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To Quote Presidential Candidate, Congressman Dr. Ron Paul

Submitted by Roanman on Fri, 08/12/2011 - 17:25


“Believe me, the next step is a currency crisis because there will be a rejection of the dollar, the rejection of the dollar is a big, big event, and then your personal liberties are going to be severely threatened...

It is true that liberty is not free, nor is it easy.

But tyranny – even varying degrees of it – is much more difficult, and much more expensive.

The time has come to rein in the federal government, put it on a crash diet, and let the people keep their money and their liberty...

When the federal government spends more each year than it collects in tax revenues, it has three choices: It can raise taxes, print money, or borrow money.

While these actions may benefit politicians, all three options are bad for average Americans...we cannot stand against big government at home while supporting it abroad.

We cannot talk about fiscal responsibility while spending trillions on occupying and bullying the rest of the world.

We cannot talk about the budget deficit and spiraling domestic spending without looking at the costs of maintaining an American empire of more than 700 military bases in more than 120 foreign countries.

We cannot pat ourselves on the back for cutting a few thousand dollars from a nature preserve or an inner-city swimming pool at home while turning a blind eye to a Pentagon budget that nearly equals those of the rest of the world combined.”