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BREAKING: Even More Racially Charged Writings by Ron Paul Uncovered!

It was bound to happen. Even more racially charged writings by Ron Paul have surfaced. More than just “newsletters” this time. Ron Paul has said over and over again, that he did not write what was in those newsletters himself. But this time he's not so lucky. We here Ron Paul: Racist Impossible have uncovered a vast number of articles and speeches by Ron Paul,even ones that were taped, where Ron Paul is caught red handed speaking about race, racism, and minorities. We’ve even found him writing about racism as far back as 1987! Before the newsletters were written!

The newsletter “evidence”, as you’ve noticed, has thus far been just a few short disturbing sentences or sound bites quoted from a just a few issues.

Today, you will read much, much more than just a few sentences from a few 30 year old dusty newsletters.

And should you combine what you see here with the sentences from the newsletters you’ve seen, we believe you will finally see and understand exactly what Ron Paul personally believes and acts upon.

Here they are, in his own words both on paper and on tape! Listen to what he dislikes and disapproves of (maybe even hates) as he puts it, with “every fiber of my being”.

Let us begin with,

Exhibit A: Vociferously Supports an Anti-Racist Agenda

"Libertarianism is the enemy of all racism, because racism is a collectivist idea that you put people in categories. You say, well blacks belong here, and whites here, and women here and we don't see people in forms..or gays. You don't have rights because your gays, or women or minorities, you have rights because you’re an individual. So we see people strictly as individuals. We get these individuals in a natural way. So it's exactly opposite of all collectivism and it's absolutely anti-racism because we don't see it in those terms. "

-Ron Paul on Bill Moyers Journal, January 4, 2008, 14 minutes, 50 seconds.

http://youtu.be/R2r29HcH5nA

Exhibit B: Ferociously Insists that Courts and The Death Penalty are Racist

“That’s a pretty good question. Because people, somebody asked me yesterday, "When was the last time you ever changed your opinion? And I said well, it's been a while since I've had a major change of opinion, but I try to understand and study and figure out how things work you know and become better at economics and all.

But on that issue (the death penalty), I did have a change of opinion. And I stated this in the debates last go around, they asked…they asked a similar question, ‘when did you change your opinion last?’ And uh, and it, that was just not overnight, but I, my position now is, that since I'm a federal official and I would be a U.S. president, is I do not believe in the federal death penalty and in my book “Liberty Defined”, I explain in it more detail , but basically I make the argument for, uh, against the death penalty but I would not come and say the federal government and the federal courts should tell the states they can't have the death penalty anymore. I don’t go that far.

But no, I just don't think the uh ..with the scientific evidence now- I think I read an article yesterday on the death penalty, and 68 percent of the time they make mistakes. And it’s so racist, too. I think more than half the people getting the death penalty are poor blacks. This is the one place, the one remnant of racism in our country is in the court system, enforcing the drug laws and enforcing the death penalty. I don’t even know, but I wonder how many of those, how many have been executed? Over 200, I wonder how many were minorities? You know, if you're rich, you usually don't meet the death penalty.”

-Ron Paul, Interview with the Concord Monitor Editorial Board, August 18, 2011, 75 minutes, 37 seconds

http://youtu.be/o0mGDcybDL4

Exhibit C: Stubbornly Refuses to Deny That Government Legalized Racism is Cruel and Unjust

“No form of political organization, therefore, is immune to cruel abuses like the Jim Crow laws, whereby government sets out to legislate on how groups of human beings are allowed to interact with one another.

Peaceful civil disobedience to unjust laws, which I support with every fiber of my being, can sometimes be necessary at any level of government. It falls upon the people, in the last resort, to stand against injustice no matter where it occurs.

In the long run, the only way racism can be overcome is through the philosophy of individualism, which I have promoted throughout my life. Our rights come to us not because we belong to some group, but our rights come to us as individuals. And it is as individuals that we should judge one another.

Racism is a particularly odious form of collectivism whereby individuals are treated not on their merits but on the basis of group identity. Nothing in my political philosophy, which is the exact opposite of the racial totalitarianism of the twentieth century, gives aid or comfort to such thinking. To the contrary, my philosophy of individualism is the most radical intellectual challenge to racism ever posed.

Government exacerbates racial thinking and undermines individualism because its very existence encourages people to organize along racial lines in order to lobby for benefits for their group. That lobbying, in turn, creates animosity and suspicion among all groups, each of which believes that it is getting less of its fair share than the others.

Instead, we should quit thinking in terms of race—yes, in 2008 it is still necessary to say that we should Stop thinking in terms of race—and recognize that freedom and prosperity benefit all Americans.”

-Ron Paul, ‘The Revolution: A Manifesto”, 2008
http://books.google.com/b...

Exhibit D: Refuses to Deny that Courts Discriminate Against Minorities

“But in order to attract Latino votes, I think, you know, too long this country has always put people in groups. They penalize people because they’re in groups, and then they reward people because they’re in groups.

But following up on what Newt was saying, we need a healthy economy, we wouldn’t be talking about this. We need to see everybody as an individual. And to me, seeing everybody as an individual means their liberties are protected as individuals and they’re treated that way and they’re never penalized that way.

So if you have a free and prosperous society, all of a sudden this group mentality melts away. As long as there’s no abuse — one place where there’s still a lot of discrimination in this country is in our court systems. And I think the minorities come up with a short hand in our court system."

-Ron Paul, CNN Western Republican Debate, October 18, 2011

http://youtu.be/kaSLxCwb0eY

Exhibit E: Refuses to Back the Unfair Punishment of Minorities

"A system designed to protect individual liberty will have no punishments for any group and no privileges.

Today, I think inner-city folks and minorities are punished unfairly in the war on drugs.

For instance, Blacks make up 14% of those who use drugs, yet 36 percent of those arrested are Blacks and it ends up that 63% of those who finally end up in prison are Blacks. This has to change.

We don’t have to have more courts and more prisons. We need to repeal the whole war on drugs. It isn’t working. We have already spent over $400 billion since the early 1970s, and it is wasted money. Prohibition didn’t work. Prohibition on drugs doesn’t work. So we need to come to our senses. And, absolutely, it’s a disease. We don’t treat alcoholics like this. This is a disease, and we should orient ourselves to this. That is one way you could have equal justice under the law."

-Ron Paul, 2007 GOP Presidential Forum at Morgan State University, September 27, 2007

http://youtu.be/8fl0vy44GO0

Exhibit F: Vehemently Insists that Drug Wars Harms Blacks and Other Minorities Disproportionately

“…the federal war on drugs has wrought disproportionate harm on minority communities.

Allowing for states’ rights here would surely be an improvement, for the states could certainly do a better and more sensible job than the federal government has been doing if they were free to decide the issue for themselves. And although people studying my record will discover how consistent I have been over the years, they will uncover one major shift: in recent years I have dropped my support for the federal death penalty.

It is a dangerous power for the federal government to have, and it is exercised in a discriminatory way: if you are poor and black, you are much more likely to receive this punishment.

We should not think in terms of whites, blacks, Hispanics, and other such groups. That kind of thinking only divides us. The only us-versus-them thinking in which we might indulge is the people—all the people— versus the government, which loots and lies to us all, threatens our liberties, and shreds our Constitution.

That’s not a white or black issue. That’s an American issue, and it’s one on which Americans of all races can unite in a spirit of goodwill. That may be why polls in 2007 found ours the most popular Republican campaign among black voters.”

-Ron Paul, “The Revolution: A Manifesto”, 2008
http://books.google.com/b...

Exhibit G: Openly Admits That Skin Color should be Irrelevant in Society. That Racism is a Sin.

“Racism is simply an ugly form of collectivism, the mindset that views humans only as members of groups and never as individuals. Racists believe that all individuals who share superficial physical characteristics are alike; as collectivists, racists think only in terms of groups. By encouraging Americans to adopt a group mentality, the advocates of so-called “diversity” actually perpetuate racism. Their intense focus on race is inherently racist, because it views individuals only as members of racial groups.

Conservatives and libertarians should fight back and challenge the myth that collectivist liberals care more about racism. Modern liberalism, however, well-intentioned, is a byproduct of the same collectivist thinking that characterizes racism. The continued insistence on group thinking only inflames racial tensions.

The true antidote to racism is liberty. Liberty means having a limited, constitutional government devoted to the protection of individual rights rather than group claims.

Liberty means free-market capitalism, which rewards individual achievement and competence, not skin color, gender, or ethnicity. In a free market, businesses that discriminate lose customers, goodwill, and valuable employees- while rational businesses flourish by choosing the most qualified employees and selling to all willing buyers. More importantly, in a free society every citizen gains a sense of himself as an individual, rather than developing a group or victim mentality.

This leads to a sense of individual responsibility and personal pride, making skin color irrelevant. Rather than looking to government to correct what is essentially a sin of the heart, we should understand that reducing racism requires a shift from group thinking to an emphasis on individualism.”

-Ron Paul, “What Really Divides Us”, December 23, 2002
http://www.ronpaularchive...

Exhibit H: Despises Political and Media Code Words for Racism.

“Worst of all, the left has gotten away with using “extreme” as a code word for “racist.” The exceedingly thin “evidence” given for the racism allegation is that Ashcroft once voted against the nomination of a federal judge who happened to be black. Never mind that more than 50 other Senators voted with Ashcroft; the left is all to eager to assure us that the only conceivable rationale is that Ashcroft is a racist. This type of smearing, aided and abetted by a complicit media, is at the heart of the left’s efforts to demonize conservatives who dare oppose their unconstitutional agenda.”

– Ron Paul, “The Ashcroft Controversy Exposes Disdain for Conservative Principles”, January 22, 2001
http://www.ronpaularchive...

Exhibit I: Hates Racist Government Stereotyping of Wants and Needs

“One of the worst aspects of the census is its focus on classifying people by race. When government tells us it wants information to help any given group, it assumes every individual who shares certain physical characteristics has the same interests, or wants the same things from government. This is an inherently racist and offensive assumption. The census, like so many federal policies and programs, inflames racism by encouraging Americans to see themselves as members of racial groups fighting each other for a share of the federal pie.”

-Ron Paul, “None of Your Business”, July 12, 2004
http://www.ronpaularchive...

Exhibit J: Hates Racist and Xenophobic Government Profiling

“We can think back no further than July of 1996, when a plane carrying several hundred people suddenly and mysteriously crashed off the coast of Long Island. Within days, Congress had passed emergency legislation calling for costly new security measures, including a controversial “screening” method which calls for airlines to arbitrarily detain passengers just because the person meets certain criteria which border on racist and xenophobic.”

-Ron Paul, “Emotion Should Never Dictate Policy”, January 12, 1998
http://www.ronpaularchive...

Exhibit K and L: Despises Racist Laws that Intend to Harm What others Called “Cheap Colored Labor”

“The racist effects of Davis-Bacon are no mere coincidence. In fact, many original supporters of Davis-Bacon, such as Representative Clayton Allgood, bragged about supporting Davis-Bacon as a means of keeping cheap colored labor out of the construction industry.”

-Ron Paul, “Repeal of the Davis-Bacon Law”, October 23, 1997, Before the House of Representatives
http://www.ronpaularchive...

“The racist effects of Davis-Bacon are no mere coincidence. In fact, many original supporters of Davis-Bacon, such as Representative Clayton Allgood, bragged about supporting Davis-Bacon as a means of keeping `cheap colored labor’ out of the construction industry.”

-Ron Paul, “Introducing the Davis-Bacon Repeal Act”, February 11, 1999, Before the House of Representatives http://www.ronpaularchive...

Exhibit M: Hates Foreign Aid to African Dictators Who Turn Aid into a “Power to Impoverish” their People

African poverty is rooted in government corruption, corruption that actually is fostered by western aid. We should ask ourselves a simple question: Why is private capital so scarce in Africa? The obvious answer is that many African nations are ruled by terrible men who pursue disastrous economic policies. As a result, American aid simply enriches dictators, distorts economies, and props up bad governments. We could send Africa $1 trillion, and the continent still would remain mired in poverty simply because so many of its nations reject property rights, free markets, and the rule of law. As commentator Joseph Potts explains, western money enables dictators like Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe to gain and hold power without the support of his nation’s people. African rulers learn to manipulate foreign governments and obtain an independent source of income, which makes them far richer and more powerful than any of their political rivals. Once comfortably in power, and much to the horror of the western governments that funded them, African dictators find their subjects quite helpless and dependent. Potts describes this process as giving African politicians the “power to impoverish.”

-Ron Paul, “What Should Americans do for Africa?”, July 11, 2005, Before the House of Representatives
http://www.ronpaularchive...

Exhibit N: Insists on Congratulating our First African-American President. MLK “Would be Proud”

“With the election behind us, our country turns hopeful eyes to the future. I have a few hopes of my own. I congratulate our first African-American president-elect. Martin Luther King, Jr. certainly would be proud to see this day. We are stronger for embracing diversity, and I am hopeful that we can continue working through the tensions and wrongs of the past and become a more just and colorblind society. I hope this new administration will help bring us together, and not further divide us. I have always found that freedom is the best way to break down barriers. A free society emphasizes the importance of individuals, and not because they are part of a certain group. That’s the only way equal justice can be achieved.”

-Ron Paul, “Hope for the Future”, November 9, 2008
http://www.ronpaularchive...

"Exhibit O: Despises Racial and Ethnic Stereotyping by Self Serving Politicians"

“After 200 years, the constitutional protection of the right of the individual to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness is virtually gone. Today’s current terminology describing rights reflects this sad change. It is commonplace for politicians and those desiring special privileges to refer to: black rights, Hispanic rights, handicap rights, employee rights, student rights, minority rights, women’s rights, gay rights, children’s rights, student rights, Asian-American rights, Jewish rights, AIDS victims’ rights, poverty rights, homeless rights, etc. Unless all the terms are dropped & we recognize that only an individual has rights, the solution to the mess in which we find ourselves will not be found. The longer we lack of definition of rights, the worse the economic and social problems will be.”

-Ron Paul, “Freedom Under Siege”, by Ron Paul, p. 14-15 Dec 31, 1987

Exhibit P: Dares to Publish Investment Newsletter Where Race Is Irrelevant. Further Refuses to Stereotype."

"I also put out an investment type of letter because I’ve always been fascinated by the hard money school and been interested in the gold standard so I put out an investment letter along those lines."

C-SPAN interview on May 29, 1987

http://youtu.be/HL4H7JlMCfE




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Clever;)

Clever;)

Yay!!!

Fantastic job and you totally hooked me, I was hot when I cliked on this, LOL!

awesome collection

LOL...ten more items and you'd have to go to exhibit "AA" or "A1"

Far and Wide!

As a 2011 activism finale, our Meet Up held a sign wave rally yesterday. Most people honked and were supportive, but we did get a few flip-offs, F-U's and the "racist" comment. The MSM is doing a great job of spreading dis-information. We need to spread this far and wide!

For great Ron Paul signs, banners and stickers check out: http://stores.ebay.com/8-POINT-INDUSTRIES/RON-PAUL-STUFF-/_i...

Very clever headline TruthSquad!

Really gets people's attention only to enlighten them about Dr. Paul's writings and speakings about the issue of race.

When you think about it, Ron Paul has done more to ADVANCE the cause of every INDIVIDUAL which can be defined as the smallest minority in the world.

Once we understand that the country was founded based on Individual rights, then the idea of racism (which is GROUP think) cannot exist.

Many call that a "Libertarian" viewpoint implying that a democratic or republican view is somehow different.

But if you don't believe that the individual is where rights and sovereignty begins, then you should try a different country where GROUPS or TRIBES, or ROYALTY has the rights and they GRANT some rights to whoever they rule over.

In the USA, only OUR CREATOR gave us our rights.

Racism is Group Think and has no place in a free society.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

morning bump

for Liberty!

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for truth.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Good post

this is a good post, and seeing how CNN released the true video on Dr.Paul Iam thinking things are starting to look good

I thought things were going

I thought things were going to get little easy but I see its not going that way. I have been post all over the internet that RON PAUL is not a racist from a Non-White supporter for RON PAUL.

I motion that we make this

I motion that we make this idea into a radio commercial.

These types of reverse-title ads are tricky.

I've seen them not work for products. The problem is, that many people don't have a sarcasm detector, and the original negative message is subliminally reinforced.

A better title might be:

"Ron Paul: Equal opportunity for Americans of all races."

In fact, I think it's a bad idea for this title to be voted up to the top of "Daily Paul". Remember, we have sent out 200,000 brochures to readers in Iowa who may be coming to Daily Paul for the first time. A number of them may have heard of the newsletter controversy and may be coming to the Daily Paul site to hear the other side. Then they see the faux title of "Breaking News.." and might think -- "ok, it's true, that's enough for me."

Sometimes one can be too clever.

Good points on the title. I

Good points on the title. I still like the idea of running the content in the article in radio spots.

Thank you

Appreciate the work and research that went into this defense. This subject cannot and should not be swept under the rug, but dealt with head-on. Proving his character is a must. Too bad it seems there will always be this mystery around the writings that will keep popping up until it is completely exposed. In any case, our family stands by Dr. Paul.

"If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone." - Romans 12:18

Brilliant article that explains why we love Dr. Paul:
http://lewrockwell.com/orig12/farber-r1.1.1.html

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i see what you did there...

...and i approve. I feel like I'm constantly waiting for "the other shoe to drop." I thought it just had...

IT'S ON PEOPLE!!! I thought this racism topic would be easily dismissed but I find myself having to defend the Dr. against this MSM manipulation.

Articles like this are perfect for the day-to-day convincing and rebuttals that must be made against these old allegations.

Although it will be rough, Paulians rejoice in the fact our candidate's only "issue" is this MSM-created joke.

The fact theyre slinging this around, knowing full well its false and the blogosphere will debunk them (once again), tells me we have them in a corner and they're scared.

Thank you for the Facebook page

Your facebook site is great ; https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ron-Paul-Racist-Impossible/119222604855996?sk=wall#!/pages/Ron-Paul-Racist-Impossible/119222604855996 - thank you - it's helping to put out the flames of racism but I too wish Dr. Paul could take this person who wrote the crap parts to task..on ward, upward. My faith in Dr. Paul does not waver.

Working to free the hemp seed - Thanks to Congressman Paul's efforts HR 1831. Peace

Do not edit this article any more...

Leave the title and content alone. You crippled it long enough. We're on the same side here. Leave it alone.

The old title was...

MUCH more effective. :|

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Yay!

Old title restored!!!! :D

Thanks to whoever changed it back...

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and nice job

Oh and this is a great list of facts and points to set the record straight. Nice job.

Check out http://ronpaulforums.com for activism and news.

perception...

I just had a friend of mine proclaim Ron Paul was a racist, which was stunning and awkward. I asked why he thought that and he said something about being from Texas and his generation. All the press on this has a subtle and subconscious effect on people who might only see a headline or random sound bite that slowly percolates into their mindset.

I said well he'd pardon all non-violent drug offenders, mostly blacks, so I don't think a racist would support that. He agreed.

This friend is ultra-liberal and someone I work with so I have to be careful of how I phrase things.

We need to get all the pro-coverage we can to counter this, the NAACP guy from Austin, 30-60 second videos on why libertarianism is the enemy of all racism, bringing non-violent drug offenders back to their families etc etc.

Check out http://ronpaulforums.com for activism and news.

Now a front-page link on the LA Times

Campaign... where the heck are you guys? Who's the campaign spokesperson? Who's not doing their job? Wake up! Who is allowing this to spiral out of control? Get out in front of this!

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-in-90s-newsletter...

Don't Second Guess Me Guys...

The original title to the story has 2,320 hits on Google within quotes.Search string: "BREAKING: Even More Racially Charged Writings by Ron Paul Uncovered!"

The new title has 154 hits on Google within quotes. Search string: "The Real Ron Paul: Anti-racist on Racial Issues"

The original title caught fire because a)Ron Paul supporters itching to protect him caught wind of it and immediately started re-posting it the most aggressively and b) Ron Paul haters itching to hate him caught wind of it and got either schooled if they hate him no matter what, or it changed their minds on this issue.

The new title has gutted it's rise on the search engines and has gutted it's rise to the top of the forums on the DailyPaul.

Now if you geniuses wouldn't mind putting my ORIGINAL title back AND my original intro you JUST MIGHT put the whole effort back into working order.

Do not second guess me again please.

I have more articles coming, even better than this one, and I would hate to think that you discouraged me and made me want to take my future "blockbuster" articles elsewhere.

Agreed 1000%...

The old title was like a magnet to Ron Paul haters.

Personally, I think the old title + the excellent content was the most brilliant post on the topic on DP and perhaps anywhere. Rivaling neck-and-neck with Tom Woods response...

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hmmmm

my comments aren't appearing anymore

This is not making me happy....

The original title to the story has 2,320 hits on Google within quotes.Search string: "BREAKING: Even More Racially Charged Writings by Ron Paul Uncovered!"

The new title has 154 hits on Google within quotes. Search string: "The Real Ron Paul: Anti-racist on Racial Issues"

The original title caught fire because a)Ron Paul supporters itching to protect him caught wind of it and immediately started re-posting it the most aggressively and b) Ron Paul haters itching to hate him caught wind of it and got either schooled if they hate him no matter what, or it changed their minds on this issue.

The new title has gutted it's rise on the search engines and has gutted it's rise to the top of the forums on the DailyPaul.

Now if you geniuses wouldn't mind putting my ORIGINAL title back AND my original intro you JUST MIGHT put the whole effort back into working order.

Do not second guess me again please.

I have more articles coming, even better than this one, and I would hate to think that you discouraged me and made me want to take my future "blockbuster" articles elsewhere.

Thanks you soooo much for the...

information...

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they attack you, then you win!"
GANDHI

"The belief is worthless if the fear of social and physical punishment overrides the belief."

me too bump

like the new post title a lot better

Yes yes! Thank you for changing the title!

Much appreciated.

Just a minute there...

Think maybe asking me what I think of the title change and some other slight changes to the article would have been a nice thing to do since I think it was pretty cool to write it in the first place? I think It's okay for me to wonder about the changes.