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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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Well researched

Thanks for the counterarguments. I hope Dr. Paul makes the case as forcefully as you have next time it comes up. He should be welcoming the question so he can put this to bed.

Exhibit P

The title of exhibit P seems to be incorrect. Otherwise, it's a fantastic article.

excellent read !

please also remember to focus your energies on getting these things directly to the voter.
please join the phone from home program or go out to directly talk to voters, specially for now in the early states.
neutralize the MSM propaganda.

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Dr.Ron Paul's 2002 Predictions
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

What "racist" would hire any

What "racist" would hire any people of color on their campaign team?

"Paul campaign press secretary Gary Howard, who is himself an African American, told The Daily Caller that his candidate’s opposition to the War on Drugs has helped him win support from minorities."

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2011/12/22/poll-ron-paul-would-fare-b...

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Bump for

the edit.

Race is the first attack,

They are soon going to use 9/11 against him. This video has already started circulating on sites that absolutely hate Ron (neo con sites)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=yrQVa...

I hope everyone is ready for the ride. Looks like this is going to be one crazy ride for us Ron supporters this election year :)

I love that video so much.

SO MUCH.

Let the neocons rage and foam at the mouth, that's all they know how to do, but some of us have been busy trying to spread the TRUTH, and it's been an uphill battle to say the least, because there are too many "Trusters" in America.

Clever Post, Love It !

Hook the non-believers with the headline, reel them in with the facts. Please lets get this out to the sleeping masses. Thank You for your work on this wonderful piece.

"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book." Groucho Marx

Put the Sunglasses On!

Wake up the ones still asleep!

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

do whatever is in your power to get Dr. Paul elected

It's imperative-for America's survival

An idea whose time has come can not be stopped by any army or government-- Ron Paul 2012

real journalism

if the MSM "really" had any interest in the truth, they could have found this information just as easily... but that might require the qualities and skills found in true journalists.

"Just look pretty and read the teleprompter!". thats what we get instead.

We cannot solve todays problems using the mindset that created them. - Albert Einstein

This scared ths sht

outta me....phew...: )

he didn't write the bs they say he did

No bigger defender of civil rights than Ron Paul so anyone bringing this nonsense up is not being honest

Government is supposed to protect our freedom, our property, our privacy, not invade it. Ron Paul 2007

God Bless You!

Thank you!:)

Thanks for causing a heart

Thanks for causing a heart attack

Thanks for posting this! A

Thanks for posting this! A bunch of good quotes I hadn't seen before. I'm especially impressed by his congrats for Obama. "We are stronger for embracing diversity" sounds like something I would say as a progressive-leaning person who really cares about fighting systemic racism.

Heh, this part was also interesting:

"I am hopeful that the new administration can take on the mantle of peace and diplomacy in foreign policy that many Americans feel they were promised."

Too bad about that :(

This is awesome! How could

This is awesome! How could anyone read this and not know that the racism charge is bogus? Great work!

Blanket the Internet with these just like the superbrochures!

This is the perfect post to just litter the Internet with. Instead of linking to this post (which some won't click on without and double-edge baiting title), we can paste individual exhibits into every comment section, into an email to every network pundit and columnists. In fact, let's not just send them to columnists who write this propaganda, send them to all those they had written positive article too. They will be more likely to repurpose the info and hopeful get some counter articles in the limelight.

Now that I'm thinking about it, this is how we should sell it. What columnist wouldn't want to stand out from the crowd and find the info that exonerates RP? I'm guessing there are still plenty of smaller journalists who would jump at the chance (death by paper cut?)

Keep this bumped to the front of dailypaul so everyone checks it out. These "templates" are also great because it gives us the tool to counter the attacks quickly and easily so that we can really focus back on what important...calling, donating, and canvassing.

Once we survive this newsletter business, I think the floodgates will open....work like we are 20 pts behind!!

Thanks to the campaign for not getting in front of this

now we have this, which will be rebroadcast endlessly...

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/ron-paul-walks-cn...

Oh, and where in the world are the campaign people who are supposed to vet these interviews?

Duplicate Exhibits

Exhibits O and P say the same thing. Maybe you can edit that if you get the chance. Sweet post though! Amazing!!

such a jerk...HA!

i was seething mad at the beginning, but was catchy...I suspected you were heading this direction.

Nice work!!! Fantastic all around! Thank you

Thank you

Thanks for the time and effort that you put into this post. This should be on Ron Paul's website. Before Dr. Paul goes on any more MSM interviews, he should instruct them to review this material first or they will not be able to pose any racist questions.

This is the best post that I have read on the DP this month.

“Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.”― Henry David Thoreau

Rank this on google

We should also get this page to rank on top of google for the terms "Ron Paul newsletter" and "Ron paul racist" - they seem to be the 2 common searches regarding the subject.

I hope the campaign works out a video "Ron Paul on racism"

Actually, this page provides enough information to create a simple video

One suggestion

is to chronologically order these exhibits starting with the oldest first. That way folks are hit with the facts right up front. Since before the newsletters Ron Paul has been saying the same thing over and over. Individuals have rights, not groups.

;) He's STILL catchin' on

Great post. The campaign should notice and adopt this stretegy.

FYI, just shared this link on

FYI, just shared this link on about 10 Facebook group pages.

“Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.” -George Bernard Shaw

amazing work

thank you so much.

the passion that ron paul elicits from his supporters is MAXIMUM

do any other candidate inspire any feeling whatsoever from their base?

wow...

awesome job... I liked the idea someone had of a money bomb for a super bowl commercial, maybe we could use some of this material for that ad...

Truth Squad

Great job.