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Ron Paul 2012: Will You Vote Ron Paul For President? America Presented With Election Season Platform
President Ron Paul?
2012 is shaping up to be a big year for Ron Paul given the buzz surrounding his campaign. While Ron Paul has been popular with the people, particularly online, for several years, the energy and enthusiasm present for the 2012 campaign is unprecedented.
Ron Paul officially announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination on May 13, 2011. Since that time his supports have mobilized both online and offline, demonstrating their power to influence polls and gain the attention of a mainstream media that not long ago seemed to have little desire in publicizing Paul anymore than absolutely necessary.
Paul's performance in debates and televised interviews is bringing his message to millions of Americans who are fed up with government spending, erosion of personal liberty and the continued military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Republican Debate On CNN
At The GOP Debate broadcast by CNN on Monday June 13, 2011, Paul and Mitt Romney shared very different visions for U.S. troop deployments in Iraq. Romney suggested generals on the ground in Iraq should decide when to return troops. Paul insisted that as Commander-In-Chief, he would decide when the troops should be called back and would therefore order an immediate return.
When asked about his opinion on private enterprises receiving government assistance, such as the "bailouts" that saw tax payer dollars going to fund banks and auto manufacturers, Paul made it clear that he was opposed to this practice on principal. Stating that such corporate welfare initiatives are "not morally correct", and that they are unconstitutional, illegal and bad for the economy.
On medicare, Paul pointed out that the average American takes out 3 times what they contributed to the system, making it clearly insolvent. He stated that the system needs to be changed as it's current state makes it unsustainable. His solution is for people to be allowed to opt out of the system completely, if they so choose, and to provide an environment that benefits from competition in a free market system.
The issue of "same sex marriage" is still a button in the U.S., and Paul's solution was to consult the dictionary for what the word "marriage" means, and then get the government out of the business of regulating marriages altogether. He pointed out that this should be an issue for churches and that government should not be providing "marriage licenses" to anyone.
On immigration, Paul pointed out that America should be more focused on protecting it's own borders than the borders in Iraq and Afghanistan, and that tax payers shouldn't be footing the bill for illegal immigrants to receive services in the United States, including medical care.
Ron Paul: I Can Win In 2012 (Video)
Ron Paul's Platform
"I would reduce my cabinet to a single Department of Abolishing which would commence to abolish things." Ron Paul.
- Opposes Patriot Act
- Supports Constitution
- Opposes Wars Of Aggression
- Supports Abolishing the Federal Reserve
- Opposes Income Tax
- Supports Personal Rights
- Opposes Membership In The United Nations And NATO
- Supports National Sovereignty
What Others Are Saying:
MrGobert: "Why haven't "they" taken Ron Paul out yet? He's been running on bringing down the Federal Reserve for years."
Petey144: "Ron Paul makes too much sense for 95% of the retards in this country."
Karagillis: "Ron Paul answered the debate questions directly, honestly and logically tonight. Refreshing."
In His Own Words:
"Every election season America is presented with a series of false choices.
Should we launch preemptive wars against this country or that one? Should every American neighborhood live under this social policy or that one? Should a third of our income be taken away by an income tax or a national sales tax?
The shared assumptions behind these questions, on the other hand, are never cast in doubt, or even raised."
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What Do You Think?
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Is Ron Paul the type of president America needs right now?