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What Ron Paul Could Have Learned From Barry Goldwater And William F. Buckley

by @ 1:49 pm on February 29, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Politics, Ron Paul

In short, it’s called disassociating yourself from the wacko fringe.

3 Responses to “What Ron Paul Could Have Learned From Barry Goldwater And William F. Buckley”

  1. Ron08 says:

    Dr. Paul doesn’t need to disavow anything. This rEVOLution is moving. It is time we remember some of his quotes about this:

    All great movements are popular movements. They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions, stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people.

    As a Christian I have no duty to allow myself to be cheated, but I have the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice.

    As soon as by one’s own message even a glimpse of right on the other side is admitted, the cause for doubting one’s own right is laid.

    All message has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.

    Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.

    He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.

    It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.

    Sooner will a camel pass through a needle’s eye than a great man be “discovered” by an election.

    The doom of a nation can be averted only by a storm of flowing passion, but only those who are passionate themselves can arouse passion in others.

    – Ron Paul

  2. CR UVa says:

    Ron08, you might want to know that Ron Paul is also facing stiff competition in his run for Congress. If the rEVOLution, as it is so called, keeps moving the way it is, Ron Paul will not be in Washington in 2009 in any manner, other than tourist perhaps. I can’t say I always agree with Doug, but there is no doubt about what he is saying here.

  3. CR,

    Thank you. RON08 is just spewing out RP spam. I’m surprised there are people still doing that these days.

    As for the Congressional race, I’ve seem polls that show the race going both ways so who know what will happen.

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