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Sun Jan 6 2008 (Updated 01/11/08)
The Ron Paul “Revolution,” an Extreme Rightwing Threat
Sun Jan 6 2008 (Updated 01/11/08)
Debating Revolution, Individual Liberty, States' Rights, and Ron Paul
Steven Argue writes, "For the most part the Iowa caucuses were business as usual for the Democrat and Republican parties. Among the Democrats, 'anti-war' and 'pro-single payer health care' Democrat Dennis Kucinich put his support behind pro-war, anti-single payer health care Barack Obama. Yet on the far right, anti-war Libertarian and Republican Ron Paul gained a stunning 10% of the vote.

"Seeing the failure of the Democrats to deliver a candidate worth supporting, some left-leaning individuals have been suggesting support to Ron Paul. One is anti-war Vietnam veteran Stan Goff, who suggested in his January 4, 2008, article 'Monkey Wrenching the System, Ron Paul’s Revolution' that people vote in the primaries for Ron Paul, switching party registration right away if they live in a state where such a move is necessary to vote in the Republican primaries." Read more

See also: The Case for Socialized Medicine in the United States, and the Struggle to Achieve It || What You Might Not Know About Ron Paul, and Why You Should Know It || Ron Paul's Fascist Views at Jan 5 TV Forum || A letter to the SF Bay Guardian on their Ron Paul coverage || Ron Paul and the Employer/Employee Relationship || Why the Left Should Reject Ron Paul
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