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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-27-11 12:41 AM
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27. The words "avoid" and "plague" come to mind.
I'm so sick of Ron Paul - the sad thing is he is the best that the GOP has to offer, but he's not the best person qualified for the job. The only people in my group of friends who are voting for Ron Paul are the die-hard conspiracy theorists. That goes to say a lot. :tinfoilhat:
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  -Ron Paul and his cheering cultists on the Daily Show are making me sick. white_wolf  Sep-26-11 10:18 PM   #0 
  - Guess I'm #2  Kennah   Sep-26-11 10:19 PM   #1 
  - I agree 100% - they are cultists. But I am a skeptic so all others  banned from Kos   Sep-26-11 10:19 PM   #2 
  - #4 here.  FarLeftFist   Sep-26-11 10:19 PM   #3 
  - Recommend.  laconicsax   Sep-26-11 10:21 PM   #4 
  - I used to be  Worship Money   Sep-26-11 10:25 PM   #5 
  - I think "intellectual riff-raff" is a good description.  ellisonz   Sep-27-11 04:31 AM   #35 
  - Holy shit! Paul just said the Industrial Revolution wasn't a true free-market?  white_wolf   Sep-26-11 10:25 PM   #6 
  - don't you mean dystopian? because his perfect world = a dickensian dystopia.  DrunkenBoat   Sep-27-11 12:39 AM   #26 
  - Well he is a fan of the OTHER modern Utopia:  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-27-11 01:31 AM   #31 
  - I only learned over the lst six months that  truedelphi   Sep-27-11 03:11 PM   #55 
  - Because we had tariffs that protected our manufacturing jobs and when our rivers caught fire  Overseas   Sep-27-11 10:04 AM   #41 
  - The more you hear him speak beyond the sound bites of "end the wars"  Marie Marie   Sep-26-11 10:28 PM   #7 
  - Talk to one once  Johonny   Sep-26-11 10:29 PM   #8 
  - I wish Jon Stewart didn't admire him for his "consistancy"  glarius   Sep-26-11 10:32 PM   #9 
  - Yeah, me either.  white_wolf   Sep-26-11 10:33 PM   #10 
  - but there are lots of RP goldbugs that post here as liberals  banned from Kos   Sep-26-11 10:51 PM   #16 
  - and Ron Paul is both inconsistent and a hypocrite.  provis99   Sep-26-11 10:36 PM   #11 
  - so you dont think  Dokkie   Sep-26-11 10:39 PM   #13 
  - How does the "pro-civil liberties" stance square with his ardent anti-abortion position?  bullwinkle428   Sep-26-11 10:55 PM   #17 
  - I'm pretty sure you can't be a civil libertarian and a flaming racist, either.  LeftyMom   Sep-26-11 10:58 PM   #19 
  - Because the core tenant of Paul's brand of libertarianism  MicaelS   Sep-27-11 12:56 PM   #46 
  - Wasn't Ron Paul supported by the guy who runs Stormfront?  white_wolf   Sep-26-11 11:00 PM   #20 
  - he is against all abortion (so much for women's choice),  provis99   Sep-26-11 11:29 PM   #21 
     - oops one slipped  Dokkie   Sep-27-11 12:08 AM   #22 
     - you owe me one million: put it in my Swiss bank account.  provis99   Sep-27-11 12:31 AM   #23 
     - Medicare part D wasn't passed in 2007  Dokkie   Sep-27-11 04:25 AM   #33 
     - I take it you're welshing on a bet.  provis99   Sep-27-11 12:50 AM   #28 
     - srry buddy  Dokkie   Sep-27-11 04:26 AM   #34 
     - Consistently batshit crazy doesn't score any points in my book  Major Nikon   Sep-27-11 01:00 AM   #29 
     - These are great! Where did you find this info?  xoom   Sep-27-11 08:48 AM   #38 
     - Add this one  freshstart   Oct-01-11 06:32 PM   #59 
  - Yes he most of them are.  freshstart   Oct-01-11 05:58 PM   #58 
  - Stewart is likeable enough  Worship Money   Sep-26-11 10:38 PM   #12 
     - that rally rocked...  lame54   Sep-27-11 09:15 AM   #39 
  - I almost wrote those exact words as an OP last week.  Hissyspit   Sep-26-11 10:41 PM   #14 
  - Want free-markets?  KT2000   Sep-26-11 10:43 PM   #15 
  - Wait... wait... Ron Paul can't hurt us....  Bigmack   Sep-26-11 10:58 PM   #18 
  - If we could get some actual LIBERALS to argue for long-overdue sanity like legalizing pot  Warren DeMontague   Sep-27-11 12:33 AM   #24 
  - I bet many of those cheering cultists would say they are liberals too  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Sep-27-11 12:35 AM   #25 
  - Maybe instead of insulting them,  woo me with science   Sep-27-11 12:38 PM   #43 
     - Ron Paul is not a liberal, he's a true conservative.  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Sep-27-11 12:53 PM   #45 
        - You are missing the point.  woo me with science   Sep-27-11 12:58 PM   #47 
           - So his position on one issue is enough to support him?  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Sep-27-11 01:08 PM   #49 
              - Oh stop that.  woo me with science   Sep-27-11 01:13 PM   #50 
                 - I told you WHY he's getting support  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Sep-27-11 01:22 PM   #51 
                 - And it's Group *2 that you need to be thinking about,  woo me with science   Sep-27-11 01:39 PM   #53 
                 - And one more point, which I think is the most important.  woo me with science   Sep-27-11 01:28 PM   #52 
  - The words "avoid" and "plague" come to mind.  Initech   Sep-27-11 12:41 AM   #27 
  - there's considerable overlap with 1) fundies and 2) Zeitgeisters  MisterP   Sep-27-11 01:26 AM   #30 
  - At least he isn't trying to out bomb the neocons  hulka38   Sep-27-11 01:44 AM   #32 
  - Right here too!  HughBeaumont   Sep-27-11 05:09 AM   #36 
  - TDS puts RW guests in front of a LW audience  KurtNYC   Sep-27-11 08:04 AM   #37 
  - They are so weird and crazy, it's kind of  HappyMe   Sep-27-11 09:57 AM   #40 
  - Okay, but where is our DEMOCRATIC anti-war candidate?  woo me with science   Sep-27-11 10:23 AM   #42 
  - Well in 2008 Kucinich was very firmly anti-war, but the democrats wouldn't nominate him.  white_wolf   Sep-27-11 12:40 PM   #44 
     - Yes, we have to go back to 2008 and to a politician who  woo me with science   Sep-27-11 01:54 PM   #54 
  - I am sick of all the repuke teabagging fuckers that Jon and Stephen..  and-justice-for-all   Sep-27-11 01:02 PM   #48 
  - Said the dude with the Marx avatar,  Throd   Sep-27-11 06:21 PM   #56 
  - I see the appeal of Ron Paul.  philly_bob   Sep-27-11 11:09 PM   #57 

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