Discussion in 'Politics' started by Kevin_Kennedy, May 5, 2009.
The Washington Independent » Ron Paul’s Economic Theories Winning GOP Converts
Adopt a plank to go on the gold standard.
That's a sure winner for the GOP in '12.
Nice attempt to derail another Ron Paul thread. I guess you didn't exhaust yourself in that last one, huh?
As far as the gold standard issue for 2012, what makes you think there's enough voters in this country that even understand monetary policy enough to have an opinion either way? Most of you only care to see celeb status, and beyond that nothing more is really even that important.
Isn't eliminating the Fed and return to the gold standard a biggie with Paul?
Sure, but your insinuation that the gold standard platform would somehow hurt the GOP's chances in '12 was kind of ridiculous since the amount of people who actually understand monetary policy is not nearly enough to sway a national vote.
Like I said, all that really matters to the electorate at large is who's wearing what designer, and what kind of dog they'll be getting.
Sounds good to me.
Something crazy and fresh like the gold standard is exactly what the GOP needs, frankly. What better way to curb liberal spending than to take away the main ability to spend infinitely?
Not that the pussies in charge would ever consider it though, among all OTHER things they could consider for some bold fresh ideas. This, incidentally, is why they will probably remain the minority. Not to mention, the GOP is controlled by liberals.
It's definitely something that could revitalize the Republican Party, but it would also curb conservative spending so it's not likely to gain any ground among the neo-cons.
Also, Ron Paul is going to be on Rachel Maddow's show tonight at 9 p.m. eastern to discuss this article I believe.
Let's be real here, conservative spending these days is liberal spending. The neo-cons are about as conservative as Rachel Maddow.
Absolutely, the GOP has been taken over by big government neo-cons. No doubt about it.
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