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Old 09-24-2008, 08:36 PM
 
Location: Charlotte
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While it may be too late to save the GOP ticket, perhaps Congressman Paul can save us yet - he's just the person we need as Treasury Secretary. At least he'll understand what needs to be done, can explain who it will affect, why it happened, and give us reasons and ways to prevent another disaster along these lines.
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Old 09-24-2008, 08:40 PM
 
Location: OC, CA
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I think the American people would have elected him had they wanted the change he addressed. We dont want him. He is not the change we need.
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Old 09-24-2008, 08:40 PM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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I love Ron Paul. Too bad he is too smart for Washington.
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Old 09-24-2008, 08:43 PM
 
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The powers that be would never allow it. America had it's chance to elect Paul. They chose to be ignorant and sheeple, fight over the 2 party system. They (I'll go for the ride) will get what they deserve. What will it take before they understand we need real change? I don't know maybe the economy collapsing? They're still arguing over Obama and McCain? People never cease to amaze me.
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Old 09-24-2008, 08:46 PM
 
Location: Albemarle, NC
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I think the American people would have elected him had they wanted the change he addressed. We dont want him. He is not the change we need.
You're right. No one wants to hear that we've lived beyond our means for too long. Britain heard that from their leaders just yesterday. But here, it's all fine, just give us the money.
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Old 09-24-2008, 09:28 PM
 
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Ron Paul's strict adherence to the United States Constitution, that piece of paper most around here would just assume place on the bottom of a bird cage, makes him the least desirable person in the DC to NY corridor of power.

Both Washington and Wall Street want one thing, the perpetuation of the established order, which right now more closely resembles soft fascism in the form of some sick sycophantic obedience fest that quests to see just how much wealth can be transferred from the bottom to the top without the top falling over. Of course that pesky and most undesirable piece of paper known as the US Constitution places all those damned rules and regulations that do little more than stifle business and the quest for a modern feudal system.
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Old 09-25-2008, 05:42 AM
 
Location: Charlotte
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You're right. No one wants to hear that we've lived beyond our means for too long. Britain heard that from their leaders just yesterday. But here, it's all fine, just give us the money.

I did hear that they had done that, I wonder if they expressed the entire scale of the problem or followed suit with us and told the people they need (by some estimates) one fifth of what it would take to stop the bleeding.

Congressman Paul appears to have a firm grasp on the corrective measures necessary to get this ship righted. Those in power may not like it but in the end better times will come when we do.

Has anyone seen the financial reset button? I know it was around here somewhere....lol
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Old 09-25-2008, 05:46 AM
 
Location: Hell with the lid off, baby!
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I did hear that they had done that, I wonder if they expressed the entire scale of the problem or followed suit with us and told the people they need (by some estimates) one fifth of what it would take to stop the bleeding.

Congressman Paul appears to have a firm grasp on the corrective measures necessary to get this ship righted. Those in power may not like it but in the end better times will come when we do.

Has anyone seen the financial reset button? I know it was around here somewhere....lol
Is that like the easy button?
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Old 09-25-2008, 06:06 AM
 
Location: western East Roman Empire
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While it may be too late to save the GOP ticket, perhaps Congressman Paul can save us yet - he's just the person we need as Treasury Secretary. At least he'll understand what needs to be done, can explain who it will affect, why it happened, and give us reasons and ways to prevent another disaster along these lines.
Look, a small minority agrees with the sentiment you express, but the situation is what it is.

Even if, with the aim of focusing in on one common-sense message, we attempted to dominate this forum with lead threads warning that the biggest issue in this campaign is that Americans start right now to produce more than they consume and be more productive in what they do, we would still be drowned out by a plethora of red herring threads.

The nation has become a fat cow, maggot-infested.
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Old 09-25-2008, 06:12 AM
 
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Ron Paul's strict adherence to the United States Constitution, that piece of paper most around here would just assume place on the bottom of a bird cage, makes him the least desirable person in the DC to NY corridor of power.

Both Washington and Wall Street want one thing, the perpetuation of the established order, which right now more closely resembles soft fascism in the form of some sick sycophantic obedience fest that quests to see just how much wealth can be transferred from the bottom to the top without the top falling over. Of course that pesky and most undesirable piece of paper known as the US Constitution places all those damned rules and regulations that do little more than stifle business and the quest for a modern feudal system.
Thanks for that, wish I had you on 'rep repeat'.
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