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Old 02-21-2012, 06:36 AM
 
Location: Steeler Nation
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Old 02-21-2012, 06:41 AM
 
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If this march would have been on behalf of any of the other candidates, the establishment media would be wetting themselves to cover it.
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Old 02-21-2012, 07:53 AM
 
Location: 15 months till retirement and I can leave the hell hole of New Yakistan
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this retired vet says ron paul says some good things..but his foreign policy is off track...and he is too old


IF he was to be elected..he would be the OLDEST POTUS ever


I would rather see his son Rand, run
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Old 02-21-2012, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Atlanta, GA
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IF he was to be elected..he would be the OLDEST POTUS ever
When President Reagan ran he was the oldest President, and even survived an assassination attempt that would have killed him, if (amongst other things) he hadn't been as fit as he was... Apparently the docs said he was as fit as someone in their thirties, and that was early on in his first term.

I don't honestly see why age should be an issue - its what's inside the person and how they lead that is important as President (IMO)
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Old 02-21-2012, 08:15 AM
 
Location: 15 months till retirement and I can leave the hell hole of New Yakistan
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I don't honestly see why age should be an issue -
you dont????

he is 75......he would be 76 when sworn into office...john mccain is a year YOUNGER and the left was saying he was too old (remember them being terrified of "what happens ih dies in office. we get Palin"........ ronald reagan LEFT OFFICE at the age of 77

about 15% of those over 65 have alzheimers or dementia
it jumps to 48% for those over 75

80% of ALL seniors have a chronic health condition


and let's not forget that ron paul says we never landed on the moon

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Old 02-21-2012, 08:48 AM
 
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Too bad most Republican primary voters don't support Paul. None of this matters.
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:18 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Let us see how many things are wrong with this.

Fallacy "Ex equus pyga" -- "From the horse's ass" is a variety of the argument from authority. The horse's ass claims a particular status such as former military or government service to lend weight to their assertions or imperatives.

Fallacy of small numbers -- Claiming the entire military supports Ron Paul from a single group of of unknown size (claims of hundreds, not hard with vets and their families) marching in a single event. Out of millions of veterans over decades.

False Dichotomy -- Anyone who doesn't support what these veterans want is "un-American" (from the video comments).

Argumentum ad baculum -- Intimidation, as stated "troops that took part in the march say they are ready for radical change."

The Galileo gambit -- Active duty personnel participated as well, and if they are willing to be dishonorably discharged it somehow must be right.

Spotlight fallacy -- That Paul's anti-war stance is popular, therefore you should vote for him even if you disagree with other parts of his platform.
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:27 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles, California
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I'm a Veteran and I don't support Ron Paul. So...who are you and why do you think this applies to all military members and veterans again? Enlighten me.

Also I'm 24 years old and served the US Navy from 2007 - 2011.

Simply put, I don't support any politician because when you get right down to it, I don't care. I've done my duty to this country now I will watch what happens around me.

These videos are laughable at best. Poor guys don't remember why they took up the call to arms. I'll applaud them for doing something that doesn't matter.

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Old 02-21-2012, 09:28 AM
 
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I just wanted to present the videos here, criticize much?
This is a discussions forum, I wrongly assumed you wanted to have a discussion.
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Old 02-22-2012, 02:04 PM
 
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this retired vet says ron paul says some good things..but his foreign policy is off track...and he is too old


IF he was to be elected..he would be the OLDEST POTUS ever


I would rather see his son Rand, run
I think his FP is great so do plenty of others. I could deal w/ Rand also.

Regarding the age thing. Chronology, is the least relevant factor.

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