The American Conservative - Ron Paul Cover Story

Thanks again to Gary Tanashian for this tip: Gary says, "Michael, here is another - HUGE - one for you: The American Conservative has put its weight behind Dr. Paul! Simply awesome." Awesome indeed, and a great story! June 18, 2007 Issue Copyright © 2007 The American Conservative

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Maverick Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul finds that being right is the one thing his party won’t forgive. by Michael Brendan Dougherty At first glance, he looks like every other congressman in the Canon Building. His suit is dark. His tie is striped. He is convivial with his colleagues, who genuinely like him. But there is something different about Ron Paul. You can hear congressmen when they walk down the hall, strutting their own importance. After all, there are regulations to be implemented, special interests to serve, a teetering American Empire that would collapse without their management. They wear black or cordovan leather shoes—captoes, wingtips, and brogues—clacking down the hall, their bellies full of medium-rare steak from Capital Grille. They are surrounded by ambitious interns and legislative aides. They fiddle with their BlackBerries. You can’t miss them tromping out of the elevators. Ron Paul is easy to overlook. He takes the stairs; he does not have an entourage. You can’t hear him coming because he’s wearing plain black tennis shoes. In a bag he carries a can of soup that he will heat for himself in the microwave in his office. Beneath pictures of Austrian economists Frederick Von Hayek and Ludwig Von Mises, he will eat his lunch alone and in peace. Continue reading here...

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Very Nice...

More of these king of articles is the kind of thing that Ron Paul supporters really need. I certainly hope to see more of it in the future. Keep up the momentum.

I think it's also important to recognize columnists, radio hosts, etc. that support Ron Paul's views. My personal blog has turned into a Ron Paul love fest as well. I've posted recently some columns by two people Ron Paul has mentioned as running mates on my blog linked below. (Escaping Ineffability)



Snub? How dare them.

alan laney

Obviously we have to keep a keen eye towards the mischevious party organizers. If the Paul campain is brushed aside like in Iowa, that could lead to an early doomsday. We can't let that happen. Let's give them blowback! Post the phone number or website of any organized debate or event blackballing Paul, and they'll be deluged with hits.

alan laney

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Great Article

He makes the cover of the American Conservative but can't get invited to the Iowa Forum? Makes no sense.

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. - Alan Watts

Great to See RP on a Cover!

Here are two interesting articles from


Iowa Presidential Debate Organizers Snub Ron Paul

Ron Paul and the Politics of Responsibility