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New: Ron Paul Interview with John King / CNN 12/20/11


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Congressman Ron Paul will interview with John King on CNN Tuesday, December 20th at 6 p.m. Eastern


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Ron kills them agian!

By questioning the GOP party and their stance on the Ron Paul campaign. "We bring in more independents and young people, and the GOP claims they want to grow their party, yet they shun Ron Paul's people". "I don't understand their rhetoric". Dr. Paul doesn't even have to try, and he puts these moral midgets in their place.

alan laney

CNN/King the Best interview EVER! Here's why: electability

Without a doubt, the CNN/King interview is the Best interview with Dr. Paul EVER! Here's why:

Electability. KEY IMPORTANCE, people. Dr. Paul can get the broadest electorate on his side. Now, how many of us remember the GOP shoving Maverick McCain down our throats on the premise "He'll capture the independents! The Independents love him!" while dissing Romney as being too aloof to get cross-aisle support? I sure as hell do!

And this time round? NO TALK about reeling in the independents and disaffected Democrats! NONE! Its as though winning the primary and keeping the GOP A pristine bailed out banker country club is more important than winning the White House and overturning the regulatory dictatorship strangling all hope of an economic recovery!

Rebuilding the GOP. This is the subject of my letter to Chairman Priebus, mailed the other day and posted at http://www.dailypaul.com/194506/targeting-rnc-chairman-prieb...

Only Dr. Paul can possibly turn around the hemorraging loss of membership in the Republican party. LIKE IT OR NOT (and they definitely do NOT!) his philosophy is the only one that can possibly sustain the party's existence to the end of the century, especially as demographics and plain disgust turn this whites only club into cemetary!!

"Cowards & idiots can come along for the ride but they gotta sit in the back seat!"

liberty & justice for African Americans

That fact that he wants to pardon all non-violent drug offenders invalidates this charge of racism.

If he were racist, he would never support this.

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I'm Tellin Ya...He's Catching On!

Ron Paul has broken out...

Answering the question

I don't have a problem with the Newsletters. Dr. Paul didn't write them. And while I don't like the article on the L.A. riots, I don't think it is racist.

But I know that some people will have a problem with that article. And I am uncomfortable with the way Dr. Paul is handling this in interviews.

Specifically: John King asked "How did these things appear under your name?" Dr. Paul's answer was "They appeared - they shouldn't have appeared." I'm sorry, but that doesn't answer the question. John King asked "How?" The fact that Dr. Paul didn't answer makes him seem, . . . well, ... evasive.

I don't care about how these things appeared under Dr. Paul's name - but I do wish he didn't appear to be evasive.


He probably shouldn't have said "publisher" either but I think he handled it well. Old, meaningless accusation. No one believes it that knows him.

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They did this in 08

They did this in 08 the weekend of the primary voting In South Carolina. I knew they were up to something when Ron had been getting such good press. I was waiting to see what they were going to to do.

The NWO is out for blood. I hope the people rememeber this from last time and move on. It's true, Ron Paul has advocated in favor of civil liberties, individual liberty all his life. The record shows in his life, not the newsletters. It's obvious he didn't write them. A man that has stood for individual liberty all his life, says it all. That's the proof. His consistant views of individual liberty has been ongoing for years. This is CRAP!

Come on, come on, come on.

Come on, come on, come on. This isn't fair. The media does this with EVERY politician. Obama still gets connected with Bill Ayers. Sarah Palin's Couric interview is brought up again and again. How many times did we hear in the last election that McCain had cheated on his wife?

That is what the media does.

In any case, I don't think you can say "its obvious RP didn't write them". Maybe the 2011 RP didn't write them. But RP's views have evolved greatly. Let us not forget that RP has always had personally socially-conservative leanings (he is very religious, he is against abortion, he doesn't consider gay marriage a marriage).

For example, Ron Paul and Pat Buchanan share a lot of history. They differ pretty starkly now, except on a few issues, but both shared a lot of the same philosophy and lot of the same personal views back in the 80s and early 90s...think of Buchanan now, a guy who has definitely come off as racist/sexist. His attack on Sotomayor was absolutely ridiculous and based solely on her race and gender, his views on intellectual inferiority of Black men, his historical revisionism, his defense of Adolf Hitler etc.

While Buchanan went down that path, RP has taken a different one. I think he has changed some of his personal views on what is "good" behaviour. He has also 100% embraced the idea that "I may abhor it, but get the government out of it". I can see that 20 years ago, maybe he held some racist personal views. But the same is probably true of the majority of Congress.

Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:

Overview: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/my-plan-for-reducin...

Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a

Don't know about you guys

Dr.Paul and his campaign staff needs to get a grip of the situation and come up with effective strategies, answers,

1. Newsletters
2. Civil rights act
3. Iran
4. Farm subsidies

Simply brushing them off simply is not working.

Here's your strategy

Simple brush offs:

1. I didn't write that, and I'm not going to throw somebody else under the bus for it. Chances are their views have changed, and as far as I'm concerned the statute of limitations passed a long time ago on this topic.
2. Who talks about civil rights more than I do?
3. It's a country half way around the world with an economy the size of Rhode Island's... and your point was...?
4. Keep the corporations afloat


Things That Don't Make Sense for a Racist

I've heard Dr. Paul say that if he becomes president he will pardon every prisioner convicted on a non-violent "illegal" drug charge. Surely this would release lots of non-whites. And, by ending wars in the Middle-East and Afghanistan, the lives of many non-whites would be spared. Doesn't it seem logical that a white racist would not want to do these things? This seems to me a quick and easy way to counter racist accusations while simultaneously describing actions a president could do without consulting Congress.

I Agree, Great Idea, RP Tell Them They'll Be Released frm Prison

How is that Racist????? And he should also state he did delivered a lot of babies of all colors for free to those who could not afford it and did not take money from the Federal Government as well. That will stop them from asking the question I bet. He is not racist. Period, Period.


They always end with that...

They always end the interview with that question to leave people wondering...Keep at it Dr. Paul Your message is catching like a wild fire in dry brush.

I agree with some posters,

I agree with some posters, Dr. Paul needs too change his body language when confronted with the newletter quotes. He comes off as somewhat flippant in his response when confronted with these accusations. He needs to first denounce the quote. He should then point out that he has been on the side of poor minorities with regard to the war on drugs, and the very fact that he has been advocating the dismantling of it for the very reason that it unjustly targets poor minorites.

Lemon Moon

Dont forget all the minority

I imagine he also assisted a lot of minority parents in his day as a obgyn.

His answer is also

like him, extraordinarily consistent.

I think he's handling himself

I think he's handling himself well with the newsletter attack. Fortunately a lot of the shock from the newsletters was squashed during the 2007 campaign, so this time it's just reiterating what he said the last time.

On another note, I wish he wouldn't slur his words so much, but he's older, and tired I'm sure with all the traveling, interviews, and speeches, so I guess it's a little draining to do all of that.

I think

Ron Paul answered it the right way. People can tell he is not lying like other candidates.

Every interview from now on

Every interview from now on will make mention of "The Newsletter". Why doesn't he pull out a questionable quote from an article written on a website by that news agency, and say "now does that make CNN a racist organization?". The reply will be "well of course it doesn't", and leave it at that. It would certainly make the MSM think twice about bringing it up, if it knows it will dig up some dirt on them too!

I'm sure enough of us around here can come up with a list of quotes (taken out of context or not doesn't matter) from articles written under FOX News, CNN, MSNBC, etc.


I like how the libs say "they wouldnt dare vote for Ron because of the so called racist letters, but admire his foreign policy." It's ok to kill muslims though. Jeesh, the loyalty to one's political party in this country just shows how much they control us. Well, except us!

Just food for thought

The Republican establishment seems hell bent on Ron Paul's destruction. Maybe it's time to fight back with a "Ron Paul or Nothing at All" campaign.

I'm no leader in this

I'm no leader in this technological age, but I'm with you. "Ron Paul or Nothing at All"

"Ron Paul, or if he isn't

"Ron Paul, or if he isn't nominated and Gary Johnson runs as a Libertarian then Gary Johnson, otherwise, nothing at all!"

Okay, that's not a catchy slogan but it sums up my views.

43% said they would never

43% said they would never vote for Ron Paul....Doesn't that mean 57% would? I say that is a great number to be at really! I mean its still the majority. Better than Obamas numbers nationally......

Fear is the mind killer

Obviously the liberals

will use the long-disavowed newsletters as one of their main attack weapons. Look, if Ron goes head to head with Obombya, they will try to use the 'race card' to influence the vote. That has to be expected. This 'attack weapon' will not go away until this election is over, so we have to get used to it.

Plan B

If we *must* get down and dirty with the left we should remind people that Obama's preacher and friend of nearly 20 years not only gave a lifetime achievement award to anti-white and anti-Jewish Louis Farrakhan, but also is an admirer of black liberation theologian James Cone.


Here are some of the choice writings of James Cone:

"Liberal whites want to be white and Christian at the same time; but they fail to realize that this approach is a contradiction in terms -- Christianity and whiteness are opposites."

"There will be no peace in America until whites begin to hate their whiteness, asking from the depths of their being: 'How can we become black?'"

"Black theology refuses to accept a God who is not identified totally with the goals of the Black community. If God is not for us and against White people, then he is a murderer, and we had better kill him. The task of Black theology is to kill Gods who do not belong to the Black community ... Black theology will accept only the love of God which participates in the destruction of the white enemy. What we need is the divine love as expressed in Black Power, which is the power of Black people to destroy their oppressors here and now by any means at their disposal. Unless God is participating in this holy activity, we must reject his love."

I really don't believe Obama holds these views, any more than I believe that Ron Paul wrote those ugly articles in his newsletters or agrees with them. The truth is that most of us have at most two degrees of separation from somebody with views we'd consider reprehensible. If the Democrats insist upon slinging mud about Paul's "racist associations" we shouldn't be shy about pointing to Obama's racist associations.

I'd much rather see the candidates actually debate the issues.

Agreed, and Ron Paul needs to

Agreed, and Ron Paul needs to point out the unfairness of a witch hunt on author for something they wrote 20 years ago. I mean really its like condeming a college student 20 years into thier adulthood and try to ruin thier lives. Doesn't matter if you agree with what was written or not, i think we all can identify that sending tabloid paparazoids after someone thats probably a different person altogether now would be wrong, and a total distraction from the real issues.

Fear is the mind killer

A new RP ad

exposing the media is in order.

Hello, my name is Andrew Ryan and I'm here to ask you a question: is a man not entitled to the sweat of his brow?

I love the polls

they pull up. and i love how they always make sure to end it on the subliminal "i think you're a racist" note. Its so ridiculous because they have nothingggg else to try to dig up lol. I think he should have a strategic planned way of approaching the question without seeming too alarmed and flustered by it. But he handled it incredibly well as always. Nothing can stop us from spreading his message.

It's the dittoheads

who said they would NEVER vote for Ron Paul. These are the people who just say "ditto" to whatever their crazy little prophets (Dick Morris, etcetera) say. Really pathetic.

Uh...ditto to what you said about the newsletters though. ;)