I’m sure by now regular readers are well aware that Texas Congressman Ron Paul is serving out his 12th -- and final -- term in the House of Representatives and will soon retire from public life. Somewhat unexpectedly, however, during his humble and moving final speech on the House floor a few days ago, I was surprised to hear him speak, among other things, about his “failure” to rein in the size and scope of government during his long and distinguished political career. To some extent this is undoubtedly true -- after all, the United States is headed straight...
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We'd owe your father a lot more if he'd stood up and endorsed Mitt Romney. Millions of Paul-bots and evangelical Christians sat out the election based on principle. Great. Thank you. Four more years of Obama followed by 8 more years of Hillary who will be groomed as the first woman president in 2016. While I agree with 90% of what Ron Paul says, his inability to stand with the GOP proves the old saying that we'll either hang together or hang separately. We have no chance when we go it alone. Paul and these 3rd party GOP rogues only serve themselves. Jon Huntsman, Gary Johnson, etc. run in the GOP primaries as self-promoters. They could care less about the party. So Paul and others prove they are correct. So what. We lose.
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