10 responses to “GOP Victory or Bust: Ron Paul Dismisses Third-Party Speculations”

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  2. Liberty

    It’s amazing how conservative repubicans voters critize Romney for being a Fip Flopper but, Herman Cain is no better. ABC News has reported that he has had seven policy reversals since, he has become a Presidental candidate. He has changed his position on Abortion, the Electric Fence, Muslims Cabinet Members, Three Page Bills, Tarp, Guantanamo Bay, the Prisoner Swap, and the Federal Reserve. He changes his views after his is questioned further especially, if it appears to adversely affect his polling status.

    We don’t need another President who will say one thing while running and does the opposite once in office. Do people really want to have a 9% Federal Income tax as opposed to Ron Paul’s no Federal Income Tax? Who’s to say that in the future that the 9% needs to be raised to balance the Federal Deficit? Without our Federal tax dollars the out of control corrupt government wouldn’t be able to continue increasing our immense deficit. When Hillary Clinton was asked what is the greatest threat to our security it was our “DEBT”.

    RON PAUL HAS A PROVEN TRACK RECORD AND HE CAN ARTICULATE HIS VIEWS.

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  3. masopotamia

    He has to say this now to remain in the running for the GOP nomination; otherwise they would shut him out of the debates. However, it would be a shame to have him shut out of the eventual Romney/Obama debates because of misplaced loyalty to the corrupt GOP.

    He should declare himself independent in time to give the American people a much needed third voice in the election

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  4. jester

    http://energyfromthorium.com/

    If we want to talk about fuel there are other options to oil.

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  5. Ryanoceros

    Even if Ron Paul doesn’t get nominated, and even if he doesn’t run third party, I will still write “Ron Paul” on my ballot. I will never vote for the lesser of two known evils. Right is right, always. And wrong is wrong, always. Period. I will never support “wrong”, or “corrupt”, or “criminally insane”, or “recklessly irresponsible”, or “utterly inept”, or “failure by design”, or “political masochism”, or “utopian ambition”, or “hyper-partisan gridlock”, or any other variety of liberal stupidity. I will simply do the right thing just because it is the right thing. And the right thing to do come November 4, 2012 is to write “Ron Paul” on my ballot.

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  6. RickinTucson

    Representative Paul:

    Please consider my plan for improving our Economic situation.

    PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY WITH GOVERNMENT SUPPORT

    PREMISE:

    Government Overhead, with necessary Administrative and Record Costs are causing excessive expense to the average person.

    The IRS, Social Security and Medicare operations are a terrible burden to Tax Payers, in addition to adding hundreds of billions of dollars of expense to the Private Sector for duplicate records and the need for personal and business assistance to meet all of the requirements of the current
    systems.

    The operating cost of our present Government and Private Insurance; to Generate, Record and Maintain Medical History Files; to keep the Billing and Payment Records and to Send Bills and Receive Payment is said to cost 66% of what is paid into our Medical Programs and Insurance.
    The Medical Community only receives 34% of what is paid into this chaos.

    Imagine a system where each person, living in the United States, has a Life and Medical savings account in their own name, to use as the need arises; with assistance to the truly indigent, from the National program. Indigence would be determined by how much a person or Family Spends; not by what they report as Income. This would eliminate all Tax Fraud.

    Contact me for details of my plan.

    Richard A. Leonard – raltucson@cs.com

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  7. coville

    I would rather see Ron Paul run with a third party then be forced to vote for the lesser of two evils.

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  8. StephenD.Murphy

    That’s pretty much the thoughts of people like Robert Kagan. It is worth a debate rather than outright dismissal, seen as it’s an ‘established’ opinio. ie the presence of American troops in those countries has kept trade routes and oil at a relatively stable level. Removing those troops would lead to chaos as the whole area is a tinderbox and would inevitably drag us into a larger war where we’d lose more lives. That’s the theory anyway.

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  9. Carcus

    To add on,

    Imagine Saudi engulfed in a civil war.

    What would be the subsequent effect on oil prices or even supply (i.e. “Closed, no gas”)? What would happen to world markets?

    To me, the national debt and — not just ours, but the worlds — dependence on oil are 2 sides of the same wooden nickel.

    It seems a little disingenuous … or at least naive .. to discuss one without talking about the other. If we’re going to be honest, let’s go ahead and be honest.

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  10. Carcus

    One subject that never seems to come up in these debt discussions … oil.

    I would be pretty sure that the past and present members of the executive branch as well as the money printers think a lot (most) of this debt has been justified because we’ve needed it for military expenditures to stabilize a the world’s oil supply , thus avoiding a much greater war torn middle east chaos and world wide economic calamity.

    I’m not saying this would be correct, but I do think it’s an angle worth discussing.

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