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Galraedia Donating Member (322 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 03:46 PM
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16 Ron Paul Quotes That Prove He Is NOT A Liberal
Ron Paul has fooled a lot of liberals lately. They think that because he is anti-war, that it makes him a liberal. The problem is, Ron Paul is not even close to being a liberal. He is simply an anti-war conservative who wants to rip apart the federal government until it can no longer function. Liberals should not vote for Ron Paul and here are 16 quotes that demonstrate why.

1. The notion of a rigid separation between church and state has no basis in either the text of the Constitution or the writings of our Founding Fathers. On the contrary, our Founders political views were strongly informed by their religious beliefs.
~Ron Paul, claiming that there is no separation of church and state, despite these writings by Founding Fathers Jefferson and Madison:

I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibit the free exercise thereof, thus building a wall of separation between church and state.
~Thomas Jefferson, as President, in a letter to the Baptists of Danbury, Connecticut, 1802

The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries.
~James Madison

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Liberal_Stalwart71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 03:49 PM
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1. He's also a major bigot, so I'll pass.
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G_j Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 03:53 PM
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2. & a true friend of the 1 percent
http://www.salon.com/2011/11/29/ron_pauls_phony_populis ... /

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011 8:00 AM 13:46:33 EST


The libertarian presidential candidate is a true friend of the 1 percent

By Gary Weiss

To me, the epiphany of the most dreadful presidential campaign in history took place in Keene, New Hampshire, last week, when a Ron Paul town meeting was interrupted by some Occupy Wall Street hecklers.

Let me address that for a minute, the Republican presidential candidate said, because if you listen carefully, Im very much involved with the 99. Ive been condemning that 1 percent because theyve been ripping us off He was interrupted again, this time by cheers, almost drowning him out.

After the usual chants of We are the 99 percent and There are criminals on Wall Street who walk free, Paul quickly took back the audience, not that he had ever lost it. Do you feel better? he asked, to laughter.

We need to sort that out, but the people on Wall Street got the bailouts, and you guys got stuck with the bills, and I think thats where the problem is.

It was a masterful performance. Ron Paul fraudulent populist, friend of the oligarchy, sworn enemy of every social program since Theodore Roosevelt had won the day, again.

Why shouldnt he? Frauds win, whether they are in finance or politics. Bernie Madoff proved that, and so did Ronald Reagan. The success of the Ron Paul campaign with young voters, which David Sirota pointed out in Salon Monday, is but the latest example of how Americans can be persuaded to support the most reactionary politicians in America when theyre suitably manipulated, even if they arent reactionary and, sometimes, even when they identify themselves as progressive.


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BlueIris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 04:01 PM
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4. "(F)raudulent populist," indeed. That's a great way to describe it. nt
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ellenfl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 03:58 PM
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3. kick for later. eom
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Ohio Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 04:42 PM
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5. K&R - nt
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