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Why did no one back Ron Paul?

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wirednuts

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He drew 10x the amount of people that Romney ever did and not a damn was given in the media, zero coverage was televised or written.
well, you know about it.. so someone at least covered it. thats the beauty of the internet.

but again, why does everyone think ron paul is some newcomer? he does this every election. he runs, absolutely kills in the preliminary debates, gets pushed aside by some weird unknown force into obscurity. every single time.
 

nextJin

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well, you know about it.. so someone at least covered it. thats the beauty of the internet.

but again, why does everyone think ron paul is some newcomer? he does this every election. he runs, absolutely kills in the preliminary debates, gets pushed aside by some weird unknown force into obscurity. every single time.
The only people that covered crowd sizes was the Washington examiner (some random blogger), rp daily, Paul forums, and YouTube......
 

DCal430

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So for you Ron Paul supporters who are all about states’ rights? Can you honestly tell me if your state decided to institute Catholicism as the state religion, and that all children must be taught Catholicism, you would have no issue with this?

If the majority in your state decided we don’t need fair trials with juries for crimes, just state deciding unilaterally on your guilt without trial, would you have no issue with this?

What if the majority of your state decided guns must be banned and anyone caught with a gun will be executed, would you still have no problem with this.

This is what Ron Paul supports people.
 
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ron paul has had his ideas for decades. every election he does a great job and gets totally snuffed by the political machine. if you honestly think these elections arent completely rigged then you need to open your eyes. whatever hidden group of people is in charge of selecting our presidential candidates simply does not want ron paul elected, so he will never even get the chance.
Well said, The elections are rigged and there is a two party dictatorship, both parties are corrupt and serve special interests
 

blankslate

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Just looking for everyone's 2 cents. Please don't flame me, I'm merely trying to educate myself on why America wouldn't side with this guy. Why no love for Paul?
I think this might be a case of Citizens United biting republicans in an unforseen way during the primaries.

I'm sure many on this board would like to see Ron Paul or perhaps another also ran from the Republican primaries running against President Obama.

Even if not Ron Paul Governor then why not people who haven't flipped flopped as much as Governor Romney like Governor Rick Perry or Representative Newt Gingrich?

simple. they didn't have the money that Governor Romney did. Governor Romney may have for all intents and purposes bought the nomination when a lot of people wanted another candidate thanks to Citizen's United.
 

hal2kilo

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Looks like the beginning of the Republican civil war. Heck, maybe they might get their shit together, get their heads out of their ideological asses and become a worthy opponent that actually cares about what happens to this country again.
 
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Looks like the beginning of the Republican civil war. Heck, maybe they might get their shit together, get their heads out of their ideological asses and become a worthy opponent that actually cares about what happens to this country again.
Do you actually believe the democrats care about this country
 

bfdd

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Our Government has been stolen by the party of Jefferson. It now exists in the form of Democrats and Republicans. Don't for a second thing your Government is of the people and for the people, those days haven't been around in any of our lives.
 

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