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Ron Paul's Moment of Racial Clarity

Ron Paul's Moment of Racial Clarity
His recent comments about institutional racism defy the GOP norm.
By: Les Payne | Posted: January 10, 2012 at 12:15 AM

The debate fell silent Saturday when Ron Paul trotted out of the closet the GOP skeleton of denial: racism.

Initially confronted with "racist" diatribes penned by another writer in a newsletter under his name, Rep. Paul dismissed them as a 20-year-old nonissue. Then, suddenly, as if the 76-year-old libertarian realized that he had nothing to lose, Paul pivoted dramatically away from alleged petit racism of words to gross de jure racism of deeds.

"True racism in this country is in the judicial system," he said in his counterattack to the ABC News panelist at the New Hampshire debate. "And it has to do with enforcing the drug laws.


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It threw me off for a second but the link opens to page 3 of the article instead of page 1.


Great article content and I thought it was superbly written!

I think the nation is beginning to see that strange things happen when you find a leader who is an honest and just man that cares about you.

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Excellent, excellent article.

Very thought-provoking.

"Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid." - Ronald Reagan

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