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Ron Paul on MSNBC's 'Morning Joe'

Ron Paul made an appearance on the show this morning.


As you remember,Morning Joe's Joe Scarborough voted, as well as publicly acknowledged his support for Ron Paul recently.

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Simply fantastic performance, levelheadedness, patience, respect, profound knowledge of history, foresight, honor and a tsunami of truth.

Nothing stands against truth and it is foolish to stand against truth. People are waking up and by the looks of it, we are winning.

What an amazing time we live in!

Why is it?

Every time I hear Ron Paul speak it is like listening to something that should be In the Bible... And he even does this under attack. Amazing. How will anyone ever be able to be a champion like him.. We can only hope.

Thanks for this video...

Dr. Paul looks so rested, fit, and is as sharp as ever.

Our President Paul has not gone off message one tiny bit. It is always personal liberty, and sticking to the US Consitution. It is always diminishing government. Bringing the FED out in the open and keeping carefujl watch on it. Getting out of these undeclared wars and of course getting out of the foreign aid business.

Thanks again. So glad to see Preident Paul looking so, so good and delivering the message so, so good.

Love and gratidute to President Paul

fearless brave joyful peaceful loving grateful, compassionate

They just don't understand

They just don't understand when Dr. Paul mentions not getting back as much as he put in social security. It means the money you've put in for all those years is now devalued by inflation. You get less back than what you paid in. It makes sense.

Social Contract?


Is Ron Paul hiding something about Tampa?....

I mean whenever they ask him about the delegates, he assuringly tells them he doesn't have enough, which doesn't get the media's balls in an uproar, but later he hints that "if we dont win the Nominee", I really think he has a secret weapon, maybe, I am not sure, but if I were him and I were winning, I would never tell them I actually am going to win, they would just put more and more energy, better to surprise and totally crush your enemy then let them know what's going on. We'll see in Tampa

"You got to know when to hold 'em" - Johnny Cash - The gambler

[Victrola plays Johnny Cash - The gambler]

You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em,
Know when to walk away and know when to run.
You never count your money when you're sittin' at the table.
There'll be time enough for countin' when the dealin's done.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul


Isn't the Gambler a Kenny Rogers song?

Do you prefer reverse chronological order?

[Victrola plays Johnny Cash - The gambler]

Cash & several others sang the Gambler song earlier. Written in 1976 by Don Schlitz.

Behind the Song: “The Gambler”

Johnny Cash cut it. Bobby Bare cut it. Under the name “Charlie Tango,” Conway Twitty’s son, Michael Twitty, cut it. Even the songwriter himself, Don Schlitz, cut it, as well as other people whose names are a distant Music Row memory. But when Kenny Rogers and producer Larry Butler finally recorded “The Gambler,” Schlitz was able to quit walking to his graveyard shift computer operator job and start driving to work as a professional songwriter.

Rogers was already on a roll from the success of “Lucille” and his work with Dottie West. But some on Music Row in late 1978 felt that, at 40, Rogers was on his way out. No one could have predicted that Rogers’ recording of “The Gambler” would create, essentially, an entire industry based on one song written by Don Schlitz, an unknown songwriter from North Carolina.

Schlitz had been in Nashville for only a couple years when he wrote “The Gambler.” “I wrote it in August of ’76,” he says, “walking home from a meeting with my mentor, Bob McDill [writer of songs by Waylon Jennings, Anne Murray and others]. I walked from his office over on Music Row to my apartment, and in that 20 minutes I wrote most of it in my head. I didn’t write a last verse, had no idea what was gonna happen, thought it was an interesting story but it was a throwaway. I spent about six weeks trying to figure out what was gonna happen after the chorus.”

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul


playing possum?



You can't get clean in a dirty bathtub.

Delegates are unbound in Tampa

This is Ron Paul "secret" weapon. If he told the media that the law states that the Delegates are unbound in Tampa, the RNC, the GOP and the Democrats would be making life even more difficult for the State delegates than they are now. They would be crying foul and would work at changing the rules.

If you take all the delegates that have been counted at the primary level (winner takes all or proportional to the vote count), Romney doesn't have enough delegates. So all delegates become unbound in Tampa and allowed to vote their conscience. Ron Paul will pick up many Delegates that were bound to Romney during the primaries, this will result in a brokered convention and all hell will break loose.

It ain't over till liberty sings

Preparation through education is less costly than learning through tragedy

An Answer to Social Contract Questions

Ron, if someone again asks you about social contract agreement as if to paint you as someone who rejects helping someone down and out, just say: Yes, if you mean being kind through charity personally, the most accurate measurement of someone's kindness, I'm all for it.

You answered the social contract question fine by negation -- not from coercion, government/third part, etc. I was hopeful you'd have answered it positively too. Edit: Ron did answer it positively. I just wish he brought up one-to-one charity, a voluntary interaction.

It's great to see you out and about, Ron. To Tampa and beyond.

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

Ignorant Twerp

Paul did a great job counter arguing the social contract and social security questions. Though, that annoying ignorant-brat-twerp asking Paul about his social security benefits had a nasty tone on him. Its like he was just trying to take a jab at Paul rather than ask a useful question.

Hell Yes.

You tell em Ron

Ron is wired this morning!

It's good to see him so full of energy!

Check out the Laissez-Faire Journal at LFJournal.com

"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

He's pumped up on that Morning Joe Starbucks!

Have you seen all that Starbucks and sugar Joe Scarborough swills down every morning?

Best I've seen in a long, long time

Wow. Just wow.

"Know what you know, know what you don't know, and understand and appreciate the distinction."



Sam Stein ended the segment with his passive aggressive smear because Dr. Paul got the best of Mike Barnacle in spades ... they didn't like that at all.

Ron Paul should never have took his media vacation

Man, keep up the tv appearances, PLEASE, Dr. Paul! i wish he'd been doing these during the past couple months, it would have helped A LOT!

Give him a break...

...he's got to take a break once in a while during campaigning - he's gonna be president.

Preparation through education is less costly than learning through tragedy

Ron Paul will always

Be my president. Not Romney or Obama. Yes the message he speaks of has spread world wide, which is a good thing. I know people from the UK, to Spain, Finland and even Russia who know of Ron Paul and like what he serving up.

I hope he still wins. :)) But if he can't I am ready for Rand Paul in 2016. I know he is a "republican in good standing". They can't use he didn endorse Romney as an excuse to deny him the nomination. Rand Paul has played ball with the despicable neocons. If there hasn't been a revolution by 2016 and the government over thrown I will vote for him. Though I did not like what he did, but I understand why he did it.

"But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing." - Andrew Jackson

Loved the social contract answer

"hows that workin out for ya".

Agree that the last question was a cheap shot. Paul has spent 40 years paying into SS, and the host thinks he should donate it back to the white house so they can spend it on the middle east.

Ron should hgave come back with...

...I give the Government back unspent congressional spending - I am the only one in Congress to do this. You can't give back social security, but I can fight to end it.

Preparation through education is less costly than learning through tragedy

Ron on Fire! We missed you, Doctor. Glad to have you back...

and as passionate and consistent as ever.

Gotta Love Ron Paul, Never wavers.

Wonderful !!! at 8.32 IF, "IF we are not going to be the nominee...." In my mind he still believes there is a chance. Thank God RP has not given up. An absolute excellent interview getting the message of liberty to the sheeple. Loved Alex at 8;05 said the truth about Romney. By the way if I were able I would be one of those many Canadians in the crowd, LOL. Liberty is definetly a world wide desire. God Bless America, and RP for President 2012 !!!

I'm a canucklehead and I say:

God Bless America and God Bless Ron Paul!!




You can't get clean in a dirty bathtub.

What balls on that little

What balls on that little punk. Does he receive social security? Why wouldn't he? The money was forcefully taken from his pay check for years. He earned it, it is his. My father has just begun taking social security, he started drawing the first day he was eligible. And I don't blame him one bit. He's paid for it. I know I won't see a dime out of it, but at least someone close to me can benefit from it.

So Ron won't be able to speak

So Ron won't be able to speak at the convention? I thought he had at least 4 states under his belt and we were working on another one?

Ron will have won 5 states...

...when all the votes are counted

Preparation through education is less costly than learning through tragedy

If they do that to Ron

The crowd may be so loud that Willard will not get to speak either!

Tin Pan