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Video: Surprisingly, Cenk Uygur of TheYoungTurks, DEFENDS Dr. Paul on Social Security!

Ron Paul Collects Social Security - Not Guilty? [YES!]

Published on Jun 21, 2012 by TheYoungTurks

Ron Paul was asked if he collects Social Security by Huffington Post reporter Sam Stein in an appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe. The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur shares his thoughts.

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Ugh, I hate TheYoungTurks so much

But that IS surprising to see even a liberal defending the good Dr.

Always leave out crucial

Always leave out crucial parts, like where he says he pays more into it now then he gets back from it. That would be a WTF moment to a lot of people

Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto. - T. Jefferson rЭVO˩ution

"Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget that the state wants to live at the expense of everyone.” - BASTIAT

Cenk

May be a liberal but he's an honest one with integrity. Good to see him standing up for some honest journalism.

I wrote an article on this this morning.

http://www.dailypaul.com/241417/is-ron-paul-a-hypocrite-for-...

http://lionsofliberty.com/
*Advancing the Ideas of Liberty Daily*

In the Full Interview - Paying In More Than Taking Out

He's paying in more than he's taking out. How many people keep working to his age contributing to the "fund" for others?

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/

Please read my comment below:

(SS being ponzi scheme aside, as a 76yo septuagenarian, if anyone who 'deserves' to get back decades of what was tyrannically stolen from him by govt, it's the Doc's generation who have mathematically paid in to the longest and the most)

ditto,
Submitted by AnCapMercenary on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 17:24. Permalink

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

Why "Surprising"?

Why is that surprising? I don't understand.

Of course, what Ron Paul forgot to say, was he doesn't collect a pension from the taxpayer even though he probably saved way more than that in the money he returned, unspent, to the Treasury from his office budget!

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/

"surprising" that Cenk, a contentious liberal, defended Dr. Paul

NOT, that Dr. Paul doesn't have a right to collect BACK what the Fed. govt has tyrannically STOLEN from him after all these years.

Thought my sentiment would've been quite obvious by the bracketed (as in a comment/addendum added by me, not part of the quoted headline by someone else) "YES!" in the headline:

Ron Paul Collects Social Security - Not Guilty? [YES!]

Please read my comment below:

(SS being ponzi scheme aside, as a 76yo septuagenarian, if anyone who 'deserves' to get back decades of what was tyrannically stolen from him by govt, it's the Doc's generation who have mathematically paid in to the longest and the most)

ditto,
Submitted by AnCapMercenary on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 17:24. Permalink

of course, you gotta 'love' how econ-imbecilic liberals routinely, 'conveniently' omit the biggest Titanic in the living room when it comes to entitlement discussions: Dr. Paul is the only one willing to actually 'save' the UnConstitutional 'entitlements,' with all the 'money' saved by closing down the Empire, roughly $1 trillion/yr to be exact.

The system is already bankrupt; at the Fed.Res's current trajectory even if liberals can send out all the govt checks they want, what the recipients receive will be worthless by the time they get it.

And, as Doc ALWAYS states, the only way to shore up the previous generations made dependent while allowing the young to opt out and to wean the rest of us off of it, is by ending 'our' disastrously evil illegal wars/occupation/empire whereby saving $1TRILLION+ ANNUALLY!

God forbid liberals found out the fact that the only man in American politics who'll tell the truth and straight facts, who will ironically save the very system (even if in the temporary interim transitional period) that he abhors he knows to be UnConstitutional and philosophically opposes, but also as a libertarian understands and respects contracts (SS being ponzi scheme aside, as a 76yo septuagenarian, if anyone who 'deserves' to get back decades of what was tyrannically stolen from him by govt, it's the Doc's generation who have mathematically paid in to the longest and the most), is one Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul.

And of course, they'll never mention the fact that he never accepted medicare/medicaid instead chose to treat his patients for free or work out other arrangements, nor did his kids takeout Fed. student loans, or the amazing fact that he chose to opt out of CONgressional pensions, doesn't accept lobbyist money, nor paid junkets, not to mention the fact that he returns 100's of thousands of dollars annually back to the Treasury. on and on and on ad infinitum of all the great things our Gray Champ has accomplished, resisted, denied, and lived in full adherence to a core set of honorable principles by.

Of course, y'all know that and I'm preaching to the choir here.

But unfortunately, as our very own Brian Doherty recently put it best to Kurt at DailyPaulRadio interview: "He [Dr. Ron Paul] is congenitally incapable of bragging."

Oh I so wish he were a rather bombastic braggart, sometimes, maybe. Then again, paradox being, we love and respect the man, because he isn't an obnoxious braggart, like 99% of politicos.

Hell, if MSDNC Morning Joe had a live audience, and WE were present, there's no F'ng way in hell ANY of us would've let that turd Sam Stein get away with that intentionally timed closing minute ambush.

But, as always, the MSM whores knowingly saved the most complex topic to parse in the last 15 secs of an 'interview' by opening and closing with their own preset, pre-practiced line of attack.

anyone want to enter an MSM-biatchsmacker paddle manufacturing biz with me? LOL

oye veh. sad state of affairs, but as we all know, it is what it is... unfortunately.

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

He's Been Fair, Before

This isn't the first time he's defended Ron Paul and/or Ron Paul supporters.

In fact, the coverage by RT in general has been above average.

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/

yes,

he has been fair to Dr. Paul, more than most in the MSM.

but really though, it's only if we were to judge by the nominally non-existent MSM's non-standards, that he's been rather fair-ish. but only on the war issue. when it comes to discussing entitlements and Dr. Paul? he's been like all other liberals in the MSM: omit or spin.

"In fact, the coverage by RT in general has been above average."

yes, if Cenk Uygur actually worked for, or works for RT (Russia Today).

Cenk used to work at AirAmericaRadio, then for MSDNC and is now at Al Gore's CurrentTV along with continuing his Youtube channel, as cited in the link provided above: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cenk_Uygur

that said, yes, we do have really great allies at RT and RT America like Abby Martin, Max Keiser, Lauren Lyster, and Alyona (though a self-professed 'liberal' she maybe, she's always been truly fair to the Doc and us. but when it comes to economics, she's not that versed, but she doesn't pretend to know, like most of MSM).

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

Not Guilty

He paid into it, so yes he can collect!

again, such a good answer from Ron Paul

All these attacks show how ignorant media can be about the whole system as well as about the all the facts regarding Dr. Paul's plan on Social Security. So in all, Cenk Uigur is not a moron. Still, he could have added some important info that is lacking in the media - which he did not. He even did not include the portion of the video in which Ron Paul explains how he is going to preserve SS in a way that no other candidates do. So in all, poor journalism.

Ron Paul ... forever.

ditto,

of course, you gotta 'love' how econ-imbecilic liberals routinely, 'conveniently' omit the biggest Titanic in the living room when it comes to entitlement discussions: Dr. Paul is the only one willing to actually 'save' the UnConstitutional 'entitlements,' with all the 'money' saved by closing down the Empire, roughly $1 trillion/yr to be exact.

The system is already bankrupt; at the Fed.Res's current trajectory even if liberals can send out all the govt checks they want, what the recipients receive will be worthless by the time they get it.

And, as Doc ALWAYS states, the only way to shore up the previous generations made dependent while allowing the young to opt out and to wean the rest of us off of it, is by ending 'our' disastrously evil illegal wars/occupation/empire whereby saving $1TRILLION+ ANNUALLY!

God forbid liberals found out the fact that the only man in American politics who'll tell the truth and straight facts, who will ironically save the very system (even if in the temporary interim transitional period) that he abhors he knows to be UnConstitutional and philosophically opposes, but also as a libertarian understands and respects contracts (SS being ponzi scheme aside, as a 76yo septuagenarian, if anyone who 'deserves' to get back decades of what was tyrannically stolen from him by govt, it's the Doc's generation who have mathematically paid in to the longest and the most), is one Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul.

And of course, they'll never mention the fact that he never accepted medicare/medicaid instead chose to treat his patients for free or work out other arrangements, nor did his kids takeout Fed. student loans, or the amazing fact that he chose to opt out of CONgressional pensions, doesn't accept lobbyist money, nor paid junkets, not to mention the fact that he returns 100's of thousands of dollars annually back to the Treasury. on and on and on ad infinitum of all the great things our Gray Champ has accomplished, resisted, denied, and lived in full adherence to a core set of honorable principles by.

Of course, y'all know that and I'm preaching to the choir here.

But unfortunately, as our very own Brian Doherty recently put it best to Kurt at DailyPaulRadio interview: "He [Dr. Ron Paul] is congenitally incapable of bragging."

Oh I so wish he were a rather bombastic braggart, sometimes, maybe. Then again, paradox being, we love and respect the man, because he isn't an obnoxious braggart, like 99% of politicos.

Hell, if MSDNC Morning Joe had a live audience, and WE were present, there's no F'ng way in hell ANY of us would've let that turd Sam Stein get away with that intentionally timed closing minute ambush.

But, as always, the MSM whores knowingly saved the most complex topic to parse in the last 15 secs of an 'interview' by opening and closing with their own preset, pre-practiced line of attack.

anyone want to enter an MSM-biatchsmacker paddle manufacturing biz with me? LOL

oye veh. sad state of affairs, but as we all know, it is what it is... unfortunately.

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

The actual link

Would be helpful.

Edit: I see it.

lol

yeah, perhaps if the bound links aren't as the same crimson color as the 'category' font above it, at a quick glance, I can see how to some, it maybe visually more easier to distinguish.

but, Jon's awesome at that, and suppose if it becomes a bigger issue, it maybe addressed sometime in the future by the DP mods.

but so far, personally, I'm okay with it. they have humongous workload as is; I personally wouldn't ask them to take on more, though.

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

a link?

.

please click on the bold crimson letters

titled: "Ron Paul Collects Social Security - Not Guilty?"

the hyperlink works on mine, but suppose it can be buggy.

here's the direct link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh-CliWOS4U

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

headline changed

updated and streamlined.

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul