Thursday, December 29, 2011

THE ECONOMIST ON RON PAUL

Doctor Ron Paul - Caleb O'Connor painting (Caleb O'Connor : Fine Artist.)

On 31 December 2011, The Economist, read by top people worldwide, mentions Ron Paul.

Among the Directors of The Economist are Sir David Bell, a trustee of Common Purpose, and Lynn Forester de Rothschild.

The Economist's opposition to Ron Paul suggests that Ron Paul must be one of the good guys?

Ron Paul and wife

According to The Economist (The Republicans Into Iowa):

"The best organised campaign, by all accounts, is that of Mr Paul...

"His unstinting advocacy of much smaller government and sounder money goes down well with local Republicans.

"His calls for an end to foreign entanglements and the legalisation of drugs are popular with the young.

Ron Paul

"At an event on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, throngs of giddy students leap to their feet when he appears and drown out most of his rambling stump speech with rapturous applause...

"But his isolationist foreign policy makes many Republicans wary.

"It puts off evangelicals in particular, according to Steve Deace, a prominent Christian radio host, for fear that it might undermine Israel’s special place in God’s scheme."

According to The Economist, recent polls show Obama an average of two points ahead of Mitt Romney, eight points ahead Ron Paul and nine points ahead of Newt Gingrich.

Book signing

The columnist 'Lexington' has written about 'Ron Paul's big moment' (in The Economist)

According to Lexington:

Ron Paul, the 76-year-old libertarian from Texas, has "a worldview so wacky and a programme so radical that he was recently discounted as a no-hoper.

"Even if he wins in quirky Iowa, Ron Paul will never be America’s president.

"But .... a substantial number like a man who wants to abolish the Federal Reserve, introduce a new currency to compete with the dollar, eliminate five departments of the federal government within a year, pull out of the United Nations and close all America’s foreign bases, which he likens to 'an empire'...

"During the candidates' debates of 2011, Mr Paul won plaudits for integrity...

"Mr Paul insists on the rule of law and civil liberties and due process for all...

"Mr Paul has no great love for the Jewish state, even though this hurts him with the evangelical voters of Iowa.

"He opposed the Iraq war from the start and wants America to shun expensive foreign entanglements that make the rest of the world resent it...

Ron Paul

"Born in 1935, he remembers the tail-end of the Depression..."

He has "a preoccupation with the money supply and a lifelong conviction that governments must be prevented from debasing the currency.

"Not all of Mr Paul’s positions are unpopular. Like other conservatives, he defends the God-given right to keep and bear arms... He is pro-life, which he believes begins at conception. He champions home-schooling.

"But only he combines a general dislike of the overweening federal government with a particular, obsessive hatred of what he considers the corrupt system of money at its secret heart..."

He "has come to see the operations of the Fed - indeed the entire banking system, with its reliance on paper money no longer backed by gold - as a dangerous confidence trick.

"The Fed has 'ominous powers that Congress barely understands,' he says. 'Trillions of dollars can be created and injected into the economy with no obligation by the Fed to reveal who benefits.'

"Though ending the Fed would take time, this is his panacea: it would end dollar depreciation, remove America’s ability to fund endless wars and stop the growth of government...

"He has served a dozen terms in the House of Representatives, failing to find allies for his radical measures.

"He cannot expect actually to win the nomination, let alone become president.

"His real aim appears to be didactic: he wants the widest possible hearing for his ideas...

"Though the nomination may be out of his reach, he has dedicated supporters and the ability to raise lots of money through small donations.

"That could ... perhaps give him enough delegates to shape August’s nominating convention in Tampa.

"Or he could run as a third-party candidate.

"But that would help Barack Obama...

"It is true that in recent years Mr Paul has stuck to his core principles: sound money, small government, individual liberty and bringing the troops home...

"In the end, Mr Paul’s obsession with the Fed is an anti-government conspiracy theory.

"And in America, anti-government conspiracy theories attract a lot of wingnuts..."

Photo by Jason Bell - Official Website

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Although I applaud Ron Paul's insistence on the primacy of the Bill of RIghts, he's absolutely tone deaf on raining in Wall St and promises no more regulation of business as well gutting of the social welfare institutions that now seem to be keeping 146 million Americans alive. Whereas Obama promises to help social welfare and labor, he is bleeding it by inches, but Ron Paul will just gut them all at once.

dognamedblue said...

I have read that if you want to know what's going to happen then to read the economist

A13 said...

Some have said that Ron Paul is "controlled opposition".
some have also said that if indeed he was truly independant, and not part of the "system" he would not be alive today..which we have seen many times before IE Senator Wellstone.
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2002/oct2002/well-o29.shtml

I think Dognamedblue is onto something with his comment.
Cheers A13

Genie said...

He does have the youth vote.

Anonymous said...

dognamedblue,

Yes, the Economist and Foreign Affairs are the vox ex cathedra of the globalist ruling classes.

As for Ron Paul, he's by far the best of a very bad bunch. And some of his political positions are doubtless tactical.

He's not a fool. He knows full well who was behind the 911 false flag, but must maintain a fiction otherwise. He knows full well the abuses of the plutocracy, but must limit his criticisms to those that are acceptably mainstream. Ironically, the full truth would fatally undermine his credibility.

The wonders of democracy. But arguably the least worse of all forms of government tried up to now.

Ron Paul has a delicate balancing act: maintain maximum electability and avoid the wetops. The man is walking in the shadow of the valley of death for his people and country.

Little do they appreciate it.

Whoever is elected, globalist stooge or not, they will be in a most unenviable position. Western hegemony is history.

Angloamerican arrogance has not shown their strength; just laid bare their weakness.

---
"I didn't think anyone wore cufflinks anymore, do they?"

Anonymous said...

Regarding foreign policy: The best evidence is that BOTH American political parties, Democrats and Republicans, alike, have the same foreign policy -- militaristic interventionism -- except Ron Paul.

That is why the Washington D.C. establishment, Democrats and Republicans, alike, are attacking Ron Paul with a vengence.

I agree with another commenter:

"As for Ron Paul, he's by far the best of a very bad bunch. And some of his political positions are doubtless tactical."

"He's not a fool. He knows full well who was behind the 911 false flag, but must maintain a fiction otherwise. He knows full well the abuses of the plutocracy, but must limit his criticisms to those that are acceptably mainstream. Ironically, the full truth would fatally undermine his credibility."

"Ron Paul has a delicate balancing act: maintain maximum electability and avoid the wetops. The man is walking in the shadow of the valley of death for his people and country."

The American People, on the whole, have been plied with so much propaganda (yes, "plied", as in provided alcohol, or even a "date rape drug") that to have the unvarnished truth of their government's actions presented to them, all at once, would not be believed; emotionally violent rejection is more likely.

This is called Cognitive Dissonance.

However, I don't agree with this part of the commenter's statement:

"Whoever is elected, globalist stooge or not, they will be in a most unenviable position. Western hegemony is history."

Don't underestimate your opponent.

Frankly, at best, it will be a "near run thing" if the forces opposed to the Globalists can win.

We, who know the truth of the matter, are splintered, and are few in numbers, compared to the vast majority, who are in the dark, or worse yet, complicit in the globalist designs.

BUT, our numbers are growing fast via the internet.

I was a "go along, get along" American voter -- not anymore!

It is a race against time... and the Globalists.

That's why there seems to be a "quickening" of history, just since 2008 -- the Globalists are racing to complete their plans. Make no mistake about that.

Will we wake up enough people in time or will the Globalists finish their web of deceit?

The jury is still out.

Ron Paul is not our only hope, but candidates are important because they bring issues & ideas to public discussion and debate (candidates force the establishment to debate issues and facts they would rather not).

Remember, omission of facts & evidence and lack of critical analysis because the relevant facts & evidence have been omitted (establishment approved echo chambers ring down to the masses) is the first propaganda weapon of choice for Globalists.

In other words: Secrecy.

The movement is bigger than Ron Paul, but he's our only horse in the race at the moment.

The U. S. Congress is in bad shape, but an "imperial presidency" is worse for the Republic.

Congress, and, in turn, the states need to take back the powers as specifically defined in the U. S. Constitution. And, if those powers are not specifically defined, then those powers reside & are reserved for the states or the People, themselves.

The Constitution is a document of limited and defined powers, thus, designed to protect the rights of the People.

The Globalists want to subvert the U. S. Constitution.

The Constitution is the final bulwark between the Globalists and their objective of world governance. The Globalists want to turn the whole world into one big, giant secret society pyramid, where the masses at the bottom don't know what the apex is doing (because the elite don't tell the "porch masons" what the true agenda is, nor do the "porch masons" have any say in that agenda -- how could they since the "porch masons" don't even know what the agenda is).

Penny said...

As long as Ron Paul touts the gold standard (tying the dollar to gold) he is just another version of a bankers boy.


Apologies for unintended offence, just calling it as I see it

word verification :dedde
Isn't that odd?

NO ONE TO VOTE FOR said...

"In the end, Mr Paul’s obsession with the Fed is an anti-government conspiracy theory.

Here is THE GREAT LIE.

As millions now understand, the Fed is privately owned and is not controlled by or responsible to the people of the USA in any way.

Anonymous said...

Well if you guys dont want Ron Paul send him down to us in Australia,he makes more sense than our lot down here!!,thats for sure.

Anonymous said...

is ron paul jewish? I read that he is a freemason, so dont trust him but over all these runners up he sounds more sensible, appealing and comes of sounding more "real"_the system is a trap either way.

 
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