Ron Paul's Common SenseSubmitted by GoodSamaritan on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 08:06
Very good article about Dr. Paul written by a Chicago criminal defense lawyer and Adjunct Professor of Law at DePaul University. He doesn't agree with Dr. Paul on social issues but supports his foreign policy and his concluding paragraph is encouraging.
"It is worth listening to the GOP primary debates to hear Ron Paul give an honest assessment of our foreign policy. At the February 22 debate in Mesa, Ariz., Paul made an eloquent case against our endless wars.
First, he made the moral case: “I believe in the Christian just war theory,” Paul said. “Preventative wars are aggressive wars.” Then he made the economic case:”We’ve spent $4 trillion of debt in the last 10 years to get bogged down in the Middle East,” reminding the conservative audience that the Soviet empire was bankrupted by its military adventures. Lastly, Paul made the constitutional argument, begging the other candidates who are beating the drums for another war with Iran to do it the constitutional way: “Ask the people and ask the Congress for a declaration of war.”
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