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Ron Paul’s Dog-eat-dog World
Ron Paul’s popularity has been on the rise since 2008 when, under George W. Bush, the auto industry and the banks received a bailout from the taxpayers. The Libertarian party rejoiced at the emergence of the Tea Party who claimed to be fed up with government intervention, but this was short lived. It became apparent to some that the Tea Party was comprised largely of racists and bigots whose biggest complaint was that the President of the United States possessed dark pigmentation.
Executive Director of the Libertarian Party issued the following press release in September of 2010 aimed at these Tea Partiers:
"There are two kinds of Tea Partiers," said Benedict. "One kind is so blinded by its hatred of Obama and Democrats that it cannot see fault with Republicans. It's the other kind the Libertarian Party is reaching out to."
Abolishing Minimum Wage Helps the Poor and Allows a Free Market
Business Owners Should Have the Right to Refuse Service to African-Americans
Ending the Fed by Using Silver and Gold...dimes
Ron Paul's short-lived popularity:
Ron Paul is currently experiencing a rise in the polls, indicating to some that he might actually have a chance to be the Republican nominee for President of the U.S. This is exciting news for the Libertarian party, Ron Paul supporters, and some misguided Tea-Party Patriots, but like the majority of the other republican candidates, Paul’s popularity will be short lived.
Republican debates have allowed Ron Paul to avoid elaborating on his core beliefs that truly separates Paul’s party from liberals, conservatives and mainstream Americans. These core beliefs are based upon a philosophy that is in a world of its own known as Dog-eat-dog, where government is eliminated entirely and replaced with a free market and a compassionate society. Well, at least those who choose to be compassionate. The thought is that the world will work because everyone is nice.
Unable to elaborate on the philosophy behind a free market in a one-minute allotment, the free-market explanation usually results with applause from voters, but it is when Paul is on a roll during a debate, allowing a glimpse of these philosophical views, that confusion begins to envelope the crowd and the applause begins to die out.
Fueled by the crowd’s reaction, Ron Paul can’t help himself. He doesn’t know when to quit while he’s ahead. Even the right-wing nuts eventually crinkle up their brows, freezing in mid-clap, while Ron Paul continues to run his mouth—eliminating the Department of Education and privatizing schools, eliminating federal student loan programs and abolishing minimum wage, ending the Fed and using gold for currency, allowing Palestine and Israel to demolish each other and, wait, what did he just say? Gay marriage?
It’s miraculous that Ron Paul hasn’t been shooed off the stage by republican voters and Tea-Partiers. Perhaps they are too busy having coronaries or maybe they just can’t make any sense of it.
Ron Paul seems to have swayed, ever so slightly, from some Libertarian views to better fit in with republican voters, something that is very unusual for him. Two of these issues are a woman’s right to choose and freedom to travel without having to show papers to authorities. Yes, open borders and anti-Arozina’s SB1070.
Ron Paul’s solution to almost every problem facing our country is a free market, from unemployment and the economy to healthcare and immigration. This just isn’t practical if you understand the philosophy behind a free market. Eliminating minimum wage, eliminating OSHA and worker protections and allowing employers and businesses to discriminate against race, creed, color, gender, religion, etc. is part of Dog-eat-dog world.
That’s right. In Dog-eat-dog, the Civil Right’s Act does not exist and children’s toys are made with lead. It is expected that you do the right thing out of compassion, but if you don’t want to, you don’t have to, and everything will still work out just fine.
We’ve also heard Ron Paul refer to ObamaCare and his desire to eliminate it. Although he does believe that something should be done to make healthcare more affordable, his solution involves, again, a free market so physicians are able to charge $5 for an office visit like they did in 1962 (and pay physician’s staff, well, nothing), take in charity cases, and have (compassionate) employers offer HSAs to employees.
If you believe that replacing paper currency with gold is a practical solution to America's economic problems, you should vote for Ron Paul. If you believe that unemployment would be solved by abolishing minimum wage, you should vote for Ron Paul. If you believe that physicians will charge $5 for office visits after Ron Paul is elected, you should vote for Ron Paul. If you believe employers have the right to discriminate against race, religion and gender, you should vote for Ron Paul.
If you don't believe that these are real solutions to America's problems, there isn't any reason to take Ron Paul seriously.
Seriously, Ron Paul is a lunatic.