Monthly Archives: March 2012

Dr. No Gives Us a Chance To Pause and Reflect

I have a friend who is a commodities broker that tells me “the markets love gridlock.” They love when Washington can’t make up its mind. Well, I tell him, then Ron Paul is the candidate he wants, because neither the Republican nor the Democratic establishment will be excited to see him as president. Ron Paul […]

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We’re Only 11 Weeks into a 9 Month Primary Cycle

I know, it feels like these primaries have gone on forever, but you know what – it’s only been 11 weeks since the first in the nation caucus. I stood before three precincts in Iowa on a Tuesday night just 11 weeks ago and spoke about Ron Paul. I said some good things. Lots of […]

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Not a Single Person Booed

I sat through a sometimes boring and very often disappointing GOP convention last Saturday in Clark County, Nevada. I heard numerous delegates proclaim that the income tax was necessary and that it was just “really weird” to want to get rid of it. I heard lots of jeering and booing during discussions on social issues. […]

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Don’t Be Scammed Into Another War (7 Ways Kony 2012 Does Exactly That)

There’s a 30-minute long YouTube sensation that’s gotten more than 70 million views in just a few days. The stated goals of the expertly produced Kony 2012 is to make an African warlord a household name and to keep U.S. military advisors in Uganda. Because ideas presented in the documentary are stated as “something we can […]

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From Daily Paul – How Long Will It Be Before Mitt Romney is Doing ED Commercials?

This was posted on the Daily Paul on March 13, 2012. – Allan An odd memory from my teenage years was the first time I heard the term “erectile dysfunction” mentioned on television. It was said by the man who was formerly a candidate for the highest office in the land, this was a man […]

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Will Ron Paul Invite Mitt Romney To Be His Vice President?

Conservative Americans DO NOT WANT Mitt Romney. That’s pretty darn obvious. He spends a fortune trying to convince voters, gets a generous amount of media time to express his message, and still can’t seem to inspire the Republican base, even when he’s running against the likes of crooked party hacks Santorum and Gingrich, or against […]

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After Super Tuesday Is Ron Paul Still Second in the Delegate Count?

The truth of the matter is, no one really knows how many delegates anyone has at this moment.  There are binding agreements that make it easier to understand the delegate count in some states. However, it’s all speculation until the RNC convenes in August and we see how the delegates actually vote. The more likely […]

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11 Reasons Why The Rest of the Country Should Switch to Caucuses

There’s been lots of hemming and hawing in the media about the caucuses. I suspect a lot of that comes from people who have not taken the time to learn the process. After campaigning in a dozen or so states over the last two election cycles and seeing the different ways caucuses are run, I’ve […]

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The GOP Seeks its own John Kerry

Eight years ago a candidate who inspired young Democrats and independents was passed over in favor of a more electable choice – John Kerry was chosen over the brash Howard Dean in an “anyone-but-Bush” race. Today, Republicans line up in an attempt to repeat history. In this “anyone-but-Obama” race, they are overlooking a candidate who […]

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Either Kick Butt or Be a Loser

With Gratitude to Frank Luntz It’s long been understood in U.S. politics that the one who wins an election is the one who has the power to treat Americans like total garbage while enriching his buddies. On the other hand, the one who wins the election could do something entirely different from what presidents for […]

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