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Update: Iowa Lawmaker & Former Marine Endorses Ron Paul

ANKENY, Iowa — Texas congressman Ron Paul has collected his first endorsement from a sitting member of the Iowa Legislature.

At a news conference Monday at his campaign headquarters, Paul got the backing of Des Moines Republican legislator Glen Massie. Massie says he decided to endorse Paul because of the Texan's devotion to the Constitution.
Paul says the endorsement shows his bid for the Republican presidential nomination has more momentum than his earlier efforts.

At the news conference in the Des Moines suburb of Ankeny, campaign staffers also announced they had recruited more than 100 county-level volunteers...


Ron Paul will announce his first Iowa legislative endorsement in a press conference Monday.


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It's not Chuck Grassley, but it sure is a good start!

Haven't heard back yet from Senator Grassley, but I'm sure I'm not the only one trying to contact him...

Not a Boy Scout?

Geez, the guy's a former "Marine"? Wow, that must REALLY be something for a "former Marine" to endorse Dr. Paul! Not just an Army guy....or even a former Seal Team Sucks guy....he's a Marine!!!

People worship the warrior class.

I remember seeing Sargent Slaughter parade into "the ring" with a bunch of Marine types carrying the US flag going before him. This is sort of the same thing.


Massie got around 7k votes in his election which is I guess pretty decent when consider Huckabee won the Iowa 2008 caucus with 40k votes taking 30% of the vote.

Endorsements like this are nice but I don't think they're going to do a lot to get people to the polls for the caucus. I'd guess somewhere between 30k-35k will be necessary to take first place.

Ron Paul needs a REALLY GOOD dvd

I would like for someone who is close enough to the Ron Paul campaign to ask them to produce a dvd that everyone can copy and hand out with Ron Paul giving his views on Freedom (what REAL FREEDOM is) and his views on other subjects without them being in short soundbites so people can see for themselves exactly why he votes as he does and why his views are what they are.

The main problem is most people have no idea what 'REAL FREEDOM' is so they misinterpret what Ron Paul is trying to say. Most people including those in CON-gress have never read the Constitution and have no idea what it says.

We 'NEED' to educate the masses and the grass roots will do this if they have the tools to do it.

The dvd needs to be divided into subjects that can be clicked onto one at a time so a person can watch it a little at a time without them having to go back to the beginning.

Most people have their pet issues and Ron needs to address these issues at length, without being interrupted and running out of time to help those who simply don't understand the true meaning of 'FREEDOM'.

Someone PLEASE make this suggestion to the Ron Paul campaign.

Agreed, but

Those tools are his books and ubiquitous YouTube videos and his website.

In fact, his website is a great tool, as issues are addressed.

The thing is the ones who want to educate themselves ARE doing it. If they aren't, then send them an email with a link.

No doubt you are, AND THAT'S WHY this rEVOLution is growing like it is.

"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


Everyone endorses Dr. Paul...They just dont know it yet!

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

let's Thank him


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sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Just thanked him

He deserves thanks, I mentioned the fact that RP has been promoting the key to bring back industrial hemp for farming - just 1 more reason RP deserves to be POTUS...thanks for the link.. we need more Statesman to endorse RP & folks of influence...

Working to free the hemp seed - Thanks to Congressman Paul's efforts HR 1831. Peace

Never heard of him...

But he might be popular in Iowa which is important!

he is from a major city

Des Moines -- popular guy lots of people know him there.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Actually, he's a new Representative.

Just a "regular guy" who decided to run last go-around because he was concerned about his country. I think that's good though; he was an unknown and ended up winning! :) He talked to us Saturday at a CFL meeting about the importance of going door to door and how he did that every night when he was running. Hard work but it might pay off! :) He and two others were endorsed by Ron Paul for the 2010 elections, but I think the others are more well-known; at least I hear their names more. They're Kent Sorensen and Kim Pearson -- maybe they'll follow suit... maybe we should encourage them. :) Then again, there might be more controversy surrounding Sorensen, so a Massie endorsement is probably the safest. Anyway, just some thoughts! Hopefully this just sets the ball rolling!

Side note: I'm one of the 100! :D (Except I didn't get to see Dr. Paul in person today, unfortunately.)

It's Glen Massie

However I think Chuck Norris will endorse Dr. Paul in the future


He is a Marine as well :)

He is a Marine as well :) ooorahh!!!! for Liberty

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how good is this endorsement?

I can't tell.

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

Hope he mentions...

as a Marine one of the main reasons I am endorsing Ron Paul is for his foreign policy of non-interventionism.

Rand Paul 2016 for Peace


Massie says he decided to endorse Paul because of the Texan's devotion to the Constitution:

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

...and his strong DEFENSE of our nation.


Live Feed?

Or do we know who yet?

The majority of MSM and government officials

will say Dr Paul's views on the Fed, his Foreign policy, and the police state rights destroying of the DHS/Patriot Act are conspiracy theories. So, it makes it hard to believe how you have the mental aptitude to believe in Dr Paul's political stance, by your decepted beliefs, by falling for the propaganda pushed against 'conspiracy theory'. The same people who call any scientific and logical 'facts', not 'theory', about the events on 9/11, 'conspiracy theorists, say the same about the issues Dr Paul promotes. The media is controlled by the Global elite, and the editors control and flag any exposure of anything that goes against the set agendas. For instance, how the used Popular Mechanics to debunk the facts, and put Michael Chertoff's nephew, Benjamin Chertoff as editor, to make sure their tracks were covered. Just ask Herman Cain about the Fed and see what kind of disinformation he is told to promote. If it wasn't for Thomas Payne's bravery in writing about the conspiracies of the Monarchy, we might be like Canada and Australia, still under it's control.

We STILL ARE under its control!

I have come to the stark realization that this Country never really won the American Revolution.

Most people don't think of it that way, but what other rational conclusion can you make? For the entire goal of the Revolution had been to separate both from the British Empire, and to separate from King George's Bank of England (owned and operated by the Rothschilds) to secure our Independence and self-determination (National Sovereignty).

But those goals were never really acheived.

Look all around you: this Country is the Empire and it suffers under the "Mother of all Central Banks". For Alexander Hamilton, a direct confederate of the Rothschilds, had immediately swindled into place the "First Bank of the United States" -- replicating the Rothschilds model of corruption right here -- before the ink was ever dry on our U.S. Constitution (which had also failed to expressly outlaw the Central bank concept). Hamilton was put into power (as U.S. Treasury Secretary) by guess who? George Washington.

When Thomas Jefferson tried to shut down the Rothschild's Bank, then the War of 1812 ensued, and immediately a "Second Bank of the U.S." was then setup to replace it (thus, it is hard to argue that we ever really "won" the war of 1812 either).

After a long battle Andrew Jackson finally shut down the 2nd Bank, which took much courage and was considered very controversial -- but despite this victory, we still didn't really win our true freedom back. For Fractional Reserve Banking had been rigged into place, and the supply of money was still manipulated by private power -- and this allowed the Banking interests to continue to bribe the U.S. Congress ,and corrupt our Republic piece-by-piece, and rip away at every single freedom that we ever had.

Eventually, they rigged into place the Federal Reserve Monopoly, and complete total control was just given out to the International Bankers to proceed to hollow-out this Country, and use it as their tool to fight all of Europe's Wars for them.

The fact is that Countries like Canada and Australia are far more freer and Independent that we are. In Canada, at least they have honest, paper-ballot Elections, and are a peaceful society with a small Military budget, and they don't literally Torture human beings.

In fact, No other Nation on the face of the earth is as totally controlled as the United States. The proof of this is the fact that (in the land of the Assassinated President, the bribed Politician, and PERPETUAL WAR) ... the people still to this day think that they're free.

They never were.


(unless you count a system designed around high bribery, corruption, and murder "free").

I tend to agree...


Dag nabbit, Mad-as-Hell! Now I'm gonna have to change my handle (Subject2none)!

This .pdf should be a post unto itself! Would love to read through everyone's comments on this!

"You call yourself a patriot, and loyal subject to the Crown?"
"I do not call myself subject to much at all." ~ Last of the Mohicans

Ron Paul will announce his first IOWA LEGISLATIVE endorsement

I think that rules out Chuck Norris and Drew Carey for now.

Question on endorsements

Anybody here know why Ron or Rand did not endorse Moffett for governor of KY? He would have won easily if he had one of their endorsements.

Very puzzling to me as I didn't see any negatives.

Please enlighten me.

"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

Chuck Norris

Maybe, he certainly talked positively about Ron Paul after the primaries.

I also posted this yesterday.

And based on our annual statewide CFL meetings yesterday, I believe it will be a freshman Iowa House Representative, who was already a member of CFL. So not as exciting as Grassley, but hopefully some good press anyway! :) I was just so happy it was mentioned on the news site BEFOREhand and also that it's on the front page! And 32 FB recommendations! (Is that all from you guys?;) I of course rated it 5 stars. :)

Has Jesse Ventura officially

Has Jesse Ventura officially endorsed Ron Paul yet? What about Drew Carry or Andrew Napolitano? Of course the best endorsement would be Gary Johnson...

Yes, Jesse Ventura has

Yes, Jesse Ventura has officially endorsed Ron Paul on The View
and declared that he would run as Ron Paul's running mate, if declared.

Jesse Ventura is a nut job.

Jesse Ventura is a nut job. He is totally paranoid. It's better to keep him as far as possible.

If that is the case then

If that is the case then America needs more "nut jobs" like Jesse Ventura. It will take such champions to rescue US from the stranglehold of corruption and globalist power elites.