- Aug 27, 2008
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Ron Paul framed it as "a fight that could literally change our country" and laid out a plan: Return to the gold standard, end U.S. military interventions overseas, demolish the Federal Reserve and stop bailouts.
"Overwhelmingly, people said they wanted a man of principle in Washington," his campaign manifesto read. "They said they want someone who was really against budget deficits, big spending and high taxes, not someone who says one thing and does another."
The fundraising letter could have arrived yesterday.
But it was written in 1984.
As he seeks the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, the Texas congressman is spreading the same message and people are finally listening.
His persistent bleating about federal spending and the national debt, for years ignored by both Democrats and Republicans, has proven prophetic. Paul's Republican rivals today sound like he did in 2008, when he was viewed as the kooky older guy on the campaign trail warning about an impending crash.
Ron Paul spreading same message as always, resonating finally - St. Petersburg Times