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Forum Post: Now is the Time to Combine: Rand Paul endorses Romney

Posted 1 year ago on June 8, 2012, 7:24 p.m. EST by riethc (1149)
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No Left, no Right; just banksters versus the People.

Now's the time to Combine!

Rand Paul endorses Romney: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eB4voec2bTc

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[-] 2 points by jimmycrackerson (940) from Blackfoot, ID 1 year ago

I wonder how much money Mitt Romney paid Rand Paul to say that.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

It was a Bilderberg decision. Timing is way too close not to be.

Also, check this out: Adam Kokesh debates Webster Tarpley at Occupy Bilderberg 2012: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9i7bzyKUBoU

[-] 2 points by jimmycrackerson (940) from Blackfoot, ID 1 year ago

Adam Kokesh is kind of a douche. I know he's in control of the mic, but that doesn't mean he needs to interject every two seconds with idealistic rhetoric...or does it?

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

I think Kokesh is an ideologue, it's part of his mentality. He's not a stupid person or a "douche", he's just justified his life and actions through certain ideas. It's hard to let go when those ideas are shown to be untrue.

[-] 1 points by jimmycrackerson (940) from Blackfoot, ID 1 year ago

I guess 'douche' might have been a little too harsh. Maybe I'm a little old fashioned, but when you're talking to someone with twice as much life experience as you, it's probably a good idea to listen more and talk less.

I'm not saying that all old people are wise and young people lack wisdom. Maybe I just didn't like Adam's approach. It seemed like they both wanted to talk about different things and didn't care what the other was saying.

Either way, thanks for posting that video, it was interesting. I swear I could hear Alex Jones on the bullhorn during the interview.

[-] 2 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

"Maybe I'm a little old fashioned, but when you're talking to someone with twice as much life experience as you, it's probably a good idea to listen more and talk less."

I agree. I'm not defending Kokesh's views, I am sympathizing with him as human being. I believe he is genuine in his views which deserve consideration. It's also quite a broad phenomenon, this so-called Liberty Movement.

But ultimately, I believe the only way to "combine" the so-called "left" and so-called "right" is to dialogue in a non-ideological space. This means we all have to understand each others terms and cooperate as a team, not as a "collective".

This means we shouldn't reduce our ideas to simple talking points, but instead we should be open to others views and not be partisans. There needs to be some shared shared axiomatic views to build a foundation for action before we can move forward as a combined force. The lack of shared axioms, so far, have been the point of departure even within the different movements, whether they be on the "Left" or the "Right".

[-] 1 points by jimmycrackerson (940) from Blackfoot, ID 1 year ago

Well said. It's a good idea to listen to others views, even if we don't agree with them at the time. Although some people don't like the idea of changing your stance on issues, I think it's good to be able to change your mind after proper research and admit you were once wrong.

[-] 2 points by stevebol (1241) from Milwaukee, WI 1 year ago

Interesting. Maybe Rand will be VP choice. Could get more baggers on board.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

Yeah, I can hear Paulbots' heads exploding as we speak.

And this Romney/Paul alliance was called by Webster Tarpley just a few days ago, too. Check this out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9i7bzyKUBoU

[-] 1 points by stevebol (1241) from Milwaukee, WI 1 year ago

Why? I don't follow them closely.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

They are fanatical, to say the least. Check out this interview to get an idea of what happens if you rationally criticize what the Pauls represent and what they have been doing.

Adam Kokesh debates Webster Tarpley at Occupy Bilderberg 2012: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9i7bzyKUBoU

[-] 1 points by stevebol (1241) from Milwaukee, WI 1 year ago

I know about RP and Rand and their supporters but there's the Tea Party too. Hard to get a grip on the whole thing. Rand as VP did cross my mind before but I didn't expect it. The timing suggests it could happen.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

Maybe, but only if Romney thinks he needs him. I don't think Rand's going to win him any votes though, at least not from the Ronbots.

Check out the link above. Webster Tarpley knew this was going down. Also, it's instructive on what to do next.

[-] 1 points by stevebol (1241) from Milwaukee, WI 1 year ago

Vid doesn't play well but I'll get to it. It's long! Don't know about Ronbots but Rand would certainly help more than hurt Romney. These people are a trip.

[-] 1 points by stevebol (1241) from Milwaukee, WI 1 year ago

If I had to place a bet I'd say it will be a Romney/ Paul white house. This means war I guess.

[-] 1 points by stevebol (1241) from Milwaukee, WI 1 year ago

This is strange. Rand as VP could put Romney over the top but then there's Ron. Don't know what to make of this. Why does Rand have to wear that thing on his head? It's distracting.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

Adam Kokesh debates Webster Tarpley at Occupy Bilderberg 2012: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9i7bzyKUBoU

[-] 0 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 1 year ago

Romey as slightly less of a pallid white now

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 1 year ago

Is that supposed to be a racist slur?

[-] 0 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 1 year ago

no, a color slur. Romney's been a blank sheet