Comment: Good article, I agree. what do you think?

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Good article, I agree. what do you think?

Here is why: http://www.ronpaul.com/2008-09-23/ron-paul-endorses-chuck-ba...

Quoting Ron Paul, here:
"In both political education and organization, coalitions are worthwhile and necessary to have an impact. “Talking to the choir” alone achieves little. I have always approached political and economic education with a “missionary” zeal by inviting any group in on issues we agree upon...
Once it’s realized that the humanitarian goals of peace and prosperity are best achieved with our views, I’m convinced we win by working with others. Those who don’t want to collaborate are insecure with their own beliefs. Principled people are not shy in participating with others and will defend their beliefs on their merits...
The big challenge, however, is taking on the establishment, and the process that is so well entrenched. But we can’t beat the entrenched elite without the alliance of all those who have been disenfranchised...
Ironically the most difficult group to recruit has been the evangelicals who supported McCain and his pro-war positions. They have been convinced that they are obligated to initiate preventive war in the Middle East for theological reasons. Fortunately, this is a minority of the Christian community, but our doors remain open to all despite this type of challenge. The point is, new devotees to the freedom philosophy are more likely to come from the left than from those conservatives who have been convinced that God has instructed us to militarize the Middle East...
Recovering from the mistakes and shortcomings of all that we do in this effort is not difficult if the message is right and our efforts are determined. And I’m convinced they are. That’s what will determine our long-term success, not the shortcomings of any one person...

For us to win we cannot preach to the choir, we must expand our reach constantly. Albeit, we have a wide reach - across the spectrum, but it must grow. We are right, Peace and Liberty is the answer. We have grown and continue to grow allies from the left, as Ron says.
I disagree with Ron about the zionist element in current 'christians' - i think they are a majority. And we must bring them into the fold.
We must expand into the establishment, actually consume it. Rand is our ticket, if certain elements want to throw him under the bus, so be it - all the better for our enemy to see our distrust with him, his principles remain, and he will bring them into the fold. We can overcome meaningless endorsements and the shortcomings of one person, if the message is right. Here Ron was talking about the third party coalition between Nader, McKinney, Baldwin and himself. Rand is much much closer to Ron than Nader and McKinney.