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A reason to vote for Rand Paul

tacomancer

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From this article:
Tea Party Backlash Looms for Republicans Over Budget - The Daily Beast

While I disagree with Paul on most things, I do very much like this commitment.

A spokesman for Rand Paul, the Tea Party-backed Senate candidate in Kentucky, said Paul “will vote against and filibuster any unbalanced budget proposal in the Senate.”
We need a balanced budget and that is going to require some pain from probably everyone, but our current outlays vs intake are a huge problem.
 

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The problem with Ron Paul is that while he says some things that are true, the American population (and Washington) as a whole are not willing to implement his ideas and therefore he has no chance of winning. Until Washington is ready to make the big changes, a Ron Paul presidency is virtually useless.
 

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The problem with Ron Paul is that while he says some things that are true, the American population (and Washington) as a whole are not willing to implement his ideas and therefore he has no chance of winning. Until Washington is ready to make the big changes, a Ron Paul presidency is virtually useless.
A president can't filibuster, so I think he would be best in the senate. But I agree that most of his ideas are unworkable, however, this one issue is a very good one for him.
 

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The problem with Ron Paul is that while he says some things that are true, the American population (and Washington) as a whole are not willing to implement his ideas and therefore he has no chance of winning. Until Washington is ready to make the big changes, a Ron Paul presidency is virtually useless.
And when will that be and what are you doing to make that happen?
 
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