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On The Campaign Trail

On December 31, 2011, as he signed the National Defense Authorization Act, President Obama lost the support of Sarah Harvard, then a freshman in college.

The bill included a provision that allows American citizens suspected of terrorism to be detained in military custody without being charged or given a trial, an element that led Harvard to question her devotion to the Democratic Party.

“In 2008 and up until my first semester of freshman year, I had been a staunch Obama supporter,” Harvard, a rising sophomore at American University, said. “However, I had faced the hard hitting reality of the deterioration of America’s founding principles through his signing of the Patriot Act, NDAA, and his blatant use of crony capitalism.”

“After [President Obama] signed the NDAA, I was done with liberals and the Democratic Party.”

During her freshman year, Harvard immersed herself in the readings of John Locke, John Stuart Mill, and Milton Friedman, as well as other Libertarian thinkers. As she developed her own views, Harvard began to follow the campaign of Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX). When Governor Romney captured the Republican presidential nomination, Harvard turned her attention to former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson.

“I believed in liberty so much that I wanted to continue on spreading the message,” she said. “Gary Johnson had a lot of the same stances that Ron Paul campaigned on.”

A personal conversation with Johnson at the end of July cemented Harvard’s belief that she had selected the best candidate for her views.

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Poor girl is still lost.

If she thinks that Mill and Freidman are libertarian thinkers. Gary Johnson is just another Keynesian wanna be.

Free includes debt-free!

I stopped reading

after your sentence, "When Governor Romney captured the Republican presidential nomination, Harvard turned her attention to former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson". Thumbs down for sloppy journalism.

Vote for 'bomb Iran' Romney

Go ahead.

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One thing that I learned from Ron Paul...

was tolerance - especially when the other person is fighting for the same cause.

It seems there is a group of people who think that supporting Gary Johnson is like cheating on their husbands or wives. Get over your emotional high.

There are many of us that are true supporters of Ron Paul also. Just because we are looking past Tampa, doesn't make us traitors.

Since when did Ron Paul endorse self-righteousness and intolerance as a method to achieve liberty? Is that what your intentions are - to promote liberty?

It doesn't seem to be the case. You seem to want to squash anyone else's plans to seek liberty because of some emotional attachment to Ron Paul.

One thing I am for certain of - Ron Paul makes decisions based on logic and principle not on emotion.

Truth

Under the carpet...activism...

Love will win.

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Can we please stop

shilling for GJ until after Tampa? FFS, this is getting ridiculous.

Did you read the entire article?

This article is about an intern with Dr. Ron Paul's Campaign For Liberty.

...her involvement in the movement also includes an internship with Campaign for Liberty, an organization founded by Ron Paul to promote the principles of individual liberty, sound money, and noninterventionist foreign policy...

Question here is: are the down-voters Ron Paul supporters?

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After attacks I have endured

After attacks I have endured on a personal level, I am now almost afraid to post on the DP. Isn't that sad? A forum that is supposed to support freedom and liberty is now a place that I am intimidated.

I voted you up.

Formerly rprevolutionist

watery eyes here

Thank you sister in Liberty for saying this for all.

I don't know what to say...

This site is supposed to bring people together in this good fight...
and yet trolls roam around "killing the freedom-spirit"...for all of us.

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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Quit your Crying

HTFN and support Ron Paul and help us all end this monetary control, Help us END THE FED.

And dont tell me GJ supports that, sure he says that, but he doesnt make a point of it, he does not have the understanding that Paul does about The Feds insidious practices.