Category Archives: Ron Paul

America’s Only Elected Socialist (TM) on state murder

I certainly don’t agree with everything he says, but I have to hand independent Senator Bernie Sanders this: he has forcefully, and repeatedly, condemned President Obama’s expansion of the war on terror and his recent authorization of the assassination of … Continue reading

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Ron Paul hates women and minorities; Obama just kills and imprisons them

Sure, the guy I support blows up poor brown people on a daily basis with drone strikes and cluster bombs while backing a war on drugs responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of people and the imprisonment of … Continue reading

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A final word about Ron Paul

Over at Rolling Stone, Matt Taibbi responds to my recent piece criticizing Obama critics like him who, despite acknowledging that the president is perpetrating mass murder — in the form of ongoing wars in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Libya — … Continue reading

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I’ll take the reactionary over the murderer, thanks

Ron Paul is far from perfect, but I’ll say this much for the Texas congressman: He has never authorized a drone strike in Pakistan. He has never authorized the killing of dozens of women and children in Yemen. He hasn’t … Continue reading

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John Warner: Great Senator, or Greatest Senator?

When a prominent U.S. politician either dies or retires, the press and his or her fellow lawmakers can be expected to fall over themselves to praise their dignity, their devotion to country over party, etc. (see: Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, … Continue reading

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Can someone bail out the media?

If cable television and newspapers like the Washington Post were your only sources of news, then you would probably think the debate over the $700 billion bailout for politically connected Wall Street investment firms was divided between the experts and … Continue reading

Posted in Dennis Kucinich, Journalism Watch, Politicians Being Politicians, Ron Paul | 1 Comment

"9/11 truthers": a persecuted minority?

In response to my post about this past weekend’s Ron Paul rally in DC, commenter David Stratton accuses me of engaging in the same sort of bigotry toward so-called “9/11 truthers” — those who believe the terrorist attacks on the … Continue reading

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