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Ron Paul: Democratic Party, GOP Are Both 'Dinosaurs'

Huffington Post: Outgoing Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) gave an exit interview to the Washington Post this week, capping off his career with a claim that he's driven throughout his 36 years in Congress: The two-party system is obsolete.

Responding to a question about a recent warning from his son, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), that the GOP was at risk of becoming a "dinosaur" if it remained unwilling to consider libertarian-inspired positions, the congressman argued that both parties were in fact on the brink of extinction.

“The whole government, and the Democrat party, the Republican party -- they’re all dinosaurs,” Paul said. “The principles are dinosaurs. The parties are going to linger because they’re locked in by law. You’re not allowed to compete; the laws are biased against us from competing. If you go third party you can’t get in debates, you can’t get on ballots.”

Paul went on to explain that he hadn't put any thought into a third-party campaign in 2012 because it was “absolutely not practical” to run outside of the two established parties.

The libertarian-leaning Republican has long fought the two-party system. In October, Paul declared that then-GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney wouldn't be getting his endorsement, because the former Massachusetts governor represented a status quo perpetuated equally by both the Democratic party and the GOP.

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Good article, comments

Good article, comments suck...but what should I expect when I visit the land of the lost...

If my need to be RIGHT is greater than my desire for TRUTH, then I will not recognize it when it arrives ~ Libertybelle

there could be an article that Ron Paul found a cure for cancer

at huffington post and they'd still be bad mouthing him..

Thanks for a bump

That site is a home for the left wing crowd.

At least they get educated and it gets a few of them to respond.

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Read them too

The people that post there seem so shallow imo. The majority of them must work in HR lol

Those are really poor replies and responses. That website has a dismal following imo.

donvino

Thanks for posting

There was virtually nothing worth reading or commenting on HP during the last months of the campaign.

Thanks for a bump my friend

Well said.

Finally something from Huff Post worth posting here on the Daily Paul.

Did the Twitter glitch made you unfollow me & vs?

Thanks so much for a bump my friend.
Merry Christmas!

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No

You tweeted so much I never had time to read them all. I am off for a couple of weeks now so I will follow you again.

Followed you back

I wish we could drink beer together once again.
Are you coming to Toronto anytime soon?

I might be heading west for a trip...so we could meet.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
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I will follow you back

Looking at my Twitter page 15K tweets yeah
...thousands of followers - I do try to keep in touch with at least a hundred or so most active.

Twitter is a great tool to reach people outside of our camp.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
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