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Ron Paul 2012: Why I Will Write In Ron Paul For President

In part:

"Given there are a number of voters who believe “a second term of Obama may just end any honest application of the Constitution once and for all,” it makes sense that even free-market thinkers might respond by urging independents to support Romney, the lesser of two evils, as the practicality of voting third party does not outweigh the practical necessity of voting the President out of office this year. However, in conceding your vote to one of the lesser of two evils, this or any other election, you’re essentially ensuring that your voting options will only ever be limited to a choice between two evils and never anything better. Your vote is your stamp of approval for the person or position to whom or to which you give it, and therefore effectively works to ensure similar candidates and positions remain relevant in the future, due to the apparent popular demand for them. An independent vote, therefore, works to demonstrate that such a demand does not exist. Like a vote for Romney or Obama, then, a vote for a fringe candidate is certainly not a waste and is certainly not impractical.

“Do you want Barack Obama to be re-elected?” Paul Ryan challenges Ron Paul supporters. The answer is not surprising. “No,” they respond. “That’s why I’m voting for Ron Paul.”

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We've been here before,

there was a write-in Ron Paul movement in 2008, did you hear about it? I didn't. In Texas the number of recorded Ron Paul write-ins for 2008 was 0. If they accurately record write-ins do you think this is possible?

Do what you want, but if you want your vote to at least be recorded, and you don't live in one of the few states where Ron Paul is certified as a write-in candidate, then vote 3rd Party. I voted Gary Johnson and am happy he is there to vote for. Bob Barr and Chuck Baldwin were not such good picks for me in 2008.

Free and Brave
or Cradle to Grave
You can't have both

Any reason's a good reason to write in Ron Paul !

:p

Integrity means having to say things that people don't want to hear & especially to say things that the regime doesnt want to hear -RonPaul

My guess is because you don't

My guess is because you don't have a clue.

Congratulations...

with that insult, you just strengthened the write-in movement's confidence that much more in our decision to write in our greatest statesman! Thanks.

I don't play, I commission the league.

Just like you don't have a

Just like you don't have a spine.

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I was happy to not vote for the lessor of two evils, and...

write in, and vote for Ron Paul in California.

Same here! I wrote in Ron Paul in CA

then messed up my ballot on the propositions and drove to Norwalk to do it all over again (they weren't answering phones.)

Integrity means having to say things that people don't want to hear & especially to say things that the regime doesnt want to hear -RonPaul