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Sat, 12/24/2011 - 08:14 | 2009005 Clay Hill
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Coming to you live from the Ron Paul Quotations thread we have the official leaderboard results here at the Troll Nationals sponsored by Zero Hedge.

With overwhelming crowd support the Gold medal in the Ad Hominem attack 100 yard dash goes to..... Kato.

Meanwhile, at the top of the podium in CaPSLoCk MaRAthOn we have a new champion... LARRY DAVIS!!!!


Sat, 12/24/2011 - 15:44 | 2009398 Kickaha
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I think he is holding down the Shift key with one finger while pecking away at the rest of the keyboard with another.

Sat, 12/24/2011 - 16:10 | 2009433 Clay Hill
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I think he is holding his penis in one hand and typing with the other.

Unfortunately, for all of us, his much vaunted 170 I.Q. is located in the tip of said penis, and he is gripping it too tightly.


Fri, 12/23/2011 - 16:39 | 2008115 Smokey1
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Send money to the RP campaign and maybe that will put him over the top.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 16:28 | 2008141 Frank N. Beans
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Kato, are you that squirrelly guy from the OJ trial?

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 16:33 | 2008159 Cadavre
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NAACP and Farrakhan: "Paul not racist" 

Farrakhan's statement is here (Youtube).

NAACP statement is here (YouTube).

Cynthia McKinney does not consider Ron Paul racist.

However, Bank of America admitted it is racist and got a slapped a fine for it.

Obama called Clinton a racist (YouTube).

Institutional accusations of racism is a scam to foster racism and bend our will.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 19:11 | 2008482 buyingsterling
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I gave McCain and Palin $1500 in 2008. For me, that's a lot of money. Then I woke up. Four years later, I thank God 'troops on the ground' McCain is not president, and would vote for Farakhan over McCain in a heartbeat.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 17:16 | 2008264 Stoploss
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==============FUCK THE FED===================

==============FUCK KATO=====================

Sat, 12/24/2011 - 09:53 | 2009053 mendolover
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at least they are heterosexual nutjobs, unlike you asshole.  Oh, sorry Mr. President.

Sun, 12/25/2011 - 01:03 | 2009869 Teamtc321
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CNN has released the unedited interview. Ron Paul DID NOT STORM out. It was a creative editing HIT JOB!




Ron Paul did not walk/storm out... the interview was over... it was an EIGHT MINUTE INTERVIEW!!


CNN Just released the unedited full interview here, see for your self.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 12:56 | 2007343 Robot Traders Mom
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The R3VOLUTION is here!!!


Fri, 12/23/2011 - 12:57 | 2007346 Reverse Apache ...
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It's no coincidence that the century of total war coincided with the cancellation of Knight Rider.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:26 | 2007526 midtowng
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and Happy Days.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 15:08 | 2007916 TheFourthStooge-ing
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...and Green Acres.


Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:59 | 2007670 DaveyJones
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your avatar reminds me, Kraft is looking for fat rich kids to test market a dangerously hot Kimchi drenched in liquerer 

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 12:57 | 2007348 crzyhun
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RP again ... this is campaign adv!

Tyler did you  charge for this?

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:02 | 2007373 CrockettAlmanac.com
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Get a dictionary. Look up endorsement and advertising. You may be surprised to find that they are two completely different words. Free speech and petitioning for the redress of wrongs, bitchez!

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:16 | 2007465 crzyhun
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What is interesting to me is the monomanical adoration of this idiot savant. As always, the case of the IS something is right. Just a question of true believers interpretation. His stand the Fed is right on. Otherwise.....

Oh, dictionaries are good for EST grads.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:23 | 2007509 CrockettAlmanac.com
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Ad hominem attacks are so persuasive that you just might convince me, asshole.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:37 | 2007588 Robot Traders Mom
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Point, Crockett. 1-0

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:40 | 2007601 Temporalist
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The fact is Most of Ron Paul supporters don't agree with him on everything they just want someone with integrity and who Votes for the Constitution and sides with the Bill of Rights.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 16:32 | 2008152 fockewulf190
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Post of the day. It's funny how often I have read from RP detractors that they often agree with much of what he stands for, but because of his views on one particular issue, they won't vote for him. I wonder just how many Americans are one issue voters. I got a feeling it's more than I want to know.

Sat, 12/24/2011 - 17:37 | 2009511 Cathartes Aura
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well, I understand your point, but I'm guessing you're male?

because on the issue of female body sovereignty, that's a rather big issue. . . for the females.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 14:31 | 2007771 earleflorida
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your mind works in mysterious ways -- such that actions are the defribrillators of dreams - or in your 'funk & wagnalls' world,... nightmares

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 15:21 | 2007959 buyingsterling
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So no fed, but

Ongoing imperialism, increasing police state tactics, crony capitalism, total centralization of power in DC - that's all good to you? Wake up and smell the coming collapse.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:04 | 2007375 Dr. Richard Head
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It has been said, author unknown to me, that the difference between someone in marketing and a political activitist is that in marketing someone has to pay for the ad to be distributed, but political activists volunteer to do it for free. 

My guess is that while making Federal Reserve Notes is the goal of many on this site, a true push for freedom and liberty is in everyone's, including this unknown Tyler dude, best interests.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:13 | 2007446 Killtruck
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Yes, Tyler, please put up a story documenting Romney's ties to the Stanford Ponzi, or Gingrich's pocketed funds from Freddie Mac. I'd like to hear more from the corrupt candidates.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 12:57 | 2007350 Endurus
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RP has the right ideas... I just don't think he's the right leader.

But then again... nobody up for election is so I'm going to vote for him anyways.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:04 | 2007385 CrockettAlmanac.com
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Ron Paul does not intend to lead, he intends to administer according to the Constitution.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:10 | 2007421 Endurus
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I understand and respect your point of view.

It is my opnion however that the sheeple need a leader so much that they will always have one... they demand it and society(banks/gov/media) will supply it.

I believe in ron pauls message.. but the awakening of the masses is often a violent affair.... someone needs to be an example... If I was 35... I'd be running myself.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:24 | 2007512 CrockettAlmanac.com
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It's not up to you to determine who is a sheep and who is not.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:32 | 2007552 Endurus
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In what may be a fuitle effort here.. I'm not saying who is and who isn't...

I'm saying that they exist and they demand a leader.

Ron paul is willing to take the reigns off... but the people will find a leader and will be dissapointed when it's not him.

It's a step in the right direction so I'm going to support him... I just wonder about the next step is all.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:36 | 2007581 CrockettAlmanac.com
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The people have been indoctrinated to believe that the government has their best interests in mind and that only government can solve their problems. Ron Paul wants to walk this back slowly and deliberately.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:52 | 2007658 Endurus
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For once we are in agreement.

But just because Ron Paul is elected... doesn't mean humanity is going to change.

That's all I'm saying.

I just think Paul is the first step on a long jorney... not the final solution.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 14:24 | 2007761 CrockettAlmanac.com
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"I HEARTILY ACCEPT the motto, — "That government is best which governs least"; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe, — "That government is best which governs not at all"; and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which they will have...

But, to speak practically and as a citizen, unlike those who call themselves no-government men, I ask for, not at once no government, but at once a better government. Let every man make known what kind of government would command his respect, and that will be one step toward obtaining it." -- Thoreau's Civil Disobedience

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 16:12 | 2008106 KickIce
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People usually end up with exactly what they deserve, and I fear this is true for US citizens.  The fact that someone like Obama could be nominated, let alone elected, speaks volumes for the mentality of many US citizens.  It's like you mentioned, as a nation we have come to believe that more laws is the solution and each time the noose becomes tighter under the illusion of freedom and justice.

I think RP is a step in the right direction and if he were to be elected it would show an awaking of the people.  I'll guarantee you though, as his popularity grows sly wo does his chances of assaination.  I certainly admire his courage and it is exacty what we need.  Will the people recognize it is the question.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 14:34 | 2007793 earleflorida
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fatalist,... need not apply 

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:24 | 2007514 XitSam
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When Ron Paul is elected, you can be a leader. Go start a comany or community organization, show the people what can be done with their new-found freedom. The awakening need not be violent.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 16:56 | 2008219 fockewulf190
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What is going to be interesting to see is if Ron wins one caucus after the next, how many House politicians fighting for a seat, or trying to keep it, actually start adopting their own election campaigns and try to hitch themselves onto the RP bandwagon.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:27 | 2007527 Troll Magnet
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hey!  maybe that jesus guy will make a comeback and lead all the dumbfucks in america!  i'd still vote for ron paul though.  

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 14:03 | 2007707 Joe Sixpack
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Some people may need leaders, but the leader does not ahve to be POTUS.

I mean right now we don't even have a POTUS, we have a TOTUS.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 15:36 | 2008004 Endurus
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Couldn't agree more Sixpack! +1

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:14 | 2007450 au_bayitch
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#Crockett - Thank you!

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:25 | 2007521 CrockettAlmanac.com
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We shall overcome, my friend.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:28 | 2007535 Troll Magnet
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god, i hope so.  i'd just like to, just once, for 4 years or 8, live free.  it'd be nice.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:21 | 2007488 DaveyJones
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brilliant point. We have pulled so far from the principles in those documents that we have forgotten that truth. We do not need a "leader." We need to lead ourselves out of this desperate, criminal, immoral mess. He deserves the position because and only because he emodies that

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 13:29 | 2007538 Endurus
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You mis-understand... I'm not saying we need a leader... I'm saying that society demands one. HUGE difference.

The sheeple will get one whether we here like it or not.

Like it or not.. it's our culture... our society that is to blame for all our problems... not Obama.. not the banks.... not corporate..
It's demand... society demanded.. they supplied. This is the hangover from the woodstock generation... 40 years later.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 14:26 | 2007772 Assetman
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This is the hangover from the woodstock generation... 40 years later.

Uhhhh... no it isn't.

You could just as well make your argument that "society demands" a leader all the way back to Washington and Lincoln, if you really want to hammer the point.

What you really can't to is claim that this is "hangover effect" from just one generation.  Heck, one could equally make the claim that society demanded that Frankin D. Roosevelt create all the wonderful social safety nets (of which many we still have in place today)-- and probably make a more salient point. 

Of course, no one in their right minds would pin all of our problems on our Greatest generation.

Our society pulls and tugs between seeking leaders that endorse "government solutions" to all our problems, and those that work to "enhance our individual freedoms".  Of course, these trends lie on continuums, and the lever can be pushed and pulled independently between social economic policies.  Unfortunatately, our society has endorsed government intervention to such an extreme, that leaders are using it against the very people who elect them.  As a result, both our economic freedoms and social freedoms are being taken away-- and the people (finally) are not totally ignoring it.

We are entering a new era, folks.  And society will demand it.


Fri, 12/23/2011 - 15:45 | 2008035 Endurus
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The woodstock crowd the best generation?

How about 1776..... When free thought and inaliable rights were pushed to such an extreme we had to create a new country to cope with it!

And as for the new era... I hope your right. I hope the times are a changin....


Fri, 12/23/2011 - 21:51 | 2008637 Temporalist
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Endurus just so you know I, for one, am reading all your posts and completely respect what you are saying; without agreeing on all of it.  You are getting a bit of a bad rap so I thought I'd let you know that I appreciate your attempt to navigate a difficult topic, as both a personal issue and as a national topic.


These are not things to be taken lightly, although most people do.  Keep your head up and believe what you will as long as you are awake enough to be thinking outside of the "cloud" of mainstream bipartisan demagoguery.

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