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        08-24-2013, 11:55 AM
      #61
    Weanling
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    Originally Posted by demonwolfmoon    
    lol Nick, I will be honest, I don't know much about Rand Paul at the moment. I will do some reading.

    I honestly don't give a rats hind end who the next POTUS is as long as they a) have some common sense, and b) arent a psycho extremist from either end of the political machine.

    Itd also be nice if the next POTUS actually goes forth and gets something done, but I guess that's all perspective. ;)
    He is the first politician in a while who I have seen actually honor his oath of office and take it seriously. He is a good guy.

    He would make a good POTUS because he will follow the constitution.

    Check out some of the you tube videos on him, it is hard not to like the guy.
         
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        08-24-2013, 12:10 PM
      #62
    Trained
    I agree with Rand Paul on a number of issues, but he has no chance. Both parties run their primaries in a way that allows the establishment & media to shove aside any outsiders. The GOP Establishment hated Reagan, but Reagan's skill in speaking and two terms as Gov of California made it hard to ignore him. He still lost the primary in 76 to Jerry Ford, though.

    The GOP likes to claim they care about middle America, but they have no use for anyone outside the Northeast or DC. In the years since Reagan, I can't recall any GOP candidates that conservatives loved. I mean...Bob Dole? John McCain? Mitt Romney? By 2004, I was disgusted with GWB, but since the alternative was John Kerry...
         
        08-24-2013, 12:16 PM
      #63
    Green Broke
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    Originally Posted by bsms    
    I agree with Rand Paul on a number of issues, but he has no chance. Both parties run their primaries in a way that allows the establishment & media to shove aside any outsiders. The GOP Establishment hated Reagan, but Reagan's skill in speaking and two terms as Gov of California made it hard to ignore him. He still lost the primary in 76 to Jerry Ford, though.

    The GOP likes to claim they care about middle America, but they have no use for anyone outside the Northeast or DC. In the years since Reagan, I can't recall any GOP candidates that conservatives loved. I mean...Bob Dole? John McCain? Mitt Romney? By 2004, I was disgusted with GWB, but since the alternative was John Kerry...
    That's where I've been myself. Not liking either candidate at all so I vote for the one I think will do the least amount of damage. That's a piss poor way to elect a leader for our country.
         
        08-24-2013, 12:18 PM
      #64
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by bsms    
    I agree with Rand Paul on a number of issues, but he has no chance. Both parties run their primaries in a way that allows the establishment & media to shove aside any outsiders. The GOP Establishment hated Reagan, but Reagan's skill in speaking and two terms as Gov of California made it hard to ignore him. He still lost the primary in 76 to Jerry Ford, though.

    The GOP likes to claim they care about middle America, but they have no use for anyone outside the Northeast or DC. In the years since Reagan, I can't recall any GOP candidates that conservatives loved. I mean...Bob Dole? John McCain? Mitt Romney? By 2004, I was disgusted with GWB, but since the alternative was John Kerry...
    Well Rand is certainly a rising star, and people are paying attention to him, especially young people.
         
        08-24-2013, 12:26 PM
      #65
    Trained
    Did Rand Paul go to Harvard or Yale? Has he been in DC so long you can't tell the difference between him and a transgendered Nancy Pelosi? Does he kiss the media's butt? Can you actually figure out what he believes on a given subject?

    He's screwed.
         
        08-24-2013, 01:39 PM
      #66
    Green Broke
    As it stands now I don't think he has a chance even with the young people starting to like him. Alot of his policies are against a large portion of the minorities. He will lose the black and Latino community with his ways which will hurt him considerably. He doesn't have the experience in major floor debates so it will be a serious test for him on that. There are a couple of others that will be ahead of him for the GOP load since they don't like him already. He is from the wrong part of the US as there hasn't been a POTUS from this area in a long time.

    I know I am paying alot more attention to all the candidates this go around than I have over the last few elections. I'm tired of voting for the lesser of two evils and will gladly for vote for an independent if they show me better than the front runners. It's time to stop looking at the front runners and look at who has our country in mind more than their or the money behind them's agenda.

    We are so concerned with the top two or three runners that most people never even look at the platform of those lower in the running who would be alot better for our country.
         
        08-24-2013, 11:19 PM
      #67
    Super Moderator
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Faceman    
    Do you really want to go there? You know dang well I am a business finance expert. If you want to start throwing mud and insults, OK - I'll join right in...what the heck does a small town cop like YOU know about business finance?

    I only started being a "small town cop" at the age of 40. I was in the corporate world before that, along with other side "jobs" like being a medic.

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    Oh, I know - absolutely nothing, which is glaringly obvious from your ignorant and obsessive comparison of Bain to the government.
    Face, what you DON'T know about me could fill the Grand Canyon. Unlike you, I don't go out of my way, all the time, trying to impress everyone with my knowledge of minutia.

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    I could turn the tables and tell you how cops should do their jobs and tell you what cops are doing right and what they are doing wrong, but unlike you I know when I don't know a dang thing about something and I have too much pride to make a fool out of myself with ignorant posts...
    You can tell me what you think cops should do any time you want. I could care less. However, as to the last sentence.....You might have hesitated there. If you want to throw a tantrum, fine. If you post rude and accusatory posts such as the one that preceded my reply, you have to expect to be countered.
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