Posts tagged "Ron Paul"

Newt Gingrich's attack on media seals his South Carolina primary victory

A standing, rousing ovation greeted a question–the first of the evening–from the CNN moderator John King is emblematic of the deep seated loathing of the media. Whether you think that Gingrich is a scumbag or someone who (as the left likes to say) “speaks truth to power” (that would be the media), the former House... Read more »

Ron Paul's Armaggedon

Wise words from my nephew, Daniel Vallencourt, about Ron Paul’s disastrous foreign policies. The Case Against Ron Paul What President Paul would do: * Remove all U.S. military presence from around the world * Allow Iran to have nuclear weapons * Cut all assistance to Israel * Repeal the Patriot Act The World After a... Read more »

Prostitutes say they’re 'pimping for (Ron) Paul' in GOP presidential race

There’s something about his libertarian positions that appeal to whores. Among other things, he would do away with laws banning prostitution. Libertarians also eschew laws banning dangerous, addictive drugs. He’s the perfect Baby Boomer, self-absorbed, radical individualist candidate. If someone should drop out of the race, it should be Paul, and not (as I say... Read more »
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Ron Paul can't take the heat, departs kitchen

For those too young to remember: President Harry Truman famously said, “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.”

Eric Zorn and I hash it out over the GOP presidential field

This is one of my occasional debates with Chicago Tribune colleague and commentator Eric Zorn. It appeared today in the Tribune commentary section and in Eric’s blog, The Rhubarb Patch, where comments also can be posted.  To Dennis, from Eric: What does it tell you that, even though the economy is apparently stuck in the doldrums... Read more »
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