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Paul BANNED from upcoming debate

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, the Republican Jewish Coalition will host a presidential-candidates forum featuring Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, and Rick Santorum. Not invited is the GOP candidate currently polling around third in New Hampshire and second in Iowa: Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas). The explanation:

Paul was not invited to attend the RJC's candidates forum because the organization - as it has stated numerous times in the past - "rejects his misguided and extreme views," said [RJC Executive Director Matt] Brooks.

"He's just so far outside of the mainstream of the Republican party and this organization," Brooks said. Inviting Paul to attend would be "like inviting Barack Obama to speak."

http://reason.com/blog/2011/12/01/republican-jewish-coalitio...

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Boycott the Republican Jewish Coalition

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This looks a little too

This looks a little too obvious don't you think? This is a bigoted lobbyist group that cannot abide any American politician who does not support Israel's interests in America.

Supporting Israel does not necessarily mean being a warmonger

Ron Paul would point this out at the debate.

Reasonable Jewish Americans may not agree with the wonderful policies of "Bomb, invade, and occupy first; ask questions later." And, "We give Israel money, so we get to tell them what to do." Ron Paul has better ideas.

Giving him yet another speaking platform would be a disaster for war-loving folks of all religions and races. Can't have that.

reply

GOOD!!! Nothing sells like notoriety and they are obviously very afraid of Dr. Paul

Unable to tolerate views you

Unable to tolerate views you don't like? Sounds like neocons to me. If these idiots are too weak minded to hear disenting views then so-be-it, it just makes me respect the GOP less. It also tips thier hand, as far as their thinking goes. If you don't like the war on terror, you're an Anti-semite to them. Also, there's things that Jews care about besides Israel. There are plenty of Jews living in America who are dealing with the same things as everyone else. Many of whom would like Dr. Paul. Additionally, I'd be interested in knowing how much of the audience are Jews vs. RW Fundamental Christians.

The Definition of Irony

Not supporting a politician who will fight tooth-and-nail for your liberty to support him or not.

Seriously, what opposition to

Seriously, what opposition to Obama would this group have? They say Ron is like Obama, really? Every debate so far has proven — proven — that Ron is the only candidate that is different from both the Republicans and Obama. The other candidates would continue the welfare-warfare state that has become trite and banal in both parties. Obama’s wars are just extensions of the Republican’s wars; Obama’s domestic policy is just another brick in the government’s long and large wall of continual interference in the lives, property, and liberty of people. Obama is just another neocon, a neocon who wears a blue outfit instead of a red one. So, again, how is Ron like Obama?

On the flip side: I won't have to watch this Obama fest, where they each try to sound more and more like Obama.

malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium

I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality. - John Randolph of Roanoke

I'm liking the rally idea,

I'm liking the rally idea, but I'm not really upset that Dr. Paul wasn't invited. He wasn't invited because he stands on principle. Don't let it bother you, folks. We know how well Ron is doing in the polls, and he doesn't need recognition from a special interest like this. Let them have this debate, where they ALL SHARE THE SAME VIEWS! It could be the most boring (and telling) debate yet!

Jason

Happy Libertarian

Who cares?

Zionism is statism, tribalism and fear mongering. Any nation that conscripts is a nation that endorses slavery. Any nation that reject individuals rights for the privilege of some religious or ethnic collective is ruinous.

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for all those of the Jewish faith of all races.

Not all Jews are Zionists!

As someone who has lots of extended family members who are Jewish I can say that Dr. Paul has LOTS of Jewish Support. It's important to remember that not all Jews are Zionists and the Republican Jewish Coalition is apparently a Zionist organization.

Whether the Republican Jewish Coalition admits it, likes it, or not, they do not and can not speak for the Jewish people. The RJC is doing nothing other than promoting self-destructive stereotypes and spewing Zionist propaganda.

There are many Jews who cherish their Constitutional rights and put their allegiance to the United States above that of Israel. One of the most effective and outspoken Second Amendment groups that I can think of is JFPO (http://jpfo.org/).

In fact, most of the Jewish people that I have contact with applaud Dr. Paul's opposition to the ever encroaching and all menacing police state with its Stasi-like TSA and these new fascist actions by the president and congress like the Patriot Act and implementing provisions for the indefinite detention of American citizens as is currently being considered.

I for one am appalled that even the Zionist Republican Jewish Coalition is not even concerned about the on-going "Hitler-esque" direction the current administration along with the neo-con "mainstream" Republicans are heading! This makes no good sense to me.

If they are only worried about the interests of Israel and how much money the American taxpayer sends to Israel, well, if that's not treason, I don't know what is!

Hold a Jews for Ron Paul event the same evening.

Do something about it.

It would be great to see an event that same evening (right across the street) sponsored by the group Jews for Ron Paul.

http://www.facebook.com/JewsForRonPaul

Paul ante portas.

I don't give a sheeeatttt

about their piece of garbage debate, we are not here to push or save Israel, we are here to save America. I have nothing against Israel, so Israel don't have anything against me if I say take care of yourself. Nothing lost by missing this debate.

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

I am tired of mincing words.

I am tired of mincing words. We need to feel free to call out the Zionists, whether Christian or Jewish. Zionism IS racism, the WAY it has been applied in historic Palestine. We must stop cowering in fear to the Zionist lobby. And newsflash, "Zionism", and "Zionist" are NOT pejoratives. And Zionism does NOT equal Judaism.

I have nothing against Jews. But I do have loathing for Israel and its American subsidized brutal occupation and Jewish only colonization of the remaining 22 per cent of historic Palestine.

"In any event, please remember

that you must not speak of the immense power of the Israel Lobby lest you reveal yourself to be a conspiratorial hatemonger. I hope that's clear."

One of my favorite quotes from Glenn Greenwald :)

I think this has something to

I think this has something to do with the fact that Ron Paul doesn't want to steal your money and send it to Israel.

He wants all theft to be illegal, unlike the Republican Jewish Coalition.

Want to know what's going to happen with this??????????

Should be obvious. Either something real, or some fabricated, "over-zealous Ron Paul support(ers)" will do something "outrageous" and THAT IS WHAT'S GOING TO BE PLAYED ON THE PRE-DEBATE SHOW

Isnt that something. jews

Isnt that something. jews discriminating. let's not confuse the criticism of political zionism with that of religious jews. if we can't criticize a political organization without being called anti semitic we are in big trouble

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

Well, Trouble: Come On Down!

Well, Trouble: Come On Down! I'm frankly fed-up with this reverse-semitism! It's similar to any other racism where the so-called "minority" is encouraged to discriminate. And, in some wacky way, it gives the illusion of Justice! It's okay if Zionist Jews rig the system. Their "ancestors" were murdered in Europe in the 1940's. So, they get to manipulate the future of Liberty in America in some half-ass reparations, where if anyone disagrees then they are Nazis!

Excellent!

Ron can spend his time educating Iowan's or Hampshirites!
And next week he will reap the media publicity from being censored. BlooooooooowwwwwwwwwBack at ya!

Romney blew these two debates off

Value Voters -- Ronn Paul landslides it then they smear him. Nice "values".

Thanksgiving table forum" was hosted by the Family Leader
A night of masterful deceit and Frank Luntz' emotional massage of the sheep.
Not Ron Paul's strong points.

I can predict the Issy-bate will be another special interest,we-want-a-dictator-who-will-legislate-for-us, we-are-better-than-everyone-else collectivist love feast.

What kind of anti-semite...

...has a framed picture of (Austrian Jew) Ludwig von Mises hanging on the wall of his Congressional office? What kind of anti-semite cites the late Murray N. Rothbard (Jew from New York) as a friend and mentor?

A Jewish coin dealer, Burton S. Blumert (who also published lewrockwell.com before his death) was a huge Ron Paul supporter, bankrolled Paul's first run for the presidency in 1988, and even ran a coin business in partnership with Paul.

And let's not forget the influence that (Russian Jew) Ayn Rand had on the young Ron Paul. He doesn't agree with all her ideas but still speaks highly of her.

Walter Block and Murray Sabrin, both Jewish libertarians who are still with us, support Ron Paul and oppose U.S. aid to Israel.

These RJC people are just emotionally retarded warmongers, and they are throwing a temper tantrum because they can't refute Ron's ideas. A Jew doesn't have to favor foreign aid or endless war any more than a black person has to support affirmative action. It has to do with the maturity, wisdom and ethical constitution of the individual.

Please, don't anyone lash out at Jews, who gave us Austrian economics and were some of the finest libertarian thinkers of the twentieth century. It's not what Ron Paul would do.

Yes, but look how he's been tormenting

Ben Bernanke.

One other thing.

This exclusion of Ron Paul will backfire on the warmongers, of course. Whenever someone says, "Don't listen to that person!" it just makes others more curious.

Ron Paul is always the elephant in the room during all debates !

Congressman Paul not only has a tremendous impact on all debates, he out classes every individual on the stage. The opposition will not learn and is blind to the truth. Any time that Dr.Paul is limited or not from any GOP media discussion, debate,etc. his support grows.
There is no stopping the ideas that Ron Paul represents. It is to late in the game to just blatantly try and limit Congressman Paul from the obvious. He has momentum and is going to continue riding that wave. "Victory" is in the making no matter the outcome.
Anyone who believes the majority of the polls that the msm pops up on their screen are only fooling themselves.
Let's work harder for freedom and liberty. Anything you can do if not only through conversation to support and spread the message that Ron Paul represents, do it !

You are so appreciated Mr.Ron Paul.

So What?

Just another debate out of many. This one is just more Israel ass kissing b.s.

Ron could hold his own rally I suppose, or just forget it and move on.

No rally.

"just forget about it and move on" is the correct choice.

this is where I wish he had

this is where I wish he had infomercial time and answered all their questions...

This doesn't surprise me

I'm acquainted with a number of Jewish republicans, and they don't like Ron Paul at all. I do, however, support their decision. If it were a venue that's supposed to be objective, like CNN, I would say it's wrong to exclude Ron Paul, but I think the Jewish republicans are within their rights.

Not banned

just not invited. I don't know if I'm really that unhappy about him not being invited.

The Devil

The Devil doesn't want people to point at him and say, look, there he is, Satan.. after all, Satan still thinks he is God.

Until proven otherwise.