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Forum Post: RonPaul's Staff a Little Bit of Bush, a little bit of Pat Robertson

Posted 2 years ago on Dec. 31, 2011, 5:18 p.m. EST by GreedKills (1119)
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A racist and a couple of Christian Reconstructionists to round off the group.

RonPaul

Jesse Benton, who served as communications director on Paul's 2008 presidential campaign and more recently managed Rand Paul's 2010 U.S. Senate race, is chairman of the Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign Committee. John Tate is campaign manager. Prior to launch of the campaign Tate served as pesident of the Campaign for Liberty, the 501(c)4 lobbying organization formed June 2008. He joined Paul's 2008 presidential campaign as national political director, announced Jan. 26, 2008. Tate has over 20 years experience in Republican politics including work as an organizer on Pat Robertson's 1988 campaign. Debbie Hopper is assistant campaign manager for advance and events. Dimitri Kesari is deputy campaign manager. Gary Howard, Jr. is press secretary, John McArdle is finance director and Fritz Wenzel (Wenzel Strategies) is doing polling.

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[-] 3 points by bensdad (8977) 2 years ago

Nader gave us the Iraq war – deregulation – halliburton - alito - roberts etc etc etc etc
Just think of the fun America will have if you vote for another third party candidate!
President Bain Romney ! and more scalia clones like thomas

You gotta believe –
……………….the only ones who don’t want you to vote Democratic-
…………………………………………………………………….are the tea potty !

@--> A 1992 passage from the Ron Paul Political Report about the Los Angeles riots read, “Order was only restored in L.A. when it came time for the blacks to pick up their welfare checks.” Another Paul newsletter asserted that people with AIDS should not be allowed to eat in restaurants because “AIDS can be transmitted by saliva”;

@--> In 1990 one of Ron Paul’s publications criticized Ronald Reagan for having gone along with the creation of the federal holiday honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., which it called “Hate Whitey Day.”

@--> Ron Paul’s newsletter called Barbara Jordan, the African-American Texas congresswoman, a “half-educated victimologist” and said of crime in Washington, D.C., “I think we can safely assume that 95 percent of black males in that city are semi-criminal or entirely criminal.”

@--> ”If you have ever been robbed by a black teen-aged male, you know how unbelievably fleet-footed they can be." - Ron Paul, 1992

@--> "Given the inefficiencies of what D.C. laughingly calls the `criminal justice system,' I think we can safely assume that 95 percent of the black males in that city are semi-criminal or entirely criminal." - Ron Paul, 1992

@--> "We don't think a child of 13 should be held responsible as a man of 23. That's true for most people, but black males age 13 who have been raised on the streets and who have joined criminal gangs are as big, strong, tough, scary and culpable as any adult and should be treated as such." - Ron Paul, 1992

@--> Ron Paul’s newsletter was listed by a neo-Nazi group called Heritage Front, as recommended reading.

@--> The September 1994 issue of the Ron Paul Survival Report states that “those who don’t commit sodomy, who don’t get blood a transfusion, and who don’t swap needles, are virtually assured of not getting AIDS unless they are deliberately infected by a malicious gay.”

@--> In the April 1993 Ron Paul Survival Report, the author states, “Whether [the 1993 World Trade Center bombing] was a setup by the Israeli Mossad, as a Jewish friend of mine suspects, or was truly a retaliation by the Islamic fundamentalists, matters little.”

@--> Ron Paul SIGNED 1993 appeal for funds letter: "Israeli lobby plays Congress like a cheap harmonica," warned of a "race war" and said there was a gay-led cover up of AIDS. The letter suggests, that new $100 bills distributed by the Treasury and ostensibly aimed at tracking drug money were instead aimed at keeping track of all citizens. "I held the ugly new bills in my hands," the letter says. "I can tell you -- they made my skin crawl!" Then "my training as a physician helps me see through" what he calls the "federal-homosexual cover-up on AIDS." The letter warns of a "coming race war in our big cities"


And I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that deregulating-Ron would not want

a regulating Food and Drug Administration to ensure the safety of your food or meds
[ if you are poisoned, you or your estate can sue ],
or
a regulating Environmental Protection Agency
[ if your land is poisoned by a fracker – move ],
or
a regulating Federal Aviation Administration
[ if you are a scardy cat, take the train ],
or
a regulating Nuclear Regulatory Commission
[ ? ],
or
a regulating National Transportation and Safety Board
[ you know how to safety and crash test your car, don’t you? ],
or
a regulating Securities and Exchange Commission
[ you always pick honest corporate leaders, right ? ]
or
a nuclear bomb free Iran [ don’t all maniacs need one ? ]
or
a democratic ally in the middle east - like Israel
[ "Israeli lobby plays Congress like a cheap harmonica" – RP ]


Four years ago, the Ron Paul campaign generated controversy by not repudiating the endorsement of the neo-Nazi group Stormfront, This time, they seem proud about getting the support of a Nebraska Pastor who has made some revealing comments:
Ron Paul’s Iowa chair, Drew Ivers, recently touted the endorsement of Rev. Phillip G. Kayser, praising “the enlightening statements he makes on how Ron Paul’s approach to government is consistent with Christian beliefs.”
Kayser’s views on homosexuality go way beyond the bounds of typical anti-gay evangelical politics and into the violent fringe - Kayser recently authored a paper arguing for
criminalizing homosexuality and advocated imposing the death penalty
against offenders based on his reading of Biblical law: “As we have seen, while many homosexuals would be executed, the threat of capital punishment can be restorative.”

My guess is that just like Ron Paul tried to shove the Ron Paul Newsletters under the carpet, Ron Paul will try to shove his Ron Paul endorser there too


Please note – I’m not saying Ron is 100% nuts – just 99.4% pure


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[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

Just in case anyone was wondering if Ron was truly a Republican.

[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

Now Christian Reconstructionist Chuck Baldwin's son Timothy is on the Alex Jones show... the plot thickens

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8xNX488HK0

[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

Now add Dan Godzich to the list....

[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

A little bit of Fascism is a good thing - Ron Paul

[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

Happy New Years to all the Sock Puppet Ron Paul clones!!!! You guys can follow quotes from the newsletters here and reminisce.

http://twitter.com/RP_Newsletter

[-] 1 points by BlueRose (1437) 2 years ago
[-] 2 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

Well Ron is just racking in the money. Bumper stickers, Cookbooks with bible quotes and of course the t-shirts at Alex's place. All on the backs of the young and fearful....

[-] 1 points by BlueRose (1437) 2 years ago

It was fake.

[-] -2 points by GreedKilIs (29) 2 years ago

Go pack chitlins.

[-] 1 points by survivor514 (65) 2 years ago

Ron Paul and his followers remind me of Marshall Applewhite, and his cult " Heaven's Gate "

[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

Yes and Jim Jones comes to mind.

[-] 1 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

RonPaul is anything but racist. As a doctor he served the needs of many blacks and poor in general, often for free, since the 1960s.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Rv0Z5SNrF4

[-] 2 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

When there is no answer....deflect, deflect, deflect!!!

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[-] 0 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

What was the question? I did not see a question.

I thought you were implying that RonPaul was a racist and a Christian Reconstructionist.

[-] 2 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

Things You May Not Know About Ron Paul.

  1. Ron Paul, Christian Reconstructionists and the John Birch Society

The year 2008 was a telling one in the annals of Ron Paul’s ideology. For starters, it was the year in which he delivered the keynote address [video] at the 50th anniversary gala of the John Birch Society, the famous anti-communist, anti-civil-rights organization hatched in the 1950s by North Carolina candy magnate Robert Welch, with the help of Fred Koch, founder of what is now Koch Industries, and a handful of well-heeled friends. The JBS is also remembered for its role in helping to launch the 1964 presidential candidacy of the late Sen. Barry Goldwater, R-Ariz., and for later backing the segregationist Alabama Gov. George Wallace in his 1968 third-party presidential bid.

The semi-secular ideology of the John Birch Society — libertarian market and fiscal theory laced with flourishes of cultural supremacy — finds its religious counterpart, as Fred Clarkson noted, in the theonomy of Christian Reconstructionism, the right-wing religious-political school of thought founded by Rousas John Rushdoony. The ultimate goal of Christian Reconstructionists is to reconstitute the law of the Hebrew Bible — which calls for the execution of adulterers and men who have sex with other men — as the law of the land. The Constitution Party constitutes the political wing of Reconstructionism, and the CP has found a good friend in Ron Paul.

When Paul launched his second presidential quest in 2008, he won the endorsement of Rev. Chuck Baldwin, a Baptist pastor who travels in Christian Reconstructionist circles, though he is not precisely a Reconstructionist himself (for reasons having to do with his interpretation of how the end times will go down). When Paul dropped out of the race, instead of endorsing Republican nominee John McCain, or even Libertarian Party nominee Bob Barr, Paul endorsed Constitution Party presidential nominee Chuck Baldwin (who promised, in his acceptance speech, to uphold the Constitution Party platform, which looks curiously similar to the Ron Paul agenda, right down to the no-exceptions abortion proscription and ending the Fed).

At his shadow rally that year in Minneapolis, held on the eve of the Republican National Convention, Paul invited Constitution Party founder Howard Phillips, a Christian Reconstructionist, to address the crowd of end-the-Fed-cheering post-pubescents. (In his early congressional career, Julie Ingersoll writes in Religion Dispatches, Paul hired as a staffer Gary North, a Christian Reconstructionist leader and Rushdoony’s son-in-law.)

At a “Pastor’s Forum” [video] at Baldwin’s Baptist church in Pensacola, Florida, Paul was asked by a congregant about his lack of support for Israel, which many right-wing Christians support because of the role Israel plays in what is known as premillennialist end-times theology. “Premillennialist” refers to the belief that after Jesus returns, according to conditions on the ground in Israel, the righteous will rule. But Christian Reconstructionists have a different view, believing the righteous must first rule for 1,000 years before Jesus will return.

They also believe, according to Clarkson, “that ‘the Christians’ are the ‘new chosen people of God,’ commanded to do what ‘Adam in Eden and Israel in Canaan failed to do…create the society that God requires.’ Further, Jews, once the ‘chosen people,’ failed to live up to God’s covenant and therefore are no longer God’s chosen. Christians, of the correct sort, now are.”

Responding to Baldwin’s congregant, Paul explained, “I may see it slightly differently than others because I think of the Israeli government as different than what I read about in the Bible. I mean, the Israeli government doesn’t happen to be reflecting God’s views. Some of them are atheist, and their form of government is not what I would support… And there are some people who interpret the chosen people as not being so narrowly defined as only the Jews — that maybe there’s a broader definition of that.”

At the John Birch Society 50th anniversary gala, Ron Paul spoke to another favorite theme of the Reconstructionists and others in the religious right: that of the “remnant” left behind after evil has swept the land. (Gary North’s publication is called The Remnant Review.) In a dispatch on Paul’s keynote address, The New American, the publication of the John Birch Society, explained, “He claimed that the important role the JBS has played was to nurture that remnant and added, ‘The remnant holds the truth together, both the religious truth and the political truth.’”

[-] 3 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

Yea you posted the John Birch crap before so how could I not know about it.

Show me something the really matters. Perhaps a vote on a bill in Ron Paul's 30 years in congress that indicates should not support him. Perhaps some legislation he supported that would take my freedom away. Perhaps some racist legislation he tried to pass...

I am tired of people telling me he is bad because he knows someone who is bad or someone bad supported him.

[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

And I'm tired of people like you who avoid the truth about Ron Paul and his life long associates.

[-] 1 points by aahpat (1407) 2 years ago

RonPaul an evil lying predator.

It's not avoidance. Its evasion. The truth will not win the evil troll king any votes outside the small circle jerk of 1.5% of libertarian loony birds that infest the political jungles of America.

Our doing a great job of exposing folks to the reality of RonPaul the evil lying predator.

[-] 1 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

Show me something he did. It is not like he hasn't been in congress for 30 years. If he is really evil you should be able to dig up something he did that was evil.

Show me something I care about please.....

[-] 2 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

But no deception, no matter how skilled or sophisticated, can hide the devastation caused by the sexual revolution and its radical wing, the gay rights movement. Broken homes, child abuse, abortion and AIDS are the inevitable result of a false view of sexual morality.

The people of Maine must act quickly before the last phase of the revolution -- same-sex marriage -- is complete. If they fail to act now, the pandemic of sexual immorality would prove incurable, and the damage would be irreversible.

To that end, the Christian Civic League of Maine will address the homosexual rights agenda in a comprehensive manner, by initiating a referendum to ban same-sex marriage, gay adoption, special rights and the interference of the gay rights movement in the public schools. I hope you will join with me in this noble effort to protect our families, our state and our nation.

Michael S. Heath is the executive director of the Christian Civic League of Maine, which is based in Augusta.

[-] 0 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

Epic Fail....

You showed me exactly what I expect from the anti Paul.

The words of someone else.

[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

You and his supporters fail. You show no proof and bury your heads or drown out the voices by turning the Alex Jones show on.

[-] 0 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

C'mon. Rise to the challenge. Show me something!

[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

How about making 20 million dollars pushing hate and fear???

[-] 1 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

Epic Fail...

You did not explain Who, What, When, Where, How

I can say: How about 500 billion dollars pushing love and courage!!!

[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

He made 1.6 million per year for 20 years promoting hate and fear in his Newsletters. But of course you knew that already but too scared to admit such horrible acts.

[-] 1 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

That money can only be spent on his campaign.

Obama raised over $90 million for this one election year!

Mitt Romney in second raised $34 million.

But of course you knew that already but too scared to admit such horrible acts.

Top Three Contributors to Barack Obama

  1. Microsoft Corp
  2. Comcast Corp
  3. University of California

Top Three Contributors to Mitt Romney

  1. Goldman Sachs
  2. Credit Suisse Group
  3. Morgan Stanley

Top Three Contributors to Newt Gingrich

  1. Rock-Tenn Co
  2. Poet LLC
  3. First Fiscal Fund

Top Three Contributors to Ron Paul

  1. Active duty US Army personnel and families
  2. Active duty US Air Force personnel and families
  3. Active duty US Navy personnel and families
[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

Those are the funds from selling his racist, homophobic, fear mongering Newsletters from the 80s to 2000 not campaign funds "farmer" but of course you chose to DEFLECT and not face FACTS. Go get de-programed for your own sake.

[-] 0 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

When a black man stepped forward last week telling the story in detail of how RonPaul assisted his wife in the 1970s when no one else would Ron had a hard time recalling the incident.

"If you would have asked me to go back and find somebody like that, I wouldn't know. But, to me, I don't remember it. I don't recall it because it was one of, it was just the way we practiced medicine, at least the way I practiced medicine."

[-] 0 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

I was not deflecting. I misread that and did not see it was about newsletters..

Where did you get that 1.6 million per year. I find it hard to believe he made that kind of profit off of his newsletters. Even if he did he has a right to make a profit.

You call them racist because of 8 sentences that he did not write out of 14,000 pages. There were many contributors over the years. He had editors who were supposed to be watching for these things. Sure he should have read them all since his name was on them. He admitted he should have been more diligent.

The thing I find hard to believe is that a man who provided medical services for poor people for free over many years, many who were black and Hispanic is a racist.

"Some of the people would bring chickens, or they would bring vegetables from their garden"

This whole newsletter racist bullshit is an attempt to distract from the real issues.

[-] -1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

No you can't LOL but that won't stop you or the others from spreading lies and when in a tight spot deflections on top of lies.

[-] 2 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

You still did not explain what you mean by.

How about making 20 million dollars pushing hate and fear???

[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

Inter-congressional years

1985–1987

Ron Paul & Associates (RP&A), Inc. was initiated during 1984 by Paul, who was its President. Lew Rockwell was its Vice President, Ron Paul's wife Carol was Secretary, and Lori Pyeatt was the Treasurer. The company published a variety of newsletters. An article in Reason magazine, citing tax documents, said that it had revenues of more than $900,000 in 1993.[37] It was dissolved during 2001.[38][39][40][41]

In 1985, RP&A began publishing The Ron Paul Investment Letter[42] and The Ron Paul Survival Report.[19][43] In 1987 it added the more controversial Ron Paul Political Report.[44] Many articles lacked a byline, yet often invoked Paul's name or persona. Critics have described several statements in the newsletters as racist, such as 95% of black men in Washington, DC being "semi-criminal or entirely criminal",[37] and the advice about using an unregistered gun to defend against black criminals.[45]

In 1996, Paul told The Dallas Morning News that the newsletters were accurate but needed to be taken in context. In 2001, he told the Texas Monthly that his campaign staff told him not to say others had written what was in the newsletters because it was "too confusing". In December 2011, on CNN, Paul, who was a practicing obstetrician/gynecologist when not in political office or running for office, said that he only read the newsletters "on occasion", did not write them, and disavowed the racist comments in them.[37]

[-] 0 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

I can read Wikipedia myself you don't need to cut and paste for me.

RonPaul is not a racist of fear monger and has been proven correct when spreading what some called fear.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0hpiwfM2qo

As far as his http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZM6cXwYThS4&t=1m52s

The thing I find hard to believe is that a man who provided medical services for poor people for free over many years, many who were black and Hispanic is a racist.

[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

LMAO wake up Joe the Plumber....I mean farmer

[-] 2 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

I have no problem with real farmers. Too bad it is mostly factory farms these days.

[-] 1 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

Farmers feed the world!

[-] 0 points by mirko2 (23) 2 years ago

there is only one issue that matters. police state. yes or no. keep it simple stupid.

[-] 1 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

Wait until the Christian Reconstructionist police state takes hold....

[-] 0 points by mirko2 (23) 2 years ago

on one side fact, on other side assumption. choose.

[-] -1 points by GreedKilIs (29) 2 years ago

I've risen above being sucked into the bi-party gobbledy gook and will indeed Vote Ron Paul 2012!!

[-] -2 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/ron-pauls-iowa-state-director-dedicated-his-career-fighting-evil-gay-rights

Ron Paul's Iowa State Director Dedicated His Career to Fighting 'Evil' Gay Rights

Submitted by Brian Tashman on December 30, 2011 - 2:05pm

As Iowa State Director for the Ron Paul presidential campaign Mike Heath claims to have visited close to three hundred houses of worship on Paul’s behalf, more evidence of Heath’s rabidly anti-gay background while a Religious Right activist in Maine is coming to light. Before Maine’s marriage equality law was repealed, Heath contended that the legalization of same-sex marriage led to bad weather because “our elected officials overturned a law of nature, and in its place paid honor to evil and unnatural practices,” and Warren Throckmorton, who first uncovered that Paul was boasting about an endorsement from a pastor who advocates for the death penalty for gays and lesbians, notes that Heath was also the Board Chairman of Americans For Truth About Homosexuality, one of the most fringe and virulently anti-gay groups in the country.

In Maine, Heath urged the legislature to re-criminalize homosexuality, saying it would “be prudent to reinstate Maine’s anti-sodomy law,” and worked to overturn the state’s marriage equality law, declaring, “Homosexuality has absolutely nothing to do with marriage. Homosexuality is a sickness.”

In an interview with AFTAH president Peter LaBarbera last year, Heath said that homosexuality is not only “inconsistent with the Word of God but it’s inconsistent with biology and common sense,” and that “there is only one position on homosexuality and it’s the one that we take”:

He also alleged that homosexuality will “erode the strength of our nation”:

Heath even claimed that gay rights is “evil” and “nutty,” writing that the “‘gay’ ideology is going to go the way of the Berlin wall” and pledging, “I want Maine to be the place where the ‘gay’ wall starts to crumble.” Heath said that he intends to “take back” the rainbow flag from gay right advocates, saying: “God gave us the rainbow long before the sexual disorientation mob stole it. The rainbow reminds us of His mercy. He will never destroy the world again with a flood. Let's just the tell the loud mouth ‘gays’ that the Rainbow flag belongs to us now. It is a symbol of God's judgment that will fall on them if they persist in their sinful ways”:

Years ago we said the "gays" were going to go after the children. Everyone laughed thinking we were nuts.

In August the Maine Supreme Court perverted a nineteenth-century definition of adoption. They unanimously ruled that nineteenth century Mainers imagined homosexual adoption and allowed for it in their definition. Maine state government is now placing kids in "queer" homes through both the foster care and adoption systems.

There was never legislative approval for any of this, I don't believe. It was all created by unelected Judges and bureaucrats. The entire Middle School System in Maine is now moving toward the provision of prescription contraceptives to 11 year old girls without parental knowledge. Don't think that the King Middle School incident is the end of the story. No way. That is just the beginning. The only thing that will turn that around is a lawsuit that may be filed this Friday. The people of Portland, Christians especially, don't care enough to do ANYTHING. So, guess what. The political and cultural pressure is going to grow and grow. The tyranny of "gay" ideology has already silenced the church of Portland. It is only a matter of time before the cancer spreads throughout Maine.

You think John the Baptist is the only one in history to be silenced by a tyrant? It happens all the time. It isn't supposed to happen here. It is, however, already happening because Christians voluntarily silence themselves. Portland, our largest and most influential city, is leading the way. In the early nineties I compared Portland to Sodom. Little did I know.

While the front line of this war seems to be the schools the front line is actually the heart of every Christian in Maine. The front line is not the mind of the Christian. We already know the difference between right and wrong. The front line is our hearts. Do we care? Do we have the courage to do something about it?

Taxpayers are funding re-education groups called Civil Rights Teams in most of Maine's public schools. These communist-lite groups intimidate Christian faculty and students into silence about sexual immorality in the name of "civil rights." It is insane, and it is working. Evil is like that.

If we care more about our dogs and cats than our God-given obligation to raise our children and grandchildren up in the way they should go then God must be thinking about vocal chords for rocks.

You might conclude that I am not hopeful about Maine's future. Nothing could be further from the truth. This "gay" ideology is going to go the way of the Berlin wall. It is only a matter of time. It can't come soon enough for me. One person told me the backlash would come in five or ten years. As far as I'm concerned the backlash is going on right now. I'll never give in to these people, these evil ideas. Most Mainers feel the same way I do. They are going to speak. They are going to react. It is only a matter of time. Only a sad and pathetic minority embraces these nutty ideas about sex.

I want Maine to be the place where the "gay" wall starts to crumble. How about you? Lets take the word "gay" back from them. How about the rainbow? Lets take that back also.

The Maranacook Community School in Readfield has a rainbow flag hanging in their lobby. It was placed there by the school's noisy and pathetic "gay" rights student group. Rather than ask that a Christian flag be placed next to it, how about we just take the rainbow back. God gave us the rainbow long before the sexual disorientation mob stole it. The rainbow reminds us of His mercy. He will never destroy the world again with a flood. Let's just the tell the loud mouth "gays" that the Rainbow flag belongs to us now. It is a symbol of God's judgment that will fall on them if they persist in their sinful ways. Let's tell them that.

[-] -2 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

http://files.meetup.com/504095/Ron%20Paul-Abortion%20and%20Liberty.pdf

About the Foundation The Foundation for Rational Economics and Education, Inc. is tax exempt under 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. It was founded by Congressman Ron Paul of Texas, and publishes his monthly Freedom Report, available upon request. The Foundation, from time to time, publishes papers such as this. It also hosts seminars and publishes their proceedings. For more information, write: The Foundation for Rational Economics and Education, Post Office Box 1776, Lake Jackson, Texas 77566. Advisory Board of the Foundation Dr. Petr Beckmann Mr. John Chamberlain Mr. Henry Hazlitt Dr. John Hospers Mr. Charles Koch Mrs. Ludwig von Mises Dr. Gary North Dr. Murray Rothbard Dr. Hans Sennholz

[-] 2 points by aahpat (1407) 2 years ago

RPaul a Koch mouthpiece.

Ron is just another Koch sucker libertarian.

[-] 2 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

Liberty and freedom for the rich white folks who owns property!!!

[-] 2 points by aahpat (1407) 2 years ago

Ron Paul likes Koch.

[-] 2 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

So does Rand but at least he takes his payoff in plain sight unlike his dad.

[-] -2 points by GreedKills (1119) 2 years ago

Mike Heath Resurfaces with Ron Paul in Iowa

Submitted by Kyle Mantyla on December 9, 2011 - 11:25am

Back in 2009, during the battle over marriage equality in Maine, Mike Heath of the Maine Family Policy Council was deeply involved in the fight, claiming that gay marriage was a warning sign "that our society is very sick indeed, and may be entering its final crisis" and was ever responsible for the state's bad weather:

Our crops are faring like our moods. The potato crop is blighted, and corn and fruit fields wither. In one historic building in Augusta, rain flooded the basement, as water from another source poured down through the ceiling and extinguished a century-old chandelier.

Few people would be bold enough to suggest the cause of the endless rain and gloom, that the moral climate in Maine has caused the sun to hide its face in shame.

Worse than the rain is the fact that Maine voted in homosexual “marriage.”

In May, our elected officials overturned a law of nature, and in its place paid honor to evil and unnatural practices. Our leaders allowed a cloud of error to hide the light of reason, and then the rain began. How fitting that this eclipse of human reason is mirrored by the disappearance of the sun!

What darkness equals the error of saying a family should be headed by two mothers or two fathers? What error equals saying that two women can be married, or two men? I am not saying that homosexuals or the gay rights movement are to blame for the weather. Far from it!

The fault lies with a refractory governor and Legislature who imposed an immoral law on our people.

Heath's embarrassing antics caused others in the marriage fight to cast him aside and, seeing the writing on the wall, Heath eventually resigned his position and announced that he was going to get involved in the manufacture and distribution of solar cookers in Africa.

That effort did not last very long and a few months later Heath was back in Maine, running the American Family Association's state affiliate and contemplating a short-lived run for governor.

After that, Heath fell off our radar ... until we learned today from Chris Moody that he is currently in charge of church outreach for Ron Paul's presidential campaign in Iowa:

Paul has brought several Christian conservatives onto his campaign in an ambitious effort to reach believers for his cause. Michael Heath, the campaign's Iowa director, previously worked for a New England-based group called the Christian Civic League of Maine that fought against adding sexual orientation to the state's Human Rights Act.

The national campaign has tasked Heath with leading church outreach in Iowa, where for months he has met with pastors and Christian congregations. "That's the biggest part of what I'm doing as state director," Heath told Yahoo News after a day of knocking on church doors with campaign literature. "Going to churches with a message in support of Dr. Paul's campaign that is very much faith-based and is also rooted in his commitment to a constitutionally defined limited federal government."