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Ron Paul Says Goodbye

skywalker58 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 8:51 AM
I like Ron Paul's positions on most domestic issues, and also agree we can't afford to play policeman of the world, unless we are asked to by specific nations and are paid for the service. I had an issue with some of Ron Paul's positions on foreign policy and felt he was too radical. I don't think we have any business in Afghanistan or Iraq anymore as they have proven there are too many radical extremists who have no problem joining police and military units only to turn on those trying to train them committing fratricide. Those nations are not worth the blood and treasure that we are spending on them. All that being said, I agree with Sloandog that many of Paul's "followers" were cult-like in their support.

Presidential candidate and long time Representative Ron Paul said goodbye yesterday on the House floor as he prepares to make his exit from Congress after 23 years. He explained his consistent views throughout the past two decades and berated Washington for refusing to change or make hard decisions when it comes to the future. 

As the father of what many characterize as the buoyant, bi-partisan New Liberty Movement, Paul shared “the plain truth” about Washington, America’s current national crisis and the greatest threats to the future.

Paul began by explaining his goals in 1976:...