Ron Paul Slams Obama’s “Monstrous Creature”, the Super Congress





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Lou Dobbs: Joining us now for more on job creation and the debt ceiling agreement, Congressman Ron Paul, who voted against raising the debt ceiling. He says the new special committee created by Congress is “disturbing and will be used instead to raise taxes”. Congressman Ron Paul, seeking the Republican Presidential nomination, joins us tonight from Clute, Texas. Good to have you with us, Congressman.

Ron Paul: Thank you, Lou, good to be with you.

Lou Dobbs: You voted again against the debt ceiling. Tell us why.

Ron Paul: Maybe because I’ve never voted for any of the spending essentially over the many years I’ve been in Congress. And I believed that debt was going to be a problem many years ago, and debt is a problem. So you don’t get out of the problem of having too much debt by allowing the Congress to spend a lot more and granting them another 2.4 trillion dollars worth of debt. So it never made any sense to me to do it that way. It just digs the hole much deeper, and then it gets harder for us to get out. So it was a very easy vote for me, but it became much easier when I saw the vehicle they were using to create this “Super Congress.” I mean, where in the world did that come from and what is that going to lead to. That is monstrous. I kept looking and looking, and I can’t find any place in the Constitution where we have the authority to create such a creature as the Super Congress.

Lou Dobbs: Let’s return to you, Congressman Paul. You told me about this super committee. You know, I could never find anything in the Constitution that would satisfy, it seems to me, a reasonable man, namely myself, that there is any constitutional authority for fast track authority for trade agreements. This super committee seems that be in that vein; how will you perceive it?

Ron Paul: That is exactly right. It’s creating committees to do the job and assume the responsibility that Congress should do it. And you’re absolutely right on the trade agreements. I happen to think that these trade agreements and giving this responsibility to the executive branch is absolutely wrong. But it’s not the only area, I think writing regulations is actually writing laws, so I’m way back on what the executive branch should do. But now for the OMB [Office of Management and Budget], it looks to me like with this Super Congress and committee, that if we don’t vote for what they recommend, OMB gets a lot of power, and that’s part of the executive branch and who knows, that’s the area that I think where they may be raising revenues, closing loopholes. Who knows what they might be doing? But it is not a good sign for a constitutional government.

Lou Dobbs: And the Supreme Court has slapped down a lawsuit brought by states and environmental groups that sought to push powers over greenhouse emissions. And the opinion written by Justice Ginsburg made it very clear that the EPA is the source and force in establishing those regulations and enforcing them; a remarkable decision by the Supreme Court. What is your reaction?

Ron Paul: Well, I think it’s rather clear in Article 1 that the Congress is supposed to write the law. This whole idea that any bureaucracy, any agency of government can write all these regulations and they’re the law of the land. One of the most annoying statements I ever heard said was not only do they write the regulations, but what about the statement that Paul Begala said once, “Stroke of the pen, law of the land. Kind of cool.” You know, that tells you what the attitude is about what they think about the Congress and what they think about the American people and what they think about the Constitution.

Lou Dobbs: I think we should point out that was a very young and ebullient Paul Begala at that time.

Ron Paul: He’s settled down now.

Lou Dobbs: And you still recognize him as a fellow Texan, do you?

Ron Paul: Yeah, but I don’t know if he would recognize me, that’s the only thing.

Lou Dobbs: Well, even reluctantly, I’m sure there’s a reciprocity among Texans. Congressman, it’s great to have you with us, always good to talk with you, I appreciate it.

Ron Paul: Thank you, Lou.

Lou Dobbs: Congressman Ron Paul.



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  1. TheUnsignedmusicians

    Thank God for Ron Paul!
    Ron Paul has my vote in 2012!

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  2. Obama? WTF! Rep. Boner stopped talking to him halfway and jeopardized the whole shit because the Tea Party wouldn't accept it. If anything this would be Senator Reid's plan that included a super congress along with his triggers in a deal.

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  3. To ALL you Ron Paul supporters..Something weird is going on,and it needs our help NOW!!!!!! Im a member of a few groups,one of them being the Tea Party..I have been noticing they have and are being corrupted with mainstream status quo republicans.They are now thinking of NOT supporting RON PAUL for president!!All you who love Dr Paul and are awake to the idea of he is the only man for the job..Please go DAILY to TeaPartyPatriots.org and HELP ME support him,by signing up for there site,so you can go into what they call the Patriot Feed,and post comments..Go in there once a day and post support for Dr Paul and how you feel they should support him!!We need all of the patriot movement to join,not seperate at this very uncertain time..Thanks to all

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  4. Also, a remInder - there are about 18 closed.semi closed primary states and unless you are a registered REPUB, you will NOT be able to vote Ron Paul in the critical primary election . SO please change that affiliation online today to REPUB - don't let yourself or Ron Paul down . Some of the states are ;AZ,CO,CT,DEL,FL,MA,MD,NT,CA, PA, KY,LA,HI,SD,UT,WV - PASS IT ON. And please keep posting Dr.Paul's views on any video with the word Iowa in title for straw poll. THX

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  6. Neverjustforever

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  7. whitiangaratonastick

    At my time of viewing this. There were 586 likes & only 6 dislikes...just goes to show....there will always be a small band of IDIOTS who just don't want to know what the hell is going on here

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  8. Stick to your guns Paul.

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  9. Just got done (4:10am sunday morning)Putting up 10 signs in the Hollywood area..Hope they are still up tomorrow morningh and afternoon..They should get ALOT of mobile and foot traffic..WE NEED MUCH MORE OF THIS,ALL AROUND THE COUNTRY..Come on folks get the word out there..If you have local colleges,make signs..If you have alot of wooden light posts,staple cardboard signs..Ron Paul 2012 be proactive..This is a fight ladies and gentlemen,

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  10. BRAVO...He truely is the best or maybe our last hope. Dr Paul is a man of conviction. A man with a vision that actually believes in Freedom and Liberty , not as just mear words but as a bedrock of American ideals. As I have said many times , I don't agree with everything but damn close.
    Maybe he won't be elected ...but one thing is for sure , when I cast my vote for Dr Paul my conscience with be at ease, knowing I did the right thing.

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  11. Enemy of all the free world Europe & US ---- Muslim
    1. 9/11 terror attacks on US by Muslims
    2. UK London bombings conducted by four separate Islamist extremist suicide bombers. Muslims.
    3. Spain Madrid terror attacks - Muslims.
    4. Mumbai terror attacks - Muslims again.
    5. Al Qaeda, Taliban, Hamas, Hezbollah - Islamic terror organizations.
    6. Flooding Europe with Arab immigrants that want to enforce Sharia Law over the rest of the world. Muslims.
    And the list goes on and on and on.

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    • 1 Oklahoma bombing.. Non Muslim
      2 Norwegian shooting, non Muslim
      3 Unabomber non Muslim
      4 anthrax letters, non Muslim.
      5 bloody Sunday, non Muslim

      The list goes on and on

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    • Oops also forgot..

      Flooding the Americas with European immigrants to enforce Christian laws over the native populations.

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  12. Enemy of Greece, Europe & America ---- Jew

    1. Goldman Sachs CEO, Lyold Blankfein is Jew

    2. IMF Deputy CEO, John Lisky is Jew

    3. Ex IMF CEO, Dominic Strauss is Jew

    4. World Bank CEO, Robert Zoellick is Jew

    5. Ex World Bank CEO, James Woolfesen is Jew

    6. Fed Chairman, Ben Bernanke is Jew

    7. Ex Fed Chairman, Alan Greenspan is Jew

    8. Obama Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner is Jew

    9. George Bush Treasury Secretary, Hank Paulson is Jew

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  13. You are right, Mr. Ron Paul. NObama 2012!

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  14. The patient known as America is in critical condition. We need the doctor Paul to commense surgery immediatley.

    It seems we have parasites attacking the constitution and that is the heart of the matter. These worms have riddled their way through areas of freedome ventricles and each poses dire threat.

    The questions abound.

    Will they shut off the internet to stop us? (our last free press)
    Will they collapse our economy when we try to END THE FED?
    Will we always be Israels puppet?
    Will they kill Ron Paul to stop him?

    I can see dr. Paul, stretching on the rubber gloves. Scapel in hand.

    Time to cut out these cancerous worms.

    RJ

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  15. HERMAN CAIN 2012!!!

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  16. ImNotVoting4RonPaul

    ready ames FAIL

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  17. No one would raise your creadit. when you have not paied your creadit card bills for the past year, don't have a job, and being evicted from your Apartment, droped out from school have no education, keep having a fight, and stealing from others. Unless the creaditor want you to do something nasty to do for him in Return

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  18. Only thing I want to see Obama stepping down from is his office.

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  19. aldo milano italia

    Ha ragione RON PAUL a diffidare della FED.la FED inonda il mercato di $,come la
    ECB inonda il mercato di EURO.Tutto cio' comporta l'impoverimento degli europei e degli americani.Se la CINA s'incazza sono cazzi amari per tutto il mondo

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  20. Im from London and all i hear about is this Ron Paul fella.. he seems like an honest true american, hope he gets the votes. LIBERTY !!

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