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*Please respond: poll of DP members*

Please vote UP this thread if you want to see more results!

I'm curious what percentage of active DP members are new since 2007/2008 vs. were here four years ago. This might give us an indication of how much support has grown.

So, if you're reading this, please copy the following questions, paste them in a reply, and answer them.

Thanks,

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Please answer true or false:

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008.
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008.
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses.
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses.
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general.
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general.

Please answer:
7) age:
8) state:
9) occupation:
10) sex, M/F:
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul:
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure):
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian:
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative:
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal:
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)

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1) I was an active DP member

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. NO
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. NO
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. NO
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. YES
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. YES
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. NO

Please answer:
7) age: 48
8) state: NORTH CAROLINA
9) occupation: HOMEMAKER
10) sex, M/F: F
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2011
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): POS
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 0
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative:30
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.

Actually, all of these issues are extremely important to me. Change needs to be made in all of these key areas to restore faith.

NEAT

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. Yes
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. YEs
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. NOPE!!
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. No.
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. I wrote Paul in.
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. NEVER!!!

Please answer:
7) age: 37
8) state: MS
9) occupation: self
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): Positive
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 0
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: 5
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: youth
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority: foreign policy, monetary policy, rpeal patriot act, reduce size of government, civil liberties, end drug prohibition

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

1) I was an active DP member

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. NO
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. NO
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. N/A
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. N/A
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. YES
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. NO

Please answer:
7) age: 27
8) state: CA
9) occupation: Marketing
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2010
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): Positive, but unsure
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: First year now
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: 2
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)
Foreign Policy, Balance Budget, Monetary Policy (competing currencies), Restore power to the Constitution, psychiatric drug reform/patient's rights

response

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. T
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. T
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses.F
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses.F
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general.F
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general.F

Please answer:
7) age:49
8) state:Nebr.
9) occupation:Self
10) sex, M/F: F
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure):POS
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian:5
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative:30
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal:0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority
Civil Rights
Monetary Policy
Reduce Size of Government
Foreign Policy
Drug Prohibition
etc etc

1) True 2) I'm Canadian so...

1) True
2) I'm Canadian so... false
3) see 2 (False)
4) see 2 (False)
5) see 2 (False)
6) see 2 (False)

Please answer:
7) age: 32
8) state: OHIO
9) occupation: College Instructor
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2002
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): Positive
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 12
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: 0
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 5
16) Drug War, Foreign Policy, Civil Liberties, Size & Scope of Government, Government Spending

1) was an active DP member in

1) was an active DP member in 2007/2008. F
2) voted for Ron Paul in 2008. T
3) voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. F
4) voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. F
5) voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. F
6) voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. F

Please answer:
7) age: 31
8) state: IL
9) occupation: Small business owner? I guess?
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): Positive
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: ~14
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: ? Not really sure about the term.
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority:

Respect for Individual Rights
Respect for the Rule of Law
Austrian-leaning Monetary/Economic Policy
Wise Foreign Policy
Reducing the size and scope of Federal government
Personal Integrity and Honesty

Survey

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. Yes.
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. No, wrong party.
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses.No.
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. No.
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. Hell NO!!
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. Hell NO!!

Please answer:
7) age: 47
8) state: CA
9) occupation: Accountant
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: Don't recall
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure):
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian:
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative:
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal:
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.) Constituion, War on Drugs, taxes, spending.

60 years old first time I've seen a good candidate in my life

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. TRUE
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. TRUE
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. NO
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. NO
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. NO
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. NO (But I was somewhat relieved when he won instead of McCain/Palin. Lesser of two evils - which I still believe).

Please answer:
7) Age: 60
8) State: TN
9) Occupation: Medical
10) Sex, M/F: Female
11) Year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2006
12) First impression of Ron Paul: Extremely positive, felt like I'd discovered penicillin!
13) Number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 0
14) Number of years I've considered myself a
conservative: 0
15) Number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 0
16) List Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority: Monetary, foreign, and the rest will follow.

I came. I saw. I concurred.

false

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Bump!

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1976-1982 USMC, Having my hands in the soil keeps me from soiling my hands on useless politicians.

Here Goes

1) Yes
2) Yes, and 1988
3) No
4) No
5) No
6) No

7) 54
8) MT
9) Unemployed software engineer
10) M
11) 1979
12) Positive
13) 34
14) 0
15) 0
16) Foreign Policy (Peace)
Monetary policy (because that's what enables all the crap)
Civil liberties
Reducing size and expense of government
Deregulating industry
Many others are important. Whole Ron Paul package is incomparably good. My disagreements on issues are minor in context of how good overall package is.

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1 false
2 false
3 false
4 false
5 false
6 false

7 senior citizen
8 won't say
9 writer (the one typing this out)
10 two of us under one name (husband and wife)
11 approximately 1985-86
12 was very interested in Dr. Paul; voted for him in 1988
13 libertarian about 30 years
14 conservative, not really, but spouse uses the term
15 liberal, no--
16 everything . . . including pro-life

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

1) I was an active DP member

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. T
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. T
3) I voted for another Republican in primary/caucuses. F
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. F
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. GAG - F!
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. GAG-GAG-F!!

Please answer:
7) age: 49
8) state: SC
9) occupation: TEACHER / MECHANICAL ENGINEER
10) sex, M/F: F
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2007 CSPAN
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): ++++++
13) number of years - a libertarian: 0
14) number of years - a conservative: 0
15) number of years - a liberal: 0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.) FAITH, CHARACTER, INTEGRITY - EVERYTHING ELSE HINGES ON THESE.

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

1) I was an active DP member

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. True
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. False
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. False
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. False
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. False
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. False

7) age: 26
8) state: Texas
9) occupation: Service Sector
10) sex, M/F: Male
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): Interesting Anti-War Republican, wait, What?!?!
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 3, but not i am a libertarian socialist or mutualist.
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: Never!
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: Since 16.

16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority

End the War
End the Drug War
End the Patriot Act
Monetary Policy/End the Fed
End Speculative Investment/Derivatives and Reform Commercial/Investment Dynamic
End Surveillance State and Camera/Drone Culture

Reactionaries of the world unite and support your bosses!

Hey I'm norwegian but what the hell :)

1) true

7) 27
8) Oslo, Norway
9) Social worker - yes I know but over 30% of Norway's workforce are employed by the government :)
10) Male
11) 2007
12) Awesome
13) 4
14) 0
15) (Social Democracy) 8
16) monetary policy (competing currencies), civil rights, foreign policy (e.g. quit EU commitments not supported by majority vote), reduced size of government (In Norway? that would take a century. but oh well), foreign policy

truth liberate

let's see...

1.True
2.True
3.False
4.False
5.False-3rd party
6.False-3rd party
7. Turn 27 this month
8. Indiana
9. EMT in training
10. Male
11. Around 2005, first heard about him in an Alex Jones documentary.
12. When I saw his voting record I was astounded and he instantly became my hero. When he entered the race in Feb of 2007 (I was 22), I dont think Ive ever been so excited.
13. 2005 or so...although I really call myself a Constitutional Conservative. I believe in liberty and soverignty first and foremost.
14. See above.
15. I considered myself a liberal when I was in my late teens...until I started really studying history and the Constitution.
16. Obeying the Constitution (and having the voting record to back it up), defending personal liberty, States rights, sound money/ending the Fed, ending military intervention, repealing unjust laws(Executive Orders, Patriot Act, War on Drugs), shrinking the size of federal government and eliminating departments like FEMA. In truth, there are too many amazing Ron Paul positions to list in a single paragraph. It would take a book. Actually..many books.

My journey

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. Sadly, no.
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. With regret, no.
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. More regret, yes.
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. But not THAT much regret, no.
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. Do I have to admit it?
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. I would have rather stuck needles in my eyes.
7) age: 45
8) state: WI
9) occupation: Computer systems builder
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: I think it was 2006 or 2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): unsure. I used to work and drive in some very rural areas. Some farmer had a farming trailer parked in his field out by the interstate. On the back of his/her trailer, was a giant "Google Ron Paul" sign (or maybe it was "Ron Paul 2008") I wondered what the heck that was about. I saw it who it was, but didn't bother looking much more into it...BOY! Am I stupid!!!
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian:0
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative:45
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal:0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)Reduce size of government, monetary policy/return to gold standard, economy, foreign policy, civil rights--we'r talking about an order of 1, 1(a), 1(b), etc. not much difference between the first and the last.

My DP poll results

1)True
2)True
3)False
4)False
5)False
6)False
7)36
8)Mass
9)Waiter Legal Seafoods/ US Army Reservist(16 years)
10) Male
11) Summer 2007 , thank you to my second cousin!
12) unsure
13) 4 year
14) 16 years
15) zero
16) foreign policy, monetary policy, civil rights

okay

Please answer true or false:

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. no
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. yes
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. no
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. no
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. yes
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. no

Please answer:
7) age: 51
8) state: TX
9) occupation: legal assistant
10) sex, M/F: F
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 1977 (I think)
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): pos
13) number of years.... a libertarian: 5 or so
14) number of years .... a conservative: 32
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: never
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)
1. Gold Standard
2. End Foreign Aid
3. Size of Government
4. Monetary Policy
5. Repeal Income Tax
6. Repeal Obama Care

ebs.m93

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008.
No.

2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008.
No.

3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses
No.

4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses.
No.

5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general.
NO.

6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general.
No.

Please answer:
7) age: 18
8) state: CA
9) occupation: Vigilante of Freedom
10) sex, M/F: Hispanic Male
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2009
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): Pos

13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 2.5

14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative:

15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal:

16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)
ALL OF THEM.

Just Became a US citizen - My 1st Vote Will Go To Ron Paul

1) no
2) no
3) no
4) no
5) no
6) no

Please answer:
7) ??
8) CA
9) Self Employed
10) Male
11) 2011 - Youtube video
12) negative
Ending the department of education sounded crazy at first.
13) 0
14) 0
15) 0
always had some things I was liberal about and some things I was conservative about+I hated politics.
16) 1-foreign policy, 2-reduce size of government, 3-ending the FED, 4-end drug prohibition

Congratulations

Way to put it to good use

Congratulations on your citizenship!

If nothing, Ron Paul's legacy will be inspiring people like you.


"Know what you know, know what you don't know, and understand and appreciate the distinction."

Minarchism
track

Oldie

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. TRUE
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. TRUE
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. FALSE
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. FALSE
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. FALSE
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. FALSE

Please answer:
7) age: 57
8) state: So. CA
9) occupation: Self-unemployed Slave
10) sex, M/F: F
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): Positive
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 4
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: 35
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)

1. Monetary Policy

2. Foreign Policy

3. Personal Freedoms, Freedom of Choice; Vaccines, Food, Vitamins, Supplements, Marriage, Marijuana

4. Reduce Size of government

Is this like...putting in your reservations for the FEMA train?

T 1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008.
T 2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008.
F 3) I voted for another Republican in the primary.
F 4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses.
F 5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general.
F 6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general.

Please answer:
7) age: 54
8) state: Maryland
9) occupation: Trader
10) sex, M/F: Male
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2006
12) first impression of Ron Paul: Positive
13) # of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 5
14) # of years I've considered myself a conservative:30
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority

foreign policy
end drug prohibition
monetary policy
return to gold standard
repeal patriot act
civil rights
reduce size of government

Wha? .....hey....who stole my country?

I just love trains.

I just love trains.

Here ya go!

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. = T
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. = T (if you mean in the primary. I voted for Chuck Baldwin in the General on Ron Pauls endorsement)
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. = F
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. = F
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. = F
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. = F

Please answer:
7) age: = 41
8) state: = WA
9) occupation: = Integral Fuel Cell Manufacturing Technician
10) sex, M/F: = M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: = Jan. '07
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): = Pos
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: = 0
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: = 22 and counting, including the last 5 years I have considered myself a constitutional conservative.
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: = 0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)

1. Monetary Policy (fix that, including who issues the Dollar what backs, like gold, silver, and other precious metals and commodities, and you fix the economy.)

2. Foreign Policy (end foreign interventionism and U.S. Petro-Dollar Hegemony. Get us out of the UN, WTO, NATO, IMF, NAFTA, GATT, NAU/SPPI, CAFTA, Agenda 21, and DEATH TO THE NWO! If we can't end the NWO peacefully, then can we please get it over with while I'm still young enough? I'd rather see it happen in my 40's than in my 50's or later.)

3. Civil Rights (End the Patriot Act, FISA, Warrantless Wire taps, TSA, VIPR Teams, DHS, Fusion Centers, and move all immigration check points from the interior of the U.S. to the border.)

4. Reduce Size and Scope of government (This includes ending current prohibitions. Return it to the States. The only part of the government that should grow is the size of the House of Representatives so there is 1 Rep for every 30,000 citizens)

5. Border Security

6. Immigration Reform

7. Entitlement Reform

8. Energy Independence

9. Agriculture and Water Reform (end Monsanto's stranglehold, end GMO, end water fluoridation, and overall stop them from poisoning us, including removal of Barium, Amuminum Oxide, Sulfer, and Glass from commercial aviation jet fuel for stratospheric Aerosol Geo-Engineering)

10. Vaccine Reform (end mercury, sterilants, and animal cells in flu shots)

Answers

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. No, I wasn't.
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. Didn't know of him back then.
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. I didn't vote in the caucuses in 2008.
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. I didn't vote in the caucuses.
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. I voted for McCain.
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. No, I did not vote for Obama.

Please answer:
7) age: 41
8) state: N.J.
9) occupation: Own business.
10) sex, M/F: Male
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2011.
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): Very positive.
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: The last year.
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: The last 11 years before I considered myself a libertarian.
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 20
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)

Foreign Policy and monetary policy. What caught my attention about Ron Paul first was his anti-war message.

survey from male, 57, California, RP fan

1) FALSE
2) FALSE
3) FALSE
4) FALSE
5) FALSE
6) FALSE
7) age:57
8) state:CA
9) occupation:Software services
10) sex, M/F:M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul:2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): pos
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 10
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: 0
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 10
16) Foreign policy
monetary policy
reduce size and cost of government
destruction of free market

1) FALSE 2) FALSE 3) TRUE

1) FALSE
2) FALSE
3) TRUE
4) FALSE
5) TRUE
6) FALSE

Please answer:
7) age: 42
8) state: FL
9) occupation: BAKER
10) sex, MALE
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): NEGATIVE. I HEARD HE WAS A KOOK.
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 2.5
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative:22
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: ZERO
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority:
SMALL FED GOVT, CIVIL LIBERTIES, FOREIGN POLICY