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Tag: ron paul

Jan.
24th

ROMNEY: His wealth isn’t what’s frightening

Let’s be fair and realistic when discussing Mitt Romney’s tax returns. The tax code gives him (and any other wealthy person) certain deductions that aren’t available to the rest of us. Why shouldn’t he take advantage of them?

I’m not his apologist (he doesn’t need one and I wouldn’t be so presumptuous, anyway), but why attack him or any other candidate for being rich? In truth, wealthy people are the only ones who can afford to run for national office these days. Anybody who clings to the romantic notion about some poor person running for president just isn’t paying attention.

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Jan.
6th

GOP: Is Ron Paul the Ross Perot of 2012?

Ron Paul may not have as many supporters as some of the other candidates in this year’s Republican nominating process, but those he does seem to be well-funded and very dedicated. Those facts may play a major role in the re-election of Barack Obama in November.

Like Ross “Where the rubber meets the road” Perot, Ron Paul has never seen a TV camera or a microphone he didn’t like. That coupled with his crusty “My way or no way” attitude may very well cause him to continue on for what he is actually seeking; attention, pure and simple.

If he

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