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|12-07-2007, 01:00 AM||#31 (permalink)|
Join Date: Oct 2007
Right now, the last thing I can focus any of my time or energy on is politics.
However, I can offer one small insight:
I live in New Jersey (not seeking pity, just stating fact), and the current governor's campaign platform was based on a promise not to raise taxes.
Within 24 hours of taking office, the new governor decided that there was no way to avoid it; taxes would have to be raised. So we now have a seven percent state sales tax - it was previously six percent. That is opproximately a 17% increase!
So beware of the difference between what is promised during the campaign, and the reality of the elected office.
Frankly, I have had enough of our government's confiscatory taxation. Most of us here in the USA pay 50% of our earnings to our governments (Federal, State, Sales, Municipal, Property...) in the form of taxes.
|12-07-2007, 03:02 AM||#32 (permalink)|
Join Date: Nov 2006
I don't agree with everything Ron Paul says, but I have to give him credit for his anti-interventionist foreign policy.
The recent report casting doubt on Iran's nuclear weapons program should be the final nail in Bush's coffin. He, and his ridiculous foreign policy, are becoming discredited even with the most ardent Republicans.l
The good news is that this helps Ron Paul and Obama. The bad news is that it hurts Hillary Clinton. (But that may not be such bad news. )
Personally, I think Ron Paul should choose Mike Gravel as his running mate. Gravel would keep Paul's more extreme beliefs in check, and vice versa. Food for thought.
|12-12-2007, 12:12 AM||#33 (permalink)|
Join Date: Dec 2006
This just made me happy
Ron Paul Supporters Hack Campaign Finance Law to Send Blimp Aloft
"Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul's supporters are set to take off into uncharted political territory this week with the launch of a giant airship that will fly up and down the East Coast advertising their candidate's name.
"But the Ron Paul blimp project is more that just a way for supporters to win more exposure for the Texas congressman's White House run. It's also a daring end run around U.S. campaign finance laws, and it might set a new course for election fundraising"
|12-15-2007, 06:06 PM||#34 (permalink)|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: frankfort indiana
Ron Paul Supporters, December 16th is coming lightning fast:
Tea Party 07 - Ron Paul for President Mass Donation Day
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