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Ron Paul Sticks With His Principles, Climbs in Polls

By Elizabeth Williamson

In a political season marked by warfare between Democrats and Republicans, the White House and Congress, haves and have-nots, GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul has built staunch support among voters who are furious at the federal government — from emo-kids to retirees.

But in Thursday’s debate, as candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Perry tore into each other, Mr. Paul showed once more that he isn’t particularly upset with, or allied with, anyone. This week, the Texas congressman said he seldom even mentions President Barack Obama, though he’s picking up support from some of Mr. Obama’s disillusioned backers.


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The "Bottom Line" of the Ron Paul campaign

Win, lose, or draw, his intent is that the message of small government, non-interventionism, sound money, and greater personal liberties be heard and recollected. Maybe he won't win the campaign in 2012, but his message may win in 2016 or 2020. That is perhaps his underlying hope.

Personally, I hope his message wins in 2012. Then it can win again in 2016, and 2020, and so on, and son on, and so on.... This IS a revolution after all.

This fact:

Mr. Paul showed once more that he isn’t particularly upset with, or allied with, anyone.

Should speak volumes to people.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

Well Done - Succinct, honest, and on point

I do appreciate blogs like this from the media at the WSJ.

Thank you Elizabeth Williamson.

I think the people will wake up to the fact that Dr. Paul also has more intestinal, and diplomatic, fortitude, than any other candidate.

Libertarian for life

"If we lose freedom here there's no place to escape to. This is the last stand on earth." -Ronald Reagan

When they took us off the Gold Standard they took away our money... in order to make it theirs. -OneTinSoldier

Bravo Elilzabeth!



And read the comments. There's way more of us out there than they're polling...



Could not believe this mostly

Could not believe this mostly great article! The comments are a joy!