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I ended up not voting

Edit: This thread was originally why I was trying to sway people to vote for Romney because it was realistically between him and Obama. I despise both men but my point was that Romney would bring a slower destruction to the US which would give us more time AFTER Romney to fix our problems. Instead people decided to vote in the greater of 2 evils again...

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It took me a long time to come to this conclusion especially after the drama at the convention where Romney and the GOP cheated their pants off. I am a supporter of Ron Paul 100% and pray he runs for President again and challenges Mitt in 2016 if he wins. My only fear is that if Obama wins there will be no elections in 2016.

So what led me to being willing to vote for Romney?

Write-in Ron Paul - my reasoning against this is the obviously fact that they simply will not count these votes. You saw how hard they fought against him and cheated in Tampa. Writing-in for Ron Paul is a great thought, but fruitless.

Johnson and other 3rd party - while I was tempted toward this at first I realize that Ron Paul has tried this (even back when politics were somewhat less corrupt) and it didn't work. A lot of political change needs to occur still for 3rd parties to be viable to most Americans. Thankfully this is starting to happen. Right now, there just simply are not yet enough people awake and realizing we are losing our freedoms for them to win. Though it would be amazing if it happened.

Mitt Romney - while I do not listen to the complete BS from FOX or CNN, etc. I do think our country and our freedoms may last a little while longer with him as President. I know that nothing will be improved with him in office my only hope in voting for him and that he wins is that the country will stay on life support instead of drifting off into complete annihilation. I know he is not good for the economy, ultimately, but business men (that listen to FOX) will start hiring again if he's President.

So why not Obama? I hope this is obvious. He is a complete socialist if not a communist at heart. He is the antithesis to freedom and liberty. Were he able ( and he nearly is) he would rip the constitution and your freedoms to pieces without any small regret. He and those who own him care only for power.

Vote how you wish. I am sorrowful that it comes to the lesser of 2 evils once more. I will look forward to 4 years from now where I will hopefully be able to cast my vote for Dr. Paul.

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Edit: I ended up having to stay home and care for my disabled wife on election day. I actually made up my mind that I would not vote for Mitt Romney and instead write in Ron Paul out of principle. Just wanted to mention this in case someone reads this in the future.



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There ya go...

asshole...one downvote as ordered...

Wha? .....hey....who stole my country?

Heh, I used to live in OH

I can't agree with you on everything. I dearly love Ron Paul and wish he were the nominee. Thus I am what you call a Paultard, but a Paultard with some sense. I guarantee you that Romney WILL suck, but less so than Obama. I'm unsure of Rand and am kind of unhappy with him; however, I am coming to an understanding of why he did some of what he did. E.g., support for Romney. The only reasons I feel I can support Romney are that its a vote away or to cancel out one for Obama and that if he becomes President and sucks then Ron Paul might be able to challenge him for the nomination in 4 years.

Isaiah 2:4
And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Under the new rules of the RNC - Ron Paul will NEVER be able to

challenge Romney in four years if Romney wins in 2012.

Romney will have the right to discard and replace all of Ron Pauls delegates.

THATS why we fought againt the RULE changes.

a Ron Paul suporter who votes for Romney simply doesn't get it.

Epic fail.

A Romney voter...

...never was a Paul supporter...only "confused"...

Wha? .....hey....who stole my country?

Again, shut up faux libertarian

None of you are actual libertarians. I only come here for the laughs now.

Oh, and the vast majority of Paul supporters are voting Romney, so go ahead and say that those people arent "true" Paultards......it just makes the Paul base even more of a minority than it already was.

"Oh, and the vast majority of Paul supporters are voting Romney"

"Oh, and the vast majority of Paul supporters are voting Romney"

Pfff LMAO

"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom — go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, an

I meant Paul voters

Those who voted for Paul in the primaries were lifelong Republicans-Conservatives-libertarians.

Dont lie to yourself about somehow being a significant voting bloc.

Paul voters were

for the most part new GOP voters: first time voters, cross over dems, independents (like me) and yes, a MINORITY were true lifelong conservatives, that tiny minority of lifelong GOP voters that actually took the time to vet the other conservative wanna be like Santorum and Perry. You're delusional if you think that most Paul voters were lifelong republicans. The GOP has a demographic problem and whether you like it or not (you most likely won't like it since you're in total denial of this fact), we are the GOP's future.

Your second assertion is even funnier than your first one XD

"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom — go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, an

I agree with your last sentence

We are the future of the GOP. But most of the ones that actually showed up to vote Paul were the demographic I mentioned above.

You obviously are unaware of the demographics

of the RP voters, there's plenty of evidence in the exit polls done in primary states. Take a look at those and perhaps you'll see how ludicrous your two assertions are.

"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom — go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, an

oh great arbiter of libertarian purity

Please define what a real libertarian is, so I can mend my ways.

I had been thinking it had something to do with non-aggression and self-ownership but apparently I'm confused. Tell me, what do real libertarians like Mitt Romney believe?

Vast majority?

I only know of one...and she qualifies her reasoning incessantly...her way of infiltration and influence within a party (den) of thieves and cutthroats...ya freakin' dolt.

Wha? .....hey....who stole my country?

Really the vast majority? LOL

How much does the Romney camp pay you losers nowadays?

Where do you get this ridiculous assertion that anyone who actually cares about Liberty such as Ron Paul supporters would ever back the most anti-liberty candidate that the GOP has ever produced?

Every site I've ever been on that has anything "Ron Paul" states just the opposite of your claim.

You Romney camp people just sound ridiculous at this point...

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Hahaha

because maybe us 'normal' paul supporters dont spend our afternoons blogging and bitching online?

Wow what a clown...

So by your definition "Paul Supporters" spend their days sucking up to Mitt Romney and hoping he shows mercy on them?

You are a waste of everyone's time here.

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

I only reserve "Paultard" for the fanatics

I was making phone calls for a local State Rep yesterday. A Paul supporter answered. I said "Hi, My name is Zach and I am calling on behalf of", he then proceeded to interrupt and go on a rant about how he would never vote Republican again because he was a Ron Paul supporter. I told him I was to, and that a State Representative campaign had no correspondence to a primary battle. Smilingly out of it, he proceeded to say he was thinking about voting Obama to "keep this country from going far right", but ended up writing in Paul. I corrected him and said "you were never a Paul supporter, to say that Romney is further to the right than Paul shows your disregard of Pauls policies.

I did quite a bit of campaigning for Paul here. Hours of sign waves, literature drops, etc, in sub 30 degree weather here in Ohio, and before the SC primary in January... I was a Paul man. Hes not the perfect candidate, but he was the best by far running.

There are Paultards, and I just so happened to encounter one yesterday..

I wish the Romney people

I wish the Romney people would leave this site. You are not welcome. We will purge you and the neocons when Romney loses.

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call me on phone...

d***head and talk to me like that and i'll come see you in person
(if you are stupid enough to give me your address)

lets see if I've got this right...you intrude on someone and call them at home (probably at dinnertime) and then you accuse them of not really being a Paul supporter!

just who tf do you think you are?

worry about your own god damn vote and i'll worry about mine

i'll tell you that and you'll be hanging up on me pretty quick or else you'll get an ear full more that you hadn't thought about

like i said, you worry about your own damn vote and leave mine alone!

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

So did you answer your phone at 3:31?

You DailyPaultard people are sick f--ks..

looks like someone got some sand in their swim trunks..

As I was saying, Paultards are quite rampant in these parts...

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ya think?

quite rampart everywhere, i would say

we don't put up with this kind of BS

get in line or get out of the way...

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

Proving my point I see...

"get in line or get out of the way..."

Spoken like a true Paultard.

As for when I was calling, try 3:30. No wonder Paul didnt win..

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ABSOLUTELY

thank you for the compliment...get your dumb*** out of the way

3:30?

for those of us working nights that is prime waking up time...but you don't give a damn...

"no wonder Dr. Paul couldn't win"...

Dr. Paul couldn't win because he was cheated by that cockbite romnie and all of his cockbite, dumbass "supporters"

yeah, i'm passionate about it, read about it, know about it, studied about it...you, you're a fool who hasn't learned a thing

move along fool, nothing to see here...

and just so you know, i don't give a rat's ass who you vote for...how about giving me that same respect?
quit begging for my vote cause it ain't comin!

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

Sooooo

how many primaries and caucuses did Paul win? He unfortunately won none. You cant win a primary season if you cant get more than 15%.....

And dont go on with the voter fraud nonsense.

Obama is the Democrat Herbert Hoover

Do we really want to trade him in for a Republican FDR? The damage Hoover inflicted was bad enough. At least we'd only have to suffer Romney-as-FDR for eight years rather than thirteen, but wouldn't we still be better off with another four years of Obama as Hoover instead (if we can't have Paul/Johnson/Paul-as-Coolidge/Cleveland/Jefferson that is)?

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4 more years of Obama?

Can you really look at what's been done and what's been attempted and what we know they are thinking about doing and rationally come to a conclusion that Obama will only have 4 more years? There has already been talk about doing away with Presidential term limits. Obama would be the one, imho, to take it to that level. Like I've already said many times in this thread: Romney would at least bring a slower destruction and there is no guarantee of a 2nd term. I posit that there would be multitudes more awoken by an idiocy Romney Presidency and in 4 years the Liberty Movement may be strong enough to take the election. We still have LOTS of work to accomplish this. However, with Obama liberty people will be public enemy number one soon.

Isaiah 2:4
And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Equals four more years of the Bu'ushist Cabal

The apocalyptic hysterics this election merely echo the hyperventilation of elections gone by. Talk of repealing the constitutional bar on third terms is nothing new, nor still particularly daunting.

I'm also disinclined to endorse "slower destruction", insofar as often the only way out is through. Maybe the sheeple need to get actually cold and hungry before things can improve. Marat may be the harsh medicine America needs.

dynamite anthrax supreme court white house tea party jihad
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West of 89
a novel of another america
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/161155#longdescr

Didn't Romney cancel all caucuses at the RNC

If this is true how can anyone ever challenge an establishment candidate ever again in the party of R.

So many think Romney can undo all that Obama started, think again! He loves NDAA, he gave Massachusetts the same health care as obamacare, and he has admitted he won't change anything his first year. Since the senate will most likely stay in the D column no chance of repealing Obamacare.

Both the duopoly boys are the Tyrants tyrant LOL! How will you feel when Romney goes after Iran, this is the plan. The Tyrants want another war to enrich them selves and total bankrupt the USA.

The problem is, China and Russia both vow to protect Iran and Syria.

Surviving the killing fields of Minnesota

Todays brainwashing: GMO's are safe

I don't disagree with anything you said

One of my main points in this whole thing that no one seems to get is that Romney will be slower about destroying our freedoms than Obama has already done and will certainly do. One of them will be our next President. With Romney there will be more time, however short, to wake up more for the cause of freedom and tie the hands of the evil corruption that controls this land until we can ultimately take over and put a Ron Paul-type in office.

Isaiah 2:4
And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.