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  1. Why don’t you play one of the videos where he sides with people who consider Abraham Lincoln to be one of history’s worst war criminals? Here’s the mildest example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbOE4Ip7In0

    Good luck with the revolution, whackos!

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    Peter Schiff replies:

    December 17, 2008

    In Madoff We Trust

    As the multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Wall Street insider Bernard Madoff unravels in the media spotlight, the nation is being presented with a rare opportunity to understand the true nature of many of our most cherished financial structures. Hopefully we have the wisdom to connect the dots.

    Although the $50 billion loss engineered by Madoff is truly a staggering accomplishment (and was done using old-fashioned fraud rather than the mathematical wizardry that has characterized Wall Street’s recent larcenies) the size of the scheme pales in comparison to the multi-trillion dollar Ponzi structures run by the United States government. In fact, rather than looking to jail Madoff, President-elect Obama should consider making him our new Treasury secretary. If not that, at least make him the czar of something!

    Madoff’s inspiration came from Charles Ponzi, the Italian-born American immigrant who promoted an investment plan in the early 1900s’ that traded postal coupons. Rather than paying investors from legitimate investment returns, Ponzi hit upon the innovative idea of paying out early investors with money collected from new investors. By creating an illusion of success, interest in his investment plan ballooned. Over time the schemes have become known by many other names, such as chain letters or pyramid schemes. They are united by the fact that they always fail in the end.

    When the influx of new investors inevitably slows to the point where distributions to current investors can no longer be maintained, investors look to withdraw funds. When this happens, the entire structure falls apart. The profits received by those who “invested” early as well so any funds skimmed off by the promoter, are offset by all the losses of those who came late to the party.

    To a large extent, the same concept has driven the major asset bubbles of the last decade. Given the ridiculously high valuations that were assigned to tech stocks and real estate during their respective booms, the only way the bubbles could be perpetuated was if newer “investors” could be found to pay even more outrageous prices (the greater fool). But when these new buyers balked, the whole structure crumbled. Although there was no Ponzi or Madoff to orchestrate these manias, the entire financial and economic apparatus of the country had successfully convinced the public that “investments” in tech stocks and condominiums were bullet proof and that the supply of new buyers was endless.

    Unfortunately, the Ponzi economy doesn’t stop there. A chain letter is no more viable when run by governments than when run by private citizens. However, government orchestrated pyramids have the advantage of required participation. As a result, they can maintain the illusion of viability for several generations. But the longer such schemes operate the larger will be the losses when they ultimately collapse.

    The Social Security Administration runs its “trust funds” with precisely the same methods used by Madoff and Ponzi. As money is collected by from current workers, the funds are then dispersed to those already receiving benefits. None of the funds collected are actually invested, so no investment returns are ever generated. Those currently paying into the system are expected to receive their returns based on the “contribution” made by future workers. This is the classic definition of a Ponzi scheme. The only difference is that Ponzi didn’t own a printing press.

    The United States Government runs its own balance sheet based on the Ponzi principal as well. Our national debt always grows and never shrinks. As existing debt matures, proceeds are repaid by issuing new debt. Interest payments on existing debt are also made by selling new debt to investors. The whole scheme depends on an ever growing supply of new lenders, or the willingness of existing lenders, to continue to roll over maturing notes. Of course, as was the case with Madoff, if enough of our creditors want their money back, the music stops playing.

    In Madoff’s case, the rug pulling was provided by the huge financial losses suffered by some of his clients in other non-Madoff investments. When enough of these clients looked to sell some of their apparently well-performing Madoff assets to help offset such losses, the scam collapsed. The same thing could befall the United States Government. Now that China and our other creditors are looking to spend some of their U.S. Treasury holdings to stimulate their own economies, look for a similar outcome with even more dire implications.

    The main difference is that while Madoff took elaborate steps to conceal his scheme, the U.S. government operates in broad daylight. It truly is amazing how faith in government is so pervasive that many can believe that politicians will succeed where private individuals fail, and that governments are somehow immune to the economic laws that govern the rest of society. Like those unfortunate to have been duped by Madoff and Ponzi, the world is in for a rude awakening.

    For a more in depth analysis of our financial problems and the inherent dangers they pose for the U.S. economy and U.S. dollar denominated investments, read my new book “Crash Proof: How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse.”

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  2. Where does he say that he considers Lincoln one of history’s “worst war criminals”?

    I love that video and I agree you should put it up because it shows that Ron Paul can think for himself and doesn’t hesitate to question widely accepted half truths.

    If you read up on history you’ll find that the Civil War was NOT fought over slavery. Ron Paul is absolutely right. Slavery was just an official reason to make the war palatable to the masses. Without a beautiful and romantic “cause” the population wouldn’t have supported a war that killed 600,000 Americans.

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  3. Not surprisingly, we get a visit from a propagandist who has never had an independent thought in his life, and can’t believe anyone would ever suspect that what his fourth-grade teacher taught him might not be the entire truth. Banish such thoughts, comrade! The regime has given you the Truth!

    People like this are exactly — EXACTLY — what this regime thrives on.

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  4. It’s funny how if you speak the truth about Lincoln’s complete disregard for the Constitution, you are branded as a racist. I suppose imprisoning a US congressman because he publicly disagrees with the agenda of the President, and denying him habeas corpus is a great thing? Shutting down newspapers that disagree and jailing editors is a good thing? Breaking international law in placing an embargo on your own port is a good thing?

    Lincoln completely disregarded the Constitution… ignoring that only screams ignorance.

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  5. Well Fred Talbott… looks like you just got hand your hindparts in a hand basket. It’s okay brother, you can always come home… ALWAYS.

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  6. I for one don’t think Fred is a propagandist. If someone really believes that Abraham Lincoln was America’s greatest president then I understand why they would defend him. But there’s so much more to Lincoln than what we learn in school… actually, there’s a lot more to just about anything taught in school. Schools aren’t meant to educate but to control the people and to prevent them from making up their own minds. I’m so glad we have Youtube these days… you could spend years educating yourself about a wide variety of topics that are all presented from different viewpoints.

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  7. BLESS ALL of YOU!!! that has been busting their humps to get this man to be president.I have been doing my part.BLESS YA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  8. your wrong when you say “Slavery was just an official reason to make the war palatable to the masses.” Abe Lincoln hated slavery he long opposed it..the war was not over slavery it was over secession….he ended slavery in the south as a strategic move to weaken the south he had no intention of abolishing it in the union because the constitution did not allow it….he changed the war from secession to secession and slavery Abe Lincoln was a genius and if you knew anything about him and the civil war you would know that.

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  9. and lincoln may have disregarded the constitution but you must understand he was trying to save the united states…..i respect the man….but i do not think he was the greatest president in history..

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  10. Disregarding the constitution which he pledged to protect. sound familiar? Can you say patriot act?

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  11. One other option Lincoln had was to buy the freedom of the slaves. But other forces prevented him from doing so, plus he was not sure if he had the right to do so. He did, since the Bill or Rights protects all people. Most agree to that today, but not so many in those days. Ron Paul is right on this issue. The Supreme Court and the Constitution should of prevented the War from happening, but many people were against freeing slaves.
    It was another needless war. If people had just followed the rule of Law and the Constitution, it could of all been avoided. Ron Paul is correct on this.
    Fred Talbott is wrong.

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  12. Yes, again…and again…and again Ron Paul comes up with the most accurate of assessments and without bashing rhetoric as we know it today with the other candidates. Ron Paul was correct…senseless war to free slaves when other countries did the same thing without war. Dudy Clair, unfortunately many don’t like the truth pushed back in their faces, too bad we can’t change the people.

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  13. I’m a Ron Paul supporter, i’m not here to bash anyone, but I do want to say that this issue is quite deep. Abe couldn’t control the south from seceding, could he? The rule of law and the constitution couldn’t have stopped the south half from rebelling and wanting independence…so i don’t see how this is truly Abe’s fault.

    If he followed the constitution/bill of rights and freed the slaves, it would have started a war. i’m from the south and i believe that they would have rebelled on the spot and went to war.

    I think we all need to agree that none of us were there and that Abe was in a very tight spot where it was a lose-lose situation from the start. Because the Confederacy very clearly wanted their independence at a certain point. They weren’t going to rein themselves in when Lincoln read them the constitution would they??

    God Bless, and Godspeed to Ron Paul.

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  14. Excessive tarrifs were purpously enacted against southern states’ textiles and raw agriculural products such as cotton by a handful of northern industrialists whom vied for centralized government and eventually a Federal Reserve Bank in 1913. To these “men of money” it was necessary to keep slavery as the “strawman issue” so conspicuous and dogmatic that the idea of raising a Union (Industrialist) army could be raised to kill fellow countrymen without critical opposition or negotiation for compromise between the states. Lincoln became dictator. The War of Northern Aggression was intentional mass murder to eliminate effective State Rights, hence, true representation and individual liberty. Patriot Act ll?

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  15. All this talk about slavery not being an issue in the Civil War.
    Did slavery end after the war? Did it?
    Then, CERTAINLY, abolition was one of the motivations for the war.

    In what imaginary country is The Civil War called The War Of Northern Agression? Oh, that’s right…The South.
    The south…a disaster to this very day.

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  16. Thank you Ron Paul and all the Patriots that Cured our Apathy!! Let’s continue this march towards Liberty and get involved in our own local government.
    We must continue to have a PEACE R3VOLUTION and educate without anger.
    I am honored to have been associated with Dr. Paul and the many many many wonderful new friends - new Republicans, Independents, Democrats and other Americans that will hopefully join together and make real changes.

    See you in September! March On!

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  17. http://youtube.com/watch?v=chHoie4phVk
    “The Gold standard”

    Ron Paul would approve of this message

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  18. Abraham Lincoln was a threat to the Republic. During the Civil War, Lincoln appropriated powers no previous President had wielded: he used his war powers to proclaim a blockade, suspended the writ of habeas corpus, spent money without congressional authorization, and imprisoned 18,000 suspected Confederate sympathizers without trial.

    Ron Paul is right.

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  19. For a little, nostalgic look back on where we’ve been,
    and a glimpse into the near future of the Rally in Minneapolis,
    I’ve put together a couple videos entitled: Paul’s Revered Patriots:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sF5Tt5FksHA
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8T0SosAsvRw

    For Freedom, Prosperity, and Peace

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  20. Since everyone seems to want to talk about Lincoln here, I thought I’d add some things.

    1st – Lincoln slavery wasn’t abolished in the entire US after the war. It was only abolished in those states that attempted to leave the Union. “That on the 1st day of January, A.D. 1863, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free;” In fact, he didn’t even include Washington D.C. If he really felt so strongly about ending slavery, then he would have included the entire Union at that time.

    2nd – I have read the Constitution many times. In all this time, never have I found the clause that states once you join, you can never leave. Sounds like gang mentality to me.

    3rd – I find it interesting that so many educated persons believe that the Constitution is against slavery. I mean, most of the “Founders” had slaves. It even states how slaves should be counted for purposes of determining how many Rep a state can have in Congress. If I recall correctly, Native Americans (yes, they enslaved them too) counted as not at all and black people counted as 3/5 a human being.

    In truth, I couldn’t care less about Lincoln at the moment. All this crap is a big distraction that really doesn’t matter at the moment. What matters is stopping the BS that’s taking place now. I hope everyone wakes the hell up, before it’s too late.

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  21. Here is a Ron Paul Video to post!

    ALEX JONES - INFOWARS CENSORSHIP
    http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=0tvWGAJyGS4

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  22. Hello…I do not know if any person still reads this but I would like to know why I should vote for Bob Barr or Baldwin…I have spent countless hours researching Obama and voted for him in the Primary…I have a hard time finding solid information with Barr and Baldwin answering questions like Obama has…I hear Ron Paul and agree with Paul…but…he is not running…
    I support what Paul said on Wednesday, September 10th with the whole “we agree” principles statement (every line) that is on the front page of the Ron Paul website but not one of the four (Baldwin, Barr, McKinney, or Nader) explain how they are to reach their principles…I want to vote green…I do…but they don’t explain how they are to get there…Obama does…Perhaps Paul and the campaignforliberty movement will be stronger in 2012.
    Check it out:
    http://www.campaignforliberty.com

    Keep in mind I am in a DEM safe state where Obama is almost a winner today (IL)…so I have nothing to lose for voting Green.

    SIDE NOTE: I wanted to vote green party in 2004 but when I got in the voting booth only two names were on the ballot for President…Kerry and Bush…I was so mad…

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  23. I forgot to mention that pending the reply message…the green party could pick up three votes in IL (me, wife, mother)…I will do more research until then…

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  24. Here’s the whole press conference:

    http://www.c-spanarchives.org/library/index.php?main_page=product_video_info&products_id=281024-1&showVid=true

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  25. CALL YOUR CONGRESSMEN TO NOT EXCEPT:

    Republicans - you are a capitalist aren’t you?

    Democrats - do you think we’ll he able to get health care now?

    I’M GOING TO - WRITE IN RON PAUL - FOR PRESIDENT

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  26. We as a Nation had one last chance to save a sinking ship, that chance has been lost in the active supression of ron pauls candidacy. I fear we now are sunk and our options will very soon be limited to unpleasantries….

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  27. hi my name is Fady…I care about my life and I care about the future and this country’s futute. We need to start a network…a physical network of people against this political agenda of the 2 parties to save our country, because clearly they don’t care about us. I am willing to share my contact info if you all are, so we can build a network and save our country and our future.
    thanks

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  28. lincoln was horrible - he had political enemies intimidated and jailed. bush looks like a saint in comparison (and someone actually attacked our country under his watch).

    slavery was on the way out before the war. lincoln made sure only the south got the blame, and the seeds of hatred were sown.

    all he had to do was let the slave states leave, tariff any goods from slave territories to the point where it is no longer economical (which many slave owners were already realizing after witnessing northern plantations of free men worked better than their forced-labor camps), and spread the idea.

    freedom is the natural way of man if left alone by his government.

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  29. About that 3/5 thing… it does NOT mean that a slave is only worth 3/5 of a human. It says that a slave is worth 3/5 of a human to his OWNER. SLAVES DID NOT VOTE. This rule gave the South more power in Congress BECAUSE they enslaved people. It should have said that slaves are worth ZERO and free men are worth ONE to give the slave states INCENTIVE to FREE SLAVES.

    Jefferson wrote in the original declaration of independence that the slave trade was a “cruel war against human nature itself, violating it’s most sacred rights of life and liberty in the persons of a distant people who never offended [the King].”

    What happens when people comprimise for One Law Over All is always going to be a comprimise towards something bad.

    What would have been wrong with 13 Nations? Would not the one who followed the best path succeed and show the way for the others? Would not those with slavery have ended and been erased from the map? Would we not be following the 9th and 10th Amendments? Would we not be free?

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  30. Enough about slavery already. We are all debt slaves right now.

    At least the blacks knew when they were slaves. None of you seem to have a clue.

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  31. I like that comment Ed. As a side note, and not to diminish its validity, you should give credit to the comedian who said it: Doug Stanhope. If you haven’t seen his show and get mired down in all this stuff after a while, you should check it out. Life isn’t all about politics. Same some time to laugh once in a while.

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  32. John,
    That’s where I heard that! Thanks for the reminder. Didn’t mean to rip him off.

    You’re right, he’s really good.

    Ed
    CORRECTION:
    “At least the blacks knew when they were slaves. None of you seem to have a clue.” Doug Stanhope

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  33. Hi, I just wanted to let everyone know that I have started making a series of Ron Paul videos called “RON PAUL 101″. Each video deals with only one specific issue to inform those who may not know who Ron Paul is and his stance on the issues. Each video contains not only Congressman Paul’s words on the topic but pertinent voting records as well.

    Check it out:

    http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=F0261DB03E98730D

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  34. In my opinion there are only two great statesmen, Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson. Now I have three, Ron Paul. You sir, are a great man. Unfortunately, the machinations of our enemies have been around longer than our beloved “divine inspiration”.

    -Nag-

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  35. The latest Ron Paul Videos are coming up as “No Longer Available” Is this happening for everyone, or is it because I’m on a cruise ship with satelite access? Let me know if he’s being censored!

    Stan McClain
    Pasadena CA

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  36. And what a mess it is. Look at Wall Street! I vote for Bill Cosby. THAT MAN has the right idea. We should not be killing ourselves out to fix the mess created by a wannabe politician just to get the results he wants on election day.

    Save money? The country needs Americans to SPEND money; not SAVE. Americans cannot SPEND money if they cannot MAKE money, therefore Americans need to be MAKING their own money instead of sharing the avaialable jobs with NON-Americans. The first step is to talk the talk. The second is to send all those back home who refuse to talk it.

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  37. Oh and no offense intended towards any race but–it’s not the whites who have the racial disease. I mean, slavery was over so long ago. I turn on the Utube and every time I flick a play button I hear the white man trashed for being such a filthy, worthless historical piece of trash. I believe whites have been bashed and kicked around enough. It is not whites who have the disease. A disease is something you just can’t get over. I say Don’t preach to me about tinted skinned opressed and Jesus Christ in the same sermon. Jesus Christ forgave and went on. How many tinted-skinned minorities are moving on? Some people just need to grow up and get over it already. The fire has been returned upon the whites for long enough–and I do believe quite a few whites have lost their lives for the purpose. It’s great to know about your history–It’s greater to move aside and admit you weren’t the ONLY RACE!

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  38. Ron Paul is the only man willing to speak the truth - paper money, ‘fiat issue’, is worthless. History tells us that backing a currency with gold is the surest way to protect that currency.

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  39. I really like the way Ron Paul is advancing about what is happening with this world crisis.
    This is my question
    what do we need to do to get back our economy as a citizens and residents what can we help our economy?

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  40. McCain Palin - Mitt Speaks Out Against McCain’s Increasingly Strange Behavior Or Why we should give each candidate random drug tests
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHCjK5mFLiY

    Was originally banned after presure from (Campaign McCain?). Now back up without the word Romney in the title.

    Stop by and see our “Little Sarah & Gand Daddy McCain Punkin’ America” Page on Youtube at http://www.youtube.com/user/norrthslope21

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  41. Friday, October 10, 2008, 11:06 PM (NEW McCain Videos)

    McCain Palin - Little Sarah’s Straight Talk About Her Relationship With Joe Vogler and The Alaskan Independence Party
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2I4ToeBvmo

    John McCain & Sarah Palin have made a good point that “We can make a judgement about the True Nature of a Person by who they choose to associate with…” “The proof is in the puddin’…” my Uncle Charlie always said. So when Little Sarah spoke out about her relationship with Joe Vogler and the AIP (Alaskan Independence Party)… Her straight talk is so refreshing, as John McCain says, “we have no trouble with telling the truth…” and this is true in Little Sarah’s Straight talk about herself, the frirst dude’s relationship with the AIP and how they inspired, supported and financed both of her previous campaigns. God Bless Alaska!
    —————————————————————————————————–
    McCain Palin - President Vladimir Putin Raises His Head To Support His Friend Sarah Palin, The AIP & Alaskian Nationalism

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwkesXqhl5Q

    My dear friend from the occupied lands of Alaska, their brave leader, little sarah palin has introduced me to the great, revolutionary, anti imperialist believes of the late, Joe Vogler. Joe Vogler, in the spirit of Lenin and Marx, said, “I’m an Alaskan, not an American. I’ve got no use for America or her damned institutions.”

    I say, speak for all freedom loving russians and other peoples of the world, in say that, TODAY, WE ALL ALL ALASKANS!

    While the colonies in South America, Asia and Africa attained their freedom, people and tribes in North America are still struggling for Independence.

    But times are changing and people who had suffered the injustice by the North American colonial masters are making their voice heard. Alaska is no different from other colonies, as Algerians did not see themselves as a part of France, or as Libyans did not see themselves as a part of Italy, most Alaskans did not see themselves as a part of U.S.A.

    Within the frames of International Law and established political practices of that time it would be natural for Alaskans to vote for Independence and not remain a colonial warehouse of natural resources to fuel the factories of the United States.

    Stop by and see our “Little Sarah & Grand Daddy McCain Punkin’ America” Page on Youtube at http://www.youtube.com/user/norrthslope21

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  42. OUR CURRENT MATRIX…..BRILLANT JOURNALISM

    http://news.goldseek.com/GoldenJackass/1223569353.php

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  43. check this out…..animated financial crisis

    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=95c_1223648114

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  44. Fred Talbott

    “Why don’t you play one of the videos where he sides with people who consider Abraham Lincoln to be one of history’s worst war criminals? Here’s the mildest example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbOE4Ip7In0

    Good luck with the revolution, whackos!”

    I suppose the people at mises.org are “wackos” too considering they provide a week long lecture about Abraham Lincoln extrapolating details about how rotten a person he was. Did you know that Adolf Hitler quoted Abraham Lincoln? Abraham Lincoln was a white supremacist. Do your research jackass. He freed the slaves because it helped him win the war between the north and south.

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  45. How can I get a copy of the video about ‘the history of our money’?

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  46. I’ve taken time to listen to each candidate and will probably end up voting for Obama this time around, but I must say if you were on the ballot I would vote for you. You sincerely have the clearest idea of what is going on in the world and how to fix it. I found it apalling how your own party treated you. You are ALWAYS interesting to listen to and when you’re done speaking I always find myself agreeing. Best of luck on your campaign.

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  47. it’s appalling that so so many people disapprove of our government, yet they still trust that the parties will give them someone new and improved..haha.. i’m a republican because like Ron i do feel the Republican party’s history does support conservatism..but how Ron the right man for the job didn’t get the nomination tells you something.. i voted for him in the primaries and i am going to write him in for president!!

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  48. Hey Fred Talbott thanks for posting that youtube video purportedly showing Ron Paul to be a “nut.” I now have something else to add to my list of sensible things Ron Paul believes.

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  49. “If you read up on history you’ll find that the Civil War was NOT fought over slavery. Ron Paul is absolutely right. Slavery was just an official reason to make the war palatable to the masses. Without a beautiful and romantic “cause” the population wouldn’t have supported a war that killed 600,000 Americans.” - from Mark.

    Slavery was not the main reason for the war, this is true. The main reason was to keep the United States together so the south wouldn’t start their own country. The south was succeeding from the union, and if the civil war was not fought then the United States that we know today would be two different countries split at the Mason Dixon line. If we kept on living with two different countries (one in the north and one in the south) a war would have eventually broken out because of the massive differences in political and social ideology at that time. Jefferson Davis was already thinking about declaring war on the North, but Abraham Lincoln beat him to the punch.

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