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What Ron Paul Gets Wrong

MatthewlovesAyn Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 10:53 AM
Andafoul: You can make statistics say anything you want. If you look at the 1st six years of Bush's economy, they look very good. You could also say the the last 2, with a democrat congress (which actually spends the money) are what were the economy's downfall. The date of January 3, 2007 looms ever large against your anti-Bush argument. Don't get me wrong, I'm no Bush fan, with his very own TARP, wars, and prescription drug plan, but there are 2 sides to your story.

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,...