Daily Archives: January 3, 2012
Ron Paul's final talk in Iowa is moving and thrilling. He talks about the wars, the depreciating currency, our stolen liberties. Though this was my favorite part: "Nixon said 'We're all Keynesians now. I want to be able to say, … Continue reading
Writes Brad Funkhouser: "I've been following Iowa GOP vote counts for a long time ... They are being slow-walked...in 2012. Negotiations are going on... Cash is changing hands. Apparently GOP chieftains are 'persuading,' by one means or the other, Perry … Continue reading
Writes David Schatz: "CNN just interviewed a 28 yr old solider about to go on his 3rd tour of duty...a Ron Paul supporter...that Dana Bash pointed out how some people think Paul's ideas on military are dangerous...solider started complaining about picking fights … Continue reading
YOUR VOTE FOR REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE (Poll Closed) MICHELLE BACHMANN 3.68% (20,134 votes) HERMAN CAIN 3.27% (17,904 votes) NEWT GINGRICH 12.26% (67,061 votes) JON HUNTSMAN 2.72% (14,880 votes) RON PAUL 31.56% (172,670 votes) RICK PERRY 5.39% (29,496 votes) MITT ROMNEY 23.66% (129,471 votes) RICK SANTORUM 17.46% (95,518 votes) … Continue reading
And they all love him. Writes a friend: "When I used to have a table at gun shows handing out Ron Paul lit, I can't tell you how many people came up to me and proudly told me that he … Continue reading
Because of the early news of Ron's support. In heroic Indianola county, Ron has 40%. In the ecompleted ntrance polls, it's Ron 24%, Romney 23%, reports a downcast CNN.
Writes Amit Gadhvi: "If this is not a revolution, what is? Excerpt: "The amount of interactions are just insane," said Socialbakers CEO Jan Rezab. "Ten percent of Paul's Facebook fans are talking about him. The average for brands like Coca-Cola … Continue reading
"By introducing moral imagination to the foreign-policy conversation, the Republican candidate is doing the nation an important service," says Robert Wright in the Atlantic. (Thanks to Daniel McAdams)
"Ron Paul doubts official statements," warns Tom Woods. And here's more evidence that DC promoters of the official line are worried, Tom also notes.
"Ron Paul keeps rising in NH," points out Brad Funkhouser. "Captain McQuaid keeps foaming out the mouth."
I saw him repeating his usual mantra that he will "always stand for the sanctity of human life." Unless it's foreign, let alone Muslim. Abortion through bombing--that's just national security.
To vote for Ron Paul in the caucuses. This is another example of what the establishment's polls miss, even if we assume their honesty.