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The Lucky Seven

June 16, 2011 by  

The Lucky Seven

You had a better night than I did Monday night. It’s not that watching the Republican candidates try to convince a crowd of New Hampshire voters of their bona fides isn’t a worthwhile endeavor, but Presidential debates are inherently flawed. Any single-party debate is going to lack a certain honesty, because each candidate wants to exemplify the party’s ideals. In this case, it was a race to see who was the most Republican Republican.

But it’s my job to examine those aspirants to the highest office in the land, vet them carefully and then make cheap jokes at their expense. Barring a surprise entry by a hitherto undeclared juggernaut of a candidate, the next President of the United States was onstage in Manchester Monday night. So it was a hot night of debate-watching for Ben. Luckily for me, Representative Michele Bachmann of Minnesota is seriously easy to look at. She’s attractive enough that I’m surprised Ed Schultz hasn’t called her a “slut” yet.

Meanwhile, John King was there with the hard-hitting questions. Otherwise, I would have no idea where former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney stands on chicken wings. I know I could never offer my precious ballot to some mild-wing-eating pantywaist. Despite King’s insightful questions, a few surprises popped up in the process. Among them: The GOP candidates are evidently playing nice — for now. None of the attendees took a shot at their fellow Oval Office seekers.

King even tried to force the issue, challenging for Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty on his “Obamneycare” remark from Sunday morning. Sorry, John, nothing doing. Granted, with President Barack Obama and his liberal accomplices offering reams of material, there’s no time left to attack each other.

And they are clearly cognizant of the conservative movement’s strength. Even Romney blew kisses to the Tea Party. When abortion rights popped up, the candidates engaged in a rhetorical brawl to out-pro-life each other. At one point, I thought Bachmann might come out for the rights of unconceived fetuses.

All the candidates recognize the need to pry the fingers of government regulation off the throats of economic progress. The National Labor Relations Board’s efforts to stop the Boeing plant in South Carolina as payback to the Democrats’ union thug cronies were execrable. I have to admit I missed which candidate called for the end of the NLRB. I was in the kitchen, distracted by a Krispy Kreme Cookies-and-Kreme™ doughnut. I’m not apologizing (it was cookies and awesome!), but whoever said it got cookies-and-awesome applause from me.

With Obama and the Democrats doing everything for illegal aliens but handing them a fruit basket when they reach Laredo, Texas, all of the candidates agreed immigration reform is an absolute necessity. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich gave the most reasoned response, including a jocular-yet-logical plan for the Department of Homeland Security.

As for foreign policy, all of the candidates offered solid stances for a strong American global image. Former Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania offered an especially strong opinion on Obama, the world citizen: “He has embraced our enemies.” Well, he might not have embraced them, but I do think they are past passing notes in study hall.

Businessman Herman Cain faltered when King asked him about his comments regarding hiring Muslims, but he righted the ship when he noted that Faisal Shahzad — aka “The Times Square Bomber” — admitted he lied when he took the citizenship oath.

Meanwhile, Representative Ron Paul of Texas stood firm on his borderline isolationist beliefs. Paul boasts an academic understanding of geopolitics. However, his professorial demeanor needs work.

As far as each of the debaters is concerned, Obamacare is just waiting in line for its seat in front of the death panel. The only candidate who had real vulnerability on the issue was Romney, who played it off fairly well with his Obama-should-have-called-me;-I-could-have-told-him-what-doesn’t-work excuse.

I thought Gingrich probably turned in the best performance. But I still think his campaign’s personnel troubles, combined with his inexplicable “right-wing social engineering” smear of the budget proposed by Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, may have slashed his tires before he left the parking lot.

As I mentioned earlier, debates are hardly the best candidate showcases. But if Monday’s show in Manchester taught me anything, it’s that Obama and his minions should probably have stepped away from their millionaire non-fundraising fundraisers at the White House. Had they done so, they might have discovered that Obama is in serious trouble.

Ben Crystal

is a 1993 graduate of Davidson College and has burned the better part of the last two decades getting over the damage done by modern-day higher education. He now lives in Savannah, Ga., where he has hosted an award-winning radio talk show and been featured as a political analyst for television. Currently a principal at Saltymoss Productions—a media company specializing in concept television and campaign production, speechwriting and media strategy—Ben has written numerous articles on the subjects of municipal authoritarianism, the economic fallacy of sin taxes and analyses of congressional abuses of power.

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  • Warrior

    I’d like to see one of the following enter the equation, Ryan; Christie or Perry. Hey, anyone heard from das “wiener” lately?

    • eddie47d

      Hey, did you notice there is an economic crises going on out here? What no laugh line? I see some of you are still intrigued and so very concerned about the Weiner episode. You must have Weiners in your dreams and over someone elses personal hangups at that.

      • Dennis48e

        No eddie they are just providing material for your fantacies. By the way, I saw an article saying he plans to resign in the next few days.

        • eddie47d

          Dennis; Are you also playing into Republican wet dreams? No different than the Democrats playing into the Larry Craig scandal. Nothing but sideshow entertainment.

          • Dennis48e

            I am an independent I belong to NO political party. You are the only one having wet dreams around here.

    • Carlucci

      Christie and Ryan might make the race more interesting. But no to Rick Perry – not just no but hell no! Perry is nothing but a big government RINO/federale wannabe. Apparently he also just joined up with the Bilderbergs. Nothing would change in D.C. if Perry got into office – as a matter of fact, things would probably get even worse.

      The biggest problem is that people either keep voting at the state and national level for big government incumbents or RINO candidates like Romney, Gingrich, etc. The only way we are going to get out of the mess we are in is to vote for someone who wants to SHRINK government, and end the military industrial machine. That someone is Dr. Ron Paul.

      • http://teamlaw.org Jazzabelle

        Agreed, I’d never vote for Perry even if he won the nomination.

      • bob wire

        I’m pleased to know that you understand that about Perry.
        I never considered you blind like so many others here Carlucci.

        Perry is an empty shirt, but a another front man for a wealthy political machine, very much like 43.

      • ANNIE

        So, Carlucci, you’re helping the democrats out again by losing your vote on Ron Paul! Keep our voting strength and numbers behind someone who can win the election!! Wake up!

    • Andy

      The wiener is done, on a roll and about to be eaten,

    • Joe

      Warrior, I don’t know if it is true or not, but I did hear that Wiener is planning to run for president himself as an independent. I heard he has chosen Attorney General Eric Holder as his running mate. I could have sworn that earlier today I saw a union bumper sticker on an old Ford that said “Vote Wiener-Holder”.

  • Shane Stevens

    Here we go again, ‘borderline isolationist’. You are so completely ignorant it hurts to read you tow the party line. If you actually understood what isolationism was beyond the propaganda you’ve had stuffed in your noggin you would know that none of Ron Paul’s suggestions are isolationist by any stretch of the imagination. Staying out of the affairs of other countries (as they stay out of ours) is not isolationism, it’s being a good neighbor and having common sense. Not occupying the world with over 180 bases when you can’t afford it and it’s not a reflection of a REPUBLIC but an EMPIRE is not isolationist, it’s common sense.

    People like you need to pull their neocon heads out of their rear parts and realize America is going down in serious flames if we don’t dial back our warmongering and stop making so many enemies. But I suspect you’re just another shill putting in your two bits for your corporate masters to smear who you were told to smear and bootlick the pre-selected candidate.

    • http://teamlaw.org Jazzabelle

      Hear, hear!

      Ron Paul won that debate hands down. I only wish they’d given him the chance to follow Rick Santorum’s inane comments on the necessity of all those foreign bases. Then John King would have gotten the fight he was looking for! :-)

  • Rcaston

    Ben,

    For the record, Ron Paul is not an isolationist just as our Founding Fathers were not isolationist. He and our founders are non-interventionist. Huge difference. Our founders wanted us to mind our own business. However, they wanted to trade with everyone that wanted to trade with us, including our enemies. We were to change other nations by the example we set, not by meddling in their affairs as we constantly do today. We were also to build the absolute strongest defense in the world to protect the country from attack. There would be hell to pay should anyone foolishly decide to attack us. So give Paul a little credit. His stance on blowback from us being in everybody’s business is accurate as is his opposition the The Federal Reserve which should be destroyed.

  • Elevenarrows

    I worked hard to promote Ron Paul in the last election. The only consolation I’ve had in the midst of this rotten economy and America’s loss of respect internationally has been in the knowledge that I worked to get a man in office who has shouted the same message for over 20 years. Ron Paul has been ridiculed and discredited by the media and even his colleagues in Congress for years. They should all be embarrassed now that ALL of Paul’s warnings have been proven accurate. America is where she is today because of failure to heed those warnings.I’m still amazed at how Congress and the current administration act so shocked that the economy has failed. Personally, I think it will be interesting to see how much misery the American public is willing to endure before swallowing their pride and voting for a man who truly understands the founders vision for our once great nation.

    One last thing: I spent time yesterday researching to see who is associated with the nasty THREE: Tri Lateral, Council on Foreign Relations and Bilderberg. I truly believe we need to put someone in office who has never rubbed shoulders with ANYONE in those organizations. Those groups have run our country for decades and until we remove their influence, we will have a puppet instead of a president. You can look back at prior presidents as well as the current acting-president Obama and see who is pulling the strings….disturbing to say the least!

    • Libertarian

      You are 100% right on, Elevenarrows. This country needs MORE people like you & MORE politicians like Ron Paul!

      • Carlucci

        You got it. Ron Paul 2012.

        • Curtis Bostic

          AMEN!

  • http://Google Glen

    I keep hearing about teachers being so poorthat thay can’t give the American children a good history lesson. Well hear is one!!! Be for 1938 the red school house was doing a bang up job of training the kids. Thay had to pass a collage enterence exam before thay could get out of High School. But in 1938 the red school house teachers was replaced by UNION TEACHERS . Now every one knows that UNIONS in the USA never started until 1947 1n schools. The reason that thay were called UNION TEACHERS was becouse thay got their start in the south after the Civel War teaching the Blacks and thay were only GRADEING them becouse there was so meny of them becouse it was agienst the law for Sothern teachers to teach a Black.You could be hung for it. Collages are State RUN INSTATUTIONS and in the south until President Kenedy was holding hard to that law. So UNION TEACHERS that came from the NORTH and established BLACK SCHOOLS were not teaching the BBLACKS but putting the work out to them and thay like todays kids,,, Some learned a lot and most learned a little but some didn’t learn nothing and it was becouse of the way the school was established. It was designed to find a few Blacks that was smart enough to lead the others. Those indiviguals like Dooker T Washington and others was sent to a Collage in the NORTH (BROWN COLLAGE) becouse there wasn’t a Black man allowed accross the portals of a Southern Collage ( States Rights) and like we are doing now the Blacks were complaining and screaming about the doubble standards. Thay were right and now that the chickens have come home to rest becouse of the compleat establishment of the UNION SCHOOL accross the USA,,, Now WE ARE SINGING THE SAME LINE AS THE BLACKS WERE. >>>> THEIR NOT TEACHING IN THEIS SCHOOLS>>>> THAY ARE NOT SET UP FOR IT. In the little Red School house an average of 56 children was in a class room. The teacher was being paid by the school bord of the town and each child was being treated as a subscription much like same as one peddeling papers receives pay. the moor papers the more money.And the school board was collecting that money from the COMUNITY. The more kids you had the more money you paid(Hence their was children in large families that went to the thied grade (Enough to read and count and add and subtract) And then thay went to work on the FARM. Now while I was a Drill Instructor we had HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES THAT COULDN’T READ AT THE SIXTH GRADE LEVAL AND THAY WERE SENT TO STC COMPANY. (Special Training Compant. But hhat was with the DRAFT. To day our collage kids go to the the military (A JOB) and the rest go to jail. HOW IS THAT FOR HISTORY????>????

  • Harold Olsen

    From what I’ve heard about this latest “debate” I’m glad I don’t watch them. They are a total waste of time. 30 seconds to answer asinine questions? If I were John King I’d be embarrassed. But then, liberals are never embarrassed by anything they do. He probably went home thinking he had moderated the greatest debate in history.

    • eddie47d

      It looks and sounds like the Republican candidates got a free pass without having to answer any hard questions. That debate proved little so the next moderator better be bolder in his/her presentation and questions.

      • Robin from Arcadia, IN

        eddie47d… I thought it was boring. Maybe the it was the emcee, or maybe it was the questions. Maybe we still don’t have the right candidate with their hat in the ring.

  • Alice

    Love all you Ron Paul guys! It heartens me to know that there are others out there who know an honest man when he appears. Ron Paul has been constantly scoffed at for being neither handsome nor “polished”—he certainly doesn’t say what he thinks is necessary to get elected—but no one can say that he isn’t the thinking man’s (and woman’s) candidate.
    Who would care if he looked like Quasimodo or dresses “off the rack” (one denigrating remark from his last campaign). PEOPLE, it’s what he stands for. And what he stands for is honesty, relief from an oppressive government, and fiscal conservancy. Anyone want to tell me why we don’t need that?

    • Libertarian

      Alice,
      there are more of us out there, but… are the numbers sufficient?

    • Curtis Bostic

      I totally agree!

  • http://Google Glen

    The leading comment is being made by and old DISLECTIC man that lived thru this by haveing a mother that was i little red schoolteacher born in America but raised in CANADA. Some of their spelling is different than AMERICA ,, like THEY OR THAY “A”

    • bob wire

      and the point is?

  • Joyce Ann Edmondson

    I’ve given this a lot of thought. Lasting impressions of the debate and knowledge of Ron Paul help me to understand that what comes through in his “professorial demeanor” is honesty. He does not need to improve upon it. Perhaps it does not always come with a “smiley face” like some of the others whose smile seems almost printed on, but he does not change his mind easily and that is what gives him a serious demeanor. He speaks prophetically when he lets us know some of the negative aspects of political or economic decisions, as well as the positive. Anyone who has studied the historical process knows to go back to the roots of a problem to find out what happened before and the consequences thereof, in order to decide what to do in the present for the good of the country.

  • Dan az

    I’m sorry to say that I didn’t see it,sounds like it was pretty good and I am a Ron Paul supporter.He dosen’t have the strong speaking ability but what he dose have is truth and to me that is all I needed to hear.Ben crispy creams?Do you ever wounder why that they are still fresh after a week sitting in a box?I know I’m just jealous you had them and I didn’t.

  • DaveH

    It is not Isolationist to oppose the US being the World’s Policemen. Here is Ron Paul’s position on that:
    http://www.ronpaul.com/on-the-issues/national-defense/

    • DaveH

      And here is Ron Paul’s stand on Free Trade. Note that I’m not talking about NAFTA which is an oxymoron. Government panels don’t administer true Free Trade. If you learn one thing in life, learn that Politicians love to mask their meddling laws in rosy terms:
      http://www.ronpaul.com/on-the-issues/free-trade/

  • http://lucky7 ruffus

    Ben you are a funny guy,but Newt Gingrich is a nazi one world goverment carbon tax bilderberger banker shill. How much is that group paying you to promote that looser?Ron Paul all the way.he was the only one on that stage that truly stands for america.do us all a favore and stick to the jokes.

    • Marten

      Wow Ben, are you cristal clear on this issue

  • Kinetic1

    Ben,
    “..it’s my job to examine those aspirants to the highest office in the land, vet them carefully and then make cheap jokes at their expense.” So where are the jokes? As you mentioned, your favorite, Newt explained to us all that the Times Square bomber lied when he swore his loyalty to America. How did he follow up on that?
    “I’m in favor of saying to people, if you’re not prepared to be loyal to the United States, you will not serve in my administration, period!”
    That’s right Newt, make ‘em sign an oath of loyalty! No, wait they may lie. Oh no, Newt is stuck in a logic loop!
    And Pawlenty’s “Obamneycare” moment. What’s wrong Ben, are you afraid you’ll upset someone by pointing out how Pawlenty almost stopped time as he backpedalled all the way to Saturday?
    Hey, how about this comedy bit?

    “KING: Mr. Speaker, if you look at a poll in the Boston Globe just the other day, 54 percent of Republican voters in this state say they’re willing to have higher taxes on the wealthy to help bring down the deficit. Are they wrong?

    GINGRICH: Well, the question is, would it, in fact, increase jobs or kill jobs? The Reagan recovery, which I participated in passing, in seven years created for this current economy the equivalent of 25 million new jobs, raised federal revenue by $800 billion a year in terms of the current economy, and clearly it worked. It’s a historic fact. ”

    Great stuff there Newt! It’s also a fact that Reagan raised taxes several times during those eight years. It’s also a fact that we would have to raise today’s taxes just to meet the level of Reagan’s.
    And how about that Bachmann announcing that she had filed her intent to run during a Presidential debate? Now that was a bombshell! Yep, it was a night full of laughs. Maybe you’d have picked up on that if you could have gotten your head out of that doughnut box.

    • always right

      Kenetic, if anybody is stuck in “a logic loop” it’d be you, over here picking at conservatives and faux-conservatives rather than taking your lame humor to demoncrap-ic underground or daily krotch-itch to criticize the megalomaniacal buffoon in the white house and his a$$-clowns. If there’s anybody who needs to be picked at it would be that rolly-eyed, DELUSIONAL, foam-flecked, loony, scabrous bunch; you know, your kinda people!

      • Kinetic1

        AW,
        First off, Rush has already claimed the mantle of “always right” and judging by your post I think you should give it back. Second, why rag on me? Ben’s the one who said it was his job to poke fun at the candidates and he let them all off the hook. All I did was point out some of the easy targets he let slide.

    • DaveH

      Kinetic said “It’s also a fact that Reagan raised taxes several times during those eight years”. Is that a fact? Do you have some referential evidence for that, Kinetic?
      First of all, the President doesn’t raise taxes. That is the job of Congress (At least up until the dictator Obama took over).
      And Reagan vetoed more bills from the Free Spending Congressmen than any other president in my lifetime.
      Here is a chart of historical Income Tax rates since its inception:
      http://www.ntu.org/tax-basics/history-of-federal-individual-1.html
      Funny, it looks to me like the rates went down during Reagan’s terms.

  • always right

    Romney…the only difference between he and blackbarry is the haircut. Heck, they are even both practictioners of religous cults beginning with “M”. Oh, my mistake, one other difference. mulim encourages lying to Christians. Mormon doesn’t. But both candidates do, obviously

  • FreedomFighter

    Its still early in the political race, to early to determine the canditate, and the current line-up of repubs seems lackluster at best.

    Ron Paul – long winded, but dead on in his views.

    Rommicare – sorry couldnt vote for Demonrat-lite. Gore recommended – manmade global warming Rommi, more like a mini ice age according to recorded data on sun activity according to hard science?

    MBache – Vice President – shoe fits oh so well.

    others – do they even have the right stuff to win?

    Newt – hard core good ideas, with the brains to do what he says…but can he overcome his past?

    Im not jumping around promoting anyone at the moment, still waiting for the one…even though I think Donald Duck could beat Obummer with a good political campaign.

    Laus Deo
    Semper Fi

    • bob wire

      Newt is Newt and what we’ve got from him is all we’ll ever get.

      Newt is a conman, a low energy guy, and not too proud to kiss the ring for a buck with the whole world watching or to get his ears scratched.

      He needs to go home, write books, swindle gullible people and play hide the wiener with his little Greek darling as long as he able and call life good.

      Mitt , is out ~ too many have lined up against him

      Cain is in until the end but for all the wrong reason while being a non-starter from the offset.

      Bachmann is in,~ win ,lose or draw, she will win something! Tons of passion, and can sale it, She will only improve by the day while she seems to be poorly considered here today on the forums. My guess, few believe she can go all the way. I say, she’ll be in the runoffs.

      Pelenty? Spelled wrong? ~ a maybe , but I don’t think so ~ no passion ~ no new ideas ~ poor salesmanship ~ weak

      Ron Paul is in, ~ practical, thoughtful man offers appeal, new ideas,second shot at 1st chair, salesmanship still needs polishing.

      and Ben, ~ great summary writing, seems that we can agree, I’m shocked! These so call debates are little more then “Show & Tell” 1st dress rehearsal to a up coming, Pretend Debate.

      They do the same thing at Remington Field, a “pass & review” of the ponies before the race but as least all the hammer heads look like potential winners which is clearly not the case here.

  • http://AOL.COM FRENCHIE

    YA KNOW, BEN NAILED IT…”IT WAS A RACE TO SEE WHO WAS THE MOST REPUBLICAN REPUBLICAN”. I’M NOT CRACKIN’ ON ANYBODY HERE, BUT I WILL SAY THIS – THERE IS NO WAY IN HELL I’M VOTING FOR ANYBODY BUT RON PAUL, PERIOD. IF HE DOESN’T GET THE GOP NOMINATION, I CAN ALWAYS WRITE HIM IN ON MY BALLOT & THAT’S EXACTLY WHAT I PLAN ON DOING IF THE GOP WON’T OFFICIALLY BACK HIM. IT BLEW MY MIND WHEN I FOUND OUT HE’S BEEN SAYING THE EXACT SAME THINGS I’VE SAID FOR YEARS. HIS POSITIONS HAVEN’T CHANGED FOR BETTER THAN 20 YEARS & MAKE A HELL OF A LOT MORE SENSE THAN ANY OF THE OTHER CONTENDERS FOR THE GOP NOMINATION. THE REST IS JUST PARTY “WHITE NOISE”. RON PAUL IS THE ONLY ONE WHO HAS TAKEN A FIRM STAND ON ANYTHING BUT REMOVING OBAMA FROM OFFICE. HE’S THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN TELL YOU HOW HE PLANS TO GET THINGS BACK ON TRACK AT THIS POINT IN TIME & WILL BE THE ONLY ONE WHO WILL TELL US LIKE IT IS WITHOUT ROSE COLORED GLASSES TO CLOUD OUR VIEW OF THE STEAMING PILE OF YOU-KNOW-WHAT THAT HAS TO BE DEALT WITH. I’M CONVINCED HIM & HIS SON RAND ARE THE ONLY TWO HONEST MEN IN WASHINGTON. WE NEED RAND IN THE SENATE TO KEEP “COMRADE REID & THE BOYS” IN CHECK & RON IN THE WHITE HOUSE TO VETO ANY CONGRESSIONAL MISCHIEF & MISCREANT LEGISLATION. ANYBODY WHO WANTS TO ARGUE AGAINST MY POINT, HAS OBVIOUSLY NEVER LISTENED TO RON PAUL’S VIEWS & PLANS, OR HAS NEVER CHECKED OUT HIS VOTING RECORD IN CONGRESS. THIS MAN IS THE REAL DEAL, HANDS DOWN. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CHECK HIM OUT ON YOUTUBE.COM,RONPAUL.COM,CAMPAIGN4LIBERTY, OR WHATEVER YOUR SEARCH ENGINE BRINGS UP ON HIM…YOU’LL BE GLAD YOU DID !!! IT MAY ALSO SERVE TO CLEAR UP ANY CONFUSION ABOUT WHO WE REALLY NEED TO PUT IN THE WHITE HOUSE COME 2012…R3VOLUTION,BABY !!! RON PAUL 2012 !!!

    • Curtis Bostic

      WOW! My heart is with you I’m very much a Ron Paul supporter and its great to see others with a lot more intellect that understands this man!His position has been solid for many years.

    • Allan

      Keep in mind that if Ron Paul is not the nominee, writing him in is a vote for Obama.

  • chuckb

    palin will be our next president.

  • larry

    HERMAN CAIN

    • http://deleted Concerned American

      Yes! Cain is the man to balance the budget.

      • DaveH

        Don’t kid yourself. Here is his issues page:
        http://www.hermancain.com/the-issues
        1) Strengthen our National Security? Doesn’t that cost money? Defense is already 20% of our national budget.
        2) Fix the immigration problems? Doesn’t that cost money?
        3) He doesn’t say anything about the costly and failed Drug Wars? Why is that. People are dying everyday as a result of the drug wars, not to mention the costs to both our pocketbooks and our Freedom. How can he not address that issue?
        Keep voting for Republicans who have their own pet Government expenditures, and keep wondering why Government just keeps growing.

  • Elevenarrows

    DaveH, I understand your point, but in my humble opinion, it wouldn’t really cost that much to fix the immigration problem. My sister lives in GA and she said that there are much fewer illegals there than when she lived in SC because of unfriendly legislation passed in GA…seems it sent illegals scrambling for other states…which may explain the huge influx in SC and NC the last few years.

    I think if the federal gov’t—which in my Southern, Constitutional opinion is subservient to the states–would get out of the way and let the states take care of the problem, they would. Instead of tying up tax-payers monies in ridiculous lawsuits against AZ and others who have the gumption to protect their people, the federal gov’t should focus on what they SHOULD be doing…protecting us from enemies both foreign and domestic. Right now, Congress should be consumed with impeaching acting-president Obama for all his acts of treason against a Constitution he swore to uphold. If they did that, they wouldn’t have time to commit home invasions at small farmers’ homes, or devise sicko ways to chip livestock (and then us) or spend money like it grows on trees or police the entire world, or jump in bed with Bilderbergers! Wouldn’t it be refreshing to have a gov’t that stayed within their constitutional limits?!

    Ron Paul 2012!!!

  • Elevenarrows

    One more thing: I think Senator Jim DeMint (SC) would make an excellent, like-minded VP for Dr. Paul!

  • http://deleted Claire

    The MSM will not promote Ron Paul. They already have their favorites picked.

    • bob wire

      Well? they are not suppose to are they? MSM will cover him when they find him news worthy and that’s for him to do.

      The candidate that truly attempts to play “their game” and make “their news” without ~ speaking the name of their opponents or bad mouthing and trash talking will be the strongest candidate.

      It’s much like playing 8 ball, ~ play no attention to your opponent, you can’t control him anyway. ~ Play “YOUR” game! ~ your opponent can’t even play until you miss. It’s not tennis! even thou the media attempts to make it a tennis match. ~ or that’s the way I see it anyway. This is were Ms. Bockmann shines ~ now if Ron Paul could learn to make news like that, he might have a serious chance.

  • Tazio2013
  • C130 Gunship

    Prick Fairy will not get my vote, and I’m a Texan. Wiener is toast as well, the only ones upset about him being gone is Huma and Barney’s Frank as evidenced by his press release prior to Wiener’s resignation.

    This just in from the office of Barney Frank…

    “If there is a Weiner probe – I’m In.”

  • http://www.usposttoday.com/ Carter Zimmerman

    What’s really strange is that Romney is the frontrunne­r for the GOP presidenti­al nomination in 2012 but yet he implemente­d “Obamneyca­re” in Massachuse­tts about 5 years ago.

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