58 responses to “Ron Paul: We Need Free Competition in Currencies!”

  1. sadiq

    Currency is not a commodity. The big problem in the world is because it is treated like one. If Curency is not treated as a commodity, (no need of a free market gambling or central govt controlling its value) most of the issues will be solved.

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    1. Citizen

      REAL money has always been a commodity.
      Something of tangible and intrinsic value.
      Money is solid and durable!

      Fiat Paper Notes are a promise to redeem them for sound money, something of value OTHER than another note of paper

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  2. Deryntia

    I think even lefties will vote for future President Paul. I'm not convinced about his alternative currency systems though, as I don't like the idea of gold, but he's the most sensible truth-speaking person I've heard in American politics.

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  3. Citizen

    ALLOWING Competing Currencies as "Legal Tender"
    represents a serious threat to the FED Reserves magic money monopoly...

    If We the People were "Free to Choose" [Milton Friedman 1980]

    WE would likely unanimously choose the better money, precious metal coins over worthless paper.

    But Sound Money defeats the Government policy of
    Taxation (INFLATION) without Representation.

    Sound Money, minted precious metal coins, are currently made to international standards of purity and weight. Counterfeiting is eliminated and inflation from printing is ended.

    But the IRS would have fits tracking your tax liability... imagine
    you bought a car and paid 450 Silver Maple ounces for it!
    Or you bought a new home and paid 100 Australian Kangaroo ounces ...

    That wouldn't be fair... it would drive them freaking crazy,
    How cruel and mean spirited....
    Oh Well!

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    1. Jim

      Ha. The simple solution would be to just get rid of the IRS as well. :)

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  4. shawondemand

    You don't understand what I'm saying. The people still choose who provides their healthcare, the only difference is that the money comes from a "paid into bank account". The most significant part of the competition in healthcare is kept intact, while the abuses of insurance system is COMPLETELY removed. Insurance companies work for their shareholders, NOT the people. That is the difference, and the difference means that many people are rejected claims based on profit incentive.

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  5. Steve Isom

    Thanks for supporting SoundMoney. SCSoundMoney,com SoundMoneyCenter,com

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  6. GOVSC

    Thanks for supporting SoundMoney. SCSoundMoney,com SoundMoneyCenter,com

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  7. kynize

    END THE FED END THE FED END THE FED END THESE COUNTERFEITING CROOKS END ALL CENTRAL BANKING ALL OVER THE WORLD IMF WORLD BANK ETC....RON PAUL FOR PRESIDENT 2012 HE GOT MY VOTE

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  8. KaptKan1

    If we campaign for Dr Paul we can educate an entire generation of libertarians to succeed him. Get out and campaign hard for Ron Paul and help to spread the message of Liberty!

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  9. KaptKan1

    If we campaign for Dr Paul we can educate an entire generation of libertarians to succeed him. Get out and campaign hard for Ron Paul and help to spread the message of Liberty!

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  10. PensFan35

    I really worry that people just won't listen to this man and to me that's such a shame not just because I feel as though hes the best qualified for the job right now but also because there will NEVER be another Ron Paul.

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  11. tj

    Also, please remember, Ron Paul is not advocating using gold as our money. He is advocating allowing the FREE MARKET to decide. Someone in these posts wrote that his dad wondered if Ron Paul is for the UNIONS. I think the simple answer is that Ron Paul is in favor of nothing, nor is he against anything. This is FREEDOM.

    Now getting back to money. The free markets have chosen gold and silver. The characteristics of sound m oney are portability, divisibility, durability, and rarity. GOld and silver happen to meet these criteria. However, other things ... such as furs and other animal skins and other metals ... have been used as well. Whatever the free market at the time accepts as an instrument to facilitate trade...no government should interfere

    ...it is about time we have a President who stands for NOTHING and for NO ONE except FREEDOM and LADY LIBERTY...

    Ron Paul 2012...you are either for FREEDOM or you are not...

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    1. Libertarian777

      100% right on tj, you actually get it.

      Ron Paul is advocating that the GOVERNMENT can ONLY USE gold and silver.

      What the PEOPLE use is a separate matter. He's wanting competing currencies, 'we the people' should be allowed to use whatever the hell we want (including gold and silver from foreign countries if we so chose).

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      1. Sir Tokes Alot

        How about high grade marijuana used as currency?

        I know a lot of people who will gadly accept this as money!

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        1. tj

          lol...well to some people, it has value, portability, divisibility,and might be rare, but it lacks the durability criteria as too many people might smoke their money away...lol

          by the way, if you have ever seen Waterworld with Kevin Costner, you see that dirt became a good money choice...unfortunately, today in the real world, our government backed paper money is only a grade above dirt...

          Ron Paul 2012...you are either for FREEDOM or you are not

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  12. Eunoterp

    I'm ready to help Dr. Paul. It's particularly encouraging when I see young people posting their support for RP's position on the issues. That gives me hope.

    And even if Dr. Paul does not become POTUS, it's a step in the right direction, a wake up call to Americans and the world that there are still good people out there who want the best for their fellow humans.

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  13. TheSilverAgeHasCome

    Y can't they make a paper note with a silver thread on the inside, wouldn't that work? And it would be lighter to carey

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  14. thejohnmalkovich

    ime Magazine SCAM - Romney's poll forged in his favor!!!!!

    youtube*com/watch?­v=4smeiqenzE4

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  15. homer422

    So how would we get China to stop artificially deflating their silver, since we haven't had much luck in the department of coercing them into...well anything?

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  16. BankofSpirit

    we must end the $ junkies, deviants/puppets & CORPORATE owned PEONs from being in positions of influence + rid markets of snake oil sales & salesmen & the descendents too, stop worship of celebs & we must stop paying 2b amused. US-$ can be for a disneyland state, wash dc, make it an amusement park so present/retired politicians/pub. servants can have fiat based work, we'll build a new shared wealth/nation. in DC would be fiat-$ only so those who venture in can buy fiat/fast food & pay 2b amused.

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  17. FictionCautious

    We need a better system that really is progressive and pro-humanity, not pro-profit. The financial-corruption based one has proven faulty and downright inhuman. Can't you people see that it turns us into destroyers instead of creators, in aggressors instead of peace-makers? What more proof does one need? Another mass genocide maybe? That has already started!

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  18. Libertarian777

    Wish everyone would understand this! A gold standard itself will not solve our issues. We need to legalize competing currencies, so we can use Canadian, Chinese, Mexican, Spanish etc gold coins as wells.

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  19. JGH8sDaDebunkerz

    People complain but What makes Ron Paul different from all the others is he's going to actually follow threw with what he says. My dad asked me Is Ron Paul for the Unions? I told him Ron Paul is for a war-less free trading free society which over all will make everything better. As we've seen from our history when there's freedom you'll experience a BOOM of wealth. Then I pointed out to my dad that Obama was for Unions hahaha Hows that working out? 400 guys laid off from his local Vote4Freedom

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  20. JGH8sDaDebunkerz

    He wants there to be more than 2 options for healthcare, 2 delis in a town they control the price If you have 10 there's competition for the customers its better than Obama Care.The private sector is profit driven & there is nothing wrong w this, The more competitive the lower the price gets. That's why cell phones TVs computers are cheaper & better every year. Almost anyone can afford such a device, thanks to non-interfering government. Our healthcare systems lack competition & are monopolistic

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  21. George Washington

    Ron Paul 2012

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  22. shawondemand

    Only thing I don't like is Ron Paul's policy on government run insurance on healthcare, where the CEO's of the companies are there for the profit incentive and to give out as little money as possible. This doesn't have anything to do with competition because every single company is there to make a profit, which doesn't help ANY consumer.
    Watch:Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) Debates Dr. Betsy McCaughey over Health Care Reform.
    That's a huge selling point Ron Paul, A HUGE ONE.

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  23. Kousaburo

    Ron Paul or it's the end for America.

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  24. rumpelstillskin65

    Where is Obama's birth certificate

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    1. Stupid People Suck

      Try searching up your butt!

      Really, who cares about Barack Obama's birth certificate?

      This was so an issue 20 years ago when he first ran for public office. Moot point today, waste of breath for all except dumb people who are powerless to argue relevant facts and issues, which are more than enough to defeat this clown.

      Then again, the Republicans can blow it an nominate a bigger loser than Obama, like Sarah Palin or Michelle Bachmann. Holy dumber than a rock, or indecisive as a roulette wheel, Batman.

      We need Ron Paul to defeat Barack Obama, not another change we can believe in!

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  25. i8uNWO

    Barack Obama's birth certificate??? put the heat on!

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  26. chris734c

    Go Ron!

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  27. ThePelicans44

    Currency Manipulation by the government does not work, is unstable and not right by the people!

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  28. biozamadotcom

    all currencies crashing now,

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  29. OldSkaterGuy

    Ron is a bad ass! Too bad his videos have so few views. Looks like even tho the economy is in the crapper people just don't care enough to actually dig and see what is going on behind closed doors and see where all our taxes are going. Ron would open those doors, looks like they are destined to stay closed. pity

    one more thing, Why is our defense budget for 2012 600billion when the next highest is only 95 billion? Our military is big but not that big.. where is all that god damned money???

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  30. Aristilus

    The UK should abandon the so called "special relationship" with the present US government and establish a "special relationship" with Ron Paul and his election team.

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  31. OutlaYa

    Ron Paul....will become the REAL 44th President of the United States of America in 2012!!

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  32. JosephLoegering

    They don't want to cut Military Complex Spending, or Media Propaganda Spending, because they want to hide that they stole our name Israel, & named it upon Antichrists that cast us out, & set us up to be captured & harmed & or murdered without Just Cause, & we can gt no Redress of our Just Grievances because the Antichrists that falsely call the themselves Jews or Christan or Muslims, & are trying to hide that are trying murder us, run the Government & the Media kingofisrael.blogspotDOTcom

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  33. katsfanman

    I just told a banker on the phone he better L00K for a JOB! and L00k up Ron Paul !

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  34. theavailablenamessuk

    So them traitors on wall street can bet against them? Maybe it might be better to have one currency, that way it can't bet against it anymore.

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  35. flonga2302

    Ron Paul 2012

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