Phase 3 Of the Ron Paul RevolutionSubmitted by logikal on Sun, 11/11/2012 - 22:02
When Ron Paul decided to run for president a second time in 2007 he said he just wanted to get into one debate so he could be heard. He knew it was a long shot that he would become the nominee but more important for him was making sure that the real issues were being discussed. He had no idea that from that first debate, the ideas of limited government would spread, and that so many would join him in his fight for the principles that the country was founded upon; that he would be the spark that would revive the interest in the federalist system the founding fathers created.
I think the liberty movement that Ron Paul started can be broken up into three phases, each with its own contribution to the ultimate goal. I believe we are well into the third phase of this movement and have an opportunity to bring about real changes.
Phase 1: Introduction to Liberty
In the debates in 2007-2008, Ron Paul brought up complex issues such as the Federal Reserve and the impact it was having on the dollar, in front of an audience that was used to being spoken to in soundbites. Manipulation of interest rates, business cycles? The American people were not ready to be spoken to as adults, were they? But something happened. His message and the honest way in which he delivered it sparked the curiosity of many at home that were not used to hearing a politician speak this way, and they liked it.
Continue reading: http://www.truthinexile.com/2012/11/11/3-phases-ron-paul-rev...