Ron Paul Will NOT Endorse Senator JSM III For President

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  1. KenH

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    Lew Rockwell writes:

    1500 Paulians turn out in Branson, at a counter rally to the Missouri Republican gang, in cabal assembled, where they were shut out, to hear a great speech from Ron and get his new Manifesto. Like Ron himself, no Paulian, no decent person, will support a pro-war candidate for president. This story[see next post below - KenH], btw, has a wonderful summation of the Paulian platform.

    - www.lewrockwell.com/blog/lewrw/archives/021313.html
     
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    Paul exhorts 1,500 Mo supporters to hold fast, fight for liberty

    Paul exhorts 1,500 Mo supporters to hold fast, fight for liberty
    By: Jo Mannies

    BRANSON — Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, who continues to be a thorn in the side of his party and presumptive nominee John McCain, said Friday night that he won’t endorse McCain or campaign for him.

    “I can’t support anybody who supports the war,” Paul said, in a brief interview while he signed hundreds of copies of his book brought to Friday night’s “Freedom Rally” by some of his supporters.

    Paul reaffirmed, however, that he won’t conduct a third-party candidacy.

    About 1,500 turned out Friday night to hear Paul for an hour at the Tri-Lakes Center. (The estimate came from the building manager; yours truly counted at least 1,000.)

    “We need to lead the Republican Party kicking and screaming back to its senses,” he said, in remarks that prompted repeated standing ovations.

    Many of those ovations came as Paul laid out his key views:

    End the war in Iraq;
    Repeal the Patriot Act;
    Get rid of the federal income tax;
    Eliminate the Federal Reserve Bank;
    Get the U.S. out of the UN;
    Get the U.S. out of the World Bank, the IMF and other international bodies;
    Slash federal spending;
    Paul blasted the Bush administration for the way it has attacked terrorism. The U.S. either gives money to countries, or attacks them, he said. The U.S. rarely just talks to nations, Paul added.

    The Bush administration seems to focus on bombing countries “incapable of attacking us,” he said, using Iraq as Exhibit A.

    Referring to former Iraq leader Saddam Hussein, Paul said, “As bad as he was, he wasn’t a threat to us.”

    Paul accused the administration of using terrorists and the war as an excuse to eliminate personal rights.

    "…We don’t need secret courts and secret prisons,” he said. “…They say we’re being attacked because we’re free and rich. Their thinking seems to be ‘if we’re less free, they won’t attack us…’ "

    Paul also called for a return to habeas corpus (The guaranteed right for a person to go before a judge when charged with a crime.)

    - rest at www.stltoday.com/blogzone/political-fix/political-fix/2008/05/paul-exhorts-1500-mo-supporters-to-hold-fast-fight-for-liberty/
     
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  3. Martin

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    I think Paul and Barr need to team up in some way.
     
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    I think you should post all the facts if you got em or admit that you don't got em Martin. Don't you think it would be the right thing to do? I do.
     
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    Big deal.

    Who cares who a loser like Paul endorses?

    Besides , he says he still in the race. :rolleyes:

    He also said long ago he would not promise to support the Republican nominee. No matter who it was.

    Paul is not a Republican. Never has been.

    He'll most likely endorse his party's nominee,Barr, later.
     
  6. poncho

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    Carpro is right on this one Ron Paul isn't a regulation Trotsky republican so why should he endorse one?
     
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  7. Ivon Denosovich

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    What's the definition of a Republican if not a person registered as such? Would it include Cheney (supports gay marraige) Powell (supports abortion) or Bush who knowingly appointed both of them? Or perhaps McCain embodies the concept. Or perhaps Giuliani consitutes the real deal. Or Romney 2.0.

    I await your definition. :cool:
     
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    Ron Paul is more of a republican than any of them except for his anti interventionist policy and the party doesn't approve of it because it would kill the state's big government golden goose of perpetual warfare it's enjoyed since Lincoln was elected. Their supporters don't like it because they're good RW&B citizens and do as they're told for the most part.

    billwald, you were right all along!
     
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