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This Whole Idea

Posted by on January 3, 2012

Ron Paul quotes:

This whole idea that the whole Muslim world is responsible for this and they’re attacking us because we’re free and prosperous, that is just not true.


This whole idea that we have to be in 130 countries and 900 bases . . . is an old-fashioned idea.


I think this whole idea of media deciding electability is really silly.


This whole idea, that’s the reason the cost is so high.  The cost is so high because they dump it on the government.


But this whole idea of talking about endless wars and endless foreign aid, it seems like nobody cares about the budget.


“This whole idea that you have to prepare and take care of everybody —”


This whole idea that we lack compassion because we want the maximum benefit for the maximum number of people – this is where prosperity comes from: our Constitution and liberty.


This whole idea that any bureaucracy, that any agency can write all these regulations and they’re the law of the land.


This whole idea that we have absolute control over people in the Palestine and the Gaza and the West Bank, I don’t think that’s right.


So this whole idea is that there is something wrong with people who don’t lavish out free stuff from the federal government, somehow aren’t compassionate enough.


This whole idea that the most important thing between two candidates right now is the definition of cult, trying to make it sound negative for one person to get the edge over the other — and they are encouraged by others to keep this thing going.


I mean that’s what people need to stand up to this whole idea that you just go along with this to prove how strong you are.


I mean, this whole idea of sanctions, all these pretend free traders, they’re the ones who put on these trade sanctions.


This whole idea that now we can be assassinated by somebody that we don’t even like to run our medical care, and giving this power to the president to be the prosecutor, the executor, the judge and the jury.


This whole idea that government creates jobs is a fallacy.  Only business people create real jobs.


But this whole idea that if we don’t do anything and we continue to spend and you have a collapse of the dollar, you’re going to have this, and that’s the whole reason why we don’t want them to follow these policies.


This whole idea that the only thing democrats have done wrong is giving into Republican­s cannot be anything short of naive and pure partisanship.


But this whole idea of another country getting a bomb, we should put it in proper context.


Therefore, this whole idea of liberty comes in different packages, but I say it’s only one – it applies to our foreign policy, it applies to your personal liberties and your religious values, your right to homeschool and all these things, and also an economic liberty.


I mean, this whole idea that the federal government can deal with weather and anything in the world, just got to throw a government there — FEMA’s broke.


This whole idea of “paying for” new programs is a political euphemism that suggests that raising taxes is just as good as cutting spending since neither one increases the national debt.


The confirmation of this whole idea of why they [terrorists] come here came from none other than Paul Wolfowitz.


This whole idea, we’re going through the same argument, the light at the end of the tunnel.  We did this in the ‘60s when I was in the service. And we finally left Vietnam, tragically.


I think this whole idea of an “opt out” date is just great.


This whole idea of either having to subsidize something or prohibit something shows a shallowness that I think we ought to challenge.


This whole idea that the world will not provide for people if you don’t depend on government — freedom provides more prosperity and better health care than all the socialism and welfarism in the world.


This whole idea that these lawsuits that claim that the Constitution and the founders said they were anti-religious, that we couldn’t express ourselves?


I mean, I would like to see more challenges on this whole idea that I’ve thrown out there, which is, does the PATRIOT Act really repeal the Fourth Amendment, are these things important?


This whole idea that we can ‘re-capitalize’ markets by merely turning on the printing presses and increasing credit is a total fallacy.


But I — I just — I just think that this — this whole idea that the government has to take care of everybody doesn’t — doesn’t really work.


This whole idea that a people can turn over to a secret banking system the control of money where politicians can spend endlessly and then deliver the bills to a secret bank that creates money out of thin air and then circulates it, it’s absolutely absurd.

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