Paul Says U.S. 'Slipping Into A Fascist System'...

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    Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul warned the U.S. is "slipping into a fascist system" dominated by government and businesses as he held a fiery rally Saturday night upstaging established Republican Party banquets a short distance away.

    The Texas congressman drew a couple thousand standing and chanting people to Kansas City's Union Station as the party's establishment dined on steak across the street at the Missouri GOP's annual conference. Kansas Republicans were holding a similar convention in a suburb across the state line.

    Paul staged his rally near the nation's World War I museum, asserting that the U.S. got off track about 100 years ago during the era of President Woodrow Wilson, who led the nation through World War I and unsuccessfully advocated for the nation's involvement in a forerunner of the United Nations.

    "We've slipped away from a true Republic," Paul said. "Now we're slipping into a fascist system where it's a combination of government and big business and authoritarian rule and the suppression of the individual rights of each and every American citizen."

    Although campaign aides were aware, Paul told reporters after his speech that he did not know his rally was coinciding with long-established Missouri and Kansas Republican Party events, where Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell—a vice presidential prospect—was the keynote speaker.

    Several Republicans slipped away from the banquets to join the Paul rally. Among them was Ralph Munyan, a Republican committeeman in Kansas City's home county, who said he agreed with Paul's warnings of a "fascist system" and his pledge to the end nation's involvement in wars overseas and against drugs.

    "His foreign policy is one of peace," Munyan said.

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    Is anyone still listening to Ron Paul? I mean BESIDES Paulitician, that is?
     
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    I cannot deny he has a point. Thank you for posting this.
     
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    Ron Paul has a unique and consistent philosophy that values individual liberty above all else.

    Now I ask you what's not to like about that?
     
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    Unfortunately, no.

    Otherwise We would not be slipping away from a true Republic.

    Every politically controlled educational system will inculcate the doctrine of state supremacy sooner or later. . . . Once that doctrine has been accepted, it becomes an almost superhuman task to break the stranglehold of the political power over the life of the citizen. It has had his body, property and mind in its clutches from infancy. An octopus would sooner release its prey. A tax-supported, compulsory educational system is the complete model of the totalitarian state. –

    Isabel Paterson, The God of the Machine (1943)

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    And the question would be:

    If you are elected, what would you do to change the direction we are headed?

    With the follow up question being:

    Can you really accomplish that?

    Immie
     
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    Nothing, unless you're part of the banking cartel or the Military Industrial Complex....
     
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    Im an ultra far right, and im voting him, because of the other pisspoor choices, for my comfortabilituy level, he needs to ackbowledge international threats, though.
     
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    Yeah the little guy who is forced to hand over a larger and larger share of his income to the fucking government won't benefit from more liberty and less government interference in his life.
     
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    Ron Paul said something?
    Who cares?

    Certainly not America.
     

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