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Mitt Romney Fails To Sway Ron Paul Supporter At Huckabee Forum

http://youtu.be/MkJ6LrpHSNE

Airing Date Jan.14, 2012

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Does anyone know this guy?

Nevermind, I had only watched the first half...

What about the crediibility issue?

He has a history of pandering and flip-flopping, even if he says something I like how am I supposed to trust this guy? I like his answer talking about the need for the private sector and all but coming from a guy who was pro-bailout, pro-stimulus makes it lack credibility. Frankly I don't think Mitt Romney can overcome this issue I don't think I could vote for him even if he were to select Rand Paul as his running mate.

I would hope Rand Paul would refuse an offer by any of these!

I would hope Rand Paul would refuse an offer by any of these neo-con (Con Men)just on basic simple principle.
The passion is for Ron Paul because he is true and pure. I don't want this movement watered down and subverted. If we sell out then why didn't we just vote for Huntsman.
I believe Rand Paul would decline as he should if offered a vp slot by any of these goons.
Peace Out!

ditto

as of now Rand has my vote already for 2016. jumping in with any of these guys would definitely raise an eyebrow for me.

That was one of the dumbest

That was one of the dumbest non answers I think I have ever heard. I couldn't tell whether Romney was comparing himself to Obama or Ron Paul. He starts out talking about his differences with Obama in regard to military spending, but then says something about cutting a trillion dollars from the budget. What? Is that Obama proposing to cut a trillion? Is that a trillion dollar cut in military spending? What the heck is this guy talking about. Not only that, but he begins by essentially saying that he would continue with our exorbitant military spending - already about equal to (or more than) the rest of the world combined and, apparently, our endless and expensive foreign military adventures as well - then turns clean around and talks about down sizing government and reigning in spending. Excuse me, WHAT?

Yes, the dumbest.

Yes, he said we need to increase the military spending, while balancing the budget. WTF?

Romney will fix the economy

Romney will fix the economy "not by having the government lead and the government guiding this economy"? Then why the hell did he advocate for an economic stimulus in 2008 that called for infrastructure spending and an expansion of the money supply by the Fed? That IS Keynesian and it shows exactly why this Ron Paul supporter shouldn't vote for him (as if there weren't a 1000 other reasons not to). http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/226567/republican-sti...?

History of the 2008 US Financial Bubble Collaspe

Mitt Romney has forgotten the real reasons the USA had a financial bubble that burst in 2008.

One, the Community Investment under Carter Administration and Community Reinvestment Act. These two pieces of Federal regulation forced mortgage and banks to give loans to individuals and families who could afford loans. These American families were unable to afford loans because the housing market prices skyrocketed in unrealistic prices. Profits grew in artificial way during this time span.

Two, not in any particular order, but capital injections by the US Treasury Department and Federal Reserve did not solve crashing stock market or unfreeze the US credit system. Loaning out to banks and investment firms did not unfreeze the credit markets, but bailout the mega banks allowed the government to take these companies over. When the mega banks repaid the bailout loans in 2009 through 2011 the Federal Reserve still controls these financial institutions through Dodd-Frank. Keep in mind, the Federal Reserve system loaned out over 16 trillion the last two plus years to national and foreign national banks and provided a 23.8 trillion direct line of credit from the Federal Reserve. We electronically create the money out of thin air.

Three, interest rates were too low between 2002 and 2007. When Sabranes-Oxley was enacted repealing Glass-Segal its clearly provided a perfect storm to bring about the down fall of the financial system. Create a unreal market bubble and demand in the housing market.

Four, there are clearly companies more responsible for making bad loans and creating toxic assets. Families in the United States should not be held responsible for bad economic policy since the Carter Administration. Does it make sense for the Federal Reserve to be able to create tens or evens hundreds of trillions out of thin air and not individuals lost there homes?

And it's no wonder why McCain

And it's no wonder why McCain endorsed Romney. McCain in 2009:
http://mccain.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=PressOf...

Let me reiterate what I have so often stated during the past two weeks -- the nation needs a stimulus bill. The nation expects its Congress to act in a truly bipartisan manner to address this crisis. But unfortunately, this measure is not bipartisan, contains much that is not stimulative, and is nothing short of generational theft.

So stimulus is good, just so long as it's not Obama's stimulus. That goes to show you why it would have been no better had McCain defeated Obama in 2008, and it goes to show you why America would be no better if Romney defeats Obama in 2012

Defeating Romney First

If conservatives want to unite behind Ron Paul we should support it. Other libertarians or conservatives want to unite in South Carolina to defeat Romney I would unite behind this purpose. Defeating the establishment candidate Mitt Romney should be all our goals. What is all of our priorities in the Presidential race? Now, Newt Gingrich is an establishment candidate, so his media assault on Mitt Romney helps the conservative cause. Now, we all know the Newt, Rick, is not the best option for conservative voters or their values. Ron Paul should be softly aligning with candidates with conservative voter support. Now, the Mitt Romney negative attacks on Bain Capital issue is a side show and the GOP Nomination should be focused on one person or business.

good for him!

and to the comment below saying everyone at the Daily Paul needs to give this guy a round of applause...

here ya go...

CLAP, CLAP, CLAP!!!!! ;)

Jesus is the saviour of the WHOLE WORLD, "As in Adam all die, so too in Christ ALL shall be made alive." (ICor.15:22) All means all. The pagan 'hell' of literal fire & eternal torment is a lie and is SPIRITUAL TERRORISM. http://www.hopebeyondhell.net

Constant wars

weaken a military. Hasn't Mitt heard of battle fatigue?

Homerun....

That was 5 million times more beneficial to us than if Ron was there being ignored again. That was AWESOME!!!!!! That dude said on a very national stage, the thing that we Ron Paul nerds have been talking about to each other for months now. That question was designed for one purpose; to let the GOP know that they won't win without Ron!!!!!

Free market capitalism isn't right for America because it works better. It's right because it's free (and it works better).

Way to go!!

That's how ya step up. Did you hear the audience at the end. The were cheering!! And Ron Paul wasn't even there!

like the cheers in the background

when he said he was a Ron Paul supporter

Awesome Question and Response

I'm just thankful FOX picked out a sane Paul supporter that actually asked a question that brings about a positive outcome for our candidate for the undecideds left in SC.

We'll be stuck at a 25% ceiling so long as we continue to be belligerent against the other candidates on issues that don't matter to the average voter.

good stuff!

good stuff!

Way to go!

Intellegent people are following the good Doc! :)

It's time! Rand Paul 2016!

"Truth, Justice, and the American Way!"

That was Awesome!

That guy was amazing. Well spoken, calm, and brave. He deserves a big thanks to all of us for standing up to the machine so well.

This young man deserves...

an applause here on the daily paul. He stood up, and asked a question of Romney, and Romney side stepped. I give a big thumbs up for this Ron Paul Supporter, I surely hope he is a member here at the daily paul.

As of today

I am a member here now. Having trouble posting an original comment though. Seems I can only post replies.

Thanks for the video!

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I like the cheering crowd at

I like the cheering crowd at the end.

Props

For Supporter standing up in that crowd!

"A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within" W. Durant

Did you catch that...

...picking Rand Paul as his running mate?

That Paulbot questioner came pretty well prepared.