Here Is Which GOP Candidate According To Bloomberg Readers Understands The Economy Best

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Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:27 | 1765177 Hearst
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Ron Paul makes sense.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:31 | 1765205 Long-John-Silver
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Ron Paul is the only one that has any economic sense.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:40 | 1765260 CClarity
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Cain, IMHO, lost nomination last night when he named Alan Greenspan as best Fed Governor.  Perhaps he is correct if he meant Greenspan was the Best Fed Governor FOR THE Fed and it's owner banks.  Certainly he was not the best Fed Governor for Americans or the United States of America's economy.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:46 | 1765292 dwdollar
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I doubt many sheep understand that Greenspan was the chief architect of this mess.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:48 | 1765309 SheepDog-One
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No Greenspan wasnt 'the chief architect of this mess' its was set up before Greenspans parents were born!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:59 | 1765379 Hearst
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Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:10 | 1765460 pvzh
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Greenspan was born in 1926 (13 years after inception of Federal Reserve, and 16 years after Jekyll-Island meeting), so his parents gad been born already.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:12 | 1765795 A Nanny Moose
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The Fed was just a new government cluster fuck to solve previous government induced monetary cluster fucks...and so on, and so on.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 16:12 | 1766995 zenbones
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The private banking control of the US money supply had been in the works long before the Fed came to be.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:49 | 1765314 Roy Bush
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Breaking news: Herman Cain releases the name of his "secret" nominee for the Federal Reserve head.  Papa Gino.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:48 | 1765683 FEDbuster
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and his Treasury Secretary, Chuck E. Cheese, and Secretary of State, Papa John.


Seriously, Cain is just a bankster shill candidate, they should have just put up Jamie Dimon instead.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 14:05 | 1766504 Kobe Beef
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Except Jamie Dimon isn't black. hahaha

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 15:18 | 1766816 JayParamedic
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"Papa Gino's office, no I'm sorry Papa isn't in." "Would you like to talk to his assistant, Fat Tony?"

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:52 | 1765691 I Got Worms
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He really did step in a steaming pile of dog shit when he said that. RP's response was perfect. Without a pause, he said "Alan Greenspan was a disaster." I think that got the most cheers (and laughs) from any comment all night. I would put that exchange into a commercial and beat Cain over the head with it, if he starts getting traction in the race. By now, even Joe 12-pack and the 401k Brigade know Greenspan is one of the folks that is responsible for bringing the USA to its knees. 

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 13:00 | 1766299 chumbawamba
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If he's smart he'll bring in this guy instead:

Will also help in pandering to the African-American vote.

"I be importin' brothas to run our finance & shit! Mo money! Mo money! Mo money!"

I am Chumbawamba.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:48 | 1765284 MillionDollarBonus_
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Don't vote until you read these shocking facts about Ron Paul:

1. Ron Paul has mentioned numerous times that he would like to ABOLISH the Federal Reserve bank of the united states. According to top Ivy League economics professors this could cause economic chaos throughout the global economy.

2. Ron Paul has made no secret of his desire to completely end the war on terror. This will put Americans at serious risk of acts of terrorism by Islamic Extremists, at a time when our freedom is despised and envied throughout the middle east.

3. Ron Paul has expressed his desire to end the civil rights act and legalize slavery at the state level.

Mr Paul has marketed himself as a revolutionary and a voice for the younger generation, but the truth is he is just another arrogant libertarian whose views have gone unchallenged for far too long, and its time someone had the courage to speak the truth about his policies.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:49 | 1765301 barkingbill
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1.federal reserve is no ones favorite on this site baby. 

2. the war on terror is a scam of brutal proportions. 

3. who are you kidding you sheister?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:49 | 1765303 Pladizow
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This is not kindergarten!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:05 | 1765431 Kayman
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Still pooping yellow....

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:49 | 1765312 MonsterZero
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All sounds good to me!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:50 | 1765317 BKbroiler
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philistines... sarcasm is its own art.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:12 | 1765793 BigJim
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I don't think he is being sarcastic.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:15 | 1765811 blueRidgeBoy
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MDB is always being sarcastic.  He enjoys tweaking us.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:27 | 1765869 Nascent_Variable
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Trolling is a art.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:55 | 1765323 Smithovsky
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Did you and Robo not get enough love and attention from your parents that you have to keep acting out?  

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:51 | 1765325 Scisco
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Please cite your source for number 3. I am confident you are making shit up. As for number 1 and 2 they are no secret.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:05 | 1765436 MillionDollarBonus_
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The following article sums up his beliefs nicely.

Thankfully some news outlets are not intimidated by libertarian bullies, and are willing to tell the truth. OBAMA/BERNANKE 2012 - Vote for real freedom and liberty!


Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:27 | 1765554 Diplodicus Rex
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MDB, I don't know how you keep it up, particularly with a straight face.


Irony, its a fine art.


Irony From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Irony (from the Ancient Greek ???????? eir?neía, meaning dissimulation or feigned ignorance)[1] is a rhetorical device, literary technique, or situation in which there is a sharp incongruity or discordance that goes beyond the simple and evident intention of words or actions.

Ironic statements (verbal irony) typically imply a meaning in opposition to their literal meaning. A situation is often said to be ironic (situational irony) if the actions taken have an effect exactly opposite from what was intended. The discordance of verbal irony may be deliberately created as a means of communication (as in art or rhetoric). Descriptions or depictions of situational ironies, whether in fiction or in non-fiction, serve a communicative function of sharpening or highlighting certain discordant features of reality. Verbal and situational irony are often used for emphasis in the assertion of a truth. The ironic form of simile, used in sarcasm, and some forms of litotes emphasize one's meaning by the deliberate use of language which states the opposite of the truth — or drastically and obviously understates a factual connection.

In dramatic irony, the author causes a character to speak or act erroneously, out of ignorance of some portion of the truth of which the audience is aware. In other words, the audience knows the character is making a mistake, even as the character is making it. This technique highlights the importance of a particular truth by portraying a person who is strikingly unaware of it.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:47 | 1765673 Tsukato
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Super Bitchen!!! I'm serious. How will the slave trade unfold? Will it just be negroids again, or will white deptor chicks be fair game? I live in China, and had been thinking about sitting the shit out before comin back, but if what your saying is true, my fantasy is about to unfold?? If I own an actual slave, guess I can't get busted for raping it, huh? How bout killing it, if it gets lazy or mouths off? I'm goin back a rich man, and gonna put together a harem of slaves!!!... ooh, the possibilities :) Y'know, there's really notjing wrong with debtor slavery. Honestly. People got themselves into way more debt than they knew they could handle, and felt nothing of spending others' money that they didn't earn. Seems fair they should have to pay the piper. There's no free lunch for freeloadin bummies. Fuck em :)

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:50 | 1765690 Scisco
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Wrong. He was arguing against laws that force businesses to transact with other individuals. Troll harder.

P.S. by freedom I assume you mean freedom from personal responsibility and freedom from making choices for yourself.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:06 | 1765764 GeezerGeek
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Sen. Barry Goldwater opposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 because of the inclusion of Title II, which had seriously deleterious effects on private property rights. His record on supporting minorities' rights was stellar. The 1964 legislation did not end slavery, so opposing it would not have reinstated it. It must be nice to be so oblivious to reality.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:14 | 1765807 BigJim
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Ah, you were being sarcastic. Phew!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:39 | 1765931 ceilidh_trail
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MDB=meconium boy

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 15:11 | 1766775 buyingsterling
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More, please. This is great. Someone so dense they seem sarcastic. What else can you tell us, MDB?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:01 | 1765734 Tsukato
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Why dont you STFU! The whole slave deal is way too bitchin! There's really nothing wrong with it. We have wage slaves now, right? We just shouldn't be able to enslave babies of slaves. They should be free of course. But their mothers need to learn a valuable lesson. Don't live beyond your means!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 15:12 | 1766785 buyingsterling
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most entertaining comment section ever.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:22 | 1765821 passwordis
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Paul understands that the Civil rights act is not only unconstitutional but represents the ridiculous notion that Governments can legislate and mandate social conduct  (the freedom to think and act  in a certian way).  It forced black people to integrate with white people, something that hurt blacks ( and America) immensely.  Watch the bench at a football game. Blacks sit with blacks and whites sit with whites, not because it's raciest but because it is perfectly natural.

 The idea that Americans are forced, by the federal government, to hire blacks because they are black and women because they are women and fat people because they are fat and gays because they are gay and transvestites because they are transvestites should stop and make you think about what America has become.

 Ron Paul is exactly correct on the Civil rights act and the similar laws that followed.  Are you free to make your decisions or does the Government make them for you? One or the other.. does'nt matter what the decision is. You are free or you are not.




Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:51 | 1765326 cat2
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1. no, he wants to open it up to competition against a "sound" money (gold backed money)

2. kind of true, but all we have done is unite Islam.  There are no christian churches left in the middle east and Christians are being killed daily now in Egypt and probably Libya too now.

3. WTF are you talking about link please.

You are a tool.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:19 | 1765827 passwordis
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 He may be a tool but Ron Paul is right on the Civil rights act .

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:53 | 1765345 DeadFred
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So what's your point troll?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:53 | 1765348 homersimpson
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Um... this is not the Finance Yahoo or CBS Marketwatch forums.

Fed sux0rs. Milliondollarbonus, if I paid you to troll for me, I'd fire you. Yesterday. You can't even read the damn site you're posting on.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:58 | 1765376 SWCroaker
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Okay, I humored you.  Read it.  Can I vote for him now?

Signed, yet another arrogant libertarian who also wants to abolish the Fed, end the war on terror, and allow THE PEOPLE, not the IDIOTIC GOVERNMENT to make the calls on social acceptability.

Kiss kiss.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:14 | 1765415 Don Birnam
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The Devil's Advocate trolling shtick is getting quite tired. Unmask yourself and participate using your genuine candor. 

As an aside, the "War on Terror" so-called has resulted in the loss of so many personal liberties and has erected so many police-state edifices, it would be well to attenuate it. 

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:03 | 1765418 richard in norway
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great piss take, you are taking the piss?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:22 | 1765461 ShouldveLeftHer
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What a slave. It doesnt matter who is President anymore. It doesnt matter who your "representative" is anymore. We havent been represented in a century. Keep paying your taxes and contributing to your 401k and move along drone. Spread your message bro! Obama is the only one who can save us, make him dictator! Make sure you indoctrinate your kids to think and act like you too. That way theres less people buying land and hoarding metals so my kids can take the lions share.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:15 | 1765496 bxy
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neo con establishment douche

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:16 | 1765503 monoloco
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Wow, a masochist who comes to ZH to get his jollies. That's really desperate.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:17 | 1765511 UK debt marsh
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4.  Ron Paul eats Dead Babies .....yadayada

Ending the Fed and the war in Afghanistan sounds good to me

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 15:56 | 1766946 malalingua
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you forgot to add that he eats dead babies with evil sauce too. 

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