Comment: You know that pesky little

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You know that pesky little

You know that pesky little line in Article 1 Section 9 of the US Constitution that talks about the government suspending habeas corpus in a state of rebellion or invasion? If you didn't know it was from the Constitution, I bet many of you would have found the idea rather far-fetched, perhaps to say the least. It seems to go against your principles, that the government has no right whatsoever to suspend habeas corpus. Perhaps it was wrong of the Founding Fathers to include this in our Constitution. But beyond the surface of that individual example, you can see that they were making an attempt at being reasonable. I've come to find reasonableness quite a tricky thing. Many times, it seems right to be more "reasonable" or "practical" than to adhere strictly to principle.

Let me get to the point. In the exact same fashion of being reasonable instead of strictly principled, perhaps me might ask ourselves to look at the state of our country right now. Yes, we all know that Dr. Paul has already done so unbelievably much. That he owes us nothing to begin with. In principle, I could not ask that of him. But I cannot ignore the state of my country - the world that I see my children coming to live in. Dr. Paul, whether he likes it or not, is by far the best tool we have to educate people, and as Dr. Paul himself says, this is a war of ideas - with education being the most effective means of winning the war. Practically and reasonably speaking, my principle of wishing the best for humanity and for my family and all of our future generations, out of such unconditional love, decidedly outweighs my principle in showing Dr. Paul the respect to make his own decisions and not ask things of him. It would be a different story if Dr. Paul had a significant reason for not running third party or, if not running third party, starting to really talk about things like 9/11, the Bohemian Grove, etc - all things that would be extremely beneficial to our cause right now, but I can't think of any reason significant enough. After thirty long years spent unveiling to the public the true colors of the most powerful and unforgiving people on earth, I just can't bare to think that now, of all times, something like being tired or fearing for his or his family's life would hinder Ron Paul in delivering the message he was born to deliver. It just doesn't make sense.

And I guess all I'm saying is that maybe it doesn't make sense to ask Dr. Paul to carry on. But it doesn't make sense that he wouldn't. And in watching the lives of my country, community, friends, and family dangling by the proverbial thread, I don't care what makes sense. We all need, more than most anything, Dr. Paul to continue educating people in the most effective way possible - which, to me, seems to be through an independent run and, if not, speaking about things much more boldly.

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