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  3. (3) Miracles do happen. My neocon dad spent 2 hours watching Ron Paul videos on YouTube. 12/20/14
  4. (3) Nystrom, the Jap. 12/19/14
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Miracles do happen. My neocon dad spent 2 hours watching Ron Paul videos on YouTube.

I have no idea why, but my Dad started watching Ron Paul videos on YouTube yesterday. I was in the living room a few feet away, and imagine my surprise when I heard Ron Paul's appearance on The View playing from Dad's computer speakers. He hates The View, and until yesterday, I was pretty sure he hated Ron Paul because Fox News told my Dad Ron Paul was anti-military (sigh). Just a couple of days ago he was lamenting the millions of GOP voters who stayed home rather than vote for Romney.

42 votes

Nystrom, the Jap.

Pssst.

Hey.

Tell me something I don't know about you. This is kind of like DP truth or dare, only without the dare. We can do that one later.

Tell me something true about you.

I'll start: If I titled it, I'd call it "Nystrom, the Jap."

- - -

While I am American for the virtue and accident of birth, i.e., having been born on the soil of the Empire, my mother was a citizen of the country of Japan. She worked, as a copytypist (as in, to make copies), for the U.S. Army Occupation of Japan secretarial pool.

14 votes

Please Stop Helping Us

Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries?

In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare programs are in fact holding black Americans back. Minimum-wage laws may lift earnings for people who are already employed, but they price a disproportionate number of blacks out of the labor force. Affirmative action in higher education is intended to address past discrimination, but the result is fewer black college graduates than would otherwise exist. And so it goes with everything from soft-on-crime laws, which make black neighborhoods more dangerous, to policies that limit school choice out of a mistaken belief that charter schools and voucher programs harm the traditional public schools that most low-income students attend.
In theory these efforts are intended to help the poor—and poor minorities in particular. In practice they become massive barriers to moving forward.

28 votes

Rand Paul TIME op-ed: Cuba Isolationists Just Don’t Get It

by Sen. Rand Paul
December 19, 2014

Paul is the junior U.S. Senator for Kentucky.

Let's hope cooler heads will ultimately prevail and we unleash a trade tsunami that washes the Castros once and for all into the sea.

I grew up in a family that despised, not only communism, but collectivism, socialism and any “ism” that deprived the individual of his or her natural rights.

11 votes

Ron Paul was Right on Cuba

Ron Paul on Cuba CNN Florida Republican Debate 1/26/12


http://youtu.be/gr_PnMMOPLk

50 votes

Rand Paul: 'Seems to me, Senator Rubio is acting like an isolationist'


"Senator Marco Rubio believes the embargo against Cuba has been ineffective, yet he wants to continue perpetuating failed policies. After 50 years of conflict, why not try a new approach? The United States trades and engages with other communist nations, such as China and Vietnam. Why not Cuba? I am a proponent of peace through commerce, and I believe engaging Cuba can lead to positive change.

15 votes

Russia's NOT Selling Gold - Adds 600,000 Ounces of Gold to its Reserves in November

Russia's NOT Selling Gold Adds 600,000 Ounces of Gold to its Reserves in November

There was plenty of speculation that Russia would begin selling its gold to protect the rouble. It hasn't happened and Russian President Putin this week said the Central Bank should not sell reserve assets to protect the rouble.

Indeed, Russia added another 600,000 ounces of gold to its reserves in November.

https://smaulgld.com/russia-adds-600000-ounces-gold-reserves...

17 votes

Paul Craig Roberts – Russia To Unleash Ultimate Black Swan Against The West

All Russia would have to do Is buy every ounce of silver available. 1 billion ounces of silver is what is available in the world. 1 billion times 16 is 16 billion dollars. Chump change to a government. Russia could swap Gold for silver easily. I think the Russians know the Achilles heel of the western banking system. Now this. http://www.stevequayle.com/index.php?s=33&d=1253

17 votes

Rand calls Rubio "rude and intemperate"

Love this; Rand on the Kelly File calls Rubio rude and intemperate; his interview starts at about 1:35. I can't seem to embed videos from Fox News so here is the link...if someone else can embed this, please do!

http://video.foxnews.com/v/3953586109001/sen-paul-fires-back...

17 votes

Fifty Tons of Gold Delivered on the Shanghai Gold Exchange in a Week

Another week, another fifty tons of physical gold delivered on the Shanghai Gold Exchange
https://smaulgld.com/shanghai-gold-exchange-delivers-another...

23 votes

Bought 90oz of silver today

Not trying to brag, just thought I'd let you know, and maybe inspire someone on the fence to act. I'm not looking to flip or "invest". I'm in it long term, like, willing it to the grand kids long term. (I don't have kids yet)

19 votes

Putin's 12/18 Press Conference Translated...the Truth about the Bear

Putin gave a Press Conference today that is already being assailed with propaganda and outright lies by the mainstream media. Much of it is being taken out of context and twisted to fit the "New Cold War" mentality being dumped on the American people.

16 votes

I am NOT a Conservative. I am a Liberal like our Founding Fathers!

One day we will wake up and become aware of the ways we have been manipulated and controlled. We have been purposefully deceived through the misuse of language. Liberal as defined by Google:

lib·er·al
ˈlib(ə)rəl/
adjective
adjective: liberal

1.
open to new behavior or opinions and willing to discard traditional values.
"they have more liberal views toward marriage and divorce than some people"
favorable to or respectful of individual rights and freedoms.
"liberal citizenship laws"
synonyms: tolerant, unprejudiced, unbigoted, broad-minded, open-minded, enlightened; More
permissive, free, free and easy, easygoing, libertarian, indulgent, lenient
"the values of a liberal society"
antonyms: narrow-minded, bigoted
(in a political context) favoring maximum individual liberty in political and social reform.
"a liberal democratic state"
synonyms: progressive, advanced, modern, forward-looking, forward-thinking, progressivist, enlightened, reformist, radical

I will admit this is not the entire definition on Google. This is only the first portion. It goes on and on and eventually turns back on itself. Our founding Father's called themselves liberal as well: