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Open Thread: Free & Equal Third Party Debate

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    Too many soundbytes for

    Too many soundbytes for propaganda purposes. Candidates are a tad too enthusiastic and are getting carried away. They lose sight of their purpose, which is to give voters INFORMATION. Get to the meat of the problems and maybe some actual DEBATE (disagree with your fellow candidates!!!).

    I think they're still on

    I think they're still on opening statements.... those are usually sound bite formatted.

    Jill Stein and Rocky Anderson

    Jill Stein and Rocky Anderson are scary... especially Jill

    "You must be frank with the world; frankness is the child of honesty and courage...Never do anything wrong to make a friend or keep one...Above all do not appear to others what you are not" - Robert E. Lee, CSA

    ytc's picture

    And yet, she is against the wars, drone-bombing, NDAA. . .

    we can work with her and her supporters on THESE important issues. Just as Ron Paul worked closely with Rep Dennis K.

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    Stein: 25M green jobs IS scary.

    From where, solar panels!

    You're right about Jill.

    25M is nothing compared to what we're spending on war.

    and we could be on the road to energy independance
    Wind turbines do have a return on investment

    They should have spent less

    They should have spent less on Larry King, and spent more on audio.

    how much did they pay larry?

    Link? I thought he lent his name and time because he cared (at least a little bit) about our country.

    Larry King

    Should have had Ron Paul help moderate the debate.

    Opening statement? oops

    We already started asking questions

    We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.

    -C. S. Lewis

    this is hard to watch

    this is hard to watch

    Ideas spread they can't stop them, An idea whose time has come can't be stopped by any army or any government

    Why?

    ?

    Feel free to reuse any resources/ideas that I post on the DailyPaul on other networking sites.

    unorganized

    unorganized

    Ideas spread they can't stop them, An idea whose time has come can't be stopped by any army or any government

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    I actually like the spontaneous lack of "order" :-)

    No need to imitate the thoroughly scripted R&D with fancy music & flashy light work.

    I like the cut of Rocky's jib

    I like the cut of Rocky's jib

    To ever have a valid 3rd party

    it seems that all 3rd parties will have to put aside their differences and come together under one big tent.

    Virgil Goode 2012!

    Even though I know he is going to lose this debate, he is a horrible debater.

    Ron/Rand Paul 2016! Constitution Party 2016!

    my friend

    why do you support someone who is for jailing people for smoking a plant> marijuana?

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    sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
    http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
    Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

    He had a pretty good opening statement...

    1.balance the budget as soon as elected
    2.no immigrants until unemployment under 5%
    3.end big money super PACS
    4.term limits to allow gov reps to focus on the country, not campaigning
    -others not said :end wars, get out of the UN, end IRS and all income taxes not just replace with a fair tax.

    Drug use is small compared to the U.S budget

    Ron/Rand Paul 2016! Constitution Party 2016!

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    It's only16 min into the "debate" and

    It's ALREADY more informative and better presented than the D&R pony show!!!

    Well said

    Obamney Goldman Sachs Candidates debates were a joke.

    LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
    sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
    http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
    Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

    haha jordan page is there

    haha jordan page is there

    Ideas spread they can't stop them, An idea whose time has come can't be stopped by any army or any government

    Gary got the loudest

    Gary got the loudest applause.

    Gary Johnson for Phoenix

    reborn from the ashes of revolution.

    SHUT UP!!!!

    Get rid of that woman! I want to hear the candidates!

    Good grief, that intro music

    Good grief, that intro music was absolutely awful! Awful!! It sounded like an old audio tape getting stuck in the player head.

    Virgil Goode 2012!

    ...

    Ron/Rand Paul 2016! Constitution Party 2016!

    vote for virgil

    If you want. Just dont vote for the more "electable" candidates and keep fighting for liberty

    Gary Johnson 2012!

    Opening music snafu

    Sounded like a bag pipe sprung a leak.

    We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.

    -C. S. Lewis