So You Like Ron Paul EXCEPT On Foreign Policy?

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  1. Mad Scientist
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    That's why the military voted for Bush and not Paul in 2008, because they support him so much.
     
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    Doubt this thread will get much action. Its only proper to support the troops when the war machine is beating the drums through the propaganda networks.

    Only in America does the foolish public believe that supporting the troops is spending 1.98 for a magnet on a car and blind faith in the Oligarchy's use of military force for profit.
     
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    War is not the best way of deciding issues. It is only the best way of having them decided for you.
     
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    This thread has nothing to so with supporting the troops. It's about Paul and that's why it won't get any traction.
     
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    "From time to time, the tree of liberty must be refreshed with the blood of patriots and tyrants!" ---Thomas Jefferson

    Failure to recognize that is to abdicate liberty!
     
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    You don't get to be absolutely bat-shit crazy on just one issue. If you are absolutely bat-shit crazy, you ARE absolutely bat-shit crazy. That old duffer IS absolutely bat-shit crazy. He should be in a home somewhere having Rand feed him soup, not running for president.
     
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    This thread is 'about' whatever we want it to be. To me, the interesting point raised by the video (beyond the obvious cheerleading for Paul) was the idea that supporting our current foreign policy isn't the same as supporting the troops. Likewise, that criticizing our current foreign policy is not the same as criticizing the troops. The demagogues - especially those on the right - routinely conflate the two.
     
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    You're wrong about 2008:
    Obama, Paul net most military workers' campaign donations - ABC News
    What is it for 2012?:
    http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/9044-ron-paul-campaign-receive-most-military-donations
    Hmm, why is that?
     

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