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Al Sharpton (and Others) Discuss the “Prophet” Ron Paul on MSNBC

Writes Bob Murphy:

I can’t believe this is happening. People on MSNBC are talking about Friedrich Hayek, Ludwig von Mises, the gold standard, and Ron Paul as a prophet. If they bring up David Gordon, I’m going to pass out.

http://youtu.be/Q_nIQkpzpHE

Time Magazine: Ron Paul, The Prophet




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MSNBC gave Dr. Paul some

MSNBC gave Dr. Paul some coverage during the 2012 election because they did not view him as a real threat for the presidency and they wanted to undermine the Romney campaign. Their ultimate goal was to get obama back in the white house and they succeeded.
They view Rand as a threat and that is why they are attacking him so hard.

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Spot On!

excellent assessment amc1953

Hilarious

Paraphrasing. There are people listening to Ron Paul's extreme ideas of fixing the currency to gold, so the fed can't increase the money supply at will. Also, he wants to drastically cut social programs in order to balance the budget.

My next guess has a great book out with a plan to fix the economy by destroying houses. You can't make this stuff up!

"Where liberty is, there is my country." -Benjamin Franklin

Yo MSNBC....

retards you got it backwards this time RON PAUL CAN'T LOSE!!!!Our time has come enough is enough the founding fathers would be rolling in their graves if they saw what was happening at this nations airports. Who's a terrorist? Your a terrorist. RON PAUL THAT'S ALL 2012

9/11 was an inside job .....time to get some answers..RP 2012

I am so sick of watching

I am so sick of watching these people talk like this. In the tone of "oh, he can't win and he knows it". It makes me sad that some listen to this and believe every word these cowards are saying. It has been so exciting to see how many have woken up in the past few years and tuned out the mainstream news.

Listen you.....

phony paid off schills nobody is getting Ron Paul voters to vote for anyone other than Ron Paul. His ideas are mainstream and his ideas will end the welfare and warfare that has currently brought this country to its knees. These media heads are being told what to say for a paycheck. Ron is a true American statesmen screaming out against an evil government responsible for 911 and this Country going into the toilet. They fear him and us because we are about to blow up their game. I don't know why anyone would watch MSNBC, CNN or FOX combined they are a cancer to this republic.
Ron Paul a lone voice among criminal politicians and the powers that be can just throw these talking heads at us trying to say he's out of touch. When Al Sharpton sounds like the most resonable person on a panel you know it's a bad sign. They never mention that Ron is the only anti-war candidate running because they are all employed by people with a vested intrest in the Military or Medical industrial complex. Thank God for Ron Paul True American Hero.

9/11 was an inside job .....time to get some answers..RP 2012

What a group of buffoons!

Do they really believe that, because they say it, people will believe it? Of course they do! But I am sure that Ron Paul supporters have no intention of supporting some Republican empty suit who claims to want a gold standard. We have all moved beyond this scenario of choosing the lesser of two evils. Now is our last chance for a real change and shame on us if we betray our children.

"go somewhere else"...No, I don't think so

I agree, we are NOT going somewhere else! If all else fails WE WILL WRITE IN Ron Paul's name.

In fact, some people are talking about making PENS with this written on the side. "write in ron paul"

"The Prophet"

I really don't like this term being used for Ron Paul, as it makes it look like he is the leader of a Cult and demeans those who believe in the Ideology of what Ron Paul is about. It isn't just about the man, but the principles which he talks about, which are the same as our Founding Fathers. We "Paulites" don't bow down to Ron Paul and worship everything or action he says or does (at least none that I know of), and the Message of Freedom and Liberty just isn't with Ron Paul, but through many other great men who follow the teachings of Christ Jesus (though some may say otherwise).
Yes, MSNBC (the Marxist, Socialist, Nationalist Broadcasting Channel) is way out there, even more so then one could imagine.

"Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth. "
— William Faulkner
twitter.com/@Battleforce3327

That is precisely why

they use the term. It instills fear.
WHO can you trust? When all fails.
In the end, all shall fail, and every high mountain shall be brought low. One name shall be held up.
That is why there will be a fake. The devil can perform miracles. What are you looking for? Liberty is the message of GOD. The man that delivers the opposite is an infadel and an unbeliever.
By Liberty, I do not mean do as you please. Liberty is; treating others as you want to be treated. You begin on a course pleasing to GOD. Without Christ it is impossible to please GOD. Many shall claim works.

I like it!

Your definition for MSNBC, but if I may make a suggestion Marxist, Socialist Nationwide Brainwashing Company.

National

I was referring more to the Anti Federalist agenda when I wrote Nationalists. The Federalist desired more of a decentralized government, but Nationalists like Alexander Hamilton wanted a Centralized Government, to which we have now, and it isn't working.
Nationwide Brainwashing works also. :o)

"Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth. "
— William Faulkner
twitter.com/@Battleforce3327

Faith in the central banker is now crumbling

Duuuuuuuuuuuuhhhhhhhhhh!

Yet another group of

Yet another group of journalists who are either intentionally misleading people about Ron Paul or they just do not understand his platform.

Dr. Paul advocates for competing currencies, not just the Gold standard. However, the media constantly mention that he just wants a gold standard, often followed by comments about how it would leave us vulnerable to those who have gold mines. They don't seem to realize that it's the competition of currency along with actual backing behind the currencies which are the key points.

Then about ending Social Security. He doesn't want to end it tomorrow, yet he is talked about as if he would end it immediately. They don't understand enough about his platform to even explain it properly.

And then the one guy just has to slip in something about Ron Paul not being "delusional" enough to actually think he can win the Presidency. Although, Ron Paul has said that he is in this race to win it.

If they are going to talk about Ron Paul they ought to at least do it with some honesty.

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When Al Sharpton is the most reasonable one of this bunch,....

that tells me that the others are way over the top.

Could these people understand what is going on any LESS??

It's getting to the point where this stuff is making me laugh. Look, no way are Ron Paul supporters going to Rick Perry. Seriously?? LOL

Right?!

!!!

SteveMT's picture

Agree. Can Ron Paul supporters be coerced into...

supporting the likes of Rick Perry or anyone else for that matter? Hell no!

they completely miss the

they completely miss the point...they think that if one of these plastic politicians hits a few high points that "we will have nowhere to go..." how about, I do nothing and sit home on my couch? or I just write RP's name in...so many other options than the status quo of choosing the lesser evil. I'm so tired of these people

totally agree...they think it is business as usual

we will not go to Perry, will will write in Ron Paul.

I'm done with the "lesser of two evils" voting method also!

Destroy houses to jumpstart the economy!!?

I find it interesting that the Broken Window fallacy described by Henry Hazlitt and also here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erJEaFpS9ls never seems to dissipate in the media..

Their speech is so loaded

Their speech is so loaded with venom it's unbelievable.
They can barely contain their hatred.

What is extreme about freedom?

"Truth is treason in the empire of lies." — Ron Paul

"The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that." — Alan Greenspan

What is extreme about the Constitution?

I know. I'm baffled. I've been baffled. It's like the invasion of the body snatchers. I am not a Sharpton man at all, but he got it. Some take longer to get perspective than others. We must be patient while pressing on. Make as few enemies as you can, and press on.

I hear ya. Sometimes it

I hear ya. Sometimes it takes all I have to keep from throttling some people.

"The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that." — Alan Greenspan

For some reason this always makes me feel better.

It's strange, but I find the rattle rather soothing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuKJsWTRJGU

Just another damned Hit-Piece!!!

I am SO tired and frustrated of people calling Ron Paul an "idea" candidate or trying to suggest that he is not trying to actually win! He is trying to win and if we can just keep this momentum going, he can and WILL win!!! I wish all these pundits would simply realize that he is in it to win and not just to spread ideas!

The Most Telling Aspect of

The Most Telling Aspect of This Segment:

NO ONE WILL MENTION THAT RON PAUL IS ANTI-WAR.

In fact, Dr. Paul is the only anti-war candidate running.

Notice that the MSM will do everything in its power to not inform the voters that Ron Paul is against these costly, illegal, and immensely destructive wars.

So instead they set up golden straw men, form a mutual back-slapping society, and knock over the political platform that they alone have created in their imagination.

I think the lady was right about one thing: The people are tired of this endless discussion of minutiae. They want real, bold, definitive change.

The Revolution Continues.

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Sorry buddy...

Rick Perry or anyone else will NEVER get my Ron Paul vote.

And let me just speak for everyone else with sheer confidence in saying, you won't get theirs either.

Never!

Not gonna happen!

Ditto...

to that!