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How Ron Paul and Gary Johnson can fight for the Constitution

SAN DIEGO, October 8, 2012 — I’ll never forget the old Laurel and Hardy movie, in which those two lovable buffoons were ordering dessert in a restaurant.

“What kind of ice cream do you have?” asked Stanley, the slimmer, dopier one.

The waiter replied, “We have pistachio or vanilla.”

With a gleeful, child like enthusiasm, Stanley said, “I’ll take chocolate.”

Life can be that way at times. Much as we’d like to believe we can have it all, much as we think we’re entitled to unlimited choices, the list is not always as big as Ben and Jerry’s. Many assume, as Stanley did, that because they like chocolate, the restaurant must offer chocolate. Indeed, we can be in so much denial, that we do not even hear the waiter. But deep preference will not miraculously turn two flavors into three.

While this observation may be obvious while discussing dessert, it hides more easily when strong convictions collide with political reality. Many Libertarians and Conservatives are standing by Ron Paul and Gary Johnson because they see little difference between Obama and Romney. They are mistaken. There may be reason to conclude that neither choice is ideal, but anyone who sees no difference at all must have been asleep during last week’s debate.


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Typical MSM pundit. Ignore

Typical MSM pundit. Ignore the fact that the neocons outright reject most of the issues that would win Liberty votes fairly. They want all the give to be on our sie, while they do nothing for ours.

The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire. - Heinlein

I was happy to see

that several of my distant Facebook frieds had liked Gary Johnsons page. I don't have any Facebook communication with these friends of days past but out of my 408 friends 11 of them had liked GJ page!
IMHO that is pretty significant. I would not have guessed 11 of them would even know who GJ was let alone like his page. Well thoes 11 people represent 3% of my Facebook friends and while that number is low it is still encouraging.

Finally pissed off enough to spread the word of Dr. Paul
Here's song I wrote for a close friend and wounded Iraq war veteran:

False Dichotomy

It is not that there is no difference between the two men (I wish Paul people would stop saying that)but that on the issues that matter most to liberty folk, war and peace, FED, civil liberties, welfarism, there is very little difference.


Unbelievable, after what happened during the Republican primaries and the convention? If Romney was the least bit interested in any RP support, it would have been addressed some time ago. Has Romney ever asked RP supporters for their vote?

Except that Gary Johnson is a

Except that Gary Johnson is a choice. He's on the ballot. You can order him/vote for him in this analogy so...

I think the

writer of this article has his head in the sand. The guy doesn't get it, Obama or Romeny, it makes zero difference, the constitution will still be subverted. And when was the last time a candidate running for POTUS stayed true to their debate platforms / campaign promises? LOL I would say 1920 with Harding, but I digress.

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James

I agree with you except his head is someplace other than sand.

Yet another article demanding a choice between two candidates advocating more fascism.