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Ron Paul, American Hero

moulinroe Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 4:56 PM
I believe the Republican party screwed up in Iraq on purpose! They did not want the US Army to control Iraqi society after the fall of Saddam. The Neo-Conservatives and Republican party believed Iraqi society could be re-styled to suit America's need after a whole lot of looting took place Folks, read "Policy for a New American Century." Republicans have the same philosophy here in the USA, it's called 'starve the beast.'

On Wednesday, Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) delivered a 48-minute farewell address on the House floor after serving 30 years in Congress. His farewell speech is arguably the best in his career.

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Paul Highlights

The major stumbling block to real change in Washington is the total resistance to admitting that the country is broke. This has made compromising, just...