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Ron Paul to deliver farewell speech this week

Planning to deliver a farewell speech to Congress this week... details to come. (https://twitter.com/RepRo...)




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Ok I admit I cried...a lot

Ok I admit I cried...a lot but I'm also happy because he is finally getting away from the crooked politicians. I think he was one of the most decent politicians in American history but I'm not sure if I can call him a politician, he always seemed more like an activist, a hero to me. He fought hard for the country and he earned his retirement. Thank you Dr. Paul for everything you've done. Now go fire up the college campuses, young people need you. I'll download this farewell speech and will listen to it again and again.

Man, this is rather

Man, this is rather depressing. The House will never be the same.

Update

Ron Paul ‏@RepRonPaul
Looks like I will get to give Part 1 of my farewell speech sometime between 2:30 and 4:30 on the House floor today. Details to follow.

https://twitter.com/RepRonPaul/status/268750452370325504

“It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour of those years wherein we are set, uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to till." -J.R.R. Tolkien

Godspeed Dr. Paul

I hope you hit every campus in your golden years.

I sure wish he had...

I sure wish he had someone that could step into his shoes and continue on, maybe a son would be nice.

RickStone

Epic Speech Coming

...we all feel that, we all anticipate it. What will it be and will it be televised and discussed? Will it become public. Will there be those who pay homage and and thank Dr. Paul on the floor. Or will it just be giving him his time one last time?

We will see! I anticipate, and hope for, the kind of strong speech we have all been stirred by but with a new slant. I expect him in brutal terms to tell the Republican Party the only way they can save themselves, become again relevant, stand for the people. I expect him to also tell them how they must reach out to the real needs of the people whether those people are aware of the dismal trajectory we are on or not. I expect him to say that the time is ripe to become one people, not one party, for liberty.

After all, he is a Republican Congressman saying goodby to a Republican body. It should be interesting.

fonta

BitterSweet

One little man. A lone voice. So much energy channeled against him. Ron Paul should be our President. He should have been elected in 2008, if not before. Our country, and the majority of our citizens are sick. No one wanted to hear the truth of reality. That made Ron Paul a faily unpopular potential leader. No drunk likes to hear the "last call" from the bartender. Obviously, the real reason for the calculated temperment towards Paul came down from way, way above...the goons that run and control the Federal Reserve were not about to have any of this Ron Paul. The willy nilly press gleefully plays along. They're owned by the same folks who have their snout in the Federal treasury up to the hilt. It was an easy game plan for them to discredit Ron Paul. Americans don't get it, and probably never will. Our government is run by outlaws. I still think Ron Paul could have overcome the media puppets with the right campaign team and strategy. People don't like being duped, the the shame of it is, they don't know their being duped. It looks like it'll stay that way for a while.

alan laney

Gut-wrenching feeling on 'stand-by'

Dr. Paul's departure from congress in 1985 was a bitter pill for me to swallow back when I lived in Waco, Texas. Yep, the good doctor's constituency snaked up the Brazos river from the Texas gulf coast all the way to Waco back in the day. I had only just started paying attention to Dr. Paul in 1984 when he took on incumbent senator Phil Gramm, though I already knew my congressman from visits at his office in Galveston and San Marcos. So, when he left congress the following year, I was bummed.

Twelve years later, I was beyond ecstatic when Dr. Paul returned to congress in 1997. I was living in Washington state at the time, so I made plans to move back to Dr. Paul's district ... back HOME!

Then I discovered how grossly distorted Dr. Paul's district had become after the gerrymandering performed by Tom DeLay and his cronies. Talk about a gut-wrenching feeling. I still moved back to Texas, but not in Dr. Paul's district anymore ... though his service to our county and local communities is not forgotten, even by Democrats.

Somehow, though, I am not feeling the same dread I felt when Dr. Paul departed the swamp in D.C. all those years ago. I have so much more hope for our future than I have ever had, despite the dark days on the immediate horizon.

Thanks to all of you DP members and the community assembled under Manystrom's digital roof, I have real confidence in a greater awakening and a more honorable approach to self-governance.

I am REALLY, really looking forward to Dr. Paul's farewell speech because it signals a new beginning for all of us.

In liberty,
Come And Take It

If this were streamed to

If this were streamed to theaters I'd go see it. :)

"For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people. Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God."
(1 Peter 2:15-16)

This will be epic.

The end of an era, the beginning of.....?
Only time will tell just what it is that Dr. Paul got started... and I am sure looking forward to what he does with his "free time."

This is the article that got my posting privileges revoked:
http://bklim.newsvine.com/_news/2013/05/12/18212165-dr-stan-...

Thank you Dr. Paul

Thank you Dr. Paul

I hope he rips them a new one...

I wouldn't expect him to do it any other way.

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"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

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Wouldn't that be balls out awesome?

After having to be polite and walking on eggshells all these years, he can speak with almost nothing to lose. He doesn't have to a prick or anything, but just really chew them out like a good patriarch might.

Currently consuming: Harry Browne, Free Domain Radio; JT Gatto and Holt; Wii U

Three words...

Goodbye congres,

hello USA. I believe that Dr Paul's voice will be heard everywhere, and his message will spread.
I'm sure the best is yet to come.

Thanks Freedoms...

Please keep us up to date.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

I am looking forward to it

I am SURE he is too!

hey

Sheep look forward to the next football game

I look forward to the greatest congressmans speech

this ought to go into the record books

as the most blatant "casting of pearls before swine" ever

“With laws shall our land be built up, but with lawlessness laid waste.”
-Njal Thorgeirsson

Wonder ..

if Boehner and Ryan and Cantor and King will give him a standing ovation? lol

donvino

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they don't have a clue...

those bastards!

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

They've heard many great Paul speeches, but congress...

is in for a shock!

Let them rise in faux adulation, and let them do their vulgar obeisance just as they do at funerals of their enemies, but...

They have another think coming!

Dr. Paul has let liberty out of the bottle! Freedom is alive, well, and growing again. The pains of tyranny are but the cleansing of the body!

We were Ron Paul 2012... now we are RON PAUL 2016 !!!

Liberty and Freedom still sit on the mall,
because tyranny fell, in part thanks to Paul,
All the kings perfidy, and all the kings FED,
could not raise tyranny up from the dead!

Get use to it!

I think Dr. Paul has earned

I think Dr. Paul has earned the respect of many - even those he disagrees with. Maybe that has made and is making more of a difference than we realize. Changing your worldview isn't an easy thing to do.

"For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people. Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God."
(1 Peter 2:15-16)

I am looking for this speech

I am looking for this speech to rival Eisenhower's "1961 Farewell Address" & Kennedy's "Infiltration NOT invasion" speech.

"First rule of Government Spending: Why build one when you can have 2 at twice the price?"
-S.R. Hadden

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Who is Ron Paul?

He is the hero of heroes for the 21st century!

Who is Ron Paul?

I will never hear, "Who is John Galt" in the same way again.

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

Thank You Dr. Paul

@RepRonPaul - You have been an inspiration to an entire generation and you will be missed greatly. Thank you Dr. Paul for curing my apathy.

Fare thee well, seeya bye

and we'll see you breakfast Tuesday my oh my
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A sad day akin to Babe Ruth

A sad day akin to Babe Ruth giving his farewell at yankee stadium.

In this case the "colleagues" are all traitors who have buried America in debt to a point of no return. We WILL continue traveling down the socialist/fascist path.

They have shown they can kick aside any hope of a fair election. That was proven beyond any doubt this year and now with Dr Paul gone from rhe "house of representatives" there's nobody left as the saying goes.

G-d bless you Dr Paul, in my mind at least you're president

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good things is my religion. Thomas Paine, Godfather of the American Revolution