Look, there is no question that Rand isn't as philosophically pure as Ron.
However, I like Rand's ability to "get things done". Ultimately, that is what a politician needs to do.
A lot of liberals claim that the reason Obama didn't end the wars, stop torture, reform healthcare, etc. is because he couldn't fight Congress; he could not fight the lobbyists or the bureacracy.
I think that is a very generous stance on him, but in any case, so what? If he couldn't fight it, then that is his fault. The ability to get things done is paramount.
Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:
Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a