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What Ron Paul Gets Wrong

anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 6:48 PM
hopefully someone will give blackwell a dictionary for christmas.
Texas Chris Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 11:51 AM
Never noticed that. Creepy.
Texas Chris Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 11:50 AM
Indeed. This entire article was easily refuted by several posters.
Zerubbabel Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 8:50 PM
A picture is worth a thousand words. In his memorial Lincoln sits on a throne with fasces for armrests.
Corbett_ Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 8:46 PM
Anti:

Sure, they have mythologized Lincoln because if the recognized him as the tyrant he was, they would have to admit that the imperial federal government is illegitimate.

Furthermore, a corrupt tree brings forth evil fruits. The GOP was founded in tyranny and has yielded tyranny since its inception.
anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 7:29 PM
well, lincoln symbolizes federal government's claim to supreme authority over everything and everyone, refusing to recognize that states and individuals are sovereign. in america, government officials are supposed to be servants of the people, NOT their overlords and rulers.
anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 7:25 PM
SMyles Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 7:09 PM
The question for me is what prompted Blackwell to write the column at the closing of Pauls political career. I understood the Dan Doherty suck up better than this.
ohmusgo Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 6:55 PM
Blackwell, in trying to prove Ron Paul an idiot has inadvertently proven himself one.
Paulus Textor Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 6:53 PM
I get the impression the elites in power MUST defend Lincoln and MUST deny secession and nullification. Their mythology is starting to crumble.....

Congressman Ron Paul has just delivered his valedictory address in the House of Representatives. And he has told TV interviewers that the American Revolution was a wonderful example of secession. He's a much better OB/GYN, I'm sure, than he is a student of America's history. He could be cited for political malpractice.

If the Founding Fathers and the Patriots who fought and won the Revolution were seceding, why is it that none of them ever called it secession? They certainly had the word back then. They invoked the well-known right of revolution. They had read their John Locke and their Montesquieu,...