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Bill Maher’s favorite GOP candidate: ‘I would vote for Ron Paul if I had to pick’


This might not be the first endorsement 2012 Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul wants, but it’s an interesting one coming from a mouthpiece of the left.

On CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” on Tuesday, HBO “Real Time” host Bill Maher appeared and gave his analysis of the 2012 Republican presidential field the night after a debate in New Hampshire showcased on CNN. According to Maher, there was not a whole lot to applaud that appeared on the stage.

“No, of course it got even worse,” Maher said. “It’s tough sledding there, as a progressive, as a sane person just to watch that, to see that Republicanism has — it’s really become a religion. And when I say religion, I mean they just have a series of baseless assertions that they cleave to, you know, and it’s like, if there was just one sane person in that room to give perspective, but there wasn’t. So you have seven people up there who are all claiming things like, you know, things we know don’t work, like reducing taxes will somehow magically increase revenue and, somehow, by keeping the profit motive in the health care system, that’s going to solve that problem. So, you know, it’s very hard for someone to watch that debate who is not in that bubble. And I am not in the bubble.”

However, Maher admitted there was one Republican candidate he liked – libertarian darling Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul.

“I would vote for Ron Paul if I had to pick,” Maher said. “I mean, Ron Paul is at least not a panderer. He’s sincere.


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Cause and Effect

Reducing taxes does "magically" increase revenue, that is, as long as government spending is also reduced.

To discourage something, tax it. Tax savings, tax employment, tax earning money, tax investment -- very discouraging.

To encourage something, subsidize it: subsidize unemployment, failure, poor test results, bad decisions, get more of the same.

We don't need to increase revenue to the government, but if we wanted to, then stimulate the economy by cutting taxes, cutting government costs and regulations, quit the wars, and start trading again. This pro-freedom environment will bring businesses back into the country and they'll all be providing more revenue to the government in the form of taxes and fees.

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/

We're all running out of time...

He made the right choice given the circumstances.

Especially with what's coming..

Well, coming from an undemocratic fascist like Maher...

...that actually means something.

“I mean, Ron Paul is at least not a panderer. He’s sincere." That reminds me of what Hamilton once said about Jefferson when choosing him over Burr in the election of 1800: "At least Jefferson is honest."

Cuimhnigh orm, a Dhia, le haghaidh maith.

I think Jon Stewart would agree.

[I sent this response to a friend, who seems impressed with my "wealth of knowledge" but is undecided about GOP presidential candidates and trusts me to respect our differences and not try to sway him.)

"In spite of my apparent wealth of knowledge, I am babbling idiot when compared to Congressman Ron Paul. he's been in this world only 15 years more than I, yet is:

An Obstetrician who has delivered over 4,000 babies.
A Doctor of Economics and a regular contributor to Fox Business and CNBC
Considered the foremost authority on Middle East Policy by the former Director of the Usama Bin Laden Unit, Central Intelligence Agency, Michael Scheurer.
Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Monetary Policy
Author of several best selling nonfiction books
Three time candidate for President
Father of several physicians, including one who is also a sitting US Senator
Admired and respected by such diverse notables as Congressman Barney Frank (Democrat, Massachusetts), Congressman Dennis Kucinich (Democrat, Ohio), Former Governor Sarah Palin (Republican, Alaska), Former Governor Jesse Ventura (Reform Party, Minnesota) (Jesse Ventura dedicated his most recent book to Ron Paul), Consumer Advocate and former three time presidential candidate Ralph Nader, Former congresswoman and Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney, former superior court judge and TV host Andrew Napolitano, former ABC News Correspondent and TV host John Stossell, MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan, former congressman and MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, Pastor and former Constitution Party presidential candidate Chuck Baldwin and action star Chuck Norris.

No one else in national politics is admired and respected by such diverse group of famous and influential people.

I recently heard Ron Paul quote Samuel to answer a question regarding why the Bible supports limited government.
My gosh, I can't even get ANY Bible quote right, but he can do this "on the fly".

Yeah Maher said he really

Yeah Maher said he really liked Ron in 08 and had him on the show. Which prompted me to watch him the other night and I wanted to bash my head in. Actors and comedians acting like their political superstars condemning anything conservative it seems. Granted they are right to bash the establishment, but not all conservatives policies.

Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto. - T. Jefferson rЭVO˩ution

"Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget that the state wants to live at the expense of everyone.” - BASTIAT

found the video for you my friend

Ron Paul is Bill Maher's New Hero

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