FactCheck.org examines the following 3 Ron Paul items:
- Paul claims that a secret conspiracy composed of the Security and Prosperity Partnership and a cabal of foreign companies is behind plans to build a NAFTA Superhighway as the first step toward creating a North American Union.But the NAFTA Superhighway that Paul describes is a myth, and the groups supposedly behind the plans are neither secret nor nefarious.[Also check snopes.com on this issue.]
- Paul says that the U.S. spends $1 trillion per year to maintain a foreign empire and suggests that we could save that amount by cutting foreign spending.Paul gets that figure by including a lot of domestic programs that he isn’t planning to cut, like the U.S. Border Patrol and interest payments on the debt.
- Paul has run television ads touting an endorsement from Ronald Reagan, but he fails to mention that, in 1988, Paul wanted “to totally disassociate” himself from the Reagan administration.
FactCheck.org also comments on a brief post at Ron Paul fansite, DailyPaul.com
The post is titled, “Factcheck.org shows Ron Paul is truthful,” and says [emphasis added] …
At http://www.factcheck.org/, there are many references to falsehoods that other candidates have told, but I couldn’t find any references to falsehoods told by Dr. Paul. It’s not that they are ignoring Dr. Paul as a lower-tier candidate. They called Duncan Hunter out, and they have called out others who have confronted Dr. Paul. Why not use this highly-respected web site as evidence to support Dr. Paul’s truthfulness.
And speaking of DailyPaul.com, here’s a real treat. Under the title “March on Washington,” a very interesting YouTube video they feature to get supporters into the right mood.
See it on their site. Or give it a psycho-whirl, below, dude.
Michelle Malkin provides this brief transcript of Ron Paul on the Alex (9/11 was an inside job) Jones Show, conducted by guest host, Jack Blood:
CALLER: I want a complete, impartial, and totally independent investigation of the events of September 11, 2001 . I’m tired of this bogus garbage about terrorism. Ask Michael Meacher about how he feels about this bogus war on terrorism. Can you comment on that please?
HON. DR. RON PAUL: Well, that would be nice to have. Unfortunately, we don’t have that in place. It will be a little bit better now with the Democrats now in charge of oversight. But you know, for top level policy there’s not a whole lot of difference between the two policies so a real investigation isn’t going to happen. But I think we have to keep pushing for it. And like you and others, we see the investigations that have been done so far as more or less cover-up and no real explanation of what went on.
Near the very end of the interview, Ron Paul says:
… doing what this radio station does so well is get the information up and get our supporters animated and involved bringing about these changes.
In addition to being a BIG Ron Paul supporter, one of the other things Alex Jones does “so well” (I don’t know if Ron Paul knows this) is sell all sorts of merchandise, such as “9/11 was an inside job” apparel:
And what about Jack Blood?
He shares some of his views here.
… I believe that the One World Order does not care who helps them do their bidding. My understanding of history tells me that the Jews and Israel were set up to appear to be the front men of the global cabal.
… The Vatican is certainly in on the global take over and I am sure that they have been promised a big piece of pie.
… I am also reading ‘The Puzzle of Fascism’ by Eric Williams and David Ray Griffin’s ‘Debunking 9/11’. Debunking is a superb compendium of the strong body of evidence showing the official U.S. Government story of what happened on September 11, 2001 to be almost certainly a monstrous series of lies.
You get the idea. Big Ron Paul supporters.