Why is Ron Paul not popular in the Republican Party?
Of all the Republican candidates, Ron Paul has the best policy that addresses the national debt, yet he is not a front runner.
His answers are too real. He supports legalizing marijuana and a number of other initiatives that don't conform to the "conservative" agenda.
He isn't a Republican. The Republican party is very often an oxymoron. They espouse fiscal restraint, but never balance budgets, and tend to tank economies. They argue for limited government, except when it comes to battleships and uteruses and helping their corporate masters. They use these things as code words and always give a little wink when they say them. They say them to trick people into giving them power so they can carry out their agenda. Ron Paul doesn't. He actually believes in these things and seems to truly believe in limiting the size, scope, and power of the federal government. That is heretical.
Because he isn't a supporter of the military industrial complex, and he wants to legalize drugs. That alienates the neocons and the social conservatives. What's left is the economic conservatives, but these are also the business interests who want to buy government influence. That basically leaves his constituency with the principled libertarians and the people who just hate all things government.
Even though I am extremely liberal, Paul would not be in bed with corporations the way the current GOP is. He makes everyone upset!
by JJin26 6 years ago
Why is the Media & Republican Party Snubbing Ron Paul from the Republican Nomination for 2012?Its pretty clear that Ron Paul who been a Congressman for Many years and probably the only Representative that cares about real issues like the federal reserve bank, and the TSA and all the wars taking...
by SparklingJewel 7 years ago
this guy is giving a perspective that needs to be heard Specifically, on all the metrics that a year ago everyone accepted as useful indicators of political standing, Ron Paul is not just a front-runner but a strong one.First, and most directly, he does extremely well in polls. The organization of...
by Susan Reid 6 years ago
It's been awhile since anyone has mentioned Ron Paul here. Evan G. Rogers, the biggest RP proponent, has been MIA.Good to see someone raising a ruckus!Your thoughts?Excerpted from article entitled "Romney Clinches Republican Nomination"(Hooray. We no longer have to refer to him as the...
by mio cid 6 years ago
Is Ron Paul giving birth to a movement that can develop into a full fledged political party?Maybe attracting real independents not the pseudo independents that are really just to the left of the democratic party or to the right of the republican party?
by Susan Reid 6 years ago
I just had to share this WTF? Ron Paul supporter moment. I was in a store called Sacred Space in Durango, CO the other afternoon.The proprietress is a seer/healer. Does readings. Sells crystals and tinctures/herbs and other assorted spiritual sundries.The decor is sort of neo-fairy, if you get my...
by Charles James 6 years ago
I am not an American, but American politics can affect us Europeans so it makes sense to follow American politics to se what might be coming down the line.Ron Paul generates an intellectual and political excitement I have not seen in the USA for quite a long time. He is refreshingly honest about...
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