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CBS News: Ron Paul Blasts U.S. for "Propping Up Puppet Dictator" in Egypt

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20031602-503544.html

The Republican party's most serious potential presidential contenders at the Conservative Political Action Conference today gave little more than passing reference to the most serious news of the day - the resignation of Egyptian's authoritarian President Honsi Mubarak.

Yet Rep. Ron Paul -- who's arguably the most popular politician at the annual conservative conference, but not considered a viable presidential candidate -- seized the news to blast American foreign policy and promote his well-known preference for isolationism.

The pro-democracy protests in Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East, Paul said, show that "we need to do a lot less, a lot sooner -- not only in Egypt but around the world."

The protesters in Egypt are "upset with us for propping up that dictator for all those years," Paul said, noting that the U.S. has given Egypt close to the tune of $70 billion over the course of Mubarak's 30 years in office.

"I'm still against foreign aid for everybody," the libertarian congressman said, prompting loud cheers from an audience largely made up of Paul's college-age supporters. "Foreign aid is taking money from the poor people of rich countries and giving it to the rich people of poor countries."

The unrest in the Middle East will continue, Paul said, because of the United States' interference there. Yet, he said he doesn't expect attitudes to change. Many people in Washington, Paul said, are now asking, "What should our position be about finding the next dictator?"

"Temporary stability does not guarantee the stability that we need around the world," he said. "And besides -- we just don't have the money."

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"Isolationism" again

They are reading from the same script as Fox.

Is it me or do they have a

Is it me or do they have a broken record going?

..I can not imagine RP said

..I can not imagine RP said we could opt out of government by giving 10%..wonder what that was all about..?
Opt out of government? LOL

Interesting....

Attempting to belittle RP ("but not considered a viable presidential candidate") yet, the quotes of what Ron Paul said today shine with such brilliance. Even though the media attempts to undermine him, the power and goodness of RP's ideas have a life of their own. This piece unwittingly releases those ideas into the world. Overall a win!

That is very true,

but unfortunately, too many people simply believe in what is spoken and rumored by many or follow merely on the authority of traditions that have been handed down, right or wrong - rather than accepting better ideas, such as those of Dr. Paul's.

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"Stand up for what you believe in. Even if you stand alone."
~ Sophie Magdalena Scholl
"Let it not be said that we did nothing."
~ Ron Paul
"You must be the change you want to see in the world."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

"but not considered a viable presidential candidate"

Where do these media idiots come up with this crap? Not considered by whom? The neocons and neolibs that only vote for tyrants? Heck Ron Paul is the only viable presidential candidate at CPAC. Ron Paul already has my vote for President in 2011.

I agree

but they did say quote:

"the most popular politician at the annual conservative conference".

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same feeling here

Article gets Ron Paul's pure truth to the people and that is what really matters -- getting people to read what he says.

I posted this on Twitter as well.
Thanks for a bump.

Run Ron Run!

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