Ron Paul says tornado victims should not get aid

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  1. Wry Catcher
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    What a piece of shit! Americans should always help the helpless!

    What is wrong with this guy!
     
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    No one can call him inconsistent, though.

    But, he and I do not share the same views on several topics.
     
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    Is this untrue??
     
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    While I don't share Ron Paul's views, I will say that Americans helping people doesn't have to mean the government helping people. I see that you're located in Chicago and point out to you that Henryville is only about 6 hours away from you. It's great to practice what you preach.
     
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    Is someone stopping them from doing that?
     
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    Natural disasters are as frequent as a full moon. Paul is exactly correct. This is what people have insurance for. This is why the Red Cross and other organizations exist. In case you missed it, we have a $15 trillion plus debt we've run up. If the states want to assist then that's their business, but the federal government need not be involved.
     
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    If you have no problem with your tax dollars going to aid them then you'd have no problem donating to them of your own free will. Not to mention that he's absolutely right that they should have insurance to cover them.
     
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    Once again, that little Libertarian Satan sitting on Ron Paul's shoulder is making him say stupid stuff
     
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    Sounds pretty logical to me, which is perhaps why you're having such a problem with it. Again, should they or should they not have home insurance to cover their losses?
     
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