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Ron Paul and the Moment of Truth for the Tea Party

Why does Fox News seem so unnerved by Congressman Paul's inclusion in what is supposed to be a process in which voters choose the representative that best embodies their beliefs? In 2008, they inexplicably excluded Paul from one debate and pretty much belittled him in another. Why are they so eager to give a platform to people like Bachmann and Palin, when Paul is clearly the Tea Party candidate with the best chance of of winning the presidential election? Fox is not alone. No one has had the courage to present Ron Paul as anything other than a fringe candidate, despite the data proving otherwise.

The other question mark is the Tea Party. I've seen Rand Paul, Bachmann and Palin all quoted and promoted in several Tea Party vehicles, but I haven't actually seen small Tea Party organizations hitching their wagon to a Ron Paul 2012 wagon yet – or even really mentioning him for that matter. It seems that Libertarians and Tea Partiers are branching off in distinct directions and Congressman Paul has taken notice, complaining that many of the so-called Tea Party members in Washington aren't following through on much of the platform – particularly those beyond opposing health care reform and supporting tax cuts.

So, will the Tea Party become a single issue faction of the GOP aimed at cutting spending for the purpose of lowering taxes? Or will they take a sincere interest in promoting Paul's broader platform, which includes drastic changes to monetary policy and ending the culture of militarism, in a way that might help elevate Libertarianism to the mainstream? The 2012 GOP primary will present the asnwer to these questions.


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Isn't it funny how

Isn't it funny how definitions change? I always considered myself a Conservative, but when you say Conservative today, many Americans think of the Patriot Act, the Department of Homeland Terrorism, and unending, undeclared wars for nebulous purposes. The term "Conservative" has been hijacked by the Neocons. We can't allow these same forces to appropriate the Tea Party Movement.

Remember, the Tea Parties came out of the 2008 Ron Paul campaign. The Palins, Gingriches et al have no business associating themselves, or having themselves by the media with the Tea Party Movement.

I went to a "Tea Party" about a year and a half ago, and former Representative Rob (Richard) Simmons spoke. I complained that Simmons has no business speaking at a Tea Party, considering that he is part of the problem. Simmons was in Congress, and he never supported anything that Ron Paul supports, to my knowledge.

These people have as much right to run as anyone else, but they have NO business in the Tea Parties. My suggestion is that we make sure that they are uncomfortable associating with us. And the way we do that is to continually bring up their voting record, and who they are associating with.

Don't listen to what they say, watch what they do, and how they have voted. Politicians have trouble telling the truth, but their actions betray them.

Let the Tea Party go...

So far, our LIBERTY brand is untouchable.

It seems to me, that our advantage and strength in the media arena of ideas is firmly rooted in this one, easy-to-understand word.

It is difficult to imagine a platform claiming LIBERTY as its banner being co-opted effectively by any competing ideology. I have seen no significant attempt and certainly no traction, so far, towards a strategic takeover of the liberty movement by neo-cons, progressives or any other political organizations.

The Ron Paul movement owns the LIBERTY brand. Dr. Paul has named his political organization Campaign for Liberty so that no mistake can be made about this.

I see little loss if the Tea Party evolves to become the Liberty Movement's weak sister. Let the puppet-masters think they have struck our movement a damaging blow. As more liberty-minded Tea Party activists awaken to the takeover, they can just walk away and join the liberty movement

In chess terms, this may be an effective gambit. The loss of this "pawn" may lead to a greater mid-game advantage for the liberty brand, the liberty message and the expanded recruitment of more bona fide liberty supporters.

Not to be the voice of

Not to be the voice of pessimism...but if the media wanted Ron Paul to lose favor with the American people, they could do it easily.

In fact, if RP is threatening in 2012, they will do so.

Also, Ron Paul may hurt himself by the fact that is is brutally honest and open. Recall the 2008 primary debate. Ron Paul was the only true conservative up there. He spoke the truth, he spoke with logic, he spoke in a way that appealed to intellectualism.

But Rudy Guiliani destroyed him with two lines. Nonsensical lines, but two lines nontheless. And most Americans, I think, got a very negative impression of Ron Paul.

Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:

Overview: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/my-plan-for-reducin...

Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a

Why does Fox News seem so unnerved?

They're unnerved because they are aiding and abetting a fraudulent monetary system, but exist because of that fraud.

Ron Paul is exposing the truth about the Fed and un Constitutional money, and the more people that understand the truth, the better chance Dr. Paul has of becoming President in 2012 !


The real struggle for Ron Paul

I don't think we've seen a single politician that has stood for more truth and responsibility than Ron Paul in current history. Now comes the question, WHY are all established political factions(including media) so aligned against him? There must be a reason. It's probably because they sense that he might actually catch on in a big way this go around, so they're busy stacking up against him. The only reason has to be MONEY. Of course Ron Paul will tamper with their little money making tree (Federal Reserve). The truth is, they ALL love the status quo. Wouldn't you, if you were given a checkbook that didn't have to "clear" checks? It's party till you puke in Washington, and they're all drunk on money. Ron Paul is like a Grandpa that knows better, and he's crafty enough to best them, and they know it!

alan laney

Murdoch wouldn't get paid by Ron Paul, that's why!

Der Fuehrer (Rupprecht v. Murdoch) wouldn't get paid by Ron Paul, that's why! Neither would any of his war-profiteering buddies in the armaments industries.

The Davos Drinking Club (prerequisite for joining: must rob and steal $1bln or more each year) has its priorities, and they certainly do not include saving the United States.

Look: When the Soviet Union collapsed, its economy went from Third in the world to Nineteenth, just behind Peru. But the dirty dozen Oligarchs became obscenely wealthy.

Murdoch and his armaments pals understand this perfectly: assets are easily stripped when the people are distracted by their own hunger pains. There are a large number of super-wealthy people who are positioned to take advantage of our total economic collapse. They plan on being the Berezovsky, Abramovich, and Deripaska of the United States.

Obama has proven himself a perfect, pliable puppet. He's given the asset-strippers everything they want and more. Obama MUST win the next election so the plundering can continue undisturbed.

But what about Ron Paul?

Ron Paul is a lethal poison to their asset-stripping schemes. Where in his speeches and platforms and votes and actions has he EVER accommodated the asset-strippers?

However, Mitt Romney is a blessing from heaven. If Murdoch's clique cannot get Obama in 2012, they'll take Romney instead.

Palin is an arrogant opportunist, and Bachmann is becoming a media whore. Both of them will sing Murdoch's song. Both will see the United States reduced to a third world backwater, so long as Hawaii waterfront property remains exclusive domain for the asset-stripping future oligarchs of America.

"Cowards & idiots can come along for the ride but they gotta sit in the back seat!"

Well said

And I never did trust Bachmann. She is starting to show her true neocon colors.

Pretty good article...

good read thanks for posting...

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good find

Thanks Bobby.

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Good news.

Add this to the good news column. Thanks for posting!

They Have To Destroy Ron Paul Because His Words Act As An

External Conscience (Latin; with knowing.) He Gives Them A Big Pain In Their Heads Everytime He Speaks The Truth.

He is A Threat To Everything That is Wrong With Government And If He Becomes POTUS, All of Their Plans Will Come Crashing Down On Their Collective Heads..


Ron Paul And Rand Paul In 2012 :)

The reason they are so unnerved is

the media in this country is controlled by the state. It tells us what they want us to hear nothing more. The Tea party started out as a legitimate idea from the people. The state couldn't have that, so they put puppets into it to gain power and take it over, and used the media to tell us it was all okay.

*May the only ones to touch your junk, be the ones you want to touch your junk.*

More accurately,

the media AND the state are controlled by the criminal banking cartel that owns the Fed and other central banks, and probably owns the mortgage lien on your house.

But yes to everything else you said.

Listen to Alex Jones as your news source, he understands the PTB, as does www.thenewamerican.com.


"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford

Thanks Good read

Thanks Good read