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Exclusive Daily Paul interview scheduled with Rand Paul - submit your questions

Daily Paul,

I contacted the Senate office over the weekend to request an interview with Rand Paul for Daily Paul Radio with Kurt Wallace. I promptly got a call this morning that Senator Paul has agreed to do the interview. I asked that they give me at least 24 hours to get your questions for Senator Rand Paul, submit your questions below.

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Rand please watch 1 min. of THIS video and just spit out whatever comes to your mind I am interested to hear your thoughts. Thanks

Still Voting For 'Mitt Romney'?

No on Romney

Romney is the worse vote you can make. I think we all agree on that.

"This isn't what the govern meant"

"Win the crowd and you will win your freedom"

Any vote...

not for the candidate you want is the worst vote you can make. Always will be. Voting for the lesser of two evils just perpetuates evil.

Is this a campaign to replace Obama at all Cost ?

Senator I do not buy into the Republican rhetoric that this campaign is replace President Obama at any cost.

I believe this is a campaign to end the wars, improve the economy, and return us to some of the freedom principals of the constitution. Ron Paul seemed to represent that. Romney, Gringrich, Santorum or Perry are the antithesis of that.

So how can your endorsement of Romney, possibly be in the interest of those supporting the Ron Paul campaign ? I can understand your desire to join the Republican rhetoric, replace Obama at all cost, but I cannot see that being in the same interest of Ron Paul's platform or movement.

"This isn't what the govern meant"

"Win the crowd and you will win your freedom"

Do you really want to hear an answer?

Or do you just want to grumble how this doesn't fit your dream of how things were going to turn out?

Things didn't go smoothly. There has been increasing heat, opposition and escalating violence from the GOP and Romney's camp, with threats to block and discredit all delegates. Everything we and Ron Paul have worked so hard to achieve.

Ron Paul will not be associated with violence. Neither will Ron Paul back down.

Do you understand this was a desperate strategy but a brilliant ploy to show "support" for the enemy in order to cool things down, play possum, make nice? Really, do you need this spelled out for you?

Oh ye of little faith.... how clueless ye are sometimes.

We should understand that....

whatever Rand might answer in this interview will be along the lines of the Hannity interview. Honestly, if there is a strategy involved, why would the campaign let it out before implementing it?!?!?

For people demanding answers ought to have patience, though I understand that waiting 4 years isn't an option. But killing the liberty movement due to impatience is disheartening. Ron Paul has been fighting for 39 years and has fought so many battles, faced so many obstacles. We cant give up because we didn't know why one endorsement happened. Do you really want the campaign to come explain what they are thinking and put out in the public for everyone to listen. While playing a game of chess, when you see your friend move the Jack to a particular position, are you gonna demand him to yell out his strategy in front of the opponent just because you weren't told about it before?

That is my belief EXACTLY

You do not give away your hand so that your enemies can see it!

I also find it odd that all the people asking questions as if they really believe Rand Paul has now "sided" with the enemy have just signed up within the last few hours or weeks.

If you were an actual loyal supporter of Ron Paul, you would realize there's a lot more than meets the idea. You would also read between the lines and figure it out for yourself, using Ron's TEXAS speech as a guideline and his 30 YEARS OF NEVER BETRAYING us as proof.

Also funny how since Ron Paul has supposedly conceded -- NOT -- the shills from Obama, GOP, Romney, Johnson, Alex-Jones-everyone-is-Illuminati contingent, Kokesh-I'm-Next-in-Line are out in DROVES.

Proving that Ron Paul is still a major, major threat to the nomination!!!

You, make a point, but thereisway more thanone way to skin a cat

and if what you say is true they could of contacted Thomas Woods, Adam Kokesh, Alex Jones, and a few other well known supporters and explained to them what is going on so at least someone besides the P.O.S. Jesse Benton and Trygve Olson could come out and tell us just to trust what they are doing cause they have some secret plan they are working on!! I'm not buying any of this hog wash!! I Want Paul to level with us!! I don't trust any of the campaign but Paul, and he is taking a pass it looks like. I don't know, and this is why I don't care about an interview with Rand so much as an interview with Ron!!

Are you really so confused

that you can't figure this out for yourself? Are you a little baby that has to be held by the hand and have everything explained to you in kindergarten terms?

The poster above just explained to you this is a strategy THAT YOU DON'T REVEAL TO THE ENEMY.

Are you the enemy that you need this revealed to you?

Really, I wonder just how many of you screaming on here were ever Ron Paul supporters. You seem to know So Little about the man.

Time is a wastin'

Alex knows and is holding off. Mark my words, She's about to blow.
Man doesn't drown simply by slipping and falling in the the water, he'll drown if he fails to get up.

Good Point...

One of my initial thoughts were exactly that. If they have a strategy they would let any one of the supporters know about it. And I thought they were using Jack Hunter to do it. I don't totally agree with Hunter when he says we have to wait till 2016, but I was tryin to read between lines that maybe there is something to it that they do not want us to know yet. If we can only trust Ron Paul, who has Paul to trust around him? Alex Jones, with all respect, has not always been right. And Adam Kokesh has now been talking about 'nepotism' from Ron Paul. All these statements play right into the hands of the opponent and splits the movement into more pieces. I think we really need a reunion now on the likes of Tampa fest. I cant wait!

It's starting to look

like the betrayal was not at all from Ron Paul's son, but from his alleged supporters.

They're coming out in droves to point fingers at him -- Alex Jones, Adam Kokesh -- they're both only interviewing people who say negative things about Ron Paul.

Really makes you wonder which side they were on all along.

Kokesh WILL be at Tampa

Adam asked Alex if he was going and Alex said that now that he has been told to be nice to the ones who have cheated Paul, he may now have to go. ;P

Will Adam be hanging his head in shame?

He questioned Ron's "parenting skills" while rambling on about betrayal and throwing Ron under the bus.


Yeah I ve seen that interview and also realize that Kokesh is gonna be organizing the veterans march

When is the interview scheduled for?

I suppose Senator Paul needs time to prepare his answers?

The future and next steps

Shouldnt we now be preparing for the 2016 election? If we get Romney elected it will be for 4-8 years and we won't have the ability to change much come 2016. Isn't now the time to prepare for the Rand Paul presidential run of 2016? I believe we should follow the following steps.

1. All Ron Paul supporters vote for Obama in 2012, this assumes Ron Paul doesn't have the delegates to win in 2012.
2. Continue to remove the establishment republicans and take over the republican party.
3. Be ready for Rand Paul 2016 presidential run!
4. Reduce compromise with the establishment.

Why dont we do this plan?

I essentially agree with all

I essentially agree with all of the above, except the part of Rand Paul for President. We need to start looking for someone else.

You win a prize

for most transparent Obama shill. FAIL

Oh god

Shut it with this shill crap. Those who are so quick to call others shills are the nonthinking mass of idiocy that follows this movement around like a dragging weight.

I agree with the principle being presented. While I won't vote Obama for any reason, I'd rather he win than Romney at this point. Not a lick of difference between them, but at least then in 4 years we'd have a better shot of ousting him with either a Rand Paul or a Justin Amash.

Eric Hoffer


voting for Obama is wrong I say if Ron Paul doesn't get the nomination then we should throw support behind a 3rd party candidate and get him on the debate stage with Obama and Romney. Maybe Gary Johnson?

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our Liberty. -Thomas Jefferson

And you win second prize

for most transparent Gary Johnson shill. FAIL


and if Romney does happen to become President and we went third party this year in 4 years we can put up a good Liberty candidate like Senator Paul for third party run. Enough with the corrupt 2 party system.

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our Liberty. -Thomas Jefferson

Campaign strategy


1. Did you win any concessions from Romney with your endorsement or
was it a gift without demands?
2. Do you expect any positive results within your own base?
3. Have you had any positive feedback from your base?
4. As a negotiator do you win concessions in other matters?
5. Do you think this will affect your chances for re-election?

Ron B.

These are the questions that need to be asked

The bumblegumbooger conspiracy stuff should be left alone, most of those people wont be satisfied unless no matter what Rand says.

When and where is the interview going to be?!


Ron Paul's record

Dr. Paul, which impresses you more of your father's record while in Congress. His stance on the issues and support of liberty and the Constitution, or his unwavering adherence to voting for principle even when politically difficult.

If he couldn't explain his

If he couldn't sufficiently explain his reason for endorsing Romney the first time, and everything that has happened the last two weeks has been cryptic at best, why does anyone think that Rand will say anything of any substance now? The only time we might get the truth from him is after the convention or after the presidential election. I'll give I'm an honest listen at that time. Right nowhere either going to tell me nothing or lie to me, and I don't like those two choices.

Question to Senator Paul:

Why throw in the towel on your dad and support Romney before the Republican National Convention in August? Regardless of who wins the nomination, you just blasted your dad's supporters by throwing in the towel before the last vote has been counted.

IMO, It was a wave of water onto the brushfire.

They do NOT want a scene in Tampa, or to be a distraction from the Romney coronation.
It was already solidified that Romney would be the nominee, they want us there to influence the platform not to force a brokered convention.

The real battle to win was derailed in Iowa, by the GOP. We needed to win some state primaries and control the caucuses. The battle for the GOP nomination was over a long time ago.
Personally, I was hoping Dr. Paul would run 3rd Party after the writing was on the wall.
And I think he would have, if it weren't for Rand's success in the Senate.

Believe it or not, Rand's chances at POTUS are exponentially greater than his Father's, at least through the GOP apparatus.
But I'd much rather see Ron run 3rd party and bring together repubs, dems, independents and those that have given up entirely.
I think it would have been a great run, taking equal amounts of voters from both parties and re-awakening America.

I guess my question would be: Do you think if you hadn't won your Senate seat, that we'd currently be seeing the r3volution fully engaged behind your Father in a 3rd Party run???

sick... two party system...

The two party system is stupid... we all whine about it... but then everyone says "we need to go back into it!" why?

We don't need to jump in the GOP... it's pointless. It is the way they control America's politics.

America does not have 4 more years...

Is this waisting our time, money, and country?
Are we going to get sucked back into the two party system of control now?


If one day elected president

and given the following has become enshrined tradition;

With what musical instrument will you embarrass the nation on stage?

Most of those who think so actually don't and most of those who think sew actually rip.

Please excuse my ignorance, but will the interview actually be

on the radio or will it be print? If radio, when will it air?

Attention All Delegates! Break your "Binds" and vote for the Constitution in Tampa! Ron Paul 2012

Why on the Sean Hannity Show?! What possessed you

to announce it on HIS show?! And why did you say you were HAPPY to endorse Romney?! Could you dig it in any deeper to all us Ron Paul supporters? Is this some nefarious plot or scheme?!

Frankly, your endorsement means less than nothing to me. I will never vote for Romneybama and I sure as hell will never vote for you.

My conscience is clear. Can you say the same?

Ask him

If he, his family, or any close confidants were threatened by anyone to make the endorsement.

There us MORE to this than we are being told.

Give us clear vision, that we may know where to stand and what to stand for - because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.
~ Peter Marshall, US Senate Chaplain 1947

4 years vs 8 years

Dr. Paul, why would you support the devil you know for 8 years to stop the devil you know for 4 years?

And why would you support the devil?

Romney Administration

If Romney were to offer you any position in his administration; which would you pick and why?

Playing Politics

Here is my question:

1. You say you are willing to compromise on your recent budget plan but those with opposing views need to bring their ideas to the table, and not just rhetoric. How do you feel about compromise? Is it necessary? Is progressive/slow change your preferred way to achieve your goals (or the only way you believe works)? Is something like a "phase shift" possible in this country today?

(for reference: Ron Paul's views on compromise http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-hxOTTcKF4 )

Aaron Hoffman


Why, after all the work we have done and have them backed into a corner, have you taken actions that are essentially an attempt to take the fangs out of our movement?

Why does it seem that this was done in a calculating way that would effectively take the wind out of the sails of this entire movement?

Were you threatened with physical violence or do they have some dirt on you that they threatened to make public? Why are you playing politics as usual?

Why, when you stood to inherit the most politically active, passionate and patriotic grassroots group in the country since the American Revolution, would you compromise with a man that represents the exact same policies as Barack Obama in a different skin tone?

Why, if in fact this was done in return for the promise of a VP slot or a cabinet slot for you or your father, would you believe ANYTHING that you are told by the flip-flopper himself? WHY AND HOW COULD YOU POSSIBLY THINK THAT THIS IS ANY TIME FOR COMPROMISE?

When the dust settles and the revolution has come and gone we will win and those who wish to shut down liberty and freedom will lose! That's a promise. You need to pick a side and make it clear. You are either with us or against us. If you are with us we will back you 100% with every ounce of blood sweat and tears we can muster. If you are against us we will oppose you with the same fervor. They may have the political power...for now....but we have the numbers and the truth in purpose to see this thing through. They are for money and power. We are for freedom. Choose your side wisely.

"It does not take a majority to prevail, but an irate tireless few keen on setting the brushfire of freedom in the minds of men." - Samuel Adams

Please, Get Rid of The Negative Emotion...RESENTMENT KILLS!

Rand Paul is not the rEVOLution, we are. We need to put what Rand did in the circular file. What was done is done. We need to get our delegates selected for the conventions so we can win in Tampa.

Wasted time and anger and resentment will kill you, and amounts to nothing. It is unproductive and destructive to dwell on this. Remember what Ron Paul has said over and over again, this a just another DISTRACTION..

Rand Paul is just one person, we are many. What he did, he was compelled to do, for whatever reason..

Who built this friggin rEVOLution, Rand Paul or "WE THE PEOPLE?"


All ahead full, right full rudder..

SteveMT's picture

If Rand Paul was not the son of Ron Paul, you would be correct.

Rand Paul was born to and was raised in the House of Paul. All of the years with Ron Paul, and now this.

Looking at little Rand riding on the bicycle with a young, uniformed Ron Paul makes me now want to vomit in disgust.

Rand Paul

Are you a Kochhead?


Why is my post encapsulated? Is this a Kochhead site? Why do I have so many down votes? Are you all Kochheads? Do you even know what a Kochhead is?
Kochhead: (Coke hed) A person who has sold their dignity and moral compass to asshole billionaires in exchange for power.

Well since I already know about his political views...

Well since I already know about his political views...

1. Rand Paul have you ever told a lie?
2. If so what does that make you?
3. Will you be guilty of breaking the 9th commandment on the day of Judgement?
4. Will you go to Heaven or Hell?
5. Why?

Where will you spend eternity?


Why now?!

Timing couldn't be worse.

"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves." William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783
"I know major allies who fund them" Gen. Dempsey referring to ISIS

I disagree....

Rand said he would support the nominee, who ever it was long ago. I remember when the MSM pulled it out of him. I don't think he had a choice then and I don't think he can go back on it now. Remember that this process has been plagued by systematic attacks meant to disenfranchise the movement the entire time. Ron was smart to concede a bit early and stick to the delegate strategy - there's still more to go. Having Rand endorse Romney means Dr. Paul gets to go into Tampa less obstructed. Better now than closer to the convention too, considering the scorn he's getting. In the mean time Rand's going to provoke Romney to adopt a more liberty minded stance (even if he's just going to flip-flop us back into tyranny). It makes Romney unable to ignore the movement. Why would this be important? It means that these issues will become the issues used to defeat Obama. The status quo GOPers will hear it, and they'll like it. But then who is best candidate to deliver a liberty minded message come the convention in August? It's Dr. Paul and he wont be there under hostile terms. I think that after Dr. Paul speaks, "bound" isn't going to mean very much.

I hope so...

Truly do.

"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves." William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783
"I know major allies who fund them" Gen. Dempsey referring to ISIS

Senator Paul, Why do you think...

... that the online community has reacted so emotionally and negatively to your endorsement of Mitt Romney?

Could it be that they have been suckered into believing that the entire liberty movement depended on electing your father as president?

Could it be that they started believing their own propaganda about Ron Paul's ability to be NOMINATED (which was ALWAYS very unlikely given the control of the mainstream media by the political insiders)?

Could it be that they are reacting with all of the maturity of a bunch of preschoolers, throwing a prolonged online tantrum out of their personal frustration and using you as a scapegoat?

Could it be that the enemies of liberty have planted moles on websites like the Daily Paul to ignite controversy using divisive conspiracy theories and then fanned the flames by up-voting any angry or destructive comment and down-voting any comment that called for reflection, understanding or presented a rational explanation for your endorsement?

Could it be that efforts like mine, asking for "your side" of the story are self-defeating; especially given the fact that by demanding that you give excuses for your endorsement you would either leave yourself open to charges of hypocrisy or completely destroy the political value of making THIS endorsement at THIS time?

Could it be that this tactic (of turning libertarian against libertarian and libertarians against their leaders) has been used successfully before to neutralize or abort any serious attempt to counteract the political establishment?

And isn't it also true that if our movement has been brought to the point of doubting and interrogating one of our best and brightest leaders, the one who has one of the highest public profiles and the most positive public image with the constituency of voters vital to our future POLITICAL success, that we have already failed?

The Virtual Conspiracy

Rand: Would you have endorsed Obomni IF ...

Would you have endorsed Obomni if it were YOUR children who were subject to being slaughtered in his UNdeclared wars ?

Why couldn't you have waited

Why couldn't you have waited until after the convention, Rand ?

Just for fun:
How much do you pay Jack Hunter ?
Is Jack hunter as good in bed as he is on the radio ?