“But if the watchman see the sword come, and blow not the trumpet, and the people be not warned;

if the sword come, and take any person from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity;

but his blood will I require at the watchman's hand."

Ezekiel 33:6


"A righteous man falling down before the wicked is as a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring."

Proverbs 25:26

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RON PAUL: The ONLY Case for your Liberty!

Is not the primary requirement of an elected official, to support, uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States?

QUESTION:
So if they violate their oath, they have failed the basic expectations of their office.  But how are you to be sure they won't violate that oath when such violations are not realized until after they are elected?

ANSWER:
By taking seriously the responsibility of every citizen to vet candidates based on their actions and not their campaign promises.  After all, how can We the People expect our elected to take serious their oath of office if we don't take serious our civic responsibility?

" The truth never lost ground from inquiry." - William Penn
NOTICE: This is a long, extensive article about Ron Paul.  It will take you a couple of hours to view in its entirety, but if you are seeking the truth, that won't matter.

The truth is, We the People have strayed from our Founding Principles, and until the electorate return to such principles, we will continue to make exceptions (and votes) for those who do not do what we fundamentally elected them to do.

"In a free society, government reflects the soul of its people. If people want change at the top, they will have to live in different ways. Our major social problems are not the cause of our decadence. They are a reflection of it." - Cal Thomas

You cannot be FOR our Constitution, but make exceptions for candidates who don't adhere to it. Our Constitution isn't Ron Paul's "pipe dream," IT'S THE LAW OF THE LAND. And our adherence to it is one of the biggest reasons you are reading this on the internet. Ron Paul has actually taken his oath of office seriously. I challenge you to honestly compare voting records between the candidates. Ron Paul is the only candidate whose message of Constitutional adherence has not changed just for the campaign. The only proven Constitutionalist running is Ron Paul.  Why does the Tea Party tout the Constitution, but alienate Ron Paul when his consistent views entirely support the very Constitution they "champion?"  Our Founders desired a Non-Interventional foreign policy because they could foresee the immense cost and dangerous entanglements it would create if we didn't.  Look where we are now!

"...Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none." - Thomas Jefferson

Radical Islamists WON'T have to bring down America if we continue to do so ourselves by electing the same fiscal, big government, progressive, communist officials. It's just more of the same. A President Paul will not put the US in harms way in the name of non-intervention. An Isolationist and Non-Interventionist are two different people, and Ron Paul is the latter.  A Non-Interventionist is a politically correct term for 'someone who minds their own business.'  It is safe to assume that none of us want the government in OUR business, so why is every other sovereign nation expected to tolerate our government in theirs?! Who appointed the U.S. "Nanny of the Globe," because this is not what our founders meant by spreading democracy. They intended for us to do so through example, not force. And how can we set an example of liberty to the world when we elect those who would infringe upon our own liberty under the guise of what is best for us?

"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." - Thomas Jefferson 
"The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it." - H.L. Mencken

Everyone but Ron Paul represents the same for the last few decades, and that is what got us HERE, coupled with American apathy and straying from our founding principles. To those who call Ron Paul insane,

"The definition of Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting the same result." - Albert Einstein

Yes, these other candidates sound great, and may even say a few things that you may believe in or align with. But Adolf Hitler and Barack Obama sounded great too, and look where it lead their respective countries. Who, with the exception of Ron Paul, DOES NOT alter their message during a campaign to pander for your vote? "By your works, you will know them." It is OUR responsibility as citizens to look at what they have voted for and done, look at the alliances they've made, and render our vote based upon the truth, not emotion, oratory skills, or good looks. Only after which, will you discover the foundation of their true intent and the stance they took when they didn't have to pander for your vote. That is the only reliable means to choose a candidate.  Voting any other way is insane, unless of course, you don't know what you believe and you don't have principles.

"The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the Constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first." - Thomas Jefferson

Ron Paul has tied himself down with the chains of the Constitution over his last 12 terms in Congress. His voting record is public and clear. Can you make the same claim for anyone else running?  Unfortunately, Jesus Christ is not a candidate. Meaning, none of them are perfect and you WILL NOT agree with 100% of what any candidate stands for, ever! But for decades, we've elected 'big government' candidates, Republican and Democrat alike; where did it get us? The 2-Party paradigm is a ruse to give the average "sheeple" the illusion of a choice. It has worked for years! But the only true choice is the freedom to choose. It's time to realize this, because its not Democrats vs. Republicans; It's Tyranny vs. Liberty.

"Those who do not learn from history are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana

"How fortunate for government, that the people they administer, don't think." - Adolf Hitler 

What has your candidate done to advance the cause of YOUR liberty? Have they fought to protect your liberty at all cost, or have they made exceptions to the hijacking of your liberty under the guise of protecting you?


"YOU DO NOT HAVE TO TRADE YOUR LIBERTY TO RECEIVE SECURITY." - Ron Paul
"Those willing to trade their freedom for security deserve neither, and will lose both." - Benjamin Franklin
"I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachment by those in power, than by violent and sudden usurpation." - James Madison
Do you really believe that our rights are violated or our freedoms stolen ONLY when the the government says so? Of course they aren't going to do come right out as tell you, "Hey, were taking your rights away.  We can do that because we're the government!"  That's absurd.  However, you cannot even recognize if your rights or freedoms are being trampled if you don't know what they are! Don't study until you find the answer you are looking for, do so until you find the truth.
"People do not believe lies because they have to, but because they want to" - Malcolm Muggeridge
"Truth is incontrovertible. malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end there it is." - Winston Churchill 
"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children through the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed down from them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was like in America when men were free. " - Ronald Reagan
You must be 100% honest, and ask yourself these questions: 
Do you believe Ron Paul will continue the socialization (fundamental transformation) of America that Barack Obama has begun?
Or
Do you believe Ron Paul will promote the healing and restoration of America the way our Founders intended?  
"There is no retreat but in submission and slavery! Our chains are forged! The war is inevitable, let it come! It is in vain to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, "Peace! Peace!" -- but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!" - Patrick Henry, March 23, 1775
Give your liberty a chance, OR promote insanity by voting in more of the same!  As for me, Give me Ron Paul, NOT more of the same! 


Ron Paul FAQ:

Below, you will find questions, links, videos, articles and resources addressing the numerous and baseless myths perpetuated by an establishment who is very afraid of losing their power over the American "sheeple."  The reason they are more afraid now than they ever have been is because YOU, the American people have never been so awake and hungry for the truth than ever before!
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1. Is Ron Paul a Crazy Nutjob or is he a true conservative?
What they really mean, of course, is that Ron Paul defies political categories and takes positions outside the continuum from Hillary Clinton to Mitt Romney, and people whose minds have been formed in the ideological prison camps we call public schools cannot abide unapproved opinions.  Tax me 35% or tax me 40%, but don’t raise the possibility that taxation itself may be a moral issue rather than just a matter of numbers.  Either bomb or starve that poor country, but don’t tell me there might be a third option. The Fed should loosen or the Fed should tighten, but don’t tell me our money supply doesn’t need to be supervised by a central planner.  Meanwhile, those who accuse Ron Paul of being “crazy” hold a whole slew of positions that I think qualify as crazy, but the word crazy isn’t employed to refer to them because those positions happen to be politically mainstream.
(Read Glenn Greenwald on the bipartisan, Orwellian phenomenon of calling people “crazy” because they step outside the three-inch area the establishment has set out for us to occupy.)
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"Fixing Big Government is Conservative"

"War, Ron Paul, and Conservatism"
"How does being FOR the Constitution equate to being Unelectable?"



2. Is Ron Paul an Anti-sematic Jew-hater?


"The Candid Truth from Ron Paul"

"Ron Paul is NOT just more of the same"

"Is Ron Paul and Anti-Semite, or is he the only one telling the Truth?"


Ron Paul: The Most Pro-Israel Candidate

(More Info about Ron Paul and Israel)



3. Does Ron Paul have proof American Interventionism cause 9/11?

"Former CIA Chief (Bin Laden Unit) sheds light on US Foreign Policy"


"Reasons for 9/11 from a former CIA Chief of Bin Laden Unit"





"Osama Bin Laden predicted the collapse of America"


(Click here to read Osama Bin Laden's letter to Americans)


4. Is Ron Paul an Extreme, Fringe candidate?
QUESTION:
Could it be that America has strayed so far from the country our Founders intended that someone advocating for true Constitutional values seems "crazy" or "extreme?" 


ANSWER: 
Yes, true freedom, liberty, and Constitutional government would seem extreme to the socialism Americans endure today.  Just because "they" say you are free doesn't mean you are, unless you are content with THEIR definition of YOUR freedom.

"Establishment Warns: Beware of Ron Paul!"

"What is really means to be called Extreme"


(Read  Kim's Is Ron Paul a Fringe Candidate?)



5. "I like Ron Paul, except on Foreign Policy."


"I like Ron Paul, except on Foreign Policy"


"Ron Paul: not another Conservative hijacker of Reagan"

"Ron Paul's Foreign Policy: Peace and Respect, Not Intimidation, Bribes, and War"


"How Ron Paul's Foreign Policy is ACTUALLY Pro-America"



"The difference between Isolationism and Non-Interventionism"

The bottomline, regarding Ron Paul's foreign policy, is that it is 100% CONSTITUIONAL and 100% inline with our Founding Fathers!  That it is chastised by many so-called 'Conservatives,' is a testament to how far removed Conservatives are from our Constitution and our country's founding principles.  And this doesn't even represent Progressives, Independants, or Democrats! Think for yourself and educate yourself; don't let anyone dictate your opinion or what you know to be the truth!




6. Does Ron Paul want amnesty for all illegal immigrants?


A MATTER OF NATIONAL SECURITY

"A nation without borders is no nation at all."
"It just doesn’t make sense to fight terrorists abroad while leaving our front door unlocked."

"Unfortunately, for far too long, neither major political party has had the courage to do what is necessary to tackle the problem."

COMMON SENSE REFORMS

If elected President, Ron Paul will work to implement the following common sense reforms:
Enforce Border Security
No Amnesty
Abolish the Welfare State 
End Birthright Citizenship
Protect Lawful Immigrants


"As long as our borders remain wide open, the security and safety of the American people are at stake."

(Read Ron Paul's complete platform on Immigration and other issues)



7. Is Ron Paul an Atheist?

STATEMENT OF FAITH
“I have accepted Jesus Christ as my personal Savior, and I endeavor every day to follow Him in all I do and in every position I advocate.”

"My faith is a deeply private issue to me, and I don’t speak on it in great detail during my speeches because I want to avoid any appearance of exploiting it for political gain.  Let me be very clear here:  I have accepted Jesus Christ as my personal Savior, and I endeavor every day to follow Him in all I do and in every position I advocate."

"Ron Paul: Life is Precious"


8. Does Ron Paul really know what he's talking about?

"The Accuracy of Ron Paul's Amazing Predictions"


"Ron Paul: Obama=NO HOPE, NO CHANGE"

"More Accurate Predictions from Ron Paul"


9. Is Ron Paul Anti-Military?

DO YOU SUPPORT OUR TROOPS?

FACT: Ron Paul has received more contributions from military members (active and veteran) than ALL OTHER candidates COMBINED!



“Ron Paul is one of the outstanding leaders fighting for a stronger national defense. As a former Air Force officer, he knows well the needs of our armed forces, and he always puts them first. We need to keep him fighting for our country.” – Ronald Reagan

"Ron Paul: Someone who took his Oath SERIOUSLY"


A PRO-AMERICA FOREIGN POLICY

As an Air Force veteran, Ron Paul believes national defense is the single most important responsibility the Constitution entrusts to the federal government.



10. Is Ron Paul's 'version of liberty' dangerous?

"True Liberty vs. Perfect Safety"



11. Is there any truth to Ron Paul's claims of being ignored by the Media, and why?

"Why do you think the Media has ignored Ron Paul?"




(Read: The Conspiracy Against Ron Paul




12. Is Ron Paul Unelectable?




"The only thing controlling a candidates electibility is WE THE PEOPLE!"


"Ron Paul: Liberty or Tyranny...IT'S YOUR CHOICE"


"Ron Paul Reality Check"


"Ron Paul: Identity vs. Philosophy"

"Ron Paul: Conviction, NOT Compromise!"



For more information about Ron Paul, visit the following sites:

(The Ron Paul Resource)

(Click the logo above to visit Ron Paul's Campaign website)




Ron Paul's 11-Point Plan to save America


Have Americans read Dr. Ron Paul's written plan for the country? Are Americans ready to upset the apple cart in a controlled and methodical way for the betterment of the greater good? The main source I am referencing here is Dr. Ron Paul's website, so that we can debate his priorities and proposed approaches. I have paraphrased items from his site; however, I encourage the reader to thoroughly review all the links.
Here is Dr. Paul's 11-point plan:
11. Energy Independence: Eliminate the federal gas tax of $0.18 per gallon and eliminate the EPA, allowing prosecution of polluters to answer to citizens, not Washington, and allowing coal, oil, nuclear and other forms of energy to be safely explored. 
10. EducationDr. Paul would like to see the U.S. Department of Education return its powers to the states and parents. He proposes and intends to give parents a $5,000 tax credit per child for kids K-12 to help with all the costs of education. He is supportive of home-schooling and will veto legislation that interferes with parents choosing to home-school their children. 
9. Workers' Rights: Dr. Ron Paul is against forcing workers to join unions and pay dues if they do not want to, citing the $8 billion that union leaders bring in annually that is often given to political candidates. He does not want workers forced to belong to unions or to be under union control against their will. 
8. Protect Gun Rights: Protecting the right of Americans to keep and bear arms. Here is an example of a town that required each head of household to own a gun. This policy resulted in decreased crime.
7. Heath Care: Dr. Ron Paul will repeal Obamacare, allow for tax credits and deductions for all medical expenses and not allow money that belongs in Medicare or Medicaid to be misused for other purposes. He will protect the privacy of American citizens' medical records from the federal government, remove barriers for all citizens to have HSAs and keep the FDA out of vitamins and alternative treatments. Also, he wants to provide payroll deductions for terminal illnesses and caregivers. 
6. Pro-Life Issue: Here is the one fact all Americans need to know. Dr. Paul is the only Republican candidate who has said, "So while Roe v. Wade is invalid, a federal law banning abortion across all 50 states would be equally invalid." Abortion is one of the most divisive issues and may always be a divisive issue as long as Americans have freedom of religion and the right to be, think and feel differently. Dr. Ron Paul may be personally pro-life; however, his voting record indicates that, even if a bill attempting to make abortion illegal federally in the U.S. were passed by the House and Senate, Dr. Paul would veto the bill as unconstitutional. Which other Republican candidate has a track record to indicate that? Would Dr. Paul look to put pro-life judges on the Supreme Court bench? Probably as much as past Republican presidents. The current Democratic President has recently placed two women on the Supreme Court, and new Justices are appointed only when a Justice dies or retires. Six Republican Presidential candidates have already signed the Susan B. Anthony List 2012. Dr. Ron Paul is the safest Republican candidate because he would veto anti-abortion bills at the federal level and support states that chose to protect women's reproductive rights. His other strong Constitution-based reforms outweigh the small risk that Roe v. Wade would be overturned during his term, returning the power to the states, who can then protect women's reproductive rights, as Vermont has. Would he truly respect the states' rights on this, considering his strong personal stand? Many progressive states have anti-abortion laws on their books that are not enforceable due to Roe v. Wade. So far, Dr. Paul has written bills to make it possible for statesto make abortion illegal in the Sanctity of Life bill. He wrote the We the People Act, which, if passed, would render Roe v. Wade invalid and return powers to the states. He signed the Susan B. Anthony list, which describes federally defunding all abortions and Planned Parenthood. If Dr. Paul can fix the economic mess, is the slight chance that Roe v. Wade would be rendered invalid something Americans are willing risk for the betterment of the country in many other important areas? We will not ever go back to a time before birth control, morning-after pillsRU 486, the Internet and other advancements. Certain states, even with Roe v. Wade, are extremely restrictive. 
5. ImmigrationIn Dr. Paul's own words:  
"Immigration reform should start with improving our border protection, yet it was reported last week that the federal government has approved the recruitment of 120 of our best trained Border Patrol agents to go to Iraq to train Iraqis how to better defend their borders! This comes at a time when the National Guard troops participating in Operation Jump Start are being removed from border protection duties in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas and preparing to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan! It is an outrage and it will result in our borders being more vulnerable to illegal entry, including by terrorists."
"Also, we need to take serious steps to prevent terrorists from gaining easy access to targets on our soil. Quite alarmingly, even with the knowledge that the 19 terrorist hijackers entered our country legally, and that 15 of them were from Saudi Arabia , student visas from terrorist sponsoring countries are still far too easily obtained. In a baffling move President Bush struck a deal with Saudi King Abdullah in 2005 to allow 21,000 more Saudi young men into the US on student Visas. Of course, not all students from terror sponsoring countries are terrorists, but I place a higher premium on the security of the American people than the convenience of citizens of hostile countries. We should not be making the goals of would-be terrorists easier to accomplish, but rather should be vigilant about defending against enemies at every turn. They should not be slipping through our doors so easily, using our immigration laws against us, and that is why I proposed the Terror Immigration Elimination Act (HR 3217) to toughen standards for VISAS from countries on the State Department's list of terrorist sponsoring countries in addition to Saudi Arabia . Just as you decide who to invite to a dinner party in your home, we should be in charge of who we allow in this country, without apology."
Also:
"Both the Bush administration and congressional leadership have promised to spend the next two months addressing national security issues. But real national security cannot be achieved unless and until our borders are physically secured. It's as simple as that. All the talk about fighting terror and making America safer is meaningless without border security. It makes no sense to seek terrorists abroad if our own front door is left unlocked."
In short, Dr. Paul's plan is to secure the border, end amnesty, abolish welfare to illegal immigrants, end birthright citizenship and protect lawful immigrants. 
4. National DefenseDr. Paul's approach is simple. He believes in a strong national defense and is against militarism -- in other words, protect the U.S. but do not police the world and require congressional approval before declaring war. The last time the U.S. formally declared war was World War II in 1941Dr. Paul would bring the troops home to protect America. Dr. Paul said he would get the troops home as soon as the ships would get here. He is the largest recipient of donations from soldiers in the U.S. military, getting 71 percent of all military donations. 
3. TaxesDr. Paul would support an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that abolishes income and death taxes. Ideally, he'd like to close the IRS. He would seek to repeal capital gains taxes and reduce then abolish taxes on Social Security. Before a flat or fair tax would be implemented, Dr. Paul would ensure that the 16th Amendment, which made income taxation legal, would be repealed so we don't end up with both. 
2. End the Fed: The Fed was created in a time of turmoil and seems similar to the Patriot Act in that it was done from a position of hysteria, not logical and rational decision-making. The U.S. Constitution is considered such a well thought-through document as it was drafted in a time of peace rather than as a reaction to a panic. Documents and policies that are reviewed and seen in the light of day by calm, rational people tend to be better for the long-term wellness of the people than policies passed quickly in an emotional, reactive and hurried manner. Dr. Paul equates the Fed with deeply-in-debt parents sending their teenagers out with credit cards and blank checks. Dr. Paul's ultimate goal would be to see the Fed end, yet he would not act rashly. What his focus would be is a full and complete audit of the Fed, as Congress is currently unable to audit the Fed. Dr. Paul would commit to passing legislation that requires transparency and accountability from the Fed. At this time, the Fed can keep secret to whom they are lending trillions of taxpayers' dollars. If the Fed is handling American money responsibly, for what reason would they refuse to open their books? We American citizens are all subject to audits from the IRS, but the U.S. central bank is not? Please take three minutes to watch this amazing video of Bernie Sanders asking Ben Bernanke, where $2.2 trillion of taxpayer money is. Bernanke will not answer the question and will not disclose where $2.2 trillion went, and he doesn't have to. 
1. Economy: Dr. Paul's plan is to audit the Fed, veto any unbalanced budget and refuse to raise the debt ceiling. He is also committed to getting rid of self-dealing and corruption in D.C. Additionally, he will eliminate income taxes, capital gains taxes and death taxes. It would be a breath of fresh air to have the Fed audited and wasteful government spending eliminated, and to actually be able to keep more of the money we make. America's debt did not come out of nowhere. In 2008, the U.S. had spent $3 trillion on the war in Iraq. The current costs are at $3.2 to $4 trillion. How much did we vote to increase the debt ceiling? We raised the $14.3-trillion debt ceiling by $2.4 trillion, to $16.7 trillion on Aug. 2, 2011. Here is a great 10-minute video with Dr. Paul clearly stating how, if elected president in 2012, he would balance the budget in one year. 
"Bring the Troops Home and Balance the Budget: An Interview with Ron Paul" 
In this discussion, I request that emotional reactions and sarcasm be set aside. The goal is an accurate, clear and truthful dialogue. We are blessed with a group of knowledgeable Americans making comments here. What I want to suggest is that we discuss what is best for the greater good for our country, not just for ourselves.
Any presidential choice we make involves a risk. Is he lying and manipulating to win the election, or is he honest? Will she serve American citizens ethically and honorably as president? The U.S. Constitution was created to unite the states in our country in certain crucial areas, like national defense, while allowing states their autonomy and uniqueness. In the spirit of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, good character is the most essential quality to bring to our government. Dr. Paul combines solid character and backbone with seasoned wisdom and experience. He has not compromised the values and principles that America holds dear.
If you are not going to register as a Republican and vote for Dr. Ron Paul in the primary, who do you think is better, and for what reasons? Don't state what you dislike about Dr. Paul's plan. It is easy to shoot someone's ideas down.

"[At times of hysteria] that is all the more reason the President has to speak out for what is right. Otherwise, he's got no reason being in the White House. The President has to do the leading in a case like that. I've said before, the President is the only person in the government who represents the whole people. There are some who can afford to hire lobbyists and others to represent their special interests, but the President isn't elected to pull strings for anybody. He's elected to be the lobbyist for everybody in the United States. And, he is, too, if he's any good." 
Harry Truman (from Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman, by Merle Miller, Tess Press 1974)


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