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politicallore Donating Member (713 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:28 PM
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RON PAUL's New Book -- A Review
http://www.politicallore.com/politics/presidential-cand... s-end-the-fed/1345

"For those who are already familiar with Dr. Pauls arguments against the Fed, his first hand accounts of battling the Fed for the last 30 plus years are alone worth the price of admission. He begins all the way back at his childhood growing up in Pennsylvania when he learned the value of a penny working for his familys dairy business."

http://www.politicallore.com/politics/presidential-cand... s-end-the-fed/1345

I do not care if you like the rest of his views or not... We need to support Ron on this.

He is basically the Conservatives version of Dennis Kucinich... They hate him.
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Rude Dog Donating Member (151 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:29 PM
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1. No.
I don't support racist, sexist, lying, crazy, quackery-supporting assholes.
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politicallore Donating Member (713 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:31 PM
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3. Proof
You have none.
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SIMPLYB1980 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:33 PM
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6. Proof you ask for?
Edited on Wed Sep-16-09 02:33 PM by SIMPLYB1980
http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/01/10/paul.newsletters...

"A series of newsletters in the name of GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul contain several racist remarks -- including one that says order was restored to Los Angeles after the 1992 riots when blacks went "to pick up their welfare checks."

Someone in our party thought he would make a good VP.
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politicallore Donating Member (713 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:35 PM
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9. Did you read that?
"When you bring this question up, you're really saying, 'You're a racist' or 'Are you a racist?' And the answer is, 'No, I'm not a racist,'" he said.

Paul said he had never even read the articles with the racist comments.

In his interview with CNN, Paul said that's language he would never use. "People who know me, nobody is going to believe this," he said. "That's just not my language. It's not my life."

He added, "Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Ghandi, they're the heroes ."


Jeeze... come on.

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SIMPLYB1980 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:38 PM
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11. And you buy that BS?
Ron Paul is a freak.
http://sayanythingblog.com/entry/ron_paul_racist_anti_s... /

Paul reported on gang crime in Los Angeles and commented, If you have ever been robbed by a black teen-aged male, you know how unbelievably fleet-footed they can be.

Given the inefficiencies of what D.C. laughingly calls the `criminal justice system, I think we can safely assume that 95 percent of the black males in that city are semi-criminal or entirely criminal, Paul said.

Paul also wrote that although we are constantly told that it is evil to be afraid of black men, it is hardly irrational. Black men commit murders, rapes, robberies, muggings and burglaries all out of proportion to their numbers.

Stating that lobbying groups who seek special favors and handouts are evil, Paul wrote, By far the most powerful lobby in Washington of the bad sort is the Israeli government and that the goal of the Zionist movement is to stifle criticism.
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DireStrike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:00 PM
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26. Man. It's too bad he can't put 2 and 2 together and realize that poverty is the problem.
Guess it's hard to do things like that when you have an easy, racist answer handy.
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SIMPLYB1980 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:04 PM
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27. Yep. And not only racist answers but, anti-Semitic, and homophobic.
http://www.queerty.com/ron-pauls-anti-gay-letters-make-... /

Gays earn plenty of animus in Paul's newsletters. They frequently quoted Paul's "old colleague," Congressman William Dannemeyerwho advocated quarantining people with AIDSpraising him for "speak out fearlessly despite the organized power of the gay lobby." In 1990, one newsletter mentioned a reporter from a gay magazine "who certainly had an axe to grind, and that's not easy with a limp wrist."

In an item titled, "The Pink House?" the author of a newsletteragain, presumably Paulcomplained about President George H.W. Bush's decision to sign a hate crimes bill and invite "the heads of homosexual lobbying groups to the White House for the ceremony," adding, "I miss the closet." "Homosexuals," it said, "not to speak of the rest of society, were far better off when social pressure forced them to hide their activities."
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:36 PM
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harried helga Donating Member (14 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:58 PM
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25. And your framework involves using the suffix 'tard'
How...progressive of you... :eyes:
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:10 PM
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Brickbat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:08 AM
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62. I object to your use of "tard" and "retard" as an insult.
nt
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MineralMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:01 PM
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41. Well, that didn't last long...
And I barely got to know ya...pity...
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grantcart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:05 PM
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42. his demise was not retarded (i.e. slow) in the least
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DevonRex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:13 PM
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32. OMG. He said order was restored when blacks went "to pick up their welfare checks."
That is the most overtly racist statement I have heard from a politician since the 1970s.
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:35 PM
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8. Here is a link to a post where I analyze his attitudes, and his dangers, in some detail
Edited on Wed Sep-16-09 02:41 PM by LeftishBrit
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politicallore Donating Member (713 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:41 PM
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14. broken link
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Viking12 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:41 PM
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15. Broken link.
I'd be interested in reading if you could fix the link.

Thanks.
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:44 PM
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17. For some reason, I seem unable to fix the link at present; so here's the post itself
Edited on Wed Sep-16-09 02:54 PM by LeftishBrit
From July 15th, 2009

He horrifies me. Here's a mini-essay that I wrote about him about a year ago
Posted by LeftishBrit in General Discussion
Wed Jul 15th 2009, 02:50 PM
My Ron Paul essay from Jan 5th, 2008 - still relevant!
RON PAUL: WHY SHOULD HE WORRY SOMEONE THOUSANDS OF MILES AWAY?


Ron Paul wont win the presidential election, or come anywhere near it. He will continue to be a Texas Congressman. I will continue to live in England, thousands of miles away from him. So why should I worry about him?


Some quotations from his own website indicate some of the serious problems with his views, from a progressive perspective:


'A Republic, If You Can Keep It by Dr. Ron Paul, U.S. Representative from Texas

Address to the U.S. House of Representatives delivered on the Floor of the House January 31 - February 2, 2000

....The modern-day welfare state has steadily grown since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The federal government is now involved in providing health care, houses, unemployment benefits, education, food stamps to millions, plus all kinds of subsidies to every conceivable special-interest group. Welfare is now part of our culture, costing hundreds of billions of dollars every year. It is now thought to be a "right," something one is "entitled" to. Calling it an "entitlement" makes it sound proper and respectable and not based on theft. Anyone who has a need, desire, or demand and can get the politicians' attention will get what he wants, even though it may be at the expense of someone else. Today it is considered morally right and politically correct to promote the welfare state. Any suggestion otherwise is considered political suicide.
.
....Controlled curricula have downplayed the importance of our constitutional heritage while indoctrinating our children, even in kindergarten, with environmental mythology, internationalism, and sexual liberation. Neighborhood schools in the early part of the 20th Century did not experience this kind of propaganda.

....It is now accepted that people who need (medical) care are entitled to it as a right. This is a serious error in judgment.

...Probably the most significant change in attitude that occurred in the 20th Century was that with respect to life itself. Although abortion has been performed for hundreds if not thousands of years, it was rarely considered an acceptable and routine medical procedure without moral consequence. Since 1973 abortion in America has become routine and justified by a contorted understanding of the right to privacy. The difference between American's rejection of abortions at the beginning of the century, compared to today's casual acceptance, is like night and day. Although a vocal number of Americans express their disgust with abortion on demand, our legislative bodies and the courts claim that the procedure is a constitutionally protected right, disregarding all scientific evidence and legal precedents that recognize the unborn as a legal living entity deserving protection of the law. Ironically the greatest proponents of abortion are the same ones who advocate imprisonment for anyone who disturbs the natural habitat of a toad.

....The welfare system has mocked the concept of marriage in the name of political correctness, economic egalitarianism, and hetero-phobia.


....Any academic discussion questioning the wisdom of our policies surrounding World War II is met with shrill accusations of anti-Semitism and Nazi lover. No one is even permitted without derision by the media, the university intellectuals, and the politicians to ask why the United States allied itself with the murdering Soviets and then turned over Eastern Europe to them...'


So let's see. Paul is totally against any form of welfare state, even in its current American sense (very limited compared with most other developed countries); considers benefits for poor people to be 'theft'; does not think that people are entitled to medical care. Despite all his libertarian justifications for all the above, thinks that the government is entitled to ban abortions and 'defend marriage', (though he considers that these, like other government functions, should be carried out by individual states rather than the national government). He is opposed to gay rights ('heterophobia') and considers concern about the environment to be based on 'mythology'. Moreover, he is so isolationist or anti-Soviet or both, that he would apparently rather have had Hitler take over Europe than have an alliance between America and the Soviet Union during the war.

Moreover, despite his support for his countrys Constitution, he seems to be a less-than-fervent supporter of his countrys democracy. Democracy, in the sense of allowing all adults to vote, was not a feature of American politics at the beginning, or specified in its original constitution, even if America was closer to democracy than England or most other places in the late 18th century. Americas constitution was amended to allow women to vote in 1920. It had been amended to allow African-Americans to vote in 1870; but this was frequently evaded in southern states until the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Paul has gone on record as opposing this act, as contrary to states rights, even to this day. Should he really be trusted to uphold democracy?

However, most of the Republican candidates have worrying right-wing views; and some of them are far more likely than Paul to win their partys nomination. What is specifically worrying about Paul is that some progressives sympathize with him, and prefer him to some if not all of the Democratic candidates. This is predominantly due to his opposition to the Iraq War and to the Patriot Act: both of which are rightly important issues to liberals. But in addition some people support him because they are frustrated with the status quo, and he is seen as opposing it. Some people even describe him as anti-corporate despite the fact that his extreme economic libertarianism, if ever put into practice, would undoubtedly increase the power of corporations.

Some argue in this connection that the old distinction between right and left is no longer relevant. And it is indeed accurate to say that the right/left distinction should not be seen as a unitary dimension. People can be right vs left on a number of different issues, and different asp. Four important ones are: war/defence; economic/welfare; civil liberties; and social/ civil rights.

So here is where I would rate Bush, Blair and Paul:

Bush:

War/defence: Extreme right

Economic/welfare: Right

Civil liberties: Right

Social/civil rights: Right



Blair:

War/defence: Extreme right

Economic/welfare: Centre-right by British standards (i.e. to the left of Thatcher, but to the right of moderate Tories of the past such as Harold Macmillan)

Civil liberties: Right

Social/civil rights: Centre-left.


Paul:

War/defence: Left on Iraq war, but right on other aspects of world policies

Economic/welfare: Extreme right (could go no further right)

Civil liberties: Left with regard to Federal government infringements of civil liberties; Right with regard to such infringements by state governments or private organizations.

Social/civil rights: Extreme right.


So Blair overall is to the left of either Paul or Bush, but to the right of what I'd find acceptable. Paul and Bush are both thoroughly right-wing. Bush is right-wing on more issues; Paul is more extreme on the issues where he is right-wing.. If Bush is more dangerous than Paul, it's simply because he has more power.



What is frightening here is not so much Paul as a fairly powerless individual, but that some supposedly liberal anti-war people seem to be prepared to ally themselves with RW extremists, if they happen to be against the war. If this leads to liberals' acceptance of a combination of far-RW economic 'libertarianism', social conservativism, and xenophobia, this could have serious impact for future politics. Some of the danger is, I think, not so much from Paul himself, as from the groups and websites that support him. I fear that Paul and other of his ilk may appeal to disaffected progressives in a way that could get them to join a far-right movement without initially realizing that it *is* far-right.

Some of the original fascist organizations/ parties appealed to some left-wingers and lots of apolitical disaffected people at first, and this contributed to their success. And communism was and is of course 'left-wing' in its original impetus, but most Communist states ended up, according to the above classification: "War/defense: Right; Economic/welfare: Left; Civil liberties: Extreme right; Social/civil rights: Right".

I don't think that the particular form of right-wing movement that Paul represents is likely to lead to old-style fascism or other totalitarianism though such things might be possible if different right-wing movements joined under one umbrella; but it could readily lead to a xenophobic scapegoating of outsiders and to a far-right economic libertarianism that murders the poor or sick just as surely, if a bit more slowly, as an act of direct violence. It is important that progressives avoid getting involved, directly or indirectly, in such a movement. That is my real concern. Once the distinction between progressivism and far-right populism is blurred, dangerous hybrids could grow and readily spread to other parts of the world. I fear that an alliance between progressives and Paul supporters could be a step on a slippery slope to forming links with far-RW nationalist groups and individuals that oppose the war, such as Pat Buchanan; the British Nationalist Party; Jean-Marie LePen; even David Duke; etc. If that happens, and such groups gain respectability, especially in the eyes of people on the 'left', we may be sunk!


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emulatorloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:30 PM
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37. Excellent article. Focused Clean and To the Point. THANKS n/t
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Walk away Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:52 PM
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39. +1
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muriel_volestrangler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:44 PM
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46. For the record, you have an extraneous 'www.' at the start, and '.htm' at the end
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 06:19 PM
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50. Thanks Muriel!
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Ramulux Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:18 AM
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59. Great
Really good assessment. Ron Paul does get a lot of progressives on his side, but that is usually only the ones who do not take the time to look at his views on issues other than the Iraq War.
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musette_sf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:07 PM
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28. + 1
that's it, in a nutshell.
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:30 PM
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2. Whose book will you be pushing next, Cheney's?
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Viking12 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:31 PM
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4. The enemy of my enemy is not necessarily my friend
Edited on Wed Sep-16-09 02:32 PM by Viking12
edit: spelling
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Hutzpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:51 PM
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22. Comes from within my friend
comes from within....
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Viking12 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:30 PM
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45. ??
Edited on Wed Sep-16-09 04:30 PM by Viking12
:wtf:
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gateley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:32 PM
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5. Gotta admit - he and I are sympatico on some of his views. It's the ones
I consider whack that make me tend to discount him in his entirety, which only hurts me, I guess.

Who is the (good guy) Dem who's teaming up with him?


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FSogol Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:33 PM
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7. Ron Paul = Lyndon Larouche. Why do you jokers have so much time to hang around the Post Office?
:shrug:
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MajorChode Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:43 PM
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16. Larouche is at least 2 notches farther down on the batshit crazy scale
But I would agree that they are both cast from the same loony mold.
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MineralMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:57 PM
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40. LaRoach is dead! Long live RonPaul!
Edited on Wed Sep-16-09 04:10 PM by MineralMan
Perhaps he'll evolve into the role....
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MajorChode Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:23 PM
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43. He's not young enough
Larouche had a long and distinguished career of kookery. Paul is 74 and doesn't have enough years left in him to come up with all the nutty shit that Larouche pulled out of his ass, even if he worked 16 hours per day, 7 days a week on the task.
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MineralMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:28 PM
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44. Well, not everyone can measure up to their hero.
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SIMPLYB1980 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 05:05 PM
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49. Thats OK his son will pick up his work.
Edited on Wed Sep-16-09 05:05 PM by SIMPLYB1980


Named for Ayn Rand of Atlas Shrugged fame.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlas_Shrugged

"Atlas Shrugged is a novel by Ayn Rand, first published in 1957 in the United States. This was Rand's fourth, longest and last novel, and she considered it her magnum opus in the realm of fiction writing.<1> As indicated by its working title The Strike, the book explores a dystopian United States where leading innovators, ranging from industrialists to artists, refuse to be exploited by society. The protagonist, Dagny Taggart, sees society collapse around her as the government increasingly asserts control over all industry, while society's most productive citizens, led by the mysterious John Galt, progressively disappear. Galt describes the strike as "stopping the motor of the world" by withdrawing the "minds" that drive society's growth and productivity; with their strike these creative minds hope to demonstrate that the economy and society would collapse without the profit motive and the efforts of the rational and productive."

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MajorChode Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 10:55 PM
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54. The fruit doesn't fall far from the tree
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Hutzpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:49 PM
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21. lol
:rofl:
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guitar man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:38 PM
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12. Ron Paul's new book-a review
"Fuck the poor, Hail to the almighty dollar!!!"

there, that should about do it :D
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:45 PM
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18. Good for you! You have said in 9 words what took me an entire essay!
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guitar man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:47 PM
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20. and I managed to accurately review the book
without having to read it! :rofl:
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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 11:59 PM
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58. You forgot the dedication to John Galt...
I swear they think he is real.
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WeDidIt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:41 PM
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13. Racist white supremecists and their agenda can go to hell
Edited on Wed Sep-16-09 02:43 PM by WeDidIt
If Ron Paul opposes the Fed, I'm all for it.
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Mist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:45 PM
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19. Re: Paul opposing the Fed--to drag out an old expression, even a broken clock is right twice a day.
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:53 PM
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23. However, he doesn't oppose it for any liberal reason
He doesn't want it replaced by proper government regulation, but by a complete free-market free-for-all, i.e. going back to the 19th century.




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Mist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:13 PM
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33. I know. Which is why his disapproving of the Fed carries no weight with me. nt
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Walk away Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:54 PM
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24. Ron Paul is a Libertarian. Libertarian=Greedy + Inhumane
His and all libertarians goal is to basically let Blackwater be the nations police force and close Public Schools.

I know several. One of them was all freaked out about the speed limit on her block being lowered to 25mph from 35mph. She liked to drive faster and treated me like an idiot when I advocated for children, pets and the elderly. Two months ago she was crossing the road after getting off the bus from NYC (yes she works on Wall Street). She was hit by a guy who was speeding (he liked to go fast too). I visited her several time but neither of us brought up how ironic it was.

I do feel bad about one thing. I can't wait until she gets the bills her insurance company won't cover.
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Shagbark Hickory Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:12 PM
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31. Libertardianism looks good on paper but in real life it doesn't work.
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Beer on a stick Donating Member (421 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 09:57 PM
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53. Wrong. Paul is a variant on libertarianism, not Libertarianism.
His goal is to let Blackwater be the nations police force?

Oh fucking please. Yeah, and he throws puppies into woodchippers for fun.
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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:11 PM
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30. Gotta love DU bigot-lovers.
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DevonRex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:14 PM
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34. He's a motherfucking racist secessionist PIG. Even if Kooch wanted him as his VP.
He's nothing but trash.
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Ikonoklast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:24 PM
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35. Who is this 'we' you are referring to?
Ron Paul and idiots that support his Libertarian bullshit?

You cannot be serious. The guy is a loon.

Count me out, dude.

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burning rain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:29 PM
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36. Another Paul Ron book?
Silly rabbit, the only way to appreciate Paul-thought is to watch him on teevee whilst smoking a PCP-laced joint.
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dionysus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:54 PM
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48. ROFL
:spray:
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tekisui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 03:41 PM
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38. Paulites are dystopiac morons.
They are full of fear of the future, hatred of the poor and disdain for minorities. Pimp that bullshit book somewhere else.
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MajorChode Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 11:39 PM
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55. Yes, but at least they are a source of great entertainment
Most looneytarians are a riot. It's fun to wind them up and watch them go, and perhaps even more so than fundies.
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tekisui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 11:56 PM
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56. They do bring the funny.
:thumbsup:
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dionysus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 04:46 PM
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47. you must be huffing glue to promote ron paul on DU. jeeebus h on a pogo stick....
:rofl:
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SIMPLYB1980 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 09:07 PM
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51. Kick.
Because this thread could be more of an Epic Fail.
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Hippo_Tron Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 09:51 PM
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52. Wow, I would totally read his book and all, but...
I have some paint that needs to be watched while it drys.
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question everything Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:23 AM
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60. Don't bother. The OP has been banned
Seems like the level of tolerance on these pages is going down and down
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SIMPLYB1980 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:37 AM
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63. OP deserved to be banned.
Did you catch the follow up to this shit post?
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 11:56 PM
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57. You're adorable. And I don't have to do ANYTHING. Just sayin'.
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Blue_Tires Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:06 AM
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61. the actual subject matter aside, that was a pretty fluffy "review"
it was much closer to a press release written by a publicist than an actual 'review'

that being said, Paul and his followers are muppets, and I will support them in jack shit...
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