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Rand Paul: I want to go from 5% of the African-American vote to 20-25% in one election.

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) set a bold political goal for the Republican Party Monday. Appearing on Fox News’s Hannity, the Tea Party favorite said, “I want to go from 5 percent of the African-American vote to at least 20-25 percent of the African-American vote in one election.”

Source:
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2013/06/18/rand-p...

Any ideas on how to reach out to the African-American community and help reach this goal?



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One thing I do like about Rand

is how he likes to swing for the fences!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

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If he can't promise to

If he can't promise to legalize marijuana, at least promise to change it from being a schedule one drug.

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I am a Ron fan....

and I am not hating on Rand, but I am over government... It is broken...

Entreprenuers just need to build the businesses that replace it entirely and when the government commits suicide, we can just enter voluntary society.

Here is part 1of a 10 part series about how the government is being replaced by voluntary businesses.

http://www.dailypaul.com/289563/how-the-free-market-is-repla...

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Rand needs to hear this speech:

http://www.jacksonforlg.com/the-speech-that-rocked-virginia/

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Take cues from his Dad

Ron was comfortable and he connected on a personal level with his audience.

Ron Paul on the War on Drugs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8S8N2OG7sU

"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo

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Stop speaking in terms of race.

Speak to people, not race. That's a good start.

Get back to the roots of the party. The present membership base is pretty narrow. Some universally attractive themes include: liberty, freedom, opportunity, equal protection/justice, equal access, control over one's destiny...

Rand did a good job at Howard. It was a little awkward and he seemed nervous but he has to do more of it. He needs to become comfortable with all people and they with him. The more he backs his words with action the more he learns and the better he will connect. And he will earn trust.

Rand can be a bridge and a leader in this area. He can show his depth. It takes courage. Its a great goal.

"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo

I agree

wholeheartedly.

Real happy with the students at Howard

We discussed it. They came to the speech. They asked challenging yet thoughtful questions. They were very courteous. They were curious. No GOP politician ever comes to speak to them.

It is a pretty simple formula: people are people and we all want similar things, including respect & recognition.

"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo

good luck with that

blacks vote acocrding to race.
hispanics vote according to race.
asians vote according to race.
jews vote according to race.

whites vote according to white guilt.

.ro

"Jewish" isn't a "race". At

"Jewish" isn't a "race". At least learn that much.

Ridiculous. The majority of

Ridiculous. The majority of white men, for example, overwhelmingly rejected Obama.

Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:

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Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a

noko

White 39-59,
Black 93-6,
Hispanic 71-27,
Asian 73-26,

us whites are 700% more likely to vote against their race then american subsaharans, 50% more likely than hispanics and asians.

anyway, romney was just as bad as obama, both shabbos goys, but still...

.ro

Running Mate

Good luck with this lofty endeavor Rand, my suggestion would be to get someone like Walter Williams as a v.p. running mate.
I truly believe he'd make a great v.p.

Williams at TOP of ticket!

Williams/Paul
Williams/Johnson
Williams/Sanford...

All tentatively eau quis dough key with me.

Of course, since Walter and Ron are both about the same age, the ideal ticket would have to be Paul/Williams (and there is already SO much obvious theme music!)

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Napolitano/Paul is my choice.

Napolitano/Paul is my choice. Then again why would anyone want to inherit such a mess? I guess if you made some radical changes, followed the Constitution and told our creditors to FO like Iceland did, things would get better within a year or 2.

I think Napolitano is the only true Libertarian/conservative who can reach the people. On their own level.

Assuming his running mate

Assuming his running mate isn't a minority, I think Gary Johnson would be the perfect choice.

This is a good goal...Find a way to bring people together....

For a common cause.

One difficulty is African Americans have been trained in divide and conquer rhetoric against constitution supporters because of the 3/5ths vote clause in the constitution.

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"Take hold of the future or the future will take hold of you." -- Patrick Dixon

New message of the Republican

New message of the Republican party Senator Rand Paul Should deliver;

You are an independent individual with power. You don't have to cede your power to a collectivist style group like the Democrat party. You can retain that power, to determine the course of your own life, through embracing the constitutional rights the creator gave you. Something like that. (Rand could pay me for that sound bite if he wants to, or just use it.)

Rand Paul should also stress, he wants to get the African American unemployment rate down from 16% by curtailing the flood of undocumented workers coming across our boarders and getting our border security under control.

Amen!

Amen!

Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. - Matthew 10:16

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Ben Carson?

How's that for an idea?

Wow! His book has 1182 reviews and a 5 star rating. America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great

He's the man.

He said good things about

He said good things about Rand so that sounds like a great match! Hmm... I'm envisioning an African- American VP in the plan!

Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. - Matthew 10:16