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Video Update: Ron Paul on C-SPAN's Washington Journal

Thanks to DPer Shawker for the YouTube:

http://youtu.be/4n6gXbqIWDE

Here is the video from C-SPAN: http://www.c-spanvideo.or...

7:45am Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), Foreign Affairs Committee Member @RepRonPaul

Topic: Congressman Paul will discuss fiscal cliff negotiations in Congress as well as the latest developments in Libya. Rep. Paul is a member of the foreign affairs committee, which will hold a hearing on Benghazi Thursday, “Benghazi and Beyond: What Went Wrong on September 11, 2012 and How to Prevent it from Happening at other Frontline Posts.”

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Here in March,

in the ridiculous politics of "sequestration", the good Dr.'s farewell Washington Journal appearance is prescient and illuminating.

Why doesn't Ron Paul call for secession?

Time for something new is it not?

The purpose of the infiltration strategy....

I am finally warming up to the infiltration strategy. Not because I think we can reform the party, but because we can expose it for the fraud it is, and replace it.

If we hadn't participated this past year, thousands wouldn't have seen the corruption and abuse of Paul supporters. Pretty powerful stuff that is sometimes needed to wake people up.

Kind of like people who support the wars, until they see protesters being shot or run over by tanks.

And in a sick sort of way, I might just want to make some neocons' lives more miserable. I can make them spend more time fighting me, rather than doing damage in other ways.

The failure of the infiltration strategy....

I am finally growing to UTTERLY DETEST the infiltration strategy. Because I realize, with 2012 being the FINAL STRAW, we CANNOT reform the party, REGARDLESS of exposing it for the fraud it is.

REGARDLESS of participated this past year, thousands have seen the corruption and abuse of Paul supporters… AND SIMPLY DON'T GIVE A DAMN!!!!!!!!!!! Pretty powerful stuff that has STILL NOT WOKEN ANYONE UP TO THE ABSOLUTE POINTLESSNESS of ANY MORE FAILED "infiltration" tactics.

Kind of like people who support the wars, see ten years of Americans being shot (or "surviving" only to commit suicide)… AND CONTINUING TO TOLERATE THE "WARS," while BOOING RON PAUL FOR DARING TO UTTER THE WORDS "Golden" and "Rule"... or chanting "USA, USA, USA" as the republican party reads "the ayes have it" from a FKING TELEPROMPTER!

And in a sick sort of way, I might just want to make some "infiltrators" (co-opter's) lives more miserable. I can make them spend more time fighting me, rather than doing damage by DUPING MY FELLOW AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LIBERTARIANS into the REPEATED FOOL'S ERRAND of reforming the UNREFORMABLE LEFTIST REPUBLICAN/DEMOCRAT (same thing) PARTY.

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.

The thing about 'common sense'

The thing about 'common sense' is that it is not very common... these days.

Last night, i watched a news show wherein the reporter was grilling a Canadian government official about why the military has so far neglected to protect the arctic regions.

The reporter and the government official were both very worried about ENEMIES invading Canada via icebergs and frozen tundra. I wanted to kill myself.

18 billion dollars plus a year for Canadian military which hires a fraction of the Canadian population vs less than 6 billion dollars for all educational needs in Canada which affects almost all Canadians.

23 min mark Ron Paul says INFILTRATE the 2-Party Duopoly

Yes, the LP is a failed liberty advancing strategy.

http://www.dailypaul.com/239219/the-libertarian-party-is-a-f...

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Hmmm... let's take that advice out for a spin...

80's "Infiltrate" strategy: Reagan Revolution.
Results: BIGGER LAWLESS GOVERNMENT, LESS FREEDOM.

90's "Infiltrate" strategy: Contract With America.
Results: BIGGER LAWLESS GOVERNMENT, LESS FREEDOM.

00's "Infiltrate" strategy: Compassionate Conservative.
Results: BIGGER LAWLESS GOVERNMENT, LESS FREEDOM.

2008 "Infiltrate" strategy: "Better Evil" McCain.
Results: BIGGER LAWLESS GOVERNMENT, LESS FREEDOM.

2010 "Infiltrate" strategy: Tsunami.
Results: BIGGER LAWLESS GOVERNMENT, LESS FREEDOM.

2012 "Infiltrate" strategy: "Better Evil" Romney.
Results: BIGGER LAWLESS GOVERNMENT, LESS FREEDOM.

STOP!!!!!!!!!
ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!
Infiltration DOES NOT WORK, IT HAS NEVER WORKED, IT WILL NEVER, EVER WORK. EVER!

The Constitution Party.
The Libertarian Party.
State Nullification.
NOW!

F the R's!

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.

34:15...

Twitter question:
Rep. Paul will you work to reform election laws to make ballots more accessible to third parties?

Ron Paul:
"Boy, I have always done that and always will work trying to reform it."

TO HELL WITH THE LEFTIST REPUBLICAN/DEMOCRAT (same thing) PARTY!
The Constitution Party.
The Libertarian Party.
NOW!!!!!! NOT TOMORROW! NOW!!!!!!!!!

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.

I really love the format of

I really love the format of this show. There is no misrepresentation or demagoguery.

Yep, gotta admit

Libby is a babe

2 Chron 7:13-14 if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

I would have liked to hear

I would have liked to hear his answer about Agenda 21 although I think I know how he would have replied.

Isreal has launched 600

Isreal has launched 600 targeted missles at the Gaza strip in 3 days and nobody in America cares.

Around the 20min mark... Dr Paul speaks of the inevitable back lash and our fellow citizens are just as much to blame as our politicians in charge.

Be careful what you say about Israel

They are surrounded by enemies, and they are allowed to defend themselves.

The news media would have you believe that Israel is always the agressor; this is not the case.

Israeli government does not want peace

As per recent Israeli assassination of Palestinian Ahmed Jabari, head of Hamas’ military wing. The guy was in the midst of negotiating a comprehensive peace treaty between Israel and Palestine.

Israeli government does not want peace, this is obvious to anyone who goes beyond Lame Stream Media propaganda.

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why should anyone have to be careful

about speaking truth?
my guess is this,either your defense of them is for gain
or you have no clue what the Israeli gov is capable of,and have
done,even to us their supposed ally
i could name 2 things right off the top of my head
where their involvement was aggression,to our military
and to us as civilians,and another there is speculation
about their involvement against our navy
just remembered another of their aggressive nature against a sovereign
nation

deacon

setting your expectations to high,can cause depression

Yes Debbie157, Israel is surrounded by enemies and yes

they are allowed to defend themselves..... BUT.... But at some point Israel should ask itself "HAVE I DONE ANYTHING TO MAKE SUCH ENEMIES? Am I DOING ANYTHING NOW TO CAUSE SUCH HATRED?"

ANd the answer to that is yes! You Debbie may be surrounded by enemies, but if you were stepping on the feet of your enemies, could it be that you partially to blame? Could it be you need to STOP stepping on your enemies toes? Could it be that simple? I submit it is.

Israel steps on its enemies toes with each settlement it builds. It steps by taking property that is disputed and most likely, not theirs.

What is ironic, the property that was taken by german nazis is being returned (RIGHTFULLY SO) to old Jews and their heirs. The same needs to happen for the palistinaians. Not all land was rightfully bought outright. Not all property has clear title but then, common sense rulings on what is and is not someones rightful property needs to be applied. Jewish courts have the zionist agenda and have not and still do not recognize what you or I would easily claim is someone elses property.

Finally, in the end, what you have are two religious extremes who BENEFIT by the fighting. And each extreme wants a Theocratic state, one wants a Jewish state, the other a muslim state. Each extreme side does not benefit and so does not want peace.... they want all.

Well, until one side or the other comes up with a deed signed by God himself, then we need to go back to libertarian common property law to decide who has a rightful claims to what property and who does not.

Remember -- "Might does not Make Right, it just makes Tyranny & lots of injustice".

Treg

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Huh? I never got the

Huh? I never got the impression that the media was critical of Israel - on the contrary. It seems they and the politicians do everything they can to excuse the behavior in Israel's policies that would be inexcusable from another country.

Israel is surrounded by enemies that WE finance...

"...and they are allowed to defend themselves". Isn't that swell that they're "ALLOWED" to "defend" themselves? Sounds like a sovereign nation to me (insert sarcasm)..."The news media would have you believe that Israel is always the agressor"..Since when? Seems to me the news media would have us believe that Israel is the most important nation in the whole world and that the U.S. should exhaust as many lives and as much of OUR money as it takes to protect them. I wonder which news media you've been watching, or what your agenda is. Maybe YOU should be careful what you say about Israel.

De criminalize Liberty!

Dr Paul is so far ahead of every politician in Washington...

C-Span had to remind its viewers at 28:20 of how in tune the Dr really was, even back in the 1980's. His intellect is bar none as sharp then as it is now.

"For Life, For Liberty, and For Freedom, OUR MOVEMENT IS ONE... And We Will Change The Course of History!!"

One of Ron's best interviews yet!

I hope we still get Texas Straight Talk.

Michael Nystrom's fists can punch through FUD.

PRINCIPLE of secession is important

Ron Paul is not supporting any effort to actually secede. 39:00 in the vid

Co-opters often cherry-pick...

the words of Ron Paul as "evidence" of support of THEIR leftist republican party pov. They will also HIDE Paul's words that SUPPORT THE IDEA of secession.

The LAST THING a co-opting RepubliCAN (republican) wants, are the milk cows wandering off the plantation. A co-opter will smear and criticize ANY "secession" from the Central Government Planning Establishment - whether State separation OR PARTY SEPARATION. A co-opter's objective is to keep thing EXACTLY... HOW... THEY... ARE.

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.

And you point is?

I'm not understanding your post

Are you in the CIA?

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I think his point is to be divisive and hateful

The good news is, he makes it easy to identify. When I see a stream of yelling in all caps, I am pretty sure it's a hateful, religion-inspired rant that I can freely ignore. (I haven't explored all the options on this site for things like getting email when people respond, or removing certain posters from my view, but I'm starting to obtain the energy required to start investigating, after reading his attacks on, well, everyone in this thread, even people attempting to empathize with him.)

And please don't take this to mean I think religion is hateful -- just that "the devil can quote scripture, too."

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For the caller suggesting

to end the Bush tax cuts to help pay off the national debt;

Why should WE pay more taxes to pay off a debt that our government incurred? Did we have any say about what our government leaders decided to waste so much of OUR money on? Heck No. Don't you think its rather expensive the so-called services we get cost so much? That our Government leaders and employees always enjoy a standard of living better than most of us while doing such a poor job with OUR money?

I don't understand why the average citizen doesn't get this. We should be screaming that all our leaders take a 33-50-% pay cut until the National debt is reduced.

Conscience does not exist if not exercised

"No matter how cynical you get, it's impossible to keep up!
---Lily Tomlin

Dr. Paul was pretty explicit about infiltration

in this interview. Calls for greens to infiltrate the democrats as well.

Just heard it

The IDEAS need to infiltrait.

The ideas...

have tried to "infiltrate" for decades. "Infiltration" of the leftist republican party doesn't work, HASN'T worked and will NEVER work.

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.

I feel your pain Brother

I don't feel that the neocons are convertible and I am very sceptical about this tactic. The neocons and democrats seem pretty intent on continuing their warmongering ways.

However the way we feel, it seems Dr Paul has made his choice pretty clear that infiltration is the route he is attempting. So I guess we'll just have to see how all this plays out.

Actually, no. He's never "made it clear."

Co-opters will FALSELY claim this, to KEEP THE STAMPEDING CATTLE CORRALLED IN THE LEFTIST GOP PEN. And the ol' "I feel your pain" is as transparent a tactic as when CLINTON used it.

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.