme   Jun-07-07 01:11 PM   #44 
  - Maybe lame "Democrats" tearing down Democratic candidates have tarnished our candidates but not Paul  Czolgosz   Jun-07-07 09:43 AM   #3 
  - The problem is lame Democrats tearing down Democratic PRINCIPLES;  Phredicles   Jun-07-07 09:48 AM   #5 
  - How is a guy against abortion rights, for creationism, against gays better than  The Count   Jun-07-07 09:51 AM   #7 
     - Not to mention he wants to privatize social security, and get rid of all social programs.  tjwash   Jun-07-07 09:59 AM   #12 
  - I don't get it either  proud2Blib   Jun-07-07 09:51 AM   #8 
  - And he'd take us to "pre-Inherit the Wind creationism up to school boards"  The Count   Jun-07-07 09:54 AM   #9 
  - Ron Paul has zero chance of getting the Republican nomination.  Make7   Jun-07-07 09:56 AM   #10 
  - I am not enjoying reading "Go Ron Paul" comments under Mike Gravel's videos  The Count   Jun-07-07 10:11 AM   #14 
  - I have noticed a tendency for people to be rather myopic.  Make7   Jun-07-07 10:45 AM   #22 
  - He's prepping a third party run. Count on it. nt  blondeatlast   Jun-07-07 11:01 AM   #24 
     - I don't think I will count on that.  Make7   Jun-07-07 12:25 PM   #39 
  - kids are enormously stupid sometimes.  lionesspriyanka   Jun-07-07 09:58 AM   #11 
  - And sanity. The woman was discounting sanity, for goodness sake.  The Count   Jun-07-07 10:12 AM   #15 
     - ---  lionesspriyanka   Jun-07-07 10:18 AM   #18 
  - His reality based foreign policy views are a breath of fresh air  Jacobin   Jun-07-07 10:13 AM   #16 
  - because they'd only hear their own? There's nothing he says DK or Clark didn't say  The Count   Jun-07-07 11:14 AM   #28 
  - Not hardly.  dkofos   Jun-07-07 10:14 AM   #17 
  - You don't agree with him on everything else?  FreeMeFromInsanity   Jun-07-07 10:30 AM   #20 
     - That is what I said.  dkofos   Jun-07-07 10:41 AM   #21 
     - What constitution? he thinks separation of church and state only works at federal  The Count   Jun-07-07 11:16 AM   #30 
  - Nader is a narcissist. Ron Paul is batshit crazy.  11 Bravo   Jun-07-07 10:23 AM   #19 
  - In all fairness, Nader has his lunatic moments too. remember the NBA?  The Count   Jun-07-07 11:17 AM   #31 
  - Ron Paul is a batshit crazy bigot.  ariesgem   Jun-07-07 01:29 PM   #46 
     - Thanks so much for this! It all fits together  The Count   Jun-07-07 03:42 PM   #53 
  - thinking the same thing, Count...thanx for saying it out loud....n/t  windbreeze   Jun-07-07 10:59 AM   #23 
  - He's building a cult of personality among those who are unwilling/unable to  blondeatlast   Jun-07-07 11:03 AM   #25 
  - At least Nader was a progressive. Paul is a "pick and choose" Libertarian  blondeatlast   Jun-07-07 11:06 AM   #26 
  - He's a neo-libertarian - with draconian social policies and laissez-faire economic policies.  TahitiNut   Jun-07-07 11:11 AM   #27 
     - No. He's a paleolibertarian  StudentsMustUniteNow   Jun-07-07 11:15 AM   #29 
     - Paleo-libertarians are more like Bill Maher, South Park guys: no religion -  The Count   Jun-07-07 11:25 AM   #33 
     - No that's not paleolibertarian  StudentsMustUniteNow   Jun-07-07 11:27 AM   #35 
        - No, Maher is your typical libertarian. great on religion, first Amendment, off  The Count   Jun-07-07 03:19 PM   #49 
     - No... those are styled "neo-liberals" ... not at all the same.  TahitiNut   Jun-07-07 11:39 AM   #37 
     - That's the best summary - thanks! I'll use it in future debates.  The Count   Jun-07-07 11:21 AM   #32 
     - That about sums it up.  Swamp Rat   Jun-07-07 12:38 PM   #41 
  - I don't like him, but the comparison to Nader is unfair to Nader  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-07-07 11:43 AM   #38 
  - They are both extremists with narrow acceptable ideas surrounded by some  The Count   Jun-07-07 03:24 PM   #52 
  - Ron Paul is a kernel of corn  IChing   Jun-07-07 12:28 PM   #40 
  - Rin Paul is like a blind pig  loindelrio   Jun-07-07 12:40 PM   #42 
  - They both have a high degree of credibility and are highly principled  LBJDemocrat   Jun-07-07 01:16 PM   #45 
  - Yes  StudentsMustUniteNow   Jun-07-07 01:40 PM   #47 
  - No shit, all he is is a waste of millions of votes.  Philosoraptor   Jun-07-07 02:19 PM   #48 
     - Amen to that. If nothing else, there is that matter of the "RRR" nest to his name... nt  blondeatlast   Jun-07-07 03:24 PM   #51 
 

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